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What Are Some Common Deposition Questions?

A:  When a person is called on to answer deposition questions, it helps to prepare by anticipating the types of issues the lawyer will ask about. The person being deposed will be asked some basic questions to establish their identity, background and their relationship to the case. The events leading up to the cause of action will also be covered, along with their consequences. A deposition is part of the legal process that is commonly used in civil actions. The plaintiff and the defendant are asked questions relating to the case, and each person is under oath while doing so. Along with legal counsel, a court reporter is present during the deposition to record the questions and answers. The...

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I live in a residential zone and abut a commercial use which is also zoned residential. There is a strip of land between these two lots. For years the commercial owner has been trying to encroach on this property. All of the natural barriers that once resided on this property are now destroyed. This land is privately owned, but was left intentionally when the land was sub-divided in 1955. Is there a law that requires a buffer zone between a commercial use and residential zone? The commerical use could be a detriment to our safety and well being. Please advise. Thank you

A:  There appear to be some significant additional facts related to the potential for friction between your parcel and the neighboring commercial use. Your inquiry indicates that the nearby parcel is being used for commercial purposes, yet is zoned residential. Normally this would not be possible unless some very specific variance for a non-conforming use has been granted. You should attempt to identify exactly what conditions, if any, were imposed at the time that the commercial use was approved and whether all of these conditions are being met. Frequently, conditions are imposed relating to soundwalls, vehicular access and other factors that are designed to protect nearby residential uses. There is also a bit of confusion in your question about the intervening ''strip''. The parcel split...

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The owner of an easement will not maintain it, is there anyway to make him do this?

A:  It is unclear what you mean by the owner of the easement as it appears that you have the easement to your home.  An easement is by definition the right of use over the property of another.  Do you mean the property owner?  He or she is not maintaining the easement to allow you access to your property?  Then I would contact an attorney in your area for help.  The easement appurtenant (or the owner as you call it) on the servient tenant''s land should be maintaining the easement for you, the dominent tenement.  But you may be able to change this by contract between you if you would prefer.  But you are not supposed to be maintaining the easement.   Easement''s can be complicated--you should definitely retain a real estate

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The appraised value on my mother''s estate is coming in at 2.5 million but the appraiser did a sloppy job and I believe the real value is 1.5 million. I do not trust the executor of her estate and am worried he had it appraised high so he could collect higher fees. Is my concern valid and what do I do next?

A:  The usual time to object to the valuation of the estate is when the executor files his account in court. You must not sign a release of the executor because doing so terminates your right to object to the account. When you receive notice that the executor has filed the account and has asked the court to approve it, you then have an opportunity to raise your concerns about the valuation of the estate. -- Richard A. Whitney...

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When the parents of a child die?

A:  the child goes into social care while the social workers do an assement on the guardian to view if they are fit to look after the child Good question I don''t really know the answer but I assume usually the closest of kin will look after the child or he or she may stay at a friends house while the matter is being decided. The worst case scenario would be that the child would be put into a foster home or home for children. I guess It depends on what country you live in to get this advice, In america If a will exists and a guardian has been named then It would go to the named guardian. If no guardian is named and there are no known relatives then social services would take the child as a orphan. Every child''s worst nightmare usually. If the parents were looking out for their child they...

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I paid a security deposit when I rented my apartment. The property was sold a few months ago and now that I have moved out the new owner told me that he was not aware of the deposit. Isn''t the new owner resposible?

A:  Under California law, the successor landlord is liable to the tenant for the security deposit originally paid by the tenant. While the original landlord may terminate the original landlord''s responsibility to return the Security Deposit if the landlord complies with Civil Code Section 1950.5, the successor landlord remains responsible subject to the ususal rules governing the use and application of the Security Deposit.It is suggested you notify the new landlord of the landlord''s obligations pursuant to Civil Code Section 1950.5. A copy of the code section may be obtained through the web by searching under California law, at a law library, or from a lawyer in your neighborhood. While the...

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How can you tell which section of the LSAT is the experimental section?

A:  its always hard to tell. You know there is going to be one of each category. If there are 2 logic games sections, then you know one is the experimental. Same as if there are 3 of reading comprehension or logical reasoning. If it is how you referenced above, I would say reading comprehension. Wondering about the experimental section should be the last of your worries!! Every LSAT has two scored Logical Reasoning section, one scored Analytical Reasoning section, and one scored Reading Comprehension section. So, if you see three LR''s, one of the LR''s would be the experimental. Or, if you saw two AR''s, one of those would be experimental. In your example, there are two RC''s, so one of those is the experimental. The two LR''s and one AR all count. The experimental is normally among the...

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Is the executor of your will responsible for credit card debt the deceased incurred before the death in the state of NY or can the bills just be sent back as deceased

A:  An executor is not personally responsible for the debts of the deceased person for whose estate the executor is acting. The responsible entity is the estate itself. The executor cannot simply return bills to creditors and thereby absolve the estate of the amounts due. Before an executor is appointed, if there are creditors who are dunning the estate for payment, the person who will act as executor once the will has been admitted to probate, or his/her representative such as a lawyer retained by the executor, may inform the creditors that an estate will be established in the near future and then the payment of all debts will be undertaken. If the amount of the estate is greater than the debts, then the executor can pay all the debts. If, however, the debts exceed...

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What are some good traps to set up for a bunch of thieves?

A:  A good source of ideas are the Rogue Warrior series of ''fiction'' books written by Navy Seal, Richard Marcinco. I''ve applied his tactics to paintball and they work like a charm. He has tactics for covert operations and counter-covert operations. Great stuff. You need to use photography liberally. Take pictures of them, their cars etc. You can even just leave them lying around the home for them to see. (It sort of shines a light on them and scares them.) Be your own private investigator and dig up any info on them that you can find. If you find really juicy stuff you can use that as a threat that if they don''t knock it off, you will expose them. So, you can''t just expose it for no reason, otherwise you''ll loose your leverage. Standing rotating watches - meaning someone in the home is...

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What''s it like to be the father of a baby given up for adoption?

A:  Whilst I can''t tell you what my dad feels/felt, I can tell you the bits I''ve been told. Ok, first off, I was born in England in 1972. My dad was 19 and in the army, and my mom was a single parent who was 20. My dad wasn''t put on the birth certificate because the dad had to be present at the time of the registration of the birth back then (there''ve been moves to change this in the last year, but I dunno if the moves have gone through yet or not), and he was off doing army stuff. I don''t know if he saw me at all between when I was born and when I was palmed off onto the first people who walked through the door wanting to walk away with a 7mth old kid, or not, but I do know that he knew about me because (according to my mom), he went ballistic at her in one of the local Working Man''s...