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  • Stolen vehicle with valuables inside it!

    Hello, I am a foreign resident in Melbourne, FL and was in a 2 day vacation in Miami, FL with a couple of friends. I was parked and sitting in the passenger seat and my other friend in the back seat and we were waiting for our other friends who...

    Jesus’s Answer

    Don't waste your time suing criminals, for one, their activity is not covered by insurance, and two, if they are engaging in criminal activity, they likely judgment-proof. What you could do is make sure to tell the prosecuting attorney to make it a condition of any plea offer to them that you get paid for your losses. You may even be entitled to compensation from the victims' fund. Good luck.

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  • I was involved in an auto accident and have consulted with a lawyer whose fees are 1/3 of our winnings. Is this a fair amount?

    A taxi cab driver fell asleep at the wheel, veered out of his lane and hit me while stopped at a stop sign at approximately 60 mph. I have sustained a plethora of injuries, some keeping me out of work temporarily and my car is totaled. The lawy...

    Jesus’s Answer

    33.3% of the final recovery (or 1/3) is a standard fee for pre-litigation cases. That said, some attorneys will charge as low as 25% (1/4). Search and you shall find. Good luck.

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  • What can I do legally to help myself?

    I entered the country legally and have been married to a citizen for ten years but he refuses to help me get my green card.

    Jesus’s Answer

    You have options, however you need to hire an immigration attorney to explore a course of action to follow.

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  • Is there a problem

    Im married to my us citizen wife, im about to adjust my status... She is working And receiving child support will there be a problem when adjusting?? Due to the fact she getting child support??

    Jesus’s Answer

    She is not receiving child support, her child(ren) is(are). If you are about to adjust your status that means that the petition was already approved and there is no issue of support. I do not see any issues.

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  • If my american wife doesn't put my dormant social sec. no. on her tax form, will it jeopardize a green card?

    I lived in the US years ago. I got married to a US citizen in late December 2013. My wife is is filing her 2013 US taxes and is checking the "married" box. 1. My question is whether she should put my name and social sec no. In the tax ID...

    Jesus’s Answer

    1. Tax question
    2. Tax question
    3. tax questions
    4. Finally an Immigration question. Yes, it could be an issue. It will depend on whether you were required to file taxes and didn't. Consult a tax specialist.

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  • Was given my second pta offense for poss. of marijuana. my last time was a year ago. what measures will be taken? licence?

    Previous pta for the same...possesion of marijuana and paraph. I recieved the same pta again for less amount. will my license be affected. or what measures will i need to take to fix this. Having my license suspended would put me in a horrible...

    Jesus’s Answer

    DL is only suspended if you are convicted. If you complete your PTI they will nolle prose the case, so no suspension. You should consider moving to Colorado.

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  • I rear-ended someone, the police arrived, and no injury was reported at scene, but now they are claiming injuries. What to do?

    I live in Florida. A week ago I rear-ended someone. The Highway Patrol showed up and no injuries were reported at the scene. The EMS wasn't even called. But now the other party is claiming injuries. The accident was deemed my fault. A small dent a...

    Jesus’s Answer

    The insurance company will provide you with a defense if you get sued, so call them ASAP and report the accident.

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  • I moved to Florida 1 yr ago. In Nov 2011 my dentist in New Jersey messed up my root canal by penetrating my sinuses .

    The pain in my sinus causes me massive headaches pretty much every other day if not everyday, I get lots of sinus infections and my gum is very sore. I need help with this situation.

    Jesus’s Answer

    It sounds like you waited too long; however, I would advise you to talk to a med mal attorney in New Jersey to see if there are exceptions or if the SOL could be tolled. Good luck.

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  • Travel to Puerto Rico for NON Resident

    Hi! I would like to go for vacation to Puerto Rico, but im a little confused about traveling documents requirements. I'm a visa holder and my visa is about to expire, im afraid that CBP and Immigration people might be presented at the Airport in P...

    Jesus’s Answer

    You don't need a visa to travel to Puerto Rico as it is a domestic flight. That said, immigration authorities in P.R. are known to request proof of legal status to travellers, and if you are illegal it would be like being detained by Border Patrol somewhere in El Paso. What to do at that point becomes a hairy issue. My advice? don't go!!!

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