Stolen. Im disabled n won't survive prison. She also put a op on me. She's extorting me I was told n is becoming extremely ruthless she even admits the car is mine n had til Jan 5 to get it out of her nane
answered on Dec 14, 2022
You clearly need an attorney to handle your criminal cases, especially given the circumstances, as you stated yourself you are facing with a possibility of imprisonment.
Also, it you cannot afford an attorney ask the judge to appoint a Public Defender to represent you at no charge if... Read more »
I was a victim, I am a male, but I don’t want to press charges. I know the state can still prosecute her, but should I attend the first hearing or not attend.
I’m afraid they will see me showing up as a sign I want to pursue, when in actuality I love my girlfriend very much and this was... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
People miss court appearances frequently. If you are the offender and miss a court appearance, the Judge will most like issue a warrant for your arrest.
If you are the victim, and miss a court appearance, there is a good chance the judge will just dismiss the case.
answered on Nov 26, 2022
Consider no unlawful contact as a limited protection order. It usually involves crime where someone was arrested for domestic violence. It can also mean any attempt to communicate with the alleged victim of the crime, especailly a child. Generally, unlawful contact remains in effect until... Read more »
I wasn’t convicted of the domestic battery just convicted of battery
answered on Oct 21, 2022
Because that type of crime affects one’s eligibility to handle firearms in Illinois. Consider retaining a good defense counsel to dispose of the battery case correctly.
answered on Sep 18, 2022
You only provide part of the scenario. The way this works is that you need to ask a question so that we may respond. Please repost with a question.
How do I submit or produce videos at my court trial?
I have a small claims trial coming up and I would like to know how or what are the rules of evidence to get videos I would like to show the judge in my case.
I have put them in for discovery so the other party does have a copy.... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
No attorney will guide you online how to practice law without an ability to supervise and monitor your actions as that would amount to malpractice.
Either seek guidance from requisite legal sources how to admit evidence in court or seek counsel.
A coworker filed a petition for a no contact stalking, alleging that I have harassed and intimidated them while at work, damaged their property. Coworker has never mention these allegations to our supervisor/HR dept., never made them aware that they were filing a petition. Coworker did not aware... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
It appears that you may have to retain counsel to protect your legal interests with respect to that no contact petition that will affect your employment directly.
Been going on for 10 years or more, mothwr(RB) states husband(JTB) let's her. Then when her husband gets caught I get the he'll beat out of me, GOT THE VIDEO. Then JL says I owe him money
My girlfriend was advised by her jailhouse lawyer brother to somehow get or stage a domestic charge against me so that I couldn't be called as a witness in her now closed burglary case or come forward and she did a good job and I'm afraid the courts won't face the embarrassment of... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2022
Definitely hire a criminal defense attorney in the county/town where your case is pending. Good luck!!
There is a restraining order so this is why it’s difficult. What do i do about the car situation and the title? I believe he’s getting money from the insurance company.
answered on Jan 13, 2022
Is your ex your ex husband? If so, does the Divorce Decree state who retains possession of the vehicle? Is the restraining order against you or your ex?
These factors will have an impact on what your relief may be in this situation.
My fiance was arrested on November 25th for Domestic Battery and unlawful restraint and he is not guilty
answered on Jan 5, 2022
I recommend finding a good local defense attorney from the county where the case is being prosecuted to handle his case. Best of luck. Al Jones
Is a form of abuse yet my employer does nothing
answered on Jan 5, 2022
More information is needed to answer your question. Is your coworker singling you out and giving you the silent treatment due to your status in a protected class (race, religion, age, etc)? If not, and the reason for giving you the silent treatment is merely a personality conflict, your employer is... Read more »
She is a murderer and a psychopath every time I contact a lawyer they try to lie and say they do not work with my case type
answered on Dec 29, 2021
What do you want to do?
How old are you now?
Injury to your genitalia is an intentional act which means that it CANNOT be covered by insurance. This means that no attorney is going to spend their money to get a judgment that she can make worthless by filing bankruptcy. You would... Read more »
So, my current husband is abusive emotionally and just now physically. I own a llc, just started it. My question is: if I get a divorce, is there anyway I can protect my business from him getting anything from it? He goes from job to job a lot. Thank you
*EDIT* so all the funds that went... Read more »
answered on Dec 3, 2021
Your question is almost impossible to answer without knowing more facts. For example, how much marital money went into funding the business? Does the business have a value? Is the business totally reliant upon you? In other words, if you stopped working at it, would the business collapse? There are... Read more »
I have screen shots from Facebook of our conversations and when I told her I am done with the relationship and I am applying for college she got angry and is now trying to put a restraining order on me. My court date is the 28 of this month.
answered on Oct 25, 2021
Yes. You need an attorney to represent you in court.
This is no joke. An order of protection can have serious consequences when it comes to your future.
Get one with experience defending against these orders right away.
answered on Oct 24, 2021
Yes. He should have a lawyer who can explain all the consequences to him of either fighting the request for what I assume is a domestic violence order of protection or not contesting it.
There isn't enough information to answer your question about whether he should contest it. He... Read more »
Can a plaintiff use a video that skips and lapse in time for evidence in their case or can I motion to exclude it from being seen?
If so, under what grounds can I motion?
Video goes up to minute 2 then skips to 2:30 to 3:15 then skips to 4:05, lot of the video seem altered.
answered on Oct 1, 2021
You could do a motion in limine asking to bar the video due to lack of foundation. If it’s edited in some way, it has been altered and wouldn’t meet foundational requirements to be admissible evidence.
Probably a good issue to have a lawyer handle. Each county is different and has... Read more »
Prosecutor is in a more serious(felony) case vs a family court case. Is there any precedent notably in illinois that a Judge can suspend the lesser case until the more serious case is completed?
I didn't show up for the calendar date and it's a 6 year old warrant
answered on Jun 21, 2021
Every case is different. It is essential that you retain an attorney.
My lawyer is asked by the judge to submit extensions for my spouse's order of protection because they don't have an attorney. Isn't this a conflict of interest for me, and can't I just have my attorney not do it?
answered on Mar 30, 2021
There is no conflict of interest. Your lawyer could hardly say no to the judge under these circumstances. It's a mere courtesy to the court.
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