a paternity/custody case was pending between two parties when the mother filed for a protective order in another county. At the final hearing the judge set a review hearing con't the emergency order and transferred it to the county with the pending case. The judge there wouldn't hear the... Read more »
the victim made false allegations, omitted exculpatory evidence, and presented a materially altered protection order to a law enforcement officer to effect an arrest. The first chance Defendant talked to public defender he had him talk to the DA about the exculpatory evidence that negated their... Read more »
They had all they needed to arrest the target of an investigation(a drug dealer), but did not, then wiretapped his phone to find out who his associates were and how they are involved with the target all while allowing the illegal activity in order to bust more than the original suspect. I’ve also... Read more »
In order for the wire tap to be legal there would have to be a search warrant that set up the specific information be sought. Assuming they have that, then yes it is legal. Having what you need to arrest is a subject is a slippery slope that we wont get into here, because every criminal...Read more »
today, that they refuse to be part of a settlement where I would self-administer the set aside. They said they would put a lien on the settlement and I could deal directly with opposing counsel. Is this for real?
If you hired an attorney and they were working on things for you then you have an agreement with them. In which you most likely signed something saying they get paid and if not they file a lien. So it is probably for real. You need to contact them to discuss things directly.
Most pro bono attorneys are referred cases that Legal Aid does not have time to handle.
There are very few resources for free legal services other than legal aid unless you are Native American. If you are Native American then you can contact the tribe to see if they have free legal...Read more »
My spouse is being called into a retrial on her rapists conviction. The defendant is a family member and on behalf of said defenndent, his mother (aka her grandmother) has promised cars phones and housing as a way to get her to say that nothing actually happened.
Had a guy that wanted to help us start our small business and invested some money but refused a contract. The business didn't play out the way he wanted after 7 months and wants all his money back. We hadn't made anything so se sold the assets he bought and sent him the money but is now... Read more »
Usually, someone has to have a judgment to place a lien on your property when there is a dispute over money. In order to obtain a money judgment he would need to file a lawsuit and serve you with it. You would have the right to defend the suit and the Judge would determine if you owe him money or...Read more »
That charge, generally categorized as a lower level felony theft crime, is usually between $1000 and $5000. Of course it depends on the Judge and any previous contacts and history with law-enforcement.
My child's dad hasn't seen him since Father's day and has talked to him 3 times since then over facetime. He was talking about moving so I brought up to my boyfriend about adopting my child. My child loves him like a dad and my boyfriend loves him like his own. We also are having a... Read more »
My father passed away in January and left my brother as executor of a trust. He got greedy and kept everything except an old classic car my father was storing in his friends garage. It’s been almost 8 months and the friend told me if my brother didn’t come get the car to just take it. Now my... Read more »
If the employee signed an at-will agreement, does that mean I can let them go without explanation? The reason is bc they are causing dissent among staff but there is no real way to prove it. I cannot say they are lying without proof but we know they are due to other facts. Can we fire them for... Read more »
Regardless of good cause or not, you can still be sued. That doesn’t mean the other person will win but you still have to defend it. As far as Oklahoma is concerned we are an at-will state meaning you can terminate an employee at will, so long as it does not fall under the discrimination...Read more »
You don't say whether there has been a hearing or not. Normally when you file to terminate guardianship there is a court hearing after the Motion to Terminate is filed and notice is given to the party that is the current guardian. However, if the current guardian has signed their approval to...Read more »
At a final hearing for a protective order Judge didn't give defendant a chance to present a defense or challenge personnel jurisdiction for no service. Upon learning that there was a custody case pending involving same two parties an order transferring the continued emergency protective order... Read more »
Judges always combine the PO hearing with the pending family law case. Why did you show up to the hearing if you were not served? If you appear at the hearing you submit yourself to jurisdiction of the Court usually. The Judge will probably strike the 90 day review. They set review hearings so...Read more »
Whether you remember the check or not is irrelevant. However, if the bogus check was from 15 years ago and they have made no efforts to collect (lawsuit, garnishment, etc.) then they would be past the statute of limitations.
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