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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust for Maryland on
Q: Is the need for a house to home school a child and purchase school necessities a good reason to do a petition on a trus

It is a pandemic and kida are home. I'm a dialysis patient. My kids are home from school. I can't send them back because if they get sick I get sick and I dont want to risk my life. My son received a settlement from a dog bite. I have to open a trust account for him and he is 12.

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Oct 8, 2020

First, the Maryland Recovery by Minor in Tort Act only applies to recoveries in excess of $5,000, but if the settlement meets that threshold, then the funds must be deposited into a special account by the bank and held until your child reaches the age of 18, when it is paid over solely to him. The... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Antitrust, Business Formation, Business Law and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: Is it legal in CA to start a business that is competitive with a former employer?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 28, 2020

It depends on whether you signed any trade secret agreements in your former employment. They could use that to claim you were using confidential information to contact your former clients, whether it is true or not. There is no legal prohibition against competing against a former employer using... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can News paper censor comment I posted on the news website

I commented on a article that was related to Covid-19 there were hundreds of defamatory comments about An individual who had his grocery’s taken for not wearing a mask .my comment was simply this.

I wrote “ask-yourself how many people you come into contact with on a Daily basis.... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on May 23, 2020

Newspapers regularly decide which letters to publish. Your comments are no different than a letter to the editor. They don't have to print every letter they get, and the same goes for the comments to their articles online. The editors always have the last say on what gets published, even in... Read more »

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