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  • My roomate wants me out and she filing for a peace order to get me out so she doesnt have to evict me what to do?

    Me and my kids are homeless , i met her in my travels and she said she had rooms for rent , and she wouldnt charge me alot so i can still get my life together, 3 months later she feels some kind of way because i dont want to bascially be her frie...

    Paula’s Answer

    Fight the matter in court. You don't want this on your record. In addition, report her to Section 8 if you are under Section 8. Finally, consult with local counsel to determine if you have other remedies for what appears to be an attempt at an illegal eviction. Definitely, don't miss any deadlines regarding your response.

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  • Can a membership organization continue to accept dues while failing to provide services due to intent to sue letter sent t them?

    This organization provides legal representation and the prior to attorney provided committed acts of malpractice. When the organization failed to address the issue, a letter of intent to sue was sent and they responded to me stating that they woul...

    Paula’s Answer

    It's difficult to answer your question without seeing the contract/membership agreement you have with the attorney. You should take the relevant document and correspondence to an experienced contract litigation attorney in your area.

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  • I feel that my friend is setting me up

    My friend has fake money and he uses it to buy marijuana and then the dealers keep calling him and he's the one buying it, I feel he tells them that I'm the one that gives him the fake money and tells him to buy the marijuana. But in reality I hav...

    Paula’s Answer

    First, stop calling him your friend. Second, schedule a consultation with a criminal lawyer and obtain advice and/or representation before going to the police.

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  • Is it true only lawyers tens to receive "flat fee" from attorney to represent them?

    Are flat fees only for property owners to be represented because they get discounts for havingany properties?

    Paula’s Answer

    I agree with the prior two answers. Many lawyers are rethinking the hourly rate arrangements with clients. I do flat fee task arrangements on a variety of matters, including family law, coporate formations, and landlord tenant matters.

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  • What should I do?

    I have been with this company for a year. I recently started dating a co worker. After maybe a month into the relationship people found out about us including the manager. Every since that my manager was spreading rumours about me and had all the ...

    Paula’s Answer

    Don't come down to see him before you go home. It's not worth it.
    As an employee at will, you can be fired for any reason, even a silly one that is not protected by law. You have stated nothing in your question that would place you in a protected class.

    The answer could change if you provided more information, including whether others are treated differently from you regarding their relationships at work.

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  • A police officer just came to my home for questioning, I wasnt home so he asked my roommate.

    The officer came in full dress however I know for a fact that he came as a personal favor of a friend and not from the police department. Is this legal?

    Paula’s Answer

    It may be against police policy or a violation of the law, depending on exactly what he did. You can file an internal investigation complaint. However, if you decide to do it, make sure you are specific on what he did when he came to your house; what he asked your roommate; whether he used his police powers to indimiidate your roommate; the person he was trying help; the relationship between the officer and the person; and the supposed favor.

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  • How do I remove a member from a partnership LLC.

    My partner and I wanted to start a company and now I would like to have sole ownership of the LLC. The problem is that we have filed it as partnership already. How can we remove the other member of the LLC? Both members agree to it, but we do not...

    Paula’s Answer

    The first thing you need to resolve is the status of the company. Is it a partnership or LLC? You are mixing up the two types of companies. If it is an LLC, owners of the LLC are members. Next look to the partnership agreement if it is a partnership ,or the articles of organization, if it is a LLC to determine the steps you decided on how to remove the partner or member. An attorney should have drafted the document. So, the steps should be spelled out.

    If an attorney did not draft the document, take it to an attorney who can assist you. It may be the simple step of buying out the person for a certain percentage of the company.

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  • Being billed after retainer runs out

    Typically speaking if a retainer runs out and the lawyer accepts payment plans does that additional balance need to be paid within the next month or so? Or is it like a credit card you pay I.e $100 a month until balance is paid off?

    Paula’s Answer

    The payment method should be spelled out in the retainer agreement. If it isn't, discuss the matter with your attorney. There isn't a typical way of paying your balance. Several attorneys have payment plans and allow clients to pay it off over time if both agree. Others, require payments right away.

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  • My father remarried he passed away who gets his truck me my sister or his second wife.

    He is the owner of the truck and my sister and his second wife they're the insured drivers on the insurances.

    Paula’s Answer

    It's not quite that simple.
    If he still owed on the truck, the truck has to be paid off or the lienholder can repossess it.
    If the truck is fully paid off and he died without a will, the administrator has to pay off the liabilities of the estate before the assets are distributed. If the truck isn't sold to pay off his debts, If the truck is the only remaining asset, it may have to be sold to be split between the children (1/2) and the second wife (1/2). The sister would not receive any part of the estate under intestate succession laws.

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  • Can I go to small claims court ? Or will an attorney even help me send a notice ?

    Hi! There, My son ( 7 yrs ) who went to a birthday party Glow in the dark n atlanta was injured badly with a metal object which was not secured in the play area. We had to call 911 and than we had to take him to the ER - he had a large g...

    Paula’s Answer

    Yes, there are small claims attorneys who are available to discuss the matter with you in an initial consultation. You should google, small claims attorney and Atlanta. You should be able to obtain 5-10 names. Small claims goes as high as $15,000 in Georgia. The company may be liable for medical bills and pain and suffering.

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