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    Rental Property in Known/Identified High-Risk Flood Zone, LL Didn't Inform Tenant

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? California As the title states, a tenant has learned (well into their lease term) that the house which they are renting is located in a flood zone (FEMA Zone AH, a high-risk flood zone) in a community that participates in the National Flood...
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    Who Pays For The Damages?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Missouri Curious question. Have a family member whose former spouse and he are in a court battle over custody of their children. In what appears to be retaliation, the mother filed a false police report stating that the father had a cache of...
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    Can Pro Se Litigant Serve Legal Papers Upon Opposing Party to the Case?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Texas Curious question came up, and I want to make sure whether or not my answer is correct. It has been my understanding that a party CANNOT legally serve the opposing party in the case, and that service must be performed by a person over the...
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    To bqnet

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Arizona You wrote this then closed your thread: Unfortunately for you, your problems began when you allowed your son to move back home. Law enforcement can seek prosecution on every single offense your son committed. The plea bargains he...
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    Is the man responsible to share in a woman's pregnancy medical bills?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? California We have a debate going on in another forum I belong to, and I was hoping to get some other opinions - both professional and laymen's - on the subject. A man and a woman are casually dating (not boyfriend/girlfriend, not steady dating...
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    Bank Levy and Claim of Exemption Based Upon Extreme Financial Hardship

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? California My family member had an unpaid credit card debt for which the creditor (CA) filed and received a judgment against him. He went to his bank to withdraw funds last Friday on payday to pay some bills, and found that the creditor had...
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    To kstuff regarding your MO Red light camera ticket

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Mo You have a choice. Either you can pay for the ticket that you say was obtained when you weren't driving, or you can disclose who the driver was and let them pay it. If you refuse to disclose, then you are basically accepting the liability...
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    Employer requiring full disclosure of PHI for absence due to illness

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Oklahoma Pretty simple question here. Can an employer require an employee to fully disclose private health information about the medical basis for a medically-necessary absence from work? Question is regarding a policy put in place for staff at...
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    Mom Pregnant Before Marriage by Someone Else - Can Bio Dad Claim The Child Now?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Unknown at this time, but will provide as soon as I have it (it may not even be relevant) I know that a child born during a marriage is assumed to be the offspring of the husband for paternity purposes. Is there ever an exception? The question...
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    Is there a statute of limitations for paying an outstanding traffic ticket?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Tennessee This question came up in discussion: Person receives a traffic ticket in 1988, moves out of state later on. Oklahoma is currently holding a suspension on his license for this ticket. Tennessee says they want $1456 before they will...
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    Service of Process via Facebook

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Federal Law, for now. This is pretty interesting. A recent decision by Federal judges allowed for service upon a foreign defendant via Facebook. With the number of people out there utilizing this social service, wouldn't it be interesting to see...
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    And You Thought Your Landlord Was Nuts...?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? International/UK If you think your LL has some strange rules they insist on enforcing, look at this list of insane rules this person tries to enforce ("as I feel")...
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    Home Abandonment in TN - Can One Co-Owner Remove Another Co-Owner's Name From Title?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Tennessee Silly question, and I'm pretty sure I already know the answer, but... is there an abandonment provision in Tennessee law that allows for one title holder to remove another title holder's name from the property? If 2 people are listed on...
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    Early Lease Break Fee Not In Lease, But Mgmt Insists on Enforcing It Anyway?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Virginia Question for someone else (not me). Tenant has lived in an apartment complex for 6 months, and finds they need to break the lease due to a job relocation out of state. Scheduled move-out date is Feb 28. They were able to find a...
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    Statute of Limitations - Tolling - New York State

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? New York State What actions will toll a statute of limitations to pursue a lawsuit for an unpaid credit card debt? Specifically, if the defendant left the country for an extended period of time (years) and returned to the US, would that toll the...
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