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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Utah on
Q: I have a company that I have unsubscribed from several times. Is there any way I could file for misconduct?

The company is HP

Sarah S. Shepard
Sarah S. Shepard answered on Dec 4, 2020

I your issue is with unsolicited marketing emails, the CAN-SPAM Act governs email marketing conduct. Here is a link to more information about the law:

https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/can-spam-act-compliance-guide-business

Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: Are courts being more lenient on jail sentences with Covid? Hoping to get house arrest instead of jail time?
Sean Maye
Sean Maye answered on Nov 30, 2020

It depends on the facts of the case, your criminal history and the DA's and victims' positions on jail time. Generally, in the beginning of the pandemic, courts were leaning away from jail sentences and were letting a lot of people out of jail on already-imposed sentences. Now, though,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Banking, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Pennsylvania on
Q: What's the next step after police to you about being involved in credit card fraud investigation of $20.00

Accidental credit card fraud. I used someone else's credit card to make a purchase. I then tried to make another purchase with card and it didn't work. I tried to use the card again. The screen then said something about card being offline. I used a different card the for the purchase and... Read more »

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Nov 24, 2020

Do NOT speak to the police without a warrant. More information is needed to give you advice. Did you know the person whose credit card it was? If not, you could be charged with felonies, including access device fraud, theft, identity theft. If you knew the person, if they say you did not nave... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime on
Q: Really could use little advice.. Where can we find our question to c if posted?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 31, 2020

If you remember the section you posted in, go there. Scroll down the page, and if you don't see it, keep clicking the linked text "Next" at the bottom of every page until you find your question. If it was a couple of weeks ago, you may need to go through a few pages worth of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Collections and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: How many days should elapse would be considered abandonement of claim for filing motion for attorney fees and costs?

This pertains to a plaintiff with no legal standing represented by an aiding and abetting attorney.

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Oct 24, 2020

Now you are mixing sausage and vanilla ice cream. Attorneys don't "aid and abet" that is language for Criminals. The answer is the same, check the rules of court and the Code of Civil Procedure.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Louisiana on
Q: My fiancee had one $100 bill prop money in his wallet that his nephew gave him. It has japense writing on that translate

Translates to for practice use only. Anyway cops looked in his wallet and are now trying to charge him with monetary instrument abuse. He was being charged with bank fraud originally but it has nothing to do with counterfeit money and the charges were dropped. Basically I'm asking cab he be... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 9, 2020

If he didn't try to negotiate the phony money, the charge will probably be dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime on
Q: what are these crimes that requires special technique in investigation?

what are the pros and cons of these crimes?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 5, 2020

A criminal attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. There are tools like DNA testing, fingerprint analysis, fiber analysis, chemical trace analysis used by crime labs in crimes against persons. There are other forensic tools used in other types of crimes - from... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: I am being harassed via a drone, I need to find a lawyer in Georgia.

I have evidence and research on my own as well as PI research that advised that my underage child and I were being stalked via a drone. My findings and the PI findings were that I was being stalked for illegal medical research by a clinician girlfriend of a man I worked with. This doctor is an... Read more »

Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson answered on Sep 27, 2020

What was the result of your police contact? What is PI research? What is the nature of medical research?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Ohio on
Q: Will I have to do jail time for writing a bad check if I was unaware that I didn’t have the funds at the time?
Brian Joslyn
Brian Joslyn answered on Sep 9, 2020

To be convicted of passing a bad check you must have intent. Under the Ohio Revised Code Section 2913.11, it states a person must have a “purpose to defraud” and must “know that it [the check] will be dishonored or knowing that a person has ordered or will stop order payment on the check.”... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: Hello my name is Erik, I’m 16 years old and I’m thinking about becoming criminal lawyer. I wanted to know steps

I wanted to know steps of becoming criminal lawyer and with details.

Thank you

Steven Lance Bynum
Steven Lance Bynum answered on Aug 25, 2020

The steps to becoming a criminal lawyer are the same as the steps to become any other type of lawyer. You need to go to law school. Depending on your state and your goals, there are many avenues to get there. For instance, I went to graduate school and got my masters degree prior to going to law... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: For a Federal White Collar crime, how soon before your surrender date do you need to file for an appellate bond?

