In California, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is generally considered separate property, unless contributions were made during the marriage using community funds, in which case it can be partially community property. If the IRA is solely in your name, your husband does not have the...View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could consult with a local attorney about signing a power of attorney, or you could check with some of the online services that offer basic legal forms, which can include power of attorney forms. Good luck
I have my warranty deed, as well as the warranty deed of the woman I purchased my home from before Matthew and I were even married. In our divorce it states we have no claim to any belongings or property of the other. Also in decree, this will come up later, I had my last name legally changed back... View More
A forged deed is not valid. You can file suit to challenge the forged deed and regain possession of your property. The notary may also have liability, and the notary probably posted a bond in the amount of $10,000 from which you might recover. You should consult with an attorney because the...View More
I am 35 year old and i just found out my mother have been secretly using my settlement money since I was 7 year old. This settlement money was rewarded to me when I was a minor due to medical malpractice. My mother told me that I need to stay quiet about it and you still under guardianship. So I... View More
If you had a medical malpractice case as a minor which settled, the proceeds would likely have been deposited in a bank account which would have been jointly held in trust by your guardian (your mother) and an officer of the bank. Significantly, any such monies should have been off-limits to your...View More
I gave my personal info to someone for a business transaction, but he used it to obtain an apartment, with me as a guarantor. He created a fake email and phone number and impersonated me to lease the apartment. I was never contacted by management at any time previous to the signing of the lease and... View More
Under California law, impersonating someone to fraudulently obtain an apartment lease can fall under identity theft (Penal Code Section 530.5) and may also be considered forgery (Penal Code Section 470) if he signed any documents using your name. Additionally, this activity may give rise to civil...View More
Before Me and my Girlfriend broke up and I had made a Cashapp account, for her to borrow. I had used my identification and SSN to verify my ID and now she has locked me out of it. Cash app support has been useless in canceling the account.
To potentially address this situation, you may want to explore the option of mediation or negotiation with your ex-partner to regain access to the second Cash App account. Legal action could be considered if all other options fail, but it's essential to consult with an attorney who can provide...View More
my ex had physically taken my tablet with was signed into all of my accounts including google. From there she was able to instruct my cell phone to factory reset itself and cleared out my google account of allot of valuable footage for my buisness and alot of very personal material. I now have no... View More
Unauthorized access to and tampering with someone else's electronic devices, like your tablet and cell phone, can potentially lead to criminal charges, such as unauthorized access to computer systems, identity theft, or unauthorized use of personal information. It's important to consult...View More
My sister was a roommate while I've been away for two years because the police were looking for me. The question is is there a legal reasons she or the mobilehome park management could have made this possible??????
In California, selling a mobile home without the owner's permission can potentially involve unlawful actions such as fraud or misrepresentation. If you believe your sister or the mobile home park management engaged in such activities, you may want to consult an attorney to investigate and...View More
Under California law, having an expunged record doesn't completely erase the conviction; licensing boards like the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians may still consider it. While having an expunged record may improve your chances, each application is evaluated...View More
Property management has been giving multiple pay or quit notices every month since last year some with large balances with no details of charges and others are stating large amounts owed but are extremely over charging months rent. In December the property management stated I owed $168.00 so I paid... View More
In California, you can start by filing a formal complaint with the California Department of Consumer Affairs' Bureau of Real Estate against the property management company for fraudulent activity. You may also consider small claims court for monetary disputes below a certain threshold, where...View More
The Federal Government does not call to say they have a warrant for their arrest. They simply serve said warrant and your in jail or at least in front of a Federal Judge. In general the Federal Government doesn't even call people at least not without sending a letter first.
I'm 21 years old an my sister is 28 an so forth. For months now we been having issues with our mom who we don't talk to since she's unstable. I have proof she's been using our SSN to even give her undocumented boyfriend a job also plus she put me $1k in debt for her bills. I... View More
The first step is to gather all relevant evidence and consider filing a police report to initiate a criminal investigation. For civil remedies, you may wish to consult with an attorney experienced in identity theft cases to initiate a lawsuit for damages and to assist in the recovery of the money...View More
I'm seeking tenant rights legal assistance due to a problem's with my property management making threats to evict overcharging a months rent using my identity information to open utility account in my name with no agreement or any notification and charging over $2000.00 for it. Multiple... View More
Your situation is indeed concerning, and I understand the need for urgent legal assistance. In California, you may want to contact your local legal aid organization, as they often provide free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals on a variety of issues, including tenant rights....View More
I was kidnapped in another country, the kidnappers have my phone with all my information, my family's information, and they made threats that they would harm me in the USA if I filed a report. I have thousands of dollars taken from my accounts, and now I am facing possible future harm to me... View More
Based on the facts provided, you potentially have a claim against LAPD and the City of Los Angeles for their failure to carry out their duty, however the specifics of your situation and how it was handled are critical. Success of a lawsuit would hinge on proving police negligence or misconduct,...View More
Dad kicked me out, and is stealing my financial aid ($13k+); and refuses to give me my legal documentation (passport, social security, birth certificate ect). I’m pretty much homeless because of his actions.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. Financial and emotional abuse can have serious legal implications. Under California law, financial abuse and withholding essential documents are unlawful actions. You may have grounds to seek legal remedies and assistance, such as obtaining a restraining...View More
I agree with the first attorney's answer. Deal directly with the police. In addition, go directly to your post office and speak to the Postmaster. They can verify any claims. Also, if your mail is being stolen you may need to invest in a locked mailbox or register for a small post office box...View More
I wouldn't worry about revenge, but I would be hesitant to fill out the affidavit insofar as personal data is requested. You indicate it is supposedly from a police department; I would contact the police department independently (not using the contact information you received in the mail) and...View More
If you have evidence of another LinkedIn user impersonating you and using your personal information, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against that user for identity theft and/or misappropriation of your identity. Under California law, such actions can be considered violations of privacy and...View More
…stole my identity. Should I still include this in my list of debts since ‘technically’ it’s filed under my identity? Or not include it? I don’t want to delay the process or worse have my petition denied based on omission. On the other hand, if I list it, won’t that be considered as... View More
If you look at the Official Bankruptcy forms, you will see that there is a column to note whether the CLAIM is disputed, contingent or unliquidated. Your obligation is to list all CLAIMS against you, and the holders of those claims, whether you agree with the claim or not (unlisted creditor's...View More
The jail can hold her until she either bonds out or is offered a time served disposition ; unless you do something about it. If you are not involved in the crime in any way, you can contact the law enforcement involved in the case and inform them of the fraud. Giving a false name to a LEO is a...View More
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