They charged me with strangulation and assault but I didn’t do it, because i have an accent they say the body cam says I admitted to it( not true). They also said I had former charges that they pinned on me but the charges date back to the 90s when I was still a child in Jamaica. My public... Read more »
You should immediately contact an immigration lawyer from the JUSTIA directory or the American Immigration Lawyers Association directory. Pleading guilty to criminal offenses can have extremely serious results like deportation if you are not a US citizen. Even if you are a citizen a guilty plea can...Read more »
People are convicted of things they did not do all the time. The trier of fact decides what are "facts" and what are "lies". In municipal or family court that is a judge. In Criminal Indictable cases that is a jury. So even though you think this is something you haven't...Read more »
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.
My Daughter who is 17 is pressing charges on me, with the advice of her friend and friends mom which is unexceptable,, she doesn't live with me she lives with dad in Talequah and I stay in wagoner,, I can't understand how this is fair or even possible to go on... Please I don't know... Read more »
I have a temporary restraining order for now but no one seen any video or heard the audio so when we go to court I'm gonna have them for the judge to see would the judge be able to then press charges because at the time of the incident no police were called.
The best thing to do in this position is to have the hearing (if an option, have a stenographer take down the transcript) and then you take the results of the hearing to the police and ask them to press charges. While SOME judges will direct refer from a TPO/TRO, most want the petitioner to handle...Read more »
My lawyer has not put in effort into my case, has racked up over 15k in fees. Do I really need him to be there for the decision? I can’t afford to pay him anymore. What would happen if I dropped my lawyer and went to the ruling alone?
I have a friend that was sexually assaulted last in in august 2020, in Alberta Canada. She is trying to press charges current but it unsure of what to do or say. They were both under the age of 16 when it happened. It was in a public area and there is a textual confession from his including... Read more »
Depends where it happened in Alberta, your friend could either call the local police service (i.e. if it happened in Calgary then the Calgary Police Service) OR your friend can call the RCMP at 403-678-5516. The RCMP would be the best first call.
The maximum sentence for sexual assault in...Read more »
You need to address the underlying conviction and have it changed. The good thing is that this problem is common enough that it is often pretty easy, but it all depends on the facts and the position of the State since it is a consensual change in your record and it is easiest with the State's...Read more »
Will my boyfriends charges of domestic violence get dismissed If I want to drop the charges?
Hello I pressed charges on my boyfriend for assaulting me he got charged with a misdemeanor and a felony.I bonded him out and let him back secretly because there was a ppo placed on him.Well I had... Read more »
The court, prosecutors, and police are not social workers, mental health experts, or relationship counselors. Your boyfriend is charged with a crime; one that you reported, and then went a step further to request a PPO. And it sounds like you did the necessary but hard work there. However, once you...Read more »
Big time gonna need a lawyer. Is he still in the Alpharetta annex or did they transfer him to the Rice Street Jail? He is going to likely get a bond but the Poss of Firearm by Conv Felon is arguably worse than the new Terroristic Threats. Much stiffer penalty.
Was in an abusive relation for 22 years. August 2018, finally left. Agreed on $200 wk child support (even though he makes a lot of $ & I was stay @home mom.) By Sept, I hadn’t received anything from him. Filed paperwork through court. He found out & freaked out. He sent text msgs saying... Read more »
He pays rent as well, and his dad gave him absolutely no warning, but as soon as he said he was getting his gun, he went upstairs and we left as quickly as we could. He didn’t give him the opportunity to take any of his personal belongings, which he owns all of so hopefully his dad won’t touch... Read more »
I'm not sure kind of legal advice you are looking for? If you're concerned about an illegal eviction, there may be some novel legal argument to make, which is not my area of practice. If your concerned about threats that were made, you can report them to your local police department if...Read more »
This morning was the third time my neighbors physical violence and fighting not only woke me in the middle of the morning, but they extend it to my doorstep throwing someone against it. I have complained to my landlord over a yr now...he does absolutely nothing but tell me "if youre not happy,... Read more »
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