When a Federal district court judge of the State makes this statement "any state law claims, the Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over them" in a final judgment does this statement make the judgement unappealable and eligible for me to file a motion to vacate the final... View More
I have to put my hands up to see to get out my door I can't even walk across my yard I can't see from the glare I can't pull my car in the driveway and see where I'm parking I've tried talking to him they've laughed this is all intentional they said they want me gone.... View More
My mom passed away. Both my brother and I hired an attorney to handle her estate. My brother was represented by this firm in a criminal case. I did not know this before we hired this firm to handle my mom’s estate. Is this unethical and should I file a complaint with the Indiana Bar Association?
No, it probably is not unethical. The previous criminal case is most likely not "substantially related" to the estate case. Both you and your brother's interests ought to be aligned in probating your mom's estate.
Now if your brother's criminal case was for...View More
What court forms do I need to start a civil tort/lawsuit against them? I am filing pro se. This person has slandered my name on social media, spread old convictions and mugshots of me out of spite. I have filed an appearance form and fee waiver with the clerks office. What other forms do I need to... View More
I need help filling out Form ACR in Indiana. The exhibits I want to exclude from public access are attorney client communications. But I don't know how to fill out the form and how to tie that to the statute: https://www.in.gov/courts/rules/records/index.html
Courts are not required to provide you with the option to pay a ticket (or ordinance violation) online. However, most courts will permit a person to pay ordinance or infraction tickets through the mail or by telephone. You may wish to contact the court for assistance with payment options....View More
The paper I got said due to unforseen circumstances the court date had been canceled and either party can ask for a new date. I called the court to make sure it was canceled and the guy on the phone said he don't show it canceled but online and the paper I recieved say it is. I don't want... View More
If you received a notice stating that the court date for your small claims case has been canceled, it would be prudent to rely on that information. However, to ensure clarity, you may consider contacting the court again and explaining the discrepancy between the notice you received and the...View More
Because I have become disabled during the course of my legal case, I now must represent myself. The opposing counsel does not inform me of when they are taking depositions which precludes me from asking any questions of the person being deposed, which seems to violate IN Rule 30 B, 1 of IN trial... View More
What happens if your mediation deadline is April 18th, and mediation was held on April 8th, and the parties reached a settlement agreement, but the obligations of the agreement cant be fulfilled until after the mediation deadline?
Such as the mediator filing the mediation report a week... View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, the situation you describe does arise. Mediators or arbitrators can set conditions in a report or decision that remain to be fulfilled afterwards. If the...View More
I received a notification from the court of a lawsuit and I have 20 days to respond after the notification, but it's been approximately 11 days and I still can't find a lawyer. If I can't find one, what can I do?
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and time is of the essence in your matter. As a general course of action nationwide, one could request an extension to arrange for an attorney. Most plaintiff firms would grant that courtesy. Reach out to local...View More
Hazardous Material was easily accessible; even to children, Mental distress/ Aggravation/ negligence. This is well known to cause cancer and other bodily harm and has been well known for quite an extensive period of time. This is a public area where tens of thousands of people are known to interact... View More
You listed this question under personal injury. Please specifically state the nature of the injury that you sustained. If you are saying that you were exposed to asbestos but were unharmed, you have no cause of action as you were not "injured." There are no health risks associated with...View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Only a local attorney could advise you on Indiana rules. But in general nationwide, it usually involves an attorney asking the court to note their appearance on behalf of a client (with an entry of appearance)....View More
My dog was attacked we emptied our bank account to pay the bill because the owner of the other dogs couldn't pay upfront. I got a fundraiser to help us in our time of need. Now she feels she doesn't have to cover the full amount. Is she still entitled to pay the full amount?
To be "entitled" is to have the right. She has the "right" to pay but NOT the obligation. The fundraiser collected money for the dog's vet bills. That money MUST be used to pay the vet. She is obligated to pay ONLY the shortfall between what you raised and what you...View More
It is a civil tort case. The plaintiff served me by publication and I have yet to see his original complaint, yet still just got sent a notice for deposition. The plaintiff even included costs of deposition. Do I have to go? There’s a hearing for a motion to dismiss scheduled and the courts... View More
If you are the defendant and you filed a Motion to dismiss, you must be represented by counsel. ASK YOUR ATTORNEY. In general, refusal to obey a subpoena places you in contempt of the court that issued the subpoena. Failure to obey the subpoena can result in multiple penalties which may include...View More
There are all sorts of types of vicarious liability, so there's not one single answer, but most law on vicarious liability is case law, not statutory. That means the principles have been established by written, published decisiohns appellate courts -- in Indiana, the Indiana Court of Appeals...View More
There is nothing that you can do. You had no insurance so the other driver processed a claim under their uninsured motorist coverage (UM). Now their insurance is seeking a judgment against you which they will get. Your only choice is to enter into some voluntary repayment, have the court garnish...View More
The rv and then the clients didn't like the rv outcome told me to remove all that was done and now they say I can have criminal charges how so?They didn't like the outcome and said remove.I spent all the money given on this wrap to now I feel I need to file bankruptcy.I have no money to... View More
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