Yes. Not always, easily or immediately, but yes.
Client’s will often ask whether their charges can be ‘dropped’ and if so, when and how. In answering these questions, it is helpful to have an understanding of what it means to have charges dropped. Charges are ‘dropped’ when the prosecution make an application to the Court to have the charges discontinued. This will happen before the charges are formally determined at a trial by a Magistrate, Judge or Jury.