We think we have a great case for an appeal (the judge himself said to appeal his own sentence at least 5 times during sentencing) so we really want him to stay out while appealing. My husband was sentenced to 2 years in Federal Camp (all he was convicted of was illegal remuneration and was... Read more »

Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels answered on Aug 21, 2020

First I am not a Tennessee lawyer. That being said, generally a party (civil or criminal) has 30 days to note an appeal, with the bond accompanying that. That's 30 days after sentencing date, whether your lawyer notes the appeal or you do. But I think that an appeal in a criminal case does not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and White Collar Crime for Ohio on
Q: Do city police have to wear masks and observe the 6 feet rule! I have witnesses
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Aug 8, 2020

There are no laws requiring police to observe social distancing guidelines.

2 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Contracts, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: USING A HYPHENATED NAME ON A NOTARIZED DOCUMENT: THE NAME CHANGE GAME - TRICKERY TO AVOID LEGAL LIABILITY

Someone has been financially gaining by using a different name on documentation which has been notarized (as required to be valid and binding) but, the name does not match the legal name or initial on the FL ID. For example: the person's name is "Tom Smith Jones" (First, Middle and... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Aug 7, 2020

To answer that question, a review of all relevant documents and communications would be required because notarization is not normally needed to create an enforceable contract. So the issue is whether the faulty notarization makes a difference, as opposed it being irrelevant because of having a... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: Is this harassment to be quarantined by employer that is assuming another company has covid without symptoms or results.

I was working with contractors and a company man came out screaming for everyone to wear masks, as I was working and wearing a mask he saw mine was below my nose. As was his mask. As I pointed out his was below his nose, he sped off angry. Went to higher up and I’m now subject to quarantine... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Aug 5, 2020

There is nothing wrong with a contracting partner of your employer complaining about you not wearing a mask properly, even if the complainer was doing the same. There is also nothing unlawful about your employer sending you home because of this complaint. The company your company is working for... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Elder Law and White Collar Crime for Oregon on
Q: How do I sue my mother in law for my father's property?

She waited for him to be incapacitated by dementia to have him sign my two sister's and I out of his will.

My father told us girls that we would get his property when he passed away.

She had strangers sign saying he was of sound mind, and that he was writing us out of the will.... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 4, 2020

As Heirs and Next Of Kin, you and the Sisters have standing to file a Will Contest. Hopefully you have not waited too long as assets can be dissipated quickly. Get your Witnesses together, along with medical records, to prove Dementia. Hire a competent attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Communications Law and White Collar Crime for Utah on
Q: Do I need a personal injury lawyer and a civil rights lawyer when Suing multiple health providers?

Looking for an attorney to help me pursue my complaint, by suing multiple people and/or health providers whom may be able to assist me by giving a discount or payment plans? Maybe even PRO BONO? The information I have obtained is very sensitive so please email responses to:... Read more »

Tyler Young
Tyler Young answered on Jul 27, 2020

You need a medical malpractice / personal injury attorney. If there are civil rights components to your case, often a an injury attorney can assist you with that as well.

Medical malpractice tort reform laws in Utah make it nearly impossible for non-lawyers to navigate the litigation...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Q: Can state take your st. time if picked up by the feds for conspiracy had a 28 yr state sentence did 8 yr been out for 10

He didnt catch any charges its all ghost dope hasnt been in any trouble in 10 years been in feds for 2 years and state just now decided to give him 23 years took his 10 years street time why can they do that would a parole attorney help any

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 25, 2020

I am not exactly sure of the situation. Call the attorney of record for the defendant for clarification

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Louisiana on
Q: Is jail always given of no criminal record ?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 18, 2020

No it depends on the offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and White Collar Crime for New Jersey on
Q: The mother of my stepson's daughter entered an abusive relationship with another man.

My stepson called DYFS and they now have an open case. This man went on and beat her and ended up in jail for DV. She initially filed a restraining order to boot. She then reneged and continued the relationship with him. He convinced her to drop the order and her charges. The state of NJ still has... Read more »

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Jul 15, 2020

This is not an Education Law Question. This should be in Family Law and/or Criminal Law. Education deals with School districts, tenure etc. Please re-post in proper group to get a proper and accurate response.

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for California on
Q: How do i find information about a class action case. First solar inc / CLP Resources inc are the defendants.

I received letter in the mail informing me of the class action law suit. I called the law counsel that was supposedly representing the plaintiffs witch is Harris & Rubel. I received contradicting information from two different people that answered the phone. Now i cant get anyone to answer the... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 14, 2020

The notice you received should provide information about contacting Plaintiff's counsel, who are the only people you should be contacting if you think you have a claim. My suggestion is submit a claim and see what happens.

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