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Lori Nevias
The short answer is, if your husband makes more money than you, you're entitled to spousal support. Regardless of income, you're also entitled to half of everything accumulated by both of you during the marriage. If there are children under age 21 and you get full custody, you'll also get child... Read More
The short answer is, if your husband makes more money than you, you're entitled to spousal support. Regardless of income, you're also entitled to... Read More
Lori Nevias
This isn't a civil rights case- it's a nuisance case, at best. First find out if the store is violating any state or local laws by disposing of meat in the way you describe and if so, file complaints. You can also call the USFDA for an inspection- if enough nasty things are going on inside the meat... Read More
This isn't a civil rights case- it's a nuisance case, at best. First find out if the store is violating any state or local laws by disposing of meat... Read More

I need a lawyer for my mother's death

Answered 8 hours ago by attorney Lori Nevias | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Medical Malpractice

Lori Nevias
Very sorry for the loss of your mother. What happened, how, and when? There's no way to tell if you have a malpractice case, usually, unless the records are reviewed- but some things are clearly malpractice by definition. Please provide information. 
Very sorry for the loss of your mother. What happened, how, and when? There's no way to tell if you have a malpractice case, usually, unless the... Read More
Lori Nevias
First, make that careless boyfriend of yours buy you a new car. Then dump him. (Just  kidding). Seriously though, I hope he's paying all your out-of-pocket expenses, including the damage to the neighbor's yard. At the very least. There's no way you should be paying for any of this. Be... Read More
First, make that careless boyfriend of yours buy you a new car. Then dump him. (Just  kidding). Seriously though, I hope he's paying all your... Read More
Lori Nevias
You have a lawyer, and you're asking if you can sue for your motor vehicle accident injury? What is your lawyer doing, drafting your will? Yes, you can sue. Your case should already be in litigation, since it obviously hasn't been settled. Applying for disability is not necessarily your lawyer's... Read More
You have a lawyer, and you're asking if you can sue for your motor vehicle accident injury? What is your lawyer doing, drafting your will? Yes, you... Read More
Lori Nevias
You can call the police, but they will do exactly nothing, because your court order is so ambiguous. (Even if it wasn't, police are not inclined to enforce visitation orders that don't specifically require police involvement.) You need to go to court and file two petitions: for violation of the... Read More
You can call the police, but they will do exactly nothing, because your court order is so ambiguous. (Even if it wasn't, police are not inclined to... Read More

misdiagnosis

Answered 9 hours ago by attorney Lori Nevias | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Medical Malpractice

Lori Nevias
Whether or not there is a medical malpractice case depends on several factors. A medical professional in the same area of expertise as the doctor who committed the malpractice must be able to testify, to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, that the doctor in question violated the standard of... Read More
Whether or not there is a medical malpractice case depends on several factors. A medical professional in the same area of expertise as the doctor who... Read More
Lori Nevias
The "Q" in QDRO is for "qualified', and a domestic relations order is not qualified unless it gives notice to the pension fund manager that a specific portion of the pension funds is to be set aside for the benefit of another person. If you feel your ex has depleted his pension funds in violation... Read More
The "Q" in QDRO is for "qualified', and a domestic relations order is not qualified unless it gives notice to the pension fund manager that a... Read More
Lori Nevias
If you called the police and made a report, and you have witnesses to testify on your behalf, and you have serious injuries that required treatment, you might have a case against the security company and the hospital, depending on how long ago this happened. 
If you called the police and made a report, and you have witnesses to testify on your behalf, and you have serious injuries that required treatment,... Read More
Lori Nevias
This is a contract dispute that should be brought in a New York court, but the Maryland will controls the rights of the parties to the house, Maryland law controls how probate expenses are apportioned between beneficiaries of an estate, and New York law governs the apportionment of expenses... Read More
This is a contract dispute that should be brought in a New York court, but the Maryland will controls the rights of the parties to the house,... Read More
Lori Nevias
You don't have to wait. Get a few estimates in writing and go ahead and hire someone to finish the job. If it's more than $3500, you can sue for damages, calculated as the cost to finish the job minus the contract price. Keep in mind that if you do that, they will counter-sue for materials and... Read More
You don't have to wait. Get a few estimates in writing and go ahead and hire someone to finish the job. If it's more than $3500, you can sue for... Read More
Lori Nevias
You can file a petition for guardianship with the court and if the court feels it's warranted, it will send an investigator to the person's house to investigate and report to the court. The court may also appoint a lawyer for your relative. There will be a hearing at which you must present "clear... Read More
You can file a petition for guardianship with the court and if the court feels it's warranted, it will send an investigator to the person's house to... Read More
Michael D. Siegel
If the property is held with right of survivorship, then you get title on death by operation of law.  If not, then his half goes the way of the will and you have a new joint tenant.
If the property is held with right of survivorship, then you get title on death by operation of law.  If not, then his half goes the way of the... Read More
Michael D. Siegel
Unless the lease was recorded, you are not the tenant.  You need to be evicted like any holdover.  Ask the owner to pay to relocate and avoid court.  Otherwise, answer any eviction case.
Unless the lease was recorded, you are not the tenant.  You need to be evicted like any holdover.  Ask the owner to pay to relocate and... Read More

debt collection

Answered 13 hours ago by attorney Michael D. Siegel | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Bankruptcy

Michael D. Siegel
The agreement probably said that if you pay the settlement amount the judgment will be marked off.  Check your agreement.
The agreement probably said that if you pay the settlement amount the judgment will be marked off.  Check your agreement.
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