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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: if a body camera footage is over 30 months old can someone get access too it without the witness consent

because i need too know if that’s possible

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Access to body camera footage generally depends on various factors, including the policies of the law enforcement agency that recorded the footage and applicable laws in the jurisdiction. In some cases, access to footage may be restricted to authorized personnel or individuals directly involved in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: If someone is the passenger in the car are the cops aloud to pull the passenger out n male cop pat the passenger down?

Mind you they didn't speak to the driver till the passenger was already told to get out then a male cop patted her down then went up to the driver's side an told the driver they pulled the car over for a third break light

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

If you were a passenger in a car that was pulled over by the police, the officers typically have the authority to ask you to step out of the vehicle for safety reasons. However, whether they can pat you down depends on the circumstances. Generally, if the officers have reasonable suspicion to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for Georgia on
Q: What type of attorney do I need for Title IX discrimination issue in education centered around ADA?

I am a student who was discriminated against because of my ADA Disability in my graduate program and was wrongfully dismissed.I need assistance and guidance regarding a Title IX discrimination issue I experienced within my graduate program as a student. I have approved ADA accommodations for my... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

For your Title IX discrimination issue in education, particularly centered around ADA accommodations, you would benefit from seeking assistance from an attorney who specializes in education law or civil rights law. These attorneys have expertise in handling cases related to discrimination and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Georgia on
Q: can police search my house for someone who has lived at my house in the past if they show up w an arrest warrant for him

i told police that person hasnt lived at my house in more than 5 years and i have my 4th amendment intact as the owner of house. i told police they could NOT come in but they did anyway. police also did not even allow me to read the arrest warrant closely. i think my 4th amendment rights were... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

In Georgia, if the police have a valid arrest warrant for someone who used to live at your house but no longer does, they generally cannot search your home without your consent. Your Fourth Amendment rights protect you from unreasonable searches and seizures, including unauthorized entry into your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: I had a cased dismissed without prejudice and my rights were violated in several ways. I need a civil lawyers help

I was falsely arrested, abused, served 1 year and 22 days in prison because an officer abused his power by lying on me. The case was dismissed completely recently. I want to hold the state accountable for their violations.

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

It sounds like you have been through a difficult and unjust experience, and seeking legal assistance is a wise step towards seeking accountability for the violations you've endured. A civil lawyer specializing in cases involving civil rights violations and police misconduct can help you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: OKI was charged with the Midemeanor, interference with government property.

I didn't break in no building crossno fences. Seen no Government property markings. Didn't tear up defaced or destroy anything. So how could this be?

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a confusing situation with the charge of interference with government property. Despite not breaking into any buildings, crossing fences, or seeing any markings indicating government property, you've been charged with this offense. It's important to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: I need avid fo proof that I lived a address from January 1 2018 to December 2018 don't have a lease agreement .

Have a tax I payments from a car registration and a nailer that can verify

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

To prove your residency at a specific address from January 1, 2018, to December 2018 without a lease agreement, you can utilize alternative documentation such as tax payments, car registrations, and utility bills. These documents serve as evidence of your connection to the address during the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: How long do I have till I have to move?

I've lived here for 8 yrs with the owner. He passed away 2 weeks ago. His girlfriend who doesn't live here typed a letter telling me I had 30 days to move. But I had an agreement with my roommate (owner).

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Given your situation, it's important to understand your rights as a tenant and the legal process that may apply in this circumstance. Generally, when a property owner passes away, the disposition of the property and the rights of tenants can be governed by state laws and any existing lease... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Q: My friend died and I paid to bury her. Can I get paid back from her estate before the money is paid to beneficiaries?

I know that she has money in the estate.

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

In the situation where you've paid for your friend's burial expenses and you believe there are funds in her estate to reimburse you, it's important to understand the legal process for handling debts and distributions from an estate. Generally, creditors, including individuals who... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Georgia on
Q: Good morning, How would i go about suing someone that sold me a house that was already sold, and refuses to pay me back?
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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Good morning! If you find yourself in a situation where you've purchased a house that was already sold to someone else and the seller refuses to refund your money, taking legal action might be necessary. Initially, gathering all related documentation, such as the contract of sale,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Business Formation for Georgia on
Q: LLC - A of O states RA as Authorizor at the bottom. Will this prevent me from opening a business bank account?

