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Robert Daniel Kelly

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  • I just lost a judgment in an ongoing case. Will I be liable for attorney fees?

    I won a civil case against me late last year that was dismissed due to lack of evidence. Today I lost a judgment for the same case where I motioned for attorney fees (I lost). Will I have to pay the other side's attorney fees for losing a motion ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Usually people pay their own attorneys' fees unless there is some basis in statute, contract, or equity for an award.

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  • Judge denied reaff/auto @ hearing but said I could continue to pay & they won't take my car. Aufcu said I must return ?? Legal?

    My discharge on chapter 7 bankruptcy is this coming Monday. I signed the reaff for my car loan in due time. My attorney doesn't sign them. So I had a hearing last Friday and the judge denied my reaffirmation based on my income. The judge said I c...

    Robert’s Answer

    It appears from your statement that the court denied your request for reaffirmation. What the judge probably said was that if you and the CU can agree to do so, you can continue to pay them and keep the car. (That would be legally permissible.) Unfortunately for you, the CU wants refinancing or repossession. So you and the CU don't agree. Perhaps you can work with them to reach an agreement?

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  • What should I have to make us legally responsible for him while he is in our care.

    Hello If my daughter wants me to take her 8 year old son, because she is unable to take care of him at this time and the father on the birth certificate also is ok with that. what paper work should we have so we have no problems. (schools, medica...

    Robert’s Answer

    RCW 26.10 addresses actions for non-parental custody. (http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=26.10). The forms are online. (https://www.courts.wa.gov/forms/?fa=forms.contribute&formID=29). Another good resource for information is here: http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/issues/family-law/non-parents-caring-for-children.

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  • How do we go about discovering if the city is responsible for the land shifting (and its dramatic) due to oversaturation?

    Our Neighborhood was annexed to Seattle from Burien in 1954. The wetlands (which assisted in drainage) was sold to church who filled in land. The "Holding Pond" is NOT sufficient enough to handle all the water funnelled to our neighborhood. No p...

    Robert’s Answer

    Usually, even the government cannot be held responsible for acts of God.

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  • If I let me car go and I'm on my Dad's bank account, can Wells Fargo go after my Dad's account because my name is on it?

    I moved from California to care for my elderly parents and I am living in a rural area. I also applied for disability because of pain issues, etc. I also lost my career during the economy crash in '07/'08. I lost my home, my car and owed a lot ...

    Robert’s Answer

    You might want to consider a bankruptcy. Jason Anderson is good at those. 206.706.2882. http://www.emeraldlawfirm.com/

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  • Employer had one carrier for STD/LTD and fired them and now they have a new carrier who makes a different reason why I can not

    I currently had a claim denied with one carrier for ltd and I wanted to go back to work full time and see how I do. My concern if I can not do and need to go back to a restricted schedule can I file for std again and do I with the new carrier my e...

    Robert’s Answer

    The answer to your question may be on one of the Social Security Administration websites. https://www.disability.gov/how-do-i-apply-for-temporary-disability-benefits/. The Walthew firm helps people with that kind of situation. www.walthew.com/

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  • What happens if I have a vehicle registered in one state with plates from another due to a friend's prank?

    I visited a few friends in Idaho over the weekend. I drove my car there, which is licensed in Washington. I noticed when I got home I magically had an Idaho plate replacing my Washington one, and was greeted with the picture of my plates from my f...

    Robert’s Answer

    The law requires proper license plates on your vehicle. Get them as soon as possible.

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  • How can I fight department of social and health services over medical lien on my home?

    I'm fighting the DSHS over lean on my home in Yakima Washington.. The home was in my 98 year-old mother and my name. The only reason it was in my mothers name is because I had bad credit and couldn't get the mortgage company to finance me. She liv...

    Robert’s Answer

    RCW 41.05A (http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=41.05A) and RCW 43.20B (http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=43.20B) require an estate to repay DSHS and HCA for some medical costs and Long Term Services and Support received.

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  • BPS printed wrong address on W2s. Do they have to print corrected ones for me or can I correct this myself? If I can, how?

    My business address is also my home address. We have our payroll service print our PO Box address on employee pay stubs for my family's security. We have received our W2s to send out, and they reflect our home address as the return address and ...

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm not aware of any reason why you couldn't do that.

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  • How can we delay or avoid doing the expensive and obtrusive work mandated by the city considering the explanation above?

    Got a letter from the city fire department to mandate our condo association to install automatic fire alarm system which is very expensive and obtrusive, requires entry in each unit and breaking the ceiling. All apartments and condos before 2004 ...

    Robert’s Answer

    I recommend the law office of Jason Anderson. (206) 706-2882.

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