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Dotty Elaine Lemieux

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  • How is a nuisance neighbor handled?

    M80's going off since middle of June at all times of the day. Blazing fire pit creating smoke into my home. Smoke bombs planted right toward my front porch so I need to keep my door closed. Remarks being made as to how he can tic me off. Cherr...

    Dotty’s Answer

    Call the Fire Department. It is a severe fire danger. They will cite him. Or should. Get a restraining order, cause he sounds crazy. Move.

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  • I want to buy a land in the Hollywood Hills, and I'd like to know if it's legal to dig there.

    I'm a survivalist or a prepper, and I wish to build a Bunker beneath the land I'm buying. Is it legal to dig in the Hollywood Hills? If not, is there any land nearby on which I could do that? I'm thinking about 700 to 1000 feet underground, enough...

    Dotty’s Answer

    Whoa Nellie! Are you expecting the Apocalypse? Or maybe you are a film magnate working on your next epic.
    Or perhaps just deluded. No, it's highly unlikely they would let you build a bunker in the Hollywood Hills for your survivalist "family." Try Montana.

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  • What can I do about a vehicle that was parked on my property to block my access to the rear of my property? Just surveyed.

    Neighbor has had State Police called on me & others, over them saying that I was invading their property. So I paid to have my property surveyed only to find that I owned all of said area & they were on my property W/ an air conditioner that was ...

    Dotty’s Answer

    You will probably need to bring a quiet title action to get your property back. You might try just showing thme the survey and asking them to move the car as you have proof it is on your proerty. Record the survey properly though.

    Good luck.

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  • Can i make this building stop making these people smoke out back?

    basically, it's an enclosed area where they are smoking. we are in a duplex and they are a 15-floor apartment build and it's like a wind tunnel. everything they do from smoking,litter,grilling floods our houses gets it all to the point it makes me...

    Dotty’s Answer

    This is one big issue not thought through with this move toward density. buildings close together where what happens in one (or in the courtyard of one) affects all. Are the buildings owned, managed by the same people? I'm not sure what you can do, other than look to local ordinances, about distance away from others for smoking. Lobby your Council members to change the ordinances if need be. Of course talk to the owners/managers. People need to stop smoking, period, but I see that grilling is also a problem, and you say littering. It sounds awful. Best of luck. Lobbying may be your key. if it affects others, get a group together for petitions, council meetings and other actions to put a lat to it. Good luck.

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  • Neighbor's motocross track degrades my home value. Do I have any recourse?

    I live in outside the city limits in Canyon County, Idaho. My neighbors just bought a 9+ acre tract (zoned rural residential) directly across the road from my house and are putting in a private motocross track. The noise from their and their frien...

    Dotty’s Answer

    You need to know if this has been permitted, is in the list of permitted uses in the zoning ordinance. Did they get a variance? There should be a hearing of some sort and you should be notified. There are also noise ordinances and if all else fails, you can bring a private nuisance action. Also see if other neighbors are also troubled by this, join forces. Go to the hearing, write letters, circulate petitions, cal your Supervisor or City Council members who oversee this jurisdiction. Good luck.

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  • What do I do to get him to remove the bamboo in my yard.

    my neighbor planted bamboo in his yard that has now growing in my yard what do I do about getting him to remove the bamboo

    Dotty’s Answer

    You should first ask him to remove it and put up a root barrier in his yard. Bamboo is very invasive. Or remove it yourself and ask him to put in the root barrier. if he wont cooperate, depending on the damage it is causing, you may have a case against him. You will need a local land use attorney. Good luck.

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  • Can I be sued for a loud noise that causes poultry to bunch up and smother

    I've been using reactive targets that detonate on impact. There is a turkey farm around 600 yards away. I have been doing this since before they were constructed. Am I liable if the noise causes the turkeys to panic.

    Dotty’s Answer

    What are reactive targets? Does our area have a right to farm ordinance? It may depend on whether you moved in or started your activities whatever they are before or after the Turkey farm started. Get a local lawyer to work with.

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  • Is forming a PAC mandatory for any election-related activity?

    Hi. I want to start a YouTube channel focused on educating voters about options beyond the 2 major parties. The channel will invite the public to submit activism-in-action, commentary, and interview videos. We will also make vids showing people ho...

    Dotty’s Answer

    Are you the same guy who asked election questions before? You may do information sharing without any formal reporting. You can't provide a reportable service or in-kind donation to any one candidate without following the reporting rules.

    Otherwise, sounds like a public service. You can be an unincorprated organization, or a non-profit. Your choice. It does not sound like a PAC. Good luck. Let me know when it is up, so I can watch.

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  • What kind of legal assistant can she get what kind of lawyer would be the best to represent her with this matter would this be c

    My sister is a home owner and weeks back she was out in her yard when she notice there was standing water behind her fenced yard, she remembered that back in December she had seen someone back there digging a ditch she approached him and ask whom ...

    Dotty’s Answer

    You will need a local land use lawyer. Hard to say whose jurisdiction this is or property it is on. Does your sister have a survey? She may need to go after the facility that dug the ditch if they went on her property. But she needs a lawyer that deals with land use and municipal law. Good luck.

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  • Legally starting a political campaign in Orange County, CA. Do I need a CPA?

    I am setting up a political campaign in Orange County, CA. What forms do I need to file to make the campaign legally recognized? How can I legally store funds from donations? Should I setup a PAC, bank account, or another type of account? How do I...

    Dotty’s Answer

    It depends on what type of campaign. If it is local, or State, you got o your local elections office and they will give you all the paperwork, or check the Secretary of State's site. If it's Federal, go to the Federal Election Commission's site. If it's a large campaign, you'd do well to have a lawyer and a CPA, or a combination firm. There are many around. You should not under any circumstance handle your own money. You need a Treasurer legally. Please check those sources I mentioned for advice.

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