Resisting Without Violence is a first degree misdemeanor. That means the potential penalty is up to 1 year in jail or 12 months probation. These cases are hard to prove depending on what you are accused of and what county you are in. It all depends on the facts of your case. If it is your first...Read more »
Because of harassment, Insults, emotional damage etc from my rommate I decided to leave the premises by the end of july. We both and management agreed to a form that states that I will vacate the premises no later than July 31. It also says that I relinquish my rights to the deposit by signing. My... Read more »
Father died in 2016 in Missouri. He did leave stocks in a will. A lawyer had contacted me and this has been taken care of. However, doing research on the internet reveals that I, as the biological son, is entitled to a percentage of the estate according to Missouri law. Is this correct?
This is a question for a Missouri attorney. Your post is mainly being viewed by Florida attorneys because you are writing from Hudson, Fla. and did not change the location. On the question page, where it says, "I Need Help in this Location (modify if needed)", you should change your...Read more »
I work from home in Florida but my federal agency located in DC. I filed title vii against my supervisor to eeo. Can I file a civil lawsuit against my agency in Florida federal district court or must be filed in DC where my agency located?
Generally, you may sue a defendant where (A) the defendant is located, (B) the subject incident(s) occurred, or (C) at a location agreed upon by the parties by contract. So when you work out of your home for an entity that is in another jurisdiction, there would need to be an analysis of where the...Read more »
I was having trouble getting my older boat insured. My friend/agent said he would probably just put his name on it so we could get it insured. Mind you, he has nothing to do with the boat nor has he invested in it. He strictly put his name on it to get it insured. The boat sank. Insurance company... Read more »
I don’t remember signing my workers compensation contract after the day I got out of the hospital. I was completely drugged up because I got ran over by a garbage truck. So that means that one of the workers compensation employees had to come by to get me sign their documents. Can I get out of... Read more »
You could certainly try. To have a valid contract, you cannot have an impairment causing you to lack the required capacity to enter into a legally-binding contract. Basically, you must be mentally competent, and being drugged up could possibly cause you to temporarily lose the necessary mental...Read more »
I had an issue with a torque converter and was told by 2 different mechanics that I might as well get a whole rebuilt transmission. In a matter of 2 weeks, I had to take my car to the mechanics 4 times. First to replace my bad transmission with a rebuilt one, then to service it, the to replace it... Read more »
You need to find a couple of experienced mechanics to give you expert opinions as to there has been any foul play. Let them put their opinions in writing. After that, you can bring it to a commercial litigation attorney for a consultation as to whether it pays to sue them.
You need to speak with a Florida Probate Attorney in order to provide additional details and specifics of the circumstances. It has now been 5 years, someone should have contacted you long ago if there was a probate and you were named in the Will/Trust/Deeds or on any other accounts and or assets....Read more »
I took care of everything in and out of home. Mother is now in care of daughter and she wants me out now.The Mother and I are close but the daughter lives in CA.and doesn't care. I need time to pack and move my property. They changed locks to main house and took personal property. What are my... Read more »
If the writ of possession has been issued, no, it appears that court hearings are over. Expect a police officer to serve you with the writ any time and, at that time, remove you from the premises. Did your response to the summons get filed in court?
No, and you really need to schedule a consultation with a land use & zoning attorney to evaluate your situation and explain your legal rights. 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983, which provides a legal cause of action for violation of Federal constitutional or statutory rights, does not apply to complaints...Read more »
I am being sued defamation of Character. However, it has now turned into trying to put me out of business. Opposing counsel is only asking about my new business venture and who I am collaborating with. Can I use the 5 amendment because I am certain that another lawsuit will come from my providing... Read more »
"Taking the Fifth" is solely to invoke your right against self-incrimination, to prevent potential CRIMINAL prosecution. If your only fear is being sued CIVILLY, the Fifth Amendment does not apply. If opposing counsel is going on a "fishing expedition" for facts that do not...Read more »
Money is significant, multiple bank accounts, all emptied within a couple hours, for what can only assume is their own personal use. Does not benefit in any way the principle. Squabble in family over other estate matters within another country. Either country recognizes the other country's... Read more »
I assume you are trying to ask whether a bank can be sued if it allows an adult child of the principal (account owner) to withdraw funds by use of a power of attorney signed by the principal. Probably not, unless the POA was not in the proper form or the agents of the bank had reason to know...Read more »
You seem to be asking if you may countersue your ex-partner for defamation of character strictly for allegations made in a court filing. If that's your question, the answer is no. Allegations made in a court proceeding (a pleading or hearing) are cloaked with immunity from defamation claims....Read more »
My Fiancé from Florida (21) wasn't allowed to leave on a trip with me. Her parents didn’t let her go we called the police but her father knew the officers. Could a lawyer get her out of the house safely? They tried to get her baker acted but she doesn’t fulfill the criteria as she is... Read more »
Yes, schedule a consultation with a lawyer. If she is mentally competent, she may not be held against her will, even by her parents. On the other hand, bear in mind that, because she's an adult, her parents have absolutely no obligation to help her, financially or otherwise. So if she...Read more »
So my ex brother in law has left his dogs on my property for a year I have tried to contact him about getting them, he wont answer, I can no longer take care of them due to scheduling with jobs and it cost too much to have them surrendered. What legal action can i take to have him get his dogs? Or... Read more »
Send him a letter with proof of delivery confirming that he no longer wants the dogs. Give him a certain amount of time to respond to you in writing (such as 7 days), and state you will assume the failure to respond in writing means he no longer wants them. Then you have court-ready proof on...Read more »
I need to refi the partnership property but can't due to lien on the LLC still shown on county records as owner. My attorney says since I didn't record quut claim its not legal but everything I read says it is. Is it?
The execution (signing/notarizing) of a deed legally effectuates the transfer, and the recording of the deed is to put the world on notice of the transfer. When it comes to liens, the order of recording can determine the priority of the liens. Ask your attorney to fully explain to you, and or...Read more »
I was in a relationship and during the course of the relationship, I took out a car loan and bought a car. I have been making monthly payments on the car and I paid the initial processing fees. My ex boyfriend's name is on the title for the car and he used to receive upkeep for the car... Read more »
You are both owners of the vehicle as you are both on the title. If you are the only one who signed the promissory note to purchase/pay for the vehicle, then you are the only person legally responsible for the vehicle. He is correct in that he does have an ownership interest in the vehicle. If...Read more »
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