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If i need to subpoena a school counselor, and school based

If i need to subpoena a school counselor, and school based therapist, and they are currently on summer vacation. is my only option to wait until school begins in order to get them served?

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My son, age 29, t a neighbor's car, resulting in damage

My son, age 29, hit a neighbor's car, resulting in damage to both cars. My son has Progressive Car Insurance, at the most minimal level, because of a DUI he got in 2012. Neighbor has agreed to handle the matter privately. She sent us two estimates for repair to the body of the car, an estimate for car rental (she will be without the car for 5-10 days) and furthermore said that if there is damage to one of her tires, we will have to pay for all new tires because her car has***** She also said that we will have to pay for any reduction to the ultimate resale value of the car that may result from damage to the structure of the car.We feel that her request for 4 new tires and damage to the ultimate resale of her car is excessive. However, we are weighing her request/demand against the risk to my son if he reports this to his insurance company. He has very basic car insurance with Progressive.What is your recommendation? Pay in full? Refer to insurance company? Object to the tires and resale value issue?Thanks,Ann Caporaso

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My mother is recovering from surgery in Starr Farm Rehab

My mother is recovering from surgery in Starr Farm Rehab Center, Burlington, VT. The staff are telling us they can't do more her and she has to be moved within a week. We are working on options inclusive of a plan to organize better pain management and stronger mental health to help her heal. Can Starr Farm decide she has to move out of rehab that soon?Thank youJoanne Nelson

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Can it be considered slander or libel to tell a 3rd party

Can it be considered slander or libel to tell a 3rd party "We feel we were completely mismanaged" by a former management company? Also can it be considered slander or libel to tell a 3rd party "We received zero materialized benefits" from our workings with a management company that negotiated deals for us but never completed the process while under contract?

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I have done research but I am afraid that I am not

I have done research but I am afraid that I am not understanding the information I am reading. So here we go.I am a Uber drive that drives in the state of Pennsylvania. I installed a video and audio recording device for my business. I have read that if I post "Warning Sings" in my business which is my car I can get around the wire tap law. The Signs I have posted read " Warning - Video & Audio Surveillance in progress - by entering this vehicle you agree to be recorded" I have on on each side of the vehicle, I have designs it to look like a warning sign. It measures large enough to see even when 4 feet away, even before they get in. It's located just above the door handle.I was thinking to make a recording and post it to youtube before I used my surveillance. This way I would have it documented and posted. In my video I would explain the reason why I installed it and so on.Do you think I will be fine and not get into an trouble using the methods above?

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MASTER ATTORNEY-CLIENT FEE CONTRACT This Attorney-Client Fee

