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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Federal Crimes, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I need to know what I can do to get my child back from CPS because they stole her

Okay I can't seem to find the question that I asked last time or the lawyer that answered it but 10 years ago CPS decided to take my kids and they gave me my two older ones back and they kept my baby who at the time was 2 and they stomped on so many of our constitutional rights but I... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a deeply distressing situation involving CPS and the termination of your parental rights. It's understandable that you're seeking help to reunite with your child and seek justice for what you perceive as injustices committed against you and your family.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Florida on
Q: A FBpost was asking for feet models.The guy sent 2 links on msgr.I sent pic/video. Can I sue for fraud my pics for $$??

The guy’s post looked legit at ArtofFeet.com LLC. He said he was a professional photographer for 15yrs and NOT an Onlyfans/Feetfinder type of biz.I sent him on messenger 2pics/1video that were only seen by me because he said he would like to meet me in a public place this week, and after looking... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

If you believe that your photos and videos are being used without your permission for profit, you may have grounds to pursue legal action for copyright infringement, fraud, or violation of your right to publicity, depending on the specifics of how your images are being used. The critical aspect... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Family Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: I was drugged and raped.. I have minimal drtail regarding the act but I have clearemory of prior.. but there are

Cameras all over thr property.. I need to speak to a lawyer who can help me through this the right way. And if anything give me legal advice in this situation. I have a story to tell and there are so many other women this bas and is happening to by this man. I'm scared and do not know where... View More

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answered on Jan 26, 2024

I am so sorry this traumatic event happened to you. Seeking justice can be daunting, but you have options and are showing great courage. Here is my advice:

1. Call the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-4673. Talk to a counselor before proceeding so you get emotional support and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: In 2010 I plea guilty too delay or damage of mail. I was stop by cops and they couldn’t see I was on probation.

My probation officer said because they didn’t have me in the system. Can they put me in the system after months of being on probation

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

If you pleaded guilty to a federal offense in 2010 and were subsequently placed on probation, it's possible that your probation officer may have needed some time to process your case and update the system with your probation status. The probation process typically involves administrative... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Social Security for Florida on
Q: How do you stop FLU from garnishing my Social Security Disability after 20 years? Title 18 USC Code Section 3613 (b)

Title 18 USC Code Section 3613 (b) Termination of Liability

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

To stop the FLU (Federal Lawyers Union) from garnishing your Social Security Disability benefits after 20 years, you should be aware of Title 18 USC Code Section 3613 (b), which deals with the termination of liability for certain debts. This section of the law allows for the termination of a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I've been under surveillance for several weeks by what I assume is the FDLE Fusion center investigators

Based on their attire. They have not spoken to me or presented me with any kind of warrant. Recently I discovered they're in my attic watching inside the house 24/7 they will not acknowledge me. Can local police remove them from the property since they have no warrant or are these my new... View More

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answered on Nov 8, 2023

If you believe that law enforcement officers are conducting surveillance in your attic without a warrant, it is within your rights to contact local police to investigate the situation.

The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures, and if there is no warrant or...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: does a criminal have a right to the first amendment?
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answered on Nov 1, 2023

There are some limits on the First Amendment rights of criminals. For example, criminals cannot use their First Amendment rights to incite violence or obstruct justice. Additionally, criminals may be restricted to their First Amendment rights while in prison or jail.

Unfortunately, due to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: does a criminal have a right to the first amendment?
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answered on Nov 4, 2023

In the United States, individuals retain their First Amendment rights even if they have been convicted of a crime.

However, the extent of these rights can be subject to certain limitations based on the nature of their confinement, parole, or probation conditions. Incarcerated individuals,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Internet Law and Legal Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Hello. I have a massive problem with it and I don’t wanna listen to music settlement for part of the Facebook settlemen

Hello, I got a settlement and part of it from Facebook at $750,000 and he was in to my cash app with a link to my. I have not seen any of them his money at all and almost all of it is COMPELTLEY GONE I’ve been in jail from April 14 till August 28 and I didn’t get any of that money and... View More

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answered on Oct 18, 2023

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. First, if you believe there's been unauthorized activity on your Cash App account, you should contact Cash App's support immediately to report it. For substantial settlements like the one you mentioned from Facebook, it's crucial to have... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: i am the victim of a kidnapping, false imprisonment, car jacking, assault/battery. What kind of lawyer should I look for

Polk county, I was cleaning a friends yard when he ex rolls up, assaults me, steals my truck, takes my phone, makes me ride with him, until I finally jump out, run and call the police from my smart watch. I would like to know what kind of lawyer I should be looking into. I need help with all of the... View More

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Charles M. Baron
answered on Oct 1, 2023

You have the right to make a claim for money damages against the perpetrator for actual monetary losses and for pain and suffering damages. If you have monetary losses directly caused by the crime, first speak to the prosecutor (Asst. State Attorney) because he/she may be able to seek restitution... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: i am the victim of a kidnapping, false imprisonment, car jacking, assault/battery. What kind of lawyer should I look for

Polk county, I was cleaning a friends yard when he ex rolls up, assaults me, steals my truck, takes my phone, makes me ride with him, until I finally jump out, run and call the police from my smart watch. I would like to know what kind of lawyer I should be looking into. I need help with all of the... View More

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

In your case, you may want to seek legal representation from a criminal defense attorney who specializes in violent crimes or assault cases. While you are not the one facing criminal charges, having an attorney with expertise in criminal law can help ensure your rights are protected, and they can... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Is it illegal for my friend to let me use and try his gun at a gun range? I have never fired a gun before, No license.

