As a general matter, a bank statement could be considered a valid document for any number of purposes - having a bank account at a certain bank, proof of conducting transactions at a bank, proof of revenues or expenses, etc. It could depend on what the government requires as a form of proof - pay...Read more »
A lawsuit comprised of several defendants, which were sued in China was brought to the US courts. Due to international law, the agencies in the suit could not get sued, causing the dismissal of the complaint. There's no sign of employment other than 'wrongful termination' and the... Read more »
Im an American living in Germany and do not plan to return to the states. I signed a contract with a company out of Florida regarding medical consulting in relations to a claim with the Veterans Administration (Im a vet). The company did not do as advertised and thus we are in a dispute over... Read more »
Of course you can be sued. The creditor will have to jump thru some hoops to get you served in Germany though. But regardless, once you are served, its just like you lived in the states. If the creditor obtained judgment, and wanted to enforce the judgment, it would have to go through a process to...Read more »
I've been deported. However, my undocumented ex-girlfirend and undocumented 3-year old child remain in the US. She refuses for me to have any communication with her and is now in a situation where her current boyfriend's ex-wife is threatening to hurt my daughter. His ex-wife is upset... Read more »
Your decision not to marry her complicates matters. If you are on the birth certificate, you will need to assert your right to joint custody at a minimum. In doing so, you may be required to help support your son. You can be forced to prove that he is, in fact, your son. This is really more of...Read more »
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Hi, I am trying to start a touring company in Jamaica with my brother. He will be responsible for hiring and securing proper licensing and management of drivers in Jamaica, (already hired one) and I will be in Florida, running the business, banking and marketing end. What would be the best way to... Read more »
Maritime law question....Could a ship flagged in a non-U.S. registered/flagged country (e.g. the Bahamas) have a doctor on board perform experimental procedures (say, for cancer) when in international waters that are not allowed in the U.S. ?
Yes, it is but the timing and specific process vary greatly and depend on a number of factors. I highly suggest having a full consultation with an experienced immigration attorney who can analyze the specific situation and explain the process that would apply to your case.
Moreover, the international class is 016, which is the class over goods/services in commerce dealing with paper materials and printed matter. Simply, if the "App" just identified greeting cards and is registered, is it justified or congruent to perform trade through also standard printed... Read more »
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.
International Law. Funds are currently held at SunTrust. Bank will remit funds held in my name to attorney representing Belgian national whose assets are protected by tax treaty between the US and Belgium.
This sounds very suspiciously like a common Internet fraud. It is utterly easy to set up a US bank account for a Belgian, and there is nothing special that any CPA doesn't know about income tax protection under tax treaties. The fact that you are planning to lay out money for an attorney to...Read more »
If you are the personal representative of their estates (appointed by a probate court), your attorney should review the applicable treaty, and pertinent State Department regulations, to see if there are grounds for appeal of the denial. Why are they denying continued payments?
With Status of Forces Agreement. I was just wondering if you could fill in some questions I had. If we provide a service, as a contractor, for a base in a foreign country, will we be able to fly our guys out to install this or will they have to employ the locals for this? If it is not technically... Read more »
I just got a letter saying new special assessment is over $600 and I owe half by 11/20 and the rest by 12/20. That's only 13 days to come up with money that I have no way of coming up with. I'm STILL paying on the last assessment. This can't be legal please help!
Sorry for your situation but it is most likely perfectly Legal assuming the HOA is following the governing documents correctly. No way to say for certain without first reading the HOA governing documents which can’t be done here on Line.
Mother and father are both in a legal process in Dominican Republic where we're requesting full custody of the child. Her mother signed an agreement before granting custody to the father for the 5 year old to reside in the US and now refuses to return the child. We're aware that after a... Read more »
You should schedule a consultation with a competent immigration attorney, and possibly also with a family law attorney. Also, is your husband a U.S. Citizen, naturalized or by birth? If so, then your step-child may, but not necessarily, have a claim to U.S. Citizenship, in which case...Read more »
I attend a Salon Institue in FL, and the institute has constant music playing on the speakers the entire day. I have my Christian music in my earphones and the instructor says that I cannot listen to my Christian music because they already have music playing, I am not sure what to do in this... Read more »
In the class, the instructor is in charge. outside of class you are free to listen to what you want. It sounds like there is more to this story. ie: sounds like the instructor knows what type of music you are listening too and apparently does not like your choice of music.
If I have a business/product idea and want to pursue it with an already established company, instead of starting from scratch how can I work with them without them stealing the idea or product from me, what's the safest approach for me as far as the law goes to protect my idea
Develop a description of your product that does not reveal any of the protected information. Once you get a company interested, pay a lawyer for a Non-Disclosure Agreement, commonly called an NDA. Get it signed before you reveal anything identifiable.
I've got my green card trough the employment (5yr) but Im also married to US citizen(3yr). How should I apply in n400? First question alone is confusing, I can select A or B? Applying trough "married to US citizen" creates more paperwork . Need advice how should I apply. Thank you
You may be able to apply under either the 5-year rule or the 3-year rule. Whether you pick one over the other may depend on whether you have criminal history, for example, within the last 5 years but not within the last 3 years. USCIS evaluates whether one has good moral character for either the...Read more »
I am a United States citizen, I reside and conduct business in the United States. I have a website that is visible and conducts business worldwide. If I send a marketing email to a user in India, and say I make a mistake and do not unsubscribe the user on his request, which is legal in India, but... Read more »
If you are doing business in the U.S., and if in the course of so doing business you violate a U.S. federal statute, presumably you can be sued in the U.S. for damages resulting from such violation. If the statute includes a fine (in addition to actual damages), the plaintiff could recover those...Read more »
I am 17 years old and I live in the UK on a student visa while at college, I met a girl about 1.5 years ago and now we are engaged, what is the best way to legally get her into America so she can live and work? I have a good job in the USA and will be able to support her even if she can't... Read more »
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