My friend was investing in a business with his partner and was looking for money. I lent him some money for which he said he would give me a share in the business he is investing. He came back later and said that his partner cheated on him so he is unable to repay me. There are text messages in... Read more »
I am a co-owner of my house (that my parents paid for) with my ex-boyfriend and we are separated because he had an affair. Both of our names are on the deedWe both had an agreement about things after he left the house. We have a co-signed home equity loan of about
great aunt passed and left everything to her to a select few of her nieces and nephews, One of the nephews was very sickly and not expected to live long, he could live in the house until he died then the house would be sold and divided amongst the remaining living. If he ever moved he would sell... Read more »
If he owned the home, then the surviving spouse has a "life estate" enabling her to remain in home for remainder of her life. There are responsibilities she must undertake; however, that is best discussed in a private consultation with a probate lawyer.
e.g. if Someone makes false statements to an administrative agency of the United States in order to get out of a fine, will this qualify to be potentially prosecuted under the False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq.) in addition to qualifying under other appropriate federal laws?
I am sorry but this does not appear to be a wc type of question. Also most wc cases are governed under state law, not federal. However, according to the state wc laws a person can be prosecuted for fraud if they knowingly lie to obtain benefits. I'm not sure if that answers your question but I...Read more »
I have a storage unit that went into agreement in April 2017 but then went delinquent in Dec 2017. My ex called and used his debit card to bring it up to date payment wise, but the owner if the facility took my name off the agreement, replaced it with the cardholders name, changed my lock and now... Read more »
It is obvious to many experienced lawyers reading this that you and your ex and the owner of the storage unit are in an unfortunate triangle that will probably not end well--for you. If a judge were deciding what to do they would probably agree with the owner of the storage unit that you violated...Read more »
I am searching to find the text in the code referencing the definition of mental capacity and the proper steps, guidelines or procedures to determine capacity for the purpose of triggering the attorney-in-fact’s ability or authorization to act. This matter takes place in Texas and all documents... Read more »
Texas now operates under the Estates Code and no longer has a separate probate code.
Typically your document will define what action must take place in order to trigger the authority, i.e. person must be examined and certified by a doctor to be unable to make sound decisions, etc. You must...Read more »
So we had the same address and I always carried my daughter on my insurance. She never asked for support until I stopped paying a loan for her. I gave her support every month through my bank. I live in Texas.
August of last year I was in a major car accident in front of a police officer and the carless driver was given a citation while I was taken to the ER. I went to a lawyers office and met with the receptionist who took my statement and got started with therapy right away around December we heard... Read more »
The Texas Estates Code requires that debts be paid in a certain order. There are eight classes. When the personal representative does not have enough in the estate to pay a class, the remaining funds are paid to the creditors in that class pro rata. It might be a good idea to consult a local...Read more »
By the judge at arraignment. She said there were to many indescripences in my case. Then 3 weeks later the bondsman called the judges office and they issued me a bond. I did a walk thru at the jai. That was in january this year. But i havent hear from any court appointed attorney or anything.l... Read more »
Two years on most misdemeanors and three years on most felonies... however there are some exceptions. The only way to be 100% sure is to check the statute of limitations in chapter 12 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.12.htm...Read more »
I got pulled over and had a grinder in my car. Got the citation for drug paraphernalia and scheduled my court day. Right now I am 16 but I will be 17 when I go to court. Will I be counted as a minor or adult ? Does it matter? Can I get this charge off my record?
The question is, do you have your vehicle or is it still at the shop? If they still have it I would get an attorney to write a demand letter for the car and regarding the bill. If not, you can simply refuse to pay and if they report it to the credit bureaus then sue them, or if they sue you, file...Read more »
But they are not the ones that are in pain and I have a law firm that is very rude to me when I call to cheek on the status of my case and no I call maybe every other month and I have never seen or talked to a lawyer only a case manager I feel like they are not handling my case propperly I have... Read more »
My partner is a builder and has been sued and the opposing counsel is asking about my involvement and asking me to give up personal information about myself. Example my bank account information and if i have opened new bank accounts.. is this legal
Is it legal for an attorney to ask you to provide access to your personal financial information? Probably yes. If you asking whether you legally have to provide him with that information, it depends. During a civil lawsuit, Texas law permits parties to pursue information from third parties that...Read more »
My attorney and my lenders attorney signed an agreed order revoking a substitute trustee sale snd ejoining them from non judicial foreclosure on a certain date. A year after they sell my house. Should the Agreed Order stopped them? Will that fact affect it now because it was supposed to resolve... Read more »
Before you attempt to assert my answer as being 100% correct, I need to advise you either to read the entire "Agreed Order" and figure it out yourself, or ask your current lawyer, or hire a different Texas lawyer to explain what appears to have happened in your old foreclosure case.
His insurance SF will only settle for 4700.00 The company owner and I have a verbal agreement that he would pay for damages ,but I believe he does not know what his coverage is. I am unable to pay the difference for repairs and have gotten bids on repairs that are lower than SF adjuster... Read more »
To be successful, every property insurance company in the world must discount the value of repairs based upon "depreciation" which takes into account the age of the equipment, condition of the equipment and other factors.
If you can get the job done for under the amount the insurance...Read more »
Note: Other relatives are helping on the process. I have not yet received the "Application to Determine Heirship" still my relatives want me to sign the document without me questioning. Why is that I have to sign the document and what will happen if I do?
I went to get finger printed for a FBI background check and was arrested on March 6 2019 at the Cedar Park Police Station for a warrant that was issued out of Grimes County in 2015, but the DA refused to prosecute it then and it was to be recalled. I have received a letter from the DA stating the... Read more »
Talk to a civil rights attorney that handles "Section 1983" lawsuits against the police.
It sounds like Cedar Park just arrested on a warrant they found in the system, which is what the are supposed to do. The responsibility of recalling the warrant should have fallen to someone in the...Read more »
First, the will must be admitted to probate before an executor obtains any power. Second, an executor may not buy the land without the agreement of all heirs otherwise there may be a conflict of interest. I suggest meeting with a probate attorney as it may be necessary to file a suit for...Read more »
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