On August 12, 2016, my girlfriend at the time/mother of my child whom I had lived with since 2010, filed a protective order against me following an argument. I was served on August 17, 2016 and an EPO was issued. I stayed at a friends house for 2 days and she came and picked me up. I was at home... Read more »
The slight name error is not an issue and will be overlooked as what is called a scrivener's error by the court. What is in place is a Protective order (PO), not a VPO, which stands for Violation of Protective Order. As the person asking for the protective order, she cannot violate the...Read more »
The police came to my home in February of 2020 due to an argument my girlfriend and I had. I was not arrested and she did not press charges nor file a protective order against me. Everything has been fine since then. On May 12th 2020, my girlfriend received a letter in the mail naming her as a... Read more »
Hire a lawyer! Don't make any statements to anyone, especially the police. Do not ask you girlfriend not to testify, because that could be construed as witness tampering, or intimidating a witness. The DA has 3 years to file charges. They also don't need your girlfriend's...Read more »
We had an altercation to which I went to the hospital and was pushed to put a protective order against him by the advocate. I asked the detective to help him as he just lost his gma and broke his neck in a car wreck and was out of his mind quite literally. The protective order was dismissed with a... Read more »
They cannot force you to testify. Oklahoma statue prevents the prosecutor from holding the victim of a crime liable. They may still subpoena you, and you have to show up, but you do not have to testify. You should hire an attorney for your boyfriend right away to get ahead of this. You want to...Read more »
They cannot force, but they can sure threaten. Their argument is if she doesn't follow through, then she is endangering the children, and they can potentially take the kids away and for a deprivation hearing. If they are successful, they can put her on a plan, which most likely will involve...Read more »
My husband and I are in the process of moving out of Oklahoma to a different state for work. This is a very stressful time for my family. My husband and I got into a argument about him finding work down here so we didn’t have to move. I said some mean things about his work ethic out of anger and... Read more »
If no one else was there to witness this altercation, and you weren't in the midst of the emotion of the moment on the 911 call, then it all hinges on whether you are going to testify against him. You can call the victim's advocate and the ADA handling your case for the DA's office...Read more »
The person who files a protective order cannot violate the protective order. The rule of thumb is the person who has the protective order filed against them must leave the premises if the person who was granted the protective order enters. With that said, if you have reasonable evidence that the...Read more »
I was involved in an assault by a boyfriend where I had to jump out of the vehicle in order for him to let me go, then he got out of the vehicle dragging me, I called the cops they came out took photos etc. They took him into custody when I stated I wanted to press charges. The detective on the... Read more »
When you file a police report, it does not automatically mean the charges will be filed. The reality is that is up to the District Attorneys office. It is a fallacy that you can press or drop charges. That is purely up to the DA. You can be willing or unwilling to testify. I don't know...Read more »
In most cases, yes. If they call ahead and have a very legitimate reason for missing, I have seen judges reschedule. If there is a criminal case pending, it may be continued to trail the criminal case.
He removed all his property and me and the kids in the home - he stated he would sue me if I rented or sold home - but I don’t make near enough to support all bills- options? Suggestions? He has been moved out since 12-24-19 this isn’t the first time he’s also been abusive knowing I can’t... Read more »
You could be looking at the possibility of DHS filing a deprived petition and your children being placed in DHS custody. You better go at least talk to a lawyer that handles these types of cases to discuss the details.
A criminal case may be dismissed at any time. Normally, they won't file to just turn around and dismiss. The overnight incarceration doesn't normally have anything to do with the dismissal. There seems to be more to this question. If you would like to discuss it further, please feel...Read more »
Title 22 section 60.3(d) states if there is a pending FP FD case a judge in another county cannot include a minor child as part of the final order. The judge ordered the case transferred and consolidated in with thee FP case and set a review hearing for 3 months later. The petitioner never started... Read more »
Yes, it is a criminal offense to attempt to gain advantage by false claims of a need for a protective order. The problem is finding an ADA with the courage to file it, or a police officer to even listen to the idea.
I'm not sure what article you're referring to or what Court Order is being "re-done" based upon the information you provided. It is hard to answer your question specifically with this info. However, I would always suggest that you never agree to anything, or sign anything...Read more »
It's difficult to have a domestic violence matter simply dropped. For a whole host of public interest reasons, most Prosecutors want these cases dealt with in court and in front of a Judge. But, if you had lied there may be grounds upon which to have the matter withdrawn, BUT you are exposing...Read more »
I have video evidenve of the wife.that has a p.o. against me and she drove 3 hours to come down tonwhereninlive and she.setbit up and gave the cops lhariphilnalia which they said.they seen thru.the windowsband then the.door was kicked in.andntyey they went in and.recovered it from inside my... Read more »
I am I a custody case with absentee father. He wants joint custody now he was going to be forced to pay child support. He never had asked for her snf or bought anything. He currently I'd threatening me, calling g all state agencies trying to hinder me in any way he can. What can I do?
What you need to do depends on the type and level of harassment and threats. They may rise to the level of needing an Order of Protection against him. If nothing else, the evidence of harassment and threats may be used in your custody case against him; it doesn't sound like joint custody is...Read more »
My sons father has been emotionally, mentally and at times physically abusive. I'm wanting to move out of state to be with family to get my life back but I do not want to risk losing my son. I need to be with my family and away from his father, but does that mean I have to lose my son?
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