I just got a background check for a job. It never showed up even when I was on ard but this is for a management position in retail. It was expunged early August I received letters from the court, and arresting officer saying it was expunged. Like ...
If it was properly expunged, it should not appear anywhere but in the District Attorney records (they are entitled to keep a copy of the record to determine whether or not you will be eligible for ARD in case you have another offense). However, don’t assume it has been properly expunged; in fact, don’t assume it has been expunged at all. In most counties, expungement is not automatic; you must proactively petition for expungement after completion of all probation, community services, courses, and fines. You must also identify all of the databases that you wish to cleanse.See question
Provided expert contractor proposal to Allstate. Every other house in the development received approval for a new roof, except Allstate customers. Our story appears to be classic delay, deny, defend insurer scenario.
Definitely contact an attorney who has experience in insurance coverage and or bad faith claims. Not sure when the hail storm occurred but there is a four year statute of limitations to be mindful of. Although it technical runs from the denial, its best to keep in on track with the earlier damages date to make sure it not missed. When you meet with an attorney, be sure to bring a copy of your policy and a copy of all communications with the carrier. If there has been any collateral damages (e.g. water leaks as a result of the roof) that too would need to be sought from the carrier.See question
I was flown from one hospital to another it took ten minutes or more they charged me 40355.54 I called to see if they had programs to pay for I had no insurance they told me if I paid 15,000.00 cash it would be paid in full I asked to pay payment...
You may benefit from hiring an attorney to negotiate a reasonable payment plan or exploring other ways to eliminate this debt. One simple thing might be to dispute the validity of the debt (in writing) and see if they actually sue to collect. Be sure to include language in that letter directing them to cease and desist from any collection communications. If they ultimately do sue, hire an attorney to defend you as there could be several defenses available including questioning the necessity and reasonableness of transportation via helicopter rather than ambulance. Another option might be bankruptcySee question
Every time I called off I got 1 point, every time i was late i got 1/2 a point. Every 30 days of no call off/tardiness is 1 point deducted. Yet i was violated , first warning, on 9-20-15 for 4 points of absence. But when done by their point syste...
If you are a union member or have a written contract promising a specific term of employment, then you will need to defer to the terms of that agreement for how to handle this; usually by filing a grievance. Otherwise you are deemed an employee at will (like most employees in Pennsylvania) and the employer can discipline you and terminate you for any reason or no reason at all. There are some exceptions (e.g., violations of public policy, discrimination, on authorized family medical leave). Note, with respect to discrimination, only certain types are protected (e.g. race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age).See question
Someone close to me has been in and out of jail. After being released the last time in August he failed to report to him P.O. a warrant was issued and he was supposed to turn himself in the next day. He went on the run for 3 days and then turned h...
It is unknown how much time he may be facing. First, he could sit in jail for several weeks merely awaiting his probation violation hearing (called a Gagnon I hearing). Although that time in jail would likely be credited to the violation penalty, there is a chance that he could still serve additional time for the violation. Next, he could be facing a sentence on the original charges. To truly understand what he is facing, some knowledge of the original charges is needed. If he has not already turned himself in, hire a private attorney to arrange for the turn in so that he can get his probation violation scheduled on the same day as the turn in (avoiding waiting n jail). An attorney can also help persuade the Court to give him some breaks.See question
Parents have split custody. Father wants his son to play sports, mother does not based on child's grades.
Generally, the Court would prefer to have the respective parents sort this issues out rather than petition matters such as this. If this were placed before the consideration of the Court, the Court would look to the best interests of the child. If the sports truly interfered with the grades, the Court would likely side with the parent who sought a discontinuance of the sports. However, if the parent advocating sports could demonstrate that the sports fell within academic guidelines for playing sports and that the sports did not cause any interference in the grades, the Court might side with that parent. Essentially, the Court could go either way. If you don’t work this out yourself, hire an attorney to maximize the chance that your position prevails.See question
My attorney filed continuance in the magistrate office without informing me while I am preparing to attend the hearing, and this hearing is important for me and I had waited long time for this hearing. Is there any way can I withdraw my attorney f...
Since you are represented by counsel, you need to direct this question to your attorney. It is possible that he or she had a very good reason for the continuance.See question
My wife left me in January. I was disabled in a work injury in July 2010, had a stroke related to the injury in September 2010 and suffered another stroke on September 3 2015. I receive workers comp. Social security and long term disability totali...
Spousal support (prior to divorce) and alimony (after divorce) involve a multiplicity of factors that take into account the needs of the spouse asking for support and the net incomes and earning abilities of both spouses. It is quite possible, given your circumstances, that you could seek support from her since one of the determining factors is the age and physical well being of the respective spouses.See question
Yes, if it causes emotional distress or induces any other form of reliance under false pretenses. It could also be a crime (i.e. harassment); a summary offense in Pennsylvania which is broadly defined as engaging in a course of conduct with no legitimate purpose. For my older attorney friends, you can find the definition of catfish on the urban dictionary http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=catfishSee question
I know PA does not allow wage garnishment but will the judgement creditor get to use the rules of the state where the judgement occurred and therefore be able to attach my wages in PA?
The full faith & credit clause of the constitution requires your home state to honor foreign judgments provided that those judgments are constitutionally sound. If there is any defects in service of process of other forms of due process, Pennsylvania doesn’t necessarily need to honor that judgment. Even thought it might be too late to contest the matter in the foreign state, you can file a timely motion to quash the domestication of the judgment here. If it is enforceable, your bank accounts can be attached, a lien can be placed against any real property, and even your personal assets can be seized and sold. As attorneys Artim & Rubin have noted, it is possible in certain circumstances that your wages can be attached; although, you might be able to argue against that form of remedy here as it is against public policy.See question