Keep track of all calls and letters, and any other form of contact, including any efforts to contact you or your employer at work. Applicable laws may entitle you to make a successful claim against the collector.
If you engage counsel, a simple letter from you or counsel to the collector...View More
To sue a police officer, consult an attorney specializing in civil rights or personal injury law. Gather evidence related to the incident and file a lawsuit outlining your claim and damages sought. You might need to file a notice of claim in some jurisdictions. The legal process involves discovery,...View More
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) primarily applies to children with disabilities in the context of special education services in K-12 schools. If you are referring to a higher education institution and believe you were unfairly dropped, your situation may not fall directly...View More
In Pennsylvania, it is generally considered a two-party consent state, meaning that all parties involved in a conversation must consent to being recorded. If someone records a private conversation without the knowledge or consent of the other person, it may be a violation of Pennsylvania's...View More
I've seen two methods of litigation concerning mortgage foreclosures: the first is foreclosure of the mortgage after due notice of acceleration of the debt evidenced by the Note, and the second is to sue on the Note alone, with the Mortgage reserved for post-judgment relief.
Civil rights cases are too complex for most attorneys. You should retain the services of an experienced civil rights lawyer in or near the county where your case is pending or where it needs to be filed. Because of the relatively low rate of success and limited damages available, you should...View More
I’m 20 years old and I am on a phone plan with my mom and a guy who’s a friend of the family, the friend is the phone account holder. My mom tells me she logs into the AT&T app and reads mine and my boyfriend’s messages without my permission, she’s not the account holder and is that an... View More
Reading someone else's messages without their permission is a violation of their privacy, regardless of whether or not the person doing the reading is the account holder. As a legal adult, you have the right to privacy and your mother does not have the right to access your private...View More
PA is a 2-party consent state. This recording was taken with both parties' knowledge and consent and specifically taken by party B. Party B then posted the recording to a private site that only party A and party B have access to. Would it be illegal for party A to take the recording off that... View More
Under Pennsylvania law, it is legal to record a conversation as long as all parties to the conversation consent to it. Since both parties were aware of the recording, it is legal for either party to share the recording. However, if the recording was posted on a private site that only party A and...View More
In a criminal case, an omnibus pretrial motion is a generic motion that must be filed within a certain time period following formal arraignment to preserve your right to file motions down the road as your case progresses. These motions are typically boilerplate and contain multiple requests for...View More
My friends and family have been keeping their distance from me for a few years. I am being gaslighted (I hate to mention it) because it is a difficult thing to prove. It makes it seem like is all in my head. However, I draw the line when it happens at work. I will not be able to support myself... View More
First of all, you should never include your name or other identifying information on sites like these, which are open to everyone, including the folks you're concerned about.. Secondly, although the purpose of this site is often misunderstood, it's not a jobs board so it's highly...View More
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This question leaves some unanswered question one of which is who is the obligee. Is the obligee the custodial parent or is it the government who obtained an assignment of the obligation. The impression from this narrative is...View More
State courts in Pennsylvania are located in the county seat of a county.
“Jurisdiction” pertains to the power of a particular court to exercise control over a particular defendant. Ordinarily, the first question is whether a defendant resides in the same county where suit has been...View More
I was just pulled over by the police. I asked the officer to tell me what was the reason for the stop, however, he insisted I give him my ID before he'd tell me what was the reason for the stop. Come to find out, my registration expired ten days ago. As I explained to the officer, it was... View More
Based on what you've written, I don't think you did anything wrong. Most officers, at least those I've interacted with, will run license plates randomly or really whenever they are driving behind someone. A lot of police cars are also now equipped with automatic license plate...View More
Youth Services cases are the most revealing as to how the law operates against the citizen. Every conceivable protection against abuses of the judiciary are flipped around and made to abuse the parent undergoing one of these cases.
First and foremost, the asker must understand there is a...View More
I had a seizure in prison because medical wasn’t medicating and they knew that I had seizures and even verified it thru my pharmacy and a week and a half later I had a seizure and I told the officer 3 time in the middle of the night that I needed medical attention and he would not call medical... View More
You may potentially have a case, you should speak to a personal injury lawyer and/or a civil rights attorney to discuss the details of your specific fact pattern to see if it is viable to pursue. Best of luck.
The restaurant has no handbook or ethics. Not even a system to file complaints. The customer is an investor and has ties with the hemp distributor ( it was a brewery). The first time in mid October the customer caressed me and I became deeply uncomfortable. As soon as I could get away I went to my... View More
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