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Kelli Brownewell Statt

Kelli Statt’s Answers

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  • My sons bio dad is in prison. He is a registered sex offender. He is also a drug addict. Can I take him to court to get custody

    I am married and due to culture reason for my husband he dont want to adopt my kids so could I still somehow take my sons bio dad to court to get his rights terminated. I am afriad of the lifestyle he lives that someone might harm my son.

    Kelli’s Answer

    You could file for full custody... for obvious reasons. Then look into getting his parental rights terminated.

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  • Ex-Girlfriend Was Raped and Given Herpes - How Likely is a Successful Trial?

    My ex-girlfriend was raped by somebody she works with and was infected with herpes as a result. Given that we had just done something with each other about five days prior and I don't have herpes means that it had to have come from him. She had a ...

    Kelli’s Answer

    I can't really say what will happen with the rape charge but your description of your girlfriend and the rapist should be obvious to a jury. As for you interfering, that would be a criminal charge of intimidation of a victim or witness, which could get both you and your girlfriend in trouble.

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  • Public Defender vs Criminal Defense Atty for hire?

    My spouse is awaiting a bond hearing for sexual assault. He paid an atty. $5000 a year ago - by the sales pitch of how hard they would work to resolve the case before charges were filed. The atty made a few calls and told us to wait it out. He was...

    Kelli’s Answer

    Would you qualify for a public defender? Your lawyer is obviously doing thing on your behalf, but not meeting before the hearing is a little unprofessional. You could just see what a PD would say.

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  • Me and my brother got into an argument and the cops were called. we were both charged for disorderly conduct.

    We both plead not guilty. I was wondering what you recommend our next move to be. My brother was the one who called the police.

    Kelli’s Answer

    You could have your attorney suggest that this was simply family argument, no one got hurt, and maybe withdrawing the charges upon completion of 120 hours of community service and anger management courses. Or, if you don't want to do all that, you could ask the it be reduced to a summary disorderly conduct if its currently a misdemeanor.

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  • Can I file statutory rape against my exboyfriend

    I was 16 and he was 20 when we started to have sex. We stopped a little before I turned 18. I'm now 18 and he's now 22. Can I file statutory rape against him even though we were dating?

    Kelli’s Answer

    If the age of statutory rape in your state includes the age of 16, then yes you can; some states cut the age off at 15 and thereby 16 & 17 year olds can consent to a sexual relationship.

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