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We are going thru divorce. My ex and me cant agree on

We are going thru divorce. My ex and me cant agree on custody battle. Our son has autism.He called police to check on me, threatened to call Child Protective Services and reported me to the government agency IHSS where I receive social security payments for my son. These payments are my only income :(I have email from my ex showing that he requested that we settle for insignificant amount, otherwise he is going to call IHSS and create issues. I believe it is blackmailing.Ex said that our son doesn't have autism and doesn't need therapy and services, he also claimed that I lied on time sheets that I fill out every week because our son was spending a few days per week at daycare and with him. He also said that now we have 50% custody and child spends 1 week with me and 1 week with his dad so I should get paid for less hours.I believe I didn't violate anything because I was still watching our son 50 hours per week but I feel very uncomfortable. I never had any trouble with the law before. Now they are going to conduct investigation and he said District Attorney will be involved :(What could be possible outcome of this situation?What is the penalty for violations like this?I have pictures of my ex masturbating next to our child"s bed and video showing he left our child all by himself late at night and went to the gym. Would it be too suspicious if I show it to police? I believe these are serious criminal violations.Ex also had domestic violence, drug abuse and has mental issues- anxiety and depression for which he is taking daily medication. Will investigators going to take this into consideration?

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Someone is trying to Blackmail me for money on the internet

Someone is trying to Blackmail me for money on the internet using pictures what do I doJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet who should i callJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thats it

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Someone in south carilona was gonna file a report on me for

Someone in south carilona was gonna file a report on me for harassment and i live in virginia.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I dont want a lawyer because i dont have any money. I just need to knowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The guy thinks that i sexually harassed is daughter over phone and he was gonna file a report on me. Now instead of filing a report he wants me to pay him for the damage of his door. He thinks i did it

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I am a male, 24 years old. So last week(8 days earlier),

Hey. I am a male, 24 years old. So last week(8 days earlier), someone(they said they were a female 24 year old) pinged me on kik and started a sexual conversation. They sent a private picture of their genitals and I started texting back sexually and sent couple of lewd naked pictures were sent back and forth. However the conversation ended within 20 mins. After that I started browsing online and started reading about all the arrests involving sexting and the app kik. Now I am scared that I might have done something illegal. I have never been on the wrong side of the law and I never would be. The last week has been horrible as I have been really paranoid that some cop is going to knock my door. I have thoughts like "what if they were a minor?". The legal and moral aftereffects of this thought is killing my happiness and peace of mind. Can someone advise me on this?

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My younger brother burned our parents will nearly 20 years

My younger brother burned our parents will nearly 20 years ago, so he would get their house and property. My older brother and I never knew there was a will. But just recently he was being blackmailed by his second wife of threatning to tell us what he did.JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: PAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My younger brother is in way over his head in a soon to be messy divorce

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About 1 year ago I met a girl on a dating site for 18+ year

About 1 year ago I met a girl on a dating site for 18+ year olds. We began texting and after awhile she sent me a few pictures of herself in a bikini and requested I send her a “dic-pic” Foolishly I sent one. None of these pictures involved any sexual activity of any sort. More of a single anatomically correct picture. No faces or distinguishing characteristics were displayed. I never met the girl (we are both SC residents) and everything faded away. Subsequently I found out that at that time she was 17, she's 18 now. I contacted my friend who is a lawyer and he told me that since there were no pictures of “sexual activity” there was nothing to worry about and the only time anyone would go through her phone was if she were harmed or some other heinous act occurred. He also told me that she had misrepresented her age, although I don't know what the ramifications of that would be. I have had no contact with her for about a year when I discovered she had lied about her age. I have read the SC statutes and all require “sexual activity” in order for my picture to be considered illegal. I checked her Facebook page and her parents just bought her a new Mercedes and it appears that all is well in her world. The pic I sent her is probably deleted by now as most phones have 6 month threads. My lawyer friend told me to relax and that I had done nothing wrong, rather she had by misrepresenting her age. Is this all true? I mean it happened over a year ago and I've never met or seen her as we live 300 miles away. The only thing I'm worried about is if she were to try to blackmail me somehow. Thoughts?

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Someone I know is threatening to call my probation officer

Someone I know is threatening to call my probation officer with false information and this is all in revenge because I will not have sex with him or have anything to do with him and I have this all through text messaging proof can he get in trouble with the law for doing what he's doing because it's going to interrupt my work schedule and everythingJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes ma'am. TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's all. Thank you for your time.

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Thanks for your help. I have a friend who cheated on his

Thanks for your help.JA: Has anything been prepared or filed so far? Have you consulted an attorney?Customer: I have a friend who cheated on his girlfriend with another girl over and over again, and then he did the girl wrong and hurt her. The girl has a series of text messages that she says she will be showing to the girlfriend as screen shots to prove my friend's disloyalty. He's now threatening to go to the police. I asked him under what charge and he said harassment. Is that legally considered harassment?JA: Has a warrant notice been sent? Is this a first-time offense for harassment?Customer: he has not gone to the police yetJA: Because laws vary based on location, what state are you in?Customer: georgia I was thinking the police will laugh him out of the precinct I called one precinct and the receptionist told me that that is not harassment, that that is considered just a statement. But I wanted to double check with you.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thx ok. thx

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Lucy, Esq.

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A 25 year old person dated a person who said they were 18

A 25 year old person dated a person who said they were 18 and a senior in high school. Now the person claims to be 15 and states they will go to the police if I break up. They say. They were lieing about being young. Can there real age be found out so I can tell if a bad crime has been commited?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Ohio in the past monthsJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I didn't want to commit a crime but I don't like the blackmail.

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