Unless there has been two previous eviction filings against you on this same property, the court will grant you a period of time to "redeem" the premises before the eviction can take place, by paying in full all of the past due and current due rent by that date. Generally, personal checks are not...Read more »
Both mine and neighbors dogs were unrestrained by leashes or fences when their dog lunged at my dog, and thus, my dog bit their dog. The neighbors dog then proceeded to maul my relative and cause dog bite injuries. If all dogs in question were unrestrained, are all parties responsible for their own... Read more »
If your relative who was mauled did not own any of the dogs, or have responsibility for them, and did nothing to trigger the attack on themselves, then your relative can file a claim against the owner of the dog who mauled him/her. The dog owner's homeowner's insurer would ordinarily be liable to...Read more »
I drive a pick up truck to transport vehicles on for work. After an accident, insurance got too expensive, so I put the insurance in my wifes name. I got in another accident recently and when police arrived, they asked who was driving. I panicked that only my wife is licensed to drive so i said it... Read more »
Assuming your mother is the sole surviving grantor of the trust and has dementia and lacks mental capacity to make or consent to a change of the trust terms, the trustees' ability to make a re-write the trust, and the extent of such a re-write, will have to be determined after a careful review of...Read more »
I was told that I had to have surgery in order to be represented in a suit against the apartment where I reside the ceiling fell in on me and I have be having back leg and elbow issues they also made me move my apartment on my own to a new unit I need representation because I hw e kids I have to... Read more »
I imagine a lawyer told you that they would not take the case unless you had surgery, because then the claim would be much larger and would be worth their time and effort to accept you as a client. It is not a prerequisite to making a claim or recovering damages in such a case. However, if...Read more »
Until the Florida warrant is recalled or quashed by the Florida court that issued it, it remains valid and he will be extradited so long as the requirements of the extradition statute is satisfied. If the charge in Maryland is the basis for the VOP warrant in Florida, then get a certified copy of...Read more »
It’s called child abuse. Call the police and report the abuse. Be prepared for Child Protective Services to get involved and the person potentially being arrested and prosecuted. If the perpetrator is living in the household of the child, that person or the child will be removed from the...Read more »
I noticed the calls are coming a little more frequent and the last call I got the rep started being more aggressive in her eluding to taking further steps of action if I don't pay these so-called outstanding tickets? The approach I took with them is I am not paying tickets dating back 6 years plus.... Read more »
Generally speaking, fines and penalties do not have statutes of limitations. In the case of moving violations, nonpayment results in suspension of your driving privileges in the jurisdiction where the unpaid ticket was issued, and then upon notification to the state that issued your license (if...Read more »
My friend and I have friends with businesses that want to loan money from us at regular intervals. The minimum loan is $10,000 and maximum is $40,000. We are opening a joint bank account for the purpose of giving out loans to our friends and family. We want to charge 10% for a 4 month loan term... Read more »
If the loan agreement is in writing, interest in a loan my not exceed 24% per year, and must comply with numerous other legal requirements in order to avoid the risk of violating the users laws. Owing 10% interest at the end of 4 months is an effective annual interest rate of 30%. Not only is the...Read more »
“Public clearance” is not a term I recognize, but if you are referring to a government security clearance, the answer is not clear-cut. The pbj disposition and the charge description will show in a criminal background check, and although it is not a conviction or guilty finding, it remains...Read more »
You say your name is on the title to the property. The default title to real property owned by married couples is “tenants by the entireties” which means upon the death of one spouse the other spouse, you in this instance, owns the house outright by law. It is not subject to anything your...Read more »
When police do not witness the crash, but are called upon to investigate the circumstances, they may decide to cite the driver with applicable violations of the traffic laws after evaluating the evidence.
Only if you were not convicted. A conviction for distributing CDS cannot be expunged. If you received a “probation before judgment” (PBJ) disposition, then you were not convicted and you would be eligible for expungement. Other dispositions, like nolle prosequi, or stet, would also be...Read more »
14 yo teen wants to live with father due to poor relationship w/ his mother. It's a battle each time he is scheduled to go there - and has at times, refused to get in her car. She continues to collect child support but rarely takes her son except for 1 or 2 nights on weekend. Son is registered to... Read more »
Today, my neighbor’s dog trespassed my property and chased my 3-year old child on OUR back yard! I rushed outside and in the last split of a second succeeded to prevent the dog attacking my child. The dog was very aggressive and after rescuing my child, I had difficulty in forcing the dog to... Read more »
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