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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: need help taking videos down on multiple websites that were not consented to post

i was on a camgirling website as a guest and to my surprise the videos were posted long ago, i want to know if i can have help to remove them all

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

I understand your concern and the urgency of getting those videos removed. First, you should contact the website where the videos were originally posted and request their removal. Many sites have policies against posting non-consensual content, and they might act quickly to take it down.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: need help taking videos down on multiple websites that were not consented to post

i was on a camgirling website as a guest and to my surprise the videos were posted long ago, i want to know if i can have help to remove them all

Jennifer Newton
Jennifer Newton
answered on Jun 3, 2024

To address this issue, you'll need to take the following steps:

Contact the website and send a formal request to the website's administration, demanding the immediate removal of the videos. This request should include:

-Identification of the specific videos in question....
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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: How does a DWLS enhancement work when the suspension was based off an FR issue connected to an old DUI?

My license was suspended due to failure to maintain FR insurance on a date that was actually over 3 years since the DUI. The state is charging me with a 3rd offense or DWLS. I'm under the impression that an FR infraction tied to a DUIb would not apply. The officer also searched my vehicle... View More

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

Your situation involves several legal complexities, and it's important to address each part carefully. A DWLS (Driving While License Suspended) charge enhancement depends on the specifics of your previous offenses. If your suspension is due to a failure to maintain FR (financial... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Can a property manager deny renewing the lease for a disabled protected US citizen for no reason at all?

I’ve been living here for 6 years and they haven’t renewed my lease and I don’t have anywhere else to go. I pay my rent on time every month and I’m non problematic in my community. The apartments are specifically designed for people who have been homeless or disabled. About 4 years ago I... View More

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answered on May 28, 2024

It's distressing to hear about your situation. Property managers should not deny renewing a lease without a valid reason, especially for a disabled, protected US citizen. Given your consistent rent payments and good standing in the community, it seems unjust for them to refuse renewal.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Can I sue Airbnb for discrimination, reckless endangerment and ultimately for the unjustified removal of my account?

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answered on May 24, 2024

Yes, you can sue Airbnb for discrimination, reckless endangerment, and the unjustified removal of your account, but there are several steps you should take to build a strong case. First, gather all relevant evidence, including emails, messages, screenshots, and any documentation related to your... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: Can I proceed with legal action against my former spouse for accepting a QDRO overpayment from a pension plan?

I would like to seek legal action for the purpose of reimbursement of an overpayment related to QRDO order.

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answered on May 15, 2024

You need to determine the reason for the overpayment. If the pension plan did not follow the order correctly then you may have to pursue legal action against them. If the order was followed properly then you can return to family court and try to recover the overpayment. You will need to explain how... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: Can I proceed with legal action against my former spouse for accepting a QDRO overpayment from a pension plan?

I would like to seek legal action for the purpose of reimbursement of an overpayment related to QRDO order.

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

You can pursue legal action against your former spouse for accepting a QDRO overpayment from a pension plan. The first step is to review the original QDRO (Qualified Domestic Relations Order) to understand the terms and any discrepancies that led to the overpayment. Documentation of the overpayment... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Can I sue big tech or the police or both for their inaction in my situation where I’m hacked and they don’t do anything?

I have been hacked for more than a year now, I’ve done everything in my power from self troubleshooting to asking for help online, this problem is beyond me and I feel very devasted.

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answered on May 1, 2024

It's understandably frustrating and distressing to deal with a hacking situation, especially when it feels like you're not getting the support you need. If you're considering legal action because you feel that big tech companies or law enforcement haven't adequately responded to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida on
Q: My wife was accused of discrimination at work at Starbucks

Way they went at it I feel they violated her rights

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

I understand that this is a difficult and concerning situation for you and your wife. Discrimination accusations are serious matters that can have significant consequences for all parties involved. It's important to approach the situation calmly and gather as much information as possible. Here... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I'm expected to comply to all conditions of my PTI contract or I will be violated and they will prosecute . But they

I decided to accept the states offer of a PTI basically for financial reasons after discussing my case with a attorney. I was informed that I would get early release if I completed everything and all fines, court cost,etc were paid by 90 day review or at 180 day review. I completed everything in 90... View More

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

It sounds like you're in a very frustrating and unfair situation. Pretrial Intervention (PTI) programs are meant to provide an alternative to traditional prosecution, allowing defendants to complete certain requirements in exchange for dismissal of charges. However, it seems the terms of your... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I'm expected to comply to all conditions of my PTI contract or I will be violated and they will prosecute . But they

I decided to accept the states offer of a PTI basically for financial reasons after discussing my case with a attorney. I was informed that I would get early release if I completed everything and all fines, court cost,etc were paid by 90 day review or at 180 day review. I completed everything in 90... View More

