Subsequent to my previous questions, the case was heard and
for Law Educator:Subsequent to my previous questions, the case was heard and a new argument was raised by the opposing party Ashton. It involves a ruling for a motion in March 2016. That ruling stated that there was an issue in the conduct of the parties in 1999 that was clarified in 2002/2003 in other cases, such that there was no longer jurisdiction in March 2016. I won't go into the details because they are not the issues. The problem currently being considered by the Court is as follows:As you know in 2005 and again in 2015, Ashton was ordered to build his wall. The question is whether the failure of jurisdiction found in March 2016, now impedes the Court from enforcing the prior orders. The court took this question under submission and I am attempting to draft additional arguments. So far, my best argument seems to be that the court has jurisdiction to enforce its orders based on CCP § 128 (a) (4). What arguments might the opposition make against this? Generally what do you think?
I am a teacher that was accused of sexually abusing a
Hi! I am a teacher that was accused of sexually abusing a student of mine back in June. Unfortunately the police coerced a statement out of me. Today my attorney made motions to have the statement suppressed, by the way, we are in New York State. The police felt there would be more victims; however, there are none. I have 11 charges against me. I have never been in trouble with the law, thus I was released under supervision. My lawyer feels that if a plea is made by the district attorney, which there has not been one up to this point, it would include prison time. He also said that if we go to jury trial and I am found guilty, I would face much more time than if I took the plea...my question is (as this is my first time ever being in the legal system, like I said) is this my attorney just giving worst case scenario? He did say that the police did let me go with no bail, etc. and released me under supervision...I have been teaching for 15 years as a Special Education Teacher and never had any accusations up to this point...so I am scared to death.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: New York State, June 2016JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Such as?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.
Las Vegas nv county My landlord did not return my deposit of
Las Vegas nvClark countyMy landlord did not return my deposit of $2550. He failed to give me an accounting within 30 days. He claims that he spent $10k fixing up the house after we moved out, but most of this was optional upgrades due to wear and tear, with only minor damages. We left the house spotless and carpets professionally cleaned. We have communicated via email after the 30 day period has ended. My questions about small claims court-1- do I automatically win due to the 30 day accounting failure?2- do I have to worry about a countersuit?3- I made an official demand letter and gave him 10 days to pay or else would file small claims, to which he responded, but does that count? The court website says it must be certified mail4- I have been communicating only with the property manager, not the owner. Can I serve the suit to him if since the owner lives out of the country?5- should I sue for double my deposit and let the judge decide or should I just ask for my deposit plus court costs?
What form do I use to file a lawsuit for a debt over
What form do I use to file a lawsuit for a debt over $10,000.00?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: No. Just continued to sent the invoices and finally a demand letterJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will this is a business debt that it is owed to me. If that makes any difference
I've been accused of domestic battery and assault and have
I've been accused of domestic battery and assault and have retained a lawyer.My lawyer has done research and investigation, asked for discovery from the DA and has been to 5 or so hearingsWith me...He has put together quite a defense, but has been expensive and already used $20,000 of my $25,000 retainer. A jury trial would cost another $15-20 thousand, which I cannot afford...Is it possible for me to go back to a public defender for a jury trial and have all the information, discovery and defense handed over to the public defender so she can do my jury trial?This is California, Trinity County...
BUSINESS. SUED BY A SUPPLIER FOR $260,000 WORTH OF
I AM A BUSINESS. I AM BEING SUED BY A SUPPLIER FOR $260,000 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE. I PAID THE BILL. I HAVE COPIES OF THE CHECKS, INVOICES AND CREDIT MEMOS PROVING THIS BILL WAS PAID. WHILE GOING THROUGH THE RECORDS RESEARCHING THIS MATTER, I DISCOVERED THAT I WAS SHORTED AROUND $500,000. IN REBATES IN THE YEARS 2006-2011. WHAT DO I DO KNOWJA: Okay, I'll connect you to the Lawyer to go over that information with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want the lawyer to know?Customer: THAT IS IT, ITS NOW NOT KNOW
I'm a restaurant owner of a few locations in New Mexico. I
Hi I'm a restaurant owner of a few locations in New Mexico. I have been in business for about 5 years now and today we summoned with some paperwork stating that an old employee is suing for unpaid wages and discrimination. This employee is the type that makes it a career to live off the government and law suits I gathered this after several conversations with him. He got let go do to a shitty attitude and not being able manage a kitchen as the kitchen manager of one of my locations. His claims are for unpaid wages of worked time over 40 hours and hes also trying to involve others that have been or are employed with me. None of this is true but I understand what matters is what can be proven in court.What can I expect here, how do I know what the total pay out will be if I lose, and what can I counter sue with? I'm certain he has fabriced this entire deal.
My pleadings in Justice Court (SC) to include Breach of
I am Amending my pleadings in Justice Court (SC) to include Breach of Contract and Deceptive Trade Practices.I have requested a jury trial.What should I be aware of, or what is your opinion on what the judge will charge the jury with?What questions will the jury have to answer?Will the jury be given a questionnaire with a check mark yes/no or how will the jury be charged, verbally or in writing?I want to make sure I am not blind sided by something the judge tells the jury and I was not prepared for it.