District of Columbia Questions & Answers by Practice Area


District of Columbia Questions & Answers

Q: I'm over 21 can I still get child support from my dad

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

What are the court orders re: support? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: What can i do if someone threatens to expose my private convos with a partner? Sexual convos

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

You may need to file for an injunction and an action for invasion of privacy and potentially other torts. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: I was dating a woman 20 years ago that is in and from DC. Now a student from howard is contacting me saying im her dad.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

Child support payments are not ordered retroactively but rather from the time they're ordered. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts,...
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Q: In conspiracy if ther is no verbal agreement between 2or more persons how can they be charged with conspiracy

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

This is too vague. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does...
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Q: Me and my fiance what to file for full custody of our children how can we do this in DC

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 2, 2017

You file for custody in court. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This...
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Q: In a minor car accident 6/14/17 in D.C. Other person is filing a lawsuit, letter from lawyer dated 7/24/17. Can she?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 27, 2017

Assuming that D.C. has the same statute of limitations as Washington (3 years) it would appear that it is outside the SOL. But most jurisdictions have rules that allow someone to file suit within the statute and have a grace period to find and serve the other party. From what you've provided, I can't say for sure, but that would be my suspicion.

In either event, let your insurance company know. They will have a duty to defend you in the lawsuit, and they will explore whether the...
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Q: What can I do if my son who's is 9 wants to come home and his dad won't let him neither of us have court order custody

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

You can file for custody rights in court. If the dad abducted your child, you can report that to the police. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: My baby daddy just left me. We are not marry. Can I go to court to get any help from him?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

You can file for custody and child support in court. The mom can file for grandparent visitation rights. Why do you oppose that? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas...
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Q: My aunt on behalf of my grandfather filed for cpo in order to evict during the hearing it was established that she had

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Have a lawyer review these complex facts and allegations with a fine-toothed comb to determine your rights and obligations. You might have a basis for suit if you were illegally defamed or maliciously prosecuted. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: how soon after i file a complain in DC superior court can i begin serving discovery?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Check the court order re: discovery dates and the rules of court for all civil procedure questions. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts,...
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Q: If my mother wants to sell an apartment that we jointly own, does she need my permission to do so?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

She may need your permission, depending on the type of ownership rights you share. The same goes for the profits. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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Q: how do I become a US citizen after being declined for a green card or permanent resident status?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You question is too vague. More information is necessary to answer your question.
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Q: What's the marijuana law in Washington DC?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

See: https://mpdc.dc.gov/marijuana

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: If I paid child support for 5 years and through the court found out it wasn't how do I go about getting my money bck

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

You can seek to terminate support via court orders and request repayment in that filing depending on the facts. You may need to also file a paternity suit to object to paternity. Were you intentionally defrauded? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: Does inappropriate behavior related to employee pregnancy constitute sexual harassment?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 8, 2017

It may, depending on the facts. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This...
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Q: How do I file a sex discrimination lawsuit if I'm a federal employee?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 8, 2017

Speak with a lawyer so you can best lay the groundwork for the matter. You'll need to report it to HR first, usually. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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Q: is the article 15 executive law of the state of new York also a law in the state of district of Columbia

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 5, 2017

I am not licensed in the District of Columbia and therefore unable to answer your question.
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Q: Real (royalty free) picture of a famous person on a book cover? "Personal rights"?

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Libel & Slander for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 3, 2017

You may be violating the person's publicity rights. Careful you're not also sued for defamation or IP violations. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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Q: Hi. Is there a way to search if Alcoa Inc. has been sued b/c of cladding deficienties? Or when cladding was regulated?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Litigation and Environmental for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 30, 2017

For Alcoa suits you'd have to go through each one--there's no master subject index. Note that some states do code by type so you can narrow inquiry down to "tort." Buidling materials have not generally been regulated as that is up to building codes--federal regulation was fought until it looked like a way in when conservatives championed "pre-emption" as an end around law suits. But so far what goes on buildings isn't regulated and alcoa is not the only provider.
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Q: Hello I am looking for statues/codes on cladding. So far, I've found 42 U.S.C. § 9703. Thoughts? Thanks!

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Litigation and Environmental for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 29, 2017

There are construction codes in each city, county, state, and the federal government that apply to construction standards. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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