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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on
Q: I am a cleaning service in PA, with residential clients in MD, do I need to register with the state of MD?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Dec 5, 2020

Probably. If you regularly do business in Maryland you are required to register to do business here.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: As a resident of an extended stay hotel can a movie production company request that you leave
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Dec 4, 2020

Your rights are in the Civil Code, look at sections around 1942. There are sections about residential hotels.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Is a company allowed to charge a non refundable deposit without notice before the payment was made?

If I pay for a service in advance, and then cancel & ask for a refund before the service was given, can a company refuse to refund the full amount due to a "nonrefundable deposit"?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Dec 4, 2020

Companies are allowed to charge non refundable deposits if they give you clear and unequivocal notice. Sometimes these notices have to be posted at the cash registers. Read your contract.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Can someone give you a gift, offer to hold/ storage that gift, then later claim it as their own and keep it ?

I was given a football jersey as an early Xmas / bday gift. I received and put the jersey on, that same day the gifter offered to hold onto the jersey until this Sunday. Now there’s been a completely unrelated disagreement and the gifter is claiming it to be their jersey and will not return it

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Dec 4, 2020

Go buy a replacement jersey, and sue the gifter for taking your personal property.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Can I file a wage claim for missed breaks for my wife, who wants nothing to do with the process?

n/a

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Dec 4, 2020

The employee has to file the claim, so NO.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: How will my advanced heart failure be treated in jail
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 30, 2020

This is something that a criminal defense attorney might know best, but you await a response for two weeks. There's no guarantee of a response (because this is something that few attorneys may be familiar with), but you could try reposting under the Criminal Law category. As a general matter,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Massachusetts on
Q: Can I get a lawyer to certify a copy of my passport?

I am trying to open an overseas bank account. I have been asked by the bank to provide a "certified" copy of my passport and driving licence. They require confirmation that 'the copy is a true likeness' of the original. Can you advise on where I can get this done? Is this a... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 28, 2020

A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a starting point, you could contact the U.S. Department of State, the government agency that issues U.S. passports, to see if they might be able to offer guidance. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: what shall I do about unclaimed property?

I was a member of a San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union(one was located on Naval Base S.D.) however, they were bought out by Wheelhouse Credit Union and they have no records of the cashier's check but the State does. Currently living in my home of record of Tenn.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 28, 2020

A California attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Most states have resources where people can search for their unclaimed funds online. Do a search for "unclaimed funds California." The search results should include official sites such as the State... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: I own my condo that is controlled by an HOA. They have a restriction of no dogs over 25 pounds. Is that legal?

I want to purchase a standard poodle and asked for an exemption. They denied it.

Allison Higgins
Allison Higgins answered on Nov 28, 2020

Yes, these kinds of rules are typically allowed (except for true service animals). Many HOAs have rules restricting the number of animals, weights, breeds, etc. even if you own the property. When you purchased the condo, you likely signed a document saying that you would agree to the HOA rules,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Minnesota on
Q: An attorney working my case was placed on temporary disability. Then reinstated, then permanent disability. 7 years

Have passed, I was in contact with her and she always told me we would finish everything to wait and that court was postponed or rescheduled. I paid in full for my gross misdemeanor criminal case and completed the community service program that allowed it to be off my record. The agreement was she... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 25, 2020

You should consult with a personal injury attorney to determine what, if anything, you can do at this point.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: My ex got Violation probation charge he went to court for the 3rd time and got a continuence of court why ?

Why would he get continuence of court

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 24, 2020

Depends on what he told the judge.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: I have a watch mentioned Montre Tudor Sa. Petented. it is a Tudor Prince engine, rolex casing, black dial date & rose

How am I get the originality, production date, model etc for my watch

Actually I have 2 units of this watch. one with black dial the other with red dial

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 21, 2020

It isn't fully clear if you are seeking patent-related information or appraisal-related information. You mention a patent; if you are seeking information involving a patent, you could repost under the Patent category here. It seems like you may be seeking information relating to authenticating... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: My husband took a loan out on our house without my knowledge both names are on the deed there is a lien on the house

In the paperwork he stated it’s not homestead it is and he also lied about his address

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 20, 2020

And what do you want to know?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: We share a soil pipe with neighbour which needs replacing can we just get the work done?

His waste pipe from his toilet connects to our main soil pipe and has cracks in it it has also damaged the main pipe we are both selling our houses and need to get it replaced can we just go ahead and replace it or do we need the neighbours permission

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 19, 2020

You may want to repost this in Real Estate and run it by an attorney who is familiar with practices and protocols in your area. If by a main soil pipe you mean the city main, residents don't generally need each other's permission to tap into such public pipes, but the configuration here... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: What should the distance be for a vent pipe on a septic tank from my front door of my trailer?

The septic tank in fenced in but 3' from my door, & the ground is imploding very deep, Is this normal?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Nov 17, 2020

Yes, this is a web site where Attorneys respond to questions and Attorneys are known for dealing with other people's poo poo, but that still does not make us plumbers or contractors. You need to ask this question of a plumber or septic tank specialist.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Q: In Tennessee if I'm driving down the highway and I see a trailer abandoned. Can i take it or can i be arrested?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 15, 2020

A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Don't do it. You can't tell it's abandoned by looking at it. Abandonment occurs when the rightful owner relinquishes their rights in property - the fact that it doesn't look valuable or that it... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can someone be convicted at the preliminary hearing?

The only other information that I was provided with is that the person's preliminary hearing takes place next week.

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer answered on Nov 10, 2020

No, a person cannot be convicted at a preliminary hearing. A preliminary hearing is not a hearing to determine guilt or innocence. It is a hearing to determine whether the commonwealth has sufficient evidence that a crime has been committed and that it is more likely than not that the charged... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maine on
Q: Can a landlord require your car be registered and insured to be parked in the driveway?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 6, 2020

A Maine attorney would be able to advise best on this, but your post remains open for four weeks. There's no guarantee all questions are picked up, but you could have better chances of a response if you reposted under the Landlord-Tenant category. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Iowa on
Q: Can my late boyfriends family come to my apartment to take his belongings?

In his will it states his child is to receive his land or estate. Does this include his vehicles or his belongings that our in our apartment. Such as cds, pictures, guitar etc?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 2, 2020

I'm sorry for your loss. You await a response for four weeks - you might have better chances of a response in the Probate and Estate Planning sections if the issue is not moot by now. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: How can my husband take ownership of the property his parents left behind who are both deceased and no will

We live in California now but this property is in the state of New Mexico

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Oct 29, 2020

Might I suggest that you repost this for New Mexico under "probate" and "estate planning" so you get a response from some attorneys there. It must be done under New Mexico law since there is no will to probate here.

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