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My Images On A Pornographic Website?
My Images Are On A Pornographic Website. I Am Not Even Nude In These Photos So I Dont Know Why They Would Even Put Me On There. I Was 17 Of The Time The Photos Were Taken. This Website Seems To Be Own And Run By One Person. I Know This Violates 2257 Compliance And Dmca Because I Own The Rights To My Own Images Right? How Would I Go About Filing These Complaints?

Find out their address by doing a whois lookup, then write them a letter explaining the situation and ask them to remove them. If that doesn't work you'll need a lawyer.

Good luck.

Can Any Criminal Charges Be Brought?
My Grandfather Just Found Out That His Long Term Girlfriend Stole Over Half A Million Dollars From Him In The Coarse Of A Year. He Comitted Suicide And Left A Note Explaining Why. He Gave Her Access To His Accounts. Can We Persue Her And Force Her To Pay The Money Back And Go To Jail? Also, Can She Be Held Accountable For Him Comitting Suicide?

She probably cannot be held accountable for his suicide. However, the possible theft should be immediately reported to the police department. They will be able to investigate and see if there is a criminal charge. Just from what you have written, there may not be, as he gave her access to the accounts. However, until someone investigates further, you just don't know.

As far as being able to recover the money from her, if there is a criminal case, restitution will be ordered by a court if she receives probation. If no criminal charges are filed, then you can get a lawyer and sue her. You still will have the same problem (that your grandfather gave her access). If he was obviously mentally deteriorating to the point where it was obvious that he wasn't "knowingly" giving consent, that will play a role in any civil or criminal proceedings as well.

Good luck. You might want to see if a civil attorney will give you a free consultation, but I would report to the police before spending the money to hire a lawyer.

I Was Convicted Of A Theft But My Lawyer Said It Wouldn'T Show Up On My Record Is That True?

I am in no way a lawyer, but if I remember correctly, it depends on your age. I believe that most (if not all) crimes in PA are sealed/expunged from your record when you turn 18. After that, you get no second chances, they are there permanently.

My source is an article on Criminal Records, the biggest section of the article, is about the US system for criminal records. It also contains Hong Kong and the UK. Take a look and see if it helps.

Legal Malpractice. My Attorney Missed The Date Line?
My Attorney Missed The Date Line For Refilling The Case. He Offered Me $10K. He Was Asking For 180K In Court. It Was Retaliation Case With Very Good Evidence And Witnesses. My Employer Had Reject Settling With Me And My Attorney Supposed To Re- Fill My Retaliation Case. What Should I Do In This Case. I Have Incredibly Good Evidence In Writing, E-Mails From My Employer To The Foreman About Moving Me To The Hardest And Dirtiest Work In The Field (Construction-Demolition) So I Will Quit. I Was Asking Employer For Respecting New York Non Smoking Law By Sending An Email With Actual Law Attached After My Verbal Requests Didn'T Work. When A Month Later One Of My Employer Customers Had Asked The Same Question My Boss Linked This To Me And I Was Moved From Warehouse To The Field Within 1Hour. He Had A Problem With Me Because Earlier I Was Requesting To Respect Basic Wrights Like Paycheck In The Timely Manner. Finally I Was Fired. What Should I Do In This Case? Should I Agree To $10000

There's a whole crop of attorneys that specialize in legal malpractice cases. Call the New York Bar Association and ask for a referral to a malpractice attorney. Set up an appointment with one and they'll be able to tell you if they think you have a winnable case.

While you're on the phone with the bar, ask for information about filing an attorney grievance. Once you file a grievance, your old attorney will be subject to an investigation and discipline by the bar - which could even result in him being disbarred.

Wait to file the grievance until you've spoken with a malpractice attorney as they may have additional information or guidance for you on how to go about it.

Power Of Attorney?
My Friend Has An Aunt Who Lives With Her Father. The Aunt'S Daughter, Who Lives In Another State Has Power Of Attorney Over Her Mother. Her Mother Is Still Able To Make Decisions On Her Own. My Friend Wants To Know If She Can Get Power Of Attorney To Take The Aunt To Doctors' Appts, Etc., As The Aunt Has A Brain Tumor Now. She Is Wondering Which Is Best: (1) To Get Power Of Attorney And Look After The Aunt (2) To Get The Daughter To Take Her Mother Home ( Don'T Know If The Daughter Will Do This As The Daughter Has Little Communication With The Mother) She Would Like What Is In Best Interest Of Aunt, But Still She Wants To Legally Protect Herself If Something Should Happen, As I Have Stated That The Daughter May Have Legal Claim To Sue Her If Something Should Happen To Her Mother, Since My Friend Has No Legal Documentation To Care For This Individual. Thanks In Advance!!!!

easy, see an attorney. The POA isn't worth the paper its written on IF that person is not takeing care of the party in question.

