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0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: : Does a cop initially have to tell you the reason your being pulled over in Mobile Al?

: Does a cop initially have to tell you the reason your being pulled over in Mobile Al?

I was pulled over by an officer outside of a school zone who told me while I was in the school zone he clocked me at 42. Where the officer said he clocked me at on the ticket is where he was already... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Alabama on
Q: I have a few questions that I need to ask

I have few questions that need to ask I think I was hired by a company under false pretense so the could keep their accreditation and potential fire me and my wife while they keep their accreditation and frauding the alabama.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 11, 2024

An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. This question could be difficult for attorneys to respond to with a simple and quick direct answer. Attorneys would probably want to set up a consult discuss the matter and the reason for your suspicion. Good luck

Q: Are there any laws pertaining to a diver recovering scrap metal that fell from barge in Tennessee River

We are cleaning river bottom where a scrap metal company has missed the barge while loading. The metal is underwater and we are not touching land at any time. Are we breaking any laws.

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answered on Mar 25, 2024

In regards to your question about recovering scrap metal from the Tennessee River, it's essential to understand that various laws may apply. These include federal, state, and local regulations concerning environmental protection, salvage rights, and navigation. For instance, the Clean Water... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: What are the legal procedures about towing vehicles off the interstate

I'm new and want to do this legally

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

Here are some key legal procedures for towing vehicles off interstates in the United States:

- Obtain proper licensing and registrations - Tow truck companies and drivers need to be properly licensed and registered with the state to operate legally. This includes commercial driver's...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: can I sue a lienor for not changing a name on the title and it caused me to be out of work because I can not get tags

I requested the name change of my wife on the title so I can get tags in AL. The title shows her prior last name. The tag office requested the title in November of 2023 and issued me temp tags. AL only does 3 temp tags. Now we can not drive our vehicles which keeps me out of work because I can not... View More

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answered on Jan 22, 2024

In Alabama, you may have grounds to pursue legal action against the lienor if their failure to change the name on the title has resulted in significant negative consequences for you, such as the inability to obtain tags and drive legally, leading to potential job loss and disruptions in your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Law or regulations with obligations regarding late mortgage assistance paymt made by state housing finance authority

Alabama housing finance authority made late payment while receiving assistance and it was reported on credit, 7 years, ruining credit and financial stability the rest of my life. Have no chance of getting home equity loan to pay off debt. Without loan, I will lose house, leaving me homeless. What... View More

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answered on Jan 10, 2024

I understand your concerns about the late mortgage assistance payment impacting your credit and financial stability. In situations like this, the legal responsibilities and potential recourse can vary based on specific circumstances and state laws. Generally, state housing finance authorities are... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: If you paid 90 percent of a car and then they see you was having a hard time and pay off is it theirs

They said they would finish paying it off but because my husband of 15 years was driving it they say they taking it back I have been paying for it and buying the tag and insurance just at the end they called and said they would pay it off do I now have to give it to them

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answered on Nov 12, 2023

In Alabama, the ownership of a car typically depends on whose name is on the title. If you have been making payments on the car and it is titled in your name, you are generally considered the owner. Even if someone else pays off the remaining balance of the car loan, it doesn’t automatically... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Alabama on
Q: do private owned utility companies in Alabama have rules to follow

rules and regulations regarding what they can and can not do on someones property and with someones property lines

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answered on Nov 9, 2023

In Alabama, privately owned utility companies are subject to state and federal regulations that govern their operations, including activities on private property. Typically, utility companies must adhere to easement rights and local ordinances when it comes to property lines and access. You should... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: What is the maximum sentence for someone who escapes from furlough in the state of Tennessee?

My husband escaped from furlough in Tennessee. I'm trying to find out how long his since could be if he's convicted

Don Oliver Keene
Don Oliver Keene
answered on Jun 5, 2023

If he was convicted in Tennessee, you should reach out to a Tennessee Attorney. It depends on what he was convicted for, how much time was left on his sentence, etc. There are a lot of variables and there is no way of knowing without all the facts of his case.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: What can I do if I was mishandled by a security and an employer handcuffed and after viewing of the footage released.
Allan Lamar Armstrong
Allan Lamar Armstrong
answered on May 9, 2023

You need to provide more information. Were you an employee or customer. What was the reason? Were you arrested? What were your injuries?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Workers' Compensation and Employment Law for Alabama on
Q: Hi, I am an LLC looking to hire remote workers throughout the country. Would we need to file a foreign llc in each state

Would we need to file a foreign LLC in any state that we conduct business. We are hiring them as independent contractors. Also would we need to have worker's compensation?

