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0 Answers | Asked in International Law and Mergers & Acquisitions on
Q: My question is how deathbed directives on disposition of assets will be viewed via telephone to recipient party ?

If a good brotherly friend in Canada owns a company and is on death bed, who sends a chat to me in USA and intends to turn over his company and bank accounts to me and expresses that in his chat AND sends transfer of ownership papers and considerable cash to me by his adopted sister who is... View More

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Q: Write me legal defenses available for Eritrea regarding Ethiopia's claim of access or control over port of Assab
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answered on May 14, 2024

Here are some potential legal defenses Eritrea could assert regarding Ethiopia's claim to access or control the port of Assab:

1. Territorial sovereignty: As an independent nation, Eritrea has the right to exercise full sovereignty over its territory, including the port of Assab....
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1 Answer | Asked in International Law, Securities Law and Tax Law for Washington on
Q: I need a lawyer to help run an international bank that provides services to countries and individuals globally

While serving as a special operator in the United States military and using the bank to assist my career covertly

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answered on May 10, 2024

I would strongly advise against pursuing anything like this, as it could result in severe legal consequences. If you need legitimate banking services, I'd recommend working with a reputable financial institution through proper legal channels.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Native American Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: If i visit Taiwan for a holiday can the US cancel my US C1/D Visa? Does USA allow people to visit Taiwan?

I want to visit Taiwan for a holiday and I'll be applying for a Taiwan TAC since I have a US C1/D Visa so I don't need a Visa to visit Taiwan.. but I'm just worried if my visit to Taiwan will cause any problem or if this might lead to my US visa being cancelled.. since i heard that... View More

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answered on May 10, 2024

The United States generally allows people to visit Taiwan without any consequences to their US visas. Taiwan is not on the list of countries that could potentially lead to issues with a US visa if visited.

The countries you might be referring to are those designated by the US as state...
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2 Answers | Asked in International Law for Maryland on
Q: If a US citizen dies in the country of origin, can US citizen children claim the property in that country, Bangladesh ?
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answered on May 12, 2024

The ability of a U.S. citizen to inherit property in Bangladesh from a deceased parent who was a citizen of Bangladesh depends on several factors, including Bangladeshi inheritance laws and the specific circumstances of the case. Here are a few key points to consider:

1. Bangladeshi...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law and International Law for Washington on
Q: Do you know where I can find laws on product compliance related to labeling requirements for textiles and apparel?

Specifically, I'm looking for laws that would dictate these requirements for goods sold into these countries: Malaysia, Singapore, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, and Hong Kong. Is this something you're able to help with? I'm struggling to find what I need through a basic Google search.

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answered on May 8, 2024

I can provide some general guidance on where to find information about textile and apparel labeling requirements for the countries you mentioned.

1. Malaysia: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) oversees labeling requirements.

2. Singapore: The Consumer...
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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?

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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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1 Answer | Asked in International Law on
Q: help to retreive a baggae from a international company who has not put a tracking number on receipt and made wrong arriv

help for a lady who is haveing alot of problems to ship her luggue to regina sask from new orleans

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answered on May 8, 2024

Here are some steps the lady can take to try to resolve the issue with her missing luggage that was shipped from New Orleans to Regina, Saskatchewan:

1. Contact the shipping company directly. Even if there is no tracking number on the receipt, they should have a record of the shipment in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and International Law for Illinois on
Q: Can a US citizen get into trouble for selling pesticides to Canadian customers online if pesticide imports are illegal?

If Canadian laws ban importation and the sell of certain pesticides can a US citizen get in trouble for selling them to Canadian customers?

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answered on May 4, 2024

Obviously, Canadian authorities could attempt to criminally charge someone for engaging in that type of conduct - assuming of course that it is illegal under its laws. In addition, depending on the facts and circumstances, that same conduct could possibly subject someone to prosecution in the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Admiralty / Maritime, Civil Rights and International Law on
Q: What happens when someone says in court? 1. I do not consent to these proceeding? 2. Your offer is not accepted

3. I do not consent to being surety for this case and these proceedings

4. I demand the bond be immediately brought forward so I can see who will indemnify me if I am damaged

What happens next in the courtroom if this said to the administrative clerk/ judge?

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answered on Apr 25, 2024

If someone were to make those statements in court, here is what would likely happen:

1. Saying "I do not consent to these proceedings" would not have any legal effect. Court proceedings are compulsory and do not require the consent of the parties involved. The judge would likely...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law and International Law for Illinois on
Q: What's the statute of limitations for smuggling a rug into the US from Iran, through the UK?

