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Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: if a deputy jumps over a locked gate with out a warrant have my rights been violated?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Jun 29, 2015

Answered on Jun 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I need to know why the deputies were there to begin with and to read their reports.

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Q: how doy i. fiend a rprobo no lawyer to sue a jail

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Jun 21, 2015

Answered on Jun 23, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Go see a personal injury attorney who has sued the jail before.

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Q: The father of my daughter recorded a conversation without my consent is that legal

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Jun 20, 2015

Answered on Jun 22, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I do not have enough facts to answer this question. What were the circumstances?

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Q: If Im a convicted felon can I use or posses a firearm for protection that is an obvious threat from his past involvement

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Jun 3, 2015

Answered on Jun 4, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No, not without getting your gun rights restored. It is a rather serious felony for a convicted felon to possess a firearm.

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Q: I am a French citizen living in the USA with a H1B visa ,Can I own a gun and have a carry-on permit in Florida?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on May 29, 2015

Answered on May 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Immigration lawyers rarely answer questions on this forum. Go see one.

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Q: Does u.s.c. 14 section 141 grant the u.s.c.g. The power to extend the jurisdiction of a city law enforcement agency

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on May 29, 2015

Answered on May 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
To answer this particular question would require research. Talk to your criminal defense attorney about it.

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Q: If I want to file a discrimination/ harassment charge against a corporation is there a time limit to filing.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Arizona on May 13, 2015

Answered on May 29, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Talk to a civil rights lawyer. All civil claims have deadlines, so don't delay. Be well.

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Q: I had a felony in VA, served probation in FL. Rights restored in VA, were they ever taken in FL?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on May 15, 2015

Answered on May 16, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This would require research not just general knowledge to me. The rights were restored, anyway.

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Q: What to do for being wrongfully Attrested

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for South Carolina on Apr 17, 2015

Answered on May 6, 2015

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Andrew "Andy" Potter's answer
Is there still a charge pending against you? If so, you cannot sue for being wrongfully arrested until the charges are either dismissed or you are acquitted at trial. Even then, you may have a difficult time making a case that you were wrongfully arrested. You need to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your interests.

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Q: Is the questioning of a suspect in the presence of their supervisor, who is the accuser, a civil rights issue?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for South Carolina on Apr 23, 2015

Answered on May 6, 2015

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Andrew "Andy" Potter's answer
No. Based upon what you asked, no. However, it never helps to talk with the police without an attorney. You need to hire an attorney immediately so he or she can protect your interests.

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Q: is discrimination against a disabled citizen legal if they are female?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on May 3, 2015

Answered on May 4, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Attorneys need to know the facts. You have given no facts, just conclusions.

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Q: I was in arugement with my partner and im deaf and i called police and request sign lang. intrepreter. but they couldnt?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Georgia on Apr 28, 2015

Answered on May 2, 2015

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Julie A. Rice's answer
If you were arrested or your civil rights were violated, then you can possibly bring an action for a violation of your civil rights and/or under the ADA (American with Disabilities Act). If there was no violation of your rights, then it will be difficult to establish a claim. An interpreter should have been provided if your civil rights were at stake and I do not know why that was not the case except for a lack of resources, which is not a legal excuse, and I hope that your civil rights were...

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Q: Can my person or personal belongings be searched as a passenger on a commercial motor coach (bus)

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Montana on Mar 27, 2015

Answered on Apr 10, 2015

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Bradley Jay Jones' answer
This will depend on who is searching and why. Generally speaking you should not be searched on ground transportation by a civilian.

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Q: Should I hire a personal injury or civil rights attorney?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Mar 21, 2014

Answered on Apr 10, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You should probably consult with a personal injury attorney.

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Q: What do I have to do to retrive my belongings from a old housemates home

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Georgia on Mar 13, 2015

Answered on Mar 20, 2015

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Paula J. Mcgill's answer
How long have you been gone? What were the circtumstances of your departure? What have you done so far to retrieveyour belongings?

The easiest thing might be to just send an e-mail and letter by priority mail, which has tracking. The correspondence should request a retrieval date as soon as possible. If your housemate refuses, you may have to sue to obtain your belongings. If they have been destroyed, you will have to sue for the value of those belongings.

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Q: Does FL require a license to carry a handgun on a boat?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on Mar 6, 2015

Answered on Mar 14, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You need a license to carry a concealed firearm, whether in a boat or not.

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Q: I received a citation to give my brother a application for letters of administration. What do I need to give him?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Texas on Mar 4, 2015

Answered on Mar 7, 2015

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Nancy Hui's answer
Nothing, unless you want to object. It is just a notice to you that he is applying as an administration of the estate.

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