Government Contracts Questions & Answers by State

Government Contracts Questions & Answers

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 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: Reverse mortgage left on home that we were left in grandfather's will. They trying to auction property off. Please help

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Government Contracts for Alabama on
Answered on May 6, 2018
Kevin M Ryan's answer
The reverse mortgage lender has a security interest, or “lien,” on the real estate. You may be able to file a Ch 13 Bankruptcy case if you have an expectancy legal interest in the property as a legal heir. You would not be personally liable for the reverse mortgage if you simply surrendered any claim to the property and let the foreclosure sale occur ( unless you signed a personal guaranty or co-signed on the reverse mortgage)

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 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.

Q: If you took a guilty plea in the state of Mississippi can you get a lawyer to get a sentence reduction?

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 4, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
It is incredibly hard to get a reduction in the sentence after the judge issues his sentencing order, unless very specific requirements are met. You will likely need to consult with an attorney so that he or she can gather additional information to advise you accordingly.

Q: US Citizen brought husband with CR1 Visa, he's physically, emotionally abusive, pressuring me to file i-751, what to do?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Domestic Violence and Government Contracts for California on
Answered on Feb 19, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts. What you have shared is not much. If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to give an accurate answer.

It is the same as using the adage for using a computer... “JUNK IN, JUNK OUT”.

You clearly have to see a divorce lawyer.......and hopefully one who knows immigration

Q: I have 3 days left on my contract in till I ETS out and ,my commander is stating she is going to court marshal me.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts and Military Law on
Answered on Jan 27, 2018
Patrick Korody's answer
Yes. You can be placed on legal hold and held beyond your enlistment to be court-martialed. You should speak to a military law attorney or base defense counsel (ADC, TDS, DSO) ASAP. Your discharge and characterization of service may be at stake, in addition to the possible punishments at court-martial.

Q: Can I abrogate an agreement for plaintiffs to accept a lump sum and together decide the allottments?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Government Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Dec 21, 2017
N. Munro Merrick's answer
You have an attorney. He should be able to answer all your questions. If you have a difference of opinion about whether your psychiatric problems should have been included in the mediation, tell him that. If you are not satisfied with his explanation, tell him that you want to get a second opinion from another attorney. I do not want to speculate any further.

Q: If an employer breaks a 3yr contract in year 2 due to retrenchment procedures.... Am i still entitled to my gratuity?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Employment Law and Government Contracts on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
Employers generally follow retrenchment procedures already in place prior to retrenchment exercise. It may spell out how to deal with staff who lose their contract in terms of absorption within against vacant positions commensurate to their relevance or to pay them termination benefits, gratuity and/or pension factor if so apply.

Q: I'm a 34 yr old disabled widow what funds are available

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts, Health Care Law and Social Security for Georgia on
Answered on Dec 12, 2017
F. Anthony Bullock's answer
If you are unable to work due to a disability, you may be eligible for SSI benefits. Contact your local Social Security office to execute the initial application. Be certain to know what impairments you have, when you were diagnosed, and by doctor/medical facility. Be able to detail why your impairments prevent you from working or earning more income.

Q: At what age in the state of Illinois could a kid determine who they live?

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts, Public Benefits and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 7, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
There are procedures to have yourself declared an emancipated minor. Other than those, if the issue is custody a judge looks at what parent is likely to provide for you better, to oversee you better, and frankly to provide discipline better. Your thoughts would be taken into consideration but aren't decisive. Understand if you are emancipated that also means no one has to support you.

Q: Where do I get the waiver form to fill out for my Indiana license reinstatement?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts, Public Benefits and Traffic Tickets for Indiana on
Answered on Dec 6, 2017
Andrew Bennett's answer
If you have not yet gotten your reinstatement fees waived you can go online to and find the information and the forms. If you do not have a computer, then consider the public library.

Q: Need Statute of limitations, tolling, and union-related info for breach of contract case in New York.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Government Contracts for New York on
Answered on Dec 2, 2017
V. Jonas Urba's answer
Wow. You really should retain private counsel but probably already know that most of us will ask for a substantial retainer to get involved past the 11th hour with these facts.

Yours is no easy case.

As a union member the collective bargaining agreement is key. All members are governed by it. If you were in an Article 75 proceeding and are now appealing that determination in your Article 78 did you raise the issue in the first one and does substantial evidence support whatever...

Q: Will a dismissed felony charge in georgia prevent me from obtaining a florida salesman liquor license?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Dec 1, 2017
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
Sorry, your question is too broad and would require an attorney to research the issue. I suggest that your consult with an attorney in your area or the area where you desire to open the Liquor store about this issue.

Good Luck,

Q: Is there a legal dating contract for two families to sign regarding their kids relationship?

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 25, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
The parents can agree but if there was hanky panky the state could try to claim it was statutory rape. Your parents have a point.

Q: I was to partner on a contract bid for the city of Florida. They submitted my tax returns to prove what my salary would

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Government Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
Just not enough information listed here to say for sure. I suggest that you consult with a litigation attorney in the Miami area on this issue to see if you have a case. (I am located in North West Florida, so I am too far away to be able to help you).

Q: If a government contract specifies they want a certain number of people in my business and accept my proposal based on

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for New York on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017
Barry Eran Janay's answer
Hire a replacement. Am I missing something? Feel free to email me if you want to discuss further.

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