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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Nevada on
Q: Does the attorney general have to provide special council when it is evident that no attorney will represent a plaintiff

I want to sue the state of Nevada does the Attorney General have to help me represent me if I can't find an attorney that will does she have to appoint special counsel

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 19, 2020

A Nevada attorney could best advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter across the nation, the state attorneys general do represent citizens. But that role is something more in the form of advising lawmakers or enforcing laws. The office isn't thought of as an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Contracts and Mergers & Acquisitions on
Q: Commercial law

The recent collapse of some banks and financial institutions and the merger of others in ghana is proof that the financial system which consists of institutional units and markets that interact, typically in a complex manner, for the purpose of mobilizing funds for investment and providing... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 11, 2020

I have it on good authority that the experienced banking lawyers answering legal questions about banking and financial matters here on Justia are not interested in doing your homework; but I could be wrong.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Georgia on
Q: Should my fiancé purchase a home before or after marriage with the deed only being in his name? We don’t have a prenup.

His parents want to purchase a home for him, after we get married with it only being in their sons name. I own 100% of My business, in which I had initially planned to co-own with my future husband; is successful & profitable. If he purchases a home before we get married, solely in his name,... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jun 6, 2020

You need to speak with an attorney in detail about your situation. Any bought prior to the marriage is pre-marital property. If the house is purchased after the wedding, it is marital property, regardless of whose name it's titled in.

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4 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate Law for Ohio on
Q: I co own land and need to sell my interests. The other owner doesn't want to sell or buy me out. Am I stuck?

I have a buyer. I really need the money for medical bills. The co owner wants to keep it, and wants me to remain co owner. I feel stuck. How do I sell my share of the property. It is not divided by surveys, one 36 acre piece of woods.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 28, 2020

Unless you get the other Tenant In Common to buy your 1/2 Undivided Interest, you will probably need to file an Action for a Sale By Partition. Hire a competent attorney that litigates real property.

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1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions and Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: Is there any legal way I can start and run my business as an F1 Student in the US?
Adan Vega
Adan Vega answered on Apr 18, 2020

Performing any activity within the United States that can be construed as unauthorized employment can jeopardize and, in fact, violate your F-1 student visa. I recommend that you exercise extreme caution in proceeding with your plans to start and operate a business venture while on the F-1 status.

3 Answers | Asked in Banking, Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Law for New York on
Q: Can I file my dads tax returns if he passed away last year oct? How does this process work?

He is currently married to his wife in which her and I are in very bad term due to her infidelity. How can i go about this potentially without her?

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Apr 16, 2020

Whoever is the estate fiduciary can file the return. The refund, if any, goes to the estate. The first $50,000 of any estate (unless there is a will) goes to the spouse. Thus, you need to determine if there is anything in it for you, if an estate is worth commencing, and if a return should be... Read more »

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Q: Can my business partner use the companies attorney in a partnership dispute? The fees are paid by company.

Am I entitled to know discussion since it was paid for by company funds.

Gregory Byrnes
Gregory Byrnes answered on Apr 9, 2020

Typically no because that is a conflict of interest for the attorney. The company is the client, not the shareholder and representation of the shareholder individually is usually a conflict. Additionally, if the company is paying for the personal expenses (their personal legal fees) of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions on
Q: 5.8 years in the reserves, 3.5 active duty how many service stripes should I be wearing?

Close to my 9 year mark my Platoon Sergeant claims I should only have one Service Stripe as I’m about to put my third one on. Please help.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 3, 2020

You should post this question in the Military Law section. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for South Carolina on
Q: Would my side business be a conflict of interest with my employer?

My employer makes money through business partnerships and monetizing articles. I want to start a side business using the same monetization methods, but my business would serve a different industry (Ex. - Employer serves the real estate sector- My business would serve the the fashion & beauty... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 18, 2020

Your question might not easily lend itself to a simple "yes" or "no" answer. It's possible two different attorneys could argue two different sides of the coin here, where one points out that your areas of concentration are different. Another could say that the basic pursuit... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Mergers & Acquisitions for New York on
Q: Created an S-corp last year in NYS when I should have created a professional corporation. Can I acquire the original?

