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Q: Four college students drove on the highway going the same speed. Traffic got backed up, and there was an accident

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Indiana on Jul 20, 2012

Answered on Feb 1, 2014

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More facts will be needed before this question can be an swerved.

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Q: How long does it take a malpractice lawsuit take?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Indiana on May 25, 2012

Answered on Feb 1, 2014

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Generally speaking, you are talking years. Indiana has a two part system. The first requires that a case be presented to a Medical Review Panel. That process can take over a year. after that process is completed, then you can file a suit in court. Generally, that can take two years or longer.

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Q: Can i file a lawsuit for mc donalds if i didnt break anything

2 Answers | Asked in Injury Law for Indiana on Dec 18, 2013

Answered on Feb 1, 2014

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Yes, as long as you suffered some injury caused bu McDonalds breaching a duty of care to you.

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Q: How do I legally change back to my maiden name after the devorse if I did not ask for iit at the time of the devorse?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Indiana on Jan 22, 2014

Answered on Jan 31, 2014

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You need to file a new case with a petition to change your name.

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Q: I am visiting someone in their home. They fall. Do I have any liability?

1 Answer | Asked in Injury Law for Illinois on Sep 23, 2011

Answered on Dec 11, 2011

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Based on the information provided, no.

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Q: I want to appeal my Real Estate Assesment. Any advise? How to find an atty??

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on Nov 18, 2011

Answered on Dec 11, 2011

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Check with your local bar association. Many of them have case type specific referral services.

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Q: If the parents of the girl force her to marry after 18 yrs according to there wish it is an offence or not

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Indiana on Jun 3, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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If they physically threatened her, there would be a crime. if she married under duress, she may be able to have the marriage annulled.

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Q: Following a request for a support modification, my ex is filing for custody. How do I find a pro bono lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Indiana on Jul 28, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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You can contact Indiana Legal Aid and/or the local probono office for the area where you live. You can find the local pro bono office at www.in.gov/judiciary

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Q: What is valid marriage?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Indiana on Apr 18, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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A valid marriage is one that has taken place purusant to all of the

legal requirments without fraud, duress or other possibleffe grounds of annulment.

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Q: The company that sold me my credit card pritection plan for Bank Of America said they would pay it in full it didnt pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Illinois on Apr 6, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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You did not post a question. However, I will try to help. You may want to complain to the Department of Insurance. I am somewhat concerne that they made parial payments for two years and you did not complaint earlier. An argument can be made by them that if the agreement was to pay off the entire debt, that you would have contacted them right away when they were only making partial payments.

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Q: Midland funding is taking us to court

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Illinois on Jun 14, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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Certainly an argument can be made that by making the payment she ratified the debt.

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Q: How do i file a suit against the majestic star casino

2 Answers | Asked in Injury Law for Illinois on Jul 28, 2011

Answered on Jul 31, 2011

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I am sorry to hear about your experience and hope that you are making a fast recovery. There is no law that requires them to keep the recording. I have handled cases against the Majestic Star Casino and I know that it is imperative that you hire counsel right away to make sure that the recording of what happened is preserved. there is case law concerning protecting victims such as yourself against criminal attacks and it is cerainly possible that you will be entitled to compensation for your...

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Q: Can a parolee be held past there parole end date if they have a violation in illinois

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on Jul 21, 2011

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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Their parole can be revoked if they have a violation. I do not believe that there is an option to extend beyond the parole date.

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Q: I have a no stalking order against my neighbor. My house/property under constant surveillance from 4 audio/video cameras

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on Apr 5, 2011

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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You can try a cease and desist letter from an attorney and if that does not work, file a civil suit.

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Q: Where can i find an over seas lawyer for free quotes

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on Apr 25, 2011

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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You can try the Nigerian Consulate or perform an internet search.

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Q: I have my ein# for my llc but what number do i put in for line 7 on reg-1?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Illinois on Apr 4, 2011

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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It is the number assigned to your LLC by the Secretary of State.

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Q: How do you ratify bylaws in a board only organized not for profit?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Illinois on Dec 30, 2010

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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Best bet is to call a board meeting to ratify and follow the formalities including a written resolution properly executed.

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Q: I was adopted in late 60's,how do I open the records?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption for Indiana on Jul 17, 2011

Answered on Jul 22, 2011

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Indiana has a very comprehensive program concerning the opening of adoptions. Ehow has an excellent How to article

http://www.ehow.com/how_6689642_open-adoption-records-indiana.html

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