I can no longer afford legal representation at the current time. I had to let my attorney go last week. Having a Deposition ASAP is in my best interest. Without counsel, I could use guidance on where to begin and how to best proceed.
My landlord is disallowing me to break my lease in order to move to a safer situation and stating I am responsible for the remaining 4 months until they find someone else to rent, even though I would be fleeing domestic violence, and I have told them this on many occasions about my safety and they... Read more »
The lease agreement is a legal contract, and personal situations are not a basis for tenant to terminate a lease, unless the lease specifically says so. You are under no obligation to stay, but you are under an obligation to continue to pay rent. Landlord then has a legal obligation to try to...Read more »
Harassment complaint filed with Oxford PD in March while at college. Ex boyfriend continues to harass via phone, text, email and social media despite being blocked (using other phones and making fake accounts to do so) Currently living in another state but will return to Oxford, OH for college in... Read more »
Several things you can do. First, you can report it to the police. Telecommunications harassment is a criminal offense in Ohio. Second, you file for civil stalking protection order with the county court. Most of them have forms.
My sons father and I got into a big fight while I was pregnant I filed a report on him a while ago and now we together and I wanna drop the charges because our baby is now here and he is a good father and husband to me
The chances? Nobody can predict. It depends on the prosecutor, jurisdiction, facts, history etc. Ultimately, it's not up to you. Since the State is involved they have discretion to continue the case or not. They can even compel you to testify. You probably want to sit down and speak with...Read more »
This depends on what is happening in Court. Is the hearing an arraignment, pretrial, evidentiary hearing, deposition, trial? You can always contact the victim's advocate at the courthouse and they can go through general information with you.
I was charged with M4 DV in 2019. I pled to MM Dis. Conduct and I recently applied to have my record expunged. Here is my concern: in 2008 I was charged with M1 DV and I pled to M4 DV. I got that record expunged. I'm now concerned that when looking this up, they could decide that I should... Read more »
The domestic violence case is not relevant unless the father lost his job due to being jailed. If so, then you need to let the court know this was from an assault on you, the mother, and he needs to continue to support his children.
They are not married to each other but he is married to another woman. He has withheld their son from my daughter & us for a month now for revenge. My daughter has offered to appear for mediation with him but he won't answer. His wife has threatened my daughter with violence, has attacked... Read more »
Anyone can certainly file a police report, and there may be an interference with custody criminal offense here but there probably is not kidnapping since that is against the wishes of the person, not their parents. Who has legal custody of this child?
do I legally have too ? my mental state is not the best and i do not think i would be able to face all of that ? also how often do these cases go to trial ? the person is charged 2919.25A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE- KNOWINGLY CAUSE PHYSICAL HARM (M1)
I recently filed for domestic violence but no longer want to go through with the charges. If I just don’t show up in court what will happen? Will the case get dismissed ? Or should I call the prosecutor and tell them I lied ? What is my best option for dropping this case
Contact the prosecutor and victim advocate (if one is assigned) and let them know that you no longer want to proceed forward with the case and want the case dismissed. If you don't show up to court, the court can find you in contempt and issue a warrant for your arrest. If you contact the...Read more »
I recently filed for a domestic violence charge against my fiancé . It was in the heat of the moment what should I do to get the charges dropped .? If I don’t show up in court will they drop the charges? Or should I say I lied? Or tell them I’m mentally insane and don’t know what I’m... Read more »
There is no easy for your situation. First, I hope everyone remains safe. Notify the prosecutor, the victim advocate, and defense attorney that you no longer want to proceed forward with the case and want it dismissed. The court can issue a warrant for your arrest if you fail to show up in court....Read more »
Me an the mother of my children were arguing an sometimes we hit things never eachother an never around the kids an we were never actually charged with domestic violence can csb still use it against use if all there was was a police report?
The home is my home that I own and have lived in alone for 15 years. My ex boyfriend lived with me for 2019 and a few months into 2020. By 2020 we were no longer involved with one another, but he wouldn’t leave my house. He became more abusive and erratic, up all hours of the night never... Read more »
If there is a valid protection order to stay away, you don't need an eviction. But if you want to get any of his things out of the house, and he doesn't arrange for someone to pick them up, then you need an eviction to be able to get them out.
I had a boyfriend living with me for months. No rental agreement contract, he did not give rent money nor was asked to. He began mentally & physically abusing me in the fall of 2019. In Dec. 2019, I could not take any more, so I called the cops after he punched me multiple times in my face... Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the situation and advise you. The attorney could make arrangements with your ex to collect his things. Or the attorney can file an eviction action. After the court grants the eviction, you could then move all his things...Read more »
Witnesses generally need to have personal knowledge of something relevant or else their testimony is going to be very brief. I suspect they disagree agree with your assessment that they lack personal knowledge of the events.
My ex girlfriend was supposed to drop my son off. She called when she parked on my street and I told her I'd be out to get him. She came inside while I got pants and shoes. My son was asleep. I tried to put him in bed, but he woke up. I got him food and let him eat in my room. While I did... Read more »
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