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Can I file for post conviction relief on the basis of ineffective counsel?

An attorney for an incarcerated friend of mine filed her meritorious brief for an appeal 8 days too late. She has asked me to find out if she can file for post conviction relief on the basis of ineffective counsel to the State (S.C.) Supreme Court and if so what is the time line?

05/20/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: South Carolina   |   #5359

How do I end an ongoing legal dispute?

When reporting my brother-in-law for stealing his 80 year old mother's house I called him a thief and he saw this private email. I've spent $3000 in attorney fees and my lawyer says settle (no way, he is a thief) for around $15K. Three times this case has been dismissed for lack of jurisdiction (he's in S.C. and I'm in O.R.) as well as the way it was filed in conjunction with...

05/15/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Oregon   |   #4851

Does Nolo Contendere allow you say you were never convicted of a crime?

I was told by a lawyer that a nolo contendere (no contest) plea on a felony charge, which resulted in probation, allowed a person to say they were not convicted of a felony. Does this mean the answer to the below question is no?Have you ever been convicted of malfeasance in office or any felony other high crime?

05/13/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: ALL   |   #4621

How can I force a company to give me the IP address for someone who has ordered goods in my name?

Someone is filing out subscriptions in my name. I am getting the goods and the bills. So far I know one subscription was done by the internet, but they will not give me the IP address. First I want to know how to make them give me the IP address and secondly once I get this information, what charges can I press?

05/13/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Arizona   |   #4601

How would I petition the court for early withdrawal from probation?

Do you have to have a lawyer for Federal Court to re-petition the court for early withdrawal from probation? My husband's attorney was present for the first petition but now wants another $2500 to re-petition the court after completing what the judge had ordered.

05/13/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Indiana   |   #4599

What is a motion hearing?

What is a motion hearing?

05/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Georgia   |   #4563

In the state of Maine, when are sex offenders required not to register?

In the state of Maine, when are sex offenders required not to register?

05/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Maine   |   #4552

Can I sue in small claims court for work that I have not been paid for?

My husband and I own a small business, a film processing photo lab. A new customer came in with several large boxes filled with old 35mm slides, which she asked us to scan onto CD. After several minutes of trying to count how many slides were in the boxes, she handed them over and said "just scan them all" I told her the price was $1.50 per slide. I told her I would call her to...

05/12/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: California   |   #4545

I was issued a citation after having an automobile accident - Courts

I was involved in a one car accident that resulted because my tire blew. I was traveling when all of a sudden my car started to swerve. I hit the brakes because I didn't know what had happened. I tried to get the car to stop. When I applied the brakes the car swerved worse and went slightly into the left center lane. I managed to get my car back on my side but it was swerving s...

05/10/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: North Carolina   |   #4446

What is the punishment for perjury and submitting false documents to the courts?

What is the punishment for perjury and submitting false documents to the courts?

05/05/2007   |   Category: Courts   |   State: Louisiana   |   #3820
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