I received a call from my car insurance that said my car was reported in an accident. There was a claim that i side swiped their car causing very minor scratches, however, i have no idea what they talking about. I dont remember swipping anyone. I am going to contest with my insurance, however,... Read more »
Based on what you've described, if you do receive a citation it will likely be a summary offense and points and on your license as opposed to more serious criminal charges. If you do receive a citation or if the police do contact you, you should reach out to an attorney for a consultation.
If you didn't have a CDL, I would have told you that you don't need to worry about points transferring to your PA license. Pennsylvania would take no action on any points you may receive in VA. The only concern I have is whether that offense in VA is considered a "serious traffic...Read more »
My best friend left her abusive fiance, and he mostly believes her leaving is my fault. He has already done things to try and cause turmoil in my life since she left him a few days ago and I'm terrified he's going to take it further.
A PFA can be filed by those who are family or household members as well as spouse and former spouses, parents and children, current or former sexual or intimate partners, or other persons related by blood or marriage. If your relationship with this person does not fall into one of those categories,...Read more »
I got a ticket for parking on someone's property and when I received the ticket I meant to plead guilty and pay the fine but accidently selected not guilty and sent the check in. I wasn't aware of the mistake until I received the letter in the mail with the court date and time. Is there a... Read more »
You may be able to contact the court and ask them to change the plea. Some courts will allow you to send an email or a fax to their office asking that your plea be changed to guilty - they're going to want something from you in writing indicating that you wish to plead guilty.
You can remove the temporary registration from the car window when you receive your registration in the mail from PennDOT or when you print the permanent registration from PennDOT's website. The temporary registration you get from the dealership is typically valid for 90 days.
I'm assuming that you want the charges dropped because you are the victim in the case? If that's true, you will need to attend the preliminary hearing and provide your input to the prosecuting attorney. Your fiancé should bring counsel to the hearing. Depending on his criminal history,...Read more »
If you have been subpoenaed to appear in court, you need to appear or you could be found in contempt. You should contact whoever is prosecuting the case, or whoever subpoenaed you as a witness and express your concerns. Your input as the victim should be taken into account. I hope that helps!
In order for your husband to adopt your son, the biological father's rights must first be terminated, voluntarily or involuntarily. Obviously, if he is willing to relinquish his rights voluntarily, the process can go smoothly. If he won't do so voluntarily, more litigation would be...Read more »
So more information would be needed to answer this question effectively. Was your PFA dismissed? If so, was it dismissed with prejudice? If it was dismissed WITHOUT prejudice you can re-file it. It would be beneficial to do so through counsel however - either with a private attorney or through...Read more »
It's likely that the information made it to CYS via reporting by one of the medical providers that treated you. Medical professionals are required by statute to report whenever there is a reasonable concern that a person responsible for the care of a child is under the influence of a...Read more »
I've had experience in the past with this same situation. The citation should be dismissed by the court or withdrawn by the officer. Technically, the officer can re-file the citation against your son once he learns of the mistake, but I have not seen that happen. You should consider talking to...Read more »
The tags are suspended and the vehicle or has no valid insurance. The person that has it will not allow me too take my vehicle back. How can I get my truck back without having too worry about an altercation?
Frankly, if this person is driving your vehicle without permission, it's an unauthorized use and that's a crime. Beyond that, if this person were involved in an accident, you could could be liable for the damages and/or injuries this person caused in the accident. Additionally, if YOU are...Read more »
If you fell and hurt yourself, I am sorry to hear that! There really isn't a hard and fast rule I can point to for an an answer to your question. Every slip and fall case will turn on the particular facts of the case. A lot of slip and fall cases will have some measure of comparative...Read more »
Congratulations! Your husband cannot adopt unless the biological fathers rights are terminated either voluntarily or involuntarily. His name Does not have to be on the birth certificate. I hope that helps!
It's difficult to give you an accurate answer without some more information. For instance, did you and your attorney sign a letter of protection for this particular provider? If so, I'm not surprised your attorney is seeking repayment to the doctor from your settlement. If there was not a...Read more »
My daughter was injured in her apartment when a glass and metal shower door that was incorrectly or incompletely attached fell on her and gave her a concussion. She had put in a repair request which had not been addressed. She incurred about $1000 in medical bills, some lost wages, and the injury... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about your daughter's injury. To answer your main question, if you have not had contact with the landlord's insurance carrier, it sounds like the landlord is trying to resolve the case without getting the insurance carrier involved. You can probably address your...Read more »
I was charged with person ineligible for liscensing and a maximum speed limit charge. It happened at 11 but the incident says it occurred at 2am. If i plead guilty and don’t beat it will i lose my juniors lisence and what are the chances i beat both charges?
The answer is that technically, you probably cannot retain a lawyer on your own for a couple reasons. I assume you are trying to keep this whole situation from your parents, but in order to enter into any contract in Pennsylvania, you must be 18 years of old. That includes any sort of fee agreement...Read more »
Driver hit my mirror with his. Shattered his but only folded mine back and kept driving. I happen to be sitting in the vehicle and there was no other vehicles around so I drove to follow him and he tried to elude me while I had 911 on the phone. I got his tag number and the state police showed up.... Read more »
Based on what you've described, he could probably be charged at least with a traffic offense for something like careless driving as you suggested, but if he didn't cause any damage, the police may not be too motivated to pursue charges. I would consider making sure there was in fact no...Read more »
My case is for equal pay and retaliation and now after providing excessive amounts of documents, opposing counsel is requesting access to all of my medical records. There is nothing medical related to the case therefore do I have to see sign the HIPPA release?
Typically, you do not need to provide medical records if your medical condition is not part of your claim. Realistically, an attorney would need to know more about your case to determine if there is any reason to obtain your medical records. If you do not provide a signed HIPAA authorization, they...Read more »
You always have the right to plead not guilty and request a hearing. Ultimately, it will be up to the judge to determine whether the officer's testimony with respect to the way he captured your speed is credible. However, it sounds like he may have cut you a break already? I'm not...Read more »
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