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How to get temporary custody of my 2 grandchildren. Her mother is going to jail for the 4th DUI. My son is dead.
There is bad blood between us. We legally tried for temp. custody in Jan 14 when she was sentenced for her 3rd DUI. We lost the case. She then kept the kids from us until this afternoon. Apparently she has fled MD and is in Utah but we think she is fixing to get picked up by the law. She called and allowed me to talk to the kids for the first time since Feb 14. She wants to place the kids with us but wants to get them the minute she is released which is likely to be a while. She receives $1100 SS/mo for the kids because my son died. We want to keep the kids util she is sober and responsibly but not on her terms . Then we got to understand healthcare and school issues.
You need to speak with a local attorney to get this done. You said you've already lost an attempt to get custody, so I...
Can Chester County, PA DUI Recovery Court obligations be transferred to where I am now living in Delaware?
I am going to accept Recovery Court for a DUI in place of some jail time but there are requirements for outpatient treatment, probation officer and court check ins and I live two hours away. There is also a requirement to work full time so it is going to be very difficult finding a full time job with time off during the week so that I can fulfill these other obligations.
Any insight would be appreciated.
Probably yes. In Delaware, defendants who accept Probation Before Judgment for DUI cases (which sounds equivalent to...
How does one get a job on house arrest (electronic monitoring) for a DUI? Any suggestions on places to look?
One of the requirements of probation and being on house arrest is working full time but the other requirements like meeting with the probation officer during the day, driving classes etc conflict with work time. Also, many employers will not hire someone on probation and with a DUI record.
Thanks. Any advice would be appreciated.
In this tough job market, your situation is even tougher. You might try to get a job that you can do from your home--...
My girlfriend got a DUI on New Years morning around 8 in the morning. We are in Delaware, and she has no previous criminal or driving related offenses. She passed the sobriety test, blew .08 on the thing, and they took her in. She was never handcuffed and I asked her if he read her rights and he didn't. She refused the breathalyzer because she was a phlebotomist at the hospital where they would have taken her. The cop then even asked me if I would drive the car back even though I didn't have a license, that he wouldn't care. I'm not from Delaware and have some experience with how things happen in a DUI stop in my home state, and it all seemed rather unorthodox and I'm wondering if she should fight it.
Nothing in your facts sounds unusual (other than the offer for you to drive the vehicle home without a license), but...
What will happen to me if I'm a passenger in a car and the driver gets arrested for drug possession?
I was riding in a car with my friend and he got pulled over for going into a one way bank to try and turn around. The officer smelled weed and took our information. He searched me and found nothing and he found under an ounce of weed in the car which my friend admitted it was his. I'm only 17 and the officer let me call a guardian to pick me up. He said I wasn't in trouble. Few months later I got summoned to court and the case was State of Delaware vs (my friend). Why would I be called into court?
Based on what you told me, they have absolutely no case against you. The reason you have been told to go to court is...
What are the potential consequences for minor in possession of alcohol and initially lying about being 21?
Was arrested on Rehoboth Beach on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 for drinking underage on the beach. Was charged with minor in possession and falsifying information. I did not lie about my name or where I was from just that I was 21, and a few minutes later I told the officer that I was in fact not 21 but 19 years old. My court date is scheduled for May 24. I am 19 years old and from Pennsylvania. First time being arrested.
Both charges are misdemeanors of course, so you do not risk jail time or anything like that. The worst case scenario...