Good question! But no, a civil and criminal are two different tracks. The main reason being is the vastly different burden of proof. In criminal matters, you are dealing with "beyond a reasonable doubt", which is like 90% certainty. In civil matters, you are most often dealing with preponderance of...Read more »
Depending upon the facts and circumstances, it could potentially form the basis for appellate relief (if an appeal is still available) or a motion for relief from judgment. You should consult with an appellate lawyer to see what, if any, potential grounds for relief are available.
I divorced my 1st wife in 2012, married my current ex-wife in 2014 and my 1st ex and my daughter(18) keeps harassing in public, online, my own family now involved and all their friends. I have had cease and desist letters sent out, told them I don't want contact and they still do. Have posts all... Read more »
Without seeing the actual lease AND the inventory/checklist forms and determining if all the documents comply with all applicable Michigan landlord/tenant laws, it is impossible to say what (if anything) a tenant may be responsible for.
IN GENERAL provided you have properly dotted your i's...Read more »
My son is serving time for CSC 2nd degree. At the alleged time of allegations he was 16. Jail until 17/18 then charged. His name is incorrect and date of birth on court records. He was charged as a minor (13/14) for CSC and record was closed. When he was arrested he was 16 years old and treated as... Read more »
If you are the victim of ANY crime you should contact the police and make a report.
If you are uncertain as to whether or not the activity is really criminal, or as to other details, then you should contact and hire an attorney BEFORE contacting the police. You may not want to involve the...Read more »
Too many factors at play to give a good answer, but let me provide a framework for analysis:
If you're thinking along the lines of invasion of privacy, then it would seem that this video was taken in some place or of something where an expectation of privacy existed for the person in the...Read more »
I am on probation in michigan usa for a DUI, but i have SERIOUS mental health problems including insomnia, depression, adhd, anxiety, bi-polar. I was reccomended i get my medical marijuana card, can i do that while on probation?
You would first need to inquire with your probation officer, and then possibly have the judge's permission. Contrary to what many people believe, marijuana is not prescribed like a doctor may do for ordinary medication from a pharmacy. Because of that, judges don't have to allow you to use...Read more »
Police do discrimination and racial profiling against me. They defame my reputation everywhere. I want to file a lawsuit against police for violating my constitutional and civil rights, and to bring my witnesses to the court to testify under the oath.
Perhaps your first stop should be to the police department to make a formal complaint with that department's internal affairs. Your next stop could be to a civil rights attorney. Successful claims show a pattern of discrimination and profiling, and without substantial evidence of that, an attorney...Read more »
The FBI is a federal agency tasked with investigating and enforcing federal laws. Under our system of government, states are sovereign and can make, enforce, and investigate their own laws. The FBI has nothing to do with state law enforcement unless something becomes a federal issue.
This is, first and foremost, a jail issue. Has the jail provided any reason why your wife, specifically, is not receiving pastor visits? Has anyone tried to visit her? Some jails also distinguish between pre-trial and sentenced persons, with pre-trial detainees being limited to access to programs...Read more »
The complex is going to make them go all the way to the sidewalk to smoke or vape... Not even going to be able to vape in the apartments. One person is even paralyzed from the chest down, and in bad weather, they will expect him to go to the sidewalk
I am unaware of any law that creates an exception for persons with disabilities to smoke, nor is there a right to smoke. If the apartment complex bans smoking on the property for everyone, than I think they are well within their right to do so. It would be different if they said anyone can smoke in...Read more »
Ordinarily you are under no obligation to go and talk with the police, regardless if your mom told them you would. Whether it's in your best interest to do so should be discussed in depth with an attorney before talking with the police.
Need to file superintending control I have all my documentation my investigative report against the attorney everything is done they said if all possible get help with citation with legal authority but I'm trying to get legal counsel as soon as possible if not I need to get this sent off they gave... Read more »
You may be conflating the grievance process with a legal malpractice claim; they are two distinct things with completely different possible outcomes. If you are asking the Supreme Court for superintending control, that implies that you've filed a grievance with the Attorney Grievance Commission,...Read more »
the disabled inmate was to be transferred out the day before into another unit and when the assault occurred he was coming in from the yard and the other inmate assaulted him the day after he was suppose to be transferred out but was still in the same unit everything was recorded on video so they... Read more »
When it comes to prison issues, there is very little you or I can do about anything that happens in there. The Michigan Department of Corrections has absolute control over what goes on, who gets transferred when and where, etc. There is a grievance process that prisoners MUST exhaust if they hope...Read more »
My disabilities that i have i feal that these people took advantage of it between 2 companies I'm on soical security disability i feal that they used some of my disabilities for leverage please call me ill explain more to this story this just happened recently back in September of the 19th... Read more »
My mom bought me a phone as a way of knowing where I am, but she caught me texting my grandma telling her thank for helping pay for my high school (senior)cap & gown stuff, so she took away the phone that was a gift and wont give it back because her new husband talks to her into not giving it back... Read more »
Sounds like there is some family dynamic issues going on that you should discuss with your mom. Aside from that, your mom is well within her right to take the phone away. Her house, her rules. If you are 18, or something like this happens after you turn 18, you could take the phone, leave, and find...Read more »
It is not in line with another employees that I asked confidentially. They received one week for every year of service. I was only offered 4 for 12 years. There are many circumstances leading up to the company saying they accepted a resignation, I never gave and I repeatedly told them that.... Read more »
it's unlikely that a car dealer will sell to you alone, without an adult, because minors may void a contract until their 18th birthday. But, if they do, the dealer will apply for the plate for you. You are not required to be a licensed driver to purchase a car, but you have to be licensed to...Read more »
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