The result of a criminal case will depend on the quality of the prosecutor's evidence, the skill and diligence of the defense attorney, and some degree of luck. You can't control the evidence or the luck, but you can hire a better defense attorney. On average, expensive attorneys get...Read more »
The law of New Jersey will determine your expunction eligibility, even if you are currently in Texas. Attorneys are licensed per state, and this Justia website shows the questions to attorneys by state so it is likely that only Texas attorneys will see your question because the location is marked...Read more »
8 month relationship that was physically abusive (her towards me) and verbally abusive her to me. She got a credit card and we got an engagement ring for her. It’s under her name. Her care credit card was used to pay for a dogs vet visit. And an Amex card that had my name on it as an authorized... Read more »
She can sue you for whatever she thinks you owe her, and you can file a counterclaim for what you think she owes, and then a judge can sort it all out. You could hire a civil attorney to increase the chances that you'll win but it would probably be faster, cheaper, and less heart-wrenching to...Read more »
You can ask the District Attorney's office to dismiss the case and perhaps even sign an affidavit of nonprosecution. However, it is the prosecutor's duty to decide whether or not to seek a conviction and they often decide to move forward in domestic violence cases against the wishes of...Read more »
I was arrested 2 times for 3 different cases. The first was 01/2017 and the second was two charges on 01/2018. All cases were dropped due to insufficient evidence or dismissed. The first happened in California and the 2nd happened in Hunt county Texas.
This question is best answered by an Employment Law attorney in Alaska. In Texas, arrest records are public information that appears on a background check until or unless they have been properly expunged... and dismissed cases are not automatically expunged. You'd need to ask a California...Read more »
The original court agreement required his son to supervise first third and fifth weekend of the month when my son turned three. His son agreed, however that has yet to happen and my son is now 6. They have maybe seen him 15 12 to 15 times in a period of 3 years now. So my son cries on the few times... Read more »
I am an immigrant on Daca and I am married to a U.S. citizen. My husband has criminal history. I've been suffering from many forms of abuse, including emotional, verbal and even physical. Because of his crimininal history , many times I hesitated to call the cops on him when he began acting... Read more »
Being accused of a domestic violence is not a condition that allows you to break a lease without being responsible for paying future rent obligations under the lease agreement. If you break the lease, you will be responsible for your obligations under the rental agreement. You would probably be...Read more »
I'm not 100% clear on what you are asking but I notice that this question is asked from California about Texas law. Moving out of state is not necessarily a violation of bond. It depends on the conditions of bond. There are some conditions required by the judge and other conditons that are...Read more »
Since I got a protective order against son (stalking, drug charges, child abuse) his father helping by leaving me unable to drive even this vehicle I rebuilt all year. My ex took the Denali, trying to put me and children on the street.
This question is tagged for both Georgia and Texas. I don't know anything about Georgia, but in Texas, the proper method to give a vehicle as a gift requires both the Giver and the Recipient to sign an "Affidavit of Motor Vehicle Gift Transfer" and an "Application for Texas...Read more »
There will be an initial court date where you can tell the Judge that you contest the removal of your children by CPS. The court will ask you if you need a court-appointed attorney or if you will be hiring your own attorney.
The statute of limitations is a deadline to start a case or forever lose the right to start. It makes it so someone can't bring a case against you for something that happened a long time ago. You can get a general idea about by reading the Wikipedia page but for specifics, you'll need...Read more »
My ex-gf filed an application for protective order against me - and falsified the allegations completely. The Judge denied the application for protective order. So luckily - this is behind me - however, I REALLY want to seal this - so that I don't show up on the county courthouse search... Read more »
Hire an attorney or research Rule 76a of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Be aware that a Family Violence protective order is based on the Family Code but a Stalking or Sexual Assault protective order originates in the Code of Criminal Procedure.
I was married to the man I am divorcing for 8 years with him for 10 there were many instances where there was family violence but I was to scared to file a report, Will that stop me from obtaining a protective order? I do not feel safe going threw this divorce as he has already Wished death on me... Read more »
You should discuss this matter privately with your divorce attorney. Here on Justia, we never have enough facts and specifics to do more than talk generally about the issues. If you don't have a divorce attorney you should hire one.
Anyway, the primary issues for this type of...Read more »
This male is an ex boyfriend who manipulated and used my past domestic issues to coerce me into giving him money and purchasing expensive items for him. We split up 3 months ago and recently I was diagnosed with am aneurysm.
You can sue Santa Clause but it's no use unless the person you sued is able to pay if you win. But suppose he is able to pay... I'm not sure what the cause of action would be. You are considering suing someone with a mental disorder for the way they behave BECAUSE of their mental...Read more »
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