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I NEED ADVICE ON HOW TO NEGOCIATE AN UNFAIR OFFER FROM THE

I NEED ADVICE ON HOW TO NEGOCIATE AN UNFAIR OFFER FROM THE PLAINTIFFJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I'M IN TEXASJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: YES, THIS CASE IS PURELY ADMINISTRATIVE PENALIES AND NO INJURY INVOLVED

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I lent my then boyfriend $880,000.00 with many promissory

I lent my then boyfriend $880,000.00 with many promissory notes that kept he kept exceeding and we have a verbal agreement now. He has an annuiuty with 1.4 million in it and he won't pay me. I have been waiting 15 yrs now.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in CT.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am a very anxious person and don't like confrontation with him. He is con-man and was arrested for larceny because he did this with another woman who he paid for with my money, He went to jail for 13 months in 2006 through 2007.

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I have a question about landlord tenant laws in Los angles

I have a question about landlord tenant laws in Los angles for a property I own which is under rent control.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Los Angeles, CAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just need a lawyer who has knowledge of landlord rights in Los angeles

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My husband and I have paid 16,000 to s company to take over

My husband and I have paid 16,000 to s company to take over our four timeshares. Noe I find out that's the two Marriotts would but them back from us, no idea how much. The money was paid but the paperwork is not done. Do we have any options??JA: Because laws vary from state to state, can you tell me where the company is registered?Customer: Florida, I believe.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Our paperwork was missing one form, the 2017 maintenance fee for one of the resorts , so no paperwork is in to them yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just contacted Marriott for the missing statement and learned that they buy back their resorts. We feel quite stupid.

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Just received notice that my pay will be garnished 75% from

Just received notice that my pay will be garnished 75% from a truck purchased 13yrs ago by my ex. At that time I found out my ex went to his friends car lot purchased the car and had somebody forge my signature. He knew all of my info since we were together but i was not present when he purchased the vehicle. He used an alias that he worked under to buy it. And since they can't locate him and obviously my SS is legal I'm getting stuck with the outrageous bill. How do I fight this?

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Who would I need to talk to regarding an emergency

who would I need to talk to regarding an emergency protective order on a senior citizen in bucks county pa?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, the state came in and an action was filed and my mom was taken to a nursing home. My sister has POA and conservatorship and guardianship.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: My mom is a PA resident but paperwork was done in AL.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I would like the lawyer to know that I would like to get permanent guardianship of my mom and I would like the order lifted so that I can take her to stay with me in my home.

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I am a management consultant in Houston, Texas. I am

I am a management consultant in Houston, Texas. I am designing a contract template for my practice. I want to include an "alternative dispute resolution" paragraph where I indicate that if there is a dispute, the parties of the contract will use a mediator or arbitrator to resolve the issue.I also want to include a paragraph in the contract that limits my liability to the total fees that the client will pay me for my consulting services.Is an "alternative dispute resolution" paragraph in conflict with a "limited liability" paragraph?Thanks,Charles

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My daughter 29 good cleaning record was hit by a vehicle

my daughter 29 good cleaning record was hit by a vehicle making illegal u turn. There were police and witnesses to back this up. No police report yet to confirm anything other than we heard there was an arrest at scene with other people. She went to hospital for concussion and banged up but otherwise ok. Was released and car was reviewed by her insurance company who said it was not totaled but we believe it is totaled. HE said 6200 in damage and the car in CT is only worth approx 7500 in value. He gave her a quote which was low labor of 50 per hour and used after market part quotes. She owes 16K on car and value is only 7500 K but she has gap insurance. We would prefer the car be considered totaled by allstate NOT repairable because this will bring value down even more with amount of damage sustained and her pay off. Since she has gap through dealer (not her car insruance company) how do we proceed with next steps for her to get this car into a totaled status? Thank you. DeeJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: last friday in CTJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: police report not back yet. But my daugther's car insurance company allstate sent adjuster who said 6200 in damage. otherwise no action and seh doesnt want to take to allstate's shop since parts were used and after market. can she get a quote through dealer legally. I think dealer will determine it totaled based on the damageJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thanks

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I will be giving a speech on civil litigation from the

I will be giving a speech on civil litigation from the perspective of a businessman. I would like to reference two items:1. When were the rules of discovery changed to eliminate "trial by ambush"?2. What is a reasonable guess as to the cost of a civil trial? My thoughts are that in the case of a simple trial with one lawyer and no outside expertise the cost could be in the $30,000 to $50,000. In the case of a complex trial involving multiple lawyers, expert testimony and extensive discovery you should be prepared to spend $200,000 or more.The point of this speech is to advise local businessmen that if they seek litigation they should be prepared to pay for it.

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