I believe I was scammed at a cosmetics kiosk at the mall, to
Hello, I believe I was scammed at a cosmetics kiosk at the mall, to the tune of $347. I was aggressively pursued by the (stated) part owner of the company to let him try an under eye serum on me. I refused at first, but felt pressured and gave in. the serum was amazing! It tingled and I could feel it actually tightening my skin. When I looked in the mirror, I was blown away at the results. He then placed serum on the other eye and in the deep creases between my eyes--again, with amazing results. he told me the price was $299 for the single eye serum. when I said I couldn't afford it, he threw in a second serum, and then kept it up with another offer of moisturizer and scrub--all for the same $299. I finally relented because the serum WAS clearly effective. with tax--apparently they charge 16% in Chnadler AZ--I walked out with my products for $347. Two days later, I tried the serum--no tingling or stretching sensation, and NO results!! Two days later, I tried it again, duplicating the same situation (time, face products used that day) I had the day I tried the product at the mall. NO EFFECT!! I believe this was a bait and switch situation, and these criminals are laughing all the way to the bank! BTW, when I returned to the kiosk the day I first tried it at my home, I saw a sign I had apparently missed before--no refunds, no exchanges. I didn't see it on the receipt either, as it was not even an itemized receipt--just the amount charged to my debit. the whole thing in retrospect is fishy, but I was so dazzled by the product I was demoed in the mall, I was thinking emotionally---which is their goal! Do I have any recourse here?JA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. Still licking my financial wounds and pride.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that the product sold to me for the inflated price (again--receipt sealed in an envelope) is most definitely NOT the same product that was demoed on me!
I went to the courthouse to be married and got a license and
I went to the courthouse to be married and got a license and had the ceremony and a signed marriage certificate. I got a letter from the courthouse a few weeks later and there was a problem with my husband's papers and ID and our marriage was not recorded. I have a signed certificate that is not recorded in the courthouse. I am not sure I want to be married now. We have not provided anymore info to the court. Are we still married if we don't do anything more?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: As far as I know the courthouse will not record the marriage unless my husband sends more information.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.
How do I get full custody of my unborn baby? Missouri, No, I
How do I get full custody of my unborn baby?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want to have full custody and file for child support. I'm due to give birth on June 21st.
I am involved in a custody case where my 12 year old
I am involved in a custody case where my 12 year old daughter wants to testify. She is currently living with her father and would like to live with me, her mother. We had a pre trial meeting last Thursday. Prior to that meeting her father had her meet with his attorney to disuade her from testifying. She was told not to tell me about the meeting. Is this legal? And if not what can I do about it?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Oklahoma. I have filed a motion to modify along with 6 counts of contempt against her father for violating current ordersJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have filed a motion to enforce visitation, a motion to modify, contempt and my requests for production and interrogatories.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am really wanting to know if the secret meeting with her father's lawyer would be considered intimidation of a witness since I am filing on my daughters behalf.
Ok, so I have asked about step-parent adoption since the
Ok, so I have asked about step-parent adoption since the bio-mom just died and their father works out of town. (Fatheris on board with this.) Here's the deal: no one knows this yet but I will be divorcing him in about a year or so. I want legal custody or guardianship of the children when we're divorced as I will be taking care of them. I also want to make sure I am entitled to child support. What would you recommend?
I am a divorced mother of two children living in GA with an
I am a divorced mother of two children living in GA with an ex in MN. I recently delegated (I have sole physical custody) that my visiting parents from MN take my children up to MN to their father for the summer (he has summer visitation every year and several school holidays). Upon arrival this morning my ex's new wife proceeded to berate my mother in public (while outside of their home dropping off), yelling at her through her car window regarding an incident that happened down in GA after my daughters graduation. First let me say that I have an autistic son who has been having a lot of behavioral issues lately at home, school, in public etc. In spite of this however, we had decided to go to a baseball game after my daughters graduation to celebrate (without their Dad). At the last minute we decided we were not going to go because my son was misbehaving and had been doing so all week long at school, even getting suspended that week. My husband had also become ill and wasn't feeling up to being out that day and even went to sit in our car after my daughter graduated. Their father and his wife had already purchased their own tickets to go to the baseball game and so there didn't seem like a reason to discuss the change in plans when it didn't occur until they had already arrived at the game themselves and had only purchased two tickets. As you can imagine things got really messed up from there and they became angry at me. Though mind you this was my parenting time that their father was down visiting on and I believe I didn't legally have to give him the time but rather "negotiate" some time for him if it worked with my schedule. However, since it was our daughters grade school graduation I felt that we could split some time after the event that day. We both attended her graduation and sat separately with our significant others . After graduation my son and daughter left with me and my family with the idea that we would meet up later with their father and his wife so that their Dad could have time with them before they left. This was also one of my last days with my kids before they were to go up to their Dad's for the summer as they left this past Saturday to start travel by car to MN. I drove all the way from my home to a downtown Atlanta location to meet their father (driving two hours round trip through rush hour traffic) only to have him text me after I was home for about 30 minutes to come meet him 35 miles away to pick up the kids from him once they were done with dinner as they were heading to their airport (their flight was to leave at 9:50PM according to what he told my daughter, but didn't leave until almost 3AM so they were angry over that too). There is a lot more to the story but to save your eyes from reading all I can ask is when does it become interference by the spouse, in this case my ex's wife, when my mother was just trying to drop off the kids and remain neutral.As a side, my ex never fully makes me aware of his Arrival times / departure dates so I never know for how much or how long he wants the kids and most times he'll just mention times last minute. Sometimes he arrives the evening before and could get the kids then, but doesn't. Other times he wants to keep them out of school on a Monday and I allow it because he flies in on a Thursday or Friday and then leaves on Monday after parent teacher conferences. He never really told me directly that he was arriving on Wednesday night of last week and leaving Thursday night. I had assumed he would stay a little longer as he had done in the past but that wasn't the case. This was just an unusual trip all around because of the graduation. He had skipped parent / teacher conferences this quarter.
I am trying to make arrangements to re-marry my exhusband
I am trying to make arrangements to re-marry my exhusband who is an inmate at the FCI on Terminal Island in San Pedro, CA.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, I filled out one form (can't remember its name and did not keep a copy). I understand marriages are only performed there in the month of June. Right now my exhusband is in the hospital at the prison and cannot get to forms. I need two Visitation Forms--one for the Wedding Service in LA that I have contacted and one for myself. I did fill out a visitation form in Michigan. Will that carry over to Terminal Island in CA?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Jim is incarcerated in San Pedro, CA.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.