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My ex boyfriend is serving a 3 year sentence in prison . All
My ex boyfriend is serving a 3 year sentence in prison for abuse. All of his stuff is still in my house. Lease is upretty on June 30th. Attempts to get his family to come get his stuff have failed. Can I donate to goodwill or similar.JA: You're dealing with a tough issue. But don't worry -- you're in good hands. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No.JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I am moving out on the 30th. There was/is a restraining order in place since October 2015.JA: 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.
If a wife is found by her husband unconscious with empty pill
If a wife is found by her husband unconscious with empty pill bottles near her, a gun in her hand and suicide letters to her mother, her children and to her husband but the husband doesn't call 911 or take any type of action to help his wife, can he be in any legal trouble since he didn't do anything wrong? Since his wife took the pills?
Had a frustrating experience last week when trying to pick
Had a frustrating experience last week when trying to pick up my son from school during severe storms and an approaching tornado warning. Was told they were already in lockdown and that I would not be able to get him. Understood that. However, when I asked the principal WHERE my son was (because he told me my son was safe in a BRICK BUILDING and not in his classroom which happens to be a portable/modular), the principal said he could not tell me that because he didn't know where he was...only that he was somewhere safe and in a brick building. Much more to this story but, when the warning was finally lifted and I went back to retrieve my son, the principal approached me to apologize because he had told me wrong the first time...my son was, indeed, in his classroom (bathroom) the entire time. He proceeded to say that protocol was not followed properly and that they should've sought shelter in the brick building but they didn't. However, had a follow-up meeting with the teacher and she stated that no past drills or present protocol or administrative prompts suggested leaving her classroom, to a brick building, to seek shelter from severe weather/tornado. While I can appreciate affirmative action and guidelines, I certainly did not appreciate the withholding of my son's whereabouts. To add, the principal (during his apology) stated that he would never call into a teacher's classroom and risk her leaving her students her students alone during such an event. However, the teacher admitted she did leave her students in the bathroom alone to take the call. When I asked her why and what the call was about, she stated it was because "he" wanted to make sure they were safe and in lockdown. When I asked if "he" was the principal, she simply said it was "administration." That said, I have submitted a letter to the superintendent and am awaiting a response, if any. In the meantime, would like to know my rights are, as a parent, and if the principal had a legal right to withhold information in regards ***** ***** child's whereabouts. Thank you for your time, in advance.Regards,***** ***** (Hendry Co., FL)
Good morning...my son is a freshman at an Ivy League College.
Good morning...my son is a freshman at an Ivy League College. Because of his interest in many cultures (he wants to pursue an International degree) and his present studies in Hebrew, he was encouraged to visit the on campus Hillel which is located on the college campus grounds in a college owned building to meet with the Rabbi there to discuss possible study abroad programs (he's already visited India and Okinawa on similar type exchanges as a high school school student in the past). He visited the Hillel one evening and although he was told the Rabbi was not there that evening on introducing himself and explaining what he was trying to achieve, he was enthusiastically encouraged to return anytime by the woman there and to use the facilities study rooms whenever he needed so he promptly utilized one and studied until 2 am the next morning. On his return to the Hillel the next day however he met another woman and again introduced himself and explained his motives but this time the result was devastatingly different. My son being of black descent immediately received a cold reception, with questioning along the lines of are you from a country that is an enemy of the Israel and have you been to a country that is an enemy of Israel and told that there were no student exchanges that she could think of that he would fit into. Feeling even more uncomfortable after unsuccessfully trying to make small talk by observing that the school children (which the Hillel housed) were not around and if there were available study rooms and being told that she couldn't respond to that question for security reasons, my son decided to leave and was followed around until he exited. He was then halted in his tracks by the woman asking for his name and contact information to let the Rabbi know he had been to see him. Upon arriving back to his dorm, he was scared, shocked and embarrassed to find Dartmouth security banging on his door and subsequently questioning him about his motives for being at the Hillel earlier and whether he had any negative intentions towards them. After asking him to write a report on what happened