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  1. Hi. In March I have bought a vehicle from a man. I have bugged a few times for the title within these past 9 months. It's already @ the point that I can't even drive it because if regristeration. I feel like im being scammed because even right now they say they cant find it& they want me to wait a few more days. I'm already anxious enough ... Do u feel like im going to need a laywer? & is there one for titles in south tx.? Thank u so much.
  2. In 1990 me and my husband purchased a home. In 1992 we were divorce and I was awarded use of the home til (at the time our only child finished school or became of age.) In1996 another child was born to myself and ex-husband. Durning this time we were back and forth a family but living mostly in Georgia. Durning which time I had the family home in Texas rented in order to be able to pay for home. It was always agreed that I would keep the home and get it paid for for our kids to have when and if needed in their lives.Shortly after 2nd child was born. The relationship between myself and ex husband/father completely ended.agreement concerning the home in Texas remained the same. I would pay for the house for future use for our kids. Which I did by keeping it rented and payments made. In 1999 oldest child who was included in the divorce had a child. In 2000 myself and daughter and granddaughter moved back to Texas. Where the family home was still being rented and payments made.. Durning same year ex husband remarried and went on with is life. I continue to keep family home render and payments made. In 2005 I also remarried and to my surprise found myself in a legal issues with my ex-husband and his wife in forcing our divorce clause stating the said home would be sold when oldest was of age 18 or no longer in school. Which had actually been in 1999 when granddaughter was born without any concern to clause in divorce because of the private deal made to keep home for the kids future. And at the time actions was taken by my ex husband and wife I had taken over making the house payments myself and no longer depended on renters for this. Also I was in the process of repairing/remolding the said home.when I was served by my ev husband forcing the sale of the family home I was also provide information for a buyer and their offer . And at the time the owed balance for this home was less than 6700.(six thousand seven hundred dollars). Upset and deviated over these actions I searched for possible answers to over come this. I found myself in another deal with my ex husband, and my mother. This time we agreed that my mother would put the house in her name and pay it off and the rent it out to repay herself and that the home would remain the home of our children. And the only reason for this action was to get it out of my ex husband's and my name to keep the peace between my ex husband and his wife . No money was made by either one of us . It was just a simple sign over if the home to my mother.i I had no reason to doubt my mother after all these were her grandchildren and she too love and wanted the best for them so the deal was made and she took possession of the property and it was rented back out in order for her to be repaid. In the meanwhile my marriage to second husband ended and we all we back to our lives. With the knowledge that my kids home was still safe and there when they needed it. So now my youngest child is now grown and ready to have her home but now my mother will not keep her end of the deal and has decided she will give my kids home to my sister. I have all the paperwork from when the deal was made even the offer from the other buyer giving me and my ex husband a profit from the sale and the paperwork showing that she paid only the amount owed in the house. My ex husband has passed away and my mother wants to turn her back on me and her grandkids and break her promise. Can I make her keep her word if I can prove that we had this deal? Please help find away to once again save my children's home. All ideas and information would be appreciated. I am including my documents and I can also provide testament from tents of the home at the time of the deal making.
  3. We found out that my husband supposedly received a ticket for no insurance on 23 Aug 1997. That became a arrest warrant on 8 Mar 2008. It is now Feb 2015! My husband has been stopped since then, he went to take his state inspectors test, has had a couple of background checks and the Navy has done a security search for his security clearance. At NOW time has this thing showed up. Can they do this?
