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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: What do I do ? I have hackers in my phone apple says they have done all the can do with is making me reset the phone Aft

I have tons hours of documentarian videos emails This all started after the Equifax data breach supposedly I have stock and bonds and on line holding I know nothing about credit fraud a bankruptcy was reported and then removed still affected my like government had all kind of rules and citations... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 28, 2020

Shut down the phone number and get a new provider and phone number and phone. Close all current accounts and open new ones.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: I have s lawyer for the idenity theft. He has already had a restraining order issued years ago and charges in ga

His girlfriend and others he pays have tampered with 2 cars my landlord and jobs. I spent all day debugging my house my car and I am afraid

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Mar 23, 2020

I am not sure what your question is. If I understand your ramblings, you should contact Local Law Enforcement and report the allegations that you have concerning this lawyer or anyone who is engaging in the type of conduct that you are suggesting.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: Can I file a restraining order on line if it's urgent

I have been stalked harassed and threatened face to face cyber etc has guns 6 yrs

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Mar 22, 2020


1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for California on
Q: If someone is in prison and they give someone power of attorney, and they take out loans in the person in prisons name..

Can he or she sue? This is without his permission.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 11, 2020



1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for New Jersey on
Q: A caregiver stole money from my mentally ill niece & she needs an attorney pro bono

Cash was stolen from her safety deposit box by a caregiver while my niece left the area to see a teller

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 7, 2020

She needs to go to the police and report the crime so the caregiver is arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law and Identity Theft for Kentucky on
Q: Can I get in trouble if someone willingly gives their bank information to me but now wants the money back?

They gave me their bank information over messages so I could pay off my credit cards but is now wanting the money back or he’s taking legal action

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 4, 2020

Depends on whether it was a gift or a loan. Loan.....they can take legal action.

2 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft, Family Law, Domestic Violence and Social Security for Colorado on
Q: my father emotionally abuses me and my mother, I don't live at home is it possible to get a protective order?

my father is still my legal guardian

he has pointed a gun at me before

he has beaten my mother in front of me

I am terrified of him

he is diagnosed with anti social personality disorder (he's a sociopath)

he refuses to give me my legal documents SSA, Birth... Read more »

John Hyland Barrett III
John Hyland Barrett III answered on Mar 4, 2020

If you are an adult (age 18), you can get a protection order based on these facts. If you are a minor, your mother can get a protection order for her and you. You or your mother should get a lawyer to help you with this.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Michigan on
Q: Looking for pro bono lawyer for friend that is already incarcerated. He has court appointed but he has not done a thing.

A cpl charges include possession of methamphetamine, stolen car, counterfeit money, I'm unsure of exact atm but can obtain the info

How can I help get him a lawyer that will actually help him?? He does have court date set for March 5th but I really think hes getting screwed by this... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Feb 24, 2020

The best thing you can do to support your friend, short of hiring an attorney, is to manage his expectations. I get it that your friend doesn't think his court appointed attorney is doing anything, but depending on the facts of the case, he may be facing a situation where he either accepts the best... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Identity Theft and Intellectual Property for Tennessee on
Q: It was my idea for the slide to cover phone cameras I got inventionland caught red handed stealing it by fake Litigation

I’m looking for an honest patent attorney to help me claim my hats rightfully mine

Robyn T. Williams
Robyn T. Williams answered on Feb 22, 2020

Additional information is required to properly assess your claim to IP rights. Email me at to set up time for a call to discuss.

Robyn T. Williams, Esq.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Tax Law, Child Custody and Identity Theft for New Mexico on
Q: my daughter dad took her and I haven't seen or spoken to her in 1 yr 7 months. He is not on the birth certificate
D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Feb 4, 2020

I'm sorry to hear about that. You've got a pretty complicated issue you may be better off going directly to an attorney and having a private consult with them. I'm not sure you're going to get useful answers to your situation in a forum such as this.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Identity Theft for Michigan on
Q: How to deal with a tenant not on the lease, and who is not paying any rent money.

