Yes. In Michigan there is essentially a no tolerance stance when the police are called to a domestic violence incident and more often than not someone is going to jail and getting charged. Depending on your story and what outcome you wish to have would make it necessary for you to hire a...Read more »
I dont think they are safe with him, i have a ppo against him, but the terms of custody are set up loosely and he was released from jail, went to their school, pulled them out of class early and snuck them out while i was waiting in line to pick them up.
Most recently, he exploded at my two children (from my first marriage- ages 9 and 11) to the point that they are afraid to come back to our home. (I share custody with my first husband and they are currently staying with him) He yelled at my son (11) that he would "knock him the f**k... Read more »
Your first step is to talk with the victim/witness coordinator at the prosecutor's office. You may ultimately need to convince a judge on the record that it should be dropped. Courts take no-contact orders in domestic violence cases seriously and will not just drop it.
I left the marriage due to domestic abuse and adultery. I snuck away with nothing but my clothes and car, while he was at work. I have been homeless since leaving the marriage but at least I am now safe. He makes a 6-figure income and is in a high-profile position for the City of Battle Creek. I... Read more »
You will need to get about the business of filing for divorce quickly to fully resolve this issue. You may be entitled to free legal assistance considering your financial status and domestic violence allegations.
To some extent as restitution under criminal statutes, and to some extent as part of divorce proceedings. Claims of emotional or mental abuse are highly complex, and so you'd definitely need to consult with an attorney about your particular situation.
About a month-and-a-half ago my fiance and I got into a drunken altercation. I asked the police if I could make a statement at a later time and they said no they needed it fresh in my memory. I was highly intoxicated and wrote things that I didn't mean, now he is being charged with domestic... Read more »
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... 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,...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...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...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... 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... 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...Read more »
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