Lincoln, MO asked in Domestic Violence for Missouri

Q: My husband is in jail for domestic violence against me. He has his first hearing tomorrow , should I be there?

He was served the warrant last week arrested and is currently in jail being held without bond. He is charged with 3 counts child endangerment, 1 assault 2nd degree, and unlawful use of a firearm (displaying) all felony charges. I have a victims advocate, but she will not return my phone calls. I have no idea if I am supposed to be there, if it were not for casenet, I would not even know that it was happening.

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Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Do you have an attorney? If so, I would reach out to them to get the information. I would also need to know more about the hearing. If you feel safe and comfortable enough to go to the court proceeding, I would encourage you to attend with your victim advocate if you can get ahold of her. Depending on the type of hearing, they may want to hear from you or at least see that you are still seeking the pursuit of the matter.

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