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0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Election Law for Indiana on
Q: Can someone with a charge of d felony DUI modified to a class a misdemeanor run for public office in Indiana

I won but man running against me is trying to make me resign

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law for Missouri on
Q: Does Foster v, Love decision mean that elections have to be decided by midnight on "election Day" otherwise it's void?

“When the federal statutes speak of ‘the election’… they plainly refer to the combined actions of voters and officials meant to make a final selection of an officeholder… By establishing a particular day as ‘the day’ on which these actions must take place, the statutes simply regulate... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 24, 2022

True, a ballot completed after midnight on Election Day may not be counted in a federal election.

0 Answers | Asked in Election Law and Real Estate Law for Indiana on
Q: Is an HOA Board in Indiana required to keep and provide specific tally data from a board election to its members?

Also do members of the HOA have a right to know how many proxies were provided to Board president. Can member of HOA inspect proxies provided to annual meeting? What if you suspect fraud?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Election Law and Municipal Law for Illinois on
Q: I am now the ex-mayor and new mayor harassed me and family constantly. How can this be stopped? I want justice

My daughter had child protective services called in her, son in law unlawfully arrested, the new mayor drives by trying to intimidate me, halloween people came by my house hollering screaming at me, now I don't get my mail and I'm beginning to get scared. I won't leave my house in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Collections, Election Law and Land Use & Zoning for California on
Q: 1) Hello. Is it legal for a poa/hoa board to elect themselves as members of the board without an election? If there's

2) supposed to be an election to vote for a member by the residents?

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 23, 2022

Please see my responses to your several other questions about the same thing. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Is there an example from California state La superior court to appeal to change my biased judge and continue trial soon

Is there an example from Ca state La superior court to appeal to change my biased judge and continue trial immediately? My current trial was wrongly decided as a mistrial when defendants attorney (all white ppl) pressured the judge (female Asian like me, my legal team are all Asian), after first... Read more »

James L. Arrasmith
James L. Arrasmith PRO label
answered on Sep 23, 2022

You can put in a motion for a new trial and base it on those grounds.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Does this mean governor Ron DeSantis committed voter intimidation by using felons who unknowingly voted illegally?

Just days before the primaries, governor DeSantis made sure not to clarify that these voters were felons who thought their rights were restored. I cannot see how this is NOT being considered voter intimidation. If you think that what this man has done was legal, please explain. I appreciate your... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Aug 22, 2022

I looked online for what you are referencing, and I see a story regarding DeSantis announcing that the Fla. Dept. of Law Enforcement arrested 20 people who allegedly voted illegally because their voting rights were not restored, even though they were allowed to register. (See, for example,... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Child Support and Election Law for Maryland on
Q: i received a ticket for driving passed a stopped school bus allegedly. I tried to request a court date but i was told

I was told that i waiting to look and can no longer receive a court date. But it say no where on the ticket the due date of requesting a court date.

Can i still get a court date to fight this ?

Is it true that a date should be on the ticket of how long i have to request a court date ?

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Mar 4, 2022

The Maryland Uniform Citation form has an inset box on the lower right portion of the ticket that contains instructions on how to pay, plead to the ticket, and how to request a tial date, and it states the timeframe (30 days) you have to do it in. It is in small print, so perhapse yu overlooked... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law for Florida on
Q: Is there a way to Appeal there corrupt decision?

I had three witnesses they would not let me even start talking? I am 66 years old and have seen alot but this was corruption at its finest. I cannot afford an attorney because we are trying to buy a home.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Nov 8, 2021

If you end up in prison, you won't need to buy a home. Get an attorney.

Q: Will I need to report to jury duty in Mississippi if I am stationed out of state as an active duty soldier?

I am an Active duty soldier who is stationed at Fort Drum, NY. I was informed by family I have a notice to show up to court on Oct 18th for jury duty but I am in NY at the moment. Am I exempt, or is there a way I can be exempt?

Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
answered on Oct 13, 2021

You should be exempt from jury service; however, you will need to make sure that you contact the court and provide them with paperwork reflecting that you are on active duty.

2 Answers | Asked in Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Can a sheriff in an active election campaign threaten to fire his deputies if seen talking to any of his opponents?

This sheriff threatened to fire anyone seen talking to a particular individual that contributed to his opponents campaign also. The same sheriff in last election threatened to terminate anyone that he found that didn't vote for him? Are these things election violations? I was told possibly... Read more »

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Aug 10, 2021

Please understand that I do not practice law in GA and will not pretend to know Georgia law or specific Georgia election statutes. However, the question I would pose is: is Georgia a "right to work" state? Another question might be: does Georgia law prohibiting harassment apply to... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Election Law for Idaho on
Q: What if I have two addresses where I have my mail sent?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 12, 2021

An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It's usually not a problem in most settings. You included personal injury as a category. If that means the question is related to personal injury litigation, you could specify which address is to be used for process... Read more »

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Q: Can congress form a city in a state by overriding state and local government
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 26, 2021

This question could be beyond the scope of this forum. Congress does have certain enumerated powers granted under Article I, which include collecting taxes, paying debts, providing for the common defense and general welfare, borrowing on the credit of the United States, regulating commerce, etc.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: A citizen of 4 years in our town did not transfer her voting location. Can she still run for City Council in our town
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 16, 2021

The specific answer to your question is too complicated to be answered on a forum such as this. To answer this question, you would need to review the municipal code's laws governing eligibility to run for city council in your town--presumably there is a residency requirement---and assuming... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law and Employment Discrimination for Florida on
Q: How can I get the work I did for and get paid? I just want what was offered to me, what I worked for.

My husband and I moved to Tampa because one of his friends was opening a restaurant, he offered him a partnership, but after us working for almost two months, he gave both of us a W2. Then we realized it was never his intention to treat us as equals. The biggest problem is me, he told me that he... Read more »

Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman
answered on Apr 23, 2021

You should be paid for all hours worked and at rates which are both consistent with the FLSA, and florida wage law and per any contractual promise. You have rights. Find a wage and hour lawyer or reach out to us. Most wage and hour employees, employment lawyers will be glad to review all of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Q: When the United States Supreme court says there no standing to take up a case what are they saying.
Jessica Brown
Jessica Brown
answered on Apr 13, 2021

Legal standing basically means that the person/entity who is suing another has a reason to sue them - that they've been personally affected. For example (a silly example), if you and your spouse are having a hard time, a random passerby cannot sue your spouse for divorce on your behalf.... Read more »

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