Ask a Question

Get free answers to your legal questions from lawyers in your area.

Lawyers, increase your visibility by answering questions and getting points. Answer Questions
Wisconsin Questions & Answers
0 Answers | Asked in Collections for Wisconsin on
Q: In Wisconsin, can my credit card creditors garnish my wife's monthly pension payment?

We are retired and she is not a part of the accounts. She gets a monthly pension payment, automatically deposited, from her former employer.

0 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights and Environmental for Wisconsin on
Q: My apartment windows are by the entrance where smokers smoke pot and it comes into my room. What can I do legally?

I just moved here and almost every day have been subjected to second hand smoke/pot smoke coming inside my apartment. I shouldn’t have to live with my windows shut, but even when shut I can smell the fumes. I was told by management that since they were smoking outside it wasn’t their place to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for Wisconsin on
Q: Probate - Guardianship. Filed to have a guardianship removed based on Neglect abuse committing waste (not having a

No bank account setup, no services as orders, abused, neglected, committed waste admitting throw out childs clothes,putting ward in condemned homes, not having cert care givers ( doj report the care givers felons) my child was abandoned in a group for 2 days person was charged, The 2 guardians... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Wisconsin on
Q: I am an officer in a small condo HOA in Wisconsin. We are soliciting quotes for insurance coverage...

as a series of six twinplexes without revealing we are an HOA. Is this legal?

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander for Wisconsin on
Q: How long CN police get snap chat photos
0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Wisconsin on
Q: Is there someone there familiar with Wisconsin 802.05 Safe Harbor law?

Does the person serving or filing the motion for sanctions under Wisconsin 802.05 Safe Harbor law need to also include substantiation (brief in support, etc)of the claim of frivolousness, or can that be done at a much later date?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Social Security for Wisconsin on
Q: Do SSA representative payee accounts with minor child titled as beneficiary/owner count as marital property in Wisc.?

Account is funded solely by past SSDI auxiliary/family benefits with only one biological parent titled as the representative payee/financial agent.

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 18, 2024

In Wisconsin, SSA representative payee accounts with a minor child as the beneficiary are generally not considered marital property. These accounts are funded by SSDI benefits, which are specifically designated for the child's use and welfare. As such, they are separate from the marital assets... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Wisconsin on
Q: Looking for someone that could help me through a small claims affidavit

we had went mediation and the person did not follow through on what they were supposed to do and now it will be going in front of a judge. I don’t know what other proceeding things that I have to do this I have ADHD/ADD. I have learning disabilities and I don’t know how to, go about all this .... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Wisconsin on
Q: My son is not living with he's mom for like 7 months and I paying child support what I suppose to do?

Like I'm paying child support but my son is not living with he's mom for the past 7 months because she kicked him out because she decided to take her man over her son what i can do? On top of this I lose my driving license because of this

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Wisconsin on
Q: How do i find out if we have a case against the police officers that pulled us over at gun point.

A friend and I were out driving over to his buddys place, after wards, he took a detour to show me this land by a lake he wanted to buy, I had to go to the bathroom and we had seen this porta potty near by and went back to it so I could use it. Then got back in the car and we were fooling around... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Does this car count as a gift for vehicle registration purposes?

Someone else bought a car from a tow yard as a lein sale and gave it to me. They put the title in my name. Now I'm registering that car in my home state, and I'm being asked how much it was bought for and how much sales tax was paid. I don't know what he paid for the car. Do I claim... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 18, 2024

For vehicle registration purposes, you should consider the car as a gift since you did not pay for it yourself. When registering the vehicle in your home state, you can explain that the car was gifted to you, and you are unaware of the purchase price. This is important because the sales tax you owe... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Wisconsin on
Q: Can I move forward with a small claims case if I can only serve one party from a lease?

I leased to a father (48) and son (early 20s) and they paid very little rent and no utilities. I got them out and want to file a small claims case to reclaim $ owed (nearly $10K), but I don't know where the son is (have an idea of the city, but no address) and only know where the father is... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin on
Q: I was just fired job is try to deduct from my check or won't give to me

I returned an idea worth 474.64 got fired for it now job is saying I did it 3 times and want my permission to deduct that from my last check which would leave me with no check and them implying if I don't give them permission they won't give me my check I don't know what to do

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Wisconsin on
Q: Opening mail.

Hello. I work in a commercial building and I have people renting from me. A letter from my landlord was taped on the main door and one of our tenants opened it and took pictures. She spread the confidential information to the other tenants. The letter was not in an envelope but it was addressed to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Wisconsin on
Q: Does saying "you care more about profit than the wellbeing of people" qualify as libel?

Posted on the Linkedin business platform.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 17, 2024

A Wisconsin attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. That could be a decision that a court would make - there's nothing to stop someone from suing based on such a characterization. How it is handled could depend on interpretation, evidence, and the way the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Wisconsin on
Q: How can I get emancipated in Wisconsin at 16

I get verbally abused at home every day what can I do

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Wisconsin on
Q: I got pulled over for not wearing seatbelt in Wisconsin. Immediately they asked to search I denied.

They called in canine then asked me to step out of car. Canine hit on passenger side of car. They searched my car for 2 hours found nothing. As last resort one cop looked in my purse. I had 2 Suboxone not in original bottle. They arrested me (refused to let me call pharmacy to verify they were... View More

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.