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Allan E Richardson

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  • What can I do about this if I am charged when I know its my free speech right?

    if someone presses charges on me for my freedom of speech right( putting on facebook I will pay someone to go tell them to stop trespassing on my land) what can I do about it? can I get it dropped because its my right? can I sue the person that pr...

    Allan’s Answer

    It is unclear how telling someone that you will pay someone to tell someone to stop trespassing would result in charges. It would be important to know more facts.

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  • How can I successfully achieve getting 50/50 custody of our 2 year old daughter and any tips for mediation for a father?

    My ex and I lived together for 7 years. We have a 2 year old daughter. We shared responsibilities and costs of our daughter equally. We broke up and my ex was withholding custody of our daughter. I filed for an Ex-Parte hearing and was granted vi...

    Allan’s Answer

    The legal standard is the best interests of the child. Mediation is based on agreement. If you can convince your ex that 50/50 custody is in the best interests of the child, then you may accomplish such agreement in mediation. As far as child support, if your ex is not working but is capable of doing so then you can request that income be imputed to her.

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  • Do I need a lawyer to attend this mediation meeting with me

    I have a appointment with EEOC mediation, on April 13 ,I really don't know if I need a lawyer or not

    Allan’s Answer

    It is often better to have an attorney present to negotiate a good settlement for you. You could also consult with one in advance and then appear yourself. There are various ways to approach the mediation.

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  • Could I fill out and file these papers myself as well as appear at the hearing without counsel?

    Going through divorce with a child. went to mediation and have a signed CR2A by both parties. Ex is not abiding by the financial elements and has not since signing. Was advised by a lawyer to file a order to enforce CR2A, temp order for support, a...

    Allan’s Answer

    You can file pro se, however it is often better to have the assistance of counsel. You could check to see if you qualify for legal services or a court appointed counsel.

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  • Do I have all rights to my son...does the safety plan null and void our mediation agreement?

    I as a mother of one sweet boy was forced to involve DHR in October of last year when my sons step mother left bruises and welts on him for a week. A safety plan was issued to take my son out of his fathers home and no contact with the step mother...

    Allan’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds as though you have filed for a modification of the custody arrangement so when a new order is issued, the provisions of that will take effect. If you had a mediation agreement and violence occurred after the agreement, then the change in circumstances would invalidate any provision relating to the safety of the child.

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  • Employment law in NJ, for hostel work place environment.

    I was harassed by management at my job at a big box retailer in NJ. I have been with the company for many years and worked many locations. I was a supervisor, and disclosed some ADA information the the managers at the location. About 2 weeks later...

    Allan’s Answer

    I urge you to contact an experience employment lawyer as soon as possible to review your information and guide you on what options are available to you. Good luck.

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  • By law, do I need to return my 1 yr old computer to my employer once my job has been terminated?

    I work as a salaried employee for a small company and work from home. For the first 6 yrs of employment, I worked on my own computers. when both computers crashed (as a result of working solely on company related work), my employer replaced one of...

    Allan’s Answer

    If it doesn't belong to you, you can't keep it. As my colleague notes, if you have some evidence that it was delivered to you as part of your compensation, you have an argument that it is yours, but not more.

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  • Can a mediated child-support agreement be enforced?

    Unmarried father and mother sign a mediated child-support agreement that calls for an over-guideline monthly payment. The agreement explicitly states that both parties acknowledge the child support is over state guideline, and that it is in the be...

    Allan’s Answer

    The agreement is enforceable as a contract. If you would like a court order, then you can file for child support through the court system.

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  • Is it better to hire an attorney or a mediator so that I can at least talk to them? What else can I do?

    I am paying child support and will continue to do so. My ex-wife does not want me to call or see them but I want to. They won't pick up my calls. I just want to see or talk to them. It has been several years. I live in CA and she lives in Tn wit...

    Allan’s Answer

    First you should review your original court order to determine if you have visitation rights. If you feel that you and your wife can cooperate on visitation, you could mediate. If you feel that circumstances have changed since the original order was entered then you could hire an attorney and file for a modification of visitation.

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  • What legal repercussions will a United States citizen face if he or she chooses to drive without a license?

    Greetings! My question pertains to the rights of United States citizens in regards to the free and fair usage of pubic roadways and highways as granted by the constitution, and decided by the Supreme Court and lower courts, more specifically, t...

    Allan’s Answer

    Under the United States Constitution states have police powers to regulate the safety of their roadways. Therefore, there is no right to drive without complying with state licensing and insurance requirements.

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