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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Idaho on
Q: Can a collection agency put a lien on my car or house when I wasn't married/know the person who defaulted on the loan?

We got married 2 years ago. He received some court papers yesterday and it had my prior employer on it with questions about my employment. I quit that job a year ago and went on SSDI (I have MS) It had my social security number on it also. I have/had my house prior to getting married and it is in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Idaho on
Q: What is the next step in Idaho once a lien has surpassed the 12 month initial, and 12 month renewal, and is still unpaid

We are an HOA in Idaho. The former manager placed a lien on a homeowner for assessments not paid, over 2 years ago. The assessments are still not paid and more have just been adding up. I read that the lien is only good for 12 months, and renewable for 12 more months. I take it now the lien is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Idaho on
Q: I am a retired Texas Peace Officer living in Idaho. I was asked what identification must a Peace Officer in Idaho show

,when requested, to prove they are such and not just someone wearing a badge & gun saying they are? I answered based on Tex. law but had second thoughts about my answer. In Tex. you must give badge #, show badge and a warrant of appointment when requested. If serving a warrant you must also... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Idaho on
Q: How can I get out of my gym training contract?


1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Construction Law for Idaho on
Q: We contracted with a developer to design spec homes for their development which they would build. Not doing so

Developer is having financial issues and has begun selling our drawings to buyers of their lots and allowing them to bring in their own construction company to build house. This was not our agreement. We have no control over the construction phase using our drawings which may or may not be latest... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Check your contract. Depending on your payment, you may have released your rights to the other company.

You may have the right to contract independently with the home owners.

Consult with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Idaho on
Q: Do we have to have general liability insurance for our go karts or can we just have customers sign waivers?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 22, 2022

An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to arrange a meaningful consult with a local attorney, it's worth noting that nationwide, liability waivers are not a substitute for insurance. They can have limitations. You could... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Idaho on
Q: Can a person get a felony possession charge in Idaho based solely on a positive (dirty) UA?

If someone is on probation and a random drug test comes up positive for an illegal substance, can the person be charged with possession of a controlled substance? Additional details: After the UA that had a positive result, there were two more UA's that had negative (clean) results. The... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Idaho on
Q: If my food is being taken from the fridge at work, and I put hot sauce in it to figure out who took it, can they sue me?

Hypothetically, let's say I put carolina reaper hot sauce in my food. A coworker takes it, eats it, and is now dealing with the consequences of stealing spicy food. Do they have any grounds to sue me?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Idaho on
Q: Does a 309a form include full ssn to ex spouse when filing bankruptcy?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 9, 2022


0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Idaho on
Q: How do I hold the owner of dog responsible when their pit Bull escaped from their garage attacked, and killed my Yorkie?

While walking my Yorkie on a leash this big dog ran up and bit her puncturing her lung and she died. Now that owner won’t give us the cost of our dog. We want this dog to be removed from the neighborhood too because it is dangerous. We have been suffering for days over our loss and their... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Idaho on
Q: Does a small estate affidavit need to be filed with the court in the state of Idaho?

I'm located in Montana and I've been paying the fees for my brother's (deceased since June of 2021) storage in Boise, Idaho, where he was a resident. The storage unit manager told me I'd need a small estate affidavit signed by an Idaho notary to access the unit but when I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Idaho on
Q: Can my job ask for my court disposition?

If so what papers do I need to show him

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Idaho on
Q: My 16 year old doesn't want to go to her fathers place, but we have joint custody. Dose she have to go? We are in Idaho

He's pissed she's gotten a job tutoring and says she needs a full time job because she's an "adult" (she graduated high school already) so he starts yelling and swearing at her, she's having anxiety attacks about going and I don't want to force her if she doesn't have to go.

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Probate for Idaho on
Q: Unrelated step siblings emptied out my father's apartment in assisted living. Taking all of his legal paperwork etc .

I asked them to let me know and I would help them deal with it and get it cleared out. They went behind my back. They are disclosing no information whatsoever they took all of his personal belongings legal paperwork medical paperwork out of his room along with cash family heirlooms etc. The... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Idaho on
Q: Land lords charge for floor repair due to regular use of wheelchair.

I use a wheel chair to get around in the kitchen and the house when doing chores. I have a bad back that makes it hard to stand for long periods of time. Because of work stipulations surrounding disability, I have never tried going for disability on any official capacity. So I have no official... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Idaho on
Q: Am I responsible to store ex's personal belongings that he was to make arrangements to have picked up w/in 90 days

Ex has been incarcerated since 2018 to present. Am I responsible to store his belongings after divorce was final and gave him 90 days?

Also, if I was to pay ex for equity of home and nor him or his attorney provided Deed of Trust address. Do I still have to pay? Is there a statute of limitations?

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on May 8, 2022

As to your ex’s belongings. What I recommend is that you send him a letter, while he’s in jail, telling him that he has 30 days to have someone (preferably family) pick up his belongings and that if no one comes within 30 days, you will dispose of his things as you see fit.

As to your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Idaho on
Q: my husband in in jail for two days and will be brought to the court tomorrow. He has got dimentia or some disfunction

He won't get help and I fear for my life. Can we file something with his mental and start divorce? He wants to hurt me after 55 years of caring for him and it has come to this. I am truly scared of him. What are my rights?

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on Mar 20, 2022

Idaho Code allows a Petitioner to seek out a Civil Protection Order. All you need to do is go into the Clerk's Office and ask for Civil Protection papers, and the Clerk will give them to you. They might even have a "Court Assistance Office" to help you fill out the papers. Once... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Idaho on
Q: What are my options to sell my part of inherited property?

My step sister and I inherited a home (50/50) from our father, I want to sell my half. She lives in the home. She agrees with selling, but it's 2 years now and hasn't done anything moving forward. I just want my share of inheritance. What are my options?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Mar 14, 2022

Hire a competent ID attorney to do one or the other: draft a Deed with proper Derivation of Title Clause and you sell your tenancy in common interest for an agreed price actually paid over; or file suit for a Partition Sale.

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