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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kansas on
Q: Can you be arrested weeks after refusing any testing for Dui in Kansas?

My friend wrecked her car and was taken to hospital by ambulance. Officer came to the hospital to test her for alcohol and she refused. He made sure she understood about losing license and gave her the pink paper He never wrote her a ticket or put her under arrest now she’s hearing she’s going... Read more »

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Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 28, 2021

Yes---perhaps the law enforcement officer's investigation is only just concluding so until he concludes it, he is not in position to issue a ticket. Please remember, a ticket is only an accusation and the prosecutor would still have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt each and every element... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: i have a property that is in my deceased mothers name a tax notice was not received to pay taxes on the property so it

sold without me knowing found out notices were sent to address that had no box so no certified receipt was signed can i be required to pay redemption of property fee to nullify the sale

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 28, 2021

You should speak to both a property or real estate attorney and a succession attorney to answer your question contained in your post and to get this property out of your mother's name. I am fairly certain the redemption must be paid as the property owner has some obligation to notify the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: Am I required to provide a purchase agreement as the seller of our home?

Hi, my husband and I are selling our home by owner. We have someone who verbally made us an offer on the house. Im unsure if im required to draw up a purchase agreement or if thats supposed to be his obligation. Also, if I can pay a real estate attorney to do the purchase agreement if so? Neither... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 28, 2021

At some point in time something is going to have to be drawn up and signed, most likely called the Act of Cash sale. Who is preparing that? Before the act of cash sale, most times the parties have a purchase agreement prepared and signed so that the parties have in writing the details of the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was rear ended in company car while working. I am suing the trucking company that hit me. Should I sue Work Comp too.

The Attorney I hired for the personal injury, referred me to a workers comp attorney as well. I have reached MMI after a lumbar fusion but I still have a pinched nerve in my neck from whiplash that causes complications . My comp attorney is acting like I should just take what WC offers and has not... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 28, 2021

We cannot provide an answer to your questions without knowing the full extent of your matter, which would include a review of your records-----you have 2 attorneys and should speak to them about your concerns and options and hopefully they can provide you satisfactory answers for you to make an... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: I'm in Louisiana and I'm trying to either modify or revoke his parental rights. He doesn't pay any support for her.

My child's father and I have joint custody. He gets her every other weekend and I have her the rest of the time. Now she saying for the past coue months she hasn't been with him she has been getting dropped off to his mom. But when he went to court he told them his main reason was because... Read more »

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Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 28, 2021

Please consult with a few lawyers in your area and hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. You are entitled to more information than he's providing, you need to make sure that your child is safe, and he needs to pay child support.

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: I need advice on starting negotiations for my pain and suffering settlement because of a car accident.

Arbitration determined the other party was 100% at fault. dash cam footage shows the driver turned sideways on the freeway right in front of us. My husband was driving, I was in the front passenger seat and our 13 month old daughter was in the back in her carseat. We all went to the ER, but not via... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 21, 2021

I think it is impossible to give good specific advice on a specific question contained in 1 paragraph---after all, what if all of the relevant information is not contained in the paragraph, or after reading the post, I have a question which needs answering. All we can do as lawyers is give... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Ohio on
Q: I was in an accident and I was not cited there but then they called and said I have to pick up the ticket do I have to?

Do I have to go get the ticket or can I have them send it to me

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Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 16, 2021

You probably do not have to go get the ticket but depending on the seriousness of the charge and the law enforcement's attitude, they will either go to your residence and issue you the ticket or perhaps take you into custody. You have not indicate the charge, but you may want to get an... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: Can I drop domestic violence charges if I am the victim?

My fiance has domestic violence charge on him 2nd offense? His others were dropped by the someone else.. If I drop charges will he have a bond still if I drop them and what more then likely will be the situation or consequences?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 16, 2021

Depending on the date of arrest, you can contact law enforcement or the District Attorney's office requesting "drop charges" and/or that prosecution not be pursued but ultimately it is up to the District Attorney's office whether or not to pursue a case and/or dismiss charges if... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: I I've in ct and got hurt on June 29,2021and I'm still out of work. I have a lumbar displacement in lower back. Case?

