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Nicholas C. Zales

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  • I took my car to a auto shop last weekend. They ruined my car.

    I took my car to an auto shop last weekend, Today they call and say the engine wont start. I called them and they informed me that after they replaced the clutch and went to start it it "backfired" and now the engine wont start at all. When the cl...

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    That is unfortunate and maddening. I would contact a consumer protection lawyer in the Madison area. This page will get you going on that. Good luck !

    https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=consumer%20protection%20lawyers%20madison%20wi

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  • Is your case closed after filing praecipe judgment non pros ?

    I appealed MDJ landlord tenant , landlord was suppose to file a claim . He didn't so I served him with ten day notice that I would be filing praecipe judgment non pros ,but instead of filing complaint ,he filed emergency eviction . I waited the te...

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    I do not know Pennsylvania law. But I would surely show up on the 20th and make that argument to the court.

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  • What is the statue of limitations to file an appeal for a child taken by CPS under false grounds or appeal a judges decision?

    My sisters children were taken and placed with our mother for child neglect. She had another daughter years later and when the child protective services found out they took her daughter from the hospital. Days later they came out to inspect my mot...

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    The time for appealing any judge's decision is governed by statutes. You could either google it or call a family law attorney who does appeals. Many do. I would act quickly, as in today. The time for an appeal is often quite short and if you miss it you may not be able to appeal at all. Good luck!

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  • Can we get out of contract with Guardian Protection since we had to sell home we could not afford? What can we do?

    We bought a new home in Florida the builder recommended Guardian Protection. We were new to being snow birds. We stayed in Wisconsin at a campground for the summer. We thought it would be a good idea being so far away. But we could not afford the...

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    You could simply stop paying and see what they do.

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  • How can I take a guardian to court?

    I want to take a guardian to court because funds were stolen and misused. The judge approved of the final accounting over my objection with out allowing me to present my evidence. The guardian was for an adult against the adults will. The judge wa...

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    There may be forms for court actions. Consult the Wisconsin Supreme Court web site for them. Likewise, a Google search may turn up what you are looking for. Good luck!

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  • What do you recommend I do. Im considering sueing my employer for a racial comment he made today.

    Today I overheard my manager speaking about me with another manager. His voice carries. He said that " This new guy Grisha(Me), is really pissed me off. Hes being lazy" He then said " It must be cause hes Russian". Today I made more money in commi...

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    Not much. You could file an administrative claim with the State of Wisconsin. But what good it would is questionable. Perhaps other who do administrative work would know more.

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  • Do i need permission from my po to get married, my charge was domestic violence?

    im currently living with my fiance and my po gave me permission my charge was domestic violence but not with the woman i am with now. she is not a felon or not on probation

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    Unless some court order or probation terms limits your rights to get married, I do not see why not.

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  • My husband and I are getting a divorce, does he have any legal right to a vehicle that I own with my father and not him?

    About a year ago we decided to purchase a used vehicle but we did not have good enough credit to get a loan with out a cosigner, so we asked my father if he would cosign. He agreed to as long as we agreed to keep up on the payments. the loan and t...

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    The court will divide all of your property 50-50 or close to it. . Your husband may have a claim for half the value of a car. I would retain an attorney ASAP. Good luck.

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  • Order a Verbatim Report of Proceedings

    I am attempting to order a Verbatim Report of Proceedings for an appeal, using a service on the King County list of approved transcriptionists. I explained what I needed, a VBR, and asked if she handled the Notice of Filing of Verbatim Report of ...

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    I do not know Washington law but in most jurisdictions any transcript for an appeal would be prepared by the court reporter who took it. Good luck!

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  • Do I win my appeal for benefits if my past employer does not participate in the hearing or can they still contest my claim?

    I filed for unemployment due to a layoff because my employer released me without an explanation. I did not receive my final check until the scheduled payday. A couple weeks later I received a separation notice for failure to follow procedures and ...

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    Usually when one side to a hearing does not appear the side that does appear wins. But not always. Good luck!

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