My lawyer is asked by the judge to submit extensions for my spouse's order of protection because they don't have an attorney. Isn't this a conflict of interest for me, and can't I just have my attorney not do it?
So my boyfriend is bipolar and can become manic. He ended up assaulting me pretty bad. My family took me to the hospital were I found out I had a broken nose, two black eyes, a chiped tooth and bruises from head to toe. They pressured me to make report which I did but I thought I could drop the... Read more »
Victims of domestic violence have rights pursuant to Marsy's Law. Those include the right to hire an attorney and be informed of everything going on in the case and the ability to make a statement to the judge. You should consult with an attorney who represents victims of domestic violence...Read more »
She’s trying to say I was abusive to her through the months, no reports(besides this one) have been made, she has older pictures of old relationships she may say I have caused. But she isn’t a tenant, she’s been spending nights, and the Landlord has noted she cannot issue a 5-day notice to... Read more »
You need to hire an attorney to assist you with this matter. Domestic Battery charges are very serious and could cause you issues for the rest of your life if you are convicted. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
My ex violated the OP by sending me a letter and now his lawyer is emailing and sent letter to my lawyer with crazy demands. It feels like to punish me for reporting the violation. They are expecting me to give my ex my banking info so he does not have to mail me support monthly. What they are... Read more »
Should I be concerned about them taking my children and how do I prepare for this transition?
Yes. You should be concerned.
DCFS and the local State's Attorney's Office in the County where you live could conclude that you placed your children at risk of harm and screen the case into juvenile court for a judge to make that determination.
You need a Criminal Defense Attorney if you have not hired one already. The State can force her to appear in court and if she fails to appear in court, the can ask the Judge to issue a warrant for her arrest. You need an attorney now.
My son's father abused me for 3 years I finally got away from him so He filed a Order of Protection making false claims that I physically abused our son. He did not disclose in the petition that I have had a OP on him for my kids and myself. Or that he was arrested and charged with aggravated... Read more »
I(21) am renting the basement from my parents house as a living area. We have a verbal rental agreement for $250 a month, with other basic rules (clean up after yourself, etc). My parents have been known to be very toxic and verbally abusive and since I am renting from them with a verbal rental... Read more »
Not sure what you mean by "what i can do." You can always move out. If your parents wish to evict you, they will have to file it with the Court in the county where you live and deal with it in court in order to remove you. Not sure you or your parents want it to get to this level.
She cheated on me I confronted her and she got mad and got my face and we started fighting but while physically fighting her phone was in her pocket and got broke she wants to take me to court and I’m wondering what’s the worst could happen
Well you are a juvenile, so they can put you on supervised probation and probably make you pay for the phone. Or, if you’re lucky they may just put you on a consent decree and not adjudicate you delinquent. Good luck!
Once the police have been called it is out of your hands. If someone has been charged with a criminal offense, they need to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.
I sent affidavit to states attorney of what I did and that I was sorry and possibly to much of my meds and was angry at the time. I did do a video statement. I understand they can continue pursuing regardless. He has a private attorney that I'm not sure is doing all he can. His bond is... Read more »
You are not allowed to speak to the judge by yourself. You should talk to your boyfriend's lawyer and ask that lawyer how to proceed. He is being paid to help your boyfriend and you and he are on the same side.
You can try to persuade the particular State’s Attorney’s office involved that it’s best not to prosecute, but once the process has passed the charging stage, they don’t have to drop the case just because you want them to. The State’s Attorneys have an obligation to the public to...Read more »
It all depends on the case, the prosecutor, his attorney and the Judge. Each case is different. Your boyfriend needs a criminal defense attorney to assist him with this matter right away. Please tell him to hire an attorney right away. The sooner he hires an attorney, the better.
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