Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
I was told by a member of nycourts.gov that filing a small
I was told by a member of nycourts.gov that filing a small claims action against a national company was not possible because of jurisdictional issues. Is this true? The national company in question do… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
18,264 satisfied customers
Aformer public employee, I believe I was miscalaulated in determining
Aformer public employee, I believe I was miscalaulated in determining my retirement benefits. I sued to recover but the judge ruled that I had passed the time limitation for bringing suit. Is there an… read more
rvlaw
rvlaw
Judge
Juris Doctor
3,203 satisfied customers
One company is suing us for opening the same kind of business
One company is suing us for opening the same kind of business that it operates. Does it have a case? The reasons the company uses are that one of the directors left the company and opened his own. We … read more
TexLaw
TexLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
Non Compete agreements I am hoping you can help me. I currently
Non Compete agreements I am hoping you can help me. I currently work for Bed Bath and Beyond. 5 years ago when I was hired I signed a non compete agreement, thinking that this was where I would retire… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,843 satisfied customers
My boss retired in February after 20 years with the company.
My boss retired in February after 20 years with the company. I reported to him and carried on his duties following his retirement. I'm the only one in the company with similar experience. The company … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
I am a board member in an NY co op that has put my unit for
I am a board member in an NY co op that has put my unit for sale. Do I have to resign from the board??… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,843 satisfied customers
Was employed at local hospital for nearly 5 years with no disciplinary
Was employed at local hospital for nearly 5 years with no disciplinary problems.Recently my position was eliminated because our department wrote a letter to Human Resources, and administration regardi… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
Hello again. Thanks again for your input. I have another
Hello again. Thanks again for your input. I have another question?? I have a friend who is the CEO of a small business since 1979. He will be retired two years this June. He is working part time and r… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I am a 63 year old woman who worked for a privately owned partnership
I am a 63 year old woman who worked for a privately owned partnership for three years, until last September. For the last few months I worked there my duties grew less and less, while the new employee… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,982 satisfied customers
I need advice regarding the below situation On July 2010,
I need advice regarding the below situation: On July 2010, my boss told me that he only had funds for my position as of 12-31-10 and to trust him. In a staff meeting in November, he mentioned in front… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Lawyer, Consultant
Doctoral Degree
8,238 satisfied customers
I am an African-American female who lives in Brooklyn, New
I am an African-American female who lives in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a manager on the job for a little over five years and got a new supervisor in June 2009. In February 2010, I, along with a… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
are non compete agreements within the internet industry for
are non compete agreements within the internet industry for sales people enforceable in NY state? my company says i'm going to a "direct" competitor, which is questionable and subjective. also, they w… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,843 satisfied customers
Follow up from earlier question I have tenure and thus I
Follow up from earlier question: I have tenure and thus I continue in my faculty position. But it is a disgrace to be fired - or coerced to resign as director of a thriving program. There was no reaso… read more
LADYLAWYER
LADYLAWYER
Owner of my own law firm
Juris Doctor
6,438 satisfied customers
I AM CURRENTLY BEING SUED FOR A SCHOOL FEDERAL LOAN FROM 22
I AM CURRENTLY BEING SUED FOR A SCHOOL FEDERAL LOAN FROM 22 YEARS AGO THAT I HAD NO KNOWLEDGE EXISTED. THE LOAN WAS FOR ABOUT 2,500 AND HAS ACCRUED 22 YRS OF INTREST. THE PROMISARY NOTE HAS a SIMILAR … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I work in California. I have a non compete with a previous
I work in California. I have a non compete with a previous employer. That employer eliminated the position and put me into a lower paying position. I resigned because of the change in responsibilites … read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I am a New York resident working in Vermont. Currently employed
I am a New York resident working in Vermont. Currently employed as a parts associate in a motorcycle dealership. As a condition of my employment I was required to sign a non-compete agreement. After 2… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,843 satisfied customers
Im a 49 year old male who will be 50 this year. My
I'm a 49 year old male who will be 50 this year. My employer let me go and said my position was being eliminated. less than 90 days later they promoted one of my former sub-ordinates into my position … read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,448 satisfied customers
My company has reduced my full time position to a ...
My company has reduced my full time position to a part-time 20 hours per week position with half the pay and reduced benefit allowance. They have said essentially, take it or resign. Since I can not s… read more
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson
Senior HR Consultant and Business Devlpm
Bachelor's Degree
6,994 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