Uncategorized Questions & Answers

Q: If I refuse to go to court on a civil warrant what can happen after that ?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Answered on Sep 20, 2018
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer
More than likely a Default Judgment for money will go down against you. The Judgment Creditor can then require you to go to Court to give sworn testimony where your money is, or go to jail for Contempt. Go to the Court Hearing.

Q: I was in a car crash last night and i was past cerfew do i have to tell the po or does. He get a report anyway

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
If this involves parole curfew, you could post the question under criminal law and someone who practices in that area could pick it up.

Q: 5 previous drink driving no licence from 9 year ago. Arrested yesterday drink driving no lice blew 73 what can I expect

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
Post this question in the DUI/DWI section. Hopefully, one of the attorneys who practice in that area could pick it up.

Q: Can i cross complaint against my now ex for co-signing a car and my wages are being garnished and he keeps quitting

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 15, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
Potentially. You can also bring a separate small claims suit against him for your lost wages due to garnishment -- although that's only if there was a promise (and hopefully in writing) by him to pay for the car 100% and indemnify you. If you co-signed, normally you're on the hook for the car as well and you'll unfortunately be paying for your generosity . . . .

Best of luck to you.

Q: In Georgia are school buses a luxury or do they have to be provided by law?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 14, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
I don’t practice in Georgia, but I noticed your question hasn’t been picked up in 7 days. If you want state-specific information upon which to base an action you are contemplating, check with a Georgia attorney. But as a general matter, I don’t believe school buses are considered a luxury in any state’s public school system(s). The basis on which they are provided generally seems to be governed by the policies or laws of a school district, city, or other government entity. A central...

Q: State Comp Ins fund send a letter on an old injury saying my file was sent to them for further case adjustment?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Answered on Sep 11, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
You should repost your question under Workers' Compensation law in California, and hopefully one of the attorneys who practice in that field could see it.

Q: Safety issue involving the local Catholic church

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
First off you send them a letter confirming this and asking that they send it to their insurance company.

You may want to bring it to the attention of the archdiocese as it's hardly a "good neighbors" approach especially if having tire stops is relatively cheap.

Suggest also that as they are technically trespassing, you photo each occaision, then you can bring a nuissance claim against them.

Q: I hired a handyman to work on my shower. He took half up front (325.00). He showed up a couple of times and disappeare.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Sep 10, 2018
Wesley Winsor's answer
I am sorry for your experience. That must be super frustrating.

You will first need to look at the agreement you signed with the handyman. If this guy was a one-man-band, then its likely that he didn't have you sign a contract. Just because it was an "oral" agreement doesn't mean that it isn't valid though.

Your remedy is your cost to finish the job. Your claim would be that of "breach of contract". I would first try to work it out with him if possible out of court, but you...

Q: Can I sue a university for registering students for a bachelor's degree but only offering an associate degree?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Answered on Sep 10, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
As a general matter (and not necessarily your given situation), if an academic institution offered a program it clearly did not have, it could possibly constitute misrepresentation. However, in your specific situation, it could be advisable for you to consult with an attorney who would be able to examine all the facts and circumstances and evaluate the validity and costs of such a lawsuit.

Q: Are all law libraries not opened to the public? If not, how do I find out which ones are open for the public?

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 29, 2018
Jeremy Wang's answer
All law libraries located in the county Court houses and public law schools are open to the public.

Q: I've lived with my fiance for 10 years and have worked for him free with his business. What are my rights if we split?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Aug 29, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
Hard to say, of course, given the extremely limited facts you've presented -- but I'll give it a shot.

Rights to his business? None, since it's his business. Marital rights? None, since you two aren't married. Sounds like you need to start taking some steps to secure your own present and future security. Best of luck to you.

Q: How can i get justice for my father. He died in 2004 from a tragic boating accident , but he was murdered

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Answered on Aug 24, 2018
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer
I'm very sorry for your loss.

A case may be re-opened if there is new evidence. There are a lot of other factors as well. You may want to speak with a prosecutor in the area.

Q: Do I have a case if my car caught on fire due to a recall.

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Answered on Aug 24, 2018
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer
I'm sorry for your loss and the difficult situation it has put you in. I suggest you consult with a DTPA (Deceptive Trade Practice) lawyer in your area; one who has experience in vehicles. I'm not a DTPA lawyer and the only reason it comes to mind is I know one in San Antonio who has a lot of experience with auto companies; if you were here, I would refer you to him.

Q: Can you take possession of an abonded vehicle? If so, how? Legally speaking of course.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on
Answered on Aug 22, 2018
Mark Oakley's answer
The problem you will have is with transferring title. You will need to run the tags or, if no tags, the VIN, to try and identify the current titled owner, and secure the title transfer. If you can’t do that, there is a legal procedure set forth in the Transportation Code (link below) for the police to impound the vehicle and send notice to the last known registered owner, and if it remains unclaimed, to auction the car or deliver it to a scrap yard. That method may not result in your getting...

Q: recently my adult son past-away never married no children am i responsible for his medical debits at time of death ?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Louis George Fazzi's answer
Generally speaking, the answer should be no. But without further details or facts about whether your son was dependent on you at the time of his death, I could not provide a more certain answer.

Q: What legal/liability/money issues should I be aware of as a small group leader not yet incorporated as a church?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Wisconsin on
Answered on Aug 9, 2018
Bryan Thomas Kroes' answer
A full answer to your question may require a more fact-intensive legal analysis and confidential consultation with an experienced business attorney.

Q: Would it be illegal for me to add two spotlights to the front of my car.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 27, 2018
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
The illegal use generally comes from using the lights not putting them on the vehicle for cosmetic purposes.

Q: Is a spouse responsible for the care of the other if they are disabled?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Answered on Jul 24, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Responsible in tort to her (or her insurance company) for negligent care? No, particularly since her conduct (hiding her condition from her) is the primary reason he didn't know about it.

Q: If I am primary on a car that I co-signed what rights do I have

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Primary and co sign are different. Look at whose name the title and registration are in. That's who is the owner. If it's him you have a claim for what you put into it, any insurance required etc. That would be a set off. Suggest you mediate with someone he respects.

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