In florida throwing a rock at someones car is projecting a deadly missile. My question is if someone throws something at your car in a road rage incident that can injure you or your passengers is it legal to shoot back (stand your ground law). I need professional legal advice from someone who knows... Read more »
Your question is vague as to the timing of the events, as well as the specific danger posed by the rock-thrower. You may "stand your ground" with reasonable force that is necessary for self-defense - that is, to stop an ongoing attack that may cause death or great bodily injury to you....Read more »
he gave me 1 month to leave his house because I caught him cheating. It escalated where he put his hands on me in front of my child. I called the police and reported it. I don't have family around so I have nowhere to go right away. I haven't worked in 6 months, he's been paying all... Read more »
No, he cannot just kick you out like a dog. If you have stayed there for longer than 30 days, then he has to take legal steps to evict you. If you are married then different rules apply. But if you are just a houseguest, then he first has to serve you a notice to vacate, and then he has to file an...Read more »
You did not ask a question. Re-post to state what you wish to find out or what kind of help you are seeking. Also, we see our on end says, "Orland, CA asked ... in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Identity Theft for Florida." State where the events occurred, as it's...Read more »
Now I have not worked a day in my life in the past 16 yrs he has been supporting me because he is scared of me working but now we are fighting every day and he keeps threatening me that he's going to open a new bank account so I'm left with nothing is he allowed to do that
The respondent can file a motion to modify or remove a restraining order if he/she proves that the circumstances that granted the injunction no longer exist. It's up to the judge's decision to remove the injunction. If the judge finds the petitioner is no longer in danger, the injunction...Read more »
I’m not sure if the injunction was a civil one, a DCF injunction or a criminal no contact order. It may be a combination of things. In any event, you need to file an action for dissolution of marriage or a paternity action. I would strongly suggest that you hire a qualified family law attorney to...Read more »
Retain an attorney to file a motion to dissolve the injunction. Your attorney should guide you on whether it is feasible- it often is. Notice should be given to the Petitioner if possible, and the matter should be set for a hearing.
My friend has a pending case for battery. However the accuser instigates every situation. Then will say he wants to talk it out only to pick a fight and then call the police on my friend. He calls, texts, emails, and shows up at his job saying that he is going to get my friend fired. But when the... Read more »
My friend has a no contact order against her in Citrus County, Florida from her ex boyfriend. He repeatedly found ways to contact her even though she blocked him. He eventually told her he dropped the no contact order. So she talked to him and eventually moved back in with him. Well when she found... Read more »
She should immediately report the situation to the court. If he still has her phone, but she was able to tell you about it, I suggest you contact the state attorney and the court (i.e.: the judge's judicial assistant)..
An injunction has been placed onto me from another state, now I must attend a firearm surrender hearing that I cannot attend. It is across the country. I have no firearms to forfeit, is it possible to simply mail in the statement? If I don't attend, will a warrant be issued for my arrest in... Read more »
The judge ruled that everything would be thrown out and that we should just get divorced. We both agreed and she has now filed a restraining order against me over the same incident that was thrown out. Please help.
Do you have an order of protection? A motion is a request, so file a Motion to cancel mediation or just call it a Motion and then in paragraph format state what it is you want and why. Try setting it for a hearing before your mediation date.
I have pictures of the bruises on my face of that day. I did not call the police, and I did not want to charge her. But she is telling the police I hit her when I merely grabbed her hand to stop hitting me. I later found out she withdrawn money from my account. All of this happened when I told her... Read more »
We went to court twice. My lawyer called my x into the hall to talk before he even acknowledged me both times. Permanent DVI hearing, my lawyer has nothing of mine to present to the judge. No pics of all the bruises, no police rpts, nothing. My Permanent DVI was denied. CPS requested emergency... Read more »
My mother was brutally beaten by her husband now ex. This took place less than a year ago. My mother was very healthy until he had beaten her and she was hospitalized. She had neurological damage, bleeding of the brain etc. I want to have an autopsy done to find the cause of death so that if it was... Read more »
First, I would file a police report with the local agency who investigated the assault to put them on notice that your mother has died and you believe that it was caused by the first assault. There is a year and a day rule that most jurisdictions follow that establish that if a death occurs within...Read more »
a nieghbor came on to my property and smashed my camera with a bat it was a perfect recording so a plea and probation with no contact with victim. So I got another video of him 6 months into it at the fence antagonizing my dog with a shovel handle when I walked out there videoing with my phone he... Read more »
It would depend upon the terms of the bond agreement. Why would the authorities agree to drop the charges for the second offense? But it wouldn't hurt to see an attorney about trying to get it taken care of.
I moved from the state of NY with my 4 month old to FL to live with my parents. I ran away from an abusive relationship and needed to leave. I change Babies pediatrician and transferred all our benefits and address. My ex is a drug abuser, mentally and physically abusive and I never called the cops... Read more »
In order to do anything here in Florida regarding custody, you need to have resided in Florida for at least 6 months with your child. Based on your details, it appears that NY currently has jurisdiction until you have met the residency requirements in Florida. Once you have met the residency...Read more »
This is an oddly specific question. It may be illegal, and probably is. I can see that you're thinking of it in a "self-defense" sense, but it is not that clear and easy to be sure that the action is justified/"legal." In Florida, a person (Defendant) would be justified in...Read more »
I'm stuck in an abusive marriage. I am trying to get away but have had trouble finding a lawyer to assist me and the children. He controls our money and finances (removed me from our joint accounts so I have no access) and does not give me access to any money. Now he's taking away my cell... Read more »
You obviously used something, whether it was a phone or a PC to ask this question. Use that same device to contact your doctors and other people who might assist you. You need to file in court for divorce and, at that same time ask for a temporary order requiring your husband to pay, while the...Read more »
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