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John Gus Zgourides

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  • I am behind a year on rent, can I go to jail or can they file suit for more than what is owed?

    My landlord is saying I haven't paid rent in over a year. He is now in foreclosure. I don't have any receipts from my deposit. I received no notice that I was behind and assumed for over the past year everything was good. The bank is also sayin...

    John’s Answer

    Jail is less likely than eviction. If you paid the rent, lawyer up!

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  • Medical expenses for personal injury check payable

    does the insurance company have to make check payable to the service provider and not myself?

    John’s Answer

    It depends. Hospitals can perfect a statutory lien. Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare have a right to be repaid. Health insurers often assert subrogation rights. Personal injury lawyers help identify claims, liens, and assignments, and then seek to adjust them to the client's benefit.

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  • Deceased wife's siblings signed affidavit stating She was never married and They sold 18 acres ofland that I inherited .

    What can I do. I was legally married to her for 9 years.

    John’s Answer

    Immediately hire a probate lawyer. Do not let the door hit your behind.

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  • I have an offer from someone to buy my house as is, can I use a real estate lawyer to assist in this deal, generally how much

    How much would this cost, he said I would just have to pay his agent 3 percent, how much could closing costs be for 86,000 offer

    John’s Answer

    Get a lawyer and an agent. This is a large transaction.

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  • Will a new misdemeanor DUI arrest prevent me from filing an expunction for a previous charge?

    The statue of limitations has passed for a state jail felony offense that ocured over three years ago. I have a pending DUI I am taking to trial soon. Will the outcome of the DUI trial affect my expunction eligibility? If so, Should I push for the...

    John’s Answer

    More information is needed. Why not ask your DWI lawyer?

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  • Can i get my ex to have only supervised visits if he has dwi and other background charges like possession of marijuana ?

    My ex has a dwi charge he even crashed into a light pole and he goes to jail every weekend and he has possession of marijuana charges also he has been in jail for breaking his moms Windows he has a criminal record and his mom is trying to fight to...

    John’s Answer

    Hire a lawyer to modify the visitation order. In the meantime, call 911 if he puts the child in danger.

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  • Lease was executed by property manager, owner is contesting it 2.5 months later. Is it binding?

    We signed an extension in Feb, 2 months later the owner reached out to see if we would like to extend for 2 years instead of 1. Offer was rescinded and a week later we were informed the owner wants to list the property. Owner is now stating that t...

    John’s Answer

    Maybe not. If the property manager had authority, the owner may be stuck. Have your lease, the modification, and the correspondence reviewed by a lawyer and perform a risk benefit analysis. You may be right, but is it worth the fight?

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  • Need help in Waco with false accusation and adult protective services

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    John’s Answer

    There is no question here. Adult CPS has a lot of power. If you are feeling threatened, get a lawyer. Preferably one with elder care and criminal defense experience.

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  • Do I need a lawyer

    They broke in to my apartment in Irving Tx March 30th 2015 and stole several items it is now April 14th 2015 and I haven't been offered a settlement I got a call yesterday saying a nationwide investigater needs to discuss my loss inventory ...

    John’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Bain. It sounds like a fraud investigation. Get a lawyer ASAP.

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  • What type of attorney would handle a water drain off issue caused by a business?

    The business just up the street from me has drainage shooting out the back of their property. My house floods almost every time there is a heavy rain. Granted the street doesn't have curbs, but they have two low lying parking lots draining onto ...

    John’s Answer

    Find a trial lawyer. Over the years, we learn a wide variety of substantive matters, technical and scientific, to represent our clients. A trial lawyer knowledgeable in construction and land use matters would be a good bet.

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