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  1. Looking for information where to find a lawyer for custody/ child support. Daughter lives in the Media / Delaware county area. She works part time and being on maternity leave she isn't even getting a pay check at this time. Any suggestions where to go for help ? Thanks for any info. Grandmom of 6 ..
  2. Daughter just had a baby. He was a premie. Wasn't due til yesterday came 5 weeks early. The father wanted to take the baby to visit his family that live 2 hours away. They agreed that both mom and dad would take the baby to visit grandparents but all of a sudden dad wanted to go himself. Daughter feels uncomfortable especially since she is primary caretaker. (dad visits on weekends ) and mom has not left the baby's side since having him. He is also breastfed so I would think that mom would want to be there for him. Dad is starting to threaten to go for custody which scares the mom. His favorite saying is " money talks" he has been helping support the baby . Father's name is not on birth certificate . Would it be to her best advantage to go for sole custody ? This baby is only 5 weeks old. Who knows what is going to happen in the future ? What is a good way to let the father know that this baby is too young to leave his mother for the weekend. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Mom Mom
  3. A guy gave me a personal check for work took it to the bank cashed it come to find out it was a stolen forged check in my name for an amount under a hundred and fifty bucks but the teller didn't give me the money because they found out in the process that the check was stolen she was going to give me the money but when they went to go and verify the person stated that the check was stolen now a detective wants to speak with me refuses to talk on the phone and told me if I didn't come in and talk to him he was going to issue a warrant for my arrest so what crime did I commit when first I didn't know it was a stolen forged check and second I never received any money so since I didn't receive any money what crime did I commit I didn't hurt anyone and nobody lost nothing please help me.
  4. Hello! I have just informed my landlord that I will be terminating my lease early due to buying a house. Per the standard PA residential lease agreement, my lease states: “Consequences of Early Termination of Lease. Please check the State Law Provisions attached to this Lease and with your Community office for any special policies or laws which may allow you to terminate your Lease early. If the Lease is ended or you vacate the Apartment before the end of your Lease term, rent and additional rent for the remainder of the Lease term will become immediately due and payable. If we re-rent the Apartment to a new resident before your Lease term has ended, any rent we receive will be applied as a credit to the money you owe us. You will be responsible for the costs of making the Apartment ready for a new resident at an earlier date than we planned, including but not limited to, repainting, repairing and advertising costs.” As part of the lease agreement, there is included a Special Provisions and Concession/Discount Acknowledgement and Agreement, which states: “The following Special Provisions are agreed to by the Resident and are an enforceable part of the Lease Agreement. Any provisions below supersede any conflicting provisions in the printed Lease Agreement. (In underlined text) If lease is not fulfilled, Resident will forfeit security deposit and pay back the below stated concession” (of $216.00). It is my understanding I am to follow this Special Provisions policy as it supersedes what is written in the Lease Agreement. After back and forth correspondence between the Landlord and their lawyer, they actually rendered conflicting policies. The Landlord states that as a kind gesture by them, I am to pay 2 months of rent + $500 to turn the apt. over earlier than they planned + pay back the $216.00 concession = $2,566.00. I would also receive my security deposit back pending there are no “damages”. On the other hand, the Landlord's lawyer said in reality, the Special Provisions Agreement does not “supersede” the printed Lease Agreement, but it is “in addition to” it. The lawyer claims I am to pay the remainder of my lease term + $500 to turn apt. + forfeit my security deposit + pay back $216.00 concession. In the end, the Landlord told me I’d have to pay 2 months of rent + $500 to turn apt. + $216 concession, or $2,566.00. I am extremely confused. What I am certain of is that the Special Provisions Agreement I signed when moving in states that it “supersedes” (or replaces) what is written in the printed Lease Agreement. I had requested that the Landlord provide me with signed documentation showing these penalties and figures for terminating the lease early, and she failed to do so stating that all of this (above) information is clearly stated in the Lease Agreement. And I certainly do not see where I must pay $500 up front to turn the apt. over earlier than planned. Isn’t this what a security deposit is for? I have only been here 3 months - Do I get the remainder of the $500 back should she need not have to use all of it to turn the apt. over “quicker than they expected”? Where is $500 coming from? If there is anyone out there who knows anything about these types of housing issues, I’d be beyond grateful if you’d pass along any advice to help me in my current situation. Should I have a lawyer review my case? Thank you all!
