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Christopher John Slottee

Anchorage Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. My father verbally abuses me can the cops do anything about me being in his care, i feel unsafe.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Christopher John Slottee
    2. KeriAnn Brady
    2 lawyer answers

    If you genuinely feel unsafe and that someone is going to harm you, you should call the police. You also have the option of seeking a protective order against the person you feel is going to hurt you. Under the law, a person can get a protective order against family member if that family member commits a "crime of domestic violence." If you show probable cause that a crime of domestic violence has occurred, which can, under some cases, include verbal threats/abuse, the Court will issue...

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  2. Do I need a lawyer to change my last name?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Christopher John Slottee
    1 lawyer answer

    You do not need an attorney to change your name. The Court system provides a free packet that should guide you through the process of changing your name. Here is a link to it: http://courts.alaska.gov/forms.htm#change Chris

  3. WHat happens if I refuse to sign a medical release of information ordered by the court in a child custody battle?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Christopher John Slottee
    1 lawyer answer

    The narrow issue is what do you have to do in response to the Court order. If the Court ordered you to sign a medical records release, then you have to comply with the terms of the Court order or file an appeal (called a Petition for Review in your case given that the case has not concluded yet). If you ignore the Court order, or refuse to comply with the order, then you could be subject to sanctions from the Court. Before signing the unlimited release, however, you should insure that the...