I’m renting an apartment in nyc for almost a year. A month and a half ago due to a leak, the cooking gas in all the building was turned off. The landlord said it’ll take a week. Since then we don’t have cooking gas, there is an awful noise in the building that prevents us from... Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal. Your post remains open for three days, and is probably something that the landlord-tenant attorneys here would have the most insight about. There's no guarantee that all questions are answered, but if you wanted to try reposting and adding Landlord-Tenant as a...Read more »
There are attorneys here who are knowledgeable in stocks/securities, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, one option might be to consult with a financial investment company - asking them if due to COVID they might be able to help make an assessment of the certificates with...Read more »
I'm sorry for the loss of of your mom. As a starting point, you speak with attorneys who handle Probate - Estate Planning matters to seek guidance on learning whether a will or other measures were taken. Good luck
This is something that a real estate lawyer would have the most insight about - you could repost under the Real Estate section. There's no guarantee every post is picked up, but you'd have better chances in that category. Good luck
Many professions are crowded today - but that doesn't stop people from going to school to better themselves. Learn what you can by researching online or at local libraries. Contact law school admissions offices. If there are law firms in your area that would allow you to do an internship...Read more »
There are tools such as PACER, unified court system online resources, and databases for general lawsuits. You mention patent - you could also repost your question and add Patents (Intellectual Property) as a category. Not every question is ultimately picked up on this board, but a patent attorney...Read more »
I'm sorry for the loss of your father. This is something that the attorneys in the Probate and Estate Planning categories would know the most about, but your post remains open for three weeks. There's no guarantee that every question is picked up, but you could try reposting under those...Read more »
My father had 2 sisters and a brother. He died 20 years ago. One of my aunts died in 2010 and the other in 2017. An estate lawyer contacted me a while ago to ask me to sign waivers and other documents.
Last time I was contacted by the same law firm was in 2018, asking me again to sign... Read more »
This is something that the probate/estate planning attorneys here would know about - but your post remains open for three days. Not every post is ultimately picked up, but you could try reposting and adding Probate and Estate Planning as categories instead of only posting only under Uncategorized....Read more »
If your question is in the context of a ticket, repost it under Traffic Tickets - there are attorneys active on this site who handle traffic violation defense. If it is in the course of pleading liability in the context of the adverse claimant's assertions of negligence, your insurance carrier...Read more »
This is something that a criminal defense attorney might know best, but you await a response for two weeks. There's no guarantee of a response (because this is something that few attorneys may be familiar with), but you could try reposting under the Criminal Law category. As a general matter,...Read more »
You would need to check with them as to who their databases are shared with and who has access to them. But even if it was to show up in a search, there is no fault or wrongdoing in being a victim. Good luck
It depends what kind of paperwork. In terms of general information out there, many public records have found their way online in various forms. If this is in connection with a background check for employment, depending on the information you seek, you may want to consider contacting an employment...Read more »
You might have better chances of a response if you additionally reposted in the Employment Law category. There's no guarantee every question is picked up, but your post remains open for a week, and this is something that an employment attorney would know best. Good luck
You're looking for an Estate Planning/Probate lawyer. There are sections for those areas on this site. You could repost your question in those categories, or go to Find a Lawyer and reach out to lawyers. Good luck
I'm sorry for your loss, and that your question remains open. If you want to try reposting your question in the Probate & Estate Planning categories, it might have better chances of being picked up there. From the description, it sounds like a situation involving intestacy. Hopefully in...Read more »
This is a fairly new area of law, and you might have to look into a number of sources to educate yourself on it. There are government agencies and other entities who have identified both legal and ethical issues in research papers, covering issues ranging from the liability of health care...Read more »
I'm trying to understand, in depth, what such online databases such as WestLaw are used by lawyers for. What are you researching on the databases, how long it takes you, and how much manual work do you still have to do after using the platforms. I also want to understand what research you... Read more »
This is really a big question and the answer could fill pages. Legal databases are used for a number of purposes. A easy one is looking for cases. That's fairly straightforward and simple. Because the time spent on these systems is at a premium, they are more often used for more specialized...Read more »
There are attorneys here in the Probate and Estate Planning categories. This includes attorneys who practice in Puerto Rico. You could speak with one of them, or you could search for attorneys independently. Good luck
This person started a trust fund to help my nieces pay for college when my sister died. The first niece is now in college and is be asked to do extreme things like writing 10 page papers in order to receive part of the trust fund toward school payments.
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