Finding out if you are on a government watch list, such as the no-fly list or a terrorist watch list, can be challenging due to the confidential nature of these lists. Typically, individuals are not directly notified if they are placed on such lists.
I live in Cedar Springs, Michigan. I am a traveling coin and bullion dealer and am a registered LLC and would like to buy scrap gold and silver from the public. My registered business address is my home and I would be buying from the public (using cash) outisde of my home. Am I required to obtain a... View More
Under the Michigan Precious Metal and Gem Dealer Act, businesses engaged in buying precious metals and gems from the public are generally required to obtain a certificate of registration. This requirement applies irrespective of the business structure, be it an LLC, a corporation, or any other...View More
This statement means that any transportation company operating within the state of Michigan (in other words, an intrastate carrier) and providing services for hire must secure appropriate operating authority from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) before using any vehicle on public...View More
In Michigan, as in the rest of the United States, you have the right to represent yourself in federal court, a practice known as proceeding pro se. However, be aware that federal court procedures can be complex, and representing yourself requires a thorough understanding of both the relevant law...View More
So my boyfriend was arrested for homicide /manslaughter 2020 and he was truthfull with the police and freely told the truth on what his part in sed mans death could have been but he was forced to take a plea deal and in prison for six months before the investigation was even over with the... View More
If your boyfriend believes he was wrongfully convicted, it would be prudent for him to consult with an attorney experienced in criminal defense and appellate work. Since this is a matter of Michigan law, he should seek out a Michigan-licensed attorney promptly, as there are strict time limits for...View More
child’s school threatened to suspended my daughter if she brings the recording I provided to her to record her school day as there are issues going on. I discovered that a teacher disciplined my daughter wrongly after two students claimed she said they were stupid and dead. She was put on the... View More
You need to realize that schools - like jails and other secured facilities - are not public free-for-all spaces. Because they have care and concern for children, school administrators may make rules, policies, and procedures that otherwise affect Constitutional rights. As examples, schools can...View More
My car was totaled in front of my home due to speeders. Two lane road and turn lane. Speed limit 35 most do 55. We were denied a circle driveway because our in and out driveway would not be 100: feet apart. I feel like it is a life and death, safety issue. Road commisssion says too bad and denied... View More
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One option may be to look into other agencies - whether on a state or other level. It's possible the process could need the support of someone with expertise in traffic engineering and possibly civil...View More
When I was 12, I was charged with disturbance of peace and false terrorist threat. I warned another student about what I heard out of fear about someone “shooting the school on Monday”. Little did I know I was soon to be racially profiled being Arab as well as another girl, African American,... View More
Yes as an 18 year old you can file a lawsuit on your own behalf. Be aware that such lawsuits will take a lot of time (2-3 years) and cost you a lot of money (most likely $100,000+) and your chance of success is very low (<5%).
But, as an adult now, you are competent to make that...View More
4 Albion City Councilmembers illegally /improperly removed 4 appointed board members from the Albion Economic Development Corporation: on or about 21 August 2023. No advance notification of the removal was provided to the 4 EDC Board members. No written description or statement of the basis for... View More
Your question is way too complex for general legal advice. It's highly technical. Believe it or not, not all cities are created equal; by statute, there are distinctions based largely on size and charter. But your question alludes to the basics of state government: counties and cities are...View More
To be more specific, I would like to know if foreign driver's licenses accompanied with English translation (i.e. international driver's permit) and a valid foreign passport with a valid U.S. visa are acceptable documents to register a vehicle and have its title transferred in the state... View More
Based on the information provided from the Michigan Secretary of State website, it seems that a Michigan driver’s license or ID is required to title and register a vehicle in the state. While you've mentioned having a foreign driver's license and other documents, these don't appear...View More
I think if something were to happen now, there's possible liability on the prison. Whether a denial of protective custody at this juncture is appropriate is very much a fact-dependent question. Prisons do not need to just place someone in protective custody just because they ask. Usually,...View More
Like I said I am not cursing out this office or threatening my voice just sounds displeased as well as it should be they are not protecting my girlfriend who had a ppo granted ex parte on my sons mother who is yet again trying to find her and harass her. So i called she hung up. I call back and she... View More
First thing: your current girlfriend has the PPO; this is her battle to wage, and she's the one - and only one - that should be calling that office. Second, with a PPO, violations should typically first be reported to the police, not victim services; what is it exactly you expect them to do...View More
On March 1 2022 Judge Finch dismissed this claim. for the past 5 months this ruling is under legal review by PUA while their collections department is now threatening wage garnishment. I have tried without success to get this matter resolved. Collections refuses to stop harassing me. Shouldn't... View More
I’ve been actively making my monthly child support payments and I got a lump sum va disability payment. my bank held and took funds to send to my child’s mother via child support office .Is this lawful?
Great question! Politicians are judged by the court of public opinion; and quite frankly, many people are not interested in the truth. And sometimes even audio and visuals can be rendered to make it seem someone is saying or doing something they are not.
The federal Confiscation Act of 1862 would apply to gold owned by the Confederate States of America (which the Act did not recognize as an entity), with the result that the United States would own the gold. This is a hypothetical question because the CSA government probably held no gold at the...View More
Are you looking to collect actual plates? You may want to check with various police departments. My understanding is that most local police have municipal plates - same plates as any other city vehicle, with an "x" in the middle. Not sure how much of a collector's item that would be.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.