Questions Answered by Joseph D Garrison

Q: Check the more information section

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for New Hampshire on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
If she is not complying with the Court Order then one option is to file a motion for contempt. She will be responsible for your costs if you are successful. The guardian cannot stop visitation - you will need to ask the Court to modify the Order so your daughter gets to dance class.

Q: If custodial parent moves out of state with child and abuses her can i get custody? I have not seen child in six monah

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
You can file in NH but you should also consult with an attorney licensed in Maine asap.

Q: Hello, Divorce agreement says I can not take kids out of school. They Irish Dance. Ex signed them up during school hours

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
If you both agree then that's fine. You should have your ex confirm that it is OK in writing (text or email) so you have a record of it.

Q: Hello my child is currently in juvenile court over a charge of a pot pipe. She has a lawyer and I asked him to appeal

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Juvenile Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Although you are the parent and a party to the case, the lawyer's duty is to the child. The child is the one who needs to tell the lawyer what they want to do.

Q: Can I get pro bono help with a case I have in family court reguarding my ex molesting our 9 year old?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Yes, contact the NH Bar Association pro bono program.

Q: My daughter's father hasn't been in her life for awhile hasn't paid court ordered child support in a year. What can I do

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
You can file a motion to enforce court order. You may also want to consider contacting the child support division at the DHHS to see if they can help.

Q: Can the DMV arrest me? It says I will be guilty of a class A Misdemeanor ?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Not sure what your question is. Can you clarify?

Q: My son has been dating this girl 3 years younger than him for almost 3 years. He will be turning 18 this year.illegal?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Dating is fine but if they are having intercourse, that is illegal.

Q: Can I purchase a firearm in New Hampshire?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
You need to look into annulment. If you are able to annul the charge, then you should be able to possess a firearm.

Q: What are the possible consequences for my minor daughter for violating a restraining order in NH?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
It depends on the level of the charge. If she was charged with a Class A Misdemeanor, then she could go to jail. This is highly unlikely based on the facts you describe. Your daughter should consult with a criminal defense attorney asap if she hasn't already.

Q: My boyfriend has a deferred sentence. He got a ticket recently, no arrests. Will he go to jail?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Probably not, but it depends on the language of the deferred sentence and whether it included violations such as a ticket.

Q: Can you be charged with a bail violation after your case has been closed?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Potentially. If you violated your bail conditions before the case was resolved, then yes, you could be charged.

Q: Penalty for New Hampshire 318-B. 1st offensive for half oz marijuana and a pipe.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
The answer depends on what you've been charged with. Depending on the weight on the alleged drugs, you could be facing a felony charge which carries potential prison time and high fines. At the very least, you potentially face a misdemeanor charge which could result in jail time and a minimum fine.

Q: Who issue criminal trespassing in the state of NH

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Jan 19, 2017
Joseph D Garrison's answer
Your answer could use a few more facts, but in general a property owner or their designated agent may issue a no trespassing order either verbally or in writing.

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