  4. In 1990 me and my husband purchased a home. In 1992 we were divorce and I was awarded use of the home til (at the time our only child finished school or became of age.) In1996 another child was born to myself and ex-husband. Durning this time we were back and forth a family but living mostly in Georgia. Durning which time I had the family home in Texas rented in order to be able to pay for home. It was always agreed that I would keep the home and get it paid for for our kids to have when and if needed in their lives.Shortly after 2nd child was born. The relationship between myself and ex husband/father completely ended.agreement concerning the home in Texas remained the same. I would pay for the house for future use for our kids. Which I did by keeping it rented and payments made. In 1999 oldest child who was included in the divorce had a child. In 2000 myself and daughter and granddaughter moved back to Texas. Where the family home was still being rented and payments made.. Durning same year ex husband remarried and went on with is life. I continue to keep family home render and payments made. In 2005 I also remarried and to my surprise found myself in a legal issues with my ex-husband and his wife in forcing our divorce clause stating the said home would be sold when oldest was of age 18 or no longer in school. Which had actually been in 1999 when granddaughter was born without any concern to clause in divorce because of the private deal made to keep home for the kids future. And at the time actions was taken by my ex husband and wife I had taken over making the house payments myself and no longer depended on renters for this. Also I was in the process of repairing/remolding the said home.when I was served by my ev husband forcing the sale of the family home I was also provide information for a buyer and their offer . And at the time the owed balance for this home was less than 6700.(six thousand seven hundred dollars). Upset and deviated over these actions I searched for possible answers to over come this. I found myself in another deal with my ex husband, and my mother. This time we agreed that my mother would put the house in her name and pay it off and the rent it out to repay herself and that the home would remain the home of our children. And the only reason for this action was to get it out of my ex husband's and my name to keep the peace between my ex husband and his wife . No money was made by either one of us . It was just a simple sign over if the home to my mother.i I had no reason to doubt my mother after all these were her grandchildren and she too love and wanted the best for them so the deal was made and she took possession of the property and it was rented back out in order for her to be repaid. In the meanwhile my marriage to second husband ended and we all we back to our lives. With the knowledge that my kids home was still safe and there when they needed it. So now my youngest child is now grown and ready to have her home but now my mother will not keep her end of the deal and has decided she will give my kids home to my sister. I have all the paperwork from when the deal was made even the offer from the other buyer giving me and my ex husband a profit from the sale and the paperwork showing that she paid only the amount owed in the house. My ex husband has passed away and my mother wants to turn her back on me and her grandkids and break her promise. Can I make her keep her word if I can prove that we had this deal? Please help find away to once again save my children's home. All ideas and information would be appreciated. I am including my documents and I can also provide testament from tents of the home at the time of the deal making.
  5. I was prescribed Reglan at the age of 12 and have very bad case of RLS, why am I being told that I don't qualify for compensation for my injuries I feel strong grounds for a lawsuit what attorney will help me with this
  6. I came to the United States on F1 (Student Visa) in 2015 and I graduated from school then I got OPT (Optional Practical Training) and I got Employment Authorization Card and I am working legally right now. On the other hand, my Dad is a permanent resident (Green Card Holder) and he applied an I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative) for me in 2011 and the application is with the NVC (National Visa Center) right now. My Priority Date now follow the table for filing visa applications Not the final action dates table in the Visa Bulletin so I can apply. I have 2 options now: 1) Adjustment of Status 2) Consular Processing Since I am physically present in the United States I want to apply for Adjustment of Status. My Dad is the Petitioner and I am the Principal Applicant. My question is for my interview for Adjustment of Status: should my dad come to the interview with me? or is it optional? On the other hand, my Dad had been in my country (Out of the United States) for more than 6 years, I know that he has not to leave the United States for more than 6 months but he had some health condition and he had to go to a hospital in my country, but he came recently to United states for a month and he got his SSN and he got his ID and he has a bank account and he filed for Taxes for the last 3 years but he didn't work in the United States at all. My question, is that affect the process of Adjustment of Status? If yes what can he do to avoid that? What are the documents that we need to apply for Adjustment of Status? Is the Taxes issue related to the Adjustment of Status? If there is any suggestion that would help please advise me?
  7. Hi, I've gone through three lawyers. Either they were over case loaded or didn't care but that's besides the point. I have a two year old that since birth my ex and I have had joint custody of. We come from a small town and not only is he a purple heart, he is the town corporal for our police department. My son always comes back sick or injured and has been hospitalized many times. Now I'm not alone his first wife ran with their daughter after she had emergency surgery from a week with dad. She told mommy that daddy threw her. (She is 5) His ex wife ran with her and found by FBI in another place. I'm in desperate fear for my baby. Who does not speak clearly right now. Macys psychologist says Macy shows all the classic signs of fear of men and isolation. His lawyer is working pro bono and is the best where were from. I'm 50k in debt. My lawyer dropped the ball and had him named conservator but still joint. What do I do.