N'kia (NLN)
N'kia (NLN)
answered on Mar 25, 2023

Each State has its own rule on what constitutes "doing"/"conducting" business for the purpose of determining whether an out-of-state business must register there as a "foreign" entity. Having an employee in a particular State may be, but isn't always, a factor in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: I’m in Alabama I am willing to start a business here i have k EFIN and LLC in Alabama. How do i acquire a beer license

I am willing to own a gas station

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answered on Feb 26, 2023

In Alabama, businesses that sell beer or other alcoholic beverages are required to obtain a license from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC).

To apply for a beer license, you will need to follow a series of steps and provide certain information and documentation to the ABC....
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Hello! This question is in regards to15 U.S. Code § 1681a - Definitions; rules of construction

As far as exclusions, it states your consumer report does not include a report containing information solely as to transactions or experiences between the consumer and the person making the report; does that mean that late payments on your credit report are illegal?

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Jan 12, 2023

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Family Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: What are my rights with DHR?

In August, I fled an abusive relationship, from NC, with the father of my children. I returned to my hometown. Having no other options at the time, my children and I ended up in a tent for around two weeks. The children slept on mattresses inside the tent, fully clothed, and covered with blankets.... View More

Hayden Glass Sizemore
Hayden Glass Sizemore
answered on Dec 30, 2022

You should hire an attorney. You are not required to submit to DHR requested drug screens. However, if you refuse, DHR will often use that to justify removing the children. If so, you will have a 72-hour hearing and you should request an attorney be appointed to represent you at the 72-hour... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Real Estate Law for Alabama on
Q: I am having problems with a county agency over a drainage ditch behind my house.

I'm having problems with a drainage ditch behind my house. Stormwater is cascading from the ditch onto my property cause severe soil erosion to the point my shed near the ditch is about to collapse into the ditch. The public works department says it is the water works problem and water works... View More

William Vann Burkett
William Vann Burkett
answered on Jan 7, 2022

You likely need an attorney who handles eminent domain or inverse condemnation cases. The Alabama Supreme Court has found that in some cases excessive runoff and erosion may result in an unconstitutional taking. The viability of inverse condemnation claims are highly dependent on the timing and... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Can a sheriff in an active election campaign threaten to fire his deputies if seen talking to any of his opponents?

This sheriff threatened to fire anyone seen talking to a particular individual that contributed to his opponents campaign also. The same sheriff in last election threatened to terminate anyone that he found that didn't vote for him? Are these things election violations? I was told possibly... View More

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Aug 10, 2021

Please understand that I do not practice law in GA and will not pretend to know Georgia law or specific Georgia election statutes. However, the question I would pose is: is Georgia a "right to work" state? Another question might be: does Georgia law prohibiting harassment apply to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Alabama on
Q: Can a minor be placed on a national watchlist? Or any watchlist in general?

N/A

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 23, 2021

You say "any watchlist"-- a minor can be a person of interest to criminal justice agencies.

A minor could be on a no fly list.

If you are concerned that you are, you would want to avoid social media of any type, limit emails, and consult with a criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: As my unjustly TPR without due process hearing was in session the judge was chowing down thoughts?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 19, 2021

I don't see it but I suggest you contact Legal Aid, ask to talk to someone in the administrative law , By the way, explain what TPR is. I don't think it's "total physical response."

many times benefits judges can't leave the bench so the Judge may have to eat...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Why my AL DL says FN? My previous ones used to be normal. Have Permanent Residence card for 30+ years.

2009 Alabama Code

Title 32 — MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.

Chapter 6 — LICENSES AND REGISTRATION.

Section 32-6-10.1 Foreign national Alabama driver's license /non-driver identification card/vessel license.

Section 32-6-10.1

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on May 6, 2021

Because the current elected officials of the State of Alabama likely have some misperceptions about immigrants and want to label you.

If you don’t like the label, complain to your ‘State’ representative and Senator. What it is doing ‘may’ be against Federal law in that it may...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Alabama on
Q: Someone found puppies in the woods in TN & I live in AL. Can I take these puppies across state lines?

I agreed to come get the puppies so they were safe. He gave me his address and told me to come get them. Now someone else is wanting them so they are threatening me with court and police. Is there anything they can do since I have proof he told me to come get them and gave me his address?

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answered on Jul 18, 2020

If you have agreement with the owner of the puppies that the puppies are yours, then they are yours. You can travel across state lines but make sure you have the proper health documents, too.

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