My nephew raps/makes music and uses his alias name on internet. Some way authorities want to say that it is gang related and charging him with gang activity. He is 17 he has been in trouble once before for taking another young man cell phone. They are also charging him with prowling because he and... Read more »
Unless you have been arrested for or convicted of a crime, you are not going to be thrown in jail. If you are simply not making your payments because you are having financial difficulties, you may be sued and your credit rating damaged, but you will not go to jail for non payment. Debtors prisons...Read more »
I have practiced Social Security Disability law in Virginia for 35 years. Decisions by Social Security Administrative Judges are not posted on the Internet. However, if a Social Security denial is appealed to the US Federal District Court, you can find those decisions on the Internet.
it is usually a discretionary determination by a judge or a jury. it is oftern referred to as the "reasonable man" standard, i.e., what would a reasonable person do under the same or similar circumstances. there is rarely a statue that defines reasonableness but sometimes there are court...Read more »
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