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I live in Utah, in July of 2016 I was paid my last check by

I live in Utah, in July of 2016 I was paid my last check by my previous employer for what I thought was extra time that I had given to the company after my two weeks were given. About 3 weeks after the check was deposited into my account I had a draft from an unknown company, they drafted 1700 dollars and left my account negative. I found out 2 weeks later that it was the payroll company that tried to draft this money out of my bank account. They called me and stated that they had made a mistake and over payed me, something that never crossed my mind. I never agreed to pay back or for them to draft money out of my account. Today I received a summons to appear in court, in there statement they are claiming that I was told about the error and that I agreed to pay back but put a stop to it thru the bank. I just want to know what my options are if I have any? Was it illegal for them to reach into my bank account without notifying me?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: UtahJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Filed or reported, to who? They filed in small claims court. If that is what you are askingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that is it

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Can I file breach of contract with the courts before I have

Can I file breach of contract with the courts before I have a lawyer and still hire a lawyer if needed prior to court if needed? I'm assuming this would be a pretty fast process since I'm just trying to collect money for a prior settlement. Which is the better option court or litigation? Pros and cons? Also, How can I get a guarantee that I will be paid if this person died before I'm paid in full?

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I am planning to file an appeal to 2d circuit from BIA

I am planning to file an appeal to 2d circuit from BIA decision. However there is a question on whether the 2d circuit can take this appeal because it is not clear whether the BIA decision is final or whether 2 d circuit can consider this appeal at all. If I file a notice of appeal with 2 d circuit -- at what stage in the process would 2d circuit would tell me whether they can accept the appeal - -would it be at the stage where they simply reject notice of appeal or I should go through filing all the briefs - before I would know on whether the 2d circuit can accept the appeal?

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Can a pension plan withhold pertinent info. and say it was

can a pension plan withhold pertinent info. and say it was my responsibility to knowJA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: long story short. i worked 25 yrs. with frito lay, inc. a pepsico division.i quit giving 2 wks. notice. { not fired, not retired} at 53 y.o. i received NO info re. my pension. at 54.5 y.o. Istarted to line up my pension for age 55. thats when fidelity told me i could have collected a lump some payment but i had to do it in 365 calendar days which had already passed therefore no lump sum paymentJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i was full time .and i believe at will employment...that means i can quit or they can let me go at any time without reason correctJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i took my monthly payment at 55 y.o. because of no more chance of lump sum benefit. i was told once you choose a payment plan its locked in for life no changing. trying to find a legal way arround this to get my lump sum payment ...a.k.a. litigation

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I received a notice of oral hearing on plaintiffs

I received a notice of oral hearing on plaintiffs interlocutory motion for summary judgementJA: 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: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I am now divorced and this debt was given to her.

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I was involved in a rear ender 2 years ago this 4/28/2017

I was involved in a rear ender 2 years ago this 4/28/2017 the insurance (allstate) says it will pay 250 for medical (since it was started approx. 8 weeks after accident) which amounts to the first visit, they refuse the other 1000 because it fell after 60 days post accident. they paid 750 pain and suffering. I want all my medical paid and 1500 pain and suffering. I am considering small claims court

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Is it possible to place a lien on a taxicab when its

Is it possible to place a lien on a taxicab when its insurance carrier refuses to pay a claim?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: IlllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: insurance co. admits fault but for over a month has been jacking me around

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My aunt defaulted on a mobile home and owed $3,500 on it

My aunt defaulted on a mobile home and owed $3,500 on it after it was resold. Over 15 years later a debt collection company called her and she started paying the debt off which was up to $5,000. Can you tell me if this is legal that they collect on a debt this old in West Virginia? What would happen if she would stop paying? She is on limited income and she hasn't made the last two payments and they are contacting her by phone regarding payment arrangements. She has it paid down from $5,000 to $1,700.

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I recently had a conflict with university professor in

Hello. My name is***** recently had a conflict with university professor in Lincoln, NE. I used to work with him during two summer semesters as research assistant but unfortunately, after publishing two papers together, he failed to put my name as coauthor on a conference paper which was on the exact same topic. I tried my best to contact him on the matter while I was in CA, but he never responded. I then tried to see him back in Lincoln in person and again he didn't accept to talk to me. Last year I went to Lincoln once more. As soon as he saw me he shouted at me that I must leave or he would call the police, in front of his students. A few days ago I came back to Lincoln for personal reasons, including to find a job. Last Thursday, while I was in my friend's apartment, two police officers came in and arrested me. They then took me to a correction center where I spent the night there until my friends paid the bond last night. My court hearing is a month from now. I have a couple of questions to ask on this matter. 1) I want to hire a lawyer to represent me on this issue, but have no previous experience on it. What type of lawyer with what kind of expertise would you suggest me to speak with? 2) I just googled my name and unfortunately I noticed that the mugshot from two days ago shows up. This is extremely important for me because I am currently searching for job, both in academia as a graduate student and in other places too. Is there a way that I can remove this online info before the court? Is it possible to get compensation for this if I win the case? Looking forward for your response.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NebraskaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, I have not reported anything yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not at this time

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