My friend has a no contact order against her in Citrus County, Florida from her ex boyfriend. He repeatedly found ways to contact her even though she blocked him. He eventually told her he dropped the no contact order. So she talked to him and eventually moved back in with him. Well when she found... Read more »
She should immediately report the situation to the court. If he still has her phone, but she was able to tell you about it, I suggest you contact the state attorney and the court (i.e.: the judge's judicial assistant)..
An injunction has been placed onto me from another state, now I must attend a firearm surrender hearing that I cannot attend. It is across the country. I have no firearms to forfeit, is it possible to simply mail in the statement? If I don't attend, will a warrant be issued for my arrest in... Read more »
The judge ruled that everything would be thrown out and that we should just get divorced. We both agreed and she has now filed a restraining order against me over the same incident that was thrown out. Please help.
Do you have an order of protection? A motion is a request, so file a Motion to cancel mediation or just call it a Motion and then in paragraph format state what it is you want and why. Try setting it for a hearing before your mediation date.
I have pictures of the bruises on my face of that day. I did not call the police, and I did not want to charge her. But she is telling the police I hit her when I merely grabbed her hand to stop hitting me. I later found out she withdrawn money from my account. All of this happened when I told her... Read more »
We went to court twice. My lawyer called my x into the hall to talk before he even acknowledged me both times. Permanent DVI hearing, my lawyer has nothing of mine to present to the judge. No pics of all the bruises, no police rpts, nothing. My Permanent DVI was denied. CPS requested emergency... Read more »
My mother was brutally beaten by her husband now ex. This took place less than a year ago. My mother was very healthy until he had beaten her and she was hospitalized. She had neurological damage, bleeding of the brain etc. I want to have an autopsy done to find the cause of death so that if it was... Read more »
First, I would file a police report with the local agency who investigated the assault to put them on notice that your mother has died and you believe that it was caused by the first assault. There is a year and a day rule that most jurisdictions follow that establish that if a death occurs within...Read more »
a nieghbor came on to my property and smashed my camera with a bat it was a perfect recording so a plea and probation with no contact with victim. So I got another video of him 6 months into it at the fence antagonizing my dog with a shovel handle when I walked out there videoing with my phone he... Read more »
It would depend upon the terms of the bond agreement. Why would the authorities agree to drop the charges for the second offense? But it wouldn't hurt to see an attorney about trying to get it taken care of.
I moved from the state of NY with my 4 month old to FL to live with my parents. I ran away from an abusive relationship and needed to leave. I change Babies pediatrician and transferred all our benefits and address. My ex is a drug abuser, mentally and physically abusive and I never called the cops... Read more »
In order to do anything here in Florida regarding custody, you need to have resided in Florida for at least 6 months with your child. Based on your details, it appears that NY currently has jurisdiction until you have met the residency requirements in Florida. Once you have met the residency...Read more »
This is an oddly specific question. It may be illegal, and probably is. I can see that you're thinking of it in a "self-defense" sense, but it is not that clear and easy to be sure that the action is justified/"legal." In Florida, a person (Defendant) would be justified in...Read more »
I'm stuck in an abusive marriage. I am trying to get away but have had trouble finding a lawyer to assist me and the children. He controls our money and finances (removed me from our joint accounts so I have no access) and does not give me access to any money. Now he's taking away my cell... Read more »
You obviously used something, whether it was a phone or a PC to ask this question. Use that same device to contact your doctors and other people who might assist you. You need to file in court for divorce and, at that same time ask for a temporary order requiring your husband to pay, while the...Read more »
Family law judge called a recess. Told us to go in the hall. He told my wife to get her story together due to crying and not making sense. I ran to the meter for my car and I swear I wasn't gone more than 5 minutes and can use Google maps to prove it but anyways the judge called our case back... Read more »
After I pepper sprayed them in self defense to get a loved one out of the area they came looking for us and ended up throwing a brick through the car windshield. I called the police filed a report and also have an upcoming case with them for the damage to the car. Now they have turned around and... Read more »
Hire an attorney to represent you at the hearing on the restraining order (injunction) and provide them with all relevant evidence to present to the court. If they petitioned for an injunction, you will likely be served with a temporary injunction that provides a hearing date for the permanent...Read more »
I'm trying to figure out what my best course of action is to get my partners charges dropped. She was arrested and charged with domestic battery, it was mutual combat and I told them I didn't want to press charges at time of the arrest. I need to know if it would be best for her if I just... Read more »
It is not a Florida law that says that you must press charges, however, generally speaking, the Florida Department of Children and Families can remove a child from a home if they can show the home is dangerous for a child because of ongoing domestic violence. You should consult with a family law...Read more »
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