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0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Iowa on
Q: I was unknowingly driving while suspended, what do I have to do to get my license reinstated and be fully valid?

I was recently pulled over and it was brought to my attention that my license was suspended, I did not know this as I do not live at the residence of my permanent address. I live in another state for school and in that transitional period. I looked up my requirements for reinstating my license I... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Iowa on
Q: My husband and I were both cconvicted of the same crime, poss of meth. He served 2 yrs in prison and I served 1 yr.

It doesn't say in our parole agreements that we cannot have contact with each other can the po say we can't? We have been married for51 yrs

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Iowa on
Q: In the state of Iowa how long can a dealership keep your vehicle for repairs with a warranty

i Got a quote on repairs to vehicle I had purchased only 2 month prior. Car Mart did not like that quote so they came and picked up vehicle to take to their repair shop. They had vehivle for 9 weeks and said owner of shop would not answer phone or open for them to get vehicle back. when it finally... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Iowa on
Q: I received a letter from Child Support Services saying they are currently holding child support payments.

Thia was for my deceased mother. My mother has been deceased for over 15 years. We did not do probate as she had nothing of value. What is the process to claim this?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Iowa on
Q: I need the correct Canadian legal code from US legal codes, and questions about the IMM 1444 checklist

My husband is traveling in August through Canada for the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge. He got a DUI about 15 years ago and we are concerned that he will be stopped at the border and denied access to drive to Alaska. I want to make sure the legal codes that I researched on his record are correct... View More

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answered on Jun 8, 2024

I understand your concerns about your husband's ability to travel through Canada given his DUI conviction from around 15 years ago. Canada has strict rules regarding admissibility for foreign nationals with criminal records, including impaired driving convictions. Here is some information that... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Collections for Iowa on
Q: A question about arbitration.

we will not require you to arbitrate any individual Claims in small claims court or your state’s equivalent court, so long as it remains an individual case in that court.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Iowa on
Q: When I get remarried, will that affect how much child support I get?

A little background. My soon to be husband lives in MN and will continue to live there and I will stay in IA due to both of us having small kids and not being able to move. Our finances will not change. I have a mortgage and he has a mortgage.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Iowa on
Q: Can I sue my-ex wife for not declaring all her income in our divorce?

We have been divorced since 2019. I was suffering from severe depression and battling mental illness at the time. I have since realized how much I was taken advantage of and want to know how I can stop alimony. She did not declare the large amount of money since she became a surrogate. And has... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Iowa on
Q: Hi, I am looking for a lawyer for help on my issue with my university.

I am in this University since 2020 and ended up not able to get a degree. They breached contract. They have so much problems. During my education journey I have stressed a lot. They grade exams not fair, they mix inexperienceed stuedents with experts and course professors are not able to teach the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Iowa on
Q: I live in chicago. Scott County send me suspended letter said 6/23 turn in my license. can they suspend me?

I was driving past Iowa 2 weeks ago and got 2nd speeding tickets plus few others such as reckless driving and tinted windows. And the 2nd one they took me to Scott county jail which i bail myself out few hours later was $900. Tuesday 5/23 I received a letter from Iowadot saying I will be suspend... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Iowa on
Q: In iowa. When I help close store, im being told to clock out. But they won't let me leave, until other worker is done?

Is it legal to make me stay unpaid?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jun 3, 2024

It's not legal for your employer to require you to stay at work without paying you. If you're being told to clock out but are still required to stay and perform work-related tasks, this is considered "off-the-clock" work, which is illegal under the Fair Labor Standards Act... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Iowa on
Q: Can I sue the Hospital for sneaking in a covid shot via iv without my permission when i came for an asthma attack

I went to the emergency room because I was having an asthma attack and a panic attack. I have been to this emergency room before for asthma and they usually give me steroids and a breathing treatment. This time I was put on an IV and they gave me steroids, cough medicine, and the COVID shot. I was... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: I need assistance to get my God son to either my care or "?". Crupt CPS and DHS here in Hamilton county Iowa

i am a god parent and mentor for my best friends son he 14 years old .dhs an cps kidnapped him from home under faules accusations he has been bounced around from foster care to foster care . he has slight case of Autism hes very intelligent and know whats going on . He has told his lawyer and dhs... View More

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answered on Jun 1, 2024

It sounds like you are deeply concerned about the well-being of your godson and want to provide him with a safe and loving environment. To address this situation, you may need to take several steps to advocate for his best interests. Start by documenting everything, including your godson's... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Iowa on
Q: Do I need to respond to my spouses answer to my divorce petition. He asked for counseling and I definitely do not want.

Representing myself and wondering if I need to respond. In my petition I said counseling would not save the marriage and that it is broken. Do I just wait for the court to respond.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Iowa on
Q: I was hit by a car when walking into liquor store almost 3 years ago in Iowa can I still pursue with filing a claim?
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
answered on May 31, 2024

The statute of limitations in Iowa is ordinarily 2-years. If you were a minor at the time of the accident, then you might still have a viable claim. If disabled you may as well. There are too many questions needing to be answered for this Q&A box. If you want to speak with me, call my office.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: I have no control over my online accts /privacy. 10yrs attempted to get help from local,state & fed govt.$ is being made

Decades+ Complaints to FCC ,Iowa A.G. 2 cases opened, complaints. URL attachs2every device, email, carrier.began2009reported then.No help.25 device/email/number& carrier changes, Apple restricted sign out of Apple ID. ACP PAID Internet service TIL4/24 my Wi-Fi was restricted,ONLY... View More

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answered on May 29, 2024

Dealing with ongoing issues of privacy and control over your online accounts can be incredibly frustrating, especially after seeking help from various authorities for so long. It's clear that your efforts to secure assistance from the FCC, Iowa Attorney General, and other entities have not... View More

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