Questions Answered by Joseph A. Ingram

Q: Can I drop DV charges against my Ex if it has been over 2 year w/o an arrest?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Alabama on
Answered on Jul 1, 2016
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
The best way is just not show up for court and the DA will have to dismiss the case for lack of prosecution

Q: How do you file a lawsuit against a property who owes you money for work completed in Alabama.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
I presume that you may be a subcontractor and do not have a contract. That is still ok because you can tsity and show pictures of the work performed. If the party has money or assets, i would file a lawsuit. the question is how much money is at issue?

If you would like to pursue it, call me at 205-335-2640 Ingram Law LLC.

Q: Struck by car and injured in walmart parking lot while pushing 2 buggies of groceries. Should she retain a lawyer ?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
first, is ws she injured and what are her injuries? Does she have any medical bills or loss of income from missing work? If so, i would be glad to talk with her. Ingram Law LLC. 205-335-2640

Q: If my dad who lived in alabama dies and does not have a will does everything go to my stepmom or am I entitled to anyth

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
good news, everything does not go to your step-mother. She is entitled to half plus half the balance of the estate, plus some living exemptions. The first $15,500 case.

Please call if I can help Ingram Law LLC 205-335-2640

Q: I settled my workmans comp case and signed a contract not to file for any future injuries, can I file a new injury?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
Yes you may file a new claim if it is a new injury not to the same body part. Please call if i can help Ingram Law LLC 205-335-2640

Q: I still havent returned to work and workmans comp wants to speak to me at work is this normal

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
Generally, if you have filed a claim, and are receiving temp disability pay, then you should not speak with your employer. However, I presume you do not have a lawyer at this point. Sometimes the insurance nurse or caseworker may want to speak with you about your injury before determining a referral specialist. You have a right to pick from a panel of three physicians.

I would be glad discuss your case with you, my practice is about 50% workers' compensation claims. Ingram Law...

Q: My husband has been indicted on the sixth circuit of eastern district Federal on conspiracy to manu. meth

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
Dear Wife,

i serve on the Federal Defender's Panel for the Northern District of Alabama and practice federal criminal in other states as well. it is not uncommon for a federal defender to have more than one practice area. i can assure that if the lawyer was on a federal panel of attorneys the lawyer was a pretty good trial lawyer.

However, he can ask for a new lawyer, but the court does not have to let him pick and choose his counsel, since he has claimed indigent. i would...

Q: As a cosigner on a bond in Tennessee, can you be charged with a felony if the defendant skips their court date?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
You may not be charged with a crime, but you may be taken into custody until the defendant is located. Also, if the U.S. Attorney believes and can prove it to a grand jury you could be charged as an accessory to the the absentia.

My practice is devoted to federal criminal litigation and i practice in all 50 states. Please call if I can help. Ingram Law LLC 205-335-2640

Q: After being denied procedural bars;what is nexts to do?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Mississippi on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
First I applaud you for your effort not to give up. There are a couple of post conviction remedies such as a 2241 and a 2252 action. Both take time to get the information and can be a longshot. However, all cases deserve review. I am not sure if your husband pled guilty or had a trial. that would be the first issue for me.

You may call me to discuss Ingram Law LLC 205-335-2640

Q: My dad was convictied of a horrible crime in the early seventies, but he says he didn't do it

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
First thank you for taking this step. However, there is much needed information to answer your question. Is he still in jail, what was the charge? did he have a trial or enter a guilty plea? did he appeal his conviction?

if you have any of this information and would like to discuss, please contact me as 50% of my practice is federal criminal. 205-335-2640 Ingram Law LLC

Q: My son has a heroin habit. I sent him to rehab but he relapsed after a few weeks. I refused to enable him

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
Good for you. Sometimes tough love is hard. Yes, if you put up a property bond, you may go to the court and ask that it be removed. I have had this happen on a couple of cases where a parent put up a cash bond and beleived the child might leave the jurisdiction.

Please call me if I can help. Ingram Law LLC 205-335-2640 Joseph A. INgram

Q: Can any one helpg

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
I do not understand your posts, but will be glad to discus your case with you by telephone. Please feel free to call me at 205-335-2640, Ingram Law LLC, Joseph A. Ingram

Q: I have possession of Marijuana on my record. Can I still apply and be eligible for an apartment in alabama?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
I do not believe that you can be denied an apartment for a criminal conviction, unless maybe you had to register as a sex offender. I would tell yo to be completely honest on your application, because your failure to disclose it could lead to them denying your application for tenancy.

However, please feel free to call me with teh application and I would be glad to see if there is any language in the application that might be an issue.

Ingram Law LLC

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Q: Does a new order of modification nullify everything in the previous order when child custody and support where changed?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
Generally, the modification order would only apply to the issues modified from the divorce decree. However, that being said, I would need to read the Divorce Agreement and Modification Order to be sure. I hope this helps.

Please feel free to call if I can help. Joseph A. Ingram, Ingram Law LLC

Q: My mom was told by her husband he was leaving her. She saw a lawyer and he told her she is screwed.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
I am not if your mom is screwed and I would never tell a client that unless it was true. That being said, it depends non what your father made as income. Your mom may be able to show the court abuse. In Alabama, after ten years, a spouse is entitled to half of a retirement account, unless your father had equal savings as well.

It does not sound like she wants to stay in the marriage, and money is never a reason to stay in an unhappy marriage.

as to the inherited money,...

Q: How long it takes for a divorce to be final after running a 30 day ad in newspaper

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Alabama on
Answered on May 13, 2015
Joseph A. Ingram's answer
I presume you filed for a Divorce by publication in a newspaper of general circulation for (30) days. If you have counsel, after the ad has run its course, then a Motion for Default Judgment is required to be filed with the court. the court will set a hearing date and then yo will be granted a divorce. Please keep in mind that if you do not have personal service of your spouse, the court will not grant you child support or alimony, just a divorce according to law.

if you do not...

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