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Q: Can you give me some feedback on filing a HUD/Justice Dept complaint re: landlord. Guidance. Need a Lawyer. On my own?

How to be successful and do it properly. Things to keep in mind. Is there a website for guidance?

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Domestic Violence for Iowa on
Q: I paid 8,000 cash for car with a guy I barely knew. I was supposed to be on title but wasn't put on. I find this out

Within 2 days. I have proof I paid fully. When I found out I went to my bank and reported the transaction as possible theft as it wasn't what was agreed upon. I then confronted the guy who then signs a contract gifting my car back to me with agreement to sign title over when he received it. He... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Iowa on
Q: I paid 8,000 cash for car with a guy I barely knew. I was supposed to be on title but wasn't put on. I find this out

Within 2 days. I have proof I paid fully. When I found out I went to my bank and reported the transaction as possible theft as it wasn't what was agreed upon. I then confronted the guy who then signs a contract gifting my car back to me with agreement to sign title over when he received it. 1... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for Iowa on
Q: icommercial property tax credits never recieved can i get the overpayment money back

the credit was issued by the state of iowa and i have never recieved any tax credit on my commercial property 14 yrs worth all the other businesses got commercial property tax credits in my small town who was responsible for getting this credit county, city or state and how was it handed down

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Lemon Law for Iowa on
Q: So I bought a car from csrvana under the terms that the carfax they gave me was true come to find out it wasn't and a

Year later im still paying on it have to replace whole front end cuznof damage before inbought it i searches on net Forney vin number and found a dirty car fax report front end damage if I would of knew it had bad report unwound of never purchased

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for Iowa on
Q: commercial property tax credits never recieved 14yrs can i get refunded the money for over payment of proprty tax back

small town iowa never got any of the tax credits from the state who

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Iowa on
Q: does my mom have any rights on my child?

I asked her to help while we were moving and now she says I can't have her back.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Iowa on
Q: When do you need legal counsel when dealing with municipal HR?

My son works for the city library - a patron was physically assaulting a co-worker and he stepped in. He was not violent, he did not yell - he attempted to deescalate the situation without more human damage. The co-worker sustained a concussion. The patron was a 12 year boy. The entire incident... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Iowa on
Q: Does Iowa Permit less carry apply to everyone in Iowa or just Iowa residents. Bill HF756

I am a Illinois resident and live along the Illinois/Iowa border, But I am always in Iowa. I don't have a Illinois Carry Permit.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Iowa on
Q: Mom was told she couldn’t take pictures of my grandson while in a public park bc they had a day camp program going on

Yesterday the camp counselor for the park program told her and others they couldn’t be there in the tax funded park playground bc they had a daycamp going on. I feel like her rights to remain in a public space are being infringed along with her first amendment right to photograph my grandson. Am... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Iowa on
Q: What is the definition of section code 562b.28 My landlord has failed to keep up with the lease rights

He has failed to keep up with the lease terms for the mobile home park and sent me an eviction notice.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Iowa on
Q: Can my employer instate a mandatory physical if it was never required before?

Ive worked as a Chef in Iowa for the last year, as of this week.

My employer has just instated a mandatory physical by a doctor other than my own, it does apply to everyone at the facility. But, they have never asked for a physical before and now its suddenly a requirement.

I suffer... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Iowa on
Q: I would like to write a character education curriculum based on the morals and values of a TV show from the 60s.

The segments of instruction would include watching that episode of the television show and discussing it according to a prescribed rubric. Can I do this without infringement of copyright?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Iowa on
Q: I met a guy in a halfway house that did the hiring where he worked and was always offering me a job but I already had 1.

I haven't talked to him in several mo. but remembered him when I quit my job recently and reached out to him on fb asking if he had a job for me. Since he saw me last I started HRT to become a woman. When he replied to my msg on fb he asked if I was James because my new fb acct. has my female... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Iowa on
Q: I qualify for four pardons that I need and deserve in the State of Iowa. How can I start this process. I need help

I served prison time for a charge I didn’t commit and was charged with. I over served the sentence. Also, I have other charges that I did not commit but was given a guilty sentence. I need an attorneys help. I really deserve this and I have no resources.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Iowa on
Q: When refinancing an automobile in Iowa, who is responsible to obtain the title from the prior lender?

Originally purchased through Carvana (who is having title issues) and financed through Bridgecrest - refinanced to a local credit union in Des Moines. The CU is stating we have to obtain the title, isnt the lienholder responsible to obtain? We have contacted bridgecrest and also provided the CU... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Iowa on
Q: What does 708.7(4) mean?

I had a warrant for my arrest, a 3 year old simple misdemeanor warrant, according to county records the charge is listed as harassment 708.7(4).

Is the “4” representing the specific details regarding the type of harassment?

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Iowa on
Q: What happens if a plaintiffs allegations of domestic abuse against the defendent are ruled to be false

My wife was granted a temporary NCO order against me .without proof of any abuse and provided false information, lied to a judge to get a protective order against me because I wasn't moving out until the divorce was finalized.

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