Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: Is there any legal way I can live in my mothers house after she is deceased to have time to change the deed to my name?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Estate Planning for Florida on
Answered on Jul 23, 2017

I would want to know more about your family situation, but assuming that you are going to inherit the home and just need time to file the probate, I don't see any reason why not. Just know that until you have legal title to the home, you will not be able to mortgage, sell or get insurance on it. Best of Luck! Jennifer
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Q: if a contempt of court motion has been file, does the victim/witness has to go to court? If she does not want to.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 22, 2017

The question is not clear, or complete.

This sounds like a domestic violence case. You were the victim. Court was set for a certain date. You were subpoenaed. And, you did not show up.

The Court sees this as wasting their time. Yes, you can be held on contempt. Monetary fine, or jail possible.
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Q: My brother moved in to my home with out my permission and refuses to leave. How do I get him out quickly?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Answered on Jul 21, 2017

two options- call the police and ask them to remove ( or arrest) the individual for trespassing ( if you haven't already done so, before calling the police, tell your brother of these intentions so he can't say he wasn't warned).

If that doesn't work, you have to file a "detainer warrant" - this is the process for eviction for renters who fail to pay their rent,etc. Technically speaking, he is not a renter, he is a guest, and you can kick guests out whenever you are ready for them to...
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Q: Tracy an only child and blind was kicked out of her mothers house and fraudulently/forgery done to life ins. HELP..

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

You need to act swiftly to get your friend a competent probate or custodianship/ guardianship lawyer to start acting on her behalf immediately. The best advice I can give your friend is to get a good lawyer right away and to start taking action to hold the executor responsible for his misconduct.
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Q: can i sew my landlord over black mold he is trying to force me to pay rent after he refuses to clean the mold.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

Yes. Generally, If your daughter got sick as a result of mold and you have a doctor that will sign such diagnosis , you will be in good standing. Please have a lawyer near you investigate the claim and send all your medical records and correspondence with the Landlord. Best of luck.
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Q: One of my neighbors had been harassing me and my family for a few months. Making Vulgar remarks and threatening gestures

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Oregon on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

You need to report this to your local police. The attempt to hit you with his vehicle may well be an assault. Generally speaking a person making vulgar remarks isn't going to get in trouble as they do have a right to free speech so this is a tricky area. But a sum of acts that would put a normal person in fear might get some attention from the police. Read the elements of the misdemeanor crime of menacing here: https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/163.190. I would definitely report this and see...
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Q: Discrimination?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Oregon on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

At the hearing, if the employer does not produce the voicemail (first to you prior to the hearing) then object that they have no evidence to support termination for cause. In general, your argument will be that even if they had cause to fire you (assuming there were no extreme circumstances), you were not on notice that your job was in jeopardy.

As to the rest, I personally have not heard of a discrimination claim quite like that, so you might want to search for an attorney who has...
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Q: I am 18 and I live in Florida .What do I have to do to buy a buy a rifle from a local gun shop?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

Federal law requires that you be at least 21 to buy a handgun. Florida doesn't require that you have a license to possess either a handgun or a long gun. So if you want to buy a rifle you shouldn't have any problem. Check with the gun shop to be sure.
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Q: If I get pulled over and the police officer asks for my passenger Drivers license does my passenger have to get it to

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

A passenger can challenge the police officer's BASIS for using blue lights to pull over a car. Brendlin v.California, 551 U.S. 249, 127 S.Ct. 2400, 168 L.Ed.2d 132 (2007).

A passenger's luggage cannot be searched, without a warrant. Arkansas v. Sanders, 442 U.S. 753, 99 S.Ct. 2586, 61 L.Ed.2d 235 (1979).

Several other U.S. Supreme Court cases have established the rules for patdown of clothing of a passenger, or search of that passenger. Maryland v. Wilson, 519 U.S. 408, 117...
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Q: I wanted to sign up for a timeshare presentation and I am a single man. I was told only single women or men w/ partners.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

That sounds like it. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does...
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Q: If you were part of a prosecution team and you convicted someone of a crime and 10 years later new evidence is found

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Education Law for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

If the prosecutor can be convinced the new evidence raises serious questions about the guilt of the accused, he or she can be helpful in defense efforts to reopen the case for a new trial.
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Q: Pictureposted in public by pub/servant like a bolo w/ss# on it. What law/statutes R they breaking?What recourse do i hav

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

The facts you state are not sufficient to form an answer.

You need to consult with an attorney in the Miami are and shoe the attorney this paper that was posted.
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Q: What violates a child welfare safety plan during a sexual abuse investigation?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Maryland on
Answered on Jul 16, 2017

I am not normally a fan of reporting to CPS. However, there is already a plan in place that your ex is aware of. The fact that he is not thinking about the implications of the children spending the night shows he is not demonstrating good judgment. Your first priority is to protect the children.

You should consult with an attorney regarding all your options.
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Q: How do i get my boyfriend back into the U.S long term after he has received a 10 year ban?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

I would consider sitting down with an immigration attorney to discuss all of your options. You have some options.
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Q: 16yrold/19yrold he assisted in runaway restraining order denied for civil harassment how do i keep him away from her.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Family Law for California on
Answered on Jul 14, 2017

That sounds like a crime that should be reported to the police. If they fail to investigate, you can file a complaint with the police department and also report the crime to the DA. You may want to file a restraining order against the boyfriend on behalf of your daughter. It sounds like you erred in the prior filing. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more...
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Q: What can i do if I can't contact my landlord?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Jul 14, 2017

This is too vague to answer. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This...
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Q: Hi will I need to file photo evidence along with my complaint

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Jul 14, 2017

Evidence can be filed along with your complaint, but frankly you may need to have a lawyer review and redraft your filings before you file them to help prevent serious mistakes. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice...
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Q: Can a male officer search me a female just for giving me a ride down road

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

May be s.o.p. for cops in your jurisdiction as people have attacked cops in their cars. However sounds like you have a claim for your injuries--so call a member of the Ill. Trial Lwyers Assn--they give free consults.
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Q: My neighbor is selling his home with several building code violations that affect my property.How can I remedy b4 sale?

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

You can report such violations to the city, and you might be able to sue as well for trespass and related wrongs. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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Q: How to get a Terroristic Act that someone else admitting to doing at the trial, sealed from my record?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

If it is a misdemeanor conviction you have at least 90 days of waiting after you file for the expungement (in this case, a seal) before it is granted, if it even would be with pending charges. If it is a felony then you might have other issues you will run into that will prevent you from sealing it.

Hire a lawyer and have them figure it out.
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