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My Ex wife is trying to have me Incarcerated child support.
My Ex wife is trying to have me Incarcerated for unpaid child support. I have no job and am a disabled veteran with a small disability check monthly that I live off of. I am no longer able to work because of my Military injuries, and I have filed for SS Disability with the help of an attorney. The other day her "Legal Aide" attorney sent me a letter in the mail. In the letter was a visa form for my daughter so that she can travel to Mexico to visit her grandparents. The letter made me feel like they were trying to coerce me into signing the letter if not they would seek jail time for the unpaid child support. I feel that my Civil rights are being infringed on according to the 7Th Amendment- In suits of common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury , shall be other wise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law."They have not even bothered to conduct an indigent hearing for me to determine my financial status or work status.Furthermore they request the presiding Judge to confine me for no less than 90 days, and 10 years probation after that. Under the 8Th Amendment- " Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."Her lawyer is imposing an excessive fine, and bail that I could not pay being that I am indigent. It is very well known to me the "Memo" released by the (U.S. Department of Justice) dated March 14,2016 to all courts through out the Country. I qoute "Dear Colleague, The Department of Justice is committed to assisting state and local courts in their efforts to ensure equal justice and due process for all those who come before them. Recent years have seen increased attention on the illegal enforcement of fines and fees in certain jurisdictions around the country-often with respect to individuals accused of misdemeanors, quasi-criminal ordinance violations, or civil infractions. Typically, courts do not sentence defendants to incarceration in these cases; monetary fines are the norm. Yet the harm caused by unlawful practices in these jurisdictions can be profound. Individuals may confront escalating debt; face repeated, unnecessary incarceration for non payment despite posting no danger to the community, lose their job; and become trapped in cycles of poverty that can be nearly impossible to escape. Furthermore, in addition to being unlawful, to the extent that these practices are geared not toward addressing public safety, but rather toward raising revenue, they can cast doubt on the impartiality of the tribunal and erode trust between local governments and their constituents. To help judicial actors protect individuals' rights and avoid unnecessary harm, we discuss below a set of basic constitutional principles relevant to the enforcement of fines and fees. these principles, grounded in the rights to due process and equal protection, require the following:(1) Courts must not incarcerate a person for nonpayment of fines or fees without first conducting an indigency determination and establishing that the failure to pay was willful:(2) Courts must consider alternatives to incarceration for indigent defendants unable to pay fines and fees:(3) Courts must not condition access to a judicial hearing on the pre payment of fines or fees;(4) Courts must provide meaningful notice and, in appropriate cases, counsel, when enforcing fines and fees;(5) Courts must not use arrest warrants or license suspension as a means of coercing the payment of court debt when individuals have not been afforded constitutionally adequate procedural protections;(6) Courts must not employ bail or bond practices that cause indigent defendants to remain incarcerated solely because they cannot afford to pay for their release; and(8) Courts must safeguard against unconstitutional practices by court staff and private contractors."End quote.It goes on to say that " We at the U.S. Department of Justice observed that many of your, particularly judges municipal and local JP courts have been violating the US Constitution US Supreme Court precedent (which given your position, you should already know) by incarcerating and/or extorting the indigent for the fine money to fill your jurisdictions coffers, and doing so without proper legal, constitutional hearing, or providing legal counsel to the accused.AS OF NOW YOU ARE ON NOTICE THAT THAT WILL STOP IMMEDIATELY!!!!Should we find any of you violating ANY of the aforementioned items, we will seek your indictment for (Federal Civil Rights) and or other criminal violations, and if true billed, we will send a US Marshal or other representative of the US Department of Justice to your court, home or anywhere else that you may find to arrest and incarcerate you. You will then face a jury of your peers, most likely in the jurisdiction where you may have incarcerated various individuals"Please help me.
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I had a reservation at a hotel nights and when I got there
I had a reservation at a hotel for three nights and when I got there the clerk checked me in and told me my room was 310. I asked where the elevator was. She said they didn't have one. I asked for assistance with my luggage. She said she would bump someone from the first floor and put me in a room on the first floor. The first floor was down about five steps do it was also non ADA compliant. She also told me that she wouldn't be able to give me a first floor room for nights two and three. Then my battle began.I think I have a case. What do you think.I booked the room through a rewards program and just wanted to get my points back. Tried on the phone for over an hour today. Not satisfied with the result.
