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0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Business Law and Contracts for South Carolina on
Q: Why did the title to my old car come in the mail after I made the trade for a new car ?

I just traded my 2017 ford mustang in for a 2024 model, today the title for the 2017 came In the mail and it had my name listed as the owner , I’m confused as to why did the title come in my name ?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for South Carolina on
Q: My father in law passed away in February 2022. An unauthorized transfer of funds was made 6 months after his death.

He was a resident of South Carolina but his bank accounts were at a large National Bank office in California. My wife in South Carolina was the sole heir with ownership of the accounts and in July 2022 she received a call from an individual in New York purporting to be with the National Bank... View More

David H. Relkin
David H. Relkin
answered on Aug 16, 2023

You say that your wife spoke to a National Bank in New York. Then you say that the fraud was perpetrated by someone in Louisiana. I think that you need an attorney to handle this in New York. I don't know the amount of the fraud, but if it is over $25,000 then the case would be brought in the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Banking for South Carolina on
Q: I am the beneficiary on my deceased sister’s POD bank account. Do I have the right to get a copy of bank statements?

The bank (Family Trust Federal Credit Union) said only the executor of the estate can get bank statements. Aren’t beneficiary accounts outside the realm of the estate and the executor? My sister lived in Arizona when she passed. I live in NY. The bank account is in South Carolina, where she used... View More

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answered on Mar 2, 2023

As a beneficiary of a POD bank account, you may have the right to receive bank statements related to the account. However, this can vary depending on the laws of the state where the account was held and the specific terms of the account agreement. Generally, if you can provide proof of your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Banking for South Carolina on
Q: I am the beneficiary on my deceased sister’s POD bank account. Do I have the right to get a copy of bank statements?

The bank said only the executor of the estate can get it. Aren’t beneficiary accounts outside the realm of the estate and the executor? My sister lived in Arizona when she passed. I live in NY. The bank account is in South Carolina (Family Trust Federal Credit Union),where she used to live. I... View More

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answered on Mar 2, 2023

As the beneficiary of your sister's POD bank account, you may have the right to obtain copies of the bank statements. However, the bank may have policies in place that require the executor of the estate to request the statements on behalf of the beneficiaries. You should contact the bank... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Banking and Collections for South Carolina on
Q: Does a credit card company have to provide credit denial explanation in detail, and in writing when requested?

I applied for a credit card with a company that had closed my account previously during COVID 19. One of the reasons for denial on the denial letter stated I was denied because I did not meet that company expectations for account usage on a previous account. I requested they explain what activity... View More

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Oct 17, 2022

No, it does not have to provide you detailed reasoning in writing.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Bankruptcy, Business Formation and Identity Theft for South Carolina on
Q: Do I need a bankruptcy lawyer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 27, 2020

If you are contemplating filing bankruptcy, yes!!

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure, Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions for South Carolina on
Q: What does GMAC, WVMF Funding, or RECAP have to do with this case?

Does it have something to do with the mortgage crash in 2008 through 2010?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 14, 2020

A South Carolina attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for five weeks. It's possible something inadvertently got left off in uploading your post - a case is not mentioned. Not every question is picked up, but you could try reposting, including the name of the case. Good luck... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking for South Carolina on
Q: Yes i was lock up for forgery but I didn't sign no ones names are write the check myself I cash the check for a friend.

My friend told me that she did not have any identification that's why she couldn't cash the check I walked into the bank and I signed my name in front of the tailor that's all I did was sign my name to get the check cashed but I did not forward no name and I did not write the check... View More

Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton
answered on Dec 3, 2019

If you have been charged you need to contact an attorney ASAP so that they can intercede on your behalf with law enforcement. The sooner the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Banking for South Carolina on
Q: Should receiving an inheritance in two large sums from another country constitute a fee of 700 via money order to get th
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answered on Sep 14, 2019

Sounds like a scam to me. Take the proposal to a attorney for review before paying anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Banking and Business Law for South Carolina on
Q: If I'm an authorized signer on a corporate account, am I liable for any tax debt to the state or IRS?

I work in the accounting departing. My duties include payroll, accounts payable, paying taxes. The corporation I work for is not in any tax debt right now. Due to some changes with the bank I may need to be added as an authorized signer to move money around the company accounts, Payroll, payable... View More

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Apr 4, 2019

Although it is impossible to predict what your future has in store for you, it is safe to say that merely being the bookkeeper and having signing authority on the company account--in and of itself--is not enough to tag you for some possible taxes due in the future. However, it is just as safe to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Consumer Law for South Carolina on
Q: according to SC laws pertaining to auto loans, are you allowed to make principal payments without being charged interest

I’m financed through ally bank and they are giving me a hard time with making an extra payment just toward my principal. They are tacking in interest for the month again. By law am I able to make just a principal payment without interest? And why is my payout higher than what is left on the car?... View More

D. Nathan Davis
D. Nathan Davis
answered on Feb 13, 2018

You need to review the note and related documents. Under a standard amortization, you can make payments to principal.

If your loan was financed using the rule of 78's, then, you cannot pay principal as you are asking.

If the loan is a simple interest loan, you are charged...
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