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How long does it take to raise your credit score once it''s all paid off, and there is no debt?

A:  I think you will be surprised how quickly companies will offer you credit again, however, once ''there is no debt'' you should be rejoicing - do you really want to go right back in debt? Im curious as well. Once you are in good standing, how many points over how long of a time will it raise? a point a month? 2 points every 3 months? what...how does it work?...

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Can fraud charges be filed on what i believe to be a civil matter?

A:  What complaint did he file? The sheriff should not get involved in what appears to be a civil dispute. He did not fulfill his part of the contract, he breached the contract, not you. If the sheriff department consider your actions to be criminal they will contact you. If that happens they should tell you what they are considering and you can hire an attorney if they are going to charge you are present the case to the d.a. to go to a grand jury. That''s what happens when you try to hire cheap illegal labor... What I don''t understand in your story is how he could have filed a fraud complaint against you in the first place. There was a contract. Even if we assume he had fulfilled his duties under the contract (and it...

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My live in Boyfriend is about to be released from Jail with a no contact order, due to Domestic Violence what?

A:  He owns the home, you have to leave. All he has to do is get the police to remove you for trespassing. Unless you have a contract (you have signed a rental agreement with him) and you have honored the contract, he doesn''t have to legally evict you. My significant other owns the home where we live. If she walks in right now and tells me I have to leave, and I refuse, the police will remove me as a trespasser before the sun goes down. If you are paying rent then yes , he has to go through an eviction process, if not then you are an unwanted guest and are trespassing. You are screwed. He owns the home, and therefore with a protecton order, he does not need to go through proper eviction process. You are gone when they say you are gone. Better...

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What Is a civil Liability?

A:  A civil liability is any blame assigned to an individual, group of individuals, or corporation for a wrong done to another party. This wrong usually results from negligence or breach of a contract. The most likely result of a civil liability case will be an award of some monetary value in order to help correct the wrong. Any civil law liability process would likely begin in the courts, but there is also a chance that a final decision will be made in arbitration or some other process outside of a court environment. If a company or individual does not keep up with certain parameters of a contract that was mutually agreed upon, the offending party may have some type of...

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What does it Mean to Settle a civil Court Case?

A:  When a person sues a company or another person in a civil lawsuit, they are usually seeking damages. In the US, damages are assigned a monetary value. When the person suing, usually called the plaintiff, wins the case, they are paid money by the defendant. Sometimes the judge or jury will award the amount requested by the plaintiff. Other times, they will be given less. If the plaintiff does not win the case, they receive nothing. Not all cases go to trial. Sometimes the parties will agree to settle the case before it goes to trial. This can be done for a number of reasons. One is that the parties want the case to end. Often the subject of financial or emotional...

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How deep can a civil suit go?

A:  Basically yes however it depends on what you are being sued for and if your parents have an involvement i.e. they condoned the behavior, knew about it, encouraged it etc. Here are some samples: Can Alexís parents be held responsible for their sonís actions, even if they werenít the ones who put the drug in the drink? It depends. For parents to be held responsible for the harmful acts of their children, they must themselves have committed a fault in the care, supervision, or education of those children. If, for example, Alexís parents always tolerated his drug habit, this could be considered a failure on their part in their duty to raise their son. They might have to compensate the injuries to William, Thanh Mai, and the neighbours! In order to avoid being held responsible for their...

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What Is a Mesothelioma lawsuit?

A:  A mesothelioma lawsuit is a way for a victim of asbestos-related cancer, or mesothelioma, to be awarded damages or compensation. By filing and winning a mesothelioma lawsuit, the person affected with cancer can receive reimbursement and compensation for their medical expenses, receive any income lost because of the disease, and receive compensation for pain and suffering due to the disease. Mesothelioma is caused solely from exposure to asbestos; however, it can take decades for the cancer to show up. Unless it is discovered early, the victim only has a short time to live, usually about one year after a late diagnosis. Asbestos has been used in thousands of products for centuries. It is a natural product that is...

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How long it takes for discovery in a lawsuit?

A:  Discovery can be a long process. usually the Judge places a time frame on the process if it becomes a problem. Depending on what type of case and Court, it can be a long process. It can include, deposition, medical reports being obtained, financials, written interogitories and many other procedures again depending on the case and the Court. If one has an attorney, the attorney should keep the client updated as to the process and where it stands. If not than the parties should communicate as to the discovery issues at hand and what else is required. A lawsuit is a process that according to the case and Court, follows most times a definitive course but sometimes it can be a lengthy run....

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Discover What Someone is Really Hiding From You With a Criminal Background Search

A:  What makes criminal history check so major? You should not have to intrude into somebody''s confidentiality more than ever if you have accepted them for years, except from time to time a history search is a required iniquity. A few individuals have a tendency to hide wrongs that they have done in the past. Would you be content if your neighbor is a thief, still on parole, having committed many crimes? Not a chance. What if your brand new neighbor has charged with quite a few physical attack charges? It can be worse, what if this individual is a sex criminal? How does one stumble upon this nature of thing? All of this information, from arrest records to convictions to parole hearings, are free to you through public records. It''s the truth. You can examine public...

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What happens After a DUI Arrest?

A:  Many of you will be unaware of what will happen after a DUI arrest. Typically, in every state in United states, after a DUI arrest, You will be taken to police station and be subjected to a series of sobriety tests and a breathalyzer test. It is your option to perform both of these tests except in the case of a blood test, which requires a search warrant. DMV administrative hearing: Next, your drivers license will be suspended immediately after an arrest and a temporary license is issued in its place. To preserve your right to drive, you must contact DMV and request an administrative hearing within the specified amount of time listed in your notice. The DMV hearing or an ''administrative per se'' is held at DMV office before a Driver Safety Hearing Officer of the department. The hearing...