Timur Akpinar's answer Based on these facts alone, an attorney could have questions as to what that electronic signature was for. A place to start might be to check with collection defense attorneys in your state to see if they would provide a free, or at least a short consultation to review the agreement involving the electronic signature to determine what the best response would be.
Ellaretha Coleman's answer You are right. He does still owe for child support even if not being enforced by the child support enforcement agency. If he has also stopped paying his ongoing child support, you should amend your petition for contempt to also include these amounts so that the judge may rule on that issue in the upcoming contempt hearing.
Angelina Bradley's answer There are too many specifics in your case that aren't provided here in your question, and I"m sure more nuances will arise. I'd head down to talk to your local Area Defense Counsel or Defense Service Office for a free consultation. They'll be able to help walk you through this.
Homer P Jordan IV's answer It sounds like a child support modification may need to be done, but without being able to review the facts of the case in detail it's difficult to give a thorough response. You should consider consulting with an attorney can review the facts and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
David Edward Boyle's answer If you remove the padlock by cutting it off you will have committed criminal trespass, in that you intentionally damaged property belonging to another in an amount less than $500, which is a misdemeanor offense.
Kenneth V Zichi's answer Telling them 'it was a gift from a friend' sounds like the start of an explanation. The friend will probably also need to provide the lender a 'gift' letter. And if the gift was large enough to exceed the annual exclusion amount, your friend will probably also need to file a gift tax return.
Seek local legal help if that paragraph raises more questions than answers for you.
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William Head's answer You are being asked to give up your legal rights, to your parents. If you sign the papers, that will be the final ruling, most likely. Because I cannot judge WHAT IS BEST FOR THESE CHILDREN, there is no way to give more of an answer. But, that issue should be your guiding light, not what you want. Children need stability and they need to have security, and it sounds like you can currently offer neither. But, your facts (as stated) do not tell the whole story of how this happened.
Mitchell Feldman's answer If you have exhausted efforts with company Hire an attorney to recover the wages. Simple as that. The money is owed under simple contract and Flsa does provide some basis for recovery
Nels Hansen's answer If the original creditor “charged off” the debt they are acknowledging that they have given up on being repaid on the original terms of the loan. The remaining amount is considered bad debt. This does not mean you do not owe the debt. This does not mean they have given up on trying to collect. They can try to collect or they may sell the bad debt to a debt collector that can attempt to recover the entire balance owed. You can search for an attorney using the Justia "Find a Lawyer" link...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Not sure what you mean by a "hospital account" Liens from the state may stay open for some time. Start by gettng a better idea of what the lien is and then ask Legal Aid to explain it
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Hire a private investigator to track them done and/or to run a background check that might have current info. The real issue though, is all of this worth it? Given how you describe these people, even if you get a judgment from the court, it does not sound like they are going to pay it.
Robert Jason De Groot's answer You owe them and can be sued if you do not pay them. Then, they might get a final judgment against you and then they can try to collect on that final judgment by garnishing your wages or seizing your bank account, most likely.
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