Whether a plea agreement is advantageous depends on numerous factors specific to your case. A lack of criminal history is only one thing to consider, and it may not be the most important, depending on the strength of the government's case (i.e., the evidence it has to support the charge). You...Read more »
The general short answer is yes, Courts may, under certain circumstances, order the removal of children and the termination of parental rights. To determine whether your rights were violated or whether you have any options to challenge the court action in your specific situation, you would need to...Read more »
My 62 year old husband, employed 22 years as a Maintenance/Safety Director for a large retirement complex, was told on 5/31/16 that he would have to either tender his resignation or be immediately terminated. He signed the resignation letter but is having second thoughts. He has had an excellent... Read more »
For this very specific situation you should consult with a private attorney in your area. There are many who will offer a free consultation. Generally speaking, signing a resignation letter does not foreclose a lawsuit. Depending on whether you were the moving party, or the wording of the letter...Read more »
The staff would try to illicit emotional responses by waking us all night, misdiagnosing us, throwing out accusations of substance abuse and attempting to bring us to mental health court with no legal grounds.
Any case can be a pro bono case if you find an attorney willing to do the case for free. If you believe you have a viable lawsuit for money damages, you do not necessarily need a pro bono lawyer. Many lawyers will give free consultations, and if they assess that you have a good case they will...Read more »
He is being bullied and the kids who are bullying him are blaming him and he is getting suspended and in trouble all the time. For instance someone threw a pen cap in the vicinity of the teacher and 2 kids said he threw it (his pens do not even have caps) so he got suspended for 3 days. This has... Read more »
You do not necessarily need a pro bono lawyer. What you should do is reach out to an attorney in your area for a private consultation. Many attorneys give free consultations. Moreover, many attorneys take cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that they are only paid a portion of any award or...Read more »
Employers can and often do given negative references regarding past employees. Whether they should and whether they can be held liable for doing so are different questions. Many individuals who are harmed by a negative employer reference bring lawsuits against the former employer, alleging claims...Read more »
the account went into collections and was opened on dec 5, 2008. it has been over 7 years. Is that llegal for the IRS to take my taxes for this even though its been over 7 years?? They took my taxes last year as well but that was in the 7 year period. Can you please help me out. Thanks.
The following constitutes general information and not legal advice specific to your situation. The collection options available with respect to federal student loans and private student loans are different. With federal student loans, there are few ways to make outstanding debt go away. Paying...Read more »
Co admitted kneeing me ive got 9 days left to put a tort claim in and i got medical records and police report and incident report but I don't know who tip send it to state county city i need help please
This is a very difficult situation. Generally, you cannot remove this type of case to federal court. In some rare instances, families or individuals facing termination of parental rights have brought federal court civil rights lawsuits, but not typically with success. It is not possible to fully...Read more »
My job title is cashier, but my employer gives me the tasks of stocker. I am pregnant and have given my employer a note from my obgyn stating no heavy lifting or climbing ladders. Stocker is not what I was hired as and my employer continues to give me these tasks. I heard from management that... Read more »
For very fact specific, personalized questions you should consult with a private attorney. Many attorneys will offer a free consultation. Generally speaking, employers have the right to make work assignments, and the employer-employee relationship is presumed to be at-will. Whether your employer...Read more »
You should consult with your state labor department or a local lawyer to see if you are owed wages. Federal law (which applies in all states) requires the payment of time and a half for hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week -- if the worker is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. It is...Read more »
i want to sue for the days i sat which was 122 as well as my family and children having to sit here without me where can i find a probono lawyer i have all documantaion and have done alot of resear4ch. i was incarcerated against my constitutional rights i filed a habeas corpus writ in supreme... Read more »
You do not need a pro bono lawyer. You need a lawyer who will take your case on a contingency fee basis. Just because a criminal case is overturned does not mean you have a viable lawsuit for constitutional violations. You should consult privately with a local attorney to discuss the specific...Read more »
Example, either client or consultant can terminate contract with 2 weeks notice. If consultant were to provide 4 weeks notice, can client still for whatever reason choose to terminate earlier as long as min 2 weeks after consultant advised terminating in 4 weeks?
The meaning of a particular contract provisions depends in large part on the specific wording, read in conjunction with the rest of the contract. You should consult with an attorney in your area who can analyze the contract and give you personalized, private advice.
You should meet with an attorney in your state to assess the strength and potential value of your specific case. Settlement or judgment values are unpredictable and are based on many factors, including the overall strength of the case and the extent of the injuries that you suffered.
Inmates are supposed to be permitted to follow an administrative grievance process in situations such as this one to redress the situation. If the facility in which the inmate is confined has such a grievance process, failure to follow it usually means that the inmate may not bring a lawsuit to...Read more »
You should consult with a local attorney or with your state labor department. Depending on the circumstances employers can be required to compensate employees for the time "donning" and "doffing" certain articles. Upon consulting privately with an attorney you will have the chance to provide...Read more »
I was found to not be eligible for the unemployment benefits. I appealed the decision and I lost so I immediately repaid the amount I was given. During the appeals process the state charged me interested on what I owed. At the time I was appealing the decision was living in another state (MO) and... Read more »
You were caught in the Treasury Offset Program -- TOP. TOP has become one of the primary avenues for states to collect outstanding unemployment overpayments. Generally speaking, this program is legal, as long as the state agency using it follows the various requirements of federal law. Child...Read more »
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