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In 2008 I was convicted of 3 felonies 4th degree. In 2011 I

In 2008 I was convicted of 3 felonies 4th degree. In 2011 I applied to have my ham radio licence renewed (N8JCN). When I heard nothing from the fcc 2 weeks before my license expired I called the enforcement division. I was told my licence would be receiving formal paperwork shortly and my license would be active until it was settled. I was never notified about any action to be taken against me. One week ago I accessed the ALS and found that the hold had been modified last March. Still no paperwork or notifications about the proceedings, I was not given the opportunity to appeal nor was I given the due process in accordance with part 96 and part 97.27 of the fcc rules. I am a retired veteran and live on $1700.00 a month so I do not have a lot of money to fight this. Does anyone know how much it would cost? Or a good attorney I could talk to about this?Thank youVince ******************************************

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Law Educator, Esq.

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1. I red a "Housekeeper/Helper with Moving". She quoted $80

1. I hired a "Housekeeper/Helper with Moving". She quoted $80 a day.2. She helped pack my townhouse in Dallas for 3 days: averaging 7.6 hrs per day.3. 2nd day, after she was 2.5 hrs late and I tried to reach her several times, as I needed to know if I should try to hire someone else in her place - movers arrive in 2 days. When she answered she said she took medicine for allergies and had over slept. She came in and helped, but I felt she had greatly exaggerated her experience and was unreliable. Then after she kept texting me late in the evening after midnight, I decided she was way too high maintenance for someone I hired to help make my move easier on me. I decided to let her go, and ask for her address to pay her for her time. She text me over and over begging for another opportunity to do better as she felt she could learn a lot from me. (I'm an Interior Designer and have moved my clients from Dallas to Florida, etc.) She explained she had 3 daughters she was raising alone, etc. Tugged at my empathy for being a single woman trying to run a business. I felt I should help mentor her and give her another chance. Big mistake.3. 4th day - moving day was 12 hrs for her - so I planned to pay her for 2 days worth of hours for $160, although that averages to just a 6 hour day.-She brought her brother in law to help because we were behind in packing, etc. I have details on his performance in regards ***** ***** pay . Before they left for the day, I ask her if she needed any money as I could write her a check. She said no, she was fine.4. 5th day - 10 hrs - she brought brother in law with a trailer to help move furniture and inventory I had originally planned to have my movers take to a storage unit near my new apt. to sell at a later date. However, she was now taking all to her storage room in Mesquite as she wanted to sell everything for me and she said she has done a lot of this type thing in the past. I agreed to pay her 1/2 the profit for her part.- At end of day she text she needed some money for gas. I told her I would leave her $500 to help until we could sit down and figure out hourly for Helper, etc.5. 6th day - I leave a check out for $500. She brings (2) 17 year old boys to help clear out the remaining items in garage to sell, my personal keepsakes, items missed by movers, etc. She no longer has help of brother in law trailer.6. 5 hours into the day after I left $500, I receive a text that says:My hourly rate is now $25 an hour, going back to Day 1 - Brother in Law's hourly rate is $20 an hour, and the 2 boy's rate is $15 an hour. She had text me earlier that their last job they made 6.50 an hour.She said if I didn't pay for the full amount of this new rate she would not bring my personal property to my apartment in Frisco.7. I told her that she couldn't hold my property in order to force my hand to agree to this huge raise.8. I told her I would be fired on the spot if I ever refused delivery of my clients property unless they payed my new hourly rate that was 2 1/2 times my quoted rate.10. I explained, I had already planned on giving her a higher rate on the longer days, and of course, I didn't expect to just pay $80 for 12 hours.11. She said I couldn't just decide what I wanted to pay her, that she was contract labor, and she could raise her rate anytime she wanted.12. She also told me she did not want to sell the furniture that she took to Mesquite, so I needed to bring movers to clean out her storage room and items in her home, but she would not let me take anything until I payed her, in cash, the new inflated rate.13. Now, she's expecting me to pay for her and brother's hourly to take all my property 55 miles away from my home, and pay new movers to move it all 55 miles back to Frisco.14. There is issue of inflated rates for herself and helpers. And new issue of this additional money I now have to pay to move my property back, because she changed her mind after dragging it all to Mesquite.15. She's threatened now to take me to Court.16. I know this would never be tolerated in my field, but can she legally extort more money by holding my property?17. Can you please give your opinion on steps I should take.Thank you. Cynthia Askins

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I own a small family-run Paving Company my question is I

