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Can I get a court order to open closed written Mininutes from

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Can I get a court order to open closed written Mininutes from Citizen's Police Academy Alimni?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 4 years ago.
Why do you believe you were thrown out?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Going by by-laws---missed 2 months ofmeetings in row, However checking back through minutes for other people through or actually from now back through every month back to 2007, no one has ever got thrown out. So, there must be something else, but for the life of me , I do not know . So, I need to know "why" for sure so I can do something about this. The President wno was my Vice President in 2011 had a personallity problem and never got along. I would ask her to do something and she seemed to never get it done. She and the board had a closed secret session discussing me and then I recieved an e-mail requesting me to leave the board. Of course I replied"no" and asked "why" lall i got was read the by-laws. i probably would have left the board if i had known what i did wrong/ but she and board have a gag order set up. all i want to know is how cani get an answer/ by court order? And 2nd question, How do i go about attanmning a court order if this is the wayu of going about this? I am in Wichita, KS.
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 4 years ago.
Do you know if it is a government organization or does it get any public funds?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Not a goverment organization. Only funds is membership dues. These dues are paid in January of every year. I paid mine, but with the letter basically throwing me out, they returned in check form my $18.00 dues to me and told me to return my name badge. And, return my uniform shirts on which I paid for with my own money of $20.00 for one of them and $12.00 for the other one. The reason for difference in price is the first one was a 5x. But, I lost 120 lbs. on my own in one year. Therefore,I had to buy another shirt. By the way, when the 5x shirt came in, our President held it up in gfront of everyone and said somestuped words about who would wear such a large garmentand made a mockery out of it. There are no other funds except our dues every year as I said before.
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 4 years ago.
You could sue them for throwing you out of the organization if you believe it was a breach of their "contract" or their bylaws and in that lawsuit you could get a copy of the minutes. If they got government funds you could send a Freedom of Information request but since they don't then the only way to handle it is to sue them and ask for the minutes in discovery.

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