Ohio Securities Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can a landlord legally ask a tenant for more money after withholding a security deposit on a rental agreement?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Securities Law for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 4, 2017
Joseph Jaap's answer
You can request receipts. But if you don't pay, the landlord could sue you for the repair amount in small claims court if under $6000, and you could then go to court and dispute the amount the landlord claims. But the landlord might not sue, and instead could make an adverse entry on your credit report, lowering your credit score and making it more difficult to rent from a landlord who checks your credit. So you might consider working it out.

Q: How can I freeze my mom bank accounts?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Probate and Securities Law for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 26, 2017
Kenneth V Zichi's answer
1) Not having a will doesn't mean you don't have to go through probate. Indeed, it likely means you WILL have to go through probate.

2) Simply inform the banks your mother has died, and call the credit card companies with the same information. They will freeze the account automatically until someone is appointed by the Court to act for the Estate.

3) and most importantly, hire a local probate attorney.

Do that yesterday.

You need legal representation...

Q: Can I take the justice system to court?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 6, 2016
Matthew Williams' answer
You will not be able to successfully sue the FBI or Justice Department because they declined to prosecute Hillary. Law enforcement and prosecutors make decisions every day about which cases to pursue and which to decline. The concept of prosecutorial discretion has a long history in our legal system as a tool allocate resources. Sometimes that means a criminal walks.

Q: My father died 11/13/2014. How do I redeem his GM stock

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Your father's personal representative (appointed by the probate court) should contact GM.

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