The important question in your situation is, "Did you suffer injury?" If you did, you could try to arrange a free initial consult with a Pennsylvania injury attorney to discuss what happened to you. If you were not injured, even if you could establish a case for the poor quality control measures or...Read more »
You need to provide more information and formulate a question so that attorneys can weigh in with replies. If the brother & sister took your property you should report it to the police immediately -- especially since there is a gun involved. Should something happen with that gun and you did not...Read more »
If your employer has an employee handbook, then you should consult the handbook to see if there are any provisions that govern whether you are entitled to your accrued but unused PTO at the time of termination.
We share 50/50 custody, and he makes significantly more money than me. At the time, I just wanted the divorce to be over, and I didn’t educate myself about child support. But after more than a year of supporting myself and my 3 kids, money is kind of tight, and I want to know if I can file for... Read more »
I signed an agreement to purchase land on 3/25. I sent $1000 deposit check to sellers realtor. Due to virus difficulties, I need to back out. Is there any way to have that money refunded and legally back out of agreement?
Probably - but the answer lies within the agreement. There's probably a clause in your document known legally as a "force majeure" clause, which lets parties out of the deal if crazy, unforeseen circumstances occur. You'll probably need a legal eye to review the actual contract, however, and you...Read more »
My boyfriend apparently was seen removing a security tag from an item at a store. He changed his mind and left the item and the store and was unaware that it was even seen. We recently learned of an outstanding warrant for this incident. He has an extensive criminal history, however has been... Read more »
The best plan is for him to hire an attorney NOW, and for that attorney to contact the police officer that filed the charges against him. Perhaps something can be worked out from the start, and maybe even have the charges withdrawn. In any case, perhaps he can avoid arrest and incarceration from...Read more »
If it is in the lease, send your landlord and reference the language in the lease. Advise them that if they do not provide the service you will hire someone to perform the service and deduct the cost from the rent you pay.
This should be posted in PA section not NY. In NY support can only be ordered from the date of filing of an application for child support forward. I would expect that in PA it would be the same but repost in PA section.
So, you used a dead persons debit card to take out money. Unless you have written loan papers or a written authorization I'd be pretty worried. Talk to a local experienced defense attorney. There may be defenses to this type of case, and do not talk to the police before you have talked to an...Read more »
I'm unsure what you mean by extended visa. What is your current status? If it's an F1, you can pursue a work visa, such as an EB visa or a nonimmigrant visa, such as a H1B, O1, L1, etc. If all you have is a bachelor, you probably don't qualify for an O1. The H1B lottery is already over, so you'll...Read more »
There are probably more details about your situation which were not included with your question. You may want to revise your question or reach out to an attorney to get specific information about your case if your wife has filed a PFA.
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1 of 2 vehicles, didn't know each other. Asked where I was going, where I was coming from, what I did. Took 10 mins or less. He said to be safe and slow down. Both vehicles let go at same time. It was the sheriff, 1 back up officer.
If you are referring to your ability to pay child support because of a reduction in hours at your job during this unprecedented time, you are not alone. Many people paying child support have questions about what to do if they lose their job or have their hours cut as a result of the Covid-19 global...Read more »
This custody order is outdated; the original schedule fit within the circumstances that I was in at the time the order was put in place, but no longer does. One thing that has not changed is that I have primary physical custody, the father has partial custody and we share legal custody. As stated... Read more »
I'd say no, because the key here is "mutual agreement." If you two can agree to something other than what's written in the original Order -- and you say that you've already done this -- then no harm/no foul if no one's complaining. But it doesn't sound like it gives you the right to unilaterally...Read more »
You need to follow the instructions on the ticket and plead not guilty as you are facing 5 points plus a likely license suspension if you are convicted of that speed. The wrong color could possibly be a defense, but you may be better off trying to save your license. An experienced traffic attorney...Read more »
I have a criminal history that involves several incidents of various identity theft crimes, some of which were felonies. It was resolved 10 years ago when my parole ended. After trying mediation with my neighbor he still allows his dog to bark incessantly every day for hours. I have PTSD from my... Read more »
Seller will not extend closing date and is threatening legal action. Delay is due to a credit supplement needed, but it has been delayed due to COVID-19 and businesses working from home and with minimal staff.
Forget statutes and look to the terms of your real estate contract. Is there a clause within (and usually it's one that no one bothers to read) that accounts for circumstances beyond anyone's control? These are known as "force majeure" clauses. Read your contract, and talk to your realtor. It...Read more »
Unfortunately, if the case closed out in 2005 it has been about 15 years (depending on the exact date), so it is unlikely that your attorney still has the file. The Rules of Professional Conduct do not require attorneys to keep files for 15 years. The file has likely been destroyed. Regardless,...Read more »
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