  8. I was in the hospital for 5 days after I swallowed a foreign object that was in a pre-made food container. The object punctured my esphogus. I have already hired an attorney. His office took some information and I was told I would be hearing from an insurance adjuster for the grocery chain. It has been 2 months and I have not heard anything from anybody including my attorney. I have emailed his office twice and I have called once but I am not getting a response. One of my concerns I had in my initial visit with the attorney was communication. I told him I wanted to be kept in the loop. Am I being impatient? Should I be more aggressive or is this the normal course?
  9. The subject from Job A goes to victims Job B who works at Job A & Job B to jeopardize Job B by making negative claims that occurred from Job A. Can a lawsuit be filed in Texas even though the subject was disciplined at Job A regarding negative claims?
  10. Is it illegal for a licensed massage therapist to work in sexually oriented business ( strip club)?
  11. Is it lawful to terminate someone because their urine smelled funny I was sent for a drug test because suspicion of me using on site which was untrue and then at the testing site they told me my Urine smelled funny so they wanted me to retake the test I refused because there was nothing wrong with my urine. I was then fired. This is the same company that found actual pharaphanial in someone's room and they did not disapline them any.
  12. I ordered custom window shutters from a guy on 12/5/17 with an 8 week lead time. The only verbiage on the installation agreement states "This is an agreement to order and purchase custom window coverings. Orders of custom products are non-refundable." It lists a "Total Contract Price" of $6,938 of which $3,469 is listed as "50% Deposit Due on Order" and the other $3,469 listed as "Remainder Due Upon Installation". My house burned down on 12/23/17 and I notified Seller the same day that I'd like to stop the order. Seller claimed to have been unable to stop the order as it was already on a container ship from overseas. Today, 1/31/18, Seller informs me the product has arrived at distributor and I must pay the remaining balance within 30 days and receive the product or store it myself. If I do not want to complete the purchase, can I walk away from the purchase and forfeit the deposit without any additional responsibilities under the agreement? In looking at the installation agreement itself, it does not appear I even signed it (but I'm going to assume the Seller has a cleaner carbon copy). But if I didn't even sign it, yet I did pay a deposit... is it still binding? I've attached a copy of the agreement here too.
  13. I am trying to figure out how I can explain this mess I was raised by grandparents since the age of 3, no legal adoption but she raised me as her own along with 14 other children, only 7 are still Living. No will, she had one drawn up that states that I would take the place of my uncle in the will (who had Downs Syndrome) I was told I had no chance of getting any money from the sale of the home, I believe it is on the market. It has been appraised at Five Hundred and Eighty-Nine Thousand dollars. My natural mother passed away 6 months ago and her part of the house is to go to me and my three siblings. My aunt is the executor of my biological mother, only when I came across an affidavit of facts concerning the identity of Heirs. did I realize she did not tell the truth, she says that my grandmother did not adopt or raise any other children other than her own. l This is clearly not true, everyone that knew my family also knew my grandparents raised me. Oh yeah my Aunt is an attorney and part-time judge I contacted the title company and told her who I was, she had no idea about me and that my mother passed away. I was also under the impression she did not even know about my siblings She stated she went by the affidavit that my Aunt gave her The notary was my grandmother's attorney and she knew that my grandparents raised me but went ahead and notarized this affidavit. She stated in a letter that my grandmother was not able to sign the will before she died, therefore, she wanted to advise the biological children if we could come up with a solution because it was clear to her what my grandmother's intents were. My question is do I need an attorney if the title company is the one who is distributing the money from her estate? Am I also entitled to my biological mother's part if she stated it in a will? I don't want to get my Aunt in trouble but I had no choice but hand over the affidavit. My aunt had her friend (the person who notarized and attorney for my grandmother) handle my mother's deceased husband's will, I have no interest in it, but my Aunt says I will have to pay for her services I didn't even know she was representing I did not sign any papers or even talk to her. I want to know if I am obligated to pay for something that has nothing to do with me Thank you for your time and I hope you can help me on what steps I should take
  14. Father married and divorced 4 times over the course of his life. Died 3.5 years after his last divorce. When he died, his bank account still had the name of his 4th wife on it as a joint account, but it was not a POD (pay on death) or "rights of survivorship" account. Bank provided account balance information to me at the time of death, but no other information pending Probate. Fast forward 8 months later; all issues complete, independent administrator appointment, discovery of heirs, public notices, court hearing.... all done. Leave the courthouse and go to the bank and discover all the money had been taken by the 4th wife. Up until his death, she had not accessed the account for several years. QUESTION: I am looking for an attorney in Texas. It's too early to know who is at fault, the bank, or the 4th wife. What type of attorney do I need?
