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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Federal Crimes, Immigration Law and International Law for Washington on
Q: I just learned that I inadvertently committed a federal financial crime. Should I write a letter of explanation to IRS?

I'm from Canada and a US permanent resident ( through marriage) since 2011. I made several money transfers from Canada of less than $10,000 not knowing that this was a federal crime to do so. No one at my bank ever notified me of the potential problem. I am seeking a divorce and my US citizen... Read more »

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Nov 8, 2018

You need to speak with an attorney familiar with federal law around international financial transactions.

1 Answer | Asked in International Law for Washington on
Q: I am international student. I paid money to roommates before i came back to my country, but they did not pay ityet
Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg answered on Jul 25, 2018

This isn’t a question. Perhaps you need to schedule a consult with a lawyer to help formulate a question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and International Law for Washington on
Q: How do I go about hiring a lawyer about a case in France? Or maybe get some advice on what to do next

This is for my 24 yr old son.

Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg answered on Jul 10, 2018

Many lawyers practicing International Trade law have contacts around the world and can research for qualified lawyers in foreign countries. Also, the U.S. Embassy in many countries maintains a list of local attorneys, though the reference may not constitute a referral. As far as I know, there is no... Read more »

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