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Kevin Dale Hughes

Kevin Hughes’s Answers

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  • Will an individual be arrested if they go speak with police?

    Kevin’s Answer

    The police can request you go talk to them but you at that point have constitutional rights to have a lawyer. The charges could be a felony level and my advice would be to not speak to the lawyer. If the police have enough to issue a warrant then let them issue the warrant. Talking to them only provides more evidence against you. The police are trained in interviewing tactics and are not necessarily looking out for your best interests

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  • Can you still use your credit cards for normal matters if you have a mutual restraining order in Ohio?

    Kevin’s Answer

    If I am correct you have been served with a mutual restraining order in a divorce proceeding. If this is the case then that order you are talking about says you cannot incur debt in the other persons name. If you use the cards you would be subject to being responsible solely for that debt incurred.

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  • Child support?

    Kevin’s Answer

    Little confused by the question but at $929 per month multiply that by 12 and divide by 26. so roughly your every two week support will be $428.76. Not sure if the $929 number you are using includes the 2% processing fee that goes to the agency. You can also contact the CSEA in Hamilton County or the main number in Columbus for assistance

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  • Ovi last night. On federal probation. What are my options?

    Kevin’s Answer

    Depends on a lot of factors. You are under a duty to report the new OVI to your probation officer. I would also assume that your probation is not dependent on just a new conviction but also and arrest. The length of time that you also have for the new OVI to be brought to conclusion also depends on the jurisdiction you are charged in.

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  • Can I seal my criminal record with a domestic violence charge that was dropped to a menacing charge?

    Kevin’s Answer

    Most likely you can if that is the only charge on your record. A DV charge cannot be sealed and expunged. The menacing charge can if you meet the other conditions which is passage of time and no other criminal history.

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  • Who will pay the taxes on the short sale? Divorce in 2007. Quit claim deed signed. She has had house since.

    Kevin’s Answer

    The divorce sounds like it occurred in KY. This question is dependent on the decree and the language regarding sale and payment of the mortgage. The decree may have language that the ex wife is to hold your husband harmless on the mortgage. Meaning she is responsible (as far as the domestic relations court is concerned) for making payments on the mortgage and the taxes if short sale. There however, may be language in the decree that has them splitting any losses at a sale. If that is the case then they may be both equally responsible for the taxes. So you will need to look at the decree. However, as far as the mortgage company is concerned they could care less about the divorce decree and will issue the 1099 to both parties since they both remain on the mortgage. Your husband may have to return to the domestic relations court and seek a contempt finding should there be harm to him, i.e. getting a tax bill for her short selling the house. These are tough situations.

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  • I was divorced in 1994. X and I purchased a home together in 1992. It does state in the decree that I pay him equity.

    Kevin’s Answer

    unfortunately if the divorce decree requires repayment of the equity then you have to pay it regardless if you paid other things for the children. Property settlements in Ohio are not modifiable unless there was an agreement the two of you had offset the braces, school loans, etc. Not sure why 21 years later he is coming after you or making a demand but based on what you have said you may just have to pay the money.

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