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0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Michigan on
Q: I am trying to close a CD account that belonged to my parents (who have both passed away this past year).

The account is in a bank in Puerto Rico ( it had been with a bank in Florida but the bank in Puerto Rico bought that bank) and they are requiring a Protocolization of the Durable Power in the deeds of Puerto Rico and a certification of Cancelation of Lien from the Department of Finance of Puerto... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Pennsylvania on
Q: Could there be problems with me adding one of my adult children to my joint bank accounts, mortgage, utility bills, etc.

I am a recent widower and have started going through the process of sorting out my wife's bank accounts that are in her name only. I am thinking of adding one of my adult children to all of the joint accounts that I held previously with my wife to relieve my children from facing this problem.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation and Education Law for Virginia on
Q: Does VA law require a notary to sign when notarizing a document?

A document that I recently had notarized by Bank of America is being rejected by my university on the grounds that the notary hasn't signed it. While attempting to research this online, I have yet to find definitive answers.

Derek Allen Colvin
Derek Allen Colvin
answered on Jan 26, 2023

There are seven (7) items required for the notary to state on each document being notarized:

1. The name of the county or independent city in which the document is signed

2. The date the document is signed.

3. The notarial statement – what is being notarized (i.e. a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Collections and Banking for Texas on
Q: A bank is holding my car title as collateral for a signature loan from 2015

I went to pay my auto loan off and get my title and they told me they won't give it to me because of a signature loan from 2015, it shows as a closed account on equifax and transunion

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 24, 2023

You should probably bring proof that you fully paid off the signature loan to your bank. Credit bureau reports probably aren’t enough. You probably need to bring loan statements from the signature loan itself.

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0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Banking, Business Law and Civil Litigation for Michigan on
Q: Hi, Businesses stolen,Identity theft ,Cars stolen, Need appellate attorney for federal court

Wrong judgements were taken against me

Former partners involved -

Another investor killed

All discoveries done

Filed a police report aswell

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Texas on
Q: Somebody is using my information to get money through an illegal gambling website, can i take the money out of it legall

Somebody asked me to make them a verified cash app for their “gambling buisness” and i did but I believe they are receiving money for a illegal gambling website as they said they didn’t have their gambling license there is about 5-10k in the cash app account, If i were to take the money out... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Collections and Small Claims for Indiana on
Q: I cosigned for a car for a friend years a go. She verbally agreed to make all payments but stopped. How do I get out?

I was young, dumb, and misled by the man selling her the car. I was just trying to help her out at the time and was unaware of how much it would affect me in the future and how serious it could be. She agreed she'd make all the payments on the car including paying back the $1000 I loaned her... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Washington on
Q: I opened my Google wallet and some how a best buy card is linked to it with over 8.5 million dollars on it

Just wondering how I should go about it

0 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Banking for Indiana on
Q: Can my company transfer my HSA without my consent?

It seems my company is changing HSA providers. This has happened before; however, this time they are transferring my funds without any input from me. The last time the funds stayed with the previous provider and I chose to rollover/transfer when I was satisfied. I just want to know if I have any... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Banking, Business Law and Probate for Iowa on
Q: Is is legal to add a recently deceased person as a co owner to your brokerage account and transfer their assets in it?

I am wondering if it is legal to add a recently deceased family member to a already established brokerage account (non loan) and transfer their assets from their bank account into it (they left no will or beneficiary) in order to avoid probate?

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Banking, Business Formation and International Law on
Q: if I'm not us resident and I have a LLC with sole proprietor o two members out of the US the LLC need to pay income tax?

Hey, I'm From Dominican Republic and I just formed a LLC with two members me and my brother also resident on the Dominican Republic, We need to pay taxes because of the income of the LLC if yes, the sole proprietor have to do it as well, if not, can we change the status of the LLC to a sole... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Florida on
Q: Can a bank refuse to give you a check for your money after closing your account?

I opened an AMEX savings account about 2 months ago and deposited only 20% of my direct deposit into there. Im now currently unemployed and attempted to withdraw my savings and they cancelled the withdraw without telling me then closed my account. They keep repeating I have to call my old job and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Alabama on
Q: I filed a claim against Regions bank claiming a check i deposited was fraudulently deposit The check was a regions check

It was discovered it was not a fraud check yet regions still closed my account but the real damages occurred when regions placed my name on the fraud alert banking system which stopped me from reopening accounts for my 2 business. I have solid evidence to show that i was turned down when i try and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking for Tennessee on
Q: If I made full payment on a bad check with PayPal, can I stillbe held criminally liable ?

I did fully pay the debt with paypal within 8 days

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jan 16, 2023

If it was a worthless check, then a charge is possible. It sounds like you have not been charged yet, so do not worry about it unless cited/arrested. Then hire an attorney top get it Diverted, Dismissed and Expunged.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Banking and Identity Theft for Arkansas on
Q: My PayPal account was accessed and a number of transactions were made. I need to press charges

I filled charges and an investigation was made and charges were to be filled and a warrant issued then I checked on my case and the prosecutor dropped the case..

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Banking and Probate on
Q: My wife recently passed away in Mexico. I went to Wells Fargo where she had her bank account, I notified Wells Fargo of

her Passing and since my name was not in the account they suggested that I need a death certificate translated in English and notirized and go to probate court. My question is what do I need to start the court proceedings? Any help would be greatly appreciated

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Banking, Business Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: What to do when someone fraudulently cashes a check?

Someone fraudulently cashed a check I sent to pay my trash bill. The trash company never received it, so they still say I owe the bill. Who is responsible for getting the money - the bank, or the trash company?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 13, 2023

Most likely you.

If someone intercepted a check you wrote to pay a bill and wrongly cashed it, you can legally pursue that person and possibly your own bank as well as the bank that cashed the check.

But you do still owe your trash company and should pay it. This time I recommend...
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