Yes. The two brothers that want to sell the property can file an action in court requesting a "sale in lieu of partition." That asks the court to order a sale -- and the court will ultimately do it. This forces the lone hold-out to either buy out his two brothers' interest in the property or...Read more »
Me and my husband got in a fight, the police were called and i was nervous because this shouldnt of happened. They confused me and made it seem worse than it was and so in my statement i made it seem worse than it was. Im not sure what to do
I don't see why not. You would have standing to file for custody under current PA law, and obviously already have the blessing of CYS since the child has been placed with you. Realistically, however, you already have de facto custody, but filing now for a more long-term determination is probably...Read more »
Me and my husband got into a fight and he put his hand on my neck (the police decided it was choking me but i could still breathe). I dont feel threatened by him, it was a misunderstanding. This is the first time he ever did this and we're on a no contact order until court. I just want him back... Read more »
Yes and no. The charge of driving while DUI-suspended (1543(b)) caries a mandatory jail time of 60 days -- or 90 days if you're caught driving with any amount of alcohol in your system. The judge can't change that, and the cop can't change that.
If there's a custody order in place, absolutely not. There's a specific procedure for "relocation" cases that must be followed. Contact (and hire) a good family law attorney in PA for assistance on that.
Realistically, however, if a tree falls in the forest and there's no one around, does...Read more »
I was the last of four cars in a row pulled over at the same time. I'm not even convinced I was going that fast. He gave me the citation without a total due filled in on line 34. Instructions say to mail in the total amount due written on line 34 in the form of a money order or check. The fine... Read more »
You can contest it, and it will be your word vs. the cop's word -- and/or whatever method used by the cop to check your vehicle's speed. How lucky do you feel? And do you want to take off half a day from work to go contest the ticket, and then perhaps lose and have to pay additional court costs...Read more »
He could be held in contempt for failure to make the required payment. Contact your Domestic Relations Office and inform them that your ex is now in arrears. They can discuss enforcement options with you.
He lent his jacket to the licensed owner of the gun and she had it in the pocket. When he dropped her off she gave him back the jacket and he didn't know it was in there until he put the jacket on as he was getting it out of his pocket and put it in the bed of his truck, game wardens approached him... Read more »
Perhaps if you bring the gun owner to your husband's preliminary hearing, and she testifies as you say, then the charges can be dismissed. If not there, then your husband may have to proceed to a trial where he'll have an opportunity to tell his side of the story as well as present the testimony...Read more »
My friend was pulled over and had half an ounce of marijuana, the cops did not arrest him but instead told him that in a week they are going to call him to set up a sting to catch his dealer. Is he required by law to go along with this sting? Could he be punished for not going along with it?
She can contact her local legal aid organization and see if they can be of any assistance. Also, sometimes the local bar association has a "Lawyer Referral Service" of some kind, and sometimes those services provide legal referrals on a cut-rate, sliding scale for payment. It's worth a shot....Read more »
Which county does he file in? Dad has apt. and driver's license in Ohio, but will have his child live with his parents in a different county in Pa.. Eventually dad will move in with grandparents to help raise his child. (CYS has taken the children away from mom; and dad/grandparents are taking care... Read more »
The county where there's a custody order in place -- which is likely Mom's county of residence. If there's no custody order at all, I still suggest filing for custody in the county of Mom's/children's residence . . . and that would be your best bet as well because that county's CYS knows what's...Read more »
I cannot afford an attorney and I have not worked for 2 years due to several operations (Ulcerative colitis, hernia, pouchitis) . I have Crohns disease and cannot afford obtain the medication I need. Due to my offenses I am told I will have to go to jail for at least 30 days which I could not... Read more »
Friend is waiting for sentencing in county prison for burglary he’s been incarcerated 8 months and awaiting pre sentence hearing how long is the wait for interview ? He goes back to court in mid June. Thank you
No set time for a PSI (pre-sentence investigation) interview, but per Pa.R.Crim.P. 704 (A), "sentence in a court case shall ordinarily be imposed within 90 days of conviction or the entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere."
I'm the petetioner and father. The mother's boyfriend is accused of raising a knife at my 5year old son. The lawyer is a fraternity brother and friend of this boyfriend. Is there an avenue I can pursue to have this person removed from the case
Not unless there is some sort of conflict-of-interest or other ethical prohibition concerning the fraternity brother's representation in the case. In fact, personal referrals are often the best sources of business for attorneys -- and this prior relationship between boyfriend and attorney as...Read more »
Not without violating a court's custody/visitation order, no.
If you have an immediate fear for your daughter's safety, then you can file an Emergency Petition to Modify Custody -- and outline your concerns within it. That's the process for getting before a judge immediately, and without...Read more »
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