  15. My cousin is dealing with a divorce in Dallas, TX and knows she can't afford court-appointed mediation. In her words: "The mediator charges like $1000 and I can’t pay that. My ex refuses to agree to a divorce on religious beliefs so it would just be a waste of money I don’t have. I found a place that only charges $50 per person so I’d rather waste that than $1000." Her next court date is in about a month, and they're expected to have mediation proceedings done by then. Is there anything she can do to change her mediation to that cheaper option that DOESN'T involve hiring an attorney, which would also be expensive?
  16. 21 Year old daughter goes to church one Sunday only to not return for 43 days. Daughter has had some mental issues. Showed up at our house wanting "her stuff" with local police officers. We explained there wasn't any of her stuff there after she abandoned it. Now I'm wondering if I had a responsibility to maintain her "stuff" after her departure? We had seen her and her "boyfriend" and asked her to return and she refused to come back and stated she was happy the way things were and would not be returning. Does she have a legal recourse or claim to items she left or abandoned?
  17. Cps

    So here's my question. When this case opened they said they could move forward with termination of my rights through aggravated circumstances. But did not if I worked the case plan. We drew up a case plan and I did everything they asked. At a following court date the children's attorney then stilled filled the motion to terminate my rights. But I am in a small town with a judge that doesn't seem to follow the rules. Is this legal for them to do if I completely complied with them? Now we are going to trail. Please help
  18. Hi, so I would like to get some insight on what to expect a judge would determine and what I can do in my possible rights. Last year I got pregnant and had initially mistaken the identity of the biological father. The biological father knew I was pregnant and we were together at that time and he knew there was a possibility it may have been his. Later the biological dad left me. I ended up realizing the original guy was not possibly the father and so me and my new boyfriend spend the pregnancy together and he told me he thought it was his. So he ended up signing the paperwork and giving his last name. When the baby was 1 month old, I realized the bio dad could be the father and I wanted to be sure. So I contacted him and broke up with my boyfriend because of it. Now my son has my last name, and the other guy is no longer legally related to him. Me and the bio dad tried to work things out. We took an at home DNA test and I would let him come see our son on my expense. I encouraged him to sign the Acknowledgement of Paternity to have a legal relationship and he has not done so. After 2 months of him not doing anything other than visiting me and holding the baby, I set the ground rule that he needs to establish paternity if he wants to visit. He still has not but is working on a court case about me denying him visitation. In the meantime I have applied for child support and we have a hearing in 2 weeks. I am super afraid of the results of this because the biological dad is 23 and does not have a job, he is a daca immigrant, he lives with his mom and siblings in an unfinished home (no proper doors and a trashed living room) he also does not have a crib, a car seat, a car, or anything he would need to have the baby. He is constantly talking about me having psychological issues to his family and I would hate for him to be that way to the child. I feel like him having my son is not in the best interest because of the lack of income, privacy, lack of baby necessities, and his reluctancy to even sign the Acknowledgment but instead getting a lawyer on me. , the baby is also unfamiliar with him since he hasn't seen him often. I am currently a nursing student, and am since recent times unemployed but have a history of keeping a job. I live in a spaciously divided high end home with only my parents and have everything the baby needs and wants provided myself. Would a court allow him to have unsupervised and regular visitation? Even overnight? Is it my responsibility to then provide him with necessities like a car seat or anything? Would he even have right to joint custody? Can I get supervised visitation only for now? What can I expect with this situation?
