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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Education Law and Military Law for Minnesota on
Q: Unforeseen Military Order of January 26th 2018.

I was in good standing with GPA of 4.0 until the unforeseen Military Orders of January 26, 2018. I was on order to go to Afghanistan on January 26. The Army gave me two weeks to deploy to Afghanistan. This short notice destabilized me, and I did not have enough time to deal with family issues and... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Jan 14, 2021

What is your legal question?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Entertainment / Sports for Minnesota on
Q: My daughter has been ruled ineligible to play sports at a varsity level at the high school she transferred to this year

We were told: "THE Minnesota State High School League Board of Director's has indicated family choice for school type or athletic opportunity will not be considered in the review process.". We submitted documentation in the review s as stated was told our review is incomplete.... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 24, 2020

Do you have a question about the situation?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Immigration Law for Minnesota on
Q: I enrolled to high school with a b1b2 visabefore changing it to f1 am I eligible to change it now?

Hello Mrs/Mr, I am an immigrant not knowing, who came to usa and enrolled to highschool with a b1b2 visa before changing it to f1 and I wanted to change it know to f1 am I eligible to do that

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Nov 6, 2018

You are in violation of your B1B2 status right now. Your best bet of having any hope of getting an F-1 is by dropping out of school.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Minnesota on
Q: What's the typical cost of fighting a college expulsion for plagiarism?
Joseph A. Gangi
Joseph A. Gangi answered on Jun 4, 2018

The cost will likely vary depending on the complexity of the allegations, the school, the internal appeal process, and the individual attorney, among other things.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Education Law and Family Law for Minnesota on
Q: Do I have the right to go see my child in school if i don't have custody of my child but I do pay child support?
D. Patrick McCullough
D. Patrick McCullough answered on Mar 26, 2018

There are two types of Custody-Legal and Physical and it depends upon what your Judgment and Decree says.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Copyright and Trademark for Minnesota on
Q: I work in several schools and wondering if you can help with a couple of questions to clarify questions that I get.

1) Students/teachers are 3D Printing items such as Mickey Mouse.

2) Students/teachers are using a plasma table to cut NFL/MLB logos, Harley Davidson logos and then sell to community.

Benton R Patterson III
Benton R Patterson III answered on Feb 23, 2018

Generally, creating and selling branded items with someone else's trademark, like a professional sports team, is trademark infringement and is against the law. In most cases, making 3D printed objects is fine. If you are creating and selling copyright protected characters, you could run into... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Education Law and Consumer Law for Minnesota on
Q: Myself and 28 other previous Le Cordon Bleu students were misled and need legal advice and representation. Who can help

Myself and 28 other previous le cordon bleu students were misled through sales tactics to lure us into high student loan debt with promise of earning salaries between $40,00 to $80,000 per year once we graduated. Upon graduation, we unsuccessfully applied for many kitchen manager positions. I for... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 31, 2016

Attorneys cannot solicit business on the internet under the ethical rules that all attorneys must follow. However, you can contact any attorney you would like to work with via telephone or email. I suggest you contact an attorney immediately for a free consultation and to investigate this case... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Contracts for Minnesota on
Q: I attend a private school. Students phones are routinely seized and searched for minor policy infractions?

We signed a contract that allows them to take our phone at anytime and search it. Is the enforcement of this policy legal and is it legal for the school to make us sign this contract?

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 21, 2016

Schools are allowed to exhibit a greater deal of control over students in the school than would be allowed in other situations. The contract isn't so much a legal contract as it is a "behavior contract" for the purpose of communicating the policy to students. The school is allowed to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for Minnesota on
Q: Recently tried out for the HS softball team but was rejected because they believed I would injure erbs palesy arm

I recently tried out for the HS softball team. I was nervous because I have erbs palesy making few things difficult. There are quite a few coaches maybe 5 and I had informed some of them about my disibility and each one had said it was fine. I went into the evaluation practice and gave it my all I... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 19, 2016

More would need to be known before an attorney could properly evaluate your case, but feel free to give one a call as I believe this could be handled at a rather reasonable cost. The attorney would want to know 1) If a doctor has cleared you to play sports; and 2) Whether everybody made the team.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Minnesota on
Q: What can I do about relentless retaliation after I filed grievances against my teacher/advisor?

I have pages upon pages of wrongdoings that has occurred since I filed my grievances. I have been blocked out of assignments. My grades changed from A's and B's to "P's" (not in her syllabus) to F's right in front of my eyes. Now she will not even give me my access... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 19, 2016

Call an attorney for help.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Immigration Law for Minnesota on
Q: I lived in the USA illegally for 9 months after my visa expired. What chances do I have to get a new visa?

I lived in the USA illegally for 9 months. I was on a F1 visa but it got expired and I didn't renew it which also means my Sevis is deactivated. Now, I would like to get back to school. I have a readmission form and a new I-20 from my school. Is it going to be possible to get a visa after... Read more »

Shan Dimitris Potts
Shan Dimitris Potts answered on Jan 28, 2016

Although it might be possible there is no guarantee that you will be given another F1 visa. The final decision in this situation will be taken by the CBP officer who will be interviewing you. There may be waivers available to you, contact an immigration attorney to consult regarding this situation.... Read more »

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