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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Ohio on

Q: Can I press charges or use if an employee at a resturaunt forged my signature in order to get a higher tip?

This occurred in nyc but I'm an ohio resident. I have proof through my receipts, credit card statements, and the merchants copy of thebrecipt which shows the forgery.

Matthew Williams answered on Jul 18, 2019

Yes, but you’ll need to contact law enforcement in NY where the event occurred.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Identity Theft and Real Estate Law for Ohio on

Q: adisneyworld.com is my domain name. can i use this domain name for amazon affiliate marketing?

Joseph Jaap answered on Apr 22, 2019

Disney is likely to sue you for trademark infringement, which could allow them to collect damages and their attorney fees from you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to talk to a local trademark attorney before using that domain name.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for Ohio on

Q: Can I sue my wife for id theft?

She has been making credit card and student loans applications in my name and SSI number.

Are there any charges, I can charge her with?

Can I file a lawsuit against her?

We have been separated for 5 yrs.!

Is there anything that can be used in a divorce case?

Joseph Jaap answered on Oct 8, 2018

Talk to the police and file a report. The prosecutor would determine whether to bring criminal charges. If you file for divorce, the court can order her to stop using your identity and to be responsible to pay back all the debt she incurred in your name. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Ohio on

Q: I need a fraud lawyer to call my son.

Matthew Williams answered on Aug 5, 2018

Your son needs to call an attorney if he has been accused of fraud. You can find many here online, in the phone book, or by asking around.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Juvenile Law for Ohio on

Q: I’m 12 and I used my sisters name to access her school yearbook. What are the Charges I could face?

I am about to turn 13 in 1 month (April, 2018)

Matthew Williams answered on Mar 15, 2018

I sincerely doubt anyone will try to make a criminal case out of this.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Landlord - Tenant, Libel & Slander and Social Security for Ohio on

Q: Yes i was staying with some peaple i thought was my friends but have been robbing me for years and i was month to month

I was paying 400 a month to his mom when i left 2 weeks ago i told them i would b back to get my stuff but been sick under doctors orders and let them know and now they said i cant have my stuff no clothes i have none all my sons stuff from when he was little and household things they kept it all i... Read more »

Joseph Jaap answered on Feb 19, 2018

File a police report. They might help. Or contact your local legal aid, or sue the landlord in small claims court for wrongful eviction and the value of your things and the cost to find alternate living arrangements.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Ohio on

Q: what happen if got 2 charge of M1

i never been in that happen. i just buy a gift from some one with cheap for use it. i did not knew that is theft from some one

Matthew Williams answered on Sep 20, 2017

Most first time offenders charged with misdemeanors wind up on probation. But, it is possible to get jail time on misdemeanor offenses, and theft offenses are very damaging to a persons record (no one wants to hire a thief), and also are crimes of moral turpitude for immigration purposes, if you... Read more »

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Q: can i seal my criminal record without an attorney?

Matthew Williams answered on Sep 11, 2017

Some people are successful doing this on their own. Others are not. I can't count how many people I've helped get a record sealed after they failed on their own.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Ohio on

Q: Is it illegal to call and ask about anothers banking account information

Matthew Williams answered on Mar 30, 2016

A little more context is needed. It is foolish and you will just get rejected if you simply call up the bank and ask for someone else's information. If you use personal identifying information of another individual such as the last four digits of his or her social, name, and address, to attempt to... Read more »

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