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Montana Questions & Answers

Q: A new car burns up with 800 miles & my children are traumatized, can you do something to the manufacture?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Montana on
Answered on Jun 22, 2017

Contact a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Assn. Generally, courts don't favor emotional issues. On a personal level suggest you look into a form of therapy called EMDR for your kids. They may be old enough now or in a year or so. Google : Psychology Today EMDR ___________________(name of nearest city ) Montana

That should turn up any therapists that do it in your state.
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Q: i cut my finger at my old job and was taken to Urgent Care to be seen on may 16, 2015.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Montana on
Answered on Mar 12, 2017

Tell the urgent care billing then the collections that you had comp. You should have the workers comp claim number.
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Q: I'm work in a school district and i'm looking for the montana school laws on due process. I'm completely new to this.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Constitutional Law for Montana on
Answered on Jan 30, 2017

You would need to provide more information on what happened. Due process and its requirement can play out in a number of ways depending on what happened and who was involved.
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Q: Can I collect damages with a Tort suit filed on resident false allegations to evict me from HUD/Sec. 8 Montana Housing?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Montana on
Answered on Sep 24, 2016

You might, but as they have little money or they wouldn't be section 8 you won't get it from them. Suggest you look at if there is a grievance procedure--contact your local legal services/legal aid office.

Q: Hi my name is Steven. I'm looking for some advice on Medical Malpractice

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Montana on
Answered on Aug 25, 2016

Sounds like suboptimal care but given his compromised condition it wold be difficult to show that the errors were outside the boundaries of the normal standard of care. I suggest you contact a member of the Montana Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

Q: I've been evicted. How do I request more time to move all the non-profit belongings and animals?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Montana on
Answered on Jul 20, 2016

First you need to contact a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association who handles employment issues NOW!

Not sure what non profit belongings and animals are. If they belong to a not for profit organization, tell the organization to move them. If not, it's on you--new owner doesn't have to give you time.

Q: If someone broke into my storage unit and took my belongings can I file a Civil Suite?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Montana on
Answered on Mar 15, 2016

Yes, you can. Problem is collecting, as people in jail often do not have money to pay judgments from the court.

Q: Who is the authorized person for a Coverdell ESA?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Montana on
Answered on Mar 8, 2016

It probably depends upon how the account was set up. You should try writing the company and providing the information.

Q: We got a legal divorce six years ago that was simply a financial move, but we stayed together.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Montana on
Answered on Mar 8, 2016

You are better off to work it out in mediation. The court might order a sale if the property cannot be divided. At least in mediation, you know what you will get.

Q: Can you assault someone if they haze you?.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Answered on Feb 12, 2016

Not a good idea.

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Q: Does a person have to attend sentencing after being convicted of a del murder crime

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Montana on
Answered on Nov 6, 2015

Yes, the defendant who has been convicted must be present for sentencing.

Q: If someone initiates the first blow to you, do you have the right to defend yourself?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Montana on
Answered on Nov 5, 2015

Probably. It depends on the actual facts.

Q: In federal Court if the Chief Judge of the Circuit takes a year, approximately, to respond to a judicial complaint

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Montana on
Answered on Oct 30, 2015

You have already started the ball rolling, and that was done about 5 years ago, right?

Q: Injured back 14 yrs ago , liberty nw is comp company , had unpaid bills , harassment etc , and no care now for 3yrs

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Montana on
Answered on Oct 26, 2015

Speak with your workers comp attorney or go get one.

Q: When a person is supposed to be on antipsychotic medications and isn't taking them but is instead using illegal drugs

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Montana on
Answered on Oct 25, 2015

No. Not in my opinion. But then I know only what you have written here and that is not much.

Q: I am residing in montana. A police officer tried to serve me a subpoena over facebook...

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Montana on
Answered on Oct 22, 2015

Service of process must be done in person, not on facebook. You will have to see a local attorney about the other matters you raised, as well as this one.

Q: Can a change to commercial zoning laws be retroactive & close a business that is already operating legally? state of MT

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for Montana on
Answered on Oct 20, 2015

No. The owner of the business has the right to continue the non-conforming use, but that use cannot be expanded or changed.

Q: How long does it generally take for an appealed case to be heard by the 9th circuit?

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Montana on
Answered on Oct 18, 2015

Go to their website and look at the dates of the cases that have recently been decided, to get an idea of how long it might take.

Q: I want to know if its illegal for an employer to make me work on my wedding day?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Montana on
Answered on Oct 14, 2015

I do not think that you can say that it is illegal to make you work on your wedding day. It probably is not illegal.

Q: Do I have less rights to my children if I gave them their father - boyfriend - his last name?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Montana on
Answered on Oct 14, 2015

Whether or not they have his surname has very little, if anything to do with what parental rights you have. The fact that you have MS may have some bearing, but not very much, probably.

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