Questions Answered by Mr Scott Marshall Neuman

Q: Is there a reason I would choose something other than a Chapter 7 bankruptcy as an individual?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Answered on Apr 4, 2017
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Yes, there are several reasons. A person doesn't qualify because of income. Another reason would be to stop a foreclosure on the debtor's home.. Still another reason would be that the debtor has property not fully covered by the bankruptcy exemptions. There are some people that want to at least pay back some of the debt. Also, one file a bankruptcy less than 8 years ago. The list of reasons continues.

Q: Can I sue a company even if it's filed for bankruptcy?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Answered on Dec 9, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Yes by filing an adversarial proceeding is n the bankruptcy court.

Q: Divorcing wife can she demand alimony and the house?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Dec 8, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
All such considerations are subject to case law and negotiation. I suggest you retain an experienced competent divorce lawyer.

Q: In this scenario who would be the plaintiff and who would be the defendant and what is the probable outcome?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Personal Injury on
Answered on Nov 30, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
The defendants, both in civil and crim court, would be the principals and agents of the van company. The plaintiffs would be the bankruptcy trustee and the owner of the building. Sid may be a plaintiff if he had personal property on the premises.

Q: How do I find the paper work to Amend my divorce?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Nov 21, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Try writing it up as a motion and filing it in your divorce court. I'm not sure if such a motion would be granted.

Q: If me and my husband have 50-50% custody,when I make 60k and my husband make 80k plus benefits,

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Nov 9, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Yes. If one parent makes less in a shared custody arrangement than the other the support tables do require child support to the lower income parent.

Q: How do I deal with a scam artist that completely took advantage live still out of my bank account vanished with a truck

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 24, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Unfortunately there is little you can do. Suing someone that is not collectible will not solve your problems. I suggest that you set up a consultation with a competent bankruptcy attorney.

Q: I was in a car accident - hit by someone running a red light. They determined he was at fault.

4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Oct 14, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Yes. His insurance is responsible for your medical bills.

Q: Do I include my previous divorce and child support case number on the divorce forms I am filing now for 2nd marriage?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Depending on the form's question the answer is yes

Q: Hello I'm in Salt Lake city UT I sing a Release of all Claims about a month and a half ago. I keep calling asking

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Utah on
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Unfortunately I am not sure what your question is. I think you may be asking when will you get your settlement check. If that's your question then you should ask your lawyer, if you have one, or the claim adjuster that you settled with.

Q: y son has a personal injury suit he settled but he recently went to jail what do I need to do to act on his behalf

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
If the case is settled and the check has been issued then all you have to do is deposit the check in his bank account. If the check was issued to both his lawyer and himself thus requiring a counter signature, then the lawyer can visit your son at the jail to obtain your son's signature.

Q: Can an insurance attorney make you produce all medical history, even if it doesn't involve the accident in question?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Under the rules governing discovery the insurance company, most likely, has the right to review all your medical records.

Q: Do I have legal right to receive transcript of phone calls I gave consent to be recorded?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Alabama on
Answered on Oct 13, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
When you file the lawsuit against the insurance company under the rules governing discovery you will have the right to receive the transcripts.

Q: : I feel I was not properly represented by my lawyer in my divorce case. what can i do

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 8, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
It depends on whether your attorney incompetence was such that with another attorney a different result would have occurred. This standard is difficult to prove. You should set up a consultation with an attorney that specializes in family law malpractice.

Q: If you are currently on probation & someone thinks you have purjured yourself can they turn you in for more harsh?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 8, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
One of the terms of most probations is not to break a criminal law. Filing a false police report is against the law. If a person is charged with filing a false police report then it is a violation of probation. However the mere allegation of filing a police report may not be sufficient for a probation officer to violate a probationer.

Q: My friend and her boyfriend got into a fight she went to the hospital she did not press charges but is now saying she is

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Yes, she can press charges. Her delay mat be a factor when a jury deliberates the case.

Q: I will be filing for bankruptcy chapter 7 in a couple weeks. My mother had put my name on some stock after my father

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
Do not take your name off the stocks. Removing your name may cause the trustee to act. Depending upon the amount you can use your wildcard exemption to protect the stocks.

Q: Should I tell creditors that I plan to file for bankruptcy? Any repercussions to letting them know ahead of my filing?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
No. you should retain a competent bankruptcy attorney that agrees as part of the representation the attorney will field your calls. Then when a creditor calls you simply state that I am represented by an attorney. The attorney is handling my financial affairs please call the attorney at ________. My attorney has told me that by law I cannot speak with you nor you with me. Please call the attorney. Then hang up the phone.

Q: My ex wants me to keep the house but only his name is on the loan. Can I just take it over? Is it best for me to refi?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Divorce and Tax Law for Michigan on
Answered on Sep 21, 2016
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman's answer
If he is willing that his name remains on the mortgage while he signs a quit claim deed to you and he relinquished all rights on the house in the final judgement of divorce, then if you continent making the payments there is little chance that the mortgage company would find out. If the mortgage company did find out the company may have a paragraph in the signed mortgage that allows the company to accelerate the loan.

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