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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for Ohio on
Q: How do I start a complaint for ineffective assistance of counsel in Butler County Ohio
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answered on Jun 3, 2024

To start a complaint for ineffective assistance of counsel in Butler County, Ohio, you first need to gather all relevant documentation related to your case. This includes court transcripts, attorney-client communications, and any other evidence that demonstrates your attorney's lack of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Do I still have a chance?

What can I do after permanent custody was granted to CPS from the lies that can be proven with transcripts from court, having a split decision at the 11th district Court of appeals and my attorney was 48 minutes late filing the appeal to the Supreme Court due to documented computer glitch, stating... View More

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answered on May 24, 2024

You still have options to pursue, even after permanent custody was granted to CPS. Given the documented issues with your attorney's late filing due to a computer glitch and the alleged lies that can be proven with court transcripts, you may be able to seek legal recourse. One potential step is... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: Can police or marshalls raid all known associates of someone they are looking for in early morning hours without showing

A warrant at anytime to the residents they raided?

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answered on May 19, 2024

Police or marshals cannot legally raid all known associates of a person they are looking for without showing a warrant. The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects against unreasonable searches and seizures, requiring law enforcement to have a warrant issued by a judge based on probable... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Contracts for Ohio on
Q: This is a whole mess, please see more information. To add on to end of More Info: police report is full of provable lies

Long story short: In October, I was arrested for what was claimed as DUS and stolen vehicle. The car never even moved. Charges were dropped, and I was let out. Few weeks later, amended to "Possessing Vehicle for Over 48 Hours" and RSP for license plate, and four DUS charges. It was a... View More

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answered on May 1, 2024

It sounds like you're dealing with a highly stressful and complicated situation. Given the complexity of the charges and the sequence of events, including the inconsistencies in the police reports and the impact on your possessions, your first step should be to consult with a lawyer who has... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: I was in a autoparts parking lot , my car was over heating so i decided to take a nap why it cooled off. I dont drink .

A person called 911 cause they couldnt wake me( i was a sleep fir approximatly 28 minutes.)and told 911 that they didnt know what was wrong but i might be overdosed. Medics showed up and put me in the ambulance. The cops showed up and medic and cop said i admitted fentynal use(which i have never... View More

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

Based on the information provided, it seems like there are several potential legal issues at play:

1. Unreasonable search and seizure: If the police searched you and your vehicle without probable cause, your consent, or a warrant, it could be a violation of your Fourth Amendment rights...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Can a police officer legally stop and ID someone because they “look young” when it is past curfew, in ohio.
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answered on Apr 15, 2024

In Ohio, a police officer may stop and question a person who appears to be underage and out past curfew hours. However, the stop must be based on reasonable suspicion that the individual is violating curfew laws.

Key points regarding curfew stops in Ohio:

1. Ohio has a statewide...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Criminal law question. Search and Seizure question - legitimate search or violation of 4th and 14th amendments?

A vehicle occupied by 4 occupants crashes into a stationary object. Two of the occupants are fatally injured and died on scene. The other two occupants, one being the driver, are injured and found unconscious by responding public safety officials - police, fire/rescue, and paramedics.

The... View More

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answered on Apr 10, 2024

This is a complex legal question involving the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures and the legal doctrine of "plain view." Here are the key considerations:

1. Expectation of privacy: The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Ohio on
Q: Are Facebook administrators liable for Content posted in the group

If members post pictures of items containing registered trademark brands. Is that a crime?

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answered on Mar 22, 2024

The liability of Facebook administrators for content posted in their groups can vary based on local laws and the specific circumstances of the content shared. Generally, administrators are encouraged to monitor and manage their groups to prevent illegal activities, including the unauthorized use of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Q: I'm having issues with my boss sexual discrimination and harassment how do I proceed?
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answered on Mar 19, 2024

If you're experiencing sexual discrimination and harassment at work, it's crucial to document every incident in detail, including dates, times, locations, what was said or done, and any witnesses. This documentation can serve as evidence if you decide to take formal action.

You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: I need to find a att to use Findlay ohio

I want to go back to a mental health evaluation not being done and letting me sign all kinds of legal contract stuff when I was not in eight state of mind

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answered on Mar 18, 2024

If you're feeling overwhelmed because of past decisions made during a time when you weren't in the best state of mind, especially regarding legal contracts, it's important to take steps towards addressing these concerns. Legal agreements can be complex, and their validity might be... View More

Q: grooming policy states it is discretionary by boss to shave beard. multiple coworkers do not have to. do i ?

multiple co-workers are allowed to have facial hair including my supervisor. Why do i have to shave?

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answered on Mar 3, 2024

If your workplace grooming policy states that the decision to require shaving is at the discretion of your boss, it implies that there is room for individual judgment on whether or not an employee needs to shave their beard. The fact that your co-workers, including your supervisor, are allowed to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Land Use & Zoning for Ohio on
Q: What trespass and 4th amendment rights do residents in an HOA with "common" and "limited common" elements possess?

