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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: need help taking videos down on multiple websites that were not consented to post

i was on a camgirling website as a guest and to my surprise the videos were posted long ago, i want to know if i can have help to remove them all

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

I understand your concern and the urgency of getting those videos removed. First, you should contact the website where the videos were originally posted and request their removal. Many sites have policies against posting non-consensual content, and they might act quickly to take it down.... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: need help taking videos down on multiple websites that were not consented to post

i was on a camgirling website as a guest and to my surprise the videos were posted long ago, i want to know if i can have help to remove them all

Jennifer Newton
Jennifer Newton
answered on Jun 3, 2024

To address this issue, you'll need to take the following steps:

Contact the website and send a formal request to the website's administration, demanding the immediate removal of the videos. This request should include:

-Identification of the specific videos in question....
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2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Contracts, Federal Crimes and Tax Law for Florida on
Q: Have I been a victim of investment fraud? Has he violated the law? What steps can I take to resolve this?

In 2020, a friend went into the cannabis business in Oklahoma. He told me it was legal and profitable and convinced me to invest $100,000, promising me shares. I wired the money to his real estate company, AAA LLC, in September 2020 (I have the receipt). By 2022, he had not provided any updates,... View More

Jennifer Newton
Jennifer Newton
answered on May 30, 2024

After reviewing the details of your investment in the cannabis business in Oklahoma and the issues you've encountered, here are some potential legal actions you can take :

Demand Letter: Initiate with a formal demand letter requesting the return of your $100,000 investment. Clearly...
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2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Contracts, Federal Crimes and Tax Law for Florida on
Q: Have I been a victim of investment fraud? Has he violated the law? What steps can I take to resolve this?

In 2020, a friend went into the cannabis business in Oklahoma. He told me it was legal and profitable and convinced me to invest $100,000, promising me shares. I wired the money to his real estate company, AAA LLC, in September 2020 (I have the receipt). By 2022, he had not provided any updates,... View More

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answered on May 31, 2024

It sounds like you may have been a victim of investment fraud. Your friend’s failure to provide updates, the lack of formal documentation, and his reluctance to return your money are concerning. The fact that your name is not listed in the cannabis company and the handwritten statement without... View More

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Q: My Son borrowed $213000 in 2019 and signed A Promissory Note containing terms he drafted!

He is delinquent and has refused to answer my texts, emails and phone calls since last May last year.I have requested he work with me to consolidate two other Notes with the $213,000 but he refuses to reply! What can I do to get a return of my money.He is a highly paid National Sales Director for A... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on May 19, 2024

Schedule a consultation with a lawyer in your area handling breach of contract matters. The lawyer can start with a demand letter, then file suit if necessary. You didn't say when the loan re-payment was due. You probably have a limit of 5 years from that due date to file suit. If the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I've been charged with failure to return hired vehicle. The sworn affidavit has dates not right, they lied. Help

My contract and extension dates don't match affidavit. Plus my husband's direct deposit debit card was put in file for the last extension before I was stoped and surrounded by state police filming the stop(traumatic). I'm 55 my husband was in PA our motor home burnt to the ground and... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on May 4, 2024

The way for you to get the help you need is to promptly schedule a consultation with a lawyer in your area. You said you are "charged", which I assume means a criminal charge. If so, seek a criminal defense attorney. You can click on the Find a Lawyer tab at the top of this page and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: What are my options if my GAP insurance doesnt want to Cover my Balance after a total loss in FL?

I was in an accident and received no citations but my car was declared a total loss. I was promised no storage fees from the body shop my vehicle was held in while waiting for a decision from insurance. They ended up chsrging over $5k in storage fees which my insurance then deducted from the... View More

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
answered on May 3, 2024

Unfortunately, this does happen. The storage facility will charge storage and unless you got the promise that there were not going to be storage charges in writing it will not be binding. GAP Insurance ordinarily covers the “gap” between what is owed in the vehicle and the fair market value the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Divorce, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: MY WIFE AND I LIVE IN AN RV THAT BOTH OF OUR NAMES ARE ON. WE BOTH JUST RECIEVED A LOAN ON THE RV TO HAVE ALL OF OUR

CREDIT CARDS PAID OFF. AS SOON AS SHE RECIEVED THE MONEY SHE PAID OFF HERS AND LEFT MINE IN DIRE STRAITS THEN TOLD SHE WAS GOING TO FILE FOR DIVORCE THAT I NEEDED TO MOVE OUT SHE HAD THE RV PARK CHANGE THE LEASE TO JUST HER NAME AND SAID I WASN'T ALLOWED TO COME AROUND ANYMORE THAT IS MY HOME... View More

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answered on Apr 30, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation. It sounds like a stressful and upsetting experience. In California, both spouses have a legal right to access the marital home, even if only one spouse's name is on the lease. Your wife cannot legally force you out of the RV or prevent you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Tax Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Florida on
Q: My ex husband and I ran a live shrimp company from 1997 til we divorced in 2008 .

