answered on Mar 4, 2023
Consular officers have discretion over discretionary issued but inadmissibility is not a discretionary issue and the consular officer is tasked with doing his or her job of enforcing the laws and regulations governing admissibility. That being said the issue is a complex one. For instance consular... Read more »
I'm a citizen of Florida. A Brazilian company I was a partner in was stolen by forging my signature when I was out of the country. That company is now trading on the NYSE (with my forged signature). I sued and won in Brazilian Arbitration Court under UNCITRAL treaty. The judgment was to... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2022
There are a few distinct issues involved in your inquiry: the recognition of a Brazilian Arbitration Award and the attachment of US Company assets. (In order to answer, I will of course assume all the facts you stated are true unless they are contradictory.)
Even before reaching the... Read more »
It is joint with rights of survivorship, we specifically wanted to have access to it regardless if one of us died. Now the bank has frozen the accounts after I innocently mentioned to them of her passing since i thought i was in my right. They are saying that there is no rights of survivorship in... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2021
Read the contract carefully.
The municipal law of Quebec is based on the Code Napoleon (like Louisiana) and cannot easily be compared to the common law of Florida.
I would suggest you hire a lawyer in Montreal (sometimes a notaire can handle this type of problem) and see if it... Read more »
I got injured on the job by a coworker. do I have to accept worker’s compensation?
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 »
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 »
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.
My mother left us a property in Puerto Rico
answered on Jun 23, 2021
You should ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Puerto Rico.
I am a citizen of the US & Jordan. I live & work in America. I have no family or friends in Palestine but I'm of Palestinian descent. No one in my extended family has any Palestinian documentation, yet I was denied entry into Israel for no reason at all. They said it was because... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2021
You imagine that you could get an enforceable order from any court in the world, except perhaps an Israeli one, requiring Israel to let you in? Think again.
MY WIFE WENT BACK TO GERMANY AND TOOK OUR SON. OUR SON WAS BORN IN GERMANY AND HAS DUAL CITIZENSHIP. MY WIFE IS A GERMAN CITIZEN. WE WERE MARRIED IN THE UNITED STATES AND HAVE BEEN MARRIED LESS THAN 7 YEARS. HOW DO I GET A DIVORCE? SHE IS TRYING TO SUE ME FROM GERMANY FOR SPOUSAL SUPPORT... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2021
To get a divorce, you need an attorney here in Florida, who can consult with an attorney in Germany about the German laws. The German lawyer can better advise you about the law in Germany and which jurisdiction would more likely award an enforceable custody decree. It's a complex matter of... Read more »
The trademark is filled in the USA as an international trademark. I want to know if that is enough to stop someone using words from my trademark on their website outside the USA.
My trademark is made up with 3 words and a symbol, I have a disclaimer for the 3 words. However I have noticed... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2020
You need to visit with a lawyer who specializes in intellectual property. I don't know where you are in the state, but if you call The Florida Bar in Tallahassee they can point you in the correct direction.
on his personal account which looks like laundering money thing. What is the international law that forbids me to proceed in the repayment of the french corporation into the owner's personal account? Thanks in advance for your prompt answer.
answered on Jun 15, 2020
I can think of no "international law" that prohibits you from refunding as directed; however, state and federal statutes against money laundering might well be triggered if this is this person's "modus operandi". Has he requested this method more than once? A pattern is... Read more »
lets start with the above question please; it is for a friend living in Kissimmee
answered on May 29, 2020
Trustee could be a broad term, depending on context, whether it involves a position's role in a corporation, role overseeing property, or other. If you believe it is in the sense of dealing with an estate, which is a more commonly arising context when it comes to individuals, you could start... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2020
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 »
answered on Apr 11, 2020
This is the second time you have asked this question, only slightly different. The answers you received the first time have not changed.
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 »
answered on Mar 30, 2020
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 »
answered on Dec 29, 2019
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 »
It's two people, and one lives in another country
answered on Jul 29, 2019
Yes. Cyberstalking is now being recognized as a crime.
To whom it may concern,
I'd want to clear up a couple of questions, connected with a birth certificate topic.
We need to change a second name for an eight-year old child. A child has a double citizenship, from US and from Russian Federation (a birth certificate recieved in... Read more »
answered on Jul 17, 2019
This is not the right place to seek legal representation. This is a free public forum designed to allow members of the general public to ask participating lawyers general legal questions. If you want to hire a Justia lawyer, you should use the “Find A Lawyer” tab at the top of this page. You... Read more »
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 »
answered on Jun 17, 2019
Free practical advice offered for the last 41 years to people starting or operating small businesses:
The main difference between successful small businesses and those that fail within a relatively short period of time is good legal advice. The owners of most successful small businesses... 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. ?
answered on Feb 22, 2019
Probably. What, if any connection does the doctor have with the U.S.?
answered on Jan 16, 2019
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.
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