  5. The marital home is in both names. Mom was the bank and provided the money to purchase, we were to pay her back. Only $10,000 out of $100,000 had been paid on the house. No payments were made for over 2 years, which mother allowed as we hit some hard times. However interest continued at 5% and it wasn't long before more was owed than the house was purchased for. Mom died Nov 2015. Her will/estate required that my share of inheritance must be lessened by the amount I owed her. Therefore, I got over $100,000 less in my inheritance. My wife and I are separated and I filed for divorce. She believes she gets half of the house, or ~50,000. Our marriage was troubled before mom died, I can easily show there is no way I would have paid off the house out of these funds if it were my choice, but it wasn't, which left me without legal remedy...mom's will stated if anyone contested any part of the will their share would be $1. No money was actually exchanged other than my inheritance being reduced, and the estate attorneys filing with the county that the loan had been satisfied. Some irony: There was another loan for business purposes of $50,000. Business was sold in 2012. All that was comingled. When mom died, $35k was still owed and also came out of my share. Also I had a loan from Mom for legal fees of $28,000, which also came out of my inheritance. Wouldn't you know the wife is not bringing up this debt, only the asset (the house). I feel I owe her half of what was paid into the house as a couple: (half of $10,000). So, $5000, plus she owes me half of $35,000 and $28,000, a grand total of -$26,500 (she owes me). I (possibly foolishly) offered her $25,000 to make the divorce simple. She came back at me with $40,000. I said I'll see you in court. Am I crazy? It is difficult to find a legal precedent for such a situation but I have to think someone has seen such a case?
  6. Child has an IEP through the Intermediate Unit. The IU conducted re-evaluations and an FBA. The IEP goals and SDIs were revised. Parents wish to drop one service as they feel it is not the Least Restrictive Environment. Parents also disagree with the reduction of another service, despite regression in the IDEA diagnosis. Parents agree with the goals and SDIs and 2 of the 4 proposed services, but disagree with the FBA and the other 2 changes in services. Is this an all or nothing thing? Must a parent go to mediation or due process? An informal meeting does not include pendency. Also, if a parent disapproves, are the goals and SDIs lost forever?
  7. 2 employees were terminated for stealing client data last month. I want to revoke their cosmetology licenses for ethics and professional violations. What type of lawyer do I need? I have a sole proprietor salon (since 1988) with 5 staff. Cosmetology board is based in Harrisburg PA
  8. I live in the United Kingdom I would like to get the death certificate of my late husband, who died and was buried in Pittsburgh, Monroeville. Is it possible that an attorney could do this for? I need it urgently and would rather pay an attorney, than to pay the flight fare etc to get it. I have all the relevant supporting documents, such as my marriage certificate etc.
  9. Hello, I have a question about driveway easement/right of way maintenance agreements. My neighbor is currently selling his home and we recently found out that there is an old (1958) agreement in place between the 2 properties. We have had a good relationship for the past 8 years so the dispute started because he would like to repave the driveway (again he's selling house) and we believe the driveway is still in good shape and dont want to spend the money to do so. Things have started to get unsettled because of this and he most recently told my wife that he is going to tell the snow removal company to go back and charge us for our portion of the driveway since he's paid for those costs. First let me explain a little about our properties and the driveway. My property currently has 2 driveways. The first one I refer to above is easement/right of way and has a maintenance agreement in place from previous owners. The other one is on our own property and gives us access to our property. We use both driveways but of course use "ours" more than the easement/right of way one. We have always maintained our own driveway and paid the snow removal and he has maintained and paid the snow removal on the easement/right of way driveway. So my question is whether i am responsible for the snow removal costs of the easement/right of way even though i maintain and pay for my own driveway? The agreement doesnt state snow removal specifically but rather agree to keeping and maintaining in good order and repair. Please let me know if more details of the agreement are necessary. Thanks.
