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0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Education Law and International Law for Delaware on
Q: I am a F1 student, I did complete the process to request I-20 in 9/3/2023, but recently he found out he forgot.

I am a F1 student, I did complete the process to request I-20 in 9/3/2023, but recently the international office manager found out he forgot.

He forgot to send me accept letter and I-20, I did finish the full process for application and enrolled in. Because he forgot, My I-20 expired... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Education Law and International Law for Delaware on
Q: after F1 violation(I fotgot, school forgot too), will the re application for SEVIS succeed?

F1 student, after I graduated i didn't got an offer from idealistic school because I applied too late, went to a nearby University Master degree for maintaining status, this year I got offer from the school I want to go to, but they told me they didn't receive the SEVIS code, I asked my... View More

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answered on May 21, 2024

Based on the information you provided, it seems that there was an oversight in the transfer of your SEVIS record from your bachelor's degree school to your current school, which has led to complications in transferring your SEVIS record to the new school you want to attend. This situation can... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Delaware on
Q: Adult friend living in her Mom's house in Delaware, Mom is kicking her out. What are her rights?

She has been living there about a year and a half (she was going to be homeless in MD) and her Mom said she could come live with her. Her Mom has mental health problems and now wants to kick her out. She has been paying rent, but there is no formal lease agreement and just started paying money... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Delaware on
Q: I’ fell in a restaurant two months ago , hit back of my head and elbow. Since then elbow swollen and sore. Headache, ,

The stool had receded under the table when I sat down and sat in space, falling and hitting back of my head hard and my elbow. Can I sue for damages

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Delaware on
Q: Need help regarding identity theft and fraud, could someone please clarify applicable law articles (statutes) please...

What are the federal criminal charges based on which articles of federal criminal courts for a US citizen residing in the United States to provide his credentials (bio data, address, banking info, SSN) to a group of individuals outside of the United States to get online remote jobs using their... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Delaware on
Q: Is it legal for my husband to keep money from me during a divorce if I do not work outside the home?

When my husband filed for divorce, he started having his paycheck split between our joint account and an account only he has access to. He has only given me money for two of the household bills so far, the kids' tuition and our mortgate payment. I am a stay at home mom and have no income of... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Delaware on
Q: WHAT IS THAT CONTRACTS LAW WHEN A SMALL BUSINESS STEALS MONIES AND NOT RENDER SERVICE ACOPYOFCONTRACT

PAID FOR A MAILBOX AND NEVER RECEIVED AN EXTENSION CONTRACT HOWEVER OWNER KEPT MY MONEY.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Delaware on
Q: In Delaware, is it a crime for a former DOC employee to be emotionally entangled with a inmate?

The reason for leaving the job was unrelated and to take another non law enforcement position in government.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Delaware on
Q: my landlord is refusing to respond to my renters insurance after a no fault leak. What can I do?

A leak in the celling above my apartment caused mold and water damage spreading from a locked ac closet that I do not have access to. I am not asking for anything from my land lord other than to talk to my insurance so that I can have my claim covered. They require renters insurance however are... View More

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answered on Apr 16, 2024

I'm sorry to hear you're dealing with this difficult situation with your landlord and renters insurance. Here are a few suggestions on steps you can take:

1. Document everything - Take photos of the damage, save all written correspondence with your landlord and insurance company....
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Delaware on
Q: My husband was denied a A US visa because 2009 he was living in Barbados and use a false document in Barbados

He went to apply for a US visa in Guyana last October but the pull up his record he had in barbados he was trying to use a dead man birth certificate and he was catch and was in holding for a day in barbados they asked him what he wants to fi so he say to go back to guyana so he take him to the... View More

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answered on Mar 30, 2024

Given the circumstances you've described, it's essential to understand that past immigration violations or fraudulent activities, such as using false documents, can significantly impact future visa applications, including those for family reunification. When the U.S. Department of State... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Delaware on
Q: who is responsible for a sublease payment if there are 2 tenants on the lease

my room mate subleased to her boyfriend with our landlords permission. they both are moving out/breaking the lease. Who is responsible for their portions of the rent?

