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My father passed 8 years ago. My mother moved to an over 55

My father passed 8 years ago. My mother moved to an over 55 year old apartment unit approximately 7 years ago. My mother and I have been very close and spent almost every day together when Dad was gone. My husband and I were underwater - upside down - with our mortgage on a house we owned since 1983. Mother had a cousine move into her empty home in 2010. That did not work out and cousin was asked to leave. My role as daughter changed dramatically as Mom has developed dementia and actually needs a full-time caregiver. She said to me one day - why don't you move into my house, then it won't be empty. We walked away from our house and moved into hers in September of 2012. I discussed rent with her, but she did not want to enter into anything legal. We have paid utilities, tried to pay taxes and insurance and sometimes tried to pay monthly money. She always returned any monly for monthly living by stuffing money in my purse or sending a destroyed check back to me. She didn't like that taxes were paid quarterly or that insurance was on a monthly plan for payment. My dad always paid cash. So she changed the disbursement of checks for those amount back to her name only and changed address to her apartment. We removed wallpaper from kitchen and did not finish it right away because my husband was involved in a rear-end collision and unable to work for 8 months. She was very angrey we removed wallpaper - even angrier it was not finished. Said we had no right to do anything in this house. My husband has fixed a roof leak, installed new dishwashwe that required extensive electrical code changed and other minor repairs that have been required. She always complained that we did not ask her. She often said she never wanted to return to this house. We told her that if she was incapacipated in any way, the third bedroom would always be open to her. She verballed gave me this house 3 times, but would not do anything about putting my name on paperwork. We are due to be evicted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. OH! Forgot. I was sick for a year and doctor could not determine was was wrong. March, 2016 I made appointment for colonoscopy test. Mass was found and surgery scheduled for June 15, 2016. CJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: Cancer was stage 2 and surgeon removed all - no chemo or radiation necessary. 2 feet of colon was removed and Dr. Hain said I would need at least a year to recover from colon surgery. Liver is also damaged, but working. Build up of fluid from surgery (somewhat common) is drained weekly with no limit to how long that may last. I have tried to pack but I can't. No stamina. Too much crying Husband has been my sole caregiver. I have seen my mother 3 times since June. What can we do?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: She filed eviction notices - with the help from her brother - and we asked that 2 be postponed and they were. this last court appearance was scheduled on a day that appoint is sent up for on monthly basis for the drainage of abdomen fluid. Attorney and uncle refused to postpone agai. Terry (husband) is also listed on court eviction notices, so he took me to hospital and he went to court. Mother knew I would not be there and said there was nothing she could do. Since then she has cried to me how much she loves me and misses me and can't understand why we don't talk anymore.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We have suggested she put a for sale sign up. Try to sell it and when or if it is sold give occupants extended time (30-60 days) to vacate. House built in 1956 . . . not up-dated, lots of code problems. Here in Michigan companies are buying these older homes, tearing them down and building new ones. Nice subdivision, nice older homes, safe city. Thank you, Pearl

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I need to find a lawyer that specializes in accidents

I need to find a lawyer that specializes in accidents relating to car/auto malfunctions.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Accident was reported to the police and my insurance company. Car is now with collision expert but I've also contacted the dealership because was under warranty.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes. An icon o/d off, appeared on the dash while I was driving on a crowded speedy freeway when my car suddenly lost power and slowed down to an almost stop. I put on the hazard lights and tried to carefully change lanes to get over to the right shoulder. When I thought i made a safe turn, I was hit back into the lane i came from. The car had somehow powered down and i tried to avoid a bigger accident by trying to change lanes. A cop who took the report told me that it didn't matter that i had hazards on as it showed traffic that i was making a turn and not that i had problems. He cited me for unsafe lane change even though i explained what had happened.

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I was involved in a car accident 2 years ago while working

I was involved in a car accident 2 years ago while working in a dealership. The accident happened on property and the impact happened at about 4-6 mph. No injuries, just minor car damage. The plaintiffs were driving the dealer's rental vehicle. I gave my statements and never heard a word about it again. This week i received a summons, The dealer and i are being sued for serious bodily injuries which is complete b.s. At the time of the accident, the dealer was under a different ownership and was self-insured. Now the dealer is owned by a different owner, is this lawsuit their problem? or should i get my own lawyer? I am 21 and have no assets so i dont know how i am going to deal with this suit.

