When you deposit money into an ATM, you are entering into a contract with the bank. The bank agrees to keep your money safe and to make it available to you when you need it. If the ATM fails to deposit your money correctly, or if the bank cannot return your money, the bank is breaching the contract.
I am working with a student who turned 18 last week. Her father refuses to go to the bank with her to get her account transferred to her alone. She cannot access the money without his signature. She no longer lives with him as he has been abusive towards her. She has earned the money through... View More
Depending on the language of the original contract with the bank the student may have to file a lawsuit against the father for injunctive relief. This is too dependent on facts not stated in the question to answer more thoroughly. THe student should work with an Family Law attorney that is...View More
There are a few parts to this question. Debt incurred by a spouse alone will not, generally, expose you to liability from the creditor, even during marriage. This debt, during divorce, may be considered marital debt, and it is possible that some or all of the debt may be apportioned between the...View More
Debts incurred during the marriage are presumptively marital debts. Parties may agree to treat them differently or in the case of a divorce a party that did not incur the debt may make an argument as to why it should be treated as a separate debt. Factors may include the circumstances around the...View More
I had received a $3,000 check for mobile advertising I had to send $2,300 back to get the advertisement put on my car after I had done that the $3,000 check did not go through it was no good it was a scam the bank locked down my $2,300 of my checking account which did not allow me to have any money... View More
Banks have the legal right to place a hold on funds if they suspect fraudulent activity, including in cases where a deposited check bounces or is found to be fraudulent. However, they are generally required to notify you of the hold and provide you with an explanation. You may want to consult with...View More
There are no specific US laws or regulations that prohibit individuals on an F-1 visa from holding Russian stocks with a non-sanctioned Russian bank. However, you should consult with a financial advisor and ensure that you are complying with all relevant laws and regulations regarding foreign...View More
I applied for mortgage assistance in which I could skip some payments and have them rolled to the end of my mortgage. I was approved and skipped about 11 payments. The lender needed my wife and I to sign papers to make it official. My inlaws told my wife to not sign those papers. Despite my... View More
The in-laws aren't forcing you to sign, they are offering a choice - you can either sign (and then rent from them or move elsewhere), or allow the foreclosure to proceed and you would be evicted by the new owner or you could try to rent from the new owner. Or the in-laws could purchase it at...View More
My mother had a stroke a few months ago and she gave me power of attorney but she didn't print her name and I had to get an updated one I did but since then she had an aneurysm and can't speak or talk And the bank wants to call up to the rehabilitation hospital she is in Right now i... View More
We are going to pay it off but what rights are there to include her name on the loan so the bank will have to answer her questions and give her details. Her will states that all assets go to her once the estate is settled in October. I understand that the Garn-St. Germain act prevents them from... View More
It is very likely that your mother-in-law's mortgage has an acceleration clause. This makes the entire balance due upon the death of the borrower. A surviving spouse has some rights with respect to assuming the loan. But, I'm not aware of any rights that a child has. In other words, you...View More
Hired contractor to build home in September, he had one application for septic turned in that would be $20,000 over, it is now April and no permits have been issued. Looking to see options to get initial payment back and go with different builder.
What you can do depends on the terms of the contract that you signed. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local construction law attorney who can review the construction contract and its requirements, and advise you of your options.
Holds on checks are not uncommon and legal, particularly if the check is out of the ordinary for the account. A check is not money, it is a promise to deliver money. When you give a bank a check, it has to clear through the federal reserve system before your bank actually gets the money from the...View More
He wants to transfer the money straight into my bank account. Is this money then legally mine? Is there any legal action he can take if I don’t give it back? He has no access to my bank other then him having it transferred
If it is not a gift to you, then you are holding it in trust for him, and it would not be legally yours. But he would not have access to it, and if you refused to give it back, then he would have to sue you. If there is no signed agreement stating the terms by which you are holding the money for...View More
A friend of mine said he had done work for someone but didn't have an ID to cash a check they were paying him for the job so he had it put in my name. I went to cash this check and the bank acted a little fishy over this check and wanted me to stick around to ask the owner if it was legit. I... View More
Yes you could be convicted. Your defense goes to your state of mind and not knowing the check was a forgery. That can be difficult to back up. The prosecutor will almost certainly be convinced you were in on it. You should get a lawyer.
It all depends on the details. You need to review your terms of service agreement and get an answer to "why." You will need to retain an attorney to evaluate the documents and circumstances in more detail to determine what rights you have, and how to get your money.
The other day I went and made a withdrawal from Checksmart and the woman who did my transaction gave me $675 and then gave me a receipt with my transaction my old amount my transaction amount and my new balance. After that she gave me the $675 in cash and when I got home she called me and told me... View More
I have noticed this clause in many end user agreements such as computer and phone software, product and service warranty terms, various financial applications, etc. It is always one-sided (written by the provider) and directed at the buyer. Sometimes these terms include mandatory use of a (or... View More
Right to a jury applies to criminal matters, not civil cases like business contracts. Rights to a jury in civil cases depend on state law, and can usually be waived as a matter of contract. That's why those waivers appear in so many business contracts.
My 12yrs daughter ran away from home in Ohio. She stole 120K dollars from my PayPal, she is in a different state. We have no idea where she is. If she comes back, which charges can I push against her? And how long is the statute of limitation before we can no longer push charges?
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