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I would like to start a business creating handcrafted rings

I would like to start a business creating handcrafted rings from coins (State quarters and half dollars). Now, I have read the law, and it states that it is illegal to "Fraudulently" deface currency. However, people seem to think my idea is still illegal; that is, to sell coins as jewlery. Can someone please advise me on this?

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Can a business legally refuse to accept bills no larger than

Can a business legally refuse to accept bills no larger than a $20?Can a business insist only on payment by credit card and REFUSE legal tender?

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If you create a promissory note to payoff a mortgage under

If you create a promissory note to payoff a mortgage under Public Law 73-10, UCC 3-104 , 12 USC 14 UCC 1-201 12 USC 1813-1wording at top of promissory note as followsTender in terms of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881; Publick Law 73-10, Chapter 48, 48 Stat. 112, 12 U.S.C. 411; Securities Act §2(1), 3(a)(3) and settlement in terms of Congressional Statutes at large, Title 62.would a demand letter for payoff need to accompany this?

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My question is involved. It involves an agreement we signed

My question is involved. It involves an agreement we signed as a deposit on a piece of property in the Philippines. We gave a $10,000.00 deposit with the agreement that if we could not secure financing within one year, we would forfeit the deposit. We decided to cancel the contract 2 days after signing it for various reasons and stopped payment on both checks($5000.00 each) and informed seller of that fact. Six months later they cashed one of the checks because the stop payment expired. Now we are out $5000.00 as they refuse to return the money even though we received no goods or services

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I answered a direct mail program with Alliance Publishing Inc

I answered a direct mail program with Alliance Publishing Inc and am now left holding the bag to the tune of about 1000$,. They gave names, phone #'s & email adresses which now are coming back to me undeliverable. It was called the Infinity Income program by J K Owens and Catherine Reece, also Patricia Tate and Janice Murphy. They used DAJ Direct mailing list company and Contemporary Communications mailing house, giving a guarantee for results. I actually got 3 responces right away and then nothing.Do you know anything about them and what I can do. Appreciate you help, yours truly, ***** ***** I need to go to bed and my computer will freeze sometimes. I need a telephone #in case it does. Please email and I will check for it tmr PM.Thanks, ***** ***** the free trial then. (I'm 80 years old and should have known better)

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Instructions to Tender Payment Notice to Agent is Notice

Instructions to Tender PaymentNotice to Agent is Notice to Principal. Notice to Principal is Notice to AgentSilence is Acquiescence, Agreement, and DishonorNOTICE: This document is not intended to threaten, harass, hinder or obstruct any lawful operations.It is for the purpose of obtaining lawful and legal remedy as is provided by law and tendered with honorable intent.RE: Account #To whom it may concern: Enclosed find Promissory Note No.: XXXXXX made out to_________________ to discharge the above referenced account for settlement and closure.This attached Negotiable Instrument is presented under the authority of House Joint Resolution 192, Public Law 73-10, UCC 3-104(c), Spencer v. Sterling Bank, 63 Cal Ap. 4th 1055 (1998), Guaranty Trust Co. Of NY v. Henwood et al, 307 U.S. 247 (FN3), the Within Negotiable Instruments, Vol. III (including 2006 Supplement) on the Undersigned's UCC Contract Trust Account. "The entire taxing and monetary systems are hereby placed under the U.C.C." (Uniform Commercial Code) - The Federal Tax Lien Act of 1966. Please send receipt for discharge to the address above in care of my notary public/attesting witness within 3 days of deposit. As everyone should know lawful money was removed from our economy by congress in 1933 by HJR 192 (House Joint Resolution) and replaced with negotiable instruments. These negotiable instruments are considered as legal tender on the same par and category as federal reserve notes. They represent a mortgage on all the homes and personal property of all the American people. This mortgage was placed without proper legal authorization by congress and the supreme court required that a remedy had to be given to the American people who were principals and sureties for the national debt. This remedy is to discharge debt for the people who demanded it. We the People were made private bankers according to the law with the authority to issue notes to discharge lawful debts. This must remain in effect until lawful money and the property is returned to We the People without any encumbrances. HJR 192: “Now, there-fore be it. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) every provision contained in or made with respect to any obligation which purports to give the obligee a right to require payment in gold or a particular kind of coin or currency, or in an amount in money of the United States measured thereby, is declared to be against public policy; and no such provision shall be contained in or made with respect to any obligation hereafter incurred. Every obligation, heretofore or hereafter incurred, whether or not any such provision is contained therein or made with respect thereto, shall be discharged upon payment, dollar for dollar, in any coin or currency which at the time of payment is legal tender for public and private debts.”LEGAL TENDER DEFINED Legal tender under the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.), Section 1-201(24) (Official Comment); “The referenced Official Comment notes that the definition of money is not limited to legal tender under the U.C.C. The test adopted is that of sanction of government, whether by authorization before issue or adoption afterward, which recognizes the circulating medium as a part of the official currency of that government. The narrow view that money is limited to legal tender is rejected.”

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I am being sued in Carson City, Nevada. I live in Southern

I am being sued in Carson City, Nevada. I live in Southern California. He claims I am responsible for a verbal contract my then husband supposedly agreed to in 2007. I had no knowledge of any contract until after I was served with divorce papers in July 2010. In the divorce - final May 2013 - my now ex-husband received all businesses including debt. He claims my ex husband was in Carson City on a certain date - he was not. I have been handling the court paperwork through a paralegal in Carson City - I do not know Nevada law - now I have gotten a notice for an arbitration meeting on Nov. 11, 2013 in Carson City - no time nor place. Now what do I do?

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I owe my ex roommate $1050 for rent, I no longer live there

I owe my ex roommate $1050 for rent, I no longer live there but signed a contract for the lease agreement that ends at the end of July. Can I send her the payment in Pennies? Will she have to accept the payment legally? Can US Postal Stamps be used as legal tender to pay my dues to her?

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I just went to the store " Tea Station " in San Diego and I

I just went to the store " Tea Station " in San Diego and I tried to pay with my $10 dollar bill they told me that they were told by their store chain to accept the new $10 dollar bill.So I had to pay with my $20 dollar bill.There were no signs on the store counter saying why they will not accept the old $10 dollar bill.I do not even know there is a new $10 dollar bill out.Is this legal?ThanksTim

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