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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for New Mexico on
Q: What is the maximum time a state can carry a detainer on an individual that has been incarcerated in another state?

Detainer is 13 yrs old and IAD violated 4 times.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 9, 2019

Asking the same question more than once?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Legal Malpractice for New Mexico on
Q: An attorney said she was working pro bono on a bankruptcy appeal, but her contract clearly states it's a contingency.

I was injured in a fall in 2012. I had a PI case. My ex filed bankruptcy against my wishes. then we discovered the bankruptcy atty didn't list the PI case. I didn't know it needed to be listed! We hired a bankruptcy atty to open and change the case. It took a year and a trial! I was suspicious. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 4, 2018

If you didn’t sign the contract hiring her as your attorney, don’t, and she is not your attorney. Unless there is some misunderstanding as to the scope of her representation and what she is doing for you, and you she determine whether this is the case first, you probably need to find a new... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Business Law and Personal Injury for New Mexico on
Q: What is my liability and best practices as an licensed professional clinical counselor, minister and hands-on healer?

I have releases/legal docs for both LPCC and hands-on healer. Concerned if there is a liability with the State Board, Scope of Practice, Insurance Companies, asking and quoting/sharing hand-on healing results and testimonials.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 21, 2016

Look at what boards govern what activities. Problem is when you collect money. Need to see how your state treats such things-with all the crystal therapy etc should be some statement you can use stating that none of it is medically prove, that if they continue to have symptoms they should follow up... Read more »

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