I went to court house to try to drop PPO which I did not want the prosecutors made me get it. How can I get it dropped without sending a registered certified letter to my boyfriend. I'm not sure his whereabouts and they told me he has to sign the slip and send it back and then we have to go to... View More
In Michigan, to drop a Personal Protection Order (PPO) that you've filed, you generally need to follow the court's established procedures. This often involves filing a motion to terminate or modify the PPO. While you have filled out the necessary paperwork, the requirement to notify your...View More
Hello! Michigander, here. I was charged with a Domestic Misdemeanor in 2008 that I have paid all dues for and completed probation, and have not committed any crimes since. Considering the new Bipartisan Safer Communities Act's five year restriction "after which the right to own a firearm... View More
In Michigan, the process for restoring your gun rights after a domestic misdemeanor conviction from 15 years ago can be complex and depends on various factors. The recent changes in state and federal laws you mentioned, like the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and Governor Whitmer's House...View More
If you believe your lawyer failed to properly represent you by not submitting crucial evidence, this is a serious concern, particularly in a divorce case where such evidence can be critical. It's important to understand your options for addressing this issue.
Five years ago, I went through a divorce from my husband, who was in the United States on a visitor's visa. This decision was prompted by a troubling history of domestic violence. At the time, I held an F1 visa, and he was my dependent. Our marriage had initially taken place in the U.S. After... View More
Given your history of domestic violence and ongoing concerns for your safety, it's important to understand the options available to you in the United States. As a student on an F1 visa, you have certain protections and avenues you can explore.
I have my warranty deed, as well as the warranty deed of the woman I purchased my home from before Matthew and I were even married. In our divorce it states we have no claim to any belongings or property of the other. Also in decree, this will come up later, I had my last name legally changed back... View More
A forged deed is not valid. You can file suit to challenge the forged deed and regain possession of your property. The notary may also have liability, and the notary probably posted a bond in the amount of $10,000 from which you might recover. You should consult with an attorney because the...View More
I'm fighting a false charge of misdemeanor domestic violence that I was put on probation for. I want to know if I can get a medical marijuana card so that I can use marijuana edibles for pain and sleep purposes, while I am on probation without getting in trouble.
In Michigan, medical marijuana use is allowed under state law for qualifying patients with a medical marijuana card. However, if you are on probation, the rules can vary, and it's important to consult with your probation officer or legal counsel to determine how using medical marijuana may...View More
I was just thinking about divorce with him but, now I want to sue him for mental, physical as well as financial abuse. I moved from 30 years home town NJ to Michigan 2 years ago just to support he's new job. He hated my entire families and friends and end up I kind of stop talking to them and... View More
Best way to get started is to consult with a local divorce attorney and get the process started. While there is some precedent for suing a spouse for intentional torts, your situation may better support a cause for spousal support.
Keep in mind that Michigan is a "no fault" state...View More
In all cases where children are involved, whether as victims or witnesses, the police would contact Child Protective Services (CPS). That agency is responsible for the investigation, removal, and possibly placement of children in abusive or neglectful situations.
I just filed a ppo and 3rd parties against my ex that we have 2 previous domestic violence but I dropped in 2010 bc the court didn’t do anything after he broke his ppo 4x and the 2nd I didn’t show from fear etc. I want to press charges against both my ex and his girlfriend and will show up this... View More
You should contact your county prosecutor's office. You should also contact the police concerning any new allegations. Whether the prosecutor will "reopen" the 2021 case is discretionary and will depend on how they feel they can prove that case. Whenever you don't show up,...View More
I cannot tell exactly what you mean by the question. Are you saying a report was made to police and charges were not initiated? If that's the case, then the effect of the police report is minimal. Anyone can file a police report on just about anything; just filing a report doesn't mean...View More
It's not necessarily illegal to videotape on someone's property and what's otherwise in public view. You can tell him to stay off your property, but nothing stops him from recording from the street. If you feel harassed or intimidated, you can seek a PPO.
No communication or warning he didn’t file for divorce. For over a decade, he has been a serial cheater and psychologically cruel He has several bank accounts I don’t have access to. He left me stranded with broken down van. I have several health conditions prevent me from working. I’m... View More
You need an attorney. Please consider your local legal aid office as they may be able to assist. I am sure he very much would like you to settle everything without attorneys; doing things without attorneys sometimes works when there is trust and open communication. As you can see, his verbal...View More
Hard to say. Based on what you're saying, I'm not sure what relevant evidence this witness would be able to testify to that isn't hearsay. The prosecutor can, in some circumstances, use statements your girlfriend made to police, however.
My mother purchased her first home in August of 2020. To her dismay, when she was reviewing her paperwork she learned her ex had gotten his name on her deed. Her ex has been terrorizing her for over a decade. He has over 7 violent criminal charges for attacking her, nearly killing her once.... View More
That I was dating for the last 5 years. I alerted the BOD and management of the PPO and they haven’t responded, just saying that they have received copy of PPO. When I asked if he was working because I wanted to drop by the office they told me it was employee confidentiality and taunted me. I... View More
Your former boyfriend is responsible for adhering to the terms of the PPO; not the employer, who has no more obligation to you than to him. It is unreasonable to expect an employer or cooperative to manage what is a personal legal issue between you two.
Ex was abusive in marriage. Had an affair and theyre now married. She is controlling and he as well and are keeping the kids from me. Will not allow phone calls or anything. Have now refused to allow parenting time visits. Tell kids to keep sports activity info from me. To point of me not knowing... View More
Too many unanswered questions to give you an adequate answer. And you shouldn't give more details on a public forum like this. For now, just know that what could or will happen depends on the nature of the sexual touching.
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