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Employment & Agency Fees I have been told I am liable for?

A:  You need to contact ACAS about this, or else you can try just lodging a formal grievance with the employer with a view to taking them to a tribunal if it is not resolved. In general, employers are always responsible for agency fees, not the candidate. Also, agencies tend to refund fees if the candidate leaves within three months of starting the job, so there shouldn''t have been any cost to the employer in this case anyway. Furthermore, employers are never allowed to withhold payment for work that you have done. Regardless of your reason for leaving, or whether you gave notice or not, or any other circumstances, they must pay you for every single day that you worked (if on a salary - if on an hourly rate you should be paid for each hour that you worked). Now, there is a problem in your...

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What Can I Do If I Have Been Dudded in a Contract?

A:  When you sign a contract, you are creating a legal binding relationship between yourself and the person or legal entity which you are signing with. The obligations and promises contained within a contract can be enforced in a court and you can be made to pay damages to a court if you do not perform your obligations under a contract. For this reason, the law of contract is a very important in the daily operations of businesses and if you are involved in buying a house, using a public service or basically any act which involves a relationship with another business entity or person, there is a potential for a contractual situation to arise. If you are encouraged to sign a contract by someone and then you discover that you have been misled as to the contents of the...

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I will make this as brief as possible. I am a 27 year old female, who has been charged with 3rd degree rape. I was a foster parent, and one of the boys I was keeping (who was 14 a couple months from being 15), kept making sexual advances towards me. I have been going to mental health provider for a few years, and was on several medications. The thing is, I was out of a couple of my meds, and had been for a while. I wasn''t quite myself. I am diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and bipolar. On my plea agreement I reviewed the other day I was charged with 2nd degree rape, which is wrong! My lawyer says it wouldn''t help to bring in my medical records, and I was even hospitalized after this happened. The offer they gave me is 10 years in prison, which my lawyer told me after they got the charges straightened out I''d probably get 1-5 years. My question is how can I get off with just probation? I have been researching this matter and read cases that were ALOT worse than this one get off with basically nothing. Should I get a different lawyer?

A:  It appears in your best interests to hire another attorney. The fact of the matter is, you are guilty of statutory rape. You are 27 years old and the boy with whom you had intercourse is underage. Unfortunately, the law will not consider if the boy was the aggressor and/or a willing participant. This is why your attorney is advising you not to fight the charges. However, when mitigating factors exist it is always important to present them to the Assistant District Attorney prosecuting the case, and to the judge who must agree to impose the offer made to the accused if a plea bargain is reached. Although the prosecutor will tell your attorney the law is clear, the act suffices and it does not matter if you did not have the intent to rape the...

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In the State of Florida how many days do i have to vacate the house?

A:  You seem to be saying that you paid the landlord rent through September by check and for November in cash. Did you pay for December and January? It is puzzling how you could have been defaulted "for possession only" if you filed an answer. Was the rent you failed to deposit rent you had already paid the landlord? The court should have held a hearing. At any rate, the entry of default is not the same as an order or judgment for possession. That will follow. If I were you I would contact the clerk of court to determine exactly what is happening. Better yet, go to the court clerk''s office, ask to see the file, and talk to the clerk after you have reviewed the file. It is also strange that the landlord feels he needs possession for the short period of time between now and the...

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How many people critical of the Prop 8 judgment have read it?

A:  I doubt most ANYONE has read it, right OR left or anything in between. Most people barely read the constitution either. In fact, a lot of people tend to argue about stuff they don''t know or haven''t studied very well in general. Science, law, history, etc. This why is why we have people complaining about judges that ''don''t know the constitution'' or scientists that are stupid, regardless of the fact these people have been studying that specific subject their whole life. Also, people tend to have shitty reasoning behind most of their arguments because they don''t study proper rhetoric and learn why what they argue is not logical. For example, the slippery slope argument that lots of Pro Prop 8 people spew --...

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A car club in the same state has service marked the name of Wicked Illusions. This is the same name we use, but our name is displayed within a logo. We have had this name for a number of years and are known throughout South Florida and the surrounding area. However, recently a few of our members went to a car show further North and were confronted by this other car club about our name. They went on about being service marked and how they will persue legal action if we do not change our name or agree to combine our clubs. We do not want to combine our clubs because honestly they do not have a very good reputation and we are known as a decent club. If we change our name to The Car Club A/K/A Wicked Illusions and keep our Wicked Illusions logo adding the a/k/a above it will that constitute an infringement on their service mark rights?

A:  Rarely does an adding words to a trademark (service mark) avoid a finding of confusion. The courts have found, when judging the likelihood of confusion between marks, that people focus more on the similarities of the marks than on the differences. Also, when the words are the same, and the marks are used for related goods or services, a different logo rarely avoids confusion. The courts usually find that the words are the dominant portion of the mark -- the part that people most easily remember.Although a registration gives a presumption that the registration owner has exclusive rights in the registered mark, someone who has been using the mark for a longer time in a particular market, and is well-known, may be able to carve out an exception to the registered owner''s rights. If your...

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For those of you who have been adopted.?

A:  It saddens me to see the number of thumbs down people get when they say that they have had a positive adoption experience. So go ahead start given them to me, because I have had a good experience. I love my birth mother so much for choosing life for me. She knew , for whatever reason she could not raise me. My adoptive mom is wonderful, and my dad was too until he passed away. I have no ill feelings toward my birth mom. I am so thankful to be adopted, that my husband and I adopted 2 children as well, and they both have not regretted being adopted either. Our son has chosen to meet his birth family , and they get along beautifully, but that does not mean that he hated adoption. If you know for sure that you would not be able to raise this baby- adoption is the greatest option there is. I...

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How many infantry marine units are out there?

A:  I''ve been out a while but off the top of my head theres 1st, 5th, 7th Marine regiment are west coast, 3rd Marine Regiment is in Hawaii, 2nd, 6th, and 8th are east coast. Thats 7 regiments, each regiment has 3 battalions. Not sure how many battalions have their own web page, probably not many since they would have no reason to keep up with it regularly. You should be able to look up any units history on wikipedia though. Brian is right but they have it on wikipedia.org and the usmc.mil website...

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How many more killings the USA needs to end the "freedom to buy firearms"?

A:  Unfortunately the USA governments and companies do not really care how many people get killed every year by gun shoots ! If they would care, they would ban buying and selling firearms. I thing only the army and the police should have weapons, and no one else ! Good question! Well Im in Australia and we do have people shooting and killing but it is not to the extent or frequency that seems to be occurring in the states. And I would have to put it down to the buy back scheme we had a few yrs ago. USA should take a look at whats making our headlines and see in the last month there has been 3 gun rampages, and crazy weather in QLD, hmmm I wonder what I wanna hear about. so true!! in my country we had a guns buy back scheme and it has worked a charm. Career criminals will always aquire guns,...

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How many ambassadors are there?

A:  You have to post your questions clearly. If you are asking how many ambassadors are online, we have to keep privacy here, please. No one here have to answer you what he is doing. If you are asking how many ambassadors have the US, just add your question and I will answer you. ,,Ny,, answered you question already. An ambassador is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. In everyday usage it applies to the ranking government representative stationed in a foreign capital. The host country typically allows the ambassador control of specific territory called an embassy, whose territory, staff, and even vehicles are generally afforded diplomatic immunity in the...