Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: If Im getting hit by a 17 year old Can I do anything I’m 18?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 24, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You could call the cops, tell a teacher, tell your parents...
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Q: if i am 17 and sue a company,will the money be under my name even if im a minor?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 24, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Such a lawsuit would be barred by the workers compensation statutes. Workers compensation is an exclusive remedy. You should ask your question of an attorney who practices in that field.
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Q: How often does the grand jury met for indictments?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 24, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
Call the clerk's office and ask.
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Q: I am looking for a lawyer to defend my special needs grandson who has had his civil rights violated by a Magistrate.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 24, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
It's unclear why you are having trouble hiring an attorney. What is the status of the case? What is the nature of your allegation? Why do you believe lawyers are turning you down based on politics rather than costs or the merits of the case?
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Q: Do I have 100% ownership and control of a pre-marital house and savings in a bank?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Divorce, Family Law and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Apr 24, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
You need to have an in person consultation with an experienced matrimonial attorney to advise you of your options. A prenuptial agreement to protect your assets will almost certainly be the best way. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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Q: I bought 35 acres on 4/2/18 with renters on a monthly rent. Renters have locked the gate on 4/22 what r my rights

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Gregory L Abbott's answer
A tenant cannot unreasonably refuse you entry to inspect your property. Whether you can clear brush etc. depends upon what their lease says and what their rights include. The only way to really know is for you to take a copy of the lease to a local landlord-tenant attorney for an in depth review of exactly what your rights and obligations are. Good luck.
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Q: Can anyone tell me how I check if theres any complaints filed against me or if there are any court case open against me

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Collections for California on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
William John Light's answer
The best way to check it is to call it, unless you want to pay for an internet verification service.
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Q: Can NC stipulate who is listed on my child's birth certificate

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for North Carolina on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer
Under some circumstances - yes.
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Q: do i have a right to purchase inherited property after working for housing only for 13 years,can they sell and evict me

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Employment Law and Real Estate Law for Oregon on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Joanne Reisman's answer
You simply can't put something this complex on a website, summarize what happened and ask a question and expect a decent answer. No competent Attorney is going to try to answer something this complex. They will need to sit down with you and review everything that happened and advise you and it sounds like it could be a bit pricey to pay for professional time to go through this log history.

You best option might be to consult with a landlord tenant lawyer and see if the eviction notice...
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Q: 3 years ago I have court ordered that I have 50/50 and domicile parent. And $100 monthly My child's father is to pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes of course it is still binding unless you were married and never completed divorce.
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Q: Hey, I'm a YouTuber who makes shady compilations of what YouTubers have done.a youtuber is suing me for ruining her

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Business Law and Civil Rights on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Jason Brooks' answer
With the caveat that this is not intended to be legal advice, it sounds like this person was caught on camera doing something they shouldn’t have been — as long as you obtained this footage using legal means (i.e. you actually filmed this activity) what you have described does not appear to be actionable by the youtuber.
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Q: In upstate ny Is it legal for a sheriff to ask me questions over the phone rather than in person?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for New York on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Susan Chana Lask's answer
You called the sheriff and asked him a questions, then he asked you one. You can answer him or decline to answer. Even if he called you, you do not have to answer the questions of a law enforcement officer unless you want to. On the other hand, if an officer stopped you in person for reasons he believes are related to a crime, you have to at least show him your identification but you still do not have to answer any questions unless your rights are read to you first, and that includes your...
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Q: If someone takes a $300 product and throws them on the road on purpose and now has damage on them what actions do I take

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 21, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Was the "$300 product" your property? If so, how did it come into the possession of "someone"?
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Q: If I sue for my belongings in house she won't give back can she Cross complaint fiel for emotional distress, loss wages

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
Sure. She can also sue the Pope, and Mickey Mouse, and Darth Vader. Anyone can sue anyone for anything -- the question is whether or not she'll be successful.

Here's my suggestion: see if you can work it out with your ex. As part of that, tell her you'll be calling the cops and reporting her theft of your belongings if she won't return them. If she still won't, then do just that: call the cops, or go in and file a report. Likely, they'll contact her and try to convince her to...
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Q: In the wittiness statement she said she held against her will but when the people left she escape. But in the police

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer
You need to hire a competent attorney now. Next you need to start finding Witnesses at the scene who will give you statements and then testify. There may be cell phone pictures of the alleged Victim hanging out there voluntarily. Do not intimidate the Victim, but investigate her a little, such as did she miss any work, claim she was hurt, or even jealous of someone, etc. ? Hopefully you are at General Sessions and can put on a devastating Preliminary Hearing.
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Q: Would you be willing to sit down and hear my case? I left a message on your voicemail. It is urgent

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Unfortunately, I am out of town until Tuesday but my partner, Dennis Burke is in tomorrow and Friday and can help you. He is at502-262-4984.
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Q: Is there a statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit after police officers raided my home with a fake search warrant

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. One year statute of limitations.
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Q: What are the consequences for a school that begins to promote a specific religion?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Jennifer Price's answer
It depends on the type of school. There can be significant consequences if this is a public school.
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Q: I am Canadian and pregnant by a US Citizen. Currently still in the US and I need to know what my rights are.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Immigration Law, Child Support and Civil Rights for Florida on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Rand Scott Lieber's answer
Getting pregnant does not change your immigration status. You have no rights against the father until the child is born, at which point you will need to file a petition for paternity to collect child support. You need to speak with an immigration lawyer about your status.
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Q: How can I be locked up for 6 months in a county jail and only plea guilty to something I didn't do or put a$10,000.00 up

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If the case was dismissed against you, you may have anaction for wrongful arrest. Unfortunately, in the current criminal justice system climate, many innocent people make the decision to plead guilty to something they didn’t do just so they can get out of jail because they can’t afford to post bond.
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