I am being charged with disorderly conduct Hazardous/ Physical Offense(M3). which I just found out about by receiving a summons in the mail? I dont have representation at this time but I would like to get a copy of the video footage this officer claims to have as evidence as soon as possible.
In summary cases there is no real authority that grants discovery. That being said where it is available judges often can order it. You can write a letter to the court requesting discovery and make sure you serve the police department. Dont reference the facts of the case, make admissions or...Read more »
When you say you are being pursued, do you mean there is a warrant for your arrest? You can check this on the UJS portal. 8 years is a long time to leave a case open unless the allegations are very serious. You should have a confidential consultation with a defense attorney. They should be able...Read more »
She has no money, is on disability, and lives check to check. My step dad and little brother were also named in the paperwork. What should we do! They have no interest in the home and wouldn’t qualify to finance anything.
All states have "intestacy statutes", determining how a decedent's property will be distributed, and to whom. You don't say where the property is located, which would determine which state's law would be applicable, as to that property. The foreclosing creditor most probably researched the...Read more »
My sister got pregnant and her boyfriend died from OD. His grandparents asked my sister to move in and offered her fancy cars and concerts. She moved in, had the baby, and is now struggling to stay sober. She has maintained FT employment and paid for everything. They let her live in their attached... Read more »
Your sister should contact the Reading Office of MidPenn Legal Services (presuming she is located where you are, per your question), and schedule an appointment with someone there to go over the "agreement" and her legal options. The contact information for that office is here:...Read more »
I'll be frank with you: if you want an experienced attorney to review a contract for you, you're going to have to pay for his/her time to do so. Probably a few hundred dollars when all is said and done -- and well worth it to have competent legal advice. I'd be surprised if any attorney here...Read more »
You should consult with a Maryland attorney. Although you live in Pennsylvania, Jurisdiction over children is governed by the residence of the child. Presumably, an attorney who is familiar with practice where you nephew resides can help you. A lot will depend on the children's services agency...Read more »
Parents are from iran. They recieved a green 221g slip and been put in ap for the past alost 2 years. Got an email 2 weeks ago telling them to attend the embassy to submit passport, ds260, and a new medical exam. Also told me in the email that my parents can only visit on a Monday at 2 pm. Was... Read more »
Depends on the court. The short answer is no, you can do anything an attorney can. The problem really lies in who you are subpoenaing. If its someone who shouldnt be subpoenad the judge may not enforce it. Additionally, if its a victim of the crime it could be viewed as harassment....Read more »
If you do nothing, the court will enter a judgment by default against you and any interest you may have in the property to be foreclosed. In PA, DE and several other states, a foreclosure is an "in rem" proceeding, limited to foreclosure and sale of the property, and does not initially determine...Read more »
As a practical matter there is no way to meaningfully answer this question. The problem is we have very limited facts regarding the case and/or your prior criminal history. Can you go to jail? Sure, any misdemeanor or felony in Pennsylvania anticipates jail time. Will you go to jail? Depends...Read more »
About 6 years ago, my dad went into an assisted living facility and, AT THAT TIME, a lawyer put most of his assets in an Irrevocable Income-Only Medicaid asset protection trust. At the time, costs were reasonable ($3500/month) and he had a good Long Term Care policy. My dad went through with this... Read more »
Except in California (where the lookback period is only 2.5 years), the Medicaid lookback period is 5 years. That means Medicaid pre-planning must be done at least 5 years in advance of the need for long-term care. When it comes to Medicaid pre-planning, an accurate crystal ball is extremely...Read more »
They told me it is because my rent was a special rate at the time I signed the lease. However the realtor and the rental company failed to disclose this information before I signed the lease. My rent is now going from 1250 to 2725. Is there anything I can do?
Not much you can do, except move out. If the rental market in your area for tenants is not good, you may ask the landlord for a short term renewal for a few months so you have some time to find a new apartment. Make sure it’s a “ renewal” as opposed to an “extension” because a...Read more »
It's pretty much up to the court, but they'll certainly try to reschedule it before your speedy trial rights attach. Typically, the Commonwealth has 365 days to bring you to trial from the day you were charged -- but some days may not "count" for purposes of a speedy trial (like all the days you...Read more »
I have worked in the same career during our entire marriage which started at around 45K (10 years ago) working my way up the corporate ladder to over 100K. We have 2 children. My wife has a few certifications for professions, but has never kept a job. She always has a reason she leaves after a... Read more »
You really do need to sit down with an experienced family law attorney to address your questions. You would do well to hire an attorney to draft all the necessary procedural paperwork -- but most definitely to craft a comprehensive property settlement agreement to address how assets/liabilities...Read more »
If he owns the property that was just rented, the $1,200.00/mo. rental income could possibly be counted as his income for purposes of calculating child support. If the property is owned by a company, however, the lines are more blurry. Definitely bring it up to the hearing officer.
This is not a question you are going to get answered in such a short space. PA has a complex and fragmented liquor law, and beer is treated separately from wine and liquor. Further, there are also separate laws if you brew your own beer or make your own wine. Licenses/permits are required for...Read more »
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