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Peyton Hunley Robinson

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  • My ex is planning on moving to Calif. to avoid paying child support. Can I file an order to show cause if i dont know location?

    According to the text messages he has been sending me. His plan is to move to California. He states that he will work under the table, only pay for things with cash, sell his vehicle and have someone else purchase one for him in thier name so that...

    Peyton’s Answer

    Is there a court order in place for him to show cause for violating? Then you would ask the court through a motion to issue an order to show cause.
    See -- http://www.utcourts.gov/howto/family/enforcement/
    You can file a motion for an OSC if you have evidence he is not complying with the court's order, even if you think he is purposefully evading being located. The manner of handling it will depend on the circumstances (e.g., does he have an attorney of record, or is ORS involved).
    Good luck.

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  • What can I do about an ex spouse causing safety concerns for our child?

    My ex is dating a girl who accused him of lewd acts with our child online(the page has since been deleted) . My ex told me not to do anything because it would cause him more headache than help. Is there anything that I can do?

    Peyton’s Answer

    If you believe there are safety concerns, call your local police today. If you have seen something that gives you real concerns, then you should not ignore it. Is there anything that you can do? Yes, protect your child. This is not about your ex or you.

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  • Who can I call when the authorities are invading my privacy

    I have been under surveillance for about 3 months.. I figured that I think they think im involved in drugs somehow. I've questioned the movement in the apartment above me , and my pets looking at the ceiling strange, just now I something woke me ...

    Peyton’s Answer

    Talking with a close friend may be the best thing you could do. Seeing flashes, surveillance, questioning behavior in neighbors....do a reality check and see if your friends and neighbors are seeing the same things. You don't have to talk to the police, but Avvo is not a good forum for your post. IF you are subject to government surveillance more than the rest of us (for example, NSA monitoring of cell phones), and you are worried about your behavior, then hire a lawyer on an hourly basis to help you sort things out and protect your legal rights.

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  • I just heard that uniformed police officers were at my last address to serve me with papers. How do I find out why?

    I have already gone through the local courts weekly reports that are posted online, and found no mention of my, or any familiar, names. Of course as soon as the offices open again, I intend to call the police station that intended to serve me, but...

    Peyton’s Answer

    Typically, a regular police officer does not serve court filings. Calling the police department to inquire sounds like a reasonable step in resolving your concerns. You might not get any answer over the phone, but it depends on what else is going on. What you heard may be incorrect about why the officers were there. Good luck.

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  • Could abuse of a stalking injunction by the petitioner be grounds for having the injunction lifted?

    A person who had a stalking injunction issued against me showed up at the place that I frequent for lunch, called the police and falsely accused my of violating the injunction. I neither approached nor spoke to this person and left immediately up...

    Peyton’s Answer

    Not on the basis of this incident alone. You would need to show much more why the stalking injunction was issued in error. This incident would not be sufficient, in my opinion. The idea of having it lifted is very fact specific, and it would depend on what else happened in your case.

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  • Can an IRS atty disallow expenses already allowed by the Appeals dept.

    If no resolution was reached during the appeals process and they refer it to the IRS atty for trial, can they disregard Appeals dept. "Statement - Changes in Income Tax" thereby making you start all over from the beginning?

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    Assuming your case is docketed in the Tax Court, then yes, unless agreed otherwise between Appeals and the IRS attorney, then IRS attorney gets authority to handle the case without being bound by prior settlement negotiations at Appeals. You may want to google Rev. Proc. 87-24, or go to IRM 35.5.1.1.

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  • Hi we went to court on hospital bill

    HI MY FIANCE WENT TO COURT ON A ER BILL MEANWHILE WE CAME OYT OF COURT HERES THE QUESTION A COP TOLD ME TO SIT AND PULLED MY FIANCE IN A ROOM HE THOUGHT OR ASSUMED MY FIANCE WAS SOMEONE ELSE THE COP ALSO CUFFED HIM SO CAN MY FIANCE GET MONEY OR P...

    Peyton’s Answer

    Money or press charges? Probably not. If the officer had reasonable suspicion that your fiancé was wanted for a crime or committing a crime, the officer could detain your fiancé for a reasonable time while investigating. But let's assume the officer just did not like your fiancé's attire (no reasonable suspicion of crime), aside from proving such a case, what money should your fiancé be paid? What financial harm did your fiancé suffer because of the cop (what damages)?
    If you and fiancé really think something was wrong in what happened, a better course of action is to complain to the chief or sheriff about it.

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  • I was harassed via telephone by a person in a neighboring state.Does Title 76 Chapter 1 Section 304 apply?

    According to Title 76 Chapter 1 Section 304, the statute of limitations will never run out if the defendant is in another state following the commission of a crime. What if the person was in another state when the crime was committed...will the st...

    Peyton’s Answer

    So you got a harassing phone call from someone out of state? And this was in violation of 76-9-201?
    http://le.utah.gov/~code/TITLE76/htm/76_09_020100.htm

    76-1-304 does seem to apply.
    http://le.utah.gov/code/TITLE76/htm/76_01_030400.htm

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  • In utah, if you are arrested for misdemeanor (Non Violent) warrents how long do the courts have to hold an Arraignment?

    Open container, Unlawful sale or supply, Drug paraphernalia. Missed initial court date,

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1FU8MGPw9U

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  • I go to court tomorrow on a pre-trial for custodial interference. My ex has a history of providing me with false addresses.

    I have maintained that I would like proof of address because of it (it has not been changed in the decree to read that yet) We went to court on an OTSC, he was ordered to give me an address and continued to give the address that I had proven false...

    Peyton’s Answer

    You want to defend charges? You want what charges dropped?

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