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Q: In virginia can a clerk at the courthouse refuse to let you apply for a restricted license by simply saying the process

I went to courthouse with compliance summary from dmv but clrar said because I hadn't signed up for vasap yet it wouldn't do any good that even if the judge did give my restricted license that the dmv wouldn't issue them unless I first signed up on vasap I explained that payment is... Read more »

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Q: I am in the Navy and have to submit to random drug testing. Is it legal to be asked to drop clothing down to knees?

The observer made males stand at an angle at the urinal with their uniforms and underwear dropped to their knees, shirt had to also be lifted.

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Q: Someone has claimed i threatened them with no evidence will the charges stick

Claimed i had a gun dont have a gun and never threatened him

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Q: How long do conviction stay on your record
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Q: The dealer sold us a car with a branded title (odometer inaccurate).They did not disclose this information.

Because of the branded title we can’t trade the car. When we reached out to the dealer they said that their guy made a mistake when registering the car at the DMV. Till this day they have not fixed the issue. Now we’re stuck with the car. They also knew that the finance company doesn’t... Read more »

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Q: I am part of an HOA. lawn service is in bylaws. It is not being provided. What can we do?

Trimming, cutting, edging, mulch has always been provided. The board hired a different company and the contract doesn't include what has always been done and is in bylaws, rules, articles

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Q: I see that there is a Class Action Lawsuite against Johnson & Johnson Case 3:2021cv50226 in the 7th District Court of Il

I have used the products mentioned in lawsuit and have had hair loss myself. I even with to my family Dr last year with concerns. We never determined what was cause ... sadly without knowing I've continued to use the product til last week not knowing of the issues. Am I available to join this... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 21, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for two weeks. The question is probably best suited for the law firm handling the litigation in the Seventh District. If you're able to identify the law firm from the documents you've pulled up, you could try to contact them directly as a starting... Read more »

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Q: Bought a car in West Virginia with title and lost title before I transferred
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 7, 2021

A West Virginia attorney could probably advise best, but your post remains open for a month. Contact the Division of Motor Vehicles (or go to their website) and look into the process for getting a replacement title. Most state DMV offices have this as a standard option on their websites. Good luck... Read more »

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Q: Trying to get money released for executor of father in law will.

My father in law passed away a year ago and my niece is executor of his will. He had a will in the will any money left from his insurance policy would go to his children. The money has not been released. my husband hired a attorney. had a court date she did not appear. Now there going to try to... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 12, 2020

A Virginia attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could repost in the Probate, Estate Planning, and Civil Litigation categories. There's no guarantee all questions are answered, but your post would have better chances of being picked up there. Good luck... Read more »

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Q: I was exposed to coronavirus due to negligence as a nurse. What are my options?

I was subjected to a high risk exposure of Covid-19 due to emergency department staff not doing their due diligence. A patient with covid symptoms was not tested and rushed to the floor. During his stay the patient was given an aerosolizing procedure shortly before I entered the room. This is a... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 5, 2020

A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry this happened to you and that greater safeguards were not taken to protect your safety. Contact a Virginia employment attorney to see if you could arrange a free initial consult (many attorneys offer that,... Read more »

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Q: Do I need to be represented by a lawyer for a trespassing charge? No prior charges or convictions. Thanks.

Court date is June 29th, Henrico General District Court. Law section 18.2-119. The block is not marked on the section of the summons that says "You may avoid coming to court only if this block is checked...". Thanks.

Shemeka C Hankins
Shemeka C Hankins
answered on Jun 22, 2020

You need to appear as trespassing is a class one misdemeanor that carries up to twelve months in jail and up to a $2500 fine. The court should advise you that you are entitled to an attorney since the crime carries potential jail exposure. The court could also choose to waive jail time which... Read more »

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Q: I was scammed online for over $1000 dollars and want to take legal action
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 25, 2020

A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. For lawsuits in this range, most state court systems have a small claims section, enabling claimants to save money by handling cases on their own. Depending on the nature of the matter, that could be a... Read more »

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Q: I stored my lawnmower in a family friends shed. He won’t let me get my equipment out . By law what can I do to get it

My equipment is stored in a family friends shed his grandfather will not let him get it out it is locked, his grandfather just went into a retirement home. Legally how can I get my personal property from this friends grandfathers shed

James H. Wilson Jr.
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James H. Wilson Jr.
answered on May 27, 2020

Specific personal property or its fair market value can be recovered in Virginia by a Warrant in Detinue filed in the General District Court or Circuit Court, depending on the value of the property.

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Q: Are employers (VA) obligated to reimburse for pet care, while traveling for said business?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 3, 2020

That sounds like something that would generally be up to individual employers in their policies for travel expense reimbursement more so than something addressed by state law. Your post remains open for five weeks - for the most meaningful input, you could check with a Virginia employment attorney.... Read more »

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Q: In the state of Va, can I buy a gun if I have a misdemeanor conviction of brandishing a firearm? 5years ago
Shemeka C Hankins
Shemeka C Hankins
answered on Mar 2, 2020

Typically, this type of charge would not prevent you from purchasing a firearm. However, I would consult the potential firearms purchase form and make sure you answer all questions TRUTHFULLY.

https://www.vsp.virginia.gov/Firearms_PurchaseEligibility.shtm

You can also contact the...
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Q: my sons apartment complex caught fire and people are convinced it started accidentally what recourse can neighbors have
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 21, 2019

If they suffered damages, they could contact the complex owner/manager to ask about fire insurance for the premises. If local fire department is conducting investigation, any claims could possibly have to await the outcome of any such investigation. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I was reported to cps for smacking a child at the daycare I work for but on video you see I swat thier hands away

From another childs face Is that child abuse? and should I find a lawyer, I have a fixed income.

Shemeka C Hankins
Shemeka C Hankins
answered on Oct 8, 2019

You should hire a lawyer if there are criminal charges brought. CPS will conduct an investigation as well to verify the information. Make sure you are given a copy of the video of the incident. If CPS makes a negative finding, you can appeal it but I would see if you can speak with a family law... Read more »

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Q: How many hours per year of pro bono work are attorney's supposed to do?
Paula Hough
Paula Hough
answered on Apr 20, 2019

The Virginia State Bar Professional Guidelines Rule 6.1 states:

(a) A lawyer should render at least two percent per year of the lawyer’s professional time to pro bono publico legal services. Pro bono publico services include poverty law, civil rights law, public interest law, and...
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Q: Can I get hired at a restaurant in Virginia with and expired drivers licence and a social security card?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 12, 2018

It's up to the restaurant manager.

Tim Akpinar

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