If you are married to the defendant, you can assert your spousal privilege not to testify against your souse. It must be asserted in person at court, and you must tell the prosecutor of your intentions, and they will have you state in open court before the judge that you are asserting the...Read more »
You need to first determine whether the statute of limitations has run already, and that starts with determining which SOL applies, and the date it starts to run from. Based on your description, the SOL can either be 3 years of 12 years. The only way it can be 12 years is if the promissory note...Read more »
There are attorneys who practice "education law" as well as focus on disability law and similar specialties. You should search for such a lawyer if you need to address or understand legal issues that arise (which you do not specify). Generally, childen with a disability (autism...Read more »
We are a membership organization of about 20 members. The president who goes contrary to our constitution removed about 9 members who oppose his leadership style. We have funds that belongs to all of us and we all need to affect the use of this fund even if we exit the organization as he wants. Our... Read more »
Take the organization constitution to a lawyer to review, and evaluate your legal options, as well as actions you can take under the constitution, such as calling a special meeting, holding a new election, removal of the president, etc., whatever the provisions allow. Recourse to the courts...Read more »
You need to ask this question of an Ontario lawyer, or research the law there. The law of the place of marriage determines whether the marriage is legal or not. For instance, in all states in the United States of which I am aware, a marriage is only legal if the parties obtain a marriage license...Read more »
My tenants rent is paid in entirety by Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership (BRHP). Our lease is month to month, and states 60 days notice must be given. The lease is between my tenant & I, and does not involve BRHP. I just want to make sure there are no extra COVID laws I need to abide... Read more »
You can always sell the property subject to an existing lease and the new owner must honor the lease terms and any other agreements you made with BRHP. If you want to terminate the tenant's lease and and sell the property without tenants in possession or subject to the terms of any lease or...Read more »
My company is incorporated in Delaware and I have applied for registration in maryland as foreign entity. I want to issue shares to myself. I have appointed myself as CEO and Secretary. Do I need witness to issue shares to myself ?
Consult a lawyer. You can issue stock on behalf of the company as the director or officer, to yourself, by use of a bill of sale or stock subscription agreement. You need to check your articles of incorporation and any stockholder's agreement, by-laws, etc., to confirm how many shares of...Read more »
I was recently stopped and told that my out of state license was invalid because I am living in Maryland, but I'm moving back to the state the license is from and have planned to the entire time I have lived here. I can't find the laws about licensing that say anything about an out of... Read more »
I was instructed to send register of wills $400.00for first accounting. Then the lawyer charged me $400.00. I am now paying out of pocket $3506.64This was 2 weeks ago. I told the lawyer that I no Longer need her services. 1 day later she tells me she has to petition the court.
Lawyers may not be paid in estates without either (1) written consent of all interested parties (PR and heirs) or (2) court approval of their fees, after they petition for approval. Your being billed and paying the lawyer directly does not comply with the rules. They may now be trying to petition...Read more »
Unless you are working for a government office or agency, or under a union contract or employment contract, for which specific protections are provided against such a requirement, the generl rule for private employers and employees is that you are an "at-will" employee, meaning you can be...Read more »
No. The POA naming you as attorney-in-fact for your mom does not authorize you to act in her place as the attorney-in-fact under another person's POA. In the absence of the significant other's ability to designate another agent to act, it will be necessary to petition the court and be...Read more »
Not enough facts to evaluate. Need to see the contract, and then go over facts and course of conduct of the parties after the contract was signed, and the knowledge of--and receipt of the benefit by the client of-- the work performed by the freelancer. If the client received above and beyond what...Read more »
A child born to a married woman in Maryland is presumed to be the child of the husband. The actual biological father would have to petition to establish paternity through a blood test. Custody and visitation is a separate matter decided upon by the court. Once paternity is established, the...Read more »
By title, you both legally own the car equally. Neither of you could be charged with the crime of theft for taking possession of the car from the other and driving it away. Civilly, however, as part of an alleged contract or agreement pursuant to which one of you made all the payments toward the...Read more »
A family with an autistic child purchased the townhouse next door and the noise from the child through the common walls is quite loud, unsettling and highly disruptive. I believe that as a seller, I need to disclose problems or nuisances in the neighborhood such as loud neighbors or ongoing... Read more »
Maryland law gives to two options: (1) disclaim any representatitions as to the home and sell "as is"; or (2) fill out the residential disclosure form. Selling "as is" does not get you off the hook for latent defects in the home that would not be discoverable by ordinary visual...Read more »
I enrolled and registered my two children to attend Annandale Christian School, (ACS), Laurel for 2021/22 School year in March which I have subsequently canceled in July. However ACS has invited my attention to a clause in the contract which was not properly explained to me at the time of signing... Read more »
This forum is not designed for direct solicitation for hiring lawyers, but you are free to search the site to locate a lawyer and then contact that lawyer to discuss potential engagement of ther services. As for your specific issue, the Maryland Court of Appeals addressed an almost identical...Read more »
If the contract does not prohibit it, they can use subcontractors. Why do you need a lien release? Have they filed a lien? It is unlikely that a window replacement contract would be a large enough percentage of your property value to qualify for a mechanics lien. Why have they sued you? Not enough...Read more »
to gift me their interest in my girlfriend's real property, what needs to be done to accomplish the transfer of ownership? Does the estate need to deed the property to the heirs, then the heirs execute a gift deed to me? Could this be done using a single deed?
Pennsylvania recognizes common law marriage, I believe, and if you qualify, that adds another angle to your being treated as a potential heir. You need to hire a lawyer to review all these issues. It’s an interesting Estate problem to unravel and solve. One way or another, if everyone wants to...Read more »
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