I was sued for debt and received a summons and complaint. I settled with them and sent them a cashier's check certified mail after getting the settlement offer via email. They got it and say they have filed a "stop service" and that I will get something in the mail in 25-30 days from... Read more »
Typically not; community service hours are ordered for a reason. Best thing to do is talk with your probation officer about what is expected of you and what you can do before it becomes an issue for the judge.
Actually, quite the opposite is true: his will is now the controlling document; the power of attorney is no longer effective. You would need to see the will to see what it says about distribution. Most of the time, the will express everything go to the surviving spouse. Even if the will says...Read more »
Does the child live with the grandparent? Does the father have legal custody? Would the drug-addicted parent agree to guardianship? Is CPS involved? A lot of factors are in play, that you'd have to work through.
I have video proof of my spouse physically assaulting me (burning and poking me with a red hot metallic chopstick) while continuously accusing me of *multiple* affairs. Now I moved out and filed for a divorce. Can these videos be used as evidence in court?
Possibly. But Michigan is a no-fault state: all either person needs to say is that there's been a breakdown of the marital relationship. If you were to pursue a civil lawsuit for abuse, those videos may be more necessary. But the best evidence, of course, would be a criminal conviction.
Are you asking about the status of the motion or how to do it? For the status, you'll need to contact the trial court or the attorney. For how to do it, you'll need to contact a local attorney who does criminal appeals. There are deadlines and procedures to follow, along with possible...Read more »
Quite likely yes. Without a will, the father died intestate, and so his stuff will be distributed by the intestacy statute. When someone is married at the time of death, the spouse receives substantially everything (subject to a value limitation, which depends on family composition and estate...Read more »
Someone would need to see the language of the will, and know in what order people passed away. If your parents are deceased while your brother was alive, then all of their stuff would belong to him, and now his estate, to be distributed as he chooses. If your brother died before your parents, then...Read more »
They take your personal information and DNA. They are not my primary physician, and you are given no assurance they are not going to sell or give that information to third party sources. I don't want the test, or the vaccine. What are my rights in this matter?
You are free to not comply. Of course, the hospital or nursing home could refuse you entrance, preventing you from doing your job. If you feel strongly about it, you should have a conversation with your employer to see if they can find a way to accommodate you while still getting the job done....Read more »
Me and my fiancé got into an argument and I was driving around the block following him and I thought he used a fire arm towards my vehicle but he didn’t & I panicked and called police, he was arrested two days later. I been trying to figure out what to do and how to drop charges, I had been... Read more »
The reality is that once police and the prosecutor get involved, you lose control over what happens. You can be compelled to testify, and if it comes down to it, the prosecutor will request a material witness warrant for you.Will they do it? Who knows. A lot depends on not only what your fiance is...Read more »
Company sent reminder e-mail to all employees for the up-coming COVID-19 vaccine clinic they are offering on-site. The link takes you to a listing of all names and times of those who signed up for it. What happened to medical privacy?
Poor practice on the company's part, maybe, but I don't see this rising to a HIPPA violation. What personal health information is being disclosed other than someone having signed up for a timeslot, and an inference that those persons will now be vaccinated? Your point is well taken that...Read more »
The debt settlement letter states "this letter will confirm acceptance on behalf of the above referenced current creditor the sum of [dollar amount] as settlement of the subject account" (where dollar amount is the agreed to amount and is less than the full amount owed) and then goes on... Read more »
Sounds like it. The "settled" verbiage they are requesting actually protects them in a way; it acknowledges that you haven't paid the full amount owed, so they can properly tax you on the difference by sending you a 1099, which will effectively be income to you. Back in the day,...Read more »
My father suffered a major heart attack on March 16 and passed. No will. Nothing discussed. There are 6 of us children. We all agreed, that everything should go to my mother. Is there an easier way, other than probate. He had no major creditors
Probate is the legal means to distribute property owned by a deceased person. Unless your father held assets jointly, or had beneficiary designations on everything, then probate will be necessary. Your mom is no longer an heir or entitled to a spousal elective share, but you and your siblings can...Read more »
My kids are 14 girl, 10 boy, and 8girl. My 14 year old has accused her dad multiple times of sexually abusing her. She has been in at least 10 mental hospitals in 15 months. My other 2 kids are being neglected. They are dirty and smelly. They are solely responsible for all of the cleaning in the... Read more »
CPS is an investigative agency; they are not responsible for making custody determinations - that's up to a judge. Much like the police, CPS starts an investigation based usually on a call. You can make that call; but you also should realize that there are a host of "mandated...Read more »
Generally, each party pays his or her own attorney fees. No one has a right to an attorney in divorce proceedings. If a party cannot afford an attorney, assistance may be available through the local legal aid office.
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