Roy Lee Warren's answer THANK you for an excellent question. I believe you and I would get along great. The situation of which you speak is one of the more ridiculous scenarios of SSI in my opinion. However I am sure it makes sense to those that wrote the law. SSI benefits are based on need so if the person that receives the SSI benefits improves their economic situation (for example wins the lottery) the benefits are terminated. If the person is able to save their SSI benefits (rather than spending them) even the...
Brady R. Henderson's answer Both Wisconsin law and federal law provide a right for a person being cared for due to a disability to be given the least restrictive placement. Sometimes court battles arise because that person, the person's guardian or family and the state disagree as to what placement is required. If you are your father's guardian, the state should not be able to do much here without your consent, or at least giving you notice of what they intend to do and an opportunity to be heard.
Kyle Persaud's answer Check your city's municipal code. Your city's municipal code will tell who can vote in city elections, and who can't.
Some Oklahoma cities publish their codes online at www.municode.com
See if your city's code is there.
If your city's code is not on municode, contact your local city clerk. By Oklahoma statute, all city clerks are required to keep a copy of the city's municipal code in their offices, and make the code available for inspection.
William John Light's answer It is highly unlikely that you were "punched" by a doctor in the course of medical treatment, unless you were being uncooperative and a danger to yourself or others. If that actually happened, contact the Medical Board. http://www.mbc.ca.gov/Consumers/Complaints/
If your complaints of "punching" are sustained, a personal injury attorney might be interested in taking your case.
With regard to the shot in the cheek, if your paralysis has resolved, and if that condition was the...
Kevin L Dixler's answer Some of these issues are best considered before a job or internship is accepted in a less immigrant friendly state like Wisconsin. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney to consider all of your options. Good luck.
The above is general information, not legal advice, and 'does not' create an attorney client relationship.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Two of the most common type of eviction cases are rent and possession and unlawful detainer. They are controlled by different statutes. Without knowing your situation, I have no way to determine what type of suit you could file.
Thomas C Gallagher's answer Executed jail time is unlikely for a first-time offender convicted of a low-dollar value theft crime. If it did happen, it would likely be short time. It can help in these cases to pay the money back, though it's best to do that through your attorney. Avoid making any statements or consenting to any search prior to consulting a criminal defense lawyer first. If you think you might qualify, apply for the public defender.
Jonathan David Warner's answer Under some circumstances, the answer is "yes" - but only with respect to child support, income taxes, criminal restitution, or Social Security overpayments. Give them a call and ask them about it - they'll at least be able to let you know to whom the debt is owed. There have been circumstances where I've been able to negotiate a release of the garnishment, based upon a debtor's financial hardship.
Consult with an attorney in your area regarding this matter.
Brent T. Geers' answer You can, of course, sue, but I'm not sure what that will get you. You'd need to prove damages to substantiate a monetary value. Assuming the best-and most likely scenario: this was a housekeeping error, and whomever slept in the bed before you was an ordinary and clean person, I'm not sure what reasonable damages you'd be able to say you incurred.
Barry W. Kaufman's answer Generally, under Florida law, SSI cannot be garnished. However, without knowing why the NY AG sued him and because a state agency is involved, and not a private creditor, the benefits may be able to taken by other means. He should contact his county legal aid office to see if he can get some legal advice there. Ignoring a lawsuit is never a good idea.
Sara W. Harrington's answer If your father was a ward of the state, someone should have been serving as his guardian or social worker. You might want to contact the agency who was taking responsibility for him to find out about the disposition of his remains. Also, if he was a ward of the state, there is probably no estate to administer, but he may have some personal items that the family can claim. The best thing to do is to contact the guardian or agency and go from there.
Timur Akpinar's answer If this is in regard to benefits received from New York, and the New York City Human Resources Administration Department of Social Services is asserting a lien, it is possible their figure could be subject to negotiation.
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