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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law and Admiralty / Maritime for Ohio on

Q: How do I ask an Ohio court to determine if a water way is or is not "navigable"?

It is my understanding that you are allowed recreationally use (kayak) navigable water ways in Ohio so long as you don't trespass on private land. I have legal access to a stream deep enough for kayaks, if I can get a court to answer if the stream is a "navigable" water way I will know if I am... Read more »

Joseph Jaap answered on Apr 9, 2018

You possibly could file an action for a "declaratory judgment" with a court. There might be different definitions of "navigable waters of the US" that have been determined in different court rulings applying EPA and other federal and state laws and regulations. A definition in one court decision... Read more »

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Q: What does it mean when a person is indicted for theft and there is no discovery or nothing in the discovery?

Can a case be dismissed for due process violations such as being questioned by police without

Miranda warning no affidavit bye the person claiming harm no discovery and excessive bail without having a trial by jury and being harmed under color of law?

Matthew Williams answered on Dec 4, 2017

That's a lot to unpack. What happened?

First, Miranda warning are required only if the police intend to use the answers to questions they ask during a custodial interrogation. If they didn't question you, don't need your answers, or you were not in custody when you were questioned, they...
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Q: I need help with my birth certificate and certificate of live birth

I heard that a "certificate of live birth" is different than a "birth certificate". From my understanding you get your "bc" from your "colb". So they are different. Do I need a lawyer to retrieve mines? Thanks for any help

Kenneth V Zichi answered on Oct 17, 2017

A Certificate of Live Birth is just the 'full' name of what most people call a 'birth certificate, and many states have slightly different names for the same document.

The state where you were born has the record, and you can get a copy from that state's bureau of vital statistics (or...
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Q: Why is Maritime law used in U.S. County Courts instead of Constitutional laws

Being as an entity is "born" and is then given a "Birth Certificate" in CAPITAL LETTERS insinuating this entity to be a "Corporations" therefore not a living breathing human being, and this entity is charged under a crime of Maritime law on land not sea, because the courts are set up as Maritime... Read more »

Matthew Williams answered on Dec 8, 2014

Constitutional issue can be argued in any American courthouse. Your question is very confusing and demonstrates clearly that you do not understand the system you are dealing with. You should hire an attorney to help you.

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