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Q: What is the legal definition of a tool?

Susan Fremit answered on Apr 18, 2015

The definition depends on what area of the law you are referring to. If you are referring to a "tool" to commit a criminal offense, then criminal law applies. If it is a dental "tool" or something similar then you civil law at least.

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Q: What names to I put under "IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF: -blank- to -blank-?

My birth certificate was changed when I was a baby to read name A. It was then changed via my original birth certificate (that was replaced on file by name change A) to read name B. I then got married and have the name C. So on the petition for a name change it reads "IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME... Read more »

Susan Fremit answered on Apr 18, 2015

You need to speak to a family law lawyer who is experienced in this area of the law. Most will give you a free consultation. Click on "find a lawyer" to speak to a local experienced family law lawyer. Tell them you found their name on Justia and he or she may reduce their fees for you. Good... Read more »

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Q: Received a warrant in debt for father in law, who has never lived at our address.what do we do

Father in law has lived in Florida for over 10 year. He was moved to an assisted living facility after a stroke. He does not own a house. The only money he receives is from social security and the VA to pay for the facility he lives at. The post office has our address so we could receive... Read more »

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

Either forward to your father in law or return it with "not at this address" notation on envelope.

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Q: If my teenager is expelled from school can she enroll in a public school in another state?

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

I would expect that the expulsion only applies to your son's current school. However the new school will require his school records which will likely contain the reason for the expulsion.

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Q: Posseion of heroin first offender how much time carries on this charge

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

This will depend on the criminal record of the offender. If no record, the offender is likely facing a suspended jail sentence. With the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer, it is possible in limited circumstances to ultimately have the charge dismissed.

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Q: Is it legal to block road in residential area that is on a dead end ?

There are three streets by my house of wich all were blocked leaving no way out or around.

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

This does not sound legal. It sounds very dangerous. The quickest and surest way to find out is to call the non-emergency number for the police.

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Q: What options are there to ensure that your kids get a home that you may purchase with a future spouse

I wanted to know what rights would a person have who may purchase a home with someone who has adult children and the other party wants to make sure theire adult children get his share of the property if they were to pass.

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

You need to speak to an experienced estates & wills attorney. Click on "find a lawyer" on this website.

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Q: How do I file Reversionary interest

What forms should be filed first

Sean R Hanover answered on Dec 17, 2014

A reversionary interest is a legal right in some sort of property, real or personal. This sort of interest is created at the inception of the property.

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