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  • What can I do?

    Another question: A guy recorded us having sex without me knowing. He showed his cousin the video tape. They both always threaten me that if I make them mad they will expose it. I live in fear because of the video. Im even scared to call the cops ...

    Shelley’s Answer

    You need to call the police right away. Fear is what they are using to harass you.

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  • Anyone know the legal ins and outs of a teen who is pregnant?

    A few weeks ago, we applied for and was granted emergency custody of my 2 step daughters. After noticing some things, I tested my oldest step daughter who is 14, and she is pregnant. According to the math, she's 4 months along now. What rights do...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Wow. There is so much here-way too much to discuss in a response to this post on the Internet. First of all, your wife (the child's mother) needs to take this child to a doctor and confirm that she is pregnant. Do not rely on home tests for this. Once you are sure there really is a pregnancy, you need to arrange for appropriate prenatal care, then contact a family law attorney in your area to discuss where to go from here. You will need to bring the court orders to your attorney visit so they understand the posture of the legal proceeding.

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  • How is the children's time at school and custody viewed in the eyes of the law?

    My ex and I have shared custody of our daughters. During the school year I take them to school and pick them up. One is in Pre-K and the other in kindergarten, they have two different pickup times. If it is my ex's night to have them, after I pick...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Why are you doing all of this? Is it in the custodial plan? You need to sit down with your lawyer and discuss what your duties actually are under the ordered arrangement.

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  • Can my separation agreement be amended before the divorce papers are drawn up? Is mediation the next step if he does not agree?

    After 7 years of marriage, I have been separated for a year with 2 young children. My (ex) husband & I reached a separation agreement through an attorney after I was blind sighted with the cheating & divorce. I agreed to everything he insisted on ...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Whether you husband cheated or not isn't very relevant at this point. You have been separated long enough that you OR your husband could request a fairly quick divorce. You need to stop handling this all by yourself and get legal counsel. That attorney will need to see the agreement you signed before they will be able to tell you what needs to be done to change things. Do this now, not later.

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  • Do you have to wait for the judge to release a hold if charges are dropped?

    The person is currently on probation. The person who made the charges will be dropping the charges due to a misunderstanding, however he (the person in jail) is currently placed under a hold. His probation officer will not release the hold becau...

    Shelley’s Answer

    This person needs an experienced attorney right away. A probation violation is a bit different than an original charge and the procedures can be different. Therefore, get an attorney ASAP.

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  • Charges for death threats

    My girlfriend's ex said he was going to kill her. What should be done? What kind of time would he face? He is a felone. Gun charges. I have it on recording of the threats

    Shelley’s Answer

    She needs to call the police and report it.

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  • Can they keep a innocent man in jail for nothing when he was accused of a criminal charge that came back false

    My husband was accused of sexual abusing r son n than our son told me that he lied that dad didn't touch him n we took all three kids to a doctor n doctor said there r no signs of sexual abuse about wat he has said n another thing the social work...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Only the DA's office can dismiss the charges without a hearing. The fact that you believe he is innocent is not going to get the charges dismissed. Your husband needs an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.

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  • Ex wife isnt allowing visitation because of child support.

    Over a year ago I was placed on child support by my ex-wife because I have felt behind due to financial problems thus bringing me to my current situation. We have been divorced for over 4 years and the divorce papers that we signed at the notary o...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Take your papers to an experienced family law attorney. . Child support and visitation are too separate matters, but the visitation language in your judgment is so vague it needs to be amended.

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  • I had a pound of weed that I brought back with me from vacation got pulled over illegal search and seize.

    I was on my way back from Cali and bought a pound of weed back for personal usage. I have medical issues that I use it for (heart patient diabetes chloestrol blood pressure adhd). I was pulled over coming back home in my home state Louisiana . the...

    Shelley’s Answer

    Stop talking and hire an attorney. What you say on the Internet can be held against you.

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  • Can i use a phone bill as proof of infidelity in a divorce hearing

    My spouse has been talking with a ex on the phone and texting . The cell number was change two times. She steal end up calling the same man again. I file for divorce can i show the phone bill as proof for infidelity in my divorce hearing

    Shelley’s Answer

    No. You don't need to prove adultery to get a divorce.

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