It depends on whether it's a first offense, or a second, third, fourth, etc. You wouldn't be eligible for expungement, but it's possible that your DUI criminal conviction could be "sealed" under PA's recently enacted Clean Slate Act. At the very least, all fines/costs must be satisfied first, and...Read more »
Once you call 911, the matter is out of your hands and you don't decide if a case will be prosecuted or not. If you later refuse to testify against him, however, the prosecution may decide to drop the case against your boyfriend -- or they might compel your testimony in court by subpoena and hold...Read more »
You would -- unless there's some other agreement between you and your ex, like to alternate years in which a parent can claim the child (ex. Mother gets even years, Father gets odd years). Otherwise, IRS regulations go with the parent that has the child most of the time.
We broke up over a month ago, and since then I've allowed him to see the baby whenever he wanted. He's only seen him twice since then. He is threatening me that he will "make the next 18 years" hell for me and that he is taking me for custody and getting a paternity test. We lived together for 6... Read more »
Well, first of all, a child custody vocabulary lesson. "Legal custody" is the parental right to take part in the major decisions in a child's life, like medical, educational, religious, etc. "Physical custody" refers to where the child actually resides from day to day.
The case was established in Philadelphia. He has my son in Delaware and I am currently residing in NC with his other child. When I brought his kids to see him last summer he held both of them a day before I was scheduled to travel back and demanded child support back. He demanded I return a large... Read more »
I think you need the court's help at this point -- and you're getting shafted with the whole pay-back-child-support "deal." Technically, if your son has been with his father in the state of Delaware for 11 months, then Delaware would have jurisdiction for any child custody case at this point (even...Read more »
Maybe against the home inspector, but likely only up the amount that you paid him/her for the inspection if there's a limitation of liability clause in the inspection contract -- AND if the inspector was negligent in not discovering the foundation cracks.
Not really -- and if you do, I don't think such a provision would be enforced. Child support is for the benefit of the *child*, not either (or both) of the parents, and so neither parent can bargain that benefit away. At best, the parents can have a "gentleman's agreement" that no support will be...Read more »
This girl was pulled over and her boyfriend was taken somewhere while she was brought back to her apartment and she's on a lot of medication and is borderline retarded when she's on them then the cops yelled at her about never seeing her kids again and being locked up for 20yrs unless she signed a... Read more »
He’s violated our agreement many times related to reasonable communication and participation in activities. He has a criminal history as well as a history of violent behavior. He asked to take the girls to Florida for vacation. Our order requires written permission which I did not give. The... Read more »
If this is your first contempt petition, probably not. Very likely that the court will also not view your petition as an "emergency," but will schedule it for a hearing in the normal course of court business. And you're right that the police won't do anything: they'll simply refer you to file...Read more »
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