The assault charge you mention typically has a range of punishment of 2-10 years in TDC. If he has one prior TDC trip it can be increased to 2-20 years. If he has two separate TDC trips he could be facing 25-life. I want to be clear that I am not saying he will do the enumerated time. In fact, he...Read more »
She told me that I was supposed to have called her November the 17th. Of 2019. I did but had to leave a message. I then called her in December and had to leave a message. Will my bond be revoked? I'm scared. This is my first time having a court date to explain as to why I didn't report. My bail... Read more »
Get your criminal defense attorney involved to advocate on your behalf.
My husband and I are going through a horrible time. He has been cheating and is violent to me. I have begged him to leave and he wouldn’t. The other day I told him I wanted a divorce and he grabbed my wrists so tight and wouldn’t let go. He was hurting me. I bit him to try to get away. He... Read more »
The responding officer will write up his incident report and turn it over to a detective who will decide whether or not to pursue a criminal case.
Based on your description of the incident, your husband committed assault against you by grabbing your wrists and your biting was lawful to...Read more »
i was in my parents bed room with my step sister and my little sister who is 2 he kept trying to wake us up but we told him it was too early that we dont wake up at that time so he got water and put it on my face and i thought my little baby sister was him so i grabbed her by the hair and he... Read more »
You didn't ask a question. Was it OK? No, it wasn't. Was it illegal? Maybe.
If he was responsible for your welfare. That is to say, if he was in the role of babysitter, then it was probably NOT a crime because it is legal to use physical force to discipline a child under the age of...Read more »
my ex beat me up bad, lied and got custody. Long history of violence. His father always got him out of trouble but even still has a pretty violent record. He beats up all his girlfriends so bad they leave. He and I had a child together, his only child. He went to the court when I left one night to... Read more »
My mom who is 83 has dementia and all my family said to call the police/ ambulance to take her to have a mental evaluation so they could maybe put her on meds. She had scratched my arm pretty bad cause I guess she believed I'd stole her phone so I finally called and a cop showed up and told... Read more »
Although charges in domestic violence cases are OFTEN determined by who calls 9-1-1 first, there is no official legal significance of being the first caller. Sometimes, after an investigation, the first caller is arrested.
If the responding officers did their job correctly, your mother was...Read more »
Can i apply for another protective order if me and my children are scared of him
It sounds like the Magistrate imposed an Emergency Protective Order when your spouse was arrested. You can apply for a Family Violence Protective Order if violence occurred in the past and is likely to occur in the future. Contact the office of the District Attorney in the county where you live...Read more »
I’m eight months pregnant. My husband and I got into an altercation while he was intoxicated. Property was damaged. He left. I was having contractions and went to the hospital to get checked out. The nurse called the cops and I had to make a police report, but I did not press charges. A couple... Read more »
In Texas you do not have to press charges. If the DA's office believes they have enough evidence to substantiate the charge then it is their duty to press charges. As long as there isn't a protective order stating he cannot come near you it should be fine; however, he should probably consult with...Read more »
Rest but I have pending charges and court dates while in the hospital but soon as I get out I have no family here and I’m homeless here in Dallas Texas so my doctor is wanting me to move back home to Kansas where someone can care for me due to me being in bed rest what can happen to me? But the... Read more »
If the allegations are found to be false, you will not go to jail. If the charges filed against you are proven to be true beyond a reasonable doubt, jail time is a possibility. Consult with an attorney. Good luck.
A co-worker of mine had informed me that her son is physically and mentally abusing her at home. She had also informed me that he is on drugs as well. She is in he 60’s. She said she has no privacy as he goes through her personal belongings ie. Her phone and mail. She called the police a day... Read more »
She should report the situation to Adult Protective Services, block her phone, kick him out, put on locks and a no trespassing sign. She should seek a Temporary Restraining Order, followed by a Temporary and then a Permanent Injunction against him coming within a certain distance of her.
She said I had 30 days to move out she doesn't live here
she called back and said I'm taking you to a mental place I will fight you shove you into my car
You'll need more than an unpleasant conversation to qualify for a protective order. The "threat" you described lacks the degree of imminence necessary to qualify as Family Violence pursuant to Section 71.004(1) of the Texas Family Code.
I got my conditional green card in 2016. i applied for a waiver to remove contion in 2018 as a result of domestic violence and this was approved. presently it has been 3years of been a green card holder can i apply for citizenship or i have to wait for 5 years because presently i am divorce from my... Read more »
In your scenario, the spousal naturalization provisions are applicable if the conditions on the resident status are removed based on an approved battery or extreme cruelty waiver of the joint filing requirement for Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence (FORM I-751). In these types of cases you...Read more »
I admitted to the officer that I hit my wife in the altercation her and I had, so the Officer said to me that someone has to go to jail and I said it's going to be me (the husband) that's going into jail because I admitted to hit my wife but the officer took my wife to jail instead when it should... Read more »
Has this conduct been reported to the police and CPS? If not, that would be the first things to do. CPS could set up a plan for her and CPS could consider your parents instead of foster parent(s) for her care. Of course there is no guarantee. But, violence should be addressed by the authorities....Read more »
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