However, it will take a court hearing to undo the situation and set it right and i would seek advice from an attorney practiceing family law.

Maybe this will help:
A power of attorney (POA) or letter of attorney in common law systems or mandate in civil law systems is an authorization to act on someone else's behalf in a legal or business matter. The person authorizing the other to act is the principal or granter (of the power), and the one authorized to act is the agent or attorney-in-fact.[1]

Contents [hide]
1 Attorney-in-fact
2 Oral and written powers of attorney
3 Equal dignity rule
4 Types of powers of attorney
5 Power of attorney in finance
6 UK Law
7 Irish Law
8 Russian Law
9 Ukrainian Law
10 See also
11 References

[edit] Attorney-in-fact
As an agent, an attorney-in-fact is a fiduciary for the principal, so the law requires an attorney-in-fact to be completely honest with and loyal to the principal in their dealings with each other. If the attorney-in-fact is being paid to act for the principal, the contract is usually separate from the power of attorney itself, so if that contract is in writing, it is a separate document, kept private between them, whereas the power of attorney is intended to be shown to various other people.

In the context of the unincorporated reciprocal inter-insurance exchange (URIE) the attorney-in-fact is a stakeholder/trustee who takes custody of the subscriber funds placed on deposit with him, and then uses those funds to pay insurance claims. When all the claims are paid, the attorney-in-fact then returns the leftover funds to the subscribers.

The term attorney-in-fact should not be confused with the term attorney at law. An attorney-at-law in the United States is a lawyer—someone licensed to practice law in a particular jurisdiction. In most other common-law jurisdictions lawyers are not called attorneys, and in those jurisdictions the term "attorney" generally refers to either attorneys-in-fact or lawyers from the United States.

[edit] Oral and written powers of attorney
A power of attorney may be oral and whether witnessed or not, will hold up in court, same as if it were in writing. For some purposes, the law requires a power of attorney to be in writing. Many institutions, such as hospitals, banks and, in the United States, the Internal Revenue Service, require a power of attorney to be in writing before they will honor it, and they will usually keep an original copy for their records. In some countries, like Portugal, it can be also served an Electronic Power of Attorney since December 2007.

[edit] Equal dignity rule
The equal dignity rule is a principle of law that requires an authorization for someone performing certain acts for another person to have been appointed with the same formality as required for the act the representative is going to perform. This means, for example, that if a principal authorizes someone to sell the principal's house or other real property, and the law requires a contract for the sale of real property to be in writing (which is required under the "Statute of Frauds" in most U.S. jurisdictions), then the authorization for the other person to sign the sales contract and deed must be in writing too.

[edit] Types of powers of attorney
A power of attorney may be special or limited to one specified act or type of act, or it may be general, and whatever it defines as its scope is what a court will enforce as being its scope. (It may also be limited as to time.) Under the common law, a power of attorney becomes ineffective if its grantor dies or becomes "incapacitated," meaning unable to grant such a power, because of physical injury or mental illness, for example, unless the grantor (or principal) specifies that the power of attorney will continue to be effective even if the grantor becomes incapacitated (but any such power ends when the grantor dies). This type of power of attorney is called a durable power of attorney.

In some jurisdictions, a durable power of attorney can also be a "Health Care Power of Attorney", an advance directive which empowers the attorney-in-fact (proxy) to make health-care decisions for the grantor, up to and including terminating care and "pulling the plug" on machines keeping a critically and terminally ill patient alive. Health care decisions include the power to consent, refuse consent or withdraw consent to any type of medical care, treatment, service or procedure.[2] A living will is a written statement of a person's health care and medical wishes but does not appoint another person to make health care decisions. [3] New York State has enacted a Health Care Proxy law that requires a separate document be prepared appointing one as your health care agent.

