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  • Best Options to go for fixing your car after an accident, your own insurance or at-fault drivers car insurance?

    Got rear ended which resulted in the other persons car as wrecked and mine messed up. Now, my understanding from my agent is either; a) I can claim it within my policy under collision and pay deductible now but they will help recuperate my deducti...

    Lisa’s Answer

    What does your policy say?

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  • Can my husband travel with side the usa and take my kids with him without my permission?

    going through a divorce and no court order he just took the kids and i didnt want to make more problems

    Lisa’s Answer

    If you don't have an attorney for your divorce, I suggest you retain one immediately. The Court can prohibit him from taking the children out of the United States.

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  • My brother was given the drug vimovo 500/20 and it should have been vimpat 50mg. He took it for 5 days and had a seizure.

    He had not had a seizure in 6 years and I would like to know what my recourse is. He is 63 and also take 2 other drugs.

    Lisa’s Answer

    One seizure is not much in damages. Unless he has other complications as a result of the wrong medication, the damages are a lacking component.

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  • Who is responsible?

    My daughter was asked by her aunt to pull the car "forward". She told her "I don't know how to drive" Her ant said "thats ok and my daugher pulled the car forward and hit the covered parking pole, she is aking me for half the damages.

    Lisa’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. The aunt assumed the risk as she was informed by your daughter that she didn't know how to drive.

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  • Can I get Child Support?

    I have a baby by a man who is married. He has 3 kids with wife and another child with someone else. I believe he is paying child suppport to the other woman. He knows I have a child by him but acts as if I do not. I am not receiving any money fro...

    Lisa’s Answer

    Generally you should be able to accomplish this through your office of child support enforcement. After paternity is established he could seek visitation rights.

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  • Can I sue my ex for legal fees after this has been dismissed by another judge?

    I am in a custody/ visitation battle and had a court appointed lawyer. She didnt do anything, never responded to emails, called me back after multiple messages. I was forced to hire Lawyer in fear i was not receiving fair representation. My ex has...

    Lisa’s Answer

    Your attorney probably plead that as a closing paragraph in the pleadings, but even if he did not, I have to agree with the other attorney, if your ex is unemployed how would you get attorneys fees from him in the first place?

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  • How do I fire an atty for being incompetent? I lost my custody case do to his incompetence.

    Do I need to put it formerly in writing to my atty I am firing him do to being incompetent? I also want a copy of my file. I am filing a complaint against him for making bad blunders/errors and improper billing. He also is suing me if I file compl...

    Lisa’s Answer

    Generally you can terminate your attorney either verbally or in writing. And you are entitled to a copy of your file.

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  • Do i have to hire a lawyer to change Non-Parental Custody over to another family member in kansas

    i have custody of my grandson and i want to turn full custody over to my sister (the childs great aunt) we agree on everything like for example noone pays child support, she will be responiable for all bills and responability that may arise.

    Lisa’s Answer

    If the custody was determined through the courts, you will need to go back through the courts to get this changed.

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  • Can a father who is not the primary caregiver get temporary custody until we go to court? We were not wed in NC.

    he has stated since we can not agree to our not yet 2 y/o spending the night with him that he will keep her for a week at a time. we are waiting for court but i have not let him see her due to fear of him keeping her. plus he has been stalking my...

    Lisa’s Answer

    You need to retain an attorney in your state ASAP to make sure you are represented.

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  • How do i write a comprehensive itemized list for pretrial order? I want to keep my car and force her to sell our marital home.

    she has a lawyer, I cant afford one,I live in Arkansas, all of the paperwork has been done and filed, we have a court date in March, all i want property wise is to keep my car and for her to sell the house and free my name of her bad credit causin...

    Lisa’s Answer

    Normally assets and debts are divided 50/50, unless there is a reason to do otherwise. Usually there is a directive in the final decree that directs the party that is keeping the house to get it refinanced within a specific period of time. Even if the judge is old fashioned, the debts and assets are still divided. But the party keeping the house is normally allowed a time frame in which to get the other party's name off of the loan, or they can be forced to sell it. That needs to be in the divorce decree. You can speak with her attorney regarding that.

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