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Last question. Would a lawyer that has advised me before on

Last question. Would a lawyer that has advised me before on a different case want to charge me for a consultation on this case?

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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I have a client who ordered work and didn't pay me for the

I have a client who ordered work and didn't pay me for the work I did. She is claiming that I was to be paid on commission, only she didn't sell anything (due to people being skeptical of working with her). She said she would try again in the new year (Jan 2017) and has still not sold anything. Now she is refusing to pay and ignoring my emails.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I sent a chain of emails to a lawyer in town who suggested I file a breach of contract from with small claims. I just don't know if I am protected because of this commission claim.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She said I was supposed to sell the ads and that she didn't remember approving the work, but I have an email where I said I try to help assist the main person sell the ads and it also shows she approved the flat rate I quoted her.

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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I live in Louisiana and on Feb 5th at 4:35AM a State Police

I live in Louisiana and on Feb 5th at 4:35AM a State Police officer opened my bedroom door to the outside of my house, I jumped up and asked him outside was everything ok, he said they were looking for a man on foot, turns out not trueJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I cannot find a Lawyer locally to hire for thisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes yesterday the Internal Affairs contacted me with the State PoliceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Zoey, JD

Doctoral Degree

32,296 satisfied customers
My daughter suffered bullying for a period of1 1/2 years in

Hi My name is Lori.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: My daughter suffered bullying for a period of1 1/2 years in middle school. It got to the point she became clinically depressed and had to be home schooled at the expense of the district. She went to a new school this year but with high school on the horizon, she is nervous about running into the same group of girls that bothered her. NJJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have about 3 pages of emails that I corresponded to the school with There was one girl that was the catalyst other being bullied. I kept asking for HIB reports but the school kept saying that it did not constitute bullying. My husband and I disagreed but to no avail.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just recently, I went to lunch with another mother. Her daughter was pulled out of school the year before. And the same girl who instigated against my daughnter was involved with her daughter getting bullied.

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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What type of attorney do I contact? I need to get a vehicle

Hi Pearl, What type of attorney do I contact? I need to get a vehicle title from someone who is the registered owner of a vehicle that is mine....previously gifted to a grandchild.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: TexasJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Gave the vehicle 12-2015. Mother registered in her name rather than the Grandchild. Grandchild no longer lives and home but mother will not release the title or even provide the TX registration papers. Car cannot be driven until this is resolved.

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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My mother is the beneficiary of her boyfriend of 31 years.

My mother is the beneficiary of her boyfriend of 31 years. She filed the death claim and we were notified that the sister is contesting the signature on the policy. This is a group life insurance with his company. Everything was done online through the companies benefit website. Can my mother not receive the funds even though he named her as the beneficiary?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: they were in ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: other than the death cert. and the insurance claim. No, he didn't have any will or assestsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: under GA they were common law married since 1986 but moved out of GA in 90

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

Doctoral Degree

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I need a lawyer that will go up against a city and

I need a lawyer that will go up against a city and individual for civil but know is criminal I need a referalJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No it's hard to explain really I told on someone for drugs intern him and his "gay " brother raped and filmed it and put it on social mediaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think it was the drug officer that said something to them the family has great stature

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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I believe I am the victim of malice prosecution due to a

I believe I am the victim of malice prosecution due to a past criminal record Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: i served time in the Missouri dept of corrections and upon release i was informed i was never to perform construction repairs or construction business ever again according to the state of Missouri, here recently the state of Missouri has found out that i am doing construction type business and they are trying to convict me on bogus charges, simply because they said i was never to do construction repairs again, they are violating my constitutional rights to pursue a living . i need help in this matter,

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Zoey, JD

Doctoral Degree

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I own a mobile home in Walcott, IA and rent the lot that it

Hello, I own a mobile home in Walcott, IA and rent the lot that it sits on. The lot does not have any drainage and is causing moisture and oder issues under and inside my home and I'm not allowed to make changes to the property. My question is does the mobile home Park have to correct this and if so what do I do?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the mobile home?Customer: Iowa and it was manufactured 10-1-1996JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We contacted the city inspector a year ago questioning the leveling and setting of the mobile home and flooding issues but nothing ever happened. Nothing formally has been filed.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of at this point.

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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