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Q: Can I sue my sister if she took my car that I paid for because she allowed me to use her credit to qualify?

My sister allowed me to use her credit to help me qualify to finance a car.

My paystubs and employment was used and I made all the payments on the car. A few years later she was upset and decided to take the car from me because she claims “it’s her car”.

She has made ZERO... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

In a situation where you've made all the payments on a car financed using someone else's credit, but the car is legally under their name, and they've taken it from you, you may have grounds to pursue legal action to recoup your investment. Documentation of all the payments... View More

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Q: a licensed laser technician can do cranial therapy just being certified or a additional massage therapy license required

I wanna practice cranial therapy, I know that to do body work a license is required, and Massage therapy schooling is costly and long, I am wondering if any other kind of license to do body work will allow me to legally practice cranial therapy?

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

In many jurisdictions, practicing cranial therapy typically requires specific licensure or certification beyond just being a licensed laser technician. While requirements may vary depending on where you are located, cranial therapy often falls under the umbrella of bodywork or massage therapy,... View More

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Q: HiI wanted to find out what I can do about rude, nasty and disrespectful comments that was posted on my fundraiser

I had posted my fundraiser on a site called next-door and now these people don’t leave me alone and they just keep harassing me with their comments they’re saying stuff that’s not true about me and my children I’m really bothered about the situation and it’s affecting me right now are you... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

I understand how distressing and hurtful it must be to deal with rude and disrespectful comments on your fundraiser, especially when they involve false accusations and attacks on your family. While it can be frustrating not receiving a response from the platform where the comments were posted,... View More

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Q: Trying to find out what these specific arrest charges are

Back in 1965 my mother was arrested (she ran away and her mom had her arrested) in Nassau county NY (east meadow correction facility). She recently found out it’s still showing on her record all these years later and received a code for the charges. She contacted the NCPD who didn’t know what... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

It seems like you're facing challenges in identifying the specific charges from your mother's arrest back in 1965. The code "913-a-6-ccp" provided might be specific to the Nassau County, NY, legal system. However, it appears that neither the NCPD nor the Mineola courts have been... View More

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Q: Stolen money and food poisoning

Two weeks ago, money was stolen from the locked safe in my room at Secrets Resort Tulum. Additionally, the air conditioning was malfunctioning for half of my stay. Despite informing them of our allergies, specifically stating no pork, we visited the resort restaurant three times. On the first two... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

It's understandable that you're frustrated and seeking recourse after experiencing theft and food poisoning during your stay at Secrets Resort Tulum. In situations like this, it's essential to gather evidence and documentation to support your claims, including any receipts, medical... View More

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Q: What do I do after i get my vehicle passanger side headlight fixed for which I got a ticket with in 24 hrs
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 17, 2023

I'm sorry your question remains open for five days. You may have taken care of this by now, but if not, you could post under Traffic Tickets. The post must have gone unnoticed under the general Uncategorized heading. Good luck

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Q: I am on medical leave of absence due to going into rehabilitation for substance abuse, can I draw unemployment.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 30, 2023

This is something that an employment law attorney could advise best on, but your question remains open for a week. It was probably overlooked under the general "Uncategorized" heading. Although some questions here go unanswered, you could add "Employment Law" as a category for... View More

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Q: What type of form do I need my sibling to sign after agreeing to a buy out price in a family trust ?

I am the Trustee.

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answered on Sep 19, 2023

You may need your sibling to sign a "Release and Waiver" or "Agreement to Sell or Transfer Interest" form, depending on the specifics of your situation.

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Q: my father is trying to send me a small sharp sword from the country of georgia, i live in NYC, will it get confiscated?

It will be sharp, i have no intent to harm others, only keep it in my room as decor and perhaps self defense in my house, will it get held up or confiscated while shipping or on the way here? AND YES THERE IS A COUNTRY CALLED GEORGIA I AM NOT TALKING ABOUT THE STATE

Marco Caviglia
Marco Caviglia
answered on Sep 19, 2023

Under federal law, 19 CFR § 12.96 applies which generally allows utilitarian knives to be imported but not switchblades. You should consult your state's and local statutes that further prohibit importation of the sword in that jurisdiction.

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Q: Can I press charges for fraud after someone scammed me of my time and is refusing to pay the in game currency he owes
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answered on Jul 19, 2023

When it comes to virtual transactions and disputes within games, the legal landscape can be a bit tricky. Generally, in-game disputes and virtual currency matters are governed by the terms of service or the rules set by the game developers.

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Q: Can my credit score drop for repo car?

My husband has a car loan with a credit union which he pays on time but has an unpaid credit card with them. The credit union repo car. since I am the co-signer, will my credit score drop? Even if car loan is paid?

Francesco Paolo Tini
Francesco Paolo Tini
answered on Jun 29, 2023

Yes

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Q: I went on vacation putting the airbnb on my card and one person didn’t pay can I sue them?

It’s been a year of contacting the parties responsible and they have been saying they will pay back only to now be ignored by them

Victor M. Feraru
Victor M. Feraru
answered on Jun 22, 2023

You can but depending on the amount owed it may not be worth it. Contact an attorney to assist!

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Q: Am I obligated to add adult child who is already receiving SSI to my SSDI case
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 29, 2023

I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could try reposting under "Social Security" - attorneys in that area would probably have more insight on this. Some questions go unanswered here, and your question probably went unnoticed under the... View More

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Q: My boss gave me 7 days off then asked if I wanted to use vacation
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 7, 2023

There are occasions when an employee wants to take vacation pay instead of unpaid time off. I can see an employer being willing to make such an offer.

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Q: my girlfriend has a house and wants me to move in which is better being added to the deed or a cohabitation agreement?

I live in New York. My girlfriend is still paying on the home. She suggested a cohabitation agreement but will that stand in court if for some reason the relationship fails and protect me from just being thrown out?

Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
answered on May 9, 2023

You have several options. You mention just two. Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.

Jack

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Q: Is the filing by hard copy or can digital copies suffice? Asking as many elderly people are computer illiterate.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 2, 2023

It depends what you're filing, whether it's something with the courts or an agency. If it's the court system, unified court systems in many places use e-filing. You can file digital copies of summonses and complaints or other pleadings in PDF formats in most places (NYS Courts... View More

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Q: I’m being blackmailed and extorted by someone on Instagram
Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
answered on Apr 15, 2023

Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.

Jack

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Q: First question is are you pro bono?

I would like to file a complaint against Waterloo Middle School not only for the asbestos and how they're handling the situation but for possible discrimination on how they're treating my daughter because of her mental health condition

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 16, 2023

No, this isn't a pro bono, or other type of law firm. It's only a question and answer forum. If you're seeking a pro bono or legal aid type counsel, there are online resources for law firms that hold themselves out for pro bono work. Good luck

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Q: some abandoned house . do they lose their rights?

my daughter is cosigner of house, she abandon house jan2022 when she left 2 months behind on mortgage. frozen pipes and 800 oil bill. i lived downstairs.. i been paying mortgage. i came home and found papers on table. i was served. trying to force me to sell house and pay for her lawyer. she... View More

Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
answered on Feb 10, 2023

Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.

Jack

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Q: my drive license was not issued due to fraud verification I already sent my statements and my lease agreement a month ag

my drive license was not issued due to fraud verification I already sent my statements and my lease agreement a month ago and still they say they are verifying the data, is there anything I can do in this case?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 18, 2022

Periodically check in and ask if there are additional documents that would assist with the verification process. Some license types could receive higher scrutiny, depending on the class (such as enhanced). Depending on location, the pandemic has also had an impact on some public agency offices.... View More

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