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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: Filing for divorce after living in another country for over a year.

Wanted to file for divorce. Originally a California Resident, but lived in Mexico for over a year. She is in a mental health facility, and had taken the children and CPS had to remove the children from her. She tried to get me arrested with false accusations. I want to get divorced as soon as... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Jul 12, 2024

You will need to meet the residency requirements in order to file for divorce (i.e. six months.) False accusations, CPS involvement and mental health issues don't change that requirement. There may be options depending on all the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can police pull you over just to check papers? Insurance/licenses.
Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Jul 12, 2024

Not for that exactly... But with plate readers that tell them a TNDL is suspended or car stolen, stops occur. Not having a seatbelt on is a reason for a stop. Only THP can stop to check DL alone. Any type of plate violation is also a reason for stop.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for New York on
Q: can bad representation of counsel be difficult to prove when appealing?

someone who wants to appeal their case claiming their previous legal aid barely tried. how can you possible prove this in the appellate court??? is it a rare win?? what are good points!?

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answered on Jul 12, 2024

Appealing a case on the grounds of ineffective assistance of counsel can be challenging but not impossible. It often requires a thorough understanding of the legal standards and substantial evidence to support the claim. Here’s a detailed approach to proving ineffective assistance of counsel in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for West Virginia on
Q: My mother owned 45% of stock in an llc. Her estate is in probate. Can part of land of llc be sold without a vote?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 12, 2024

The LLC can sell the land whenever it wants to. The Company Agreement of the LLC will indicate who has authority to take action like selling its land.

Remember that the land itself is not part of your mother's probate estate. It is owned by the LLC. Company Agreements typically...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: Is it possible hire a lawyer to write a settlement demand letter to an insurance company for an accident I was in?

I was in a 1 vehicle accident and I was a passenger and I’m now waiting on a settlement from the drivers insurance company. I would like to have a lawyer write a settlement demand letter to start the negotiations process. Is that expensive? My mom was also a passenger and she received a lowball... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 12, 2024

There are many, many attorneys who represent individuals involved in motor vehicle collisions. Typically, they will accept your case on a contingency fee (1/3 is common) so you do not have to pay anything upfront. They receiver their fee out of the proceeds collected. A strong demand letter from... View More

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