My ex husband accused me of breaking his window. He called my brother in law and threatened to kill me cause his window was broken. My sister overheard as well. I'm not allowed on his property so I would not go over to his residence.
You need to contact the authorities if you are the victim of a crime, and that appears to be the case here. The threats are important to record in advance of any potential future legal issues between y'all, and it could be useful in presenting to a judge later on.
The State acts on behalf of the victim in post of these cases, but it depends on the way your county does things. If it is a private warrant application then bringing your own lawyer is an excellent idea so your position as petitioner or victim is clearly presented to the Judge. If it is a...Read more »
Representation in pre warrant court to get correct warrant and also later against attacker whom is the son in law for lost wages etc. And again against police department for mishandling and denial of my right to have had my attacker arrested in a timely fashion when asked 3 times already.
You can always file civil suits for assault or other intentional torts agains the person that harmed you, witn the big limit being if they have assets or insurance policies that you (and the lawyer) can collect against. Otherwise you are just going to get a paper judgement that is worthless and no...Read more »
I have a family violence hearing next week to extend a protective order against my daughters father. Is there any sort of arrangements that can come from this that would restrict our contact but allow him and our daughter to see one another. I hate to take her away from him, she adores him and he... Read more »
The good news is that many,many protective orders are negotiated out of court and an agreement is made that will satisfy your concerns. If the parties cannot come to an agreement, then the court will rule but the court would much rather have the parties solve their problems privately.
5 years ago he took a plea deal for fleeing and eluding in Ga. In may of this year he was arrested for a different charge but was still on probation for the previous offense. While in custody the prosecution said the first sentence was illegal and withdrew the original plea. Is there a statue of... Read more »
Thats going to require a detailed analysis with an experienced Post Conviction or appeals lawyer. It sounds worth investing that money, as there may be some benefit to his overall defenses. His current lawyer may also be a good source for information, as he should have a PD for the new charge.
He is verbally abusive, mentally abusive, but has only pushed me once. He has been putting holes in walls and doors for years. Last night he slammed our Christmas tree on the ground in front of our 4 year old... is this an option so that he has to leave my house? He is escalating and my daughter is... Read more »
A family lawyer is something you and your 4yo deserve ASAP. As my colleague below sets out, there are tools that you can use to secure your housing and support while you go through the challenging process of making the right decisions how to move forward. I also encourage you and your boyfriend...Read more »
It would be difficult to convict you of a "crime" per se, but it is still bad evidence if something goes awry. The better option is to either work on the relationship with therapy and efforts or consult with a family lawyer to plan a divorce/separation. DO NOT get trapped by getting...Read more »
Him of choking me witb a cord when i was the one who trird to. Choke myself. I was so out of it when the police where questioning me i dont have almost any recollection i dont even remember going to the hospital
The best pathway is for your husband to retain a lawyer, then that lawyer can explore the defenses which include how to handle putative victims that made an outcry while under the influence. I will warn you in advance that the State likes to get very aggressive when it comes to leaning on victims...Read more »
I was charged with violating family violence order an have yet to go to court for stalking charges. I got a dui 2 weeks later. I am just wondering about how the probation an the sentencing dynamic will play out after the dui sentencing. As well as any advice on "stalking by communication"... Read more »
The hard and fast rules really do not apply here, as there is so much discretion while the facts are up in the air. The bar to "violate" probation is GA is extraordinarily low and your question leaves what your sentence is, currently, up in the air a bit. You need to meet with a lawyer...Read more »
I agree with my colleagues below, and while you COULD try and do this yourself, a lawyer in the proper state will know the process and forms necessary to start, they will also be familiar with the legal community and that will assist you in accomplishing your goals.
My son is with my family. They are not my biological family they have recently petitioned the court to adopt and accuse me of abandonment. I witnessed my child engaging in the act of sex with two members of the family and was afraid to tell anyone about it at first, but have called CPS and reported... Read more »
You need to take immediate action for the well being and protection of the minor child. I also advise you to use independent 3rd parties to corroborate your outcry so the state or opposing parties cannot turn it around on you. It is indefensible to allow continued suspected sexual abuse of a...Read more »
Depends on the lawyer. The higher end lawyers quickly move away from payment plans, as they are such an expensive hassle. I would speak with several lawyers, explain the situation, and figure out how much you can save up BEFORE court. Then hire a lawyer with your accumulated bankroll....Read more »
Incorrect documentation and errors from Law Enforcement are unfortunately common. You may want to hire a lawyer on a very limited basis to do the investigation for you so you can be certain there is not a case against you. The SHOULD have provided you a bunch of paperwork when you were arrested,...Read more »
A freind of mine got these charges and he is already on probation. He got bonded out but now probation has a warrant on him for violation. And it was all a big misunderstanding the wife and child said that my freind didnt do anything, but the police put him in jail anyways. The wife did not press... Read more »
They need a lawyer to intervene and directly approach the PO. ANY arrest is basically grounds for a revocation, so this needs to be immediately mitigated by a lawyer who can hopefully slow or stop the process. The State has deep discretion in how to deal with these issues as once you are...Read more »
Aawheelchair a criminal offense? The behavior includes threats of bodily harm, threats of death, telling the person that they are completely worthless and degrading them with vile language and unkind remarks about their disability, and physical appearance, making false allegations to authorities... Read more »
The first step is to contact the local law enforcement authorities as well as the appropriate government agency advising and protecting our elderly and differently abled, such as the Georgia Division of Aging Services. There may be multiple vectors of abuse here, and they need assistance...Read more »
Would you please give your question a once over so the community can assist? Domestic Violence victims have many resources available to them, it a matter of identifying what the scope, nature and impact of the abuse is, and then we can guide you. At a minimum you need to ensure your physical...Read more »
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