He just recently found out where we live and sent the police out here to do a health and welfare check on my daughter at midnight. I just want to protect myself and my daughter. Her last memories of him are from when he stole a car and wrecked it and left her locked inside of it. I need to find a... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2023
You cannot get a restraining order in MO for a child when there is a divorce decree with custody determinations in place because the divorce judgment has higher authority than an order of protection (what is referred to as a restraining order). You will need to register your divorce judgment in MO... Read more »
Me and my husband got into a fight one day and our children came to the area where it was going on and tried to break us up My husband shoved one of them out the way and made the others leave the area. I thought he had harmed the one he shoved and called the authorities on him so they could have... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2023
It is important to take responsibility for your mistake and try to rectify the situation. If you have already filed a false report against your husband, you should immediately contact the authorities and let them know that your initial report was mistaken and that your husband did not actually harm... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2023
Sentences on different courts can run at the same time rather than back to back.
there was a call for domestic violence my friend went to jail and subsequently bonded out and there was a no contact order in place, he then got married to the alleged victim and now he's being held without bond due to the no contact order being violated
answered on Oct 17, 2022
I am sorry but I only practice family law. Your question is a criminal law question. Despite the fact that your friend married the victim, whenever you have a question related to someone being sent to jail, and a bond, it is criminal law, not family law. The only exception would be... Read more »
Ex begged me to stay With him in Grenada MS in a hotel for a week while he worked. I live in Mo so he picked me up and drove me The entire time I was there he was emotional and argumentative. Thursday I Made a nail appointment, I had to walk to. I started walking to the nail salon Next thing I... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2021
That’s a very sad situation. This isn’t something likely to result in litigation, however. You need to figure out if you want to remain in a relationship with someone who would do that to you.
I've been told something about it is caterized with "Slung-shot devices"
answered on May 22, 2021
A Missouri attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Monkey's fists are illegal in some states, and only a Missouri criminal attorney would be in a position to advise on the law in Missouri. You are correct in what you describe - although the knot was commonly... Read more »
Husband spent 24 hours in jail amd was released with a warrent given. Two weeks later he has a warrent, is this legal??
answered on Feb 25, 2021
Yes. They can release you from jail and serve a new warrant or even one they forgot to serve previously. In fact people are often released from jail after 24 hours pending application for a warrant. Your husband needs a criminal defense attorney.
He was served the warrant last week arrested and is currently in jail being held without bond. He is charged with 3 counts child endangerment, 1 assault 2nd degree, and unlawful use of a firearm (displaying) all felony charges. I have a victims advocate, but she will not return my phone calls. I... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2021
Do you have an attorney? If so, I would reach out to them to get the information. I would also need to know more about the hearing. If you feel safe and comfortable enough to go to the court proceeding, I would encourage you to attend with your victim advocate if you can get ahold of her. Depending... Read more »
How do I refute/overturn a preponderance of evidence that supports finding of neglect?
Shall I go about disproving what was recorded in their wildy false and egregious reports?
Or is there a specific rubric or factors that determine their decision?
answered on Jan 27, 2021
In order to better advise you on your situation, I would need to know more information about the specifics of your case. I'd highly recommend retaining an experienced family law attorney for the matter.
The parent asked the other to postpone the normal visit due to child having had surgery and experiencing some complications but they just said No,the child will be fine with me.,(they were aware previously of the upcoming surgery)but isn't knowledgeable about how to take care of the child... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2021
It's ill-advised to deny the other parent parenting time when there is currently an order in place. It would be best to reach out to an experienced family law attorney, who could potentially get you a temporary order altering parenting time while the child is recovering from surgery.
I am sole provider for family and house is in my name. I want to leave and rent a safe place but cant pay for both places. Husband refuses to work he has no income. Can I sign a lease and leave family house while married if I fear he will hurt me? Am I legally obligated to support him until we... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2020
Please speak to a local family law attorney. More details about the abuse and you situation will be needed to give you a good answer. For instance an order of protection might be in your best interest even if you leave the current home.
Currently a runaway.
answered on Apr 22, 2019
You do not have the legal capacity to decide where you wish to live until you are 18. You may qualify for emancipation if you are able to financially support yourself, in which case you should talk to an attorney to assist you in filing for legal emancipation.
If you cannot support... Read more »
I black out. I have biploar disorder, anxiety, depression, add, ADHD. My boyfriend was just trying to help me and the cops arrested me and I was already in a blackout/mental breakdown. I hadnt been on my meds as my physcotrist died a month or so ago and that day I was going to get my medicine. I... Read more »
answered on Apr 14, 2019
Definitely hire a criminal defense attorney. The outcome of your case will likely differ depending if you represent yourself or get someone who knows what he is she is doing to represent you.
answered on Mar 27, 2019
Although I am not a lawyer in Missouri, the possible punishment for the crime is the same whether you have a lawyer or not
Shouldn't I just be able to get them if there is no order or established paternity? Why is this still considered a civil issue if fathers rights are not valid
I have no resources and am going crazy. He was and is abusive.
What can I do?
answered on Mar 20, 2019
If there are no court orders giving him custody of the children, then yes, you can go get them. It's a civil issue because it is handled by the civil and domestic courts. Police generally don't like to get involved in domestic matters. So unless he is physically restraining you from the... Read more »
i moved out of my moms 6 moths ago and she has threatened me to either come home or she will send me to a mental hospital until im 21, even tho i am mentally stable.
answered on Jan 31, 2019
You can't put anyone in psychiatric facility if they are mentally stable; it's a doctor's call to admit someone for treatment, not a parent's decision because they're mad at their kid. It just doesn't work like that. She can however, report you as a runaway and send... Read more »
16 year old previously has been charged for assault on the same adult (me). 16 year old is my boyfriends daughter . She has assaulted me a total of 9 times but only charged twice. This time it is assault with deadly weapon. Wat will happen to her ?
answered on Jan 14, 2019
They could be. That decision is left to the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney
caught my husband cheating called cops said he hit me but he didnt and they wont listen his first courtdate is tommoro what should i do i have a witness that says he didnt hit me should i go to court??
answered on Mar 27, 2018
You should go to court and admit that you lied; they'll dismiss it.
My son had a bruise/redness/scratch by left eye. He also slapped the right side of his face leaving handprint and bloodied his lip. The police officer didn't believe my son, even though I told them the incident had been recorded. No pics taken by officer, I took some inside the police... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2018
If the officer did not call social services, then you should. Also contact an attorney local to you ASAP about seeking a child protection order for your son and possibly to modify you custody order so you son is not living with your ex.
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