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I am in a middle of a lengthy civil litigation. I just
I am in a middle of a lengthy civil litigation. I just noticed that attorney for the opposing party, had submitted exactly the same document (like a carbon paper copy) as two different motions ( one is 11 month apart from the other) The first is “Proposed Verified Amended Answer, Affirmative defense and counterclaim” the second is amended answer to one of our multiple motions. The ‘funniest” thing is that his second motion had prevailed.I believe it's not right to recycle the same document as two different motions.How can I use this instance to my advantage?My current lawyer is reluctant to raise this issue in court. Apparently, he doesn't want to jeopardize his good relationship with the adversary.
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
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I have a neighbor issue. SHe pounds on my walls at all hours
I have a neighbor issue. SHe pounds on my walls at all hours of the day whenever I turn my music on. I have complained to the apt. manager who said all they could do was deliver a noise complaint to her. I told her that was dumb as she was banging on my walls presumably because she felt my music was too loud. The manager issues her a standard noise complaint form unbeknowest to me and the neighbor comes over and bangs on my door yelling that I filed a No noise compaint on her. I told her I did not and to talk to apt manager, she got really mad and said It must be you! I told her that an appropriate course of action would be to check Va Beach noise ordinance rules and it would tell her the law on this. I told her to not contact me anymore and file any complaint with the manager or call the police. She became really agitated and using extreme profanity called me a @^#$ jerk and a loser. I closed my window. The manager agitated this situation instead of helping resolve this problem. THis woman thinks it is appropriate at 630 PM on a Friday to loudly bang on the walls or kick in my front door because she is tired and I am annoying her. This has happened 3 times before tonight's episode and wiht the management doing nothing but aggravating the situation, I believe I have grounds for harrassment complaint and maybe a No COntact order. I dont intend of having or hosting any more communication with my next door neighbor. How can I do this without having to shell out retainer money for an easy fix.
I am recently divorced and my ex husband and I have 5
I am recently divorced and my ex husband and I have 5 children, 3 still under the age of 18. In our divorce we have joint custody and share the kids almost equally. We are both given up to 21 days of vacation time each year. My ex husband just informed me that next month, he will be taking all of the kids to Nigeria for 2 weeks (he was born there), and he asked for my help with passports. This trip will cost him thousands of dollars, however he owes over $20,000 in child support arrears, hasn't paid his spousal support in 4 months, and never finished paying the money owed to me per our MSA for the home buyout we agreed to.He needs my signature for passports for the 3 youngest children, but I have told him that I hesitate to because how can he incur so much new debt when his past debt to me and the children is still outstanding. Can I get in trouble legally for refusing to help with passports. Is that a form of extortion or blackmail?
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
My landlord is charging me place insurance because they want
My landlord is charging me for forced place insurance because they want to see their Apartment Complex' name and PO box address in the Declaration Page as the interested party. On the current declaration page it specifies the apartment # ***** the address as the insured property. I've contacted my insurance carrier and they said that this type of matter should be between landlord and them. However in the meantime, the landlord refuses to drop the forced place insurance that they are charging. Is this legal?
I am in a lawsuit with my Ex. He is a law student and I am a
I am in a lawsuit with my Ex. He is a law student and I am a physician. His new girlfriend is a paralegal. He is suing me for tort and conversion for $200K because he left his hard drives here and I refused to take responsibility to ship them but told him he needed to arrange shipping or pick them up. I filed a XC because he owes me $5000 and he kicked me out of a business which we had a contract for and let his new girlfriend in. We are all pro per, and I do not know what I am doing.Both of them filed a demurrer to my XC. They have bullied me every step of the way, even recording me illegally. When she and I had our meet and confer, she did not tell me I was on a speaker phone and that he was in the room until we were half way finished. I sent both of them an email saying I was turning my previous attorney into the bar and they forwarded that email to my previous attorney (as well as multiple other emails to him) even after I asked them to stop. There is more. She also lied in her summary of our Meet and Confer.Here is my question: can I write all of this in my response to both of their demurrers? If not, is there a better way to make the Judge aware of this?
My wife and I are defendants in a civil matter. I answered
My wife and I are defendants in a civil matter. I answered and counter claimed pro se on behalf of both my wife and I. Counterclaim defendant answered requesting default on my wife and that I was practicing law without a license. If both my wife and I are the defendants and we are defending ourselves pro se, am I able to make pleadings on behalf of both of us?Jack in new jersey
I'm in Texas. I am being sued in the JP court and slander on
I'm in Texas. I am being sued in the JP court for harassment and slander on social media by boyfriend's ex-wife. She stated that I caused her too lose business and caused physical health issues. She does not state specifically what I posted to slander (libel).However, I have not made posts that included her name. But her on the other hand, she has tagged me in a post that says I slept with her ex-husband. She has shared posts from my page and made rude statements and cursed me out. She went our gym showing my profile picture to members saying I slept with her ex-husband and his best friend. She sent a picture of a gun to my boyfriend stating that its going to be me and her if I don't stop posting on Facebook. She text me with threats. She in boxed me on messenger with threats. We were in a retail store and she started talking really loud and saying I slept with her ex husband and his best friend. The list goes on. I have plans to file an answer with a general denial. But are there any other defenses that I could plead?
I have a question in regards ***** ***** contractor. NoView more legal questions
HelloI have a question in regards ***** ***** contractor. No written contract. Handshake. T&E+15%.Project went 4 months and was 100% over budget. No guidance along the way that we would be over budget. No pre-bill etc. we had a com to jesus meeting. We paid but said no more. We receive another bill 4 months later for anoter 14K. I find this incredible.Thanks,Jenny