Douglas Lee Bryan's answer There may be implications from both a criminal and child protection standpoint. I'd certainly recommend that your mother contact an attorney who is familiar with both criminal and family law matters.
Trent Harris' answer Although your noncompete has ended, it is likely that any confidentiality agreement that you had with the company, whether in writing or in a employee manual, still applies after termination of your employment. The information that you mentioned is recognized by Michigan law as trade secrets, and the employer would probably have a good case in court if they tried to force you to return the information. The disclosure sounds like it was inadvertent, and a judge probably would not say that the...
Jason Brooks' answer It's actually quite common for event-holders to restrict the use of intellectual property rights to the activities occurring within their event space -- Just as you would not be permitted to post live action of an NFL game that you attended, it's reasonable for this event to restrict the same as they own the intellectual property rights to the content that occurs within their events.
With that said, the restrictions really all boil down to your intended use -- if by "writing about it"...
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer Unfortunately it sounds like you are in the wrong and liable criminally for using the wrong card as ebay does have you choose a card number in the order form, and you are supposed to review and confirm this, thus your fault. Hopefully, you won't get charged with anything as they are giving you a chance to make this right, but if not hire a good lawyer to try to reduce the charges. Unfortunately mistakes like pressing a button for the wrong card are not defenses under the law, just like a...
Timur Akpinar's answer I do not practice in this area. But I noticed that no one picked up your question for almost a month. Please keep in mind that if the matter involves a public school, the City of New York, or city agency, notice of claim issues could be involved, which can be in the order of days. Consulting an attorney without delay would at the very least enable you to learn the applicable notice of claim requirements and statutes of limitations within which you would need to act to preserve your legal rights...
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer What kind of case is it "... that was in process …"? A child born to a wife is presumed to be that of her husband (you). Do nothing, and the child will be legally yours. Or, if you choose, you might be able to seek child support from the biological father. That could well make things more complicated for you; but it's your choice.
Trent Harris' answer No, there isn't a law against buying a fake degree, if that's all that was done. But if a person *uses* a fake degree in Michigan, that's a different story.
The Authentic Credentials in Education Act, forbids a person from using a fake degree for employment, education, or financial/loan purposes, and allows anyone harmed by violation of the act to sue for $100,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater, plus attorney fees and costs. The law can be found at MCL 390.1601.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer If you have set your work computer (which belongs, presumably, to your employer) to be able to access your email without the need for inputting a password, yes: you have given the employer implicit permission.
William N. Sosis' answer You'll need to immediately consult with an attorney. You'll be interviewed and your case will be thoroughly reviewed. An attorney can then file the appropriate papers on your behalf but only after gathering all the necessary facts and evidence. You should contact an attorney willing to give you a free consultation.
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer That’s a general question and it depends largely on the individual circumstances, but here is my shot; it is likely not illegal nor a civil tort to generally “suggest “X” should be raped”.
The second statement has a better chance being viable in civil court, under the theory of slander. Spreading the rumor the woman was “asking to be raped” online, assuming it is not true, is defamation and a winning law suit could result.
William John Light's answer Your personal data, in all likelihood, belongs to Sony. As a result, you are asking if there is a way to force Sony to delete its own property, which you consented to it giving to it. I doubt that is possible.
Cary B. Hall's answer Typically, fraudulent use of another's bank account without his/her permission could carry charges like: forgery; access device fraud; identity theft; theft by unlawful taking; theft by deception; and/or receiving stolen property. The grading of the offenses (felony, misdemeanor, etc.) depends on the amount of money taken -- although forgery is usually a felony anyway.
Andrew Zulieve Esq's answer Your question is a common one, and I typically advise any client who asks it as follows. If you have to ask an attorney that question, you probably realize that your proposal to adopt a domain name incorporating another's domain name or trademark is a potentially risky one. Because of this, I typically urge a client to reconsider that approach. In any event, before you decide one way or another, you should discuss it with an experience attorney in that area of law.
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