My ex girlfriend was supposed to drop my son off. She called when she parked on my street and I told her I'd be out to get him. She came inside while I got pants and shoes. My son was asleep. I tried to put him in bed, but he woke up. I got him food and let him eat in my room. While I did... Read more »
The notion that a citizen “files” charges is inaccurate. Citizens report what they want to the police. Police investigate. Prosecutor decides whether or not to file charges. Anyone’s report could lead to a prosecution. Many domestic violence cases are reported by friends, family, or neighbors.
Many states will share information like this. So, I hate to say it, but it depends. The real question is will the state where the warrant was issued want to pay to extradite? That will depend on the alleged crime committed.
Once you ring the bell it cannot be unrung, so whatever you told law enforcement cannot be taken back. If you recant you are opening yourself up to potential perjury / falsification charges. You need to hire a lawyer to represent you. He or she will be able to speak with the prosecutor on your...Read more »
I'm her only other living blood kin. Hey fathers sister. She lives with mothers sister, has since she was 8, an both parents passed within 3 months of each other. She's claiming other aunt is abusive and continues to run away. Cops told me ill be arrested for helping her. What can i do?
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.
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