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answered on Feb 21, 2023
Well you haven't asked a question, so I don't have a response other than if you would like a consultation feel free to call my office and set up a phone or in person meeting.
My friend is having trouble getting medicine for epilepsy because they say he's not a citizen but he's married and has filed w-2s before
answered on Nov 29, 2022
No, marriage to a U.S. citizen does not confer citizenship on the spouse. Your friend’s wife would have to immigrate him for him to obtain lawful permanent residency in the United States. Your friend should consult with an immigration attorney to find out if he is eligible to immigrate through... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2022
It sounds like whoever set the disposition hearing was under the impression you were ready to change your plea. If you have been arraigned (which is to say you have formally entered a not-guilty plea), that would be the only reason to set it for disposition. Don't worry, though. Unless you go... Read more »
“But the interpretive rule of legislative acquiescence bars us from disregarding that body’s failure to amend the drug possession statute for the last 40 years.” - IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON "...statute was unconstitutional, violating due process clause protections... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2022
The short answer is "yes." Prior precedent within the state is referred to as binding or controlling, as lower courts are required to follow it and appellate courts (simply put) would have to overrule it to depart from it. Authority from other jurisdictions is considered... Read more »
I was recently raided with a search for fire arms and electronic devices. While they were searching some of the officers seen allegedly other stolen items. The officers then got another warrent after searching house. Is that legal?
answered on Jan 30, 2022
Of course you can get charged. Proving it is another question. You need an attorney right now. You can't defend this on your own.
I filed this with the Federal Government. My husband is a physician & I work in healthcare as well . Because of that, I am having a hard time finding an attorney that doesn’t do malpractice and HIPPA violations. Does anyone know who I can talk to about this? This is a very serious HIPPA... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2021
I'm not sure what you mean by your HIPAA being violated but the short answer to your question is that in their wisdom Congress in enacting HIPAA did not provide any remedy for a violation, other than potential injunctive or declaratory relief which means no money therefore no attorney would... Read more »
That person it’s not an ilegal or unlawful alien, and it perfectly fits for all the requirements of the BCI and the Federal laws.
answered on Apr 10, 2021
You need to get a permit; whether you can legally purchase or not. Work permit and SS number don’t confer you status. In fact you have no status, but perhaps refugee seeking to remain in the US. And any weapons offense could negatively impact your asylum application.
Hi i have a question i was on a auto loan with a cosiginer an i was making monthly payment then they paid it off and demand that i paid them back an i was making payments but not very much and theres no contract that he created for me to sing to show that I would pay him back, then he went an stole... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2020
First, it sounds as if the only agreement you signed is the one you both co-signed for the purchase of the car. The normal expectation is that you have the right to continue to pay the car loan on time until it is paid off. If you failed to do so, and the co-signer had to step in to save the... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2020
A Utah attorney could answer best, as elements of state public health law and state executive orders could apply. But your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, they probably could because of the public safety issue - unless a doctor's note excuses usage on a medically... Read more »
Looking for an attorney to help me pursue my complaint, by suing multiple people and/or health providers whom may be able to assist me by giving a discount or payment plans? Maybe even PRO BONO? The information I have obtained is very sensitive so please email responses to:... Read more »
answered on Jul 27, 2020
You need a medical malpractice / personal injury attorney. If there are civil rights components to your case, often a an injury attorney can assist you with that as well.
Medical malpractice tort reform laws in Utah make it nearly impossible for non-lawyers to navigate the litigation... Read more »
In a report made to the police in another matter my neighbor told them I am schizophrenic and that is totally %100 flase, she has also spread this falsehood around the neighborhood to other people.
I can file criminal charges right?
76-9-404. Criminal defamation.
(1)A... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2020
Defamation is a civil matter. The police are not going to take a report. What you are referring to is filing a false police report. Unless your mental capacity was relevant to the police matter, it is unlikely criminal charges would be sustained for falsely telling police you are schizophrenic. The... Read more »
St. George ut.
answered on Jun 10, 2020
Send me an email and I would be happy to talk to you about your case. William@melton.law
Currently I work as an exotic dancer and I am licensed with an SOB license. If I go in front of a judge and am found guilty of this, would that revoke my license, I can't find anything online regarding it, it says I need to tell them any past arrests but not what would revoke it. I can't... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2020
The answer would depend on which municipality issued your SOB license. It also depends on what exactly you are being charged with. An arrest or conviction could possibly impact your license. You should contact an attorney immediately if you have been charged in connection with the recent protests.... Read more »
My boyfriend got arrested for some warrants and ended up having drugs in his pocket. They searched the lunge area in his vehicle which supposedly included my purse on the floor of the passenger side of his vehicle despite me telling them they could not because I wasant under arrest at this point.... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2019
I don't know what a 'lunge area' is. These suppression issues are highly fact specific. Contact a local criminal defense attorney for a detailed meeting in person.
Utah state. I got possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. Just weed, first charge ever in my 28 years. Also Failure to register registration. Warning. Is what the ticket says.
the officer gave me a break for just making it easy for him when he asked if I had... Read more »
answered on Oct 18, 2019
An attorney would have to inspect your documents to give you a good answer but my suspicion is that there was a communication breakdown between you and the officer. Failure to register is a non-moving violation and is generally dismissed if you produce evidence that you have corrected the problem.... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2019
Normally, law enforcement only has the right to search the area you're renting. If your rental agreement allows you to be in other parts of the house, then you're not just renting a room, but all the common areas, too. The other parts of the house may also be subject to search if you... Read more »
My vehicle was towed out of my driveway without my consent i was not givin a 24hr notice to move my vehicle or anything there is not any signage around where i live and i had no clue where my vehicle was took to until i recived a note from the post office about a week later saying theres a letter i... Read more »
answered on Apr 17, 2019
According to Utah Administrative Code you should have received a copy of the Utah Consumer Bill of Rights Regarding Towing as soon as you were contacted by the towing company. If you did not, you can file a complaint with UDOT on their website (www.udot.utah.gov). You may have a claim for damages... Read more »
My ex was arrested for murder. My son is in custody with my ex boyfriends aunt. There is no custody arrangement. I just want to get my son I have been trying for the last 2 years but the father would not let me see him and left with my son to another state. I have spoke with law enforcement and... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2019
I am not a family law attorney, but as I understand it, as long as your parental rights have not been terminated, your custodial rights should trump anyone else's except for maybe the father.
So if you just picked him up and took him home, it would be in within your... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2019
You could additionally post this in the Criminal Law section. Criminal law attorneys would be able to provide more meaningful input on the issues mentioned here than personal injury attorneys would.
Is it okay for someone to suffer over and over for years because a judge wants to say you can't do it...even legal everywhere...then expect me to be okay with revoking and restarting for 10 years or however long and go through all this keeping in mind already spending 48 months in custody... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2018
You need to consult directly with an attorney. Your facts are not sufficient to understand what occurred. Moreover, you have one long run-on sentence so it is virtually impossible to parse
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