answered on Mar 20, 2023
Pro bono is the legal phrase for free service or no charge. Most personal injury cases are handled on a contingent fee agreement. The attorney fee (and often case expenses) are contingent or dependent upon a recovery. In other word, most personal injury lawyers don't work pro bono, but will... Read more »
So there is this female that continues to get tpos on me but shows up to my house while tpos are in effect and then she will drop them in court and then threaten to file them again against me. She's doing this to play with my life
answered on Mar 17, 2023
In my opinion, this is a more passive but just as serious type of domestic violence. The same advice goes for you as for a victim of the more active and violent type of domestic violence.
Yes, they can and will keep doing this as long as you allow the relationship to continue.... Read more »
My ex posted an indirect threatening tiktok about shooting ur ex and recently posted a tiktok exposing my full name. Is there anything I can do seeing I don’t feel safe for me or my child now
answered on Feb 16, 2023
You can file for a temporary protective order stating that you are being threatened and fear for your well being from social media posts. Print them out, head to the courthouse.
answered on Jan 31, 2023
If you are properly served with a subpoena you must come to court and testify. Marital and spousal privileges protect communications, not actions.
I'm a victim in a domestic violence case but want the case dropped. I was not served the subpoena but got it in the mail. I've heard from other people that I do not have to appear but I do not want to be in contempt.
answered on Jan 27, 2023
Getting it in the mail is service of the Subpoena. You should appear.
I want charges dropped. Subpoena was mailed not served. Do I have to appear at the pre-trial?
answered on Jan 22, 2023
Yes if you were subpoenaed. Some judges work on DV’s at pre trial.
I was a part of a domestic case where I stated to police that I witnessed said act happen. I did not and later told cops I lied. Defendant dropped domestic case but they still trying to charge me with criminal charges for filing a false report. Can they still charge me even tho case has been... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
Yes. Obstruction of Official Business is what I assume you’re charged with. At the time you committed the crime, the case was not resolved. Your statement was part of what the police relied on as evidence of DV. By lying to the police, you obstructed their investigation. Therefore your charge... Read more »
answered on Dec 17, 2022
As long as you weren’t found guilty of domestic violence, you’re good. It has to be a misdemeanor of violation to prevent purchase. If you’re steaming about her charges, I’d hold off on buying a gun.
No I'm the respondent miamisburg ohio
answered on Dec 14, 2022
Who signed the CPO?
answered on Nov 28, 2022
If you do not have a written lease, then he can evict you. An eviction is a permanent public court record that can make it difficult to rent from a landlord who checks the records, and most do. So avoid having an eviction filed.
answered on Oct 31, 2022
Criminal no contact orders last at least until the case is resolved either through plea, trial, or dismissal, and may continue during any period of probation.
This will be my first offense. I have nothing else at all on my record. Not even speeding tickets.
answered on Oct 23, 2022
It depends on the judge and prosecutor in your court. Some prosecutors will throw the case out, judge permitting, while others will make you go to trial if need be. You are not in trouble.
My record was also sealed my lawyer had done. Could it not been sent to federal government database? Theres nothing of me in the system my lawyer had clerk of courts run me an theres nothing in the system of me in ohio
answered on Sep 26, 2022
Some employers are exempt from the record sealing laws and can see a sealed record. Adult records are never truly destroyed. The basic rule of thumb is that any employer who will put the physical safety of living human beings in your hands is exempt: hospitals, schools, law enforcement, day and... Read more »
We had our court hearing yesterday and the judge asked explicitly if I have ever threatened her with violence or hit her an she said no multiples times. Will the case be dismissed. We are supposed to get a letter in the mail.
answered on Aug 18, 2022
Most likely as no harm no foul.
If a person with a broken leg or arm is possibly still a threat and tries to harm me but I defend myself is that considered self-defense or assault?
answered on Aug 10, 2022
You are permitted to use proportionate force to defend yourself. It all comes down to reasonableness. Is it reasonable to shoot a person for slapping you in the face? No. That's not self-defense. Does it matter if your attacker has an injury like you say? Yes, to some extent that will inform... Read more »
My brother in laws wife died last year. He started drinking for the whole year. He tried to drive and his babysitter/ female friend tried to take the keys and they wrestled on the ground for them and they charged him with domestic violence. She lives across the street. They are not dating. She... Read more »
answered on Aug 7, 2022
For it to be DV instead of assault, they will have to prove she is a family or household member. Sounds like they won’t be able to do so, which means they will likely amend the charge to assault once they figure that out.
I apologize if this goes to Akron its fighting me to send this to Marysville.
answered on Jul 24, 2022
Call the UnionCounty prosecutors office.
The kids Mother's has abandoned them several times. She has other children she lost custody of very unstable. Children services has returned them to her currently,
answered on Jul 8, 2022
If your nephew isn't married to the mother, he must have signed the birth certificate or had an DNA test to establish paternity in order to have standing for a custody issue. Children Services is already involved, and has returned the children to mom. As mother, she is the rightful custodian... Read more »
I and my sons have been living here since October of 2021. The landlord and lease holder refused to out us in a lease. I had the lease holder arrested for domestic violence against me. After which the landlord wrote me note saying I could stay. Two days later, after speaking with my abuser, lease... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2022
He will have to evict you, if you’ve been living there but he can as you have no lease. If the defendant in your DV case put him up to this, the defendant has almost certainly violated the terms of a court no contact order which generally includes not doing anything to mess with the victim’s... Read more »
It's been over 30 days.. is there a way to expedite this divorce?
answered on Apr 22, 2022
Divorce hearings are set generally once the clerk receives proof of service. The opposing party has 28 days to file an answer and can file a counterclaim and/or other motions. When parties are not seeing any hearing date and it has been a reasonable time for the clerk to process the proof of... Read more »
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