It's not a traffic violation by itself, but swerving within a lane can be used by an officer to support a finding of reasonable suspicion for DUII. Whether or not the stop was lawful will depend on what other factors the officer is using to corroborate his/her belief that the swerving was a...Read more »
A po went to my friends house searched his things found a gun in a random back pack in the closet along with a letter from my wife to me from prison three years prior, then came to my house the next day and charged me with felon in poss. Of a fire arm actually two of them?
The legal definition of "possession" is very broad. A felon doesn't need to be holding a firearm, touching a firearm, or even have a firearm within reach. It's called "constructive possession." The criminal charge of felon in possession of a firearm is a serious...Read more »
The first thing you can do is verify your suspicion. Ask him if he's using. Have him take a UA. The second thing you should determine is what drugs is he using. A third consideration is: Does his drug use present a safety issue for the child? If he is using, your first motivation-- since...Read more »
Does the father of your daughter consent to the move? Does the father currently have a relationship with your daughter? Is he exercising parenting time with the child (with or without a written plan)? If the father objects to the move, and if the move will affect his parenting time, you may have an...Read more »
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