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I was accused of a hit and run accruing on may 7, 2016. I

I was accused of a hit and run accruing on may 7, 2016. I was questioned in August and did not say anything and requested a lawyer. The officer was attempting to get me to admit to a felony hit-and-run. I have not received any paperwork or heard anything else regarding this incident since the questioning. I received a letter last month from the Department of licensing stating they are going to suspend my license in September for not having insurance on a vehicle that was in an accident, not paying the victims bills. I requested an administrative interview on the phone, which is set for today at 3 PM. Looking through all the paperwork the DOL sent me, on multiple papers they have the accident date wrong, and a lot of these forms were filled out in July. I am just wondering what I should and should not say during the interview, I want to maintain my innocence, as there might be an open case against me for a felony. I Do you want explain to the DOL that I am innocent of this accident and that I feel that the dates are wrong, and a lot of the paperwork wasn't filled out until July. Again I'm just wondering what I should and should not say and any advice you could give me. Thank you

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In Texas growing up, we were told ok to hit anything or one

In Texas growing up, we were told ok to hit anything or one on road as had absolute right of way. Course back then still could hang horse thief and soot your cheating mate if caught so thought better see how things may have changed? Pedestrians do they have any rights and if any, what are they in Texas?

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My daughter had a low speed collision (10mph) in her 2004

My daughter had a low speed collision (10mph) in her 2004 Chrysler Sebring striking a tree on the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver side airbag deployed breaking her arm and damaging her face. It seems to me that she sustained substantial personal injuries from the safety device. Is there any recourse I can take from the manufacturer?

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I was driving to work week before last at roughly 9 am on

I was driving to work week before last at roughly 9 am on 5th Avenue North in Nashville, TN. 5th is a***** and I was driving north between Church and Union streets, and traffic was heavy as it usually is that time of morning. I pulled up behind, a large truck, only to realize that it was parked in the northbound lane while the driver was out delivering vegetables. When I realized that he wasn't going to move any time soon, I attempted to pull out into the southbound lane and get around him. When I pulled past him enough to see approaching traffic, I found a car bearing down on me, and no place for either of us to go. I dodged to the right and hit the corner of the truck, knocking the door handle off the front passenger side door of my car, ripping off the panel that covers the door opening mechanism (it's a 2000 Honda Odyssey minivan) and tearing the sheet metal on the back door its entire length.The police came and made a report and cited neither of us on the basis that they hadn't witnessed any violations (even though the illegally parked truck was still there and still blocking the northbound lane of 5th Ave.).Talked to the produce company's insurance agency, who told me that it was a matter for my insurance company as I had hit a parked vehicle and therefore they weren't liable. I don't have collision insurance on the old Honda, so collecting from my insurance company isn't an option.I believe that since the produce truck was parked illegally, thus forcing me into a dangerous situation that resulted in an accident that damaged my car that they should be liable for my damages. My question is whether the law will see it that way or not, and if so, how I should proceed.

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I live in California and i have a question about a car I

I live in California and i have a question about a car I helped my ex girlfriend purchase - the vehicle was recently involved in an accident and she was driving. Do you think you could help?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, just a little background: the vehicle was registered in my name alone, so was the loan, she sent a check to me every month to cover the payment (she was usually late- was 3 months behind). I paid for collision, comp, and liability insurance through Statefarm out of my own pocket each month and she was a named insured on the policy. She was in an accident last week involving another party (liability yet to be determined - she saying she doesn't remember what happened) - the car was totaled and they are waiting on the police report to determine liabilityJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: California - last week 9/27/2016 5:15pmJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes - does she have any legal right to the insurance proceeds since the car and loan were in my name and I paid for the insurance every month? Also, I have liability coverage but what's my exposure if she is found at fault and there's not enough coverage to cover the claim? Thank you!

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Are there any laws limiting the rate at which a driver can

Are there any laws limiting the rate at which a driver can brake for a reduction in the speed limit?

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