Lucas Wynne's answer Theoretically, the judge could issue an order relieving you of that debt. Although, it is not that likely. You will likely need a defense attorney to look into it and see if it’s a possibility.
Lucas Wynne's answer This is a very fact-specific question. Accordingly, it would depend on what happened. Can they be in trouble for discharging the firearm in city limits? Can they justify their actions? Can they show they were coming to the aid of the other dog? Frankly, the "right" answer is going to depend on the specific case.
Lucas Wynne's answer Your question has a lot of variables that could impact the answer. I would suggest consulting directly with a trademark lawyer. The term may be too broad to afford it protection - registering it is one thing, defending the trademark is another entirely.
Lucas Wynne's answer Many people attempt to do this and fail. More would need to be known about your particular case. You do not want to file a frivolous motion with any court as doing so will just cost you a lot of time and headache. With that being said, if an attorney violated the rules and that resulted in a conviction for you, it is probably worth exploring. You may be looking for what is called post conviction relief, but I would highly suggest you do not go about it on your own if it all possible. Call a few...
Lucas Wynne's answer Firstly, some noncompete contracts are invalid as a matter of law and not worth the paper they’re written on. Secondly, no attorney can answer this question without actually seeing the contract. If I were you, I would bring the contract to an attorney, pay them a basic fee to review and issue you an opinion.
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