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Robert Paul Waickowski

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  • Rental law

    Hi there, I rent an apartment, and sublet one bedroom. This lady moved in with a child (8 yrs old) which she didn't tell me. At the beginning I told her no rush, but to start looking for a new place. She would leave the kid alone after school, a...

    Robert’s Answer

    Sorry to hear about your situation. Does your subtenant have a lease? You must start the process with a notice to quit and summary process summons and complaint. The process can take several months. Please consult an experienced landlord tenant attorney. Good luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.

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  • In MA, can you appear at a motion in Superior Court via phone or conference/Skype if you are unable to attend in person?

    If you are in another state for example?

    Robert’s Answer

    It is possible depending on the circumstances surrounding the motion. Please consult with your attorney.

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  • Hello, We have a severe mouse and roach infestation at my place of work, Im wondering what I can do about this?

    I work for a billion dollar health and fitness company. We have complained to management multiple times of our rodent issue in our employee lounge. We have 4 old stained chairs the mice have chewed through and now live in. Their response is basic...

    Robert’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear about your situation. You have a right to safe workplace. Has the city's Health Department been involved? Please consult an experienced attorney to review your documents and privately advise you on this matter. You can contact an attorney here through our Avvo profile or the Avvo directory. Best of luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.

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  • Do i have to wait to k9 during traffic stop

    I was riding with a friend we got pulled over and the police made us wait 30 min for a k9 to show up

    Robert’s Answer

    Were you arrested? The specifics of your case can not be appropriately addressed in this public forum. Please consult an experienced attorney to privately advise you on this matter. You can contact an attorney here through our Avvo profile or the Avvo directory. Best of luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.

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  • Will the 2007 increased Maine income tax ( 10.+%) be applied to 100% of ones net income?

    I am considering changing my MA primary residence to a Maine primary resident.

    Robert’s Answer

    This is a business and tax question, please consult a CPA or of an Maine attorney. Good luck!

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  • Can I drive if I am 20 (under 21) after consuming a quarter of a beer (legally in my household with my parents consent).

    If I am in the legal limit for BAC, and am 20 but drank legally in my household with my parents consent, am I allowed to drive?

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes but if you are a driver under 21 years old the determination of the legal limit for blood alcohol content is .02 rather then .08.

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  • Can i travel with expired green card and expired extension letter ??

    I"m planning on traveling abroad and i"m still waiting for my ten years green card. So my first green card inspired on June 2016 . Now i have my extension letter but it will expired April 18 2017 ?? My question now is can i still travel with that ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes, you can travel but readmittance to the US is an issue please contact an immigration attorney to review your documents and to help consult you on the matter. Best of luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.
    Immigration Attorney Nantucket, MA

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  • On my settlement agreement I don't understand what it means when it says " the parties agree to mutually release each other for

    I choose to move out may 2017 and I don't understand the section when it says on my settlement agreement " in consideration of the revocation of the rental increase and cancellation of termination of tenancy, the parties agree to mutually release ...

    Robert’s Answer

    The landlord is asking you to sign a waiver stating you will not sue the landlord. Please consult an experienced landlord-tenant attorney to review your documents and privately advise you on this matter. You can contact an attorney here through our Avvo profile or the Avvo directory. Best of luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.

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  • My husband's ex-wife made allegations on an affidavit she filed for a custody hearing that were false, what can I do legally

    My husband has sole temporary custody of his son. His ex wife has made defamatory allegations towards me in her affidavit and on a summary report. I have physical proof that shows these claims never happened. What are my rights if the case is file...

    Robert’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear about your situation. The specifics of your case can not be appropriately addressed in this public forum. Please consult an experienced attorney to review your documents and privately advise you on this matter. You can contact an attorney here through our Avvo profile or the Avvo directory. Best of luck!
    Sincerely,
    Robert P. Waickowski, Esq.

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  • Is my landlord allowed by law to enter my room and search my personal belongings?

    I rent a room in a rooming house. We have been having electrical issues and the circuit breaker keeps tripping. The manager came to my room and demanded to search for high-wattage items which would trip the breaker. They do a monthly room inspecti...

    Robert’s Answer

    No your landlord can not enter your room and search your belongings, this in the very least is a violation of your right to quiet enjoyment of the property.

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