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Can I file for a restraining order if I have never been

Can I file for a restraining order if I have never been physically abused, just threatened?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: AlaskaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, but he does have a misdemeanor for domestic violence against his ex wifeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No :)

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Zoey, JD

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In 1997 our Son was born in Colombia on the following year

In 1997 our Son was born in Colombia on the following year he, his step brother and his mother came legally into the USA later we got married but we could not get alone and on one day after work I came back home and no one was in it and on the following day my wife called me, told me where she was the women in distress shelter wanting money for our son's milk which right away I drove to the shelter got her out to an store bought what she needed and then we kept on the phone talking she told me that she had a job; then that she had to leave. Couple days later that she met the man of her dreams that she needed her personal items she still had in our apartment, at Coral Springs Fl. that she was going to live with him at Coconut Creek, Fl. In a trailer Court. where her new friend was living and working at. I took her personal items to her to the publix on Hillsborogh Blvd and after this I stop knowing about her and or my Son. A year went by, so I though I'm gonna look for them in Coconut Creek, fl. into a Trailer Court and after several hours at 6800 N.W. 39th Ave Luckily I found them I was told what was their trailer home and I drove there I saw my son I run up to him to say hello; later she came out; her new friend told me that I should be careful with the boy; When i saw my Son's mother I asked her why she hided my son from me it was no answer by this time I had desired to divorce her and with her home address on the following day I drove to the BCCH and being in line at the second floor all of a sudden I saw my son with his mother I guess after I found them; her new friend Leopoldo leon though in placing a Restraining Order for sure it was his idea because my Wife's time in this Country was very short for her to know about a Restraining Order. it was Sept 04th 2001. Later the divorce came by with Judge Korda by then I did not know what a rest ord would be and I did not mention such order to the judge. On following occasions that I went for my son for visitation her new friend whom is a pain left on many of my visitation days with my son I lost contact time with my son and because I crossed the Rest distance, I did not give any trouble what so ever but this smart man called the Coconut Creek, fl Police on me and I was arrested in 3 occasions this marked my name and on December 2006 was the last time i worked in my life, after this no one would hire me, my name was mark.Also because the Rest Ord. the contact with my son was minimum and her new relation with this Mr Leopoldo leon did not allow her to give the proper care to our son and he became a school failure got into illegal drugs and my son became a boom. Later she separated from Mr. Leon moved to another trailer home she did not tell me nothing , At this man's home fka Esperanza Parra place my toddler son to sleep with his step brother, whom was getting into bed naked and raped my Son. The DCF reported such act but that was all To the fourth district court of appeals I took a 265 pages case to dissolve the rest ord they did not dissolve the order for me in there i have all kind of documentsI got to know about my son very little, she never told me in what school she place him at, never told me about his school grades NOTHING!!For Oct 25 I got me a hearing to dissolve the Rest ord.You Just answer told me that after I dissolve the rest Ord I can suit her.My question now is:For what should I suit fka Esperanza Parra after the Rest Ord get dissolve?I really hope this time you guys get my written statement.Sincerelly,Fernando Parra.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My daughter is a single mother of a 10 month old and would

My daughter is a single mother of a 10 month old and would like to move to Wyoming where we have lots of familyJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, the father has 2 felonies. One for kidnapping and battery and one for endangering a minor. He hang with a known drug user recently arrested for possession. He did see her for the first 3 months after separation. He only recently has paid 200 cash for support and that's it. He has violent tendencies and anger problems. He would make plans to come see the baby and then not show up. My daughter has been more than kind for her daughters sake. There is nothung set through court for custody or child support.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Kansas

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Steven K.

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My boyfriend of the last three years he was my ex-boyfriend

My boyfriend of the last three years he was my ex-boyfriend has been abusive to me. And while I have always been in abusive relationships this is the first one in which I actually fought back. Unfortunately for me, I did not take that class on how to beat someone without leaving a mark and when he called the police I go to jail. I have never been arrested for a violent crime before meeting this man and this man has a laundry list of violent arrest and domestic violence record. However, since he has learned the system he is using the restraining order as a tool for abuse. He is obtained for temporary restraining orders on me with immediate orders on them. Instead of serving them to me in order to get me to do anything you want do to my fear being homeless. This time he actually showed up at the hearing with me and I was excited to have my day in court hours upon hours of video exonerating me and condemning him. They also prove that he perjured himself on the restraining orders. I became very ill waiting for our names to be called and informed the bailiff that I would have to. I went home and was very ill for hours and it was too late to return to the court and I also found out that the judge issued a 3 year restraining order against me. What type of paperwork do I need to file with the court in order to get that restraining order? I never had the opportunity to possess myself nor any of the evidence that I have and really need to know how to do that. As of now, I am not sure why but he has three years now that I have to do everything he says

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Whitney, Esq.

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My son's biological father has been arrested twice for

My son's biological father has been arrested twice for assault and has a history of violence. He has also been in jail on criminal charges 4 times this year. Upon his most recent arrest for indecent exposure, malicious mischief and vandalism, he decided to draw up a parenting plan to demand increased visitation with our four year old who is also going to treatment for trauma due to the assault that occurred from 2012-2013. There has never been a parenting plan as we were never married and split while I was pregnant. I have letters from the mother of the "father" aka grandmother stating herself, that she would not want the father alone with my son "her grandson" nor does he need to see him that often. What should I expect from the summons for increased visitation and his request for the courts to enter his parenting plan? Thanks!!

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Lucy, Esq.

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My family is being investigated by CPS. What information do

My family is being investigated by CPS. What information do I need to furnish to my attorney as to why we are in this situation?

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D Downs-Vollbracht

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I sue my husband for an restricter order in court because of

i sue my husband for an restricter order in court because of domestic violence, he never hit me but try multiples times and yelling at me and treating me like garbage, i decide and i was more than ready to finish with him, the date in court i just cancel everything and he go back home thinking that everything will work out for our daughter. but i must admit he said if i wont do it he will take my daughter away and deport me from my country and i was scared since i don't have any family here, im alone:( i was thinking in my daughter and we have 7 years married. i just block my self and i ended to cancel everything. i regret to do it, and i feel so sad and bad, because he was doing the divorce petition behind my back and i want to take him to court again, and tell everything. What can i do???

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I need help now. My soon to be ex husband is threatening to

I need help now. My soon to be ex husband is threatening to destroy my house and take our dogs

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Christopher B, Esq.

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I have emergency custody hearing but i have no legal counsel

hi i have emergency custody hearing but i have no legal counsel since its a short of a noticeJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: i am in texasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not this court order i dont have money to spent because he close my bank account and i am in the domestic violence shelter with my kidsJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the court order was issued in?Customer: i came to texas but we were from Pennsylvania originally. i left my home May 10thJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: the law should know i left my home for my kids and my safety that the man i married for 14 yrs is a criminal, using drugs and prostitutes

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Lucy, Esq.

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