Hi, good night I have a question and would like to know something about a problem with a friend, which is that a friend thinks of getting a fake SSN and green card for work purpose but he thinks of changing his name and birthday but he had a picture with a fake green card and I would like to know... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2020
First, I hope your friend is not you. Of course this is fraud. Yes, if caught this would adversely affect his immigration status. And, if this is really a friend, and not you, you may be an accomplice to this fraud. Don't do it!
answered on Nov 17, 2020
It is not "illegal" to share your login credentials, but it is likely a violation of your brokerage account agreement. Most brokerage account agreements contain language that says you agree you will not share your login information with a third party. So, it could be a breach of your... Read more »
Backdoor Roth Conversion in December requested NO Withholding. Discovered 1st. week of February that they withheld 10% for taxes.
answered on Mar 17, 2019
When you file your personal return you add the withheld tax as a credit which will be applied to tax due or refunded.
The investment firm doesn't have the money they sent it to the IRS.
answered on Oct 5, 2018
This is a good question, and somewhat difficult to give you a solid answer. Here is why. A Company is required to file a Form 8-K when a "material event" takes place. It is management's call as to what they consider material. This is also based on the size the Company. For a... Read more »
- if I'm offered stock, but I don't think it's worth it, I don't have to take it, right?
answered on Sep 14, 2018
You are correct. If some one wants to give you stock, you are under no obligation to accept it. The same is true for an inheritance. You may not want to accept a property, if it includes a huge mortgage or a number of tax liens.
There must be more to this story than your comment above.... Read more »
answered on Sep 4, 2018
Before you donate any stock to a charity, you should check with the charity first to determine if they will accept the stock.
Once you determine, the charity will accept the stock, you need to transfer the stock into their name.
The transfer depends if you have the stock in... Read more »
one of the friends gets in between to avoid a fight, the security pulls out a gun and goes it goes off, the man has very minor injuries on his skin due to the gun, does he have a case to sue the restaurant/security guard security agency? The incident on the police report shows states battery... Read more »
answered on Jun 18, 2018
Your friend needs to sit down with a Civil Attorney to find out if there is something here and they should do so right away.
I was basically dragged into a back room and was forced to the grown and asked questions then he took my wallet and seached through it I ended up with a broken ankle
answered on Apr 30, 2018
You can certainly file a lawsuit based on the facts provided, but the viability of prevailing and recovering on the lawsuit are dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the nature of you getting dragged out and if you were resisting with the individual.
That said, I... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2018
Yes, it is certainly possible you have a viable cause of action against your broker, but the chances of obtaining a judgment and recovering on that judgment is dependent on very specific facts that are not provided here, such as details of any contracts you have signed with the broker, and the... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2017
For free, FINRA Broker Check is your best bet. The report will show education, employment, and complaint history for licensed brokers: https://brokercheck.finra.org/
answered on Jan 4, 2017
A securities fraud class action is a lawsuit filed by one or more investors who bought or sold a company’s securities within a specific period of time (known as a “class period”) and suffered economic injury as a result of violations of the securities laws. In cases involving misleading... Read more »
lawsuit over it?
answered on Jan 3, 2017
What you describe is also known as over-concentration. Over-concentration violates the suitability rules that financial professionals are required to follow. Over-concentration is one of the riskiest, and most speculative, investment strategies because the portfolio is not diversified and subject... Read more »
answered on Nov 14, 2016
The answer to your question depends on the specific details of the contract and/or arrangement you have with your broker. I would recommend organizing all information relevant to this situation, including the contract you have with your broker, and consult with an attorney individually. A... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2016
It depends on the nature of your agreement with the broker. I would recommend organizing the agreement (assuming there is one), and consulting with an attorney individually. An attorney will be able to review the specifics of the situation, and advise you as to your options moving forward.
she only spit in front of security, who witnessed it , what is the precidure of resitted arrest
answered on Aug 16, 2015
Not sure why this posted in injury law. Talk to a criminal defense lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2014
It does not. All the more reason to carefully review any agreement before signing, paying particular attention to the details of what may be buried in the agreement, the arbitration clause.
answered on Dec 20, 2014
Generally, shareholders are not liable for the tortious acts of the corporation. Officers and directors who may be found to be intimately involved in the tortious act or neglect that led to the injury, may be found personally liable for their acts or omissions.
We bought a variable annuity product from a sales firm based on the guaranteed (minimum) 6% annual growth rate, which is documented in the brochure of the issuer and further rephrased in three e-mails from the sales firm after we discovered their misconducts, i.e., misstatements and omissions and... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2013
The product you purchased is likely a "security," which means that the state's securities laws as well as the Securities Act of 1933, the Exchange Act, and potentially other federal laws, apply and regulate the sale and offer of the product you purchased. In other words, material... Read more »
answered on Dec 6, 2013
Assuming that the request to dismiss was made by way of a motion to dismiss, the answer is no. Federal law, and even Utah law for instance, allows a party to move to dismiss a lawsuit. If the judge denies the party's motion to dismiss, however, it doesn't necessarily mean that the case... Read more »
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