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Question for Minnesota Probate and Estates, if the PR signs over assests or distributes assests before all the bills are paid. Can the creditors sue the heirs? And or do the heirs have to return vechiles that have already been placed in the heirs name?

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Gerald, Esq

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I have a Revocable Living Trust with Betzel and Kaufman in

I have a Revocable Living Trust with Betzel and Kaufman in Cincinnati, Ohio, Daniel Betzel. However, they apparently are not in business and I cannot find out who is taking care of that now. Can you help me find out who took over their business?

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Barrister

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: I need to speak with a medical

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: I need to speak with a medical malpractice attorney licensed in Texas.I am a chiropractor, and my Board of chiropractic examiners requires that I have service facility location with its own NPI#, and address.I would like to put the service location as my home ( I cannot currently afford an office.)QUESTION: Can designating your home / address as my place of service/service facility location with its own NPI number negate the homestead protections for my Home and my two cars if somebody I treated decided to sue me?Due to financial hardship and disability, I do not have homeowners insurance or malpractice insurance at this time. I only treat my wife and a friend.

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Ely

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How much does my lawyer make and how much goes to his firm?

How much does my lawyer make and how much goes to his firm? I have a situation where politics got involved in my case and although my lawyer wanted to continue to represent me, others in his firm suggested that I seek another attorney. This was one month ago. I've since come up with some evidence that ensures a victory in court and now they are wanting to continue to defend me based on a contingency agreement. It is what it is but one month ago my case was strong but the Man U am suing is a pretty big name in the law community and "other people" didn't really want to pursue my case. They would have but they changed their contingent offer to a "hybrid" offer that included a high percentage of the award AND an hourly rate of $100 per lawyer in the meantime. This wasn't what had originally talked about and they knew I didn't have any money. Basically, they were wanting me to go elsewhere. BUT, I want this attorney to continue to represent me, BUT I don't want the "other people" (his firm), to benefit from the award. Is it possible to reach a contingency agreement where just my lawyer benefits from the award and his firm only gets the regular hourly fee? That really is the fair thing to do at this point.

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RobertJDFL

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2. I wanted to clarify that the Church Board cancelled the

2. I wanted to clarify that the Church Board cancelled the annual health event toward the last year, but they are interested in taking advantage of having the information, especially demographic information for soliciting for their newly constructed medical program or other purposes including church-related meetings.3. I actually assumed that you have read all the attached file. The main advice I wanted to get was regarding the letter from the conference and my draft letter as a response. I would like to have your opinion whether my draft letter is constructed right way from the legal point of view. I understand you have advised obtaining a local lawyer to get help on this case and I agree, but I would like to give one more effort to write a letter to the President of the Conference and reserve officially involving a lawyer till I receive another response.The President of the Conference wrote on 4-19-16;Dear Dr. Kim,It has been brought to our attention that you are in possession of the names and informationgathered during the health-screeing program(s) of the Napa Valley Korean Church. It is ourPosition that those names are ***** ***** of the Norther California Conference due to the factThat the information was gathered during the operation of a ministry of one of our NCCcongregations. This ministry was a voted ministry of the church and was covered under the liability of the Norther California Conference.Please turn over all the information regarding the health-screening ministry of the Napa ValleyKorean Chruch to Pastor ***** *****m by May 20, 2016. In addition, please cease doing anindependent ministry in the name of the health-screening ministry of the Napa Valley KoreanChurch.We hope that you will respond in a spirit of Christ***** *****ation.Sincerely,My draft letter as an response;Dear Elder __________,I received your letter dated 4-19-16 by mail. I assume your suggestions and demands regarding the Health-screening program are based on the limited and/or misinterpretation of information provided to you.The name of the Health-screening program was originally founded by myself in 1996 prior to becoming a member of Napa Valley Korean Church and the church had a permitted use. The name is ***** ***** an independent entity and neither NCC nor Napa Valley Korean Church possesses the right of its use.The Health-screening program you are referring to is an act of medical service, and I am obligated to be in compliance with the laws of privacy and confidentiality, including the health information privacy, which supersedes the regulations of NCC and your requests as a president of NCC.The medical records including the demographic information are required to be released upon the request by patients and cannot be disclosed without their permission. The majority in the database was contacted, and so far they have elected not to have their private information shared with Napa Valley Korean Church. The records including signed agreement do not contain either the name of Napa Valley Korean Church or the name of NCC even a single time, but all of the laboratory test reports, the main portion of the records, list my personal name as a primary care physician.Therefore, the liability of the medical service was carried under my name though the coverage of my medical malpractice insurance while the NCC liability, unfortunately, does not give any coverage on this important part of activities on this annual Health-screening program.I am afraid that you are in violation of the privacy and confidentiality laws by promoting the breach of these important laws by demanding the transfer of non-permitted patient's data to a non-medical provider, Pastor ***** *****m.It also contradicts your previous statement that the conference has the limited involvement of the local churches. You have shown the high interest on this particular issue and decided to send this type of demanding letter without giving me any opportunities to explain my position when the concern was raised by Pastor Lim and/or the church board. You have repeatedly avoided responding to the relevant inquiries related to the conference employee's dishonesty, and yet enthusiastic in instructing what to do on the independent activities of health ministry and outreach program conducted by a medical provider who is not employed by NCC.It is my sincere request for you to bring the statements of demand to their correction by making them immediately ineffective.It is my prayer that a true Christian leadership is reflected through you as Jesus Christ has demonstrated so.Sincerely,=================================================================Is the Conference President can send me such a letter demanding to transfer all the information?As stated earlier I founded the name of the program, and we never used the name of the church in any independent activity.Thank you again for your advice.

