answered on Mar 7, 2023
If you are asking these sort of questions, you absolutely need an attorney. There are a whole host of issues you need to think about to get witnesses. It starts, of course, with filing an appropriate complaint, petition, or motion to be heard.
Some "professional" witnesses may be... Read more »
my divorce be null and void since I was forced to comply with the divorce decree under duress? My Lawyer was known for making motions. He filed only 1 in my case and he wasn't even present for it. I was so poorly represented and my lawyer was doing nothing to help me, even though I sent... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2022
No, it will not nullify your divorce. Was it a consent judgment or did you go to trial?
As an aside, being "known for making motions" isn't necessarily a hallmark of quality lawyering.
These are not related to me. The first was a DV offense where she kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach two years ago. 3.5 months ago she was pulled over with superdrunk 3rd DUI(Felony). In both cases she was arrested, Warrants were requested by police, but the prosecutors office ignored them on... Read more »
answered on Oct 21, 2022
Charging decisions are wholly within the prosecutor's discretion. Regarding the DV offense, if it was two years ago, I think it's a foregone conclusion what the prosecutor thinks of that. Could be witness issues, and apparently the pregnant woman hasn't been in the prosecutor's... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2022
If this is a follow-on question to the one posted the other day regarding residency, please note that a person can have multiple legal residences. The question turns on whether you have some intent to return. A hotel is generally not a residence because when people stay in a hotel, it's... Read more »
I already asked the funeral home for documentation. I was not notified of my child's death and do not know what actually happened.
answered on Dec 22, 2021
Best thing to do would be to go to the probate court. There should be an accounting filed, which would list everything.
I had 3 pre-trial conferences with the Assistant Prosecutor and my lawyer. 3 dates were scheduled for Jury trial of which, 1 turned into another pre-trial. 2 of them were cancelled due to covid but I was still required to show up in front of the judge and it was literally just the judge calling... Read more »
answered on Oct 18, 2021
You are not alone. However, the court did not cause you to lose your paid representation; that is between you and your attorney.
answered on Jul 19, 2021
Yes. CPS would be acting - usually - under a pick-up order, signed by a judge. You may begin answering to the allegations at the preliminary hearing, which is typically scheduled within 24-48 hours after removal.
I feel like my 1st amendment rights to freedom of press and speech are being attacked, I filed a complaint and the supervisor blew me off and said he won't argue the constitution with me, deal with the ticket in court. I don't feel I should be picked on by law enforcement when I am not... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2021
Without determining whether the police are right or wrong here, they are right about one practical aspect of the law: you won't win an argument about law or fact with the police on the streets; that is what courts are for.
Your first amendment right to watch the police while in public... Read more »
answered on Jul 2, 2020
Disabled does not equal incompetent, which has a legal definition. You are presumed competent.
How were you forced into a plea deal? At some point, you had to have appeared before a judge, who asked you (not your attorney) "has anyone promised or threatened you with anything to get... Read more »
This was a final treatment after 12 years of medical care on other issues to remove unsightly veins on both legs. How do I go about finding a medical negligence attorney to take my case. I have major anxiety over showing my legs now and swelling when on my feet for periods of time. I had 12 years... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2020
The bad news is that medical malpractice claims are tough, filled with procedural hurdles, and expensive. The good news is that there is no shortage of med-mal attorneys willing to take on good cases. Most good med-mal attorneys have a pretty comprehensive case screening process, that often... Read more »
I have a loved one in a non profit rehab/probation center and the staff is threatening extensions as far as punishment if they don’t have their card for unemployment sent there directly is that legal during these times a lot of these people‘s families rely on Their paycheck and have families... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2020
Quite likely, yes. When someone is in one of those facilities, it is in lieu of sitting in jail. And for the privilege, you agree to a number of conditions - most notably an agreement to an assignment of wages and income for the duration of your stay. That would include unemployment. One can argue... Read more »
Too many details in my case, however it started in Montana, and then MI colluded against me. You can bet that big favors were involved.
answered on Jan 22, 2020
You don't have a right to an attorney at this stage so if you want representation, you'll need to hire an attorney.
I have a friend that was a witness to a fire that caused several deaths in his previous apartment building. The attorney for the building has been reaching out to him through calls, text and email to depose. My friend just started a new job & the attorney contacted his new employer this... Read more »
answered on Oct 6, 2019
First question is why is he avoiding deposition? It sounds like he is vital to the case and not the plaintiff or defendant. I would imagine the attorney would be very open to being as accommodating as necessary to secure the testimony, and is not out to make your friend's life difficult.... Read more »
10/2018 I received a notice to quit (home is being sold, eviction is not for non pymnt) from landlords atty. I lost eviction case 1/7/19. I appealed the judgment pro se. 2/13/19 I received notice of intent to dismiss appeal via truefile. The notice was also sent to landlords atty. I submit the... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2019
Yes, the attorney can obtain a writ of eviction. Your appeal was dismissed, and so the judgment issued in January remains valid. The original date to obtain a writ of eviction is simply a waiting period; in other words, the landlord must wait until that date to obtain a writ of eviction, but he or... Read more »
He did 2 lady bird deeds and filed them and said they had started to work on the petition but a court date was never gotten. I am not sure how to approach him about this issue since he really didn't do what he was hired for and how I ask for a partial refund.
answered on Apr 8, 2019
Direct communication is best. But first, review any engagement agreement you or your father signed with the lawyer. Depending on what exactly was to happen, your father's passing may have frustrated the process. Most lawyers want to be fair.
I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES FROM GOING INTO A COMA IN A mICHIGAN PRISON. i THEN WAS PLACED ON DIALYSIS AND RECOVERED 6 MONTHS LATER. tHER PRISON DOCTORS TOLD ME THAT MY CONDITION WAS FROM A DIABETIC COMA ATTACK. i BELIEVED THEM AT THAT TIME. bUT THIS YEAR i DISCOVERED THAT THEY LIED TO ME AND... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2019
Contact a medical malpractice attorney. One of the issues, though, will be what your damages were? By the details of your question, it seems that you made a recovery 6 months later, and certainly while in prison, you didn't lose wages or anything of the sort to substantiate damages.
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... Read more »
answered on Dec 26, 2018
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... Read more »
was the victim in a domestic violence n had a knife on me and I do have a felony that is round 15 years old n cause I wouldnt.make a statement regarding what happened I was told by one.of the cops that if I made a.statement he would make the knife charge disappear as if the.knife never existed but... Read more »
answered on Aug 7, 2018
You'll need to answer the warrant by arranging to turn yourself in. How you do that depends on how your local court and jail does things. You'll then be able to address - through a lawyer - the circumstances that led to your arrest and charges.
Unless you do this, there is nothing... Read more »
I am a tenent in an apartment in Michigan , I moved in about 25 days ago during the first week of November. This past weekend there was a electrical fire in the circuit board for the laundry room. I called 911 and they came in to put out the fire but the entire apartment building consisting of 4... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2017
The answer is going to be located in your lease. Without reviewing it in detail it is impossible to say, however, there is likely a section about 'damage or acts of God' or something similar that will define the landlord's and tenant's responsibilities and the impact such damage... Read more »
Then he wants me to send copy of ID then my birthday name and address for money to come proof of income then he says I have to send 470 for a clearance fee then they send me 350,000 after I send it is this a scam I never seen him he only communicate through text messages
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