I received a ticket when I was 17 for not wearing a seatbelt. A few years later I decided to get a permit driver licence but instead I received a letter saying my permit is suspended and I won't get it until I pay the ticket and the suspension fine, which is $270. Can I fight at least the supension... Read more »
You can fight anything. The question you have to ask is whether your time or an attorney's time is worth $270. An attorney will be able to discuss the specifics of your case and provide you viable solutions.
I was just given a ticket for moving around two cars to make a left turn. I had to go across the double yellow line to do so. There was no on coming traffic at all since there was a red light about 50 yards down the road. The officer kept saying I moved 50 to 100 yards down the wrong way. I kept... Read more »
Hire an attorney who can handle it, so you don't have to do it yourself. Otherwise, get the officer's copy of the ticket, so you can get the officer's statement. Then, go to where you got the ticket and take pictures of the scene. You could make a drawing/video/graphic related to the events...Read more »
Is it an ongoing case or has it adjudicated? Is it a criminal summons or public health? Reach out to an attorney who handles cases like this, and who can help you with the intimate details of your case.
if i work for a business that deals with cash over 10k cash a day in NYC, and i in self defense shoot someone with a unregistered firearm in self defense, will i go to jail or what are the consequences.
It depends. You can go to jail, and you can be charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. Furthermore, you can be charged with a litany of offenses from the shooting. Self defense is merely an affirmative defense that can excuse the shooting, but doesn't guarantee it. I recommend you...Read more »
He left marks on her throat from choking her, bruises on her leg, ear and lip from punching her, and the police let him go after they found him "sleeping", drunk in his car. She finally got them to issue a warrant for harassment after he threatened her in a message but still haven't even taken the... Read more »
She can always apply, but it may be more prudent to wait until those issues are not pending. Speak to an immigration lawyer to discuss the intimate details of the pending action and the impact on your wife's application.
No one has an idea what ICE is going to do. If you have legal status, you shouldn't be too concerned unless you feel the need to have an attorney on retainer in the case of ICE detention. As far as your brother, if he is in removal proceedings or detention, you may want to find a lawyer on his...Read more »
I work as a job coach with adults with mild intellectual disabilities. I've been threatened and hit by a client who is diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. I'm not qualified or trained to deal with him. I want to know if its legal that they make me work with him.
This appears to be a question for the employment law section. It definitely creates a danger for you and the client. The result of any attack on you or exacerbation of the client's condition could be negligent conduct on behalf of your employer. Speak with an employment lawyer who specializes in...Read more »
My husband is attempting to force me into a bad settlement. He has repeatedly committed fraud against me and has been harassing me non-stop. I required heart surgery two months ago and did not heal due to stress. I have just had another, my doctor said I MUST avoid stress to heal properly. Husband... Read more »
Im a nurse. Have my green card and SSCard. Signed a job offer with an Hospital trough a recruitment agency who sponsor my VISA and instructed by them, resigned my permanent contract to move to the States. Now the hospital with whom I signed is not hiring so I’ve been told I need to take another... Read more »
If they aren't meeting their obligations pursuant to an employment contract, hire an employment lawyer to handle it. If you are concerned about your green card, hire an immigration lawyer to help you figure out your options. If you have a green card and an SSN card, you should be fine without...Read more »
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