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I recently lost in small claims court where my ex was suing

Hello, I recently lost in small claims court where my ex was suing me for the ownership of my dog who is my emotional support animal and losing him would be extremely devastating. So I was wondering what I should do in regards ***** ***** an appeal and what do i need to bring to court so that I don't lose again?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: An order of judgment was sent to meJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time

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A 19 y/o male was recently found guilty on 5 felony counts.

Hello, a 19 y/o male was recently found guilty on 5 felony counts. Sentencing is set for March 10 in Indiana. The current lawyer is not interested in appealing the verdict. The family is unable to pay another lawyer. Are there pro bono criminal appeal lawyers or would this family need to go with a public defender for the appeal process? Also can you list reasons as to why a key witness would be allowed to offer a video testimony only? Reason given by the state was that because his girlfriend is expecting. This does not seem to be a valid reason when the testimony of this person could make a difference in someone being released or spending the rest of the life in prison.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Indiana- 35-42-1-1(1) murder, 35-42-1-1(2) murder, 35-42-5-1 (2)/F2 Robbery resulting in serious bodily injury, Robbery by putting someone in fear and r,35-47-2-1/F5: Felon carrying handgunJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: in terms of the appeal?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, also how a known accomplice can testify for the state and possibly have all charges against her dropped

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I'm in Oregon, and I broke a contract for a Gymanstics

Hello, I'm in Oregon, and I broke a contract for a Gymanstics studio after they we failed to come to agreement. They sent me to collections and now they're suing me for 1200.00 bucks. I countered this with requesting a jury trial, and I think that put it into a civil suite from a small claims case. Is this worth fighting, or will I end up paying the money regardless?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes, Oregon.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, I paid 150 dollars requesting a jury trial. Now it's a Civil case, as opposed to the original small claims case.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, other than I'm wondering if this is something worth fighting? I definitely broke the agreement/

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I have a 4yr old criminal case that is still pending and my

I have a 4yr old criminal case that is still pending and my public defender nor court has communicated with me in over a year. I have been offered a great job but ...JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: scJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I requested a jury trial over a year ago. No communication since; it just hangs there as pendingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I know of

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My brother is serving a 20 year sentence in federal prison.

My brother is serving a 20 year sentence in federal prison. He has been in prison for more than 13 years. His ex-wife and step-daughter accused him of sexual molestation. My then 15 year-old niece accused three other men of the same thing and wrote a recantation letter admitting to lying about what my brother had supposedly done. I became a private investigator after this matter and have spent years digging into this case. I recently came across court documents of the child custody hearing where my niece admitted on the stand to lying about what my brother supposedly done. My brother was a former police officer and decorated veteran of Desert Storm & Desert Shield. His job with the police department was investigating people who had been accused of child molestation. During the investigation into the matter with my niece a booklet was found in his desk entitled The Pedophile Handbook. It was not how to be a pedophile, but how to investigate such matters. My brother received several like material when he attended a training conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Seventy-five days after he left his home where his wife and kids were living his wife turned over computers and discs she said belonged to my brother. The computer had a number of items the federal investigators deemed "indicative of child pornography." They were referring to a site called Sorry. I hit enter too soon. Petoland. ItJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: 's where children play with a virtual puppy or kitten. My nieces and nephew played that on the home computer all the time. Anyway...the attorney I hired to help my brother (case in Kansas City, Missouri) informed me that I should convince my brother to take a plea because circumstantially things did not look good. By this time my brother had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. I was made his guardian and did convince him to take a plea. I was told there is a 95% chance of a conviction and nothing more needs to be said than my nieces accusation. My brother's Parkinson's has worsened. The state of Missouri have granted him parole in March 2018, but the federal sentence was concurrent. I want to know what form I need to fill out to get the sentence changed given the new evidence I have found in the last nine months? Would it be Form 40 for Missouri? What form do I fill out for the Feds? I spent $345,000 on the last lawyer and all he offered was a plea. Thirteen years have passed. Has time run out on this matter?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I had a lawyer submit paperwork for a pardon and/or commutation of sentence. Neither was granted.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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I got in trouble in las vegas about a month ago for slapping

Hey, I got in trouble in las vegas about a month ago for slapping someone in the face. I don't even know who. I was given drinks by this strange man who kept buying my drinks and food etc. eventually I got weird vibes from him. he said just take one more shot before you go. I took the shot blacked out and next thing I know is I'm inside the cosmopolitan detain station . they charged me with batteryJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I live in California but the state was NVJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: they gave me a violation letter saying my court date and misdemeanor charge for batteryJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no how long until he reaches me

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My question is what happens, or what potentially could

Hello, my question is what happens, or what potentially could happen, if a civil case went to trial and one of the jurors had a pre-existing relationship with plaintiff but didn't say anything and plaintiff didn't say anything?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: virginia again this is for a civil caseJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: the whole trial has been completed, jury deliberating still but defendant recognized one of the jurors so later looked him up and realized he was connected to the case and biased but juror never said anything and neither did plaintiff, but they made eye contact a lot so they knewJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nope thanks

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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?

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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.

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