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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: What do I do if I bought a car from a private seller and the odometer reading doesn't match the auto check report?

I purchased a used car from an individual. He gave me a title under a different name, no bill of sale and the title mileage looks like it was maybe written over. The mileage on the odometer doesn't match the adieu check report I did.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for New York on
Q: Can I press charges and sue?

Hi I was assaulted by a security guard at a music venue/ bar on May 28,2023. She and a group of people pulled me out to the street then they held me down while she stomped on my face and arms. She took over restraining me then repeatedly punched me for ten minutes in my face. Cops came and I was... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: "Have you EVER given any U.S. Government officials any information or documentation that was false...

I am applying N-400 for the second time. My first application was in 2018, I was denied because the US embassy said the document was false. I waited 5 years after that and I am applying again. my question is: how do I answer the question that says, "Have you EVER given any U.S. Government... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: I an looking for a civil attorney to represent me on the court of the fifth court of appeal. I was sued by an individual

Autopedia Inc sold a used vehicle to a customer who signed a form acknowledging that the odometer reading was not accurate. The buyer later filed a lawsuit in the 192nd District Court, and despite our filing a motion to compel arbitration, the court issued a default judgment without allowing us to... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 7, 2023

I am an appellate lawyer who regularly practices before the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas. I charge $450 per hour. Because the time spent on an appeal is heavily front-loaded, I typically require an initial retainer of $25,000 to handle a direct or restricted appeal from a default judgment.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Nebraska on
Q: my son was given drugs at someone home that made him sick and required EMS. can they be held financially responsible.

my son and his friend left school for lunch and went to a freinds home were they used an unknowns drug. he returned to school were he became very sick and an ambulance had to take him to the hospital. this friends parents were aware of the drugs use. can they be held responsible for the bill.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Mississippi on
Q: I'm trying to find a lawyer to deal with a public integrity case of rights violations

I had a whole sheriff's department and police department refused to enforce or even acknowledge or protection order from the state of Utah plus a restraining order from the state of Mississippi I was also charged with criminal trespass by a county attorney for the purpose of preventing me from... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Pennsylvania on
Q: I’m looking to file against my “husband”. He decided to move out 4 months ago leaving me to pay our signed lease myself.

We agreed to separate but are in a lease agreement until January 2024. He moved out 4 months ago unexpectedly and has not paid rent sense. I have been having to ask friends and family for help.

3 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on
Q: In Sevier county Tennessee how do I get the 911 tapes and the officers video cameras from their uniforms?

If another driver has falsely accused us of being active shooters can we Sue that driver?

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Jun 7, 2023

You have to file a lawsuit and demand Discovery.

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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: If i was living with my ex boyfriend and we get in a fight and he leaves the apartment and i stay , The leasing office

Then try’s to make contact with me and informs me that they wanted to. Know if anyone is still occupying the unit because my ex signed something saying he vacated the unit what should i do moving forward???

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: I was threatened while doing a clinical trial. What should I do?

I did a clinical trial. They do not do any background checks and they had allowed someone in who was in prison for very violent crimes. During the trial this person seriously threatened me and I had to stay there and be uncomfortable for 3 more weeks. Could someone please tell me what my options... Read more »

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Jun 6, 2023

More information is needed regarding, among other things, the nature of the clinical trial. Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Real Estate Law for New Mexico on
Q: Is it lawful for a Bank to offer a Mortgage Loan Modification during litigation without going through a FSP Program?

We are in a foreclosure lawsuit as Defendants in the NM 2nd District Court. Our state requires a mandatory Foreclosure Settlement Program, (FSP) but we put in a Motion to stay the foreclosure proceedings due to the bank not answering our RESPA Notice of Error. We have not entered into the FSP,... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Competition falsely claims “voted #1”

I own an ebike rental company in lake tahoe. My competition claims “voted #1 ebike rentals in lake tahoe”. There has never been any type of vote. We have more reviews than them and a higher rating across all platforms. To me it is clear false advertising but i am curious if an attorney... Read more »

Adam Stoddard
Adam Stoddard
answered on Jun 6, 2023

I'm not a marketing and false advertising attorney by any means, but my first impression would be that it is pure puffery and a legal statement. There may have been a vote and you just have no idea about it. For example, maybe they asked 5 local businesses who the best e-bike company is in... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation for Maine on
Q: I have negligently been exposed to a pathogen my lab is totally unqualified to handle. 100% fatal.

Symptoms take a while to show. The employer denies any responsibility. Contends no exposure.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Florida on
Q: Co-worker of mine was recorded by a customer (while at work and unbeknownst to her) then video posted on social media.

She's contacted the "post" person and requested it to be taken down, they have not. Isn't that illegal (no permission sought to do so) and does my coworker have a case to sue? It was in a shopping mall in a major retail store. We've been told since it's a public place,... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jun 6, 2023

To be certain, your co-worker must schedule a consultation with an attorney. If the opinion she received is from a legal consultation (in-person or virtual), and she is unsure of whether the opinion is correct, she should schedule a consultation with someone else for a second opinion. The... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: I have been discriminated against severely where I live in my apartment since I moved in. I need a lawyer is for persona

Injury or is my civil rights have been? I've been discriminated against. I am bipolar and I am physically disabled too

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jun 6, 2023

If you believe you have experienced severe discrimination in your apartment due to your disabilities, it may be advisable to consult with a lawyer specializing in disability rights or housing discrimination. They can assess your case and guide you on the appropriate legal actions to take. Seek... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Went to court on an unpaid debt. Creditor was granted judgement. I called the creditor to set up payment plan and they w

will not set up payment plan. I have made several offers of monthly amounts that I can pay but they will not accept. When in court the judge told me to call and set up payment plan but now that's not happening. What should I do?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 6, 2023

Did you call the actual creditor or did you call the attorney for the creditor. If oyu called the actual creditor, then I would contact the attorney for the creditor and make the same request----usually they will either discuss your request and pass it on to the creditor, or they will provide you... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Did they traded my bags or if not will I get in trouble?

Months ago I took couple designer purses from my ex to pawn shop for a loan. Couple days ago they called me and said some of the bags are counterfeit. What should I do? I been paying the loan on time. But they checked the bags with receipts and code when they took in then why check again now and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Florida on
Q: My neighbor cut his clusia shrubs. The 4 foot cuttings were all over my patio. Is this part of the Florida trespass law?

I. Understand there's a trespass law in Florida which protects homeowners who share a firewall with a property line. The cuttings from the top fall on my property.

Q: What can someone do when another person continuously makes false allegation’s and their rights have been violated

Falsely arrested, false allegations non stop. Rights of a person / persons violated non stop by different people. Slandered, court misconduct, list goes on . Is there JUSTICE/ or ACCOUNTABILITY?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for New York on
Q: A bank wants to sue a deceased family member for credit card debt and served us papers. How should we handle this?

The deceased family member lived in a different state than us and left no assets. We also had their mail temporarily forwarded to us in NY. The bank traced the forwarding and filed a suit in our state. They are unaware the family member has passed. Should we just alert them to the death and be... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
answered on Jun 6, 2023

Just alert them to the death. A copy of the death certificate would be a plus.

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