  19. My daughter was abducted from my home by a 20yr old man. Two weeks after she disappeared I was served a Notice with an Order attached to the Notice that stated that SOLE custody of my daughter had been given to the State and the Order enjoined me from having contact with my child EVER AGAIN. I have never abused my daughter, and I was never adjudicated to be an unfit parent. Is it legal for our children to be kidnapped without a hearing? There are federal laws pertaining to what a state official must do when they find a missing child. Can anyone give me answers or a statute that says that is legal?
  20. Anyone ever dealt with your legal rights as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy being held up because of a demand letter from someone who thinks they should have been on the policy as a beneficiary. This demand letter has scared the life insurance company and they are not paying out the benefits and have required us to get legal representation.
  21. Hi Does Workers Comp covers the employee from his home to the business, and in lunch hour? Example 1 The employee gets in at work at 8 am, is he cover from home to work either in car or walking? Example 2 Is he covered in Lunch Hour? Let's say he drives to a Macdonald and then comes back to work, was he covered under WC?
  22. In 2010, I received an UMV felony charge for a rental car I had for for 3 months. 1 month not fully paid. At first I took 5 years probation w/ deferred adjudication, but it got really hard for me to get a job and pay an $11,000 + fine w/ the felony on my record plus support my kids. I found myself homeless for some years. I ended up violating for nonpayment. Instead of being reinstated I opted to do the time. I ended up getting 7 months State Prison time in 2014. I got out March 2015. It still has been really hard to get work because it looks fresh on my record. I want to know if I am able to get it expunged off my record... Can someone PLEASE help me? I did get an approval from the nursing board to be able to sit for the exam, but I have to work while I go to school and I cannot find anyone to give me a job or at least take a chance on me.
  23. Grand M0ther passed away in 2012 there are 4 heirs a ranch in Texas and a house were to be divided between the 4 heirs we all agreed that we each were entitled to 25% of the estate so we did not go through probate but instead filed a Heirship in Texas. The land was never re-deeded it is still in Grand Mothers name and for the last 7yrs all but one of the heirs has abandoned all responsibility over the property and house. I have been left to pay all taxes on all the property to avoid forclosure ,cause it has not been re-deeded. I have tried unsuccessfully to contact the other 3 heirs and get them to pay their portion of the taxes but yet they still reap the rewards and benefits of property ownership,dividends and such from the oil company,easement payments and the such but they have abandoned all responsibility over the property. Is there anyway that I can get my money back from them for their share of the taxes and payment in rent for the house that I own 25% of that they are living in rent free or force them to give me nore property in trade for my portion of the house, I am at a loss as what to do right now they wont return my calls nor help me with taxes on the property or house???? Does anybody know what I can do or what direction I should go in???
  24. Hello, We have a client that passed away and left his Life Insurance proceeds to his Estate. He started paying premiums on this policy in 1989 during his first marriage, and then his wife passed away in 1998. He continued the policy and paid premiums up until his passing in 2017. He married his second wife 6 mos after his first wife passed away, and they paid premiums from 1998-2017. They missed some premiums along the way, so there was an automatic loan against the policy. We were told by an attorney that half of the premiums paid during the first marriage were the wife's because we're in a community property state. The attorney is telling us that some of the proceeds of the insurance should go to the first wife's estate. Is this correct? If so, $57,144.98 in premiums were paid during that first marriage, but the net cash surrender value of the policy was $28,215.45 because of the cost of insurance. From which amount would you pay 1/2 to the deceased wife's estate? I would appreciate any help! Thank you, Haley
  25. Can a mortgage lender take the home away from a surviving spouse, if the deceased spouse is on the loan alone? This is assuming the surviving spouse is able to continue making payments.