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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Securities Law, Stockbroker Fraud and Consumer Law on
Q: Can I hold an OL investment facility liable for not activating my account on time & losing on an important transaction?

I opened an online account with an investment facility, they ensured me that it would be activated after 24-48 hours. After 7 days, it is still not activated as I hoped and the 7th day was the deadline of a transaction that I wanted to do using the account. Furthermore I told them of the urgency &... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Dec 13, 2019

Probably not--unless you can prove up some financial damages. Speculative losses are not reliable; neither are speculative gains. Brokerage firms--online or otherwise--cannot be held liable for mistakes that do not actually harm the customer.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: In the process of saving money for a lawyer through legal aid until then how can i get my daughter back from my spouse?

I filed a Motion of Contempt on the Standing Law Order due to my spouse not returning our 4 year old daughter. She never been away from me this long its been 6 weeks now due to me not knowing her whereabouts and not being able to contact my soon to be ex husband. I filed an emergency contempt but... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Dec 13, 2019

Hiring a lawyer will always "speed up the process"--assuming you locate and hire an experienced lawyer that is.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: in a process of getting sentenced 4 a dui while on trial I was in a marijuana dispensary raid . What will my punishment

First dui

David Stephen Kestenbaum
David Stephen Kestenbaum answered on Dec 13, 2019

Punishment for the DUI or the raid? Getting arrested BEFORE you were sentenced on the DUI should not affect your sentence since you weren't on Probation yet.

What charge were you arrested on in the raid? You should discuss this with the lawyer handling your DUI.

Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: A coworker not supervisor tried to hack into my email while I was at home. Can I sue my employer?

I know to a certain extent that an employer can access email issued by company on company devices, but does it stand in the event that I use my personal device and was at home at time?

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Dec 13, 2019

Unless you can establish that the employer caused this employee to engage in this concut, or in some way ratified the conduct, it is unlikely the employer could face liability for the criminal acts of its employee.

Good luck to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Tax Law and Bankruptcy for Texas on
Q: If a state employee knowing filed personal income tax returns under the wrong filing status can they be terminated
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 13, 2019

Probably not but they will have to amend the return.

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