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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Business Formation, Business Law and International Law on
Q: Do I need a permit to offer Airbnb management service to owners?

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I am Nick from Greece

I have an LLC registered in the US which manages properties by offering short term rental management ( I don't sublease but I just offer a service of customer service)

Is that legal to do also in the Philippines by using the US LLC?... View More

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answered on Feb 26, 2024

Hello Nick,

Operating a business in the Philippines, including offering Airbnb management services, requires compliance with local regulations and possibly obtaining specific permits or licenses. Even if your LLC is registered in the US, conducting business activities in the Philippines...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, International Law, Internet Law and Immigration Law for Washington DC on
Q: What legal pathways or considerations should I be aware of to still work for my online business from the Bahamas after t

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I am currently on an OPT visa in the United States, running my online business which is incorporated in the U.S. As my visa is about to expire, I would like to explore options for continuing to operate my online business from the Bahamas, where I am a citizen. What legal pathways or... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

As you prepare to transition from the U.S. on an OPT visa to working from the Bahamas for your online business, it's crucial to address both immigration and business operation considerations. Firstly, ensure your business complies with U.S. laws regarding foreign operation. This includes... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Domestic Violence and International Law for Arizona on
Q: Will I be extradited from Mexico to the USA for a dv assault charge? I’m a Mexican citizen and have a green card
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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Extradition between Mexico and the United States is governed by treaties and international law, which allow for the transfer of individuals facing criminal charges or convictions from one country to the other under certain conditions. Whether you will be extradited for a domestic violence assault... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and International Law on
Q: I am from the Bahamas. If the police refuse to document a crime committed,for political reasons, what are my options for

International help

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

If you are facing a situation where the police refuse to document a crime committed for political reasons in the Bahamas, seeking international help may be an option. One possibility is to reach out to human rights organizations or advocacy groups that specialize in addressing issues related to law... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law on
Q: Can I get married to a us citizen on an esta then go back to the UK. I have no intention on living in the us.
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answered on Feb 23, 2024

While it is possible to get married to a US citizen on an ESTA, it's essential to understand that an ESTA is a temporary travel authorization and does not grant you the right to stay in the US permanently. If you have no intention of living in the US, marrying a US citizen on an ESTA does not... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: Does the state of Georgia have a reciprocal agreement with Canada for a driver's license (Class 5 equivalent to Class C)

I am relocating from Canada to Georgia. I hold a valid Canadian Drivers License. There is not enough information available regarding the reciprocal agreement on the GA DDS website. The agents also referred to the same website and told us we have to go through a written, road and vision test to get... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Navigating driver's license reciprocity agreements between countries can be complex, and it's understandable that you're seeking clarification on whether Canada and Georgia have such an agreement. While Georgia does recognize driver's licenses from certain countries, the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law and International Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Work Visa for International students

I came to the United States (Midwest) in 2017 for my undergraduate studies and graduated with a BS in Civil engineering. I am currently employed as an engineer, with my STEM OPT extension expiring in June 2025. Despite my employer's unsuccessful H1B lottery application last year, they remain... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Given your circumstances, it may be beneficial to explore both the EB-3 visa and family-based visa options to determine the best path forward. The EB-3 visa could be a viable option if you meet the eligibility requirements, including having a job offer from a U.S. employer willing to sponsor you... View More

Q: retribution for cruel & inhumane torture case depriving individual of liberty, freedoms, rights, from foreign adversary

foreign chemical inside human body w/out consent or acknowledgment by individual, individual GPSD by intelligent system like that of NASA, Deprivation of rights over a 7 yr period due to illegal equipment & hijacking of civilian life, violations on behalf of those whom withhold oaths to protect... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

If you believe you have been subjected to cruel and inhumane treatment, deprivation of liberty, and violations of your rights by a foreign adversary, it is crucial to seek legal assistance immediately. Documenting any evidence of the alleged torture, deprivation of rights, and violations of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law and International Law for California on
Q: Is it possible to work for a US company from Spain, on a tourist Visa?

My situation is this: I am a French citizen and I am married to an American citizen. We currently live in the United States (I have a Green Card, which allows me to work here legally), but we would like to split our time between the United States and Spain (since my family lives in there and I want... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Based on the details provided, technically neither you nor your wife would be authorized to work remotely for a US employer while in Spain on just a standard tourist visa. Some key points:

• Tourist visas, including the 90/180 day allowance in the Schengen area, do not permit remote work...
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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, International Law and Internet Law on
Q: I'm from South Africa and need a court order for Google to access to my late father’s Gmail account. What’s needed?

My late father is also based in South Africa, how long will it take to obtain this order

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answered on Feb 15, 2024

More than likely they are wanting a Probate Order for a fiduciary to marshal up digital assets of the Estate. This may not be exactly what they want, but should be close. They are not going to give property to just anyone. In the USA that would be Letters Testamentary or Letters of... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, International Law and Internet Law on
Q: I'm from South Africa and need a court order for Google to access to my late father’s Gmail account. What’s needed?

