Yes, and you may demand/sue for reimbursement from your daughter-in-law. I'm guessing she doesn't have the money, but you could draw up an agreement, signed by her, that she pay you in installments and/or pay, or start paying, at a specified future date. If the accident was her fault,...Read more »
That's easy - just look at the traffic signals statute, Fla. Statutes Sec. 316.075, at http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0300-0399/0316/Sections/0316.075.html Regarding green arrows, it states: Vehicular traffic facing a green arrow...Read more »
Generally, yes on both. You are apparently representing yourself. If you are in civil court, you must read and understand the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, and if you are in family court, you must read and understand the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure. Both are on-line. If you make a...Read more »
You can certainly request it, but to find out whether the judge would consider it, call the judge's judicial assistant and ask him/her. You might be required to file a motion to make that request and to set your motion for a telephonic hearing. Or you might be told, "no, you filed suit...Read more »
He has destroyed my belongings and said he would bring his family to “ruin my life”. Keeps harassing me on social media (making false posts about me and trying to communicate with me through friends and himself). He cheated on me and I confronted him for it and now he’s mad and trying to... Read more »
Some plaintiffs will drop their case (or agree to settle very low) upon proof to them of the defendant's lack of assets, such as production of bank account statements, wage records, etc., BUT the danger in making such production is that you will have given all the plaintiff needs to know to...Read more »
If law enforcement has not contacted you, and you have not been served with court papers, there's nothing to do, unless you would like to complain to her employer. If law enforcement contacts you, say that you wish to hire an attorney before speaking to anyone, then consult a criminal defense...Read more »
You did not say if you got sick from the yogurt. If you did, and you went to the emergency room or an urgent care center, save the yogurt and promptly consult an attorney. If you did not get sick, your remedy is a refund from the store.
Because of harassment, Insults, emotional damage etc from my rommate I decided to leave the premises by the end of july. We both and management agreed to a form that states that I will vacate the premises no later than July 31. It also says that I relinquish my rights to the deposit by signing. My... Read more »
So why didn't you add to the written agreement that you owe nothing for July? In this situation, your lease and any written, signed modifications thereto generally control. You might possibly have an argument that you were fraudulently induced to enter into the written agreement, but for the...Read more »
Father died in 2016 in Missouri. He did leave stocks in a will. A lawyer had contacted me and this has been taken care of. However, doing research on the internet reveals that I, as the biological son, is entitled to a percentage of the estate according to Missouri law. Is this correct?
This is a question for a Missouri attorney. Your post is mainly being viewed by Florida attorneys because you are writing from Hudson, Fla. and did not change the location. On the question page, where it says, "I Need Help in this Location (modify if needed)", you should change your...Read more »
So I had an accident like 4 months ago, where I rear-ended a car but I managed to stop just in time to the point that there was no damage to either car but the lady wanted to call the police anyway. The police arrived and we get a driver to exchange of information, no fire rescue or ambulances were... Read more »
No, not required to (if it's not requested via a court document). Whether it would be a good or bad idea to submit the financial affidavit depends on your unique circumstances and your defense strategy. The plaintiff's counsel is likely deciding whether or not to sue you (though suit...Read more »
I work from home in Florida but my federal agency located in DC. I filed title vii against my supervisor to eeo. Can I file a civil lawsuit against my agency in Florida federal district court or must be filed in DC where my agency located?
Generally, you may sue a defendant where (A) the defendant is located, (B) the subject incident(s) occurred, or (C) at a location agreed upon by the parties by contract. So when you work out of your home for an entity that is in another jurisdiction, there would need to be an analysis of where the...Read more »
I hired a contractor for home improvement job, he is not responding and not finishing the job. He already got half the money. The contract says he has to finish everything by end of April 2021, and yet it's not done.
This is a recurrent problem with contractors. Deadlines in contracts are NOT legally considered to be strict, enforceable deadlines UNLESS the contract specifies that "time is of the essence" or any similar language (for example, "the parties agree that the deadline in this contract...Read more »
I don’t remember signing my workers compensation contract after the day I got out of the hospital. I was completely drugged up because I got ran over by a garbage truck. So that means that one of the workers compensation employees had to come by to get me sign their documents. Can I get out of... Read more »
You could certainly try. To have a valid contract, you cannot have an impairment causing you to lack the required capacity to enter into a legally-binding contract. Basically, you must be mentally competent, and being drugged up could possibly cause you to temporarily lose the necessary mental...Read more »
Asked for break to check blood pressure made to wait more than hr had to take a few hrs and 3 pills to bring down asked if I need to return to work they told me no stay home. Next morning was fired cause of health concerns
The issue here is whether you were unlawfully fired due to a disability. Such a claim could be triggered if you notified your employer that you have a particular diagnosed disability and that you are requesting a reasonable accommodation (that is, a workable solution that is not unduly burdensome...Read more »
See if you, rather than him, can apply for the permit. If your county/city requires the professional to apply for it, and he has no ability to apply, he should never have contracted with you to begin with. Discuss that issue with him and determine if you can reach some amicable resolution, such...Read more »
The reason the police said they must see him buying the liquor in order to arrest the seller is that the crime is classified as a misdemeanor (as opposed to a felony). For most misdemeanor violations, the crime must be committed in the police officer's presence in order to trigger an arrest...Read more »
Of course there are; otherwise, no suits would ever be filed against the Federal government! If you happen to be asking if any lawyers viewing your post are willing to take your case, this site does not work that way; it's for lawyers to offer educational information about the questions being...Read more »
No, and you really need to schedule a consultation with a land use & zoning attorney to evaluate your situation and explain your legal rights. 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983, which provides a legal cause of action for violation of Federal constitutional or statutory rights, does not apply to complaints...Read more »
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