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What is the law on idictiment

Answered 6 hours ago by attorney Patrick Johnson   |   1 Answer
Can't answer the questions because not enough facts. Your friend should hire an attorney to represent him.
Can't answer the questions because not enough facts. Your friend should hire an attorney to represent him.

How much is a divorce

Answered 6 hours ago by attorney Patrick Johnson   |   1 Answer
If you were married in Tennessee and your spouse still lives in Tennessee, then you would have to get the divorce in Tennessee.
If you were married in Tennessee and your spouse still lives in Tennessee, then you would have to get the divorce in Tennessee.

Is my boss required to pay me for manditory meetings?

Answered 6 hours ago by attorney Patrick Johnson   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Workers Compensation
It is illegal. Contact the Department of Labor.
It is illegal. Contact the Department of Labor.
If you purchased the car "as is", then there is no warranty with the car and the car is yours with all of its problems.
If you purchased the car "as is", then there is no warranty with the car and the car is yours with all of its problems.
I am assuming that you knew something about the terms and conditions before you sent them the money. If it is nonrefundable, then you will not get it back.
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i have a question about common law marriage

Answered 6 hours ago by attorney Patrick Johnson   |   1 Answer
Tennessee does not recognize common law marriage.
Tennessee does not recognize common law marriage.
Send a certified letter to the collection agency demanding to stop calling you. Do not send any money.
Send a certified letter to the collection agency demanding to stop calling you. Do not send any money.