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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: My aunt/her husband defaulted on a bank loan used to purchase a mobile home. I paid it off. Do I now own the home?

My grandparents co-signed a bank loan on behalf of my aunt/her husband to purchase a mobile home. In 2015 my aunt/her husband skipped town still owing the bank $13,160 thereby defaulting. My grandparents, realizing they were then going to be responsible as co-signers, asked my mom and I to save... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for California on
Q: limited civil case in CA, what is the proper legal objection to form interrogatories served on DISC-001 instead of -004

Plaintiff propounded a total of 57 discovery requests for a limited civil case in CA. This includes 20 form interrogatories propounded on the wrong form (Disc-001 vs Disc-004) Disc-001 interrogatories selected all have subparts. I have found what code to object regarding unlimited cases but... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Indiana on
Q: My boyfriend got railroaded into signing a plea in 2018 and now has exculpatory evidence and no one will believe him

He signed a plea for burglary and residential entry in 2018 and got COS he also got a failure to return to lawful detention during his cos time.. he just got sentenced to 5 years a few days ago that was his backup time for the first two crimes and he also now has exculpatory evidence (he passed a... Read more »

Q: California Seatbelt defense falsely being claimed by defense counsel

Filed in pro per civil unlimited against negligent driver that rear ended me and was cited for speeding at scene of accident. Went to hospital and have been treating for spinal injury. Defense counsel for Kemper responded to suit by claiming plaintiff, (myself) not wearing seatbelt. However, I was,... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Oct 2, 2022

Defendants get to assert defenses. They have to prove them by a preponderance of the evidence. You are entitled to dispute the defenses. That happens at trial by testimony or other evidence. Since there has been no trial, you have no right to prevent the Defendants from claiming this defense.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions on
Q: My brother owns the mobile homes I mess up on the 4 numbers of the street address she is now force my brother to sell.

I have depression. My nephew was undergoing under surgery for cancer . I messed up on the street address just the numbers everything else is correct I work in the medical field. I told her I am sorry. I think it's more racism. Form the start she started that we had 95 violations of cars that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Estate Planning for Illinois on
Q: My mother died. Will stated split equally 3 ways. My brother wanted house now he is selling it month after getting.

Does he have to share profit? We sold our shares to him so he could live there. He sold month later for 19000.00 more does he have to share?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Pennsylvania on
Q: Civil-Small Claims Court PA (or anywhere, in general)

I sued a very large national company in small claims court. They opted to not appeal.

The Magisterial Court Judge found in my favor and awarded the full amount I was seeking.

After 42 days they have not paid and are no longer responding to me.

Is this not very close to or... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can you keep calling in “sick” to be excused from restraining order hearing?

The guy I’m trying to get a permanent restraining order against called in today and was excused because he was “sick”. They rescheduled it. I’m just worried he’s going to keep calling in to avoid the hearing

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for California on
Q: getting sued over lawyer fees
1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law, Adoption and Civil Litigation for Arizona on
Q: Is drug addiction considered a disability and can parents rights be terminated based on drug use?

Rehabilitation efforts were unsuccessful at times but rights were terminated while parent was still engaged in services

Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Sep 29, 2022

I have never heard of drug addiction being described as a disability. The ADA does not contain a list of disabilities, but rather defines disabilities as follows: "A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Can I drop my civil counterclaim?

There was a partial summary judgement hearing today and it was granted against us (defendants). Their lawyer stated they wanted exemplary damages, no lawyer fees and that our counterclaim was still set for the November 1 st.

Can I just drop my counterclaim, I want to be done with this... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 29, 2022

In you feel that your counterclaim is not meritorious or that trying to pursue your counterclaim might cause a higher award of exemplary damages, it may be tactically wise to non-suit your counterclaim.

Be aware that non-suiting your counterclaim will not automatically deprive the plaintiff...
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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: my job terminated me on mothers day because of a family emergency is this a law suit?

I had a family emergency on mothers day (may 8,2022) on may 9 2022 my job at adusa distrobution center sent me a termination email. i appealed it and still got terminated. i have documents from duke emergency hospital excuseing me from work on the days my kids father was admitted into the hospital... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law and Civil Litigation for North Carolina on
Q: Plumbing/water damage purposely hidden behind a piece of furniture wedged into closet by sellers, missed by inspector, i

Closed July 2021.

Sellers hid major damage, real estate agent was a young kid, making millions in a crazy market and largely uninterested n unresponsive to us small potatoes. He recommended we go with his inspector friend. We trusted all parties at the time. We discovered immediately... Read more »

Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
answered on Sep 29, 2022

Attorneys are not allowed to say "I'll take your case" on this forum. It's not allowed. Start with local attorneys and gradually move further away. I must warn you that you have a duty to mitigate your damages. You have to pay for the repairs yourself, and then sue to get... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Arkansas on
Q: If a middle school child was spit on by another student on the side of his/her face what is that considered as?

What if other kids were encouraging the behavior while standing around recording the incident and then posting it on social media? Is this considered harassment or bullying, or does it fall under some other category. Also what if the child has a 504 plan in place for a disability?

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