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International Law Questions & Answers

Q: How can I legally retrieve my personal belonging when I’m in a different country? They are being withheld from me.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, Products Liability and International Law for Texas on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
You will probably need to retain a solicitor in England to sue her.
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Q: Is it illegal for me to work as a programmer for a US company? I'm Iranian and I live in Iran but I plan to go to US

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law, Business Law and International Law for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2018
Carl Shusterman's answer
There is no problem with you working for a US employer abroad. You do not need a US visa to do so.
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Q: I need to set up a personal bank account abroad -- what are any issues I need to be aware of?

1 Answer | Asked in International Law for New York on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
There are surely an infinite number of issues you might need to consider, but which issues and whether they apply to your situation depends on your situation. I haven't a clue how to answer this. Ask more questions if your objective is to avoid taxation in the US. Ask more questions if your account will be in a currency restricted country. Ask more questions if your account will be in a country subject to sanctions by the US, the UN, or the EU. Ask more questions if the reason for the account...
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Q: Ive reason to believe fiance is involved in ficticuous lawsuit vs Bedford, Bedford County, VA along w his ex. Ive ??

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and International Law for North Carolina on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
If by fictitious, you mean that he is lying to you about whether there is a lawsuit, that is pretty easy to check these days. Most courts have their dockets on line indexed by party names.

If you mean that an existing suit is a fraud, I’m sure the Commonwealth Attorney in the county would chat with you.

You may want to take a lawyer to this meeting or, at least, talk to one first. If it is a qui tam case, you might get a reward, but only if you do it right. If you were used...
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Q: A guy whose photo I reblogged ,accidently deleting the credits,told me to either delete it or see him at the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, International Law and Trademark on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
It might be wise to retain counsel to find his snail mail address and write to him.
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Q: I wish to know if buy brand new luxury cars for a dealer to export it to other countries legal or illegal?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, International Law and Business Law for Oregon on
Answered on Apr 10, 2018
Jingzhan Wang's answer
For China, it's ok if you legally import it
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Q: Got married in Italy, trying to get a divorce and solve child support issues. International lawyer needed

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and International Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
I don't mind the work, but I'm willing to bet before interviewing and researching it that the non-custodial spouse is in a country that is a signatory of the Hague Convention. You need a lawyer in the jurisdiction where the custodial parent and the children live. The child support formula of that jurisdiction will be used in reaching a judgment, and the country where the non-custodial parent lives will enforce it. Sometimes.
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Q: So, if a 19 Year Old in England is soliciting nudes from a 16 Year Old in america, what laws apply?

1 Answer | Asked in International Law, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
P. Justin Thrailkill's answer
Sixteen is the age of consent in Georgia too. That said, you should still address it with the police. Nothing will likely come of it, as he will not be arrested for anything unless he comes to Georgia, but there could be other crimes here.
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Q: Husband in USA. He says he filed his papers there as single. wants to divorce me. What can I do to get him in Ghana.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Immigration Law and International Law on
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
The first thing you need to do to "get him in Ghana" is to get him in Ghana. Either he needs to be there physically, or you need to convince a Ghana court that it has jurisdiction over him. For that issue, you need to consult a lawyer in Ghana. It may be difficult to enforce that judgment, assuming you can obtain it, in the United States, because Ghana is not a Hague Convention country for child support and enforcement, and the U.S. also has no Foreign Reciprocating Country relationship with...
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Q: Fiance works at permanent mission for United Nations. If we get married, what would his immigration status be?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Employment Law, Family Law and International Law for New York on
Answered on Mar 7, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Your situation requires more information and an in person consultation. Immigration is a very complex area of law. It is a lot more than merely filling out forms. You need to retain an immigration attorney to handle all immigration proceedings. This prevents errors that can sometimes prove costly and may even be irreversible. You should always seek to obtain the best attorney that you can afford and not let geographic restrictions stand in the way. Some immigration attorneys will charge a...
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Q: I married a woman from Brazil in New Orleans in 2007. She abandoned the marriage in 2013 and returned to Brazil.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Divorce and International Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Feb 28, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a lawyer to get a 103 divorce and potentially needed Curator.
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Q: Is it possible for me as an individual to sue the british governemnt?

