The statute of limitations is the hard limit beyond which prosecution is barred. You can find them in chapter 12 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure which I will link below. Generally speaking, the longer you wait to report a case, the less interested law enforcement will be. Just because a...Read more »
Code enforcement made a false accusations and had our water turned off,his accusation was that there was a water source going into a RV that is used as storage,he went as far as to say that he had pictures, which he couldn't of had because there is no water going into or out since it was... Read more »
If he hasn't actually filed yet then you can file a petition for divorce first. If you don't file first then your husband must have you personally served with the paperwork initiating the divorce lawsuit. He may ask you to sign a waiver of service, and it is wise not to do that. Once...Read more »
In terms of prosecution, Workers' Comp and other types of insurance fraud cases are generally handled by the County District Attorney's office or the U.S. Attorney's Office. In terms of defense, they are generally handled by criminal defense attorneys, usually with insight into white...Read more »
A criminal title company and mortgage lender allowed an unfaithful agent to have pages changed in the SDPOA *after* it was signed by the principal, turning a permission for limited and time constrained refinance into an open ended home equity loan permission (which is also in violation with federal... Read more »
Like many elder and estate planning lawyers, I not only customize the document and paginate in as page x of y but require initials, birthdate and date signed on every page. We cannot protect people who simply download and sign the statutory form. Consult an elder lawyer about a suit for fraud and...Read more »
In 2015 my Dad's wife said he had Alzheimer's so I would watch him at my apartment while she was at work because she said couldn't leave him at home by himself. His wife remarried him right after she found out he was getting a disability settlement from the VA. As soon as Dad got... Read more »
Few lawyers can guesstimate the difficulty. So much depends on the documents, the witnesses, etc. If you would like to ask a local elder lawyer who litigates elder fraud to discuss the possibilities with you, please use the Find a Lawyer function on the website of the National Academy of Elder...Read more »
My attorney and my lenders attorney signed an agreed order revoking a substitute trustee sale snd ejoining them from non judicial foreclosure on a certain date. A year after they sell my house. Should the Agreed Order stopped them? Will that fact affect it now because it was supposed to resolve... Read more »
Before you attempt to assert my answer as being 100% correct, I need to advise you either to read the entire "Agreed Order" and figure it out yourself, or ask your current lawyer, or hire a different Texas lawyer to explain what appears to have happened in your old foreclosure case....Read more »
Yes they can be sued but your case would be quickly dismissed unless you can prove some egregious error because the judge has good faith immunity that is very difficult to overcome. Seldom is a suit against a federal judge successful.
My mother had her driver's license, signature and bank checks compromised recently. She was informed of this by her bank when the offenders withdrew cash using these compromised documents. So far there have been cash withdrawals from within our city and in another several hundred miles away,... Read more »
Go to the bank and complete a fraud affidavit. The bank should begin refunding stolen funds. Change your credit cards, bank cards, etc. The bank can handle that off the top. Consequences? There should be none after it is established the bank recognizes the fraud. Hope this has been helpful, and...Read more »
How can I find this information? I dont need to know the details of the grand jury, basically just if it was presented and if a no bill was issued. A complaint was in place, but an Indictment was never issued.
Signature is totally illegable. Has to be in adult daycare or supervised, cannot leave him alone. Gets confused about where bathroom is in my small one bdrm apt and has to ask every week. He just received a settlement from VA (his own personal property) and his younger wife had him sign mortgage... Read more »
A person suffering from dementia usually has a doctor's diagnosis. When dementia is first diagnosed, the person likely still has legal capacity to sign a Will, a Medical Power of Attorney and similar documents. Whether the person still has legal capacity to sign a Durable Power of Attorney...Read more »
Also want to file breach of fiduciary duty (particularly regarding healthcare decisions made as surrogate), and financial exploitation of an elder, fraud, conversion, and against her daughter for conspiracy and aiding and abetting the tortious interference & breach of fiduciary duty... Read more »
We are a small business and discovered a substantial loss due to embezzlement from a now former contractor. The Police were notified but we have not yet been contacted by a detective or officer. The contractor admitted to the theft and obviously doesn't want to go to jail. We... Read more »
I have forensic evidence proving everything I got and they refuse to accept it saying that there are too many high up people involved and they can't be convicted...I also have been threatened to drop the charges or I would regret it.
Before I was prescribed Vicodin by my pain specialist, whom I was seeing for pain related to a broken elbow, she required a urine drug screen. She also took blood to do a blood analysis wellness screen which was she assured would be covered by my insurance under the ACA. The lab that did the... Read more »
Generally people that protest and keep on get reductions. Suggest you collect documents firs. Then talk to journalists, file a complaint with the health department and the insurance department. Certainly sounds like an abusive practice.
How in t he world did you expect someone to answer this question 3 years ago when you needed an answer? You certainly had an attorney on your side, and your attorney would have answered it for you.
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