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2 Answers | Asked in International Law for California on
Q: I need help creating a temporary power of attorney in Russia in order to collect my mothers death certificate

My mother passed away in 2016. She had an IRA with Ameritas Financial group and listed my sister and I as the beneficiary. In order for us to get the IRA we have to provide Ameritas with a death certificate. The problem is she passed away in St. Petersburg, Russia

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Jun 10, 2024

There are two main options for obtaining a power of attorney valid in Russia:

1. In Russia, a power of attorney can be drawn up and certified at the notary's office.

2. While in the USA or other countries, the power of attorney can be certified at the Consular offices of the...
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3 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and International Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: My grandfather passed away (resident of California) but had a property in France.

Two years before he passed, he and my grandmother filed wills in France giving each portion of the apartment to me (apartment). How does this get handled in the US and in France?

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on May 5, 2024

According to French law, there are two forms of inheritance acceptance:

acceptance of inheritance in a simple form (complete);

acceptance of the inheritance with the condition of drawing up an inventory.

Full acceptance of the inheritance can be carried out explicitly, by...
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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and International Law on
Q: I hired an international lawyer to support my child support case in the Country that the father resides in.

The law office asked me to sign a Power of Attorney is this normal? I want to be informed for key decisions before my lawyer makes the decision and not hand over all of my power what addendum should I add to the POA if the form is required to represent me in court since I will not be able to attend... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Apr 16, 2024

First of all, it is necessary to clarify which country we are talking about.

For example, in the Russian Federation there are two types of lawyers who can represent the interests of the parties in court: these are lawyers with higher legal education and lawyers included in the register of...
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2 Answers | Asked in International Law and Gaming on
Q: Offering our online-based game in Russia - are there sanction implications?

We (a US-based entity) have an online-based game and were approached by an entity in Russia that wants to license the game from us to expand that game into their territory. Are there current sanctions that would prevent us from offering our game to people in Russia?

Please note that the... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Sep 26, 2023

It is advisable to divide your question into 2 parts. The first part concerns compliance with US legislation regarding sanctions against Russian legal entities and individuals. The second part of the question is related to the retaliatory sanctions of the Russian authorities against American... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Oklahoma on
Q: If a person pawns items they don't own, but retrieve items and return to owner w/o anyone knowing, can they be charged?
Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Sep 14, 2023

The answer depends, among other things, on how a person got access to these items. If a person has been entrusted with material assets belonging to his employer in connection with the performance of his official duties at work, then his actions will be recognized as abuse of official position. If a... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can your employer require you to use your personal vehicle for business purposes?

My employer is requiring me to use my personal vehicle for work purposes. They are reimbursing mileage, so that is not the issue. The problem is that they would like me to transport computer equipment from one location to another. According to my auto insurance, their equipment I am transporting... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Feb 16, 2023

If the obligations for the transportation of equipment are not included in your employment contract, then the employer cannot force you to do it. I would recommend you to conclude an additional agreement with the employer in which to prescribe all the conditions and responsibilities for the... View More

Q: Can I legally run a business where I provide business consultation to established or aspiring criminals?

I have a particular skill at knowing how to effectively commit a crime, whatever that crime may be. As a result, I'm very good at providing advice to people looking to also commit a crime. I'd love to be as legitimate a business man as possible, but is that even a possibility given my... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Feb 15, 2023

According to the theory of criminal law, knowing about an impending crime and not reporting it is in itself a criminally punishable act. This is called covering up a crime. An additional element of the crime in your case may be the planning and preparation for the commission of a crime.... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and International Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have been contacted by a group in France saying I am under investigation, how can i find out if scam or not

They contacted me via Whattsapp and email. they claim to be tied to interpole and french gov. They ask for larger payments for fines, and various fees, all money on bitcoin. emails are GMail ??, Bank letter from bank not signed? They do send official ??? documents which look official.

They... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Jun 17, 2024

100% it is a scam. If you feel that you have real problems with Law retain a lawyer.

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3 Answers | Asked in International Law for Hawaii on
Q: I need advice on factors to consider in accepting a minor ownership and board seat on a new African mining company.

This U.S educated African friend is in the process of starting his own mining company after discovering the gemstone Sugilite and raw copper & manganese on his property and in adjoining tribal lands. My concern is tax and personal property liabilities I need to be aware of as a U.S. citizen.

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on May 31, 2024

Beware of fraud when investing money in an African business. Analyze the offer from your African friend very carefully. Taxes and personal property liabilities are secondary issues.

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2 Answers | Asked in International Law and Immigration Law on
Q: Hello, i would like to ask about refugee status and if the whole thing can suit me in my situation.

Would like to speak privately

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Mar 25, 2024

Feel free to discuss your issue privately. You can call me on WhatsApp, Viber or Telegram right now.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: Calling people and telling lies in order to stop or ruin all my personal & business relationships. What can i do?

They have hacked my phone and have access to my contacts. They call my gas stations, bank, everybody. Even my friends from school. It's a crazy amount of funds and effort spent on a nobody like me. What course of action should be taken

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Nov 24, 2023

It is not clear from your question whether you know the names of individuals who have committed and continue to commit these actions. At the same time, you indicated that they make phone calls, respectively, it is possible to identify these persons by their phone numbers. Having determined the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in International Law on
Q: Greetings, in general, such a problem, I can’t defend my rights in Russia

Greetings, in general, such a problem, I can’t defend my rights in Russia, I need to sell my room, but I used to be in psychiatry, and my relatives can put me there again if I sell.

I'm trying to find a lawyer who will carry out the deal and I can't, there are suspicions that... View More

Stanislav Kshevitskii
Stanislav Kshevitskii
answered on Mar 6, 2023

You can contact me at the phone number listed on this website to discuss your question. I am currently in Moscow and, if necessary, we will be able to meet with you in person.

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