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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for North Carolina on
Q: Hey if my dog bit a girl and the family is making us pay for the bill can we take them to court since they are not

They are not unsung their insurance can we take them to court and make them use their insurance since it will be cheaper

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

If your dog bit their child then you are responsible and they do not have to use their own insurance, in fact most of the time their insurance may refuse to pay. What would likely happen is they will make a claim on your homeowner's insurance which should cover the claim unless you have the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I cannot remember the date of marriage that I used(if any) on the paper I-130 i filed for my sister in Bangladesh

NVC is asking for the fees and complete Immigrant Visa Application. I paid fees and working on the application now and I have all the info BUT the marriage date I used for the original I-130 document 12 years ago, I cannot even remember if I put a marriage date down for her. Requested a FOIA... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

Doesn't your sister remember her date of marriage?

3 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for New York on
Q: Four years ago my aunt left my sister-in-law as power of attorney that the house gets spilt by the kids .

So now my aunt is 90 years old they shipped her to Italy and they sold her house and my kids never got their share that the Aunt promised them. I have it on video tape that the end gave a testimony to She said that she always had this paperwork in her safe at the bank but my sister-in-law ripped it... Read more »

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Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

A power of attorney may allow a person to sell real estate why the person is alive. If someone promises to split a house once they die that falls under probate and a power of attorney has no effect.

If the power of attorney specifically stated proceeds were to be split there may be grounds...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Indiana on
Q: How can the named executor of a estate be changed to someone else. The ones named are not wanting it.
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

Generally, the named executor can waive their right to serve and if there is a second named executor they can apply to serve. If there is no second named executor then a person can apply to serve with the consent of the beneficiaries and approval of the Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: what district in texas does the city of Bastrop (in Bastrop County) fall under?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

Please clarify your question, i.e. are you asking what criminal appeals district? I'm not understanding which district you're looking for informaiton on.

3 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: My deceased husband inherited property in Green County, PA. I think I am the heir. Would I be liable for any debts?

I do not how to proceed. The property is 300+ acres.

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

The best way to find out is to consult with an attorney privately and go over all the facts. Call one in the area where your husband passed away/the property is located.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: My CPS investigator recommended FBSS, should I agree?

My son's great grandmother took him for a hair follicle, without my consent. He tested positive and she called CPS. The investigation has been open for almost 90 days with little contact from the investigator. They asked me to leave the home, leaving my son with his great grandmother. I have... Read more »

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Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

Hire a lawyer ASAP.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Can a landlord obtain pictures or videos of a property without tenants knowledge
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

The answer to this is probably yes; however, you should check your lease agreement to see what the rights are.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: Is there a court appointed lawyer for probate?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

The Court does not appoint a lawyer in probate proceedings unless a person is incapacitated.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: Can a secretary of a H.O. A record a meeting for record keeping .
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

Secretary are supposed to keep records of HOA meetings. In today's world those records are kept in different formats. Each subsequent meeting the former "minutes" most be approved by the Board of Directors.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: My husband is getting child support garnished from 2 checks even though 1 check covers court ordered amount and backpay

He pays 183$ every 2 weeks 50$ for backpay they are taking full amount from each job so hes paying double hes called child support and is still being charged after they said they would stop one garnishment is he entitled to the money they took that was over the amount ordered by a court?

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

I agree that hiring an attorney would be the fastest and best way to get this stopped.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Texas on
Q: Can I hire a lawyer if my husbands lawyer won’t represent me in a custody case?

This case has been going on for a year or so, he is trying to get custody of his son. His parents have custody at the moment. The mom has three endangerment charges out of a Harris County. And a possession charge, and these are all recent. She doesn’t want me around her son, and she just filed... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

If you are a party to the case then you may hire a lawyer to represent you. It is not uncommon though for exes to dislike the current spouse and not want their children around the new spouse; however, unless you are a danger to the child it is highly unlikely a Judge will rule the child cannot be... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: Is there a court appointed attorney to probate a simple will in Texas ?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 17, 2020

No the Court doesn't appoint an attorney to probate a will. Consult wiht a probate attorney so you can explain the circumstances and see what the easiest and most financially feasible way to approach settlement of the estate may be.

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3 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: widow 12 years still paying property tax, still in probate for lack of will. who does property belong?

NA

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 15, 2020

The widow definitely needs to visit with a probate attorney as she may be continuing to act on erroneous information.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: I started off 9000 in the hole but they say it's not back support. I've never missed a payment. Is this legal?

My childs mom filled on me so I got a lawyer, we had a court date and she didn't appear in court because she went on a family vacation so I was awarded temporary custody and child support which she never payed. The still gave her another chance to come to court again and said she can get... Read more »

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Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

Normally they would go back to the day she filed but what is determinative is who had the child during what period and you should have received credit for the time you had custody and for what she was ordered to pay you and didn't. You need to see a family law attorney that handles child... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: If someone else gives my car to another and it's lost because it's impounded who owes me for the car?

The person driving was arrested ,is why the tow, the person that gave it out told me it was gone and did the wrecker owner have any responsibility

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

Your issue is with whomever you gave your car to and whether they could give it to someone else. I would not suggest you lend your vehicle out in the future.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: If I cure every disease possible and I can prove it and I need help distributing it

I have more information if your interested

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

You haven't asked a question. If you are able to cure every disease then you should get a patent as soon as possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: i want to know if i am able to get my record expunged? i reside in texas & all of the articles are contradicting

i have class C theft & class C assault

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

Contact a criminal law attorney directly that does expungements in the jurisdiction/place where your crimes happened and they can better answer your question as they will know the local procedures.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on
Q: The mother of my unborn sin is trying to keep me from seeing my child be born or see him. I don't know what I should do?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

File a suit for parent child relationship in family court but first go consult with a family law lawyer and do it quickly to save yourself the aggravation of fighting with the mother.

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Texas on
Q: Can I still keep my vehicle if I'm making the payment even if I don't choose to reaffirm the debt?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 14, 2020

Yes, the creditor will usually not bother you as long as they are getting their money just be sure to keep it insured and payments made on time.

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