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Q: I have a question in regards to if a dr writes down no restrictions and signs it

I have a guardian and live in a group home and i was on a 3hr time limit to be out and couldn't help my parents do to a infection i had but i have been cleared by my dr. Specialist in urology today from a follow-up appointment and he said no restrictions and also wrote on my summary paper no... Read more »

Timur Akpinar answered on Jun 23, 2019

Based on the limited details here, it isn't clear why you are still being held subsequent to your urologist lifting your restrictions. It's possible information is missing in terms of their policy, and that your family could need to look further into reasons why you are still being limited in the... Read more »

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Q: I strongly think that my girlfriend is only being charged with domestic assault because she changed victims statement.

I was packing to leave my girlfriend's house when in the heat of the moment she tried to stop me. In doing so she scratched me on my neck and ripped my shirt. We have had a prior incident which I went to jail for, so I was recording the goings on. As a safety precaution I called 911 so nothing more... Read more »

Luke Neuville answered on May 18, 2019

Your girlfriend has rights to exercise in court but it's not advisable to discuss over public forum. I would advise contacting an attorney that gives free consultations to get some better information.

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Q: Is there any possible way to get a new prosecutor and judge? Is there any way to reopen omnibus or restart a case?

Many mistakes were made in this case. By my lawyer and the judge. My lawyer failed to be prepared for the Rasmussen hearing. He never attempted to do any research into the case and facts. The case is entirely based around a vioation of both the 4th amendment and article 1 section 10 mn... Read more »

Thomas C Gallagher answered on Feb 20, 2019

Reading that description, it sounds like you may want to replace your lawyer. If you do, your new lawyer may be able to ask for another Contested Omnibus Hearing. That would be an unusual request, and would need to have strong reasons to have a chance. But a new lawyer would have better chance... Read more »

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Q: Legal Malpractice

Statute of limitations

Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 7, 2017

Your location is Florida, I am unsure if you intended to ask this question in the Minnesota section. Legal malpractice claims are often frivolous. Your best bet is to consult with a lawyer who handles such claims.

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Q: how do I find out if someone is actually a lawyer,

Joseph A. Gangi answered on Jul 24, 2017

Search the Minnesota Attorney Registration System (MARS) database online

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Criminal Law for Minnesota on

Q: can I get my retainer back if the attorney didn't defend me in court did say a word to the petitioners or there atty.

I hired a attorney and payed him $5000.00 dallors to defend my case. from august 2016 until now March 1, 2017 he filed for a rehearing and he has not got a court date, September 9th, 2016 he filed for a rehearing and since then he has not try to contact me I have to call him and I ask him to talk... Read more »

Lucas Wynne answered on Mar 3, 2017

1. You asked your attorney to file a civil complaint and there is no indication that your attorney could file a civil complaint in your case. In fact, based on the limited information you have provided your attorney would not be able to file a separate case.

2. You retained your attorney to...
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