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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 I drive on a valid Delaware Drivers License after fulfilling all the penalties for a DUI in PA?
I have a Valid Delaware Drivers License but got a DUI in PA. Now that I have fulfilled all the penalties and paid all the fines can I drive in PA with my DE drivers license? I am commuting from DE into PA to work. PA requires an interlock device for their residents with a PA license. Delaware does not have this requirement.
If your license is valid then you should be fine to drive as long as you have met all Pennsylvania's requirements. 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--...
Is there a statue of limitations on a capias in DE?
A DUI occurred in 2005 and I failed to appear at the court proceeding.
Arrest warrants generally remain active until they are executed. A dui occurred in 2005, meaning I suppose you were...
Is it proper for a Delaware police officer to cite someone for Walking Drunk on a Public Highway, but release them immediately?
Delaware Law Chapter 175/2211 (b) "Any person incapacitated by alcohol except where apprehended under a criminal charge, shall be taken into protective custody, and forthwith brought to an approved public treatment facility for emergency treatment. ..." Delaware Law Chapter 175/2203 Definitions (9) "'Incapacitated by alcohol' means that a person as a result of the use of alcohol, is unconscious or has his judgment otherwise so impaired that he Is incapable of realizing and making a rational decision as to his need for treatment. ..." Can a person really be drunk enough so that, as a pedestrian, they are a hazard to themselves or others or property, yet they are still capable of making a rational decision as to their need for treatment?
You must have a reason for asking since your question and self-answered narrative seem more rhetorical than need based....
I received a subpoena in the mail as a witness for the state involving a DUI/Car Accident. I don't wish to go. Do I have to?
I understood that is the subpoena came by mail and not by a sheriff hand delivering then I don't have to honor the subpoena. True or not true.
It sounds from your description like this is a criminal case. Delaware Super. Ct. Crim. Rule 7(d) says that service...
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