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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida on
Q: Is there a law aginst employers takeing all of there employees tips be cause someone stole from them?

My names Kristina I work at a tropical smoothie in fort Pierce FL some one thought it was smart to steal 200$ from the cash register at my job an since my boss dosnt know who he started takeing every ones tips to pay off the two hundred dollars even though half of the employees had nuthing to do... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 29, 2020

Yes

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I recently filed form I 130 for my husband who lives in the here with me. We also included his children who live outside

Of the US the forms were rejected for the children. Am I suppose to filed the I485 for them even though they are not in the US

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 29, 2020

I485 needs to be filed based on approvals I-130. If your I-130 are rejected, your I-485 for then will not be accepted neither. Sounds like you need an attorney to help you with the procrss

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Hello, how are our chances to be immigrating to Florida, what do we need to do and how long is it going to take?

My husband is a self employed programmer who lives in Canada and is Canadian. We have no job offer in the states and not enough money for the investment visa (500.000 $ - 1million).

I’m his wife since 10 years (German citizenship) and we have a little baby with a German and Canadian... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 29, 2020

E visa is a possibility. You are more than to give us a call at 9548925517 for more information.

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Commercial Sublease: Do I have any rights?

I am subleasing an office space in Orlando. The sublessor has been late the last 4 months even thought I paid my rent to them. As a result, the property landlord has sent me eviction notices the last 4 months. Ultimately, by the middle of each month, the sublessor remits payment. I can not go... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 18, 2020

It's between your subleasor and you. Review your sublease agreement if any. You are in no privity with the landlord.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: how long does it take to receive final order if automated info system says the judge granted relief?

Because of a missing document the judge couldn’t make an immediate decision at my removal hearing. I mailed the document next day, and about 2 weeks later, I received a copy of the letter ice sent to the judge indicating they received and accepted the document and waive their right to appeal.... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 17, 2020

You can go to the clerk's office and ask for judge's ruling.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: My landlord told me 2 was ago that I didn’t need to redo patch work After getting offer. Now he says I do. Do I?

He received an offer on his home and told me I didn’t need to redo the patch work I supposedly “ruined his walls” with. After his inspection recently fell thru, he now has text me that he is getting quotes to repair the patch work to the tune of $2150. Interestingly enough, my security... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 17, 2020

If you don't have anything in writing that he waived his requirement, you will have to repair the wall. You can repair yourself or hire someone cheaper though.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: My mother is a citizen she applied for me in 2016. I have since divorced. Can I apply under a different category.

I live in the US

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Feb 17, 2020

Your Mom is the petitioner. If anything, she has to file. However, your marital status does not make a huge difference in terms of wait time. The difference it makes is whether your family can follow and join.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: I hve a verbal agreement and pay $1,000.00 after sending authorization to sign. I did change my mind and cancelling

his services. I told him to return my dep. minus his consultation fees....but nothing happening....can I dispute the charge to my cr. card? if nothing was signed how I can get my money back? How many days should I wait.? thx

ps(service with an attorney) Declaration of heirs/transmission... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Jan 30, 2020

Generally speaking, when there is a contract, it is not cancellable unless both sides agree or other compelling reasons, mostly for the other party's fault--misrepresentation, mistake, anticipatory breach.... Pricing is not one of the reasons you can justify your request for restitution.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Good afternoon, can someone who was deported to Cuba, ammend the registered agent of their LLC?

The current registered agent to an LLC was deported to Cuba. They'd like to ammend the registered agent, how can go about this?

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Jan 28, 2020

You can do online as if you are in America

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: It's been 3.5 years since I came to the US after L1B was issued. Can I still switch from L1B to L1A? Or too late?

I'm on my L1B, and it's been 3.5 years since I came to the US.

Knowing that L1B has 5 year max duration, just based on the timeline, I am wondering if I would be still eligible to apply for L1B to L1A conversion now.

I worked as a manager for the company oversea, and also I was also... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Dec 20, 2019

Yes, you still can.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If I record meetings with my HR to protect t myself is it illegal?

