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0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Alaska on
Q: I want to seek information about possibly divorcing my husband of thirty years, his alcoholism is out of control.

Married thirty years, husband is alcoholic, fired from last job for fighting at bar after work. Never drinks at work, or shows up hungover hard working man, good man.

I don’t want to punish him.

I’ve primarily been stay at home mom wife- tired of constantly feeling anxious.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alaska on
Q: can a doctor just drop your pain medication and allow you to go through withdrawal when your blood pressure is real high

there procedures didn't work and I been on pain medication for years and don't feel I can make it through withdrawls, blood pressure is already real high

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Alaska on
Q: I can't find the case law that says my deaf son needs a Neuropsych Eval with an ASL fluent provider, can you help?

I was told this by a regular neuropsych office as that was the reason they would not do he eval, is because of this case law

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Alaska on
Q: I want to see what I can do to reduce my boyfriend bail and find what the options are. He's in custody now in Juneau,AK

His case nber is 1ju-21-00583CR and he's got rule45 going to be applied. You can goto look it up on courtview search websites.records.courts.alaska.gov

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Alaska on
Q: I work for a plumbing company and use the. Ompany phone for personal as well but I have a boss that is not an owner addi

Addicted and is listening to every phone call and messages and my email he has also put a cll filter on he listen to me at my home I also am bisexuality that Noone knows and he found out bye listening and hereinng everything I do even when I take the phone in the bathroom

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Nov 8, 2022

If you are using the Company phone, the Company probably has a policy notifying you that your use of the equipment is not private. Thus, it is probably not illegal.

You should consider get a personal phone to protect your privacy.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alaska on
Q: Why would a minimum security inmate end up in a maximum security prison?

From the BOP website, I can see this person is in a USP/maximum security prison, thousands of miles always from their residence, which is unusual. They are serving 30 months, non violent, not at risk for escaping, and discovered they qualified for a camp/minimum security prison at their holding... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Alaska on
Q: Someone came on my property without talking to me and cut a tree down what do I do
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 23, 2022

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. You could try to arrange a quick consult with a local attorney, to discuss options based on whether the circumstances were related theft (timber), necessity (tree posing a storm hazard), or other. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Alaska on
Q: Need help with International Student in Canada marrying US Citizen

My girlfriend and I have been discussing the options for when it comes time for us to get married. She is a student in Canada, on a student visa and I am a US Citizen. If we file for CR-1, she is able to use the Embassy in Canada for her exams and interview or does it have to be the one from Brazil... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Aug 11, 2022

When you file the I 130 you can select the US consulate at which you would like her to process at. The CIS will do everything to accommodate your request, but ultimately it is their decision to make.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Alaska on
Q: Is there an exception to Article 3. for example if you did not discover you were not paid you were entitled to in 2021
Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Claims for unpaid overtime or minimum wage must be filed within two years from the date the work was actually performed. Claims for straight-time wages or other promised benefits should be filed within three years from the date the work was actually performed. You should file a claim as soon as you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Alaska on
Q: Where can i get ejectment package forms to file with the superior court in nome alaska
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jun 1, 2022

This is not a Florida law question, but since I am an inactive Alaska attorney, I might as well give you this link:

http://www.courts.alaska.gov/forms/index.htm#force

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Alaska on
Q: I am filing bankruptcy. I have a partially finished house that is unlivable so I rent. Can I keep my house if I file?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 24, 2022

Depends on what exemptions you have available to you under federal or state law. Consult your bankruptcy attorney before you do anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Alaska on
Q: Homeless disabled ward of state abused as free labor and sexual physical abuse often to trade for shelter a

I was evicted without opa or lawyer present . I was told I abandoned my apt and locked out n things thrown in dump . Opa aware I'm dying and trafficked but no help. How can I better advocate or get my funds to live . I'm disabled with speech impediment

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 12, 2022

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks and your situation is a difficult and heartbreaking one. Under the posted categories, personal injury, real estate attorneys aren't going to know about this - the eviction issue is something for a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Alaska on
Q: What are my options in the following scenario. Landlord claims I have abandoned my rental unit and threw out my stuff.

No judgements were entered. No eviction filed. Only threats of " its in corporates hands" completely blocked me from entering my home and threw away all of our family's belongings, meanwhile slandering our name to all of the other tenants .

Robert King Reges Jr.
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Robert King Reges Jr.
answered on Jan 31, 2022

Was this a residential unit or a commercial unit? Residential rentals are controlled by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA). You can find that online with the search words "Alaska URLTA." It tells you in plain terms your rights and obligations. If the unit was... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Native American Law for Alaska on
Q: How do I find My Land Left to me by my father I'm a Alaska native
Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Jan 27, 2022

Most real estate attorneys and all title companies can do a search for land in your father's name or in your name (if already transferred). If the land is still in your father's name, you need a probate attorney to help you get it retitled.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Alaska on
Q: How to file a court hearing against a HOA for being arbitrary and not enforcing all rules consistently and fairly to all

In short we have a newly formed HOA of 3 years in an area that had a lease that was never enforced and now those same rules are the HOA rules and are only heavily enforced on a very small few. Refuse to address it and discuss it. Allow different rules and exceptions for certain members. Enforce a... Read more »

Robert King Reges Jr.
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Robert King Reges Jr.
answered on Jan 31, 2022

Many homeowner associations are incorporated. Look to their Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws to determine available procedures for voicing complaints. If you follow the proper "administrative" procedures and obtain no substantive review or response then you have a procedural cause... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Alaska on
Q: I entered the US on VWP and have been overstated for 2 years. Is it possible to apply Green Card?

Also my sponsor(husband) is in military and we have a child.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Jan 3, 2022

Your husband can file the FORM I-130/I-130A ( Relative Petition) with USCIS.

If he is a U.S. citizen then you can also file for adjustment of status by submitting the FORM I-485 in that you have lawfully entered the U.S. through the ESTA program.

An experienced immigration attorney...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Alaska on
Q: As a grandchild of my grandfather, who is now deceased , can I try to sell his patent with permission from his wife ?

My grandpa and his friend invented something and have had a patent. Is it possible for me , his grandchild , with permission from his wife , take over his half of the patent to try to sell it ?

Kevin E. Flynn
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Kevin E. Flynn
answered on Dec 15, 2021

This is not really a patent question. This is a question under state law of whether your grandfather assigned the invention to another party. If he assigned his rights, you have nothing to license to anyone. If there was a contract, then maybe there is room to regain the rights.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Alaska on
Q: If my grandkids in Michigan are removed from their mother's care, her wish is to have them sent to me in Alaska.

Her wish is to have the kids placed with me and her step-father! What steps would we need to do to make this happen?

Stefan Otterson
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Stefan Otterson
answered on Dec 3, 2021

It sounds like the kids are already in the custody of the state in Michigan. That means you will have to work with their Child Protective Services office (CPS). Ask your daughter for the contact information for the assigned social worker and contact that person to let them know you are requesting... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Alaska on
Q: Employment law question: if I work at will, 29.5 a week, low long in advance I need to submit my resignation letter?
Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Oct 23, 2021

At will employment means both you and your employer can terminate your employment relationship at anytime.

While employers often request two weeks notice, it is not legally required, unless you signed a contract for a definite term. Even if there is a contract for a definite term, the...
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