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re: Italian vs. Sicilian - CharleyLake
About thirty years ago a man named Tony Sandanato moved to Lake Charles from Buffalo, New York and became my daughter's softball coach. I told him that he would feel at home because I grew up with a lot of good Italians in the Goosport area. He said that they were not Italians but Sicilians, They...
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re: River Pilots in Louisiana for dummies - CharleyLake
I don't think that it has been mentioned but former LSU football player and member of the 2007 National Championship team, Ryan Miller has progress toward becoming a captain. After graduating from LSU he entered the Texas A & M Maritime Academy. Upon my understanding he is a First Mate and makes ...
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re: River Pilots in Louisiana for dummies - CharleyLake
Conversely there was another situation when a Chinese vessel collided with the I-210 Bridge Structure over the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The captain of the ship did not want to give control to the river pilot. He was not allowed to return to China until his government paid for the bridge damages....
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re: River pilots seeking pay raise to nearly $700,000 annually despite shipping decline - CharleyLake
What evidence to you have to support your conclusion that the Calcasieu River Pilots Association allow for nepotism? ...
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
Makes sense. I will share the information with her. Much appreciated. ...
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
Good one!...
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
A former client, friendship I suppose. I am trying to get my head rapped around also....
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
You are most likely correct. My daughter is a thoughtful person who wanted to help. She wouldn't have mentioned to me if there were any efforts of even a partial payment,I suspect....
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
My daughter is the client. The amount is $2000.00 No promissory note, no interest, just a "bridge loan." What is ODC? Sorry, I did read about "gift". Is it different from a loan in an ethics context? Thanks....
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
To be clear my daughter loaned the cash to the attorney....
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re: Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
My daughter's lawyer asked for a "bridge loan" seemingly to help with moving expenses. There was no written consent as mentioned in 1.8 (a) and it was interest free. My daughter thinks that he repayment is overdue but wants to be fair. Ideas?...
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Louisiana attorney question - CharleyLake
Is it unethical or illegal for a Louisiana attorney to borrow money from his client? It is in some states....
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
Good to know. He is going to have to deal with his ex-wife's family. I view it as his problem, not ours. ...
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
I a searching for a document now. If I do not locate it,I will search the adjoining properties and try to connect the dots. I have gone back several years so I think that it must be very old. Thanks....
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
The property is a land-locked pasture and not worth very much but a potential buyer is interested in it for cattle grazing. He is concerned that he might have to remove the pipeline at some point if it was abandoned and also with obtaining a passageway across former in-laws property. We told him tha...
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
What I would like to know if an underground pipeline is considered to be non-apparent. Upon my understanding a non-apparent servitude in not subject to Rx. Is that correct? I am a landowner with a small undivided interest. I am not an attorney either but am getting more familiar with the records ...
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
My cousin just spoke with a cattleman in the general vicinity of the property. The cattleman told her that he thought that the pipeline had been abandoned several years ago and provided her with ownership information of contiguous property who likely have or had right-of-way agreements. I will f...
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re: LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
There are some small signs that are mostly covered by brush along the line. No above ground evidence. I think that there is a R.O.W. recorded for areas near this location but not for this property which is a corner of a pasture. I am looking into obtaining a copy from the conveyance records....
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LA Civil Code 707 -legal question - CharleyLake
Relating to Thirty Year Acquisitive Prescription, would underground industrial pipeline be an apparent or a non-apparent servitude? ...
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