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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on

Q: My wife and I are trying to determine if a gas station employee did anything illegal.

I came in with a jacket on and went to the candy section. I walked down a couple aisles looking at ingredients of various products. The clerk then tells me that my jacket is suspicious and that I should take it off if I want to stay in the store. I comply and continue looking. The clerk then tells... Read more »

Timur Akpinar answered on Jul 15, 2019

On its face, it appears to be an unpleasant encounter brought about by suspicion, and not a courteous manner in which to treat a store visitor. It could be the type of experience one would want to forget about, but if you believe that a violation of your rights took place, you could set up a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Alabama on

Q: Can the emergency room stop you from going back with your fiance?

She is freaking out and wanting me back there with her but they just told her she was being silly and that I couldnt until the doctor seen her. But she is really upset and hates going to the doctor.

Timur Akpinar answered on Jul 2, 2019

An Alabama attorney who works with hospital/healthcare administration issues, patient bill of rights, etc. would know best. But as a general matter in any jurisdiction, a doctor, nurse, or other treating ER staff who asks an accompanying visitor to leave for sound reasons is not likely to have... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: If I move in with my 17 year old bf turning 18 in March and with his mom when I turn 18 would I get arrested

Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 1, 2019

Possibly as you are committing Statutory Rape.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: Can I move in with my 17 year old bf who is gonna be turning 18 next year in march and with his mom when I turn 18

His mom says she would take care of me

Paul E. Tennison answered on Jul 1, 2019

You should be able to legally. Once you turn 18, you are no longer a child under Tennessee law and may choose where you wish to live.

If you have a good relationship with your parents/guardians you should be careful in how you go about this to preserve that relationship if possible. Good...
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Q: can my mom report the car "stolen" if my name is also on the car insurance?

My mom and I got into a petty argument and she threaten to call the police and report the car stolen if I take it, but I need it to go to work.

Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 25, 2019

If she is the Owner, and you take it without her permission, that is Theft of Property, or at least a Joy Ride. The Insurance is irrelevant to ownership.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: Officers came to my boyfriend's house and asked me if there were any wanted felons in the home My boyfriend was on VOP

I told the officers no one but they had found him behind the home and said they would take an indictment out on me for falsifying info and harboring a fugitive Can they do that?

Bennett James Wills answered on Jun 24, 2019

Short answer is yes. They may charge you. However, that does not mean that you wouldn't have a successful defense. If you are charged with a crime, consult with a criminal defense attorney asap.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on

Q: Is a codicil that allows someone to live in one's home still valid after the deed has been changed?

My father had a codicil drawn up about 23 years ago that would allow his lady friend to stay in his home until she died or moved. The house was deeded in his and my late mom's name. He died in 2012. About 7 years before then he added my one brother and me to the home deed. It has become a... Read more »

Cedulie Renee Laumann answered on Jun 19, 2019

It would be difficult for an attorney to answer without seeing the actual documents in question.

Very generally, a deed supercedes a will or codicil. That is because a will can only control what property someone dies owning in their own name. If person A makes a deed that leaves...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on

Q: What does naked ownershipof all property in the state of Louisiana

Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jun 18, 2019

You need to ask this question in the State of Louisiana section. A Texas lawyer can not give you an answer on this unless they are licensed to practice in Louisiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Nebraska on

Q: What should i do if i fear for my life and the person i fear lives close to me and works for my landlord

Julie Fowler answered on Jun 10, 2019

If a person is in fear of another person, one way a person can seek protection through the legal system is to file a protection order against the person. Often you can obtain the forms to file for a protection order at the county courthouse.

If a person is in true fear for their life, other...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on

Q: How can I get a cosigner off a car title if they will not sign a POA in Texas

My ex boyfriend and I both signed for my vehicle, which I'm close to paying off. He will not respond to any requests to sign a POA to remove his name. I would like to trade it in or refinance, because I do don't want to pay it off while his name is still on it. I've paid every payment on it since... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jun 7, 2019

He needs to transfer title to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Georgia on

Q: We stayed at an Airbnb and had forgotten our laptop.

