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0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Texas on
Q: In texas small claims court, how to file a change in defendant's name that was entered with a typo

I have just filed the petition, The defendants have been served yet.

0 Answers | Asked in Internet Law for Texas on
Q: Can we sue FB for a hacked account they refuse to give back to us?

On 4-20-2021 FB took my husband's account and gave it to the hacker! We have tried everything to gain access to this account..We even have the email address and IP address to the person who hacked my husband's account..We also have every email we have ever sent FB trying to regain access... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Contracts, Business Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: What are the powers that an authorized agent has to act on an account for the principal?

Accepting and transferring balances to the principal account

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 28, 2024

An authorized agent has whatever powers the principal has given to the agent acting on his/her/its behalf. An agent has a fiduciary duty to act honestly in accordance with the principal's instructions in good faith with utmost loyalty to the principal and to refrain from self-dealing.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: Can I prevent my ex from moving my 14 year old son out of state? (Texas)

My ex revealed in a text she plans to move out of state with my son within the next year, to a state that will allow her to seek transgender treatment for him. I do not think he, at his age, should be treated for this. When he is 18, if he still wants it, OK, but he does not have the wisdom or life... View More

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answered on May 28, 2024

What she is able to do depends on what your Order says. You can always file for a modification of the current order if the current order does not allow such protection of your son. What the court would do would be largely dependent on the County and what belief's or biases the Judge you... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Texas on
Q: I'm from a very small town in Oklahoma I know of a family that was moving out of a home. I bought the stove refrigerator

Washer and dryer couch loveseat and a bed and one small AC unit I paid $500 for all of it after I purchased it I called the landlord and ask him if I could rent the rent to home since they had moved out and I bought the belongings I wanted to rent it before I got everything out he said yes that I... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: am I eligible for medicaid in texas with eligible SS income and resources, but also a testamentary trust ?

My SS retirement income and personal resources make me eligible, but there's also a 30 year old, irrevocable, testamentary, spendthrift trust from my father in which I am the beneficiary, and the trustee has full discretion regarding any disbursements .

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answered on May 28, 2024

As a general rule, the Social Security Administration takes the position that if a trust beneficiary does not have the legal authority to revoke or terminate a third party trust (a trust created by neither the beneficiary nor the beneficiary's spouse) or to direct the use of the trust assets... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: how to remove current public records of felony marijuana conviction that was sealed in 1975?

I was convicted by guilty plea for felony possession of marijuana in 1975. After serving probation, my attorney got a court order saying the guilty plea was allowed to be withdrawn, and the indictment was dismissed and stricken from the docket. Also it says I was released from all penalties... View More

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answered on May 27, 2024

The answer depends on what you mean by sealed. If there is a court order saying that your conviction should be purged from the public records, you can file in-court to have that order executed and force the reporting agency to remove it.

Otherwise, I would need to see the paperwork which is...
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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Texas on
Q: ¿Como puedo meter una denuncia por una mánager por acoso laboral y hostigamiento?

Ella es una mánager que siempre que trabaja o con ella me habla mal, miente acerca de que no realizo mi trabajo cuando ella es quien no ayuda como encargada de turno, solo se la pasa hablándome en inglés cuando sabe que yo entiendo poco, tengo audios donde habla de mi con más compañeros y... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Texas on
Q: Can animal control pick up my dog and not tell me his condition?

My dog escaped while I was in the shower and I had no idea until I got out the shower and seen an email from his chip stating animal control has found him. I called right away to find out where he was and they accused me of putting a post on Facebook stating I didn’t want him and I abandoned him... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Texas on
Q: I was supposed to purchase a vehicle from a company advertised by facebook, down-payment was my ssi and then blocked

What can I do to retrieve money everything took place on facebook messenger and cash app

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: With two vehicles purchased during the marriage, 1 in wife's name, 1 in husbands. Won't dispute vehicles, how to handle?

We've agreed to keep vehicles in registered names w/o disputes. How do we add that in application to court?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 28, 2024

There is no need to add that in the petition for divorce. You should, however, put appropriate language awarding each vehicle to the respective spouse in your divorce decree with the remainder of your property division.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: Can my parents still have control over me? I'm 28 and they don't let me do anything without one of them with me

I'm not allowed to take my dog on a walk by myself, take the trash, and go to the mailbox. When we go out they are always right next to me. My dad is always watching me 24/7, when we are walking instead of watching what is infront of him he is watching me, also in the car and anything that I... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 28, 2024

Assuming you are mentally competent, parents can only have as much control over an adult child as the adult child allows. Legally--unless a parent has been appointed the legal guardian of a disabled adult child--the parent has very few legal rights with respect to an adult child and most of those... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Is there a way to stop the bonded car title process in Texas if I can’t get legal assistance before said date from DMV?

I had a car stored on a friend’s property, someone inquire about the sale, few days later I agreed to said terms, was given the runaround for a couple of weeks, I received a letter from DMV stating a title application had been submitted for my car, I was not aware buyer had taken car, I tried to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: Employer moved anniversary date X days early in time system, causing loss of Y vacation hours. Is this wage theft?

Contract stipulates only YY hours carry over on anniversary date. Employer was denying future vacation request, for being short hours. My math showed otherwise. Asked them to audit time 2 weeks before my anniversary and same answer. Audited the time records myself and found they had an inaccurate... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: i have been charged for a class A misdemeanor in Texas. Warrant out for arrest i no longer live in texas

I have since moved out of state and i am unable to return to texas due to not being able to get time off from work. Can a Lawyer represent me on my behalf. The charge is for domestic violence.

John Cucci Jr.
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answered on May 25, 2024

If there is a warrant for your arrest, you will need to face it, and show up for a surrender. Otherwise, it will linger, and be a problem for you. Most police departments in the US, will not waste their time, if they run into you. But, you will be at risk for an arrest.

Some judges allow...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Potential Penalties for Credit Card Fraud in Florida

I recently discovered that my ex-girlfriend used my credit card information without my consent, making 77 unauthorized transactions in one month totaling around $2,100. I have filed a police report, and my bank is aware of the situation and they did refund me. The fraudulent charges were for Uber... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Texas on
Q: If we are not sure customer drink alcohol in restaurant after happen accident,what does restaurant can do
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 28, 2024

This sounds to me like you are asking about a "dram shop" case where a patron of a business selling alcohol consumes too much and then has a collision while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

In a dram shop case, the business/bartender/licensee is liable...
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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Texas on
Q: Wife left with babies while at work. Just moved states. What can be done?

My nephew, his wife, and 2 babies moved from Arkansas to Texas 2 months ago. Wife left with babies while he was at work. She will not let him see or speak to the kids. He got a lawyer. They went to court today. She did not show up. The judge was highly irritated at his lawyer saying that he was... View More

Q: Can my sister sue rehabilitation agency for misleading on a $11,000.00 refund payment?

Why would supervisor tell me regional office suppose to send it. From Feb. 9,2024 to May 2024?

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