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  1. It's probably a "corrective deed". There was...

    It's probably a "corrective deed". There was some, probably minor, error in the original deed, they wanted to correct that error, so they filed a new deed to fix the problem.
  2. No, actually in many states (if not all), it is...

    No, actually in many states (if not all), it is only good for so many years, and possibly may be renewed then. I don't know what the period may be in Indiana.
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    A mortgage would name the bank (or other lender)...

    A mortgage would name the bank (or other lender) as the grantee.

    A deed, on the other hand, with OP named as a grantee, and which mentioned a mortgage, would be unusual. Possibly the father...
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    I don't see OP writing that the father is named...

    I don't see OP writing that the father is named on the BC. Usually, that cannot be done (in the case of an out-of-wedlock birth) without an affidavit of paternity signed by the father or an...
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    If the court has civil rules modeled after the...

    If the court has civil rules modeled after the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (as do many state courts), the rules are moderately clear regarding what to do: You file an answer (admitting or...
  6. Question: Who is at fault

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    I find it hard to believe that OP's car was...

    I find it hard to believe that OP's car was actually unable to move. If the car was high-centered on the object so that the powered wheels were unable to move the car, Or if the engine quit, maybe....
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    At any rate, it's a math problem, not a law...

    At any rate, it's a math problem, not a law question.
  8. Then he should talk to both of them, and do...

    Then he should talk to both of them, and do everything that each says. And get it in writing (or at least he should make note of the person who he talked to). I assume VASAP is some sort of...
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    Wages are usually taken through a writ of...

    Wages are usually taken through a writ of garnishment served on the employer. There is a federal statute which only allows 25% (or less) of your paycheck to be garnished. There may also be a more...
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    I.e.: a "judgment debtor examination" in some...

    I.e.: a "judgment debtor examination" in some states. It affords the creditor the chance to examine the debtor under oath, often before an employee of the court clerk's office.



    OP should show...
  11. I'm not sure whether, when she wrote "Co. Child...

    I'm not sure whether, when she wrote "Co. Child Support", whether she meant "county" or perhaps "Colorado". Normally child support agencies are on the state, not county level. At any rate, if OP is...
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    As Joypulv indicated, it depends on the law of...

    As Joypulv indicated, it depends on the law of your state. But unless you have a lease the landlord probably doesn't have to upgrade it to a better heater. Next time your lease comes up for...
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    Levying a bank account and garnishing wages are...

    Levying a bank account and garnishing wages are two different things. Wage garnishment is limited to 25% or possibly less.
  14. There is probably no difference between #2 and...

    There is probably no difference between #2 and #3. Find out from the closing agent whether the POA was presented and recorded. If I was recorded, you should record a revocation of it.
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    It works the same way here in the US. Generally,...

    It works the same way here in the US. Generally, you can get the police to serve process, but often private process servers will seem have more success getting the job done.

    But as Tickle and I...
  16. Question: Tax question

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    Unless there is a contingent fee agreement for a...

    Unless there is a contingent fee agreement for a percentage of the recovery.
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    Why don't you ask the court office for the phone...

    Why don't you ask the court office for the phone number of the RCMP detachment which will serve the papers, and then call that number and ask?
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    I don't know of any state in which "automatic"...

    I don't know of any state in which "automatic" emancipation happens when the minor child becomes a parent.
  19. Question: Tax question

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    As the others have indicated, the husband should...

    As the others have indicated, the husband should not drive another foot, or work another second, without being paid what he is owed.

    Also the employer is hauling stuff for third parties. Notify...
  20. OP appears to be confused by the term...

    OP appears to be confused by the term "controlling authorities". Without looking at the Ohio rules OP mentions, I am nevertheless confident that the term refers to statutes and case law. It doesn't...
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    I question the statement by the judge that "she...

    I question the statement by the judge that "she cannot remove these people from her property without just cause because of the discrimination laws". I don't know what jurisdiction this is, but to my...
  22. Question: Deed to a house

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    As far as I can make out, OP has asked two...

    As far as I can make out, OP has asked two questions concerning two separate situations. Probably it would have been better to ask these in separate threats, so as to minimize confusion.

    The link...
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    Of course you could. But OP indicates it is a...

    Of course you could. But OP indicates it is a real law firm. Thus one would expect that any payment would go directly to that firm; hardly a well-designed scam. :)
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    The economics of the practice of law must be very...

    The economics of the practice of law must be very different in the UK. In the US, I think it would be very rare for a law firm to waste effort collecting the dollar equivalent of a £100 fine (about...
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    Very good to see that the situation seems to be...

