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Vermont Questions & Answers

Q: Have been married 30 yrs, separated 9 of those. I was awarded a personal injury claim recently,

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Vermont on
Answered on Nov 12, 2015

Go see a local family attorney for a full discussion.

Q: If someone has been charged with simple assault with mutual affray is it a non listed offense?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Vermont on
Answered on Oct 12, 2015

Get counsel on your side. The attorney you hire will investigate all the facts and circumstances and advise you accordingly.

Q: Okay question. A friend of mine got into some legal trouble regarding drugs. She was sentenced to 1-6 months on FSU.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Vermont on
Answered on Oct 4, 2015

Why do you ask in this way. Whynot say what has happened? Her criminal court records are public, right?

Q: I am considering filing bankruptcy but have a possible settlement coming in a court case that has been filed in fedl ct

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer Law for Vermont on
Answered on Oct 3, 2015

The very best thing you can do is to have a full discussion with a bankruptcy attorney about this. You will find that the suit you have is an asset of your bankruptcy estate if you file for bankruptcy.

Q: What are the laws in Vermont with regard to handicapped accessibility in motels especially if they were notified of nece

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Vermont on
Answered on Sep 30, 2015

You know about the ADA, right? Look it up on the internet. Find out about the local ordinance requirements and also research the state statutes or code on this topic.

Q: Where does the US constitution physically apply?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Vermont on
Answered on Sep 26, 2015

In the US and its territories, I think.

Q: How can an unmarried woman become the executor of the estate of her deceased partner of 8 years?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Vermont on
Answered on Sep 3, 2015

Go see a local probate attorney to get answers to your questions after a full discussion of the issues.

Q: In Vermont is it legal for a 17 year old girl to have sex with a 20 year old guy? The age of consent is 16...

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Vermont on
Answered on Aug 20, 2015

It appears that the age of consent is 16 in Vermont. Do a simple internet search on this and read some of the results.

Q: Copy right infringement I let somebody copy the video and they put on facebook

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Vermont on
Answered on Jul 31, 2015

Hard to say what's going on. Did the person violate the terms of a limited copyright license? A copyright lawyer can assist?

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

Q: How can I get this man to pay for damaging my vehicle?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Vermont on
Answered on Jun 14, 2015

Old friend? You could sue him in small claims court but don't be surprised if he counter-sues you for his injury.

Q: Does a wife have the right to ask for copies of husbands mortgage application?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Vermont on
Answered on Mar 25, 2014

Yes. Through the process of "discover" when a legal action is pending.

Q: Do you need a lawyer to file for divorce in vermont

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Vermont on
Answered on Mar 25, 2014

No. The Family Court is designed to enable parties to represent themselves. All forms needed to do so are available online.

Q: Where should I go to find old W2s from 2002, 2001, 2002?

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Vermont on
Answered on Nov 19, 2013

That may be really tough. Try the employer first for the W-2. Alternatively, ask them to reconstruct the W-2 equivalent from their information or use their best estimate. Are you sure you were even employed then? Consult a tax attorney for more advice.

Q: How do I find out if someone has filed for bankrupty whether personal or business?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Vermont on
Answered on Jan 21, 2011

Court filings are public documents, go to (or possibly call) the Bankruptcy Court and ask.

Q: How do I find out if someone has filed for bankrupty whether personal or business?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Vermont on
Answered on Jan 21, 2011

Court filings are public documents, go to (or possibly call) the Bankruptcy Court and ask.

Q: Englishman by origin.Have U.S.child aged 15.Lived in U.S more than11yrs.Worked & filed taxes.Disabled.(Need green card)

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Vermont on
Answered on Dec 5, 2010

Dear Sir,

Thank you for posting your question on this forum.

The law requires your child to be 21 years of age in order to apply for you. The question is unclear as to how you originally entered the US. You should consult with an experienced immigration attorney on your current status and whether you could file for some legal status. A lot will depend on how you originally entered the US and whether you had overstayed your visa. If you post additional details here, I will be...

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