Identity Theft Questions & Answers

Q: A woman took money from my daughter saying it was for rent for 1year what can we do

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft, Landlord - Tenant and Social Security for Oregon on
Answered on Nov 9, 2018
Gregory L Abbott's answer
Assuming you can prove it, and it occurred in Oregon, your daughter simply needs to review everything in detail with a landlord-tenant attorney who practices in the same geographic area as the rental. Good luck.

Q: Need to know about my probation status,Need to file identity theft Because of incarceration, time served, grounds I hv

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Mississippi on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
There's not a whole lot that an attorney can go off of to answer your questions. You may want to consider reaching out to an attorney privately.

Q: Have several questions reguarding my identity Apparently identity theft Time served on false pretense charges

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Mississippi on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You may want to consider reaching to an attorney on here if you have questions concerning any pending charges. Most attorneys, myself included, are happy to provide a brief consultation.

Q: Im being charged with pc530.5(c)(3) i had nothing on me no ids credit cards names nothing

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

ID theft can be a felony or a misdemeanor and is known as a Wobbler ...often depending on the record and facts or the underlying case.

Q: i got caught using someone elses debit card

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Oct 24, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer

Q: What is the limitation of the above law in Georgia Identity Fraud 16-9-121(a)(1)?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Florida on
Answered on Oct 23, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
You would need to ask your question in Justia › Ask a Lawyer › Georgia › Identity Theft ›.

Q: What is the best way to go about check fraud?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for New York on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer
Our firm routinely handles these small claims cases for a flat rate of $725.

I’m NY, small claims court has subject matter jurisdiction over amounts in dispute between $0 and $5000; civil court between $5000 and $25,000, and supreme court in New York entertains cases where the amounts sort by plaintiff and our defendant and counterclaims exceeds $25,000.

For a debt of around $3000 search is this one I would recommend hiring an attorney and bringing in action in small...

Q: What can happen to a wife if she purchased house items with her husbands credit info without asking

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Identity Theft for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
William N. Sosis' answer
I think your question is more suitable for posting in the Family Law section. Regardless, I think what can happen mostly depends on how much you spent, whether you used a joint credit card, the trust and quality of your marriage, and how your husband feels about it when he finds out. You might otherwise want to contact an attorney for a no-cost consultation.

Q: Can I sue my wife for id theft?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Joseph Jaap's answer
Talk to the police and file a report. The prosecutor would determine whether to bring criminal charges. If you file for divorce, the court can order her to stop using your identity and to be responsible to pay back all the debt she incurred in your name. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney.

Q: My son bought a purebred English lab Jun16,2018 she was 8wks old. Very smart. Got along with my American Staffordshire.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Identity Theft for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Kathryn Hilbush's answer
I suggest that you go to your local district court and file a civil complaint, seeking return of your dog.

Q: Voluntary discontinuance. form Foster and Garbus in case however its don't say with prejudice was my dads debt.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Identity Theft for New York on
Answered on Oct 1, 2018
Michael David Siegel's answer
It does not matter now. The statute of limitations would be expired. Plus, you are not liable for dad's debts.

Q: What action can I take, if I just found out my husband file for divorce as me without my knowledge meant.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Sep 29, 2018
Donald Arthur Hilland's answer
So I'm not clear if you are saying that he filed the divorce without knowledge and got a judgment already or just filed the divorce. When a divorce is filed, the papers must be personally served by an independent person, a non party to the divorce, and cannot be served by mail or Fed Ex, etc. So if he filed the divorce and you were not served, you need to file a motion right away to let the court know you were not served. Go to the courthouse, or look online at some courts, and see what the...

Q: Who do I report an incidence of identity theft to in New York? My city? Or some higher-up entity?

2 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft for New York on
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
Michael David Siegel's answer
The police, and any company impacted like your bank, etc. Also, put a fraud alert on your credit report.

Q: Husband accumulates debt with payday loans and other forms without my knowledge. How to protect my assets. Can I?

5 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Estate Planning and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Sep 11, 2018
Harlene Miller's answer
This is not a question that can be answered through this site. There are too many facts and issues that need to be discussed. If you think your husband is planning to file bankruptcy again, seek advice from an attorney that specializes in bankruptcy law to analyze the potential impact of a bankruptcy. Many of us have sufficient knowledge to provide an overview of issues related to the potential bankruptcy, and/or the ability of creditors to look to you for payment of debt and to your assets....

Q: What is the punishment for someone using another person's Social Security number?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for New York on
Answered on Sep 2, 2018
Michael David Siegel's answer
It depends what they did, where they did it, and if it was with consent or not.

Q: What can I sue someone for as the victim of an assault and battery and larceny from a car?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 22, 2018
Daniel Hilf's answer
You were the victim of an intentional tort (assault and battery) and can pursue a civil lawsuit against him. The lawsuit can be filed as a small claims matter (where you represent yourself in court), however your recovery will be limited. You, or a lawyer retained to represent you, can file a civil lawsuit to pursue this matter against him. A lawyer might be willing to represent you with an hourly fee agreement. A lawyer might be willing to handle the case on a contingency fee (the lawyer...

Q: My mother is a check fraud victim, what next?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Paul Looney's answer
Go to the bank and complete a fraud affidavit. The bank should begin refunding stolen funds. Change your credit cards, bank cards, etc. The bank can handle that off the top. Consequences? There should be none after it is established the bank recognizes the fraud. Hope this has been helpful, and good luck.

Q: Clothing brand, class 025: (example name!) if " GREEN APPLE" is trademarked, could I trademark "GreenApple World"?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Intellectual Property and Trademark for California on
Answered on Aug 18, 2018
Peter D. Mlynek's answer
Yes, you may be able to fight the registration if you were using your name before they did.

You should talk to a trademark attorney on what steps you need to take to preserve your rights, and possibly invalidate the other person's trademark registration.

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