in Court through longstanding loyalty to the CEO, what sort of third-party challenge is available to the Board: e.g., "Plaintiff's Motion to Challenge the Standing of its own Rogue Counsel?" Obviously a malpractice suit offers a long-term remedy but what can be done real-time in the... Read more »
If you are in a legal battle with a corporation and don't have your own counsel, you are really walking a risky path. I have seen people do this kind of pro se representation and end up getting absolutely wrecked with an attorney fee bill -for the other side- at the end of it.
We'd originally verbally agreed to go month-to-month once the six months were up, but am finding that they are going to be very hard to work with in coordinating repairs/rent reductions etc. Tenant was not aware that the plan was to sell the house, as I hadn't decided to do so at the time... Read more »
I am 65 years old, white, male. Got pulled over last night for failure to signal and failure to maintain lane, admitted to drinking a mini-bottle of wine with dinner 4 hours earlier, arrested after not passing field sobriety test (which I thought I did fine on), taken to station, blew 0.00. DRE... Read more »
I think it is a bad idea to represent yourself. DUIs can be more complicated than meets the eye. I believe that you have an excellent case based on what you're saying here; it's possible that the state won't even charge the case. Likely, even. However, if they DO charge the case then...Read more »
Plaintiff took me to small claims court, using a lease agreement that violated public policy and included terms that would require illegality to perform, as the basis of claim. Would the plaintiff have standing? If not, could the default judgement be attacked due to the fact that it is void?
If you defaulted on the claim then your options are very limited. You will need to try and set aside the judgment but this is done somewhat rarely. You will not be able to do it without an attorney, and then you are facing a situation where it would very likely cost more to set aside the judgment...Read more »
This depends on the nature of the work. Most residential home improvement type work requires that the contractor have a CCB license. You can fire him if he is doing this work unlicensed. He could potentially try to sue you if you have a signed agreement with him- anyone can file a lawsuit. But I...Read more »
You're in a bit of a pickle. Yes, you can go back to the old plan, but also the other parent can object and you'll find yourself in litigation if he or she does. The court-ordered parenting plan is the only legally enforceable plan at this time.
I filed for custody, parenting time and child support but have not received a response from the other party and nothing has been signed by a judge. Can I move 90 miles in same state for a new job opportunity and to be closer to my support system?
Indeed you may. However, the other party may move at any time for an order to restore the "status quo", which is the parenting time arrangement of the parties in the 90 days leading up to filing. You could find yourself with an order to return right back from whence you came, which could...Read more »
You absolutely should list every debt. The reason is that the court will consider these debts when dividing assets. Even debts only in your name may be "joint" debts when considered in the broader context of your marriage. Full disclosure is best. Also, you really should not be doing it...Read more »
A black powder gun counts as a firearm. "Firearm means a weapon, by whatever name known, which is designed to expel a projectile by the action of powder and which is readily capable of use as a weapon. "
Hi i live in the state of oregon. My friend is 45 and I am 18. She was drinking before she came and picked me up and I didn't know she was until we got pulled over. They made her do some test outside the car and arrested her. They then asked me if I was drinking and I said no. They asked me... Read more »
You will not face any problems. She will have to deal with the DUI charge through the normal channels. It's a very common charge and in most cases a first time offense can be resolved without a criminal conviction. This is called "DUI Diversion" and while it is a bit of a pain in...Read more »
I turned to sharp at a light and drove over curb- medium which caused my tire to go flat. I drove for a mile or two and pulled over and parked the car. I called for help. Few minutes later a sheriff showed up and asked me if i was ok. They asked me if i was drinking and i said i did earlier in the... Read more »
You are not going to get the case dismissed, though it does sound like you have a decent case. I have represented a lot of individuals in your shoes and what makes your case stand out to me is that you blew a .05, which is very low. Was this in Portland? You should have a court date coming up quite...Read more »
Hi. After 4 months in Boise I received a great job offer in Bend. My 12 month lease @1500/month was 'breached', and the landlord said the market in November was not as good as August, therefore rented the unit for$1300/month, $200. less. He's demanding the $200 x 8 months, and is... Read more »
Hi there. Well, your former landlord is not exactly wrong on this. When you breach a lease you do owe the amount you would have paid on the entire lease. The landlord has the duty to mitigate his damages by attempting to re-rent. If he were to sue you then he could potentially recover the...Read more »
Most real estate is sold with no warranties. Both parties have the opportunity to inspect a property before the sale closes and the buyer is expected to do their due diligence. Unless you have some warranty written into your sales agreement then you have no legal obligation to pay to fix their...Read more »
It is unlikely that a motion to dismiss would be successful at this early stage unless you have incredible facts on your side. The proper thing to do is file an "answer" and start working through the court system. Failure to file an answer (or a motion to dismiss) can cause you to lose...Read more »
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