William John Light's answer If you deposit Social Security monies into a checking or savings account, the credit card company can garnish, which you can then dispute. My understanding is that up to two months' worth of Social Security benefits deposited into a bank account or on a prepaid card are exempt from garnishment. If you receive $1,500 per month in Social Security, your bank should exclude up to $3,000 in your account from being seized, but money beyond that is subject to garnishment.
William John Light's answer File a complaint with the Dept. of Fair Employment & Housing. Your fragrance sensitivity might be a disability that requires reasonable accommodation. https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/complaint-process/file-a-complaint/
William John Light's answer There is no "card from the ADA". The ADA a statutory enactment. It does not exist as an entity that issues cards.
With respect to your right to access, the ADA in general requires accommodation to disabled persons so that they may enjoy the use of facilities that are offered to able bodied persons. To not do so is a form of exclusion of the disabled and is, therefore, discriminatory in practice.
Businesses are allowed to restrict bathroom access to employees, unless there is...
William John Light's answer Yes, you are liable. You have a duty to provide adequate fencing for your dog. You were in violation of the applicable leash law when your dog left your property due to your failure to have a safe fence. Further, if your dog is so violent that it will destroy a fence to attack another dog, you should have obtained some behavioral training for it.
Notify your homeowner's insurance. It may defend and indemnify you, up to policy limits, as long as you don't have an exclusion for...
William John Light's answer First of all, contact Rover. It is the entity that set up the agreement by which you have possession of the dog. That agreement may alter ordinary rights you might have under California law.
William John Light's answer There are several statutes that authorize the killing of dogs, mostly pertaining to dogs that kill or harass livestock or poultry. However, your neighbor would certainly be able to claim that the dog was a danger to himself or his family and he killed it for that reason. You wouldn't be able to dispute this since you weren't there while your dog was wandering around his property. In other words, keep your dog on your own property and you won't have this problem.
William John Light's answer You are massively underselling yourself and harming your own interests. You need a lawyer. If you need an appendectomy, would you do it yourself? Studies show that people who are represented by an attorney get more, net in their pocket, than people who try to represent themselves.
You do not sue for the cost of physical therapy, and especially not for the portion of the cost that your own medical insurance did not pay.
You sue for all of the harm that you were caused: the...
William John Light's answer Tell your insurance to offer your policy limits to settle the case and that you have no personal assets to add to the settlement, and to communicate to the plaintiff that if an excess judgment is entered against you, you will file for bankruptcy. Your IRA should be protected from creditors in a bankruptcy proceeding, based on a 2005 Supreme Court ruling. https://www.trustetc.com/resources/education/articles/supreme-court-ruling
Confirm with a judgment collection/bankruptcy attorney....
William John Light's answer Tell her you are going to surrender them to animal control unless picked up by a date certain, with reimbursement for your out of pocket expenses. If you want to keep them, adopt them from animal control.
You cannot just claim that the animals are yours now because she didn't pick them up two weeks ago.
William John Light's answer 1/3 to 2/5 is normal, although that can change depending on the case and whether attorney fees are recoverable. If you interview other lemon law attorneys, you will find out what is common for that area of law.
William John Light's answer You gave the dog away. You have no right to come back and judge whether the new owners meet some undefined standard of care by which you are going to evaluate them. The dog is theirs now and you should move on.
William John Light's answer If the dog is still yours, and someone is keeping it, that is a form of theft. Contact the police, even though they might not do anything.
You might also consider suing in Small Claims for the value of the dog and/or an order for its return to you. If you sue, bring all evidence that the dog is yours, along with some kind of proof of value (receipts, offers for sale of similar dogs, etc.).
Plaintiff’s Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court; Form SC-100 (Lawsuit for...
William John Light's answer If your amended complaint references exhibits, they need to be attached. Ordinarily, complaints do not need exhibits. Your tags indicate that your case involves medical malpractice. You have a 0% chance of winning a malpractice case by yourself. Experienced attorneys lose a lot of their medical malpractice cases. Doctors have all the built in advantages. Please consult with some attorneys about your case before progressing further.
William John Light's answer Sound like you need to find another home for your dog. You can't force your uncle to take care of him. He doesn't want the dog at his home anymore and has informed you of that. If you don't pick up the dog, he might be able to argue that you abandoned it. He would then be free to find another home for it.
William John Light's answer No one is getting covered "instead of" you. You get covered proportionally. If the value of the three cars is $75,000, and your car is worth $7,000, the you get 9.3% of the total property damage settlement ($7,000/$75,000 = 9.3%). If the property damage limit is $5,000, you get $465 ($5,000 x .093). You took the risk by not purchasing collision insurance. You can also refuse settlement and attempt to force the other driver to contribute personally to the settlement to increase your take....
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