Michael Arbeit's answer Most cases can't be prosecuted without the complaining witness (you). So, if you really do not want to pursue it, do not sign the supporting deposition. If you already did that, do not show up in court or speak with the ADA again.
Kristen Epifania's answer You should have an attorney contact the detective handling the case. If there is a warrant for your arrest, an attorney can speak with the detective about the victim’s unwillingness to go forward. If a complaint is already made, you very well may have to go through with the arrest and then it is the District Attorney’s office that will negotiate with your attorney to resolve the case. Either way, you need to speak with an attorney because an arrest warrant means you are wanted by...
Kristen Epifania's answer If there is a new allegation of domestic violence, then there can be a new charge as well. Your question is unclear as to what exactly the circumstances are, but you can certainly face new charges if additional allegations are raised.
Kristen Epifania's answer Once your husband is assigned an attorney, you should speak to him/her to express that you do not want to go forward with the case. At this point, you have no obligation to speak with the District Attorney's Office and you are free to tell them that you do not wish to go forward with the case. While this may not make the DA's office dismiss the case outright, it certainly weakens their case if you do not cooperate.
Nina Mironenko's answer Yes, you should make an application for an adjournment to amend your petition and to prepare to the counter petition. You may make the application at the next court conference or hearing date.
Michael D. Litman's answer You can't "drop" the charges, but you can relate your wishes to the prosecutor, for the prosecutor to consider in determining what to do. You can also refuse to participate in the prosecution. Speak to your son's attorney to get some direction from him or her.
Nina Mironenko's answer Not to be trite, but you do need an attorney. You need to file a petition for custody and prove that it would be in the best interest of the children for you to have residential custody of the children.
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer There probably was not probably cause at the time to make an arrest, absent a complainant. You have a viable complaint for trespassing and your brother has one for assault/battery. Thus, you or your brother needs to file a report/information/complaint with the Police Department OR directly to the Office of the District Attorney. I have found in these situations, that unless an arrest is made at the scene, the best way to go forward with pressing charges at this point is for you or your...
Leonard R. Boyer's answer The key to winning your case is being able to prove you were a victim and have the medical records to do so. Immigration is a very complex area of law. It is a lot more than merely filling out forms. You need to retain an immigration attorney to handle all immigration proceedings. This prevents errors that can sometimes prove costly and may even be irreversible. You should always seek to obtain the best attorney that you can afford and not let geographic restrictions stand in the way. Some...
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer It is, in all likelihood, and for something called all purposes (AP) hearing. Time between all purpose hearings is generally used by the defense counsel to work out our began working out at potential plea deal. Your lawyer should be speaking to the district attorney and communicating back to you the sum and substance of their conversation. I am a criminal lawyer and I offer free consultations, so if you would like a “second opinion “feel free to call me at 914-912-1555. Aubrey C. Galloway...
Gary Lane's answer Hello in Gloversville. You are in a tough spot. You did not mention if this hospital is a government-run hospital or a private hospital. Technically you can sue the patient perhaps for Defamation and Harassment, but what would you gain? Even the authorities may have a hard time stopping this behavior. My thinking is, that you can deal with the hospital, informally; by letter; or even with legal action. I am located in Schenectady County.
Christine Moccia's answer Not sure where you live, but if you go to the Family Court clerk they can be helpful and you can at least start the process yourself. I suggest also a consultation with a qualified attorney at some point because you will need the divorce. Start something soon so you can get at least some child support and maybe an order of protection for yourself.
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