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My mom's boyfriend, now ex, refuses to leave our home. He

My mom's boyfriend, now ex, refuses to leave our home. He announced that he will find his own place last year because he and my mom are not together anymore, but he's still here. My mom asked him when he's moving out and he said August, but now he's saying this is America so we can't tell him to leave. The house and everything in it belongs to my mom; she pays the mortgage and everything related to the house, except the electricity bills. He pays the electricity bills, which he still insist on paying. He doesn't do anything in the house, except pay the electric and the cable, which, but we don't even watch the tv, he does. My brother and I have been leaving with him for the past five years, but my mom has been leaving with him for eight or more years, not really sure. What can we do to move him out. We have decided to take him to court if he doesn't move out by September. Is that a reasonable conclusion, or is there a more civilized one?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MarylandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, that's everything

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My Daughter, through her qualified attorney, filed a

My Daughter, through her qualified attorney, filed a "Verified Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage" in Pinellas County, Florida, in January of this year. There is one child, a 3 year-old son, who continues to live with her. Her husband, the boy's father, moved out in January, after a domestic violence incident, resulting in his arrest and the issuance of a "Temporary Injunction For Protection Against Domestic Violence With Minor Child" against him, filed by my Daughter. Because of the Injunction, she can have no contact, whatsoever, with him. Her husband's father is the child's acting Ad-Litem. Through him, my Daughter has arranged visitation privileges for her husband. (Which he has continually failed to live up to.) In any case, her husband has managed to delay the dissolution at every instance. From having no legal representation, at first, in order to extend his response to the Petition (he now has legal counsel,) to delaying mediation (several times) and child support hearings. He has no intention to contest the divorce and has not (through the Ad-Litem) indicated any changes to the current visitation arrangement. (Every other weekend, with Saturday night sleepover and bi-weekly visitation at his home on Tuesday and Thursday from 3PM until 7PM.) He has failed to exercise his weekday visits for the last 6 weeks, but wants to add Friday to his weekend custody. During this entire period of time, he has not offered any child support compensation to my Daughter. The question: What can be done to expedite this process, end this marriage and agree on a workable visitation program, with compensation to my Daughter for child support? She is not seeking alimony and there are no assets to divide. Why is this taking so long? Her attorney has cost her over $8,000.00 already. She is a working Mom (earning around $40K per year) paying for her son's day care (over $700.00 per month.) We are helping her financially because she has no way to pay it all herself. How can her attorney move more quickly to dissolve this marriage? Your Answer, please.

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At what point can harassing electronic communications be

At what point can harassing electronic communications be reported to a detective for a protective order from a magistrate.?It's been going on for months.There is threat of bodily harm among other things.Only response are short occasional requests to stop with the harassing messages.Threats also include scraping for something to send me to jail and that he has family in law enforcement that can aid him.

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Neighbors and I have had a ongoing issue with a neighbor.

Neighbors and I have had a ongoing issue with a neighbor. Townhome setting...we have placed 14 police calls due to domestic violence/noise disturbances since January. HOA held a hearing yesterday. Since police cannot 'substantiate' all the calls because either they quieted down when they arrived, refused to answer the door and/or denied fighting, it wasn't entered as a violation, only a complaint. We were advised to audio record the disturbances. I find this not only putting myself in a highly dangerous situation (I'm scared to death of these people) but likely illegal, also highly unlikely it would ever be admissable as evidence. Please advise. One of the 911 calls was even placed by her 8 year old daughter.

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My ex is living in my apartment and I had to vacate due to a

My ex is living in my apartment and I had to vacate due to a minor domestic violence incident that occurred 3/18. Can landlord send her notice to vacateJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: rhode islandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: for whatJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She has been occupying apartment since 3/18 and has paid NO bills including rent.

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I got question about me and the mother of my son i and her

i got question about me and the mother of my son i and her are not together for a year all ready and we made a agreement i pay her 500.00 cash every month and i pay for everything my son need but she only let me see him in her house she dont let me bring my son with me in my place ,like today i told her that i want to bring him in my place for like 2 hours only so i can play with him be a father you know, but she refuse to get to agreement .io even told her that i need to see my son otherwise i was gonna call 911 she said go head and call the immigration too.what should i do? my son is a year and 8 months old

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If someone hits or harms their intimate partner, are they

If someone hits or harms their intimate partner, are they charged with domestic battery or might they be charged with aggravated assault, or simple assault or something similar? I am wondering whether all domestic violence oriented crimes that include physical harm are charged with domestic battery or something similar or if other assault type charges are utilized.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I am a doctoral student. Just asking for my own knowledgeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I was denied buying a firearm due to failing the NICS check.

I was denied buying a firearm due to failing the NICS check. My state is Mississippi. I have had 4 misdemeanor charges in my past, but they were dismissed except for one contributing to the delinquency of a minor. I plead no contest on that charge but it's been resolved, no longer an issue. The only ongoing court case is one marijuana paraphernalia charge. I just have to pass some pee tests then it will be dismissed. Never been arrested or charged for any felonies, violent charges, domestic violence, misdemeanors exceeding one year (the contributing was one year exactly). I'm not on probation nor received any papers saying I'm prohibited from weapons. I've never actually been charged with a possession of an actual controlled substance either, just marijuana paraphernalia and a contributing to the delinquency of a minor.Am I still allowed to purchase and possess firearms? Do I have grounds to appeal my NICS denial?

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I may be arrested for coercion regarding my wife--I was

I may be arrested for coercion regarding my wife--I was drunk and heavily depressed and I do not remember saying this but I was told that I said that if my wife does not have sex with me that I would kill myself. We did have sex but I remember before we did that she asked me "would you feel better if we had sex?"Am I guilty? The police are investigating. If I am guilty, what kind of penalties should I expect?Thanks, Steve.

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