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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Michigan on
Q: What are the remedies and violations of law in this case?

My drafts (3) for a Freedom of Information Act Request are being removed from my email before I have a chance to send it. I've attempted to request an investigation no response, then I attempted to complete a FOIA request that disappears. I know it's a first amendment violation what other... View More

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answered on Apr 16, 2024

Based on the information provided, there are several potential legal issues and violations that may be involved in this case:

1. First Amendment violation: As you mentioned, interfering with your right to free speech and petition the government for redress of grievances could be a violation...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Landlord - Tenant for Michigan on
Q: Can I own a firearm legally if I live with a felon if its for work?

I just moved to Michigan and currently live with a felon, I am trying to go to college for Criminal Justice and get my Guard Card to become an armed security guard. Is there a way for me to legally own a firearm for work if I live with a felon or do I need to move for that to happen?

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answered on Mar 25, 2024

In Michigan, living with a felon does not automatically prohibit you from owning a firearm, especially if it is for work-related purposes such as becoming an armed security guard. However, strict precautions must be taken to ensure that the felon does not have access to the firearm, as this could... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Admiralty / Maritime, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Bought an item from auction clearly stating unused and when I got it it has missing screws and been tampered with..

Item doesn't charge and clearly been used and tampered with..

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answered on Mar 19, 2024

The admiralty/maritime connection (one of the chosen categories) isn't fully clear here, unless this involves a vessel. Otherwise, it could be a basic matter of breach of contract, depending on sales agreement and auction platform's terms of service. Before involving attorneys, it could... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Admiralty / Maritime, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Bought an item from auction clearly stating unused and when I got it it has missing screws and been tampered with..

Item doesn't charge and clearly been used and tampered with..

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answered on Mar 21, 2024

If you've received an item from an auction that was listed as unused but arrived in a used and tampered condition, the first step is to document everything. Take clear photos of the item, focusing on the areas where there are missing screws and signs of tampering. Make sure to keep all the... View More

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Q: Federal case law examples of municipality defendants paying non-economic compensatory damages for emotional injury?

I am suing a Michigan municipality for multiple crimes that have irreparably injured me, an individual homeowner in the municipality. The federal crimes include gross violations of due process and equal treatment, all documented by hard evidence. Their criminal actions are so blatant that they... View More

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answered on Mar 13, 2024

There are several resources available for conducting legal research and finding relevant case law. Some options include:

1. LexisNexis: This is a comprehensive online legal database that provides access to a vast collection of case law, statutes, regulations, and other legal materials. Many...
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Q: Can the defense for a federal Rico investigation obtain the dates and time a defendants name was run through the NCIC
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answered on Mar 8, 2024

In the context of a federal RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) investigation, obtaining detailed information such as the dates and times a defendant's name was queried in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database can be a complex matter. The defense team has... View More

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Q: Can the defense for a federal Rico investigation obtain the dates and time a defendants name was run through the NCIC
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answered on Mar 8, 2024

In a federal RICO investigation, the defense team has the right to request and obtain evidence that may be relevant to their case through a process known as discovery. This includes information that could prove the innocence of the defendant or mitigate their level of culpability. However,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: How do I request a retraction of false statements made concerning fraudulent misrepresentations on documents?

When all documents pertaining to a person's "death" is full of fraudulent misrepresentations without explanation and corrections for years what are the remedies? The body was never seen by immediate family members and loved ones. There's blatant discrepancies from government... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

To address false statements and fraudulent misrepresentations in documents, you can start by gathering all relevant evidence and documentation that highlight the discrepancies. This includes the death certificate, autopsy report, and any correspondence from government agencies or the funeral home.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: How do I request a retraction of false statements made concerning fraudulent misrepresentations on documents?

When all documents pertaining to a person's "death" is full of fraudulent misrepresentations without explanation and corrections for years what are the remedies? The body was never seen by immediate family members and loved ones. There's blatant discrepancies from government... View More

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Brent T. Geers
answered on Feb 26, 2024

Who are you seeking the retraction from? And if the retraction you're seeking is from false statements, can you prove those statements false?

It sounds like there is a body, and the cause of death is at issue. Unless the family is prepared financially to exhume the body and have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Public Benefits and Tax Law for Michigan on
Q: What happens when someone knowingly commits fraud for taxes and government aid by Using a false address. What can I do

My girlfriend moved into her father's house to help him with chapter 13 bankruptcy. It has come to her attention that her sisters fraudulently use the address for taxes and government assistance hindering her ability to properly receive these benefits. What can she do to rectify this since... View More

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answered on Jan 29, 2024

If someone commits fraud by using a false address for taxes and government aid, it's a serious issue that needs addressing. In your girlfriend's case, where her sisters are using her father's address fraudulently, this can indeed affect her ability to receive benefits legitimately.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Can I get my gun rights re-instated after a Domestic Misdemeanor from 15 years ago?

