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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Washington on
Q: Approximately how long will my ex be in jail for 2nd degree assault against me? He suffocated me and left a bruise.

He also violated my protection order twice and had a no contact order from me in the past which was eventually lifted, but he never completed alcohol treatment as ordered. He also has one dv assault charge from me in the past.

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Washington on
Q: Can someone include rate of inflation and court fees in small claims if years have passed in the state of Washington?

Asking for a friend: They loaned some money to a friend in the fall of 2021. Since then they have not seen any of the money paid back. They understood that for a while, the person was going through some financial troubles. There have been several attempts from my friend to communicate with the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Washington on
Q: My father invented something held patent from 1968 though 1983 his idea was taken what can I do dad died
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek
answered on Feb 28, 2024

Sorry, but there is really not much that can be done now.

Firstly, patents expire. When a patent expires, the owner is not able to enforce it anymore. Your father's patent, if i issued in 1968, would have expired in 1985.

If the patent expired in 1985, and if someone...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Washington on
Q: If a recorded tape being used as evidence by a wife let's say , can that same recorded tape be used as evidence

In an entirely different case by a totally different person while both cases are in trial at the same time ?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Can my landlord kick me out of my unit if they evict my relatives on bad term?

My parents own a unit right across from me, and they're most likely gonna be evicted. It's out of their control, but my Father is known to be.. less than friendly about these things sometimes. If bad blood occurs between them and my landlord, could she also take action against me for... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Can a landlord bring in a hasmet team to throw out posessions of person who is hospitalized

Family is trying to remove possessions asap

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: Just had surgery & having complications. Doctors didn't offer help prior to surgery or after. Won't talk to me. help?

Had surgery on January 31st. Obtained a massive blood clot in my leg from the surgery. I kept telling the doctors I was having a problem and they ignored me for about a week telling me to keep taking pain meds as I told them the symptoms that led me to think I had a blood clot. The doctor's... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Washington on
Q: What would be a likely outcome for child custody? My ex wife and I currently have equal parenting time and joint legal.

We are going to court for a modification, we both want primary and the other to be every other weekend. She is making false allegations that I am abusing and neglecting our two boys 5&9 and not emotionally supporting them. She also made claims that I vape and she doesn’t want it around them... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Washington on
Q: can a therapist working as a w2 employee only be paid if a client pays the practice?

therapists are w2 employees, practice isn't paying unless the client pays the practice, even though the therapist saw them and provided services. essentially practice is saying therapists don't get paid unless the practice does. they also are not paying us for breaks. they are requiring... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Washington on
Q: Can a K2 visa holder file I-485 if he is over 21 years old? (given that he entered the US before he was still under 21)

The son will turn 21 after 5 days from entering the US. This does not give enough time for his father (the k1 holder) and his fiance to marry and file the I-485 before the son turns 21. They are worried that the son will lose his eligibility to file the adjustment of status. Could you please help... View More

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In the situation you've described, the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) may offer a solution for the K-2 visa holder who is turning 21 shortly after entering the United States. This act was designed to prevent minors from losing their eligibility for certain immigration benefits due to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Washington on
Q: i am a w2 full time employee in washington state. my employer isn’t paying me if patients don’t pay them.

they also don’t pay me sick leave or breaks or for required meetings.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Tax Law, Banking and Collections for Washington on
Q: Me and my ex husband share a house. He went to prison and owes court fees and lawyer fees. Will I lose my house?

I want to keep the house, but I don’t want them to take the whole house from me since he doesn’t have money to pay them off.

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answered on Feb 28, 2024

When you co-own a house with someone who incurs significant debts, such as court fees and lawyer fees, there is a risk that creditors might target the property to recover what is owed. However, the extent to which your house is at risk depends on several factors, including how the property is... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: How do I go about correcting my medical records? written by a counselor. They are not listening to me.

She has a paragraph talking about suicide attempts and hospitalizations as a result. none of it is correct, never attempted and never been hospitalized as a result. never even had thoughts of it.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Can I get copy of my apartment complex's insurance carrier outlining slip and fall personal injury damages coverage?

Is there a protocol or set amount payable guideline per certain personal injuries?

Example: Broken hip resulting in surgery=certain amount?

Steve Dashiak
Steve Dashiak
answered on Feb 25, 2024

I'm sorry to read about your hip. They're not going to give it to you before filing a lawsuit. I've never seen an apartment premises liability case settle pre-suit. They're going to fight every step of the way. Your injuries are serious and you need someone willing and able to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Washington on
Q: Q: Can a body shop charge me to repair a scratch on my hood that they did while in for repair.

I took my car to a body shop for repairs. While there, they created an 8” long scratch on my hood. I took my car back to have them remove the scratch, which they couldn’t remove completely. When questioned, they told me that they would need to sand down entire hood, then repaint because the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Washington on
Q: Can I become a guardian of a 14 year old in Nicaragua and then bring him here to the United States?

My girlfriend came to the United States from Nicaragua over a year ago due to political persecution. She has a 15 year old son in Nicaragua still who is there with his sister who is 25. We talk with them all day every day, but they need to be reunited. It appears I can file the I-134A and try to... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Navigating the process of bringing your girlfriend's 15-year-old son from Nicaragua to the United States can be complex. While obtaining legal guardianship in Nicaragua may seem like a viable option, it's important to understand that this may not necessarily facilitate his entry into the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Washington on
Q: I need advice appealing a small claims case

Judge knew defendant and defendant did not supply everything to me in discovery

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Washington on
Q: Judge knew defendant in small claims case, defendant did not supply everything into discovery. I need help appealing

I took an auto service shop to court for damages caused in small claims court. The judge mentioned he knew the defendant.

Defendant wrote a letter to the court without giving it to me in the discovery process. Judge ruled for defendant based on that letter. I started the appeals process

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