Brent T. Geers' answer Ordinarily you are under no obligation to go and talk with the police, regardless if your mom told them you would. Whether it's in your best interest to do so should be discussed in depth with an attorney before talking with the police.
Brent T. Geers' answer If you can articulate verifiable reasons to a judge that 1) she actually is taking your child someplace, and 2) it is unsafe for the child, then possibly. You will need more facts than just a feeling or belief that a place is unsafe. For example, if you think she's taking the child to a drug house, has there been a police raid or have people recently been arrested out of there for drugs? Again, it has to be more than just you thinking something is going on.
Brent T. Geers' answer Yes, but PLEASE see a local family law attorney immediately. There are legal and practical consequences to consider that an experienced and skilled family law attorney will know and advise you on.
Brent T. Geers' answer You may have some recourse, but it is very fact-dependent. Presumably, the quit claim deed was notarized, so if your wife is saying she didn't sign, then either the notarization was falsified, or the notary didn't do his or her job properly - all of which needs to be proved of course in court.
There is a valid legal argument to be made that the clock on the statute of limitations doesn't start until you know or should have known of a claim. That said, your wife should be prepared for...
Brent T. Geers' answer The obligation to financially support a child is independent of the right to have a parental relationship with the child through custody and parenting time. Child support is quite bluntly, a formula; you plug in some numbers and out comes a payment amount. All things being equal, the best, most involved parent pays the same amount as the parent who does nothing.
Custody and parenting time incorporate a whole host of other factors to determine what is in the child's best interest. Just...
Brent T. Geers' answer Your first step is to talk with the victim/witness coordinator at the prosecutor's office. You may ultimately need to convince a judge on the record that it should be dropped. Courts take no-contact orders in domestic violence cases seriously and will not just drop it.
Brent T. Geers' answer Medical malpractice claims are intricate to pursue, and require an attorney. That said, you may find, after consultation with an attorney, that you are beyond the statute of limitations - meaning that an otherwise valid claim would be dismissed. The other issue is that pain and numbness is hard to base a med mal claim on. Every body is different, pain tolerances vary, and nerves can regenerate in 6 months for one person and 6 years in another person. You should, though, talk with an attorney....
Brent T. Geers' answer Assuming that since you mention two victims that there are two separate counts, successful prosecution of both counts would depend on both victims showing up. That said, being convicted on one count is enough and would take only the one victim.
Keep in mind that most prosecutors and courts are well versed in how to deal with reluctant victims and witnesses. The prosecutor may ask the court for a material witness warrant for the missing victim. That means that the police will be allowed...
Brent T. Geers' answer I'm not sure what recourse you'd be looking for. If you've properly and truthfully identified yourself to law enforcement, they either arrested you or not based on why they asked you to identify yourself in the first place. If you are not arrested or facing criminal charges at this point, it seems to be a moot issue.
Brent T. Geers' answer Your eventual sentence will be up to your judge absent a plea agreement. Judges sentence people based on the facts of the case and individual circumstances. A 2nd offense OWI carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail; that is not saying that the judge will sentence you to one year, eight months, or even 10 days.
Brent T. Geers' answer In civil cases, you're not found guilty; you may be found liable or responsible. If you do not show up to court, you lose the ability to defend yourself and eventually the person suing you will receiving a default judgment, allowing them to legally collect whatever money they say you owe them. That can include garnishing your income.
Brent T. Geers' answer Are you trying to establish a post chapter as a nonprofit? If you're wanting to set up a DAV or VFW post, you need to coordinate with those organizations as you'll need a charter from them to proceed. If you want to set up your own nonprofit, you may, but nonprofits cannot have individual beneficiaries - any remaining proceeds would need to be donated to a legitimate nonprofit.
Brent T. Geers' answer Adjournments and other delays are part and parcel to civil litigation. This latest cancellation could be for any number of reasons and requested by one or several of the parties. Hopefully your lawyer can provide you with an explanation about what happened. Just know that it's not terribly unusual for that to happen.
Brent T. Geers' answer Your situation would require consultation with an experienced employee-side employment law attorney. Very generally, you are not entitled to overtime, and so your company not giving you more overtime may not mean much.
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