It will depend on whether each of the dental procedures were either (1) part of a single overall plan for one total price that took multiple procedures to complete, or (2) whether each procedure was a separate unrelated dental procedure with a price charged for each. In the former situation, the...Read more »
You must either locate and serve the defendant, or meet the requirements to support a motion for issuance of an order allowing "alternative service" (which can include mailing to the last known address, posting notice in the courthouse, etc.). To qualify for alternative service, you must...Read more »
Does it make any difference if it is being filmed with an audience in mind? I believe in pornography laws exist to protect sex acts if they’re being filmed. Does it matter if money is being exchanged? Such as I am paying her to make a video or she’s paying me to make a video.
My wife paid for all the prep work towards the main procedure and also an additional $8,000.00 for the rest of the procedure. She went to this dentist because of his reputation for being excellent at his job. Now that he is not coming back to his office my wife wants her money back to go somewhere... Read more »
She is entitled to a refund of all of her money with the exception of the fees for the prep work. Often times when a health care provider is no longer able to work, another provider takes over the practice. You should inquire about that. You can ultimately sue for a refund of your money or complain...Read more »
Pursuant to the Maryland Homeowners Assocoation Act, Real Property Code, Section 11B-113.6(c)(iii), "Lot owners who are not present at the meeting may: 1. Vote by proxy in accordance with the requirements of the governing documents and this title; and 2. Be considered present for quorum...Read more »
I am a mtg broker. I brokered a loan for an individual on a commercial office space. Halfway through the loan process she requested to pay me "outside" of closing. This is not common practice. She made up a lame excuse that she likes to use different accounts for different payments.... Read more »
You will need to sue her and obtain a judgment first. The judgment, upon it being entered in the circuit court having jurisdiction where the property is located, will become a lien against the property. There is no way to place a direct lien against the property except by a written instrument...Read more »
Any object may fit the definition of a weapon if carried or used with intent to injure. But what if one carries an object such as an axe, intending to harm others if necessary in self defence? Will he be allowed to continue carrying it, or be prosecuted for malicious intent?
Nobody is a mind reader. Intent to use an object as a weapon is something that is determined based on the facts. Of course, openly declaring or admitting your intentions can and will be used as evidence against you. A person carrying an ax is not committing a crime if that is all they are doing....Read more »
My father and I have the same name just Sr and Jr difference, we used to live at the same address but no longer. The collection lawyer was looking for him and got my online checking account that I use for my personal and eBay sales. I spoke to the lawyers who did this and was told they would fix it... Read more »
By rule, you had 30 days to file a written objection in court to the garnishment of your account. Separately, creditor potentially faces liability under both the federal and Maryland fair debt collection practices acts if they do not promptly remedy their error, and may be liable to you for civil...Read more »
Ex-husband means there was a judgment of absolute divorce. The judgment either addressed the issue of ownership and division of the house or it did not. Your post suggests you do not understand what your judgment says about this issue. If there is no property settlement agreement dealing with it...Read more »
If he’s mentally competent, and that can be a day to day thing with dementia, any lawyer can draft the POAs you need. There are two: a durable general financial power, and a healthcare power for medical decisions. Make sure you have ones compliant with current law and statutes, or you will find...Read more »
You need to first determine whether the statute of limitations has run already, and that starts with determining which SOL applies, and the date it starts to run from. Based on your description, the SOL can either be 3 years of 12 years. The only way it can be 12 years is if the promissory note...Read more »
A family with an autistic child purchased the townhouse next door and the noise from the child through the common walls is quite loud, unsettling and highly disruptive. I believe that as a seller, I need to disclose problems or nuisances in the neighborhood such as loud neighbors or ongoing... Read more »
Maryland law gives to two options: (1) disclaim any representatitions as to the home and sell "as is"; or (2) fill out the residential disclosure form. Selling "as is" does not get you off the hook for latent defects in the home that would not be discoverable by ordinary visual...Read more »
My 13 y/o son doesn’t follow this man, the coach just reached out to him without our parental consent and he’s a convicted felon on top of it. Am I onntje position to file a legal complaint and suit against this person.
If he is the coach of your son's team, then there may be a reasonable explanation for the texts. If the contents of the texts are inappropriate, or unrelated to the team your son is on and appear to be an effort to "groom" or entice your son into a relationship outside of the team,...Read more »
The person is legally my husband we are currently separated. He has a parole retake warrant that they are trying to serve and they have been to my house twice the last time they came they pushed my door open as I was answering and told me I’d go to jail too. I have three children and he left me a... Read more »
Three observations: (1) if you are harboring a fugitive (e.g., he's living with you and you are allowing him to hide out and conceal his whereabouts), or you are secretly providing him money and a car, etc., then you could be charged criminally for doing those things; (2) you are under no...Read more »
When I was 13 yes old in Puerto Rico, I had my biological father go to court for abuse and molesting. My sister as well. There’s a lot more but I don’t want to say it here. Nothing was done, he still free like nothing happened. We want to know if we proceed with the case now that we feel kind... Read more »
If all the acts of your father occurred in Puerto Rico, the the law in Puerto Rico determines what you can and cannot do. Many states and jurisdictions have enacted laws giving victims of sexual abuse the right to sue their molesters many years after they turn 18. Whether you are within the statute...Read more »
Contact an abortion clinic or doctor who regularly performs abortions. They are very well versed in the law and what is permissible. There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Generally, Maryland law states that abortions can be performed after or at viability if there is a fetal anomaly or the...Read more »
yet my loan servicer has stated that my loan is insured by them and that I have a conventional loan. I paid UFMIP at closing and monthly MIP which is required for an FHA in my monthly statements, how can the mortgage now all of a sudden be a conventional loan? The UFMIP was close to 9k alone,... Read more »
Dig out your loan application and your loan approval letter(s), then look at the actual lender documents, deed of trust and promissory note your signed. That will govern. Mortgage insurance premiums can be required for conventional mortgages as well as FHA mortgages, and generally are for...Read more »
The age of consent in Maryland is 16. There is no written consent form. It is still illegal for and adult to have sexual relations with someone under 18 when the adult is in a supervisory capacity, such as a teacher, coach, counselor, etc.
The Hicks court opinion (from which the "rule" gets its nickname) only applies to the circuit court criminal rule of procedure that contains the 180 day trial deadline limit, and there is no corresponding 180 day deadline for trial in District Court, so no, the rule only applies in...Read more »
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