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Q: Can my ex drop telecommunication harassment. Me and her talked over everything and everything is fine now

I really need an answer

Matthew Williams answered on Jun 14, 2019

Your ex can talk to the prosecutor but at the end of the day it’s the prosecutor’s call whether or not to continue the prosecution.

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Q: Social media rights to accounts on facebook


Shouldn't people on social media such as fb have rights to there account. Even though you don't directly pay fb they allow adds that are forced on you and there collecting money because of you seeing them. So your essentially making money for fb and should be at minimum considered a... Read more »

Jason Brooks answered on May 28, 2019

Their ability to make money through your use is precisely why you are able to use it for free. Other paid platforms and services give you more rights and control. With that said, you still do retain a copyright in any picture or content you post (to the extent it’s your original — or licensed... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Ohio on

Q: What is the law in Ohio for HOAs regarding monthly board meetings pertaining to open communication of agenda?

Concern has been raised that the president is not sending out agenda items for discussion to all homeowners for monthly meetings. What is the law and requirement for information that is discussed at board meetings?

Joseph Jaap answered on Sep 24, 2018

Ohio law for condominium operation can be found at this link: See Sections 5311.09 and 091.

There can be additional rules in the condominium declaration and bylaws.

See also this link:

It provides rules...
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Q: Lines of communication: Should a condo owner approach Board of Directors or management company with questions?

Joseph Jaap answered on Mar 29, 2018

Start with the contact person at the management company. If they can't help, they can pass the problem to the board, or suggest that you contact the board president.

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Q: I was friends with a 21 year old girl and I'm 16, parents filed a no contact order for the girl, is there a way around?


Joseph Jaap answered on Jan 30, 2018

No, you can't contact her. That would violate the order. If you do that, you could put her in trouble. Do you want to do that to her? Move on, and have no contact with her.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Internet Law, Divorce and Child Custody for Ohio on

Q: My ex husband & have 50/50 parenting .. however his mom and dad pick her up and communicate with me because he isn’t

“Allowed” to talk to me he has my number blocked and he NEVER gets back with me about anything his mom and dad do the pick ups and drop offs and my ex won’t speak to me about any MATTER with our child , is this a valid reason to take him back to court for full custody

Joseph Jaap answered on Jan 4, 2018

Do the terms of the parenting agreement allow anyone other than your ex to pick them up? If not, then you could refuse to let the g-parents take them. Do the kids stay with the g-paretns after being picked up, or with your ex? Review the terms of the parenting agreement with your attorney, or... Read more »

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Q: Can messages on Facebook be subpoenaed by a defence law

Rape and molesting charges talking about it on Facebook

Matthew Williams answered on Jul 14, 2015

Yes, electronic communications can be subpoenaed.

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