He is abusive and won't let me see my children but I provide everything and he doesn't buy them anything because I have already provided it. So why do I still have to pay child support
answered on Mar 20, 2023
Parent's have a responsibility to take care of their children's basic needs, such as housing, food, clothing, entertainment, transportation, etc Child support payments are ordered from the court as a way for parent's to meet the child's basic needs. The receiving parent does... Read more »
My lawyer was very rude tryed to coerce me into pleading in family court and quit when I asked about an appeal because I never got 72hr hearing for child removal in Las vegas 89115
My ex and I got into a fight when my ex was mad at me that I decided to come home to use the bathroom before a new job. She thought I was going to be late. When I went to leave, she followed me to my car. She damaged my property. She hit my car window with her hand she kicked my car. She grabbed my... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2021
I am so sorry you are going through this. These situations are never easy. Unfortunately, our firm practices family law and it seems like you may need to find an attorney who can assist you with a domestic abuse case.
I wish you all the best.
-Bonnie Lonardo, ESQ.
My wife filed a TPO because I informed her that I would use meth off and on for the past two years. She’s claiming that my behavior was a threat to her and our kids safety and that constitutes domestic violence acts against her and our two daughters. Is she right? I know I did wrong, but I told... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2021
Under the Nevada Statues, the following are acts that constitute Domestic Violence - an addiction to meth is not included in this list.
battery; assault; forcing or threatening force to compel someone to do something they have a right to refuse; sexual assault; harassing behaviors, such as... Read more »
And no new custody order has been filed sense so as I understand those temporary custody orders have rained in effectSo now I have allowed the kids to go to visitation for part of the summer and I let them stay for an extended due to the Covid and now a lawsuit is being filed against me by child... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2020
It is best to respond to the child support lawsuit with a request that child custody also be reevaluated. If child support is awarded, it will be based on how the child custody is arranged. Both the child custody and child support cases should be held in the state where the children have resided... Read more »
I allowed extrnded visitation due to covid and to avoid stress on kids. Husband doesnt allow constant contact now and a child support lawsuit had been filed against me. What do i do? Do i file here in nevada or there in california?
answered on Nov 18, 2020
Where to file depends a few factors.
- If you already have an open case then file where you have the open case.
- If you had a prior case that decided custody then you will either need to file in that state or file to domesticate/register your prior order in the new state. Once... Read more »
He has a court date for thursday, possible he will get out that day?
answered on Jan 15, 2020
Yes (with restrictions), or you can bail him out before that date, unless specifically denied by a judge. He's facing 180 day in jail, but most likely probation.
My husband was arrested last week in NM for a domestic violence charge that was filed by his ex-wife in 2012. He was unaware of the charge because it was sealed, therefore, was unable to address and resolve the issue. Nevada wants him extradited. Is there a way that a New Mexico judge can... Read more »
answered on Jul 21, 2019
It could be both, none, or just the instigator. You are allowed to use force to protect yourself during an assault or to prevent an assault, BUT you must be able to justify the force you used. So, for example, you can lay hands on a person first IF it is to protect yourself from an anticipated... Read more »
First party is my daughter diagnosed with incapaciting mental condition, possibly coerced by a pimp drug user
answered on Jan 29, 2019
there is a thing called Nevada protection order . it is actually an order by which the applicant can use power of court t require a third party to do or not to do something. you should apply for this order in order to protect your daughter. follow this link to apply or understand... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2019
Sounds like a guardianship question. Very high burden to obtain a guardianship over an adult. Incapacity is more than being a drug addict and general abuser.
answered on Apr 12, 2018
They ("the Court") can subpoena her to trial. If she is properly served and fails to appear they can hold her in contempt for not appearing or they can issue a "material witness warrant" for her arrest. Yes, they can arrest her and hold her until she testifies. However, I do... Read more »
What is the statue of limitations in the state of Nevada for gross misdemeanor domestic violence case
He failed his classes and has other minor charges pending.
answered on Apr 12, 2018
The individual is subject to his sentence terms. Was there a suspended sentence? If not, the individual is subject to the Court's contempt power (up to $500 in fines and up to 25 days in jail).
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