If your 17-year-old son has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene, it's important to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the state laws where the incident occurred, as penalties can vary. Before the court date, gather any evidence or testimonies that might be relevant to the incident or...View More
Those are two different cases in different Courts, so it would be difficult, and possibly not beneficial to do so. Talk to your attorney(s) about this or hire one. Usually it is better to dispose of one case then move to the other if possible.
No one could tell you for sure what would happen prior to a judge hearing evidence in a case. However, it sounds like these kids need representation from an attorney who will look out for their futures. Depending on the charges, the kids' lives could be impacted in a negative way.
Usually the Judge incarcerates you for some or all of your Sentence. In fact, the Probation Officer/Juvenile Officer usually takes you into custody when you fail the urine/hair test. Call your attorney.
It *sounds* like this is in the early stages of CPS involvement, in which case the Department of Children's Services merely needs to show there is "probable cause" to prevent your husband from having contact with your children, in the interest of keeping your children safe....View More
I'm 18 and male. Four years ago when I was 14, my mother was going to visit her friend who lived in the countryside for a few days and she took me with her. While we were walking over to her friend's house, I slipped and fell in the mud. When we arrived at her friend's house, my... View More
Generally, you cannot successfully sue someone unless their actions or inactions caused you to suffer actual legally compensable injuries. Your question does not mention any such injuries, and it is difficult to imagine how the facts you describe would likely result in any such injury.
I have recently been through heck and back since February of this year, My mom passed March 13th 2023 also, but my child’s father has not seen or talked to my daughter for 7 or so months, we have a court order for child support since 2017 . The last payment received was 12/12/22. When they try to... View More
Go to the local Child Support Office and take all your court orders about your child with you. They may be able to help you. If that does not work out, contact Legal Aid. You may be able to get a pro bono lawyer.
Who told you to bring the child to Court? If it is not an Order from a Judge, then you do not have to. But it sounds like other interested parties want the Child there. Hire an attorney to represent you, and take the Child to Court. Apparently your continued custody is in peril.
If you have no legal right to have this child at your house, it is probably in the child's and your best interest for you to contact your local Police and the Tennessee Department of Children's Services (DCS). You can explain to them what happened and they can decide what is best for the...View More
I was on the interstate going 90 trying to get to gas station cause I was on Empty. A trooper pulled me over and gave me a ticket with a court date. What should I expect? Will I face and misdemeanours or anything?
And live an hour away I can’t get the mother to get up with the baby and feed her unless it’s 20 mins before she goes to work at 1 in the afternoon Father is on disability .grandbaby is with me 90% of the time what can I or my son do they were never married . Baby response to me as her mother .
You and your son may want to consider consulting with an attorney. The default rule in TN is that a child born out of wedlock belongs to the Mother until the Father or other relative petitions the Court for Paternity/custody. TN courts have a fifteen factor best interest of the child analysis that...View More
My son who s 16 was given a citation from a police officer for illegal weapon on the back of the citation it says you have been charged with a municipal offence and do you do not have to appear in court and the officer marked 1 charge 100.00. When I went to pay it they said the officer is new he... View More
General Sessions is not a Court of Record, and the Citations or Warrants can be amended or dismissed at anytime with new Charges being instituted. You might want to hire an attorney so this will be as painless as possible.
I recommend you immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You may also want to consider consulting with an experienced defamation attorney, if there is no basis in fact for any of the allegations against you. Sexual crimes involving children have strict punishments and can...View More
When she attempted to enter the room she was told Covid-19 policies prevented her from accompanying my daughter, this was after my wife had paid the fee. My wife was told that there would be only females in the exam room. My obvious question would be, is this legal? Of note, my daughter suffers... View More
This is a different world we live in for now. Medical Providers are trying to find a way to provide a relatively covid safe treating environment. I wish this had been explained better before you got there- so that maybe some of the anxiety issues could have been dealt with. My guess is your...View More
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