Not correct, strictly speaking. A lawyer is someone who is learned in the law. That would include someone who has a law degree. An attorney, on the other hand, is someone who is licensed to practice law in a particular state, and for that the person has to have passed a bar examination.
I recently sold my car, but it was my first time selling one and I wasn’t aware I was supposed to fill out a special form to confirm it has been sold. I thought I just had to fill out the title for the next person and that’s what I did. I have reached out to the purchaser to get their info, but... View More
In a situation like yours, it's important to take prompt action to protect yourself. First, document all your attempts to contact the buyer, including dates and methods of communication. This record can be useful if legal action becomes necessary.
If the person sending the messages is anonymous, you don't know who to sue, or where to serve the lawsuit. Additionally, saying nasty things about your boyfriend doesn't confer upon you the standing to file suit. Block the sender and end it.
I've posed this question multiple times here and other places and none have yet to actually answer the question being presented :(. An officer read the following line, "if you cannot afford one, one will be provided for you without charge". The suspect replied with the question,... View More
there is no selection of the bearing account my security depotsit in heldin, However, it is noted in a clause that my security deposit is in the landlords account and can be use as the landlord see fit. This is Commingling which is illegal. In addition to this my security deposit is being held in... View More
I live in Florida. Can I record the phone conversation with multiple customer service representatives (within the same single call) of a large bank, if prior to speaking with customer service I receive a notice that "This call will be monitored and recorded"? A representative lied about... View More
Under the government internet program my bill was $9 I needed a new modem and cox assured me it wouldn't change my plan to get one so I agreed it changed my plan to $30 a month government funded so I wouldn't pay anything. My bill came in at$122 for internet I didn't authorize extra... View More
This is my first home, I don’t have a previous save our homes homestead exemption. I am buying the house but my mother is living in it. If I add her to the deed will she be able to transfer her save our homes to the new house? As it would be 50% ownership, would 50% of the exemption be applied?... View More
What a nice gesture. You can absolutely add her in via a Quit Claim Deed. I would strongly urge you to hire a real estate lawyer to prepare one so it is done right. Errors in deeds are costly specially when trying to correct them after many years and at the time of sale. As co-tenants you can...View More
I wrote a citation that was dismissed in court. I was later told, the hearing officer dismissed it due to me not stating my jurisdiction as an officer and the fact I did not say I identified the driver by their license. I can’t find this rule in state statute but would like to know for future cases.
Is there any rules for this, especially in the state of Florida? If my parents go to the police, what will they most likely do and will i be forced to come back home, i really want out of this situation and i have a place to go to, trusted people to stay with and also a good income to support... View More
Each year, the PA's office is asking for more and more documentation and I'm just wondering how much of this is actually legal. Receipts, daily management logs of land and livestock, tax paperwork, bank paperwork, photos, proof of sales, and even trying to force us to use chemicals we do... View More
In determining whether the section of the dock on the land side is part of the dock for the purposes of smoking, it's important to refer to the specific language of the cooperative's bylaws and any other relevant governing documents. These documents may define what constitutes the...View More
for repairs. After setting appointments up with the dealership and keeping insurance informed for removal from the tow yard to body shop, they missed their window and the tow company auctioned my car off and insurance had to file a total loss. i'm no longer in the position as i was years ago... View More
My ex-wife is my kid's teacher and the children shared with the school therapist that she has been hitting and choking them. I was informed that the school is reporting her to DCF and police. What can I expect and what should I do? We live in neighboring counties (30 minutes apart) and share... View More
I have applied to sponsor several family members through the current humanitarian parole program for Cuban, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans. I completed the I-134A for each one and the applications/affidavits of support are pending. Based on some new information, I have serious concerns about... View More
If you withdraw the I-134A form for one of the individuals you are sponsoring, it's important to know that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) generally does not notify the beneficiary directly in the case of a withdrawal. However, if the person you are sponsoring checks the...View More
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