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How can I avoid testifying in a domestic violence case?

Question Details: The father of my children is currently in jail and will be until trial in 2 months for domestic aggravated assault. I've told my victims advocate that I'm not willing to testify. She said that they will draw up a new plea deal for him. That didn't happen and trial is still set. I do not want to protect the defendant but I absolutely can not testify against him. If a warrant is issued and I'm arrested, can I bond out right away? What are the consequences of refusing to answer questions? How can I get out of going to trial without doing jail time? What will happen with my children if I get myself into trouble?

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