Paul Simon and Edie Brickell have scored a legal victory after prosecutors in Connecticut opted to drop disorderly conduct charges against the couple.

Simon and Brickell were both issued misdemeanour citations following a domestic dispute at their New Canaan home in late April (14) and the couple was back in court on Tuesday (16Jun14) for an update hearing.

Prosecutors in Norwalk announced they would not be pursuing the case and the charges would be dropped and subsequently erased from the singers' records in 13 months, according to the