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Status of emotional abuse laws in Japan

Sorry, but unless this escalates into violence or sexual harassment, I'm afraid you likely have little to no legal recourse. "Power harassment" (パワハラ) and authoritarian bosses like yours are endemic ...
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Can I ask my home EU State for a duplicate licence if it has been taken by another Member State?

The logic of the system is simple: In the EU, only the state where you reside is competent for driving license issues. As a rule, other member states — including the one where you originally obtained ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

You cannot "sue" the embassy per se and you certainly cannot (effectively) do that in front of foreign courts. What you can do will depend entirely on the country in question (even within the EU) but ...
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Can EU citizens work in Iceland?

While Iceland is not a member of EU, it participates in the EU Single Market through its membership of the European Economic Area. One consequence of that is that freedom of movement for workers ...
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Is it allowed to work ONLINE on F-1 visa?

It is prohibited. "Off-campus" refers to the identity of the employer, not to your physical location. Freelance work would be for an employer who is not affiliated with your university, so it would ...
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Expatriate leaving France: Who should I notify (taxes/etc) that I'm moving out?

You have to notify the tax authorities of your change of address. You still owe them money (taxes for 2017 and one month of 2018), and they want to keep in touch until no mores taxes are due. Ref: ...
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EU citizens in Germany: is any registration required beyond Anmeldung?

When you are asking if any further registration will be required, the question will be "what for"? When it comes to your right to live in Germany indefinitely, the "Anmeldung" will indeed be all you ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

In the absence of expanded details asked by @ouflak whether you were married to this individual and whether his name is on the child's birth certificate, you may have the option of requesting a child ...
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Accused in Spain, but no police interview

To find out the status you can go to the court's decanato and say that you want details of a denuncia which you believe has been made against you. Note that the Spanish justice system is very slow ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

If you and the child's other parent cannot agree on maintenance, or if the other parent is recalcitrant, you can submit an application to the UK Child Maintenance Service. This is a publicly funded ...
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Can my german employer rollback my promotion?

Generally speaking, a promotion and a salary increase are extensions to your contract that must be accepted by both parties in writing. This is no big deal normally, both sign the extra page, the ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

I believe you're asking the wrong question. Assuming your main goal is to actually get your family EU citizenship/residence/entrance, what you may need to consider is legal action within the legal ...
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How do the legal systyems of Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador compare to Mexico for retirees from the USA?

I have lived and done business in Panama for 12 years. There are hundreds of thousands of retirees in a tiny country of only 3 million people. Foreigners are considered as "superior" and are ...
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Postal address without fixed abode?

I think your best bet is a mail scanning and forwarding service. (Google it, there are many, and I haven't used one to recommend.) Most will: Give you a 'personal' address, intended to be ...
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What happens if you leave an unpaid utilities bill in an EEA country you no longer live in?

The utility company might do one or more of several things, depending on the size of the debt: Write off the debt Chase you for the money Pass the debt to a debt collection agency Obtain a court ...
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Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection?

There is no legal obstacle to this. In order to attend boarding school in the US, you need to first find a boarding school and apply for admission, which can be a very long process so you better start ...
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Rules about flat rent in Prague

Yes, a fixed term rental contract can't be freely broken early. Rentals are governed by the Czech Civil Code and terminations are addressed by § 2285 and following (in Czech). There are two kinds of ...
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Does Using a Representative for a T2 Application Hurt an Applicant's Credibility?

Is SE offering poor advice, when suggesting that legal advice might be in order? Prefatory: As is acknowledged, Stack Exchange is an open community of Q&A sites, random strangers on the internet,...
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living in specific country on tourist visa and getting citizenship

Usually, the residency requirements are for legal residency. I.e.: you should be a legal permanent resident for 5 years when you apply for naturalization. This is true for Russia and the US, not ...
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How to get VVE (Vereniging van Eigenaars/Homeowner association) contact details in Holland?

All VVEs must register themselves at the local Chamber of Commerce ("Kamer van Koophandel" or "KVK"). That doesn't mean that all of them do, but a block of flats probably has a registered VVE. You ...
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Can I legally remain in the US for a few days after I-94 expiration date, due to Ongoing Medical Treatment

I am guessing based on your 6-month admission that you are probably on B2 visitor status. If you are on B2 status, you should apply for a B2 Extension of Stay (EOS) before your current B2 status ...
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How can I find a lawyer who can create an international will in Japan?

The best way to find a lawyer as an expat in Japan (or elsewhere) is to ask other expats with the same background as you if they have hired a lawyer for a similar reason in the past. If so, and they ...
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Finding a French immigration lawyer

If you are planning to appeal instead of filing a new application, you should probably heed the advice of your previous consultant. Handling an appeal likely qualifies as a legal matter reserved to ...
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How to find a rental lawyer in Spain

The closest thing to an official list would be the "lawyer list" (censo de letrados) on the Badajoz bar association page, albeit it looks rather limited. There's also a "citizen's ...
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Apostille document for from non-apostille countries

Documents from non-apostille countries are attested, or confirmed to be legal. In Indonesia, your birth certificate must be legalized by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights and by the Ministry of ...
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Entering UK before Tier 5 Visa Start Date

You have a T5 visa and you want to come early as a visitor. This situation is covered in Paragraph 30C of the Immigration Rules, which says... 30C. An Immigration Officer may cancel an entry ...
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Criminal pitfalls for Westerners in Dubai

Off the top of my head Public display of affection. Public intoxication. Wearing provocative clothing in public. You need prescriptions for medications. Homosexuality and extramarital affairs. ...
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What are the eligibility requirements to extend an Israeli A1 visa?

As I read the formal procedure for handling Aleph-1 (א-1) visa applications, it seems that there are no extra requirements for extending the visa to the maximum of 5 years; you will need to apply for ...
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Can you enter Croatia without a visa if you have a 3-year resident permit in Germany?

On Ministry Of Foreign and European Affairs of Republic of Croatia's website: IMPORTANT NOTICE: Pursuant to the Government’s Decision, starting with 22 July 2014, the Republic of Croatia ...
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Settle in England

Pre-Brexit, the answer is "no". There is no obligation to register with anyone after three months (or any other time period). (You will need a National Insurance Number to work, and you may choose ...
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