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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for Iowa on
Q: I bid on an item online,was awarded the bid and sent an invoice. I’m due to pick the item up today.

I’m being told 3 days later the online bidding had server issues and I was outbid. What’s my recourse.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Communications Law for California on
Q: Boss instructed me to email his client.

If I state in the email, “I am sending on behalf of my boss” and cc my boss, am I personally endorsing the contents and attachments? Even if I was instructed to send.

Niran Grimberg
Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 15, 2021

California's Labor Code section 1102.5 states that if you complain/inform your employer of something you reasonably to be unlawful (in this case asking you to endorse contents and attachments), it is unlawful for your employer to retaliate against you. If you believe what your boss is asking... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Collections and Communications Law for Kansas on
Q: Can I get out of paying a tow bill if the mechanic didn't work on my car and had had it for over 2 months now?

I had it towed to the mechanic shop where I bought my car from. They told me to have it towed there and it would be $50 charge. They said I didn't have to pay it until my car was fixed and brought back to me. They have had my car since July 3rd and have not worked on it at all. When I call my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Did I break the law In Florida, a 2 person consent state, I didn’t get her permission

I recorded a woman whom I was dating, with my cell phone(audio), I suspected was cheating on me with two other people who all were conspiring against me to do severe emotional and financial damage

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law, Identity Theft and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: How is it legal for lawyer directories to disclose the information of lawyers to the public, without prior consent? - GA

Georgia recognizes all four common-law invasion of privacy claims: intrusion upon solitude or seclusion, public disclosure of private facts (e.g., unreasonable publicity given to one's private life), false-light privacy (e.g., publicity that normally places the other in a false light before... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Communications Law, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to display a realtors name, phone number, email and also their personal address in an online directory?

I am creating a directory website which has thousands upon thousands of local realtors. I acquired a lead list, and pre-populated the member profiles (who are not actual members of the directory, it is just pre-populated information into the directory) with their name, phone number (which may be... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law for Alaska on
Q: Can I record a conversation with someone over the phone?

I live in alaska and the other person lives in Oregon. Can I do this without them knowing about it or do I need to tell them.

Q: Yes , hi. Can a state job fire you while you in the hospital having a miscarriage but the job got you under a 1 year

Probation? Is there anything I can do?

I called in on my job on the 10th went to the hospital that night and found out (I was pregnant) that my baby was dead I didn’t deliver til the 11th which I called them again ok so I stay a night at hospital came home on the 12th I call them again... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a vigilante group that has entered my home illegally and planted numerous spyware devices. I need an attorney.

I have a picture of one person entering my home illegally and it was captured on my home security camera. I made a report and nothing, I went to the investigators and nothing. I need help

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Michigan on
Q: Is it always a federal crime to threaten someone online or through phone, even if the person or thing being threatened

is in the same state as the threatener? Is this because Congress has the power to regulate interstate commerce and make laws pertaining to the foregoing power and phones and the internet are considered to be interstate commerce?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Aug 10, 2021

Bingo! phone lines and internet connections are matters of interstate commerce. But it is not always charged as a federal crime; more often than not, it would be a state-level charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Texas on
Q: How do I get a case dismissed that I was indicted for in 1998 after finding out the indictment was wrong?

In 1998 I was sentenced to 5yrs probation for failure to register, after pulling the record and the true bill of indictment

I realized that the reportable conviction they used to get the indictment I was never convicted of nor was I ever charged with this crime. After all the years that... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Aug 14, 2021

If anyone can fix the conviction, it will be an expert in criminal appeals, and that will be expensive. However, if you were granted a pardon by the Governor of Texas, then you could file for an expunction of the records. That might be just as good of a result, depending on your goals.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for California on
Q: Framed. What is the CA. evidence code to admit an email as evidence to prosecute. Email is NOT from me,

Someone is framing me and police believe the falsified email was from me. Service provider supplied letter clearing me but in another police waiting til it was too late to obtain exonerating proof from the service provider to show I didn’t draft nor send it. Any information would be appreciated.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 26, 2021

i think you need to send an anti spoliation letter to the company saying not to destroy your writing and email.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Washington on
Q: Why did I receive a “Notice of Interception Of Oral Communications Inventory” from the prosecuting attorneys office ?

It looked like a court order signed by a judge and was sent to me certified from the prosecuting attorneys office. It listed a 5 day period this last November for when it was approved by the judge for intercepting my oral communications. I am so confused as to why I would receive this out of the... Read more »

Cristine Beckwith
Cristine Beckwith answered on Jul 21, 2021

If you have not done anything wrong, it is possible that you have unknowingly communicated with a person who is being investigated for a very serious crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Contracts, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Michigan on
Q: My landlord came to mobile home the other day, to set up a rent payment plan.(As the owner does not want to be a part

Of the Gov.Cera plan, or MSHDA. He proceeded to tell me how he doesn't think I have a disability, I should go back to work

He's in pain everyday and he works, He doesn't feel as tho anyone should be on disability.Any insight, Because I'm really

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jun 26, 2021

Are you already renting under MSHDA or some other program? Your landlord does not get to decide if you are disabled or whether you qualify under any program.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Communications Law for Michigan on
Q: A girl I hooked up with may be pregnant, she won’t involve me or tell me if she is pregnant. What can I do?

I am a 23 year old EMT and she is a 39 year old ER nurse. Despite my effort she will not confirm with me if she is pregnant. She only tells me that she is “handling it”.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jun 24, 2021

Why do you think she is pregnant? And if she is, why do you think it's by you? There is a process to establish paternity before birth, but you'd need a whole lot more than a feeling she is pregnant. And she would otherwise be able to "handle it" as she sees fit anyway.

2 Answers | Asked in Communications Law and Internet Law for Ohio on
Q: Can a judge ordered me to stay off social media in Ohio?

I am on probation and am just wondering.

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on May 24, 2021

It depends on the facts of the case and underlying charge. The short answer is probably yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for Connecticut on
Q: Why is my application abandoned?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 21, 2021

A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. You could repost with some additional details - no personal information is necessary, but including something about the type of application and reason for abandonment/denial, etc. could make for better chances... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law and Employment Discrimination for Michigan on
Q: Can someone video record w/ audio and eavesdrop on my conversation with a fellow employee without my knowledge?

I was inside their home because they hired our company to treat for pests. All electronics are supposed to be unplugged. She had a video camera set up and eavesdropped on my conversation with an employee while she was somewhere else watching on her phone. She’s now sent it to my office and trying... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Apr 28, 2021

You have two issues: 1) you were in someone else's home, with no reasonable expectation of privacy; 2) this is an employment issue. Any one, right or wrong, can make a complaint. Good employers will assess the complaint and want to hear your side of things before taking action. It could be as... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: I'm being neural remote monitored I need a lawyer to sue them
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 18, 2021

more info needed to understand.

however, i do not do that sore of litigation.

that would be civil litigation, not criminal.

chances are you would only find a lawyer to do so on an hourly, not on a contingency

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