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Q: What can happen to a notary that notarizes completely blank POA's? He tells people to fill them out later.

This guy works for the county jail. He passes them out to inmates. What can happen to him? I know this is wrong. They are complete blank, nothing filled out. He just notarizes them like this.

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Oct 14, 2019

In my jurisdiction he would lose his ability to be a notary; if he's a licenced paralegal or lawyer there would be sanctions from the law society; depending on the context and extent there could be criminal charges for breach of duty or fraud.

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Q: What do I do as am I being charged with a white collar crime? A guy offered to buy us drinks and gave me the card to pay

A guy offered to buy my friends and I drinks at a night club. When I ordered some drinks he handed me the card to pay for it then the bartender swiped it and left to get security. Next I was getting detained then arrested for theft and fraud.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Feb 11, 2017

You will need to contact a criminal law attorney. Depending on the severity of the charges and your income you may qualify for a public defender. At this point, you should cease talking to the police and work on finding a lawyer (or having a PD appointed). Lastly, an arrest does not mean that you... Read more »

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Q: If I sold a house and gave the buyer information I thought was true which turned out not to be but I have no proof

that I didn't know aboout it, does that qualify as fraudulent misrepresentation?

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Nov 11, 2016

Talk to a real estate attorney. This type of question is very fact specific, so there is no automatic "yes" or "no" answer. As a general rule, the larger financial impact the non-disclosure, the higher likelihood of litigation and the better chances of the buyer winning. Also be aware the knowledge... Read more »

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