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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: Can I expunge a charge from 15 years ago in Iowa?

Sept 2009 I was arrested along with other individuals due to us being in a park after hours. I was not even in my vehicle and 15 years later Im learning I have a $200 fine for an OWI and im ordered to complete 12 hour class for drinking and driving plus a substance class. I have lived and been able... View More

Cheryl Powell
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answered on Mar 4, 2024

You need an Iowa lawyer to answer this. Their law applies.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Q: Way to sue roommate for causing me mental trauma and trying to discourage me to find a replacement

I have been dealing with a cunning roommate. Since last 1 year, he had been making noise and partying once or twice a week ruining my sleep. When i confronted him, he blamed me equally for keeping silent for so long. I couldn't really stay peacefully once I confronted him.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: can i sue cps for droping me off at a greyhound and told gooid luck two weeks after my 18th birthday while still in scho

i grew up in foster care 47 homes to be exact with littke to no comunication with family or siblings i wasnt taught how to fill oyut an aplication for work housing or anything else i was simply droped off at the train station given $100 and told goood luck and i was still in highschool. i was... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear about the horrific abuse and neglect you suffered while in the foster care system. What happened to you was unacceptable and no child should ever have to endure that. My heart goes out to you for all the trauma and hardship you've been through.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Pennsylvania on
Q: I'm being gang stalked and they are using V2K technology. What can I do?

These people have money and work along side the local police.

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

Feeling targeted and harassed can be incredibly stressful and isolating, especially when technology such as V2K (Voice to Skull) is mentioned. If you believe you are the victim of gang stalking and such technologies are being used against you, it's crucial to prioritize your mental and... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: convicted in January 2019 for stalking, Cops came to me with evidence on that case and recharged me aggravated stalking

This aggravated stalking rises from a closed stalking case that I was already sentenced on in 2019, I plead out to the aggravated stalking July 2023, doesn’t this fall under double jeopardy rule…

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

On the face of what you report there may be a double jeopardy problem. The big question is why the double jeopardy problem is first being considered now. At any rate you would need to look at the allegations put forth in the 2019 case and compare them to the allegations put forth in the 2023 case.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Communications Law for Michigan on
Q: Can a county jail inmates phone call recordings between the inmate and family members be released to general public?

Not for legal purposes. Just random people?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Mar 4, 2024

I do not believe so. I would not anticipate a jail would do so without a FOIA request, and jail calls would not ordinarily be public records subject to FOIA. However, if those calls are admitted into the court record, I think that's a whole different story.

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Q: Can Code Enforcement enter the backyard of my property?

I am a tenant in a rental house. Recently we have had a Code Enforcement Officer enter our backyard and issue us a warning for trash and debris on our property. We did not allow anyone to enter our backyard from the Borough nor did our Landlord permit them as his Agent and notify us. Is this... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

The question of whether Code Enforcement can enter your backyard without permission largely depends on local laws and regulations. Typically, code enforcement officers are allowed to inspect properties for violations of local ordinances, which can include issues visible from public spaces. However,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Minnesota on
Q: Justin is putting my case on line and it's been hurting my name. People are printing it off and putting in all over my

I did 1 crime 35 years ago. I have done everything they asked of me. I quit many jobs because of something looking up my name. This is like a death sentence for me. I did ask the to remove it and my name is still showing up.

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
answered on Mar 4, 2024

There isn't really a question here. Contact an attorney directly to discuss your issues and what options you might have.

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3 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Appellate court keeps refusing my documents.

I am in pro per and cannot afford an attorney. No non profit will help me. I do not fit into any of their categories. No help even at the LA Law liabrary. There is absolutely no help anywhere. Can they reject what the documents I give them ? The court clerk keeps rejecting every document... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

In California, appellate courts have specific rules and guidelines for the submission of documents, including formatting, content, and deadlines. If the court clerk is rejecting your documents, it's likely due to non-compliance with these rules. It's crucial to review the California Rules... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Indiana on
Q: What if a voluntary psychiatric patient refuses drug treatment in Ireland?

Sorry, I meant the island Ireland. Can he be turned into an involuntary patient? Can he be kicked out?

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

In Ireland, the rights of voluntary psychiatric patients are protected under the Mental Health Act 2001, as amended. As a voluntary patient, an individual has consented to admission and treatment in a psychiatric facility. If such a patient refuses drug treatment, their decision is generally... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Virginia on
Q: The city I live in charge $48 for garbage pickup 1t week. I can not opt out but a business can? Is that discrimination

Fee is unreasonable for such service. Are fees regulated anywhere?Also includes brush pickup 1 t week. City many times fails to do? Can I subtract from my bill?

