This tennant has previously herassed us. No where in contract states being fined and refuse to show me the video taken of us unknowingly. They are stating we were violating a noise ordinance w our car engine. When they said they had video and i must pay the 50 dollar fine, i asked to see it and... Read more »
I think you're limited to either pay the fine or not and face whatever actions the park can take against you (e.g. eviction). This doesn't sound like a criminal matter, and the park is not a government entity, so your rights are limited.
At my work, we have 2 managers who are college students. We all are close with them and they tell us our experiences trespassing and drinking underage. Me and 4 other friends wanted to pull a prank on them so we smeared some pizza on their cars as a joke. We realized we may have put too much on and... Read more »
There are a few charges the police could pursue - tampering is one that doesn't necessarily require damage. The question is whether the police, and prosecutor, will find this a matter to pursue. Only time will tell, unfortunately.
I've been told that judges dismiss traffic tickets without the issuing officer present and I didn't see him in site im from Michigan and i got this ticket in ohio this was my first ticket and it was for speeding
My son was just born a little over two weeks ago. His father and I have not been together for almost 5 months. In January, he quit his job and started spending all of his money an alcohol and marijuana. He has a dui and his license is suspended. He already has two child support cases and does not... Read more »
Fee is $375 I believe. You should think long and hard before filing, and I would absolutely suggest retaining an attorney to help you. One thing you must consider is that an appeal is not a second bite at the time, and usually hinges on some technical legal analysis beyond the scope that most...Read more »
My child had problems in school for most of her first year of school so I decided it would be best until I got a stable situation for myself she could stay with her great aunt for a little bit but I’m ready to have her home with myself n her siblings
Me & my boyfriend were 17 and living with his dad when we got a puppy. Few months later down the road his dad found a gf and we all moved in with her but her male dog and our male dog didn’t get along and wanted to kill eachother over our other female dog so we had to get rid of our male dog.... Read more »
I created a support protest for Black Lives Matter and found out through a friend that the police had checked into my background and my friends too (she's a minor and the co-host for the event). Neither of us is under a current investigation that we know of and haven't had the protest yet.
Do you mean through accessing their information / investigation networks? No. The police can investigate anyone at anytime, and can access and act on publicly disclosed information (e.g. Facebook). Certainly as the subject of an investigation, you have rights, most importantly the right to remain...Read more »
Depends on how and why the police are involved. If it's drugs, then yes. Even if there is not cause by law, obviously the landlord will be keeping a eye on you, and so you may want to think about 1) what you can do to not have so much police contact at the home (because that reputation can...Read more »
My Mother in law is having me prosecuted for allegedly opening a credit card in her name. The said crime im being accused of happened in Wayne County Michigan, but I have my court proceedings in Monroe County. My mother in law has a lot of influence in Monroe County court, is there a jurisdictional... Read more »
My 15 year old son currently has a juvenile case. He has made all his probation appointments and is doing everything the probation officer had asked him to do. Twice now the probation officer has done an unannounced home visit and entered my house without me being home. Does he have the right to... Read more »
Probably not best practice for a number of reasons, but I believe if your son is home, the probation officer can visit at any time. Remember, probation is a grace granted by the court as an alternate to jail - or in the case of juveniles, detention.
I would mention this and your concerns to...Read more »
My husband and i separated for a year we have three other children but never got divorced. I moved to south carolina and was seeing someone else who got me pregnant. This guy cheated and kicked me and my three kids out of the house. I came back to Michigan with my legal husband still three months... Read more »
Let's start with two simple premises: 1) while you are legally married, the husband is presumed to be the father of any child born to the wife during that marriage. 2) Jurisdiction will almost always be with the court in the county where the child is found.
Under the new Michigan order it states that all work that can be done remotely must be done remotely. We worked from home from March to June but now my employer won’t allow it because the owner was upset we were working from home in the first place. What can I do?
It's the employer who decides what work can be done from home. It sounds like the owner does not agree that your work can be done from home. You can try to convince them otherwise, but ultimately you may need to make a decision regarding your health and particular situation.
We both have them equally we both pay child care and healthcare equally without state help. Can we have child support dropped completely because when i pay it she just gives it back to me anyways because she feels that its unfair because we take care of them the same amount.
After hiring the attorney, he found out that the attorney is friends on Facebook with the mother of his child, the person the alleged domestic violence was against and not only is he friends with her, but after being hired, he was "liking" pictures on her page. He knew her name after... Read more »
I think it's fair for your friend to confront the attorney about this, and provide an opportunity to explain. Many people have Facebook friends who they don't really know, and like pictures that pop up on the timeline with no regard to who is posting. It could be innocent; it could be a...Read more »
Mathmatically, it won't make a difference. If your support obligation is $100 to each child, you owe $200 total each month. If you can only pay $100 a month, you are accruing $100 a month in arrearages each month, and enforcement actions would be taken on that amount regardless of in what...Read more »
My husband was arrested for retail fraud but charges were reduced to disorderly person, he paid fines and was held in jail for this and now he has to do probation, drug tests and counseling for this. Is this right? He was even asked about his immigration status.
Yes. I assume upon his arrest, he was held in jail on some sort of bond, which he was unable or unwilling to provide for his release. He then entered some sort of plea, and was sentenced to a term of probation - all of which is something the judge can do. When you are on probation, it is a grace...Read more »
I am planning to move to Canada. Before moving who should I contact to inform and how will I start paying child support once I am employed. Also if I give up US citizenship and acquire Canadian citizenship, am I still supposed to pay child support?
You would need to contact the Friend of the Court in the county your case originates from. You will still have a support obligation. Most countries have agreements where they will enforce "foreign" orders, which this would be to Canada.
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