Yes, you can sue the individual who filed a false and harmful TRO against you for slander, defamation, and intimidation. Slander is the oral publication of a false statement that damages a person's reputation. Defamation is the publication of a false statement that damages a person's...View More
Someone took a picture of my wife without her knowledge and approval, then used it in a Google review for her workplace. Without any sort of context, he called her rude. My wife deals with over-the-road drivers for the duration of her work shift, and this picture and review is now there for anyone... View More
In Wisconsin, taking someone's picture in a workplace without their knowledge and then posting it online could potentially infringe upon their privacy rights. However, the legality of such actions can depend on various factors, including the context, the intent, and any applicable workplace...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. To address potential illegal transfers or fraudulent actions in regard to a will or deed, it is advisable to seek out legal representation to assist in potentially rectifying this matter. They can help review the available evidence, including the...View More
His 90s but my brother has taken control of everything from financial,medical,property, to the point of who can come over to what can stay in the house. I was caregiver for past 6 yrs and evicted about 2mnths ago along with most of my things. We never had a contract!?how can I find out if he is... View More
To be able to act as a POA, it must be activated. That means two physicians declared your parent to be incompetent. Ask your brother to show you the activation document signed by the physicians. If he can not produce that document, you may wish to consult with an attorney to file a petition to...View More
Unless this involved something aboard a vessel, there didn't appear to be an element of maritime law. Nonetheless, in terms of slander (or libel), there are certain privileges, one of them being court proceedings. That could mean things said in the course of a trial might be immune from legal...View More
I left message after message with osha and lawyers but no one would help me I was started on fire with break cleaner and told the owner of the company and then I was let go just after (January of 2017)
I'm sorry for the ordeal you went through here. Unfortunately, considerable time has elapsed since these things took place. That might be the primary reason your post remains open all this time. You could try to arrange a brief consult with a Wisconsin attorney to discuss what could be done at...View More
Class I Felony, Delivery of THC (party to the crime). 18 months probation. I failed 3 drug tests, one of which was my first day meeting with the probation officer, and was never revoked or had a violation hearing. At the time of sentencing I was told that expungement would be available once... View More
The law is that you must successfully complete your probation. That differs from whether you were revoked. But given that you were not revoked, I have question about why your case ended up back in front of a judge. Expungement is supposed to happen automatically when the clerk of court receives...View More
I have an audio recording of a private conversation with my father, shortly before his passing several years ago. This conversation contains content that may be embarrassing to me. Another family member would like to compel me to share that recording and is threatening to take legal action. Can... View More
Maybe. If the recording concerns the estate, it is probably discoverable. If not, then probably not. You can have the judge review the recording in camera (that means outside the presence of the parties to the case). That will solve the embarrassment concerns you have.
The contractor has no credentials to substantiate his claim that he is an expert in historic restoration. 4 bona fide experts in historic restoration have assessed the work he did on my house and have provided me with written reports outlining the deficiencies in every part of his work. I sued the... View More
In order to prevail on a defamation claim (written defamation is called libel; verbal defamation is called slander), the statements have to be false. If the statements are true, then it is not defamation. However, you likely signed a settlement agreement that has confidentiality and...View More
You want to know what your rights are. In order to find out what your rights are, you have to go have a full discussion with an attorney. Specifically, what lies were told? You have to know what was said in order to determine that it was a lie.
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