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  • Can I charge someone for embezzling if he did not use my investment as agreed upon in a written contract.

    I invested in a business & the individual did not provide invoices of any purchases & he took the money to use for himself. We had a written agreement & it was notarized. He has not payed me back the full amount that was invested as agreed upon ...

    Richard’s Answer

    Embezzle is not the correct word, but you have the right idea. Talk to a district attorney about it. If this person also bilked others, the DA will be interested. If you are the only one, the DA will probably tell you to pursue it in civil court. You can go after the amount plus punitive damages, but you will need a lawyer's help to win.

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  • What attorney do I need?

    I was in a side-impact vehicle collision while crossing the street from a medium.

    Richard’s Answer

    An attorney board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury law. If also certified by the National Board of Legal Specialization in civil trial advocacy, even better.

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  • What kind of lawyer would I need to sue local jail for being negligent with an inmate that was on suicide watch?

    Inmate was on suicide watch and was not checked on regularly and was given items that are not normally given to suicide watch inmates.

    Richard’s Answer

    If the person committed suicide, you should hire a board certified personal injury law specialist. Someone who is also board certified nationally in civil trial advocacy as well as the state level personal injury certification would be even better. Both these require experience, testing, and references from lawyers and judges. If there was no suicide (or attempt that left damage), then there is not much you can do.

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  • How to fill out a Proof of service for Texas

    Plaintiff is in texas. Defendant in CA I am also in California who served Defendant Now i need to fill out a proof of service. I need hep

    Richard’s Answer

    It should be a form. Just fill in the form. Not sure what your question is. If it was given to you by an attorney, ask the attorney.

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  • Civil case: business suing individual that appropriated trademark symbol, made alterations, set up "look-a-like" websites.

    Bashing business & humiliate individuals at business w/hard to find public records & past criminal records - some of which were dismissed. Plaintiff asserting loss of business, trademark infringement & malicious/intentional defamation. Defendant i...

    Richard’s Answer

    Extortion is not the technical term here, but yes to the substance of what you are asking. You can seek an injunction, but that requires having a lawyer and can be expensive. But if the other person is not going to show up, it should be doable.

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  • What if someone is try to sued you and it's not true.

    This is first time you heard of this when you got summon.

    Richard’s Answer

    There is a process. You should get an attorney to make sure you follow it correctly. A judge and the staff are not allowed to help you. Your lawyer will help you file a motion to dismiss and for recovery of attorneys fees, if that is warranted under the details of your facts.

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  • If someone gets a TRO does this place a stay on the eviction hearing in County court?

    An Appeal was done regarding decision on eviction. The hearing has been scheduled in County Court. If a TRO is granted in District Court does it place a stay on the eviction? Does it supercede County Court? Am I required to show up in County C...

    Richard’s Answer

    There are too many variables to give you a definitive answer. It depends mostly on what the tro says.

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  • Is it possible to get money back from a company for services not rendered even if there is a no refunds policy?

    I purchased a treatment package from Sono Bello (non-surgical) but could not tolerate the procedure due to the level of heat used. The technician turned the heat down, therefore rendering the procedure ineffective. She advised me to stop the proce...

    Richard’s Answer

    Whether you are entitled to a refund depends mostly on the agreement you entered into and the details of why you stopped the treatment. There may be other issues as well. You will need to talk to an attorney and show them the paperwork.

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  • My father in law has a serious problem in the way of sexually harassing my sisters in laws.

    This subject came as a surprise when told that my father in law for several years has been sexually harassing family female members who were not his offspring and even would put his hands on there private parts. This happened to several female fam...

    Richard’s Answer

    If a crime has been committed, it should be reported to the police. As for a civil lawsuit, it depends on many practical and legal factors. The injured parties should talk to an attorney.

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  • What does it mean?

    I was in an accident caused by the other driver; he accepted his fault and gave me a recorded statement taht he will pay for the damages to my car. He also contacted his insurance company and accepted the liability BUT I received a letter from his...

    Richard’s Answer

    If Geico is not also your insurance company, send them a letter saying they sent the letter to the wrong person. That way they can't say later they don't have to pay because their insured did not respond. If Geico is also your insurance company, then call them and ask about the letter.

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