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Q: Hello. My landlord has told me they are filing bankruptcy and putting home in bankruptcy. what are my rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Landlord - Tenant for Alabama on
Answered on Oct 20, 2017

As Bankruptcy is yet to be filed putting the house where you are currently living in. When your tenancy is being expired? You may seek a stay order from that Court till your tenancy is over. Your liability will be to the extent of monthly rent. For specific details please consult your local Attorney on bankruptcy.
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Q: Considering that a homeowner's insurance policy provides a "defense" in Superior Court to a DEFENDANT, even if the...

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 18, 2017

You are mixing up two different elements : Insurance / fraud and trespassing / nuisance, etc. To make specific response, please elaborate your question and split them accordingly.
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Q: Hello how I can get the lawyer for the health discrimination? My husband lost job because of his medical issues

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 18, 2017

To offer a specific advice, need more elaboration of your contentions. First, what is his age. As you said he worked there for 18 years, was this a regular and continuous contract? Why was his laid off? Reasons being, performance; restructuring; budgetary, etc. please elaborate. Tks
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Q: My son was on Ritalin from 5 yrs old until I took him off at 12 yrs old.is there a class action lawsuit ?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Answered on Oct 18, 2017

You question need further elaboration and clarity. What class action lawsuit you like to follow?
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Q: In Wisconsin me and another guy traded vehicles his is in his mom's name and the bank has the title with a lien on it

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property and Lemon Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

As explained by you, send them a legal notice prior to sue the buyer for specific performance to deliver you title of vehicle failing which they have to pay cost of your vehicle as well as damages that you have borne. For specific advice please consult Attorney of local jurisdiction.
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Q: what can I do ? Mismanagement of trust, forcing me to sign an indemnification agreement, refusing to distribute my money

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate for Massachusetts on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

To start with send them a legal notice. On expiry sue them for specific performance to reimburse your own money that they have so far with-held plus release of fees they mischievously charged along with interest so accrued by now.

Please ensure whether terms of their reimbursement need indemnity bond or indemnity from court proceeding or what other pre-requisites do they carry???
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Q: I sold a 2013 Jaguar XF on ebay and shipped it across the country and buyer says I am responsible for $5000 or repairs.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

To be specific, ebay terms of sale will apply. As you will be keeping periodic service record of vehicle which is sufficient on you part. Moreover, vehicle was sold "as is" therefore no liability on the seller after the vehicle delivered and received by the buyer. By the way, what was the total value of vehicle paid?
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Q: My 84 yr old friend cannot get his safety deposit box key/s back from his son. Does he have to go to small claims court?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

A bit confusing. I fear at time of adding him on the account, he also got authority to handle it and had access to safe deposit box. As son is sharing deposit box account, he must share the cost of $ 150 to drill the box open.
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Q: should i sign a agreement to vacate and will i get my deposit back

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

If you are asking for tenancy agreement wherein it would clearly be mentioned the tenure of your agreement i.e. starting and ending date of tenancy. For clarity, there still require a notice to vacate premises, if agreed. Security deposit will automatically be paid back subject to timely vacation and settlement of utility bill due, etc.
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Q: When I m in AL which office can help me to find another parent in another state who doesn't want to pay CS.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Child Support for Alabama on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Be specific and elaborate your question for answer.
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Q: My friend is getting married in Texas and wants to buy a house. Can she put the house she will buy in the prenup?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Sounds logical and advisable. For a specific advice, please consult Attorney of local jurisdiction who may advise what to declare and what not in the prenuptial.
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Q: I need to know before I file a law suit in Missouri. Can I sue for inconvenience in Missouri?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Real Estate Law for Missouri on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Did you pay the whole price of your deal? Did you mention the repair work to be performed by the seller in your sale deed? If yes, then you have a case to sue seller for non-commitment / violation of his deal.
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Q: I won judgement on a civil lawsuit what do I next

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Collections for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Execution of judgment if the other party do not proffer an appeal!!
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Q: Do I have a case if I was sexually harassed at work and being told I had to go to work with the man responsible?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Indiana on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

What was the outcome of internal investigation? Did they collect respective evidence and meet with witness(s)? Please elaborate more details w/r to : when complaint lodged? When investigation started? How much time was spent to prepare report?

Did report suggest to join work with offender? Consult with Attorney of local jurisdiction and/or share report by email to me for specific advice.
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Q: Is it fine to say a girl "Wanna rub your lipstick" on a social media ?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Internet Law, Sexual Harassment and Social Security on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

It's against the internet usage rules, yet depends on culture that they represent. Even it was consensual, it should avoid widespread posting on web.
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Q: Car got taken by police officer..how can I get it back or at least my property out of the car5p

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Your question need elaboration. Why your car was taken by a PO? Did he offer any reason thereto? Whether it involved in any criminal activity? accident? by you. Do you carry the title of car?
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Q: Can a person refile charges after they were dropped, who lied to police in the 1st place? Criminal Law

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

What's the nature of charges? When levelled first time and when dropped? Charges dropped by the police or at the court? Did police know that earlier charges were dropped?

Please elaborate your question.
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Q: what happens in case of breaching a one year work contract with an NGO, because a much better job is offered to me.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Employment Law on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

What does your work contract spell out in case of severance/termination of contract by either side i.e. employee or the employer. Do you need to serve them a timely notice as defined in the contract or is that an open contract??

Generally, each contract carry a month or so notice in case an employee wants to leave and likewise notice is served by the employer if they plan to terminate their contract.
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Q: Can I adopt my ex girlfriend's son in Tennessee?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Did your GF (mom of child) agreet to your adoption of her son? Before you initiate adoption through the court with the help of Attorney of your local jurisdiction, would be appropriate to ensure her agreement in writing and then proceed.

Once adoption is granted by the court you will have full right to be called his dad.
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Q: In Hawaii officers when asked several times for a copy of the search warrant , was never given one nor what was taken

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Hawaii on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Incomplete question cannot be answered correctly. As your son was involved in an alleged offence and police having warrants entered your premises for search and other investigation. They put a tape for public not to cross the scene and later three officers crossed the scene tape, etc. etc. You have witnessed their movement and likewise enteries would have made into their record too. It would be premature to suggest any legality or illegality on the part of investigators.
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