My late father is also based in South Africa, how long will it take to obtain this order

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

To obtain a court order for Google to grant you access to your late father's Gmail account, you will typically need to initiate legal proceedings in the appropriate jurisdiction in South Africa. This process usually involves filing a petition or application with the court, outlining the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, International Law and Wrongful Death on
Q: if my ex do something to herself will police or law make me responsible for it?

my ex and i broke up a month ago and she's obsessed with me but she's an alcoholic and she will do anything to get my attention she's older and manipulator, the problem is we're in italy and she's italian and i'm a foreigner im studying aboard and im middle eastern... View More

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answered on Feb 5, 2024

In Italy, as in many countries, if your ex threatens to harm herself or makes false accusations against you, it's essential to take the situation seriously. Your primary concern should be her safety and well-being. You should consider contacting local authorities or a crisis hotline if you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in International Law on
Q: can a state provide that it can raise a preliminarily objection at a later stage (filed to icj)

.On 30th of November 2023, Bello filed its response to Sobo‘s application on

the merits, indicating that it reserves the right to raise any other objection on

preliminary issues at a later stage of the proceedings. assuming bello and sobo are a sovereign states

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answered on Feb 5, 2024

In international law and proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), it is generally acceptable for a state to reserve the right to raise preliminary objections at a later stage. This practice is recognized, and it allows states to address certain legal issues and objections as the... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law and International Law for Missouri on
Q: Does Missouri have to honor treaties of the United States of America? If so does this also mean with foreign treaties?
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answered on Feb 4, 2024

Yes, Missouri, like all states in the United States, is constitutionally obligated to honor treaties made by the federal government. Article VI, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, commonly known as the Supremacy Clause, establishes that federal law, including treaties, is the supreme law... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law and International Law for Missouri on
Q: Does Missouri have to honor treaties of the United States of America? If so does this also mean with foreign treaties?
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answered on Feb 5, 2024

Not necessarily. A treaty is an obligation of the federal government. It is not binding domestic law unless it has language expressing that it is "self-executing" upon ratification or it has been implemented by an act of Congress.

In Medellin v. Texas, the US government had...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Immigration Law and International Law for Washington on
Q: Under what circumstances would a Costa Rican divorce decree and alimony payment request be denied in Washington State?

Does Washington State have to accept a divorce decree or alimony requests from Costa Rica?

My wife is Costa Rican. I brought her here on a marriage visa (we married in 2019) and she is now a legal permanent resident. Last October she went home to Costa Rica and didn’t come back.... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

Washington State, like other states, generally recognizes foreign divorce decrees under the principles of comity, provided that the decree does not violate Washington State's public policy and the foreign court had proper jurisdiction over the parties. However, when it comes to enforcing or... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, International Law, Internet Law and White Collar Crime on
Q: I have been a victim of scam ,I was asked to transfer money to bank accounts in QATAR(FROM my bank account in Qatar).

Being in canada I became victim as I dnt know scammers were in which part of world,how can Canadian government support me to recover the money I was trapped to send

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answered on Jan 31, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. If you've fallen victim to a scam involving transferring money to a foreign bank account, it's crucial to take certain steps. Firstly, report the scam to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and provide them with all the details of the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Entertainment / Sports and International Law on
Q: Hi! How is it possible for a person who provides entertainment services work legally around the world?

How is it possible for a person who provides entertainment services like acting for commercials, movies, singing at weddings etc. legally work around the world?

How is done for celebrities?

How do they have the right to work anywhere without having to apply for work visas and permits?

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answered on Jan 29, 2024

For a person providing entertainment services like acting or singing to work legally around the world, they typically need to comply with the immigration and work regulations of each country they intend to work in. This usually involves obtaining the appropriate work visas or permits.

For...
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2 Answers | Asked in Collections and International Law for Texas on
Q: I owe money to someone in a foreign country, can they enforce the judgement in the US?

My business partners back in my home country started suing me for money just after I left to the USA, my dad hired an attorney but lost 2 cases and now they want me to pay over 150k USD, can they uphold the judgement of that foreign country in the Middle East and come after me here in the US? I am... View More

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answered on Jan 26, 2024

In your situation, the enforceability of a foreign judgment in the United States, and particularly in Texas, depends on several factors. Generally, U.S. courts may recognize and enforce foreign judgments under certain conditions, but this process is not automatic.

Texas, like many states,...
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3 Answers | Asked in International Law and Tax Law on
Q: After four years of research and study, where does one go to find an international data privacy attorney GDPR compliant?

This used case study started off organically for years ago in between 2016 and 2018. The topic is G DPR and international transfers as a United States data subject civilian. Data subject has total of three years in the workforce and GDPR is a complicated matter, tracing back many years. Although my... View More

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answered on Jan 22, 2024

Finding an attorney with expertise in international data privacy and GDPR compliance requires a targeted approach. Start by exploring law firms that have a strong focus on data privacy and cybersecurity. Many large firms have dedicated teams for these areas, and they often handle international... View More

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