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  • Is it legal for an employer to demote an employee from full time to part time for calling in three times without warning?

    All three times were okayed with no warnings and the manager threatening the demotion was on vacation when two of the call ins were done.

    Tajara’s Answer

    unless you have a contract, your employer can change your position for any reason they want (as long as it isn't based on race, religion, sex or age)

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  • Can a 15 year old go to adult court for downloading/viewing child pornography, and if so, what are the possible consequences?

    My 15 year old son was caught with child porn on his tablet, and has been found to have over 50 pictures or videos downloaded using our IP address(some under the age of 12). Up to now, my son and I have both been fully cooperating with the police ...

    Tajara’s Answer

    Frankly, it would have been better to ask this before speaking to the police!! Your son could be waived into adult court (depending on whether he has an prior adjudications) but even if he isn't, he could be forced to register as a sex offender. call a local criminal defense attorney IMMEDIATELY to discuss this situation.

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  • Can a lawyer help me with paying child support for a child that is not mine? And also paying to much for child support?

    I am paying child support for 2 Kids, one of them not mine and I have never ever took claim of second child. I am also overpaying for child support. I make 10/hr and I am paying $280 every 2 weeks!!!! I was locked up for 10 days (supposed to be 2...

    Tajara’s Answer

    an attorney can look over your cases; however, if you are paying child support for both kids, it is likely that you are adjudicated the father for both so that might be impossible to undo.

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  • My husband just retired after serving 22 years in USAF. We have been married 19 years. How do I get my share of his retirement..

    I am currently living in a battered woman shelter with no money for an attorney.

    Tajara’s Answer

    all the shelters around here will help you file for divorce; otherwise, there are a couple of local legal clinics that will help you with the paperwork. you will need to get divorced and the court will order you to get half the marital estate.

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  • Do non biological grandparents have visitation rights?

    I have sole custody of my daughter. And I do not have a good relationship with them. I feel they are not fit. And always going against my wishes of parenting my daughter.

    Tajara’s Answer

    they need to file an action in court. You should sit down with an attorney and discuss this case.

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  • Do I have any chance to prove innocence in Domestic case without lawyer against State when accuser lied?

    I have had court. And found guilty. But have option to appeal. Accuser is ex girlfriend. She has history of drugs. And "borrowed" money from babysitter and customer at work. $1600 and hasn't paid back. Couldn't afford a lawyer. She gave lies night...

    Tajara’s Answer

    the Court of Appeals is for correcting errors in your case, not determining innocence. It is very difficult to prevail at the court of appeals but without an attorney, the odds of winning at the Court of Appeals is zero.

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  • Last name change.

    Can the father after a child is born change the child's last name after the mother has put her last name? Both were not married.

    Tajara’s Answer

    when paternity is established in court, he can ask the court to modify the child's name. He cannot change the name without either your consent or a court order.

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  • What are our rights with his ex-mother-in-law?

    It has recently come to the attention of my husband and I that his ex-wife and her mother constantly grill their kids whenever they go back to her house about what they did when they were with us, and her mother in particular says nasty things abo...

    Tajara’s Answer

    it is possible to get an order that neither parent can disparage the other to the children nor allow a third party to do so but it is much harder to actually enforce such an order.

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