A standard DV is an M1, up to 180 days, a record, cannot be sealed. If there was serious injury or a pregnancy, the level and penalties are enhanced. It’s a serious charge. The defendant should get a lawyer ASAP.
my sister ended up in the hospital 1/31/2020 at the hand of her abusive husband. she was in a coma and on a ventilator for over two weeks. she woke up, does not remember the past 20 yrs. She's been married 20 years. husband has been emotionally, psychologically, and financially abusive for... Read more »
The probate court determines whether a person requires a guardian based on all the facts, medical condition, mental competence, etc. A person can have a guardian to make personal and health decisions, and a guardian to make financial decisions. That can be the same person, or two different...Read more »
Question is victim viewpoint in ohio. There is photo and recording evidence of ongoing abuse as well as an undocumented miscarriage caused by the abuser. Abuse has been oning for 12 years. Police were involved over 10 years ago with two cases but were dropped because he stopped the victim from... Read more »
It really depends on the nature of the charge(s) that can be brought. A standard DV is an M1 carrying up to 6 months. But it’s an escalating offense which means multiple offenses can raise the level. Also, if serious injury is caused, or the woman is pregnant, the level goes up.
There's proof that all statements made against me, which the other party signed, notarized & filed through the courts, are entirely false. Not 1 sentence stated has any truth. They were deliberate lies told by my son's paternal grandmother & my son's father, (who legally has... Read more »
Well you start by documenting everything. You need people on your side who saw the things you saw. But you also have to be realistic. You need a lawyer on your side and that’s going to cost. Think of the situation you’re in now and what you want to interrupt your peaceful life and get involved....Read more »
Her mother is addicted and verbally abusive when drinking. Social services has been called several times over the last couple of years but they always leave the young lady and along with her younger her sister in the home after the interview. She reports that things are always worse when they... Read more »
It is unclear what you are asking here. Your DV convictions will appear on a background check. If you are asking about getting them off your record, or sealing your record. Ohio does not allow sealing of records that pertain to violence, so you would not qualify to seal your record.
They could be charged with intimidating a witness. It’s likely the defendant would get charged as well. Police and prosecutors will assume he is orchestrating this. Visits and calls should be documented to show that isn’t the case if it isn’t.
If by "case" you mean there are criminal charges pending against the accused, then it is not uncommon at all to hire a defense lawyer. Hiring a defense lawyer does not meant the charges will be dropped. The court likely has a victim advocate too that will...Read more »
My niece an nephews were taken from their mother a few years ago and custody was given to the grandparents of the younger two, but they took all four children. They get beat for not doing homework, chores, etc. they have been in trouble for missing school because they missed their bus and then the... Read more »
Ohio does not allow emancipation in his situation. Here is a link to more information: https://www.ohiobar.org/public-resources/commonly-asked-law-questions-results/circumstances-say-whether-minors-are-emancipated/
But if you want to do something to rescue him from that bad situation, you...Read more »
I fear for my life and children’s lives because I know what he is capable of, I never reported him because he would always threaten me if I was to call cops so nothing is on file but he keeps talking bad about me and spreading rumors and trying to get people to add me on fb and trying to get... Read more »
It is unlikely that you could get a protection order for things that happened a year ago. If you were never married, you are the sole custodian of the child, and you do not have to permit him to see your children. He would have to go to court to prove paternity and obtain parental rights, but you...Read more »
The officer took a statement from my ex-husband, when I received the discovery I noticed the statement is filled out by what looks to be a female’s handwriting, but I know for a fact that it’s not my ex husbands hand writing. His name is at the beginning of the statement and he signed and dated... Read more »
Not knowing all the details, but as long as it's his words, his evidence, it doesn't matter if he wrote it or dictated it to someone. Often police officers will take the statement, write as they are speaking with the witness and then have the witness sign the statement.
my son is living with me because he has a protection order for domestic violence from his wife so he cannot have contact with his wife. he started staying in my home three months ago. Since then I have been verbally and mentally abused by him and have had to call law enforcement for protection... Read more »
You should get a protection order to get him out immediately. If he makes a verbal threat, or actual physical assault, that should be enough. Talk to the police. And then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to help you deal with the eviction to do it properly and to...Read more »
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