Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer Since the IRS rarely makes mistakes of this size (trust me), you are advised to consult an experienced lawyer to help you find out what happened and then to advise you what to do about it. In today's world of high-tech communication-- and rampant bank fraud-- you do not need a Connecticut tax lawyer to do the investigatory work for you. Hiring a lawyer experienced in securities fraud and bank fraud might also help put your mind to rest, and protect you from another similar problem.
Terry Lynn Garrett's answer 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 Law Attorneys (www.naela.org).
Marc David Pelta's answer There are federal crimes involved here because the activities crossed states lines. If you read the various articles about it, they explain what federal crimes are being charged in these cases. It is a good question.
Marc David Pelta's answer Make a police report and you may have to hire an attorney to represent you. In some instances, one way is to call your local bar association and ask to be referred to an attorney referral service. You may need to hire an attorney experienced in civil law, specifically probate.
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer 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.
My answer: Unless I miss my educated guess the "certain date" mentioned in the Agreed Order has come and gone. If that is what happened, the Agreed Order has no force or effect anymore because it expired...
Roy Lee Warren's answer 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.
Susan Fremit's answer A search warrant does not need to specifically describe a room in a house; simply the name of the suspected person, the suspected evidence expected to be found, the location including address and the basis for the warrant. Assuming the renters have a lock on each of the rooms he/she is renting and keep the room locked when the renter is absent, that should be a defense for an unlawful search if contraband is found.
Brent T. Geers' answer The FBI is a federal agency tasked with investigating and enforcing federal laws. Under our system of government, states are sovereign and can make, enforce, and investigate their own laws. The FBI has nothing to do with state law enforcement unless something becomes a federal issue.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Not exactly sure what your question is about, but a Civil Fraud case can certainly be made, and most likely also a Criminal Theft charge also. Illegal Income is still income that must be reported by the Recipient, and can be a legitimate business expense for the Defrauded Party. The 1099 could probably be used as part of a Defense, to infer the alleged Victim's knowledge before, during and after the money being paid to the Recipient (or Thief).
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/08/29/yes-its-possible-to-indict-a-sitting-u-s-president-heres-why/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0aa521a59207
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Arthur Calderon's answer You need to get with an attorney ASAP. Being that this is your first offense, and depending on the charge, you may have much wider options, which may also include avoiding jail time and having your charge kept off of your record. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact info next to their name. Most lawyers, including myself, are happy to provide a free consult to see what can be done on your case.
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William Wolf's answer There is a lot of information that's not here that makes this more difficult to answer.
You don't indicate whether this is a State prosecution or a federal one. Both have jurisdiction to prosecute.
If it's a State prosecution, and you're charged, and you can't afford a lawyer, you will be appointed a lawyer by the judge. If the case is in Illinois, chances are the defense lawyer will be from the local County Public Defender's Office where the case is pending.
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer No, not unless you were personally involved in the money laundering crimes yourself. However, if your ex-boss knows that you are aware of the money laundering, she may either try to get you to lie about it for her, or--worse yet--might lie about you being involved to the law enforcement authorities investigating the crimes. Consider hiring a lawyer now.
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