Police reports have been filled out but there has been no real precautions for the respondent abuser the victim is left with no protection the abuser respondent has a gammon violated a protection order by via texting and calling showing aggression and Stating sexual activity how long should it take... Read more »
Court proceedings get delayed all the time and the prosecutor may not reach out to you until it’s very close in time to them actually having to do something. You can always reach out to them for updates.
In addition to swindling all my deposit, my ex-landlord violated at least 5 of my rights, yet I can't sue him for these because I can't prove any monetary loss in Small Claims Court, according to the Court Clerk. So what's the point of these laws? I AM suing for deposit theft as I... Read more »
You can only win what you lost unless there’s a reason for punishing the other side. If the other side is wrong in fact but not morally, you can only get compensation. Think about a car accident. It would be unfair not to compensate someone for wrecking their car. It would also be unfair to...Read more »
Well, you can talk to the prosecutor about it. Occasionally they decide not to move forward with a case based on new info or an uncooperative victim. In this case it would help A LOT if you could show them you found the phone. If you don’t have it, they probably aren’t going to believe you...Read more »
My record was also sealed my lawyer had done. Could it not been sent to federal government database? Theres nothing of me in the system my lawyer had clerk of courts run me an theres nothing in the system of me in ohio
Some employers are exempt from the record sealing laws and can see a sealed record. Adult records are never truly destroyed. The basic rule of thumb is that any employer who will put the physical safety of living human beings in your hands is exempt: hospitals, schools, law enforcement, day and...Read more »
The father has been in prison since the child was 10 months old. Child is now 5. We don't not want him around child when he is released from prison. They were never married and he has not been a part of her life since she was a month old. He is a very dangerous person. How can we legally make... Read more »
If he never went to court to establish parental rights, he doesn't have any. If you want to be sure, or preempt his attempt to establish such rights, you file a private custody action in juvenile court seeking to terminate his rights.
Yes, the State can and probably will proceed to prosecute. The question of whether or not the confession comes into evidence will be decided by a motion to suppress it. If it does come in, and it probably will, then the defense is free to argue to the jury that it is unreliable but how much weight...Read more »
The search warrant affidavit is almost certainly marked counsel only. The defendant's lawyer can share the contents of it with the defendant but cannot actually give the defendant a copy. The defendant should ask to speak with his or her attorney regarding the contents of the affidavit.
Most court websites have docket search features which allow you to search for cases by party name. The federal courts have a service called PACER which allows you to do so for all federal courts as well.
You are permitted to use proportionate force to defend yourself. It all comes down to reasonableness. Is it reasonable to shoot a person for slapping you in the face? No. That's not self-defense. Does it matter if your attacker has an injury like you say? Yes, to some extent that will inform...Read more »
He does it all day all night. Has MM card so police won't do anything. But in Ohio it's against law to smoke MM or burn it. We talked to him he said he will do whatever he wants. It makes my grandkids sick too. What do we do
Have you spoken to the landlord? Drug use is a reason a tenant can be evicted and landlords generally do not like it because they can actually be criminally liable for permitting drug abuse once it is brought to their attention.
My brother in laws wife died last year. He started drinking for the whole year. He tried to drive and his babysitter/ female friend tried to take the keys and they wrestled on the ground for them and they charged him with domestic violence. She lives across the street. They are not dating. She... Read more »
For it to be DV instead of assault, they will have to prove she is a family or household member. Sounds like they won’t be able to do so, which means they will likely amend the charge to assault once they figure that out.
I own the house. He's physically and emotionally abusive daily. He's been in detention over a dozen times in the past 5 years. He's been in short term psychiatric stays in excess of a dozen times as well. Law enforcement has been to our home multiple times and I do not feel safe.... Read more »
I have radio transcripts of the whole night every officer using radio to call in items to check if the items was stolen before they had a warrant and stated under oath they was not searching until 1130pm call logs was before that
If a federal inmate is serving a 5 year min for non violent drug charges. Because of the new bill passing that felons can carry guns, would his level (points) go down which would make his mandatory minimum go down which could get him a lower sentence? (He has a weapons under disability felony. Time... Read more »
It sounds like the case is still in the pre trial phase so an appeal would be untimely. The basic timeline is arraignment, pre-trials (discovery and negotiations), either plea or trial, sentencing, and then appeal.
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