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Alan James Brinkmeier

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  • Do I owe money to the landlord if my case gets dismissed in small claims?

    The judge dismissed my small claims for my lost security deposit. On the Small Claims Judgement form, the judge filled out section 3, "Judgement is as follows: Plaintiff's Claim 0; Defendent's Counterclaim 0; Set Off 0" Does this mean I do not owe...

    Alan’s Answer

    Obtain written clarification by motion from the judge

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  • I'm looking for an attorney that handles predatory loans, I have had HUD tell me that we should find one.

    Wife made $44K a year at the time, payments were $24K a year not including insurance and taxes. She is the only one on the loan, loan made in 2006, we have almost had to file for Bankruptcy but used all our savings.

    Alan’s Answer

    Your best approach is to use Find a lawyer fool here on Avvo to hire counsel you choose

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  • My 10 year daughter needs help from her dads abusive home!

    My daughter (10 yrs old) has major anxiety every single time that it is time for her dad to pick her up that she cries hard and tells me that her step brother who is 13 yrs old grabs her arms and twist them so hard that it hurts, He is mean to her...

    Alan’s Answer

    Report what you know to the CPS. Do not try to take matters into your own hands.

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  • Can my health insurance co. take part of my settlement from my automobile medical insurance payout? (other driver's fault)

    car accident, medical costs over $30,000, auto insurance coverage up to $25,000, My auto insurance company cut me a check after paying out on the bills directly to the hospital. No liens filed by my personal health insurance company. Can my hea...

    Alan’s Answer

    Your insurer can seek reimbursement for the money it paid on your behalf

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  • Should I amend a Summon if I made an error by listing wrong date/year of payment on the complaint?

    The defendant was served a Summon and Complaint form by a sheriff two weeks ago for unpaid debt. But, I found out that I listed wrong year for 2 received payments on the Summon (listed 2016 instead of 2015). Is it necessary to correct this error?...

    Alan’s Answer

    You must seek leave of court to amend.

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  • Can i sue or what can i do

    3 weeks ago a lady had responded to my post on craigslist. My post stated i needed a cheap reliable vehicle for.me and my two kids. She gave me this story about how her grandmother had just bought the vehicle two months prior but sadly had just re...

    Alan’s Answer

    I would think you have a viable case for fraud in a lawsuit.

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  • Small claims court in my favor?

    I bought a car for $5500 in CT, almost a month ago and it has been sitting. I only recently tried driving it almost 2 days ago. The car is having many problems which makes not drivable. I also belive the engine is blown on this car. I would like a...

    Alan’s Answer

    Used car sales are As Is final unless you have written warranty. Small claims court will say so, too.

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  • How likely is it for me to be emancipated? How long does the process take?

    I'm currently 15, my birthday is in may, and I want to be emancipated next summer. My father lives in europe, and has been in contempt of the court before due to not paying child support ($25 a day). My mother and I live alone, though she went thr...

    Alan’s Answer

    More details are needed to know what your options might be.

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  • I am being placed on probation

    I am being placed on probation for theft although I left before the crime was actually comited and they said I would be placed on probation because of that. I am also a minor

    Alan’s Answer

    I agree, this dispute exceeds what you might accomplish via online forums.

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  • Can you voluntarily relinquish your parental rights in NC if the other parent is in agreement?

    For example, can both parents simply have an attorney draw up an agreement to relinquish one parent's rights to a child?

    Alan’s Answer

    Yes, and don't forget the child support issue, either.

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