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District of Columbia Questions & Answers

Q: do release conditions ordered by court apply if you were never let out of custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 22, 2017

Context is important to answer this question. I can see a situation where someone was being released on one charge, but was being held on another charge. If that were the case the release conditions would apply whenever the person was finally released.
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Q: How many times will a judge "continue" a PFA?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 19, 2017

Continuances are based on the facts of the case and relevant law. They are determined by judges using their discretion on a case-by-case basis. They should not be abused. 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...
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Q: In 2008 Carrington Mortgage Company modified my loan without notice that they had modified the loan. What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law and Contracts for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 18, 2017

They would have to have provided you notice. Have a lawyer review such facts. 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 & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child...
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Q: Can my daughter Father wife income be considered in my child support case if he is not working?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 17, 2017

If she's supporting him, then her income may be relevant and should be disclosed in his income/ expense declarations in your child support case. 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...
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Q: Are these legal aides overstepping any boundaries?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 17, 2017

The legal aides may be violating civil/ criminal laws if they're giving legal advice or doing work that attorneys do, if they have no license to practice law in DC.

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Q: Can I choose who to charge in a breaking and entering case? (Washington DC)

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 17, 2017

You can sue in court for trespass and related damage. If you report the matter to the police, they may investigate all 3 people, and the DA solely (nobody else) determines who to charge. 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...
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Q: Store charging my card without my permission

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 12, 2017

They would need your permission to charge your debit card. You can report the matter to the police and to your bank. 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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Q: What court system do I report tax fraud after reporting to the IRS?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Tax Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 10, 2017

The IRS investigates and prosecutes tax fraud. Once you report it to them, they handle it from there. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: Could the Senate invoke the Nuclear Option today, then eliminate it for future usage.

2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 10, 2017

The Senate can change the rules by voting to do so, now and in the future. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: As first to invent/first to file in '08, without attaining patent, what IP rights do I have? An OEM is using my IP.

1 Answer | Asked in Patents for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 6, 2017

Unfortunately, your intellectual property rights vest when the patent issues. Filing an application establishes the date from which you own intellectual property if it eventually vests, but unless the patent issues, you will never establish ownership over the invention. The invention is now in the public domain, which means that it is available for any public person or entity to use.
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Q: If a officers lies on a search warrant on specifics of what happened like saying someone was shot and they weren't ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Apr 3, 2017

You can challenge the warrant's validity and the evidence that is found due to the invalid warrant, potentially. 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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: I conceived in CA and dad lives in CA but me and baby live in DC. Can I still file for child support in DC?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

If you're a DC resident, yes. 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. 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 not constitute legal...
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Q: Where can I find the current status of a prison inmate?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

Contact the dept. of corrections of the relevant state. 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. 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...
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Q: I want to give notice before my 1 year mark, will I risk losing benefits?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

Why not be caution and wait until the year passes? 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. 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: My former college hasn't refunded money that they weren't supposed to take. Can I take legal action?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Education Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

You may need to file a complaint with the school immediately. If they don't respond in a satisfactory manner, you may need to sue. 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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: I have lived lawfully in the USA for more than 10 years. Can I apply for a green card?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 26, 2017

Based on the information you have provided you do not qualify for LPR status.
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Q: Having more than 10% of a corps shares, is one always considered an affiliate regardless of the holding period?

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law and Business Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 24, 2017

See: https://www.sec.gov/reportspubs/investor-publications/investorpubsrule144htm.html

See: https://media2.mofo.com/documents/faqrule144_145.pdf

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Q: may I get a ticket if someone se complained about me ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 24, 2017

You can be cited for an improper takeover or reckless driving. You may have possible defenses, especially if you were dealing with a road rager. 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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law:...
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Q: What is the time for bringing action to employers for promotions that were never executed?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 22, 2017

I don't see a legal wrong here. Perhaps they changed their mind. I don't hear any legal obligation to promote you. 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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: I'm selling makeup online on my website but not real brands just from china, is it okay or i'm going to have troubles?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 22, 2017

Make sure you're not violating any intellectual property rights and that you're properly licensed to sell such items. 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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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