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Can I Write a Biopic Screenplay Without Getting the Rights?

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Joe, Can I write a biographic screenplay about the life of a worldwide famous personally without getting the life rights from the individual’s estate? The person is on the level of Charlie Chaplin in fame, with many books and TV shows about them. If I research from those books and shows, do I need to […]

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November 7th, 2013 at 9:49 am

When Evicting a Tenant Who is Getting Rental Assistance, Can I Serve Them with a 3-Day Notice?

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Hello Joe, When evicting a tenant who is getting rental assistance due to failure to pay rent, can I serve them with a 3-Day Notice? I received part of the rent from the rental assistance, but not the rest due from the tenant. (Month-to-month lease; they just moved in on May 2013.) Thank you! – […]

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November 7th, 2013 at 9:49 am

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Can I Take Over Someone’s Car Payments? And More Free Legal Q&A – Free Joe 3/1/13

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Beverly: If I’m going to take over someone’s car payments, what legal document do I need before I do this?

Joe Escalante: You need a new loan with a new bank; any bank that will lend you the money to pay off the old loan. Then the new loan is…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

March 5th, 2013 at 5:57 am

Can a Probation Officer Search My Home Without a Warrant? And More Free Legal Q&A – Free Joe 2/26/13

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Joleen: Can a probation officer come into someone’s home and search for someone without a search warrant?

Joe Escalante: You will probably have no luck preventing this kind of entry. However, even if…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 28th, 2013 at 5:29 am

How Do I Add a Name to a Deed? And More Free Legal Advice – Free Joe 2/22/13

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Rebecca: My husband inherited our 4-family building through a quit claim deed in 2006 (this is in KY). To get the building into joint name with me, can we just use the same info/format from the old document, change the names, and have it resigned/notarized? Or do we have to have an attorney draw it up and file it?
Thanks!

Joe Escalante: I’m not an expert on Kentucky grant deed transfers, but what I would do

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 26th, 2013 at 5:26 am

How Much Does a Simple Will Cost? And More Free Legal Q&A – Free Joe 2/19/13

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Leah: How much should a simple legal will cost?

Joe Escalante: $69!!!!!!! Through Legalzoom. If a lawyer holds…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 21st, 2013 at 5:51 am

Do I Have to Use Black or Dark Blue Ink for Documents to Be Legal? And More Free Legal Q&A – Free Joe 2/15/13

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Margaret: My company color is blue but a turquoise shade of blue. Is this ink color acceptable or do I need a dark blue for contracts and other legal documents?

Joe Escalante: I would use…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 19th, 2013 at 5:01 pm

How Can I Find Out What I Inherited? And More Free Legal Advice – Free Joe 2/12/13

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Dorothy: I am the beneficiary of a will which was probated without an attorney. I have not received anything from this distribution. How do I proceed to get information?

Joe Escalante: Go to the probate clerk at the courthouse that…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 14th, 2013 at 6:16 am

Is an Adopted Sibling Treated Differently than a Biological Sibling During Probate? And More Legal Q&A – Free Joe – 2/8/13

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Kurt: We have an adopted brother in our family. How would he fare were he to survive a brother with no family, no will. Is he excluded as a non blood relative? We are in the State of Wisconsin

Joe Escalante: A valid adoption would make him a blood relative in the eyes of the probate court…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 12th, 2013 at 6:18 am

Can Police Arrest You For Refusing to Answer Questions? And More Free Legal Advice – Free Joe 2/5/13

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Ezekiah: Can police arrest you if you refuse to answer their questions?

Joe Escalante: There is no charge of “not answering questions.” However, if they suspect you of something and you say “I’m not talking to you, get…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 7th, 2013 at 5:20 am