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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Georgia on

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


Tim 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.

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

Tim 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.

Tim 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

Tim 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


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 »

Tim 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.

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Virginia on

Q: How many hours per year of pro bono work are attorney's supposed to do?

Paula Hough answered on Apr 20, 2019

The Virginia State Bar Professional Guidelines Rule 6.1 states:

(a) A lawyer should render at least two percent per year of the lawyer’s professional time to pro bono publico legal services. Pro bono publico services include poverty law, civil rights law, public interest law, and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on

Q: I received a subpoena, regular mail to testify. Will I get in trouble if I dont go, since they cant prove I got this?

James G. Ahlberg answered on Apr 19, 2019

If you received the subpoena and a check for witness fees and mileage, you must go. If there no check was enclosed with the subpoena, you must either go or have an attorney appear on your behalf to ask that the subpoena be quashed for failure to pay the witness fee.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on

Q: What is the definition of church and religious organization for Maryland? Massachusetts has defined church.

In this section a church shall mean a church or synagogue building dedicated to divine worship and in regular use for that purpose, but not a chapel occupying a minor portion of a building primarily devoted to other uses, and a school shall mean an elementary or secondary school, public or private,... Read more »

Mark Oakley answered on Apr 19, 2019

The term is defined differently for different purposes, and your question is not sufficiently narrow enough to give the context in which you would like the definition applied. For example, Maryland permits religious entities such as churches to incorporate as a religious corporation, and the term... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: He was deemed mental defect to TN NCIS when he was committed. No court case. Now wants to get a gun, how to clear record

He was having what turned out to be panic attacks. He wants to carry gun for his job. Was turned down for permit due to mental defect label,

McFarland Hospital in Lebanon. He did not go to court to be labeled mental defect. He is years past the 3 yr waiting period. How do we go about... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 18, 2019

He must file an action where the District Attorney General defends the State's position. It will be difficult but if he does nothing (and within a short period from the NCIS Denial), this will haunt him for the rest of his life. He may not be prohibited from having a firearm but cannot pass the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Maryland on

Q: Is there any legal action when a man gives a woman rings as promise to marry, and has been supporting her financially

I only receive SSDI and have 2 minor children that are not his. He has provided us financial support plus a car title to him and a lifestyle for about 10 years. Now he wants the relationship over. Can I get any support

Bennett James Wills answered on Apr 17, 2019

If you are not legally married then you would not be entitled to support after a breakup. Likewise, the children are not entitled support since they are not his.

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Ohio on

Q: Yeah I met this woman on a dating site about 5 years ago we've been texting back and forth

I guess he worked for Barclays Investments anyhow she's supposedly in Canada talking to a law firm named Barrister Layton they they want me to give them $800 and my banking information cuz she wanted me to be her stand-in just in case something happens to her I get the money that doesn't sound... Read more »

Matthew Williams answered on Apr 16, 2019

That sounds like a scam to me.

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: Is there any way that I can get a pro bono lawyer somewhere

Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 16, 2019

Contact the Tennessee Bar Association.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Alabama on

Q: How long does it usually take to get a question answered? Alabama

Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 15, 2019

It could depend on how quickly an attorney who is familiar with the subject matter picks it up.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on

Q: What impedes judgement and decision making in the court of law?

Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 6, 2019

This is a concisely phrased question, but the answer could go on for pages. There are so many things that can do this. An important factor would be a lack of good evidence. Another could be that the evidence is false or misleading. Flawed analysis could be a factor, where even where there is good... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on

Q: I have a citation for marijuana no badge I'd, no officer signature, wrong address. Can this be thrown out?

Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 5, 2019

You can make a Motion to Dismiss for the Citation not having certain statutory and due process requirements. However the Court can grant it and have you stand there while the Officer swears out a proper Arrest Warrant, which is then executed upon you. Hire a competent attorney to get some type of... Read more »

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