Domestic Violence Legal Questions and Answers

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What if allegations of domestic violence are false in North Dakota?

I live in North Dakota. My wife has filed a petition in court for a domestic violence protection order to restrain me from coming to our house. She alleged in her complaint that I have abused her. I have not abused her and I have evidences to disprove her allegations against me. What will be the legal consequences if the court finds that her allegations of domestic violence are...

02/08/2017   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: North Dakota   |   #31751

Can I get a domestic violence protection order without filing divorce in North Dakota?

I live with my husband in North Dakota. He seldom comes to our house. In those days he comes to the house he used to abuse me physically and mentally. I am afraid to live with him. I am not daring enough to file a petition for divorce. Can I legally restrain him from coming to my house without filing a divorce?

02/08/2017   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: North Dakota   |   #31750

Can a victim of domestic violence seek protective order for the support person to accompany during the proceedings?

My husband and I got married seven years ago, and we were living together in California. My husband had been physically abusing me for the last few years. Therefore, I moved out of our family home and am now living separately. However, my husband started coming to my apartment and threatening me. Therefore I approached the court and got a protective order. I also have a suppo...

12/01/2016   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: California   |   #27407

What is the Statute of Limitations for Crime in Wisconsin?

I have been arested numerous times by the batterer in domestic abuse after he intentionally lied to police and also a batterer who lied to police and lied in court to have a chapter 51 on me and then said the police forced he to lie that I strangled her and I never touched her body. what is the statute of limitations on these offenses. I have been the victim of domestic abuse f...

06/12/2011   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #25007

How Do I Erase a Record of Arrest for Domestic Violence in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin I filed a restraining order against my husband for abuse then dropped the case. How can we have the case removed from CCAP as it is hurting his employment search 15 years later?

02/02/2011   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #24135

What to do when a Temporary Restraining Order has been wrongfully filed

My wife filed a temp protective order against me. I have no history of harm or abuse to my kids or wife the only two police responses were me calling when my wife was getting in my face. the other time was I went to my house prior to the protective order and she changed the locks and prevented me from seeing the kids. I did not know if she or the kids were ok and safe. now i ca...

03/12/2009   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: Washington   |   #15571

How do I resolve a criminal complaint for domestic violence?

I have been charged with a criminal complaint for domestic assault. The Deputy filed this complaint. He did not interview me, but interviewed my husband. My husband physically assaulted me (I have bruises). The deputy's statement is out of sequence, and incorrect in several statements. Can I File a motion with the court requesting a hearing to dissolve this order?

03/09/2009   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: Virginia   |   #15499

Is there a new law in Indiana for battered women?

Is there a new law in Indiana for battered women or a law a new law for the victims in Indiana?

03/27/2007   |   Category: Domestic Violence   |   State: Indiana   |   #2196
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