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Q: CAN A NATURALIZED US CITIZEN CORRECT BIRTH DATE WITHOUT PENALTIES?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 4, 2015

Correct birth date? What do you mean? Probably is the only answer that I can give you.

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Q: I am thinking of moving to another country. I am a US citizen by birth, spent 21 yrs. in the military and receive

Retirement pay + SS. If I choose to give up my US citizenship, will I lose these 2 pay items? Is there an exit tax?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 4, 2015

Why give up your american citizenship?

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Q: ...me and my wife are thinking to file papers for me she is a u.s citizen all I have Is a u.s visa

I been going in and out of the u,s I work with and American company from Louisiana based in Dubai working in Angola 60/60 if I apply for my papers what can I do because I need to keep work out of the state can I get a special permit to keep work out of the state?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Jul 28, 2015

Immigration attorneys rarely answer questions here. Go see one.

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Q: I am an international student with an F1 visa, and I'd like to sell apps in the app store. What would be the guidelines?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Mar 21, 2015

This is not an international law question just because you are an international student. The law of the location applies.

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Q: I have a dispute about billing for services performed on a British registry boat in a French port. Whose laws apply?

The bill is generated by a British citizen who operates an unregistered consulting firm in Antibes, France. All work was performed in various French ports, but the boat is British Registry. The legal owner of the boat is a corporation located in Douglas Isle of Man, UK. The boat is no longer in... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Mar 1, 2015

The law of the land where the contract was entered into probably controls. What does the contract say?

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Q: I am a canadian citizen , and in April i am going to marry a US citizen, why is it she cannot make me her power of attor
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Jan 12, 2015

Perhaps because you are not a resident of her state? Or perhaps because you are not a citizen of the USA.

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Q: Where I can find latvian law search?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Jul 26, 2012

Probably on the internet, but I never have searched for that. It's worth giving it a try.

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Q: Which countries are signatories to the Hague Convention?
Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer answered on Aug 4, 2011

The complete list is here http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=states.listing

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Q: I need to know Procedure in the Florida State Courts on how to take or obtain testimony in a foreign country

Florida Rogatory Commission. Procedure, the latest law, including Statutes, and, Rules of Court before I dictate a Motion & schedule a hearing

Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer answered on Aug 4, 2011

Depending on the country, you may need letter rogatory and use The Hague COnvention

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Q: Can case precedent from the United Kingdom be considered by a U.S. court?
Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer answered on Aug 4, 2011

International precedents are not considered. However, you can always cite it but not without having at least partial support with U.S. legal precedents.

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