If they haven’t been there long, they are just a guest. You tell them to leave. If they don’t go, you call the police and they’re trespassing. If they’ve lived there a while, you may have to evict them even if they don’t pay for anything.
If the police serve a warrant looking for evidence of crime A and find evidence of crime B, yes, you can be charged with crime B. So, for example, if they come through the door look to seize financial papers and computers because they believe you’re involved in a scam and there’s a bunch of...Read more »
The new girlfriend hung up on me and kept me from talking to my daughter. I drove to my exes house to discuss it. Was asked to leave and I left. The sheriff based on her statement that I spoke to family members has hanged me with aggravated menacing. Will that fly in court? It’s completely false.... Read more »
Well, you said you drove to her house and talked to her and then that you never had contact with her. So that’s not a great start. It’s possible that you mean a different “her.” Keeping this sort of stuff straight for the jury is exactly why it’s important to have a lawyer. You also...Read more »
The question of credibility is left to the trier of fact either a judge or the jury depending upon the defendant’s choice. The judge or the jury is permitted to believe or disbelieve testimony. The testimony of a single person, if believed, is sufficient to convict. So it really matters what...Read more »
My ex purchased a puppy which I helped raise/pay for. We split and he kept the dog in his custody for 5 months. He then left for college and could no longer care for it. He passed it off to his friend for 2 months, then asked if I would take the dog back because it would be in the best care. The... Read more »
If this were to turn into a court battle, which would be silly, the question would be what was your agreement when you took the dog. If I’m going to study abroad for a year and I give my friend my dog to take care of with the understanding that it’s still my dog. Then it’s still my dog no...Read more »
This is the first time hes ever been in trouble here and I have his bail. His court date was set but I cant bail him out until the hold is lifted. Since his visa is valid, how can they still legally have a hold on him? What else can I do to get him out?
I had received a speeding ticket. It said personal appearance to court was not required so I didn’t go. Now when I look at my online ticket docket it says to apprehend defending and that a warrant was issued and post card was sent to defendants address but also says “Internal Warrant do not... Read more »
It likely means you didn’t pay the ticket on time and the court has issued a summons—a letter to you saying you have to come to court—and made a note that you technically have a warrant but that you’re being given the opportunity to simply come or pay and it will be recalled.
My boyfriends daughter has lived with us for 4 years her mom has abandoned her several times and wanted to visit her this weekend so we let her but now she refuses to bring her home, can we get her on kidnapping charges even though she has custody
No, she can’t kidnap her own child when she has custody. If paternity has been established, your boyfriend has visitation rights that could be enforced. If it hasn’t, then that will need to be done first.
It’s not illegal to stay the night at anyone’s house. Five year olds have sleep overs. Since I know you know this, I also know there is more to this situation. Bottom line: before you turn 18, your mom has the right to make common sense rules like not sleeping with men. After you turn 18, she...Read more »
I was going to purchase a puppy, I agreed to pay a down payment to hold the puppy, they opened credit and charged me immediately. I called them 3 days from initial contact, had not picked up the puppy and they refuse to refund me, and it's $3,000! I never met them in person and never paid them... Read more »
Well, you say you paid but didn’t pay a down payment, so which is it? Was $3000 the entire purchase price? What was the agreed upon down payment? You can probably sue these people, and it sound like there are others who may want to do the same.
My dog got loose today and our neighbor said he had killed one of his chickens. the warden then says I have ten days to pay the 150 dollar fine, he didn’t say what could happen after that, but I don’t get paid for another 12 days. what can i do? who can I contact?
I was in the National Guard 2008-2011, during 2010 I was pregnant with my first child, and put on bedrest, first sgt was real difficult about it and would harass me. 2011 I unexpectedly got pregnant again and was on bed rest. I sent in my doctors notes and received nothing after, until after her... Read more »
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