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Bryon C McKim

Bryon McKim’s Answers

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  • I need help do I have a case. An what do I do.

    I was a employee for county waste. My female supervisor refused to give my my raise. So I reported her to a higher up. Then for a six month period of time I was harrersed daily. Then one day I asked for help. She said and this is a quote. Get o...

    Bryon’s Answer

    You may have a claim, but need to seek an employment attorney immediately.

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  • How can I request money back/ sue a lawyer who did not hold to his retainer agreement in a criminal case?

    I live in Albany County in the state of New York. The amount is too much for a small claims suit, doesn't fit the description for the arbitration hearing that I'm familiar with (because it was a criminal matter), and doesn't fit the New York Cour...

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    Your best bet will be to go through the fee dispute resolution program from the Courts. https://www.nycourts.gov/admin/feedispute/

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  • Can I get my speeding ticket reduced without hiring an attorney

    I went to trial today and the judge told me I can't get an attorney given to me by the court because this offense is not punshiable by jail time. I cannot afford to hire an attorney so will I still be able to get this ticket reduced its my first s...

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    Many upstate counties DA offices will not speak to you unless represented by counsel. You may be able to go on the return/control date and speak to the DA to seek a plea bargain. Bring your Driver's Abstract.

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  • Absentee ballots were disqualified because the town sent out ballots that were screwed up

    what can we do about this. weren't our civil rights violated because our votes were not counted. it was the towns fault and thei incompetence ..is this legal not to count those votes???? can we and do we have the right to vote again?

    Bryon’s Answer

    It seems like you may have grounds to institute a quo warranto proceeding. This may order a new election, depending on the circumstances, and rules and laws within Mass. I would consult an attorney that specializes in Civil Proceedings, and one that focuses on Election matters if possible.

    That being said, I am not an attorney in Mass., so I am only speculating, and as such this is not legal advice. You should consult a Mass Attorney to pursue this matter.

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  • I had my truck 2013 5,800 miles repaired $36,000.00. Body Shop owner will not give me an itemized bill.Have asked 4 times.

    I have asked for detailed itemized bill of repairs 4 different times indicating what has been replaced – new, used, other, - also any items that were repaired, labor times, paint and materials along with all costs associated with the repair of my ...

    Bryon’s Answer

    It seems you certainly could have an issue of fraud, and something I would seek a lawyer to discuss your situation. You may need to sue in Supreme Court.

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  • Disclosure to the Federal Elections Commission

    If an individual and a company are both making regular contributions to the same political candidates on a regular basis, AND the individual receives free office space and secretarial services from the company, then is the individual required to d...

    Bryon’s Answer

    If the office space is being used by a Federal Candidate, it is required to be disclosed as an in-kind contribution, and would count against the limits. Is this state or federal office, as Corporations should not be donating to Federal Candidates. The FEC only has oversight on those running for President, Vice-President, US Senate, and Member in Congress. As for the second part, I would consult an Election Lawyer to discuss your specific situation and the next step.

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  • Driving Ticket for inproper(Improper) left turn from a one way road with 1 lane to another one way road with 4 lanes

    I was pulled over for an improper left turn ticket on 6/28/14. The officer stated that I was illegally passing the car in front of me while we both making a left turn. Apparently, I was passing the car in the left side of lane while the other car...

    Bryon’s Answer

    As to the first portion, you are required to yield to pedestrians on your side of the road in New York. As for the second part, yes you may be able to get it dismissed for an improper accusatory instrument. YOu will want to hire a lawyer to deal with this for you.

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  • Quorum reduce by Reschedule?

    According to our HOA ByLaws, if at the election meeting, quorum is not meet (50% plus 1 of the membership), the election “may be adjourned to not less than five days and no more than 30 day, at which meeting the quorum requirement shall be reduced...

    Bryon’s Answer

    It seems the second meeting would be the adjournment meeting. Even though it was called rescheduling, it means the same thing colloquially. You may want to consider what ever parliamentary authority the HOA uses, which is probably Robert's Rules of Order.

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  • Am I responsible for my sons medical bills

    I live in new York state, my son is 21, and he is on my medical insurance, these bills are for balances not covered by insurance

    Bryon’s Answer

    Depends. Did you sign any documents for his insurance that you committed to paying any balance? When did he accrue these bills?

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  • How to Answer Petition for Recovery of Property (eviction)

    I have received a notice for recovery of property (rented apartment). It says I must answer the petition orally or in writing by 3 days of the court date. I don't know how much information to put in this. I believe I go to the court to do this. Ob...

    Bryon’s Answer

    I would consult an attorney to assist you in your answer to the plaintiff. If you are raising affirmative defenses, you may need to do this at the time of your answer otherwise they may be deemed waived.

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