Questions Answered by Ronald J. Eisenberg

Q: Is it required for an officer to ask for valid insurance in a traffic accident in MO

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
It's too bad that the officer didn't do a thorough job, but I'm not sure what you want to do about it. If the officer had cited the other driver for lack of financial responsibility, the other driver still wouldn't have insurance. You could sue the other driver if you believe a judgment would be collectible.

Q: I messed my court date i called in i need to find out if i got a new date

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Google "Missouri" and "Casenet," then do a docket search. I hope that helps you.

Q: I live outside of city limits where no leash laws apply to dogs My dog was ran over and killed can I sue driver.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
First, I'm sorry to hear that about your puppy's fate. As to your legal situation, I don't know what you mean by stating that the driver is "trying" to sue you. Either a case has been filed (if so, you must defend it) or there has been no lawsuit. Check Casenet. If you've been sued, you could file a counterclaim. If you haven't been sued, you could file in small claims court but expect to catch a counterclaim for at least $3800. You can represent yourself in small claims court or you may...

Q: My boyfriend owes child support but we have the kids more than 80% of a whole month. He has court tomorrow for revocatio

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
I hope things work out for you. You didn't ask a specific question, however. I suggest you repost if you still need information but try to be more specific.

Q: I'm having a ongoing problem (has went on for many many years) Missouri case.net ,also dent , phelps and crawford county

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
As you know, there's no easy answer to your situation. You haven't asked a specific question, however. Casenet is supposed to accurately reflect the names of the parties as they are identified when the case is filed. I'm not sure what you specifically want done, and by whom. I don't blame you, however, for being upset.

Q: Agricultural aerial sprayer of sodium chloride on my private property

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
I believe your claim would be a tort claim for negligence or trespass rather than a claim under a statute. Small claims court is designed for people to represent themselves. You would file your petition, seek the damages you believe you deserve, and at trial you'd have the burden to prove up your damages.

Q: legal name changes

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
I am not aware of any way to do such a thing. Casenet generally is a record of what was filed in the case at the time of filing.

Q: City I just moved to...and signed a year lease....has a pit bull law bannng them...I have a mixed breed and

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Here's what the ADA website, https://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html, states:

Q3. Are emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals considered service animals under the ADA?

A. No. These terms are used to describe animals that provide comfort just by being with a person. Because they have not been trained to perform a specific job or task, they do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. However, some State or local governments have laws that...

Q: I received a TRUCK VIOLATE SECTION 304.015=driving in left lane where Trucks over24Tons are Prohibited(Fight it/payit?)

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
I don't know the answer but you can contact the Department of Revenue. https://dor.mo.gov/motorv/ They are generally quite helpful.

Q: I bought a breaker bar from harbor freight and as soon as I tried to use it it broke and broke my tooth out

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 10, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
You didn’t ask a question but I’m assuming you want to know whether to hire an attorney. If so, it’s up to you. If you could find an attorney to represent you on a contingency basis, that would be great. If you have to pay an attorney $250+ per hour, and there’s no guarantee of the result, probably not. Best regards.

Q: My neighbor would like to change our property line (which is odd). We are in agreement. What steps need to be taken?

2 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 9, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Consult with a local real estate attorney to prepare the necessary documents. You might need to get a survey done as well.

Q: What rights do I have as a condo owner to select the kind of replacement windows that I want?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Juvenile Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 5, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Your condo association’s declaration and rules & regulations control. Read them carefully.

Q: I was told on Friday that I am not receiving my contract back for teaching next year. Next would be my tenure year.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Missouri on
Answered on Mar 2, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Absent some right to have the contract renewed, I see nothing legally improper with your employer deciding not to renew. I understand that this is terrible news for you. If you have a written employment contract I think it would be worth hiring an attorney to review it. There may be a provision in it that helps you.

If your employer is the one choosing not to keep you employed, I don’t understand why it believes YOU should resign.

Q: can an extended stay hotel refuse to continue to rent due to rumors?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
A hotel may not discriminate against you on account of race, religion, national origin, etc., but may discriminate against you on account of merely not liking you or mistakenly believing you are selling drugs.

Q: I currently live in a rental property that is being foreclosed on by the bank?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
No, your landlord may not engage in "self-help."

Q: I served a notice of termination of tenancy If i accept rent will that void the notice?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
It depends. If you are wishing to file a rent-and-possession suit and rent is not due, then you'll lose. Have an attorney review your lease and provide specific advice if it makes financial sense for you to do so.

Q: Can a girl be quilty of sexual harassment.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
If she is your employer, yes.

Q: Is driving without a front license plate considerered a "non-moving" violation?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Contact MO DOR. https://dor.mo.gov/motorv/

Q: I was evicted from my mother's house by my sister who is my mother's poa and she will not let me get my property

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Probate for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
You could hire a lawyer to contact your sister, threaten to sue if necessary, and seek to get you access. It will cost you money to hire an attorney but if you really have $40k worth of property there, you'll do so.

Q: do you believe the criminal justice is subjective or objective?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Your post is unanswerable. Whether criminal justice is objective or subjective would necessitate a more specific question. Some determinations are subjective (whether to find a witness's testimony to be credible), whereas other determination are objective.

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