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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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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: can a funeral home withhold the belongings of decease for her false invoice. I paid what I was informed and agreed to.

false introduction and not disclosing her real location.

charging for a burial that supposed to be Islamic . washed and wrapped by Muslims in specific location and Masjed. She said she did it it her own funeral home in anther city not the place we agreed to, She is not Muslim either. She... View More

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answered on Jan 18, 2024

In Ohio, a funeral home withholding a deceased person's belongings over a billing dispute may raise legal concerns. Funeral homes are generally expected to provide services in accordance with the agreed-upon arrangements and pricing. If there are discrepancies or false charges in the invoice,... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: can a funeral home withhold the belongings of decease for her false invoice. I paid what I was informed and agreed to.

false introduction and not disclosing her real location.

charging for a burial that supposed to be Islamic . washed and wrapped by Muslims in specific location and Masjed. She said she did it it her own funeral home in anther city not the place we agreed to, She is not Muslim either. She... View More

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

In a situation where a funeral home has provided services not in accordance with your agreed-upon arrangements and has issued a disputed invoice, you have certain rights and options. Firstly, it's essential to review any written agreements or documentation you have regarding the funeral... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: If I’m gifted a pistol at the age 18, am I allowed to use it and or carry it with me or keep it in my car for safety?
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answered on Jan 16, 2024

In Ohio, the legal age for purchasing a handgun from a federally licensed firearms dealer is 21. However, there is an exception for the private transfer of firearms. If you are gifted a pistol by someone, you can legally possess and use it, even if you are 18 years old. This means you can keep the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: If I’m gifted a pistol at the age 18, am I allowed to use it and or carry it with me or keep it in my car for safety?
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answered on Jan 16, 2024

In the United States, the laws regarding the possession and carrying of a pistol vary by state. At 18, federal law allows you to possess a handgun, but there are restrictions on purchasing one from a licensed dealer until you are 21. However, being gifted a pistol is different from purchasing one,... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Civil Litigation for Ohio on
Q: What are my rights when I LIV LT W/BF who owns home & locks me out, keeps my possessions & takes my car he bought 4 me?

All of this could easily be fixed by "having sexytime with him." My car: he's stolen my car on several occasions during the time I've been staying in Airbnb that he promised to pay for but hasn't paid for & has made me move every 3 or so days (it was every day in a new... View More

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answered on Jan 10, 2024

Your situation sounds incredibly challenging and complex. Firstly, regarding your personal belongings and the car, if these items were gifts to you, they are legally yours. If he's keeping these from you or using them to control you, this could be a legal issue. For the car, especially if... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: If a government entity has a facebook page and they shut down everyone’s ability to comment, is that a violation of 1st

Amendment- right to free speech? It is our sheriff’s official county page and he is running again in 2024.

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answered on Dec 17, 2023

The issue of a government entity restricting comments on a social media platform like Facebook can be complex in terms of First Amendment rights. Generally, the First Amendment prohibits the government from limiting free speech, but the application in digital spaces, especially on platforms owned... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: What does cps have to prove to get an court order on a drug test in ohio? .

They came out to my house because they say . That my kid asked someone (Another kid ) if they were high . And said my kid was watching something on her phone like pornhub or something like that . Cps is saying I have to drug test for that reason .

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answered on Dec 15, 2023

To get a warrant the government needs to establish probable cause that a crime has occured that is "sufficient information, derived from a reasonably trustworthy source, to warrant a prudent man in believing that a felony has been committed and that it has been committed by the accused".... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: Is this discrimination or what

A friend of mine and myself walking to a store I have frequented the store in the past never stolen anything from this place this time I was followed by the employees approach multiple times even after pulling the money out of my pocket letting them know I'm not there to steal I just want to... View More

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answered on Dec 14, 2023

It sounds like you've had a distressing experience, and it's understandable to feel upset about being treated unfairly. If you believe you were followed and treated differently due to discrimination based on race, gender, disability, or another protected characteristic, you might have... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Ohio on
Q: I have multiple things going on that are winning cases for sure I have proof I deserve personal compensation so domykids

Detroit Michigan is not my location that's the one individual that's illegally on my phones internets location I screen shot this for proof I'm in ohio toledo ohio watched all day long Michigan is not my location

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answered on Dec 5, 2023

If you believe you have strong cases for personal injury, civil rights, or constitutional law violations, it's crucial to gather and organize all your evidence, including screenshots and any other documentation you have. This evidence will be key in presenting your case effectively.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: What do I have to do to file harassment charges
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answered on Dec 4, 2023

The process of filing harassment charges in Ohio can vary depending on the specific type of harassment and the jurisdiction in which it occurs. However, there are some general steps that you can follow.

The first thing you should do is to document the harassment. This includes keeping a...
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Q: What do I have to do to file harassment charges
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answered on Dec 4, 2023

To file harassment charges in Cincinnati, Ohio, the first step is to gather any evidence you have of the harassment. This can include messages, emails, or any other form of communication that demonstrates the harassing behavior. Documenting dates, times, and the nature of the incidents can be... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: Can a no contact order be issued as a judgement entry, and how long is it in effect?

In 2020 I was served with a no contact order that was entered into a case that I was not apart of and there was no hearing on the matter. As part of a CPS case against my wife for neglect of my stepdaughters, that has since been closed the judge made a judgment entry in the case of no contact but... View More

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answered on Dec 2, 2023

In Ohio, a no contact order can indeed be issued as part of a judgment entry, especially in cases related to family law or child protection matters. Such orders are generally issued to safeguard the welfare of those involved, particularly minors.

Regarding the duration of the no contact...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Land Use & Zoning for Ohio on
Q: How would I know if my village water company is in violation of the fair housing act?

I feel like I'm being treated unfairly by my local water company

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answered on Dec 1, 2023

To determine if your village water company is violating the Fair Housing Act, you need to consider whether their actions involve discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. The Fair Housing Act primarily addresses housing discrimination, but... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Health Care Law for Ohio on
Q: Can I bring a case against a VHA employee fir violation of My privacy if they are found to have violated HIPPA?
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answered on Nov 21, 2023

If you believe a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) employee has violated your privacy rights under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), you do have options to address this violation. However, it's important to understand that HIPAA does not provide a direct... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Can I see The Columbus police department for performing a search warrent without giving me a warrent

The police Came into my home and destroyed all of mine and my kids belongings caaused property damage by putting holes in my walls and disconnecting my bathrrom sink and putting holes in my vents. They poured trash and pop all over our belongings and through our food In dirty dishwater, pushed the... View More

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answered on Nov 12, 2023

If law enforcement executed a search warrant at your residence and caused damage to your property, you might have grounds for a legal claim. In the United States, police are required to provide a copy of the search warrant either before or shortly after conducting the search. If they failed to... View More

Q: Google Disney CB government dark net Freedom act from 1988 I have a government agency infringement in music and art

Some desperado name carried requested I got Freedom act paper mailed to me and a ticket number for Sony music on my email address please I have victims of a lot of problems from Disney music private program

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answered on Nov 12, 2023

It sounds like you're dealing with a complex situation involving potential government agency infringement in the realms of music and art, possibly related to copyright or intellectual property issues. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) of 1988 allows for the request of federal agency... View More

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