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Q: The max in small claims court raised from 4k to 10k after I filed but before court date. I’m out 8k. What are my options

Attempt at recovery of money for services poorly rendered. KS law changed the max amount after I filed but before we go to court. Do I asked for the full amount I’m out even though I initially only requested the max of 4k or do I need to ask for a dismissal without prejudice so I can re-file for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Law and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: Are there any cases where someone got flex seal in there hair and sued the company and won there case
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 4, 2022

A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to discuss recent case law decisions from Kansas courts with a local attorney, it sounds like it could be a difficult basis for a case. With adhesives and sealants, it's a given that they... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: We'll have a pretty serious case that I have taken through small claims and now needs to go up to the Court of Appeal

Very serious tenant/landlord case in which has overwhelming evidence of illegal evection , harassment,descrimanation and slander of character ect I have all documents necessary it's put a huge emotional toll on my family I need help.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 21, 2022

Only a Kansas attorney could advise you here, but your question remains open for two weeks. Please keep in mind that appeals of any type in any jurisdiction are generally governed by narrow windows of time to take action. If you are contemplating an appeal, you could consider reaching out to Kansas... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: I was injured while waiting on a bus when 2 vehicles got in wreck. The parts off the vehicles hit me.

The person that caused the wreck delivered to pizzas for Pizza hut but didn't have insurance. Could the insurance from the other vehicle be responsible or pizza hut be responsible since the should be sure the have insured drivers while on duty

David Adams
David Adams
answered on Nov 2, 2019

You may have several ways to get a recovery for your injuries. First, yes, Pizza Hut will likely have some liability if their driver was uninsured. Second, if the other vehicle had any fault for causing the accident you may be able to make recovery there. Third, if you owned a vehicle with... View More

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Q: My therapist is very sexist and told me i was stupid for not meditating. Is there anything i can do?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 18, 2019

This seems like something that could be more a personal decision that something for legal analysis. If something is said tongue-in-cheek because it is believed to be beneficial for patients, that's one thing (despite appearing to be a less-than-tactful way to encourage the benefits of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: In a borrowed vehicle and a pothole caused a flat. Am I obligated to replace with new of same brand? Or at all?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 8, 2019

If it was borrowed institutionally, you could look into whether insurance would cover the matter. If it was borrowed from a friend, it's probably best to throw out legal analysis here and analyze this from a perspective of being pragmatic and preserving a friendship. Legally, one can raise... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Collections, Legal Malpractice and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: I have so many questions.

I was recently caught shoplifting at Walmart. They took down my information and told me please do not ever steal from them again and that they will not be banning me from the store and that I was free to go. I got something in the mail to pay a $150 fine and I paid it right away. Now I got another... View More

Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
answered on Jan 8, 2017

If you are being told to go to court, then yes you are being charged. This is not a civil case from what I can tell. Contact a criminal lawyer immediately in your area. If you go to court, do not say anything except you want a lawyer. Posting on this board is not sufficient to give you the help... View More

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