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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: my insurance company is lowballing me I believe on my motorcycle damaged settlement claim. They asked for receipts which

They asked for receipts which I supplied in the amount of $87736.79. They countered at $3500. This is a custom built motorcycle. What do you recommend in this request for information?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 6, 2021

A California attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. Until you can arrange meaningful guidance from a local attorney, as a general matter, these types of property damage adjustments can be difficult. Most of the industry is cookie-cutter, based on standard makes,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: My father passed away in OK with a will, my brother as executor. There was an account in my dads name that my brothers

Name was added to im being told it is his and I have no right to it even though my father’s will says 50/50.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 1, 2021

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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: I’m 13 he took my phone and broke it on purpose.Can I file a police report?

So I met this guy at a party and I’m 13 he took my phone and broke it on purpose.

Eric Webster Sherwood
Eric Webster Sherwood answered on Feb 28, 2021

Of course you can. While I am licensed in the state of New York, I am sure that Maine has a crime that covers the intentional destruction of someone else's property. In NY it is referred to as Criminal Mischief.

Go to your local police station and file a police report. It may be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Georgia on
Q: hospital went on lockdown for an active shooter. Is it false imprisonment to not allow some1 to leave till shooter found
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 26, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, as there could be applicable state laws. But as a GENERAL premise, if the hospital acted to protect the safety and lives of everyone on site, it's actions could probably be justified on the basis of necessity. For a more meaningful answer based on Georgia... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: How can I find out details about the estate of my late aunts?

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 »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 26, 2021

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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: If someone else’s property gets stolen off my property am I responsible?
Teri A. Walter
Teri A. Walter answered on Feb 26, 2021

The answer depends on the circumstances. For example, if you borrow someone's bike, leave it unsecured on your property, and it gets stolen, yes, I think you're responsible. If someone leaves their bike unsecured on your property, you're not responsible.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on
Q: Can a person obtain a license to install security systems in Maryland with a felony conviction over 20 years ago?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Feb 26, 2021

Yes. There are only two absolute qualifications: (1) be at least 18 years of age; and (2) be of good moral character. #2 is what you will be concerned about. A license "may" be denied on account of a conviction or plea of nolo contendere to a crime of theft of a crime "of moral... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Q: Can houseguests refuse to leave in Tennessee? They knowingly had mail sent to try to establish residency.
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 24, 2021

Unless you can lock them out, without a fight, you will probably need a competent attorney to prosecute an Unlawful Detainer Action in General Sessions Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Hampshire on
Q: re: Patent # 4,206,367 How can we find any uses of this patent and by whom?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 24, 2021

Your question remains open for three weeks. Sometimes questions do go unanswered, but you could try reposting under the Patents (Intellectual Property) section; you might have better chances for a response there. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Q: Abandoned gun? Would it be legal to take a gun that was thrown away near pittsburgh pa?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 23, 2021

You should go to the police and ask about registering it. If they want it, give it to them and get a receipt. YOU DO NOT WANT TO HAVE AN UNREGISTERED FIREARM in your posession.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Missouri on
Q: In missouri is it legal to carry a Chief sheath sword in public?

I want to purchase a sword from a shop a few block from my home, but I can't drive so I'd have to carry it home.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 23, 2021

If it is wrapped up and not easy to use, it should be OK. You can always get a long wide mailing tube or a carboard footer tube cut to length and put it in that.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Nebraska on
Q: Hi this is Najeebullah. My brother has boutique in Afghanistan and he sale some dresses on a person living in Virginia.

His name is Fareed Hamdard and his address is 3030 Quarter Creek Lane Henrico Virginia 23294 APT 27. and his mobile number is 8042921398. So he took a stock and did not pay while he says he will pay once he get his stock. Now he block us he is not responding to our messages. I want to know where... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Feb 23, 2021

There is way too much personal information for a general posting board like this. You should take your question down.

If you think someone in Virginia may have stole from you or your brother, you may want to contact the local law enforcement in Virginia to make a police report.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on
Q: I just received a summons in civil action in the mail. It was from a credit card I failed to pay. What do I do next?

It is asking for an answer. Do I need type up something?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 22, 2021

An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks, and time is of the essence in your actions. As a GENERAL matter nationwide, you would respond with an answer, or other type of pleading, depending on the elements of the summons. It may be helpful here to reach out... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Q: If my boyfriend bought a vehicle and gave it to me as a gift but then wants it back. Can he press charges against me

I have a bill of sale but no title it is still registered to the previous owner

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 22, 2021

It is possible. Start putting together any witnesses to the gift. Hopefully the Bill of Sale is to you. But ownership of a vehicle is by Document of Title, which he apparently did not convey over to you. Be prepared to make bond and hire a competent attorney. If he does not swear out a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on
Q: Appeal Under Review A medical decision has been made and we are working to process your decision. What does this mean?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 21, 2021

An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. What you describe appears to be some kind of update on an appeal you made in connection with a claim. If you recently appealed a claim that involved medical services, that's what it might be. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Q: I was charged with a class A felony on a vouluntary drug test on a child custody case in which im not the parent off.

I was never shown any test results but yet I was criminally charged. When I was arrested i never received a copy of the warrant either.I had to hire a attorney and which the case was dismissed. I called my attorney and got a copy of my file and still no test results or a copy of any arrest warrant.... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 19, 2021

That is a Government Tort Liability Act case, which is complicated, non-jury, and has a 1 year SOL. Damages are statutorily capped. You will need a competent attorney to sue the LEO's and County. It is probably better to have an out of County lawyer. Time is probably getting close. I... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: What does a first time offender get for giving false information on a stolen credit card misdemeanor charge

Girlfriend stole it from mother but was seen taken out of his wallet in Dollar general

Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon answered on Feb 18, 2021

If it's a misdemeanor charge, there is a good chance that a lawyer could work it out with a prosecutor to where trial is avoided and the charge does not go on your record. That being said, if you had nothing to do with the underlying crime, then you should seriously consider taking it to trial.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for North Carolina on
Q: can a 16 year old(girl) and 18 year old(guy) have sex and date?
David Allan King
David Allan King answered on Feb 17, 2021

Yes, they are allowed to date and have sex, so long as it is consensual, they do not have a teacher/student relationship, North Carolina law applies, etc. In North Carolina 16 is the age of consent. Even minors younger than 16 are allowed to have consensual sex within a certain age-range (I think... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: Consider the peaks for caffeine and acetaminophen in the chromatogram attached.

(a) Calculate the resolution

(b) Measuring w1 / 2 on the chromatogram, find the number of plates (N1 and N2) and the plate height for these two compounds.

(b) Using the number of plates (with N calculated from width (w) at baseline), the relative retention (a) and the capacity... Read more »

James Tack Jr
James Tack Jr answered on Feb 17, 2021

Having consumed 6 cups of coffee in the consideration of this question, I now have a headache requiring me to take 2 Tylenol.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Missouri on
Q: Why are people so sensitive nowadays? Cancel culture is so Sensitive. Has there been more cases because of them?
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 15, 2021

https://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=296

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