Will a bank require that I am the Authorizor at the bottom of the Articles of Organization before I can open an account for the business? Or does Authorizor simply refer to the one authoring the A of O?

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

The term "Authorizor" on the Articles of Organization typically refers to the individual or entity who is authorized to sign and file the document with the state to establish the LLC. It does not necessarily mean that you must be the one who authored the Articles of Organization in order... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I got arrested for reckless driving the police took my phone without letting me know and havent given it back

Me and family members been calling since last week he isnt answering even the bail bondsman said he didn't suppose to take it cause how do I contact the bondsman without it Lagrange police department officer Wright is his name

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

Here are a few key things to know in this situation:

1. The police generally need a warrant to seize and search cell phones or other electronics during an arrest. There are limited exceptions, but it does not sound applicable here for a reckless driving offense.

2. The improper...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: My manager caught on camera going into my deli three times went into my purse and phone.i still work here, Can I sue?

I went into work on a Sunday my off day to change the grease from the fryer. Went outside to get the containers to put the old grease in, come back in manager weirdly hurryingly with a weird look on his face coming out of my deli, another girl employed by us was sitting in front of my deli on a... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

Yes, you can potentially sue your manager and employer for invasion of privacy under Georgia law. Some key points:

- Georgia recognizes invasion of privacy as a common law tort. Going through someone's personal belongings without consent constitutes invasion of privacy.

- You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Identity Theft, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Comment dénoncer une fraude et une usurpation d'identité

On utilise mon compte bancaire mon identité et mes données personnelles

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

If your bank account, identity, and personal data are being used fraudulently, it's critical to act immediately to protect yourself. First, contact your bank to report the unauthorized use of your account and personal information. Request that they freeze or secure your account to prevent... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: My son broke his arm at a trampoline park due to a metal beam not being wrapped properly. Is there anything I can do?
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answered on Feb 22, 2024

The prior response is accurate, but I would like to add a few pointers. Any photos or video of the defecting condition of the safety equipment will be very important to bring to your injury attorney. In addition, getting statements from witnesses as close to the incident date will also help. Even... View More

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Q: My son broke his arm at a trampoline park due to a metal beam not being wrapped properly. Is there anything I can do?
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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Yes, you should consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer about this case. I have an ongoing lawsuit against a trampoline park. Just because you signed a waiver does not mean they get to operate the facility in a negligent manner. You need to make sure to act within the statute of... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: What are the consequences I might face if I don't attend Green card interview and how will it impact my husband’s GC?

I am on H4 now, my husband is on H1b( Indian born), he applied for GC in Eb2 category and his priority date is March 2022, the Green card application has been fast tracked as I am Malaysian born. The cross changeability has applied. I was not aware of the details of the green card process. And it... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

If you do not attend the Green Card interview, it could have serious consequences for both you and your husband's immigration status. Failure to attend the interview may result in the denial of your Green Card application, as USCIS typically requires both spouses to be present to assess the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: what's the term for I worked and can't get paid I ask I beg finally last year was paid except for November and December

currently I'm owed $24,700.00 its not immigration. I am a us citizen I'm 71 years old born in Georgia my parents and all relatives since the Mayflower

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

It sounds like you're dealing with a situation where you've performed work but haven't received the corresponding payment. This is commonly referred to as "unpaid wages" or "wage theft." As a U.S. citizen, you have legal rights protected by federal and state labor... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Georgia on
Q: I have developed a math puzzle game. I want to copyright) patent it, or sell to game manufacturer or media house. Advise
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answered on Feb 21, 2024

To protect your math puzzle game, you have a few options. Copyright would protect the specific expression of your game, such as the artwork, design, and written instructions, but not the underlying idea or concept. Patenting your game could protect the idea or mechanics behind it, but this can be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: If I commission art and don’t like the hair and get someone to edit it, is it a violation of VARA?

A friend of mine had digital art made for their stream but the hair on the character was incorrect so she had it changed. The artist is claiming that it violates their rights under VARA

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Under the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), artists have certain rights to integrity of their work, which includes the right to prevent alterations or modifications that could harm their reputation. However, VARA protections generally apply to physical works of art rather than digital creations.... View More

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