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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Virginia on
Q: Would an ethics committee have authority to to enforce a decision that does not correlate to a specific rule?

During the recent snow it was declared a state of emergency. When we couldn't attend the event. The host refused to reimburse the fees. Our ethics committee of the athletic association strongly recommended they reimburse. The host refused. We are appealing to the National board of directors.

Glenn B. Manishin
Glenn B. Manishin answered on Feb 6, 2017

The question requires clarification. What sort of ethics committee is involved, what industry/occupation and what grounds did the body give for its decision? Is enforcement being sought via the courts or in a private licensing/certification setting? For example, if this were a legal ethics matter,... Read more »

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Q: Can NYS DTF levy/seize an out of state bank account for the purpose of arrears?

I just moved and the account I had was completely drained dry. I planned on useing the funds for employment supplies such as the dress code for a new job, gas money to get to interviews, steel toe boots (PPE), etc. I have no issue with paying the arrears, but I can not live in fear of any accounts... Read more »

Gary D. Godman
Gary D. Godman answered on Sep 12, 2016

Not sure about NY law, but in VA, a levy on a bank account is a normal and legitimate way for an owed party to collect funds. Consider speaking with a local family law or debt protection attorney about your specific situation.

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