  10. Both of our names are on the deed, so how do I get a permament stay away order for me and the kids, a divorce, that he refuses, and protection from his drug dealer kids and grands? Cops have been here several times, they make him walk. When they come he acts all humble and old and sickly and innocent telling them he had prostate cancer and colon cancer . However the officers felt suspicious so they took the children 14 girl and 15 boy, seperately in other rooms, one interviewed one, one interviewed the other and one stayed with us. Whatever the kids told them they came out angry, and said you had enough strength to fight your wife and daughter you need to walk and the next time we taking you in. Then they gave me all this info. We live in the same house, he sleeps in the basement. We haven't conjugated in 12 years. So to me we are seperated. He calls us all these degrading names strips us of confidence Got rid of all our friends and family. He gave his addicted daughter keys to our house, so we are terrified to even sleep, because we wake up with thigns missing. If we come home late from the store we are interagated. He has all this "family" stalking us like spies or something. It is terrifying. He is my and the kids payee. He uses the money to pay his bills and stuff ($2395) which has git o be some type of ss fraud.The kids alone get 800 a piece, and he says its survivors so it is his money, so if my son asks for new pants, or she wants a 5.00 doll, he says they don't need it. He takes the money and buys us garbage, but then he order out everyday. We are walking on eggshells. Yet, he will be all alm and like a model citizen outside.
  11. I was in a hospital for the last 4 days and the conditions were unsanitary. A little background to begin with - I have had multiple intestinal infections with a superbug called c. diff - bad bacteria takes over your good bacteria in your intestines and you basically want to die as you have to go to the bathroom up to 20 times a day. It can be deadly. My first night in the hospital, when I was shown to my room, I found a bag filled with feces-covered towels in my bathroom. My toilet and floor was also caked in urine. I removed the bag to the hallway because I couldn't be in the same room as it. It took them almost 24 hours to remove it. I have been having intestinal problems ever since. I am deathly afraid that I have been reinfected with this superbug again. This (to my mind, at least) would be negligence on the part of the hospital. It has been reported to the supervisor of the unit and to the PA health department. What I would like to know is, if this does turn out to be a reinfection due to that contact, is there a way to make this hospital pay any medical bills related to my treatment without taking them to court? I am on medicare and SSDI and don't have any money for a lawyer or things like that. Thank you in advance for your advice.
  12. Hello, I am a single dad. I filed for child support recently, for the first time although could have been collecting for many years. I got an award, and mom got an attorney and filed for a hearing de novo appeal. It is coming up soon and I cannot afford representation. I had major heart surgery and my income went down greatly as a result. I am the plaintiff, but I do not know how this works in the actual hearing. Who get's to go first, what do each of us do, her attorney and me as attorney pro se? Any help is much appreciated. I know her attorney from child custody and she is very competent and very aggressive, so I realize I will be sitting through a smear campaign, I think that is what my son's mom is partially paying for, it giver her delight. Thank you so much!
  13. Is driving an unregistered car in PA considered a moving violation or a criminal offense? My sister's car, which was unregistered, was hauled from another state and the big car carrier trailer dropped of the car about 2 miles away from my home. I probably should have called a small tow truck to tow the car to my home, but seeing that it is only 2 miles, I decided to drive the car home. Unfortunately, I was pulled over and given a ticket. Is this a moving violation or is it considered a criminal offense in PA? I only got a ticket and paid a fine.
  14. A friend of mine was arrested for "speeding". When the cop initially pulled him over he said he was going faster than what he said he was going. He then came to his window and asked for license and registration (of which both he had). My friend does have a checkered past, but no convictions over the last 7 years. AFTER running his name the cop came back and said he smelled marijuana in the car. My friend doesn't smoke at all, so he knew this was a lie. Is this standard procedure after running someone's name? Should the cop have said something when he initially asked for his information? We believe he is profiling him based on his past, but we don't know what the procedures are. Please help!!
  15. I was on my way to work when I was pulled over by a state police trooper for speeding. I gave him my documentation, which he checked. He came back, and returned my documents. He said he was going to give me a citation, but would try and cut me a break (presumably something like 'failure to obey traffic sign' rather than speeding). He also mentioned that the stop was being recorded with both video and audio. While I was waiting for him to return with a citation, he just drove away. I wasn't sure if he was called to something more important. I did not catch his name. Since I wasn't sure if he was going to return, or what, I waited where I was for about 10 minutes, then called 911 (I know it's not an emergency, but that appears to be the protocol around here, and I did inform the 911 operator that this was NOT an emergency). 911 transferred me to the local state police office. I explained the situation. They said 'That sounds like Trooper So-and-So. What's your name and number, and we'll have him call you.' I provided the particulars, and confirmed with them that it was ok for me to proceed to work. They said, 'If he left the scene, it's ok to leave.' Granted, it's only been a few hours, so he may call me later. I somewhat expect not to hear back at all though, since it sounded like he intended to give me a break in general. I don't necessarily assume this means I lucked out. I know that traffic citations need to be addressed (either paid in full with a guilty plea, or a deposit with a not guilty plea) within a short period of time. Not having physically received a citation, I don't know if he even wrote one, and if so, what I'm actually being charged with or the appropriate addresses/details to submit payment to. By the same token, I don't want to talk myself into a ticket by being too proactive and asking too many questions. My question is this. Assuming I do not hear back from the trooper, what's the appropriate action for me to take to ensure I don't have any complications later?
