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Florida Real-Estate/Rental Laws?
I Was In An Abusive Relationship, But Do Not Have Documentation To Prove It. I Have Moved Out Of The Apartment I Shared With My Husband. Both Our Names Were On The Lease. I Have Been Told There Is A Law To Protect Abused Men/Women That Allows One Party To Sign Off The Lease Without The Other Persons Consent. Is This True?
If you need your husband removed because he is abusive, try to get an Order of Protection from the courts. If you need to leave your place, ask your landlord to end your lease, pay your landlord what you owe, and notify your husband that you are leaving. There are laws that support this, but I can't find them specifically for Florida.
Think about calling the Florida Violence hotline at 1-800-500-1119. They'll be able to help you get out and be safe. Good luck.
"...several states, including Oregon, Washington, Colorado, North Carolina and Texas, have recognized an exception to this rule and have given domestic violence victims an early termination right. Tenants who participate in federal Section 8 and public housing programs also have this right, under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. These laws typically include some safeguards for landlords, such as requiring tenants to verify their status as domestic violence victims (by providing a copy of a police report or restraining order, for example), insisting that tenants submit their requests in writing (sometimes within a specified time after the reported violence), and specifying that remaining tenants on the lease are still bound by its terms.
Landlords whose states have not passed early termination laws for domestic violence victims shouldn't automatically conclude that they have no reason to accommodate a request from a tenant in this situation. If the landlord knows (or should realize, given the circumstances) that the tenant is in danger, in most states the landlord must take reasonable steps to protect this tenant from harm. A reasonable step would include letting the tenant move away and excusing her from any future responsibility for rent (as you note, without this forgiveness, in practical terms the tenant simply can't move). If the landlord refuses to take reasonable steps, and the tenant is injured in another incident of violence, the landlord could end up at least partially legally responsible."
Elite Personal Injury Law Firms, Criminal Defense Firms, Litigation Firms-Law Firms In General!?
Are There Any Elite/Prestigious Personal Injury, Or Criminal Defense Law Firms? How About Civil Litigation [Like, Suing People For, I Don'T Know...Malpractice? Someone Dies In A Factory Explosion?] I'M More Concerned About The First Two Though, Especially Criminal Litigation...Any Firms In New York? California? Canada? Please Make Sure That They Aren'T Mediocre Firms And Are Prestigious [And High Paying]. I'M Just Curious, So Please Don'T Make Spiteful Remarks Like 'Oh, You Only Care About Prestige?' Thanks In Advance.
That depends upon your definition of "elite" and "prestigious", doesn't it?
Alston & Bird, Clifford Chance, McGuireWoods, Frankfurt Kurnit, and Skadden Arps come quickly to mind...but for different reasons.
I Want To Be A Criminal Justice Lawyer/Attorney?
I Want To Be A Criminal Justice Lawyer/Attorney When I Get Out College. I Am Currently A Rising Senior In High School. I Was Just Wondering:
1) How Many Years Of Schooling Does It Take To Become A C.J.Lawyer/ Attorney?
2) How Much Is Their Average Salary Per Year?
3) Is It Super Hard And Not Very Interesting Or Fun (I Kinda Thought It Would Be!) Or Is It Actually Not That Bad And Pretty Interesting?
4) Is It Hard To Start Your Own Firm?
5) Is It Better To Start Your Own Firm, Or Joining A Practice Firm, Or Working For The Gov'T?
Thank You So Much! All Answers Are Fully Appreciated! (:
Let me put it to you this way, for every pop star that is earning millions there are millions of singers barely earning enough to support themselves. Same with lawyers, there are many of us that earn indecent amounts of money but there are many that are just about paying the bills. To become a lawyer you need to get a degree in something and then go on to law school for another four years. If you want to deal with criminals, join the Attorney generals office in the state were you live. Dealing with those low lives is like working in a sewer all day, you come home stinking and their filth takes a lot of washing off, metaphorically speaking, because the crimes they commit are not very nice and you have to be on their level for most of your working day. I know I am going to get yelled at for the next remark but your dealings with the cops are just as bad. They lie and cheat as much as the criminals to get someone banged up in goal. I tell you all this because people think that we have a soft life, if we win we are fantastic if we lose we are useless money grabbers. But I have had 40 years in law and I have enjoyed every moment. If you are coming into law for the money, forget it, you will make more as a plumber or electrician. No one in their right mind gives them any grief but we lawyers are hated from the moment someone comes into our office. Every one thinks we should work for nothing, why dont plumbers???. Regarding opening your own office, get certified for your state and hang out your shingle, simple as that. Make sure there are other lawyers near you, we have a saying "one lawyer in a village starves" work that one out for yourself. Good luck
Any Personal Injury Lawyers?
I Was Rear Ended Back In 2009. It Will Be Two Years This Next April. My Van Was Hit And Totalled Out By The Girls Insurance And They Cut Me A Check For The Book Value. I Hired An Attorney As I Have Had Some Issues With My Back And What Feels Like Joint Issues Ever Since I Was Hit. I Have Seen A Chiropractor And Other Drs. Nothing Was Broke But Its Been A Pain In The Butt. I Have Tingling In My Neck And Its Very Irritating. Can I Expect Any Sort Of Settlement? Just Wondering. Thank You In Advance.
You seem to be asking if your attorney will be able to persuade the insurer to cough up money, without being ordered to pay, by persuading them that you really were injured and that the cause of the injury was the traffic collision. As I have no idea of the evidence available to the attorney, or the customs of the insurer, or anything else relevant, I have no guesses.
Any Good Traffic Lawyers Near Hillsboro, Or?
Charges: Driving Without Headlights On, Possession Of Marijuana.
You do not need a traffic lawyer you need a criminal defense lawyer for the possession charge.
OCDLA: Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
FIND A LAWYER ... Bassos expertly analyzes every aspect of a criminal ... President Rob Raschio (from the Nov-Dec 2010 Oregon Defense ...
http://www.ocdla.org - Cached
I Consulted A Civil Litigation Attorney And They Wanted A $5,000.00 Retainer Fee.?
I Can Pay That, But Am Worried About Where That Money Will Go And Although This May Sound Paranoid, If The Attorney Is Going To Just Spend It Before Earning It. What Happens If I Fire Him Or The Case Takes Less Money?
If the attorney you select is reputable and professional you have nothing to worry about. A retainer fee "retains" the attorney's services. Once paid, the amount is entered onto a ledger and accounting is kept, documenting the number of hours expended and services provided. If there is any remaining amount on the ledger at the point when the attorney's services are not longer required by you, that balance will be refunded.