She is a distant relative and before the hearing the judge had already made his decision based on the lies they told about the son and daughter. She has fought the daughter who is undercurator about everything per her lawyer. If family wants anything including photos we are told we have to... Read more »
My fiancee is incarcerated at Elyan Hunt, he lost his parental rights on September 6th, 2018. He has 30 days to file a motion to appeal termination of his parental rights. He will be out in April 2019. How can I help him to file this motion? He is on a list at elyan hunt, but this list will be over... Read more »
Yes, the judgment can be appealed; however, there are specific and strict deadlines that must be adhered to. You should seek the assistance of an attorney immediately to ensure that your rights are protected.
One individual received 9 yrs. because of perjury, another 7 years, another 3/4 years. The one with 7 years testified against the other 2, and the last individual received a lesser sentence. Also, the whereabouts (prison ) was supposed to be sealed for the person with 7 years, I found out that the... Read more »
The judge revoked my medical rights and ordered a medial procedure for my daughter without prior testimony and the prodecure will likely cause harm. Is there a way I can suspend the effects of just that part in the ruling until an appeal can be ruled?
Appeals in custody cases are generally devolutive, not suspensive. However, there is a procedure available to take an emergency appeal under limited circumstances, which provides for an expedited review by the appellate court. Time is limited, however, so you should consult with an attorney ASAP.
He was only arrested on the fact that the place robbed was my dad's workplace and the actual criminal who did it had a previous crime committed with my brother they arrested my brother fully on the account of affiliation what do i do.
Bail him out and hire a criminal defense lawyer. If the "probable cause" for arrrest was as flimsy as you say, the charges should be dropped or reduced to a misdemeanor by the prosecuting state attorney. Handling a criminal case "pro per" (without counsel) is a recipe for disaster.
The judge presiding over my husbands case was his attorney on a previous charge. He was convicted and sentenced to armed robbery and poss of a firearm by a convicted felon. They then added the habitual offender enhancement in which he was sent to 99 yrs w/o benefits. The judge did recuse himself... Read more »
Having been a judge, I can tell you that judges are presumed to be unbiased. If your husband was represented by counsel (and I assume he was), his attorney should have asked for recusal if he thought there was bias. If the judge then denied a request for recusal, that could be appealed to a higher...Read more »
Due process not followed, never finger printed threatened at gun point, taken over state line without proper documentation and much more. He's served 2 years already and was recently sentenced to 9 years, he's filed for appeal and needs help.PLEASE!
Perhaps the American Civil Liberties Union, the Innocense Project, or the Southern Poverty Law Center can help. Contact each and find out.
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