I had an account as a minor with one parent that had money coming in from social security from the death of my other parent. This account was closed after my 18th birthday with no money. Am I able to get any of the money back that my one parent took out of it?
In Iowa, if you had a joint account with a parent that was closed and emptied without your knowledge, particularly after turning 18, your entitlement to the funds depends on several factors. Joint accounts typically grant equal rights to all account holders, meaning either party can withdraw funds...View More
My girlfriend and I have lived in a home together for 7 years in Iowa. We recently split up and I am living in the home. I am on home title/deed, but I am not on the mortgage. My ex is the sole mortgage holder. I am paying her the monthly mortgage. We have a written agreement that is notarized that... View More
Girlfriend is not the mortgage holder. That is the lender and whoever signed the note is personally liable to them. Whoever signed the mortgage is the mortgagee. The mortgage probably has a due on sales clause which might be violated by executing your agreement. Then foreclosure might occur....View More
The checks came back as fake and now my bank wants me to pay all the money back to them. I'm on Social Security Disability and can't afford to do that. Since my bank is FDIC insured, won't they get their money back that way? Am I really obligated? After all, the only true victim is... View More
FDIC insurance covers you (the funds in your deposit account) if the bank fails (kind of like going bankrupt). As an account holder you are responsible to the bank for all checks deposited into your account. This is covered by law (under the Uniform Commercial Code) in every state, and all banks...View More
the bank has an on going lawsuit against them and signed off on the loans to be transferd to another bank and the transfer was completed for months now. Now they filed a deficancy on the farm and sold it without our knowledge and now are evicting us. what can be done to stop this?? They also... View More
My grandson is high functioning autistic. He works full time and gets paid every 2 weeks. I have durable power of attorney so I can get into his bank accounts and pay bills but he will spend it all before I can get a chance to ever pay them. I may get $150 - $200 to buy groceries or pay part of his... View More
My grandmother left 2 CDs left to my father in her will, also stating that if he passes within 30 days then they would go to me, my father passed 3 days later. The bank only had my father as a beneficiary, so they were put in his name. My father did not have a will. The bank told me they... View More
I'm sorry for your loss, however it sounds like your Grandmother messed up here. If there is a beneficiary named on an asset, the will does not control it, and if your father died 1 second after your grandmother, then the bank did what it should by placing the CDs into your father's name....View More
There are two issues here: (1) who owns the money, and (2) how do you get it. The money belongs to the child who is now an adult. "Under terms of a state's Uniform Gift to Minors Act or Uniform Transfer to Minors Act, a custodian controls these accounts while the child is a minor. But...View More
Call the police to see about initiating criminal proceedings. Talk to an attorney about civil proceedings. I would do both. However, if you and your roommate shared a checking account, then her use of funds in that account probably did not constitute theft.
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