Public Benefits Questions & Answers by State

Public Benefits Questions & Answers

Q: If my parenral rights were terminated in state of Tennessee is it possible to regain some or all my rights back. I

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Family Law and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Answered on May 23, 2017

No legal option, consider approaching the parents and begging for visits. Agree to anything they offer (anything is better than nothing). All you can do at this point is try to have some contact and begin a relationship with the child. If they won't allow it, you have to wait until the child turns 18, and then you can approach the child ( and they grow up fast).
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Q: How do I find a lawyer who can help write a memorandum of law

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits for Indiana on
Answered on May 20, 2017

If legal aid is too busy to help you in time, your only option is to find a lawyer willing to help you at a cost you can afford and in time. You will just have to call around.
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Q: if my sister let me stay for over a month and she on section 8 how long can they evicted me

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Small Claims, Landlord - Tenant and Public Benefits for Colorado on
Answered on May 7, 2017

This is largely defined by the lease agreement. Section 8 (or a normal lease) generally prevent long-term occupancy by parties not listed on the lease agreement. The term is defined by the lease agreement. For most agreements, this is usually a month or less. That said, a lot is determined by the landlord and how aggressively (if at all) the landlord enforces this term.
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Q: My son in jail in Georgia for more than 90 days. When will he be entitled to a bond hearing?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

All that needs to be done is to file a motion for Bond. If he has been in for over 90 days and his case hasn't been accused, he is entitled to a bond.
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Q: In Tennessee are we allowed to use a security deposit of 2800 on one months rent of 990

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 25, 2017

Sorry, but the security deposit is just that, a security deposit ( it is not rent). The landlord is generally required to keep it in a separate bank account. If the lease is ending, and you are moving, you can agree to let them keep some of it to cover your past due rent, but I am sure they want to keep the deposit at its current amount, so that means you must pay the monthly rent ( the deposit is not an account that you can draw on from time to time).
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Q: I went to a restaurant yesterday and during eating the salad I found a cracked glass.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Public Benefits on
Answered on Apr 23, 2017

Unless you were injured, I don't see how you could prevail with a lawsuit. Of course, glass is not something you should have in your food, but without damages, an element of negligence, your lawsuit would fail.
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Q: hello? my section 8 voucher got denied even though i am an eligible non citizen

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights and Public Benefits for Washington on
Answered on Apr 21, 2017

Your question can not be answered because you have offered no facts.
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Q: What is the California law for contesting results of my son's school's evaluation for a learning disability

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Public Benefits for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2017

You can hire your own psychologist to do the evaluation and submit it to the school to object to their decisions. See: http://www.aeesq.com/education-lawyer/education-law/

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Q: My daughter got into a fight at school they called the cops but she's only 15 can she go to jail? What can happen to her

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Public Benefits for New York on
Answered on Apr 3, 2017

She can be charged with assault and battery, if applicable. It depends on whether she has any defenses. Juvenile jail time is a possibility with those crimes. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas...
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Q: If officers respond to a call made by the neighbor of a residence that had loud explosions and smoke exiting the home,

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits for California on
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

Yes potentially, as that sounds like exigent circumstances, which is an exception to the requirement for a warrant. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: A security guard touched my butt.I ran to car told my husband.He socked guy in face one time.Why is my husband in jail?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Public Benefits, Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

Assault and battery is a crime with a fine and/or jail as a punishment. You can sue the security guard for assault and battery as well, if you do so in a timely manner before the statute of limitations runs out. You might also have a negligent hiring/training/supervision suit against the guard's company. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards,...
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Q: how do I make the santa barbra county comply with the public access provision of the costal.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for California on
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

The best advice I can give you is to do a Google search for lawyers with experience regarding public access to California's beaches. I am sure you will find several right in your local area. You can also contact your local county bar association client referral program (e.g. Santa Barbara County Bar Association http://sblaw.org/sbcba-lawyer-referral-service/) and ask for a referral to a law firm with expertise in this precise issue. There is a short video which explains what services they...
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Q: What does ssi offer for someone that receives a lump sum so they don't loose there ssi benefits?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Social Security and Workers' Compensation for California on
Answered on Mar 9, 2017

Cannot really understand your question. If you are asking what does Social Security Indemnity offer for someone that receives a WC lump sum settlement the answer is nothing. If you want to know how to not lose SSI benefits when receiving a lump sum the answer is the hartman formula which based on the facts can help mitigate the loss of SSI benefits. BUT the BEST ANSWER WOULD BE TO GET AN ATTORNEY. Good Luck!
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Q: Legally responsible?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 9, 2017

Come after you for what? It sounds to me like a form meant to determine this individuals financial need.
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Q: What can I do to see and get my kids back.after being forced to sign custody paper by the father of our 6 yr old twins?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence and Public Benefits for Oregon on
Answered on Feb 27, 2017

If the court has not yet approved of the agreement you signed, you still have time to withdraw your consent. You will need to act immediately to preserve or restore your custodial rights, so you should contact an attorney right away. Ultimately, the court will award custody based upon the best interests of the child. In making that determination, the court usually prefers to leave the child in the custody of the child's primary caregiver. Other important factors the court considers in...
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Q: If someone enters a drug rehab voluntarily, after they completethe program is there help after treatment?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Feb 24, 2017

This sounds like a medical question rather than a legal one. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: We are married now and are eligibleFor housing, what do we need to show for this?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Military Law and Public Benefits for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2017

This is a state law question - you should go see the base legal assistance office or the base housing office. Generally, you need a letter on official letter head that meets the requirements of state law.
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Q: Need an lawer for my son . On back pay, his father dead. What are how to go about thee Matter?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Public Benefits for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2017

You may pursue the deceased father's estate for child support arrears. See: http://www.childsup.ca.gov/payments/overduepayments.aspx

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: shooting guns close to someone's house or keeping thirty to forty hunting dogs that bark 24/7

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Animal / Dog Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Answered on Feb 16, 2017

Depends where you are. It is illegal in most states to discharge firearms in a city unless at a licensed range. Outside the city it depends on borough or township ordanance. And dogs, like any potential nuissance, aren't if you knew and moved in.

Don't like a stinky neighbor? Don't move next to a chicken barn. Talk to your township about it.
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Q: Can a federally funded agency receive police reports & records without consent from subject?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Public Benefits for California on
Answered on Feb 16, 2017

Police reports are public documents over which there are no privacy rights vested in the subject of the reports. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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