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If I agree to sale a piece of property via email (no

If I agree to sale a piece of property via email (no contract being signed) Am I legally obligated to sale that property?

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Nishan Parlakian

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I don't work for anyone, but I've been married to my husband

I don't work for anyone, but I've been married to my husband for 30 years. We have 2 boys. My husbands family is a large caucasian catholic family. My husband and I are co owners of a 6 person corporation. Though us 3 wives are not shareholders of the corporation, the other 2 wives seem to have a lot of influence on what goes on in the corporation. I was told from the beginning, the wives don't get involved, so I respected that and never disobeyed the corporation rules, however, through the years, I've noticed how influential these wives actually are. When I would ask my 2 brother in laws questions about the corporation, they always seemed to ignore me. My 2 sister in laws never gave me the time of day. My husband and I are 10+ years younger than the 2 other co-owners of corporation. Through the years, I've grown to know a tremendous amount of information about the corporation (some good, but mostly not so good). It seems like the other 2 co-owners and their wives have prospered much more than us. We have signed for the same loans that bought properties and other farm machinery needed, amongst other items. These properties and everything is to be evenly split 33.3%. It all started 5 years ago when I started asking many question of the corporation, and thats when everyone turned against me in a terrible way. All i wanted was to create a family trust and put our home in the trust, but we couldn't because we didn't own it, the corporation did. And thats how it all started. My 2 brother in laws and their wives, my husbands 3 sisters have turned against me also. Overtime I try to get everyone together to talk things out, they totally ignore me. One day I was talking to my husbands sister and she told me that her brother (one of our co- owners of the corporation) said that I think I'm something to think I can ask all these questions. It's none of my business about what the corporation does. AND he refers me to the "Mexican Queen" (I am of Mexican decent). Even though the properties are under us 6 individuals and are deeded as tenants in common, my husband and I have no say so, but it seems to me they have it more for me because I ask so many questions and demand answers. At one recent meeting with these 2 other co-owner brother in laws. The one that refers to me as the "Mexican Queen" told me, "At the end, it's going to be between me and you Mexican Queen"!! Now I'm really starting to think that all this unfairness from the start of my marriage to now, is a classic case of discrimination. I've taken a lot of injustice from these other corporation owners and would really like to exploit them with a discrimination case against them. I have so much more evidence of the unfairness to me, but it's so obvious that they think I'm beneath them to this day. Please tell me if I have a chance to file a discrimination case against them and win. I've had all the unfairness I can stand. It's ruining my husband and my marriage. All my husbands life with his brothers, growing up with them and working with them, they have always treated my husband with no respect. All my husband has wanted from his brothers is acceptance and respect. Never has been that way.

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CalAttorney2

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

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Can someone accept service for someone else? I have two

Can someone accept service for someone else? I have two business partners that are also the trustees of my family trust to serve and one of them is out if town, I've been told that the one in town will probably accept service for the other but is that legally binding?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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There are ten of us siblings. Eight of us are in favor of

There are ten of us siblings. Eight of us are in favor of establishing a trust to keep our birth home and seven surounding acres in the family for years to come. Two are not in favor of the trust. Can the two prevent us eight from moving forward with the trust?

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legalgems

Juris Doctorate

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My Family Trust currently names my daughter as beneficiary.

My Family Trust currently names my daughter as beneficiary. I plan to change the beneficiary designation to a baby grandson (child of that same daughter) as well as any of her subsequent children. My daughter would be the trustee of the grandchild's trust. QUESTION: I would like to stipulate that in the event of accident, illness or disability involving my daughter, that she could then withdraw assets of the trust to pay for her own personal medical or maintenance expenses, especially in the event of long term disability. Can such a benefit be given to my daughter when she is also the trustee of her child's trust?

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CalAttorney2

Attorney

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Does a Quit Claim Deed have to match exactly the property

Does a Quit Claim Deed have to match exactly the property description that is in the Will in the state of Washington?

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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When can the statute of limitations be tolled? I have a

When can the statute of limitations be tolled? I have a situation where the trustees of my family trust commited some torts a little while ago, just over a year for a pretty serious case of defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress and a few others, there's even a unlawful imprisonment charge. The trust owns the house I live in and provides my income. They've been telling me that if I sued them for any reason I would be evicted and they cut off my income because I threatened to do just that. The defamation and imprisonment claims are over the one year mark but do I have an argument here to toll that? Also, my sister was involved and she is not a trustee... It was the trustees who made the threats but would I be able to toll the statutes for a claim against her? I believe that if the defendant is directly responsible for causing the delay of filing then this can be done, I'd say that losing my house and income is a pretty good reason, do you agree?

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Gerald, Esq

Juris Doctor

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In the attorney client relationship as the client reaches

in the attorney client relationship as the client reaches the golden years does the fiduciary duty of an attorney include advising the client to prepare a will and family trust to protect their assets against potential future probate. If the attorney omits the mention of legal advisement protecting the client against future probate a disservice? Is this a breach of professionalism and the community standards for a legal professional especially when the lack of this knowledge led to poor decisions on behalf of the client?

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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I won a case in CA superior court ( $50,000), I put a lien

I won a case in CA superior court ( $50,000), I put a lien against their property and record it, they are married and their home is under a family trust, the lien is against one party (the husband), Can they still sale their home ..? Can this lien Judgement have some real effect..?What are my options to collect ..? What else could I do..?Thanks..

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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