In the US (specifically Arizona), if you create intellectual property (e.g. website, social media channels and 3rd party sales channels) as a volunteer (I was a volunteer in a business my husband was a co-owner in, I was not paid, wasn't asked to do create the IP nor directed in any way and... Read more »
If a pediatrician asked a parent to videotape a behavior for diagnostic purposes, I believe a court would find such recording an exception to any law prohibiting such. If the person doing the recording was my client, I would ensure it is delivered to the physician as soon as possible after...Read more »
If someone pretended to be a criminal online and someone reported them, what could happen? This guy is an idiot and was using an app called "Whisper" and told people he was a rapist but never actually raped anyone, he was just getting off.. If he was reported, how much trouble could he... Read more »
As to the first part of your question: A general criminal law principle known as the corpus delicti rule provides that a confession, standing alone, isn’t enough for a conviction. The rule is designed to prevent wrongful convictions, and originates from the phenomenon of false confessions....Read more »
My brother is being extradited back to Maricopa County from New Mexico. He has 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for possession of internet porn. He was told by a defense lawyer found on the internet that it would be over $30,000 to defend him. He has no means. He has lost his job and is... Read more »
We are a 3rd party contractor for Home Warranty companies. And customers of the home warranty company are posting negative online reviews, some for reasons out of our hands, due to our restrictions in our contract with the home warranty company. Can we issue a cease and desist and sue if the... Read more »
If you consulted with an attorney regarding such a letter or legal action, they would likely want to see each individual review. If they're negative, it's possible that in itself is not necessarily actionable. An attorney who deals with defamation would examine if they were false and...Read more »
A few years ago I left a comment in the comment section of a YouTube video. This video wasn't mine, but essentially dismissed the legitimacy of depression and similar mental illnesses. I said some pretty unenlightened things about depressed people in my comment (e.g. that they're... Read more »
A) The statute of limitations (law setting a deadline by which charges must be filed or a claim made) has likely run on this event. B) Opinion is almost always protected speech unless it is inflammatory, contains untruths, or is damaging to a person's professional reputation. C) It is...Read more »
As a family law attorney, I can only address how this issue could be addressed in Family Court. You would need to discuss whether criminal charges are appropriate with a law enforcement officer. In Family Court, you can certainly complain about the method in which she obtained this information in...Read more »
I purchased several gold coins at auction and paid by personel check. Seller has only provided one out of eight coins and I'm still owed about $8000 and other fees. Do I hire a lawyer in Pima Co or Washington state? I need to place a lien or attach seller's assets based on judgement.
Of course, but that may not be the question you want to ask. You want to ask “Where May I sue my partner for depriving me of my rights under my contracts with him?” That Answer depends on where the contracts were made; it may depend on where the contracts were intended to be performed; and it...Read more »
An attorney familiar with copyright law could be in the best position to answer your question after determining your planned use of the images, whether the images are in the public domain, are protected by copyright, image usage licenses, their use would violate privacy rights, their use would...Read more »
It will depend on the circumstances of the offer, as out-of-court statements, including emails, are hearsay. But the phone owner cannot be charged with a criminal violation for viewing emails without hacking into the account.
university employee uses oficial email to make up an attached copy of an email "fake" to make belive her boss that she already send me the info, that can stop my relation with university..can i take legal action?... the true is at the university email servers and in my hotmail server ...... Read more »
You have freedom of expression under the First Amendment. That right does not extend to defamation or other torts. If you have doubts about whether to do whatever you are contemplating, consult an attorney first.
I am a domain investor and i buy expired domain names. I want to know if the domain names containing exact match medicine names (trademarked) can be bought or their trademarks restrict this? For e.g Voltaren is a registered trademark. Can i buy a domain for e.g www.voltaren.net and then use it or... Read more »
This is a very fact-specific question, the answer to which will depend on many factors, so much more information is needed to answer. A trademark lawyer can assist.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...Read more »
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