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  • Husband had an unsecured line of credit loan with a bank. He is now deceased, am I now responsible for this debt?

    This loan was made over the phone, and I don't recall any paper work being sent for signatures. I always made the payments on line, and since his death, I cannot access the account. The loan was in his name only. Is this a debt that I am responsib...

    Lois’s Answer

    I have added probate to your area as you need to check with a probate attorney in your state. While in Alabama you would not be personally liable the debt could attach to his estate if he has any assets.

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  • My hubby has a accident on his record and can't get a licsense. He is wanting to file bankrupcty to take care of it.

    The accident happened in Alabama. He is living in Alabama. The lawyer is willing to make payments on it. He owes 2200.00. He is wanting to file bankrupcy and wants to know if it will cover it so he can get his licsense back. This all happened 8 ye...

    Lois’s Answer

    Yes it will but a bankruptcy will cost you at least $1200.00 and maybe more and if there is nothing else on his record and the attorney will give him his license back and let him make payments on it, make payments on it. I have to assume he took a judgment on him because there may be a technical way out of this if there is no judgment and its been 8 years. It could simply be too late to collect the debt. Has he gone down and just tried to get his license back? Or has he made payments over the years as that could revive the debt too? Did he sign a contract agreeing to pay this back and has made sporadic payments? There are too many unknowns. You need to go talk to a lawyer and give them specifics.

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  • Need to know if i have legal rights during or after w/c claim is settled

    two diff. w/c doctors have operated on me and both times my shoulder and bicept have failed.in therapy my lawyer will not talk to me about this ...seems a little strange i need help.i have been in pain for over a year and it has caused my wife and...

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    Your WC settlement if the paperwork provides for open medical benefits will entitle you to medical care for lifetime assuming no new injury. Have you applied for social security disability? Also have you gone back to your last doctor and asked for medical treatment again? Did you close your medical when you settled your worker's compensation case? You could make an appointment with your lawyer. If these two things faile bring in your wc paperwork to me or another attorney and let us look at it and advise you better.

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  • Ex husband gave up parental rights . Current husband adopted then can exes aunt see them

    After 15 years my exes sister wants to visit my kids after my ex gave up his parental right..she has never seen them or attempted to..the children do not know they were adopted as my ex was very abusive..she served me papers to go to court to see...

    Lois’s Answer

    You will need to hire an attorney to review the paperwork that you were served with. The paperwork will tell you the number of days you have to file a responsive answer, which will in all likelihood be a denial. When your children were legally adopted the ex cut off all rights to them. If you do not answer the paperwork however she could possibly get rights by default.

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  • I live in Alabama but my DL is suspended in georgia. I got fines i haven't paid and it's been 5 or more years what do I do?

    I'm originally from georgia . I moved to Alabama about 9 years ago. I need my DL to go further in my career. My job is requiring me to get them. I also violated probation in douglasville,ga cause the p.o. Would not transfer the probation to Alabam...

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    You need to resolve the underlying reason for the probation violation as soon as you can which sounds like you need to pay all the fines and costs in full. This will probably mean turning yourself in to the court and dealing with the issues involved which may or may not mean jail time. Of course if they catch up to you first, you are going to jail here, and then if Georgia will come get you, you will sit in jail waiting on extradition, and then you will sit in jail in Georgia waiting on a court date for the probable failure to appear that you have picked up. Save up some money immediately to pay the court and the attorney you need to hire. Get car insurance yesterday if you do not have it, and talk to an attorney in that city with experience in handling these type of matters. Discuss the circumstances in private with suitable counsel immediately.

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  • Are there Lawyers that will let you pay as you go? I need to help my daughter get her son back>

    He was taken due to drug use, but both the mother and father used and they only test the mother when the baby is born addicted.. I do not have a lot of money but will pay..

    Lois’s Answer

    Yes there are lawyers that will take payments.

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  • Are there ways to change from supervised to unsupervised visitatation?

    I was on drugs but I am clean now. I am working and would like to get my son back..

    Lois’s Answer

    Yes this is possible depending on a lot of other factors. Please make an appointment with a family law attorney to discuss this.

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  • I have a 4 year old son that was given to his father at the time of our divorce, I would like to at least get joint custody.

    I have not been able to give him the child support due to not having a job, I just got a job and now have started, I have supervised visitations. Please tell me how I can get either unsupervised visitation or joint custody.. Please

    Lois’s Answer

    You will need to make an appointment to discuss this with an attorney. Do not post the details of why your visitation is supervised on line.

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  • I was adopted and my birth mother died leaving a sizeable estate. Am I an heir to her estate?

    i was adopted 4 years prior to her death. I am 20 years old.

    Lois’s Answer

    When they file for probate, if they do, go to the counter and ask if a will was filed. Purchase a copy of the will. Its public record. You can read it and see if she left you anything.

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  • I am currently receiving unemployment benefits. Can I file for disability and retain my unemployment until the decision?

    I have been on unemployment since Sept 2013. I suffer from severe anxiety and depression as well as recurrent migraines.

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    It is a very tricky situation to say "I can work" and get unemployment to one government agency and to another government agency to say "I can't work". As the other attorney has indicated there are situations where you can, but it has to be handled very carefully. I assume that since you say your anxiety is severe you are getting medical treatment for it and your combination of impairments? My advice is to make an appointment and talk to an attorney such as myself,
    who handles social security disabllity to get a consult to find out how to best protect your rights.

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