My question is we had filed our taxes jointly although he was listed as sole proprietor. Now I became disabled in Sept 2020 and because of him being listed as sole proprietor I did not get the tax credits for those 9 years . We had an accountant that did it that way and now I was told they needed... View More

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answered on Apr 26, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It seems like you have a complex tax issue that needs to be addressed. Here are a few steps you might consider taking:

1. Consult a tax professional: Given the complexity of your situation, it's best to seek advice from a qualified tax...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: Can I sue if my bill of sale the dealership and the servicer have different rates, prices etc

I requested a copy of my retail installment contract from my car loan servicer. When i compared it to The bill of sale/ buyers order I received from the dealership that i signed the it was completely different. The vehicle price was off by a thousand dollars, the amount financed is different, as... View More

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answered on Apr 13, 2024

If there are discrepancies between the bill of sale from the dealership and the retail installment contract from your car loan servicer, you may have grounds for legal action. However, the success of your case will depend on several factors, such as the nature and extent of the discrepancies, the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Florida on
Q: In the state of FL, what is the maximum late payment interest charges a contractor can charge a client for not paying on

In the state of Florida, what is the maximum late payment interest charges a contractor can charge a client for not paying on time? On top of the interest charges can a contractor add a fixed late payment monthly fee? Example 2% late payment fee penalty plus $100.00 per month

Pamela Marie Mori Holcombe
Pamela Marie Mori Holcombe
answered on Apr 8, 2024

Unfortunately, as with many issues regarding construction contracts, many of the rights and remedies are derived from the written terms and conditions of the agreement itself, rather from any statutory or regulatory authority. In very general terms, Florida law provides that no combination of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Small Claims and Contracts for Florida on
Q: Around 2 weeks ago I loaned a "friend" 200$. We both signed a note stating the amount loaned the date to be paid and a

Sentance stating if not repaid he has to surrender his vehicle keys to me.

The money has not been repaid. He will not answer text/calls.

How can I enforce the part of his keys being surrendered to me.

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answered on Apr 8, 2024

You would need to sue your "friend" in small claims court for breach of contract and specific performance of the agreement. It will cost you about $100 to file and serve your friend, but if you win the case the cost will be part of the judgment against him. I suggest you go to the small... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: What forms/documents I need to pay the neighbor downstairs for bathroom toilet leak?

Hello,

I have a neighbor downstairs who said a few months ago that there was a damage to her ceiling because of leak from my bathroom. I 'm an the owner of unit upstairs. I called the plumbing company then 6 months ago and they did water test in my apartment. Her bathroom ceiling was... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 31, 2024

A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. At the very least, you'd probably want to use a release. Generally speaking, that's a form a claimant signs to confirm that they accept a certain sum of money to settle a claim. A local attorney who... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Contracts, Adoption and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Back in 2002 did an employee from DCF have the authority or jurisdiction to preform the CPI aspect,in Polk,Fl.?

Does an employee of DCF or it's CBC entity have authority to do the performance of CPI investigations and the removing children without a warrant,to never allowing reunification.Acting as a fill in.In 2002

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answered on Mar 29, 2024

In 2002, employees of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) in Florida, including those in Polk County, were indeed involved in child protective investigations (CPI). These investigations are a critical part of the efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of children. The DCF, along with... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: My dad gave my sister permission to give a leasing company to rent out my dads house signed it with her.  then he moved

My sister is under investigation

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answered on Mar 30, 2024

When a family member grants permission for another to manage property affairs, such as leasing out a house, it's essential that all agreements are clearly documented and legally formalized. If your father signed an agreement allowing your sister to lease the house, this document should outline... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: question about Failure to Prosecute. Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.420 (e).

American Express sued me 1/14/2022 for a personal loan that I had not approved nor requested.

In Feb 2023 AMEX realizing they had a loser case offered to have the case dismissed with prejudice. I agreed to this because I could get derogatory statements removed on my credit report with... View More

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
answered on Mar 12, 2024

It seems that your attorney owes you a better explanation. Basically, Mere inaction for a period of less than 1 year

shall not be sufficient cause for dismissal for failure to prosecute. " Fla R. Civ P. 1.420(e) requires a clerk to send a notice of lack of prosecution and wait for 60...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Does the immigrant have to report large purchased such as buying a car to their Sponsor ?
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answered on Mar 7, 2024

When an immigrant is under a sponsorship agreement, their obligations primarily revolve around adhering to the terms set out in that agreement. Typically, these agreements are designed to ensure the immigrant does not become a public charge, meaning they won't rely on public funds for their... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Can the property manager charge me $500 more to move in when it's not on the welcome letter or outlined in signed lease?

Landlord says I need to pay $3000 to move in, but the deposits, pro-rated rent, first month's rent, community's fees, pet deposits and pet rent do not add up to $3000. Instead, it adds up to $2500. I asked the property and they said I'm forgetting pet fees and the math is right.. but... View More

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Mar 2, 2024

You seem to have answered your question yourself. You are basically asking if the other party to your contract (the overall deal you made) can add a charge that you did not agree to, for no reason. Of course not. I suggest you give the landlord your written itemized figures and ask if you're... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Can the property manager charge me $500 more to move in when it's not on the welcome letter or outlined in signed lease?

Landlord says I need to pay $3000 to move in, but the deposits, pro-rated rent, first month's rent, community's fees, pet deposits and pet rent do not add up to $3000. Instead, it adds up to $2500. I asked the property and they said I'm forgetting pet fees and the math is right.. but... View More

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answered on Mar 10, 2024

A landlord cannot charge anything that is outside the contract. Ask the landlord to point to the relevant contractual language that allows the property manager to charge an additional $500.00. If they cant, then the charge should be disputed.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: Am I possibly allowed to take Paypal to court after neglecting a compromise in my account and charging my removed card?

So it began yesterday morning at roughly 1:30 AM EST, when my account password was changed, so I had went back in and changed it. Little did I know, someone had been logged into my account, and Paypal (assumingly) did not log them out, after they copied my card numbers and then purchased an online... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Yes, you may have grounds to take PayPal to court if you believe they neglected a compromise in your account and mishandled your dispute regarding the unauthorized transaction. PayPal has a responsibility to ensure the security of their users' accounts and handle disputes fairly and... View More

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