    Very good to see that the situation seems to be ending well.
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    If their employee was negligent, and it appears...

    If their employee was negligent, and it appears that he or she was, Home Depot is definitely responsible, if that's what you are getting at.
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    Yes, you are missing the answer to the problem,...

    Yes, you are missing the answer to the problem, which is that his attorney is indeed also missing the point. Someone needs to explain to the attorney, so that the attorney can explain to the court. ...
  28. Apparently not (No common law marriage). But...

    Apparently not (No common law marriage). But it's probably neither here nor there, assuming that OP was left the property by will.
  29. Question: DUI in NY

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    Correct. As noted, the creditor could reach...

    Correct. As noted, the creditor could reach community property if it is in a community property state (NY is not one of those.), or jointly-owned property, as opposed to property owned entirely by...
  30. I agree with Fr_Chuck. If H Street is maintained...

    I agree with Fr_Chuck. If H Street is maintained by the city, it would appear to have been dedicated somehow. If OP does pay the taxes upon the land under the street, he or she should demand that...
  31. Question: My fiancé

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    Here...

    Here is a listing.
  32. Question: Name change

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    Presumably, if OP does have a BC it corresponds...

    Presumably, if OP does have a BC it corresponds to the information which the uncle registered in PR. I'm assuming that a BC was not required by the New York schools some half a century ago.

    OP...
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    Basically, it depends on how the HOA was created....

    Basically, it depends on how the HOA was created. I find it difficult to believe that the common areas and facilities were created without any provision to pay for their maintenance. But mandatory...
  34. Yes, by all means cancel it. I expect that you...

    Yes, by all means cancel it. I expect that you will get in trouble otherwise.
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    It should also be noted that, as a condition of...

    It should also be noted that, as a condition of OP being allowed to stay in the house, the other people who live there may have been required to agree that their rooms also be subject to search. OP...
  36. Question: Living trust

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    It is a trust which goes into effect during the...

    It is a trust which goes into effect during the trustor's lifetime (as opposed to a testamentary trust, created as a part of the trustor's will and thus only effective when the trustor dies). ...
  37. Florida Statute 440.185 provides, in pertinent...

    Florida Statute 440.185 provides, in pertinent part, as follows: 
    "Notice of injury or death; reports; penalties for violations.—(1) An employee who suffers an injury arising out of and in the...
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    I don't know what you mean by harassing. ...

    I don't know what you mean by harassing. Repeatedly talking to you over and over (i.e.: nagging), even when you indicate that you want the person to leave you alone, is probably not actionable. On...
  39. I looked it up and discovered that...

    I looked it up and discovered that Pimpri-Chinchawad is a city in India. You need to contact the governmental agency there which is responsible for birth certificates, and ask them how to do it.
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    That's what I was going to suggest. Transfer all...

    That's what I was going to suggest. Transfer all jointly-owned property to your name before he has a chance to take it. This would include not only bank accounts but automobiles, etc. as well.
  41. Question: Life estate

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    Yes, it's always a good idea to run it by an...

    Yes, it's always a good idea to run it by an attorney in your jurisdiction. But, as noted, a quitclaim deed from OP should do the trick.
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    As I read this, OP's aunt was the tenant. Then,...

    As I read this, OP's aunt was the tenant. Then, when the aunt died, OP's ex moved in and declared (as had the aunt) OP as the ex's caregiver. Thus OP appears to have been employed by the ex as a...
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    Yes, you can.

    Yes, you can.
  44. If OP really attended, she should be able to...

    If OP really attended, she should be able to research this better than anyone else.
  45. Question: Insurance Claim

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    Doubtful. And most states, including New York,...

    Doubtful. And most states, including New York, don't award prevailing party's attorney fees, in most cases.
  46. Funny, this...

    Funny, this link suggests that the school is still in business.
  47. This question is relevant because, indeed whether...

    This question is relevant because, indeed whether OP passed, the institution which processes bar exams for the particular state should have the pertinent records, including OP's transcript. If,...
  48. Question: Insurance Claim

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    OK, so talk to an attorney about sending them a...

    OK, so talk to an attorney about sending them a letter (See below). Without more of a theory of liability (what they negligently did or failed to do, for example), there is no reason to treat your...
  49. As RickJ suggests, landlord-tenant laws are for...

    As RickJ suggests, landlord-tenant laws are for the most part a matter of state statute. And we don't know what state you are in.
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    Yes, he can do that. You should have got it in...

    Yes, he can do that.

    You should have got it in writing when he first told you that you could "break the lease", whatever that means. Normally, the phrase means to breach a lease contract, for...
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