The United States has two major legislative extradition provisions: Article IV of the Constitution and the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. The Extradition Clause of the Constitution lists “felonies and other crimes”, but the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act sets forth an extradition procedure...Read more »
My husband has earned a large bonus this year. He has received 3 small payments, and the bulk is to be distributed in February 2022. The contract says that the employee must be employed by the company at the end of the year to receive the last payment. My husband has already secured a new job that... Read more »
If the bonus contract requires your husband to be employed through 2021 to earn the bonus, then it can be denied if he doesn't work through the end of the year. If his new employer is flexible on his start date, you may want to see if his start date can be pushed back to still allow him to...Read more »
Your employer has NO obligation to hold your job (beyond the 12 weeks under FMLA, IF APPLICABLE) while you are off on a work injury. Some clients call frequently and some do not call at all. Staff can answer most questions and it is reasonable for answers from your attorney to be relayed by...Read more »
The administrative impoundment of one's vehicle and a collateral original criminal case are two different legal procedures, UNLESS the vehicle is impounded and kept as evidence in connection with that criminal case.
Be as it may, in my opinion it requires a knowledgeable criminal...Read more »
Even generally, in order to assess your particular legal situation involving a certain judge you must discuss all facts and details directly with a LICENSED attorney in the jurisdiction where you think the action took place.
If a vehicle was stopped on a roadway and ANY of the vehicle remained on the roadway, it constituted a hazard to other vehicles on the roadway and it is liable for ALL property damage and injury that results, no matter how many vehicles are involved. If the stopped car caused the car that hit you...Read more »
i was jailed when i did not answer the questions being asked while detained,and i did not see the warrant til i was bonded out 10 days later,also wasnt given a copy of the seisure list of items they took as evidence from my home,mine and mine alone is the only name on the lease and i wasnt home... Read more »
Thank you for your excellent description of the origins of the pending criminal case. Even if you feel your criminal charges against you should be dismissed, that could be done only during a court hearing or by the assigned local prosecutor. Also, as you may know by now, the criminal case of that...Read more »
So, my current husband is abusive emotionally and just now physically. I own a llc, just started it. My question is: if I get a divorce, is there anyway I can protect my business from him getting anything from it? He goes from job to job a lot. Thank you
Your question is almost impossible to answer without knowing more facts. For example, how much marital money went into funding the business? Does the business have a value? Is the business totally reliant upon you? In other words, if you stopped working at it, would the business collapse? There are...Read more »
You have a contract with the warranty company. Nobody can answer your question without looking at the contract. The warranty company doesn't want you to go to someone who doesn't know what they are doing, do MORE damage, and then have you come back to them for more service.
My husband and I are in the process of buying our home. We have a verbal agreement with the owner stating “as long as we finish renovating at our expense we can come up with an outstanding payment”. We just received a letter about tax delinquencies and the house has been bought by someone else... Read more »
You need to meet with a competent real estate attorney ASAP, within the next few days if possible. Bring every scrap of the paperwork you have regarding the property and the tax sale to that appointment.
Hello, I got a speeding ticket and was given three options of attending the school, plead not guilty, or pay the ticket. I got two tickets about two years ago and was told not to get another for two years to get the record clean. I got three months left to get out of the probation but I ended up... Read more »
If you are over 21 you can have two tickets in a 12 month period before your license as possible suspension. There might be insurance rate consequences of all that is not guaranteed check with your agent. If you are under 21 you can only have one conviction every two years so it would definitely be...Read more »
Can you travel internationally to places such as Canada or UAE if you completed court supervision for a Class A misdemeanor for speeding 35 MPH plus in the state of Illinois? My understanding is that upon completion of supervision it leads to a non conviction? Is this true and if not convicted are... Read more »
You may travel internationally, but I personally have seen U.S. citizens turned away from entering Canada for a variety of traffic and Criminal offenses regardless of the years past after that conviction, when they traveled by car.
If during a legitimate traffic stop the police officers discovered or had a reasonable, articulable suspicion to believe that the vehicle or its occupants may have contraband, weapons or other illegal conditions the officers may search that vehicle without a warrant.
I deliver packages and I get paid hourly 12pm to around 8pm. Usually I don’t take a break so I can finish earlier as it takes longer delivering in the dark. My employer says that I must take a mandatory unpaid meal break and he states that if I continue to not take one I will be terminated... Read more »
Your employer has a valid point: you have to take a break pursuant to the state labor and employment laws because if you do not (for any reason) that the employer may be accused (even by you) of violations of the state employment law, not to mention civil liability stemming from that violation.
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