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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Rights and International Law on
Q: Looking for proven experience related to US Code TITLE 22 / CHAPTER 32 / SUBCHAPTER III / Part I / § 2370a

US Code TITLE 22 / CHAPTER 32 / SUBCHAPTER III / Part I / § 2370a

§2370a. Expropriation of United States property

(a) Prohibition

None of the funds made available to carry out this Act, the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.], or the Arms Export... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 23, 2021

There is a tab above, Find-a-Lawyer, that lists attorneys by region. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and International Law on
Q: For foreign businesses operating in Canada, do they follow Canadian province laws or those of their own country?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 9, 2021

They could be required to follow both. This is a complex question and could require consulting with attorneys in both jurisdictions. If it comes to issues such as real estate leases, employment law, environmental compliance, those could likely be governed by the laws of Canada, unless otherwise... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Government Contracts and International Law for Florida on
Q: Got injured on the job

I got injured on the job by a coworker. do I have to accept worker’s compensation?

Domenic J. Celeste
Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 7, 2021

I'm not sure why the labels for this question include government contracts and international law, but, if this is an accident that occurred at work in Florida and is not a Federal Agency, if you were injured on the job, in almost all circumstances, your only choice is workers'... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: Can US citizens sponsor in-laws (ie mother & brother-in-law) for immigration if their spouse only has a green card?
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, only the natural children, who are U.S. citizens, can petition their parents.

Assuming the petition of a parent can be approved by USCIS, the beneficiary can be barred from admission on an approved petition by the U.S. State Department or DHS, where their past or present conduct...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: For immigration, can a US citizen sponsor their aunt, uncle, and nephews if they are in danger in their home country?
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, the process will not go fast enough. There are too many restrictions in place.

The family petitioning process will not work due to highly restricted visa numbers. The U.S. has imposed Title 42 to bar foreign applicants to asylum. The Courts are finding such bars without factual...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and International Law on
Q: I believe I may be subject to fraudulent behavior from a company based in Japan. What would you recommendation be?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 1, 2021

You have this posted under personal injury and criminal. If it involves personal injury, then you could add a few additional facts to your post. If it involves criminal charges, you could reach out to an attorney to discuss in confidence either through your own searches or through the tab above... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can I register a car in SC with my German Passport (no Visa ESTA) and my German/ international license? I own property i

Can I register a car in SC with my German Passport (no Visa ESTA) and my German/ international license? I own property in SC and can provide proof of address (Deed, Utility bill…) Have a SSN

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Sep 27, 2021

There are many foreign nationals that own vehicles in the United States. I suggest you contact the Department of Motor Vehicles for their required documents.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for California on
Q: Can a remote US employee living in Australia qualify for EB1C Green card?

Hi there, I am located in Brisbane Australia. I was born in India and hold Australian Citizenship. I work remotely from Australia for a US company. I have an Indefinite contract with the company, and I pay my taxes in Australia. My company does have 1 offshore office registered in London UK. I was... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Sep 22, 2021

The best approach to achieve immigrating to the US is to work with an experienced immigration attorney. The attorney will discuss with you various business visas and the requirements for the visa that is best for you. Supporting documents are based on your situation and qualifications. The... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and International Law for Florida on
Q: Needing advice for subscription-as-a-service business model, USA and international.

My business, once launched, will collected recurring monthly charges to access advanced features on the platform (website and app), like SaaS. My business is currently an S Corp in Delaware, I reside and run the business from Florida.

What legal implications am I looking at? What countries... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Sep 3, 2021

You need to obtain a certificate of authority in order to do business in Florida. You can receive subscription from anywhere. A business attorney is who you should talk to about the details.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, International Law and Small Claims for Delaware on
Q: I need help suing Puerto Rico

I live in Delaware I am the father of four daughters who live in Puerto Rico in 2008 for which a pension was fixed for me in 2011 in 2019 my eldest daughter turned 21 years old and still continues to pay the pension in in 2019 and second daughter left home and still continues to pay the pension in... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 21, 2021

You might have better chances of a response with this question if you reposted under Puerto Rico. Your post remains open for two weeks. Even though you're in Delaware, it sounds like Puerto Rico is where the pension originates from. There is not a section here for Pensions, but you could try... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in International Law on
Q: how had the Supreme Court house of lord exercise their power to overrule their previous decision?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 8, 2021

If you mean the House of Lords of the UK Parliament, you would need to pose this question to a lawyer/solicitor in the United Kingdom. This forum is basically based on U.S. law. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in International Law and Probate for Ohio on
Q: My Canadian husband died intestate in Ohio. I'm a US citizen. We had no children. He has 1 adult child in Canada.