1 Answer | Asked in International Law on
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
Any idiot can sue. Isn’t your question whether you can win?

You can’t. Not only is the U.K. protected by sovereign immunity, and the statute of limitations has passed long ago, but the Act of War Doctrine either concludes that the territory belongs to Israel after the British defeat of the Ottoman Empire in WWI, or that Israel obtained sovereignty in 1948, 1956, 1967, or 1973. Alternatively, the territory belongs to either the Romans, the Israelis, the Canaanites, or God. Why do...
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Q: Is it possible to claim legal ownership over all the dark matter in this universe?

3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and International Law for New York on
Answered on Feb 23, 2018
Michael David Siegel's answer
There is a minute of my life I'll never get back. Seriously, all space issues are governed by UN treaty, so no.
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Q: Can you ask what evidence has been brought against you ?

1 Answer | Asked in International Law and Municipal Law for North Carolina on
Answered on Feb 22, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
You can ask anything. But, before any lawyer can tell you whether the you will be entitled to discovery, the lawyer needs to know much more information than you have provided. And, if the evidence to which you refer might lead to a criminal charge, it would be extraordinarily stupid to publish details about your crime on an open web forum. You might get to read your posting again in front of a jury when the prosecutor obtains it by download or subpoena and uses it as your admission against you....
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Q: International student on F1 visa who are not earning and dont have ssn in US, are still obliged to pay child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Employment Law, Immigration Law and International Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
Sounds like you are sufficiently naive to be scammed, so do the right thing, and get involved with your child. When it arrives, pay for and have an HLA test to prove that it’s yours. Your support obligation usually begins at birth, which is not before the HLA test. If it is your child, your child support can usually be computed from a chart. And, yes. You have to pay it. It’s your kid. The obligation is enforceable by international treaty in many, many countries. And, yes, you may need to...
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Q: Can I apply for an EB2/EB3 visa with an bachelors degree obtained online from a US university?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law on
Answered on Feb 10, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
I believe you are asking about an H1b, because an EB2/EB3 aren't about college degree. But, you really need to direct this question to an Immigration lawyer. Many offer free initial consults. I don't practice Immigration law.
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Q: My father wants me to be the Internediator/power of attorney of the apartment he bought in prague, what are my risk?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and International Law for California on
Answered on Feb 9, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
It seems that the advice you need is about your responsibilities under Czech law. I haven't seen any Czech lawyers on Justia. If you are asking for your duties under US law, you should have a US lawyer read the agreement and advise.
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Q: can an organization like NATO, Red Cross or UN sponsor a green card application?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law on
Answered on Feb 8, 2018
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
In only extra ordinary situation where person(s) is in real danger of his life due to their services.
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Q: How can I start a business online with 50 people from around the world?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts and International Law on
Answered on Feb 3, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
Sounds like a seriously cool business plan, but there is simply no way to prepare this in an enforceable, competent way pro se. You need an entity. In the U.S. would be just fine, but your investing population may require a foreign entity, and, if you anticipate international revenue of might want to use the entity to support immigration aspirations, you might want the entity to form elsewhere in the world. There may be all sorts of liability when it turns out one of your 50 participants is a...
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Q: May a registered mark be used on a good not directly specified in the "App", but in the same class? The class is (016).

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, International Law and Trademark for Florida on
Answered on Jan 31, 2018
Andrew Zulieve Esq's answer
You need to consult with an experienced trademark attorney prior to taking what seems on its face to be a very risky tack. If your proposed product is sufficiently related to that sold under the registered mark, then you may have a serious infringement issue.
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