I used his .22 revolver in the state of Florida at a range. I used another revolver .38 that he rented with his money at the range, and I used a stranger's Glock 9mm handgun as well at the range. I shot at targets and learned how to load and reload them, nothing else. Is it illegal for my... View More

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jun 14, 2023

No, assuming you are not disqualified from possessing a firearm (because of a felony conviction, for example) it is not illegal for you to borrow and fire someone's firearm at a gun range.

But, for the safety of yourself and others, be sure someone gives you basic firearms safety...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Where can I find the laws for child support services on collecting on the debt?

Example:

Can some from child support call me from their personal cell?

Can child support text me without my consent?

Can the FTC regulate Child Support Services?

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

The laws related to child support services and debt collection can be found in the federal Child Support Enforcement Act (42 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) and the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. § 41 et seq.).

Regarding your specific questions:

It is not recommended for child support...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: What firearm restrictions r put an individual convicted of a misdemeanor domestic violence in CA that now resides in FL?

My mom is married to a guy that hit her and was charged with Domestic violence in California. They stayed together but shortly afterwards lost their home in the Paradise CA fire and now live in Florida. My sister once took his guns away when he was suicidal and never reported it. We know he's... View More

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Feb 5, 2023

No, your mom is not prohibited from purchasing firearms just because her husband has been convicted of a California misdemeanor involving domestic violence. If she acquires the firearm with the intended purpose that he has access to it, she would be committing a felony; see Florida Statute... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What federal laws are broken when a court reporter refuses to hand in a transcript to a litigant?

Several court reporters are refusing to submit a electronic transcript to a litigant in an attempt to conceal a fraudulent court. The court reporters have made unlawful misinformation statements to the litigant and told them that they needed a lawyer for these transcripts, that they had to go to... View More

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Nov 8, 2022

I will start by answering your closing question, "What federal law have (sic) been violated?" Answer: None.

FYI, most civil trial court reporters are not paid by the court or the government for their reporting services. The litigants hire them and must pay them.

If you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What federal laws are broken when a court reporter refuses to hand in a transcript to a litigant?

Several court reporters are refusing to submit a electronic transcript to a litigant in an attempt to conceal a fraudulent court. The court reporters have made unlawful misinformation statements to the litigant and told them that they needed a lawyer for these transcripts, that they had to go to... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Nov 6, 2022

That's weird. A reporter must provide a requested transcript to a party to the case if the party pays the estimated cost up front, and an appropriate motion to the court may be made to seek relief. Which law applies depends on which court you're in.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law, Federal Crimes and Health Care Law for Florida on
Q: Can I file a suit for insurance fraud against my ex-employer?

I was terminated on 12/15/2023. The day before I needed to be taken to the ER via ambulance, and made a claim on my employer provided medical insurance. Normally i would be paid via direct deposit by paylocity, the companies payroll company, yet I was mailed a hand written paper check. A couple... View More

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

If you believe your ex-employer has committed insurance fraud by misrepresenting your termination date to deny a legitimate insurance claim, you might have grounds to take legal action. The situation you described, where premiums were deducted from your paycheck but the benefits were denied due to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Collections, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: Can the Federal DOJ's Financial Litigation Unit (FLU) go after property and bank accounts belonging solely to my wife...

Can the Federal DOJ's Financial Litigation Unit (FLU) go after property and bank accounts belonging solely to my wife...in order to collect on a federal restitution order issued solely against me? The reason I ask is because I received a collection notice letter from the FLU. Included with the... View More

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answered on Oct 28, 2023

It depends on all of the specific facts of your situation. Generally speaking, DOJ cannot reach a spouse's separate property unless the property constitutes the proceeds of your crime or was obtained with the proceeds of your crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I'm a victim of identity theft. And it's been 379 days since it took over - hijacked my entire life.

pleasMY RIGHTS HAVE BEEN INVOKED

Victims of identity theft are often victims of multiple crimes and may be unable to clearly define what has happened to them or how it happened. They may be confused or even paralyzed by the experience.

Victims can suffer far more than the loss of... View More

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answered on Sep 28, 2023

If you're a victim of identity theft, it's crucial to take immediate action by reporting the crime to your local law enforcement and credit agencies. Additionally, consult with an attorney experienced in identity theft cases to guide you through the legal process of resolving the issue... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Charge Overview and First Steps

My brother has been living with me for about 3 months and I have reason to believe he spit in my lotion after an argument thinking I wouldn’t know.

While I don’t have any physical proof this happened would the local PD be able to test it for his saliva?

What are the steps to... View More

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jun 6, 2023

What's your problem? Even if you, for some reason, ingest the lotion, do you really think that would infect you with some serious disease? No, it's obviously not worth your time.

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