Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
My parents and I have own a nice home in WA state for 15 years
My parents and I have own a nice home in WA state for 15 years together. Our plan was that by pooling our resources together we could own a bigger, nicer house than we would be able to if we each boug… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
What legal proceedings are necessary in order to have a person
What legal proceedings are necessary in order to have a person released from a New Jersey nursing home?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My father was a 70 year old schizophrenic patient who lived
My father was a 70 year old schizophrenic patient who lived in a mentally disabled home. He was transferred to a psych hospital for non compliance with his meds and within a week that psych facility t… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
My mother has fallen out of the bed at a nursing home. When
My mother has fallen out of the bed at a nursing home. When she was admitted, I explained to the staff that she was a fall risk and though I understand why rails aren't generally used, none of the oth… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,843 satisfied customers
Do kids have legal rights to dad if he signed rights over
Our son passed away last week. He was living with an x-girlfriend and his daughter now sixteen, which is supposed to be our son's. Apparently he did not sign the birth certificate. This meant we were … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,658 satisfied customers
My childrens father, Leslie, had another major stroke around
My children's father, Leslie, had another major stroke around Nov. 2007.While he was still in the intensive care, & not in his right mind, his wife (of less than 5 years) brought someone in, acting as… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
A relative just passed away recently and medical malpractice
A relative just passed away recently and medical malpractice is suspected. He had no wife and his mother is his next of kin can she go to the facility where he recieved his last physical and requisiti… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,661 satisfied customers
My Father is in a hospital at the request of our County Court
My Father is in a hospital at the request of our County Court for evaluation for Alzheimers. Theu felt he shouldn't be living on his own in his state of confusion, and felt he would be safer there, an… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
My mother is still alive. She opens her eyes and bites her
My mother is still alive. She opens her eyes and bites her lip. She does not interact with us though. What rights do I have as her daughter to participate in nursing home care meetings and what right … read more
Dylatess
Dylatess
JD
1,536 satisfied customers
My father was living in a nursing home and he passed away last
My father was living in a nursing home and he passed away last week on Thursday. I am/was listed as his next-of-kin. The nursing home staff attempted to contact me first since I am the NOK. They calle… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Attorney & Counselor
Juris Doctor
16,283 satisfied customers
My mother-in-law recently passed away in a Florida Nursing
My mother-in-law recently passed away in a Florida Nursing home under Medicaid status. She has about $800.00 of personal money left in her Resident Fund Management Service Program at the nursing home.… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
My niece contacted me about another niece of mine who only
My niece contacted me about another niece of mine who only recently found out from a letter from the County that her dad 's body was "retrieved" from his nursing home as he has passed away on Sept. 7,… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
Only two people in this forum answered from my point of view. My father died without
Only two people in this forum answered from my point of view. My father died without leaving any assets, no life insurance, no wills, no property, no estate. Nothing. Only his pension went to my mothe… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
my husband passed away sep 3rd 09 in a nursing facility in
my husband passed away sep 3rd 09 in a nursing facility in effingham il and i was not contacted by the facility or lockart and sons funeral home in shelbyville where we had made arrangements for him t… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,132 satisfied customers
My father recently passed 2 weeks ago...... He was a Vietnam
My father recently passed 2 weeks ago...... He was a Vietnam veteran and had a military burial. He's divorced and his sister took care of most of the funeral arrangements, So at the funeral, the flag … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
20,662 satisfied customers
Should my husband get a lawyer his father past away last week
Should my husband get a lawyer his father past away last week and he is the only next of kin well his fathers sister took over the plans and had POA , she told the funeral home there were no children!… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,572 satisfied customers
my fiance died and he was 19, he lived in foster care all ...
my fiance died and he was 19, he lived in foster care all of his life untill he moved in with me for 1/2 years. my family and i supported him. he got taken away when he was 5 years old, his parents si… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
My father died 1/17/07, in a nursing home in Virginia. My ...
My father died 1/17/07, in a nursing home in Virginia. Who is responsible to notify next of kin? My brother had some "type" of power of attorney. He has not informed my sister and I of the death. We f… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 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

24,658 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