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My ex-husband and I owned a business, a corporation based in

My ex-husband and I owned a business, a corporation based in New Mexico. A few years ago he began working in Texas outside of Dallas due to the lack of work (construction) in New Mexico. Although I went down frequently to help out, I never moved full-time to TX. About a year and a half ago he met a woman and became involved with her. She immediately began to take over control of the company and his life. We got divorced (finalized Nov. 30, 2015) and as part of the settlement, I signed over my 50% ownership of the corporation to my ex.Initially he was paying all of our bills, as well as paying me alimony, but several months ago he began saying he was broke. He began to suspect that this woman who'd taken over his business was taking money from the corporation but couldn't be sure. About a month ago I finally convinced him to get all of the bank statements, credit card statements, etc. so that I could prepare the books for our accountant so that he could file our 2015 corporate taxes. The upshot is that between making personal charges on the business credit card and taking cash withdraws from the business account (yes, he did put her on the account), she stole almost $300,000! My ex-husband is now completely broke, which of course affects my financial situation and has a credit card with a $60,000 balance on it. He is still living with this woman but wants to move back to New Mexico and start over with me. I realize that I probably can't sue this woman, but I would think that he can. What do you think?

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Los Angeles I need to sue my 2 brothers. The 3 of us are

Los AngelesI need to sue my 2 brothers.The 3 of us are co-trustees for my 95 year old father. Brothers had him deemed Incapacitated with an Affidavit of Successor Trustee, last July. Right after that my younger brother said the roof needed to be replaced. He sent a roofer to inspect it and the roofer confirmed it.My father's finances were low due to remodeling the kitchen ($68000) and my mother's funeral a couple years later ($23000). So I entered into a verbal loan agreement with my brothers to pay for the roof, with the money being paid back to me when my father could pay me back.Right after that, my father's condition became such that a 24/7 caregiver needed to be hired to take care of him. We sold my father's house to pay the caregiver agency $5400 per month. The house was sold for $640,000 and the money is in the bank.My brothers will not pay me the $6000. I have called, written emails, texts, etc. for months now, to no avail. Can I sue them? Since they are co-trustees to my father's estate, does it have to go thru a different court? Or Do I have to sue my father's estate or him?This is a terrible situation. Please help.

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I am preparing a motion to replace the trustees of my family

i am preparing a motion to replace the trustees of my family trust must rely on the courts to appoint a successor... How do I word this and who can be appointed? Ive prepared the notion and the argument is very strong to replace them but every example ive seen recommends a replacement to the court, i dont have the anility to do that but i dont want to file an incomplete motion, any advice? I dont really care who the successor trustee is, but should i talk to a few banks? There is a LOT of money in the trust.

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What laws are in place that discuss amendments made to

What laws are in place that discuss amendments made to trusts that were not properly made and what are my remedies here... Its been almost five years since it happened but i just discovered it. The trustees added themselves to my special trust, removed the hems standard, and a number of other changes were made at the same time five years ago. Ive recently obtained a true copy of the trust with all the amendments and discovered that my signature was forged on two notifications of those amendments and i was never told about those two amendments. So fast forward to today... Long story short, ive been evicted from my home and cut off from the trust and they are saying that ive violated the no contest clause and no longer have a trust because I sued them for commiting a number of torts against me. But i didnt even know they were trustees until recently, they were the trystees of my grandfathers main trust but my grandfather didnt intend on them being trustees of my special trust, they added themselves in addition to my mother five years ago without the ability to do it. Now they are saying that i cant do anything about it because its too late, is that true?

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I had an idea for an event. I constructed the entire thing.

I had an idea for an event. I constructed the entire thing. I brought someone on board to help me work on it and now she has stolen my idea from verbiage about the event to website and pursuing the event without me. Can I sue? Can I issue a cease and desist letter? What are my options?

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L did not sell my company stock because the CEO ( J

l did not sell my company stock because the CEO (Larry J Brandt)kept sending out emails that our bank was not a troubled bank. I watched my stock go from 120K to a 5 to 1 reverse split. The bank was lost on 1/31/2011. I ended up with 23K. Is there anything I can do now? The mission statement even included a clause that stated to protect shareholders value. He began commercial lending when the former CEO passed away. The former CEO would not go into commercial lending due to the risk.

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In june I sold a car to a gentleman online for $3500. The

In june I sold a car to a gentleman online for $3500. The buyer sent me 3000 with intent to pay the balance of $500. I contacted the buyer multiple times within the 3 month period about final payment with no response from the buyer. Being I didn't hear from the buyer I decided I would repay the buyer once I finally gained contact for I did not want anything to happen to the vehicle because the vehicle at the time was my main source of transportation. I had to leave the state which the car was located due to a death in my family and decided to store the vehicle at a mutual friends home. In doing so I kept the title but gave the keys to the friend in case he had to move the car around his home. Fast forward to September, I finally hear from the buyer and explain my position on repaying the buyer. At first we agree to the terms of paying 500 per month till the refund is complete. The buyer then changes his position and requires the full refund or he will take possession of the car. We argue back and forth meanwhile a decision was made to remove the car from the mutual friend's home to a neutral location till the situation is resolved and so that my personal effects are removed from the vehicle. I being out of state at the time I get a solidify a driver to remove the vehicle. When time came to remove the car the mutual friend states the car has been picked up buy the buyer. Now I am without final payment, my personal effects, and being taunted buy the buyer because I stated I would purse legal action to get my items back. I am more than willing to send the buyer the title once I receive my items however I want to know what legal recourse do I have in getting my final payment and my personal effects.JA: What state is this in? And just to clarify, when was the purchase made?Customer: I was located in NJ and the buyer in Colorado when the sale was made. I had then moved to Atlanta GA where the car was temporarily stored and then taken by the buyerJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I'm convinced that but the buyer and the person who stored the car were in it together because it's ironic how when I finally have someone available to remove the vehicle that the car was said to be gone in lue of speaking to the friend storing the car two days prior.

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If a trustee move your entire trust from an investor in one

If a trustee move your entire trust from an investor in one state to another and called a lawyer for probate guidelines and my son wanted to fight it and he is the beneficiary of his fathers will, what court now does he have to go to. She did this behind our backs

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My father purchased a residence for my son and his wife and

my father purchased a residence for my son and his wife and required them to sign a promissory note and make payments after they sold the home they were living in prior to the new purchase. Of course they did not sign a attorney drafted note and subsequently my father passed. My son then started the process to mortgage the residence to pay the debt back and was in the final stages. When he ask the wife to sign the loan docs she refused and filed for divorce within a few days claiming my father had gifted her a half interest in the home. Is this a possibility an advisory stated that there is precedent that if a loan is not documented and the benefactor dies then it becomes a gift. Are you aware of such case law. ronJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? No. I'm the Lawyer's Assistant. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Colorado.. the divorce is in the mediation stage with final orders in a monthJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the home was purchased in 2013 for $187500 and gift taxes have not been paid. my online research shows a possible tax liability of almost $100000

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