Government Contracts Questions & Answers by State

Government Contracts Questions & Answers

Q: I am currently in a pre-trial diversion program and Just got a summons for a trial court date. What can I expect?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Government Contracts for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Ecleynne Mercy's answer
Just call the court and ask. They will tell you. It could potentially just be a status hearing.

Q: explain "Omnibus Objection to Claims filed or asserted by holders of certain COMMONWEALTH GENERAL OBLIGAtion bonds"

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Government Contracts for Massachusetts on
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Anyone with enough money to invest in general obligation bonds issued by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico should have enough time to call their bond broker and ask them to explain what is happening to all the bondholders.

Q: Can you file on criminal fines? Like misdemeanor Charges?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Appeals / Appellate Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 22, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You cannot discharge the old fines not can you discharge the student loans. The medical bills should be dischargeable.

Q: Does publishing personal information of a politician without his permission is forbidden by law in US and Europe?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Contracts and Internet Law on
Answered on Mar 22, 2019
Griffin Klema's answer
In the U.S., it might be a violation of the politician's privacy. There is a common law (non-statutory) right to privacy, and publication of private facts may constitute what is called "intrusion upon seclusion." Besides common law, there may be statutory laws that also provide for such protection. The other issue is whether the person's status as a politician affects their rights. Every state's laws are different. If you publish false information, that could lead to a defamation claim by the...

Q: Noticed that a newspaper printed a blurb with Info about my dui conviction. Taken from court report. Can they do that??

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Government Contracts, Internet Law and Libel & Slander on
Answered on Mar 5, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
Entities that do this argue that they are making use of a public record. Authorities can get involved if an entity requests money for removal of a record.

Tim Akpinar

Q: if i was put in jail. i win trial let but i lost everything.what should i do.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Government Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Feb 8, 2019
Charles M. Baron's answer
You question is vague, but you seem to be wondering if you can seek compensation from anyone for being arrested, jailed, and prosecuted. For compensation from law enforcement authorities, the answer is yes, IF there was no probable cause for the arrest and/or no probable cause for the prosecution. However, in almost all cases that go to criminal court trial, the probable cause exists; otherwise, the case likely would never have made it that far. Probable cause means there are facts that...

Q: Can I go on vacation to the states without parental consent if I’m 18 and on diplomatic status for my dad?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Washington on
Answered on Jan 24, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
You may be best served by speaking with an immigration attorney in Canada. In the USA, an 18 year old is considered an adult and is free to travel as such. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice;...

Q: In New Jersey is the State or its agents exempt from local public ordinences

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 10, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Your question is too vague to be answered.

Q: Are there any laws codified about government contracts' regulations? Where would I find them?

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New York on
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
New York State Empire State Development has a section on its website for government contracting resources. They might be a practical starting point for information about New York statutes and regs. They have offices in New York City, Albany, and Buffalo. On the federal level, the GSA (General Services Administration) might have information regarding government contracts.

Q: Is the government required to advertise their work projects someplace that's publicly viewable so everyone qualified can

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 14, 2018
Cynthia Pietrucha's answer
Sometimes. It depends on the unit of government and what funds they are using to pay for work projects. If an Illinois local government agency is required to advertise their work projects, they are likely required by state law or local ordinance to publish each bid in the newspaper and may also post the bid on the city's website.

If you are looking for available work and don't know where to start, consider resources such as and . You can find a lot...

Q: Does the government have size requirements for businesses to become contractors or can any small business pursue that

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New York on
Answered on Sep 5, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
The government encourages small businesses. See, which is the website for the Small Business Administration. They provide information and resources for small businesses and maintain field offices in several locations throughout New York State.

Q: Do DBA lump sump settlements need to be reported to Social Security? If the person has been found disabled?

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts and Social Security for Texas on
Answered on Jul 26, 2018
Anna Katherine Stone's answer
You would need to consult with a local workers' compensation attorney who practices in the state where you worked and were injured on the job. Also, there may be time limitations on when you can file for WC so I would encourage you to reach out to an attorney as quickly as possible. Best wishes.

Q: What are the main international legislation requirements applicable in the field of engineering services?

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts, Intellectual Property, Military Law and Patents (Intellectual Property) on
Answered on Jun 28, 2018
Kevin E. Flynn's answer
I am not seeing a patent issue here. To the extent that a patented concept has been embedded in a US required standard, then the patent rights necessary to adhere to the standard must be made available in a license to any company that requests it.


I hope this helps.

Kevin E Flynn

Q: I cought my wife cheating with a correction S officer in Carrollton Ga. Can he loose his job. He caused us to separate

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Government Contracts for Georgia on
Answered on Jun 1, 2018
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
It sounds like you have had communication with her boss. This may be a question to ask him. You may want to consult with an attorney if you are considering divorce so they can help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

Q: Can a minor, (14/15) who proves he is responsible financially and can care for himself, get emancipated in Ohio?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Child Support, Government Contracts and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 2, 2018
Joseph Jaap's answer
No, a minor cannot be emancipated in Ohio except in limited circumstances. Here is more information:

If there are problems at home, talk to a school counselor, family member, or other trusted adult.

Q: I'd like to sue Barack Obama for giving 150 billion dollars of american tax payer dollars to Iran, without consent.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Government Contracts for Nevada on
Answered on Mar 13, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
No. If there had been I'm sure it would have been done. There are a number of reasons way too long for me to give you.

Consider a similar thought--can someone sue the Congress for giving over a trillion dollars in tax breaks to wealthy people? No, that's what they do.

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