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Q: I live in an apartment and have these brown stains on my ceiling that keep getting bigger and showing up in other places

My ceiling is also splitting directly beside these spots. Any idea what could be going on?

Alexander Florian Steciuch answered on Mar 13, 2019

You need to inform your management company, landlord, or whomever is in charge that there could be a water leak in your ceiling AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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Q: In Indiana if a family member stays and is told to leave and they won’t they are not paying rent how do I get them out

T. J. Jesky answered on Sep 23, 2018

The first step is to have a serious talk with the family member, i.e., either pay rent or move out. If that fails,

the next step is to give them an ultimatum. Give them a specific deadline and state that they have to be completely moved out by then. You can offer to assist them in...
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Q: My brother is in a nursing home they say he has alzheimers his wife has the POA but she is cheating on him what can i do

How can I go about getting that taken away from her she has a baby with my nephew while he is in a nursing home and she is using his money. Please can I get some info as I cant afford a lawyer and I need help he is my brother.

Alexander Florian Steciuch answered on Jul 11, 2018

If you believe that your brother is incapacitated and being abused, your best chance is to file for guardianship over your brother. However, be aware that in Indiana the presumed first choice of guardian is actually the person's POA, followed by their spouse.

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Q: Is it legal for a 15 year old and a 17 year old to have a child?

I am 15 and soon to be 16, and I know the age of consent is 16 in Indiana. What will happen?

Alexander Florian Steciuch answered on Apr 4, 2018

No, it is not illegal for a 15 and 17 year old to be having consensual sex in Indiana. Absent a position of power held by the 17 year old you are covered by Indiana's Romeo and Juliet laws that allows for 14 and 15 year olds to have consensual sex with peers up to 4 years older.

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Q: Can I be brought in as an assistant to the personal representative of an estate? And if so, what is the best way?

I live in Indiana. My uncle, who also lived in Indiana, died several weeks ago. He was intestate, so there was no specification on who should be the personal representative, and as of right now, no one is officially "in charge" of the estate. My cousin, the deceased uncle's son, is interested in... Read more »

Paul Stanko answered on Sep 17, 2016

Your cousin should have already contacted an Indiana estate attorney to handle the estate. There is no problem with having two co-personal representatives. Your attorney can prepare the paperwork.

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Q: Can my attorney release my receivership funds to himself without my approval?

Court released $35k in past rent to me.

My Attorney then sent me a bill for $35K that I had not agreed to.

My attorney instructed the court to release the $35K to him without my knowledge or approval.

My attorney told me I must agree to his terms or he would file a lien with... Read more »

Paul Stanko answered on Sep 17, 2016

If you have a contract with your attorney, then get an independent interpretation of that contract from another attorney.

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Q: I am looking for someone to help me. My son was accuse of touching a girl. he was never charged but they kept it open.

an it's been 6 moths since we heard anything. There is no eveidens. CPS was involved an they must have cleared me cause i never received anything from them like the told me i would in the mail. I really think this girl was coached of what to say. And this isn't the first time this has happen. she... Read more »

Paul Stanko answered on Sep 17, 2016

You can't close a police investigation. The best thing to do is get lawyered up, don't talk to anyone, and don't talk to the police about it especially! If they don't think they have enough evidence to charge, it will eventually blow over.

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Q: How do I find the judicial commission number for united states district judges in ft. wayne indiana?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 9, 2015

The number? Why would you need that? Are you talking about a phone number? You can probably look that up on the internet.

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Q: Okay my fiancé was ORed yesterday at 3 o'clock it's been 24hrs Is there anything I can do to get this to move faster?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

Speak to the attorney who represents the fiance.

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Q: how long after verbal settlement agreement is too long to get release forms? verbal agreement 10/14/15 indiana

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 6, 2015

What are the facts regarding this question?

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Q: How much is my lawsuit worth? My attorney was negligent. He didn't submit any of my paper work by the deadline.

My lawyer didn't submit any of my paper work at all to meet the deadline. He openly admitted that he has lied to us for months now about our case when all along it had been closed/dismissed for months. He said we can do 1 of 2 things.. 1. Give him an amount we feel we should receive 2. Go seek... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

How is it that strangers on the internet who know nothing but what you have written, which is nowhere near enough, are supposed to be able to tell you what you ask?

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Q: My ex wants to move 2000 miles away what are my legal rights

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

You have not given enough facts here at all. Do you have children with the ex and the ex is taking the children? You need to go see a family attorney in your area if that is the case. The ex might need to follow the law in your state for this, and it might require your written permission or a court... Read more »

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Q: Don't you have to go to court before your wages are garnished?

Terrence Rubino answered on Dec 19, 2011

no. it is probably more common that a person doesn't actually go to court before a garnishment occurs. a person gets sued, doesn't answer the complaint and summons within the required time, the suing party obtains a default judgment and files a proceedings supplemental naming the judgment debtors... Read more »

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Q: What is the State of Indiana's equivalent to D.C code section 16-1905?

Burton A. Padove answered on Jul 22, 2011

12-26-6

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Q: How do I go about hiring a PCR attorney

Burton A. Padove answered on Jul 22, 2011

This is no different than any other attorney hiring. Check referrals from friends, bar association referral services, internet, yellow pages. You could google PCR attorneys in Indiana and find appellate case decisions and see who the attorneys were.

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Q: I aws in hospital due to complications with cancer and missed the inal hearing what can i do.

Burton A. Padove answered on Jul 21, 2011

If the final decision seemed unfair to you, then you should contact an attorney to file a Motion to Set Aside under the catch all provision.

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Q: Is it legal for a felon to wear body armor

Burton A. Padove answered on Jul 21, 2011

I do not know of any restricions on the use of body armor other than in the commission of a felony.

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Q: Can a postal worker hand deliver mail to a child?

Terrence Rubino answered on Jul 21, 2011

i don't know of any law that prohibits that and would seriously doubt that there would be any legal consequences for doing so.

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Q: When someone jumps off a river boat; are they guilty of some type of endangerment?

Terrence Rubino answered on Jul 14, 2011

there aren't enough facts to give you a precise answer. although the person may be guilty of stupidity depending on the circumstances it doesn't sound like a criminal offense. of course there might be public intoxication, disturbing the peace, etc depending on what was involved. hope this helps.

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