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answered on Mar 30, 2024

In situations involving a sublease, particularly when there are two original tenants on the lease and one sublets to a third party, understanding the responsibilities regarding rent can be crucial. In your case, since your roommate subleased their portion to their boyfriend with the landlord's... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Delaware on
Q: Hi my question is about the opioid lawsuit that is going on and I have heard that it’s deadline is April 2024 and……………..

I am 100% sure that I am eligible for the lawsuit. I was in 3 auto accidents in 2003. I seen the auto Doctor for about 2 years & he gave me opiates & then I was referred to the Pain Management Doctor(s) for 5/7 years & he gave me stronger opiates & then his office got shut down... View More

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answered on Mar 28, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about the challenges you've faced. It sounds like you've been through a lot and are seeking some form of redress for the difficulties you've encountered due to opioid prescriptions and their aftermath. It's important to acknowledge your resilience in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Delaware on
Q: From H4 to J1, consular processing or COS? Which one is easier and faster?

I am currently residing in the United States on an H4 visa status (without I-140). I have been offered a medical residency position under the J1 visa category. As I have a limited timeframe of two months to transition my visa status, I am exploring the most efficient way. While my medical school... View More

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answered on Mar 23, 2024

In your situation, transitioning from an H4 to a J1 visa, both consular processing and Change of Status (COS) have their own benefits and challenges. Consular processing involves returning to your home country to apply for a J1 visa at a U.S. embassy or consulate. This process can be unpredictable... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation, Business Law and International Law for Delaware on
Q: Legal ways to start an US business from a country that has no double taxation treaty with the US and avoid double taxed?

E.g Delaware often mentioned as an offshore location and a business friendly state. Can I avoid being double taxed somehow (legally)? I would gladly pay taxes in the US. If i can't find a solution soon, i have to find another english market, unfortunately.

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answered on Mar 8, 2024

Starting a business in the US from a country without a double taxation treaty can indeed present challenges, but there are legal pathways to minimize the impact of being taxed in both jurisdictions. Delaware is a popular choice for international business owners due to its business-friendly laws,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Delaware on
Q: Is original contractor responsible for paying if client hires another contractor to fix first contractors damage in DE?

Damage resulted from first contractor doing work. If client does not allow first contractor/their choice sub-contractor to do repairs, and instead hires a contractor themselves, is the original contractor financially responsible to pay new contractors fees?

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In Delaware, as in many jurisdictions, the original contractor may be held responsible for damages resulting from their work. If the work performed by the original contractor caused damage, and the client opts to hire another contractor for repairs, the original contractor could potentially be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Delaware on
Q: Can I be held liable For an accident My brother had if used my credit card?

Can I be held liable for an accident my brother had if he used my credit card and had no insurance?

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answered on Jan 17, 2024

A Delaware attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney as to the operation of insurance law in Delaware, in most places, that should not create liability for the credit card holder. It's usually the vehicle... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Constitutional Law for Delaware on
Q: Where are the lists as for all reasons a motion for reconsideration have ever been approved?

Preferably with citations.

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answered on Dec 24, 2023

In Delaware, as in many jurisdictions, the grounds for a motion for reconsideration typically include several key reasons. These reasons can vary depending on the specific circumstances of each case and the applicable legal standards.

Common grounds for a motion for reconsideration include...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Delaware on
Q: How long do I have to be able to do a civil suite against the seller of the house I bought who lied on the Disclosure De
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answered on Dec 17, 2023

In Delaware, the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit regarding real estate fraud is typically three years from the date the fraud was discovered or should have been discovered. This means you have three years to initiate legal action from the time you become aware of the false... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Delaware on
Q: Today a detective called and notified me of an arrest warrant for my husband. If going in Does he need a lawyer present?

He’s being charged with a class g felony for ALLEGEDLY committing theft under false pretenses over $1500. The detective asked him to come in and talk to get the matter resolved. He wants to willingly go to the station, Is this something he should have a lawyer present for?

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answered on Dec 8, 2023

Yes, it's strongly recommended that your husband has a lawyer present if he's facing a Class G felony charge for theft under false pretenses, especially given the amount involved. When law enforcement invites someone to discuss matters related to a criminal charge, anything said during... View More

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