Each resident has ownership only over the interior of their unit. Each unit has a rear patio deemed a "limited common element", the use of which is reserved to that owner. All other property is considered a "common element." Each unit also has two reserved parking spaces, though... View More

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answered on Mar 1, 2024

Residents within an HOA with "common" and "limited common" elements typically have certain trespass and Fourth Amendment rights. The rear patio designated as a "limited common element" would likely be considered part of the curtilage, affording residents Fourth... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: purchasing a firearm and obtaining a CCW in ohio with a criminal record

I do not have any felonies.

I do have a Domestic violence charge from 6 years ago that was dismissed in court. I looked up the court docket recently to make sure it was dismissed.

I also got a menacing charge that was dropped down to a disorderly conduct charge. i’ve tried... View More

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

Given your situation, it's essential to understand that firearm laws can vary by state and can be complex, especially concerning individuals with prior criminal records. In Ohio, domestic violence convictions can result in restrictions on firearm ownership, even if the charge was dismissed or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Libel & Slander for Ohio on
Q: Can I sue an after school program for making a fake report to CPS and requesting a well check?

A staff interrogated my son when I decided to remove him from the program. They asked him if my husband and I were alcoholics and if we used illegal drugs. She made a false statement and later on proceeded to call the sheriff’s department for a well check because apparently my son was being... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Yes, you may have grounds to sue the after-school program for making a false report to CPS and causing undue stress and harm to your family. The staff's interrogation of your son and subsequent false report to authorities constitute potentially defamatory actions and may be considered as... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio on
Q: I can prove my property manager gave someone illegal access to my apartment and the physical damage n property damage

This illegal access was direct cause of the physical and property damage how do I get charges brought from this . The person a malignant narcissist still enter my property still cause damage after several complaints to police

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

If you have evidence that your property manager granted someone unauthorized access to your apartment, resulting in physical and property damage, you should consider taking legal action. Start by gathering all the evidence you have, including any documentation, photographs of the damage, and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio on
Q: Hello, my apartment complex is denying my ESA animal due to a no dog policy. Am I allowed to bring the dog on property?

I have been diagnosed by 2 mental health professional with disorders that meet the criteitia for an ESA animal. I turned in the proper letters and info but my apartment complex denied me and didn't state why. Then I provided the professionals credentials to show they can write the letter. The... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

It sounds like you are facing a challenging situation with your apartment complex regarding your emotional support animal (ESA). While you have provided the necessary documentation from mental health professionals to qualify for an ESA, your apartment complex has denied your request without stating... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Q: I quit a job cuz they paid male crew more than they paid me to manage but remained a patron of the establishment

I was recently banned for a private post with my personal Snapchat friends, none of whom include my former boss. However, he gained access to my post, a joke about the signs in the bathrooms that say "don't do drugs here" and banned me. I feel like I was discriminated against as a... View More

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answered on Feb 6, 2024

Discrimination cases typically revolve around unlawful treatment based on protected characteristics such as gender. To determine if you have a discrimination case, you should consider the following steps:

Consult an Attorney: Reach out to an attorney who specializes in employment or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: While delivering,pulled said no signal,left a drug house, passenger questioned,had past,pulled out cuffed,in car,letgo

While my fiancee & I were doing deliveries a week ago on last delivery when left at stop sign a cop car down the road at a stop sign with lights out, so as usual I used all my signals and waited 5 sec before turning I wasn't followed think I went through 3-4 stop signs and 4 roads before... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

In the situation you described, it appears that you were stopped by the police for alleged traffic violations and questioned about your activities. It's essential to remember your rights during such encounters. You have the right to remain silent and not answer questions beyond providing your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Will you post a case. Or a Formal Complaint made to the PHRC & EEOC filed with the PA Gov's Office of the EEOC & PHRC?

I filed a formal complaint with the PHRC and EEOC w/the Pa Gov's Office against HACC, Harrisburg Area Community College Pennsylvania. It falls in line with some other complaints you posted on your website and on the net. The formal complaints: PHRC Case No.200800802 & EEOC Case No.... View More

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answered on Jan 26, 2024

Given the nature of your complaints, including alleged nepotism and discrimination against veterans, the PHRC and EEOC will evaluate the evidence against the relevant state and federal laws. It's important to ensure that all documentation supporting your claims, including any instances of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Zillow has posted pictures with my children in 2 of them. No permission, and I don't even know where they got the pics.

I feel unsafe and violated.

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answered on Jan 19, 2024

I understand why you would feel unsafe and violated by having photos of your children posted on Zillow without your permission. Here are some steps you can take:

1. Contact Zillow immediately and request they remove the photos. You can typically reach them via phone, email, or submit a...
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