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Q: How do I get access to the trust connected to my ss number and the funds there in
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 26, 2023

This is posted under Admiralty/Maritime. Unless there's a maritime law element in the matter that isn't mentioned, you may have better chances of a response by posting under "Probate" and "Estate Planning." Attorneys in those categories have insight into matters... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Admiralty / Maritime, Civil Rights and Environmental for Maryland on
Q: What about my 4th and 5th amendment when the DNR and Coast guard stop you and perform a unwanted search of your vessel
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 5, 2021

The standard on the water is a different one than applied on the nation's roadways with motor vehicles in terms of constitutional law elements. The U.S. Coast Guard has broad powers to board vessels. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Business Formation and Business Law for Maryland on
Q: Are there any license requirements to become a ship chandler?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 10, 2021

Ship chandler is a term that's used more loosely than traditional seagoing slots for which licensing credentialing is clear, such as second engineer for first officer. If the employer has any kind of requirement to maintain merchant marine credentialing, information on seagoing credentialing... View More

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