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I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me
Hi,I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me because I left my 8 and half months old baby in the car alone for few minutes while she was sleeping in her car seat. The police gave me a ticket to show in court next month. Do I want to know what should I do now? I am totally scared, and I am not a bad mom. I just hated to disturb my baby's sleep when she had a long tired day. The windows were cracked open, and the car was looked with the alarm on.Any advice?Thanks
My boy is 18 in IA and got caught shoplifting a watch
My boy is 18 in IA and got caught shoplifting a watch for less than 100. What is the chance I can get him in the diversion plan so it don't end up on his recordJA: The Criminal Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. We have pretrial tomorrow it happened Friday. No office was openJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Criminal Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Criminal Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No. First and only issue with the law. Just trying to keep it off his recordJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My son is incarcerated on homicide by child abuse charge.The
My son is incarcerated on homicide by child abuse charge.The child's death was not reported immediately to authorities, so when the body was found it was in a decomposed state. At trial the cause of death was never conclusively proven. The state presented an expert who testified that her opinion on the cause of death is that the child died from repeated head injuries. She testified that she based this opinion off of my son's codefendant statements. (other words she stated that by my son's codefendant implicating him of striking the child, this is how the child died.) But on the autopsy there's no physical evidence of prior abuse. On cross examination the state's expert was forced to admit that if the codefendant's statements were inaccurate what would that do to her opinion. She stated that if the statements were inaccurate then her opinion would be totally wrong!! My question is can a medical expert base their opinion on cause of death based off someone's statement? Is this acceptable in the courts?
My name is ***** *****, and my issue is regarding a third degree
My name is ***** *****, and my issue is regarding a third degree domestic violence charge that my husband and I just learned he has been charged with.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: Yes. Almost a year ago a situation got out of hand, my husband was attacked by people who live in our apartment complex while most of us were intoxicated, and he accidentally hit me after being hit and threatened by others for no reason. The cops later showed up and apparently decided to interpret the case as domestic violence against me. We just learned of the charges yesterday, and the court date is set for next week. However, I never received any notice about it.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Criminal Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
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I am being charged with harassment and stalking because I
I am being charged with harassment and stalking because I posted some ugly things on Facebook and sent an ugly email the the administrator of my 4 year old daughter's former daycare that is located inside of a church.Essentially, according to my kiddo, she was assaulted by her teacher.Being a mother and essentially defenseless in this matter due to lack of funding to hire an attorney, I blasted a few ugly comments on my Facebook (that is now deactivated). I was arrested for stalking because I "checked into" the church that has filed a "No Trespassing" warning against me and wrote some concerns I had in a rude way.It's a long story and I really just need to know if it is possible for me to file charges against certain staff members. My daughter "showed" me what had happened to her at the school and demonstrated being grabbed by the skin on her neck (when she started telling me, "mom, this happened to me" and began... it's hard to explain. I asked her who had done that to her and she named staff member at the daycare - this was after I had already been banned from the school grounds for cussing the administrator out via email (no threats were made) and been arrested for "harassment" (I was expressing my level of "pissed off" and I am offended and feeling harassed by her distaste in my wording) and my daughter had been removed from the school.I asked her, as soon as she named a school staff member if I could record what she was saying and, being a show off, she willingly agreed. I stopped her from hitting, pinching and poking herself and instructed her to show me what happened by "doing it to me." I emailed the video to the detective who is/was investigating the case and I emailed it to several other officers. All officers I sent the video to were officers who had called me and told me that I "couldn't be posting things about Valerie Fountain on Facebook" and I needed "to stop right away." I know, already, it was a dumb move. Got that.I kept emailing PD employees and received no response other than one officer calling me and telling me not to send anymore emails to