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1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Georgia on

Q: I am a widow i am asking why can't I draw 1/2 of my husband's social security I am on disability

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 18, 2019

When two married people are both old enough to receive SS benefits, assuming both worked the required amount of time to be eligible, each spouse gets to chose whether they want to claim their own SS benefits or claim spousal SS benefits--usually 50% of whatever the other spouse is receiving. For... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Louisiana on

Q: How much time could you face in Louisiana for False Imprisonment?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question. This is a Criminal Law question. Try again.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Securities Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: CPR certification.

As a childcare center worker in Pennsylvania, from the start date of one's job how long is an employee allowed to go without being CPR certified.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Antitrust and Securities Law for Wisconsin on

Q: I was never served the summons and I missed the first court appearance. Can I counter for abuse of process?

I suspected they would file because their attorney's sent me bills to collect, but a summons nor complaint never came. I looked it up on WCCA and saw it today. Summons was filed on 6-17-19. I still haven't received it, but the commissioner adjourned for publication on 7-11-19. Attempted service... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law and Social Security for Tennessee on

Q: Is it legal for my company to put the last 4 of my social security number on a paper timesheet?

The company I work for is a contractor to Nashville Electric Service and NES wants it on there so they can identify us Incase we leave our company and try to get hired to a different contractor for NES. Not one employee has signed a non compete form supposedly it is an agreement between NES and... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law and Securities Law for Washington on

Q: Someone keeps creating online accounts to send me foul messages and harass me, can I do anything about it legally?

My boyfriend’s ex girlfriend keeps creating social media profiles to get in touch with me, and recently the messages have turned threatening and has gotten my family involved. She even hacked into my boyfriend’s Facebook account, and messaged me pretending to be my boyfriend to get a nude photo... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Nevada on

Q: I applied and got a provision to do security passes everything paid my money and they wouldn't let me why

I got the EUi number to work also is there something I can do

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Small Claims, Criminal Law and Securities Law for Georgia on

Q: My girlfriend is 15 and I’m 16 we both want her to come to my house out of her county

Her parents don’t know am I breaking any laws, she’ll only be there for 1 day

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question; nor is it a small claims question; nor is it a civil rights question; so that only leaves criminal law--which is what you both may learn about very soon if you continue of the path you are taking.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Internet Law and Securities Law on

Q: I need help

good evening i am from Serbia

I'm talking to a red cross doctor, he told me he would send me a value package.

I paid 1,500 euros for the trip. now they asking 9,000 euros for exchange of ownership certificate. the package is from syria i have no one to contact i dont know if this is... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 5, 2019

This sounds suspiciously like some sort of a scam.

Regular advice to all askers: Never send any money to anyone unless you actually know who you are dealing with.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law on

Q: My share transfer deed says "consideration of $50 for 10 ordinary shares" is paid. Are $50 single share's price?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 2, 2019

No. This says you (or whoever) paid $50 for all 10 shares.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Securities Law for New Jersey on

Q: WE INVESTED $100000 in Cinsay who was bought out by Aibuy in May 2019 We were never advised of the change of ownership.

We were never given an opportunity to recover our investment.What do you recommend we do

David Neuman answered on Aug 2, 2019

Ultimately, if there was a material misrepresentation made in connection with the sale of the investment, then you could potentially sue for it. Generally the misrepresentation must be made at the time of sale to be actionable.

With regards to notice of the change of ownership, that...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections, Securities Law and White Collar Crime for Florida on

Q: I own a small marketing business and I have a former client who won't pay his invoices.

I discontinued work with this particular client because I discovered he was committing what I was quiet certain was investor fraud and did not want this to affect my or my companies reputation. I later discovered that he left the state of Connecticut because he had been summoned and fined for the... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 18, 2019

Unless you sue the deadbeat client and receive a Judgment, collecting all the money they owe you is nearly impossible--especially without competent counsel to help you. Look for a good lawyer using the Find a Lawyer tab at the top of every page.

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Probate and Securities Law on

Q: What is the law on prison break in alabama?

What are the punishments and laws on prison breach?

Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jul 9, 2019

Please remove the question from probate.

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Securities Law for Ohio on

Q: Can landlord use security deposit if on a month 2 month and you give notice of moving. And you move within 30days

Joseph Jaap answered on Jun 12, 2019

Tenant is obligated to pay rent on time each month, not skip that last month of rent for landlord to deduct from deposit. If tenant does that, landlord could file for eviction, which is a permanent court record, and can make it difficult for tenant to rent from a landlord who checks.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Securities Law for Oklahoma on

Q: What are the laws and status in Oklahoma concerning surety bonds and ethics

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 12, 2019

You have asked two complicated legal questions the answers to which would fill at least six shelves in any law library. Wanna try again?

2 Answers | Asked in Securities Law for California on

Q: I was accused of shoplifting and I saw the security guard placing the "stolen" item underneath my car.

As I was on my way out from the store, opening my car, a security guard stops me and asks me about the jewelry. I tell him I don't have it and that I left them inside the fitting room. I offered to go back inside with him to show him exactly where I placed it and he declines saying "I am not... Read more »

Deanna Besbekos-LaPage Esq. answered on May 20, 2019

This is not a securities law question. I would post under a different category.

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1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Kansas on

Q: Hello, I am curious About an Armed Security Officer Position.

Can you Legally have your badge and an open carry weapon when your off duty still? I know some companies are different. But id like to know the legality of it.

Deanna Besbekos-LaPage Esq. answered on May 15, 2019

This is not a a securities law question. I would re-categorize your question to obtain an answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Securities Law on

Q: What can happen the worst because alarms goes off and I run away?

I decide to shop and instead of this I shoplift things 14£ valueble.When I went out,the alarm goes off and I stared to run away as soon as I left the shop and nobody catch me.The thing is I left my car in park lot and I come back to take it after a while and still nobody catch me.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 29, 2019

Just because you have not (yet) been caught does not mean you will not be caught.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Tennessee on

Q: What is the age of custodianship termination in TN

I have a ROTH IRA for my minor son and I don’t know what age to put for the custodianship termination.

Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 1, 2019

You can specify almost any age up to 59 1/2. However most Grantors would end Custodianship and begin withdrawals when the Beneficiary reaches 21, or sometimes later such as 30, 35. It is your decision.

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for Nebraska on

Q: Looking at starting a freelance gig where I provide stock data (but not buy/sell advice). Do I need a license to do so?

My freelance gig would provide information (historical value trends, ratios, basic valuation model and what that model believes stock worth is. Also, the report will show what good is (for example, PE Ratio of 10 where average industry pe ratio is 20 or something like the enterprise/operating... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 1, 2019

Before making a much bigger mistake than the mistake you are trying to avoid, I strongly advise you not to re-publish any proprietary information in any form whatsoever, unless and until you have received the original publisher's written consent--which may require the original publisher to obtain... Read more »

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