and leaving, my son contacted his Hebrew teacher who apologized and said he had done nothing wrong but explained about misunderstandings so my son decided to return to the Hillel to apologize to the woman if somehow she had misinterpreted his intentions. As he approached he observed the college campus police car together with a local city police car outside the premises but thought nothing of it as he was allowed entry into the Hillel and waited for the woman to come out of her office. Soon she approached with a security guard screaming at him that he was a terrorist and an enemy of the Hillel and attempted to have him physically thrown out. My son scared out of his wits was able to extricate himself quickly from the situation without a physical altercation and headed back to his dorm room to again call his Hebrew teacher who appalled at what was happening, called the Rabbi himself to diffuse the situation. Trent was asked to come back and an apology was made by the Rabbi when he did and later that evening by the woman who followed my son in a car (with tinted windows so he didn't initially know who was inside) for a while and waited until his friends left to jump out and confront him with an apology. My son already traumatized by the events of the day just listened and nodded until she got back into her car and left. Since this incident my son filed a bias report against the woman encouraged by his RA. We spoke to the college's safety and security office who generated a report on the incident and he's been downgraded from a "suspect status" to an incident status and we cannot get a copy of the report. When they read it to us (we taped the conversation with their knowledge) the woman justifies her part in this altercation with some inaccuracies e.g our son gave her false contact information and he was asking wildly inappropriate questions. We as his parents have written the president of the college and have subsequently been in contact with the school counsel who has informed us that this woman who worked for the college in overseeing their Kosher food dept. had resigned and had actually put in for an extended medical leave before the incident occurred. Because we feel that this is a clear example of our son being racially profiled we feel strongly that the college should be held accountable for the events of that day. Do we have a case to seek compensatory damages for what our son endured that day?
My daughter was just in a treatment center eating disorder.
My daughter was just in a treatment center for an eating disorder. She was there for one week before I pulled her out. In that time she did not have a one on one with a nutritionist, therapist, psychiatrist and she was not allowed to attend church services because she was not on a certain level.She was surrounded by drug addicts threatening to kill themselves the entire time. They promote equine therapy. Their equine therapy consists on two ponies and donkey that come once a month and the residents are allowed to pet them.This facility greatly misrepresented their treatment program. Our daughter came out of there traumatized.
We have a female dog given to us in what is called a
We have a female dog given to us in what is called a guardian program. We are in contract dispute, and disagree with the contract language. We have been sent a letter from an attorney. we have had the dog for 3 years. The breeder is trying to get us to pay for the dog. However, the breeder breached the contract as well as we did. We only breeched it because she said she wanted to come and pick up OUR fur baby. She demanded to know where she was. she only wanted her ,for greed of money, from future puppies. We consider her a high price puppy mill. Only thinking about money and not our fur baby. Do we pick up the letter at the post office? Or do we let her stew. Our fur baby is no longer able to have babies.....we had her spayed. She is no longer good to the breeder. If you go online, you can check out what the guardian program is all about...and what absolutely insane stipulations they put on people. We are retired and moving to fla. Beeder said no. Due to our health issues and dr. Recommendation....we told her we have no choice. She is unconscionable and uncaring to our health. Plus our fur baby was so sick the last time she had puppies, she lost 8 pds. And was so stressed she was having bm.s 6 to 8 times a day....that was why we had her spayed...she is our baby. To the breeder she was a dollar amount. Not accepted by our family values. Hell with the contract. Excuse my french. Our baby's vet spayed her, and has all her vet records. He knows how sick she was...and put her on a special diet. She is finally healthy and we will Never let this breeder find her. What are your thoughs?
My roomates brother came to live with us. because of m beingView more legal questions
my roomates brother came to live with us. because of him being a registered sex offender we were evicted from our apartment of 5 years because he wasn't on our lease.we were given 7 days to vacate. at the time he was in jail. his belongings were in a closet along with a package he had received in the mail. in my hast to vacate the apartment his stuff was left behind along with some of my stuff. he is threating me with legal action because I didn't get his belongins and mail fraud because of the package that came to our mail address.he is also a felon. can he do this to me?