  16. On 10/17/16, I had an MRI of my brain sent from the original hospital performing the MRI to an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) office (by the ENT's request) to evaluate my symptoms. A few weeks later, I requested the return of my brain's MRI because a Neurologist requested me to bring it to him to allow further evaluation of my symptoms. The ENT office initially holding my MRI (since 10/17/16) informed me that they could not find my MRI anywhere in the office. Since the ENT office never called me back about the matter, I contacted the ENT office a couple weeks later to remind them that I had requested my brain's MRI to be returned to me, and the ENT office informed me that it must be "misplaced" since the MRI remained to not be found anywhere in the office since October 2016. The ENT office requested for me to have another MRI sent to them from the original hospital performing my brain's MRI. The hospital sent another MRI to the ENT office on 1/26/17, and the hospital contacted me to confirm the MRI had arrived at the ENT office that day. Two days later, I called the ENT office, and the ENT office stated that the second MRI must not have been received since it could not be found anywhere in the ENT office. So, I contacted the appropriate department at the hospital, and the hospital employee provided me the FedEx tracking information, including the ENT employee that signed for the recent MRI delivery. Upon my request, the hospital also provided the FedEx delivery information, including the ENT employee that signed for the delivery, concerning the 10/17/16 MRI delivery. Next, I contacted the ENT office, and I asked for the person that signed for the MRI delivered a few days ago. That ENT employee, the same desk person that said a few days ago how the MRI must not have been sent, explained that the office somehow "misplaced" my second brain MRI. Apparently, the ENT office lost ("misplaced") two of my brain MRI discs. This means that there are two MRI discs of my brain somewhere they should not be, in the possession of God knows who, and being used for whatever purpose the holder of either disc intends using the information to accomplish. I know that I, the person whose brain was the subject of the MRI, had to sign a special release form to allow my MRI to be given to me, or to be delivered to any other medical facility. My concern is about the legal ramifications of the ENT losing two of my brain MRI discs. Is it my tough luck that some deviant(s) might have my brain MRI discs, or would this be considered some type of medical negligence regarding the ENT office losing two of my brain MRI discs?
  17. My daughter works as a gymnastics coach. Her employer regularly springs field trips on her and changes up her schedule. She was not careful with keeping track of her schedule one week and missed a field trip she was supposed to chaperone. In addition to not paying her for the time missed, which is expected, her employer has said that he is taking the field trip fee that had to be refunded to the customer out of her next paycheck. Can he legally charge her for lost revenue? She is a part time, hourly employee.
  18. We have large ppl poles that go through our property. When we built we made sure we followed the rules as to how far to stay way from the lines. They we added a pool and again we followed the rules to how far we need to be from the lines. We also put in a play set. Now PPL wants to replace the lines with bigger poles and wants to buy some of our land which will now widen there right away by 100 ft and if we sell it will cause issues with our Pool, landscaping and playset. But if they move the line over it will not cause issues with our pool and playset. Can anyone please tell me what we can do. I would like to request them to move the lines. can we do this?
  19. Hello im looking for the set guidelines police have to follow pretty much like there code of conduct and the laws they have to follow for search warrants, and for starting investigations like looking at a person suspected as a crime. rules and regs for C.I. for them watching a target if someone could point me in the right direction to finding this that would be very helpful
  20. Wife was caught changing price tags and arrested after walking out of the store for paying the lower price. The difference was not even $100. Husband is a full US citizen and not involved in the theft, but she is not a citizen, but a permanent resident for almost 30 years. She was allowed to return home but we have a court date in 2 weeks. She had a similar, even smaller theft amount in 1989, which was successfully expunged, sometime around 10 years ago. To deal with this latest misdemeanor(?) do they just pay a fine and after some time, get the charge expunged?
  21. I am a student working on an assignment that has to do with the case of William B***** in York, Pennsylvania, Docket Number: CP-*****. I have some questions because I have never looked at a docket sheet before and it is very confusing. William B***** was charged with criminal homicide, but the victims didn't die. Why does the docket sheet say 'criminal homicide' and not attempted murder? I thought homicide involved the killing of another human. He tried to kill the young woman and man, and I think he had the intent to kill them, but they survived, thankfully. I am confused. Are there instructions anywhere on how to decipher a docket sheet?
