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I have a 90 year old neighbor that wants to borrow a few

I have a 90 year old neighbor that wants to borrow a few thousand dollars from me against either his house (with a small mortgage) or a warehouse that contains a 1972 Cadillac Coup de Ville with 40k miles and a bunch of vending machines. Can you please advise what I should have an attorney draft to protect myself? In the case that he passes away can the contract state something that allows me to collect instead of having to try and locate his family and attempting to collect from them?

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I have a question about 50 50 partnership with a buy sell

I have a question about 50 50 partnership with a buy sell agreement that was made in 1977 one owner left a year ago wanting out has not been back we have offered 1/2 of company more than the buy sell agreement says he is to get but he just wants to out us out of business we have a lawyer so does he but our lawyer wNts to mediate I feel like we have done everything right he hasn't he is also holding 37,000 dollars never turned over to Corp also removed property that belonged to company out lawyer says that's minor stuff they keep threatening to make us goo liquidation how can he do that if we don't agree and we have a buy sell agreement I just don't understand how if he leaves he can force us out of businessJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: Oh and he claims to be president of the co that is true what options do u think we have our lawyer says he don't feel court will end up good we should try mediator but I feel they will just drag it out moreJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Ohio The company was started by there dad and given to his kids there are two left in it! He wrote the agreement in 1978 we also have his signature agreeing to it long board minutes up until he left saying things stay the same with his signatureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know I think that's it lol

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I own a condominium with another person. She is now living

I own a condominium with another person. She is now living there and I am thinking to get a loan from the bank on the house to do some business with. Is there any way that I could get a loan or line of credit without her needing to sign any paper work.

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I have a civil suit against me for credit card debt. I

I have a civil suit against me for credit card debt. I didn't respond to the initial summons based on advice from the lawyers handling my credit card debt. Now the plaintiff is moving forward with getting the default judgment against me even though they entered into an agreement with the other lawfirm for a reduced payment which I have been paying off. Now I want to be able to respond but the time has officially expired. I was told that I could file a motion to be able to submit a response after fact. It some kind of motion to remove something. I have a basic civil motion form from the courthouse. I just don't want this case on my record permanently and I'd rather they accept the agreement that they signed off on. What can I do?

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Just wanting to find out some information about a bad

Just wanting to find out some information about a bad business situation I am in.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: Have a business partner that I no longer trust. We produced a full feature movie and are in the process of trying to sell it. Our arrangement was a gentleman's. We both own 50% of the movie. We both have actual hard cost that we put into the making of the movie. All the rest of our expenses, i.e. talent and other production assistants costs are back ended deals. These folks get paid only if we sell the movie. Here is the caveat, we started production on a second movie. The provision I made to my partner was I had no more money to put into making the second movie, just my time, experience and equipment and I was only going to shoot enough footage to make two movie trailers. After I made the two trailers my partner was to show our first movie and the two trailers to Open Road Films. He had an inside connection with the company and they (via through my partners word) that this inside connection would make sure that they would look at our projects. He is were things start to go off the track. When I pressed my partner on showing the first completed movie along with the two trailers he started giving me every excuse in the world why we should hold off. He tried to convince me that completing the second movie would be in our best interest. I didn't buy his explanation and promptly stopped the process of editing. In the mean time we also had an arrangement that he would help pay half the expense of a specific film camera that I purchased through a personal loan with my bank, using my car as collateral. He made a few payments after I had already paid half of the cost off on the camera. Then he quick making payments without informing me that he was doing so. This meant that I received a late statement from my bank. He did this twice in a row, the second time I had to cover the payment and have ever since. Meaning I have paid almost 90% of the cost of this camera. Once that happened I suspended any and all activities on my part with this project. I have all the original media that was shot for this movie on hard drives. My business partner has been trying to get this media from me and I simply told him we need to go back to our original agreement and sell the first movie before we complete the second one. He has since become belligerent and is now treating to hire a lawyer. Given the fact I bought and pay for the camera (Red One MX) using my assets though my bank with only my signature on it the note and we would never have shot edited or completed the first movie let alone the second one without me buying this camera, my position is that media is my property. Keep in mind all the production gear, editing equipment all belongs to me personally. We have no written agreement only what each of us brought to the table and a hand shake. His was to write the script and market the selling of the movies, mine was to provide the production equipment and expertise i.e. shooting and editing. Thoughts?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: When you say filed or reported, what specifically are you wanting to know that has been filled or reported?JA: I hope not.Customer: Nothing to my knowledge!JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That is pretty much it.

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I am in pro per in a family law divorce case. My ex-wife and

I am in pro per in a family law divorce case. My ex-wife and I was business corporate officers. She ran the office and we had a independent bookkeeper working for us at the time. My ex-wife and bookkeeper was in charge of the payroll. I learned four months later that mt ex-wife and bookkeeper did no pay our payroll taxes. Longs story short, we shutdown the business, and we each became personally responsible to pay the unpaid payroll tax for 2 quarters through our personal bankruptcy chapter 13 case. . My ex did not work there after we shutdown the business. We became legally separated shortly after. The family judge made me pay for her half after date of separation for the next two years. This payroll tax was a result of her acting in the capacity of corporate offieer breach of fiduciary responsibility. I am not getting anywhere in the family law court system. Can I I sue my ex-wife under the civil law to recovery payments I made in her behalf?

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If I have a Judgment from a Court signed by a Judge and

If I have a Judgment from a Court signed by a Judge and stamped by the Clerk, is it appropriate, legitimate, and legal to file a UCC-1 against all of the defendant/creditor-debtor's property and assets ?

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I run a pawn shop in Denver area and a customer asked me if

I run a pawn shop in Denver area and a customer asked me if I could pawn his Harley Davidson stored in a public storage locker close to my pawn shop. He wants to keep his Harley stored in the locker allowing me to add my own lock to get sure he does not access the Harley. He is a regular customer and I trust him - that is not the problem.BUTWhat about the law - am I allowed to agree to a pawn deal where the collateral is stored in a facility belonging to a borrower - outside my business location?Consider that the borrower is paying the rent of the locker and continuing to pay during the pawn term.

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I have an unsecured business loan through Kabbage for my

I have an unsecured business loan through Kabbage for my business (LLC). Due to situations outside of our control I have fallen behind in repayment, but trying to work with them to repay. They have indicated that they will file a lien against my business and I'm nervous of the personal affects this will have against me and my personal property, car and home. My questions is can they come after my personal belongings? My wife and I jointly own our home and I don't want her to feel the affects of my business debt.JA: Can you tell me what state the LLC is registered in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?Customer: Nothing yet. I have been working with Kabbage to establish a repayment plan, but thus far the amounts they have required are far above and beyond what my business is currently generating in revenue.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of. Thank you.

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