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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: I applied for my siblings who live in India for citizenship to come to America and it’s been 12 year

I am also a USA citizen and it’s been very long and frustrating is there any way that they can come faster or is there any ways that I can help?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega answered on Feb 12, 2021

A sibling petition for a citizen of India will take at least 15 years before an immigrant visa becomes available. Your siblings can wait several more years or should explore other avenues such as employment or investment based visas.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kansas on
Q: Can I get out of a 5 year lease for my business office?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 12, 2021

A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It would be difficult for any attorney to offer meaningful input without seeing the lease. One option is to reach out to Kansas attorneys for a consult. After reviewing the terms of the lease, an attorney would be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kansas on
Q: Welfare check in KS. Someone requested for my residence. I was not in danger, just had a argument with boyfriend.

The argument was resolved. Few minutes later, loud pounding at my door. Idk who it was, I knew it wasn't my BF. They said police here for walfare check. I then said I didn't request one. Open door slightly and told them ok I am good. They ask can they come in I said no I don't want... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Feb 11, 2021

I'd recommend either getting a public defender or hiring a criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Kansas on
Q: city gave me paperwork saying my place was uninhabitable and the landlord is trying make me pay Feb and March rent
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Feb 9, 2021

Could you expand upon your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kansas on
Q: I plead guilty to attempted armed robbery and another non person felony in 2015. When can I own a firearm in KS again?
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Feb 9, 2021

The issue is more about the federal restrictions on firearms, so even if Kansas were to allow you to have firearms again, the federal government won't.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Kansas on
Q: I’m representative for my Dad’s estate, my sister’s and I were all 3 on the deed. Can I charge a fee on the house & pro?
Doug Coe
Doug Coe answered on Feb 3, 2021

There are a number of factors here. Generally, estate representatives can charge a reasonable fee for services rendered. However, if you are actually appointed as the representative for the estate via the court process, the Judge will ultimately have to approve your fees. If an estate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law and Stockbroker Fraud for Kansas on
Q: Is it legal for a stock brokerage to restrict the purchase of stock? I can sell, but not purchase. Market manipulation?

I was able to buy this particular stock in the pre-hours, but once the market closed I was unable to purchase more of the identical stock. I can, however, sell my already purchased stock (at a loss). How is this not someone choosing to make me a loser by locking me in where I am?

No... Read more »

Ross B. Intelisano
Ross B. Intelisano answered on Jan 29, 2021

It depends on what your customer agreement states. Often the agreements provide broad discretion for the firms to limit purchases of stocks.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kansas on
Q: Will I go to jail with 4 assault charges?
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

If you were found guilty of four separate assault charges, then yes you would most likely go to jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kansas on
Q: Can my boyfriends child support be lowered since he now has had a second child?

He pays over a thousand dollars a month for his ten year old son from a previous marriage, but we just had a daughter together. Can it be lowered?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

Child support calculations do not account for subsequent children had, but it might be wise for him nonetheless to seek a modification of his child support order since that sounds like a high child support amount for one child.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Kansas on
Q: If a officer lies to someone to be able to search their vehicle is that ok?
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

It depends on what they lied about and the circumstances surrounding the encounter.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for Kansas on
Q: Coerced and Bullied. Wrongfully accused and incarcerated. Taken advantage of. Public officially abused and Harrassed.
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

Could you provide more information so we can better answer your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kansas on
Q: Under millar, knight and vego 10th cir. Is asking for email and media id UNCONSTITIONAL? For SO's
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

Could you rephrase your question? I can't understand it.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Kansas on
Q: if my ex continued to get child support(taken out of my paycheck) even though kids live with me. she have to pay it bac

We had a hearing with state of mo this morning(over phone). just wondering what my chances are of getting some of money back are or if I will need lawyer?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

I would recommend getting a lawyer. You would have a good case for reimbursement or abatement of your child support obligations since your payments are voluntary. At a minimum, it would be credit toward future child support payments.

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Kansas on
Q: A friend was statutory raped and lied to the police about it would there be any chargers and if so what

and under age, she claimed it was rape

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

Did she lie and say that she was statutorily raped or that she wasn't? I would need more clarification to better help answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: Can you block your children from seeing certain people in Johnson County, Kansas.

I was arrested for slapping my now 9 year old step daughter about 19 months ago. My wife was the one who reported it. I got help voluntarily and as mandated in my diversion agreement. I have had no contact with my step daughter in over 18 months. My wife and I were separated for 18 months and we... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

A parent can seek to prohibit certain people from being around their child if contact is no in the best interest of the child. Since you were arrested for slapping that child, it would make sense that the parent would seek such a prohibition. If it gets taken to court, it would be best to compile... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: My now 20 year old has moved in and out the last few years and I am still getting child support

She broke her pelvis at 17, it made school hard to finish and she did homebound school. Until I woke up one day and she left. She has been back and forth. I have 2 other kids on the order, and I had read it wouldn't change the amount and we even went through modification and he did not object... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

You likely won't get in trouble for the time that she was gone if the non-custodial parent was making voluntary payments. I would need to know the ages of the other two children to determine whether father's attempt to terminate support is valid. I would recommend getting an attorney to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: Family law question concerning the wording of papers.

Papers say coparent is responsible for 60% of medical bills that are not covered by insurance. Does this also mean dental/orthodontist type needs?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy answered on Jan 28, 2021

Any dental/orthodontic bills that are not covered by insurance are included.

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Kansas on
Q: Is this trademark still owned

I have came with that name for a total opposite of this trademark can I still use it and copy right a different area of this brand

Benjamin Charles Korray
Benjamin Charles Korray answered on Jan 16, 2021

Hi, trademarking a brand is a two step process. First, you’ll need to do a clearance search to ensure that the name is available. Then, if the name is available, you can file for protection via a trademark application on the federal level with the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office). If you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Kansas on
Q: My employer fired me out of retaliation and disability discrimination, can I win without exact dates of incidents?

I was fired in retaliation. My manager made my work environment hostile and uncomfortable. Every time I tried to talk to her to see what I could to improve things, I found myself being written up not to long after for attendance. I told her that I had depression and anxiety from day one. and that... Read more »

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson answered on Jan 14, 2021

Hi, more information is needed here. Your depression and ADHD may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It would be unlawful for your employer to discriminate against you on the basis of your disability (if it qualifies) or terminate you in retaliation requesting an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Kansas on
Q: I have a question about "fair use" I think. I am wiring a sports biography, including a few newspaper stories.

Each story, in my book, has the name of the newspaper, name of reporter, Page No. and date. Then the story itself. Do I need to have permission from the newspaper? I have verbal permission, but I got that 20 years ago (I wrote the book 20 years ago, I am just now getting it published), and the... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Jan 13, 2021

be careful

if you are reproducing the whole article you should consider seriously getting permission

your risk is very high

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