Yes. However, all persons in Maryland have statutory exemption rights. Basically, there are various dollar amounts that you can exempt from attachment by judgment creditors. Chief among those exemptions is the $6,000 “wild card” exemption that can be used on any asset you own, including cash in...Read more »
In March my account was hacked into and a fraud check was placed in my account in the amount of $200. I was unaware of these activities until I was making a purchase and discovered my account was over drawn. I called and they removed the overdraft and the fees. Now it’s June and I’m facing... Read more »
(1) Can you prove you paid $600 in full and final settlement of the claim? If so, how? You had better have this settlement in writing. If all you did was unilaterally pay $600 and write "in full and final settlement" on the payment, without express agreement of...Read more »
The account was opened for me when I got my first job at fourteen and he never took his name off of the account. All of the money in there is mine but he says his lawyer told him it would look like he is hiding assets if I take the money out.
Your father will have to list this account as an asset in his case. The question is how can he protect this asset with exemptions he has to protect assets. If he is filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy the Trustee can take the nonexempt assets to distribute among the creditors. If he transfers an the...Read more »
This will be the first time I buy a house. I will only be spending part of my time there and the majority of my time in the neighboring state with my grandparents where my address is now. I would like to keep my address there since I will be there most, but I would like to buy my first house... Read more »
Anyone can buy real estate for investment or other purposes and the law imposes no obligation to change residence just because someone buys real estate. However, a lender very well may require that a home be the borrower's principal residence to qualify for more favorable lending terms, so...Read more »
Your mother would benefit from some legal advice. Generally it is difficult to recapture funds once they are taken. A judgment creditor has various enforcement rights and they include the right to seize assets belonging to the person who owes the judgment. These include the right to get a...Read more »
If the question is "can an individual make a loan to a business they own," the answer is "generally, yes." The individual would of course need to report any interest income received. If the question is "can a business make a loan to an individual who owns the...Read more »
Q: Can a bank reject a letter of administration because it is dated 2009?
Details: My mom died in 2009 and my sister is her PR. The estate was closed in 2010 and then she just closed the estate bank account last year. This year, she received a check for unclaimed property paid to the order... Read more »
How long since sentencing? If within 10 days of your trial date you can ask for a new trial. If within 30 days of disposition you can appeal, if within 90 days you can ask for a modification of sentence. Depending on what court you are in, likely will need to file a coram nobis for a new trial...Read more »
My grandma died in December 2015 and left the funds in her bank account to me, my uncle, and my aunt. The funds are to be split equally among all 3 of us and will only be disbursed when we have all notarized a form and submitted it to the bank. My aunt has refused to get her form notarized, meaning... Read more »
If you are intentionally using a credit card that you know does not work or is not actually your account and you use it to try and purchase something - then you are potentially committing theft. You risk being charged with a crime.
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