n: My brother was accused of domestic violence against his wife he recorded the entire fight they had up until the point where he left the house. She was drinking and actually assaulted him multiple times physically with a vaccum tube. An article was published in the local newspaper stating he had... Read more »
How did the police become involved? It is possible for both people to be charged with domestic violence. Whether the video will help him depends on the entirety of the situation; the problem with video is that it only shows a moment in time. If I pummel you, then turn on my video just as you are...Read more »
You are facing a criminal felony charge. Yes, a lot can go wrong. You need to talk with the attorney assigned to you, or retain an attorney of your choice before those court dates, because any attorney is going to need to fully assess the police report and any other evidence there may be before...Read more »
He has problems with what he say he will do but does not not act on them. He did in fact do things that would cause him to have a DV charge but how do we get the charges lesser then what they are, he honestly just needs counseling something that should have been assigned before
Are you the victim? You need to understand that it's very common in domestic violence situations for the victim to say what you're saying. Domestic violence is treated seriously because even though you may feel this way, and know and claim to understand him better than anyone else, the...Read more »
Hi my mom got a restraining order against my ex boyfriend the restraining order is in my moms name and her address I’m just one of the names on it and I was a minor when I was on it now I’m an adult and I don’t live with my mom if so person was to contact me would they still get in trouble or... Read more »
I think the only way to know for certain is to have the restraining order reviewed. Remember you always have the ability to contact the police if he is contacting you and has a history with you bad enough that required a PPO. Reminding the police there is a PPO in place might also help them tailor...Read more »
Your husband can contact the prosecutor to indicate his wishes in this matter. But once police and prosecutors get involved, it is out of your husband's control as to whether and what charges are brought against your son.
Yes, you will need to testify. And there is a statute that allows prosecutor's to use what you told the police. You'll want to be careful about what statements you made and will make, so that you don't end up charged with filing a false police report.
What is your question? If you are aware of a PPO or have been served with one, you should act to respond appropriately to the allegations. If it's from out of state, you will likely need to hire an attorney in that state.
If your husband has received a "summons", he's been charged. The prosecutor will not necessarily drop it if you don't show up - it depends on the severity, how many times, how your husband responded, and his record.
A report has been filed with CPS. Her parents filed a police report when she didn't return home from school. A teenage friend took her to the teen shelter for homeless and run away kids. Her parents and police are there telling her she has to go home with her father, and she's very frightened.
Sounds like this is in the hands of the professionals; I would leave it there. If there's a genuine concern, CPS will take appropriate measures. For your sake, do not involve yourself in this situation in a negative way by having her stay with you.
You can't get the charges dropped; the prosecutor makes that decision. You also cannot just have the no contact order dropped; that's the judge's decision. Can both happen? Yes; will they because you want them to? Not necessarily.
I had 3 pre-trial conferences with the Assistant Prosecutor and my lawyer. 3 dates were scheduled for Jury trial of which, 1 turned into another pre-trial. 2 of them were cancelled due to covid but I was still required to show up in front of the judge and it was literally just the judge calling... Read more »
What is your theory that the county government is responsible for an individual's potentially criminal actions? You also need to consider that police and prosecutors have qualified immunity for their actions.
A more effective route to consider might be suing the person you claim hit you.
Will my boyfriends charges of domestic violence get dismissed If I want to drop the charges?
Hello I pressed charges on my boyfriend for assaulting me he got charged with a misdemeanor and a felony.I bonded him out and let him back secretly because there was a ppo placed on him.Well I had... Read more »
The court, prosecutors, and police are not social workers, mental health experts, or relationship counselors. Your boyfriend is charged with a crime; one that you reported, and then went a step further to request a PPO. And it sounds like you did the necessary but hard work there. However, once you...Read more »
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