I live in an abusive home. My guardian physically abuses my little brother, and mentally/emotionally abuses me. I only have pictures of what shes done to my little brother, who has ODD and autism. I have witnesses of what shes done to me, but that's it. I'm seventeen, my little brother is... Read more »
Your circumstances are unfortunate. Child abuse is a serious and emergency situation. The best and most immediate response is to contact local authorities/police or contact Child Protective Services (CPS). I understand your empathy towards your guardian, however intervention is needed before this...Read more »
This woman has hacked my husbands phone tracks his whereabouts, has people follow him. Throws feces in his clothes and infects him with a parasite, she puts the TPO out on him and she doesn’t go to jail but he gets these charges. She shows up unannounced with out an officer present.
The situation I was involved in was a complete mistake. I had just gotten out of the mental hospital 2 days prior to the incident for an attempted suicide. I was in a state of psychosis. What will happen to me on my court date? What should I do and or prepare for?
I have not seen them personally but my dad has. I have lost all contact with her because she “lost “her phone. We believe the person she’s with is controlling and putting his hands on her. Is there anything legally we can do to help or protect her? She has not admitted that he punched her but... Read more »
In march boyfriend(no longer) got arrested for beating me up. During this time his mom tried to take kids away from me then when he was still locked up. I made them come back home she had no rights to them. After he got out they were going to go take showers (another excuse) at their grandmothers... Read more »
Parenting orders should still be followed, providing both parents are following the stay at home orders. If you need legal help and can’t afford it, try contacting the Legal Aid office to see if they can assist you. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I got a TPO in july. Its 1yr long but my husband is in jail and has been for 4 months. Our tpo will be over in july but hes getting out soon and I want to be able to see him, can a judge modify it to let me see him some since I dont think he will just dismiss the TPO.. ??
I had engaged a lawyer in my recent TPO regarding a civil/family case. The Judge dismissed the case as the petitioner did not show up to court. The petitioner then refiled practically the same case with a her married name this time. Is this considered a new case? The second TPO has a new case... Read more »
More likely than not, your engagement with the lawyer was for the first TPO. It may be best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case. The plaintiff/petitioner may be barred from reclaiming the same incident in applications for a new TPO.
If someone is angry and makes the comment of “having a bullet with your name on it”, to you or about someone who is family (or common to the family having a discussion), is that considered a threat, legally speaking? Especially if the person making the bullet comments actually has a decent... Read more »
Yes, it is enough. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances. It may also be most important for the individual to obtain a Temporary Protective Order.
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Police I never wanted it to go that far but she doesn’t care for him anyway so her goal was to have him put away so I’d stay away from him the police pressed charges on their own he plead not guilty so he has a trial coming up in March in which I’ve wrote the DA twice notifying him I refuse... Read more »
You must testify if you are subpoenaed; there are consequences for ignoring one. Does your boyfriend have an attorney? It may be helpful to speak with him and his attorney. If he does not, it is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances.
He has since legitimized the child but NO visitation has been established. Will a court overturn the TPO covering the child to establish visitation if he has harassed mom and done things in front of the child and never had any visitation what so ever/ the child is 7 years old.
My husband beat me and broke my ribs. We went to the er because I was in extreme pain and having a hard time breathing. We made up a story that I fell because I was afraid of the repercussions. He never left me alone with the doctor to be sure I wouldn’t tell the truth. I’m now safe from him... Read more »
Your circumstances are unfortunate, and it is good to hear that you are safe. Yes, absolutely yes, you can still file a police report. You can also file for a protective order. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case.
The judge during the bonding out hearing, told him to stay off ALL social media, but he has developed a YOUTUBE thing, so send me messages, apologizing and asking me to come back. He was only supposed to be allowed to have his manager post things ( he thinks he is a singer/songwriter) but he is... Read more »
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