We previously worked for a Chicago-based Marketing Agencies developing websites. We're wondering now if we can display those websites in our portfolio legally. There was no written agreement with the agency. We're worried about getting sued if the agency sees those websites in our... Read more »
If there was no written agreement with those agencies, then you retain the copyright in the materials that you created for them. They have the right to use the websites, but you actually own the copyright. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local intellectual property attorney to review the...Read more »
I recorded someone making a bomb threat in a class room and posted it. I am now being charged with the first degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment. Am I guilty of this charge? I did not say anything in the video at all. I was also suspended 5 days for Filming. I am a minor by the way.... Read more »
Your guilt or innocence here turn on your intent. If you were a party to making the threat, that is, if you made the video with the intention of helping this other person communicate their threat, then yes, you are guilty of telecommunications harassment. If you made the recording with the...Read more »
You should not be discuss pornography with minors online even in a joking fashion. Nothing is likely to come of this but you could be accused of contributing to the delinquency is a minor or a couple of other things.
Someone cut me off in vehicle in an Arby’s parking lot, stopped in front of me and wouldn’t let me through, so I had to lay on my horn to get them to move. After they moved and began flicking me off, I had to follow them around the corner because it was the only way out that I knew of. They... Read more »
Yes, they could possibly find your address or track you down. This sort of thing is how road rage escalates to tragic outcomes - even blowing your horn, or especially gesturing at them, could be dangerous. Everyone is tense. Do not engage with other drivers in traffic. Avoid eye contact. They...Read more »
Shouldn't people on social media such as fb have rights to there account. Even though you don't directly pay fb they allow adds that are forced on you and there collecting money because of you seeing them. So your essentially making money for fb and should be at minimum... Read more »
Their ability to make money through your use is precisely why you are able to use it for free. Other paid platforms and services give you more rights and control. With that said, you still do retain a copyright in any picture or content you post (to the extent it’s your original — or licensed...Read more »
Although I am not admitted to practice law in Ohio, I doubt whether Ohio has any statute that covers this very specific unusual question. If I were you I would try to find some very sophisticated anti-virus software that will protect your laptop against all unwanted intrusion. Other than informing...Read more »
My friend is trying to make some extra money by tutoring online. It's through a legitimate website (I think it's called Wyzant or something similar) and students would pay her for tutoring them via video chat. But she doesn't want to use her real name for privacy reasons I guess. Is... Read more »
She wants to know how she can get emancipated or can she get married without a parents consent being only 17 yrs old? She stays with my 19 yr old son all day AMD goes home just at night and parents are ok with it but will not let her move in with us. They keep making her life hell just cuz they can... Read more »
“Allowed” to talk to me he has my number blocked and he NEVER gets back with me about anything his mom and dad do the pick ups and drop offs and my ex won’t speak to me about any MATTER with our child , is this a valid reason to take him back to court for full custody
Do the terms of the parenting agreement allow anyone other than your ex to pick them up? If not, then you could refuse to let the g-parents take them. Do the kids stay with the g-paretns after being picked up, or with your ex? Review the terms of the parenting agreement with your attorney, or...Read more »
While this may technically violate the Ohio Revised Code, I doubt you would get an traction reporting it to police. Most adults feel parents have a right to monitor their children's social media usage, even if they themselves are against it. So, while there are laws against unauthorized...Read more »
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