They have not returned my calls . I called twice. I going to physical therapy right now that they set up but still in pain.do I have a case?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 14, 2021

You do not provide enough facts to answer this question, but if you were injured on the job, then you need to consult with a worker's comp attorney in your state. If you were injured due to the negligence or fault of someone else or something in the custody or control of someone else, then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: I need a medical malpractice lawyer, the one I had couldn’t finish. Court is August 23rd can I get help please?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 14, 2021

Ask your former attorney for a referral. Also, use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for medical malpractice lawyers in your area----review the biographical information and call the lawyers you might want representation. You need to act quickly.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: After moving out of our apartment, can the landlord charge us for paint and carpet cleaning for normal wear and tear?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 14, 2021

You need to read your lease. Sometimes landlords list a set of charges/fees upon move out----kinda sneaky but I think they picked this up like the short term condos and rentals have a cleaning charge upon departure. If there is nothing listed, then you should return the property in the same... Read more »

4 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: Can my 17 year old nephew sign a a t of donation form to donate his portion of the house to me or does he have to be 18

My parents passed away and left the house to the children but my deceased brothers children wants to sign their portion of the house to me

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 14, 2021

Since this action would require an authentic act which needs to be recorded in the public record, I highly recommend that you utilize a succession/probate lawyer to act on your behalf and/or your brother's children's behalf. You do not want to have some paperwork signed thinking it is... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for Louisiana on
Q: Will I lose my liquor license because I accidentally sold to a minor?

I was working overtime and that is when I was set up by undercover cops. I read the I.D month wrong and thought the invalid date was correct.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 12, 2021

Depends on your location and if this is your first offense. My suggestion is that you contact a few criminal defense or an administrative law attorneys in your area, set up a consultation, ask your questions and then decide if you want to hire a lawyer (you should) or try to handle this on your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Consumer Law for Alabama on
Q: Is there a class action suit against Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. involving OGX Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco Shampo

I have used these and my hair has been coming out by the handfuls. It is so thin on top you can see my scalp.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 7, 2021

Do no t know, however feel free to do a search on google as see as a starting point.

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1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Louisiana on
Q: I'm getting sued for my Father's debt, that was established when I was a minor. I have a summons to court. Help?

I have responded to the summons, say I can't afford his debt. Now I have to go court to see what decision will be made by his hospital bill

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 7, 2021

More information is needed to answer this question, such as why do you or anyone else believe you are responsible for your father's debt? You should consider hiring a lawyer to defend you----the entity suing is represented and very much willing to take advantage of a non-represented person.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How do I fight a Domestic Violence Charge , But It Was In Self Defense Because I Was Attacked first

They filed a restraining order against me but it was self defense on my end so how do I fight the charge

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 7, 2021

The first thing you should do is to hire a criminal defense attorney so you have someone on your side as you litigate this charge.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: if I got a careless operation and I never hit nobody nor stopped any traffic

what do I do then

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 7, 2021

If you received a careless operation ticket, I recommend that you hire a traffic ticket lawyer to assist you in getting out of this ticket----paying a lawyer now will most likely save you money ion the long run as you might be responsible for higher monthly insurance premiums for multiple years for... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Oregon on
Q: I just got a ticket for speeding police officer wrote down . I was driving a Honda not a Toyota can I get dismissed
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 5, 2021

If the prosecution wants to proceed on this, then you will not get it dismissed on that basis only. The prosecution must prove each and every element of its case against you, which essentially is that you were operating a vehicle over the speed limit within its jurisdiction-----if the law... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: I got cited for pedestrians crossing at other than crosswalk yesterday, its my first offense,and I'm not sure what to do

I was running across the street to my motel, this car waved me to go across because it was clear, another car that happen to be texting and driving slammed on their brake to late and clashed with the car that waved me to go across, and due to property damage I have to go to court. Its my first... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 5, 2021

This sounds like something you should fight and if you do so, then you should hire a traffic ticket attorney to represent him and wade through this. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for criminal defense or traffic ticket attorneys in your area-----some will provide a free initial... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: What is Louisiana law on relocation that is under 75 miles away?

Shared custody, mother is domicile parent.

I’ve read where the judge will look at the reason for relocation. What are considered acceptable reasons for relocation by the court?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 5, 2021

Do you have any paperwork or orders between the parents and signed by the Judge which addresses this? If so, what does it say? If it does not address this, then you should go to court and get it set if the other parent does not agree.

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