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My closest friend has been detained since 18 November at

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Hello - My closest friend has been detained since 18 November at immigration attempting to leave Benin and return home to Belgium where he is a citizen. He has no access to his medication and suffers from a severe spinal injury. Because I am not a Belgian citizen, I can't get a response from the Belgian embassy in the US. Who shall I contact?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: this has nothing to do with real estate...
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: To whom? I can't get anyone to respond to my messages and no live person answers the phone. They will not release Steve's phone to him.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: This is exceptionally time sensitive due to his health.
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 19 days ago.
Good morning. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.
Why is he being detained?
How did you come to know him?
Have you ever met him in person?
What was he doing in Benin?
Has he requested money?
Expert:  Loren replied 19 days ago.
Are you online with me?