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0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Rights and Education Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was told I was a diversity requirement and I am treated unfairly can you help me? This happened in my University.

I was in the process of completing my program when I was asked to do an unethical thing. I told my school supervisor that I was not willing to do that. I was threatened, stalked and harassed. My character was being attacked. Eventually the faculty involved were charged by the title IX office, but... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can a witness be called on at an arraignment?
0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: Is a tenant required to sign a rental increase notice?

Month to month lease- 30 day notice given effective 1/1/22 - states new rent but then states there will be a 5% annual increase to being rent up to market value. Landlord wants the rental increase notice signed and returned. No issue with the rent increase but how do I know what the market value is?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have a copyright on a curriculum I co-authored. I need to create a non-exclusive licensing agreement. What do I do?
Robert Kost
Robert Kost answered on Nov 30, 2021

First, you should consider registering the curriculum with the Copyright Office -- there are a number of benefits to doing so.

A license is a kind of legal contract. You can find forms for non-exclusive licenses to copyrighted works online. But to make sure it serves your specific...
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2 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Pennsylvania on
Q: How do I create a non-exclusive license for my copyright? Do I need to report it to the copyright office?

An organization wants to use the curriculum I co-authored.

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Nov 30, 2021

You should consider copyrighting your product. Your license is a private contract, unless you are transferring full ownership you should not have to register anything.

Consult with an attorney.

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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Pennsylvania on
Q: How do I add an organization to the Rights and Permissions on my copyright?

The organization listed under "Rights and Permissions" is dissolving. I need to either transfer to a new org or owner.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Would the following be a criminal act of extortion:

I discovered a trove of text message evidence that my wife was having an affair with a married man. She continues to be untruthful about when the affair began, which is information that is emotionally important to me. I have known that she was in frequent communication with this man for over 2... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: grantee deed two separate individuals and husband and wife as tenancy with right of survivorship as between all j
Nellie T Schulz
Nellie T Schulz answered on Nov 28, 2021

I don’t see that you’ve asked a question. You should try re-wording your statement in the form of a question and add as much specific information as you can.

Most importantly, include whether the four persons obtained title to the property at the same exact time on the same date, in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: I plead guilty to traffic summons MDJC via mail 10 days ago and want to change to not guilty, can I ?
Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Nov 27, 2021

You cannot withdraw your guilty plea but you have 30 days from when he fully with need to file an appeal in the county court. You will then get a new court date. Get a lawyer to represent you so hopefully you can get your points reduced. You will get a letter from PennDOT shortly that imposes... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Q: How does third person custody work

Im writing and book. The main characters dad is about to die. He wants to give full custody over to a family friend to at they have know for 4 months. But there are long distance cousins… the father knows his son wants to stay with the family friend. Can he give custody to the family friends of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Q: A crime was committed against me with police knowledge and nothing was done about it

Police officer heard the girl threaten Me and then later on throw a brick into my face breaking my cheekbone and eyesocket

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I am a 23 year old wondering if there is a way to create a will to instruct my family what to do with my things.

I have just been diagnosed with a non-COVID disease and it has me thinking of this. Is there a way I can get this officially written down of what to do with say, my PlayStation 5, personal computer, cat, and how to inform my friends of my passing as well as what priest I want to preform the funeral... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Internet Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: In Pennsylvania i am receiving less than 1.5 Mbps ( which is the lowest ISPs are allowed to offer). Can i take action?

I have contacted the FCC/better business bureau to make Frontier Communications provide a better service but i am still receiving bad service. My package i pay for is 3 mbps but for the last 2 months i have been receiving 1Mbps at most during any time of the day. If it's actually during the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Q: I recently got kinship over my granddaughter,northampton children and youth have custody of her. A relative called me

And informed me that children and youth were there to inspect there house because they were removing her from my home. I am totally blindsided by this I have tried to contact them by phone by text by email but no one gets back to me, how can I find out what's going on and can they just take... Read more »

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