Cops said the case would be submitted to a prosecutor and the father already has numerous demostic violence offences on his record and a assault on the same son a few years prior... note that there where no serious injurys
If police responded to the incident, they submitted a report to the prosecutor who decides whether or not to bring forth charges based on the evidence presented to him or her. There doesn’t have to be injuries for someone to be charged with assault or domestic violence.
My husband put a hole through my wall and I removed him from my home.My husband's mother came to my home to take him home with her. I allowed my husband back inside due to cold weather conditions. She arrived at my home; I was about to open the door and she kicked it in. She yelled at/threatened to... Read more »
You can report the incident to police and the prosecutor will decide whether or not to bring criminal charges against her. In addition, you can seek to get a restraining order (personal protection order) against her. This would entail completing the proper paperwork and filing it with the circuit...Read more »
My son stole my credit card and bought a gun online and failing class and getting suspended. His father disciplined him and left some marks. Cps was called and he was arrested. Hes never had trouble with the law before and no record. What should he do. Plead guilty or go to trial. If he pleads not... Read more »
Child abuse in the second degree is a serious felony charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.
He should plead not guilty at his first court hearing, which will be an arraignment. At that time, the judge will also set the bond amount. It is in his best interest to retain a criminal...Read more »
My girlfriends step dad attacked her and her mom and was arrested for 2, 2nd offense domestic violence, we all live in the same house but he is not allowed back right now due to his charges. He filed a PPO on myself because I got involved and broke up him strangling my GFs mom. If for some crazy... Read more »
Yes, you would have to leave if he was granted a PPO against you. If you feel that the PPO isn’t warranted, you can seek to terminate it. This involves filing a motion to terminate the PPO with the court and scheduling a hearing date. I would suggest hiring an attorney to do this for you...Read more »
Yes she came to my house trying to get in talk about another woman being here and was going to go after the other person I did not let her in I kept on hold your back until other person got out of the house and left that I let her go but that she was hitting me I kept pulling it back get her back... Read more »
Hire a criminal lawyer immediately. Don't talk to anyone, including police, until you have consulted with a criminal defense lawyer. Once you consult with the lawyer, he/she will likely advise you to turn yourself in, (assuming there is a warrant out for your arrest). Based on your question, it is...Read more »
If you have a lawyer, you should address this with that person as a matter of trial strategy. But I can tell you that a deposition before trial is unlikely to sway the prosecutor. You will have the opportunity to have your day in court, and that's likely the best time and place for your witnesses...Read more »
Any charges issued are in the discretion of the local prosecutor's office. Likely, he could be charged with assault. If the female is his sister, other relative, or for whatever reason lives in the same household, then he could be charged with domestic violence. Other charges are possible depending...Read more »
Not so theoretical...mother could be criminally charged with a degree of child abuse dictated by the extent of the child's injuries. Additionally, this theoretical situation would likely lead to a CPS investigation and abuse / neglect proceedings.
Shouldn't they have to redo all of the cases that were during that time? I also have where my ex stood up in court and plead guilty for abusing me and stood up in court and said that everyone that called I me lied. He through him self under the bus and explains everything in the letters. Than I... Read more »
I didn't hurt my wife, just tried to push her out the door of our house...she didn't leave, I let her go and left myself. She called the cops and now I have a no contact order with her and am afraid the problem will get much worse if I can't get this dismissed, I don't believe she wanted to let it... Read more »
Much of what could happen to you if you fail to appear to testify depends on the community in which you live as well as the policies and practices of the court before who cases of this nature are heard. Technically, the fact that you do or do not want to testify is unimportant. You are merely a...Read more »
With a guilty plea, the court has the most reliable evidence of your guilt: your own words. To that extent, it doesn't really matter what the victim says. Of the many rights you give up to accept a plea bargain is the right to confront witnesses (in this case, the victim) and the right to have the...Read more »
my husband went to jail, because of domestic violence. then we suppose to go to the court, but I don't want to go, because I want to drop that case. if I m not appear to the court, something is going happens to me?
If you receive a subpoena, that is a court order. If you fail to abide by a court order you can be held in contempt of court and incarcerated. You are only a witness. You have no options with regard to whether or not your husband is to be prosecuted. I suggest your husband retain an experienced...Read more »
And being pushed to the floor both of us and I threw glass on the floor and she called the cops on me and I was the more aggressive one so they took me in for 48hrs in a holding cell. my record is very clean I've only had 1 speeding ticket from 3 years ago and no criminal record at all so they... Read more »
There are picture evidences of her slashing my tire, minor cuts on me. I also threw away some of her wardrobe stuff since i knew i couldn't touch her. She talked too much to the cops that she did it. I know she didn't mean it. I was scared. But i don't want her to have no problems.
Generally speaking, once police respond to a domestic violence scene and charges are then filed, you, as the victim, become only a witness. You have no control over dropping the charges. Then again, whether you may be able to drop the charges could depend upon where you live. You can always contact...Read more »
I was involved in an email chain that was explicit for ONE line. I posted an ad on craigslist looking to hook up with a woman. I received an email from someone. I said something explicit. Then someone replied and stated that I sent the message to a minor. I replied that I had no idea and I... Read more »
Police were called he wasnt here when they arrived, they took my statement on which i was honest i had hit him too to get him away from me. They stated theyd send the info to the prosecutor and see where they go from there. He has a background, i dont. They said either he will get a warrant, i... Read more »
If the prosecutor decides to prosecute you for domestic violence (because it looks like your use of force was not justified), you might be charged. Whether you have retained an attorney for this probably won't make any difference as far as arresting you is concerned, but ask the attorney to be...Read more »
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