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Q: I'm being sued for personal injury (overnight hospital stay) sustained to a postal carrier, on my property.

I received a demand letter from an attorney, whose client was alleging he ate cannabis edible cookies he found in my mailbox, the week before Christmas. On the alleged date of his injury, we were not home, and had no knowledge of any cookies. We do live in a legal state (Vermont), and occasionally... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 14, 2019

This is a bit bizarre but nonetheless you should not give the attorney anything but turn it over to your homeowners and let them handle it. They will hire an attorney for you if you are sued. By the way no more posting on social websites--this one included. Good luck.

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Q: Looking for help finding a supreme court case on cell phone searches

Hi, this probably isn't a request you get often but I'm in desperate need of some help. I'm in the middle of a law midterm and I'm searching for a landmark supreme court case in which someone is arrested and their cell phone is seized. The phone isn't locked and the officer sees something on it... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Mar 18, 2019

If this is a school assignment, then you should not be obtaining assistance from an outsider. I believe this is a violation of your honor code.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Criminal Law for Vermont on

Q: Will a consular ID card and international drivers license allow you to purchase ammunition in the state of Vermont?

I'm having a hard time finding an answer for this question. This is a fictional scenario, but I need to know if a non-U.S. citizen who only has an international drivers license and a consular ID card would be able to purchase ammunition and magazines in the state of Vermont. I see the state of... Read more »

Carl Shusterman answered on Jun 13, 2018

This is not an immigration question. You need to consult with a criminal attorney.

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

Would you still be eligible for work camp?

Robert Jason De Groot 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.

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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...

I'm 17 and my boyfriend is 20. We have been together for over two years now. We've never had sex because of my age, but now that i'm 17 is it legal?

Robert Jason De Groot 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.

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