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I was charged with a domestic violence that was dismissed.

Hello,I was charged with a domestic violence that was dismissed. During this process I had 4 guns taken by the police dept. After the charges was dropped and I tried to get my firearms back the court and police said I needed to fill out a claim and delivery form to get my guns back. I have since received paperwork from the court a notice to appear and that police department is contesting my eligibility to get my firearms back. Also I am a 19 year veteran of the military that is still currently serving. Is this something that is pretty straight forward since the charges were dropped / dismissed or is this something that I need to hire an attorney for?

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My boyfriend got arrested violence. It was a night where

My boyfriend got arrested for domestic violence. It was a night where things got out of control, it will never happen again and we just want to move on from this. The cops were called I told them he hit me and I believe he admitted to hitting me but said I hit him first. They took pictures of my face because I was bleeding and bruised and cut up. And then they arrested him. I am trying to do my best to help him get out of this. What approaches should I be taking to help him? Does it help that I hit him too and hit him first? I'm not even sure that the marks on my face were caused by him bc it was dark and I fell and it may have been caused by that impact from my fall bc I landed on my face. Would that help? Like I said, we want to move on and I'd like to help him get out of this in the clear.

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I have file domestic violence charges against my way. I am

I have file domestic violence charges against my way. I am planning to get a restraining order to have her removed from the apartment. We live in San Diego, CA. Is it legal to change the locks while she is out?

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I have filed domestic violence charges against my wife.

I have filed domestic violence charges against my wife. Right now she is currently in the apartment as I am out of town on business. I want to get a restraining order to get her out once I get back into town. Can she circumvent me from doing that with her own restraining order, even though I am the one who filed the charges?

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I am just looking because I just found out that the police

Hi Pearl - I am just looking for information because I just found out that the police report for the charges of domestic violence against my husband contains some information that I haven't said... And which is aggravating the case. I am new to this country and did not know how far this would go by involving the police. I just want my husband and I if need be to go to counseling and reunite as a family for the sake of our little boy... But I don't know how things will turn since I understand now it is out of my control. Can you help?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: California, it happened mid JuneJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I haven'tJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes there are also pictures in the police report... They probably don't need me anymore now but I have a good relationship with the victims advocate at the da office and have been explaining from the beginning that I didn't think it was right to send my husband to jail even though at first I didn't want to go back to him. I however now do want to save my family and moreover have found that they exagerated the report and the things I said.

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My son's estranged wife has accused m of voyeurism...Taking

My son's estranged wife has accused him of voyeurism...Taking films of her during consensual intimate acts in their bedroom without her permission. She claims this was done multiple times ending in May 2014. She claims she discovered this in May 2014. The prosecutor told my son's attorney in May of 2016 that they were going to file charges. They have not done so yet. The evidence provided to my son's attorney by law enforcement says a forensics search of the thumb drive and camera the estranged wife turned over to law enforcement show no nude or intimate acts. The last videos of any sort shows a date in May 2012. The estranged wife is trying to get additional child custody based on the domestic violence she claims happened (voyerism). The statute on voyerism is 3 years after the act or 2 years after the discovery. The estranged wife stated she called the police to their home May 26, 2014 but there is no police record of this. She filed an official report in August 2015 when the divorce proceedings and child custody issues became more contentious. My son's attorney wrote to the prosecuter to state the statute has expired for voyeurism and anticipated a call that no charges would be filed. The prosecutor did no reply. The child evaluater for custody says she will hot make a recommendation until the criminal case is over. The prosecutor will not say if she is still going to file charges or not. My son is caught in the middle of family court and criminal court. Is there any way to compel a decision from the prosecutor?

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I was false accused of domestic violence and forceful attack

I was false accused of domestic violence and forceful sexual attack by my now ex wife, out of 7 charges I was found guilty of the lesser 2, spousal battery and making a criminal threat.My ex testified and lied several times resulting in a conviction and time served.Is there anything I can do to get justice; like a civil law suit?

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Does / can an arrest been made after months of domestic

Does / can an arrest been made after months of domestic violence been reported ?If a doctor reports that he is treating an injury which might have resulted from DV done months ago, will the police arrest the abuser?

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Regarding FL felony adjudication witheld. If I am trying to

Hello Roger,Regarding FL felony adjudication witheld. If I am trying to purchase a firearm in the state of Tx, and I have an 11yr old drug possession felony adjudication withold- I should be eligible due to not being convicted of a felony right?I had read somewhere that the federal govt doesn't acknowledge fl's adjudication witholds, rendering me as a prohibited person. Is that true?

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