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Joseph has answered 359 questions

  • What state has jurisdiction over internet defamation?

    Asked by a user in Irvine, CA - about 2 years ago.

    This is a good question. I would default to the jurisdiction where the plaintiff can be found invoking the long arm statute of the state or the jurisdiction where the defendant can be found....

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  • Do i have to claim a settlement that i recieved from a car accident on my taxes?

    Asked by a user in London, OH - about 2 years ago.

    Generally not, unless part of the settlement was for lost wages. Check out the IRS website and you will be able to find an answer. Insurance proceeds generally are not subject to income tax....

    8 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Suffered second degree burns to fingertips after waitress handed me a hot plate, do I have a case?

    Asked by a user in Westerville, OH - about 2 years ago.

    My information indicates you have 2 years from the date of incident in which to file a claim (law suit). It appears you have a legitimate personal injury especially if it interferes with the use of...

    8 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • What about bankruptcy?

    Asked by a user in Commerce Twp, MI - about 2 years ago.

    My information suggests that you may be entitled to a Homestead Exemption. In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must turn over all nonexempt assets to the bankruptcy trustee who will sell them and divide the...

    6 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Auto accident

    Asked by a user in Akron, OH - about 2 years ago.

    Well apparently you both did not have a complete meeting of the minds on the police call. Tough lesson, file a police report. And get an attorney and you may be able to get this taken care of.

    6 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Want to know my rights

    Asked by a user in Madison Heights, MI - about 2 years ago.

    This is a dog. Don't give your "ex" a key to your house. The police will not enforce this contract, they solve crimes. Take care of the dog and make voluntary arrangements for your dog even...

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  • My accountant ex husband destroyed my credit in our divorce. He also hid all of our assets. He had us evicted from our home to

    Asked by a user in Medina, OH - about 2 years ago.

    If you can prove that he changed your address with any company changing your address to his he has committed a crime. I would call the local police non-emergency number and discuss this with them....

    5 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Is it necessary to have liability insurance for an e-commerce business?

    Asked by a user in Irvine, CA - over 2 years ago.

    A lot depends on what you plan to sell, plaintiff's attorneys are very resourceful. I would need some more information to provide better information. But General (Commercial) Liability Insurance...

    7 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Hi my name is stephanie i need help getting out of my lease for an apartment i dont feel safe in could you help please

    Asked by a user in Toledo, OH - over 1 year ago.

    You are contractually bound for the term of the lease. You may try to surrender the keys to the landlord which may, if accepted, negate the lease. Didn't you check out the area before you moved in....

    5 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • When will my chapter 13 be discharged?

    Asked by a user in Eaton, OH - about 2 years ago.

    I don't believe it is a set time depending on how busy the Court is. It shouldn't take more than a couple weeks if you are all done. The law tends to move much slower than people would like. You...

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