can you fund out how a judge can make an attorney that I have gotten rid of twice can make that same attorney my legal advisor in the courtroom if I have any questions when I have stated in court that I do not want the public defenders office anywhere near my case in anyway and that I would like a... Read more »
You can request a Nelson Hearing to ask that the attorney be discharged. If the attorney is not successfully discharged, or you hire your own, the judge can allow the attorney to remain on the file as "stand by" counsel even if you decide to represent yourself. You are entitled to have an...Read more »
Yes. Why? Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.” The only thing employers cannot do is make any of these adverse employment decisions...Read more »
I work for a department store as a fitting room attendant. I did not allow a woman to take her son (Who appeared to be about 12 years old; the shirts he was trying on were from the men's department.). I asked the woman to not take her son into the female fitting room. This is appropriate in my... Read more »
There is no statute or other law which would cover this situation. It would depend upon the policies of the store. Frankly, however, I don't see any problem with what the woman did, or she could have simply sent the son into the men's fitting room and asked him to come out with the shirt on.
He has been aggressively trying to force himself through sacred boundaries for at least a week since it happened. About a week before he tried to argue with me while I was in the bathroom. While I was on my period and having diarrhea he aggressively be asked multiple times if he could wipe my ass... Read more »
Unless you want to make this situation much worse than it already is, the advice I have for to this situation is the same advice Ann Landers frequently gave in similar situations: MYOB (Means "mind your own business")
If you are trying to ask what you can do to help your 15 year old son defend himself against an experienced state attorney getting ready to prosecute him the answer is easy: Hire a criminal defense lawyer--and an expert witness to try to help your son avoid being tried as an adult.
There has been a group of guys on social media who think it's fun and games to harass me constantly. I've tried blocking them on every platform before they find me, but they still do. I have proof of them making horrid memes of me, making a false account with explicit photos from a... Read more »
The dad wants to press charges against my friend. She was completely okay with the relationship. And gave her consent. But she lied about being 15 and said she was 18. He didn’t know until the dad reaches out and said she was only 15 and is demanding to be paid $4200 for the damages the little... Read more »
Tell your "friend" that he should break off all communication with his 15 year old girl friend before someone files a criminal charge against him. Claiming that the child "lied about her age" is not a defense against the crime of statutory rape in Florida. Tell your...Read more »
He or she could be arrested and charged with a crime. Depending on a number of circumstances, you could be facing a combination of some very serious penalties. And "sexual harrassment (sic)" is not a defense; don't do it.
He placed his phone onto the ground while I was attempting to pick something up and I happened to noticed him sliding his phone on the floor beneath my skirt. Obviously I feel violated and want to know what I can legally do.
If you feel you have been discriminated against by actions of your supervisors or co-workers at your workplace because of your race, age, gender (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation or national origin, religion or marital status or because you have a disability, or feel you have been...Read more »
I sent sexually explicit images with expectation the images will remain private, but I now have reason to believe that they may be distributed via text message, printed out and posted at work, email, snapchat, instagram, etc. Is there any type of letter that can be sent from a lawyer to discourage... Read more »
Believing you might be embarrassed and actually being embarrassed are not the same. You will have to be much more certain that whoever received your explicit photos either has or soon will post them on some public forum before most lawyers will agree to write them a letter--or take any other...Read more »
I have tried everything from moving positions at my job due to working for the same company to blocking him on every social media outlet I have. He is still finding ways to contact my family and I through either postal mail or online. He will not leave me alone despite telling him since February... Read more »
Yes you can sue someone from "knowingly passing" herpes virus and obtain monetary damages. A person who "knowingly passes" a venereal disease to another person is subject to criminal prosecution, please see F.S. Chapter 384.
Once a victim files a criminal complaint the victim has little of no say over what the state's attorney will do with it. You can try to ask the case worker to help you withdraw the criminal complaint; however, the state does not have to do that.
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