Hello my name is***** own a small family-run Paving Company my question is I mainly deal with private home owners occasionally small businesses I did work for a couple of customers one of which the contract was signed very plainly wrote out and explained from start to finish what was done and what was to be done the customer was satisfied with that the price was agreed upon the job was finished during the course of the two days we were there they were asked several times if everything was looking satisfactory and to their satisfaction did they like everything did they need anything done did they not like anything that didn't look good to them etcetera I was told everything look beautiful that was great the job was completed contract was signed I asked are you quite satisfied with your job as I would like to use you as a reference they told me yes they wrote me a check out I went down to the bank because as I said I'm a very small company the mile down from the bank they had stopped payment on the check when I went back and asked why this was done they told me they were not satisfied with the job I tried to make arrangements with them and ask them why this was not told to me before all of this went on and they wrote a check that to me clearly look like they did not want to pay for a job they wanted a free one when they were asked several times if they were happy with the work I was totally passed out with very dirty language they told me they would not pay me one nickel I tried to explain to them that I have meant that I have to pay on the material is not free naturally and I said why would you write this check and not telling me that you were not satisfied with something that could have been fixed again I was passed out and they told me I would never get the check cashed and they would never pay me I would like to know what I could do to get my money as I believe I am owed for what I did as these people were asked multiple times if they were happy with the work and said they were and they wrote out a check clearly if someone is not satisfied with something I'm sure they would not write a check out and the bank was not even a mile away and they called and stop payment on it as opposed to just telling me hey there's something about this that I do not like I believe they were doing this deliberately for free job I would like to find out how I would go about getting my money I even tried to make a arrangement with them to at least get the labor and material that I was out and my men's pay they would not even speak to me they started screaming and yelling so I left cuz they told me they did not believe that I would speak to a lawyer about it and I will not use the words that they told me what I could do with myself so I would like some advice on how I should go about getting paid because at this point I believe I'm do the entire amount now as opposed to making even the settlement because they were so nasty and in my opinion I believe this was deliberately done to get a free job as they were not willing to work with me one bit and was with anything if you're not satisfied with something why would you write a check out and tell someone that you like the work because I told him I would like to use them as a reference and one good job would get me another they barely lied right to my face and had no intentions of paying for this job what would you recommend that I do about this I've had this happened several times and frankly I cannot afford to do that cuz I'm a very small family-run business I am not a huge cooperation and I do have employees that need to be paid and I do have employees that need to be paid for the work that they did as it is very hard work what would your of advice be to this?the price agreed upon was 4750.00 as this was a very large paving job required over 40 ton of blacktop not counting digging up old srive and replacing rock and just plain hard manual labor the blacktop was layed 6 inches deep after roll which requires a minimum of 10 inches loose before compact rolling doqn tight..what can i do to get paid as these people you cannot reason with or speak with all they do is Scream and used foul language and I don't want to go onto their property as they are the type to either call the police or shoot you I just want paid I tried to do it in a civil manner but obviously they don't want to do it this way so I would like to know what kind up step I can take to get what I consider reasonable paid for work that was rendered that I might add is very hard work when it's over a hundred degrees thank you

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Is there sucha thing as a notification of my guilt in

Is there sucha thing as a notification of my guilt in viewing child pornography, folled by a long list of possible violations ending withnthe m,ildest form o guilt, unitentional, and asking that I make a pyment with a$ioo payvoucher or I might be considered guilty of a more serious crime?

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If I find nude photos of myself in an envelope under my

if I find nude photos of myself in an envelope under my windshield wiper and an anonymous note threatening to show them to my boss if I don't remove them from the internet, what can I do? I suspect it's an ex boyfriend doing this, but have zero proof. I may have even given him the photos, can't recall. The implication that the photos are on the internet has proven to be false. Has any law been broken here? I am in Virginia.

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My son did something really dumb on the internet,and now

My son did something really dumb on the internet,and now they are wanting $5000 or they will post the pictures. They continue to txt him, email him. Threatened him. I have suggested to him to close out his F.B.and delete his email.. What more can he do. When they sent him the info. Of where to western union the money,west Africa.

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I am a Realtor, in 2013 my commissions were paid to an LLC

I am a Realtor, in 2013 my commissions were paid to an LLC that my partner owned, not me. He helped with marketing etc, I showed the property and did the contracts etc. I had to file bankruptcy in 2013, reported my cash on hand correctly, etc. Told BK Court I was a realtor, they asked if I had pending listings, which i did not. BK went through, now 3 years later, my partner who never filed the taxes for the LLC nor has filed taxes for the last 10-15 years, is threatening me to go to the IRS and BK court claiming I was fraudulent. Hiding my income in his bank account. What should I do? Get a local attorney and open this up myself or believe he is threatening for extortion etc? He feels like he will be OK and just come clean to them about his 10 years of non filing etc, I am and have file all taxes etc.

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I am victim of extortion from a backpage back rub ad. She is

I am victim of extortion from a backpage back rub ad. She is threatening to tell my wife unless I pay. I already paid 800 twice and I am scared she might call back.

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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.

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