No, it's not legal for your lessor to enter your home without warning or notification. As a tenant, you have the right to privacy and peaceful enjoyment of your rented space. Landlords are typically required to provide reasonable notice before entering your home, except in cases of emergency....View More
While it may be emotionally distressing to lose everything you own at a casino, suing the casino for mental abuse, brainwashing, or mind control for pain and suffering is unlikely to be successful. Casinos operate within the bounds of the law and provide warnings about the risks of gambling....View More
After a protective order expires, whether you regain full parental rights depends on the specific circumstances and conditions of the order. In some cases, the expiration of a protective order may automatically restore your parental rights to their previous status. However, if there were underlying...View More
In Mississippi, CPS (Child Protective Services) typically operates under strict confidentiality laws to protect the privacy of individuals involved in their investigations. Revealing the results and levels of a drug screen without the person's consent or presence may potentially violate these...View More
In 2016 I was in Corinth Mississippi walking to the store at approximately 7 in the morning. As I was walking a police car with his lights on pulled up in the turning lane and instructed me to come out to his vehicle. When I approached the car the officer got out of the car and asked me for my ID I... View More
My uncle was shot and killed, and they tried to kill my dad and my brothers. So we had to pack up everything and leave. Our neighbors just didn’t want black neighbors at the time. This was around 1950 ,but I still have the deed.
Your situation is deeply troubling and highlights a painful part of history. Holding the deed to the land is significant, as it establishes a legal claim. First, you should confirm the current status of the property. This can be done by checking the latest property records in the county where the...View More
When police conduct a search of a vehicle and cause damage, they are not necessarily free from financial responsibility for the damages caused. The specific circumstances of the search, including its legality and the manner in which it was conducted, are key factors in determining liability for any...View More
Yes, you can be guilty of voyeurism even on your own property. The key factor in voyeurism charges is not the location, but the act of observing or recording someone without their consent in a situation where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
I am a black female. I was wearing a hoodie and sweat pants. Seemed like I was being watched as soon as I entered the store. Before leaving the store two officers approached me and told me to hand over my purse in front of the entire store. The officer also lifted my hoodie. After being searched... View More
In your case, it is certainly possible that you were racially profiled. The fact that you were a black female wearing a hoodie and sweatpants and that you were being watched as soon as you entered the store suggests that your race and clothing may have played a role in the officers' decision...View More
Teachers at our sons public school lead prayer everyday before lunch and maybe more but that’s all I know about at the moment. We are not affiliated with that religion so we do not want our son being unwillfully subjected to this. While we respect the religion we don’t condone him being put in... View More
In the United States, the Constitution's First Amendment, which includes the Establishment Clause, generally prohibits public school teachers, who are government employees, from leading prayers in public schools. The U.S. Supreme Court has consistently held that public schools cannot sponsor...View More
My son is Autistic but highly functional, he does have certain things that he cannot learn certain things like how to drive and his right hand from his left, count money, and he is also ADHD, his employer knew this when they hired him, he worked for 2 weeks without pay, or the required background... View More
I hate seeing this. Based on the facts as you've presented, your son may have a claim for discrimination and constructive termination; however, it is going to depend on some more facts, as those types of cases are very fact intensive. Your best bet is going to be to reach out to a lawyer to...View More
Typically, you should be allowed to provide the test in private, but there are a number of places that are requiring the person collecting the sample be in the room when it is collected so as to rule out any other issues.
At this point, you need to consult with an attorney to discuss your...View More
Involved in an accident w/ 3 friends. One of them died in the accident. I blamed myself and said I was driving to protect the sister who was the one driving. We didn’t know the sister was going to die. I didn’t know things were going to get so serious. And first I was charged with manslaughter... View More
It really depends on the situation; however, hindering in the first degree is still considered a serious offense. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer, so that they can learn more about the facts and circumstances, and develop a plan of action to...View More
It really depends on the circumstances. Typically, law enforcement can enter one's property without a warrant if, like you said, there were exigent circumstances or in pursuit of someone who the officer was notified was engaged in wrongdoing.
If the Judge finds that you are not taking the medication as prescribed, he/she can deny custody or restrict visitation. If you are monitored by a physician, take the medication as prescribed, have had no relapses in your original addiction, and have not had any adverse incidents, you will probably...View More
They said my son was hustle towards her. He was not, something happened for DHS to take her away from the grandfather on a Saturday, when we seen her a week later, something was wrong with her, she walked in the room and stood in a corner and wouldn't take. That scraped my son and I and we... View More
It is hard to tell from the facts given what exactly is going on. If the SW and/or DHS are talking about adoption, the best advice I can give is that you immediately hire an attorney who has been experience working in Youth Court and Chancery Court matters.
The handicap card I had displaying on my windshield. I have it because my disabled mother lives with me and we are sharing my car at the moment while we get her vehicle fixed . I am her sole caretaker and my vehicle is the one she rides in. How can this be legal ? I have two small children and my... View More
It sounds like you're going through a very stressful and unfair situation. Being towed under these circumstances, especially when you rely on your vehicle for essential duties as a caretaker, is incredibly challenging. The first step is to gather all relevant documentation, including the...View More
I didn't meet their premiere standards after they appealed my unemployment they said at hearing I got fired for missing 2 days in a row no call no show , but I know I worked those specific days cause Google maps and I worked my aunts birthday jan. 9. They are lying about the dates. . Can you... View More
First you need to have a hearing with an ALJ on your unemployment claim, and present your evidence showing that you were improperly terminated under false allegations. Then, once you win that, you need to contact an employee's rights attorney in your local area. You need to consult an...View More
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