I was a university professor in a foreign country. I was the target of several criminal actions and several other possible ones. Two to three years later -- in 2008 -- I was pushed out of the country in a process that might itself have been illegal [I was ejected from a hospital]. It is now 15... View More
Whether being forced out of another country would toll the statute of limitations depends on the specific laws of the country/jurisdiction in question. There may be no statute of limitations at all for certain crimes/claims in the other country. If the alleged crimes were committed in the United...View More
It is best to obtain a separate loan if possible as there would need to be separate counsel to review the circumstances of a mortgage promissory note situation. You also want to make sure that you don't violate an automatic asset restraining order if Divorce is or will be started shortly.
One contractor (construction supervisor) show up only on several occasions, did not supervise subcontractors and did shoddy work. Had to let him go and take over the building permit myself. His partner has been trying to make good but has informed me he probably cannot finish the job. I have... View More
If you feel the partners will not pay and you do not trust them to finish the work, it may be time to complete the work by hiring someone else and consult a lawyer about collecting the completion costs. You would argue the partners have breached the contract and that you are entitled to damages in...View More
The short answer is no. In addition to a real estate attachment, which the plaintiff will soon record, there should have been an accompanying Complaint. You will have to Answer that and defend the case or resolve/settle it. Hopefully, your total exposure is no greater than $25,000 but depending...View More
Yes. The attorneys who file an appearance are the lawyers of record with the court on your behalf. That doesn't mean other lawyers in the firm cannot assist, behind the scenes, on a case. I think it's a matter of degree and what they are doing. Conducting legal research or drafting...View More
Do contract cancellation forms apply to online nonrefundable services? If the buyer had attempted to resolve the issue with the service provider to no avail within one day of purchasing it, do they still have the right to dispute the charges and are viable for refund? Is there at all any way within... View More
In Massachusetts, there are a myriad of regulations which can pertain to specific types of contracts and cancellations. For example, Uniform Commercial Code governed contracts would likely fall under the definitions of "contract", "contract for sale" and...View More
I have a lawsuit on the Fbi I need to put in for . The Dod have navigated me through the local and state to make sure the perps where using their illegal way to abuse authority but the Fbi is found liable for damages the Dod said since they are letting terroism honon amd a active 6 person cartel... View More
You may want to consider contacting your local bar association or conducting an online search for attorneys who specialize in civil rights, government misconduct, or similar areas of law. Additionally, you can consider reaching out to legal aid organizations that may offer free or reduced-cost...View More
My ex fiancé and mother went in on a house together. When we broke up he wanted to kick my mom out, we sued him for breach of contract when he filled for evection. We won and my mom has until February 28, 2023 to vacate the property at that time we will do a walk thru of premises and then he will... View More
I assume your ex's entry into the property violated the parties' settlement agreement. However, you do not articulate any harm to you or your mother as a result of his acts and therefore you would not be entitled to damages. Therefore, it does not seem to be in your interest to reopen the...View More
I know of nothing requiring it. I have never had a judge deny a trustee process attachment because I had not pursued supplementary process first. However, allowing a trustee process attachment is within the court's discretion.
My brother recently bought a car from Facebook Marketplace. The car had a legal title with the seller’s name and no lienholder mentioned. My brother took the title to RMV and was able to register the car under his name (which means title was original). After a couple of months, a towing company... View More
I'm inquiring about MA rule of law on a motion to sanction or fee impose on a defendant. This is land court, land dispute, and contempt proceeding. I was sued for a prescriptive and adverse possession easement in a planned community. The Plaintiff claims that I have violated the order and... View More
You will need to file an Response denying the allegations. Get ready for the hearing with any witnesses and/or evidence of your obeying the Order verbatim. I recommend hiring a MA attorney as incarceration might be a possibility.
I am not able to answer his phone calls every single night so he can speak to our son. The last lawyer I had said to agree to the terms of him speaking to my son every night and that it wouldn’t be a big deal. I never wanted to agree because I know my schedule is crazy and I shouldn’t have to... View More
If there is a Court Order that there is a phone call father has at such a time each night, someone needs to make sure the call happens so that if someone else is watching the child, then they can handle the child responding to the call.
I have a civil judgment in Massachusetts. I want to collect on the judgment by a wage or bank account garnishment, I understand I need to do a trustee process. Does that mean I have to file a second complaint (complaint on judgment) and pay court costs service of process fees again?
i am the child named in a judgment of divorce between parents and became a tenancy in common in properties with step-mother. i am now disabled and the sales will create financial complexities along with a host of difficulties. i have hired a real estate attorney & scheduled to meet soon but i... View More
If the devisees under the Will are all alive, then it would seem that an alternate designated or conditional beneficiary-devisee would not take under the Will. If the Will is disallowed the heirs under intestacy would take.
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