  22. injured on the job 9/7 after 7days employer decided to put me on comp received a letter today from dept labor work comp bureau stating employer decided to pay temp comp for wages and medical (max 90 days) everything i've read on this and other sites indicates ins co. has 21 days to accept or deny claim Does the 21 days start after the 90 days are up? I've been treating with a Dr. that the ins co. referred me to. (There is no posting of treating Drs at work), after cervical and lumbar MRI, Dr is indicating surgery may be necessary. This would put me well beyond the 90 day time frame.
  23. Many years ago I was attacked by a soldier with a knife. The administration lied and swept it under the rug meanwhile not only violating my rights as a victim but they further victimized me. Captain A. P. - SSGT A.- SSGT W. - "Where is my watch?" The next few should be proof of the truth that i not only had ongoing issues with this soldier as far as him being insubordinate but that i had asked for help. They can also validate the extra duty assignment as well as this individual getting in trouble more than enough in the past. The extra duty i was put in charge of never even was brought up as to why i was there in the first place. SFC S. G. - SSGT R. - SGT C. - unrelated to this or part of the proceedings SSGT D. warned me they wanted to make an example of me for some reason? She worked right alongside of those listed in charge and was this soldiers superior so she knew this smelled bad and they were up to no good. They not only should be charged with this crime but accessory to murder of the other if the rumors are true. Could this have been something created many miles or years ago. Take me out so i can't fight back about foster care abuse. How many kids end up in prison after they age out of care because no one is looking out for them? Facts: I came home looking for help with the situation and how to proceed with bringing them to justice. I complained about his actions more than once, was told i was the room commander to handle it. I was put in charge of this detail because he was in the same room as me. I was not on extra duty for any reason. In fact i had just came off a 16 hour shift supporting some exercise or whatever it was we were doing. I was making rank and even had passed unit armorer school Han many accreditation's as well including one of the best sites during an exercise from the Company Communications co or something like that. So i am asking how can I prove beyond a reasonable doubt they failed to be objective and truly investigate the situation. Which would open them up to both charges. Next issue a guy was killed shortly after and the only thing i was looking for was help with my situation where i was attacked. There were witnesses supposedly willing to testify against me but should have known the truth as to what i was talking about and i have proof because on numerous occasions these witnesses names have been brought up. One point they supposedly lived close to a relative. To intimidate someone over a incident is still a crime correct? Which would make the authorities not only an accessory to murder but both incidents right? The plot thickens I was a foster child from this particular county from 10 months old. The witnesses name never came up till i started blogging about foster care and the abuses we went through. Before that i had only heard about it from my ex wife who is really the instigator in that situation. She was the one who wanted to stir the pot and i tried to keep everyone separate as much as possible. I may not be able to prove her involvement but when the chips fall into place she will crack or slip up as she has already done when i get her on messenger and grill her for information. She blatantly stated like i suspected she would She did not do or say anything but went on about how she is always blamed for things. LMAO I then stated a poly and karma, she then stated **** you! I then brought up more and she left the conversation. All screen shot. I want them for foster care abuse, both incidents of stabbings, felony conspiracy charges as well as much more that I'm compiling.
  24. Hello all a couple of months ago I applied for a position that I am highly qualified for. thought everything went well did not hear back from the company that I interviewed for. today while speaking to the human resources (we share the same human resource department) I was told the following my current supervisor said the following " I am lazy, unproductive and I smoke pot" and that others have complained that I smell and have horrible body hygiene first.. my work employee performance review has never been anything less than satisfactory. i am obese - and also one day i arrived after work from a fire scene, i am a volunteer fire fighter i have never done drugs... so with all this being told to the employer i interviewed for they did not extend an offer i am lost
  25. wife and I arrested in 2013 on marijuana charge - recently paroled, both to halfway houses in Harrisburg, Pa., wife released from half way house recently but i"m not being allowed to live with her because of what they call co-defendant stipulation. My wife has never been arrested in her life, we've been married for 30 years, we have no no but our selves but this is causing a hugh problem. I've exhausted most avenues and now am looking to file civil suit against Pa parole board for "emotional Abuse/distress". Is this possible and can someone point us in the right direction to do this?