Questions Answered by Andy Wayne Williamson

Q: Do I need an elder law attorney if I already have an estate planning one?

3 Answers | Asked in Elder Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

I agree with Attorney Neufeld. The roles of an estate planning attorney and a elder law attorney have some overlap but it depends upon your legal needs. If looking at long term care issues, then a elder law attorney will be important.
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Q: Decided to buy car with trade in. 2 days later wanted our trade back, they agreed to redo paperwork, now forcing a buy

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

Absolutely no way to say for sure without first reviewing all the paperwork (contracts). I suggest that you consult with an attorney in your area asap about this situation.
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Q: Is there any way to launch a class action against Timothy K Isaac and all of his fraudulent companies? I am a victim.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

Setting a class action lawsuit is a big undertaking. So the answer to your question is yes most likely. The logistics and feasibility of setting up a class action may make it not practical. You should probably just focus upon your own claims and let the other folks worry about theirs.

Good luck.
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Q: Hernando County, a "counter petition" was filed by one of 4 beneficiaries in this estate to be the estate Administrator,

2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Florida on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

A counter petition implies that another person has originally petitions to be the personal representative here in Florida. If there is a will it will list the person picked by the decedent. If no will Florida follows a preference statute. You need to hire a probate attorney to review the situation as there can be a variety of factors that come into play. Just not enough information to be able to answer your question. You need direct legal advice.
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Q: I️ was in a car accident where someone hit me from behind and fled the scene

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

On the facts you state likely no. If you do not have uninsured motorist coverage you are stuck without the ability to get compensation. You should consult with a personal injury attorney in your area to see if there is coverage from another source.

You can use your health insurance to pay or assist paying the medical bills if you do not have insurance.
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Q: I am paying the mortgage. When I payoff the mortgage does the next parties own half still?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

The key of ownership is whose names are on the title. If you and someone else are on the title and you pay the mortgage off over time then the other party is still an owner and the other party gets the benefit of you paying off the mortgage. You do not get any extra ownership based upon your paying the mortgage
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Q: Can a landlord evict me in less then 30 days for non payment or rent because non repair to property?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Yes. You can be evicted if you did not pay rent. Sounds like you withheld rent trying to force landlord to make repairs. You are not allowed to withhold rent under the facts you state.

You should hire a tenant attorney ASAP from your area to advise you.
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Q: mother deceased with house in her name, left property to me and siblings, do I need the signature of all to probate?

2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Florida on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

No. Any interested party can file the probate action. All heirs will get noticed of the probate action ect.
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Q: Can I be removed as president of a corporation without my signature or written consent?

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

Yes you can be removed by the owners of the company. If you are not an Owner of the company then you have no claim to assets of the corporation.
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Q: I'm a pet Groomer and rent a space in a Veterinary Hospital. They Terminated my contract, can they do that?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

You facts seem a little confusing.

Bottom line. If your lease is up and you are month to month the landlord can evict you (stop renting to you for any reason or no reason).

For a more detailed review take your contract documents to a tenant attorney in your area.

Good luck.
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Q: When My Great Grandmother died 1942 My Grandmother never received her Inheritance. Orange County, FL. How can we claim ?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Land Use & Zoning for Florida on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

There is absolutely no way to answer a question like this via this online forum. Many many issues and the amount of time that has passed likely make this case not viable. But if you want to pursue you need to get offline and get into a real estate attorney’s office in Orange County and hire the attoeney to do the massive amount of research to even to see if you have a remote chance of success.

Good luck.
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Q: Apartment landlords are trying to double charge me for terminating lease early.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

Totally depends upon ther wording of the lease. Consult with a tenant attorney in the area where the apartment was located to have your lease reviewed. Then If warranted have the attorney negoatiate the early termination per the lease.

Good luck.
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Q: I just purchased a new 2017 Kia Soul and discovered hurricane damage in the roof when the car was at the dealership.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

Totally up to the dealership. If the car is new it would fall under the lemon law, which gives the dealer the opportunity to repair before you can cancel the contract.

You can always try, or contact a lemon law attorney in your area to review your paperwork.
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Q: I'm salary non exempt manager for a dunking donuts work 50 hours a week but only getting paid for 40 hours.

2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Business Law and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

I agree with Attorney Chidolue. You may have a right to overtime pay. You need to consult with an employment law attorney in your area to get a full evaluation.
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Q: Can the owner of my company take my pay check if I quit my job even thou I owe him money.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

No way to say for sure without more information. Best response I can give based upon a little speculation is that legally probably not but practically yes. I don’t know what the amount of your paycheck is or how long you’ve been paying back the payroll deduction but if you employer paid for $6,000.00 worth of dental work and you only paid him back a few hundred dollars he probably feels he got the short end of the stick.

Also it appears that he is withholding your check so you will...
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Q: I owe my boss money from a loan can they take my my check

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

This is an earlier version of s question I just answered. See my answer just made.
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Q: I put my house for sale with a real estate company 3 days ago I have not received my contract back.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

First step is to have your contract reviewed by a real estate attorney in your area to determine what can or needs to be done based upon the written document that you signed.

No way to give advice without first seeing the contract.
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Q: why and how does the government and defendants enter into pleas bargain?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

Why, it makes sense for both sides to avoid a lengthy expensive trial.

How, the parties come to a mutual agreement. ie: neither side is forced to agree and they will agree voluntarily.

Hope this helps, good luck,
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Q: I’m renting a house with an illegal efficiency in the back and code violations. Was my lease void from the beginning?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

Most likely no. However you would need to consult with a tenant attorney tonhabe for lease reviewed to determine for sure.
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Q: I have a foreclosure sale in early December.Aside from BK,reinstating or paying the full amount.How can I save my home?

3 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Bankruptcy for Florida on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

I understand your desperation but there is just no way to say what your chances are. You should contact the plaintiff to see if they will make an agreement to postpone the sale if you pay them x dollars towards reinstatement now and x dollars later. Keep in mind that the bank does not have to agree but it’s worth a shot.
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