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Q: My 12 years old involved in painting other people property's, and he witnessed his friends setting something on fire.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 25, 2017
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Q: Question regarding spouse access to bank account

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 23, 2017

All funds earned or acquired during a marriage are considered community property, with few exceptions. An inheritance may qualify as an exception. Your brother may need a Power of Attorney, a prenuptial agreement, and perhaps a conservator, depending on his mental abilities. 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...
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Q: I have this case

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 23, 2017

It sounds like you're facing criminal charges in federal court, is that right? 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: How do I file a complaint against a lawyer for tampering with and destroying evidence.

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

Was it a prosecutor? You can file a motion for sanctions, seek appellate relief, and report the lawyer to the DC Bar. 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: My dad was a resident of NC; however, he died testate in DC. I am trying to obtain his car title, I've paid the lien

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 21, 2017

I don't understand your question, but I can tell you that paying the lien may give you a claim against the estate, but it doesn't give you title to the car. Title to the car will follow the terms of the Will unless other plans were made by your father before he passed. You might ask to buy the car from whomever is probating his Will.
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Q: Is it possible to sue a neighbor anonymously?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 21, 2017

As a theoretical matter, no. As a practical matter, again, no. But, if you are rich enough and committed enough, maybe. You might act through others in forming a neighborhood association in which you'd really be the anonymous donor, but would appear to be a mere member. The association would sue. It is unlikely that you could get damages for lost sleep through the association or directly, but, again, if you were really creative, you might try to meet numerosity requirements for a class action,...
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Q: I am having a baby by my boyfriend but am still married to my abusive husband.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 20, 2017

You can file for divorce, and you and the biological father can both fill out the birth certificate for your child and file it with the city. 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...
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Q: If I get locked up for domestic violence but I get no paper can she put a stay away order out of me and I pay rent for t

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 16, 2017

Are you married? Have you filed for divorce? Are you on the lease? 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 Custody, and...
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Q: If I lost my job why do I still have to pay child support? What are my options until i find another job?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 5, 2017

A request for modification of child support can be filed in court when there are substantial changes to the finances of the parents. 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:...
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Q: What type of offense is it?

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jun 1, 2017

As far as calling the cops it's probably a misdemeanor. Otherwise "I will get you kicked out" is ....bad management. You can complain to the owners but they may not care.
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Q: My tenant hasn't paid his rent for two months. When can I start eviction proceedings?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 30, 2017

Now. 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 Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice;...
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Q: The supervisor has asked me to account for 33 days from a year ago. Is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 24, 2017

Is that a problem? Do you not have records? 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 Custody, and Education Law. This...
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Q: I have a protection order against my ex, will he ever be charged with a crime?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 23, 2017

You can report crimes to the police for investigation. 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 Custody, and Education...
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Q: What are the responsibilities in D.C. of rescue, police, and other parties at a 2-car hit-and-run car crash scene?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 16, 2017

You would need proof of who the driver was. Perhaps a private investigator can help you find this out and whether the owner has any relationship to those persons. 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...
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Q: Hello! There was a dog poop in the bread I purchased. What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 5, 2017

Throw it out, and tell the store manager: that's one option, and the one I prefer. Or you can make a lawsuit out of it: that's the other option. 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: 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.

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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See: http://www.aeesq.com/divorce-attorney/child-custody/

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