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2 Answers | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud for Maryland on
Q: I am looking for several TOP lawyers/firms with extensive experience relative to Brokerage firm Fraud.
Samuel B. Edwards
Samuel B. Edwards answered on Aug 24, 2019

Brokerage firm fraud is the focus of our lawfirm. You can read more about us at investorlawyers.com. Please feel free to reach out to me at (800) 259-9010 or sedwards@sseklaw.com.

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2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Banking for Texas on
Q: If someone passes away with a mortgage can their children just give the house back to the bank and walk away?

The bank is saying the family has to keep paying the mortgage until the house is sold. She had cancer and there is no life insurance or money left in her account. They are also saying we are responsible for selling the house

Samuel B. Edwards
Samuel B. Edwards answered on Jul 20, 2019

Generally, yes, you can turn the house back over to the bank. The bank would typically have you sign a deed in lieu of foreclosure form. However, that is often not the best option. There are investors who specialize in buying properties "subject to" an existing mortgage and they will take over... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Stockbroker Fraud for California on
Q: Is it legal to create contracts regarding loans to someone for the purpose to use that money to trade stocks?

If not, and a contract was made for that purpose. Let's say the loaner, loaned $5k and was promised back $10k.

Would the borrower still be obliged to give $10k

even though the contract is not legal?

Samuel B. Edwards
Samuel B. Edwards answered on Jun 15, 2019

There is nothing inherently illegal or unenforceable for a contract concerning trading stocks. However, there are a lot more questions that would need to be answered in order to know for sure, including what state you are in. There may be a requirement for the person doing the investing to be a... Read more »

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