It depends greatly on the facts, victim testimony and evidence. Domestic violence cases in Louisville have a special set of prosecutors and are examined very carefully. A felony carries up to five years in prison but these type of charges are on the cusp of a misdemeanor or a felony. I strongly...Read more »
...he’ll do what he always does and be petty. Some manipulation and gaslighting to make himself seem like a victim. Police took pictures, I have pictures from a previous incident. My daughter has never seen any abuse, she is a happy little person..but what if he try’s to have my daughter taken... Read more »
He can’t take your daughter, especially with a DVOpending. You need to stand up to him once and for all. Start by hiring a lawyer to go to the hearing with you. Then, seriously consider filing fir divorce and custody.
The history of domestic violence in snd of itself is sufficient for PO to deny it. It doesn’t matter if the DVO has expired nor does it matter that no contact was not a condition of your parole. It is strictly s subjective judgment call by your PO.
Police have been called twice on my husband for him being physical with me. Each time I stated I did not want to press charges or file for an EPO. The second time the police took a statement from me and my mother in law, took pictures of my injuries. The next day cps showed up and started a case. 3... Read more »
Ex-husband is on 2nd EPO and has assault charges from abusing me. 2 contempt charges for breaking into my home within the last few months. The divorce was done in the next county over, however wasnt signed by the judge yet pwhen we were in court here for the assault charge and original EPO. The... Read more »
If the judge granted Joint custody with the assault charges pending, there is not likely anything that can be done. If the assault charges occurred after the grant of joint custody, you could move to modify to sole custody if you can show that he presents a danger to the child.
My daughters father has been abusing his girlfriend in front of our daughter. I got called to come remove my daughter from the home when he got arrested for domestic violence and bring her to Kentucky to live with me. My daughter is scared to have a visit with her father for fear of the abuse she... Read more »
My ex kicked in my door which resulted in a minor injury but I do not want to go to court he has threatened to kill me. He was caught at the scene of the crime. Can he still be convicted without my testimony?
I am asking for a friend. They were granted a DVO from their abusive boyfriend back in May. The boyfriend will not stop retaliating and now his lawyer is trying to have my friend's DVO overturned because the judge was not reelected in the past election. I was wondering if this would be applicable.
I’ve ran away several times from here. I always get brought back... I’m tired of living this way and my mother wants to get a good lawyer to make sure I can go with her!? She can pass a drug test my grandparents cannot.
Plantiff fails to object to venue in preliminary custody matters 3yrs after moving to Oldham county. Participates in further proceedings in decree county. Jefferson county. Until filing motions in (oldham) county of residence and winning temporary order. Files petition for custody in county of... Read more »
Yes, the judge has discretion to relinquish venue. However, under the Uniform Chid Custody Jurisdiction Act, the judges of the two possible forums are required to converse and make a decision as to where jurisdiction and venue is appropriate and who will be exercising both to hear the case.
he filed a epo judge issued a dvo and gave him temp custody he has messaged my sisters wanting them to ask me questions for him he also had told them that I wasn't allowed to post pictures of our daughter because he's not suppose to let me have her but he did anyways more than once and... Read more »
My fiancé was a DV victim for 15 years and after an argument where he was in top of me and I scratched his neck while getting him off of me, he left and went and filed an epo. At our hearing he chose to not drop the order. After court he realized that he had no business doing that and immediately... Read more »
I wasn't there obviously but I believe my brother because she is calling him from no caller ID numbers asking "is ____ your address?" She just seems to be taking it as a joke when this is very serious for him. He told me she was throwing things at him and kicked his dog (but again I... Read more »
My daughters dad has been inconsistent with seeing her the last year of her life (she’s 2) and hasn’t seen her for a total of a month now, has all ways of me contacting him blocked, but guilt trips his mom about not seeing her, but I don’t want to get in trouble if I don’t allow visits. I... Read more »
Knows it's not true and this is not my husband first time. He's done this before to other women. And I am currently pregnant with our child. So what is the chance of getting the epo on me overturned to a dvo on him.
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