Courts will do what is in the best interest of a child. It is not in the best interest of a child for an abusive person to have custody. However, an abusive person can get supervised visitation in some instances.
I was in an abusive relationship and my boyfriend wouldn't allow me to go anywhere. He took all the money I had and wouldn't allow me to have a phone.. I am no longer with him and have a stable life with kids again. I want a chance to comply with probation.
Hire a local criminal defense attorney to represent you on the MTR. Your choice of counsel should not be driven by price, but rather you should choose a lawyer who will sit down with you and help develop a plan that includes a budget and a detailed schedule for exactly how and when you will comply...Read more »
I’m pregnant And the guy by keeps messaging me and harassing I blocked # and he makes fake accounts to contact me then he’s threatening to post my personal photos online I’m tired of this I just need it to stop
If you want to stop it, send only this precise message:
"Do not ever communicate with me again by any means, either directly or indirectly. All messages from you harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embarrass, or offend me in violation of Section 42.07 of the Texas Penal Code."...Read more »
My friend was living in North Dakota when her older sister, (8 years older) begged her to move back to California and help her. She had children and grandchildren she wanted out of her house. The sister got mad at her and yesterday had her served with a restraining order and an elder abuse... Read more »
Added another charge which is, motion to revoke his parole and says he has to go to some court called bop...he still has a 10000 bond on the first charge, but no bond for the second...so we don't know if we're able to bond him out...he actually really didn't do anything...I got scared because he... Read more »
You can call the DA's office and ask to speak to the prosecutor assigned to his case. If they can prove that he did something that caused you pain then he can go back to the penitentiary... and your statements are evidence.
A false report to a peace officer is also a crime but it can be...Read more »
About 6 months ago me and my boyfriend got into a argument and I was being abusive towards him and in order to get me off of him he pushed me and scratched me. It was outside of my job and someone saw they called the cops but he left so they didnt arrest him. I told the cops it was really me who... Read more »
The state has 2 years to decide but the longer it goes, the less likely it is that they will take the case. He should stay on the straight and narrow in an attempt to successfully complete his probation.
Hopefully you have a lawyer to help, if not, you need to get a lawyer that practices defending the type of charges pending in the county where the charges are. Your attorney may be able to use the "attorney bond" to have the defendant released.
The assault charge you mention typically has a range of punishment of 2-10 years in TDC. If he has one prior TDC trip it can be increased to 2-20 years. If he has two separate TDC trips he could be facing 25-life. I want to be clear that I am not saying he will do the enumerated time. In fact, he...Read more »
She told me that I was supposed to have called her November the 17th. Of 2019. I did but had to leave a message. I then called her in December and had to leave a message. Will my bond be revoked? I'm scared. This is my first time having a court date to explain as to why I didn't report. My bail... Read more »
My husband and I are going through a horrible time. He has been cheating and is violent to me. I have begged him to leave and he wouldn’t. The other day I told him I wanted a divorce and he grabbed my wrists so tight and wouldn’t let go. He was hurting me. I bit him to try to get away. He... Read more »
i was in my parents bed room with my step sister and my little sister who is 2 he kept trying to wake us up but we told him it was too early that we dont wake up at that time so he got water and put it on my face and i thought my little baby sister was him so i grabbed her by the hair and he... Read more »
You didn't ask a question. Was it OK? No, it wasn't. Was it illegal? Maybe.
If he was responsible for your welfare. That is to say, if he was in the role of babysitter, then it was probably NOT a crime because it is legal to use physical force to discipline a child under the age of...Read more »
my ex beat me up bad, lied and got custody. Long history of violence. His father always got him out of trouble but even still has a pretty violent record. He beats up all his girlfriends so bad they leave. He and I had a child together, his only child. He went to the court when I left one night to... Read more »
My mom who is 83 has dementia and all my family said to call the police/ ambulance to take her to have a mental evaluation so they could maybe put her on meds. She had scratched my arm pretty bad cause I guess she believed I'd stole her phone so I finally called and a cop showed up and told... Read more »
Although charges in domestic violence cases are OFTEN determined by who calls 9-1-1 first, there is no official legal significance of being the first caller. Sometimes, after an investigation, the first caller is arrested.
If the responding officers did their job correctly, your mother was...Read more »
It sounds like the Magistrate imposed an Emergency Protective Order when your spouse was arrested. You can apply for a Family Violence Protective Order if violence occurred in the past and is likely to occur in the future. Contact the office of the District Attorney in the county where you live...Read more »
I’m eight months pregnant. My husband and I got into an altercation while he was intoxicated. Property was damaged. He left. I was having contractions and went to the hospital to get checked out. The nurse called the cops and I had to make a police report, but I did not press charges. A couple... Read more »
In Texas you do not have to press charges. If the DA's office believes they have enough evidence to substantiate the charge then it is their duty to press charges. As long as there isn't a protective order stating he cannot come near you it should be fine; however, he should probably consult with...Read more »
Rest but I have pending charges and court dates while in the hospital but soon as I get out I have no family here and I’m homeless here in Dallas Texas so my doctor is wanting me to move back home to Kansas where someone can care for me due to me being in bed rest what can happen to me? But the... Read more »
If the allegations are found to be false, you will not go to jail. If the charges filed against you are proven to be true beyond a reasonable doubt, jail time is a possibility. Consult with an attorney. Good luck.
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