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I was wondering if it is illegal to park opposite side of

Hello, I was wondering if it is illegal to park opposite side of the road but behind somebodys driveway?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: Oklahoma I recently had a lot of guests over and those across the street are threating to call the police because one of them is parked behind their driveway but on my side of the roadJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I attempted to talk to the neighbor but he got angry and said if it happens again he will call the copsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thank you.

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I got a 21650 trafic ticket in laguna beach ca.(driving on

I got a 21650 trafic ticket in laguna beach ca.(driving on wrong side of roadway)JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I did it was californiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I dont knowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'll explain my side whenb the lawyer comes on

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Since my neighbors moved in, we've constantly had issues

Since my neighbors moved in, we've constantly had issues over the common driveway between our properties. They liked to park in the middle of the driveway blocking my access in or making it difficult to manuever in behind my house.I have an easement on my deed to the right of ingress and egress on the common driveway to access a garage and a parking spot behind my home.Their house burned down last year and since they've started construction, the inconsideration and lack of respect has reached a level that I can no longer tolerate.It first started out with the demolition of the old house without notice. Mind you, the distance from my house and theirs is a little more than the width of car. No introduction from the contractors, notice of when they'd begin, how long they'd take or what to expect. We decided to have patience and allow them to work on their home.Then, as the carpenters worked, we found nails strewn all over the driveway. Because my sister was so tired after a 12 hour shift at the hospital, she just swept the majority of it up and parked her car back there without thinking to take a photograph. Afterwards, she'd tell me that she'd removed a cinder block for a second time from the middle of the driveway, where I texted the contractor to ask his team to clean up after themselves.Telling her we have to begin documenting, she informed me one day of discs and shells of wood in the driveway. I took photos and left the mess, the next day, I asked one of the workers to sweep it up and make sure that they clean up after themselves. He smirked at me and I felt mocked, however he did clean up so I left it at that.On the 15th, I woke up to the common driveway being broken down in half, their half being demolished so they could repave. Understandable. But again WITHOUT NOTICE. This time, I am heavily affected because they had no idea that I had my minivan parked in the garage overnight and I can't drive it down the driveway and out without likely sustaining damages to the wheels and underside of vehicle. I am now unable to use that car until they're finished. I also have lost the ability to park my cars in the available parking space back there and have to look for parking when I get home from work for over an hour sometimes.The owner of the construction company was not present to speak with but his workers quickly asked us to call him. He apologized for not letting us know and said that they should be done repaving by Tuesday the 21st. Advised by lawyers to call the police, we did but they couldn't do anything since technically, it wasn't a crime. I also called City Hall and filed a complaint but they called back and said they have a right to the driveway as well, that it just "sucks that my neighbors don't care to give me the courtesy "of communication.I don't appreciate that I never receive notice or communication of actions that may or may not directly affect me and would like notice from here on out as well as get writing of promises (such as should be finished repaving driveway by the 21st) in the event that they do not keep their word and I'm further inconvenienced. I'm tired of the garbage left behind too!Is it possible to sue the contractor and owners in small claims court for a private nuisance? In regards ***** ***** being able to remove my minivan from my garage and losing access to my parking spaces back there? Or what angle can I go after them with?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Called the cops once, tried to file a complaint with City HallJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I live in pittsburgh pa and im just an average with many

I live in pittsburgh pa and im just an average joe with many skills. I did a sidejob for a guy two yrs ago but it never got finished due to disaggreements in a price change so i left. There are no paper contracts of any kind nor is there any written proof of the agreement. He wants to sue for 4 grand. Is that in his favor?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There may be text messages talki g about the job

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Florida. HOA. I am in a deed restricted with county roads

Florida. HOA. I am in a deed restricted with county roads and rights of way. We have an owner who does not like cars parking on the grassy area next to the sidewalk, and wants to take control of them and prohibit cars from parking anywhere except their driveways. The roads, sidewalks, and all are county property. Can the association get the county to deed over ownership, and if so, can the association then have the cars towed?

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In an easement aggrement allowing access for me to my

In an easement aggrement allowing access for me to my property, there is a maintenence aggreement which states the maintenence is shared with all parties accessing the driveway. One neighbor with the aggreement of the other landholders paved the gravel road and gave me a bill for my portion which I did not aggree toJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OregonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I am not sure. I will check on it when I can. My point is I did not mind contributing to the gravel road maintenence but paving and asphalt maintenence is way more expensive.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is the paving of a driveway that is not aggreed to by all parties considered maintenence? The gravel was fine.

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I just got a ticket for parked on the sidewalk, even though

I just got a ticket for parked on the sidewalk, even though im parking in my own driveway and my rear bumper is extending like 5-7 inches outward above the sidewalkJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: sure its in California, in hollywood near Sunset and Vine i park in my own parking spot (private proptery) every day for 3 years, and this is the first time they've ever done this no warning, no suggestion how to fix it, just a ticketJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: i haven't requested that yet, im submitting an initial review over the web first if they deny that i will need to appearJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i have the money to pay the ticket, thats no issue, its the principle of it, thats all i care about

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What is the legal statute on someone plowing my driveway

What is the legal statute on someone plowing my driveway shut?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I have a neighbor with a large dog and an invisible fence.

Good evening. I have a neighbor with a large dog and an invisible fence. The invisible fence violates the HOA deed and restrictions (extends past the front of the yard) and the dog is unrestrained, which violates the city ordinances. The dog is 20ft from my driveway and intimidates all visitors - the city has visited the neighbor, as have I, and stated that they need to witness the dog unrestrained. Besides that, they will let the dog out at random times in the night (2am, 4am, etc.) and he will have a barking fest, which wakes all our kids. The city has been responsive and the neighbors are nice, but there is not quiet enjoyment of our property. I have spent 13K on a fence, so my kids can play in the back yard safely, and video cameras to provide evidence to the city....can you help, or do I contact an engineer to build me a super ultrasonic device to drive the dog crazy? :)JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: TXJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Just conversations with the city officialsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's the gist of it

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