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What is the federal definition in simple terms from question

What is the federal definition in simple terms from question 11f on form 4473? Committed to a mental institution or adjudicated as mentally defective? Does being classified as apoww in Texas bar you from purchasing or possessing a firearm? Was taken from job by police to mental health facility because I said "shoot myself" figure of speech. Never saw a judge. Released within 24 hours not a danger to self or others. Do I meet the criteria of not being able to purchase or possess a firearm? Can I answer "no" on form 4473 if I don't qualify? Are psyche holds entered into the federal database to bar someone from buying a gun? Is Apoww the same a s a 5150 or baker act in other states? I'm from Texas

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I received a traffic ticket in November. I am going to court

I received a traffic ticket in November. I am going to court next week and would like some advice. I was driving down a street and then a fire truck turned onto the same street behind me. So I look to my right to pull aside and there were 2 cop cars on that side. Honestly I get freaked out by cops and do all I can to stay away from them. So there was an area between to islands and bared left to get out of the way of the fire truck so it could pass me. I also am a first responder and am respectful of emergency vehicles. This was my best and safest choice at that time. Then a cop followed me and gave me a ticket for not pulling over for an emergency vehicle. I was pissed. This is not true. SO I opted to take this to court. I can't have this on my record. Of course I did not have a passenger so no witnesses for me. I take it if it's my word against the cops word I am sure the judge would take the cops word. Trust me I know there are MANY crooked cops. How should I hande this?

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Wanted to know how to ask deferred sentencing offense

wanted to know how to ask for a deferred sentencing for 1 offense possession illegal substance ( marijuana) no prior historyJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: wyomingJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: not reallyJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Traffic Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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In my move to FL in Feb 2015 Allied Van Lines lost a large

In my move to FL in Feb 2015 Allied Van Lines lost a large original ***** *****vingston Bull painting of mine. They denied loss and we agreed to binding arbitration through the organization American Movers And Storage program managed by (an apparently neutral company) the National Arbitration Forum.The appointed arbitrator, the Honorable Charles A. Kuechenmeister, determined in my favor on the first two issues: that I proved that Allied received the missing picture and that they failed to deliver it to me but on the third requirement, demonstrating the amount of damages, concluded that the 4 valuations I provided made him "have to guess" at my painting's value which he "wasn't willing to extrapolate" and so found that i "failed to prove value" and therefore I "failed to meet my burden of proof".Thus, an arbitrator found Allied responsible for my loss but let them off the hook, as I see it, on a technicality. Rule 19 of the Forum states that the arbitrator can, if he feels it would be helpful in making his determination, ask either party to submit more information. If he thought justice was important, he could have asked me to provide a specific valuation rather than the 4 estimates of smaller Bull paintings I provided. (I did get an estimate of value from an expert on illustration art in NYC of $5000 for my stolen Bull painting (I won't bore you with the reasons I say stolen).What if any recourse do I have?Craig Nielsen

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Dwayne B.

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My son has been charged with felony embezzlement, he was an

My son has been charged with felony embezzlement, he was an explorer for 5 years and and working for the local police department. (he was not getting paid). They gave him a credit card and he ran up approx. 1000 dollars. He turned himself in and made an offer to make restitution. The new chief decided to make an example of my son and arrest him at his workplace, and has been charged with a felony. Does not sound right to me . Signed concerned FatherJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not reallyJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: My son has never been in trouble and does not drink or smoke or run with any gangs. He was trying to become a police officer and made a mistakeJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I live in California. How many days before a demurrer

I live in California. How many days before a demurrer hearing must I be served? I filed a cross Complaint and she filed a demurrer to that. We are both pro per. One place I read 16 Court days plus five calendar days if served by mail, another I read 25 days. Thanks.

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I got a speeding and hand held device ticket at the same

I got a speeding and hand held device ticket at the same time and I'm going to court later this month, i payed the fees already, so do I just say no contest or guilty?This is the first time I have been to court or ever got a ticket, not sure what to do while I am there.

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Dwayne B.

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Is it recommended to file a motion to dismiss BEFORE the

Is it recommended to file a motion to dismiss BEFORE the arraignment whee my husband will plead NOT GUILTY"?

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Zoey, JD

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If the police take you to the hospital because they believe

If the police take you to the hospital because they believe you are suicidal but not , does this constitute involuntary committment to a mental institution and being adjudicated as mentally defective? The reason I have a worry is because I want to be able to purchase a shotgun in the future for clay shooting. On form 4473 11f asks whether you have been adjudicated as mentally defective and have you been committed to a mental institution? Please help me.

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Gerald, Esq

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