Florida Questions & Answers

Q: I am wondering g if there are any lawyers willing to take a case where a dentist performed 2 root canals.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
Stephen Arnold Black's answer
What damages have u suffered as a result of the dentists negligence?

Q: My daughter was arrested I believe in 2006. I am trying to find out if there any outstanding court charges. Thank you

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
Justin Gary Hausler's answer
What county was it in? The easiest way is by going on the clerk of courts website. I’d be happy to look into this matter for you. Call me at 4076171064. Thanks

Q: I had an accident at the RI airport on an escalator. Do I have a claim for damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
You could possibly have a claim. You could consult with an attorney, who would likely want additional details about how the accident took place and whether you sustained injuries.

Tim Akpinar

Q: I was told that I must file for Ejectment to get my 34 year old to move and he is not on my lease.My email vdgrace@gmail

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Florida on
Answered on Apr 19, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
You were told correctly. But do not expect any lawyer to contact you.

You must find a lawyer and contact them.

Look for landlord & tenant lawyers here on Justia.

Q: I am a grandmother with temp custody. mother is in nc. father in florida. can i move to another state. will the courts

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 19, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Be very careful here:

Unless you have been given temporary custody by a court of law, you may be charged with the crime of kidnapping if you just pick up and leave the state.

If you have been given temporary custody by a court, you must ask the court for permission to take the child out of state.

If you and the child reside in Florida, the courts of Florida have jurisdiction over the child. The same is true if you and the child reside in North Carolina....

Q: I am having a new air conditioner installed it has not worked since day 1 can I make them remove it

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 19, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
Contact the manufacturer and ask them if they can work with you toward resolving the issue (whether in the form or service or replacement). If your model is the same one that is the subject of the class action lawsuit, you could contact the firm handling the suit if your amicable efforts do not work.

Tim Akpinar

Q: I recently had my criminal case closed the judge ordered me probation and that my record be "held from adjudication"

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Gary Kollin's answer
Coukd it be a "WITHHOLD OF ADJUDICATION"?

If you are on probation, your record would show.

If you qualify you may be able to have your record sealed after you finish your supervision.

Q: Parents are still married living separately. Divorce isn't final, just filed are doing this on their own. There are

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
IMPO, both parents need to hire divorce lawyers; and as a general rule, the judge will decide all the issues raised.

Q: can i be charged rent late fees for 2 months ago without notice from landlord who accepted 2 months' of payments after

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
The written lease you signed will tell you all about late fees. Just because you received no notice of any late fees does not mean you were not late paying the rent; right?

On the other hand, unless your rent was somewhere in the neighborhood of $3,000 per month, the $657 being charged does sound a bit greedy. But probably not illegal.

Q: I had an accident at the Airport. I fell on an escalator. Do I have any right to a claim?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Jeffrey N. Berman's answer
I am sorry you are going through this. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may have a personal injury claim. You may be entitled to compensation for the costs of your medical care, your lost income, and and for your pain and suffering. If you have not done so already, obtain medical care to evaluate and treat your injuries. Then contact a personal injury attorney. Escalator accidents are common, and they are usually captured by surveillance cameras. However, the...

Q: My husband pasted away June 2018. I am waiting to go through probate in another year but he has Bitcoins

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Phillip William Gunthert's answer
Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your husband, please accept my condolences. Any assets that a person owns in their name alone will normally have to go through probate unless there is some pay on death, transfer on death or survivorship designation on a deed or similar that allows for the transfer of that asset outside of probate. Bitcoins would normally be in some sort of investment or other brokerage account and would likely pass based on joint ownership or some survivorship...

Q: I am wondering why my case hasn’t updated since Jan 2nd. ADP amended their complaint and it was reopened.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
There are not nearly enough facts presented for any lawyer to be able to respond intelligently. If you are represented by a lawyer then ask them.

Q: I have 877.03 and I have a green card that can make me deported?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer
Generally speaking, breach of peace/disorderly conduct is not a removable offense. However, for a more definitive answer to your question, you should bring certified copies of your criminal records to a competent immigration attorney who can analyze them.

Q: Can USCIS use a self employed persons write offs to deny them as a sponsor for a I-485

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Kevin L Dixler's answer
More information is needed. What date was the decision? Is it more than 33 days ago m? You may want to consider whether to file a motion to reconsider or a new filing. Many choose the latter, but it depends.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. You should find one who will spend enough time and ask enough questions. You may be best paying for it to avoid excessive fees after you...

Q: How can I receive transcripts from a court trail from 2002?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Was the verdict appealed? If so, check the appellate record.

If not, contact the court reporter, if you can find out who that was.

Q: My boyfriend passed away when I was 30 weeks pregnant. How do I get his name on our daughter’s birth certificate?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Rand Scott Lieber's answer
You could have told the hospital at the time of birth. If that opportunity has passed then you may not be able to do it. Try speaking to a lawyer in your area that handles probate cases (cases involving dead people).

Good luck.

Q: My wife was in a car accident. She was 8.5 months pregnant. The jaws of life was used to get her out of the car.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Charles M. Baron's answer
Sure, assuming there is insurance coverage, it would also cover injury to the child. If you have any other questions, feel free to call our office at (305)933-9292.

Q: Landlord doesn't want to retun my money

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Look at the written lease you signed when you made the deposit; it probably has a clause in it that covers this unusual situation.

Q: I’m an immigrant, just have got married and want to change my last name. How can I do it?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer
If you are referring to changing your surname (family/last name), you can identify your married surname as your current surname. There are typically boxes on the immigration forms for "other names used", wherein you would list your name before marriage. The USCIS Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) provides at Chapter 51.4(a): "A married woman may choose a legal married name (husband’s surname), a legal pre-marriage name (retention of maiden name), or any form of either (e.g., hyphenated...

Q: Can I sue 1099 for breaking a contract of not practicing withing 10 miles from by place of business?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Griffin Klema's answer
Quite possibly, yes. The geographic restriction might be enforceable, but the full answer to your question depends on an analysis of the contract that was signed, and the circumstances surrounding the contractor's work with you (as well as what you do/did to maintain secrecy over the confidential information). I would be pleased to discuss your trade secret case in further detail: 202-713-5292.

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