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Q: I am a current business law student and Im having trouble with an assignment. Is there a way I can chat with a lawyer?

My assignment is to write a 6 page paper on what charges i can file and why against a company for holding a woman for an hour accusing her of theft and telling her if she leaves, she will go to jail. I understand that can be stressful and its a little excessive to be held for an hour, but I... Read more »

Jane Kim
Jane Kim answered on Jul 23, 2021

I understand how you wouldn't want to ask this question of your Professor. (-: But maybe you should, maybe s/he's heard so many student-like questions that s/he'd have a better explanation than I can provide here.

Every case has two parts- liability and damages. Here, you...
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Q: What will they do to a person that has never got in trouble or went to jail for garbage digging but got caught on camera

I returned the stuff but they said they might press charges

Jane Kim
Jane Kim answered on Jul 18, 2021

I am unsure what you mean by "garbage digging" but there is no expectation of privacy in garbage placed outside of a home, meaning you can dig in the garbage can and get whatever you want from it.

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Q: What does the acronym BAR stand for or mean, each letter.
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 8, 2021

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar

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Q: How can I clear my name for false allocations on my moms account with my name on it?

My mother is 80 years old has lived with me for about 10 years. There was a disagreement my mother moved in with my sister and her family at the last minute literally the last day of the month but had written a check for the following month now she can’t live with my sister and her family any... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 3, 2021

It would be a lot easier figuring out what you are asking if you had used periods at the ends of your sentences.

Your mother wrote a check to you landlord for the following month's rent? If so, the landlord would have deposited the check in their account and no one is going to take...
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Q: I am trying to find a free unlawful detainer form for county of Escambia and Pensacola Florida to Print out
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 29, 2021

I would look on the online docket for Escambia County. Or another county would probably work too.

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Q: Should I trust a family member taking my child to the doctor?

Should I trust a family member taking my child to the doctor?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 28, 2021

It is not clear what you mean by this question. If you can trust the family member taking your child to the store or anywhere else, why wouldn't you be able to trust that person to take your child to the doctor?

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Q: Am I able as owner acting as contractor exempt from having contractor sign site plan that is accurate and correct?

Zoning states my site plan I submitted is accurate and correct but needs to be signed by either an architect, engineer, residential or mobile home contractor to move forward, I applied for owner as contractor permit and as homeowner I should be able to submit site plan that is to scale and accurate... Read more »

Erik A. Perez
Erik A. Perez answered on Jun 23, 2021

That is an administrative issue that may be determined by the local design and review board and local regulations. Please provide further information regarding the jurisdiction and local rules. The Florida Statute you cited is primarily for the regulation of licensed contractors and prohibits... Read more »

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Q: My Dad passed away he left less than 1 acre of land in his will to his grandson how do we get that in his name.

My dad passed away and he left less than 1 acre of land to his grandson in his will. how do we put the property in the grandsons name. I went to the courthouse they said the property is not in probate and they only have a copy of the will from a family member after my fathers death. No one is... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 17, 2021

You file a probate petition with the court, probably for summary administration.

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Q: Can a divorce agreement be changed?

No minor children, allow my ex wife to stay in the house for 6 yrs while I pay mortgage and utilities plus taxes and Ins. now she has a day care at the house and her fiance has moved in.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 16, 2021

Yes, if both parties agree, it can be changed.

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Q: To whom does the Annual Certificate of Compliance with Conflict of Interest Policy have to be submitted?

This is in reference to Florida Statute 496.4055

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 7, 2021

Look at Florida Statute 496.404 (7):

"(7) “Department” means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services."

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Q: My mother passed and her property was granted to her surviving child. My sibling agreed to pay the taxes on the house.

He has demolished the inside of the house and made it inhabitable. We can not agree on anything and he will not meet with the realtor or give me access to the property. I had to pay the taxes for the past three years because he did not. He was three years behind. What are my options? Can I take... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 24, 2021

Evidently the house is in Florida and you are in Georgia. Consult with an attorney where the house is located; a Georgia attorney cannot represent you in Florida litigation.

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Q: Do hotels have to let a disabled person who isn't a guest use the lobby bathrooms in the state of florida?

are hotels legally required to let someone use the lobby bathrooms if the person in question is not a guest or a potential guest, even in the event they need to take their meds in the state of florida?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 4, 2021

No, they don't have to.

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Q: I am getting billed for a service that I never received (propane gas company). I never bought gas from them.

They have given the matter over to a debt collector

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Mar 19, 2021

You should sent them a letter, certified mail, explaining why you don't owe it. Then, if they sue you you will have that letter as evidence that you didn't agree to the "account stated".

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Q: I recently payed for a new septic system the estimate was 10900 . Now they are done they are trying to charge me double

I payed the 10900 now they say they had to dig up rocks and I owe them 12000 more and are threatening me with a Lean on my house

Erik A. Perez
Erik A. Perez answered on Mar 8, 2021

It depends on the terms of the estimate and the written agreement (if any). Unfortunately, contractors sometimes complete these sort of practices. It is important that you negotiate a contract clearly indicating the scope of work prior to hiring the contractor. Nevertheless, sometimes there may be... Read more »

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Q: I know someone who is loving with a veteran and the ba pays most of his bills. Hes threatening that the cops can

I know someone who is living with a veteran and the VA pays most of his bills. Hes threatening that the cops can arrest her for living there and her not being on the lease. My question is, is that true? Shes moving out but shes scared until then.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Feb 4, 2021

Did she simply move in without his consent and is trespassing? Perhaps.

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Q: I work a firework tent. Is it legal to refuse to pay me if my fireworks tent was robbed?

Fireworks were stolen from the firework tent I run. My employer is refusing to pay me.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jan 4, 2021

If you were hired by the hour, and you worked those hours, no, your employer can't refuse to pay you your wages.

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Q: I was given a house by my godfathers sisters and brothers . I filed the quit claim deed with the court in Florida

Their names are still appearing on the tax records . How do i have their names removed. Can i file a warranty deed to do this?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jan 2, 2021

Contact the tax appraiser's office and ask what, if anything, you need to do.

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Q: I sign a paper borrowing money from my spouse we were still married at the time can he take me to court?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Dec 22, 2020

That debt should have been resolved in the divorce, so probably not.

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Q: My ex got Violation probation charge he went to court for the 3rd time and got a continuence of court why ?

Why would he get continuence of court

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 24, 2020

Depends on what he told the judge.

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Q: My husband took a loan out on our house without my knowledge both names are on the deed there is a lien on the house

In the paperwork he stated it’s not homestead it is and he also lied about his address

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 20, 2020

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