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Charles Allen Morehead III

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  • Can i get my money back from a lawyer that didnt help me out at all and i feel scammed me out of $7,000?

    i live in florida, i had a felon drug charge. shortly after getting out of jail they gave me the option of drug court which i accepted because they didnt give me much time to decide. my lawyer never went to trial didnt help me at all and just let ...

    Charles’s Answer

    You may be able to get your money returned if the lawyer did not provide the services he promised or charged an excessive fee. Contact the The Florida Bar for a complaint for.

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  • Looking for someone to take case againist El dorado Furniture in Broward county, got couch from them with bed bugs on it?

    Got a couch for them on 2-14-2012 with bed bugs all over it!! Yes they did pay for extermination, and they said they would pay for everything like dry cleaning and ect. Will we got a note from them saying they will only give us $350.00, when the r...

    Charles’s Answer

    File a lawsuit in Small Claims Court in the County where you live. Be prepared to prove your damages with testimony and receipts. They will probably settle that case without going to court.

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  • Attending mediation this month. Divorcing for the first time with an infant and irrational husband.

    I am going through a divorce and my husband left me and withdrew and removed safety deposit money and also accounts were almost cleaned out. He left me barely enough money for bills, rent for the next few months not knowing how long a divorce can ...

    Charles’s Answer

    Your lawyer or you need to get a support hearing in front of the court and a court order which he must obey. If he fails, then he may be found in contempt and jailed until he pays the purge amount.

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  • How can I get a restraining order removed from my Broward County, Florida public record?

    My ex-wife filed a restraining order against me about 6 years ago during our divorce. I followed it to a "T". It has since expired and I would like to know how to get it removed from my public record. We have no issues in talking to each other, an...

    Charles’s Answer

    The reality is that this is not going to be removed. Not to mention the state's practice of selling all of the court data to private companies which guarantee it will be in the public domain for life. It is a frustrating thing since many of these injunctions are filed just to gain an upper hand in a pending divorce.

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  • Is it legal for my employer date my paychecks in 2011 but to not include the amounts from those checks on my 2011 W2 form?

    I am paid bi-monthly and my employer gave me my last two paychecks for 2011, dated 12/15/2011 and 12/31/2011 in January of 2012. However, my W2 from my employer only includes my paychecks up through my check on 11/15/2011. My employer said my last...

    Charles’s Answer

    The short answer is yes---you are obligated to report all of your income even if your employer does not.

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  • How is a deposition in a civil case conducted and how is it different from a mediation ?

    I am a defendant in a civil suit over a property issue on who is entitle to what percentage or if any of the property. The plaintiff has now requested for a deposition and I would like to know how it is conducted and how is it different from a med...

    Charles’s Answer

    The deponent is sworn to tell the truth and questions are asked of the witness.

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  • If an Affidavit is part of a Composite Exhibit, and the Affidavit is stricken, is the entire Composite Exhibit stricken as well?

    I am presently defending a lawsuit Pro Se in Florida. The Plaintiff submitted an Affidavit without any signor or identity of who prepared it. The Affidavit is part of a larger Composite Exhibit that the Affidavit is intended to support. I am filin...

    Charles’s Answer

    Your motion should be to strike the affidavit and the exhibit since without the affidavit it cannot be authenticated.

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  • How many days prior to a scheduled court hearing can I amend a Motion and have it heard?

    I have a Court hearing in Florida Circuit Civil Court and realized I left something important out of my Motion. How many days before the hearing am I still allowed to file an Amended Motion to be considered, or must I attempt to reschedule the hea...

    Charles’s Answer

    You may be able to amend the motion right up until the hearing unless the court has ordered otherwise. Most judges give pro se litigants more leeway.

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  • I have been able to get an Exception Hearing on my filing an exception to a Magistrates Report and Recommendation. I am aware

    that I can not bring up new information in this hearing and that the judge is only going to look at the legal decision that the Magistrate made to produce the report and recommendation. I have recently found out that the defendant in Family Law ca...

    Charles’s Answer

    You should move the magistrate and later the judge to reconsider the decision under the rules of civil procedure.

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  • Can I have a verbal agreement between my husband and I made into a legal document and if so what sort of attorney should I use?

    4 years ago I moved away from my home, family and friends and left a excellent job to be with my husband. We have always had a verbal agreement to move back to my home town once our dog passes away (unfortunately he is not allowed in some places ...

    Charles’s Answer

    You may move away from him at any time. You also can get a prenuptual agreement, but if he has cold feet before the child is born, why would you?

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