People with mental illness may prepare Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs in some U.S. states) or Ulysses contracts as they are called in Canada. Ulysses contracts are powers of attorney that enable a patient to dictate preferences for care before becoming incapacitated by recurring mental illness. Although they are not used very often, there is speculation in some of the academic literature as to whether or not these advance directives are empowering for people with mental illness (Journal of Ethics in Mental Health 2006-1).

In some U.S. states and other jurisdictions it is possible to grant a springing power of attorney;i.e., a power that only takes effect after the incapacity of the grantor or some other definite future act or circumstance. After such incapacitation the power is identical to a durable power, but cannot be invoked before the incapacity. This may be used to allow a spouse or family member to manage the grantor's affairs in case illness or injury makes the grantor unable to act, while retaining the power for without an attorney-in-fact before the incapacity occurs. If a springing power is used, care should be given to specifying exactly how and when the power springs into effect. As the result of privacy legislation in the U.S., medical doctors will often not reveal information relating to capacity of the principal unless the power of attorney specifically authorizes them to do so.

Unless the power of attorney has been made irrevocable (by its own terms or by some legal principle), the grantor may revoke the power of attorney by telling the attorney-in-fact it is revoked; however, if the principal does not inform third parties and it is reasonable for the third parties to rely upon the power of attorney being in force, the principal may still be bound by the acts of the agent, though the agent may also be liable for such unauthorized acts.

Many standardized forms are available for various kinds of powers of attorney, and many organizations provide them for their clients, customers, patients, employees, or members. In some states statutory power of attorney forms are available. Some individuals have used powers of attorney to unscrupulously waste or steal the assets of vulnerable individuals such as the elderly (see elder abuse).

Robert's Rules of Order notes that proxy voting involves granting a power of attorney. The term "proxy" refers to both the power of attorney itself and the person to whom it is granted.[4]

[edit] Power of attorney in finance
In financial situations wherein a principal requests a securities broker to perform extensive investment functions on the principal's behalf, independent of the principal's advice, power of attorney must be formally granted to the broker to trade in the principal's account. This rule also applies to principals who instruct their brokers to perform certain specific trades and principals who trust their brokers to perform certain trades in the principal's best interest.

[edit] UK Law
In English law, anyone with capacity can grant a Power of Attorney. These can be general (i.e. to do anything which can legally be done by an attorney), or relate to a specific act (eg. to sell freehold property).

A normal Power of Attorney however ceases to have effect if the donor loses capacity. If it is the donor's intention for the Power to continue after they have lost capacity, then a "Lasting Power of Attorney" (LPA) should be granted. These came into being in 1st October 2007, and replaced the simpler "Enduring Powers of Attorney" (EPA's) which had previously been used. LPA's were introduced by the government in order to reduce the potential for abuse that was a problem with the EPA system, and also to allow donor's to grant attorneys the power to look after their welfare and not just their finances, which had not been possible under the EPA regime.

The new LPA regime is therefore a lot more complicated and expensive than the old EPA regime, with the average LPA costing in the region of £800 compared to the £100 charge for EPA's.

[1]UK Government Public Guardianship Office - Clear explanation of the process by the office that manages Enduring Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Note: Enduring Power of Attorney was replaced with Lasting Power of Attorney in October 2007

[edit] Irish Law
Irish law allows two types of powers of attorney:[5]

a General Power of Attorney; which ceases as soon as the Donor becomes incapacitated and,
an Enduring Power of Attorney; which takes effect on the incapacity of the donor.

[edit] Russian Law
Predstavitelstvo, (Doverenost)

[edit] Ukrainian Law
Predstavnytstvo see chapter 17 of Civil Code of Ukraine

I'M Thinking Of Being A Lawyer For Juveniles What Do You Think I Need To Know First?
Anything You Have To Say Would Really Help Me Out

That it can be rewarding, frustrating, funny and heartbreaking.

Most juvenile cases are of the "knucklehead" variety. They shoplift, they get in fights, they smoke pot at school, etc. These are the cases where you get the chance to work with the kid and the system to get them into diversion programs, community service, etc. and hopefully get them back on track.

But juvenile cases also involve serious crimes committed by seriously screwed up kids or gangbangers. Many times, the best you can do is try to keep them in the juvenile system instead of the adult courts and hope that a few months or years in jail will not turn them into something worse.

If you really care about juveniles, it can really wear on you. So I've seen juvi lawyers who become kind of robotic about it, not really connecting with their client and just working out one plea agreement after the other without a lot of thought about what's best for the kid and family.

A tough job, but one that really needs good caring people.