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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: I have a learner's permit violation ticket if I was to get my real drivers license will the drop the ticket
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answered on Aug 22, 2017

Possibly, but not certain. For certain, if this charge hits your record, you will suffer a total suspension.

Hire a traffic lawyer, for that court, to assist you. Or, public defender.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: I broke a tooth on a McDonalds boneless chicken nugget. Their was a .5" bone shard inside of it. What are my rights?
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answered on Aug 22, 2017

Hopefully, you told them immediately, and kept the evidence. They want that, to prevent false claims.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: Other party's insurance is charging me without receipts and threatening to have my license revoked for property damage?

My unregistered and uninsured car that I was working on at a shop rolled into another person's car. It was not being driven or on the road, just going through a full rebuild process. A police report was filed stating that the damage was property damage and not a moving violation, as both cars... Read more »

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answered on Aug 22, 2017

You need to hire a TN lawyer. This is a legal mess that someone has to clean up. You have no ability to blunder further, into this abyss. The insurance company and its lawyers will run right over you

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Civil Rights and Family Law for Utah on
Q: If no custody order is in place can my ex keep my son from me . can I go get him with a police officer
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answered on Aug 22, 2017

This issue needs a local lawyer to assist you. Plus, reading this question, the first thing that comes to an attorney's mind is, "What did you OMIT from this question?"

The fact that she is "keeping" your son from you raises a red flag.

Have you legitimized...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: If there is an accident involving a non-licensed driver, is there fault on one or both sides

guy driving girlfriend's car without a license. I backed into him and bumped his bumper. Police did not ticket me, but wrote it up as my fault. They did not have him on the report.

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answered on Aug 22, 2017

Well, it seems that the cop was trying to do his/her best to HELP the boyfriend, and possibly help you.

If insurance is going to pay for this, then they may NOT if you entrusted your vehicle to an unlicensed driver.

If damages are small, then pay the claim out of pocket without...
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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Consumer Law and Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: In Pennsylvania, do I have to list my kids of driving age who have drivers licenses on my insurance?
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answered on Aug 22, 2017

Your questions is so clearly worded about this situation that it is clear that you are trying to misrepresent facts, to save money.

Unless the children are separately insured and own and drive different vehicles, then YES.

The policy is a contract. One of the requirements of any...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: Minor accident/ with no insurance in California

I got into a car accident. I was driving the speed limit (25 miles per hour) downhill towards the intersection. The light was green when I started to cross the intersection.

The red Hyundai was turning right with high speed and her passenger seat of the door hit the corner of my left front... Read more »

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answered on Aug 22, 2017

If the prosecutor sees that the payment for your insurance was AFTER the time of this accident, all kinds of nasty things will happen.

Let's start with possible insurance fraud. The application forms typically have parts that you have to fill out, or check, and this says that you have...
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2 Answers | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud and Car Accidents for Wisconsin on
Q: Can a woman receive 60000 from a car accident and keep the money, to buy a new car now now has 2 cars have many surgery

Leaves her 5 kids home alone 24/7 to go lay up with this dude she also has her brother living there which is a section 8 house. The brother has ties wirh the gangs. I think she needs be be re evaluated for receiving the state funds. There is nothing wrong with her nor her kids. I know people that... Read more »

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answered on Aug 22, 2017

Yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Can I walk my dog after hours on School grounds During summer months?

Dog is leashed, licensed, neutered and microchip

Updated with all its rabies. Bathed and groomed. Water is supplied for walks.

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answered on Aug 22, 2017

You forgot to mention whether your dog wore a diaper. The issue for schools is that children play outside (recess) and if poop piles litter the landscape, guess who gets to clean up the kids, once they get poop on them? Don't ask me how they get poop on them, but they will.

If it is a...
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4 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey on
Q: Does New Jersey have implied consent laws when it comes to drunk driving?
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answered on Aug 21, 2017

Yes, all states do. Here is some info:

Implied Consent. ... New Jersey's “implied consent” law says that if you are lawfully arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you have been driving while intoxicated, then you consent to taking a chemical test of your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Agricultural Law and Business Law for Georgia on
Q: I am starting a mobile bbq business. Can I prepare food at my home in a separate room set up for food preparation .