I was told it was illegal to record a conversation between me and a member of HR. The head of HR made me leave my phone outside.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Dec 17, 2019

Why would it be? Since you are having the conversation with HR, nobody's privacy is inflicted by the recording and later publishing, if it occurs. HR may have a policy for not having phone around during conversation. Policy is policy. Violation of policy is different from violation of criminal law.

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Florida on
Q: I want to trademark my blog/instagram name. What is the best way to do this/start this process and how much will it cost
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Dec 16, 2019

You can learn all about trademark on US patent and trademark office's website. Or you can hire an attorney to do it for you to avoid mistakes because it takes 6 months to hear from the government. A mistake is very costly in time sense.

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Florida on
Q: in Florida, is a minor allowed to become a limited partner in a partnership?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 22, 2019

Partnership is a matter of contract. A minor is not necessarily binding on the contract he or she signs until he ratifies it after he is no longer minor.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Can I apply for U visa?

Last year I was scammed online doing a job that was fake and they were working under different company. The result was sad. Since they had my personal information, my debit cards were overdraft. I expose them not only my personal info but also my boyfriend personal identification. I trusted them... Read more »

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Linda Liang answered on Nov 22, 2019

The U visa is a United States nonimmigrant visa which is set aside for victims of crimes (and their immediate family members) who have suffered substantial mental or physical abuse while in the U.S. and who are willing to assist law enforcement and government officials in the investigation or... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: a vehicle was totaled by insurance i have stored it i want to be payed or i want title

my friend had an accident i payed for the vehicle to be towed to my residents. The Insurance company totaled the car. It has been stored at my property for several months.I now want the storage fee payments and the towing fee payment or i want the title of the vehicle.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 20, 2019

You can talk to your friend see if you can get a deal. Because there is no prerequisite condition for you to store the car, it could be construed as gratitious fee.

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: I have a single owner LLC in Port St. Lucie. i have been sued for 19,000 over a contract. i am out of state.

i could represent myself( facts very straightforward) but need a lawyer because this is an llc. how do i proceed? my company has no assets.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 19, 2019

You need to hire a local attorney to respond the complaint within 20 days of complaint. Time is of essence.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: I want to sue a mobile auto repair company and the mechanic. Which area of law does this come under?

My SUV wouldn't start. I hired a local mechanic who works for a company based in California. Because I had to turn the ignition key and wiggle it to start the SUV, I suggested that may be the problem. He replaced the ignition switch (claimed he had to put in a new housing, too). He said my problem... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 18, 2019

It appears your SUV didn't start to begin with. You paid for the service but did you get any benefit? How much did you lose for their misinformation or lacking of service? You do need an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Can I get sued over pictures of work taken as a subcontractor?

My husband and his brother worked independently for some time. His brother opened a company and my husband kept working with him, never did he sign a w2 or an employment contract. We decided to open our own business and when they asked for my husband to sign a w2, my husband told him he would not... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 11, 2019

It is not as white and black as you wish. I think you should hire an attorney to get your strategy ready and respond.

4 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Divorce and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: If a married couple buy a house but the loan is only in the husband's name does that affect property division in Divorce

We are ready to purchase, I am retired, been married 24 years, 13 year age difference. He applied for the loan without me being on the loan. My name is on the contract however. I am worried because we will be using joint money for the down payment.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 11, 2019

The loan is different issue from the title. It doesn't matter who pays or who signs, the names on the title are the evidence of the title.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Copyright, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Can I get sued over pictures of work taken as a subcontractor?

My husband and his brother worked independently for some time. His brother opened a company and my husband kept working with him, never did he sign a w2 or an employment contract. We decided to open our own business and when they asked for my husband to sign a w2, my husband told him he would not... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 6, 2019

I don't think this is kind of help you can receive on a public forum. In order to do it right, more analysis is needed. You need an attorney to help you to prevent litigation with the right strategy.

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