If the father of the child takes the child away from the mother without good reason, in florida, is that against the law? Is it a felony? He intentionally cut off all contact between the mother and the child. The mother has not been able to find the child because no agencies will help her, due to... Read more »
I am not sure what you mean by "losing her rights." If a petition for termination of parental rights has been filed, and the judge grants the petition, that is one thing. If you are referencing that she may not be the "sole" custodial parent or majority decision-maker for the child in a child...Read more »
Just weeks after brain surgery he left her. Took marital bed, everything of value. He was bread winner. Has successful company, $150.g in 2 cars,nice home. She has nothing. They were living together 7 of the 14 years.he now refuses to let her see her son, because she won’t sign divorce papers in... Read more »
Hi. Your daughter definitely needs to consult with an attorney to discuss her options. There are a lot of factors at play here, and would best be discussed in a confidential consultation with an attorney. Although no one can guarantee a "win" or an outcome on the case, it appears your daughter...Read more »
I was assaulted by my wife's friends I spoke with the sheriff which was my next door neighbor what's told me that she can be prosecuted for that I then told my wife and she went and got an injunction against me said that she had a black eye and that we argued that night I was also a police report... Read more »
So i'm 18 and i have this "friend" who i have known for two years. She has, on multiple occasions, asked to move things forward to an official relationships to where we could be more intimate (I don't mean ALL the way but more of just kissing and hanging over at her house) which is all fine and... Read more »
The "Romeo and Juliet" law does not make sexual contact with a minor "legal." It makes the person charged and convicted of the crime eligible to petition to be removed from the sexual offender registry after a certain period of time and if all other requirements under the statute are met. Sexual...Read more »
I was convicted of DUI manslaughter in 2003 and my license was revoked for life. I was sentenced to 10.375 years in FDOC and 3 years probation. With all this behind me I was hoping to get a hardship license and save money not paying for Uber rides.
As long as you have no prior DUI convictions, you can petition for hardship after 5 years.
a person whose driving privilege has been permanently revoked because he has been convicted of DUI manslaughter and has no prior convictions for DUI-related offenses may, upon the expiration of 5...Read more »
There is a very specific time-limit to appeal or to withdraw a plea. She should contact an attorney immediately, as the times may have already passed. More information is needed to properly answer the question on whether she can appeal or withdraw her plea.
I made a police report against my bf for battery but the more I replay the day in my head n watch the video I see it was just an accident. He's been arrested for the incident I don't know who i can contact to drop the charges or retract my statement made to police.
Not necessarily. There are 2 license suspensions for a DUI - an administrative suspension if there was a blow of .08 or higher or a refusal; and a court suspension upon conviction. If the case went to court, and you were convicted, a suspension took affect at the time of conviction, and you have...Read more »
At the time I worked we made the same amount now I no longer work because of going back to school and having another child I filed for child support but now they have to dismiss the Administrative order to go though Judicial though department of revenue in the order it states 50/50 but he... Read more »
More information is needed before your question can be properly answered. There are certain requirements that must be met and determined for a modification to be granted. You need to meet with an attorney for a determination of whether these requirements are met.
It is illegal for an 18 year old to have sex with a 14 year old. There are serious consequences and penalties for violating this law. Having any type of "sexual" behavior (i.e. kissing, touching, etc) can lead to criminal charges.
We are going through hardship right now. We got into an argument and he put mustard all in my hair. For it not to escalate any further I called the police. Thinking they'd give warning. Well they arrested him for misdemeanor. He was arraigned today. Bond is $10000.00 and we aren't allowed contact... Read more »
The decision to prosecute someone or not is the sole discretion of the State Attorney's office. You can call their office and file a "request not to prosecute" but this does not guarantee the State will not proceed forward.
As for the contact, you can file a motion to request contact...Read more »
It is illegal for an 18 year old to have sex with a 15 year old. There are serious consequences and penalties for violating this law. Having any type of "sexual" behavior (i.e. kissing, touching, etc) can lead to criminal charges.
I can go to free college at 16 overseas, my mom says yes to my going, dad says no. Mom is my custodial parent, dad has me every other weekend. Can he block me going if my custodial parent says I can go?
The answer to your question is not a simple "yes" or "no" because it does not necessarily have anything to do with custodial vs. non-custodial parent. It depends more on what the timesharing agreement says that was signed and entered by the Judge, and if it addresses out of country travel. If it...Read more »
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