My daughter had an Instagram (made her delete it) she’s 16 and wants to become a model. Someone approached her saying they were a company, everything was pretty suspicious from what i saw. She said she was interested and filled out a form asking about measurements, phone number, address, model... View More
A contract with a minor is usually unenforceable and it doesn't seem like a criminal violation if they gave her the money (as opposed to her stealing the money). If she's contacted by law enforcement, reach out to a lawyer ASAP. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a Virginia attorney, something more likely than any penal code violation would probably be civil liability for defamation. If the users post content that is harmful to someone's...View More
I was asked by the founder of a dog rescue to maintain her website. In two years of maintaining that website, I had also taken pictures of the dogs and volunteers at the rescue. Since I was maintaining the website I posted those pictures on the website. The founder all of a sudden, with no... View More
My ex husband stole my iPhone (I let my 7 year old son borrow it for the day and it can only be used on WiFi) my ex husband and or his girlfriend hacked my work social media accounts. I changed my Instagram picture to a NUDE photo of me and put his phone number on my Instagram to try to get the... View More
You could file a civil lawsuit against him. If you'd like to do that, you should go to your local General District Court and tell them the situation and they will give you the paperwork to file the suit.
If he's stolen your phone, he could be charged with larceny. If he's...View More
Great question, there are so many issues to examine to determine the answer to this. Who owns the content? Is there an agreement in place? Or are the images in the public domain and thus free game? Start by asking the ancestry site to remove your image and information; there are state and federal...View More
Someone has been sending threatening messages to a young lady on social media pretending to be from me. I had been arrested three times because of this and I'm now facing 3 misdemeanor and one felony charge
Concerning an auto auction arbitration policy: "NAAA Arbitration Policy" is dated 2017 and covers arbitration rules. The company website lists "Marketplace Policies" that also address arbitration but is dated 2011. The two policies conflict in some areas. Which policy takes precedence?
The legal concept you are invoking is called "fair use" ad is an exception to copyright. You cannot duplicate a website or its pages but under some circumstances -- which vary depending on the amount, nature and context of use -- use a portion of their content. Attribution or linking is...View More
If the domain name is merely parked, and not being used for commercial purposes or offered for sale, then you would have to come up with a really clever legal theory to seize it.
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