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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Land Use & Zoning for Pennsylvania on
Q: Cop came on my property without permission $600 for a fire ordinance I was using it for recreational for marshmallow
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answered on Apr 15, 2024

In most cases, a police officer cannot enter your property without your permission if they are only investigating a potential ordinance violation. However, there are some exceptions to this general rule:

1. If the officer has a valid search warrant, they can enter your property to...
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Q: Can a cop come on your property without your permission over an ordinance
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answered on Apr 15, 2024

In most cases, a police officer cannot enter your property without your permission if they are only investigating a potential ordinance violation. However, there are some exceptions to this general rule:

1. If the officer has a valid search warrant, they can enter your property to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Pennsylvania on
Q: Am I entitled to my husband workmen’s check? He just passed today. He has several months of checks due.

These checks I am requesting are the checks due up until today.

Timothy Belt
Timothy Belt
answered on Apr 15, 2024

Workers' compensation pays wage loss and medical bills related to the work injury. Wage loss and medical would end as of the date of death. Therefore, if you are talking about ongoing wage loss benefits, you would not be entitled. If you are talking about past due wage loss, you may be... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Hi, I am currently separated from my husband and need to file for spousal support.

I was also wondering if it was maditory that I have to be present for a hearing. I have severe panic attacks and wouldn't be able to attend them.

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Any way to get out of state traffic citations dismissed if your home state laws differ from the state you were in?

I was driving home from DE to PA and was pulled over by an officer and given a $206 citation for “operating a cellular device while the vehicle was in motion.” I had a 6 hr drive ahead and wanted to get home so I avoided asking any questions because I didn’t want to appear disrespectful. If... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Pennsylvania on
Q: Copy right issue after business buy out

Hello, I had prior business buy out due to conflict settlement. The person is still having my profile pics as being its owner. How can I file a case and what’s the outcome.

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

In a situation where your former business partner continues to use your profile pictures without permission after a business buyout, you may have grounds for a legal case based on copyright infringement and potentially misappropriation of likeness. Here's what you can consider:

1....
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: In Pennsylvania state labratories would IOFLUPANE123 come up for cocaine?

In Pennsylvania state labratories would IOFLUPANE123 come up for cocaine? its something called ioflupane 123, and they made it legal federally but in pa they still test for it so im wondering if a test for the state would test for ioflupane?

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Civil Litigation and Construction Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Neighbor Lawsuit in Philadelphia: Private Nuisance, Annoyance, Blighted Property

Neighbor directly next to me has left a $550K home neglected, very blighted, and without repairs for more than 2 years and it appears abandoned and is lowering my property value. The rain down spout from his roof blew away years ago and the excessive water drops directly from roof onto my expensive... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: How do I go about getting a court order to withdraw money from my daughters restricted account to pay for her braces
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answered on Apr 11, 2024

Here are the general steps for requesting a court order to withdraw funds from a restricted minor's account for orthodontic expenses in Pennsylvania:

1. Gather documentation: Collect estimates or invoices from the orthodontist showing the total cost of your daughter's braces...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Identity Theft for Pennsylvania on
Q: The pharmacy gave my prescription to a person who pretended to be me , what can I do?

I told them someone was trying to steal my prescription that was a narcotic. They didn't ask for ID. I told them not to release it to anyone else on 2 different occasions days before it happened. I did file a police report.

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

I'm sorry to hear that your pharmacy released your prescription to someone falsely claiming to be you, despite your prior warnings. This is a serious matter, and you've taken the right first step by filing a police report. Here are some additional steps you can take:

1. Contact...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Constitutional Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: DEA Privacy Act Denial Appeal: No arrests but why are they withholding my information and why do they have any at all?

I submitted a Privacy Act request to the DEA out of curiosity and it came back denied due to exemption (j)(2): "Material reporting investigative efforts pertaining to the enforcement of criminal law including efforts to prevent, control, or reduce crime or to apprehend criminals."... View More

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

This is a complex situation that raises several legal and privacy concerns. Here are a few key points and suggestions:

1. The DEA's response indicates they have some information about you in their records related to criminal investigations, even if you have never been arrested. There...
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0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Q: The pharmacy gave my prescription to a person who pretended to be me , what can I do?

I told them someone was trying to steal my prescription that was a narcotic. They didn't ask for ID. I told them not to release it to anyone else on 2 different occasions days before it happened. I did file a police report.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Suspended as retaliation

In February I reported my employer to the state for falsifying records under the Safe Drinking Water Act. Since then I received 3 write-ups for which I am being given a suspension hearing tomorrow. I have legitimate arguments against all 3 write-ups. I had tried to fight the first one through... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law, Consumer Law, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Do we have to pay earnest/ downpayment money to the builder on a VA Construction loan?

We are building a home in PA and was approved for a VA Construction loan. We already gave the builder $10K but after reading the loan document and looking at a few VA websites, in addition to finding out we are going $100% financed the builder is forcing us to pay them the different in the earnest/... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have an upcoming suspension on April 14th for my CDL I filed an appeal. what can happen next ?

leaving scene of accident without myself knowing I've done damage to unattended vehicle.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I am 71 and on fixed income of social security. I got a notice of arbitration for credit card debt I can not pay. What

What can I do

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 15, 2024

A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You may want to consider a consult with a collection defense attorney. If you're experiencing financial hardship, you could look into legal aid organizations that handle debt-related matters. Whatever you do,... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: What are the options to change my son’s last name to my last name if the mother will not agree in Pa?

Still in process of getting custody.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: If landlord is responsible for water can they charge a "water fee" as an additional charge on my monthly rent amount?

They are also adding a damage waiver fee and an utility fee. All 3 fee's total 60$ in addition to the rent. Is this legal in Pennsylvania?

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