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Over the last six weeks or so I have received a variety of
Over the last six weeks or so I have received a variety of threats, including death threats, from my brother. He was demanding that I send him money,claiming I should contribute to their household budget (he was caring for my Mom, living on her SS check). I opted out of reporting them because my mother was very ill. She has since passed away. I am now obsessing about whether I should have reported them, and whether I should try to recover and print them all out from my phone. The worst threats from some weeks ago have gotten autodeleted out of my text messages. Should I let go of this? He has been threatening me for years but never left a threat that I could prove, before this. I am having a hard time letting go of this. How useful might a comment like "you deserve for me to give it to you in the neck" if I didn't send money, be in court? He also expressed a wish that I would get raoed, and assured me he would tell my family members things about me that would cause them to shun me. Should I just get therapy and leave it at that? Still shaken. ***** *****JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: What addition details would you like?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.
Evidence Gathering I suffer from mental illness and was
Evidence GatheringI suffer from mental illness and was involved in a criminal matter in New Jersey. To make a long story short, I received a death threat from an employee at the company at which I was working, my employer demanded my physical address (I use a P. O. Box for mail) and in a short period of time someone broke into my home and car. My employer prevented me from getting disability insurance payments when I quit my job from the stress, which resulted in my not having money for food and medication. This caused me to be paranoid and to act out by destroying the equipment that I believed that my employer was using to track my whereabouts.The destruction was all caught on videotape and no one was physically menaced or verbally threatened. My lawyers (public defender and private) threw me under the proverbial bus. They didn't pursue a diminished capacity or insanity defense and allowed falsified evidence to be used against me. The video tape was doctored and my former supervisor said that I called her from the county jail and threatened her. The threat allegation was impossible because the phone system in the jail requires one to make only collect calls; therefore, she would have had to accept a collect call from me while I was at the county jail. I was suborned to plead guilty to avoid a 10-year prison sentence built on false evidence and an order preventing me from contacting anyone at the company was issued.I want to hire someone, an actor or a private investigator to speak with the employees of the company to gather evidence and incriminating statements from employees of them. Can I legally do that without violating the no contact order so that I can give the information to my Post-Conviction Relief attorney?
I am a professional athlete and two years I have been
I am a professional athlete and for over two years I have been stalked and harassed online via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat by a disgruntled fan. Most recently the harassment has gotten worse, he has threatened violence and even posted death threats to kill my boyfriend and I. I am having very little luck with reporting this activity to the aforementioned social networks and I am ready to seek legal relief in this matter. I would greatly appreciate your assistance in answering the following questions:Is this in fact an illegal activity? If yes, should I contact federal or local authorities with assistance in this matter?We believe he is located in Hilo, Hawaii. Is it best to contact the local police there?Are there specific attorneys that handle these types of issues? If yes, what are these attorneys labeled as and should I contact one in the local area where this person is believed to be living?Thank you gain for your assistance in this matter.
My ex-husband was convicted of criminal harassment (I recorded
My ex-husband was convicted of criminal harassment (I recorded him threatening to murder our children and my now husband), he received a suspended sentence of 27 months. Continues to violate protective order (Alabama), which stated he could not use my name in online communication. He continually defames me online on Facebook, yet claims Elonis Vs. US allows him to do so. We're up for court at the end of the month to hopefully get his probation revoked. Do we have a shot or is he still protect by the 1st amendment?
In 2011 I overheard a fellow police officer say he would kill
In 2011 I overheard a fellow police officer say he would kill our Mayor. B/c of the known hatred he had for the Mayor, I decided I had to report this. So I became a whistleblower. The gentleman was promptly fired following my statement given to the Mayor's attorney. The gentleman then filed a lawsuit against the Village,which drags on yet today. In 2013 I was required to give a sworn statement to the gentleman's attorney, while the attorney for the Village was present. I was fired several months after whistleblowing. My life has fallen apart since then: divorce, unemployment, bankruptcy, foreclosure, reposession. This is all b/c I blew the whistle and the Village Board laughed at the accusation and proceeded to make my life hell. They succeeded....Now fast forward to last week, and I rec'd a letter from the Village's attorney stating the gentleman is going to trial and as a witness I need to be there. I am very conflicted about this, why in the world would I help the village after what they did to me? No way. If anyone had grounds for a lawsuit, it was me. So unless I get a subpoena ordering me there, I will not appear, I believe that is within my rights. If I do get a subpoena, my question is this: being a civil case, am I allowed to plead the fifth amendment to each question on the stand? If NOT, as I have gone through therapy and desperately tried to put all of this behind me, would I be safe to give answers such as "I don't recall, I cannot remember, I'm not sure?" Had the death threat ("bullet in his head") been taken seriously by the board and not just the former mayor, I would gladly try to recall, and sit on that stand. By they retaliated against me for going to the Mayor, and I want no part of it. Thank you in advance.
I have been charged with "stalking" and am NOT GUILTY of "stalking".
I have been charged with "stalking" and am NOT GUILTY of "stalking". I am guilty of doing a couple of dumb things (I can elaborate) but ABSOLUTELY without intent to frighten her. I'm scared! I have a public defender who talked to me about 30 minutes today and said "see you in court".
Last Friday I received a death threat via a phone call. IView more criminal law questions
Last Friday I received a death threat via a phone call. I understand that the person had been Baker Acted recently, and I have every reason to believe this person is unstable. The police stated that I have grounds to file a Harassment case, and then I could get a restraining order against the person. However I'm concerned that: 1-this process will take some time; so how do I keep myself, wife, staff safe? 2-how do I know that this person who is unstable will honor the restraining order? 3-how do I ensure my safety after the restraining order expires? 4- What do you think is my best course of action to ensure the current and on-going safety of me and my family?