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I am seeking a divorce in the state of. My wife and I are
I am seeking a divorce in the state of Washington. My wife and I are co-owners of a publishing company for just the books I write. She will maintain ownership of 50% of the income from that company, but I will probably write 50-100 more books in the future. My question is whether I can legally form another publishing company to market those books, while also maintaining my original company (and all the books there) and giving her the 50%? She insists I can not legally form a new company for my new books. Can I?
Estate had roth ira with stocks worth 600000 at date of
estate had roth ira with stocks worth 600000 at date of death. they were not distributed to the 4 heirs (25%) on this date . the fmv is now 480000. are each of the heirs entitiled to 25% of 600000 or 480000. each heir should get 150000 or 120000?
I want to give a benefit to people who used to be associated
i want to give a benefit to people who used to be associated with my brand but i don't want to tie it to ownership, or employer/employee relationship. i want it to be a voluntary contribution for their benefit which will be honored which will be honored so long as the brand is doing well. in return, i want a quit of any claim they may think they have from prior owners (should not carry to me) also contingent on that they do no harm to the brand or the customers (this is the real reason for this agreement - anyone one of them can harm the customer base)is there a document that can be outfitted to include such items? maybe a do not compete agreement, or other?
Legalgems. so Im discussing the cashing of the check,
Hi again legalgems. so Im discussing for now the cashing of the check, written to my daughter under the Nevada uniform transfer act to minors. and me as "custiodian for". And if cashing the check will cause problems for me to contest the part of the probate that only pertains to me, not my daughter.So, take a look Below....at what I got from a Nevada's attorneys office and their simplified versions explaining how to understand this Uniform minors act in Nevada:As this interpretation tells me there shouldn't be ANY repercussions cashing daughters check.??And doesn't the "Tort" thing pertain to my case also.... working in my favor? (thanks and see below)WHAT IS THE PRIMARY GOAL OF THE UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT?Instead of a trust, guardianship or conservatorship, the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act contemplates a custodianship of the property that would otherwise transfer directly to the minor. The custodian would be either an adult or an appropriate institution, which would serve in that capacity until the minor reaches the age specified in the statute. Age of maturity ranges from 18 to 25 depending on the state's version of the statute. The custodial relationship is created by executing a simple document.Nevada's age of maturity is 18.WHAT IS THE EXTENT OF LIABILITY OF THE CUSTODIAN?Pursuant to the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, the liability of custodians has been limited as the type of property which can be transferred has been expanded. The custodian has specific statutory authority to deal with the property on behalf of the minor. The custodian will not be held personally liable for contractual obligations where it is clear that the custodian signed only in the capacity of “custodian”. Nor will the custodian be held personally liable on TORT claims arising from the ownership or control of custodial property unless the custodian is found to be personally at fault.Created 8/04/2015If you have questions regarding the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, or any other estate planning needs, please contact Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd., either online or by calling us at(###) ###-####Here's the link:understanding the nevada uniform transfers to minors act
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?
My son was on a senior class trip to Costa Rica last week
My son was on a senior class trip to Costa Rica last week when he was bitten by a bug and had a severe allergic reaction. He did not get the proper help from the teacher/advocates on the trip, endangering him and requiring my intervention with a flight to Costa Rica to have him hospitalized and properly treated. I was not notified by any of the teachers of his situation, and did not find out for 4 days, until my son was able to get to internet and inform me. My daughter died of an allergic reaction and it put us all through a week of hell, and because of his condition, he had to miss his high school graduation ceremony. I feel the school was negligent in the way they handled his situation, yet they have been consistently dismissive this last week. I'm wondering what my legal options are, if any.Thanks!Robin Scovill
Suing without a lawyer... What do I have to look forward to?
Suing without a lawyer... What do I have to look forward to? After one year of being with an attorney I'm now on my own. I ran out of money. We just filed the petition last week and I'm getting ready to serve it but my lawyer can't help me any more. In fact, I'm left to reading books about what I need to do. I'm suing a group of men for breach of fiduciary duty and defamation (among others), and the defendants lawyer is about to contact me for the first time since my lawyer has been off the case. I need to know how the process works... Anything you can tell me would be greatly appreciated. It's going to be pretty strange questioning the defendants on the stand, how do people in my situation do that?
We have a family business with myself, brother & mother all
We have a family business with myself, brother & mother all partners/ managers of this LLC. Brother & myself get paid equal amounts and 50/50 on everything. Brother has been stealing since father passed. Caught stealing cash from car wash, then took cash rent from tenant, took holding money !,000- & hires people for cash then brings fake receipt with doubled price to be reimbursed. NOW we just discovered that he is actually our lawn service that he supposedly hired 15 months ago. This is the problem I want to ask you about. We were curious when he said they were from Conway and then the statement said Georgetown. We asked him why he said "I don't know where they are from?" There's no phone number on their statement. I went to the Georgetown address to find their lawn business and it was the UPS store. It's my brother I know it!! I have looked at the back of some of these checks we wrote to this lawn care company and he does not sign the back but lets bank endorse it. The bank is "The Citizens Bank" and that has also been his personal bank as well. Another clue is he said they were from Conway - then address was Georgetown UPS but some of the checks were deposited in the town where he lives of Pawleys Island. So we are not going to pay it and we are waiting on him to ask about it. (He will be pretending that the lawn service people called him to ask where their payment is) He will get very mad. He does this everytime he gets caught and tries to make it seem like it is mine & my mom's fault. But is there anyway we have any legal rights to see his landscaping checking account since he is defrauding our company and paying himself extra money which is $10,000 some dollars more than I make??? Also how can I ever know if he would split a commission on any of our land deals. Because we have an agreement that none of the managers make commissions off of real estate deals. But my brother goes and talks to these realtors alone and blocks us out. But that is off in the distance so my most important question is the crime of the moen and how could I freeze his checking acct? or is it not possible? I bet he won't even report it to our accountant as income but I am going to do it for him!!
Motorized hurricane shutters on my florida condo wereView more legal questions
Motorized hurricane shutters on my florida condo were removed during the installation of windows at the direction of the HOA and never replaced. A security guard originally hired by the contractor was terminated by a vote of the HOA to effect a savings. A police report was made but the HOA refuses responsibility as does the contractor. Loss approximates $8,000. Homeowners says outside of bldg therefore common and not covered.Who is responsible?