It was an accident and I'm not pressing charges but neighbors witnessed him hitting me with a car and I was taken to ER for fractured leg. Should I say it was an accident/he was unaware or that he needed to hit me to stop me from attacking him with metal bar? I don't want him going to... Read more »
You are under no obligation to talk to the police but you shouldn't lie to them. It is not up to you whether charges are filed against him, but up to the DA. The best course of action would be for you to talk to his attorney who can try to convince the DA not to file charges after getting a...Read more »
I got a restraining order and had my first court date which they extended for a new date. I have accumulated more evidence for my case, do I need to serve the other party or submit it to the clerks office or can I just bring it to court with me
It depends on what the new evidence is. As a general rule, you should include include all of your evidence, attachments, text messages etc. in your original moving papers. If there is now a new date, and depending on how far away the new date is, you could file an amended declaration with the new...Read more »
I was with said person for approx 2 months. He admitted to having mental issues at the end of our relationship. Once I broke up with him, he began harassing and stalking me, and he refuses to stop as he stated to one of my friends he also harassed on social media. He continues to make multiple fake... Read more »
You can file a Civil Harassment Restraining Order (CHRO) pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure 527.6 against your ex-BF. You can DIY, hire an attorney or paralegal to do so on your behalf. If your papers are prepared properly with evidence in support attached (and it sounds like you have plenty), 9...Read more »
My girlfriend's ex husband had one attorney and my ex wife had another attorney. Both attorneys worked for the same law firm. We got divorced a year apart, her first. My ex made a false abuse accusation, her attorney decided to share this info via a call as fact with my girlfriend's... Read more »
Any claim you would have against your parents while you were a minor have long ago been extinguished by the statute of limitations. Any actions that have occurred once you turned 18 would presumably been either consented to or done in places here you did not have an expectation of privacy....Read more »
Can they use that text when being lied to in court also use unnecessary pictures to show victim not okay when thats a lie? Victim never was asked to defend herself. Victim continued being trick and used being abused for months and due to threats, she knew not to ever report. she wants to report... Read more »
my ex new girlfriend post on social media with picture of me that say if she was this ugly shed be mad too. with im so ugly song attached. shes also told me that the money i get used for goes to her. Shes said that what ever i do to look cute will never work im still ugly fix you face get them... Read more »
"DV case" - does this mean you have an existing case? Or you want to file for a DV restraining order? If you are seeking the assistance of an attorney and want to retain an attorney to handle this for you, use the "Find a Lawyer' link at the top of this page.
First of all, you haven't charged your partner with anything; the District Attorney has filed charges and you are now just a witness. If you truly want to help your partner, talk to their lawyer as to how to best accomplish that. The nightmare known as DCFS gets involved if the children were...Read more »
I am looking for help in filing charges against a psych nurse who has repeatedly encouraged me to self harm over the last 4 years and has on multiple occasions violated my hippa, She has knowingly and willingly encouraged self harm and told me several times to commit suicide. I have attempted... Read more »
Without reviewing the paperwork one cannot say for certain especially since the use of terms is important here. In many instances and under the right circumstances a temporary restraining order (TRO) can be issued without notice, however this is temporary until a hearing can be held (hence...Read more »
I filed divorce in Oregon and my soon to be ex skipped the state. Supposedly she moved back to CA according to her lawyer. She took our kid with her and I don't know where they are. I haven't been able to serve divorce paper. I have been searching on the internet, hired PI, I confronted... Read more »
You are facing significant jail time. Either hire a really good criminal defense attorney in your area or be content with a Public Defender being appointed (assuming you are income eligible) on your behalf.
Contact the court clerk to ask that your case be put on the court's calendar at the next available date. Unless you hire a private attorney, you will have to appear in court at that time, unless the court allows video appearances. Ask the clerk. With an active bench warrant, you are subject...Read more »
Is it also illegal to threaten bodily harm to family? This user has been a methhead for decades including while they were in prison for a violent offense. They are discreet and meth leaves the body relatively quickly, how do you prove threats and use/intent to sell to a probationary officer?... Read more »
He did not put hands on me I told the police I was in the car on the opposite side where he was outside and he threw a can at window and broke the window which I got a bump on head from it but nothing bad and he didn’t mean to hurt me he was trying to get his belongings cause I locked the car on... Read more »
I have been taking care of my mother for 10 years. She has been living with me the entire time and for the last few months she's been declining. I was yelling in my bedroom and I broke my TV, my neighbor called the police and they issued me a stay away order for 7 days. I told them she cannot... Read more »
Can they do court date and warrant of arrest together? I had a felony case (assault) and now they gave me news about having a court date and warrant of arrest. The arraignment hadn’t happen yet. What’s the meaning of them doing court date and warrant of arrest?
Normally when you are arrested/cited, you are given a court date.
Sometimes the DA takes awhile to file and it is filed as a Bench warrant AND you don’t receive notice…. Months or years later when you are stopped for speeding they run your record and put you in custody …...Read more »
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