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I filed a (civil action?) 30 days ago. There has been no

I filed a (civil action?) 30 days ago. There has been no response from the Defendant.Problem? Beaufort County, SC has a law for (“mandatory arbitration”?)Does that mean that I cannot, or should not, file a (“Motion for Default Judgment?”)Is there a specific ruling or law that I can cite, if I file?

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I am dealing with my former immigration attorney, who

I am dealing with my former immigration attorney, who offered to do my citizenship case. He drafted application, didn't file, said I can do it, and yesterday decided to drop the case. He now demanda full payment in cash and threatens to sue me in small claims court. I offered him partial payment but he want to sue me for entire fee without completion of the case which would last about 6 months. What do I do?

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A company is in JAMS arbitration over a contract renewal

A company is in JAMS arbitration over a contract renewal dispute that has been going on for 11 months, due to lack of payment to JAMS. The contract renewal date has come up within the past few days without the plaintiff attempting to renew the contract again, should the arbitration case be dismissed?

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I am a software developer in the midst of a civil suit

Hello,I am a software developer in the midst of a civil suit against a former business partner.Five years ago, and prior to working with my former business partner, I developed a series of computer algorithms for which I hold a copyright, and a few trade secrets that I keep secret.3 years ago I developed a software consulting firm with the aforementioned business partner.It has been 2 years since my former business partner and I separated and dissolved our business.My former partner hired an aggressive and intimidating lawyer. He threatened to allege theft of trade secrets, breech of contract, computer fraud etc... if I do not provide the source code for the algorithm I independently developed five years ago.Currently, I have no money, no job, the lawyer I paid a $30,000 retainer has not returned my phone calls in 3 weeks, and my former business partner's lawyer keeps sending letters to my house directly threatening to depose me seek criminal charges.This has been hell, I recently suffered a heart attack, and I don't know what to do.

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I need help with verbiage from a legal document before I

I need help with verbiage from a legal document before I sign it

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We received the employer response to step 2 grievance

We received the employer response to step 2 grievance meeting which restate that employee was terminated based on what his actions look like which is an abuse of resident, and not intentions of employee. How right could this be? The employer also asked that employee could file against the state but they took their actions even before the state'Senate intervention.I need your advice to get through the grievance process before filing a lawsuit.

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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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This question is only told that a Non Binding Arbitration

This question is only for SOCRATEASERwas told that a Non Binding Arbitration ruling made by the Arbitrator is not admissible at trial.I was told that only a Binding Arbitration ruling is admissible at trial.Please cite case law or any law that support each of the two - above statement.

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I have an Amazon Seller's account. Last fall I developed

I have an Amazon Seller's account. Last fall I developed three nutritional supplement products to sell through Amazon.com and they were successful. Sales were growing about 100% per month, doubling each month. I used the Fulfilled By Amazon program to process and fill orders, so I shipped about 1100 units to Amazon.com warehouses. May 4 and then May 9 I got an email from***@******.*** (mexico) in Spanish asking me to send a copy of a government id and address information for someone named "Yong Kim". I ignored the first email but after the second one I sent a message to Amazon.com seller support and asked if I needed to do anything. They said not to respond, that Amazon.com would never send me an email asking for information like that. On May 13, I got another spanish email from the same source saying that since I had not provided the information they were closing my account...and at that moment I found I could not access my Amazon.com seller and buyer account! I h

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