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I'm from Texas and have taken care of my mom for the past

I'm from Texas and have taken care of my mom for the past two years. Recently, I moved myself and my mom into a home purchased by the family trust for my mom, and my brother and sister, who are trustees had me thrown in jail for criminal trespassing. Now I can't even go near the house and they are holding my mother against her will. My mother and I want to live together. My mom gave me medical and financial DPA when she first moved in with me, but my brother and sister refuse to acknowledge those documents. Also, the DA is the one who had me arrested because the house is owned by the family trust. I have tried contacting attorney after attorney and no one will take this case, although one attorney did but threw me under the bus during mediation because we filed a lawsuit against the trust because it is illegal as the day is long. I would like to know how to file a motion to ask the court to confirm that my POAs are valid and are to be upheld.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: texasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: we have a mediation settlement agreement in place but I was going to file a motion to have it set aside because I have the valid POAs and the trust is illegal and my brother and sister have no authority to enter into such an agreement. I also believe that my mom is a tenant and the trust is the landlord and it is unlawful for a landlord to dictate who my mom can have visit her or live with her...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just that I am going to be representing myself because I have not found an attorney that will take this case, or cares about what happens to my mom and me...

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I bought a used bmw from pan bmw in February 2015. it had

I bought a used bmw from peter pan bmw in February 2015. it had 50000 miles on it and has a warranty until November 2017. I have only driven it 10000 miles since I bought it. Over the last few months I noticed it was using a lot of coolant. I brought it in for service and was told that all of the coolant pipes and tubes had to be replaced costing me about 1800 dollars. They were not covered by the warranty. Having only driven the car 10000 miles, surely these pipes were damaged when I first bought it. Do I have a case that Peter Pan should reimburse me for that money when they sold me a vehicle with bad parts? They told me they will not pay! Please help.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: California. 2012.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Purchased an antique Lalique vase at an auction online. The

Purchased an antique Lalique vase at an auction online. The item was described and 4 images provided in advance. Neither the description nor the carefully posed images revealed that a hole had been drilled in the baseof the vase, significantly diminishing the value. I only discovered this once I received the item. I participate in many auctions online and my experience is that all reputable auctioneers will list any significant features which impact the value of the item, but in this case that was, in my opinion, intentionally omitted. They claim I didn't request additional info thus my bad. Is this fraud and what recourse do I have?

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LegalPro54

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Can I take someone to small claims court because of false

Can I take someone to small claims court because of false and knowingly selling me a junk car? One day after having the car it started to break down, I mean it has a lot of problems.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Georgia and 1987 mustang and the guy that sold it to me I got him in writing saying nothing was wrong with the car but cosmetic issues nothing mechanical but it has a lot of mechanical problem.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No I been looking online for ways to approach the situation.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I know of.

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LegalPro54

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Do you handle retail sales? I a have a legal question about

Hi - do you handle retail sales? I a have a legal question about offering pre-sales in the state of PA via my online store.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't know what you meanJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Ely

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What Ohio law of civil procedure states all pleadings must

what Ohio law of civil procedure states all pleadings must be made truthfully and honestly. Can you Cite me ohio supreme court decision where a case was dismissed because a defendant didn't follow this rule.

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Zoey, JD

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I have a small business. I had a business checking acct. for

I have a small business. I had a business checking acct. for over 15yrs. that was a very good acct. In April 17 BofA sent me a ltr. advisng they were closing my acct. in 60 days - they gave no reason why and advised me they would not give me any specifics. I still have a personal acct with them, but use it very little. I have tried to replace my business acct. at Sun Trust Bank - they opened in May 1 and have closed it as well, telling me the acct. should not have been opened in the first place. I just received their ltr. telling me all accts. (minus loans, securities, etc.) illbe closed as of July 20, 17 - not the kind of business they want (although they have other accts. same business). Without a business checking acct. I am out of business and most likely I will be in bankruptcy pretty quickly. I am 76 yrs. old, and been in the ATM industry for 20yrs. and never had any bad mark against my business. This extra income (I work one day a week regular, and appx. 8 other days (special events all yr) is all we have other than SS and a small pension. Can a bank invite you in one day and throw you out the next without some provocation?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: flJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: against me? noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: All I know is that fraud in America is hugh, and the banks and Washington is trying to stop it. Certain businesses are identified in a program called OPERATION CHOKEPOINT that handle lots of cash - one is the ATM industry. The assoc. which represent us - NAC (national atm council and others) are fighting this mostly unsubstantiated response to fight fraud with 'a sweep of the hand'. Congressman Blaine Luelkemeyer Chairman of the Financial Institutions Subcommittee in Congress along with others is leading the fight to shut down' Operation Chokepoint. ATM operators, fully represented and qualified businesses everywhere are losing their banking, mostly from a 'hysteria' and not because of facts. Our industry which is made up of thousands nationwide is in crisis. I am found now, that wherever I go (banks) I am being denied. If I don't have banking in place, I cannot operate - you need a business acct. to accept deposits and withdraw funds for ATM cash vaults. The first day I cannot fund the ATM's I operate (I only have 4 machines and only 1 or 2 is used every Monday at a county farmers market), yr. in and yr. out. The income I derive from them and the other special events I do during the yr. are the difference in surviving on our own or losing everything. There are small operators everywhere in the same circumstance. Also, many of the larger ATM ISO's (independent sales organization) are not facing this, or have been let alone - acct. status not changed. I operate along side these operations, under the same agreements, terms, processing agreements, etc. as they do. One thing which makes me a target I believe, is that my business is a 'mobile' business by choice. I do not any longer put ATM's in C-stores or gas stations or mini markets - I choose to do only special events such as a once a week farmers market in a town with no bank at all, and other special community events in Pasco County Fl., all of which are Chamber of Commerce events, or other established local celebrations. Because my ATM's can't be 'nailed to the floor' and must be moved, and because I 'load the ATM' with the vault $ which is mine (instead of using a armored truck vault service) banks find this a problem (because I touch the money!). I need someone to talk with about this and I need it fast - can someone help me..

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I am going to small claims court tomorrow for a Motion to

I am going to small claims court tomorrow for a Motion to transfer venue.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And can you tell me what's been officially filed?Customer: I work out of my house in Dallas, Texas. The owners live in Austin, Texas. The billboards I sell are in Tarrant County, Texas.My contract said if there was any litigation that it would be in Austin/Travis County.The owers ended my contract after 6 months but did not pay all of my commission. Only what had run up to the day I was let go.I went to small claims court and filed to try and get my commission owed. They have an attorney who set up a motion to move the venue to Travis County.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Did you read my answer above?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, all work was done out of my house in Dallas. All clients are in the same area and in Arlington Texas - Tarrant County. However, the "agreement" says that all litigation should be filed in Travis County, Texas. I have a court date tomorrow morning for Motion to Transfer Venue. Are there any cases I can bring up that to defend trying this case in Dallas County?

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Thelawman2

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I contracted a builder to build my home 3 yrs ago we closed

I contracted a builder to build my home 3 yrs ago we closed 4/2015. After closing he sent a spreadsheet stating he believed we still owed him $7063.00. We found several errors on his spreadsheet all backed by documentation sent him the information and he is still suing us. We signed a change order in 12/2014 and were forced to take over the GC of the job because he could not secure sub contractors as he was being sued for debt by many. The line items we discussed and amounts were correct and agreed when we began scrutinizing all the docs this particular one has a $5100.00 error in our favor he used this doc on his spreadsheet. Does his math error still come into play for us? Is breach of contract an option for our defense since we had to hire a substantial percentage of subs to complete?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Builder has filed suitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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