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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Florida on
Q: My husband was refused service because he was rowdy with a store employee. Can that employee refuse to serve me

she says I am his spouse therefore she will not serve me even tho i was not inside store at the time?

Martin George Prego
Martin George Prego
answered on Sep 10, 2020

Notwithstanding I am basing my response solely on your post, in general terms, any business does reserve the right to refuse service. However, a business cannot break the law or discriminate on the basis of suspect and quasi-suspect classifications such as race, gender, etc. I will be more than... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Florida on
Q: Does 607.0102 require participation by all owners or can the majority owner act on this?

There are multiple owners of a school and one of them from the beginning was a financial contributor but has since been inactive and is not staying in contact, after multiple attempts. The remaining owners are active in the operation of the business and in constant contact regarding business... Read more »

Martin George Prego
Martin George Prego
answered on Sep 9, 2020

Depending on the type of corporation, if a decision needs to be made, either a Special Shareholders meeting could be called or BOard of Directors (subject to the authority given to the Board). Also, in lieu of a meeting, a circular to ALL shareholders could be an alternative. In order to properly... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Banking for Florida on
Q: If you have a joint bank account with someone and I received a refund from the IRS directly deposited in the account

and the other person withdraws the money, can I go after them to get the money back?

Martin George Prego
Martin George Prego
answered on Sep 4, 2020

It will depend on the type of joint account, the terms of the bank account, and other considerations. I will be happy to give you a free assessment should you contact my office: www.pregolawgroup.com

Sincerely,

Martin Prego, Esq.

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Q: CAN I SUE THE BANK?

THEY ARE SAYING LIKE I HAVE 4 DAYS TO RESOLVE OR FUNDS ARE SEIZED FOR UP TO 2 YEARS. MONEY MISSING, AND ASKING MY BROTHERS SIGNATURE THAT HE IS THE APT LEASE HOLDER..CAN I SUE THE BANK FOR DISCRIMMINATION? THEY CAN SEE IS FROM BENEFITS FROM UNEMPLOYMENT AND MY SCHOOL. I DO FEEL DICRIMMINATED... Read more »

Martin George Prego
Martin George Prego
answered on Aug 17, 2020

Hello, based on the facts you described it is difficult to assess the situation. Banks under different laws, rules, and regulations have responsibilities to monitor, review, and act on customer's accounts to deter, detect, and report suspicious activities. During the review process, under... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Banking for Florida on
Q: I worked for a real estate company that contracted with bank owned property management companies to inspect properties.

I submitted some photos that I had taken for prior months & now I’m told they are investigating me for bank fraud. I’m trying to find out if that’s even possible to charge me with bank fraud, if you think that it’s probable being there was like 5 photos like that & they charged me... Read more »

Martin George Prego
Martin George Prego
answered on Jul 30, 2020

Banks do have the responsibility to monitor, review, detect, and report suspicious activity. However, the former should not be interpreted as a positive response to your question as to whether you could be charged with "fraud." There are no enough information within your email to assess... Read more »

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