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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for West Virginia on
Q: I was at a stop sign behind a city dump truck driver. He backed into my car. Possibly totaled. What do I do?

I arrived behind a city dirt dump truck at a stop sign. He seen people he knew in the parking lot beside him and decided to change course. He put his truck in reverse and slammed into me. I'm missing multiple days of work, as well as having to pay 3$ a day rental fee, and I just bought my car... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for West Virginia on
Q: If a child was born in Kentucky and a custody court case was held in kentucky that led to the child’s residence being in

West Virginia primarily. How long before you can transfer that court case to West Virginia?

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for West Virginia on
Q: If someone forced me to sign and give them an insurance check that was made out to me, by threat of kicking me out.can I

Turn them into the insurance company for fraud? Or what can I do here?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for West Virginia on
Q: My boyfriend was in the WV Northern regional jail and held almost 90 days past his day of discharge? Can anyone help me

I believe that the WV jail system should be responsible. If you need any more information, I will give you/

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for West Virginia on
Q: hello, i am having trouble with frontier wireless, my land line can be down for weeks on end and they wont fix it iam 75

me and my wife are 75 and 73 and we cant get frontier to fix our land line we have tried and tried but they wont.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for West Virginia on
Q: Am I entitled to a court appointed lawyer if I'm being taken for child support?

I have received a summons about child support. She's 6 and resides in WV. I have attempted to fight for my child but have been railroaded at every attempt ( told they can't help me). There's a good bit of lies within this summon. Like had no idea we're I was located but that was... Read more »

Q: I went to St Joseph's rehab and they had 2 female employees take me to the bathroom and strip me out naked is it legal?

It is located in Summersville, wv

My name is John L. I am an Iraq veteran and I feel that it was not allowed to do that...

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for West Virginia on
Q: Is running airbnb considered a business in wv?
0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for West Virginia on
Q: My husband served me with divorce papers and he left from home. The home is his premarital property do I have any right

To refuse him or his family to come when they want

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: Can Court appointed lawyers of (xwife/xhusband)be switched days before the hearing?

The ex-wife worked with the lawyer at DHHR years earlier that was appointed to the ex-husband and she appointed another lawyer then days before the hearing the lawyers were switched so she had the lawyer she worked with at the department and the department positioned for emergency removal based on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for West Virginia on
Q: Can a company stop an employee from working for one of their contractors immediately following retiring?

I am retiring from a large company in a couple weeks and hoping to go to work for another company that does contract work for my current employer. My current employer told me there is a 90 day waiting period before i can be an employee of the contracting company.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for West Virginia on
Q: If a cram down in paid in full during a Chapter 13, is the loan considered paid upon a dismissal of Chapter 13?

In my Chapter 13 I had a cram down on one of my vehicles. While in the plan, the amount agreed to was paid in full. About a year later, I voluntarily dismissed my Chapter 13 and wanted to know where that vehicle stands as far as being paid off or not.

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
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W. J. Winterstein Jr.
answered on Nov 15, 2022

In a Ch. 13 proceeding, an Order of general discharge is entered upon completion of the confirmed Plan. If you dismissed before that time, no Discharge of debt was entered. As a result, upon dismissal, you were returned to the position you were in immediately prior to the filing of the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for West Virginia on
Q: Should I have been advised on possible mortgage moratoriums after I entered Chapt. 13 in March of 2019?

I entered Chapter 13 to primarily keep the house in March of 19. With the pandemic and the allowances given to homeowners, should I have been advised about voluntarily dismissing my 13 and pursuing any of those options? Currently out of 13 by volunteer dismissal now and had always wondered if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for West Virginia on
Q: I am from WV. My dad died recently. I need to know if everyone that dies has to be probated?
Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Oct 6, 2022

The purpose of probate is to retitle assets owned by a deceased person. If a person dies owning nothing, then no probate is required (with vary rare exceptions). This may sound impossible to you, but actually it is surprisingly common.

A perfect example is the person who engaged in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Banking and Collections for West Virginia on
Q: What do I do if the lawyer office garnishing my bank won’t respond?

So basically I owe a psych ward a ton of money. I was sued for it. And now they are garnishing my entire bank account. I have been trying to get ahold of the lawyer company to hopefully negotiate to stop the garnishment but they won’t return my calls and their automated emails just tell me to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 20, 2022

Get all of your money out of the bank and keep it out until you hire a lawyer and get this problem settled.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for West Virginia on
Q: How legally binding is a non-compete clause if a client wants to continue services after terminating your contract?

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working as an Independent Contractor for a small private practice. I am planning on starting my own practice in the near future and have a handful of long-term clients that the current practice will not be able to absorb. If the clients want to continue... Read more »

Kasim Carbide
Kasim Carbide
answered on Sep 20, 2022

The answer to your questions will depend on (1) what West Virginia courts consider enforceable non-competition provisions, (2) the specific facts and circumstances of your case, and (3) the language of the non-compete as well as any other restrictive covenants (clauses that forbid you from doing... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for West Virginia on
Q: and I wanted to no about a class action lawsuit if it had been settled Noe vs city national bank

You can find it on the internet. Just put Noe vs city national bank of wv

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 17, 2022

Court records in most states are generally public unless sealed. You can likely put in a public records request.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury, Antitrust and Collections for West Virginia on
Q: I need pointed in right direction for mental anguish claim
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 2, 2022

The right direction is to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area, set up a consultation, specifically discuss the specifics of your situation and determine your options. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for West Virginia on
Q: I need someone to help me with pursuing a mental anguish case that I can prove was 100% malice intent and also mental an
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 25, 2022

A West Virginia attorney could advise best but your question remains open for four weeks. If you're seeking an attorney, it's going to be difficult for law firms here to reach out to you. This forum is more Q & A format than an attorney referral service. There's a tab above you... Read more »

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