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I used a vehicle that was given to my brother in law as a

I used a vehicle that was given to my brother in law as a loan from a dealership. i was only supposed to have it a couple hours. during that time im pulled over for having a dealer plate in back and a number plate in front. i never even thought to look at the licence plates, so i never noticed it. the officer said my plates came back over a year expired registration but a tag in the winshield said only a month. again something i was not even thinking about checking. i figured everything was good (it was from a dealership). So i informed my brother in law who informed the dealership. now im recieveing non stop calls and text messages from the dealership saying i need to pay them money or there reporting it stolen. i told my brother in law i was willing to help, i felt horrible. but they leave the car in almost 2 weeks and the total bill is over a thousand dollars. the reason for the tow was no registration for over year and no proof of insurance in car. on top of it all i was given a ticket and citation for that and am due in court. what do you think? am i liable for the entire cost of the storage place? Do i owe the dealership? do they have the right to call me demanding money or else? i need some advice quick!!

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Lucy, Esq.

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My girlfriend and I are breaking up. She uses a vehicle in

My girlfriend and I are breaking up. She uses a vehicle in my name . My insurance and my financing . Everything is in my name and she's never made a payment but she won't give me the keys back. What do I do

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Today morning I was travelling to the office. Once I reached

HiToday morning I was travelling to the office. Once I reached a T junction one of the biggest truck was taking a turn in the T junction. The truck's body was coming towards my car. Inorder to esacpe from it I took reverse and just touched another small truck behind me. That car driver was threatening me and told that he will call the police and the police will arrest you. He told If I pay him 2000 dollars he wont call the police. I told its just a small touch for this I dont have this amount. Then he again threaten me. So I bring him to my home and provided a check of 2000 dollars. After that I called my insurance and they told that you dont need to pay money from your pocket as you have insurance. Hence I stopped the check after calling the bank. The guy whom I give to the check is very rude. If he is planning to come to my home I will tell I want to go with formal processing. That time I was unaware of this process. Will this cancelling of check makes problem for me. Kindly help.

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Maybe, i am the founder/ceo of a small nonprofit. I have a

maybe, i am the founder/ceo of a small nonprofit. I have a disgruntled former employee accusing me of slander/libel, although these accusations are false and I am overwhelmed with evidence, (email and video) proving otherwise, she is still trying to extort money for outstanding expenses. I should also state, there is a criminal investigation against her for theft and destruction of company property in the amount of $2000, which is a felony in TX. I received a C & D letter from her lawyer today. She has manipulated facts to serve her purpose, although my proof states otherwise. Would I have a problem finding a lawyer if this goes to court?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Texas, she decided to resign about 3 months ago, effective 8/15 to homeschool her son. I record all board meetings whether audio or video and I do have a video of her stating her reasons. She has since turned this around on me due to the fact that when I paid her last months salary I did not have the $700 for expense reimbursement. She wiped the new org owned Macbook Pro before turning it in and when she realized I did not include her expenses in the check, she took the computer and left the property. I did not get it back until later. There is also a felony charge pending against her husband for hitting my husband with their car while trying to flee with the laptop. It's a mess....JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, we filed a police report that evening immediately afterwardsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am not sure how to proceed. I feel like I should not respond, as there is an ongoing investigation, but I have sent her a bill for the amount of the computer prior to receiving the C&D. She is accusing me of slander/libel, although I only sent emails to our board of directors (legally my bosses), she cc'ed people NOT on the board AND at least one of our funders which was very inappropriate.

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My roommate found videos of him and his girlfriend taken

My roommate found videos of him and his girlfriend taken through a window from our landlord. The videos were on a network drive attaches to the wifi in our house. But he copied those videos and all the others that were of the landlord. My roommate also demanded that our landlord buy him a car or he would contact the police. I know the landlord is in the wrong, but has my roommate also committed a crime by taking the other videos and pictures that were not his and the trying to extort money from our landlord too?

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ScottyMacEsq

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I have been receiving threats of violence, demands for

I have been receiving threats of violence, demands for money, etc, from my girlfriends ex for 7 months now. I have saved all the messages and emails up to this point. The threats are very real and even to the point where he has had people following me if him doing it himself at my girlfriends sons school and he's in 2nd grade. This has been going on 7 months now and I have not communicated back and forth I just do not respond. However I have on two separate occasions asked the person to stop in a email. I have saved those also. The guy lives in another state and even follows me overseas. He has not yet got physical but I am fearful that it will happen soon. The reason that I am asking the question about this is he just sent me two emails today and one yesterday demanding money or he will continue with the threats and the clock is ticking tic tic tic toc. He lives in another state but I travel overseas often and he has followed me. I just want to know what is the best way to get a restraining order, and if I do, will that keep him from following me if I leave the country. He continuously makes it very clear that he knows what he is doing and does not care.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I live in Wisconsin, he lives in MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yet, but I am ready now. do I go to the police in my state or hisJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a couple of questions, actually; I'm kind of having a

Hi Pearl! I have a couple of questions, actually; I'm kind of having a hard time crunching all the legal jargon.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: Oh, California.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet; I can't afford a lawyer.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: It's a collections case? I think? The resources I've been getting say it's an Unlawful Detainer case, but I don't know. It's a civil case.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: ...California

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Dwayne B.

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N a nutshell I asked permission many years ago from the

n a nutshell I asked permission many years ago from the owner of a large website with 1000's of celebrity images if I could use a few of a B list celebrity to put on my site. I was told to "take whatever I need". So I used a few. Now this many years later I am contacted by an attorney who represents the copyright owner who obtained the copyright several months after I requested permission from this webmaster believing him to be the owner. He demanded it taken down (which it has been) and several thousand dollars. I also posted a link to the site that I requested permission from on the bottom of the page as a "thanks to XXXX for allowing us to use the images of XXXXX) I told this attorney that and also told him that the LLC the website is under has no money and any litigation would bankrupt it. He wrote that he wants to see the e-mail letter. I told him what it said and said I would provide it once he agrees to drop the action if it says what I say it says. He writes back that he will be "flexible" in the demands if it says what i say. I asked him to either accept a 3 digit number for the unregistered images retro-active license or I would provide him the e-mail to drop the action altogether. I believe they want the e-mail to go after the owner of the other website, who may be someone of a C-level celebrity as the website was very large with 1000's of images etc. I'm pretty sure if I give them the e-mail his "flexibility" will still amount to mid 4 figures for 2 images that I used with what I thought was permission and made no money from. Would like to know your thoughts.

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What is the penalty for backing into a vehical & leaving the

What is the penalty for backing into a vehical & leaving the scence at a business parking lot. No persons in the vehical at the time of the incident.

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