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...Read more »
I had a short term marriage and suffered narcissistic abuse at the hands of my wife. Has anyone had any experience of winning a VAWA case like this? That are almost solely based on emotional abuse, not physical. My 6 months were horrific and like most "victims" I am still wearing the scars. My... Read more »
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...Read more »
I have a open DV case. I'm the defendant I had two court dates one when I turned myself in saw the judge the next day then I was released. My second court date was called a DVI. On that date the judge stated plaintiff didn't sign any papers with the prosecution to pursue charges. However, the... Read more »
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...Read more »
We are living in Hudson county.I did not start domestic violence case yet but I have police reports already.I want to move to NY but I don't know in what state can I start in case I will move soon.He is a greencard holder .I have no documents.
We have a mentally ill family member who in the past has made false accusations to the authorities against us. She is currently confined to a NY State mental hospital, but she was able to phone in the false accusation in the past and the authorities are obliged to respond which is traumatic and... Read more »
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...Read more »
I have an 18yr old son who lives with me who has an order of protection against my husband and he is not living with me. We have 2 other minor children who also live with me. He is threatening to turn off utilities, cancel health insurance and take away other things unless I force my son to... Read more »
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...Read more »
[NYC] Last weekend, I got into a fight with my roommate who also happens to be my coworker. It started when he shoved me over something minor. Tensions have been building for some time but I agree that I responded poorly. I got angry and lunged at him. He retreated into his room and I knocked open... Read more »
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I represented a retail employee whose coworker feared for their safety, had an order of protection entered with no language about the workplace, and employer had no choice but to fire the retail employee. New York state courts...Read more »
He left marks on her throat from choking her, bruises on her leg, ear and lip from punching her, and the police let him go after they found him "sleeping", drunk in his car. She finally got them to issue a warrant for harassment after he threatened her in a message but still haven't even taken the... Read more »
My husband is attempting to force me into a bad settlement. He has repeatedly committed fraud against me and has been harassing me non-stop. I required heart surgery two months ago and did not heal due to stress. I have just had another, my doctor said I MUST avoid stress to heal properly. Husband... Read more »
Cases expire (finish) when they are dismissed or adjudicate. Adjudication happens when there is a plea or a trial. The case finishes when the defense and prosecution come to an agreement or one side loses at trial. If you are asking about an Order of Protection, it depends on the type of order....Read more »
He refuses to leave to avoid paying support! he's Emotionally abusive and at times physically abusive. I've tried leaving but because he always pays the rent late and right and now where back three months, I've been denied other rental apartments because the apartment is in my name! He's knows... Read more »
You can file for a restraining order, child custody, and child support. You can also file eviction proceedings against him. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more...Read more »
He has anger issues that he refuses to address and I no longer feel safe. I left him in the apartment and my name is the only one on the lease. We have the lease on a month to month basis and I've offered to pay the rent for September and October so he can figure out if he's going to the army or... Read more »
This is the kind of question that requires consultation with an experienced divorce lawyer. It is not primarily an immigration question. As long as the original marriage was genuine and not entered into for immigration purposes, and as long as the green card holder has not been convicted of any...Read more »
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