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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Elder Law and Probate for Connecticut on
Q: Can children (and their spouses) serve as witnesses for their parent when signing a Power of Attorney in CT?

Due to a sudden illness, my father was admitted to a skilled nursing facility in late 2020. His Medicare eligibility is now lapsing and I need a Power of Attorney agreement to assist with his Medicaid enrollment, funeral planning, managing of finances, etc. Due to Covid restrictions, his facility... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation with your father. To fully address your questions, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Connecticut on
Q: What goes on Form PC-205b in CT?

My dad predeceased my mom(dad 01/24/2015). House was in joint survivorship so passed on to my mom-mom didn't go to Probate-she didn't know she had to. There was 1a 15" strip of land adjacent to house that the city sold them. But in was NOT listed in joint survivorship. My mom passed 11/21/2018.

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: Hi, school psychologist in Bristol CT reported my children to DCF for neglect of medical care.

The information provided to DCF by the psychologist is false in that there has been no neglect. My wife has email correspondence from the school and DR’s offices of continued care for my daughters issue over the past several months, There is also false information in the report by the school... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. To fully address your issue with DCF and your child's school, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can my employer legally ask another company to stop hiring our people?

Several former employees have gone to the same couple of competitor/client companies. My company threatened to sue one person if they poached any of our people and sent a request to another company that they stop hiring our employees. This limits my career options and would seem to discourage the... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your employment situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Banking and Identity Theft for Connecticut on
Q: Is it illegal for someone in a divorce to take money from spouses personal checking account?

Wife pays all household bills. His entire check went into a savings account for the family. He spent all of it on cocaine (35k+). He is using her checking account information to pay his personal credit card and cell phone bills etc. She has emailed and texted him explicitly saying that he... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about this situation. To fully address the legal questions regarding the wife's bank account, you will probably need to hire a lawyer licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of the situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Connecticut on
Q: If I have legal custody of a child, does she inherits my property in P.R?

My grandmother build a house for me in P.R. she passed away unexpectedly (no living will). She had two other children. Am I entitle to part of the property or not?

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 16, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Connecticut on
Q: In CT, are parents withdrawing a student from public school legally required to sign a “notice of intent”?
Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 16, 2021

You provide an interesting legal question. To fully address it, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Connecticut on
Q: What can I expect to happen?

In CT with a FL license. Was in a car accident (my fault ) I was uninsured and not registered. What can I expect ?

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 16, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Rights for Connecticut on
Q: Can I be sued by a photographer who I worked with who wants my video work handed over to him?

Never signed any agreement/contract. Work was always delivered to clients through photographer. All clients have their work.

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 16, 2021

You provide an interesting legal question and situation. To fully address the legal issue, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Connecticut on
Q: dtr is 18 and my ex does not want to pay anymore. No court order in NY, we have verbal arrangement. Can I file now?

I now live in ct with my dtr who is full time college student living at home.

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Mar 16, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal question. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: Im being harrased by my apt complex management/staff due to my criminal record, Have proof & police report. What do i do
Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 26, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation with your apartment's staff. To fully address your legal questions and what steps you can take, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: What do I need from my grandchildren's parents to legally take care of my grandchildren? Can it be signed by one parent?
Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 26, 2021

You present an interesting legal question. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your situation with your grandchildren. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Connecticut on
Q: Husband passed away & has a business. Credit cards are in his name only & the house is only in mine. Do I have to pay

He had no real assets, work cars in his name but no $$ is owed on them. Do I have to pay his business CC?

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 19, 2021

I am sorry for your loss. You will probably need to hire an attorney to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your questions.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: In CT is it legal to record your son on your phone/camera when they are threatening yourself or other family members?
Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 19, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your question. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Probate for Connecticut on
Q: No will. Step daughter started collecting rent for months before probate has started from step fathers rental property.

She refuses to disclose any information about payments she's been collecting with no right and we are just about to start probate in CT as Florida had to be started first. I am the decendents daughter and will be seeking Administrator responsibility as I am in florida now. Will she be facing... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 19, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation and am sorry for your loss. To fully address your legal questions, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: Do I have any legal standing with both the city official and my job?

I was just insulted and belittled by a city official regarding a building I manage. The city official used profanity and said no one here even speaks inglish and continued to yell and when I asked for his name he got 3inches from my face and was yelling at me with over a dozen workers present that... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 19, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation with your former employer. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: My husband won full sole custodyin Connecticut Orange County cops told him he can pick up his child he went to florid

He went home alone I’m lost to why no one is helping has been 7 months the mom skipped town no communication with child but we need help how to get her back now from Florida we don’t know how laws work out there we from Connecticut

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 15, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to properly address your legal issue. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury and Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: My therapist was found guilty how do I go about compensation for pain and suffering? How 2 get his insurance?

Ga Board of licensed counselor... Found him guilty. We have a baby that he has custody of. He lies in court while we were in court for the children, cause I relapsed after his therapy. No one would listen to me when I tried to tell them. Now he is on probation etc. Do I start a civil law suit?... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 15, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. To fully address your legal issue, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can I still collect for unemployment benefits if I got denied for a period time?

Legal question. I was collecting unemployment from March to July. Then I found a seasonal summer job (for 5 weeks) but I quit because of covid restrictions that my Resident state CT put on my Employer’s state RI in August. The appeal referee found me that I left the job for personal reasons and... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 15, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: If someone gave me permission to use their debit card and now he canceled it could he press charges on me

He got a new card and recently gave me permission to use that one too and now he canceled that one to and says he gonna put me in jail he's given me his debit card number twice and allowed me to use it so basically it's his word against mine but I've been to the ATM with his card... Read more »

Joseph Maya
Joseph Maya answered on Feb 8, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to properly address your legal issue. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

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