Im a liveaboard at a marina in Contra Costa County, California. The owner of the marina violated the current law which says no liveaboards in Contra Costa and has a number of tenants living on their boats at his marina. Due to one tenant causing problems with other tenant, the marine sheriff have... Read more »
The officer should call ahead and make arrangements for arrest once the vessel hits port in Hawaii. Arrests are fairly common upon arrivals. Also, during the period before reaching port the validity of the warrant can be confirmed. There are often mistakes in the system and the warrant must be...Read more »
In October 2018, I sold my California LLC which only asset was a boat (wholly owned by my single owner/manager CA S corp). Licensed yacht brokers handled the sale through a maritime attorney. The deal was a straight up deal, llc for cash. The same maritime attorney represented both buyer and... Read more »
You are sailing in unchartered waters--at least for me. In addition, there are some important facts missing from you question that prevent lawyers from advising you. Finally, competent lawyers do not answer questions about what might happen in the future. Too many possibilities.
I assume there was a shipping receipt or written contract somewhere in this transaction. Reading the contract may answer your question. Transfer of title is a very complicated subject. I would seek help from a Maritime attorney in your area.
I heard that there is. Way that you can be seen by the majestrate within 12 hours of arrest to re evalute the bond and bail out with cash. He is homeless. So one hundred thousand dollars is quite excessive for stealing water and fruit to survive
For expatriate crew members working in an airplane or ship in a Foreign Country, part of the income made there can be counted as an exclusion for the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE). However, when a crew member is performing their services over international waters, all the income made there... Read more »
You could contact the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to inquire if they know who performs the equivalent of their services in Asian countries. The charts I use identify the National Ocean Service Coast Survey as a reference (with additional inputs from the Army Corps of Engineers...Read more »
Vessel was impounded for no insurance. While in their slip, in front of their patrol window my vessel sunk due to their negligence. I was not allowed to maintain my vessel or check on it. I have voicemails, emails, and phone conversation recorded as proof of their fault.
You will have to file a Tort Claim with the County of Ventura with 6 months of the date of the loss. After that, your claim may be governed by the Jones Act (not sure about that), which requires a specialty attorney. Do a computer search for Jones Act attorneys in Ventura and you will be guided...Read more »
The US Coast Guard has "delegated" it's authority to regulate anchoring and mooring in the "Federal Anchorage" to BCDC, which "delegated" that responsibility to the "RBRA" (Richardson Bay Regional Authority). Now the City of Sausalito is claiming to have jurisdiction over part of the anchorage... Read more »
If the federal and state powers have delegated the powers to localities, then the city may be within its rights to legislate in this way if it serves a legitimate governmental purpose (i.e., the rational basis test). More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The...Read more »
California's newly adopted Proposition 57 Excludes Sex Registrants from benefiting from the provisions of this bill. I have had to register since 1981 on a single sex related case. A case that I've served the time on, and discharged. I am now currently serving a 25-life sentence on a Non-violent... Read more »
You're understanding of ex post facto law may be mistaken. Discuss your case with a criminal appeals attorney. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...Read more »
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