I am having problems with Home Owners Association;HOA wants
Hello,I am having problems with Home Owners Association;HOA wants my "service dog"to be removed from my unit due to biting accident in the common area with very minor skin damage to that person. Could HOA remove my "service dog" from me? Thank for the help
My name is ***** ***** I live in Houston. I have been informed
My name is ***** ***** I live in Houston.I have been informed by a local restaurant/bar that I have been banned due to a physical impairment, torn ACL and I limp when I walk. They say that I am too much of a liability to them. Can they do this?
Hey dimitry, you have helped me in the past and have been
Hey dimitry, you have helped me in the past and have been helpful so im back for more councel.I have been running a hot dog concession stand for 4 yrs in a resort area.I have always recieved high scores by the health dept on how i run my stand.My weak link has been the commisary im am required to have to store and prep my food items.they are a very busy restaurant with limited storage.I am now under threat of revocation if i dnt correct my issues with them.I have done so and have made a video of my process on prep and storage and im getting ready to post to my facebook sight..Part of my issues has also been other food vendors complaining to them about me and of course they can remain unknown.is the health dept obligated to record the complaintant info for future refererence? i know that i would have to sue them in ref to revealing who they are. No other food vendor in our area has not ever been pressured in the same manner as i have.My only other concern is they want me to change how i serve certain food items even though it has been condoned by them for the last 3 years.This would very detrimental to me being able to conduct business and would probably keep me keeping my doors open.I clearly meet the requirements on how to serve these items but they are stating the state requirement which they havent enforced with me since i opened that a hotdog cart can only sell hotdogs.This item happens to be beans for a product called a walking taco.This is served frequently at other hotdog stands other than in this county and i feel its just being a form of harrassment,whatcha think?
We believe my son's freedom of speech was violated by his school
We believe my son's freedom of speech was violated by his school bus driver, who has constantly been writing my son up since she began driving his route. We asked for a meeting with the County"s Schoo;SuperintendentJA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No, trying to find a way to make complaint with State Board of EducationJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Itis very involved to this point, with too much to write, but basically he was having a conversation with a friend and she intervened a told him to stop talking about the subject they were talking about and my son said he has a right to talk about what he wants and she responded that he does not have any rights on the bus, that if he wanted rights he should become a car rider. We had a meeting with County School Superintendent and the first word out of his mouth was "there is no audio of the bus video, yet I spoke with the transportation director who told me all videos have audio.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I am the original owner of a Tampa townhome that my son andView more legal questions
I am the original owner of a Tampa townhome that my son and I moved into in 2004. My 37 year old son was paralyzed from under his arms down to his feet, nearly 5 years ago in a work related accident. Through workers' comp, our townhome, specifically our 2 car garage has been modified to accommodate my son and the medical health professionals who oversee his care 4 hours daily. He has been receiving 4 hours of daily nursing care since returning home from the hospital after 9 months of surgeries, recuperation and rehab. Workers' Comp has supplied my son with excellent care-takers and the equipment and supplies he regularly needs. The current and past issues we have are with our HOA, who fought the modifications, etc. from day one. Of course, they could not prevent it! Our current dilemma lies with our garbage pails. Up until 2 years ago, we were able to select and use our own recepticles, so of course we chose small pails which could be out of sight in closets. However, about 2 years ago, our county adopted the use of 2 very large pails, one for garage and one for recyclable material. These nearly 4' high bins no longer fit in our home where they would block my son's ability to move around the bottom floor, as well as being exposed to the biological debris his caretakers dispose of on a daily basis. Since the entries to my son's room and the "main" living area are off a modified sidewalk on the side of the home, I have kept the recepticles under a covered door alcove, leading inside to the home. This alcove is set 40 to 50 feet from the street. and can only be seen by the occcupants of approximately 10 to 12 individual townhomes, and ONLY if they are driving from their homes to exit the townhome complex. Our complex only has 64 individual units. One resident who is a board member has lobbied from the first meeting we attended to discuss the planned modifications. She adamantly declared that no such changes would be made, and suggested that I "prop my son up on a couch when he returns home"! She was quite angry that her "solution" was not adopted, and has spent endless hours seeking retribution.Recently, I proposed a plan of my own, allowing me to pour a small cement slab and path against my home, behind the view of the street, upon which the pails could be housed, and have the facility to transport to and from the street. Although I received no official response, I have been made aware that the same individual along with 2 other board members, have voted that I NOW keep my garbage pails on my attached 6' X 20' screened-in lanai. The flaw with this plan is that the pails would be denying us the use of our lanai, where we OFTEN dine and enjoy the pond view, which I paid a premium for at the time of purchase.CAN YOU SUGGEST A PLAN OF ACTION?Linda Cubello