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0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: i sent investment security to accredited investor with 11 day closing no response keep contract entirely

exempt from registration reg d filing within 3 days of offer as far as i'm concerned where do i go next with this its been ruffly 60 business days the notice of grace gave investor 11 days to accept , reject, object or stand in total agreement

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Florida on
Q: Can a private company be its own secondary market? I.E., hold monies collected for stock in escrow in the event holders.
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Sep 14, 2021

Please see my answer to this question posted earlier on AVVO.

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Securities Law for Illinois on
Q: I was recording ASI security pick up some crakes I was sitting on a the gas station I used to work at I went across to

Get a ice from the corn man so they jump out ask for my Id I tell them no the real police pull up in ask them did they have a problem they said no so they drove off in ASI security still here I told them that’s why they couldn’t make it to be a real police that’s why they security the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Securities Law for Colorado on
Q: As a security guard when you ask someone to leave an establishment and they refuse. What are you allowed to do to?

Besides just calling the cops or telling them they are tresspassed are you allowed to use minimal physical maneuvers to get them to leave or is any touching illegal? I live in Colorado

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: Two people were in my house and recorded an audio altercation we had without my consent or knowledge. Is this legal?
Nelson Craig Johnson
Nelson Craig Johnson answered on Sep 7, 2021

Georgia is known as a single party consent state. That means that as long as one person in the conversation is aware it is being recorded then it is a proper and legal recording. There are States like Florida which require all parties know and consent to the recording.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a levy on my house in Georgia by a person I have never entered into a contract with. Can I file a restraining

To prevent anymore interference on his part to make him stop interfering in my contract that he has already made a mess of. He was told in Dec2020 that he is not part of our real estate contract and not to attempt to speak on our buyers behalf. I do not know this person and he has now levied my... Read more »

Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on Sep 5, 2021

Restraining him won't resolve the lien. Meet with an attorney to discuss the actual situation and allow the attorney to ask questions. Only in this way will you find a way through your problems.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Public Benefits and Securities Law on
Q: Good day, I am asking if is it allowed in the USA to put an interest of 2000 USD to a loan amounting to 4000USD

I have placement agency going to the USA and they are forcing us to sign a loan contract with the terms above. With a loan of 4000 the interest would be 2000. making us to pay 500 per month for 1 year. Is it allowed?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a vigilante group that has entered my home illegally and planted numerous spyware devices. I need an attorney.

I have a picture of one person entering my home illegally and it was captured on my home security camera. I made a report and nothing, I went to the investigators and nothing. I need help

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Legal Malpractice, Securities Law and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: A grooming company strangled and killed my dog (Vet confirmed). The company refuses to show video proving they didn’t..

We have been going to them for over a year with zero complaints. The manager says my dog hurt himself. They were rude and refuse to help me understand. We took him to a vet and the vet confirmed he was strangled to death. The company refuses to show me the video footage from today that would prove... Read more »

Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran answered on Aug 17, 2021

You would need to sue them and then as part of the suit demand to see all videos that they took of your dog that day.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for New York on
Q: Can I do royalties crowdfunding (profit sharing) for only a single property inside the company (LLC)?

We are a holdings company with many daughter-brands, each an independent venture, but only the holdings company is a registered LLC. We’d like to sell royalties (percentage of the profit) from these ventures in a crowdfunding campaign. Is that legal?

Michael Gilman
Michael Gilman answered on Jul 6, 2021

Selling royalties to passive investors takes you into the realm of securities regulation, and this would have to be a registered offering or have an exemption from registration. For crowd funding, most offerings will utilize 506(c) which allows general solicitation but requires investors to be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Securities Law and Stockbroker Fraud for New Jersey on
Q: Can an execution-only company operate without a broker license? Handling the execution of copying securities trades
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jun 23, 2021

There is no legal trading of any securities without a valid license for the appropriate security. If you do not have the right license for example to trade futures, and you do, then you have a serious problem. Don't do it!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Securities Law for New Hampshire on
Q: Is the use of handcuffs or other restraint devices by security officers/guards allowed for detainment in NH

to control a combative/ assaultive individual who has or attempted to cause physical bodily harm to the guard/ officer or on another person. or is in the act of destruction of property where the security guard/officer is there to protect?

Leonard D. Harden
Leonard D. Harden answered on Jun 18, 2021

A security guard is authorized to use the same degree of force as anyone else. In other words being a security guard means that a person may use force that is reasonable to protect a person or property. Handcuffs do not require a license and are not considered deadly force. If a security person... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Domestic Violence, Native American Law and Securities Law for California on
Q: Dose pachanga security have a right to put their hands on me due to haveing no I'd on my person far from 21 , 43?

Wasn't in casino took dog out to potty security approached ?about my Id in witch I had none boyfriend did .I was demanded to leave in a direction I did know at all I explained I'm not going that way and I'm going back inside to buy breakfast and then I was going to leave I... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 1, 2021

Contact a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)--they give free consults. It's possible you have a case though I'm not sure if it is likely to cover the costs of bringing it.

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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Securities Law for Nevada on
Q: Do the State Courts have power to compel the company to lift restrictions on its stock?

The company refuses to lift restrictions on sale from the shares I inherited from my father who was an executive. They do not provide justification, looks like it is a bad faith to force me to sell the stock through them at a much lower price.

Father passed away 10 years ago after he... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on May 30, 2021

The answer to your question is most likely no. Corporations are subject to very strict laws regarding the issuance of stock to non-insiders. Public offerings are extremely expensive. Even private offerings must be done in accordance with strict rules requiring certain minimum disclosures and... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Texas on
Q: Can non-accredited investor, invest in a private fund registered under Rule 506(c) offering by forming an LLC?

SEC rule 506(c) mandates only accredited investors are eligible to contribute to the funds. So can non-accredited investor form an LLC to obtain accredited status? If yes, what are the terms and conditions that one should be aware off?

Robert W. Pearce
Robert W. Pearce answered on Apr 18, 2021

Either you are accredited or not! The issuer is not going to risk losing a safe-harbor exemption for registration to take on an unaccredited investor. And they it tells you otherwise, watch out!!

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law and Social Security for Louisiana on
Q: I think I have an investigation with the social security disability administration against me and I am on parole I am to

See how I can go about resolving this where I dont go to jail

Elizabeth Fowler Lunn
Elizabeth Fowler Lunn answered on Apr 10, 2021

If you believe you are under investigation for fraud by the Social Security Administration then you need to consult with a criminal law attorney who is experienced with federal fraud cases. They will be able to help you determine if you are actually under investigation and can advise you about... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: I live in an apartment complex. A neighbor recently installed video cameras. He installed not for security but to spy.

He had them facing are building and was told by management to face them in common area and that he could not have cameras on the outside. He took it down but hide it on his balcony in a wreath on that he hung on the storage closet door. He is using them to tattle on anyone walking their dog that... Read more »

F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof answered on Apr 8, 2021

If you feel strongly about this issue, you can bring a lawsuit against the neighbor in the court in which the premises is located.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Securities Law and Stockbroker Fraud for New York on
Q: Do I have civil or criminal liability if I unknowingly referred someone to an investment that turned out to be a scam?

The person I referred lost money. I did not receive any money from the person I referred or the investor.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 26, 2021

There are attorneys on this board who are knowledgeable in securities-related matters who could best advise, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL premise, for someone to be liable for scamming or defrauding someone, it usually has to be shown that they had an intent to deceive or... Read more »

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