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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Virginia on
Q: If my dog is chained up in my yard w/ very clear beware of dog & no trespassing signs, bites someone. Am I liable?

There are 4 beware of dog signs and 4 no trespassing signs. Two are directly in front of the dog. The dog is on the side of the yard, not in the front yard near the door.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Virginia on
Q: Am I entitled to a refund of days rent if I paid for a week up front and was kicked out 3 days early for being drunk?

I admittedly was drunk and complained about an infestation of gnats in the bathroom I was to use and was immediately told I had 1 hour to be out and was never refunded the 3 days I didn't get to stay for.

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Virginia on
Q: Can my dog be taken off a protective order?

So my husband and I have a German shepherd who has been staying with my in laws (husbands parents) due to breeding restrictions in our new apartment complex. Current his parents are in a huge legal battle and his father had a protective order placed by my mother in law. The order included our dog.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Virginia on
Q: What constitutes a written agreement with consumer debt?

I've been served warrant on credit card that was opened online and payments stopped more than 3 years ago. This account was opened by my ex husband in my name but I can't prove this. Statute of limitations would be easier.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Virginia on
Q: I just got garnished for child support for a child I never met who is currently 13 years old. I was never notified.

What can I do to stop the support from being garnished?

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Virginia on
Q: When are victims of remote neural monitoring going to be acknowledged?

I need an attorney to please represent us for the damage 5g satellite weapons have caused.

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Virginia on
Q: Hi! I am wondering about religious freedom in public and private non-religious schools.

Basically, if a teacher in a non-religious school were to encourage a child to pray about something that is concerning them, would that be legal?

If a teacher were to encourage a child to bow their head to pray or calm down, would that be legal?

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Virginia on
Q: I got my green card through my mom who got her citizenship this year. I have already spent 4 years in the USA.

I arrived in the USA in June 2018. I applied for my green card in September 2020. Until now I did not receive my green card. Since I already spent 4 Years in Usa and my mom is a US citizen, do you think that I'm eligible to fill out a citizenship application?

Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Jun 30, 2022

There is not information to know whether you derived U.S. citizenship through your mother when she naturalized, as this depends on a number of factors. I’m also uncertain if you applied for adjustment of status or an immigrant visa and your case was approved but you just never received your... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Virginia on
Q: how to deposit a cashiers check when the payee is deceased

The cashier check is made out to the deceased and drawn on the deceased bank account. The deceased bank account is frozen.

Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
answered on Jun 29, 2022

You will need to make a claim in the deceased's probate estate, assuming there is an estate. If the account has a beneficiary and there is no estate, you may be out of luck. Consult legal counsel if the check is big enough to be worthwhile.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Virginia on
Q: My wife recently moved out, changed her address. When divorce is filed can she force me out of my home?

I have diagnosis of ptsd, am I protected under the ADA?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: Do you have to be present for repairs when you're are renting?

Landlord lives out of the area and continues to schedule things without my consent or has companies calling me assuming that all I have to do is be his property manager. Do I have to be present for repairs as I have other appointments, plans, trips, etc. and this is ridiculous and not my issue?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and Collections for Virginia on
Q: Should I write a letter of demand first, or should I hire an attorney and sue the other party?

In October 2017, I signed a stock transfer agreement and I became a shareholder of a restaurant in Virginia.

In November 2019 I ended the agreement (verbally). My business partner (majority shareholder) and I sat down and we calculated what he owes me on a simple piece of paper. This... Read more »

Steven Krieger
Steven Krieger
answered on Jun 28, 2022

You can do a letter or a lawsuit. You know your former business partner better than an attorney, so if you think the partner would be motivated o resolve if sent a letter then that's the way to go. If you think the partner would ignore the letter, then litigation is the way to go. I'm... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Virginia on
Q: I’ve been dog watching for someone and they haven’t paid and chose not to pick up for 2 weeks. Can I hold her until paid

We have been on a pattern for months because he is still military. He pays half at drop off/half at pick up. He didn’t pay at drop off. When the ship got back on June 10th, he never got in touch or picked her up. He still hasn’t but after tracking him down his reasoning was “he’s tired”.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Virginia on
Q: The custodial parent dropped the child support case against me in 2007 at the time I was 15k in arrears.

The 15k in arrears was taken from my case by DCSE. The custodial parent refiled in 2009 for child support. I have paid since that time. Once my daughter turned 21. Dcse added the 15k arrears back to my acct from 2007. Is this legal?

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Internet Law and Employment Law for Virginia on
Q: What are some legal actions you or your job can take if someone contacts them due to a disagreement over social media?

During a heated discussion I had someone screenshot a comment I made and proceeded to send it to my boss asking if I worked in their business, once the person said yes, the other proceeded to threatening to make a Consumer Report of the business. The individual has no records of patronizing the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Virginia on
Q: How long does a pest control company have to send you a bill?

I received a bill 2 years after the services were provided, shortly after got sent to collections.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Constitutional Law for Virginia on
Q: Are floor covering (vinyl planks) part of the condominium structure?

I changed from carpet to vinyl planks. The hoa management is saying I violated the Rules and Regs by change the structure.

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