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Q: granted for answer

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Appeals / Appellate Law for New York on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

Your question makes no sense which indicates to me you should have a lawyer. Court procedure is different in each court. As to using court documents from other cases not only is it legal, it is smart.
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Q: My wife has been put on a 15 day hold in jail for probation violation what will happen after the 15 day hold?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Indiana on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

The 15 day hold is for being on probation and having a new arrest. The hold is to give probation time to file a petition to revoke. Once the petition is filed, even before the 15 days have run, she should be brought before the judge who may require a bond for the revo.; she would also have to post bond on the new charges. If nothing filed by the end of the 15 days then she should be allowed to bond on the new charges.
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Q: A resident of Puerto Rico has filed bankruptcy and he owns a home in Florida. Can I buy that property in florida?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Florida on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

Bankruptcy is federal law, applicable in all of the United States, including Florida and (I believe) Puerto Rico. Not that it matters, but you didn't indicate whether the bankruptcy is in PR, Florida, or elsewhere in the US.

The auction, from a mortgage or tax foreclosure I assume, would be automatically stayed by the filing of the bankruptcy petition. Assuming that there has been an order of the bankruptcy court granting relief from the automatic stay, the sale could take place....
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Q: how much to have an attorney to request my medical records for me? I am illiterate and have a difficult time with forms

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Oregon on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

Depends on how many records (locations) you are looking to obtain. Then, in addition to the cost of the attorney, most places also then charge a fee for the copies. That varies from place to place, and can vary depending on the number pages in your file. Some places, such as Kaiser, will charge a $40 flat fee to put all of your records on a disc or available via download.
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Q: I can no longer pay my debt. I owe roughly $7000 between 4 credit cards. I don't own any assets. Should I file Chapter 7

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Hampshire on
Answered on Mar 23, 2017


Under your circumstances, filing for a bankruptcy discharge is a matter of your tolerance to the behavior of collectors. I expect debt collectors are calling you. Since you have no means to pay those debts, you should put in writing to each agency that you refuse to pay the debt. By law, they will no longer be able to contact you except under very limited circumstances. The other risk is being sued. Again, since you appear to have no resources from which you could be...
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