Communications Law Questions & Answers by State

Communications Law Questions & Answers

Q: If my husband babymother (child he had iutside our marriage) is always talking bad about me and our kids what do we do?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Communications Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
You have the power to end the situation. You can change your email and create a new facebook profile that is not public. If she is a pain in the ass just ignore her and cut her off from communication. If there is an active custody case between your husband and her there is usually a clause in the court order that prohibits harassing communication. Your husband may have the ability to take her to court for contempt.

Q: If my husband babymother (child he had iutside our marriage) is always talking bad about me /our kids what do we do?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Communications Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Virginia on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
I don't actually see a question here just a statement. I would recommend you document everything and keep your cool but document everything the best way you can and if they break the law or threaten you, you can contact law enforcement. If you have a question regarding custody rights, etc, then you can ask a question under family law and get a family law attorney to answer your questions.

Q: If an attorney makes an appearance as additional counsel for a plaintiff, is it required that both are on the filings?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Legal Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
That is not usually how it goes. The judge will want all attorneys to enter their appearances.

Q: Opposing party's lawyer calling, emailing, texting nonstop... what qualifies as harassment? What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Answered on Oct 4, 2018
William John Light's answer
It appears that you are in Texas, but are asking questions of California lawyers. We are not qualified to answer questions about Texas law. If you are in California, and are representing yourself, it is quite normal for the opposing attorney to contact you, especially if you have documents pertaining to the proceedings. If you don't want repeated phone calls, give them the documents, or insist that they serve discovery for production of the documents, if appropriate.

Q: I was working for a company for over a year And they fired me for something on my background that was over 5 years ago

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Ethan White's answer
Sorry to hear about your situation. Keep in mind Illinois is an "at will" employment jurisdiction, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason or no reason at all. Thus even if your employer was wrong or unfair about background check, the firing is likely still legal. I hope that helps.

Q: is it my US legal right to be allowed to choose how communications (printed hardcopies vs online)are sent to me by NYCHA

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for New York on
Answered on Oct 1, 2018
Elaine Shay's answer
Are you referring to NYCHA's NextGen Online Certification Program? If so, you can inform your property manager that you are opting out of taking advantage of the new option for online recertification and requesst a traditional paper packet

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/press/pr-2017/nextgen-up-close-20170901.page

Q: Privacy of communication between children and non-custodial parent

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Communications Law for Arizona on
Answered on Sep 25, 2018
Randi Sirlin's answer
In terms of what is legal in the State of Arizona, this depends, in part, on what your parenting plan states.

Most parenting plans do contain clauses regarding communications between the parent who is not with the children and the children and a good parenting plan will include orders that the parents allow privacy for the child and communicating parent, so long as there are no concerns regarding inappropriate communications.

If your parenting plan does not have the appropriate...

Q: What is the law in Ohio for HOAs regarding monthly board meetings pertaining to open communication of agenda?

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 24, 2018
Joseph Jaap's answer
Ohio law for condominium operation can be found at this link:

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5311 See Sections 5311.09 and 091.

There can be additional rules in the condominium declaration and bylaws.

See also this link: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/1702

It provides rules for operation of non-profit corporations. A condominium association is usually formed as a non-profit corporation.

Q: I have a tpo against my baby's dad I'm trying to lift it. Can I have a video visit with him without him being in trouble

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Communications Law for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 9, 2018
Regina Irene Edwards' answer
He would be violating the TPO and committing another felony. Stop trying to contact him. If you want the TPO dismissed, file a motion, but do not contact him while the order is in place.

Q: Ok I didn't violate my probation and my probation officer won't answer phone or her twice

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Minnesota on
Answered on Sep 4, 2018
Thomas C Gallagher's answer
Not much to go on here, but apparently a Probation Officer (P.O.) has concerns about a violation of a condition of probation? It is a good idea to communicate with the P.O. It's a good idea to try to take the lead in communicating. If a person is unable to answer the phone, be sure to leave an appropriate voice mail requesting a call back. You can also go to the Probation Officer, with or without an appointment to try to talk to your P.O., or if unavailable perhaps the "Officer of the...

Q: Why can't I receive any information regarding my sons suicide investigation autopsy

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Aug 28, 2018
William John Light's answer
Your question is posted in CA. Doubtful anyone here knows anything about Alabama law. I am sorry for your loss.

Q: In Michigan, is it legal to record then publish phone conversation I am a party to without the consent of the other?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Communications Law for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 27, 2018
Trent Harris' answer
Your question raises a couple different issues, so I'll break it down in parts.

(1) Is it illegal to record the phone call?

No, probably not. A person can record a phone conversation in Michigan, if the person recording the call is a participant in the phone call and the other person is in Michigan too. Consent of the other person isn't required. There are exceptions to this though: if the other person is in another state (Illinois, for example), the other state's law could...

Q: Using Magazine and Newspaper covers on my website.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright, Communications Law and Intellectual Property for New York on
Answered on Aug 13, 2018
Michael David Siegel's answer
You cannot do it. The logos and designs of newspapers are copyrighted.

Q: Physical custody mother out right refuses myself any communication with my daughter outside of my visitation. Legal?

2 Answers | Asked in Communications Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 4, 2018
Regina Irene Edwards' answer
The kinds of questions you posted, she actually doesn't have to answer. It's not great parenting, but she isn't obligated to tell you those things. As long as she actually does show up for the parenting time designated, then she isn't in contempt of the order.

Q: If no charges are filed against my friends neighbor ( a city worker) when I reported him following me taking pictures..

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 30, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

however, it sounds like a ROBBERY/theft.......maybe assault and battery depending on the facts.

Q: Do we have a suit against Carrington mortgage?Plz read details. Thank you

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Communications Law for Florida on
Answered on Jul 25, 2018
Richard Paul Zaretsky's answer
I don't think you need counsel yet - as you have not given the lender time to digest the information they probably just received yesterday or maybe not even until today.

But - if Carrington proceeds to foreclosure then you must seek counsel immediately. In the meantime you can ask for an accounting of our entire mortgage account history and you can see if maybe years ago there was some hick-up or missed or late payment that caused some discrepancy unknown to you or forgotten by you...

Q: was my federal privacy rights violated by a informant acting as a Agent secretly recording me using audio/video in my ca

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You are obviously in the midst of a criminal prosecution.

Have you discussed this with your lawyer? I think you are asking around because you do not like your attorney's answer.

If you do not trust your attorney to provide proper counsel, you can always retain a new one

Q: My wife and I are being called and texted by a woman I had an affair with. We have ask her to go away.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 1, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
You can contact the police for harassing phone calls, and/or you can change your phone number.

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