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Alan James Brinkmeier

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  • Can a car be repossessed after 6 years of it's owners death?

    My father died 6 years ago leaving a balance of $1, 900 on a 2005 Chrysler town and country van. Wells Fargo is refusing to release the title stating that over $10,000 is due. This has been through probate and the van was sold for $5,000 dollars...

    Alan’s Answer

    The bank is going to have a hard time collecting against a sold car from an estate that closed years ago.

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  • Is this enough to respond to I-751 RFE? I am a South Korean and my husband is a US citizen. Any advice appreciated. Thank you!

    1.Joint tax filing from 2013-2014 (we got married inSep 2012) 2.Joint apartment lease letter and agreement from 2011-Current (2015-16) 3.Copy of each other's life insurance and 401k (we are covered separately through work) 4.Honeymoon ...

    Alan’s Answer

    This situation is too complex for this general inquiry Q and A forum. A full review of the submission is necessary

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  • Am I responsable for chasing an hospital who sent his bill to the wrong address and prevented me to get my insurance coverage?

    10 month after receiving treatment from a military hospital in Asia, I left Asia without having received the bill, thinking there was a direct payment from my insurance provider. 9 years later I am now prosecuted by a federal agency to collect the...

    Alan’s Answer

    Your opponent has an argument, too. Hire counsel to put this in the best posture for you.

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  • If you are still going through status hearing procedures, is there a time limit to file for a motion to dismiss?

    if you have a criminal case...i assume im not supposed to mention the case on here.....but if you are still going through status hearings, is there a time limit for a motion to dismiss because of statutorial reasons? for example...the DA is interp...

    Alan’s Answer

    Your criminal defense attorney may point out the error of the prosecutor to the judge

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  • Could i get in trouble by moving from state and taking my daughter?

    My daughter its 3 yeats old havent been with her father for a year and couple months already. I have no family here in illinois and i have better oportunitty in arizona so thats where im trying to move. We not marryed he hasent really helped me fi...

    Alan’s Answer

    Why not avoid trouble and do this formally? It is better that way

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  • In Illinois Fed. Court, Why Would Parties Not Consent To A Magistrate Judge?

    What would be the typical reasons a party or parties would not consent to having their case heard by the magistrate judge as opposed to the district judge? Do district judges frown upon parties that do not consent, and do they know which party di...

    Alan’s Answer

    Most do

    So, consider carefully what your choice and reason might be

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  • How can I evict a girlfriend from my home?

    We have lived together in my house for 2 months. She has contributed twice since closing. I am the only one on the security deed and warranty deed. We are now broke up and she refuses to leave.

    Alan’s Answer

    Use the court system, file for eviction and follow through

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  • Need assistance for a client in applying for disability. Is this something Legal Aid can help with. Client has seizures.

    I am a secretary/billing clerk at a county health department and we have clients who need assistance with applications for disability who may not comprehend the questions and just need guidance. We help to some degree but in some instances, these...

    Alan’s Answer

    Your department should hire the kind of lawyer you need. Legal Aid does not have the specialized knowledge needed.

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  • How can I get relief from a county code enforcement nuisance abatement order which appears as a lien in the public records?

    So in 2007, a judge signed a code enforcement nuisance abatement order in favor of county, and now an $8000 lien appears as a cloud against my title. The property is vacant land, not protected by homestead exemption. Can a county force sale on pro...

    Alan’s Answer

    The lien remains on the title until sale. All governments I know collect on land liens. The government will be here a lot longer than you or I so they always can wait

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  • 20 yrs. ago I got cash assistance. I am to receive an inheritance soon. Will I have to pay back the money to the state of CT?

    I was a single parent with a minor child. Received Medicaid, food stamps and cash assistance. I was eligible at the time and have been off of assistance for over 10 years now.

    Alan’s Answer

    What was the deal you made ten years ago about the cash?

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