Since you are currently serving a sentence, Conditional Discharge, and part of that sentence if for you to not violate any laws, driving on revoked license will be considered a violation of your Conditional Discharge. Since you violated your sentence be picking on a driving on revoked, the...Read more »
No. You may not contact the judge. It is extremely inappropriate.
If you're the one accused and you are asking to have someone's letter on your behalf not be considered by the judge, you're going to have to talk to your attorney about it. If you're representing yourself, stop what you're...Read more »
On November 13. 2018 I was involved in a domestic situation. The police were called and I made my report. The next day (November 14 2018) I went and got a order of protection that was granted. That same day the other party involved went and made a report on me and had a friend that sat In the car... Read more »
You need to discuss this with your attorney. Your attorney is the only one with all of the needed information in order to address your concerns. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away.
First, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with the pending Dom. Battery matter. The sooner you hire an attorney the better. Second, you also need to hire a family law attorney to assist you with the divorce matter.
My mother is harassing me, my children(all under 13), my husband, my in laws and anyone else that has a relationship with me(calls, texts, facebook/messenger, going to their houses). I have cut all communication with her, and have told her many times to stay away(proof with text messages and so... Read more »
You can file for an Order of Protection. Go to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office in the County where this is happening and they will give you information regarding the filing of an Order of Protection. The sooner you do this the better.
so my girlfriend in my family got into a bit of an argument over something ridiculous as a hamburger and it ended up with my brother pushing my girlfriend and my girlfriend's mother calling the cops even though her mother was not in the house and didn't know really what was going on my brother... Read more »
My bf hit me and I called the cops they arrested him but I told them I didn’t want anything to happen like him going to jail Bc we have a kid on the way but I guess it was out of my hands and they charged him anyway he has a lengthy record of other little things and this was the first... Read more »
My ex-wife took out an OoP regarding our child. Because of this, parenting time was restricted to supervised visitation. OoP was then vacated, but my parenting time is still restricted. I would like for the allocation of parental responsibilities to be returned to the original Custody Judgment -... Read more »
I have filed motions to dismiss and reduce but the court is ordering me to do domestic violence counseling,mental health evaluation,clean drug test.I have no prior drug or violent background nor current.My kids mother filed an order of protection against me involving my kids to get our custody... Read more »
I was the only one to speak with the cop. Didn't write statement but signed complaint. Cop saw a couple scratches on my hand but that was it. I told him I was physically restrained while my husband tried taking my phone out of my hands and that's how I got the scratches. I'm not sure what he ended... Read more »
My charges include domestic battery and aggravated assault I pleaded to misdemeanor charges and my conditions of release was to get a mental health evaluation and follow recommended treatment .she recommended to a place for domestic violence in witch i had to pay out for I stopped going and took my... Read more »
I am the petitioner for an order of protection. I had court today 2-15-19. The respondent was granted a extention so they could get legal representation. The respondent was also granted an order of protection against me until March 4th. That is the next court date. I am in Champaign County. Where... Read more »
There are plenty of lawyers who do this kind of work. Technically, this is not a criminal case, but lots of criminal defense lawyers engage in this kind of work...... in part because these orders are often sought privately during a criminal investigation or a violation of these kinds of orders...Read more »
Advice re: a domestically violent ex-husband who I'm attempting to get custody and approval to relocate & more importantly emergency temp custody hearing today. I have no attorney that will work with the limited income I have to help cover.
You absolutely should present to the court any and all incidents of abuse even if they have been previously unreported and undocumented. The court will then weigh the presented evidence and rule accordingly.
The girl who attacked her was arrested on a battery charge, and is maybe 14-15 years old.
Can she be charged with aggravated battery as a Class 4 felony if my sister has lasting marks and bodily harm (she does) and evidence shows that the girl initiated and continued to beat my sister... Read more »
Unfortunately, it is not up to your sister what the defendant is charged with. It is up to the State, who is the prosecutor. I suggest reaching out to the State and giving them an update on her status on what issues she is facing.
No. But charges in the end are not up to the one making the telephone call. Charging decisions belong to prosecutors once police bring the case to them or if they are otherwise notified about an alleged crime for which their office would have jurisdiction to prosecute.
OPs are typically one way, which means the petitioner, the one who asked for the OP, can do whatever they want. The respondent, the one the OP was issued against, is the restricted party. If this person just walks up to you, I suggest turning around and walking the other way.
The person who the domestic violence was supposedly against starts her statement saying she put her hands all over me before I reacted in any way and they refuse to do anything to her or hear anything I say
Unfortunately, prosecutors have huge amounts of discretion on charging decisions. Their discretion is virtually unlimited. It is not uncommon for prosecutors, when a defendant refuses a plea deal, to react by raising more and more serious charges.
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