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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I was towed in 2020 on jan 20th in new hampshire. The tow was illegal. Is there anything i can do? My vehicle was damage

I was at the gas station to buy wine. The attendant thought i parked illegally. I went across the street to sign out from work. I had forgotten to sign out. I came back and the tow truck was there. The vehicle was not hooked yet. The cops pulled me from.my vehicle and injured my leg giving me blood... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Dec 2, 2022

Yes - for the police misconduct causing physical injury, search for a New Hampshire civil rights attorney. For towing company's negligence causing auto body damage, set up a claim with the towing company's insurance company (no attorney necessary, unless towing company refuses to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: My brother got picked up on a warrant in front my house.. my question is it legal for police to put him in a van and

Take him back to his Place and walk around and say they have cause for search warrant? And then search the property ??

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Dec 1, 2022

You did not indicate if the police actually obtained a search warrant to search his home. If they had no search warrant, a Court most likely would rule that the search was unlawful. If it was an unconstitutional search, any evidence seized during the search mostly likely would not be allowed into... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: We are filing class action against State of Fl. (justice dept&DCF). What do we need to win?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Nov 27, 2022

Get an attorney. Class actions are not for non-lawyers such as yourselves.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: I am being treated wrong discriminated against abused byy attorney
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 25, 2022

This forum is for asking questions in order to obtain general information that may give you some guidance for your situation. Start a new post with a question.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: My friend still has legal property at his ex's place. How can he get it? His name is still on the lease.

My friend and his ex broke up. He still has legal property and proof of it being his in the apartment. Calling non emergency and they said he couldn't collect his items even tho his name is still on the lease and he has proof of receipts that it is his. How can he get his stuff? The ex is... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Nov 23, 2022

Yes, he may have a right to the property, but it is not up to the police to enforce that right without a writ of assistance from the courts. Same with the landlord (or "property management").

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Can I sue the county courthouse for violating my civil rights?

I did not authorize for a release of information to let people access medical record and use it against me.

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 22, 2022

Sorry to hear about your ordeal. The "county courthouse" is not an entity that has the capacity to be sued. If you mean the Clerk of Courts, the Clerk does have the capacity to be sued, but the Clerk may or may not have liability for your particular situation, and in some circumstances,... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What federal laws are broken when a court reporter refuses to hand in a transcript to a litigant?

Several court reporters are refusing to submit a electronic transcript to a litigant in an attempt to conceal a fraudulent court. The court reporters have made unlawful misinformation statements to the litigant and told them that they needed a lawyer for these transcripts, that they had to go to... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 6, 2022

That's weird. A reporter must provide a requested transcript to a party to the case if the party pays the estimated cost up front, and an appropriate motion to the court may be made to seek relief. Which law applies depends on which court you're in.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Who shall we, the people, contact, to change a statute?

FL Statute 768 is quoted by Lawyers to me, in their efforts to don't present a medical assassins case, every time I consult every Lawyer I've consulted, after a group of Doctors murdered my mother in front of my eyes with their protocols, practices, and deftly persistent actions against... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 4, 2022

So sorry to hear about your tragedy. Florida Statutes are enacted, amended, or repealed by the Florida Legislature, where you are represented by your State Senator and your State Representative. If you don't know who they are, you can find them by inputting your address here:... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: A search warrant was served in a house i was living in, the police lied about an arrest warrant

They had for me, calling me out of the house prior to entry, i was awakened by this and put on a pair of shorts that wrrent mine. They searched me and found drugs. I would have never put on those shorts if they hadnt lied about the arrest warrant because i wouldnt have gone outside. All charges... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Oct 28, 2022

You apparently have a pending criminal charge. You therefore must promptly address your issue with your criminal defense attorney. If you don't have an attorney yet, hire one now , or if unaffordable, determine if the Court will appoint the public defender. Of course it' s not... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: How does a teacher protect themselves legally from continual physical threats from a teenage student.

I have filed formal complaints with the administration and the administration simply does not respond - Yet, continues to place me in harms way wth duties that bring me in contact with this volatile student. who know feels empowered to really intimidate and harass me every chance she gets

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Oct 24, 2022

File a complaint with the department of education.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Small Claims for Florida on
Q: If I get dv battery charge dropped in fl, what lawful civil retribution should I do?

Filing false police report, pain n suffering like whole unnecessary arrest, imprisonment and court fees? Kicked out of own house after she already moved out due to can't return to scene she claimed. Forced to abandon dogs until trial is done.

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Oct 15, 2022

Retribution means punishing for revenge. I assume that's not what you mean; that you instead mean to ask what legal action you can take to seek monetary compensation for your loss of liberty, economic losses, and emotional distress. You certainly may sue your accuser (your ex) for malicious... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Health Care Law, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Can a surgical team continue with procedure if the patient who is coherent tells them to stop?

