Mother of my kids has charged me with domestic violence and strangling she has sent me a text stating she had to lie in order to move back in with her mother will this help me and will this hurt her in the long run
Queens, NY The detective has been harassing us, sending fake wanted fliers (for grand larceny???) to his cell phone and intimidating him to turn himself in although no charges were made and no crime was committed. No violence whatsoever, the argument got heated and I told the cops he took my cell... Read more »
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....Read more »
He laughed and got verbally and physically aggressive and was destructive. He did not hurt me. I had him arrested. He now resides with his dad and we have a court date on his birthday. I don't want to ruin his future with an arrest record.
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.
He has a lawyer, I do not. Police here told me I could take them and not return them until court. I did so and an emergency hearing was held and I now only have three days a week while he is at work I need advice on how to get my children back . I have police reports, logs of harassment And he has... Read more »
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.
I filed a restraining order on my fiance a couple of months ago after a heated break-up. I have never been to court before and was unsure what the proper steps were, so I ended up agreeing to 1 yr permanent restraining order. I waived my rights to counsel, which im now realizing, was a mistake.... Read more »
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 »
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