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I asked lawyer copy of a cancelled check, but he refused.

I asked lawyer copy of a cancelled check, but he refused.The reason I asked, I just found out a check which not deposited. I am not sure if i asked a new check because I lost and I deposited $8,000. I may gave to my ex- husband.I need to know if we deposited. Am I not allow to ask a cancelled check? I also don't want to ask my ex-.

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I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I

I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I would like to set up my own website for advertising purposes. According to their terms all advertising and selling online is prohibited by individual dealers, but was wondering if I started a site but in the disclaimer stated that we are in now way associated with the carrier and the site is for informational purposes - whether we could get away with it legallyJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CA CA doesn't care about non-compete clauses from what i understandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no this is a preemptive question covering my basis before doing soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that i can think of

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I'm looking to have a corner store business soon and I would

I'm looking to have a corner store business soon and I would like to know what do I need to have in order for this business to come true?

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You have opined that a Legal harassment lawsuit is only

You have opined that a Legal harassment lawsuit is only applicable in situations where the victim belongs to a protected class such as gays, minorities, trans genders, etc.,You have said nothing about the personal "aspects" of the harasser.What if both the bully and the victim are gay? In the case at bar, the perpetrator appears to be a self loathing gay person who bulled another gay person.So the very specific legal question becomes:Do any of the personal details about the harasser matter?Can the harasser argue that as a gay person, regardless of his actions, he cannot be accused of harassment of another gay person. I don't think so.How say you?

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I am not sure if you can see my prior Qs re: Filing an

I am not sure if you can see my prior Qs re: Filing an ethics complaint against an IL lawyer, but briefly I am a member of a NC registered non-profit professional society. In 2015 the officers and board of the organization went rogue and did a really bad thing; an unlawful thing. An IL lawyer helped them with the effect of defrauding the membership.I have endeavored to file an ethics complaint against the lawyer. But my fellow members want me to drop the complaint because the lawyer has said that he will bill the organization for the time he has to spend dealing with the complaint, which has basically intimidated my colleagues. If find the lawyer's threat to be chilling, and that on its face cannot be ethical.So my Q is what do state bar ethics commissions generally provide for in terms of allowing lawyers to bill complainants, especially the IL bar in particular? Is the lawyer's threat with the effect of chilling a complaint an actionable ethics violation?

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Second opinion] I have been sued from my previous employer

Second opinion] I have been sued from my previous employer for violating a non compete.I have been asking for this document (if it exists) for well over a year.I have called them,emailed ,and asked their lawyer for a copy.I did not want to breach any agreement.They nor their lawyer have produced a copy until today.I got a letter in the mail saying that I was being sued(by an advertisement lawyer).I have never been served officially.Today is Jan 11 and the complaint was Jan 6th.I looked at the court documents online and am convinced that they forged my signature on the non compete document.Any advice would be appreciated.

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I am a business owner of a small bar that also serves food.

I am a business owner of a small bar that also serves food. A "regular" customer had asked to run a small tab ($60) until their next paycheck. Thinking this would be no issue, I agreed that they could pay when they got their check. This was also expressed in a text message of how much & the date the tab would be paid. I have run a credit card for this customer before so I am able to retrieve their credit card number through my merchant service. It has been one month since the payment was to have been made & I have not seen them since. Do I have a legal right to charge their credit card?JA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: OhioJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, just an open tab on my Point of Sale and text messagesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Do any of the following activities in Florida constitute the

Do any of the following activities in Florida constitute the unlicensed practice of law?Scenario: (W) is the wife of the son (R) (married under community of property law) of a deceased father (F). Both wish to sue the second wife (D2) of F on a question of the validity of the will leaving everything to D2.1.W has the knowledge and expertise to be the negotiator in the matter. W, as a result of her community of property marriage to R, has a direct financial interest in the outcome of any potential litigation wit D2. She can therefore legally negotiate with D2 on her own and her husband's behalf.2. R has 3 siblings. They wish W to include them in the negotiations, such that any settlement W makes without the benefit of legal counsel, benefit them proportionately. W will not charge the others for whatever services she provides.Is there any possibility that she could be deemed to be "practicing law without a license". I think not. How say you?

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Seems many people are complaining that some judge is not

Seems many people are complaining that some judge is not fair or something, wondered if they often file a complaint with the state bar or something against the judge? If they don't file a complaint, wondered why? Thank you.

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