So I'm 23 matched with a girl on a dating app at first she said she was 23 we get off the app talked for a few days over the phone once said she was 16 then other time said she was 17 and 2 sexual was shared well a few hours ago "her father" called on the number we was texting on... Read more »
This is most likely a scam aimed at trying to scare you into giving them money. That said, while the age of consent in Ohio is 16, an adult who engages in a sexual relationship with a minor is taking big legal risks. First, any pornographic images of the minor are highly illegal child pornography....Read more »
I was an addict and had drugs on me which was found due to them being able to search bc of window tint being too dark.. the cop is pushing to charge me with trafficking. I have never been in trouble and they're saying maybe drug court.. but I was told I would have to plead guilty I am lost... Read more »
Section 3 of the Ohio Application for License to Carry a Concealed Handgun states:
FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 6, 7A, 7B, DO NOT INCLUDE ANY CONVICTION FOR WHICH A COURT HAS ORDERED SEALED OR EXPUNGED OR RELATIVE TO WHICH A COURT HAS GRANTED RELIEF FROM DISABILITY PURSUANT TO ORC 2923.14,... Read more »
Warrants are usually obtained in these situations, yes. But whether they are legally required is a fact specific inquiry because only certain people can assert a legitimate privacy interest in a parcel. If you have been charged with an offense, you should hire an attorney to investigate all the...Read more »
from the date of filing of permanent custody to evidentiary hearing was 314 days. Magistrate was wrong on more than four reasons she used to determine her decision for permanent custody to agency. The judge would take over a year and status hearing to address case and grant CPS permanent custody.... Read more »
The court of appeals could reverse the lower court. In order for that to happen you need to promptly file a notice of appeal and then a brief. It would be a good idea for you to hire an attorney to help you with this.
Manipulated by my exs family.I had seizures was totally confused for months and the caseworker without knowing the facts jumped the gun and removed my children saying that i overdosed when neurologist saw the seizures as well as a cyst on my brain.how can I get an attorney who will fight for me or... Read more »
They issued a warrant but told him over the phone he just needs to come to the court to receive the indictment and set a court date and he won't be arrested at that time, is this true or a trick? Also, what should he do concerning going forward with the charge/indictment? The case was closed,... Read more »
I live in Cleveland Ohio, I teach at a Middle School, one of my students threatened me (he wrote a hit list with my name and several other students' names with the intent of physically harming us) I filed a police report. Now the detective is asking me if I want to prosecute or not? I will... Read more »
You could file a civil lawsuit against him instead of pursuing a criminal case. But if you choose to do so, expect the defense to note that you did not pursue criminal charges and argue that shows it wasn't a big deal.
She said I had threatened her so I was charged with 4th degree misdemeanor and given probation, fine, and therapy and AA. I wasn't able to complete the therapy due to work, couldn't keep missing work for random drug test and therapy or I would have lost my job. The worst of it all is, I... Read more »
It sounds like you plead guilty or no contest, which makes it awfully difficult to turn around and say the allegations were false. Meet with a local attorney to discuss your options for avoiding more consequences as a result failing to complete therapy and take drug tests.
Our dog is hyper, overly playful and everyone loves our dog. Just about 7 days ago, our dog wandered just 3 houses over. The guy came out with a handgun, directly aimed at the dog… in front of my kid and her friend - a few yards away.
My kid coaxed our dog away from them - traumatized... Read more »
First, you should report the incident to the police. It's not clear where your dog was vis-a-vis this nut's property at the time he was shot. But unless the dog was attacking or about to attack a person, you can't just shoot them.
My parents file a sheriffs report in Perry County that I had their car to long. I was pulled over and arrested the next day in Franklin County and upon arrest I was released because my parents ultimately just wanted there car back and didn't want to press charges. Well 4 days later a Perry... Read more »
Police are not required to charge you immediately following a situation. There are limitations periods by statute: 6 months to charge a minor misdemeanor, 2 years for a misdemeanor, 6 months for a general felony, etc. As with the situation you described, there are often questions as to whether or...Read more »
These cases are fact specific because only certain people can claim a legitimate privacy interest in a package, but anticipatory search warrants are often obtained to place GPS devices into packages that are sent out for controlled delivery.
Anyone can represent themself in court. Where landlords get in trouble is that it is unlawful for a person who is not a lawyer to represent anyone else including a corporate entity. So, if a non-lawyer landlord has created an LLC to manage the property, he or she cannot represent the LLC because...Read more »
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