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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for South Dakota on
Q: if brother who lives in house owned by me gets judgement against him is any of my property at risk inc lien on house?

in sioux falls sd. i own house 100% and other property like car

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for South Dakota on
Q: What is defined as "dangerous" in 60-12-3?
0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Constitutional Law for South Dakota on
Q: Pulled over in friends car driving on revoked put in cuffs said being arrested ended saying don’t dev until he gone

Didn’t ask for insurance or registration same cop pulled her car over 3 times one with me I was told I was being arrested n put in the back of cop car. South Dakota where I’m at. Laws are they left to the Officer to charge what he knows is illegal pick n choose so to speak when n or who or what... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Constitutional Law for South Dakota on
Q: Pulled over in friends car driving on revoked put in cuffs said being arrested ended saying don’t dev until he gone?

Didn’t ask for insurance or registration same cop pulled her car over 3 times one with me I was told I was being arrested n put in the back of cop car. South Dakota where I’m at. Laws are they left to the Officer to charge what he knows is illegal pick n choose so to speak when n or who or what... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for South Dakota on
Q: If a person owns property in South Dakota and in Minnesota but lives and is employed in South Dakota - does he need to

license his vehicles in South Dakota or can he keep his Minnesota Plates on his vehicle and have duel residency?

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for South Dakota on
Q: Am I still bound by an arbitration clause if the author of the contract is the one in breech of said contract?

Service contract includes an arbitration clause, and states I must seek arbitration in South Dakota. The author is the one in breech of said contract and I live in California.

David H. Relkin
David H. Relkin
answered on Jul 25, 2022

You are asking a very common question. The question ordinarily comes up in the context of fraud, and not breach of contract. For instance, if the contract was fraudulent, is one bound by the terms of the contract, including the arbitration provision? While many believe that a contract induced by... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits and Immigration Law for South Dakota on
Q: Ya gané mi asilo ¿ como hago para conseguir mi seguro social y mi permiso de trabajo?

Soy inmigrante , estuve 6 meses en un centro de detencion de ICE pasando mi proceso de asilo. El juez me otorgo mi asilo y hace unas semanas me liberaron. Pero ahora necesito mi seguro social y mi permiso de trabajo para poder ser una persona que contribuya al pais.

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for South Dakota on
Q: If your spouse was a sole proprietor of a business and you worked there also he walked away and left you to deal with

Everything do I have any rights. South dakota it is regarding a capital credit check distributed yearly and they want to put it in a name only and it has to be notarized.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: I was arrested for shoplifting, switching tags for self checkout to reduce my cost

They have prior events on file and I need to know if they will make it multiple petty theft charges or a total to make it felony theft

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Family Law for South Dakota on
Q: My (15y.o.)niece’s father tattooed her on his living room floor and doesn’t have a license. What legal trouble is he in?

Tattoo is unfinished and very poorly done. He does not have legal custody but my sister (my niece’s mother) said it was up to them on whether to get the tattoo but then told her not to get it before our trip to Colorado so people wouldn’t think she was a bad parent. He put the tattoo on her... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for South Dakota on
Q: Does South Dakota have any hours in which operation of a PWC (Jet-Ski) is prohibited / requires additional requirements?

Are there any hours or times in SD in which operation of a Jet-Ski is prohibited, or certain things are required (ex. headlights, additional licensing, etc...)?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 29, 2022

A South Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Only a local attorney familiar with your state's regulations could advise here, but nationwide, there are safety courses, programs, and other online resources with information on the operation of personal... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Dakota on
Q: How would I go about a lawsuit ? and How would we use a lawyer

My wife was parked in Colorado at a gas station and a driver backed hard into her then drove off. There were cameras and cops were called, but she lives in South Dakota since we are military and We are confused on how this process works.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 14, 2022

A Colorado attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry about your wife's accident; I hope she is okay. If she was injured, she could reach out to Colorado attorneys to discuss. Free initial consults are the norm in the industry. You could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for South Dakota on
Q: How do you find out where to send a bill( they owe us money) to when someone filed bankruptcy chapter 12
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 4, 2022

You’ll need to contact the Court and find out who the trustee is administering the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking for South Dakota on
Q: I am in the middle of a dispute attorney in Switzerland said I was a relative of her late client

I already got a hold of bank and another lawyer about this I have till may5th to figure out what I was doing this was her idea but she cant come up with the fees for the lawyer over there they dont know about her so to say what should I do or what can it do

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 27, 2022

A South Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't fully clear from the description what is going on here, but please be careful if you are being asked for legal fees or banking information. No one can say whether this involves a genuine matter or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for South Dakota on
Q: If a hospital didn't bill my insurence and sold that bill to a debt collector what do I do

I've been contacted by debt collectors twice now. The first time I believed it was taken care of. I had Medicare and was 17 at the time

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 31, 2022

A South Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I can't speak for state-specific law, but in general, hospitals can do that. Creditors sometimes buy these accounts in bulk. It's difficult to advise meaningfully without seeing your file. An attorney... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for South Dakota on
Q: how do I look up a civil case. The case number is 08 civ 05000011
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 3, 2022

A South Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your state has a website called - South Dakota Legal Self-Help -

This is how they describe their resources...

South Dakota has a statewide record search program. CRIMINAL cases are available,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Probate for South Dakota on
Q: I lived with my boyfriend for 10 years. He died in July. Can his father take all his belongings from me?
Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Nov 9, 2021

Unless your boyfriend had a will leaving his estate to you, it goes to his next of kin. This is why it is SO important for a single person to have an estate plan.

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