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Q: What does cancellation suspension mean?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 21, 2019

As a general matter, cancellation can mean termination of something, such as a membership or contract. Cancellation is generally deemed to be more permanent in nature than suspension. But it all depends on context and usage. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Does a homeowner\member of a PA HOA have the right to look at the Treasurers checkbook and receipts for HOA expense?

Also how many years back can I request?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 29, 2019

Look at the bylaws and charter but they should. As far as years back the more years the better the reason needs be.

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Q: After a lien has been filed against a debt, can they still charge interest on that debt?

Township utility Malvern, pa

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 18, 2019

yup.

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Q: What kind of lawyer (area of expertise) do I look for?

We are a salvage yard that sells used diesel parts with no guarantees to the public. We had a sale where the customer said we sold a faulty engine. The local magistrate sided with the customer. We need to appeal. Neither side had representation at the magistrate-level hearing where judgment was... Read more »

Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall answered on Jan 30, 2019

Just look for someone who handles civil litigation. You'll have 30 days from the date of the magistrate's judgment to file an appeal to the Court of Common Pleas in your county (likely Wyoming County). Your local bar association may be able to point you to someone as well.

Best of luck to...
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Q: A girl bought a puppy and wasn't able to care for it. It's been living with me for 4 years. Now she wants her back.

This was my landlord's daughter who has never been a responsible pet owner. In those 4 years, she would occasionally ask if the dog could stay overnight with her and I would allow that but my place is her home. All expenses have been paid by me, including years of dog classes such as Nose Work,... Read more »

Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall answered on Dec 16, 2018

Initially, as they say, possession is 9/10th of the law. So there's that.

I believe no court would award possession of the dog to this girl. She gave you the dog, and you've done everything to care for it. Unless the girl has some sort of writing that specifies that she never intended to...
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Q: Am I allowed to audio and video record on my property? I have posted signage to that effect. My neighbor threatens us.

They have threatened us with physical harm.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 28, 2018

Threats you should discuss with the police. Be accurate--"that's what he meant" or "that's what I took it to mean" aren't the same as "this is what he said"\

Note the time, date, and the words used in the order they were said.

Your property you can record as you wish--you don't need...
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Q: Can i cross complaint against my now ex for co-signing a car and my wages are being garnished and he keeps quitting

He keeps quitting his jobs so that they cant take any of his wages, how can I get some type of action done against him?

Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall answered on Sep 15, 2018

Potentially. You can also bring a separate small claims suit against him for your lost wages due to garnishment -- although that's only if there was a promise (and hopefully in writing) by him to pay for the car 100% and indemnify you. If you co-signed, normally you're on the hook for the car as... Read more »

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Q: Safety issue involving the local Catholic church

There was a building next door that was bought by the Catholic Church and demolished. We are row homes, so there is now an empty lot. The church was going to make it into a parking lot, after it was paved and protective barriers were put up to protect our homes and occupants. They never did... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2018

First off you send them a letter confirming this and asking that they send it to their insurance company.

You may want to bring it to the attention of the archdiocese as it's hardly a "good neighbors" approach especially if having tire stops is relatively cheap.

Suggest also that...
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Q: I've lived with my fiance for 10 years and have worked for him free with his business. What are my rights if we split?

He has control over everything. I have nothing.

Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall answered on Aug 29, 2018

Hard to say, of course, given the extremely limited facts you've presented -- but I'll give it a shot.

Rights to his business? None, since it's his business. Marital rights? None, since you two aren't married. Sounds like you need to start taking some steps to secure your own present...
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Q: If I am primary on a car that I co-signed what rights do I have

I co-signed a car for my son, we had a falling out and he dropped off the car at my house in April and I have been responsible for making the payments. Now he wants the car back and says he has every right to take it back. Please help

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 18, 2018

Primary and co sign are different. Look at whose name the title and registration are in. That's who is the owner. If it's him you have a claim for what you put into it, any insurance required etc. That would be a set off. Suggest you mediate with someone he respects.

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Q: What does without prejudice mean?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

Basically that the case can be brought again.

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Q: How do they decide where to have safety corridors?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

Are you talking about a building code? Read it.

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Q: In the state of ohio do i have the right to know who contacted the humane socierty on me
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

There is a constitutional right to face your accusers. Have a full discussion with a local attorney who handles these matters.

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Q: My ex left stuff at my house when he collected his things. Do I have the right to throw it out now?

My ex bf and I recently broke up. I gave him a chance, two chances actually, to come get his stuff and he just so conveniently keeps forgetting things. After giving him the chance to come and get it, do I have the right to throw anything left over out. The house is in my name and nothing states... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

It would not be right to just throw his stuff out in my opinion. You might have to send him a certified letter return receipt requested and give him a certain amount of time to come and get it.

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Q: If I want to move out at 17 in the state of Pennsylvania do I need parent consent or any legal action to be taken
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 6, 2015

Basically, you need your parents' permission.

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Q: How much time will somebody get for using a recording device to viewing a minor naked
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

That would depend upon many, many factors, and you have not given enough information here. Do an internet search for punishment for crimes in PA, and try to find an answer.

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Q: If a sexual molester was found innocent because the da didn't represent all evedience and we lost what do we do??
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

Perhaps you could sue civilly, because the burden of proof in a civil case is much less than in a criminal case.

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Q: If I do pro bono work as a professional engineer, can I be sued?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

You gave no facts, just a question. We need to know the facts in order to answer questions.

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Q: A kid I gave a ride to left his cell phone in my car...i

held on to the until I was supposed to s33 him again but is been well over a month and a half since I have seen him....and patently it was his mother's phone which she has made MY responsibility to get to her.. her son also took 50$ from me and now I have had 0 contact with either if them until... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Oct 31, 2015

I really don't care to wade through your sloppy English in order to figure out exactly what you are trying to say.

If he foolishly left a cell phone in your car, and you somehow agreed to get it back to him, you could be responsible if it has subsequently been lost. Personally, I would...
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