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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: anything I can do about my sister's mother in law taking stuff from my nieces gravesite because she is mad about family

Me and my family have put a lot of time and money into keeping up my nieces gravesite and it's all been taken off due to my sister's mother in law being mad about something someone else In my family did. I feel as if she is taking it out on the gravesite and it is extremely disrespectful... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 29, 2020

Florida Statute 872.02 prohibits "Injuring or removing tomb or monument; disturbing contents of grave or tomb; ...". It's a felony. Report it to the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I legally ask her to stop sharing my information with her colleagues?

I mistakenly sent bankruptcy correspondence to the district insurance coordinator instead of my insurance forms. Can I legally ask her not to share that information throughout her office to her colleagues?

Richard Winblad
Richard Winblad answered on Aug 28, 2020

If this is a work related issue it may be covered by your employment policies. You may wish to visit with human resources if your request to the person fails.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: my car was repossessed. i paid, immediately. they've had my cashiers check since last tuesday but it still hasn't posted
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Aug 27, 2020

There is no question here. Did you get the car back with payment of the check? Are they refusing to release the car?

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on
Q: What is the maximum a judge can do for a bond for this offense

It was from may 2019, the person called and said she had permission, she didn't know she had a warrant for it as they never served it. The judge gave her a $10,000 bond. They never offered her a attorney or public defender

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Aug 27, 2020

Your question doesn't state what the offense is. $10k is a middle of the road bond number that could apply to any number of offenses. In many counties, one must apply for a public defender. You should contact the local public defender's office to find out the procedure.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: How much does a University's Student Handbook control what can and can't be done?

I am attending a university that requires health insurance from its students. The wording in the handbook makes no mention of when personal insurance can be purchased and school insurance waived. Due to this fact, I purchased the school insurance for fall '19 and then obtained my own mid fall... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 27, 2020

If you currently have insurance, It appears that you have complied with the handbook. If the university tries to do something, inform them in writing that you do have insurance. It looks to me that whoever told you that you could only get a waiver in the fall was misinformed.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Nebraska on
Q: No will , over3 1/2 years since death may I empty the house that has been sitting in same state as the day she passed?

Lincoln Nebraska Lancaster County. It is my brother& I and he won't respond I'm the eldest & have tried every way called contact his job ,ECT. He's well off & simply doesn't want to deal with it what can I do?

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Aug 27, 2020

When a person dies without a will, then statutory laws apply to determine who takes the estate. You would want to contact a probate attorney for assistance.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on
Q: Do you have to give a school your insurance information for a new student . In ohio

When enrolling they want my insurance information an policy number

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 25, 2020

An Ohio attorney would be able to advise best, as state health care or privacy laws could apply, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could speak with other parents and look into why the information is being requested, whether for the information to be on hand in the event of a medical... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma on
Q: If an a group of protesters show up in front of your house making verbal threats what should you do?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Aug 24, 2020

If threats are being made to you, regardless of where it is a group of protestors or a single individual, and you feel the threats are legitimate (as in you truly believe the threat is real and they are capable of enacting the threat) -- then call 9-1-1 and let law enforcement resolve the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: Is it legal for my employer to require me to have my video on during my entire shift via Zoom while working from home?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 24, 2020

You might have better chances of a response if you additionally reposted in the Employment Law category. There's no guarantee every question is picked up, but your post remains open for a week, and this is something that an employment attorney would know best. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Michigan on
Q: If we pay rent and lived here for 9 months can he legally evict us without court eviction notice?

My boyfriend and I lived here for 9 months helped fix up the house and get new appliances. There has been altercations where he thinks I need to do their dishes cause I'm currently unemployed from Covid19. He also gave us an eviction notice he downloaded and printed off from the internet and... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Aug 21, 2020

A landlord-tenant relationship can be formed as you are describing your current situation: you pay $300 a month, and he lets you stay there. When that is established, the legal process of eviction is the remedy. That starts with either a 30-day or 7-day "notice to quit"; in rare... Read more »

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Q: Is Oaths Act 2001 internationally recognized?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 21, 2020

That does not appear to be a U.S. law. You could check with legislators in Tasmania, or with international law organizations. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: If I was buying a car from an individual and I told them to come get the vehicle from my property how long do they have?

I have already told the owner to come get the vehicle and they have failed to do so. How long before the car is legally mine?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 19, 2020

A Mississippi attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could depend on the terms of the contract of sale and communications that ensued afterwards. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: Tort Law - Question in more information:

Mrs. Bevan owns a popular, busy vegetarian café. After being closed due to the recent Covid pandemic, she is now able to open at last. She has fully disinfected and deep cleaned her premises, with clear signs for social distancing and is conforming to all of the Government legal requirements.... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 17, 2020

It looks like you are a student. You must apply an analysis in terms of whether defamation has taken place. Go to your textbook and look at the elements that define this tort. Now try to apply those elements to the facts of the scenario. Here is something to think about in starting your analysis -... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on
Q: I have a habit cough and worry that during this covid 19 pandemic people will not allow me into stores

I want to know if there are ways I can be allowed into stores. I will be wearing surgical n95 masks to ensure I will not infect anyone but again my cough is not caused by health problems.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 13, 2020

Your question remains open for three weeks, and it could be something that a doctor might be able to advise about better than an attorney could. If you have health concerns, consult with a doctor as to what it might be. Hopefully, a doctor could help you in terms of the best course of action. Good... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma on
Q: I found money on the ground today,but returned it to the owner.Can I legally get in trouble for taking the money at all
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 13, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, as state laws can differ regarding abandoned or lost property. But your question remains open for a week. As a general matter, from your brief description, it does not sound like you did anything wrong. It sounds like you did a good deed by returning the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: I'm being followed IV contacted local and fbi they all say it's not them what should I do
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 12, 2020

Ask your local police to investigate this case as possible stalking. If it's not them, perhaps they can figure out who is following you.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Colorado on
Q: My post office in my town is saying theY delivered a wrong package to my mail box, I didn’t received a wrong package

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 12, 2020

A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's possible they rerouted the package to the correct address after sending you that message. If for any reason you do receive a package that doesn't belong to you, notify the post office. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Florida on
Q: In Florida is it a state law that you wear a coverup over your swimsuit in a public building that doesn't serve food?

My condo association says that I have to wear a coverup over my swimsuit going from the pool or beach to my unit. They say this is a Florida state law. I have been unable to find this. Can you help?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 11, 2020

I strongly doubt that there is such a state law. The condo association may have such a rule, however.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: What is the exact route to become an American lawyer?

Hi, I'm doing research for a book & I'm based in London but the book is about a character who is training to become a lawyer & wondered if I could ask you what the normal route normally is? I would love if I could get typical ages of when someone would typically qualify & how... Read more »

Sandy Lynne Meade
Sandy Lynne Meade answered on Aug 8, 2020

Each state has slightly different rules to become an attorney. Generally you have to get your Juris Doctorate degree (law degree that is 3 years of graduate degree study) after you complete 6 years of bachelors & masters degree study. Then you have to take and pass a bar exam in the state... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Georgia on
Q: Can wal mart require me to wear a mask?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 8, 2020

A Georgia attorney could answer best, based on executive orders with the Governor's Office or other measures, but the general answer nationwide is yes, based on public health issues. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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