Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
I have been in furlough since March 22nd but have not
I have been in furlough since March 22nd but have not claimed unemployment yet because I have a green card process going on and my lawyer told me not to. If I want to claim them … read more
DanLegal
DanLegal
Law Partner
Juris Doctor
11,858 satisfied customers
I was layed -off by Enterprise Holdings this Past March 19.
I was layed -off by Enterprise Holdings this Past March 19. As I was working for Manheim Auto Auction I didn't file for unemployment. When Manheim furloughed me (along with 12,500.) other employees I … read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Partner
Doctoral Degree
3,401 satisfied customers
Thank you- the furlough letter I received states I would
Thank you- the furlough letter I received states I would need to return to my job within 5 days of the furlough period ending-if I do not go back to my job when the furlough period ends because of a m… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
29,321 satisfied customers
I live in Illinois. I was working for someone and was
I live in Illinois. I was working for someone and was furloughed due to covid on 5/1. Last week they notified me that they were laying me off because due to covid there was not enough work for me to d… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
If my job has decided to take their employees off of
If my job has decided to take their employees off of furlough can I refuse and resign and continue to receive unemployment until I find a new job? … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
Can an employer in Illinois legally lay off an employee who
Can an employer in Illinois legally lay off an employee who is in the group of most dangerous for getting extremely sick from covid19, as he is 67 years of age, and who has an asthma diagnosis and his… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
I was called back to work after a short layoff (due to
I was called back to work after a short layoff (due to COVID-19). I don't feel safe returning due to COVID-19 risk of infection. But I don't want to lose my unemployment or cares act which is my only … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,496 satisfied customers
I have a Covid related question. With a manager. I have been
With a manager. I have been furloughed since 3/23 and as of 4/14 my job has been cut. … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
I was one of 160 furloughed in early April due to Covid
I was one of 160 furloughed in early April due to Covid downturn in business and my choice not to work in the field due to my age, health and the potential for exposure. I am one of the first to "aske… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
I just got let go I was told because of COVID-19 however on
I just got let go I was told because of COVID-19 however on my termination paperwork it doesn't say it was due to COVID-19 - I asked my employer if they can update the paperwork and they said " we are… read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
20,637 satisfied customers
I quit my job that's been temporarily closed due to covid-19
I quit my job that's been temporarily closed due to covid-19 because I accepted a new job I will start once they re-open and also when my little boy completes his distance learning due to covid-19 sch… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
I was off due to COVID-19. I was offered a severance package
I was laid off due to COVID-19. I was offered a severance package but I'm not sure what my rights are/what is fair due to the circumstances. … read more
Lori
Lori
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,839 satisfied customers
I was furloughed in Oregon due to the stay at home order. My
I was furloughed in Oregon due to the stay at home order. My boss is now telling me I have to come back to work on Monday during the stay at home order. I told him I can't because lack of child care. … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner and Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,269 satisfied customers
I was off from my job and am receiving unemployment in
I was laid off from my job and am receiving unemployment in Illinois. I took a part time job in a factory and started there for less than 4 hours. I decided not to go back to the factory after the int… read more
Lori
Lori
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,839 satisfied customers
I recently moved to Florida from Illinois (Dec 2019). I have
Hello, I recently moved to Florida from Illinois (Dec 2019). I have been working in Florida for about 2 months, but now I have been put on furlough for 2 months. How do I need to file unemployment? Wo… read more
Lori
Lori
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,839 satisfied customers
I'm a fitness manager at Equinox. Got lay-off from my job
I'm a fitness manager at Equinox. Got lay-off from my job today due to Coronavirus - no severance check -nothing/ I'm not sure what my legal rights are... I've been with the company for 3 years + … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
59,720 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding labor law now that we are in the
Hello, I have a question regarding labor law now that we are in the COVID 19 crisis. Can an employee ask the company for his PTO time when he is laid off? Is he entitled to this time? Is this a requir… read more
Lori
Lori
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,839 satisfied customers
Due to COVID-19 virus and the state closing down part of our
Due to COVID-19 virus and the state closing down part of our business we have lost a lot of revenue and had to layoff a large portion of our employees. We are handling this as a temporary furlough and… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
6,961 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

24,699 satisfied customers

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

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

50,143 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

30,551 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

306 satisfied customers

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

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

20,936 satisfied customers

30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law

< 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