You would need to create and account with and log onto the Federal Bankruptcy Court (for the Eastern or Western District of Wisconsin) web page and search the PACER database records. There will be a modest expense for your searches. Alternatively you can hire an attorney's office with some...Read more »
I found out that they listed my name wrong on the mortgage. They have filed suit against me as I co-signed but can they do that with the name wrong on the origional papers. Or can I ask to have this suit dismissed because I am not the person listed on the note? this happthe suit was filed after I... Read more »
I highly doubt any judge would dismiss the case on the technicality you describe. Besides, one of the documents you probably signed when you took out the mortgage will obligate you to assist with correcting small scriveners' errors like the one you describe. Did the bank take a deficiency...Read more »
If abstinence is a part of supervision (i.e. bond, probation, parole, extended supervision, or house arrest), then having consumed drugs will be seen as a violation of the conditions and you will usually be arrested. If you don't have any form of supervision, testing positive for drugs alone...Read more »
You may have claims you could make against your friend, his insurer, the dock instalation company, its insurer, and possibly the manufacturer of the dock or its insurer. I would be happy to talk to you about the case at my office or by phone.
Generally the answer is yes, but the judge has it in his power to order the probation run consecutive to any other sentence, I believe. If the judge did not explicitly make it consecutive, it is concurrent.
Your question leaves out a lot. Anyone can sue for anything pretty much. It is up to you to defend the allegations. Broadly speaking, you will want to show that you have no liability for any injuries the person sustained and also be ready to argue about the fair measure of damages if the...Read more »
Whether you have a lawyer or not, you will have a revocation hearing and if the diversion is revoked, you will be convicted of the offense and proceed to sentencing. If the diversion is allowed to continue, you will not proceed to sentencing. My advice is to get an attorney as soon as you can.
I suspect your friend is misinterpreting the law. He should consult with an attorney about trying to eliminate his lifetime prohibition if he wants to legally buy or possess a firearm or ammunition. He is playing with fire if he possesses firearms as a felon. If he thinks the prohibition...Read more »
This is a fairly involved process and you will definitely want an attorney to be assisting you if you want any meaningful chance of success. Essentially, you will need to convince the court and the prosecutor to stick their necks out for you. I was successful the one time I tried this but those...Read more »
Most of the time when you see a settlement or a verdict like that it is an insurer who pays part or all of the amount. If there is no insurance for the loss, the village would need to raise the funds by selling assets or taxing residents. In certain special circumstances, a munitipality will...Read more »
You should get a temporary order in the divorce. The temporary order tells the parties what the rules will be during the divorce process. You can get a temporary order either through a hearing where you argue about one or more issues or through a stipulation document if you are able to reach a...Read more »
Entrapment is when law enforcement induces you to do something that you otherwise wouldn't. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney immediately to explore all possible defenses to your case. Defenses are normally very fact-intense.
I have a neighbor send their contractors onto my property without consent. The contractor was made aware that their was no permission to come onto my property because I had problems before with damage. I finally gave permission to the contractor after he told me he was just going to replace the... Read more »
If you report this to law enforcement they will probably roll their eyes and tell you this is a civil matter and they are not interested in it. You may very well have a civil cause of action, though. See an attorney familiar with real estate law who has at least some litigation experience about...Read more »
A probation agent can petition a court for early discharge of probation but to the best of my knowledge, no agents (at least in my part of the state) do this. You could reject probation on the grounds that you have completed all the substantive requirements of probation but that would be risky...Read more »
There are only a few ways you can fight extradition. One would be to say "I'm not who you think I am." I saw that once. In 99% of cases extradition is a mere formality. Consult with a criminal defense attorney immediately to discuss how if anything can be done in your case.
Withdrawing a plea after sentencing (especially 7 years after sentencing) would be very difficult to do, but not impossible under the right circumstances. I would be happy to speak with you about your situation if you want to call my office.
There is a statute about what can be deducted from wages. You should speak to an employment law attorney about the details of your situation because what you describe may not fit the statute precisely. You might be able to find an attorney willing to do some preliminary research for little or no...Read more »
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