My 14 year old has been served for a civil case. I haven't
my 14 year old has been served for a civil case. I haven't found a civil attorney yet to talk to but was wondering what type of judgements could occur for a minor and if it goes on his recordJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: texasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: an officer attempted to serve us yesterday but we were not home. I have to go pick up the documentsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of
I want to know if this disclaimer wording is suitable to
I want to know if this disclaimer wording is suitable to protect my company if we assist people in property and inheritance cases in a foreign country (for clients all over the world), and give general guidance regarding "the process", in case our customer ends up loosing the inheritance and tries to blame us. and would be the title of this statement below?______ is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice or representation. We do not make any guarantees or accept any responsibility regarding the outcome of your case. We can only assist in obtaining genealogical documents from ____(foreign country), such as vital records, as well as property title reports and deeds. We also assist with translations of documents into ____. No statements made by ____ should be considered as legal advice. (I am in New York with a partner in the foreign country) clients could be anywhere in the world
My boyfriend and I got into an argument. A bystander called
My boyfriend and I got into an argument. A bystander called the cops because he held a pistol up. Once the cops arrived he was arrested and placed in custody. I did not feel threatened at anytime and did not want charges on him. They charged him anyway. Is there anyway I can get these charges dropped.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: It happened Sunday at 3 pm. I live in PennsylvaniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes he is charged with terrostic threats simple assault stalking disorderly conduct. He has a prelimary hearing april 5JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I dont think so. I am just so upset with this all
My roommate was arrested and was charge of fraud. Then the
HelloJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: My roommate was arrested and was charge of fraud. Then the next day the police came with a warrant to our apartment to search his room and mine and got my laptop and phone. Don't know what to do nextJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yeah the police got himJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that's all
I am in a leadership position at a university. One of the
I am in a leadership position at a university. One of the people who reports to me, who holds the title of Director, decided to reorganize her department last year. She had one manager and three analysts. She determined that the organization would be better served with four analysts reporting directly to her. She met with HR and the manager and said we were going to pilot this. The manager would not lose her title or salary but would no longer have direct reports and her duties would change. This was done to serve a business need and I've been told that the university does this often. As long as there is no loss in title or salary, and there is a legitimate business need, it's ok.This manager immediately went out on medical leave claiming that this caused her undue stress. A few months later, after still not returning to work, she filed a formal racial discrimination complaint against the director. After a few more months of investigation it was found (formally) that there was no basis for the complaint and she was medically cleared to return to work. She then presented a medical excuse (documented by a physician) stating that she could not return to work to the director.In order to comply with employment law, I worked to make an accommodation. Under a different director within my department, we created an analyst position where she could use her skills, maintain her pay, and keep her title - although she would not have any staff people reporting to her. This was about a month ago.She has refused to return to work because she is not satisfied with the accommodation. She is insisting on a manager role with staff and an office. I've been asking our HR department to try to find her something in another department (it's a large university) and they have refused. They say she needs to come back to my department or it will be viewed as retaliation. I don't have that level of a position so the only thing I could do would be to create one. I don't feel this is in the best interest of the department or the university. I'm now being told that I am putting the organization at risk by not honoring her requests. They are fearing a law suit from the employee.In my view, neither I nor my department has done anything wrong. We have followed the law and made an earnest attempt to accommodate her return. I am feeling threatened by my employer and bullied by this employee. For a little extra background, this employee has a history of mistreating people. I've had 6 employees and one fellow manager bring me complaints about her abusive behavior. When I contacted HR to conduct an investigation, they refused. Is there any legal grounds that I have that I can fight back with? (FYI - the employee is in 3 protected classes and I am in 2 protected classes.)Thanks.
My son went enlisted. I thought I explained that in the
My son went enlisted. I thought I explained that in the first part of the question. He earned a SEAL contract, filled out his MEPS form as instructed by recruiter. The military code says, and the recruiter also that any medical issues older than 5 years, are irrelevant. Upon my son's completion of Special Warfare boot camp, there was a special physical, and he was told to disclose his complete medical history from womb to now. One question asked if he had ever seen a councilor. He answered honestly and said yes. As a 10 year old we took him to a Board Certified Child Psychiatrist, MD, and he was diagnosed with mild ADD, and treated. His doctor states that from age 13 on he had no symptoms. My son is 23 now. So now the Navy says he lied, and is kicking him out with a RE-4 discharge which is the worst one you can have. My son is no lier. He is an Eagle Scout, National Honor Society in HS, graduated from Baylor University in 4 years, and just wanted to serve his country, as a SEAL. The Navy changed the rules in the middle of the game. They broke their own 5 year policy. If they must discharge my son he does not deserve an RE-4 as this will severely limit his chances at a worthy career.
A police officer called and told my fiancé his name came up
a police officer called and told my fiancé his name came up in a criminal investigation and they want him to voluntarily come in for questioning but will not say more than that. I think he should not go in without legal representation & am concerned about the way this is being handled. Is this normal? My fiancé has no clue as to what this could remotely be about & the police department that the officer called from is in a town we don't live in, work in or have friends in.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: we have no idea...the officer said they will not give him any information over the phoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my fiancé has a felony child support on his record but that was discharged I think 3 years ago. I don't think that has relevance here though
I have to attend a police interview on Monday morning. In
Hello I have to attend a police interview on Monday morning. In researching it seems that this is NOT advisable to do without legal representation>JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: AZJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, I believe so, however I was NOT under arrest. I was out working when they arrived at my home. The detective told me to call Monday morning and come to speak with the detective thereJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: like what?