the police department and to come in to the police department if I had something to say (the call was recorded and posted on Facebook :/ ... I already know; dumb. Whatever. I don't care; I won't do it again).I went to the Department and spoke with the investigator who had filed my warrant for arrest on harassment charges. He confirmed that he had seen the video and said that it would be found that I had coached my daughter into saying those things and then I would go to prison.My daughter has since "confessed" that Fountain, the administrator, was not who had issued the physical abuse. Rather, it was the teacher of her class who my daughter had repeatedly complained about who had assaulted my four year old. So, basically, the statute of limitations (if I remember correctly) is two years for filing child abuse charges.1) CAN I FILE ASSAULT CHARGES IF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO WHICH I REPORTED THE ABUSE WILL NOT FILE THE CHARGES?2) DO I NEED TO WAIT UNTIL THE HARASSMENT AND STALKING CHARGES AGAINST ME ARE FINISHED BEING HEARD BY THE JUDGE BEFORE FILING?3) IS THERE NOT SOME SORT OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE? WHAT IS SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE?4) WHEN DID IT BECOME ILLEGAL TO SAY "f**k YOU" AND WHEN DID IT BECOME ILLEGAL TO USE ADULT LANGUAGE TO EXPRESS ONE'S SELF WHEN THAT PERSON IS SO PISSED OFF THAT...5) CAN THE SAME LAWS THAT APPLY TO A MARRIED PERSON THAT KILLS THEIR SPOUSE IN A "PASSIONATE RAGE" OR SOMETHING APPLY TO A PERSON WHO'S CHILD WAS BEING BULLIED AT SCHOOL AND WROTE SOME RUDE THINGS ABOUT A COUPLE OF PEOPLE?6) IS IT ILLEGAL TO POST ON A BUSINESS' PAGE (OR A CHURCH'S PAGE; CHURCHES ARE, ESSENTIALLY, BUSINESS) EVENTS THAT HAPPENED OCCURRED AT THAT BUSINESS, EVEN IF THE EVENTS ARE NEGATIVE? DOESN'T THE PUBLIC HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED?7) WHY IS IT ILLEGAL TO POST ON A BUSINESS' (CHURCH'S) FACEBOOK PAGE NEGATIVE EVENTS THAT OCCURRED?8) CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN "STALKING" LAWS/PENAL CODES TO ME?9) CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY IT IS ILLEGAL TO POST THAT YOU WANT TO INFLICT THE SAME TYPE OF HARM THAT ONE ADULT BESTOWED UPON ONE CHILD UPON THE ADULT THAT HARMED THE CHILD?10) WHY ARE ATTORNEYS UNWILLING TO PRESS CHARGES AGAINST "TEACHERS?"11) HOW CAN I DEFEND MYSELF IF I DO NOT BELIEVE I "SAY" ANYTHING ON SOCIAL MEDIA THAT WAS OUT OF PROPORTION TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT SURROUNDED THE RUDE WORDS I POSTED?12) HAVE I ASKED TOO MANY QUESTIONS? MAY I ASK MORE QUESTIONS? I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS.
JustAnswers 2016-02-01 17:00 Mon - Question of which
JustAnswers 2016-02-01 17:00 Mon - Question of which definitions can be used from differing statutesOur state has a statute about what is considered child sexual abuse. I have seen a woman rubbing the buttocks of her 2 children (age 5 & 6 ) and another child that was not hers (age 8). From what I saw she was squeezing and groping the children while lying in bed while waiting for me to shower before we began intimate relations (at different times). When I came into the room she was laying there with one of the kids rubbing, grabbing the child's buttocks. When I confronted her about it she said it's just a motherly touching of the kids. I did call the police, they have not taken it too seriously and I had to keep contacting them. I later talked to a detective and he said they didn't think it was criminal as the child abuse law states a person has to touch the child's anus or genitals and since it was outside the clothes there would not be enough to prove she did beyond a reasonable doubt. However, I have found in other statutes where it states "the buttocks" and doesn't add the words that there has to be contact with the anus or genitals. One of the statutes mentions only the ‘buttocks' is a statute addressing about 'porn -- material -- and performances'.Q1. Does that definition for a sexual crime (just the buttocks) ONLY relate to that topic of porn?Q2. Can any paragraph from any of the statutes that defines what is sex abuse be applicable to the situation I described?Q3. Is the only law the police can use the exact definition for Child Abuse that does not state the buttocks only but has to involve the touching of the anus or genitals?
My name is ***** *****. I think the police are trying to arrestView more criminal law questions
My name is ***** *****. I think the police are trying to arrest me over a bogus child abuse case. I was contacted by a detective but I did not speak with them. But that basically means I'm getting arrested JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: I had a 3 year old foster son who has experienced a lot of trauma. He had a horrific meltdown one day. Screaming, kicking walls, banging around. My neighbors in my apartment complex called the cops. My little guy was bruised up from throwing himself around and I admitted I had swatted him with an open hand on the rear. He had a mark from me trying to hold his leg but I don't think I said that and I was panicked from the police and CPS being in my house. Now CPS has substantiated Child Abuse in a 1 day investigation I'm a teacher. My life is over. JA: OK got it. Last thing — Criminal Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.