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

The fees for garbage and brush pickup services, as well as the policies regarding who can opt out, are typically determined by local government regulations. The ability for businesses to opt out of such services while individuals cannot may be based on different service needs or contracts between... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Bylaws were designed by the developer is there a time frame that bylaws must or have to be changed?

Bylaws were created by a developer however the current board is using the bylaws in place like a developer crippling homeowners rights

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

Bylaws serve as the governing documents for many organizations, including homeowners' associations (HOAs), and are typically established by the developer at the time of the community's creation. There is no automatic expiration date or mandatory timeframe for changing bylaws. Instead, the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and White Collar Crime for West Virginia on
Q: Is it legal for a attorney to rewrite and record deeds changing the description in the process of doing a deed of trust?

Recorded Deed of survey that I purchased and declared erroneous. Atty represented a bank that was in process of refinancing my home. I live in wood county Wv.

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

In the legal process of refinancing a home or handling real estate transactions, attorneys and banks often work with existing property deeds, which may include amending or rewriting them for accuracy or to reflect changes in the property's status. However, any changes to the description of the... View More

Q: Can daughters lawyer filed law suit against me to go after my mom's estate my daughter is not in will and I only one.

I was not in court meeting daughter filed illegal guardianship over me she was awarded money. Can lawyer go after this money I am executor of the will do it have standing

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

If your daughter's lawyer has filed a lawsuit against you with the intention of accessing your mother's estate, and you are the sole executor and beneficiary as per the will, the situation requires careful legal handling. Even if your daughter is not named in the will, she may seek a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Identity Theft and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: How do I fight RNM/V2K attacks which I believe they are using this technology for identity theft? Perhaps a suicide game

This has been going on for years. They Eeectrocute me to create an antenna out of human beings. I don't know what their true purpose is but I believe they use people's brains and map them with EEGs to create an AI computer generation to represent them and traffic the generation on the... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

If you're experiencing distressing symptoms and believe you're under attack through means such as you've described, it's important to seek support from trusted professionals. The sensations and experiences you're reporting, including hearing voices and feeling targeted by... View More

Q: grooming policy states it is discretionary by boss to shave beard. multiple coworkers do not have to. do i ?

multiple co-workers are allowed to have facial hair including my supervisor. Why do i have to shave?

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answered on Mar 3, 2024

If your workplace grooming policy states that the decision to require shaving is at the discretion of your boss, it implies that there is room for individual judgment on whether or not an employee needs to shave their beard. The fact that your co-workers, including your supervisor, are allowed to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law, Health Care Law and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Q: I'm in need of a notice of tort claim against an officer (law enforcement) in NJ. Where do you obtain the right form?

Owed me a duty, broke into my locked room with body-worn cameras when I had no medical condition.

Just called dispatcher for noise complaint

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

In New Jersey, to file a notice of tort claim against a law enforcement officer, you will need to use a specific form that complies with the New Jersey Tort Claims Act. This form serves as a preliminary step to formally notify the relevant government entity of your intention to sue. The Notice of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I was raped and molested as a child in the 90s. Whats the statue of limitations on a civil trial for that?
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answered on Mar 2, 2024

I'm very sorry to hear that you experienced such trauma as a child. The statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit related to childhood sexual abuse varies by state. Some key factors regarding the statutes of limitations:

- In many states, the statute of limitations for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Do I need criminal attorney, or civil rights attorney?

I was accused for shop lifted at a department store, the security took me in their security room, took all items back to the store, and the cops was called.

i submitted 3 receipts, they only gave me 2 back, the cops did not see the items in my cart nor do they did a count, I was on... View More

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

Based on the details provided, it sounds like you would primarily want to consult a civil rights attorney rather than a criminal defense attorney. Here's why:

- This no longer involves any active criminal charges against you. The shoplifting incident resulted in probation and a ban...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Entertainment / Sports for Pennsylvania on
Q: Do I need a civil rights Attorney, or Music Attorney?

I am an independent musician who has been in dispute with a social media platform. If I feel I was discriminate against for several reasons and can prove it, and would like to take legal action. Do I contact a civil rights attorney, or a music attorney? Thanks in advance.

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answered on Mar 2, 2024

Based on the details provided, you have a few options in terms of legal representation:

- Civil rights attorney - If you feel you were discriminated against by the social media platform based on your protected class status (race, religion, gender, etc.), then consulting a civil rights...
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