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Buying a home from a 'sale by owner' that was previously listed by some agent and shown by my agent. My agent asking commission and raising price

The incident is based in Arizona. An agent was assigned to us a part of our relocation. The agent showed some houses which I had done the research for. So I had found the house and asked them to show ...
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Which powers can the President delegate to other officers or employees of the Executive Branch?

The President is the head of the Executive Branch of the United States Government. As the head of the branch a lot of things are formally done by the President, but in actuality many tasks are ...
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United Utilities claim for outstanding balance with no move out date

Earlier after signing in to check my credit report, I noticed it had been dropping and discovered that there appeared to be United Utilities (UU) payments in arrears. I contacted them and have ...
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Consulting agreement between my corporation and client also includes me individually

I own a Canadian corporation, which consults on software. Recently, I've been offered a contract with a US company. Instead of making the contract solely with my company, it states that "Consultant" ...
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Does the data protection european regulation (GDPR) apply to processing information obtained from business cards and conversations?

I work at a SME. When we meet someone (either a potential customer or a potential partner) at an exhibition, meeting, conference, etc., we usually save that person's contact information and topic of ...
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Can I refer to another contract in a contract?

Should state that I am in the United Kingdom (England specifically if that makes a difference). I have a contract I want to make for a web design job and I have created a contract that lays out the ...
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Summary Proceeding in New Zealand - Denying liability but not requesting a hearing

I have been accused of a minor offense, and the process that applies is the Summary Proceeding Act 1957, Section 21. I have been served notice, and have denied liability for the defense. (I have ...
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Old Western Guns Trademark

I'm going to be making a computer game with a "western" setting and was wondering if it would be illegal to use guns from that era, like the popular Colt Single Action or the Schofield Model 3, and ...
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Does paying for other party's attorney fees have a chilling effect?

I understand and agree with the fairness in the losing party having to pay the other party's attorney fees. However, won't this foster a chilling effect on the "little guys" (we, the peasants) from ...
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Legal standing of pro-LGBT decor in stores

In this question, there are several items (such as decor) mentioned and recommended towards the end of making a business appear more LGBT-friendly. However, it is my understanding that the law DOES ...
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By what legislative process could the United States of America be renamed?

A country retains an identity when its name is changed. There are institutions in a country that exist independently of the name of the country. What processes would these institutions accept as ...
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I Paid my friend's phone bill now there is a debt collector coming after me

A few months back I had purchased a phone for my friend. The agreement between us was that I would pay for one month and that would be it. The store employee assured me it would not have any recurring ...
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Real estate listing agreement legal wording question

This is a Georgia association of realtors Form 201, "exclusive seller listing agreement". I have cropped the part about commission. My question is part c. at the very bottom of the attached image. ...
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Extortion, bribery or hush money?

Hypothetical: someone (Party A) hit or stole from another person (party B), and then a report was made to the police. Party A confesses to the police, but then offers money to the police detective (...
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Can a landlord refuse to rent to confidential address recipient

Someone I know has a court ordered confidential address (due to domestic violence) that allows them to use PO Boxes for all correspondences and their name and physical address cannot be made public. ...
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ISP / Internet Cafe liability for copyright infringement in NZ

I recently visited an Internet Cafe in New Zealand that has "Popcorn Time" installed on their computers. "Popcorn Time" is software designed to torrent videos and play them in more-or-less real time. ...
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Is shipping an 80% lower to someone in Washington Illegal

I was apart of a conversation where one person who lives in the state of Washington wanted someone who lives in Texas to buy a glock 80% lower for them and ship it to them in Texas. To me, this sounds ...
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Can I (proactively) prevent someone from leaving me something in a will?

What can I do to prevent someone from leaving me something in their will? Generally speaking, in North America: Do I have to take responsibility for things left to me in a will or are their other ...
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What motions to file or action to take with an uncooperative court clerk?

I've filed pro se motions in traffic cases before, but this case has me stumped. I was stopped and ticketed for a minor traffic violation of texting while driving and received a court date. When I ...
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Is there any International Law that protects the rights of a defector spy?

I refer to the extraordinary case of Wang Liqiang, a man who is trying to claim political asylum in Australia. He claims that he was a spy working for the Chinese Communist Party. Then he fled to ...
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Is it allowed to destroy political billboards?

I see that political posters in Germany during election get destroyed all the time. For example, NPD posters are always teard down or on a ground. Merkel's picture is often with beard and mustache. ...
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Cybersquatter posted my domain for sale after I queried it - can I still file a UDRP?

I'm in a situation where a cybersquatter holds a domain name that I have trademarked. My company "Example Ltd" is based in the UK, and we've been established under our brand name for over 30 years. ...
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Do US landline carriers have safe harbor for carrying illegal calls?

I am curious to know if US landline carriers have safe harbor for carrying illegal calls? That is, are the carriers somehow immune from an action when they carry illegal calls on their network? The ...
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Consumer rights after broken firmware update?

In the UK (and all over the EU) as a consumer, I have strong protection if I buy a product and it was faulty when it was purchased. Even if the fault was not visible, for example if the product lasts ...
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What is UK Citizenship status of two persons born between 2000 and 2006?

I have two children both born in the UK between 2 October 2000 and 29 April 2006. I, their father, am a British citizen, their mother was a US citizen and we were not married. Between the birth of ...
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What is US Citizenship status of two persons born to a US mother outside the US before 2017?

