I think an awful lot more information is needed before this question can be answered. If you and your husband are on decent terms, perhaps he'd allow you to discuss this with his attorney, although, if you're the victim of the abuse, that may not be permissible. have you considered going to one of...Read more »
That, and he only grabbed me and let go immediately, what do I do? If i recant my statement its like i lied and technically i didnt because choking means you cant breathe at all. He has a defense attorney but im scared he'll get jail time. What can I do? If I tell the DA the real story they could... Read more »
When you say convicted, do you mean you were found guilty or you pleaded guilty? It only matter because you may have PCRA remedies availavle to you. Post conviction relief act is dificult to file under, you would need to consult with a local appellate attorney.
We used to have an online relationship with a person from PA, USA. He will not accept that it is over and keeps stalking me, sending messages on every possible platform. What are my options to stop him? Can I apply for a restraining order in the state of his residence, without travelling from the... Read more »
She asked me not to get involved, I did this from my own volition and also threatened to beat him up if I ever see him. I don't care about what could happen to me. She needs reassurance that she will not receive any repercussion becasue of my actions.
First, be careful you are admitting a crime on the internet. Not usually the best policy decision. Could she get in trouble? Theoretically she could be charged with conspiracy to your actions. I say theoretically because a lot of things would have to fall in place for that to happen....Read more »
My ex wife has a pfa against me, we live in the state of PA and share week on week custody of our children. Our daughter is seeing a therapist once a week. The mother had been absent from their lives for the previous 8 months & suddenly came back into their lives. Our therapist is now stating that... Read more »
It seems odd that your daughter's therapist would require any parent to be present during her therapy sessions since you have stated that the sessions are for your daughter and not family therapy. Some therapists do make it a practice to meet with one or the other parent individually or with the...Read more »
He will be 18 in 3 months. He is completely disobedient, defiant, manipulative, you name it. My parents are on the verge of a mental breakdown. He is bipolar and refuses to take his medication. He is constantly lieing about where he is and what he is doing. I personally fear for my parents lives.... Read more »
This is a decision your parents need to make. But if your brother has a mental illness and is dangerous to himself or to others, he might be involuntarily committed for treatment. I don’t know what county you’re in, but you can get information about mental health treatment options from the...Read more »
Me and boyfriend got into a fight, I had a few scratches on me. Police took photos and told me to do a statement. Boyfriend was arrested and charged with harrasment and simple assault. There was a court date but I did not show. There will be another upcoming court date but I will not show. Will he... Read more »
Plead out to ten yrs minimum judge said he deserves a yr for a yr now I had not too severe back problems two bad discs from his kicks well now ten years later I have rsd I’ll never be better I’ll suffer and get other disorders from this one I got from my progression in life all results from his... Read more »
Hi. Two things. First, you should never provide identifying information about yourself on an online forum like this. Frankly, if possible, I'd suggest that you take this post down and, if you still want someone to respond to your issues more specifically than I will, repost it without your name. As...Read more »
Okay so my friends ex use to hit her all the time and she has pictures but she never called the cops on him and then they broke up and she threatened to tell the cops about it if he didnt come home could she get in trouble? He has hit her again after the threat but she is scared to call the cops... Read more »
Maybe. If your fiance gets a Protection from Abuse (PFA) Order against you, a judge could award him sole temporary custody of your daughter (presuming your daughter is also your fiance's daughter). Your fiance could also file a custody case against you and obtain custody that way -- although that...Read more »
My daughter lives with her father he has Primary physical custody I have partial we both have shared legal. My daughter has witness domestic violence in her home her stepmother has been physically beaten her father. Has verbally abused my daughter and threatened to punch her teeth down her throat.... Read more »
The custody order didn't go into effect until i moved out of the dv shelter into my own place..he served 3 years probation for domestic violence against me(ALL PUBLIC RECORD) After i moved out the courts allowed him custody every weekend all all summer long. Meanwhile, I'm a struggling single mom... Read more »
Perhaps contact Community Legal Services in Philadelphia (215-981-3700, https://clsphila.org) for assistance - although you might have to be a Philadelphia residence to qualify for free legal assistance. Otherwise, contact your local legal aid organization and/or domestic relations section. You...Read more »
My cousin filed for a protection from abuse a week ago, she has since decided to move an hour away and decided not to even worry about fighting to keep it at this point. Her court date is tomorrow and she has no transportation there, would she be in legal trouble if she does not go?
It's never advisable to fail to show up for a court hearing. The better approach is to show up and, if you want to drop the case, tell the judge then. It might be helpful to you to consult with an experienced family law attorney before court to discuss this and the divorce.
The neighbors called the cops and my husband was arrested because he grabbed my arm and put bruises on them. We are now in a no contact period until his court date. It was an argument blown out of proportion. What could happen. I want him back home.
I'm assuming that criminal charges were filed. Is that's the case,then it's up to the District Attorney's Office to pursue or drop the charges. Get word to your husband that he needs to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney who may be able to work something out with the prosecutor....Read more »
The children (7 year old daughter and 4 year old son) tell me they are locked in a room by themselves for days and their moms doing drugs. I've reported it but nothing happens. My daughter is scared to be at her mom's for to long. They have developed behavior issues due to going to their mothers... Read more »
It's good that the children are in counseling. I suggest that you continue to work with their therapist. She/he may have some suggestions. It's always hard to know with younger children how much they're saying is 100% accurate and how much is somewhat exaggerated. The therapist can help you with...Read more »
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