Hello! Michigander, here. I was charged with a Domestic Misdemeanor in 2008 that I have paid all dues for and completed probation, and have not committed any crimes since. Considering the new Bipartisan Safer Communities Act's five year restriction "after which the right to own a firearm... View More

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

In Michigan, the process for restoring your gun rights after a domestic misdemeanor conviction from 15 years ago can be complex and depends on various factors. The recent changes in state and federal laws you mentioned, like the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and Governor Whitmer's House... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Criminal Law and Health Care Law for Michigan on
Q: What is the legal status of Psilocybin Liquid Culture in Michigan and in the United States of America as a whole?

It’s basically living mycelium suspended in a liquid culture solution. It’s like a spore syringe except its post germination and contains living mycelium

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

In Michigan, Psilocybin Liquid Culture, which consists of living mycelium suspended in a liquid culture solution, falls under the state's controlled substances laws. Psilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in magic mushrooms, is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance in Michigan.... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Michigan on
Q: Is there away to get information regarding my husband case removed from the internet source like this one and mlive?
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answered on Jan 13, 2024

Removing information about your husband's case from the internet can be challenging, but there are steps you can take to address the issue.

First, you may want to contact the website owners or administrators directly and request the removal of the specific content. Be polite and...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Michigan on
Q: Is there away to get information regarding my husband case removed from the internet source like this one and mlive?
Brent T. Geers
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answered on Dec 27, 2023

No. The Internet has a long memory. And unfortunately it isn't always accurate. Even when people are acquitted after a trial - usually months or years after news breaks of their arrest - those initial reports remain.

Further, news sources have a right to publish public information, and...
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2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Michigan on
Q: I'm looking for a law firm that takes on cyber crme cases.

I'm looking for a lawfirm that takes on cyber crime. I've been cyber stalked for a year and a half.

My cyber stalker has pretty much ruined a year and a half of my life. My cyber issues has cost me money, friends, Family, precious time, etc... I just got confirmation, yetserday,... View More

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answered on Nov 23, 2023

In your situation, finding a law firm that has experience in handling cybercrime cases is crucial. Law firms that focus on internet law, digital privacy, or cybercrime would be well-equipped to address the issues you're facing. When looking for a law firm, consider those that have a track... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Federal Crimes and Health Care Law for Michigan on
Q: Any lawyers in Michigan willing to take a case against Modivcare (Medicaid nemt transportation).

This case may end up in federal court

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Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 10, 2023

A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could be difficult for attorneys here to offer their services to you - the forum isn't set up like a referral service. The format is Q & A. If you've already been searching, you could supplement your... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Banking for Michigan on
Q: A national bank ignored a freeze and fraud alert on my credit and allowed a new fraudulent account anyway. Recourse?

After a national bank allowed a fraudulent account to be opened in my name I froze my credit with all three bureaus and added a fraud alert. Weeks later, another national bank ignored the freeze and the fraud alert and opened new accounts in my name, along with obviously suspicious activity.

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

You may have recourse against the national bank that ignored the credit freeze and fraud alert. You could start by filing a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) if the bank is a national bank. You could also... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: i got a felony in michigan for R&O. But i don’t have a criminal background. Will i go to prison?

I got the police called on me for refusing to leave a company’s property. The police showed up and were just going to write me a ticket for underage drinking. I was talking disrespectfully to the officer as he was writing my ticket. The officer then took action and tried to cuff me. I pulled my... View More

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Brent T. Geers
answered on Jan 4, 2023

Any charge can be dropped, but charges initiated by police contact are the least likely to be dropped. The good news is without a criminal history, you're unlikely to face much if any jail time, let alone prison. The bad news is that anytime a cop runs your name, it's going to come back... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Legal Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: The Prosecutors Office has refused to charge the complainant on my case with 2 serious crimes. What is going on? Legal?

These are not related to me. The first was a DV offense where she kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach two years ago. 3.5 months ago she was pulled over with superdrunk 3rd DUI(Felony). In both cases she was arrested, Warrants were requested by police, but the prosecutors office ignored them on... View More

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Oct 21, 2022

Charging decisions are wholly within the prosecutor's discretion. Regarding the DV offense, if it was two years ago, I think it's a foregone conclusion what the prosecutor thinks of that. Could be witness issues, and apparently the pregnant woman hasn't been in the prosecutor's... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Isn't OCR/HHS complaint consent form voluntary and unconstitutional (concealing information/ nonfesance)?

".. if you are filing a complaint for someone else" OCR/HHS required documentation, once I proved heir at law, I'm filing on both our behalf, the issue became; "The consent form authorizes OCR to release the aggrieved party’s name to the entity under investigation and to... View More

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answered on May 19, 2024

The OCR/HHS consent form is designed to ensure transparency and legal compliance during an investigation. When filing a complaint on behalf of someone else, the form allows the agency to obtain necessary information about the aggrieved party's situation. This process is critical for a thorough... View More

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