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Timur Akpinar answered on Jun 4, 2019

You could contact the owners to ask if it turned up after you left. If your homeowner's policy covers such losses (it could exclude business equipment), that could be an option to explore. But if the value of the laptop is not high, the possibility of a hike in premiums is a factor to consider.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Michigan on

Q: Whats Going to happen? Is there anyway around the centry registry list? I am in school nursing program right now

I moved back to michigan in February i have a 3 year old & i have an infant that i had in the hospital in March. She came extra early and been in the hospital. I wasnt planning on having her, i went to abortion clinics and i couldnt afford one. So i lied to the hospital and told them i was going to... Read more »

Brent T. Geers answered on May 25, 2019

You should have or will be appointed an attorney to help you through this. Long story short, you will not avoid Central Registry under the set of facts you presented.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on

Q: Why would I receive a message from The Federal Claims Court House. Asking me to return call, from an automated system

When I call # it goes busy. I live in Fla. What is this court all about. Who would file against me. Lisa Kennedy

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 23, 2019

Unless you are an officer of the federal government, no one would file against you in the U.S. Court of Claims. Someone perhaps dialed your number by mistake or, perhaps more likely, it's some sort of a scam.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on

Q: Can a person have my anonymous message traced back to me I'm in Minnesota

Timur Akpinar answered on May 18, 2019

Possibly, through their ISP.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: My father passed away on 4-29-2019 and was renting a home and was wondering about my rights as next of kin.

I'm not wanting to take anything away from anybody if they are owed it but also this situation is hard enough as it is and I kinda feel like I'm being taken advantage of as well. I had his possessions removed, house cleaned and even mowed the yard for them as well (they didnt ask at the time I was... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery answered on May 13, 2019

As a Next Of Kin, you and the others can demand the return of the Security Deposit. If not paid over, then you can sue as the Next of Kin of the Decedent Tenant. You are not liable for his debts.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Missouri on

Q: I am trying to find my father's mesothelioma records. He lived in Madison county. I don't know who his attorney was.

My father's sister would not help me and told me to find it myself. He must have been approved, as he said he was receiving checks. He had three children by his first marriage, first born mental retardation. My father's name was William L. SHATTUCK. His residence was in Madison County, Illinois.

Timur Akpinar answered on May 13, 2019

This could be difficult because mesothelioma lawsuits can be part of a class action. If it was an ordinary civil case, chances are you could have found it in the court records of Madison County. You could start there just to check. If you know who his doctors were, or attorneys were on any previous... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on

Q: Name used with false statement

Timur Akpinar answered on May 12, 2019

It depends on the context of how the name was used. If it was done intentionally and with the aim of deceiving the other side in a matter, it could be considered fraud. It could further depend if the use was defined by civil statute or criminal code. This was not presented as a question, but if you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Minnesota on

Q: If I visit my 20 yr old son at the U of M, can I legally allow him to consume a beer at a restaurant or brewery?

I live in WI where this would be legal. Does the same hold true in MN?

Joseph A. Gangi answered on May 3, 2019

No

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Kentucky on

Q: What type of attorney practice/specialty do I need for issues with Long Term Disability?

I have been on LTD for 15 years. I am now being told I have been overpaid every month for that time and I owe a ton of money back. They have cut out a huge portion of what they say I owe, but it's still a bunch considering I'll be making over $400 less a month now. The issue comes down to them not... Read more »

Timur Akpinar answered on Apr 29, 2019

The type of attorney you're talking about is one who handles disability claims. A starting point could be to contact the Kentucky Bar Association.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on

Q: If a person is trying to serve you court papers as do they have to tell you what it is for over the phone if you ask

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Apr 22, 2019

No, they don't have to tell you.

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