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Attorney2

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Texas appellate court overturned lower court (jury) that i

texas appellate court overturned lower court (jury) that i was married and instructed my ex gf ,Mandy,to return my possessions. Only real pissesion was my house in my name as a single man that the lower court judge forced me to sign over to Mandy.Within a few weeks she had sold it to her boyfiend under "fishy" circumstances per my attorney,who sold it 2 months later poss. To his son and it was sold again a few month before i recueved the appellate court decision.. Im not sure if my gf has any miney bit if she does is their anything i can do to get some of it back? she is an rn and makes about 80000 a year.. can i go fter her retirement ? any suggestions.what kind of am attorney could help me with this.. If the first sale to her boyfriend was not done in the right way would i have a clim with title insurance

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

 
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19 April 2016 01:41 I promise, promise this will be it Ray.

19 April 2016 01:41I promise, promise this will be it Ray. I will be sure to compensate you because you have been so helpful Ray. You have given us the confidence to carry through this ordeal.....BUT Ray, this diseased lawyer died almost 1 year ago....wouldn't all of his distributions to heirs be distributed already and there may not be anything left in the estate? And if there is nothing left in estate, what do you sue then? Also, this law firm changed to an LLP (from a corp) about 2 -3 years ago. Would this have any effect on the suing of anything? What would be our options if the above is in our pathway??I'm hoping this lawsuit that my husband & I are submitting will be somewhat a help to us when we separate from corp (which is by 2017) meaning that maybe the IRS,will see that we stuck our foot out there and stood up by ourselves, hoping that we can recover our part of the tax burden (by suing the two lawyers).... and when taking my husbands land out of the corporation, maybe the IRS will forgive or reduce the tax burden or it's entirety for us only (my husband & Me) since its OUR suit and make the corporations main two, President & Secretary, and the other sibling shareholders liable for the remaining of the tax burden since they didn't try to resolve the "mistake" before or as soon as they all realized this could be a huge oversight of a "mistake"when all is said and done. I feel the other two corp bros and siblings are just passing time with little tid bit meetings with tax lawyers and such and never come up with a solution. I think there just waiting for mom to die (96 years old) or the 1 year death anniversary of lawyer to pass up.I tried to make EVERYONE aware (husbands corp brothers and siblings) that if we don't take care of this problem as a unit NOW, better than LATER, and try to make these two lawyers a percentage liable ( or maybe in it's entirety) for the "mistake", we all may be responsible (siblings too because they are shareholders, even though they are passive in the day to day business of corp and don't receive any monies from the corp) to pay the tax burden when my husband exits his ground out of the corporation (2017), or if mom dies before we exit. By the way, this whole matter has strained my relationship with EVERYONE in my farming family. It has also strained my relationship with my husband and my two son's, because they ALL think I'm just trying to cause trouble for the family, when indeed what I'm trying to do is help the entire family so we can remain a close family at the end. Everyone doesn't see this. Just last night I wanted to give up on this whole thing because it is so stressful to tackle this, basically, all alone.I also want to sue these two lawyers for all the pain and suffering I've gone through. Would this be possible also?Thanks Ray.