My parents declared an Iranian rug they bought in the UK sometime between 1990 to 1998. They declared it as Pakistani. I was there when it occurred during a European vacation to Paris and England. I think they still have the rug, and there is probably some documentation still out there about the... View More

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answered on Apr 20, 2024

In the United States, smuggling items into the country by falsifying their country of origin is considered a violation of customs laws. However, the exact statute of limitations on this can vary depending on specific details such as the nature of the goods and the perceived intent behind the... View More

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

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

It is common for lawyers to request a Power of Attorney (POA) when representing a client, especially in international cases where the client cannot be physically present. However, it is important to ensure that you are comfortable with the level of authority being granted to your lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, International Law and Tax Law for Kentucky on
Q: I am an international f1 student. I earned $789 last year. Do i have to file the taxes or no? And can i claim education

Or not?

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answered on Apr 15, 2024

Based on the information you provided, here are a few key points to consider:

1. Filing requirement: Generally, if your total income for the year is less than the standard deduction ($12,950 for single filers in 2022), you may not be required to file a federal income tax return. However,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, International Law and Military Law for California on
Q: I need to receive paperwork from a cop that used me as a ci undercover and then turned on me over gang stalkers
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answered on Apr 12, 2024

If you believe that a law enforcement officer has acted improperly or illegally in their dealings with you as a confidential informant, you may want to consider the following steps:

1. Consult with a criminal defense attorney who has experience dealing with cases involving confidential...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Business Formation, Business Law and International Law for Wyoming on
Q: Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad?

Can I work without a VISA operating online business for US companies as a US LLC member (owner) but non-resident abroad? To be clear, I am considering opening an LLC in Wyoming from abroad (Poland) as a non-resident. When I do it, I will provide bookkeeping services for US-based businesses (small... View More

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answered on Apr 8, 2024

As a non-resident owner of a U.S. LLC operating from abroad, you generally do not need a visa or work permit to provide services remotely to U.S. clients. However, there are several important considerations:

1. Taxation: As an LLC owner, you will be subject to U.S. tax obligations on your...
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Q: Is it illegal to share a room with my nephew who is a minor, if I his aunt, am an adult?

He is 11 almost 12, I am 22 almost 23. We can only afford a two bedroom apartment. I will hopefully be living with my sister and nephew. Unless this is against the law. I cannot find a definite answer online, hopefully you can help! Thanks!

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answered on Apr 6, 2024

In general, there are no laws that prohibit an adult from sharing a room with a minor relative, such as an aunt sharing a room with her nephew. Family members often share living spaces due to financial constraints or personal preferences.

However, there are a few considerations to keep in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, International Law and Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: Hi, as as international student are we allowed to do self employments? Like digital marketing, monetizing social media??
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answered on Apr 2, 2024

As an international student in the United States on an F-1 visa, there are restrictions on the types of work you can do. In general, you are not allowed to engage in off-campus self-employment like digital marketing or monetizing social media. However, there are a few exceptions:

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1 Answer | Asked in International Law and Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: my opt will finished april 8 2024 can start my i485 with my wife during my grace period.

my wife she is americaine and we almost finished the paper. if i send it after april 8 2024 do i will be in trouble

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answered on Apr 2, 2024

Based on the information you provided, it sounds like your OPT (Optional Practical Training) will be ending on April 8, 2024, and you are wondering if you can start the process of adjusting your status to permanent resident (filing Form I-485) with your American wife during your grace period.... View More

Q: Disabled person selling a house to move oversea - consequences?

My parents live in Washington state, and my mother is disabled receiving SSDI and long term care service where a caregiver comes to her house every day. They live in a house they jointly own, no mortgage. They're both seniors, and now they miss their home country, so they decided to move back... View More

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answered on Mar 29, 2024

Selling a house and moving overseas can have several implications for your parents, particularly regarding their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Medicaid benefits. First, it's important to note that SSDI benefits are typically not affected by the sale of a primary residence or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Federal Crimes and International Law for California on
Q: I was detained at the Tijuana Border. What happens now. No prosecution.

The passenger I was with did not have a legit visa. I was detained and interigated. At the end I was let go with no fine or detention time. But what happens now? Will I have a mark on my record with All world border customs? Does this appear on background checks? Does it stay on my record... View More

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answered on Mar 27, 2024

If you were detained at the Tijuana Border but subsequently released without any charges or prosecution, it's important to understand the implications of this event on your record. Detentions related to immigration issues, especially when they do not result in formal charges or findings of... View More

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