If you are the petitioner and you are being contacted by the respondent and you can prove the contact you need to go to the county attorneys office or call the police. If there is an active EPO and a person is contacting you that is a new misdemeanor charge of violating an EPO.
My daughter called for help as the victim in a domestic violence situation and the responding officers ignored her statements and arrested her for DUI for sitting in a parked vehicle with engine running that "smelled strongly" of marijuana on their arrival
I was arrested for dismissed violation in a different county than the issued dvo was filed and my rights weren't read to me. Truck was towed and if i didn't violate can i get compensation for my jail time and impound fee
I wasn't charged with anything. I haven't had a y other legal issues ever. It was in family court. Prosecutor never pressed charges. But they still put a dvo on record. Can I join the military? Also the one who put it on me said he'd be a reference for me for the army. We're... Read more »
If it was an EPO that never went to a DVO it would be eligible for expungement if it was dismissed. If it became a DVO after a hearing it would not be eligible for expungement unless you go back and petition the court to set aside that finding.
To press charges. I actually told them I didn’t want him to go to jail. Is there anything I can do? He was let out on bond the same night, and he’s never been in trouble his entire life until now. What can I do or what can happen?
You need to hire a lawyer and the boyfriend can work with your lawyer. You will not be able to talk to him or speak with him or contact him because there is likely a no contact order. Domestic violence cases often have victims that don’t want to go forward but The prosecutors will still go...Read more »
I have an active EPO that has been in place for over three months. Is there anything I can legally do to petition the court for dismissal? I feel that I have enough physical and written proof to have this order dismissed, I just cannot find a way to file the proper response to have a opportunity... Read more »
You are entitled to a hearing in front of the court where the court decides if it will be a domestic violence order DVO or it will be dismissed. My guess is if you’ve had it passed three months already there’s likely an agreement in place that it will eventually be dismissed.
Daughter in July of 2021. He has not had contact since, and my daughter has attended therapy and has shown act of ptsd/trauma. She is just under 3. Can I have his rights terminated and/or have her adopted by my now fiancé? Thanks!
You can certainly take this matter to court and ask for sole custody. Terminating his rights against his wishes will be very difficult and typically not done unless a person goes to prison or they are extremely dangerous.
I was mentally abused by my ex husband who is a retired military veteran 20 years. We dated for 2.5 years and were married for 25 years and divorced now 7 years. I did not know that he was mentally abusing me till a couple years after I left him. I went through severe depression and almost died.... Read more »
Unless you waived all claims against him In your divorce agreement you could sue him for abuse however if you sue him outside of the family court context you would have to allege a viable claim In tort .. and it would have to fall within the Kentucky statute of limitations which would normally run...Read more »
Messages like this has been going on for years, but the last strain of messages came with a video, it was of s my ex feeding a dog then moves the camera away and you hear a gunshot and just get a glimpse of the dog again , but he’s clearly sending the message that he’s going to kill us like he... Read more »
No. If a spouse in KY threatens their spouse with imminent harm such that the spouse if forced to leave their home for their safety, that spouse may seek a protective order and possibly regain access to the marital home that way. If granted, it would restrain the abusive spouse from coming near....Read more »
Lawyer was going to see about getting case thrown out and now we have no idea what’s going on. When he called another lawyer they looked and he has no scheduled court dates for this case, but told him $1500 and he would get him a court date. We don’t have the funds for that right now so what... Read more »
I am not sure what you’re asking. If a lawyer couldn’t find his name there may be a misspelling or a different first or last name that it’s under. If a public defender quits the office you can always hire a private attorney.
The epo has been dropped the day after he went to jail and it says he’s not being held on this charge but yet in another section says it’s pending that’s all he was charged with was the violation and he has no court date
I asked about my ex getting a 1st degree strangulation charge a few days ago. When he went to jail I told the police I didn't want to worry about the epo, I just wanted to get my things and leave. But I'm wondering if me not getting it will make the court think differently than if I had... Read more »
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