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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for Nevada on
Q: Is it illegal to post an ad on a dating app of an ex saying this person uses drugs and lies to manipulate people.

The photo from that person’s dating profile would be used in this hypothetical. The statements are true.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 24, 2019

Yes, it is illegal--at least in the sense of possibly being defamatory, which is actionable in most if not all states. However, truth is usually an absolute defense in most if not all states too. Practically speaking, no lawyer would ever advise any client to go online in a public forum to do what... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Domestic Violence for Nevada on
Q: Is there a process whereby I can be accompanied by a peace officer in case to prevent violence by a third party involved

First party is my daughter diagnosed with incapaciting mental condition, possibly coerced by a pimp drug user

Arnab Kumar Banerjee
Arnab Kumar Banerjee answered on Jan 29, 2019

there is a thing called Nevada protection order . it is actually an order by which the applicant can use power of court t require a third party to do or not to do something. you should apply for this order in order to protect your daughter. follow this link to apply or understand... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: I left my power saw in the back of my pickup. I took it to a dealer for service and the saw was missing when I picked

the truck up the saw was missing is the dealer responsible or am I?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 4, 2018

It could depend on additional facts, one of which would be whether they had a policy or disclaimer regarding property left in vehicles.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: What is hotel security protocol and are they liable for damages in a shooting?

This concerns the hotel mass shooting oct 1 2017

Someone said

Service elevators are not protected by law. That’s a company policy and the only reason they are called service elevators is because they are generally larger in size, able to carry a heavier load, and keep the public... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 19, 2018

If anyone is sued by MGM grand I'll be happy to give them a free consult.

As to the question, status of elevators is not relevant.

Hotel security guards and management liable if they don't take appropriate steps. If the person is violent they are not required to put their life at...
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Q: The NV Board of Veterinary Examiners has taken my vet's licence. Their regulations do not provide an appeal process

How does my vet find how to challenge their ruling.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik answered on Apr 30, 2018

Contact Attorney Kevin Murphy

http://murphyjoneslaw.com

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: Hi we were in a accident in July of 2016 we hired a accident lawyer to handle the case. At this point the demand letter

has been sent out and the litigation process has been started probably going on 5 months. Now we are not happy with the lawyers office because we call we never get in touch with the office and when we do they give us no information and tell us there going to call us back but never do we have to... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 11, 2017

I suggest you sit down with the attorney in person to review things. You may always change attorneys but a new attorney may have a concern about jumping in the middle of something. There are time lags in litigation, so I'm not shocked--the lawyers office is doing a not good job of advising you of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: In Nv, is there anything that can stop or halt the moving of a prisoner based on the facts of discrimination by facility

He's been segregated in solitaire confinement by the NORTHERN NV CORRECTIONAL CENTER based on his health status and sexual orientation and discriminated against now for about 8.5 months. I contacted the facility after the DOJ stepped in and advised them that an attorney would be contacting them... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 3, 2016

Contact the Nevada Civil Liberties Union, and ask to speak with one of their "cooperating attorneys" for prison issues. They give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: If a previous defendant reopens his case is he then the plaintiff?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 14, 2015

Not sure the defendant ever becomes a plaintiff in the same case, but a defendant can become a counterclaimant or a cross-plaintiff, at least in AZ.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: Why does it take so long for a judge in Las Vegas to let the party know about a decision of a law suit , ? how long does

Thed lawyer in Las Vegas said she will let the part know her decision after a law suit how long does it take, ?

Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed answered on May 18, 2011

Your question is hard one. Usually judges have no time limits. Most judges are conscientious and try to promptly write a decision. Occasionally judges sit on a decision for a long time. Lawyers debate among themselves what they can do, if anything, to try and help their client when a judge sits on... Read more »

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