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I was recently let go from a company due to a DUI charge in

I was recently let go from a company due to a DUI charge in Colorado. I have not been convicted of anything and may not lose my license. They were good, but their hands were tied with our insurance company and that was the nature of the termination that I use a company car and told them the day it happend and didn't hide it. The insurance company had said with even just a charge that I was uninsurable for 5 years and therefore unable to perform my job due to it require substantial driving. They have since said that they would hire me back if a position became available in a non driving scenario and I even got in interview, which didn,t pan out. As far as I know, there was no contract that I signed saying that I would lose my right to unemployment benefits due to a dui, which hasn't even been tried. They since have switched insurance companies and I don't believe that I will get a job back there. I have been looking for a another job currently, but haven't found anything just yet. Initial thoughts. This is in the state of ColoradoJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: how do you mean? There is a police report filed and discovery, but no conviction and DMV case may be tossedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My husband took his own life at the end of November 2016. He

My husband took his own life at the end of November 2016. He was in a boatload of trouble for various infractions and they all came down on him at once. He couldn't cope and deal with all the stress and he decided suicide was the answer. Now my son and I had been visiting family for a month in March when he started on his downward spiral and in order to protect my child, we remained with family. I gave our marriage all I had trying to fix it but something happened to my husband in those months and by the end he was a stranger to us all, even his own mother. Now I know he failed a urinalysis which sparked most of his problems but there were other things too... stressors re. an upcoming advancement test, pressure to do well following a previous quarterly award, sleeping through his alarm and showing up late to work. Combined with increasing debt, vehicle troubles and our obvious marriage struggles; a multitude of things led to his mental state and ultimately his suicide. My concern is regarding the VA and survivor benefits. I'm worried they'll only see the failed drug test plus the fact that the military sent him to rehab and they'll rule his death willful misconduct which means we'll be denied benefits. They've requested statements from me, and two others re. the dates, and conditions of our time living apart, who was at fault etc. I don't want to say too much but I don't want to say too little and have them think I'm hiding something. Any suggestions for how I should word my statement and/or what to include and what I should avoid?

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I have a $3000 retainer with an Attorney but here I am

I have a $3000 retainer with an Attorney but here I am looking for someone to actually ask the questions I have and then advise. Paralegel or Attorney cur me offf then ramble on and never answer. I recently had a life changing health event that involved my lungs. When you have no air because you have sudden onset extensive blood clots in both lungs. It is hard to talk, brth and concentrate. I am a 25 yr Vetran ER Nurse and I can sympothize with the drama sob story gets old. I interview 5 and fel the same to al.. Thrn one more and I got itJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: hit before editingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just hear me then advise me so I can make a decision thanks so much How much is it?

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I attend Herzing University Orlando campus whose corporate

I attend Herzing University Orlando campus whose corporate office is located in Wisconsin. Herzing is a private, non-profit, secular University. I have been suspended for speech related accusations (asking too many questions) and am wondering if the state of Florida protects freedom of speech at private universitiesJA: Can you tell me where the nonprofit is registered?Customer: WisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: to whom?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have also been accused of sending a text message which includes plans to harm an instructor, which I did not do, and have not been allowed to see said message or know it's contents. Additionally, I was not alerted to any allegations prior to walking into a meeting that I was told was regarding a grade dispute, and then having a pretyped letter read to me by the dean stating alegations and indicating the suspension. All of this is contrary to the student handbook as far as how suspension proceedings are supposed to occur

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Second opinion] My brother was assaulted at a friend's house

Second opinion] My brother was assaulted at a friend's house by his friend's nephew. Will the homeowners insurance cover his injuries and lost wages? Both my brother and the homeowners and if you were guests and do not permanently reside at the house.JA: Not for this question, but they might if you need additional services. You'll have to ask the Lawyer about that. Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TxJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Police report filed and charges pressed, but PD still hasnt detained suspect.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Occurred on Jan 2nd. Brother suffered broken jaw, broken nose, etc. Has already had 1 jaw surgery, and will need another surgery for nose. He hasnt been able to return to work due to his injuries, and was terminated today from job. Will no longer have income or insurance. Suspect is college student.

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I was unjustly terminated by my employer on false claims by

I was unjustly terminated by my employer on false claims by other employees. my local union is sitting on this termination that I now is not right. HR do know about this issue and refusing to address it.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have requested a grivance on this issueJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How do I go forward in addressing this issue without going to court and suing for false termination?

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Can a POA take the principle out of her home against her

Can a POA take the principle out of her home against her wishes if she is of sound mind and good health ?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The agent wants to seek the home , she is the benefactor the estateJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I live with the elderly lady for 8 years . How can I help her stay in her home

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I am a doctorate student at a midwest university and two of

I am a doctorate student at a midwest university and two of my peers have "ganged up" on me and told my Chair that I am erratic and not being professional. I have emails and texts to prove that I have been exceedingly professional even though we have personal differences. They even went so far as to have their desks moved to the other side of the building to prove a point. I have endured bullying and a hostile work environment but I just kept being professional. NOW I am being told I most likely will not be funded for my last semester at school to dissertate which affects my education and future employment. I don't know what to do about this because this impacts my student loans, removes the chances of getting my PhD because I cannot afford the out of state tuition, and my job opportunities will be limited.JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And how long has this been going on?Customer: Indiana and about a yearJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have spoken to my adviser who said just keep being professional but I was blindsided today when my chair told me she had a couple of reports of me being erratic (that would be Jean and Linda saying that).JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I had an accident last semester and had to cancel two classes and that is now being used against me in conjunction with these false claims

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I went to housing court yesterday pending eviction. The

Hi! I went to housing court yesterday pending eviction. The eviction is retaliatory and the judge denied me the right to a fair trial. I recently found out that the apartment is illegal and requested trial as there are numerous other violations that had occurred besides assault and harassment. Can she be sued for violatinine my civil rights?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Ossining nyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes before he gave me a 30 day noticeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There's a whole world of stuff, but I'm sticking to the main point. I changed the locks on the door because for the first 3 months he had his office in here and he also gave me an illegal lease I didn't sign that clearly states that he wanted me to sign to lose my rights to claim sexual misconduct. I didn't sign it. He also had come into this apartment so many times and it was for the boiler. Nothing serious sometimes but it also violated right to quiet enjoyment Yes

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