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My 65 yo brother in Florida had a stroke on Mother's Day.

My 65 yo brother in Florida had a stroke on Mother's Day. The rehab facility he's been in since approximately 5/17 claims he is not making progress in his therapies so they've dropped all therapies. They know he has a home and 3 acres. They are applying for Medicaid for him. He is paralyzed on his right side, cannot talk, eat, has a g-tube, and incontinent in both bowel and bladder. He's afraid he's going to lose his house to the nursing home because he'll most likely end up being a long-term resident there. They are counting on it. Can his house be quick claim deeded to my other brother in Pasco County to avoid the home from seizing it for his care?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: like whatJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know what it would be unless would this have had to have been done years ago, or can it be done now to save his house should he ever get better.

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My daughter has a probation revocation hearing tomorrow.

My daughter has a probation revocation hearing tomorrow. Original charge is DUI and drug paraphernalia. We are hoping a legal advocate or lawyer can facilitate mandatory inpatient drug rehabilitation instead of jail timeJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: She is in custody due to misdemeanor violation for drug paraphernalia and has been since last week. We are unsure but think they are holding her for her hearing tomorrow.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She won a civil aw suite from USA Swimming; she was sexually abused by her coach as a minor and has struggled with alcoholism which progressed to opioid abuse. This has been ongoing battle for 5 years.

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Esq. Attorney ONLY > BE PATIENT – WE WILL GET THERE >

For Law Educator, Esq. Attorney ONLY>BE PATIENT – WE WILL GET THERE>IMPORTANT – KEEP HANDY- FYI NO RESPONSE NEEDED>APRIL 18 - MEDICAL OFFICE VISIT WITH DEFENDANT - Department of Neurosurgery, HF Hospital.>“ANNEXURE 2” Plaintiff's sworn affidavit: April 18, 2016, Plaintiff's Recollection of Initial Consultation with Defendant; Plaintiff's Prepared Notes for Medical Office Visit with Defendant (NOT sent)>“ANNEXURE 3” April 18, 2016, Defendant Progress Notes (INCLUDED BELOW MODIFIED FOR CLARITY)>Defendant evaluated Plaintiff's MRI before meeting with him and Plaintiff was diagnosed with ICD-I0 Code M47.12 Spondylosis With Myelopathy; Cervical Region (hereafter CSM)>Defendant told Plaintiff that based on his MRI evaluation, he was expecting to see an old man showing extreme symptoms and was very surprised to see Plaintiff's extremity strength rated at 5/5.>Defendant told Plaintiff that based on his MRI evaluation, he [Plaintiff] should have surgery as soon as possible to prevent the spreading of the symptom's location.>From Plaintiff's Sworn Affidavit, The following excerpts are from Plaintiff's prepared notes that were read out loud and acknowledged by and/or discussed with Defendant.>Desired outcome is to stabilize the spine & prevent worsening. I [Plaintiff] have numbness in my outer palms and sharp burning pain in my right hand's pinkie. Should I still expect this after surgery?”>IMPORTANT – KEEP HANDY>EXCERPT FROM DEFENDANT'S. PROGRESS NOTES, Encounter Date: 4/18/,>1-RIGHT HAND- Numbness to the palm, numbness with pain to the little finger-started one year ago.2- LEFT HAND - Numbness to the palm, numbness with pain to the little finger-started two months ago3- Now symptoms involve the wrists as well,4-Plaintiff] feels the symptoms are progressing…>5-Alleviating factors identifiable by patient are…the Aspen neck brace.>Plaintiff's Sworn Affidavit, Defendant recommended to quickly go ahead with a C4-7 Laminectomy and Fusion surgery as soon as possible to prevent any SPREADING or worsening of the severity of the debilitating, burning nerve pain and numbness symptoms.>Several surgical dates within an approximate three-week time span were available and Plaintiff chose the May 10 surgery date.>A special relationship between Defendant and Plaintiff began and an agreed-upon duty and contractual relationship was created

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I need an attorney who is knowledgeable regarding HIPPA and

I need an attorney who is knowledgeable regarding HIPPA and HITECH. I am a clinical psychologist with a growing practice. We cannot yet afford a medical transcription service but on occassion, in response to growing work demands, I fall behind in completing my progress notes. If I strip personal identifiers from my notes, with exception of client initials, is it acceptable to send audio recordings to an ad hoc, on demand service such as fiverr service for transcription with a stipulated completed non-disclosure agreement?

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I am looking for an answer from a traffic lawyer who

I am looking for an answer from a traffic lawyer who represents clients in NJ. More specificly I am interested in procedure for a plea offer for N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.2 – Driving/Operating a Motor Vehicle in an Unsafe Manner. I am from NY and live 4 hours away from where I have received the ticket. I have received two tickets at the same time the first one is doing 74 miles in 40 mile zone and the second one for "carless driving". Can I use this plea for both tickets and consider this as a singular event? How can I go about doing this plea (logistics)? Can I do it without showing up in court and hiring an attorney?

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Wow, you caught me off guard, PA, no well, I did sent an

Wow, you caught me off guardJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no well, I did sent an email to the PA Department of Labor and IndustryJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that thing I filled out on the page before I clicked submit, where did it go?

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Is it illegal yo ask for payment in full on first day of

Is it illegal yo ask for payment in full on first day of construction job, in this case installing a pool?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, we are scheduled to get a pool installed and signed a contract. The contract states payment is due in full on first day of work.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's all

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I am in the progress of a home sale. The inspection came up

I am in the progress of a home sale. The inspection came up with multiple problems that do not exist and was used to bargain the price down. Do I have a out to this contract? I wish to negate the contract completely.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WashingtonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I do not have a final contract yet. The appraisal is scheduled for tomorrow. But the contract is in place pending the appraisal.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my realtor is more interested in her commission then acting on my behalf. She has been very pushy about lowering my price and has rushed me to sign contracts that have 3 days to sign. We went from $268 down to $249 with repair allowance.

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We have a. Adopted son who we have had for 5 yrs. Over the

We have a. Adopted son who we have had for 5 yrs. Over the course of the last 1.5yrs his behavior has become progressively more violent and unstable. We have 2 other children in the home who are scared to sleep at night because we aren't sure how tJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ncJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: he has been to 4 mental facilities and now in a group homeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We are considering self termination of parental rights and need advice as to how to protect our other 2 children

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