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I am the president of SCBC, Inc which is a Home Owners
I am the president of SCBC, Inc which is a Home Owners Association in Waretown, NJ. I have been president for 17 years. Recently, there has been a very small group of people who have been causing trouble for about a year now. One of them crossed the line this past weekend.Her name is***** had designed an official looking letter and hand delivered it to every home in the association. She has represented herself as someone with authority seeking the personal contact data from each home owner. The form is available for inspection.The data she has requested is confidential data maintained by my VP in charge of Membership Services; Bonnie Cullen. Bonnie is on the Board of Directors along with 8 others in various positions of authority.Stone was told, in writing, three times, that this was unauthorized. Yet, she did it and on the bottom of her letter she has instructed the home owners to return the form to her directly, either through the email she provided or through the stamped envelope she also provided.In short, I believe she has committed mail fraud and has illegally acquired confidential data. What can I do about it. What do you suggest?Jim Portale, PresidentSCBC, Incwww.skipperscovewebsite.com
I retained an attorney to represent me in an EEOC related
I retained an attorney to represent me in an EEOC related claim against my employer. We signed a contract were my attorney agreed to file a lawsuit. Two months after requesting a right to sue, she now claims that she will not file the lawsuit I paid a very hefty retainer + costs to file.
A Buyer slammed 18 negatives and has harmed my online
A Buyer slammed 18 negatives and has harmed my online business on the eBay site. eBay did remove 12 of the 18 worst libelous comments linked to all 18 Negatives but they will not remove Negatives on the site.This Buyers' package was Lost by USPS but I already refunded the Buyer before any case was escalated. The Buyer was mad because he could not win the Promotion I offer bi-weekly, and accused me of utizing some ilegal software to keep him from winning, among othe false statements.My businews is in CA and this Malicious Buyer lives in PA.My Sales and Bids are down 80% since he dI'd this to me.What should I do?
I am a software developer in the midst of a civil suit
Hello,I am a software developer in the midst of a civil suit against a former business partner.Five years ago, and prior to working with my former business partner, I developed a series of computer algorithms for which I hold a copyright, and a few trade secrets that I keep secret.3 years ago I developed a software consulting firm with the aforementioned business partner.It has been 2 years since my former business partner and I separated and dissolved our business.My former partner hired an aggressive and intimidating lawyer. He threatened to allege theft of trade secrets, breech of contract, computer fraud etc... if I do not provide the source code for the algorithm I independently developed five years ago.Currently, I have no money, no job, the lawyer I paid a $30,000 retainer has not returned my phone calls in 3 weeks, and my former business partner's lawyer keeps sending letters to my house directly threatening to depose me seek criminal charges.This has been hell, I recently suffered a heart attack, and I don't know what to do.
Dear Justanswer In the past I have worked with esq. If
Dear JustanswerIn the past I have worked with William B esq. If possible I would like this to go to him. But if not possible please have the best available read it. thank youThis is about the lawyer William B esq told me to get a malpractice attorney and contact the state bar You would be advised to view the history..In the past I have had problems with the computers dropping my questions if they were too long. So I will do this in parts.After months of requesting my final statements and not receiving one suddenly I get a letter from collections agency for $1400.The lawyers claim that they sent to last known address and it came back.. This is preposterously lame.1. They always sent statements by email. Why did they not do it again? Why change?2. I filled out the forward address card and no one else has reported any problems finding me?3. They have my email if you are having such problems locating me well....why did no one contact me.then?4. They have phone number. We talked twice and always ended it with the fact that I still need a statement.So the questions are on next messagecont.
When a personal, unsecured loan in Iowa was in default, the
When a personal, unsecured loan in Iowa was in default, the lender demanded paymentby a third party (not on the loan). The individual who owed the personal, unsecured loanwas also the maker of a commercial (apartment rental) loan. This was now being paid by a corporation that took title "subject to" the mortgage loan, and was responsible for it's payments.The mortgage loan contains a cross-default provision the lender believes makes theCorporation liable to pay the defaulted personal loan.The corporation, by letter, requested mediation, but was refused. (Also in writing)The corporation found it hard to pay the demanded $7,000. at once, but proposed to pay this over a one-year term. The corporation also wished, through mediation, to negotiate the acquisition of the debt instrument via assignment of the Promissory Note. It did not wish to make gratuitous payments on the debt of another, but wished to have a mechanism to ultimately collect against the individual. (Just as if a co-signer on a car loan wants the car if he pays off the car loan).It followed, when the Corporation did not pay the $7,000., the lender commenced anextremely expensive foreclosure on the apartment loan.My question. Is there an Iowa state law, or better yet, a federal law requiring mediationon a consumer loan?
Mortgage check sent to mortgage company, mortgage company
mortgage check sent to mortgage company, mortgage company sends check through clearinghouse, clearinghouse endorses to wrong account and credits money to wrong account. Next I am notified, of course, mortgage payment not made, write new check. My bank now says since check went through clearinghouse I have to wait 90-120 days for them to investigate. They say may take even longer to get reimbursed.
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My local ZBA denied my neighbor's request variance made
My local ZBA denied my neighbor's request for a variance made ONLY after a complaint to Codes and a referral to apply a variance. The structure is built zero lot line overhanging my property, despite a 5' setback requirement. Neighbor has placed the variance back on the ZBA agenda. Do I need to appear and present my numerous objections or will the ZBA follow their own rules and tell him denied is denied?
I filed a complaint to the State of New York GrievanceView more legal questions
Hi,I filed a complaint to the State of New York Grievance Committee for the Ninth Judicial District. They found the attorney's conduct constituted a breach of the Rules of Professional Conduct and directed that an ADMONITION be issued to the attorney for not acting with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing me in violation of (Disciplinary)Rule 1.3 and for failing to adequately communicate with me in violation of Rule 1.4. I would like some guidance on how I can request a refund from the attorney.JA: You can process your own refund by going to the Order History page and clicking on the "How do I get a refund" link below the amount paid for your question.Customer: ThanksJA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Lawyer should know?Customer: The retainer was for $2,500. Do I need an attorney?JA: Is there anything else the should be aware of? I can help you talk to the lawyer.Customer: NoJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.