I have a question upon entering out patient surgical center. Patient informs the nurse of being a hard stick. The proceeded with IV in hand which immediately was painful achy and burned. The nurse passed it to the anesthesiologist stating the patient stated it was sensitive. He said he would watch... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Oct 1, 2022

In this scenario, I'm guessing the medical people will have a different story - but if you can prove this happened, I believe the medical people would be liable both civilly and criminally for false imprisonment and battery (at least), and potentially liable civilly for malpractice. Request... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: We moved to Florida based on the Florida DBPR information on their website and the Occupational Freedom and Opportunity.

The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity act state that it endorses all current and active cosmetology licenses. Now we are being told that they no longer accept Connecticut (As of a few months ago). We have checked everywhere and there was no public announcement or amendments made to the... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Sep 25, 2022

I've never heard of this issue, so just looked up some things up online that may help you. I do NOT vouch for the accuracy of these sites, but they may be good places to start your research and to find knowledgeable people to contact.

The American Safety Council, based in Orlando,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Is a solar security camera considered a "renewable energy device"

I live in florida. Title XI Chapter 163 covers solar devices. It states "renewable energy devices" in the chapter and how an HOA cannot restrict their use. I have solar security cameras. They are a renewable energy device and I want to know if they are covered by this Florida law.

Barbara Billiot Stage
Barbara Billiot Stage
answered on Sep 21, 2022

More facts are needed. Does the HOA have a restriction against security cameras in its Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions? If it does not then they cannot restrict your solar powered devices. I have yet to see Declarations that prohibit security cameras. The HOA may try to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Im sueing a district county how do i serve the lawsuit against a county in a state

Im suing an administrative judge and the county he works, for deprivation of my rights under the color of law, I need to serve a warning of rights violation and a letter of intent to sue to the county but I dont know who in the county i need to have served the summons once I file the lawsuit where... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Sep 16, 2022

You should retain counsel to review your case before you actually file it. Judicial officers and prosecutors have immunity from suit with very rare exceptions.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Florida on
Q: Hello, I am a 24 year old Florida Resident. My questions relates to a concealed weapon permit and purchase of firearms.

I have no criminal history or even traffic citations. I was however Baker Acted when I was 17 for suicidal ideation. I was not handcuffed and there was no police report. I wanted to know if this baker act would show up when applying for a concealed weapons permit or gun purchase (since I was a... Read more »

Stephen K. Brooks
Stephen K. Brooks
answered on Sep 12, 2022

Most likely the answer is yes, it will show up.

License to carry concealed weapon or firearm:

(1) The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is authorized to issue licenses to carry concealed weapons or concealed firearms to persons qualified as provided in this section....
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Can defac take a newborn without notifying you parents?
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Sep 9, 2022

Your question is too vague. I suggest you re-post with short description of what caused a newborn to be taken. And by "defac", do you mean DCF (Dept. of Children and Families)? And by "notifying you parents", do you mean notifying the parents of the child being taken away?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: My brother robbed us for avrything we own my mother and I are blind and we had to run for our life's the police won't he

The police say its a civil matter he robbed us with a fraudulent POA for over two hundred and fourty four thousand dollars worth of money property and assets

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Sep 6, 2022

You did not ask a question. Re-post to state what you wish to find out or what kind of help you are seeking. Also, we see our on end says, "Orland, CA asked ... in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Identity Theft for Florida." State where the events occurred, as it's... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Q: Can a husband legally direct me not to talk to his wife? I have in no way threatened her, sworn at her, or humiliated.

I confronted this woman's friend about her issue with my child. She has been talking about my son for quite some time now, and it needed to be addressed. I walked up the driveway of her best friend, when I saw her there. I walked up to her, and told her "I am disappointed in you". I... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Sep 5, 2022

If the lady voluntarily, without duress, desires to communicate with you and does so, no, the husband cannot prevent that communication by any legal means. (Does he think we live in Afghanistan?) However, you'll want to avoid a situation where the wife "flips" on you and claims you... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Does this mean governor Ron DeSantis committed voter intimidation by using felons who unknowingly voted illegally?

Just days before the primaries, governor DeSantis made sure not to clarify that these voters were felons who thought their rights were restored. I cannot see how this is NOT being considered voter intimidation. If you think that what this man has done was legal, please explain. I appreciate your... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Aug 22, 2022

I looked online for what you are referencing, and I see a story regarding DeSantis announcing that the Fla. Dept. of Law Enforcement arrested 20 people who allegedly voted illegally because their voting rights were not restored, even though they were allowed to register. (See, for example,... Read more »

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