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My sister passed away last week in Georgia without a will.

My sister passed away last week in Georgia without a will. She has approximately $3,000 in your bank account, an old car, and an insurance policy for $500 and $14,000 respectively. I understand that her 'estate' meets the threshold for not having to be probated. If this something that we, as a family, can handle or do we need an attorney or ??JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The funeral home notified SS and we are busy cleaning out her apartment and gathering the appropriate paperwork. As far as I know, nothing has been filed with the court.....JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have 2 sisters helping with this, Nancy was never married and has no children. She was 70 when she passed.

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Is it possible to change a non-profit to a for-profit

Is it possible to change a non-profit to a for-profit company? And, if so, would any donations made while a non-profit need to be returned?

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My ex husband has not paid child support in over 6 years. He

my ex husband has not paid child support in over 6 years. He currently has a job and I would like him to pay what he owes. It was court ordered but I do not want to file a contempt charge and go through mediation. I just left the courthouse and they told me that was the only way. my friend told me that she went through the Department of Revenue to handle the situation. Is that an option for me? The DOR told me to file an affidavit wit the courts but when I went down there she said I had to file a contempt packet which requires mediation.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes back in 2010. They told me the balance as of right now is over $63KJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so. I know he was unemployed for a long time because he is an alcoholic. He is sober now and has a job.

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Was on site 3 hours ago. Had to go to the bank. Liberty, NY

Was on site 3 hours ago. Had to go to the bank. Liberty, NY can you get back to the same place?

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I sold my vehicle but the buyer didn't sign the title. it

I sold my vehicle but the buyer didn't sign the title . it was for a junk car.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I'm reviewing your answers on how to sue Apple in small

I'm reviewing your answers on how to sue Apple in small claims court. I want to make sure I serve them at the proper addressJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not sure what you mean by reported?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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State of New Jersey is assessing me for purchasing

State of New Jersey is assessing me for purchasing cigarettes online of 33 cartons from July 1, 2008 to April 15, 2009. The excise tax is 849.75, sales and use tax is 86.50 and interest of 583.91. I had no idea that it was illegal to purchase this product online or that I had to pay extra for this service. Is there a statue of limitations and can they really charge me interest going back that far? I can't afford a lawyer but desperately need an answer as I can't afford this total of 1,520.16 which is much more than what the cigarettes cost. Thank you so much.

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I started a nonprofit last year, but didn't do anything with

I started a nonprofit last year, but didn't do anything with it. haven't received any monies or donations or anything like that. how do i go about changing it to a for profit so i can keep the name.JA: Can you tell me where the nonprofit is registered?Customer: michiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, trying to navigate it on my ownJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no

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MN Legal Question To whom it may concern, I have had many

MN Legal QuestionTo whom it may concern,I have had many issues with my ex-boyfriend over the course of the past year, and was hoping I could get some guidance on the best way to approach the situation(s).To begin with, he opened a number of credit cards in my name (some he placed himself on the account as joint status, some as an authorized user, and some I was the sole individual on the account.) A couple of these I was aware of and agreed to, some I was told by him that I was just an authorized user (where in reality, it was actually just me on the account). This happened over the course of the past couple of years. He lost his job eight months back, disappeared for a while, and I got stuck with all of the debts on the cards, amounting to well over $10,000. I tried to act on a couple--went as far as calling and submitting fraud claims--but backed down when he said he would pay me back as soon as he was able. I was reluctant to pay for most of them, but ultimately ended up making payments when I saw what it was doing to my credit. It has been months since I discovered the problems with these accounts, and I still have not been paid by him and am tired of waiting. One account for an AmEx card I tried to contact again recently, and the woman in the fraud department said I was no longer able to act on the fraud claim. Should I expect that with all of the accounts; does it imply responsibility for the accounts, that I have been making payments; What are my options?Another issue I have run across is with my 401(k) from a previous employer that I had not yet rolled over to my current account. In May of this year, I had discovered that he had gone into my online account in December 2015, requested to withdraw the balance of the account (approx. $13,000), got the letter with the check in the mail, forged my signature, placed it into a joint account we had for bills. All of this occurred while I was at work. I knew the joint account idea was an awful one, and I had refused to be added for over a year, but was constantly being harped on about it in that same month he did this, so I gave in, thinking "What's the worst that could happen?" Anyhow, Prudential sent me a photocopy of the check to verify the signature was not mine, and I sat on it for a couple of months because I got the same line about how I would be paid back. I finally called back once it became clear I was still not going to be paid, and they sent me a form to fill out and return that stated I did not authorize, receive, sign, or benefit from the proceeds of the check. I'm not at all sure what he did with the the money. Is it going to be a problem that he placed it into an account where I was a joint account holder? Is there any particular way I should be handling this one?Finally, there was also an issue with my tax refund for this past year. We shared a computer and he would frequently go through my emails and logins for websites. TurboTax would send me notifications of when they received my W-2's, and I was waiting on one more to go ahead and file my taxes for 2015. Well it came in while I was at work, he went ahead without my permission and filed my taxes. I came home, got upset, but ultimately thought "Whatever, I'm still getting a refund." Nope. He had set it up to go into that same joint account. We had a huge fallout between the two of us in February, a week and a half before the deposit hit. I talked to TurboTax, they said once it's submitted they cannot do anything. I talked to the IRS about rerouting the funds, they said they could not do anything either. I talked to the bank about blocking the funds, they said there was nothing they could do, and that I should just watch the account like a hawk. It finally came in one day at Four or Five in the morning, and he immediately transferred the funds to his personal account. I had this whole debacle with the bank because the funds showed back up into the joint account, I transferred them to my personal account, but apparently it was not valid because some glitch had been caused in the system. When I saw that the account was negative two times the amount of the refund, I went into the bank to see what the situation was, explained my situation, and the bank manager said that I would receive the funds once they had worked it out. Ultimately, they gave him the funds, thought that there was some sort of wire fraud trying to be committed, and now neither of us can bank there again. What is my best way of handling that entire situation with the taxes?I made the mistake of trying to be lenient on someone who is clearly deranged, and I'm worried I may have waited too long. I wanted to believe he would do the honorable thing and pay me back, but it just did not happen. Any advice would be more than appreciated, because at this point I am out close to $30,000.-S

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