I have two children both born in the UK before 11th June 2017. I, their father, am a British citizen, their mother was a US citizen and we were not married. Between the birth of the first child and ...
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Roommates aren't paying utilities, can I take them to small claims court?

There were 4 of us living in a condo, all 4 of us were on the lease and we paid rent separately to the landlord. The landlord covers the water bill and nothing else for utilities per our lease. The ...
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What steps can common people take to be prepared to sue anyone that does something wrong to them? [closed]

Are there some things that we can make a habit of doing that are gonna help us in winning a lawsuit we file in case a situation unexpectedly arrives where we need to seek relief from the law? For ...
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Does California's Information Practices Act (IPA) of 1977 apply to individuals after death?

I'm in the midst of researching a person who was born in 1892 and died in 1969 in California. The subject has no living heirs. I've requested documents from the California Department of Consumers ...
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Who needs to take the California driver license renewal test?

A few weeks ago, I went to DMV office in California to renew my driver license. They asked me to take an 18-question renewal test. I took the test and passed it and received my renewed driver license, ...
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Can a U.S. phone call recorded in a 1-party state be used as evidence in a case tried in a state that is 2-party?

Hypothetically, let's say someone is involved in a case that was originally filed in a NJ court. The case was then transferred to FLA (after a motion to do so was accepted). If they have recorded ...
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Stop paying for service after company refuse to end contact even on valid ground

So I signup for a service with a 1-year contract. After a year the contact would be renewed on a month to month basis with 1-month notice to terminate the service. I have contacted the company and ...
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Do I have a claim for false promises by employer?

I am employed by the United States Postal Service. I interviewed for a promotion. Prior to accepting the promotion I negotiated a Salary increase of 10%. When the promotion was processed I only ...
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Not registering my US born child of 1 US parent as a US citizen

I, a US citizen, married my wife, from EU country (not Britain), in the US. We live in the US while my wife finishes school (2-3 years) on an F1 visa and then plan to move to back to the EU. My wife ...
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Trespassing on public property for filming a public area in California

I was filming at a County Social Service office, they clearly pointed out there dissatisfaction of the camera and called the Sheriffs, the Social Service Administrator told me to leave because I was ...
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Where to get regulations that regulate debt recovery for utility customers in EU or USA

I am from Latvia and I am researching debt recovery from utility(heat, water, energy) customers. I have no clue where to search for regulations about debt recovery. I would greatly appreciate if ...
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How much time do you have for sueing someone for copyright infringement from the moment you have the proof?

If I have a proof that someone has (or has had) an illegal copy of my work how much time do I have in order to sue for copyright infringement?
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L1A manager and executive definition clarification

"(5) The L beneficiary who is coming to the United States to open a new office may be classified as a manager or executive during the one year required to reach the "doing business" standard if the ...
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(Spoiler) Slayer Rule in Knives Out (2019): Can accidental homicide also disbar you from inheritance?

Spoilers from the movie - Knives Out (2019). I want to investigate if the movie's plot operates correctly regarding the legal principle in question - Slayer Rule. Millionaire Harlan Thornby bequeaths ...
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Is loss prevention able to enter a dressing room while someone is changing?

I am a a fashion stylist in Los Angeles, CA. I often go to stores and shop for clients (and myself). Last year, I spent 100k at a Neiman Marcus. Recently, a loss prevention person and an over ...
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A website is refusing or failing to remove personal data I've requested removed: is this against GRPR?

I have been a member of a website for 13 years and would like all of my old posts removed. I have contacted their support team however the experience has been dreadful: it look a lot of back and ...
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Is the worst version of the accusations against President Trump impeachable?

Suppose the president of the US demands foreign leader X have X's state conduct an investigation into corrupt dealings of a family member of a former member of the previous US administration (and a ...
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Signed generic NDA re purchase of business - can I start in competition

I'm interested in a general view as well, but my jurisdiction is New Zealand. I am looking for a business to purchase, and came across an advert for a business hiring out common equipment. While ...
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What constitutes FRAUD by a landlord before leasing?

I communicated with the Maryland leasing agent during Fall of 2018 by email as I was living in CA at the time. He offered a beautiful Penthouse apt. with all kinds of upgrades, a fireplace, balcony, ...
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Where are non-binary and intersex prisoners kept?

I have been racking my brain trying to figure this out. When a non-binary character has to be imprisoned, how is the correctional facility determined since most if not all are binary? My particular ...
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Can someone enlighten me about the main task of the independent supervision of data protection law

So, as I understand, now every organisation have a qualified person that deals with any data processing tasks and do the personal data gathering according to Data Protection law. But then each country ...
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Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice

My Mom was killed by Kaiser, I have the hospital report. She died from sepsis but was on dialysis. They were giving her contraindicative drugs, treating her for diabetes, which she did not have and ...
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UK Single person council tax discount when owning joint property

We own a joint property in the UK, and are full taxpayers of all taxes including standard rate council tax band for the region. But my partner will be going abroad for a significant amount of time (6 ...
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Liability from conflict of interest

There are two co-owners, A and B, of a federal corporation C in Canada. B has a side job at a Canadian company D which has a non-compete clause in the contract. C and D do in fact compete. If a legal ...
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Affidavit as an eviction notice

This is a question exploring a solution to this situation Curious case of real-estate transaction with predatory tenants A seller has entered an agreement with a buyer in the jurisdiction of Nova ...

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