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Ray

Lawyer

Doctoral Degree

 
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My attorney wants to walk away from my case. I live in

My attorney wants to walk away from my case. I live in California.Background info:1. My trial is coming up in three weeks2. My attorney is super busy with other trials, does not want to spend the time and money to take my case to trial. They've done very little on it so far.3. There was a small settlement offer on the table a few months ago; I've asked for an updated offer in writing a few times but have not gotten me one yet4. My attorney sent me an email today and wants me to voluntarily sign a form to release him as counsel in 4 days ( A substitution form).5. He says if I don't sign and return this in 4 days he will make a motion to withdraw. He says our client attorney relationship has been severed because I wrote in a email that I felt "threatened" by his comment about abandoning my case. He says a client should never feel threatened. Well he is the one instigating and making these remarks. I've been super cooperative with him in every which way. I've always said that I have faith in my case and in him and I want to keep him as counsel. I just haven't agreed to take the settlement, which is my right base on my retainer.6. He thinks his motion for withdrawal will be granted and he tells me that this will hurt my case so therefore he is urging me to sign the Attorney Sub form.7. I doubt I can find a replacement attorney to take my case with trial being three weeks away even if the judge offers a continuum so I can not sign that Attorney Sub form.8. Also I doubt I can get a legal consultation in the next 4 days.I personally don't think the judge will grant him a withdrawal even if he bullshits that we our client attorney relationship has been severed, but if he files for withdrawal it might hurt my case. What do you think? How can it hurt/help my case?I am waiting for final written offer but they are not giving it to me? Not sure why they are not giving me this? What's holding them back?Time is of the essence, so I am thinking of making the first move and emailing them the settlement that would be acceptable to me. What do you think? Is this a good idea?If we don't settle there are two possibilities:1. they motion for withdrawal and the judge allows them; I am up shit's creek to find someone to take over my case. I then would need to find a legal malpractice attorney for their negligence.2. they motion for withdrawal and the judge does not allow them; then chances are they will do a shitty job at my trial forcing me again to go after them for malpractice.Please answer my specific questions and give me something to sink my teeth in. Please don't give me advice that I should find an attorney to consult. I know that already.

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Andrea, Esq.

Attorney

Post-Doctoral Degree

 
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Is it important general counsel position

Hello,Is it important for a general counsel position within a private company to have a contractual agreement that includes something about indemnification/costs/suits against the attorney?Our current agreement with out GC has nothing of the sort and she is inquiring about putting something in there that, "promises that the company will protect the GC in the event of legal action against her in the course of business, etc." I'm under the impression that the company is already somewhat obligated to do this, but I guess there is nothing concrete in the contract that says something along those lines.She also asked that something be included that says that we (company) will also support her or aid in her defense in case something is brought up (complaint, lawsuit) against her or her license WITHIN her work scope, whether or not she is our employee or ex-employee at that point.What can you suggest? Is it okay to promise such a thing to a GC? Is it okay NOT to?

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legalgems

Juris Doctorate

 
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