Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
I need to get Guardianship for my wife who is a nursing
I need to get Guardianship for my wife who is a nursing home. I am trying to get a Reverse Mortgage ane they say I need this. The house is in both of our names and she is not living there. … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,555 satisfied customers
I have guardianship of my minor great nephew, he turns 18 in
Hi, I have guardianship of my minor great nephew, he turns 18 in October and I believe I need to change the guardianship for an adult, my nephew has been with us for 16 years and he has autism. I dont… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,956 satisfied customers
My sister has a son that is 11 years old. They stay with mt
Second opinion] My sister has a son that is 11 years old. They stay with mt aunt. When they argued my sister moved out but my aunt didn't give her son.… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,097 satisfied customers
My sister has a son that is 11 years old. They stay with mt
My sister has a son that is 11 years old. They stay with mt aunt. When they argued my sister moved out but my aunt didn't give her son. … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,787 satisfied customers
How does one go about getting a parent declared incompetent?
How does one go about getting a parent declared incompetent? The situation is this - An elderly parent (age 87) of three children is showing signs of short term memory loss and dementia (no medical pr… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,147 satisfied customers
My brother has schizophrenia for all his adult life and is
My brother has schizophrenia for all his adult life and is almost 60 years old. He is now in a mental hospital after being put in jail for assaulting his wife and police officer. He spent about 2 week… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
I have a durable POA fro my mentally retarded sister. She is
I have a durable POA fro my mentally retarded sister. She is under the care of a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist will not speak with me regarding medication problems and my sister will not sign a relea… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
My bother receive a summon - He is been sue for alleing sexual
My bother receive a summon - He is been sue for alleing sexual harass a coworker- His employes JC Penney is been inlcude in the sue too. How can i help my bother who indicated that these allegation ar… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,555 satisfied customers
What decides a nursing home patient is medically incompetent
What decides a nursing home patient is medically incompetent? Can a nursing home patient that is own POA yet has mild mental retardation refuse EMS services and refuse transport by EMS services?… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
Can a person with mild mental retardation refuse medical treatment
Can a person with mild mental retardation refuse medical treatment or transport from an EMS provider?… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
My aunt is now incapacitated in a nursing home in Far Rockaway,
My aunt is now incapacitated in a nursing home in Far Rockaway, NY. She does not have a will nor has she given anyone a power of attorney. I have asked her doctor to prepare a letter attesting to her … read more
Michael J., Esq.
Michael J., Esq.
3,424 satisfied customers
In Ohio, is it legal to coerse a retarded man with an IQ of
In Ohio, is it legal to coerse a retarded man with an IQ of 51, who has been 'diagnosed' by a M.D. as having a "mental age of less than 6" to marry?… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I have a 20 year daughter that has a mental illness bipolar
I have a 20 year daughter that has a mental illness bipolar she left my care and went to rent a place to leave, she is not taking her medication nor she is going to see her doctors for her ongoing tre… read more
porterlegal
porterlegal
Retired Attorney
Juris Doctor
36 satisfied customers
I got marry 1 month 3 days ago i made a mistake .how do I go
I got marry 1 month 3 days ago i made a mistake .how do I go about getting a annulment. And can I.… read more
Christy
Christy
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
294 satisfied customers
My son is 24 and diagnosed with Aspergers 2 yrs. ago.
My son is 24 and diagnosed with Aspergers 2 yrs. ago. During all the other years it was ADHD, learning disabled,Mental retardation,ocd etc...Not alot was known untill most recentley about aspergers . … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
I am a mom of a 23yr. old w/ spina bifida & mild mental ...
I am a mom of a 23yr. old w/ spina bifida & mild mental retardation. he has been to a vocational rehabilitation school for 1yr. He came home smoking and w/ an attitude. I have had 5 heart attacks,hepC… read more
Legal Professional
Legal Professional
Doctoral Degree
1,168 satisfied customers
my boyfriend and i want to get married but his parents had ...
my boyfriend and i want to get married but his parents had a judge deem him mentally retarded but he is over 18 years of age does he need consent from his parents for us to get married since they are … read more
Dan
Dan
Semi-Retired; Part-Time Consultant
Doctoral Degree
872 satisfied customers
to make a long story short, i am in the state of tenn. i am
to make a long story short, i am in the state of tenn. i am involed with a woman, with a disablity. she has a speech impairment, and also, some what slow, she is 26 years old and moved here from ca. w… read more
Ms Chase
Ms Chase
1,808 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,659 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x