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Q: My neighbor wrongfully called CPS on our family making false accusations of abuse and domestic violence. Can I sue?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Florida on Apr 21, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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The proper suit to file might be one for malicious prosecution. Go see an attorney about this. You would most likely have to pay an attorney to file such a suit.

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Q: What inpact would a no contest plea have on my disability payments? there would not be a convictoin

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits for Florida on Apr 22, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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When there is a criminal case against someone, they need to get an attorney. I do not have enough of the facts to be able to answer this question, and it might be the wrong question to ask.

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Q: For how long is a U.S.(Florida) defamation settlement agreement valid?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Florida on Apr 23, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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Asking an attorney to give you advice about an agreement without providing the agreement is like asking a mechanic to fix your car but not providing the car. What does the agreement say? Was there a judgment entered? Was there a court case?

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Q: My employer has an emergency response plan that includes closing the facility for a hurricane, while paying employees

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Florida on Apr 24, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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When you have a question like this, it is best to actually go see a labor lawyer and pay for services and an opinion.

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Q: During a Buyers "due dilegence" time, can he choose to buy a different house that accepts his offer, without penalty?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on Apr 26, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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You want to get advice about a written contract without providing the attorney with a copy of the written contract, it appears. That is like asking a mechanic to fix your car, but not making the car available to be repaired.

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Q: CAN A WORKMENS COMP REPRESENTATIVE ENTER AN EXAM ROOM WITH A CLIENT

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Florida on Apr 28, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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That should not be allowed at all in my opinion.

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Q: Is a license needed, and are there fee limits on finders that help people collect FL county tax foreclosure overages?

1 Answer | Asked in Municipal Law for Florida on Apr 29, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This question was asked nearly a year ago. I do not know the answer and hope you have found one by now. More facts would be needed also.

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Q: How to reset matter for hearing? motion? do I attach anything to it?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on Apr 24, 2014

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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Reset? What motion? Attach what? You need to go speak with an attorney about this. I do not have any facts or know the context from which the question arises.

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Q: Contacted March 23, 2015 regarding a judgment dated January 1995, Fulton County. Amount $6705.Is this still valid?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Florida on Mar 26, 2015

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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A judgment is good in FL for 20 years. From what you have written it would appear that the judgment is no longer collectible.

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Q: I need a pro-lawyer other than legal services of NJ. (conflict of interest). I need to enforce child custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Mar 24, 2015

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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Where was the divorce? You probably have to go back there to get the cs modified.

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Q: Hello. I'm Italian, no-resident and I own a property in Tampa Bay. Do I have to pay taxes when I will sell it? Tks

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Florida on Mar 28, 2015

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
More facts are needed to answer your question fully. Go see a real estate attorney about this.

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Q: An old girlfriend contacted me and said I have a son who recently turned 18. I don' know if this is true or not.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Mar 26, 2015

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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You will want to go talk with an attorney about this. As previously answered, she can only go back two years, if at all.

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Q: An old GF from many yrs ago recently to told me I have an 18 yr old son. Paternity has never been established.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Mar 26, 2015

Answered on Mar 30, 2015

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If she can, she can only get 2 years of child support, but you probably have some good defenses. See a family attorney in your area.

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