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I have been able to afford to pay my fine and restitution

I have been able to afford to pay my fine and restitution ,not because i dont want to but because i don't have the money .what can i do pleaseJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: nyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yes I have a public defenderJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: he says i have to pay it all tomorrow or go to jail or show my w2's to show my wagesJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: like what

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The electric bill was always in my Mom's name. She died in

The electric bill was always in my Mom's name. She died in 1994. Everything was right of survivorship, so my /dad did not do an estate, and continued to pay the bill in her name for 10 years. when he died, there was a will and I settled his estate. the lawyer said that he would contact the creditors. After the estate was settled. the bill continued to come in her name. When I called the company to ask about this, they said that 'my name was on the account, but it might take a little longer to change from her name.' the name on the bill never changed, but I figured that if my name was on the account, I would just keep paying the bill, which I have--perfectly, no missed payments, usually a credit balance. When I called over service issues, and gave them my name, they seemed fine with that.Last week I called to check on a balance, and they insisted on having my Mom's id info. I went to their office and explained the situation. They closed her acct and opened a new one for me. However, the clerk was told that she could not apply the credit balance to my acct, even though I had the cancelled check to show that I had paid it. It needs to be "researched" and I need power of attorney.Am I in trouble for trying to straighten this out?

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My aunt has been getting calfresh and calwork benefit for

My aunt has been getting calfresh and calwork benefit for little over a year. But I guess she didn't report the right income amount to them and they now investigating the case. What kind of penalty will she get?

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My son's car was stolen, it was found by the police the next

My son's car was stolen, it was found by the police the next day but they neglected to contact him. It was towed and now the tow company want $500 in towing fees. My son missed that day of work filing a police report and works over an hour away 7-5 daily. the towing place closes at 4:30. They are charging him $50 per day. Is this fair? Can these towing companies do this legally?

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A clerk at my Term Disability company, UNUM, began harassing

Hello, a clerk at my Long Term Disability company, UNUM, began harassing me in 2009 about $ sent to me by my auto insurance company American National Property and Casuality for 3 auto accidents which occurred between December 24, 2006 and 2009. All monies were either for the damages that I paid to the repair service provider with a Pain and Suffering on the 2006 accident. They claimed that they should have received those payments and began by withholding 6 months of my full benefits and they continue to keep almost $90 per month to date....they reported these payments as Income to the IRS and they've hounded us ever since, keeping our tax returns every year and charging us Interest and large fees along the way....they've also taken money out of our bank accounts over the years.I sent every receipt to Keira, the clerk....who NEVER entered them into their system as received.....because of her actions it forced us to have to file Bankruptcy in September 2010, we lost our home and our Credit rating....and have suffered because of her actions. This year I found the Tax Code 104 (a)(2) which uses my situation as an example....any Monies received for damages and/or Pain and Suffering is NOT considered Income.I need help to get every dime back, fix the issue with the IRS and the Ca State tax board, who've just jumped on the bandwagon this year.I've tried over and over again to deal with UNUM and have been called every name in the book....they've been extremely rude and hurtful to our lives....My husband and I are now both disabled and we need our $ to live.I believe that UNUM should have to fix what they did and get restitution for it....Damages and Pain and Suffering settlement from them......Can you help?

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My son worked at Target. He was terminated for stealing

My son worked at Target. He was terminated for stealing money $300. He already paid them $1000. Now they are taking him to court as well. Will he need a lawyer. What will more likely happen? Should he plead guilty or no contest?

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Over the last twelve months, my ex-husband has been paying

over the last twelve months, my ex-husband has been paying bills associated with a credit card from my checking account. My checking account was a joint account, but it has not been for a year when we removed his name from it. I discovered this a week ago, contacted him, and he his paying me back, says, "he can't believe he did this." The total amount taken from me was over $30K. I did notice, but did not think to investigate it and assumed it was the economic struggle of going to a single income, refi mortgage, etc. I'm wondering if I can sue for some sort of reparations? Or if I should press charges?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York stateJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no

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I loaned 50,000 to a man that I met online. He owned a

I loaned 50,000 to a man that I met online. He owned a company called Help Me Buy My Auto and needed investors. I have a signed promissory contract and the money was due in December 2015. He has disappeared and the office is closed. I have since found out on the internet that he opened another company called Capital Investment the very same month the money was loaned. His wife (whom he told me he was separated from) was a officer of company and never was informed of this loan. They filed bankruptcy in Dec? And also sold a 520,000 house in Fort Myers and bought a foreclosure. I believe this man has done this before and may be doing it to others. Is there anything I can do?

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We have made payments to get current on a rental. I have

We have made payments to get current on a rental. I have been served by the sheriff to leave by 8/15/16. We will be moving out the weekend of 9/1/16 how can we get an extension? The landlord is not responding to my messages.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: KsJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: We folded check 13 in December

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