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I was involved in a domestic violence and no longer want to
I was involved in a domestic violence and no longer want to pursue the charges against my ex how can I get it dropped I have been subpoenaed but we are taking care of the issue in mediation and it is the first altercation for either of us? What will happen if I plead the fifth?
If the police take you to the hospital because they believe
If the police take you to the hospital because they believe you are suicidal but not , does this constitute involuntary commitment to a mental institution and being adjudicated as mentally defective? The reason I have a worry is because I want to be able to purchase a shotgun in the future forclayshooting. Question 11f on form 4473 states "Have you ever been adjudicated mentally defective (which includes a determintation by a court, board, or commission or another lawful authority that you are a danger to yourself or others or having been adjudicated incompetent to manage your ownaffairs) or have you ever been committed to a mental institution?" Can I mark "no" on this question in good conscience in order avoid not lying on this form. The wording of the question in 11f on the form 4473 to purchase a gun. I am worrying if this question applies to me if the cops have taken me to the hospital because they deemed me a danger to myself when all I said out of figure of speech is sometimes "I want to shoot myself" my job called the cops to come get me. Am I classified as a "adjuducated as mental defective" and was I committed to a mental institution? Was I involuntarily committed? I never saw a judge and did not have due process. I stayed for mental evaluation for less than 24 hours and was deemed not a danger to myself and others. Please help me.
I live in Ohio and have a civil protection order against me
I live in Ohio and have a civil protection order against me from someone with whom I had an affair. It's not a domestic violence CPO. I wondered if this would prohibit me from being able to purchase a firearm and take a concealed carry class? It's simply for protection with all these mass shootings, etc., and I live alone so it's something I've been considering.I've never been arrested or convicted of any misdimeanors or felonies.
Have had drug arrest,2 yrs in prison ,2 dui s 20 yrs ago,a
have had drug arrest,2 yrs in prison ,2 dui s 20 yrs ago,a domestic violence,due to a argument with girlfriends daughter,operating a motor vehicle without permission ,that's about it.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Alabama,domrstic was 10 yrs ago rest were before that in new York state,my gun rights may not be revoked ,don't know how to find outJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no sirJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no sir,just a couple writ of arrest for child support,but that's all gone now I'm on disabilityJA: 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.
I had a felony the : Sorry : I had a fellow my 5 theft 16
I had a felony theJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: SorryJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I had a fellow my 5 theft 16 years ago did 5 years probation afterwards my citizenship was restored. My question is can I now own a firearm? Ohio is the stateJA: Probation issues can be stressful, but getting correct information is key to getting control of a situation. Fortunately, the attorneys have a lot of experience with this, and I'd love to connect you with the best fit. Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: NoJA: 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.
In 2001 while on vacation in Arizona, my husband and I had a
in 2001 while on vacation in Arizona, my husband and I had a fight, and I called 911 because he pushed me and I was scared. He spent the night in jail and subsequently lost his gun rights. He wants to get them restored, but his was a misdemeanor conviction in another state and we are not sure where to start, if we can do it on our own or need to hire someone or what. The crazy thing is that since then I have gotten my conceal carry permit and I own a revolver AND we live in the same house so he has access to it but he's not supposed to have a gun. If I were worried, I wouldn't still be living with him. We are coming up on 36 years married and thankfully he has learned to not be violent when he's angry. I guess he didn't enjoy that night in jail. Please advise me what to do and where to go from here. Thanks!
Question Law Educator I have conversed with State DOJ
Question Law EducatorI have conversed with State DOJ Commander of ICAC who now recognizes, after he himself had called the Sheriff's Department requesting my case re-opend and properly investigated, received three falsified report by the Sheriff's Department.Prior DOJ requested a substantial amount of my evidence to crimes committed against me—severe, sever privacy invasion, which I gave them.DOJ than forwarded my evidence to crimes to the Sheriff's Department—evidence DOJ now reconizes Sheriff's Department witnessed 3 1/2 yrs ago — on three separate occasions, but failed to put material evidence in official reports—rather Sheriff's Department put in sever, sever words defaming my character in three reports as incompetent, not to be believed—even stating such words “I was so belligerent I was kicked out of a mental institution.” I was horrified—these are public records for all public to see and make judgment on my character—I am humiliated—I am a professional business woman who rely's on commercial bankers.As of Monday I have provided DOJ with documented proof to the false reports. My statement to DOJ was well written though long—three pages-- I stayed on point with small sentences and well spaced.DOJ—Commander of ICAC who received the false reports forward my statement--to the Sherif's Department MondayAs of today DA is lying, playing stupid-- stating they have not reviewed my report. This is false statement when I know my report was reviewed by Assistant attorney and handed back to DA 3 months ago.It was even suggested to me to go to the Sheriff's Department and file another complaint report to the Sheriff's Department so they can open another investigation.n Why would I do that, Sheriff's Department buried my case now three times. Falsified three official reports, as stated one given to DOJ/ICAC Commander in Chief.I don't know Law Educator—seems everyone is scared—I have been told I have every right and I have a sold claim to file seven official complaints against the Sheriff's Department.Falsifying reports, Obstruction to Justice. Knowingly not protecting my Constitutional Rights to Privacy. Libel, Slander and defamation to my character in written reports—severely damaging my ability of fair employment to earn a respectful income.I understand I need an attorney—no attorney in my town will take on the Sheriff's Department for fear of retaliation—that is how it is my town.Going to Milwaukee I cannot do—plus the dollars I would need to spend—and once I open my check book I lose all control of my funds.Your Thoughts Law Educator—I have DOJ on my side and they are rather pissed at the Sheriff's Department.To note everything I sent to DOJ sits in the State Capital building—exactly where the Attorney General sits as well Civil Liberties Division.Thank YouTeresa Please keep our conversation private
I have been charged with a domestic violence misdemeanorView more criminal law questions
I have been charged with a domestic violence misdemeanor case (battery and disorderly conduct). My spouse wanted to drop the charges but district attorney did not agree. We want to dismiss the case. I have no previous criminal record or any other convictions. My lawyer suggested that she should leave the state so that she will not get a subpoena and do not have to show up for trial. My spouse moved of state few months ago and living in some other state (1000 miles away). District attorney do not know that she moved out of state and so far they have not made any efforts to contact her. The case is set for trial next month. If the district attorney comes to know her whereabouts can they issue an out of state subpoena to her? How long does it take to serve an out of state subpoena? Thanks.