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Native American Law Questions & Answers

Q: What is the monety amou t required bond or surety for a city manager

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Constitutional Law, International Law and Native American Law for Oregon on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
You could try reposting this question and including Municipal Law under your categories. It might have a better chance of being picked up there.

Tim Akpinar

Q: Could I sue someone for using a logo that's part of my religion

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Civil Rights and Native American Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You can sue for anything. Whether it will be a viable suit or have any legal merit is another thing.

Sounds like you want to sue the Washington Redskins. Read (google) all the articles. Do you think there is a reason no one else is suing?

Q: Hello I am a concerned father,my son was convicted at trial for a case he never knew nothing about and lost at trial

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Native American Law for New York on
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer
This seems like a miscarriage of justice to me; of course, I would need to read the trial transcript and speak to all necessary parties, but I hope you guys are filed a notice of appeal because this case needs to be appealed.

My practice is chiefly concerns criminal law, and I have been voted by members of legal community as one of the top 10 criminal lawyers in New York (see link at bottom of answer).

Further, if in fact your son was unrepresented in certain key portions but...

Q: How can I lift unjustifed 10years USA ban.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Native American Law, Securities Law and Social Security on
Answered on May 3, 2018
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
You can try contacting the DHS Traveler Redress Inquiry Program at the following email address: https://www.dhs.gov/dhs-trip

Q: My great grandfather died without a will and has oil land in Oklahoma still . My grandmother is passed .do I have rights

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Native American Law and Probate for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Richard Winblad's answer
Possibly, It’s really answer this question requires a lot more information from you I suggest: a attorney that handles probate. If your grandmother theater was entitled to inherit then your parent ( grandmother’s child ) could also inherit

Q: If my estranged mom dies people do not have a way to notify me. What happens. Is there a way to find out if she has wil

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law and Probate for Alabama on
Answered on Apr 10, 2018
Jack T. Carney's answer
I am sorry about your difficult past and situation. If you are still her legal heir (next of kin) and assuming those rights have not been severed, then you would legally be entitled to notice of any Will filing. If she dies without a Will, you may be entitled to all or a portion of her estate (depending on whether she has other heirs). There is no way for you to find out about a Will or plans while she is alive (unless you ask her). The best thing that you could do would be to find out when...

Q: A company working for a tribal payday loan company threatened to issue an arrest warrant for non payment?Live in Ill.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Native American Law for Illinois on
Answered on Mar 27, 2018
Steve McCann's answer
No it cannot, and it is a blatant violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Do you have any written evidence of the threat? In any event, refrain from speaking with the debt collector and contact an attorney immediately. Many of us offer free consultations, and will advise as to your options moving forward, as it is highly likely this debt collector is in violation of the FDCPA which would entitle you to damages.

Q: I am wanting full custody of my three children? Being a single mom, I can't afford a lawyer. What do I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Mar 11, 2018
Gary Johnston Dean's answer
Sorry, but with so many issues, and for the safety of the kids, You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with these problems.

Please visit my website https://www.garyjdean.com and Subscribe for updates on Oklahoma Law.

Q: Do I have to repay a tribal loan?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Native American Law for Maryland on
Answered on Feb 13, 2018
Mark Oakley's answer
It may depend on where the loan was made. If it was legal where made, it may be legal to enforce in MD. If the loan was made here in MD, or solicited here in MD, then the lender is required to be licensed in MD for many types of consumer loans, and the loan is subject to MD laws.

Q: my boyfiend is a pakistani and im an american... we want to marry but he cant enter USA. so how to get marriage licence

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law, Family Law and Immigration Law for Texas on
Answered on Jan 26, 2018
Robert Donald Gifford II's answer
Most jurisdictions do not allow for marriage by proxy, but there would appear to be no prohibition of you traveling to him (or another country) to meet and marry. For you to have him to be able to enter the U.S., you will still need to go through immigration and file paperwork.

Q: I live in alaska and parental rights where taken from me. Is there any way i can get my rights back.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Constitutional Law and Native American Law for Alaska on
Answered on Jan 26, 2018
Stefan Otterson's answer
The adoptive parent has exactly the same rights as a parent. As the biological parent, you have no more rights than any unrelated person. Your best bet is to work with the adoptive parent, so that she will voluntarily allow you to have visits. If that's not possible, you may have no recourse, as long as the adoptive parent is providing minimally adequate care.

Q: I have a car and give rides to a lot of people. If a passenger had an illegal substance on his person, could I still be

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 27, 2017
Keegan Kelley Harroz's answer
Yes, you can be held responsible for any illegal items/substances that are found in your vehicle. It is your responsibility to ask about and/or know and/or inspect all items entering the vehicle.

Q: Can a mothers rights be terminated while the mother is incarcerated?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Nov 26, 2017
Gary Johnston Dean's answer
There is no real clear answer, you need to ask this again, and include a lot more facts. But generally, rights cannot be terminated very easily. You should see an experienced family law attorney to help you with this problem.

Please visit my website, www.garyjdean.com for information on Oklahoma law. Then, at the bottom of the homepage, "Subscribe" to get email updates on Oklahoma law

Q: How many variations can be covered in one patent? I created a gaming table that I foresee being done in Multiple ways.

2 Answers | Asked in Native American Law and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Maryland on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017
Peter D. Mlynek's answer
There is no limit how many variations of ONE invention you can cover.

But, you cannot claim more than one invention in one patent. If the Examiner thinks that the claims cover more than one invention, then he/she will issue a restriction and ask you to elect only one invention to prosecute.

The question becomes: if you make the table out of another material, or if you make another way of flipping the table over, is this a new invention or is it just a variation of the same...

Q: my wife took 3 of my car titles in my name only to her indian tribe tag office and came back with titles and in her name

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law, Consumer Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 30, 2017
Pete David Louden's answer
Gather the titles and any other info you have and schedule an appt with an attorney to review your case. After looking at everything you have they will be able to tell you your options.

Q: I want to know how are people able to create gifs from copyright content and not be sued?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Native American Law for Texas on
Answered on Aug 25, 2017
Will Blackton's answer
You've asked two different questions here:

(1) why aren't people who create gifs from copyright content sued and

(2) how can you create gifs and ensure you aren't sued.

To respond to the first question: someone has to enforce their interest in copyrighted content; if the person who owns the content doesn't find infringement or doesn't care about that particular infringement, they don't sue. Does Dan Harmon want to sue your grandma because she thinks Pickle Rick or Mr....

Q: I need a native law lawyer for sexual harassment. I work for a native casino

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Jun 29, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
An employment lawyer should suffice, as you have a potential harassment, discrimination, and hostile work environment issue that needs review. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas...

Q: Can I get spousal support when my husband is in an Indian tribe? That's our only income

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Native American Law for Florida on
Answered on Jun 16, 2017
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Probably, but what is the kind of income you're asking about?

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