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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Domestic Violence for Pennsylvania on

Q: Say some one repeatedly says they’re going to have sexual relations with loved ones is that harassment?

Keeps saying they wanna do things like this

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

It's also a threat under some circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: What can I do if I took a possession of a car in PA and didn't realize until morning that the interior color was wrong?

Full story, I went to the Toyota dealer with my sights set on a Toyota C-HR limited model. The dealer did not have one available so I test drove the XLE, which is one grade below the limited but the same engine. The salesman tried to sell me on the XLE but I told him no way. I wanted the navigation... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Try to unwind it. If they won't contact Toyota USA --you want a Toyota, just not that one. However, as you had a chance to sit in it etc. you may be stuck as you could have walked but didn't, had a chance to look at it but didn't get in a good light.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Pennsylvania on

Q: My 10 yr old son's being mentally abused & name called by his father during visitations.

My ex has partial custody & my 10 year old son goes to his fathers house 3 out of 4 weekends a month, we rotate major holidays & he has him a week during the summer months every year. He's absolutely miserable there & cries ballistic when its almost time for us to go to his house & to the point... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

you need to see a family law attorney if you don't have one about getting the child visitation order amended.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: Is there a statute of limitations for someone showing my child porn?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

If it is pornographic images you created, generally no--and if the showing is online you have federal issues as well. If you mean images of you, taken when you were a child you have a number of legal avenues starting with reporting them to the Police and the FBI. You can also sue the individual.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on

Q: I got a citation for speeding but never received anything through the mail. Who do I call?

I never was given anything by the officer either.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Not sure how you "got a citation" when you didn't get it by mail or by being handed it. One thing to look at is if your license has your present address. Otherwise the citation likely was mailed to the address on your license because you didn't change the address.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: im a 16 year old girl who wants to live with her dad how do i make that work

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Makes the most sense to graduate high school and then deal with it but your best bet is seeing if Dad can get you a consultation with a Pennsylvania Domestic relations attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Civil Litigation for Pennsylvania on

Q: Can I walk my dog with a leash on public school property if I am not near any of the kids or school is out?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Depends on the property owner--in this case the school board. The public is allowed on school grounds subject to the rules of the school. For instance, you can't just wander into a school. So it is with the grounds.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: H1 b stamping with shoplifting charges

I recently got my H1 b approved and I’m planning to go to my home county for stamping. I’m afraid that my visa might get rejected given that I have a shoplifting charge on me. This incident happened in May 2017 . Total worth of stolen items was $158 . I had to attend the court and I paid the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Depends on how you were charged. Suggest you get the advice of a certified immigration law specialist.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Pennsylvania on

Q: I purchased a performance tuner from a company online and wasn’t satisfied and they make the claim on their home page

I purchased a performance tuner from a company online and wasn’t satisfied and they make the claim on their home page, “money back guarantee” yet they won’t answer me and are purposefully ignoring my emails. What can i do to handle this?

The link to the site is... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

File a claim with that state's Attorney General Consumer Protection Division. You can also contact the Pa. Atty General Consumer Protection division.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Land Use & Zoning for Pennsylvania on

Q: Ordinance inspectors walking on private property. When asked to leave they return with local police escort, no warrant.

Peeking in buildings, campers, garages, they say they have a right on private property w/o your permission and w/o administrative warrant. Actual ordinance says they have a right to inspect all buildings on the property, if they want to. The ordinance inspector says it's legal and the 4th... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

An interesting point. If he sees a violation in plain view---i.e. visible from the street--they can cite the owner. However if they need to get on the property they need to ask permission. They can and should get a warrant. That they didn't is something you should contact the Pennsylvania Civil... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Pennsylvania on

Q: I live in Georgia, but a member of my family died in PA. He had unclaimed monies under $10,000 in the NC Treasury.

I know that I need a small claims affidavit. What does the state of PA require? I seen online an affidavit, via notary stamp only and I could have it filed and stamped by the clerk of courts. Does the notary have to be from PA for form notarization?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

You need a copy of the death certificate. You need something from a court showing that you reperesent the estate of your family member.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: I married a Brazilian with a working visa in October 2004. We have a son together. He left in April 2005 no

Communication. I want to remarry but can not reach him by any means. I feel he used me to stay here.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Contact a family lawyer. If you know where he is it may be possible to serve him by mail. If however you don't know then you have to go through Brazillian procedures for service of process. Suggest you start by contacting a family law attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: Laws about picking up dogs poop in your own backyard

Is there a time frame you have to pick up your own dogs poop in your own back yard

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Only at such time as your township ordinance establishes that it's a health hazard or public nuissance due to odor etc.

However you won't earn points with visitors if you leave it out there.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on

Q: Fed ex hit my parked car. I have video of it. They said the damegages are too much and are sending an appraiser.

I'm worried they will value my car less than its worth.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

They have to pay the damages. Give a copy of their appraisal to the person you want to have fix your car. They can usually argue it out.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on

Q: I am preparing a sworn declaration concerning an accident overseas that occurred on 31AUG1982 to the best of memory

would I be committing perjury if I got the date wrong?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

If you say that was the date and knew it was not that's one thing. If you say "on or about" that's another. If you get the year wrong then maybe use different words. Or you could actually have an attorney's in person advice. Not sure why you are doing this for a 30 year old car wreck, which may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan on

Q: Can you sue someone for taking your car without permission& getting it impounded by police?

I live in the metro Detroit area and let my daughter (a college student at Western Michigan University) use my car to get back and forth. While she was working, her boyfriend (who did not have permission) took my car and drove to Bloomington, IL with a friend of his and got pulled over with a large... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Yes. You can also report it to the police as a theft.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on

Q: Its my first time in Georgia traffic court. I receive a ticket for not yielding the right of way leading to an accident

I dont want any points or no fines or reduce fines. the other car had on the turning signal like they were going into the gas station that i was coming out . Then they hit my car.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Much will depend on who was where. Even with a turn signal, they have the right of way until they turn. You guessed--it's not the greatest argument. You can plead not guilty and give it a shot.....

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Car Accidents for South Carolina on

Q: Should I tell the adjuster about the conversation the insurance representative, the owner of the vehicle and myself had?

I was in an accident on 8/8/19 but I wasn't injured. The FR 10 shows the other party for being at fault. On the TR 310 form the other party admits to making a right turn on red while I had the left green protected area. On 8/15/19 I write the owner of the vehicle. I explained to the other party... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

You may but they won't care. Save it if you go to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on

Q: Can a Pennsylvania resident of 18 drive alone without supervision from anyone with a PA learners permit?

I live in Pennsylvania and I’m wanting to get my learners permit, I’m 18 by the way. I’ve searched on the internet dozens of times for an answer to this question, but haven't found anything that relates to what I’m asking. So can you drive alone without supervision from anyone with a PA... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

It's called a learners permit not a license and that means that you must have someone over 21 who has a current license sit in the front passenger seat at all times while you are driving (over 18 if they are a spouse or--makes no sense--a parent.)

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Vermont on

Q: i'm a minor, I was wondering if i just won money from a law suit how can I make sure nothing gets stolen from my family.

I was left out of most conversations about where my money was put into. And pretty much all conversations about my lawsuit that was settled. This specific lawsuit took 2 years too finish.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2019

Someone was representing you and has a fiduciary duty to you. They must explain, give you documentation. An attorney has additional duties.

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