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Q: If a judge tells you to take out a protective order against someone do you have to

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Virginia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2016

It depends - was it a suggestion made by the judge during the case, or was it actually ordered that you file for a protective order? Failing to obey a court order could cause you to be charged with contempt of court. Consider reaching out to a family law or general practice attorney in your area for guidance.
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Q: Is it better to have full tort or limited tort for car insurance.

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Answered on Jul 26, 2016

With "limited tort," you are permitted to sue for damages for pain and suffering only if your injury is deemed "serious" or there is a "serious impairment of bodily function." There is no further definition as to what this means, and it is ordinarily a question for a jury to decide. Therefore, if you can afford the cost and wish to have certainty in your ability to sue for pain and suffering damages following an accident, regardless of severity, a "full tort" policy will allow you to do...
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Q: If my son comes live with me do I still have to pay child support how can I stop paying?

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Answered on Jul 26, 2016

If your son is coming to live with you, file for a modification of child support. If you don't file for modification and obtain a new court order, you are still responsible for making payments under the old order.
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Q: I have a tenant breaking a lease 4 months early to buy a house. What can the tenant financially be held liable for?

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Answered on Jul 26, 2016

If there isn't an early termination provision in the lease, you can sue for the remainder of the lease. Just make sure when he turns in the keys he understands that you are taking the keys to secure the house, not as acceptance of his early termination.
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Q: I recently got custody of my son . I am receiving collection letters from the pediatrician. Is she still responsible?

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Answered on Jul 26, 2016

Was there a child support order in place when the bills were incurred? If so, the order should dictate who is responsible for the unpaid medical bills. If an order was not in place at the time or the order was silent on the matter, you may have to take her to court to resolve the matter.
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