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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

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Router hacked by neighbors.

Router,computer,phones,tv's,camera's has been hacked for years. I pulled up router, started to look up Mac addresses the neighbor next-door neighbors name was tied to one of the Mac addresses. Her name came up associate with a Mac book. These people has been harassing,slandering,having... View More

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answered on Dec 5, 2023

If you believe your router and electronic devices have been hacked by your neighbors, you may want to consider the following steps:

Document Evidence: Keep records of any suspicious activities, including dates, times, and descriptions of what you've observed. This will help establish a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: My name is on documents that have I.D#s on them and when I looked them up I pull up money ,stocks bonds land houses ACCT

My name is on documents that are linked to many different things like stocks bonds bank accounts land things of that nature and I do not know how to locate any of it. no one will help me

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answered on Oct 18, 2023

If your name appears on documents related to assets such as stocks, bonds, bank accounts, and real property, there are steps you can take to assert your rights.

First, gather all documentation you have related to these assets. For stocks and bonds, you can reach out directly to the issuing...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: I want to buy an avalable domain name of a competitor that went out of business, chapter 7, and redirect to my website.
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Feb 14, 2023

What is the question?

All non-exempt property of the debtor is for sale by the trustee in Chapter 7. If you have issues with this, contact a local bankruptcy lawyer for guidance. But you should contact the trustee.

The trustee's name and address are on the docket of the case...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: A major US retailer has a bug on their website that exposes customer info. What are my options here?

I’ve contacted the retailer and they took 27 days to respond to my email and they said they opened an investigation. They seem to not be in any rush with this.

I would like to stress that this is a MAJOR US retailer.

Other customers’ information just started popping up into my... View More

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Apr 23, 2022

You very well may have a claim for this data breach which could result in compensation to you. A complaint would likely need to be filed against the retailer in order to make sure the flaw in their software is fixed. You should contact a lawyer in Georgia as soon as possible to explore this matter... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to podcast about a doctor who is practicing outside the standards of care? He has 6 or more active lawsuits.

The medical board is ignoring many complaints about him and he has lost privileges at more than one hospital.

He is an OB and many women and babies have died unnecessarily under his care.

We are considering doing a “Dr. Death” style podcast about him to end his career of... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 21, 2020

A Georgia attorney could answer your question best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Even if your intentions are noble in trying to protect the wellbeing of women and babies as prospective patients, the fact remains that there is a possibility you could be sued for defamation. No one could... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: My estranged husband has my UI going in his account, I changed pin and password and he changed again. What do I do
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin
answered on Aug 13, 2020

Divorce him.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Internet Law and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: I found a sticker for sale online. Is it against copyright laws to use the design on my own product that I'll sell?

The seller sells a bunch of stickers online. There is one particular sticker design I love that I want to print on a face mask with my own quote along with it. The sticker doesn't have the (C) on it and her website doesn't have any info about copyrights or trademark. Will I get in trouble... View More

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answered on Jul 23, 2020

The artwork in the sticker belongs to the artist even if it doesn't have the copyright symbol on the sticker. The better plan of action is to reach out to the seller and see if they own the rights to the artwork or know who does. Feel free to call or email me if I can be of further assistance.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I’ve had someone release a video of me for profit without my authorization. What should I do?

Private video posted on Twitter as a means to harass me as well as profit without my consent.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
answered on Jun 25, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. You may benefit from contacting an attorney who can assess the details of your circumstances and provide you with a detailed response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: As the primary custodial parent, can I order my ex’s wife to not post pictures of my children on her social media?

My ex recently remarried and his new wife posts pictures of my kids on her social media and I am uncomfortable with that. We have shared custody but I have primary custody as they are with him less than a quarter of the days of the year. Am I legally justified to ask her to refrain from posting... View More

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Jun 15, 2020

You can ask her, but she doesn't have to agree. Unless there is a provision in your divorce decree regarding social media, either one of you can post whatever you like.

3 Answers | Asked in Internet Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: dad here in GA, mom has blocked all communication because shes angry, trying to ligetamate them

is it legal to completely keep me from even speaking to them?

Ellaretha Coleman
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Ellaretha Coleman
answered on Jan 31, 2020

Until you obtain an order of legitimation, you unfortunately have no custodial rights. Therefore, it is legal for mom to cut off all communication. You should seek legal counsel to complete the legitimation process to avoid this continuing or happening in the future.

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a friend who wants to put a TPO on a guy who keeps harassing her through messages and calls.

Unfortunately they used to talk on a dating app where things got a little intimate and more than casual and she wasn’t thinking clearly and send him some pictures of herself. She’s concerned about the cops serving a TPO and him exposing her for the pictures. Keep in mind she’s 40 years old;... View More

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle
answered on Feb 15, 2019

If he publishes the photos he may face legal consequences under the revenge porn law. O.C.G.A. 16-11-90. It is a 1-5 year felony offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Internet Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Can I get justice for being groomed

Last year and I got into an argument with a guy online. He groomed me and commented on my photos. Stating how age was just a number and with a chest as big as mines it doesn't matter what my age is. Even make plans to meet me, that I backed out of. We swapped Snaps, and he blackmailed me for... View More

P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill
answered on Dec 12, 2018

Report this to the police and let them handle it.

1 Answer | Asked in International Law, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: So, if a 19 Year Old in England is soliciting nudes from a 16 Year Old in america, what laws apply?

Basically a friend of mine 16(american) was talking to a guy in england, and had minor sexually lenient conversations, and apparently asked to send nudes by a 19(british) guy. She said no and was very creeped out, I confronted the guy and he said that the age of consent was 16 in England and there... View More

P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill
answered on Apr 4, 2018

Sixteen is the age of consent in Georgia too. That said, you should still address it with the police. Nothing will likely come of it, as he will not be arrested for anything unless he comes to Georgia, but there could be other crimes here.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: someone put me and my Mon on his Facebook live show without our permission and he try to sell ticket on the video

can i sue him in this case

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answered on Aug 13, 2017

The question is a bit confusing. But, if any person has captured video of others, without their permission, that is ONE thing. Laws prevent recording unless at least one of the people being recorded gave permission.

The second part of the question has to do with the video person trying to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it ok for an officer or detective to sieze ones phone and without consent use said persons social media and act like

Said person in order to catch another person with a warrant for something they were never charged with or arrested for

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answered on Jul 15, 2017

Most likely not, without getting a judicial warrant. If you have proof of this, such actions may represent crimes.

Call a criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I sent someone I met online some nude pictures of myself to his cellphone. After breaking up with him because...

...I realised he was violent, I broke up with him. After ignoring his texts and calls he sent the compromising photos to my ex-husband on Facebook in a post that was public. My son and his friends saw these photos before my ex deleted them. I deactivated my Facebook account but he apparently took a... View More

Kelly Case
Kelly Case
answered on Jun 16, 2017

File a complaint with the police. This is a crime in most states. That should be enough to stop him, but you can always file a restraining order if necessary. Good luck!

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