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Paula Brown Sinclair

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  • Can my permission to drive down a road be taken away?

    Someone, whom I've seen once in my life and spoken to once in my life, is trying to file a restraining order against me. In their "wishes", they want my privilege to drive down the road they live on taken away. The road they live on is a very po...

    Paula’s Answer

    Courts can order a wide variety of limitations and restraints in such an order. Obviously, there is much more to this situation than has been revealed. For more precise advice about your "rights," retain local counsel, who can review the entire situation and determine whether defenses exist.

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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  • Do I need to file a motion to re-open a closed/discharged chapter 7 no asset bankruptcy case to include a creditor.

    I filed in 2013 and discharged in 2014 and closed in 2015. Now I am trying to rent an apartment and this previous landlord came up in a report with a judgement against me. Being they were not on my credit report they got over looked and did not ge...

    Paula’s Answer

    If your case was closed as a no-asset/no-bar date case, Beezely applies, and no further legal action is needed.

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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  • What do I need to expect at my pre-trial Wednesday for domestic battery?

    Me and my husband were having a bad day, the arguments escalated, the police were called we both were charged with domestic battery. Theres a no contact order between us, and i am wanting to know what to expect out of the pre-trial. He pled guilty...

    Paula’s Answer

    These questions should be addressed to your counsel. If you have been trying to defend these serious charges, that error should be corrected without delay. Domestic battery will not be excused as a "bad day." The violence indicates serious problems in the relationship that need to be professionally addressed, and lifting the no-contact order may be an unreasonable expectation.

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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  • Why does someone have a key to my apartment without my consent?

    I am over the age of 18. I live in an apartment that my mother is paying for. Both of our names are on the lease; she is the cosigner. She lives in California. Does she have permission to give a copy of the key to my apartment to someone withou...

    Paula’s Answer

    So, this is your mother's apartment, and she is letting you live there. Your issue is less one of the law and more of one of your relationship with your mother. Have you discussed this with her?

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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  • When more then one arrest has been made Should all people arrested be in the police report

    Only 2of the 3 people who got arrested were in the police report

    Paula’s Answer

    Repeat post. Asking again to get an answer you like better is a waste. Read the prior answer. (And stop talking publicly about the incident. Speak only to your attorney.

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  • How much is to file chapter 7 bankrupcy. Ho

    Hi thanks in advance i live in colorado springs i have a lot of past do bills fell on hard times .now i have a job but im getting garneshed cant afford to live and have my wages garneshed i wish i could afford to pay but i just cant right now.so m...

    Paula’s Answer

    The price for bankruptcy involves filing, credit counseling, and financial management course fees as well as attorney's fees. Every attorney sets their own fees, many as a flat fee for a defined package of legal services. Contact local experienced bankruptcy counsel without delay to start the process.

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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  • Why would two peoples police reports not say the same thing if you both were arrested or them not even be in my police report

    There was three people arrested but only two people are in the police report

    Paula’s Answer

    Why two police reports differ would require the Avvo virtual attorneys to only speculate, and how will that help? This is really the least of your worries. Retain experienced criminal defense counsel so your interests can best be protected. If it is helpful to make and issue of differing reports, it is your personal counsel who will need to do that.

    Best wishes for an outcome you can accept, and please remember to designate a best answer.

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