Amanda Bowden Houser's answer You can not divorce without proper service of process. Also you can't just skip to going the legal publication route. There are certain steps you need to take. Look, when the transmission in your car goes out, you call a mechanic. Unless you are a mechanic, you'd never in a million years think yourself 'you know what, I'mma go out there and fix that bad boy myself'. So why in the world do you think you are competent to do your own legal work? You really need to shop around and hire an...
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer Yes, you need an attorney. Yes, it can likely be reduced. No, the slope of a mountain is not why you were going 81/55. If the address on your ticket is correct, you will likely get letters from local traffic attorneys. Pick one. Please don't tell waste their time with the mountain slope excuse. Best of luck.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer If the children have resided in North Carolina for at least the last 6 months then you should consult with a local family law attorney regarding an injunction to prevent her from doing that. Best of luck.
Paige Kurtz's answer The creditor will have to have a Writ of Execution issued. Then the sheriff will have the authority to seize the house to satisfy the judgment. The timing depends on how soon the clerk can issue the writ and how fast the creditor gets it into the hands of the sheriff. The creditor may also object to your exemptions which will then require a court hearing on the exemptions.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer I am really hoping that the real reason it appears you have done virtually nothing to see your children in ten years is that you simply did not have the financial resources to do so. If that is the case, there is certainly no shame in that (assuming you have also done whatever else you can to say in contact with them). However, if you did have the financial ability to fight for them and it seems you did since you say you filed for custody, then you wanting to lay the blame for this situation...
Peter Munsing's answer You want to get a divorce/family law attorney in the county where you both resided. That person can tell you what you need to do, your options--the immigration issue is her issue, not really yours.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer Need is often a subjective term. No, you likely don't 'need' an attorney but it would be a really, really good idea. If your address is correct on the ticket, you will likely get a crap ton of letters from traffic attorneys. You definitely don't need F. Lee Bailey for a mere 71/55 so just pick the cheapest one and roll with that.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer If by 'received' you mean you were charged, then there is no statute of limitations. If you have not or do not take care of the charge eventually you are likely to be arrested - and usually at the worst possible time.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer You need an attorney. Assuming the charge of 95 was in a 70, that's 25 over and you are at the threshold of where just one more mile would have put you in an incredibly bad spot. Likely a PJC may be the best way to go if your attorney can convince a judge to give it to such a young driver but there may be other options. If your address on the ticket is correct you will likely be getting a crap ton of letters from local traffic attorneys. Normally I say pick the cheapest one but in your case...
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer If it was a white printed ticket, the time the ticket was printed does not appear on the ticket. The time shown on the ticket should be the time of the offense. So if as you state, the school zone started at 7:25am and the time on your ticket was written as the offense having occurred at 7:30am then the officer is alleging you were within the time frame that the school zone was in effect. Unless of course the school zone ended at 7:29 am (and a 4 minute school zone period would be highly...
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer In North Carolina it is DWI. Your license to drive or at least your privilege to drive in North Carolina (if you are licensed out of state) will be suspended at the time you are charged - generally speaking for 30 days. This is called a civil revocation. If you are processed properly, you will receive written notice of that fact. If eligible, you can apply for a limited driving privilege after 10 days to carry you through the remaining 20 days of the initial civil revocation suspension or...
Paige Kurtz's answer No, you may not withhold rent in North Carolina. You will need to follow the terms of the lease in giving the landlord proper notice of the issue. If it is not resolved, you can sue the landlord for not complying with the lease and/or North Carolina Statutes.
Peter Munsing's answer If they are a contractor not an employee they can sign an acknowledgement that they acknowledge that the risk of any injury is accepted by them and they are undertaking the job assuming any risk.
Peter Munsing's answer May have an occupational disease or similar claim. Look for a member of the NC Assn for Justice who handles workers compensation and toxic exposure cases--they give free consults and could best advise your partner.
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer Depends on a several factors. The most important of which are: If you broke any laws, if you get caught and if you get convicted. Of course, making admissions on a public forum doesn't help your situation at all.
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