Lillian J. LaRosa's answer They should try to meet individually with 2 different attorneys in Bristol County due to a potential conflict of interest between them which can exist whether they think so or not.
Lissa McKinney's answer This certainly doesnt sound usual, but the discrepancy is between your understanding and what is recorded in the court documents. It is possible that a pleas to the lesser charges of B & E was offered and asentence agreed upon, and the day the day the plea would go before the Court the case was indicted. While it seems unfair, if the plea was not already entered then it can be done. If the plea was complete then one question for his lawyer might be whether double jeopardy precludes charges that...
Daniel P Leavitt's answer Every organization is going to have different rules on what they consider and colleges are no different. You will want to contact a good MA attorney who can advise you as to the potential expungement proceedings.
Michael O. Smith's answer Under Massachusetts law, if you can establish you were under the direction, supervision or control of your employer, you should be able to obtain Workers Compensation benefits. From what you described and if you can establish you were delivering equipment for the benefit of your employer, you should be entitled to workers compensation benefits.
I encourage you to speak with an experienced WC attorney. These claims are very fact driven and you will need to explain the details your...
Michael Hales' answer It will depend on the contract you signed, but even if says something contrary, the state where the property is located will almost always also apply. However, there can be some confusion about this, and I wrote an article about this very issue with my local bar that you can read here: https://skidmorehales.com/article
Lissa McKinney's answer No- you can report her as underage to the host of the online dating place though, and count yourself lucky you didnt send any photos or receive any or try to hook up.Often police pose as young adults trying to catch pedophiles and people looking for nude photos. Walk away- after reporting her proper age to the dating website or owner of the website etc.
Lillian J. LaRosa's answer Do you mean he will receive distribution of his beneficial share free of the trust? If so this would be considered in equitable distribution. If it is income he will be receiving from the trust or principal distributions will commence that you are referring to, then the issue is also whether child support or potentially alimony in its various incarnations is involved.
Peter Munsing's answer You can but you might pull the record, see what sections you were actually under, as that may not be an issue. More to the point depending on when it was you may be able to have it expunged. Finally, depending on what section you are applying for citizenship under may or may not matter.
Peter Munsing's answer Fiancee is not an official status under the law so I do not see that as an issue. You may want to review the previous submissions to note any inaccuracies, then consult with a member of AILA who can tell you if any inaccuracies are a problem.
When I say inaccuracy I mean 1)inaccurate at the time made, not because of something later and 2) that weren't merely an oversight or misunderstanding--you are laypeople and aren't expected to be lawyers (though the system may give you that...
Lissa McKinney's answer Under GL ch. 266 Sec 16. it is either a 20 year max for a felony, or 6 mos max for a misdemeanor (16A)
"Whoever, in the night time, breaks and enters a building, ship, vessel or vehicle, with intent to commit a felony, or who attempts to or does break, burn, blow up or otherwise injures or destroys a safe, vault or other depository of money, bonds or other valuables in any building, vehicle or place, with intent to commit a larceny or felony, whether he succeeds or fails in the...
Hector E. Quiroga's answer It depends what type of visa you have right now and what you are permitted to do in terms of work. If it’s under the OPT program, part time work at a temp agency shouldn’t impact your ability to get an O1 visa.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer You must wait until the change is approved, and it can’t be approved more than 30 days before the program start date. If you are out of status now, that is if your H4 status is no longer valid, you may have to file for an extension of status to fill the gap so you are no longer out of status. You may want to speak with an immigration attorney. Changing from another nonimmigrant to student is especially complex.
James A. Swartz's answer I assume by "other person" you are referring to a potential defendant who allegedly caused or contributed to the death at issue. Wrongful death claims can be brought by the decedent's estate against any person or entity who caused, or substantially contributed to cause, the alleged wrongful death. There may be more than one legal cause of such an incident, however the particular facts would need to be known in order to assess potential claims.
Lissa McKinney's answer Maybe- it all depends on a number of factors. For example, if the item was shared, probably not. If you used her biographical data to access, or hacked by guessing a password, possibly. There are a number of different laws that guard privacy, prohibit use of biographical data, or encompass stalking. Your facts dont neatly fit into any one crime or offense in particular without more information. If you put any tracking info on the devices it might be seen as stalking. If you picked up her...
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