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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for Arizona on
Q: Two small business entanglement debt and liability question.

My employer (E) has two small businesses (A and B) both 100% owned by E. Business A owes business B a significant amount of money for services accumulated throughout the years. However, E wants to protect the assets of A from any happenings relating to B. If B goes bankrupt will the creditors of B... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Jan 16, 2023

What is this? Final exam in Bankruptcy 202?

Your employer needs to discuss the entire situation with a qualified bankruptcy attorney. So much depends on the paper trail of the transactions and the actual relationship among the parties.

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Foreclosure for Kansas on
Q: If my husband filed bankruptcy and it was dismissed without prejudice and we file jointly now, will the automatic stay

Only apply to me? Will I get the full stay? Or if it doesn't can I file alone and get it?

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Jan 8, 2023

Your bankruptcy lawyer can answer that more accurately than someone on a Q&A site like this. The re-filer needs to ask to have the stay reimposed, but the new filer doesn't. How the court handles it will to a large extent depend on the district you are in and who is your judge.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Illinois on
Q: Hi I filed a chapter 13 a number of years ago . The case was dismissed. Can I get rid of a car that was part of the case

The car was not reported on my credit report. I need to junk it.

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Jan 5, 2023

Yes

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, International Law and Internet Law for New Jersey on
Q: We got an email from who we thought was our Singapore supplier asking for payment. Payment was sent and goods received.

Our thread of emails between us and our supplier was somehow intercepted. Over email the person told us the bank information had changed. We sent the wire to the account that was advised. We got the goods. Whoever hacked my suppliers email cut the email communication between us off since they... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 28, 2022

You have fallen victim to one of the pitfalls of email versus telephone.

Your problem is more complex than can be answered here. You need to contact a good International Lawyer, either in your city, or NYC if you are close. Your facts are "too skinny" for someone on a question...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Ohio on
Q: Can you still file the bankruptcy if you cant find the title ti your car?
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 26, 2022

of Course, you can!

Your DMV can sell you a new duplicate title for a matter of bucks, but having the title is not a necessity to filing a bankruptcy, but a good lawyer is.

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Illinois on
Q: Can I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy after a resignation?

I am being forced into resignation from my job after 20 years or I can be fired, which means I would not be hired in my profession again. I was planning on filing for chapter 13, but now is it possible to file for chapter 7?

Can I file chapter 7 after a resignation?

Illinois

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 26, 2022

Judge Alexander Paskay, who said on the Florida Bankruptcy Court in Tampa for years used to say "you can own the Eifel Tower and the Brooklyn Bridge free and clear and owe one soul one cent and you can file." Being employed has little to do with your filing, but your employment status... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Texas on
Q: I am filing ch13 bankruptcy vehicle the chapter 13 payment plan form 113 is confusing...How do I fill this out ?
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 25, 2022

You go to a bankruptcy lawyer for assistance--you will need him not only for 113, but also for you plan of repayment. Most lawyers do not charge a fee for the initial consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and International Law for Oklahoma on
Q: is there is any treaties or agreement in Enforcment of civil judgment between country of Jordan and state of Oklahoma.

default civil judgment final (partnership dispute) was taken default judgment and final judgment they are trying to enforce it in the country of the Hashimi kingdom of Jordan, it states level in Oklahoma only not a ferdral case. its ciil .. is there is any law will allow that. and dos state... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 10, 2022

You asked a question right up my alley!

The U. S. has no recognition of JUDGMENTS conventions with any other country, not even our next door neighbors Canada and Mexico. States of the U. S. do not get engaged in

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, International Law, Probate and Tax Law on
Q: I am the beneficiary of a brokerage accnt of a deceased non-citizen non-resident. Can I wire money to his own bank acct

Can I do this without probate and IRS letter of release if I know his password and ID? It will still be under an account under his name. We need to make the transfer to settle the tax owed in his own resident country

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 10, 2022

This is a tax question, albeit an international tax question. I suggest you arrange an meeting with a local tax lawyer taking along all relevant documents

Good Luck

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Contracts and Collections for Virginia on
Q: Is there a statute of limitations on credit card debt?

I was contacted by a law group saying I owed on an old credit card debt. They're saying the last time they tried to contact me was 2016 from a card I obtained before 2010. It was a JCPenny store card. They're threatening garnishment. I paid off all my debts before I purchased my home in... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 9, 2022

I have heard of waivers of statutes of limitations, but I can't advise you without verifying your contract. See a local lawyer and get him to demand a copy of everything and then take his advice.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Contracts for Colorado on
Q: We paid a company 30k to build an online business. After two years, the company filed for chapter 7. Can we do anything?

