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Q: What are the guidelines for the amount on a bond for criminal trespassing?

Someone was arrested for criminal trespassing in two different counties, one bond was $2500 in one county & the other bond was $5000 in the other county, I'm trying to find out the price range for this charge

Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 20, 2019

Maybe General Sessions Judges and Magistrates talk among themselves, but you are not going to find an official guideline to Bond amounts. Both of those are higher bonds than most, so apparently the Defendant is viewed as a major burglar. His lawyer might move to lower the amounts in each County,... Read more »

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Q: If you get a 1099 can the company still charge you with fraud even if they knew about the money on the 1099

Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 12, 2019

Not exactly sure what your question is about, but a Civil Fraud case can certainly be made, and most likely also a Criminal Theft charge also. Illegal Income is still income that must be reported by the Recipient, and can be a legitimate business expense for the Defrauded Party. The 1099 could... Read more »

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Q: My late mother paid a mortgage co for title insurance but they never done one, is that illegal?

My mother paid a mortgage co for title insurance in 2007. The mortgage company did not do the title search until after my mother's death 8 years later, thus finding out the land wasn't signed off by my uncle back in 5/02, leaving him owning a security interest in the land. The title company is... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery answered on May 17, 2017

You have not provided all of the necessary data, but I can tell you this much. It appears that your uncle has a superior or first deed of trust on the property.. It may include fixtures also, and if the mobile home does not have wheels, it might be arguably affixed to the land and part of the... Read more »

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