National Domestic Violence Hotline Profile

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is available to anyone who has been affected by relationship abuse. This service is available in more than 200 language and a live chat is available from 7 A.M. to 2 A.M. Central time.

Address
PO Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
Phone:
Toll Free: 1-800-787-3224
Website: http://www.thehotline.org/

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QUESTIONS

  • My ex- fiancée and I have joint custody(decision making). Last year March17, 2014, she was arrested for domestic violence( class 6 undesignated felony), ( discharging a firearm at her boyfriend),and received supervised probation, 3 yrs. In June of 2015, she was once again arrested for violation of probation and placed on IPS and extensive probation till 2017. Because Mother is violent and has potential to cause emotional and physical distress to my 5 yr. old daughter, do I have legal right as her father to file for sole custody and decision maker? Currently we have equal parenting time.
  • I am 21 years old and a new mother to my 4 month old son. My fiance has been there for my son since he was still in my tummy. She is his second primary mother and he has no father. I am the only one on the birth certificate as of right now. How do I go about putting my fiance on his birth certificate since we are both his mothers?
  • i signed a lease but have not moved in its been less than 3 days can i get my money back on the rental house
  • Want to file for divorce and have no income
  • Do I get paid during my FMLA leave?
  • I am not married to my daughters father, we recently split due to domestic violence. I am talking with him and his lawyer to get a resolution before our temporary orders hearing. The only term we are not agreeing on is that I want to stipulate that my daughter and I can relocate to Colorado in a year. His attorney keeps saying the courts will not accept that even if we come to an agreement on everything else before our court date. I spoke to an attorney who told me the opposite. How do I word this to his attorney or is his attorney right?
  • I currently am renting a home. I allowed a woman and her 2 children to come stay a few weeks with me when she became homeless. She is not on the lease and does not receive mail here. She has become very violent towards me and my children so I want her to move. What can I do? When I called the police to escort her out he told me he'd arrest ME for trying to make her leave with her children. What can I do to get this woman out of my rental home who is violent?
  • I have filedfor divorce with children done everything in order and made it to the hearing for temp. orders. We both are scheduled for the the pip class which i just took on Wed. The judge said my husband could take his in Las Vegas cause he lives there. The judge said that he is not setting this case for anything until completion cert. are received by the court for both of us. How long does he have to prove completion so we can keep going forward
  • With joint custody, how are heath insurance premiums, co pays, dental , optical all handled? One parent pays for all as in my daughters case?
  • I am a stepparent. My husband's ex indicated that I can not sign permission slips for the kids to attend school field trips. I checked with the district and they said I could as long as my husband agreed. I always send a copy of the permission slip to his ex (she has never provided the same courtesy to my husband). I want to do what is right and legal. May I continue to sign permissions slips and pay for field trips or must my husband sign these slips?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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