Yes, contact an attorney immediately and file a complaint in the probate court, if the matter is still pending their or in Superior Court if the probate matter is closed for fraud. A great deal of additional information is necessary. However, lawsuits are expensive.
Without reading your master deed or the association by-laws and rules it is impossible to be precise, but the answer is yes. Moreover there is likely a more important issue, the insurance carrier for the association is not going to deal with multiple contractors and claimants under its coverage. To...Read more »
I am about to receive a settlement. I want to put at the very least 5k in the bank and not touch it. Here's my dilemma and question. I FILED my lawsuit in December 2016 BEFORE I got married. I got married February 28th 2017. My husband owes money in child support. I have helped him pay 28 k... Read more »
I am a working mother in the state of Mass. My pay is being docked due to PTO bank being used. There is no sick leave policy in the handbook; it just covers PTO. The word sick isn't even mentioned. I have used all of my PTO for my sick children, and myself being sick. Can they legally dock my... Read more »
First, any deduction for sick time has to be consistent with company sick time policy. If the company does not have a formal policy, they still have to charge your absences against your accrued sick time. MA requires that every employee shall be entitled to accrue and use 40 hours of sick time over...Read more »
It will depend on the manner and terms of the acquisition. Assuming the buyer wants to retain the employees with the Visa then you need to speak to an immigration attorney prior to finalizing the acquisition documents.
So my employer is the medical director at a psychiatrist office. I am an administrative assistant. His wife, who does not have a visa to work in this country, randomly drug tested me, in a public bathroom that is shared with the whole office building of different businesses, with a store drug test,... Read more »
First of all if the medical director's wife is here on a Visa that does not permit her to work, then she is prohibited from administering any drug test for your company or any other company. In that event the use of the drug test can be challenged. Second, Massachusetts does not have a defined...Read more »
Since the use of Marijuana is still illegal under Federal law companies that have a no drug use policy can still refuse to hire an employee that tests positive for the use of marijuana or fire one that tests positive. The law is still in its infant stage, but unless an employer wants to change its...Read more »
MY MOTHER OWNS A HOUSE WORTH AROUND $500,000. SHE CURRENTLY HAS A $100,000 MORTGAGE ON THE PROPERTY. THE EXTERIOR OF THE HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN DONE, NEW WINDOWS, ROOF AND SIDING. THE INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE NEEDS A LOT OF WORK. MY BROTHER WANTS TO MOVE IN WITH HIS WIFE. HIS PLAN IS TO GET A... Read more »
The only way your brother can get a new mortgage on the property is if he takes an ownership interest in the property or he enters into a rental agreement with your mother and she gets the mortgage and he can guarantee it. The issue is how the $400K in current equity is split between your brother...Read more »
Living siblings. Executor asked for rent monthly to pay taxes and such for other apartment. (2 family dwelling). Executor has passed away now another sibling has said they are raising rent to repair home (which we live in) and we were not notified by deceased siblings wife nor given option to pay... Read more »
There is something off here. I would start by getting a copy of the deed to the property and obtaining a copy of the probate file and any applicable trust documents. It the property is co-owned, then your mother has a right to participate in the management of the property or designate someone to...Read more »
Basically, with few exceptions such as a Truck Driver, there is no limit on the number of hours an adult employee is allowed to work. There are conditions and limitations on an employer's right to force overtime, although most hourly employees like a little overtime.
Someone I met is closing down their business and has a fair number of assets. If I were to form a company to acquire their business, would I be subject to paying their taxes and other debts? This would be a California formed Corporation absorbing a Texas Corporation.
If the terms of the purchase and sale are drafted by an attorney who knows their business, the only thing you will be obligated to pay for are the assets you buy and any debts you agree to assume. If you in fact are going to buy substantially all of the assets of the business then you need to make...Read more »
Unless you grant them permission to look at your health records they are not entitled to see them. I am not sure what you are concerned about, but you cannot lie on a job application. For jobs that require security clearance, the entity which checks your history for security clearance may be able...Read more »
A Will states how your estate is to be disbursed upon your death. Trusts are created for a variety of reasons, to avoid probate and the costs associated with probate, for tax purposes if needed, and finally to make sure the proceeds of your estate are passed over more than a single generation....Read more »
Depending upon the rights to the initial agreement including the right to make changes based on material changes in one or other of the businesses, all things being equaled the terms of the merger and more importantly the reason for the material change should be discussed and if appropriate be...Read more »
I was pursued by a particular company, decided to give it a try, but after working there for 3 days I decided it wasn’t for me and left. They are now contacting my current employer telling them how I left basically trying to sabotage me. There was no other purpose for their call other than to... Read more »
Unless your current employer contacted them, they are not allowed to call your current employer. More importantly, depending upon what they said they may have opened themselves to law suit under several statutes.
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