MASTER ATTORNEY-CLIENT FEE CONTRACTThis Attorney-Client Fee Contract ("Contract") is entered into between James ("Client") and David Stephen Zalob, State Bar No. 064821 ("Attorneys").1. CONDITIONS. This contract will not take effect, and Attorneys will have noobligation to provide legal services, until Client retums a signed copy of this Contract and paysthe fixed fee and deposit called fbr under Paragraphs 3 and 5.2. SCOPE AND DUTIES. You are hiring us as'your attorneys to represent you in thematter described in the accompanying cover letter. We will provide those legal servicesreasonably required to represent you. We will take reasonable steps to keep you informed ofprogress and to respond to your inquiries. If a court action is filed, we will represent you throughtrial and posttrial motions. We will not represent you on appeal, however. Unless we make adifferent agreement in writing, this agreement will govern all future services we may perform foryou.3. LEGAL FEES. Client agrees to pay negotiated hourly fees of $200.00 forAttorneys' services under this Contract. An initial refundable retainer / minimum fee in the sumof $2,500.00 is required. The initial retainer will be credited against hourly fees at the stated rateof $200.00 per hour. Attomeys shall have no obligation whatsoever to provide services to Clientuntil the initial retainer is paid in full. Unless the minimum fee retained would be unconscionableand except as provided in ParagraphT theminimum fee shall be earned in full and no portioir ofit will be refunded once any substantial services have been performed.4. COSTS AND EXPENSES. In addition to paying legal fees, Client shall reimburseAttorneys for all costs and expenses, including, but not limited to fees fixed by law or assessedby public agencies, long distance telephone calls, messenger and other delivery fees, postage, inofficephotocopy at $0.25 per page, outside photocopy at our cost, parking, mileage at $0.54 permile, online research fees;and other similar items. Client authorizes Attorneys to incur allreasonable costs and to hire any tax consultants or other specialists reasonably necessary, inAttorneys' judgment, unless one or both of the clauses below are initialed by Client andAttorneys.Attorneys shall obtain Client's consent before incurring any cost in excess ofAttorneys shall obtain Client's consent before retaining outside consultants.5. DEPOSIT. In addition to the initial non-refundable retainer, Client shall deposit. The sum willbe deposited in a costs trust account, to be used to pay for costs andexpenses. Whenever the initial deposit for costs and expenses is exhausted, upon thirty (30) daysnotice by Attorneys, Client agrees to make a further deposit for costs and expenses. Any unuseddeposit will be refunded at the conclusion of services.6. STATEMENTS. Attorneys will render periodic bills to Client for servicesrendered and for costs. Client shall pay Attorneys' statement within twenty (20) days after eachstatement date. Statements shall be issued on or about the25th of each month.7. INTEREST CHARGES. If payment of any debit balance is not made within thirty(30) days of the billing date, a finance charge of Eight Three Hundredths percent (0.83%) permonth (10% per annum maximum) on that balance will thereafter be imposed, and Client agreesto pay that charge promptly upon receipt of Attomeys' statement therefor. tn addition, if anypayment required hereby is not made when due should Attorneys incur any expenses in collectingany amount due or in otherwise enforcing his rights hereunder, including but not limited to anyattorney's or collectors' fees, Client shall reimburse Attomeys therefor to the fullest extentpermitted by law.8. DISCHARGE AND WITHDRAWAL. Client may discharge Attomeys at anytime. Attorneys may withdraw with Client's consent or for good cause. Good cause includesClient's breach of this Contract, or Client's refusal to cooperate with Attorneys or followAttorneys' advice on a material matter or any other fact or circumstance that would renderAttorneys' continuing representation unlawful or unethical. If Attorney withdraws beforecompleting Attorney's duties under this Contract, Client may be entitled to a refund of some orall of the fixed fee, depending on the facts and circumstances.g. CONCLUSION OF SERVICES. When Attorneys' services conclude, all unpaidcharges shall become immediately due and payable. After Attorneys' services conclude,Attorneys will, at Clients request, deliver Client's file and other documents, along with anyClient funds or property in Attorneys' possession.10. DISCLAIMER OF GUARANTEE Client acknowledges that nothing in thisContract and nothing in Attorneys' statements to Client will be construed as a promise orguarantee regarding the outcome of the matter. Any such comments about outcome of Client'smatter are an expression of opinion only.11. 11. MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION. If a claim,

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I am a Nigeria-born U.S immigrant, my official names are

I am a Nigeria-born U.S immigrant, my official names are***** Muse .My credential, which i received about 25years ago has my name as Taiwo Adelola Nurain Muse, as oppose to the present official name.I am having issues with the acceptance of my credential, as a result of this change in the arrangement of the names .Need , you advice , on this matter, this is affecting my progress.Thank You.

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I am a Marine that has been in the Marines years, I am an

Good Afternoon Sir,I am a Marine that has been in the Marines for 3 years, I am an Air Traffic Controller/ lat move to Cyber Network Defense. I have passed all my PFTs prior and made wait for the 3 years. As of Recently i had my Fiancee and i broke up my grandmother died on my birthday and 8 years ago on my birthday my mother died. Now, I was suppose to pick up cpl but since i was on emergency leave and came back 4 lbs over. Then i was assigned to BCP lost cpl. As of being assigned to BCP i have gained 2 inches on my neck and lost 4 inches around my waist. However, I have gained 30 LBS over the time i have been on BCP. Now, i was fully capable to the min requirement for pullups before this wieght gain. In fact this wieght gain has occurred in less than a month. I have shaved 3 minutes off my run time in a month and i have 100 crunches. I also had a back injury a few months ago in january. I have gained two pullups since i was at 0 about a week and a half ago. Not sure if my pull ups will be enough come final PFT

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Our company is a fuel business, in May 2014, we red a

Our company is a fuel business, in May 2014, we hired a company to do a site survey for a possible plant expansion that we had in mind. The cost of the survey was $19 K. This cost was set up in a asset account "Construction in Progress", with the intent that we would sometime in the future expand the plant which would cost probably over $200k and the $19K would simply be added in to the total project cost. Well, upper management still has never decided to go ahead and do this project 2 years later, and it's possible they won't. No contracts were ever signed, the only costs thus far has been this site survey. My question is do I need to write off this $19 k as an expense, or continue to carry it on the books as an asset?

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