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Q: May a section 501(c)3 foundation file a lien on the real property of a person who allegedly defrauded foundation

A Registered Investment Advisor under the SEC is alledged to have defrauded our 501(c)3 foundation of $250k. We want to file a lien on this person's residential real property in Utah. Our foundation is located in California.

Zaven Andranik Sargsian
Zaven Andranik Sargsian answered on Dec 6, 2013

Firstly, there is palpable complexity to the question you are asking. It involves securities laws, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Utah property law, liens, and jurisdictional issues. I would strongly encourage you to contact a Utah attorney to assist you with this matter.

To begin with, there...
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Q: How to force majority shareholder to buy out minor shareholder
Zaven Andranik Sargsian
Zaven Andranik Sargsian answered on Dec 6, 2013

The answer to this question will depend on many factors, including the type and substance of any corporate documents, as well as the nature of the corporation and whether the corporation is closely held (i.e. has few shareholders, among other criteria as defined by state law). According to Utah... Read more »

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