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I have a position that was recently categorized as Exempt

I have a position that was recently categorized as Exempt under the creative atrtisit / professional exemption. My job is to create programs to promote the sales of a line of icings on cakes. I did not aquire a degree for this. I have no certification. Am I hands down ExemptJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: californiaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My pay rate does meet the exemption clause ,its my job duties that are unclear to me. also , my employer never asked me personally if I wanted my statis to change , they just changed it.

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Thelawman2

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I'm under 58 years old and because my husband and I are

I'm under 58 years old and because my husband and I are making no money, we have free health insurance that covers everything. We want to sell our house but when we do we will get about $70K. How will that affect our medical coverage? Even thought that is not income, it will show that we got the money for the sale of the property. We're kind of stuck in a high mortgage because of fear of losing health insurance and having had several medical issues in the last year. My husband will turn 65 this year.

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Ray

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Ok. We have two children. The oldest turned 19 last year,

Ok. We have two children. The oldest turned 19 last year, and is a full time student. My question - does the language means that 2016 is the first year that only one child is eligible to be claimed per the agreement, or do we each claim one for 2016?Both children are still "IRS eligible" to be claimed.The language reads:Dependency Exemptions:The parties shall each be entitled to claim one minor child as a dependent for federal and state income tax returns. When only one child remains eligible to be claimed as a dependent for federal and state income tax returns, the parties shall alternate claiming that child as a dependent, commencing with the Wife being entitled to claim the minor child as a dependent the first such year. Each party shall execute the IRS form number 8332 on or before February 1st each year as needed to allow the parties to claim minor child as an expedition as provided for herein.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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Family law- I would like a second opinion on the wording of

Family law- I would like a second opinion on the wording of 3 sentences in my divorce agreement, concerning claiming child on income tax returnJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We have a final agreement on file.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Concerns agreement language claiming 'minor child' eligibility, but the first child is now 19.

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Barrister

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The other question is...I was very sick about a year and a

The other question is...I was very sick about a year and a half ago and separated from my husband on top of it...I amounted very large credit card debt...I have received all kinds of letters and most of them are offered reduced amounts to pay back and satisfy the debt..I am not a dead beat...but I am now 67 and only have social security and my husband's 401K to live on....is there any course of action...lawsuitsor whatever..that my creditors can take if ido not satisfy this credit card debt

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Loren

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We have two questions to ask, We are in Florida. First, we

We have two questions to askJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: We are in Florida. First, we have a Toyota camry that is terribly underwater. We can't sell it without loosiing many thousands. I have contacted Southeast Financial who holds the loan about turning the car back to them. They said they would auction the car and we would be responsible for the remaining owed money. Now what could happen if we can't pay the remaining amount of the loan?JA: PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine.Customer: Would they sue...could they demand money from our only two sources of income...a 401k and social security. could they put a lien on our house...it is underwater..how would this play outJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yet..we are still paying 464 a month...for a camry yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have another issue..but let's solve the car problem first...okay?

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Loren

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My mother is 78 and owns 3 properties free and clear; the

Hello. My mother is 78 and owns 3 properties free and clear; the house in PA she lives in and two others that are rentals (one in PA and one in FL). My sister and I (and my mother) are wondering if/when/how to transfer ownership of the properties to avoid the most estate taxes. Any input you have would be welcome. Thanks!

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Gerald, Esq

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I'm exempt salaried employee & recently I was asked to: fill

Hi, I'm exempt salaried employee & recently I was asked to:JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: fill in & do work for another department 7 day/week. I was told this would be only required for 90 days. I also when voiced my opinion regarding website design (I'm Director of Marketing) I was told my position will change & I will most likely be placed in Operations department. Today I was asked to start sending time sheet (I work at home, Arvada CO & my company is based in NYC) when no other employee working from home is required to do that. I want to know if my employer can request for me to do 2 jobs at the same time (marketing & operations) & if it's legal for them to request that time sheet.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: This is a start up company & we do not really have full HR department. I did thou sent several emails to my CEO & VP of Operations stating my "frustration".JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, thank you!

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John

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I have a friend who has been working as Physician's Asst and

I have a friend who has been working as Physician's Asst and would like to set up his own practice, rather than work for someone. He has a trust he will inherit some day with about $400 K in it. His parents are still living. I have been doing some business consulting with him. He would like to access the trust funds for the purpose of setting up his practice. His parents have mentioned possibly helping him out with a loan. He is hoping his parents could work out giving him the trust while they are still alive. We do not know the details about the trust, other than his parents set it up. If the parents set it up, is it likely they can work out an earlier access for him to the trust funds? He figures to make an extra $40K per year by being able to open a practice. He would like to sound intelligent when asking his parents to do this. Maybe he could ask some questions about type of trust. A short education of how it would or would not be possible would be very helpful. He feels if he has a good understanding of how it might work, it will make it easier to get his parents to work it out, if they can.

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Gerald, Esq

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