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Q: Is our court actually considered a tribunal as in Admiralty law. The judge, DA and the prosecutor?

As a sovereign we have the jurisdiction over the land of the United States of America. What is the difference between a STRAWMAN and a Human Being.

Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 16, 2019

People use the terms loosely, but U.S. Constitution grants U.S. Courts authority to hear admiralty cases in Section 2 of Article III. In terms of maritime prosecutions, it is common for them to sometimes be handled jointly between the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Coast Guard, depending on... Read more »

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Q: Ive reason to believe fiance is involved in ficticuous lawsuit vs Bedford, Bedford County, VA along w his ex. Ive ??

What do I do? Who do i contact?

Richard Sternberg answered on Apr 11, 2018

If by fictitious, you mean that he is lying to you about whether there is a lawsuit, that is pretty easy to check these days. Most courts have their dockets on line indexed by party names.

If you mean that an existing suit is a fraud, I’m sure the Commonwealth Attorney in the county...
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Q: My pov was taken as well as the key, and was dammaged 500+ in damages, pictures of mistreatment. Can he take it?

My gunny took my “POV” ( motorcycle) and had it sitting out for months and through the weather, it’s faded the fairings, rusted sprockets , rusted chain, rusted kickstand, battery is busted, front tire flat, was vandalized ( brake lever broken off, and clutch lever broken and bent, (... Read more »

Patrick Korody answered on Mar 1, 2018

You can file a claim under the UCMJ or under federal law. Go see the base legal assistance/claims office. You can also file an 1150 complaint against the gunny.

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Q: Can I be tape recorded buy a diaper bag in my home during visitation?

I live in North Carolina. It was just me and my son there.

Amanda Bowden Houser answered on Dec 29, 2017

Diaper bags do not record anything but if you are referring to a recording device placed or concealed in the diaper bag - then obviously, yes.. But it is likely the real question you want to ask isn't whether you can be recorded by a device in a diaper bag but rather whether such a recording is... Read more »

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Q: I was wondering if an Enlisted Marine could date an officer of another branch (Army).

No preexisting relationship. Zero Possibility of being in the same command. Could this be prosecuted or punished as Fraternization?

Patrick Korody answered on Jun 28, 2017

Zero chance of it being legal (for either of you) - sorry! This would violate various regulations and the UCMJ. Unduly familiar relationship b/n officers and enlisted is prohibited, no exceptions.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and International Law for North Carolina on

Q: Can international law enforcement set up a sting operation on a wire scam pick up?

I recently fell victim to an online dating/wire scam. I contacted my local authorities to file a police report and Western Union to file a fraud report. I have no legitimate address, phone number, or name to track the perpetrator. Is it possible for international law enforcement to set up a sting... Read more »

Richard Sternberg answered on Jun 7, 2017

You are asking the wrong people. This is a board for legal questions. You are asking a law enforcement question. Contact the police.

But, I will tell you that on-line scams are very interesting to the FBI. The problem is that the email locations are often untraceable and land someplace...
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Q: If I missed court in Columbus county for I citation for driving without a license and paraphernalia. How can I fix it ?

If I missed the court date twice before this and I turn myself in and bond out each time. What will happen ? I have my car now to make it. What's a good estimate of what I'll be charged to get someone to get the warrant cleared up and get a new court date ?

Amanda Bowden Houser answered on Jun 5, 2017

Hire a local attorney ASAP or you will likely get arrested.

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Q: My hearing was on June 28, the decision letter writers have my decision, how long will it be before I receive a letter?

The judge made a decision not even a week after my hearing,is that a good thing?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 4, 2016

If its social security or similar it can take a while--no particular reason.

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