Questions Answered by Terrence H Thorgaard

Q: The Hospital Didn’t Put My Daughter Body In A Cooler They Left It In The Hallway For 30 Hrs Can I Sue Them ?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Probate and Wrongful Death for Florida on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Can you sue the hospital for failure to properly refrigerate the body? I doubt that you can prove any compensable damages, so no. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your daughter.
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Q: Can I sell my house without written consent from my ex husband

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

If the title is on both of your names, he, as well as you, would have to sign a deed to sell it.
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Q: What can my husband do to reopen a family court case when it was closed

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

He can file a motion to re-open the case.
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Q: The father of my children lives out of state. If I decide to move to a different state with my kids, can he stop me?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

It depends upon what visitation he is entitled to, if any. He has no say in the matter, assuming his visitation is not adversely affected by the move.
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Q: How do I stop paying child support, I now have my girls fulltime (Since early October 2017)

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

File a motion with the court.
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Q: Can my son go live with his dad for a year?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

If father and son agree, you can allow this and there is no need to get the court involved in the custody change. While ongoing child support can be reduced, past-due child support would not be affected.
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Q: My uncle was put into prison 17 years ago for attempted murder. The woman died 34 days after burglary from pneumonia.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Because her death was a result of the burglary. Presumably his attorney argued that the causation was insufficiently proximate.
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Q: is it legal for my landlords lease to say "no overnight guests"?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Yes, such a term in the lease is permissible.
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Q: Can I legally take my kids to live out of state, we are still married. No custody order

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Yes, but keep your spouse advised as to where the children are.
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Q: I want to file eviction. Can I do so since I wrote I would accept half payment on the 3 day notice and then I refused?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Yes, you probably can go through with the eviction at this point. But you need to make up your mind and stick to it; If you now accept their check, you would need to re-notice them in the future.
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Q: Can you remove a person from a deed to a home even if they are on the mortgage?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

Depending on your grounds, yes you can sue to remove them from the title, even if they have signed the mortgage and the mortgage note.
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Q: Signed a lease and the amenities I was promised when touring aren't available

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

No, it appears that you are stuck.
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Q: My child’s mother won’t let me sign the birth certificate or see the child put says I will be put in childsupport

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

Not unless you sue for and are awarded custody for a significant portion of time.
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Q: I have 3 children with my ex. He was ordered to pay childsupport. Now i want to move out of state would that be a issue?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

if he has visitation rights, your move cannot effectively impair that visitation.
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Q: I am listed as a grantor on the house my ex-husband bought one month prior to our divorce being finalized. Is that bad?

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

If you signed as grantor, it simply means that you were selling any rights you had to the house. So, no, you don't have any rights to the house and your name was removed when you signed the deed.
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Q: Do I have to sign a citation because I want let Animal Control on my property to access my neighbors property.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

It appears that the police were right and the animal control officer was wrong.
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Q: May I leave my car in shopping mall's parking lot (like WalMart) between 9-5 with advertisement box on top of my roof?

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

if Walmart objects, you can only park there while you are shopping in Walmart.
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Q: We have 2 children. I have one and she the other. 1 turned 18 in Dec but will not graduate until June. Court papers show

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

I'm assuming that the child support order provides that each parent will pay child support to the other until each child graduates. If so, the parent with the custody of the youngest child will received child support after the oldest child graduates until the other child graduates. But if it doesn't say that, child support ends at age 18. In either case, it appears that whoever drafted the order made an error and the child support amount will have to be determined.
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Q: Can a landlord raise rent because of hurricane expenses?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

What does he say about your lease?
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Q: Can my doctor make me take a negative online review down?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Answered on Jan 21, 2018

You should confer with an attorney of your own to determine if the posting is defamatory.
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