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1 Answer | Asked in Election Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts and Public Benefits for Georgia on

Q: how do I be a part of the senate in the state of Georgia in 2019?

I am a 29 year civilian ga resident in the state of ga.

I will be 30 years old in the next two months in August. What do I have to do? I have been a local resident in the city of Decatur for 10 years.

Peter N. Munsing answered on May 23, 2019

in most states you petition to get on the ballot. Contact the Ga.Secretary of State's office. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Banking, Federal Crimes and Government Contracts for California on

Q: The judge didn't appoint a guardian ad litem my lawyer ask for it they never said he could cash my checks what do I do

Judge stated that guardian only gave rides help with housing health care mange money he doesn't give me my checks I'm homeless no doctor need meds

Ronald Mahurin answered on May 20, 2019

If the WCJ did not appoint a guardian then you have none and you should be cashing your checks, not someone else. Speak to the WC carrier and demand that the checks be sent directly to you. If someone then takes the checks and cashes them, it is a matter for the district attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for California on

Q: Falsely accusation by a co-worker. My Manager and that co-worker are best friend.

I received a falsely accused complaint from a co-worker for pushing and hitting her. The accusation in fact comes right after another co-worker complaint about her best friend (aka her direct supervisor and my supervisor) because the supervisor gave her work to the lower level employee. I belong to... Read more »

Neil Pedersen answered on May 15, 2019

You need to speak to your union representative right away. These kinds of interpersonal conflicts are very difficult to prevail in given the politics involved and the fact that so many things are subject to interpretation. If the union does not provide you with the assistance you need, you should... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Government Contracts for Georgia on

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

I have completed all the requirements for the pre-trial contract, I just wasn't expecting to have to go back to court after signing the pre-trial agreement.

Ecleynne Mercy answered on Apr 14, 2019

Just call the court and ask. They will tell you. It could potentially just be a status hearing.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Government Contracts for Massachusetts on

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

I own these P.R GO BONDS. I cannot understand the paperwork i received. please help me understand what is required of me.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 1, 2019

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?

Yes sir my name is Todd Buie. Got a quick question??? I have $7,000 in old fines, $13,000 in student loans from 6 years ago, an about $9,000 in medical bills. All this stuff is from around 2012. I got into some trouble an had to do around 3 years in prison. I been out for a couple years, no trouble... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Mar 22, 2019

You cannot discharge the old fines not can you discharge the student loans. The medical bills should be dischargeable.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Contracts and Internet Law on

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

Publishing by journalists in a public account in social media or website.

Name the law or Act please

Griffin Klema answered on Mar 22, 2019

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.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Government Contracts, Internet Law and Libel & Slander on

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

I did a google search of my name and noticed an small article regarding my dui conviction as well as other local news ftrom a court report. I'm scared this information can be easily searched by employers, school or anyone, really. I was never informed of this article being published. In addition a... Read more »

Timur Akpinar answered on Mar 5, 2019

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Government Contracts for Florida on

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

it was a stand your ground case.

Charles M. Baron answered on Feb 8, 2019

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.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Washington on

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

I’m looking to go on vacation for a few days back to the states from Canada where I am here for my fathers job and possess a diplomatic passport, yet I’m 18? Is this ok for me to do or do I need to have consent from my parents.

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Jan 24, 2019

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New Jersey on

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

Leonard R. Boyer answered on Nov 10, 2018

Your question is too vague to be answered.

Q: Can your SSA number be used in any part of the USA State federal coding system? County codes?

This would include birth certificate # address and phone number.

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 18, 2018

I have no understanding as to what you are asking

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1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New York on

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

Timur Akpinar answered on Sep 22, 2018

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for Illinois on

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

bid on them?

Cynthia Pietrucha answered on Sep 14, 2018

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New York on

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

route to make money?

Timur Akpinar answered on Sep 5, 2018

The government encourages small businesses. See https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/small-business-administration, 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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts and Social Security for Texas on

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

Person want to apply for workers compensation benefits, but is receiving social security benefits due to winning award for disability. Can the person apply for Workers compensation benefits and collect social security? (both) if the person has been found disabled by Social Security. And does the... Read more »

Anna Katherine Stone answered on Jul 26, 2018

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.

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