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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: Do I have parental rights? I'm notnlisted on the birth certificate, and the mother is deceased.

My son's mother is deceased. I am not on the birth certificate. I live in one state with my son, and birth happened in another state. I don't believe I ever signed anything except a paternity acknowledgement. I need to obtain a birth certificate for him but can't because I am not on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for West Virginia on
Q: I would like someone to examine a lease agreement and explain it to me, I am having problems with a tenant

My concern is two leases were created for a tenant. The manager of the company had a traumatic brain injury and the new manager wrote a second lease. This is creating problems because neither lease is professional. The stress of owning real estate is too much for the owner to handle and the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for West Virginia on
Q: Hi, in my quest to start and unincorporated non profit in the state of WV, on the form it requires an “appointed agent”?

This will be for the purpose of performing local Trap, Neuter and returns in my county for the overpopulation of feral and stray cats and I will be soliciting donations from the community so that I may purchase spay/neuter vouchers from our local veterinarian clinics

0 Answers | Asked in Election Law for West Virginia on
Q: Can a candidate who loses in the primary run as a write-in candidate in the general election for the same position?

Is there a sore loser clause that says you can’t? If so I can’t find it.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Estate Planning for West Virginia on
Q: My dad wrote a handwritten will his wife contested it and we are waiting to have a hearing can his wife try to sale it
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 17, 2022

If the property goes through his Estate, then it has a cloud on the Title. No reasonable purchaser would want such title, but they might buy it cheap and get a Quit Claim Deed. If she is the executrix, it might be grounds to remove her.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for West Virginia on
Q: I need to ask about eviction

My mobile home park manger is tryin to put me out becuz of my 25 year old nephew she has yet to evict him from the trailer he lives in at his dad in the lease at his dads … my and my husband live in a mobile home park with his two brothers also have trailers in this park …. She has yet to evict... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Federal Crimes and Social Security for West Virginia on
Q: is there any way possible that you can find a dead persons last will and testment he is my papaw

the courthouse where i live is keeping me from my home,my family and has caused me to lose about everything i have they wont give me my estate paperwork or anything that goes with it it is a $500,000 estate and i got 5 $100,000 bond slips that they are keeping me from obtaining my in heritents that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for West Virginia on
Q: How long does it take for papers to be served to the spouse in WV once they are filed?

It's been two weeks since the petition for the divorce has been filed.

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for West Virginia on
Q: I have a friend who is dating a 34 year old and she is 17. What can I do to help her mom stop this?

Her mother doesn’t approve she doesn’t come home and stays with him. She skips school to hang out with him and she’s gonna be put on probation because of it.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Q: WV code 17C 14-13 ; does an HOA board have the right to invoke this code on a resident owner that parks on the roadway

the parking blocks the right lane of travel more that 75%. The resident also parks a truck trailer combination on the road. it is a violation of rules to park a trailer on the road.

Also parks across from my driveway, making it difficult to exit, especially when hauling a trailer.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for West Virginia on
Q: Are eviction hearings audio recorded, and if so how can I obtain a copy of my past eviction hearing?

I was wrongfully evicted in 2011 and need the documentation of my hearing to try and have the eviction expunged from my record.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for West Virginia on
Q: Can we get out of our timeshare since there are mistakes on the documents?

While in Florida, my husband and I signed the contract and paid the down payment for a timeshare. The property location was undisclosed until closing and it is a points style timeshare. This "transaction" took place on April 17, 2022. On May 1, 2022, exactly two weeks after the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for West Virginia on
Q: I purchased a puppy . There is a strong suspicion the puppy is deaf. I've only had her a couple weeks. What can I do?

Breeder told me she was sorry for any inconvenience and she didn't know she was deaf. She is 4.5 mo.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for West Virginia on
Q: When on parole in WV, do you get day for day off of your sentence?

If somebody did 1 year in jail and was released, and then did 1 year on parole, is that 1 year considered times served off the original sentence? It's it day for day when on parole?

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: I was battling custody with my ex husband and unbelievably he was granted custody after 12 years. Truthfully no reason!

switching this after 12 years. I was notified of the initial hearing on Friday May 16th that my case would be on May 18th ( first day courts opened after Covid). I didn’t have an attorney present with me and I lost. I then hired an (what I was told highly knowledgeable and excellent but very... Read more »

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