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South Dakota Questions & Answers

Q: My lawyer retired without finishing my bankruptcy case. How do I get a hold of a certified copy of the dismissal form?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for South Dakota on
Answered on Apr 30, 2017

Your question doesn't make sense. Once a lawyer files your bankruptcy case, he is stuck with you until he officially withdraws from the case or the case is dismissed or discharged.

He can't just retire and walk away.

Anyway, assuming your case is dismissed, you need to contact the Clerk of Bankruptcy Court where your bankruptcy case was filed.

That Clerk will tell you what you have to do to get a copy of the Order of Dismissal.

It's entirely possible your case...
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Q: pictures where taken with consent why else could they charge a person with this

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Nov 5, 2016

What is your question?
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Q: Hello, Can I file for green card together with my wife who is now working under TPS status? Thanks

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 3, 2016

You can not apply for a green card for your wife when you do not have one, you did mention you are applying under EB2 but there is no guarantee that your petition might be approved. You can only apply after yours gets approved.

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Q: Can you sue a person who is aware they are infected with a STD and they knowingly or intentionally infect multiple peopl

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for South Dakota on
Answered on Dec 28, 2015

Definitely worth having a personal injury lawyer look at the case. There may be a viable claim.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local...

Q: If i build a drift trike at home and then sell it saying i built it at home, am i liable for any injuries they may have?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for South Dakota on
Answered on Dec 28, 2015

Anyone can sue for anything, but doesn't mean they will win. More info is needed to answer in detail

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a...

Q: Do I need to pay for days downtime to repair car wash I damaged?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Dakota on
Answered on Nov 13, 2015

Turn it over to your insurance company.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice and help with your specific...

Q: I was wondering if there is anything I can do to get my felony drug conviction reduced. I have finished my sentence

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Native American Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Nov 2, 2015

Probably not at this stage. Perhaps you should have a full discussion with a post conviction relief attorney in Albequerque

Q: how are sealed bids received and filed to make sure they do not pass the deadline

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 27, 2015

Doesn't the bid have a date on it? That would be a big mistake, eh?

Q: What are the steps for filing an appeal with supreme court

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 20, 2015

File a notice of appeal, designate a record for the appeal, prepare an initial brief, most likely.

Q: I am 17 on A CHINS petition. what are the requirements for it to be void in south dakota

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 18, 2015

You asked this in the criminal law forum. It is not a basic legal question, but one that requires research. Go see a local attorney.

Q: An attorney was requested before agents conducted an interview by the suspect but wasn't allowed and is this a violation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 13, 2015

It is probably too late to complain about this now. But go see a local criminal defense attorney to have a full discussion and figure out what options you might have.

Q: Is there a lawful Reminds office in Sioux falls that could look at un lawful indictments

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 26, 2015

What is a lawful Reminds office? You probably need to go see a criminal defense attorney about this.

Q: Has any wife been convicted in South Dakota of raping her husband?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 25, 2015

Your question requires legal research to answer. He should be willing to tell his attorney about it whether any wife has been convicted or not. Why is it that you are asking instead of him?

Q: what is considered an unlawful condition of a parole officer with regards to a parolee

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 24, 2015

You are not going to get a list of things that a parole officer cannot do here. That would require a lot of research, it is not just a basic legal question. Hire an attorney for this.

Q: I am required to make a payment with a chapter 7 bankruptcy. I recently lost my job. What are my options.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 11, 2015

Speak with your attorney about this. If you do not have one, then you need to go see one about this.

Q: when a lawyer is working on a estate and finds legal malpractice by other lawyer does he responabilities to the client t

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for South Dakota on
Answered on Jul 18, 2015

The question got cut off, so not sure what you're asking. Generally speaking, if a lawyer spots legal malpractice by another lawyer, then, depending on the circumstances, he might have to let the client know.

Q: What U.S. law/case can I look into about the validity of verbal agreements?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for South Dakota on
Answered on Jul 14, 2015

As a start, you can look up the "statute of frauds" for your particular state. Talk to a local business or contracts lawyer about your specific situation.

Q: Is there any legal recourse against a vacation management company that backs out of a deal after s deposit was paid?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for South Dakota on
Answered on Jul 14, 2015

It is unclear what, if any, damages you suffered since you got your money back within 24 hours.

Q: In SD is a person without insurance still able to recover damages if other driver ran a red light?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Dakota on
Answered on Jun 17, 2015

Your insurance status has no bearing on the issue of liability. So answer is "yes."

Q: How do i find bankruptcy records

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for South Dakota on
Answered on Feb 12, 2014

A: Sign up for PACER, it is a free governmental service, as long as you use less than $15 a calendar quarter. Then sign on at the District Court's Bky Site for the specific district and perform a search. From the Docket you can print copies of the documents.

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