DCFS and the local State's Attorney's Office in the County where you live could conclude that you placed your children at risk of harm and screen the case into juvenile court for a judge to make that determination.
Please call an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately.
If you're arrested, do not try to be hostile or impolite, but at the same time, other than answering truthfully your name, you should invoke your right to remain silent and your right to have a lawyer present in response...Read more »
I can only speak for myself as a criminal defense lawyer. I guess the best answer is to ask the lawyer you're thinking about hiring why they became a lawyer. I would also ask the lawyer what professional associations they belong to and why.
My friend was arrested for the first time for residential burglary it’s obviously her fist offense she had bond court and was released with ibond she had another court could she be arrested to serve time? Or could she do community service hours?
This sounds more like a criminal law question than a family law question. It sounds like at least one of you was arrested and charged with an offense such as domestic battery where the judge ordered as a special condition of bond that whichever one of you that was charged has to stay away from the...Read more »
There isn't enough information to answer the question here. You really need to sit down with a skilled criminal defense lawyer with all of the specifics so the lawyer can advise on the best path possible, and then you can decide whether it's worth the expense to hire the lawyer....Read more »
My daughters boyfriend has verbally and physically abused my daughter but she won’t file a restraining order on him and doesn’t want to leave him. She is +18 and will protect him at all cost to the point to lying to the police and blaming herself.
There isn't enough information here to be completely certain. I would want to know some things like the living arrangements and whether you still have any legal responsibliity for your daughter for anything.
The chances are that you do not have standing to seek an order against your...Read more »
They sent me mail June of 2019 saying I should pay where I said what are the next steps, then I did not hear from them again till 2 months ago where the officer said he put my papers in the wrong file. I honestly forgot about it and would have paid if they contacted me again but I didn't hear... Read more »
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