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I have a restraining order that includes not allowing me to

I have a restraining order that includes not allowing me to refer to the person in youtube videos. Is that legal?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North Dakota/MinnesotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: A restraining order is already in placeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Um, that it's for now.

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I have been a resident in my apartment building for 10

I have been a resident in my apartment building for 10 years.I just renewed my lease in July and am paying a very high amount of rent in the North Bay area of San Francisco.I have always been a good tenant and payed my rent on time.However approximately 6 weeks ago new neighbors moved in downstairs.From day 1 these people have made my life hell.The noise level is horrendous and literally sounds like demolition. Crashing,banging,repeated and constant heavy door slamming,and heavy objects continually smashing into walls.It has gone on day and night,however as I do work night shift mostly,it has made it impossible to sleep and is now having a serious impact on my job due to sleep deprivation.I have written 3 letter to my landlord initially asking them just to speak to the tenants in question.2 letters got very little response,and after a full weekend with no sleep I wrote a stronger letter to the manager informing her of the severity of the problem,and stating that if it was not resolved I would be forced to reconsider if I could continue in my lease if these residents considered to escalate the noise level.For a short time (about 1 week)things quieted down a bit)I recieved no reply from the apartment manager to my letter,and have been told by office staff she is not available to speak to.However the banging crashing,door slamming and walk pounding has started again,with a special concentration on the hrs I have to sleep.I can not even walk,vacuums or do laundry during day time hrs without being harassed by even louder pounding and crashing by these people.They have refused to be reasonable,and seem intent on making my life unlivable.I am really feeling intimidated by all this.Clearly the landlord has no intention to seriously deal with this.With 11 months left on my lease it will cost a small fortune to move out at this time.Do I have any legal rights in this situation?

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If I was served a subpoena with a wrong last name (not a

If I was served a subpoena with a wrong last name (not a maiden name), for example purposes only: Susan Davis ("real" name), subpoena lists: Susan Daniels. Am I under legal obligation to attend the hearing to give testimony? This is the state of TX, District Court. Could I be considered in contempt of court, fined, arrested or issued a warrant for arrest?

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I was just looking into harrassment situations from exes.

I was just looking into harrassment situations from exes.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: virginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, I wasn't sure if I had enough so I wanted to look at other scenarios.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My main concern is I have blocked my ex-husbands number because I'm tired of his mean texts but feel like I can't because then I'm cutting him off to the kids. Even though several times he told me that all communication will be thru his mother.

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My friend just received a supeona to appear in court in a

My friend just received a supeona to appear in court in a custody trial with less than 2 days notice. Does she need to appear Dora she have grounds to object?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No the trial is on WendsdayJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Both parties are in pro se

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In a custody case battle: Mother is withholding visitation,

In a custody case battle: Mother is withholding visitation, is my option is wait to for the next court date?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And to clarify, can you tell me what paperwork has been filed?Customer: Im located in NYS, I filed for visitation/Full Custody, Been to court few times.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have a lawyer, he doesn't respond to my email, in a year that case started he respond to 1 or 2 email. Im not sure if lawyer are instructed not to respond to email or any communication to see parents reaction.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Im sure i would have to present evidence to court, but i need advice.

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I am trying to move and the apt place I am living at is

I am trying to move and the apt place I am living at is trying to make us pay 1640 to break the lease but I have been without a/c since April and my ceiling caved in and they still refused to fix it after a months so I was wondering do I still I have to pay the 1640 to leave or can I just leave

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My son was put in jail for 5 days for civil contempt of

My son was put in jail for 5 days for civil contempt of court. Can I bail him out? Will this be reported as a criminal offense?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: UtahJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't know what you meanJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so

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I have supervised visitation two hours every the other

I have supervised visitation two hours every the other Saturday since March. I was supposed to do supervised visitation with organization 6 months from March to August. It was decided by Children's counselor and I agreed about it through settlement. Our next step decision also is upon the counselor.But since 6/25, I couldn't have visitations. 7/9 was cancelled because my daughter cancelled it and she gave a notice on that visitation day at the office. 7/23 was cancelled because the supervisor was sick and she gave a notice just one and half hour before visitation. 8/6 was cancelled it because children's father and they went to vacation trip but children's father just gave a notice two days before visitation date. He could give a notice a lot before and change visitation date but he didn't.I couldn't have make up visitation because of shortage of staff of the organization for supervisor role and children's father's doesn't help with make up times.And important thing is I need to set for next step of visitations with counselor.But because children's father doesn't give a signed release form to organization for release our visitation info to counselor, which have done, counselor can't make any process. She said it seems court subpoena is needed. I don't know what it is exactly.I am representing myself.I got consultant with two lawyers.Both told me I have to go with counselor.And one told me there is not much things lawyer can do.I want to try it by myself first.I contacted his lawyer and his lawyer sent one answer that we will work with you.But since June, she also no reply to my several emails.So, my questions are that1. what I should do for next step?What kind of things I should do?2. Can I make a court contempt against children's father?Because he didn't follow two visitations and no sign release and no helping make up visitaitons and no commuication both him and his lawyer?3. Organization for Supervisor doesn't give me not many time slot and they kept changing staff and supervisor. It has changed three times since March. They don't hire enough staff. So I got disadvantages.what can I do with this organization?4. Children's counselor is also from children's father side. He chose it and she was helping with giving testimony for him at court before.So she seems not to try giving much times and better conditions for me.What I can do with her?I signed settlement including her name.Can I ask to court to modify to change counselor?Please, don't tell me a simple answer to hire a lawyer. I already met two lawyers.After I try and do my best, ***** ***** is not working, I will try to hire a lawyer from there.

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