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Charles Jervis Mellor

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  • Mediator recommendations???

    I have had a temporary restraining order on my husband for 3 months for domestic violence and child abuse. The mediator that interviewed both of us recommended he be the primary custodial parent and I only have 3 weekends a month. She said that I ...

    Charles’s Answer

    The Judge may or may not follow the recommendations of the Mediator. However, any opportunity to challenge the findings would require competent counsel. Use Avvo and contact a Family Law/Custody attorney in your area. As my colleague pointed out, many offer a free initial consultation.

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  • Am I still responsible of my car if I get a notarized letter saying my friend responsible for anything that happens to it.

    wail the car is still under my name am I still responsible even though I get a notarized letter saying his responsible if anything happens to the car.

    Charles’s Answer

    If your name is on the title, i. e. the "pink slip", you are responsible. A notarized letter would have little, if any, effect.

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  • I am on pregnancy disability and was just notified that my health benefits have been discontinued. Does this violate FMLA?

    I have been employed here for over 9 years. I advised them of my pregnancy complications and that my dr wants me off work. They said OK and my last day of work was 8/30/13.

    Charles’s Answer

    I concur with my colleague, you should consult with a local employment law attorney ASAP. I wish you the best with your pregnancy.

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  • What legal recourse do I have against a client who is no longer making monthly payments on a retail purchase contract?

    My company sells and installs water softeners in customer's homes, but does not physically do the installations ourselves. Instead, we subcontract out the installations to licensed and bonded plumbers. Occasionally, we will allow for customers t...

    Charles’s Answer

    It is unclear as to the amount owed. The terms of the written contract would dictate the options available. Small Claims court may be the way to proceed if the amount is under $10,000.00. Use Avvo to contact a Business attorney in your area. They will be able to review your documents and suggest a course of action.

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  • Car accident, registration not updated, full coverage insurance

    I got into an accident on a late drive last night. Scraped the side of a rock wall when avoiding an animal crossing the road. No one around me. I paid my registration a few months ago but I forgot they never gave me a sticker for no smog. I didn't...

    Charles’s Answer

    The question seems to be does the unlicensed nature of your vehicle impact the availability of your insurance coverage. You need to discuss this with a local attorney who can review your auto policy and provide advice. Use Avvo to locate an attorney in your area. Many offer free consultations. Good luck!

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  • Is it malpractice if a dentist doesn't refer you to a specialist before starting another separate procedure?

    Since I can remember, I have had low gums on the bottom row of teeth. I attribute this to being over eccentric in my brushing for many years as a child. About a 14 months ago, I received a regular dental cleaning and was recommended by my dentist ...

    Charles’s Answer

    Medical malpractice cases require an expert to state that the care provided fell below certain standards for the profession. Your presentation of the facts does not allow for an effective evaluation in regards to the care provided. More detail would be required. I would suggest that you use Avvo and locate a Personal Injury attorney in your area to consult with. Good luck!

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  • I NEED A CONSPIRACY LITIGATOR

    CONSPIRACY OF,COVER UPS, DECEIT, FRAUDULENT CONCEALMENT WITH THE DELIBERATE INTENT TO DEPRIVE ME OF THE RIGHTS TO KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT MY MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND WHAT HAVE HAPPEN TO ME IN HOSPITALS, SURGERY AND FROM WHAT I CAN DETERMINE MAY INCLUD...

    Charles’s Answer

    Attorney Doland is correct, there is no specialty for "conspiracy". You should contact the Bar Association in the county where you live. They will have a lawyer referral service that may be of assistance. Here is a link. http://www.sbcba.org/publicservices.html

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  • Will i be waving any future medical assistance if we except money for his current medical bills?

    My son ended up in the emergency 2 times in one day due to a thermometer defect that the manufacturer has determined as a defect. They ran 3 tests and first were off by 1.6, second were off by 2.3, and third were off by 2.5. They have agreed to ...

    Charles’s Answer

    Like my colleagues, I would caution you against accepting any amount at this time. You really need to consult an attorney that can review the specifics of your claim and advise you accordingly. Use Avvo to locate a Personal Injury attorney in your area.

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  • Construction defects on residing of house

    We built our house in 2000 and discovered that we had water damage which was repaired in 2004. We discovered 2 weeks ago that those repairs were faulty and the house needs to be resided again and may cost over $100,000, based on one contractors v...

    Charles’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Spirtos. Given the dates you cited you may have issues with statutes of limitations. You should use Avvo and find a local Construction Defect attorney to advise you. Good luck!

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