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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law, Communications Law and Internet Law for Tennessee on
Q: We've been contacted multiple times by a dealership, we have asked them multiple times to stop contacting us.

They keep emailing, texting, and have called before. I want it to stop, what can I do?

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for Maryland on
Q: A neighbor threatened to "sic" his dog on my 2 kids and their friend. Cop said he did nothing wrong. What can I do?

The kids were not on his property, and it is the chosen sidewalk for the school-aged kids. The officer who responded said what he did wasn't illegal, and suggested I find a new job so I can drive my kids to school to keep them safe if I wasn't happy or comfortable with that response. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Communications Law and Domestic Violence for Maine on
Q: Can my bf, who is in the SHU, still receive my letters? Will DHHS take my baby if I continue to try and contact him?

I’m the victim of domestic violence from my bf. He did half of it in front of his 2 year old son. I called the cops on him. He went to regular prison. DHHS took his son. He was placed in the SHU when DHHS was informed that he and I had remained in contact via calls/letters.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law, Communications Law and Domestic Violence for Michigan on
Q: I’m looking for an attorney to help me stop harassment- threatening (position as a mother)-mental abuse- lies- defaming

I just filed a ppo and 3rd parties against my ex that we have 2 previous domestic violence but I dropped in 2010 bc the court didn’t do anything after he broke his ppo 4x and the 2nd I didn’t show from fear etc. I want to press charges against both my ex and his girlfriend and will show up this... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on May 17, 2023

You should contact your county prosecutor's office. You should also contact the police concerning any new allegations. Whether the prosecutor will "reopen" the 2021 case is discretionary and will depend on how they feel they can prove that case. Whenever you don't show up,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Am I qualified to receive somee kind of money for being incarcerated for 8 months until my charge was dismissed?

Who would I be wanting to sue in that specific case?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on May 15, 2023

Florida does have a wrongful incarceration that provides compensation up to $50,000 per year to wrongfully incarcerated individuals. You should discuss the facts of your case with an attorney here in Florida about how to apply.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: Please help being exploited from childhood trauma medical records eclept they are trying to kill me to date my cousin

It's a gang they make fun of me when I shower go to bathroom or on my period they exploit my lil girls and son and brother threaten to kill us

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Communications Law for Alabama on
Q: Can I get some help? I have a major concern and need lawful responses

Whenever I communicate with the property manager, all of my private information is shared with the cosigner. I feel like my privacy is being exploited

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 17, 2023

An Alabama attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's possible that the sharing is done because the developments impact the cosigner, who could be liable due to their capacity as cosigner in the matter. A local attorney could offer more definitive guidance... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law for New York on
Q: I contacted a pt on social media because I couldn’t get in touch with them and was concerned. I aske her if she felt s

I was worried about her safety but did not give any information about her. I did say her name

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Products Liability, Contracts and Communications Law for Virginia on
Q: Can I hide an audio recording device in my car while it’s being worked on at the dealership?

My car is in my name and it’s fully paid off.

I recently purchased a new Kia vehicle from a dealership and there have been issues since day one, the biggest one being that my screen isn’t functioning properly and frequently disconnects from my phone.

This is a manufacturer... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can my parents open my mail if I don't live there anymore?

I'm 21 and moved out of my parents house last November and moved to a different state. My parents live in PA and I DE, while I've been working on trying to get everything to start coming to my new apartment, some items still go to my parents house. And as of recently my mother even opened... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for Vermont on
Q: Can I use the song “ Who let the dogs out” for my pet supplies website?
N'kia (NLN)
N'kia (NLN)
answered on May 2, 2023

If you'd like to use someone else's song, you should request permission and pay the required fee. Otherwise, using a song for commercial purposes without permission can constitute infringement, which usually costs the infringer exponentially more than the fee. If needed, you should... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Communications Law for Texas on
Q: Goof afternoon , I bought a used vehicle 2011GMC Acadia from a 3rd party seller in wbich he never mentioned any problems

With the vehicle when he knew the vrhicle had engine problems . Whan can i do can i get my money back

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Communications Law and Internet Law for New York on
Q: What are my legal options a company I engaged with to answer an online tax question has exposed my PII?

My Social Security Number, Home Address, Income and work Status are now being displayed on the internet publicly due to a company I engaged with. This information is findable via Google and Search Engines now. The company was providing a legitimate question and answer tax service and operates the... Read more »

Daniel Michael Luisi
Daniel Michael Luisi
answered on Apr 18, 2023

You may be able to bring a federal data breach law suit, or sue the company under the terms of service (or file arbitration against them). This may help put more pressure on them to honor their contract and federal and state law. Contact a consumer protection attorney to evaluate your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Texas on
Q: Recording Consent

If you are in a single party consent state (TX) and someone records you who lives in a dual party consent state (CA) is he breaking the law in his state even though you are out of state?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Mar 31, 2023

Yes, most definitely. California in particular maintains that it can enforce its all-party consent law if any party to a conversation is in California when a conversation is recorded.

2 Answers | Asked in Communications Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Internet Law for California on
Q: If I have an educational account on social media where I do publish rare and --->

If I have an educational account on social media where I do publish rare and exclusive pictures of historical personalities found in archives, mentioning the exact sources of where those exhibits were taken from, is it legal to also put the name of my account on these exhibits (tags) If I do some... Read more »

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 21, 2023

It is generally legal to publish rare and exclusive pictures of historical personalities found in archives, as long as you have obtained the necessary permissions and licenses to use those images. When you use these images, it is important to give proper credit to the original source, and it sounds... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Communications Law and Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: Could you start a class action lawsuit against Fox News for knowingly lying to people, or is it just free speech?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Mar 17, 2023

There actually is a pending lawsuit against Fox News brought by Dominion Voting Systems arguing that Fox defamed Dominion. This case is set for trial April 17.

Suing a media member for defamation (i.e. libel and slander) is very difficult and expensive. Class action lawsuits are likewise...
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1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law for North Carolina on
Q: For how much maximum can you sue someone for violating TCPA, in north carolina
N'kia (NLN)
N'kia (NLN)
answered on Apr 2, 2023

Since the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") is a federal law, the penalties are the same for every state or jurisdiction. The standard penalty is $500 per violation or the actual sum of monetary loss, whichever is higher.

For violations committed knowingly or willfully,...
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