Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: Court documentation of suspended time

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Virginia on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

A sentence of 20 years with 18 years 10 months suspended means the active sentence (what the defendant must serve) is 1 year 2 months. A sentence of 20 years with 19 year 10 months suspended means the active sentence is 2 months. Of the active part, the defendant serves 85%. Whatever sentence order the judge signed is what the jail will follow. It may be that the defefendant’s attorney negotiated a sentence of “time served”. The defendant should speak to his attorney.
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Q: My son was Baker Acted by his school today and no one from the school called me. The school has all my phone numbers

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Education Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

And what are your damages, exactly?
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Q: In NJ does a motorist (or passenger?) have the right to record interactions with police?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

In general you can record any conversation so long as it would not interfere with a police investigation, arrest etc, so that would be the main question.
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Q: An ex-boss touched me in the chest twice in 1997 (I'm female, he is male); is there anything I can do?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Oregon on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

Your statute of limitations has almost certainly expired, unless the defendant left the jurisdiction or you have been mentally incapacitated for a lengthy period of time. Also, the fact that you never expressed these facts to anyone for 20 years will almost certainly be held against you in regards to the veracity of the claim. Confirm with Oregon counsel, if that is the state where this happened.
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Q: When My Great Grandmother died 1942 My Grandmother never received her Inheritance. Orange County, FL. How can we claim ?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Land Use & Zoning for Florida on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

There is absolutely no way to answer a question like this via this online forum. Many many issues and the amount of time that has passed likely make this case not viable. But if you want to pursue you need to get offline and get into a real estate attorney’s office in Orange County and hire the attoeney to do the massive amount of research to even to see if you have a remote chance of success.

Good luck.
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Q: If the wrong township but right address is listed in a search warrant for your house does that make search warrant invai

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Please, for your own sake, do not post any more information about this case online. It only takes one search for the police to determine who you are and link anything you say online to your case. Valid or not, you will need an attorney to review the facts and defend you.
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Q: Can school prevent a father w/ Joint custody from seeing his daughter just because the ex-wife won't add him as contact?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

You have a right to all of her school records as a start. The statute follows. You need to take this, together with a copy of your divorce papers to the school, and discuss the matter again.

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Q: Is my partner able to get married even if he was charged with domestic violence from a previous relationship?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

his prior DV should not stop him from being married as long as he is single.

it may however dissuade a new partner from committing..........
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Q: Got a car from a dealership a week ago now they are saying we can't keep it bc not enough income

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

Presumably the sale was subject to approval by the finance company, and it didn't approve. So yes, they can probably do that. Ask them to transfer the title and tags back to you for one of the cars you traded.
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Q: Are there any resources in PR for dealing with Parental Alienation issues?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Puerto Rico on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

Yes.

Under a case of custody or visitations you can allege Parental Alienation.
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Q: If I got pulled over for doing 93 in a 65 mph zone by an unmarked police car, Can I fight it in court?

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 8, 2017

Unfortunately in NJ it is perfectly acceptable to get a ticket from an officer in an unmarked car. I suggest you get a lawyer for your ticket as most judges if you go to court will suspend your license when the speed is 90 or more.
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Q: Can a person be arrested for smoking under a no smoking sign to give the officer the right to search that persons things

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Nov 8, 2017

a lawyer would want to have a lot more facts.

was she arrested? Did they find anything on her?

did she put it out because you saw officer walking towards you.

if ofcr has a right to arrest he can search incident to arrest.
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Q: DV Lottery: Will I be considered a public charge if I cannot do regular jobs because of hearing loss?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Immigration Law and Civil Rights on
Answered on Nov 7, 2017

Having hearing loss in and of itself will not trigger any public charge bars. With regards to your question regarding assistance for people with disabilities: There are certainly programs to help people with disabilities. Some may help in ways that are useful to people relocating to the US. These are not government programs but rather non-profits. There are no government programs for people relocating to the US except for those who came as refugees.
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Q: Can you use the same evidence obtained during a civil case in a separate tort commission case?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Personal Injury for North Carolina on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

Usually if it's admissable in civil court it's admissable in other courts, certainly in administrative proceedings. Presumably he has an attorney and should ask them.
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Q: Csn a teacher make u put your phone in your backpsck if its off and in your pocket

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017
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Q: can i sue for back wages i ,was hired as a personal assistant, and live in roomate ,

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Libel & Slander, Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

You should consult with an experienced employment law attorney or law firm so you can determine your rights and how to protect them. Most such attorneys offer free consultations, and I know there are many good employment law attorneys in the Sacramento area.
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Q: what is the process on a motion to alter and amend fed rule 59e

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

Your question is unintelligible to me. Perhaps you can explain the circumstances surrounding your question.
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Q: I sold my house to a cash buyer . He deposit $100.00 to hold my property . In the meantime he is selling it to anothers

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

I suggest you retain the services of a real estate lawyer right away. You should ask about giving notice of rescission of your offer to sell. Do not hesitate or delay, because time is of the essence. You need to act now to protect your interests.
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Q: California long term same sex partners (12) separation. what are my rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

You really need to consult with a California licensed family law attorney.
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Q: Hello I would like to know what steps i can take , to get my 5 yr old childs picture off instagram .

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Civil Rights and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

You need to ask this question of a New York lawyer, since you are in New York. Most California admitted attorneys are not licensed to practice law in New York and it would be improper of us to offer you legal advice in a location where we are not licensed to practice.
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