Q: Can a nevada DA in family court file a direct file in child neglect case if I was a victim of dv and skip 72hr hearing
For child removal and go right to assigning lawyer than trial and not allow I or my children's father to speak at not one court hearing except trial for 432.nrs in nv and now approve my lawyer to quit and not assign me any counsel and I fight this on my own.
A: Laws can vary depending on your jurisdiction, so it's important to consult with a legal professional who can provide advice based on the specific laws in your area. Based on my experience as an Ohio Attorney, whether you are a victim of DV is separate from the issue of whether or not a DA can file an additional complaint regarding your children's safety. Both can be true. You can be a victim AND the DA could perceive that you are failing to protect the children from the DV if it has been repeated over and over. You should file a motion with the court requesting appointed counsel and may have to file an affidavit claiming poverty to receive it. Check with your local legal aid society as well. Good luck.
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