Last year I created an S-corp in NY after the suggestion for tax purposes by an accountant. What I didn't realize was that I needed to be a professional corporation first, and then elect S-corp status because I am a licensed therapist. I have income, bank/credit accounts, and a loan under the... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Jan 31, 2020

I would just start over. I am not sure what you would be merging. What assets are you talking about?

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions and Traffic Tickets for South Carolina on
Q: If the officer doesn't work for that jurisdiction anymore that wrote the ticket what happens
Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton answered on Jan 13, 2020

The officer can return to prosecute the tickets but many times the tickets get dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Florida on
Q: What rights do I have as an employee at a franchise that corporate is soon buying back?

I am an employee at a franchise my boss owns. There is talk that corporate is buying back the franchise to do with it what they want since my boss who owns the franchise is defaulting on loans. I am worried for my job if this happens, do I have any rights?

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jan 10, 2020

Unless you have a written employment agreement you are at risk of losing your job. On the other hand, if you are a great employee the new owner might keep you on.

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Law on
Q: Question on IRC 7874 - Rules Regarding Corporate Inversions

I have a question on IRC 7874, which relates to laws on inversions. The ownership test stipulates that, in the event of merger between a US and a foreign company, if US shareholders own less that 80% of the combined firm, then the combined firm can be considered a foreign entity for tax purposes.... Read more »

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Jan 9, 2020

It's not required for US law but you'd need to check Bermuda's rules for their treatment of foreign shareholders.

Be careful applying logic to tax law.

Hire a professional.

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions, Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: What happens when the officer does not show up on the court date for resisting arrest ticket?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 1, 2020

The D.A will try to continue it at least once. The second time your criminal attorney can get it dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Employment Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for California on
Q: My company just merged. Does the new company that formed have to honor my contract ?

My contract states I will be provided a free health plan or stipend towards another plan. The newly formed company is not providing this and rates have gone up to over 2K a year. Does my new employer have to honor my contract if they are not firing me or providing a new contract for me to sign?... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Dec 4, 2019

Your post is not entirely clear about your relationship with this company, nor does the post have additional information needed to provide a clear, reliable answer. Assuming you are an employee, and not an independent contractor, when your employer sells to another company, such that you are now... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Which fed crime is it to handle fed mail at a business where USPS drops off mail and security sorts it for residents?

If usps drops of a bunch of mail and its up to security with no mail certification to sort mail and throw out “junk” mail which is up to discretion of the officer, then what crime is commited. Im looking for any reference to a statute in florida law. Also any reference to the possibility of... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 30, 2019

Presumably residents have agreed that junk mail be discarded by security. If so, it would not be a crime to do so (and in any event it would be a federal matter; you will not find Florida state statutory law on the subject). Assuming that, you can be fired for refusing to do your job as assigned.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Formation, Health Care Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for California on
Q: How do you ensure equal profit and sharing of profit of a PC and an aesthetician? Are there options to allow this In CA

Trying to form a corporation in CA with a medical director owning majority shadows but not working, a PA doing all fillers and Botox and the goal is to allow the esthetician to profit share or share hold to ensure equality. She is bringing in the majority of patients (over 300) and if we expand and... Read more »

Joseph Franklin Klatt
Joseph Franklin Klatt answered on Nov 18, 2019

You need to speak to a lawyer in person about this, because this can't be addressed in a simple Q&A format. The big problem here is that there are rules that govern doctors and how they can form medical partnerships. There may be a way of accomplishing your objectives, but it may need to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Kentucky on
Q: What do you think will happen in court

My boyfriend got a ride home from a man who had methamphetamine in the car that my boyfriend was unaware of but they were both charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense methamphetamine, and the driver was also charged with several other charges but the driver told... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 12, 2019

Probably a misdemeanor plea and some probated time.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental, Internet Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Maryland on
Q: I have been traumatized due to a situation where my spouse and I hippa rights have been violated by the news station .

We have a big lawsuit that needs to be resolved sooner than later I have contacted a lawyer but she is way to expensive. She said I have a very big lawsuit and definitely been traumatized . this is something that will follow our life living here in our town. We only want justice and to live without... Read more »

Joseph D. Allen
Joseph D. Allen answered on Oct 18, 2019

There is no private cause of action for a HIPAA violation- in other words, an individual may not sue for damages based solely on such a violation. However, the Maryland Confidentiality of Medical Records Act does allow a person to sue for recovery of actual damages. It is possible that the same... Read more »

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