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Q: Brother died, been divorced 10+, however adopted son refuses allowing deceased sister or brother access to deceased will

We want access. How to obtain it ??

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 4, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for the loss of your brother. You could repost question under the categories - Probate, Estate Planning. Some questions go unanswered, but you might have better chances of a response there. Good luck

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Q: I'm 68 years old and with health issues. I have a car that's Financed what would happen if I pass?

I also have a personal loan, what happens if I pass? And I have one credit card that I owe.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 26, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This is something that attorneys who deal with wills and estates would have more insight into. Not all questions are ultimately answered here, but you could try reposting under the Probate and Estate Planning... View More

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Q: What can I do about noise living in a senior complex in Georgia?

My upstairs neighbor make noise all day and all night and the manager says there is nothing they can do about it. I can tolerate day time but my problem is that this person seems to do most of her thumping around after midnight.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 21, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Some questions go unanswered here, but you might have better chances of a response by reposting and adding "Landlord-Tenant" as a category. Good luck

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Q: An attorney left behind numerous boxes of documents from her practice. What do I do with all the documents?

The attorney was living with my now deceased husband. I own the house she had no lease. She finally moved out but left behind documents numerous boxes of legal documents of her clients from her law practice. She is still practicing law as far as I know. Am I responsible for the document? What do I... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 3, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One option is to ship them the files, certified mail. Another is to contact them to make arrangements for them to pick up the files. Good luck

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Q: Are churches legally obligated to show certain financial statements to its members in Georgia?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 23, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It was probably overlooked under the general "Uncategorized" heading. Some questions go unanswered, but if you want to try reposting under Tax Law, Business Law, Business Formation, Govt &... View More

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Q: What happened if you dont have no where to go and you have kids .
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answered on Jun 30, 2023

You can reach out to local homeless shelters or organizations that provide assistance to families in need. Additionally, you can contact social service agencies or nonprofits that offer housing assistance and support to individuals and families facing homelessness.

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Q: Fraud or false advertising?

A contracting company advertises to be licensed and insured 100 percent online, but doesn't have a state contractors license in georgia

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answered on Jun 28, 2023

if a contracting company in Georgia advertises being licensed and insured when they do not possess a valid state contractor's license, it may constitute false advertising. False advertising typically involves deceptive or misleading practices in promoting goods or services.

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Q: If no surviving spouse or minor children, do any other heirs get anything if only one person named in will
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 11, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Some questions go unanswered, but you could try reposting and adding "Probate" and "Estate Planning" as categories. Good luck

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Q: I took a left turn at 10 pm on a poorly lit road. I was hit by a driver without headlights on. Am I at fault?

We have witnesses and the police reports indicates the other driver is at fault. State farm is suggesting the liability is mine since it was a left turn, even though it was 10 pm. I am fighting for liability and have some injuries I would like settled.

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
answered on May 5, 2023

Get a lawyer (like me) and they will handle that as well as protect you from the trickery the insurance companies depend on to boost profits. They KEEP the money they dont pay for claims, and are known to take advantage of folks who DIY their cases. There is a reason lawyers are paid well, it is... View More

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Q: I live on a lake. The owner of the lake is not doing upkeep on dam or outflow. Causes flooding to my home. Can I sue?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 1, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Insurance coverage for the damages could depend on the terms of your homeowner's policy. You could also try to arrange a consult with a real estate attorney. Good luck

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Q: If I am a jailer and an inmates family sends me just enough money to cover getting said inmate something to eat

Is this violation of oath of office? No I ama not making any profit.

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
answered on Aug 17, 2021

Almost certainly a violation of the law/your employment agreement, etc. Ask for guidance from HR for CYA. At least then if something happens you have coverage.

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Q: Can my grandparents demand I pay them for hiring an attorney for my court case?

During the time of living under their roof at the age of 18, I required an attorney for something that I had done, it had been settled and after moving out of my own volition they have told me I have to pay them back for hiring the attorney when there were no agreements prior to me paying them... View More

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
answered on Jul 31, 2021

It would be an odd case, but the facts would control. If there was no agreement then it would appear their hiring was a gift and it would be very difficult for them to recover. If there was some sort of agreement, the court would evaluate that agreement.

Both would likely be a waste of...
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Q: i have a guest staying on daily basis over 90 days, now stopped paying. police not helping, need togo through eviction ?

eviction notice served now guest refused to pay any things and said will go to the court. does this applies to daily paying guest? any law prohibits police to kick the guest?

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
answered on Jul 31, 2021

Likely yes. Especially since they were compensating you for the space. Even without a formal lease they now have a legal interest in the residence that needs to be addressed prior to eviction.

Sorry!

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Q: hospital went on lockdown for an active shooter. Is it false imprisonment to not allow some1 to leave till shooter found
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 26, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, as there could be applicable state laws. But as a GENERAL premise, if the hospital acted to protect the safety and lives of everyone on site, it's actions could probably be justified on the basis of necessity. For a more meaningful answer based on Georgia... View More

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Q: I've found a concerning negative review of a potential attorney. How can I voice my concern about that review?

I'd like to ask my potential attorney about this and I'm not sure if voicing the concern will negatively affect my relationship with that potential attorney.

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answered on Jan 12, 2021

All attorneys have negative reviews. I would have no problem addressing a concern of a potential client. The attorney will not be able to give details of past representation due to attorney-client privilege, however.

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Q: Can an apartment add a intercom inside yoyr unit without acknowledgement?

I was awakened to the sound of my building manager voice through an intercom about a building issue.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 9, 2020

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You could try reposting in the Landlord-Tenant category. There's no guarantee all questions are picked up, but you might have better chances of a response there. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Can wal mart require me to wear a mask?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 8, 2020

A Georgia attorney could answer best, based on executive orders with the Governor's Office or other measures, but the general answer nationwide is yes, based on public health issues. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Child raised money through Krispy Kreme’s to go on a trip to Washington. The trip has been cancelled

Child raised money through Krispy Kreme’s to go on a trip to Washington. The trip has been cancelled and the money raised was for her. The amount was 1,100 and her trip was 750$ her teacher stated that after the trip the remains would be refunded. Now that the trip is canceled the school is... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 15, 2020

A Georgia attorney who works with education law matters could best advise, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your daughter's letdown after all her efforts. It would be difficult to offer any general input without knowing the school policies. If you were able to... View More

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Q: When a person is transferred to another hospital and is not able to speak does their contact info transfer to?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 15, 2020

A Georgia attorney would know state-specific procedures best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, yes, the transfer of this is supposed to be coordinated between the two facilities - family contact information, PHP contact info, insurance claim rep contact info, and other... View More

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Q: I have an outstanding debt with my old apartment. What should I do so that I’m able to move again.

I am not able to pay fees all at once

Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker
answered on Apr 22, 2020

Did the old apartment complex file an eviction and get a money judgment against you or did they sue you after you left and obtain a money judgment? If so, one option is to contact the old apartment complex in an attempt to reach a settlement of the debt. The settlement should require the... View More

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