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How do I get a wellness check done on my sister?

I live in Las Vegas NV. I need a wellness check done on my sister who lives in Red Bank, NJ. She is elderly and her son is trying to control her and her money. Will the police go check on her?
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Can I use whatsapp calls in my app for free? [on hold]

I want to release an app. The main functionality of this app will be connecting people through WhatsApp calls. Are there any data protection laws, or restrictions on WhatsApp preventing me from ...
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What Remedy When a judge sets an impossible standard of evidence?

Is there a legal term or definition to use in an appeal when a lower court judge has set an impossible standard of evidence in his decision? In a property tax appeal,a judge has ignored higher court ...
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Storing chat messages in a private database with user consent

The Situation I am currently creating a Telegram bot for me and some friends that stores all chat messages we send in our group chat in a database so that we can retrieve advanced chat statistics. I ...
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What happens if someone knowingly accepts a contract with some invalid terms?

A dispute arose between me and my ex-landlord. Before any litigation, I told him the things I expected that he wasn't doing. His response was to agree to do them, provided I would agree to various ...
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Is it okay to upload a code 'based' on the book? [on hold]

I would like to upload a code based on the book. In other words, there is no code, but explanations or pseudo code, in the book, and I would like to upload a code based on those and some simple ...
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Is this airline violating the Montreal Convention?

According to the Montreal Convention, I can read the following: Article 17 - 2. The carrier liable for damage sustained in case of destruction or loss of, or of damage to, checked ...
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Company in administration Portugal

If a company is being run in administration are contacts/agreements still valid ? For example a service legal agreement.Thanking you in advance
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Can I sell images of my custom video game box art for others to print out and use? [on hold]

I illustrated an insert for "Bioshock: The Collection" and have a few people who'd like to purchase one for themselves. Can I sell the file to others? If not, can I make them free downloads and accept ...
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Have there ever been any cases where someone sued their government for not delivering their passport in a reasonable amount of time?

I am wondering if there have been any cases in Canada that were heard before a court or tribunal, or even if there was any informal dispute that was discussed in any media. Surely many people in the ...
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What happens if a person has evidence that an accused party is innocent, but to give that evidence would be self-incriminatory?

Suppose that Person A is accused of a crime. Person B (unbeknownst to anybody but themselves) actually committed the crime. Suppose further that Person B is called as a witness in the case of Person A....
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Can a party demand you not record their phone call?

To my understanding call recording is legal in Canada, even if the other person isn't aware of it. I am going through arbitration, and someone I spoke with said "there is to be no recording of this or ...
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Is the US Constitution binding for the US President?

I understand that the President of the United States has some immunity against the law. This makes sense to protect the president from interference and allows for flexibility. To a European cursory ...
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Inter-jurisdictional arrest issues (USA, UK)

My question centers around this: It may harm your defense if you do not mention when questioned, something you later rely on in court. Which is something I've heard told to arrested suspects in ...
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At what point does a local garden produce exchange run into legal barriers?

I have an idea for a local garden produce exchange. Assuming two neighbors swapping lettuce has zero legal restrictions, at what point would we run into legal barriers while expanding in the ways ...
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youtube video IP

I am assuming (please to correct if not true) that copyright is not automatically conferred and that there is a process that must be followed. Assume the venue is the USA Videos are often used to ...
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Are any British or English Acts of Parliament still in force in the United States?

In Australia, which has a very close legal history with the United Kingdom (diverging completely only as late as 1986), some Acts (or part thereof) of the UK Parliament (and its antecedents, the ...
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Admissibility of evidence seized from wrong property on lawful warrant (USA)

Suppose the Police obtain a warrant to search Alice's house for smuggled diamonds (something really tiny). When they arrive, they knock on Bob's door instead of Alice's. It's a common mistake to make, ...
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What does “possible” mean in this compensation context?

This article is titled "Paddington station: Commuter gets £27k for 'possible pigeon poo slip'". Later in the article is say the compensation was payed out after "possibly slipping". Finally, it ...
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In which cases it something legal just because you did not know it is illegal?

As part of general knowledge, there is a rule that a law still applies to you even if you do not know it. I assumed that to be fundamental, not just a rule of thumb. At least it seems natural. To my ...
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Legal liability for theft of credit card information left in my care with no contract?

Suppose your neighbor asks you to babysit their cat. The neighbor has to run an errand so they leave it with me. Someone else breaks into my house and steals the cat, along with its diamond necklace. ...
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Passing on contractor hours

If company A contracts company B to be paid by the hour, and company B contracts an individual C, also paid by the hour, is it legal for company B to pass on the hours their own contractor C billed ...
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business intentionally hijacking search traffic of competitor

Texas: Successful small business working on search engine optimization / link back / search elevation... I determine major provider (yellowpages) has entry for us. Lists us by old address, and clicks ...
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Under COPPA, if a person says their age on a site and apparently were younger than 13 when they joined, does the site have to do anything?

If a user on a website with a 13+ age rule as required by The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, such as Stack Exchange, signs up in year 1, then says in year 3 that they are less than 15 (and ...
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Why are domain names not treated like securities? [on hold]

Based on everything I have heard the SEC say about token transactions, it is clear they consider the substance over form, ie that if someone buys a million tokens they don’t use, and they were ...
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How does a landlord establish that a tenant is liable for damages?

