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0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I am on 6 weeks of California State Disability Insurance. Can I receive part time income from online activities legally

I am going crazy at home as I am unable to go to work as I am unable to walk. However, I can perform some services online and receive commissions or per assignment income. Would it be illegal for me to do work that pays me even though I am on disability? Would I be penalized? I am a court... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Illinois on
Q: Can an illinois DCFS investigator a DCFS licensing rep have a home daycare provider strip each child down to underware

Parents lost site of child when dropping off child.

Child said he was gonna walk home child reported walking down roadway by unknown driver

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Washington on
Q: Who do I contact with Noncompliance and Failure to Disclose issues regarding Financials & Records Keeping.

I was elected as Vice President to our Club. Shortly there after the President Resigned moving me into his position for the remainder of his term of office. I had asked for a copies of the Financials and Minutes of Record dating back 2 years to 2020. I was informed that this information was not... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: Need an appeal letter sent to a regional branch manager at OCR in Atlanta GA on a HIPAA Notice that was absolutely wrong

Need to appeal a 09/14/22  decision OCR Notice from a Regional Manager in Atlanta, GA on a HIPAA violation.  A doctor deleted my patient portal. and (8) months later I still haven't received my records. It took (15) months to receive (2) other records. I have (very high-up) HHS staff... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Alabama on
Q: Can a municipality enter into a mutual indemnification contract with a Consultant?

We are familiar with clauses that indemnify the municipality from the mistakes of the Consultant - but if the City also indemnifies the Consultant, is that in violation of the "public purpose" provisions of Section 94 of the Alabama Constitution?

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: County refuses to correct problem of ongoing erosion caused by natural flow of water being diverted onto land. Help!

Years ago, county road was built. Two culverts were placed that diverted the natural flow of water onto private land. 6-8 years ago, county water district placed water lines in ditch where natural flow of water ran , thereby exacerbating the erosion problem which has now caused major damage to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Indiana on
Q: How long does a prosecutor have to file habitual after initial hearing

My case has been going on for 23 months and now the prosecutor wants to file enhancement! My last charge was in 2009! Can he do this

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Indiana on
Q: How long in the state of Indiana does the prosecutor have to seek enhancement and file for habitual offender after first

My case has been ongoing for 23months and now the prosecutor is wanting to enhance my charge to habitual offender! How long does he have to do this after I've already been charged and had anitial hearing

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: When filing a tort claim against the State of Oklahoma, what defines "date of occurrence", referencing 1 year deadline?

This involves the Medical Licensing Board, so is "date of occurrence" the date the Investigator first calls with questions, but no complaint had been filed, or is it the date service was made with a Verified Compliant?

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have just received a bill for my adult disabled daughters Survivors benefits?

She discharged money owed to SSA in chapter7 bankrupcy. I received a bill for her Survivors benefit. I am a 71 year old widow. They said that since I received widows benefits for 2 years I need to pay back 90,000.$ I received 2 years of benefits. They are now seizing my retirement benefits? I was... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Tax Law for North Carolina on
Q: I am a resident of Washington State. Can I buy a home in NC and not change residency?

I am a resident of Washington State. I live with my daughter but I travel about 95% of the time. I do not own property in Washington.

I'm considering buying a home in North Carolina. Do I have to change my residency to NC? What about buying a car in that state ? Drivers License?... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Indiana on
Q: How long in the state of Indiana does the prosecutor have to seek enhancement and file for habitual offender after first

My case has been ongoing for 23months and now the prosecutor is wanting to enhance my charge to habitual offender! How long does he have to do this after I've already been charged and had anitial hearing

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: Do i have to pay the 10 percent of what my vehicle is worth in the state of Louisiana when I get a new license plate.

And I'm 70 percent DV

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Oct 3, 2022

In answer to your question, no, however, if you have purchased a vehicle and seek to get it registered into your name, then generally you will have to pay tax on the purchase price of the vehicle which is approximately 10 percent (tax rate depends on which zip code you are residing and the tax rate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for New York on
Q: Is it not true that only a Judge can dismiss a claim on failure to file a claim upon which relief can be granted?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 2, 2022

Your question straddles a number of categories. I can only speak for the civil part; a criminal defense attorney could address criminal aspects. In my experience, it is the judge who makes decisions on dismissals. Your question includes the word "only." I can only say that I haven't... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: My husband has been going through social security for 10 years trying to get Social Security disability and my entitled

My husband is getting a lump sum from Social Security back pay am I entitled to any of it if we divorce

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Oct 4, 2022

For disability, no it would not. See In re Marriage of Peterson (2016). Federal law preempts state law, and federal law provides that social security disability is considered to be separate property.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Is it the job of the CA AG to review proposed laws for state and federal constitutionality? Or does he have no say so?

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2022-10-01/newsom-attempts-void-1st-amendment

Shouldn't the CA AG have stepped in before this law was passed?

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answered on Oct 4, 2022

The attorney general at times defends unconstitutional laws. For example, if a person sues the state of California to prohibit some implementation of the law based upon a claim for unconstitutionality, the attorney general may defend that law against a constitutional attack.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Q: If a felon is already on he meth registry what happens in state of TN if they get another meth charge?

My husband went to prison 20 years ago for 14lbs of pot and a stolen vehicle in GA. Then 8 years ago, here inTN he went for stolen Guns and 50 g of meth and was made to sign up for the meth registry in Tennessee he just flattened his parole this past January he just now got a "methamphetamine... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Does Government code title 6 subtitle B Section 661.923 apply to educators?

If a school administrator is put on leave with pay, but not told what she is accused of, does a report have to be filed to the state auditors office by the last day of the fiscal quarter? She has been on leave for 10 weeks with no communication from the district at all.

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