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Q: Don't you have to be a felon to be a restricted person? Or have mental illness? Or have some conviction for violence?

Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 9, 2019

You could additionally post this in the Criminal Law section. Criminal law attorneys would be able to provide more meaningful input on the issues mentioned here than personal injury attorneys would.

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Q: Can I take legal action against a pawn shop that gave me false information?

I paid $1000 for a diamond wedding ring from Zales. We were in a desperate situation and needed cash fast. We looked into Pawning the ring but they said it was only worth $100 and that they could only sell it for $300 at most. They told us we were lied to about the value from where it was... Read more »

Wesley Winsor answered on Jun 30, 2017

Hi,

First off, let me say I am sorry for the situation. This can be extremely frustrating especially if there is sentimental value attached to the item.

I am assuming you sold the ring rather than pawned it (you got a loan from them using the ring as collateral). If that is the...
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Q: what can i sue a lawyer for if he added in false provisions to a mediation agreement and gave us a false copy?

Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 25, 2015

Hard to say without knowing more. Talk to an injury lawyer who handles legal malpractice cases. Also, the Utah State Bar would probably be interested in this.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that...
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