His Canadian estate consists of the contents of a storage container of household goods in BC and stock in a Canadian company at the time of his death. He was a resident of BC prior to joining me in Ohio. He did not own any vehicles, bank accounts or real estate in Canada. His US estate consists of... Read more »

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on Jul 21, 2021

A detailed analysis of all the pertinent facts is necessary before anyone can give you a definitive answer. I recommend sitting down with a probate attorney in your area for a full consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Intellectual Property and International Law on
Q: Is it possible to sign a Licensing Agreement online with US Companies as a US LLC owned by NRA?

Dear lawyer,

I have a US SMLL, I am an NRA(not us citizen nor us resident).

I am an inventor owning a US LLC.

My goal is: via my us LLC I want to file PPA(Provisional Patent Applications) for my ideas to establish “perceived ownership”.

and Try to sign a... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Jul 14, 2021

You can sign licensing agreements with anybody you want in the world.

You need to consult with an attorney before taking any actions

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Child Support and International Law for New York on
Q: What are the legal ramifications if I don't assist my Chinese ex-wife in renewing our daughter's U.S. passport abroad?

My ex-wife, a Chinese citizen, wants to renew my daughter's U.S. passport in China. My daughter isn't a Chinese citizen, she's an American citizen, but is living there under a visa in my ex-wife's name. In order to renew the passport, she needs my help because I'm an... Read more »

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Jul 11, 2021

There are no ramifications except that your wife will tell your daughter of your refusal

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1 Answer | Asked in International Law for Texas on
Q: How would I go about selling a home internationally? I have a home that was willed to me by my father in Guatemala.

Do I need to hire a lawyer in that country or do I need to only consult a real estate agent?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 26, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general principle, real estate transactions tend to be governed by state-specific or nation-specific laws. You could reach out to attorneys in the Austin area as a starting point, but it's likely a real... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and International Law for Florida on
Q: Is there a form to refuse or transferred my part of heritance to my sister?

My mother left us a property in Puerto Rico

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 23, 2021

You should ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Puerto Rico.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Texas on
Q: I was issued at Ordered Removed (inadmissible) on my way to NC from MEX. How can I get this removed, it was a mistake.

I was in Chicago (layover) and they questioned my intent of traveling to the US. I told them I was here to help a friend recover from surgery but did not believe my story. They said I was here to get married & after checking my phone, they could not prove it. Then the said I was here to work... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 23, 2021

You have not stated very important information: How did you enter the USA? If you entered without inspection you were subject to removal regardless of your reason for being here and your education. You agreed to the removal.

1 Answer | Asked in International Law on
Q: hi Sir, what are the impacts of the changes of law towards the society?

The impacts can be in relation with gender, culture and morality

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 15, 2021

This is a difficult question to answer because it is very broad. It can cover many different areas of law. Some of the areas in which you could look at the impacts could include constitutional law, equal protection, workplace discrimination laws, fair housing laws, etc. If you are doing this for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and International Law on
Q: I'm looking for a lawyer to look over my wholesale real estate contract. If you can help please reply
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on May 5, 2021

This site is not for solicitation of business. You are more than welcome to find the right type attorney here on Justia by looking into the Find a Lawyer section.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and International Law on
Q: Can I sue a Saudi branch company of a UK based company in British Courts?

I have concluded a memorandum of understanding with a Saudi branch company of a UK registered company. The MoU states that the MoU is subject to the laws of the territory without specifying which territory. In the MoU, the address of the Saudi branch company is given in Saudi. My address as he... Read more »

Hassan Hussein Elkhalil
Hassan Hussein Elkhalil answered on Apr 26, 2021

You may sue the Saudi Company in the UK.

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