According to local health dept regulations paulding county ga

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answered on Aug 21, 2017

So long as the kitchen is approved by the State. All regs should be available. Find out this cost, and requirements. Important.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Mississippi on
Q: What is the difference between DUI and DWI?
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answered on Aug 21, 2017

Different states use different acronyms. No difference, in reality.

Drunk driving, it drugged driving, or impaired by both.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for North Carolina on
Q: Can someone have two DWIs in the past have a passport?

I have two DWIs aged at least 10years can I get a passport???

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answered on Aug 21, 2017

Not aware of any bar to you getting a passport. However, some countries, like Canada, will deny you entry to their countries.

A passport is only proof of citizenship, needed to travel abroad.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Massachusetts on
Q: My employer is dismissing me several hours early so they don't have to give me breastfeeding breaks. Discrimination?

I work at a daycare where my infant attends. I require three 30min breaks but can sometimes switch with another teacher so I can supervise while nursing. Today I was sent home 5 hours early while all my coworkers had to work 9 hour shifts with no lunch break because we are short-staffed. My... Read more »

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

Massachusetts has some pretty decent laws, for such issues.

Select someone on this list, and see if you can get legal help:

http://attorneys.superlawyers.com/discrimination/massachusetts/

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Tennessee on
Q: This would have to do with Employment Law dealing with Drug testing after employment, not pre-employment.

My husband was given a drug test today, which he passed. The only thing that showed up was a prescription medication that he has a prescription for from a doctor that does not impair his ability to do the job he was assigned. The company said that he "failed" the drug test because he... Read more »

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

Two issues are shown here. One, the application for employment. What was on it MAY make a difference.

Second, what was the drug? Drugs relating to mental conditions, for which the safety of others is at risk can be a problem.

To make sure that this was not merely an EXCUSE, contact...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination on
Q: what can i do if my exemployer breached the Non-disparagement clause in our settlement? I had to put her as a job refer

My ex-employer, she agreed to be civil and patient and not bad mouth my reputation as the Non-paragement clause read in our settlement.But i applied for a job and had no choice but put her as a job reference since i worked there about 7 years! And got a call from my future employer at my new job... Read more »

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

You need direct assistance from a CALIF attorney. Take your contract, about non-disparagement to a lawyer. Here is a list of employment attorneys, who should be able to look over your paperwork and situation.

http://attorneys.superlawyers.com/employment-law-employee/california-northern/...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: I need help about weather a situation at a job is discrimination and weather it is illegal? If it is I also need to know

Who to report it to? It involves medical conditions and how a boss handled two employees very differently who are same level and same job only difference is gender and marital status. One employee was given the world and the other was punished and demoted plus had private information medical... Read more »

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

Too little detail to know about this. Very small businesses are not held to same standards as larger companies, that affect Interstate Commerce.

Best bet is to seek a FREE consultation with an employment attorney. Use this link:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Texas on
Q: my friend worked for this company twenty years and last november he was told that they wouldn't be needing him any more.

he usually got 1500.00 in bonus but was told that he wouldn't be getting anything this year. he was let go without no compensation for all his time that he worked there.

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

In most states, the laws are set up as "right to work" laws. That means that people have no CONTRACT or RIGHT to remain employed.

This happens all the time, because Legislators favor businesses, not individuals, when it comes to job creation.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: When there is a car parked on the street on a 2 lane road who has the right of way?

Leaving for work this morning there was a car parked in the oncoming lane. Another vehicle traveling toward me would have hit me if I didn't stop. I would think I had the right of way since my lane was clear.

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

If that other car went around the parked car, and across the centerline, he or she was on wrong side of road.

But, the law does require that you TRY to avoid collisions. I cannot tell, from your question, if you were merely inconvenienced by 5 to 10 seconds, or if that person bullied his...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Pennsylvania on
Q: Need help on what to do and what steps to take?

I have a spouse that has been on probation for not that long now. Well one day she couldn't make it because she had her kids and had no ride, so she called her probation officer and left her message stating all this. Now that is the first time she ever missed or violated anything. Well she... Read more »

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answered on Aug 20, 2017

This is a job for a local attorney, NOW. Get a public defender, if you cannot afford private counsel.

If you had an attorney before, she likely would not have gone to jail, unless she has had other violations.

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