Arrested for domestic violence, appeared in court, state prosecutor and judge retired the charge to a file. When will it fall off record?
Does it ever come off your record? Person was never convicted, only charged. And ruling was retired to file via justice court judge and State Prosecutor
answered on Feb 7, 2023
You will have to speak to the Prosecutor about dropping the charges. You are not bringing the charges against your husband; the State is. Several factors will come into play, e.g., the severity of the injuries, if any, the circumstances of the assault, the history between you and your husband, your... Read more »
I’ve been in a relationship with my husband for 13 years and have been married to him. I caught him being unfaithful more than 7 times with different women. He isn’t legally here in the USA. His green card expired and he has no passport stamp. I want to get a divorce because of his infidelity... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2022
His immigration status should not affect the distribution in the divorce, although you can try to make such a claim. I don’t believe it will get you very far though. Any questions specific to his status should be directed to an immigration attorney.
Domestic assault with bodily injury. I only had a scratch under my eye. We have remained together. Her ex husband is trying to take their child and the child was in no way involved. Charges happened in TN and I signed an affidavit to try and get them to drop charges since the cops pressed charges... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2022
Your best bet is going to be to contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Texas, since these charges stemmed from conduct that happened there.
Up. I’ve appeared in court three times and still have not went before a judge. What’s going to happen next
answered on Aug 25, 2022
It really depends. I'd be curious to know what they are having you go to court for. If it's for a preliminary hearing, then it needs to be done because your husband could testify as to what happened and express his wish to not proceed. Regardless, depending on how long it has been since... Read more »
He seems like he really wants to have a second chance in life, but we need to know his past.
answered on Aug 4, 2022
Go to the Clerk’s office of the Court where the charges were filed, give the deputy clerk the defendant’s name and the case number. They will make you copies of the file at a cost to you.
I was charged with domestic violence in May of 2021 but it was dropped (not guilty)
answered on Jul 6, 2022
Assuming that it was either dismissed or you were found not guilty, then the case is no longer active and you should not have to go to court. That being said, it may still pop up on a background check with the final disposition on the background check.
I did it out of anger and didn’t include the whole story and our daughter will be born in two weeks and I really need him there. They are saying I have to wait until court to drop the charges and even then it’s up to the District attorney. I need advice I’m freaking out!
answered on Jun 20, 2022
What you were told is exactly right. The charge was brought by the State, not you. You are a witness. Whether it is dropped will be up to the prosecutor. This is done to insure that true perpetrators of violence are punished and victims are protected. Criminal charges of any kind should never be... Read more »
We live in Mississippi. He was charged in Virginia
answered on Jun 12, 2022
From the looks of it, there is nothing prohibiting you from carrying or owning a firearm. The key question is going to be whether your husband has access to it, as well as the nature of his conviction. If it is a felony, then he cannot have any possession of any firearm unless he gets his record... Read more »
The man was physically and mentally abusive. Will the woman win full custody for this reason no matter what.
answered on May 22, 2022
One of the factors that the court will take into consideration is whether violence has been perpetrated by either party during the relationship, especially if children were present at the time. Our case law and statutes are clear that the party who is found to have been violent during the... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2022
Domestic violence is a violent charge. However, the court that you are dealing with may have a list of charges that are considered violent for sentencing purposes.
I was assaulted by my ex. I know he’ll have a lawyer present since he is currently in probation for a dui. I filed charges against him and went to a hearing for it. It got approved. A no contact order was established and a court date will be set. Would I need to get a lawyer ? I have evidence of... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2022
You will not need an attorney in this case. You are a witness for the State.
answered on Dec 24, 2021
You don’t say if you were the victim or a witness. However, if you are served with a subpoena to appear, then you must appear or risk further action by the Court against you.
After I was taken away my exgf, who's invitation was recended to my home... used a non authorized key.... She stole 2 phones and an I pad that was basically new all individually worth over $500 and I want to discredit her as well due to the fact she's a habitual liar and a theif...
answered on Dec 3, 2021
From the looks of it, you have a case that should go to trial, particularly given the circumstances of her entering your home. Your best bet is going to be to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to walk through the facts and circumstances of what happened, especially when it comes to... Read more »
I was not informed of this order until his mom told me. He was released from jail 3 days after he went to jail. I kept calling the jail he was in, trying to see when his court date was going to be and got the run around. Im his wife, so why am I in the dark? His mom attended and didn’t even tell... Read more »
answered on Nov 8, 2021
You should contact the court that the case is pending in and speak with them since you are the victim.
Her and put a restraining order on me. And while I was at work her and the police came to my mom's and forced her to give her my kids. Now she won't let me see my kids. What do I do.
answered on Aug 1, 2021
You should have a hearing on the restraining order, and if you can prove that you did not assault her, the order will be lifted. Other than that, I would file for divorce immediately, ask for a temporary hearing, and fight for custody of your children.
He reversed and pushed my car out of the way with his car. Then when he was able to get out, he backed up and hit my car again before driving off . I’m not pressing charges & I wasn’t injured, but can the police? I heard them mention something about private property, but also heard them... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2021
It could be any number of charges.
For starters, for the damage to your car, get estimates and send them to your insurance company.
HE threatens to do harm to me and my family rushes at me to get to my sister I pull out a knife bring it too face level he sees it and still rushes at me he swings I dip low he impale himself on the knife I push him away raise it back up he sees it again he backs away starts fussing and we take him... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2021
Self-defense, if established, is an affirmative defense and you would not be guilty of a crime. However, whether or not there was self-defense is fact specific. Based on the facts described in your question, there seems to be an opportunity to try to establish self-defense; however, ultimately, it... Read more »
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