Normal deductions are food/fuel. The following are extra.
A captain from another boat needs to borrow a grapple hook. With the captains permission a deckhand takes the hook to the other boat and helps with the task. The hook is accidentally left on the other boat and... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2023
I think the answer depends on how the crew is being paid. It is also potentially not a WA answer if the work is being done in Alaska.
In WA, an employer cannot charge an employee for broke/lost equipment unless it was an intentional or dishonest act that caused it to be lost/broken. I... Read more »
Basically my old boss owes me decent amount of money. He has no intention of paying it. I don’t want to have to go through the legal process.
If I were to sit down with him and basically tell him
“So you owe xxxx. You know you do. I know you do. I don’t want to have to make... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2023
Threatening to take someone to court if they do not pay a legitimate debt is legal.
Threatening someone with violence if they do not pay a debt is NOT legal.
I have someone locked up that wants to discharge his admiralty bonds
answered on Oct 11, 2021
Your question remains open for three weeks, and you may be losing valuable time awaiting a response here. You could reach out to maritime law firms in the Washington area (see the tab above - Find a Lawyer) to discuss. An attorney may want to know more about the events giving rise to any... Read more »
My client is a fisherman and owner of a boat/company. He went on a temporary medical leave and transferred the name on his business permit to a long term employee. The employee subsequently filed an application for the seafood trade relief program. He obtained a near $18,000 check from the USDA,... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2021
I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to tax attorneys in Washington State. There's a link above (Find-a-Lawyer), or you could search online on your own. Maritime attorneys aren't likely to know about the issues you raise - a tax... Read more »
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