Civil Actions Legal Questions and Answers

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How Do I Get the Gas Company to Repair the Damage They Caused on My Property?

Last year I purchased a house. I came home one day in November and the gas company, Vectren, had jack-hammered a big hole in my concrete driveway and torn up my lawn to replace risers in the neighborhood. I was not notified of this and they just filled the hole in with gravel and left after they were done. I called three times and was given told that the hole will get fixed by ...

04/21/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Indiana   |   #24694

How Do I File a Motion to Change Venue in Tax Court?

Hello, I have a trial in May 2011 in tax court in San Francisco. I have written the prosecuting attorney and have asked if we could move the trial to San Diego and to move it from May to October of this year. She has agreed. Therefore, she has said that I need to file a Motion for Continuance and a Motion for Change of Venue. Thus, I have 2 questions.1.) Could you please tell m...

04/05/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: California   |   #24579

How Do I Amend a Complaint in Federal District Court?

Greetings, I need to amend the complaint I filed in proper in Federal southern district court. I am in San Diego. The pleadings have not been served yet. I want to file an expatriate application for extension of time to serve these pleadings first and then amend the complaint before it is served. See Rule 77 District Courts and Clerks (m) time limit for service. Can your co...

04/05/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: California   |   #24571

Can I hand over patient's medical records to a lawyer?

WHEN ANY LAWYER ASK ME FOR THE MEDICAL RECORDS OF ANY OF MY PATIENT PURSUANT FLORIDA STATUTES 766.204 AND 456.057 FOR PROBABLY A SUIT AGAINST ME. DO I HAVE THE RIGHT TO ASK WHY HE/SHE WANTS MY PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS? AND WHICH FLORIDA STATUS GIVE ME THAT RIGHT? THANK YOU

03/28/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Florida   |   #24518

What is the specified time to appeal a decision?

When a decision is that disposition of Defendants is a claim for a premises liability and not ordinary negligence, therefore the open and obvious doctrine applies. The court specifically finds that allegedly hazardous condition was open and obvious. WHAT IS THE TIME OF APPEAL? This is a case against a greenhouse for using the incorrect loading ramp.

03/28/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Michigan   |   #24512

How can I postpone a trial date for several months?

I have a trial date scheduled for 5-16-11 in Tax Court in San Francisco, CA. I wish to move the trial date forward several months (5 or 6 months), so I can have time to find an attorney to take my case, which I should have done by how, but didn't do. 1.) How do I move the trial date forward? 2.) What form do I use to do this? 3.) Can I talk with the IRS counsel handling the ca...

03/27/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: California   |   #24511

What options do I have when I was sold forged autographs?

I made a purchase of an autographed framed album-the man said the album was signed by the original band members--I had a professional from the antiques roadshow tell me That the autographs were faked. I paid w/ postal money orders--he shipped through FedEx. I contacted this person and said I would like to be compensated--and he refused. Am I out of options at this point??

03/26/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #24504

What Are the Due Process Requirements for Adequate Notice?

What statutes and codes clarify stipulations, requirements that a notice of hearing in a VA Court must contain the following time, place, date of hearing? If different times appears on any court notification which create conflict has proper notice been facilitated?Example: 23 persons receive a court time of 9:30am and 1 person (pro se) litigant received notice of time as being ...

03/12/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Virginia   |   #24385

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress Due to Statements Made By the Opposing Attorney in Court?

I am IN PRO PER. Can I sue my adversary (THE defense attorney) for Intentional Infliction for Emotional Distress? He won every cause of action and rightfully so!!! But a number of times he has said 'I don't believe you,' and I feel very, very emotionally distressed, and demeaned. Who made him judge and jury? Even with obvious murders like the Arizona murder - I have heard 'all...

01/18/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: California   |   #24033

What is the Term That Prevents New Evidence From Being Considered?

I know that for a grievance case where the union is being charged with wrong doing the following applies: 'in assessing the evidence, proof of conduct that occurred more than six months before the filing of the charge may be considered in determining if the union violated the law within the six month period'. My question there must be something that states that once the grievan...

01/02/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions   |   State: Florida   |   #23922
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