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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Maine on
Q: When filling child custody case to establish paternity and PRR can I use due date for dob if mom won’t disclose dob?

Mom lied about miscarriage at 17weeks found out threw social media she lied and moved states and deliver baby I don’t know baby gender or DOB or name as mom refuses any contact

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Maine on
Q: can department human service sign a birth certificate for someone with out a test

the kids mother been with other people and dhs thinks they know the father is but test wasn't done and dhs went and sigh the birth certificate any way

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Maine on
Q: i have a contract to buy a house and land since 2019 the property was signed over to someone else and they want to evict

the contract had no time limit, nor said how much or how often I would pay. i gave the initial 20000 down and a payment for 500 towards the 35000 asking price. The contract said I was responsible for paying property taxes on the land and house in contract. The house and land is part of a bigger... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Maine on
Q: I have a scrap metal pile on my property and my towns saying i have a junk yard i dont buy or sell the steel i collect

I give it away twice a year i dont do anything with it but put it in a pile

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Maine on
Q: Phone repair technician did not use certified replacement screen and has damaged use other phone components

Took phone to repair shop yesterday, they replaced its screen with a non-Apple product which has damaged all other components and function ability of the phone. Per consumer laws in Maine are they required to fix it with an apple approved screen or issue a refund and take their screen back?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Maine on
Q: Can my daughter's landlord's daughter charge her a $500 pet deposit because I visit with my 3lb Yorkie.

My dog causes no damage at all. She's a lap dog. She's only trying to do this because she doesn't like me because I don't let her walk all over me, my daughter or her kids. It's my daughter's husband's brothers girlfriend. She had her dad put the trailer in her... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Maine on
Q: Is the seller supposed to disclose issues with the property when selling it?

I learned from the tenant in the apartment that when it rains bad water runs down his wall from ceiling to floor inside the apartment

Fred Bopp III
Fred Bopp III answered on May 9, 2022

The short answer is yes, the seller is supposed to complete a Property Disclosure form, which the seller provides to prospective buyers, and that form should contain information about this water issue (assuming it is accurate).

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Legal Malpractice for Maine on
Q: Is it legal, for a mother to outreach for domestic assistance in filing for a divorce from her abusive husband

But have been completely alienated from her children, and her children from their mother. I have never been Arrested or charged with a crime. I asked for help, and now I’m experiencing manipulation abuse and gaslighting via the Justice Dept

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Maine on
Q: I filed a motion to dissolve PFA and it’s been moved twice now and back to the original final hearing date.

I filed a PFH on 4/20/22, denied and given date of 5/622 for hearing. Plaintiff retaliated and filed PFA on 4/22/22, I was served with 5/13/22. I motioned to dissolve it on 4/25/22, it got moved to 4/29/22. Court said they would mail it to the plaintiff. On 4/29/22 the plaintiff didn’t show, and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Maine on
Q: If the father of a child has refused to put his name on the birth certificate does he have right to visitation

Biological father is facing serious jail time for a federal crime. He tried to hide this from me. He had as also refused to put his name on the birth certificate and has never financially contributed to the care of the child now 5.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Maine on
Q: Can I get in trouble for using marijuana if I have a medical card. I'm on a deferred disposition

My conditions are no use or possession of marijuana, alcohol, or illegal drugs. But if I have a medical card wouldn't that potentially make me able to smoke marijuana almost like a perscription

Hunter J Tzovarras
Hunter J Tzovarras answered on Apr 14, 2022

If the deferred disposition says no marijuana, you would be in violation of the agreement if you had marijuana. You can ask the court to amend the conditions to remove this because you have a medical card.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Maine on
Q: In a new development, is the builder required to provide grading and drainage plans to the buyer before signing the PS?

After signing P&S and before grading and drainage plans were shared, swales we’re installed on two sides of the property. 7 months after closing a swale on the 3rd side is now also being installed.

Fred Bopp III
Fred Bopp III answered on Feb 24, 2022

You should consult with an attorney who has experience in this practice area and can review all the relevant documents. This question cannot be answered effectively in this forum based on the information you have provided.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Construction Law for Maine on
Q: East coast carports built 30x70 metal building in maine in Oct 2019. Defective roof supports and it collapsed today

East coast car ports are located in mt airy, NC. our property is in Harrison maine. Defective roof support and they came last year to replace supports and used same exact supports to replace twisted broken supports. We do not know what to do and need advise and direction

Please help

Fred Bopp III
Fred Bopp III answered on Feb 7, 2022

Hello, I received your voicemail. It looks like I obtained my earlier information from the incorrect website. I suggest you try to contact them at either of these numbers: 336-415-5855 OR 336-755-3409 or by using this email address:

This appears to be the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Maine on
Q: So this question is about copy right if I want to use the monopoly man and board game for an NFT project can I?

Can I without being accused of copyright or do I need to get permission. And if I do need permission can I change the name and just have it be that like from monopoly to monopol-E

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Jan 22, 2022

Don't do it. Consult with an attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Maine on
Q: Is there anyway to resolve an out of state bench warrant without going to that state?

I live in Maine and have a nine year old bench warrant in Florida for a misdemeanor and failure to appear, the last thing I want to do is go to Florida. Are there any options I can try from Maine?

Hunter J Tzovarras
Hunter J Tzovarras answered on Jan 20, 2022

You can try resolving it from Maine but will need a Florida lawyer because it's a Florida case. I lawyer in Florida may be able to get the warrant vacated and resolve it without you having to return to Florida.

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Contracts for Maine on
Q: I have a title to a truck with no lein holder on it, bought trk from dealer bank financed, do I own it

Trk is bank financed I've made one payment

Fred Bopp III
Fred Bopp III answered on Jan 9, 2022

I cannot answer your question without more information. For starters, what do you mean by "with no lien holder on it"?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Maine on
Q: What means do I have for removing someone from a property deed? I'm the only one on the mortgage. Not married.
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Dec 22, 2021

You might offer them enough money to Deed their interest. If there is enough equity, you may have to hire an attorney to file an Action for a Sale for Partition.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maine on
Q: Required to use a medical device, but the requirement is based on false information, and harms health. What can I do?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 27, 2021

A Maine attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This looks like something where the more immediate guidance needed might be that of a medical professional more so than that of an attorney. Only a medical professional is qualified to evaluate the harm to health from... Read more »

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