The company was paid as private contractors. We waited 2 years for them to build the store they promised, but all they ever did was delay. Now they’ve filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy without ever telling us and we don’t know what, if anything, we can do legally to try and recoup our $30k. The... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 4, 2022

The First thing you do is find out where the matter is pending.

The Second thing you do is find a creditor's bankruptcy lawyer there.

The Third thing you do is follow his advice.

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Q: How do you make a document a court of record?
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Nov 13, 2022

What kind of document? Where is it from? What language is it in?

You can usually record a document that qualifies for recordation with the county clerk, in your instance the county clerk for Oklahoma County, which is downtown. The clerks are prevented by law from giving you any legal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law on
Q: Someone named " Chuang Ruang " with a woman on their profile texted my mom Bout giving her some money. Is this a scam?

When i searched that name on google it showed me a man so.. it's kinda seeming fishy but yeah. I would be able to send a screenshot if it's needed!

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Oct 24, 2022

I would be suspicious if only because of the unusual name. As they say, if it's too good to be true, it probably is!

There are safer and more sure ways to make money.

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Q: How would copyright or patent for musical equipment work internationally?

Let us say that Country XYZ has no such thing as copyright infringement and they make musical gear

with preexisting recordings from other companies, and it is perfectly legal in that country.

If a musician in the USA, where it would not be legal to use preexisting recordings from... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Oct 23, 2022

What you propose sounds a lot like copyright infringement. I don't understand your terminology--like what do you mean by "gear". An instrument, to me, is a horn, a guitar, a piano, etc., not something that reproduces pre-recorded data.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and International Law for California on
Q: Do "imported" music/synthesizer software have to meet US regulation on sampling and copyright? Or only in that country?

Hello. If I wanted to purchase a virtual synthesizer from a developer abroad that followed the sampling laws of the country it was made in, could I use that synthesizer in my music? In other words, if the sampling laws of that country were different than that of the US, how would that effect what... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Oct 23, 2022

I don't really understand your question, but intellectual property protections like trademarks, copyrights and patents protect the owner's rights, not yours nor that of the U. S. Government--while there are criminal infractions of various relevant statutes.

If you have permission...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Texas on
Q: My Fiance was convicted to 60 yrs in prison. And wants to know the steps to getting this case re opened.

Wants to get this case reopened and get a thorough investigation.

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Oct 3, 2022

To reopen a criminal case substantial, probative evidence must have been discovered after the trial. This is no DIY matter. Use your local bar association's find a lawyer for him, or use the search engine here.

Good Luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Education Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can my child be enrolled under a former last name if the order was made to change and it has been changed for +1 year?

I, Dad, have joint legal custody, whereas 'Mom' has paramount physical, custody, and care. In the order, I was granted permission to change one of our daughters' names (Child S) as the other already had my last name (Child F). Child S is enrolled in school as SR instead of SH. She... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Oct 3, 2022

You certainly recognize the problem, and the fact that a lawyer could help. You can order a birth certificate at the clerk's office in the county where she was born if it is in Florida. In other situations, contact the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the state of birth.

Once you have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and International Law for Oklahoma on
Q: exact rolls of what makes limited Partership agreement valued in state of Ok. can final judgment be inforce in jordan

defult judgment was taken civile partnership agreement. final judgment was taken as defulat jusdment with out my knoldge. now they are tryig to enforce the civil judgment in the country of jordn since i resid i jordan over seing the project.

os thier is an agreement of both vout state of... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Sep 23, 2022

I cannot answer your question about the basis for the default because I can't examine the court file. Default judgments are taken without the knowledge of the defendant (you), hence the term.

There is no treaty between the U. S. and the Kingdom of Jordan for the recognition of...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Georgia on
Q: I've been n bankruptcy for 4 yrs an I'm still behind n my mortgage payments 33,090.- should I reapply for bankruptcy
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Sep 13, 2022

I think you should consult your bankruptcy lawyer for an analysis. It looks bad, but there is always some soluation.

It appears that you should have been involved in a mortgage alteration plan

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Georgia on
Q: I have a pet worth about 800 and a wedding ring worth about 2000 can these be protected in chapter 7 bankruptcy in GA?
David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Aug 31, 2022

The best person to assist you in this matter is your own lawyer; that having been said, valuation in Bankruptcy is not the replacement costs but more likely the depreciated costs. Accordingly, is a "used" pet worth $800, or something less (don't be romantic about this), and is a... Read more »

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