Suppose landlords are blaming a tenant for a pipe leak hidden behind dry wall that the tenant did not cause and are using it as justification for claiming the whole of a tenant's security deposit plus ...
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Do you have to pay capital gains tax on money earned before you incorporate?

This scenario is in the UK. A person X makes 1.2 million in sales of an asset, before the end of the tax year the invests all the sales into a newly created corporation and they become owners equity....
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Is recommending specific medications “practicing with a license”?

My wife and I are receiving counseling about some marital issues. We met one time with the counselor, and my wife told him I'm depressed. He took that as fact without investigating, and pressed me to ...
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Is there a lag time between FDA approval and the obtainment of clinical trial (Ph3) result? [closed]

I wonder if there is a lag time between the FDA approval and the obtainment of clinical trial result. This question came to my attention while looking up the approval history of Opdivo (PD-1 ...
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Find Litigation involving a specific Company in the UK

I am researching cases of litigation against company Interactive Brokers in the UK. Is there a way to conveniently browse via internet existing court cases using such filters?
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Best way to provide video of landlord doing something he lied about not doing?

I lived in a rental home where my landlord lived in the same building. The landlord had this notion he could "immediate evict" anyone. He told me if I wasn't out he would replace the locks and remove ...
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Is port-scanning my own WiFi network illegal in Australia?

I've recently been drawn into pen-testing and port-scanning and I wanted to give it a try. I am unsure of the laws around port-scanning in Australia. Could I get in trouble with my WiFi provider if I ...
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Suspicion of crime = theory or hypothesis?

Suppose a person is found dead, and it's investigated as a possible murder. How would such a case be characterized in criminal law - a murder hypothesis, murder theory, murder mystery? EDIT: As ...
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Can a company use another brand's name when describing their product?

I'm working on a project and the best way I've found to sum it up, essentially my elevator pitch, is by saying: It's like X for Y. Can I use the brand in this context as the tag line for my ...
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What exactly is “Bodily Harm” and (how) does it differ from bodily harm?

I'm trying to understand the following statement (which is section 53 of the Crimes Act 1961 in New Zealand, bolding mine) - "Every one in peaceable possession of any movable thing under a claim ...
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Is it legal to scrape commonly known data (not definitions) from a 3rd party dictionary for my own app?

I'm building an app for learning Japanese vocabulary. I would like to include pitch-accent information for each word, but I would have to scrape it from a dictionary. Basically, words in Japanese ...
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Misleading food labelling

What to do if you were violently ill from a product from a huge establishment that had a lone, large green label on the front of the product saying “vegan”, only to find once consuming, it contained ...
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Has the TAA Lease Contract Par. 3 ever been challenged under Texas Property Code Sec. 91.001.e?

I'm having the same problem that Thomas asked about [1] and I imagine it comes up quite a bit in Texas. I choose to move out at the end of my lease which automatically renews month-to-month and gave ...
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Can a judges decision to allow a matter to trial be appealed immediately, or only after the trial?

If a defendant feels that a judge improperly allowed a matter to go to trial, can it be appealed immediately, or does the defendant have to wait until the trial is over? For example, let's imagine ...
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Am I required to work if I am not being paid in New York?

My pay period will start on August 22nd, however my employer wants me to come in on August 19th. Since this is outside the pay period am I required to work?
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Am I responsible of the personal data of a second degree user according to GDPR

Suppose we have an flight ticket booking system. As with many of these systems the account booking the ticket doesn't have to be the one using the ticket (i.e. you can book for someone else the ticket)...
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May One Turn Left at a Stop Sign When the Car in the Left Street Is Turning Right? (diagram provided)

After stopping at the stop-sign at a 4-way intersection (2-way stop), is it legal to turn left if the car on the left is turning right? I am asking about New Jersey law in particular. Please provide ...
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Is it legal to work for an US company online on an F1 visa?

During my undergraduate years in India (as an Indian national), I used to work part time (~15-17 hours a week) for a certain company which is based in the US. The kind of work I used to do is ...
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Use of historic characters [duplicate]

I am a screenwriter who has been approached by an actor with an idea for a script. The story is based on literary criticism articles which posit that Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne had a "...
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Protocol if juror cannot hear or see something clearly

If a sitting juror, or a prospective juror during voir dire, cannot see or hear something clearly, what is the protocol for the juror to alert the court of this? Say something immediately? Raise your ...
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Opting out of cookies by emailing a company

Is it legal for a company, which serves customers in the EU as well as elsewhere, to say in its privacy policy that you can opt out of analytical and marketing cookies by emailing them? Rather than ...
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Do I have to include a GDPR in my app even tho I don't collect data from users?

I have written an android app The user does some HTTP requests do an endpoint and gets data, also the user can download images to his own storage. But I don't collect any data from the user? Is is ...
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GDPR Information and consent

I am building a game that stores score/level on the local device and uses non-personalized AdMob. Do I need to inform the user about storing the score locally? Do I need consent for using non-...
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Placing notices on cars in same-residence parking lot

A large portion of backstory is directly connected with this question from 2016. Briefly put, permit-required parking stalls are continuously being occupied by people without permits. However, when ...
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Florida Self Storage Default

As I understand it, a payment default triggers a process in which the storage facility locks the unit and auctions the storage unit contents. Is there any mechanism that: prevents the defaulter ...

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