Hiring an attorney is an individual decision, and that's up to you. What you can do is try to arrange a no obligation/free initial consult with a law firm. That way an attorney could outline your rights and options to help you decide. No one can judge a claim based on a few brief lines in a...View More
I agree with Atty. Claus. The use of investigative drugs by law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, are subject to specific regulations and guidelines designed to ensure that the use does not violate individual constitutional and/or due process rights.
In Massachusetts and throughout the United States, law enforcement agencies like the FBI can use investigative techniques and tools, including drugs, during their investigations. However, the use of investigative drugs as evidence in court can be subject to legal regulations and procedures.
I’ll start with this is taking place in Massachusetts. A former tenant received mail in June from an attorney’s office. I marked the mail, return to sender and sent a separate certified letter advising the person no longer lived at my home. Last week a mailing for the tenant came in from the... View More
If no relief is being sought against you, this is of no issue to you. The attorney's acts may be incorrect, ignorant or unfair but you have no right to redress against him. You may want to send the former tenant (if you know where he is) the letters you sent to the attorney and the court for...View More
The parking lot in question is across the street from the high school and is on town property, but not the school's. There is a fee at this lot for beach users to park there from May to August, but it's free to the public the rest of the year. However, while free and open for the general... View More
In Massachusetts, public high schools are generally funded by taxes and state funds to ensure equal access to education. Charging students a fee to park in a free public lot off school property might raise concerns about access and legality. The state has regulations regarding student fees and...View More
I am married, but the house and mortgage are in my name only. If I add my spouse to the title through a quitclaim deed but don't register it, would the spouse be a legal co-owner of the house? If I die, how would the unregistered quitclaim affect the spouse's ownership of the property?
If you convey property to another, whether you record the deed or not, the grantee owns the property and in order to convey to a third party, both of you must sign the deed. How the property is disposed on your death depends on how you and the grantee take title. If you convey to the grantee as...View More
In a legal context, the phrase "other and further relief as the nature of [Name's] cause may require" is often found in legal documents, typically as part of a prayer for relief in a complaint or petition. This phrase indicates that the plaintiff (the person bringing the case to...View More
Deciding where to file for divorce when you and your spouse live in different states involves considering residency requirements, jurisdictional rules, and personal factors. Typically, you would file in your current state of residence, but it's important to understand the specific residency...View More
This is a difficult time to lose a parent, I extend my condolences. Here are a few tips:The estate name is Estate of..., which is your late mother's name. They also want you to obtain a Federal Taxpayer ID from the IRS for the Estate of your mother as the Social Security number cancels at...View More
There are a number of options available to your grandmother. Under Massachusetts General Laws, Title II, Chap. 19A, financial exploitation is defined as "an act or omission by another person, which causes a substantial monetary or property loss to an elderly person, or causes a substantial...View More
I paid the amount of money I 'owed' , filled out and sent the paperwork (3 times) and still do not have any insurance. I am very worried now that I have missed my gynecological oncologist (had ovarian cancer treatments), much needed mammogram and colonoscopy (have Lynch Syndrome),... View More
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the injury and cancer treatments. One option is to try to apply online - that could be quicker than the paper route. Another is to contact them and ask for a location of an...View More
A Massachusetts, Arizona, or Washington D.C. attorney could advise best, but your question is two days old, and I wanted to respond to your question before you took action in this regard. DON'T EVEN THINK of doing something like this. You could end your claim, get the poor claims examiner...View More
if you read the MDAR website its really confusing in the wording when discussing the Whole sale which I know for sure they regulate. Its confusing legalese I feel like should be a really simple answer..
While the Farm Bill USDA/FDA regulations provide a framework for the cultivation and sale of hemp at the federal level, it does not exempt businesses from complying with state-specific requirements. Therefore, even if you are operating under the Farm Bill USDA/FDA regulations, you may still need to...View More
In Massachusetts, law enforcement authorities have the power to conduct a felony stop on a vehicle if they have reasonable suspicion or probable cause to believe that a felony has been committed or if there is an imminent threat to public safety. If there is a BOLO on your car or the person who...View More
In Massachusetts, the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases, including rape, varies depending on the specific offense committed. While rape and aggravated rape of a child have no statute of limitations, indecent assault and battery generally have a 15-year statute of limitations, with...View More
In Massachusetts and many other jurisdictions, unauthorized access to someone else's social media account or personal information without their consent can be considered a violation of privacy and may be illegal. This act is often referred to as "hacking" or "unauthorized access...View More
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could be a provision included in their standard operating procedures (possibly more intended for employees who sustain accidents as a driver of a company car or their own car, that's being construed...View More
I, 21f, work for security overnight at a hotel in the Greater Boston area. I am the only female in my department and for almost three months the closet person to my age was still 20+ years. 2 weeks in ind. said the n-word twice and reported false information to our director regarding my... View More
Short answer- yes, but there is no money in it. You need to file Gender/ Racial harassment complaints with the HR department. What they are doing is harassing you because you are female and black. This is prohibited under both Federal and state law. By filing a formal, detailed complaint, you...View More
I have never been paid any interest & want to keep family property safe. I have already paid off one other foreclosure on the property to keep it safe. It is shared (TIC) with his niece. I do not want to force sale of the property when he dies to get my money, so would like to deal with this... View More
So I understand correctly, your ex owns the house as tenants in common with his niece and you have a mortgage on his interest in the property only. You propose to accept a deed in lieu of foreclosure of his interest in the house. Following such a transfer, you will be tenants in common with the...View More
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