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The President of a nonprofit where I am on the board has

The President of a nonprofit where I am on the board has threatened to sue me for defamation because I pushed for a got an investigation of corporate finances. It appeared that embezzlement was a real possibility. However the investigation showed no wrong doing on his part. 1) Should I be concerned? 2) If he sues and wins, will my wife's money be in jeopardy? We are married in California three years ago. I may have to respond later - have to go out now. Thank you.JA: What state is this in? And just to clarify, when exactly were you notified?Customer: California and he notified me he might sue today by email.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I cannot talk now sorry - should I restart the conversation later?

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My family answered an ad for a gas heated apartment, which

My family answered an ad for a gas heated apartment, which after viewing and we told real estste salesperson we wanted to rent, the agent disclosed it was oil heat. we rented it because we had to move and it was near our childs school. we woould not have gone to see it if it we knew it was oil. We paid a fee and later found out agent was not our agent but worked for landlord. Agency then put house on market and we had to move again at end of year. I my fee back because we were lured by false advertising and non disclosure of agency. I posted negative yelp review and realtor threatened to press charges against me. I filed ethics claim with MA Real estate Board who found no ethical violation, I filed mediation with MA AG and realter would not mediate, now realtor has sent me a cease and desist for Slander and Defamation. I want to send 30 day notice and take to small claims thoughts?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachusettesJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: for small claims? no For small claims no not for small claimsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: realtor owned house before my landlord, knew sysytems, realtor is angry i have hurt their reputations. Very friendly with Mayor in Boston lol! feels protected, may be protected

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I was called out in a public music event which has people

I was called out in a public music event which has people dancing and talking. I was talking in a conversational manner. I walked up and told him I was staying and walked away so the music could continue. He claimed that I "chest butted " him and was in fear of me. Called the police to remove me from the buiding. I recieved a letter from the city barring me from the build for one year. Can I get this canceled. Is this defamation of character?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: MINNESOTA, DEC 2016JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I sid not report anything , but I got a notice from the city a few days later that I was barred from the buidling. Nobody talked to me all input came from the person running the event.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time.

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I need some guidance, Mississippi, Yes and the person who

I need some guidanceJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: MississippiJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes and the person who put my brother in jail dropped the charges but he needs to press charges on themJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes he got attacked from behind by his girlfriend's 31 year old son who is trained MMA fighter and beat him in the head and ear. He also is a high risk diabetic. They knew that. He did not fight back or hit the 31 year old. He kept asking his girlfriend to get her son off of him but she allowed the beating to continue before she called the police. He was booked for assault domestic violence and assault by threat. She dropped the charges because basically she filed a false police report, he lost his job over this and she has slandered his name saying he is a meth head which is a lie. What charges can he fileJA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: How much will the legal fee beJA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: Did you send a page

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A person contacted me via FB defamation information about my

A person contacted me via FB defamation information about my son's girlfriend and now he wants to meet me to give more information. Should I meet him?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state you're in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That is all

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I'm inquiring about libel/slander cases. If someone sent an

Hi,JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I'm inquiring about libel/slander cases. If someone sent an email message to several contacts but the information was true. Is there any legal action that can occur?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state you're in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a manager who on 3 different occasions called me a

I have a manager who on 3 different occasions called me a not so flattering name for no reason in front of other employees. I reported this to HR, and got an apology from this manager. After she returned from maternity leave, she told employees I was "toxic" and to stay clear of me. I was also demoted and lost a full time position. There was never any paperwork stating I did anything wrong. It has become an impossible place to work. HR has decided to do basically nothing nor did they listen to any of my concerns. Should I seek a labor attorney?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I reported everything internally to HR but nothing to any outside agency. I only found out last week about the "toxic" comments and have not reported it at all.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's the crux of it.

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I am an Indian on J1 visa, my wife on J2 visa. Our Marriage

I am an Indian on J1 visa, my wife on J2 visa. Our Marriage happened and registered in INDIA in 2015. My wife is staying away from me since 45 days and she is asking for a divorce, but I want to live with her, there is actually no reason for us to get separated. I think there is a guy influencing her and supporting financially to go for divorce. I haven't yet received the divorce petition.I want to live with her and don't wan to go for divorce. What should I do ?

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What are my rights if I work for a company that provides

what are my rights if I work for a company that provides employment for county or city jobs, such as a substitute teacher. Specifically, how am I protected against false allegations that may border on slander, that could affect future employment?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: AlabamaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not that I know of. I have all background checks passed, and I have NEVER been arrested for ANYTHING.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What are my options?

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