When police conduct a search of a vehicle and cause damage, they are not necessarily free from financial responsibility for the damages caused. The specific circumstances of the search, including its legality and the manner in which it was conducted, are key factors in determining liability for any...View More
I am a black female. I was wearing a hoodie and sweat pants. Seemed like I was being watched as soon as I entered the store. Before leaving the store two officers approached me and told me to hand over my purse in front of the entire store. The officer also lifted my hoodie. After being searched... View More
In your case, it is certainly possible that you were racially profiled. The fact that you were a black female wearing a hoodie and sweatpants and that you were being watched as soon as you entered the store suggests that your race and clothing may have played a role in the officers' decision...View More
I was traveling westbound on I 20 at 10:30 at night just after a rain storm. I’m approaching a box truck in the right lane I am in the left lane trying to pass the box truck. I noticed in my mirrors that there is a vehicle approaching me at a high rate of speed in the right hand lane. Therefore I... View More
Great description of facts. I felt like I was there. I do not know of any state that DOESN'T require you to have your license in your physical possession while driving. And I mean the actual license, not a photo of it on your phone. This is so the officer can determine if it has been altered...View More
Involved in an accident w/ 3 friends. One of them died in the accident. I blamed myself and said I was driving to protect the sister who was the one driving. We didn’t know the sister was going to die. I didn’t know things were going to get so serious. And first I was charged with manslaughter... View More
It really depends on the situation; however, hindering in the first degree is still considered a serious offense. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer, so that they can learn more about the facts and circumstances, and develop a plan of action to...View More
It really depends on the circumstances. Typically, law enforcement can enter one's property without a warrant if, like you said, there were exigent circumstances or in pursuit of someone who the officer was notified was engaged in wrongdoing.
In Mississippi, a judgment can generally be renewed for up to seven years from the date it was initially entered. However, this period can vary depending on the specific circumstances and the type of judgment. If you are seeking to renew a judgment that was entered in 2007, it may be beyond the...View More
This led to a diagnosis of Severe Aortic Stenosis, covered by compassionate allowance of disability. I was given about a year" give or take a few months" without two life- saving surgeries. My disability caseworker was notified immediately after diagnosis. 6 weeks later, I find she never... View More
I am sorry for your issues and the delay in answers, however it is not uncommon in the social security field for a reconsideration to remain pending for 8 to 10 weeks. You should have access to your file online that can advise you where the reconsideration stands. If that is denied, then you...View More
I am in desperate need of help. I am being held in Marshall County Ms and my civil and constitutional rights are being grossly violated along with other inmates. The showers and plumbing have drainage issues and always back up. We have no access to light the lights in the cells do not work and... View More
You may want to consider either you or your family contacting an experienced criminal defense and constitutional lawyer to get on board and handle the criminal matter and the civil rights violations. Feel free to reach out to any lawyer on here by clicking the contact information next to their...View More
The hired contractor was paid in full prior to the completion of his services. Unfortunately, the contractor did not complete the repair services. In the process of his services, he performed a makeshift repair that ultimately failed. Several attempts were made to reach the contractor thereafter... View More
From the looks of it, you have a civil suit against the contractor under several theories, with the obvious one being breach of contract. The main thing that you need to worry about is the statute of limitations, because, depending on some of the details, that statute could run (meaning that you...View More
My dad is in a nursing home and he has no idea what his wife has been doing with his affairs. She petioned conservatorship over him and I strongly believe she is the one who forged my name to document waive of jonder(?) I know I didn't sign anything cause she told no one what she was doing.she... View More
You should file an objection to the waiver, which can be something as simple as stating that you did not sign the waiver filed with the court and that you object to the conservatorship. You should also contact the attorney representing your stepmother and appear at the time and place set for...View More
It always depends on the situation; however, the first question is whether that officer put charges on you and for what. This is important because if there is a civil lawsuit, it will likely hinge on what happens with the criminal case. Regardless, it is in your best interest to reach out to...View More
In the State of Mississippi, for civil litigation, it is outlined in MRCP Rule 6 (Time) how to compute time. It mentions if the amount of time is less than 7 days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays are excluded from the time period. It does not mention verbatim an other time... View More
This was an existing fence in a portion of my backyard when I purchased my home in 2003. It fell down during Katrina and my neighbors added 2x4 support boards to the existing frame and hung it back up. It’s an eyesore and it’s rotten and falling down. I have written them and tried to discuss... View More
The fence belongs to (i.e., is owned by) whoever's property it is on. There may be a zoning/building ordinance in your city/county that requires that the "smooth" side of the fence be on one side or the other, you would need to check that with your local planning and/or building...View More
I'm unable to communicate with her father and have to go through his fiance and she barely picks up the phone. I haven't talked with my child in weeks because they never pick up the phone. I contact via Facebook messenger and barely get a message back. I've asked over and over... View More
You need to get in touch with an experienced family law attorney. First and foremost, the main question that I have is whether there is a custody order already in place. If there is, that would outline all visitation matters, in which case there is a good chance that you can file a complaint...View More
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