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Chris Brown

SKATES In Hit-And-Run Case ... Maybe

7/15/2013 10:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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-- The L.A. City Attorney's office has just objected to the settlement between Chris and Olga because it hasn't yet made direct contact with Olga. The City Attorney wants to make sure Olga's on board with the deal before they sign off on it. The judge has since continued the hearing to July 23rd.

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Chris Brown
will NOT be prosecuted for the alleged hit-and-run in May ... at least that's the way the victim wants it.

Brown was charged with the crime after leaving the scene of a minor rear-end collision without forking over identifying information -- i.e., a California driver's license and insurance info.

We've learned Olga Gure-Kovalenko -- the driver of the vehicle Chris hit -- has no desire to have him prosecuted, so Chris' lawyer, Mark Geragos, has filed legal docs to have the criminal case dropped.

Olga's lawyer, Freddy Sayegh, tells TMZ, his client wants no money since there was no physical injury and only minor damage to her car.  This is consistent with what Olga told us on TMZ Live.

Here's the snag.  We've learned the L.A. City Attorney has not agreed to drop the case.  They're all in court right now, and we're told it's likely the City Attorney wants some time to think it over.

And, even if the City Attorney agrees to drop the hit-and-run case, Brown was also charged with driving without a valid California license, and the City Attorney could still move forward on that.  Geragos just filed legal docs claiming Brown is a Virginia resident with a valid Virginia license so he hasn't violated any law.

And another, way more serious, loose string -- the judge in the Rihanna beating case could still use the info to trigger a probation violation, which could land Brown in prison for up to 4 years.

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16.

Warren    

Reads like Olga Gure-Kovalenko has already reached a confidential settlement with Christ Brown.

280 days ago
17.

Jackie    

She changed her mind, because the pay out was not going to big enough. Also, video footage and pics proved that her account of things were somewhat false.

280 days ago
18.

lanacherrypie    

http://lanassummertimesadness.blogspot.de/

280 days ago
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C Failla    

I can't believe how racist this country is. Only black life is protected in America. Would Chris Brown still be free if he were white? What if the other driver was your child? #JusticeForKovalenko

280 days ago
20.

Deion    

So wait... even if you are from out of state, the state of California doesn't respect your driver's licences from your home state.

280 days ago
21.

Devlin85    

WTF are these prosecutors smoking!? he's not a resident of California.. so no drivers license to hand over or even a need to have one.. wtf!? Having multiple Drivers Licenses would be illegal, morons..

280 days ago
22.

Rocquett    

But Zimmerman was found not guilty tho! Shutup yall

280 days ago
23.

Lala    

Ummm, with all the name calling is anyone curious about how a hit and run has been committed when there are photographs do***enting the two drivers exchanging information and taking photos of the non existent vehicle damage, and oddly showing no bad behavior of any kind by anyone?

280 days ago
24.

mooshki    

If he's a Virginia resident, then he shouldn't be allowed to protest against having the graffiti removed from his California house since it isn't actually his residence.

280 days ago
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Lennon Strickland    

This is so stupid, he had a Virginia driver's license, he exchanged information with her, and there were not injuries and minimal damage to her car.

That DA is pissed because he could not get the woman Chris Brown was in the accident with to press charges or file a law suit. There are murders out there awaiting trial and they won't to tie up the system with this. The prisons are over crowded and give early release to rapist and child molesters and they want to send him to prison

279 days ago
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tonywestspeaks!    

Again... You over zealous racist "creepy ass crackers"!

249 days ago
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