I moved out of my apartment in Michigan, and found a guy to stay in it, and we had an agreement that he will pay me rent every month. He is NOT on the lease. He payed me for the months of October and November. He has, as of december, not payed me rent, and is not answering my calls.

My... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jan 22, 2020

First, does your lease - the agreement YOU entered into with the landlord - allow for this arrangement (subleasing)? And if so, is the landlord aware that this is what's going on now? If not, the amount owed is between you and the landlord.

You could do as you're proposing: pay off the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Contracts, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California on
Q: I gave someone my bank account information and now they are taking all my money. I want to know if I can still report
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 19, 2020

more info needed.

how long ago was this? did you report it? to whom? put a freeze on your account and contact police,

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Georgia on
Q: Information below

If I have a bank account in my name and my ex is a sub person on the account but her checks are direct deposited to my account and I close the account due to her hacking in and changing all of my information on my bank account where I could no longer get into my account. As well as my emails and... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jan 16, 2020

It would depend greatly on what you mean by “hacking in” to determine whether you have a cause of action. If she is/was also an authorized account user, she would be/is legally permitted to make changes to the account. However, if she has defrauded you or misappropriated/stolen funds, you may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Kentucky on
Q: Accused of using someones EBT card

I am being accused of using someones EBT card. I got a text from who I thought was my grandmother, of the EBT card number. I bought groceries with it and manually typed it in while looking at my phone. I am on camera doing this. I was unaware it was someone elses card. Now, my case was sent to the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2020

Hire a lawyer. Be prepared to repay the $83. You will not likely go to jail. Case will probably be diverted and dismissed if you don’t get in anymore trouble.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter in law has 15 counts of identity theft against her the card was from a person she was sitting who is dead

The lady is deceased and my dil was told to use it on her and live also she is accused of using another ladies card but had permission how much time could she get

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 12, 2020

'Sorry that your question remains open on something where time is of the essence. It was probably overlooked in this category. You probably know this already - if you haven't so far, contact a criminal defense attorney without delay - one you find on this site, through your own independent... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Probate, Banking and Identity Theft for California on
Q: How can i prove the probate administrator commited fraud for stealing 220k pod account by way of false court order ?
Bill Sweeney
Bill Sweeney answered on Jan 11, 2020

Owners of bank accounts can designate beneficiaries by adding a "payable-on-death" (POD) designation. At the death of the account holder the POD beneficiary can claim the money directly from the bank without probate court proceedings. Similarly, owners of investment accounts can designate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Can you define infirmity or disabled adult?

I am working a case where the POA was abused solely for personal gain.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 10, 2020

In ordinary lay terms, infirmity means a physical or mental weakness. Disability means a condition that limits one's activities or movements. But I don't think knowing that is going to be enough here. Legally, these terms can be defined by statutes, insurance policies, legal instruments, or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Probate, White Collar Crime and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Would a criminal court judge grant a exparte petition in a probate matter ?
James Edward Berge
James Edward Berge answered on Jan 10, 2020

No. Both are separate branches of the superior court, but both have separate functions: a criminal court adjudicates criminal law matters and a probate court adjudicates matters affecting trusts and estates. Rarely will one branch of the superior court step on the toes of another branch of the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: My caretaker took $30,000 out of my bank account using my pin number after he his my medication and made me bed ridden.

The bank denied my despute. What can I do?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 5, 2020

I would talk to the police.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: Could I be charged as well if I was present for when my boyfriend used stolen credit cards to pay for our things

I did not know that he was using any stolen cards if he even did they’re still investigating I’m not sure if he did but if he was using a stolen cards I’m sure I may have been there a timer to you as we spend a lot of time together

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 25, 2019

Yes, you could be charged with a criminal offense under the situation you describe. What you did and did not know is a fact question, and fact questions are settled at trial. Call an attorney. Good luck.

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