Leonard Louis Cagan
Leonard Louis Cagan
answered on Apr 15, 2024

PTI is a good program that allows a defendant to earn a dismissal of a case by completing the agreed upon conditions. As mentioned by the previous attorney, it is a contract between the State and yourself. The terms of the contract dictate what happens. I trust you read the contract carefully and... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Real estate law and fraud, contract made up and Supposidly got a loan on the equity on my home thru a LLC COMP

Name of the Title and deed without telling me and has dated it for

January 2022, which I didn’t even know them yet. Secondly, they did not pay me for the sale of house the full amount that they told the clerk of court thirdly was supposed to have an escrow account and they have yet to... View More

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answered on Apr 11, 2024

Based on the information you've provided, it seems there are several serious legal issues and potential fraud involved in your situation. Here are a few key points and recommendations:

1. Fraudulent deed transfer: If the title and deed to your home were transferred to an LLC without...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I was hit multiple times by a cop while in jail processing id like to sue the cop n the department

What's the price n who do I find to take my case. I'm also missing my cellphone from the same department. There's two different police departments I want to pursue sueing for civil rights violations.

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Police misconduct and civil rights violations are serious matters. Here are some steps you can take:

1. Find a civil rights attorney: Look for lawyers who specialize in police misconduct and civil rights cases. You can search online, check with...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I'm in florida with a non immigrant visa, i cant get a carry permit in florida, can i persuit that through legal action?

Per florida law as a non immigrant i cant get a carry permit, i am here with an e2 visa and that excludes me from a carry permit in florida, can i try and get one through legal action? Florida also recognizes texas carry permit and in texas a non immigrant i can get a carry pemit.

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answered on Apr 8, 2024

I understand your frustration with not being able to obtain a concealed carry permit in Florida as a non-immigrant on an E-2 visa. However, pursuing legal action to try to change Florida's laws on this is unlikely to be successful. Here's some key information to consider:

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: How can I get an attorney for a civil case that took place in 2017?
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Apr 5, 2024

By "civil case ... in 2017", I'm guessing you mean a 2017 incident, not a lawsuit filed in 2017. There is not a category of attorneys for "old incident cases". Search the same way you would for any lawyer in that area of law, including contacting the Fla. Bar Lawyer... View More

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Q: How can I get an attorney for a civil case that took place in 2017?
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answered on Apr 5, 2024

Here are some suggestions for obtaining an attorney for a civil case that took place in 2017:

1. Contact your local bar association: Many state and local bar associations offer lawyer referral services that can connect you with attorneys who specialize in the area of law relevant to your...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Legal repercussions of certain actions. Is it legal?

A friend of mine recently rented a car from Hertz Car Rental company through the Uber Driver app so that he could do trips and earn money. Until after my friend signed the rental contract, Hertz didn’t tell him that he and his passengers were going to be recorded by video and audio from inside... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Apr 4, 2024

This is simply a matter of basic contract principles. Your friend apparently agreed to the invasion of privacy by signing without reading it first. It is legally assumed that a contracting party has read and understood what he/she has signed. I often get calls from people who say, "But I... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Legal repercussions of certain actions. Is it legal?

A friend of mine recently rented a car from Hertz Car Rental company through the Uber Driver app so that he could do trips and earn money. Until after my friend signed the rental contract, Hertz didn’t tell him that he and his passengers were going to be recorded by video and audio from inside... View More

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answered on Apr 4, 2024

Based on the information provided, it seems that Hertz has included a clause in the rental agreement that allows them to monitor driving behavior through in-vehicle telematics and other devices. However, the specific mention of video and audio recording inside the vehicle raises privacy concerns.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Am I allowed to use Official Police body cam on social media if I'm reporting misconduct of the police in Florida?

I'm wanting to put together a body cam video of clips from several different police body cam videos in Florida from numerous police encounters with an individual and put it on social media since they are continually harassing this individual. Am I legally able to do so if I have all these... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Apr 1, 2024

The answer depends on whether the footage is officially public record at this time, as well as on what you mean by "reporting misconduct". Generally, any official public records may be shared on social media. However, if you were to edit/compile the footage in a way that is not exactly... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Am I allowed to use Official Police body cam on social media if I'm reporting misconduct of the police in Florida?

I'm wanting to put together a body cam video of clips from several different police body cam videos in Florida from numerous police encounters with an individual and put it on social media since they are continually harassing this individual. Am I legally able to do so if I have all these... View More

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

In Florida, body camera footage is considered a public record and is generally accessible to the public, with some exceptions. However, there are certain considerations and potential limitations you should be aware of before using this footage on social media:

1. Obtaining the footage: You...
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