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M. Todd Miller

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  • Can I get compensation for loss of work due to medical mistake?

    I went to the hospital for an endometrial ablation and ended up with a hysterectomy. It was supposed to be out the same day but ended up spending 3 days. Now I cant work for 4-6 weeks. As far as I was told the doctor put a hole in my uterus which ...

    M.’s Answer

    You should sit with a local attorney and discuss the case. Medical records must be reviewed before any decision can be made.

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  • My biological father passed away June 10. His will leaves everything (house, bank accounts, Cd's, everything) to my Stepmother

    As his only child, can I successfully contest his will to obtain any of their (her) financial assets? Should I retain an attorney?

    M.’s Answer

    Anyone may challenge a Will but is sounds like you're out of luck unless you have some evidence that his Will does not reflect his last wishes or you can prove he wasn't acting under his own free will and without incapacity when he created this Will.

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  • Should I still send the demand letter even though landlord has given me an itemized list of damages?

    My landlord provided me with a list of deductions but never let me schedule an official walk through of the property. I know some of the purpose of a demand letter is to outline some of the history between landlord-tenant, because of this, I'm won...

    M.’s Answer

    It may be too late practically. Requesting a meeting together is just an opportunity for conflict now. Hopefully you took photos or had witnesses.

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  • If someone signed an agreement to vacate rented room within two weeks, do they still have tenant rights of 30 days?

    In the agreement that the tenant signed, it states they have a two week period to move out once they are told to leave.

    M.’s Answer

    If someone signed an agreement to remove themselves within two weeks, why wouldn't that person just do as they promised and remove themselves timely? To do otherwise would be to compound the potential damages in the matter. Ironically, until a judgment of unlawful detainer or possession is entered, the tenant may stay.

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  • Can landlord sue again ?

    Basic story is landlord won judgement for rent and possesion. Which court told us we have up to 40 days to move. New month is coming up. Landlord is claiming he will go back to court and sue again for upcoming month if we are not out by the end o...

    M.’s Answer

    Why stay and find out? A separate petition may be filed or they file a motion to amend to add the additional amount in the judgment amount.

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  • 19 year old son given an MIP. This is 1st offense. Has never been in trouble. What happens now? Costs? Please help!

    He did blow over. He was not driving, driver was not drinking. Has court date.

    M.’s Answer

    How can I get my driver license back when it is suspended/revoked under the Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses Law?

    Send the following items to the Driver License Bureau, PO Box 200, Jefferson City, MO 65105-0200 before your suspension/revocation period ends.
    Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program (SATOP) completion form or a comparable program completion form. The Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse will send this form directly to us after you complete the program. Any questions regarding SATOP comparable programs should be directed to a certified SATOP Offender Management Unit or the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse at (573) 522-4020.
    $45 reinstatement fee. Money order or personal check is acceptable. Please include your full name, address, date of birth, and driver license number.
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    When will I get my driver license back?

    If you have met your reinstatement requirements and are otherwise eligible, you can get your driver license back after your suspension or revocation period has been served. We will send the driver license back to you with your reinstatement notice.
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    Can I have any type of driving privilege while I am suspended/revoked under the Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses Law?

    You may be eligible for a Limited Driving Privilege (LDP). The LDP can be used for work, your alcohol program, medical treatment, school, etc.
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    What is an SR-22 insurance filing?

    It is a form from your insurance company that shows your motor vehicle has liability insurance. (Click here to see an example of the SR-22 form)
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    How long do I need the SR-22 insurance filing?

    The SR-22 is not required for reinstatement for a Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses action; however, the SR-22 is required if you file for a Limited Driving Privilege (LDP). The SR-22 must be kept in effect until the LDP expires.
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    Will I have to retake my test?

    You are not required to retest upon reinstatement unless your driver license expired during the suspension or revocation period and has been expired for more than six months.
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    Why do I need to complete a Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program (SATOP)?

    The law requires you to complete a SATOP for reinstatement if your driving privilege was taken away for:
    Any alcohol- or drug-related traffic offense.
    Any offense involving the possession or use of alcohol or drugs.
    Any offense involving the alteration, modification, or misrepresentation of a driver license.
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    Where do I get information about SATOP classes?

    For information on SATOP classes, click here.
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    When will the Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses action come off my driver record?

    The Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses action can only be removed if the person is at least 21 years of age and it is after five years from the reinstatement date. You must submit a written request to our office requesting the Minor in Possession/Other Alcohol Offenses action be removed.
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  • Do I need a civil litigation

    Employer is questioning the validity of a Dr statement that I submitted. The statement is valid but vague for confidential purposes. I was questioned by the company lawyer. I do not want to suffer further defamation.

    M.’s Answer

    Not enough to go on. Are you discussing a work comp claim or does your employer just think you are a liar?

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  • Can I request a new gal in my grandbaby case

    My grandbaby gal has something against me he is refusing to give me my grandbaby after I have done everything to show him that my house is safe

    M.’s Answer

    Within 10 days of appointment he/she can be removed without cause, after that you must file a motion with the court and provide cause for his/her removal.

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  • How do I deal with a delay in getting a show cause order signed in a civil contempt motion in a family law case?

    Mother and minor child relocated to another state in accordance with a modified judgment and parenting plan. Subsequent to that relocation, mother relocated with minor child, a second time, across town without giving the proper notice as defined ...

    M.’s Answer

    You or your attorney must notice up the hearing for the show cause.

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  • Do I have to appear for subpoena?

    Someone just barged into my office and handed me a subpoena to appear for deposition in a custody case. I am not a party to the case. (It is my daughter's case for custody of my granddaughter.) This subpoena is scheduled during my work hours an...

    M.’s Answer

    Normally...contact the attorney who served you and discuss a more convenient time if the subpoena isn't for trial.

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