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I sold my home a few months ago, and although I was selling

I sold my home a few months ago, and although I was selling "by owner," the buyer insisted on hiring an agent to represent him. A non-agency agreement was made part of the sales agreement, stating that the agent commissions would be paid by the buyer. Upon signing the closing documents, the escrow officer quickly summarized all of the numbers and I signed my portion of the contract. Several weeks later, I found that I had been assessed a seller's credit to the buyer for the amount of the commission. I was never asked to provide this credit, and I never signed an addendum or amendment to the contract giving my permission. When I asked the escrow officer and the buyer's agent about this, I was told the credit was to be paid back to me by the buyer, after close of escrow.Now, I am fighting to get the buyer to pay it... which he is refusing. I was told by one of your attorneys that I should go to the real estate broker and demand payment. The broker tells me it is not his responsibility, and that I need to get the payment from the escrow company since it was their mistake.Who is right in this situation? I don't care who pays me back, but I am owed the money and want to get it paid.

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I dissolved a Kentucky company 15 years ago. Can someone may

I dissolved a Kentucky company 15 years ago. Can someone may try to make a claim against the corporate distributions made to me when the company was dissolved. How long does KY Revised Statutes allow a reach back to corporate distributions?

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We live in Indiana and may be in a breach of contract

We live in Indiana and may be in a breach of contract situation(regarding an RV purchase). The RV is owned in a Montana LLC(to avoid taxes for an IN owner who does not "full-time") and the contract is written and signed with no mention of the LLC. Is the contract legally binding ? We were trying to find something to travel to hospitals as I am 45 and became ill and lost my job this year. We "rented" the RV from who we thought was a nice man, so that I could try it before we bought it, since I am in a wheelchair and it is hard to travel. It ended up having what smelled like fumes(diesel) and none of my family could sit in it for even 20 minutes. The owner offered to come down and help my husband look at it and when we said that we couldn't buy it because of the fumes, he is making us buy it because it was supposed to be back to him(which didn't happen because he was in our driveway). Thanks !

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In Illinois, I am using a BAIID device in my car and I blew

In Illinois, I am using a BAIID device in my car and I blew a .069 which is a minor violation. My question is whether the state typically grants a pass for first time minor violations? Please only answer if you have direct experience in these types of matters.

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I am looking for clarification of the term "Guest Resident"

I am looking for clarification of the term "Guest Resident" as it applies to an HOA. I have recently moved in with my fiancee and so I will not technically be one of the "homeowners" until after the wedding. Any way, when I moved in and assumed permanent residency we both thought that would classify me as a resident. Recently I asked the Property Management company to clarify one of the community rules and I was advised that as a "Guest Resident" I do not have the right to contact the property manager or the board of the HOA, orally or in writing, surrounding clarification of the rules I am expected to follow. We have scoured the by-laws and the rules and regulations of our community and no where do we see the term Guest Resident or a restriction on posing safety questions to the Board. Is this something that should be spelled out in the by-laws> Or is this a cop out because we called the President of the HOA out on a violation?

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I am trying to start a small business online. i need to know

i am trying to start a small business online. i need to know all procedures that i need to take to get my online adult web cams site up. do i need a license for this type of website.im also going to have memberships for adult content. my plan is to start recruting online adult models as performers. also i need to know about the contracts i need to have between me and the performers and clients. if u have any helpful information to put me on track please let me know. i do live in the state of nevada so please provide all procedures i must take. thank u. also in your experience can i use a paralegal and what kind. aldo do u have a rough idea how much i can get a paralegal to do all the paperwork. also what type of adult business lawyer or paralegal do i need.

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My hope is to find a local attorney who will review my

My hope is to find a local attorney who will review my question, answer to the best of his/her ability with the limited information I am allowed to provide on this site, and if determines I may have a case, to please meet with me. I just do not know what category this falls under... I NEED HELP. I seriously cannot take one more single day of this. I am on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Following are the cliff notes of what is taking place. Please note that I have never met this person and we do NOT reside in the same state. This person has done the following:1) Contacted me under a false identity with false information regarding a person we have in common2) Created an email address using MY former company name (assuming found from the Secretary of State website) and consistently contacts me using such with the absolute intention to cause upset, pain, etc. Much more.3) Uses my current email address (not the company... my personal email address), name, phone number etc. to contact facilities who in turn email and call me based on the information this person provided to them4) Knows EVERYTHING about my life... all personal information, what I drive, where my children are, my whereabouts, what I eat (NOT KIDDING), my medical conditions, financial matters... YOU NAME IT.5) veiled death threats6) threats of exposing emails and text messages that were private in nature to the public and to my family. Emails intercepted and not certain how, although I have my theories. Person included in emails was living overseas and if retrived from an actual computer, it was from a company computer (not a marital asset). Texts were retrieved by a company from a SIM card taken from a company owned phone and this person has also publicly threatened to expose the contents. I have the name and date of company who retrieved info as this person has publicly posted that information.7) This person has a pinterest board dedicated to me (over 2K pins) in which she is somehow getting images off of my personal social media and incorporating into such. We cannot figure out how. Constantly makes reference to my social media. References EVERYTHING in my life on these boards that are HAUNTINGLY accurate. The most troubling is when it pertains to my children. When I attempted to completely change my identity on such, she still "found me" and told me how I did it wrong if I didn't want to be found.8) I was granted a TPO by judge, but after attempts of having her served and to no avail, I am not only tired of spending money, but I am exhausted. Lives in a 1 or 2 million dollar condo, 12 tenants, with secure access and a doorman who likes his Christmas bonus.9) Has not only put ABSOLUTELY FALSE information on the internet about me, but has discussed with others and she KNOWS this information is FALSE, harmful, etc.10) I feel her public posts could potentially affect my employment based on her accusations and comments and the locations and entities in which she contacts using my information are too close to the likeness of my employment. It is a small world in this field.I am so physically and emotionally beat down from waking up EVERY SINGLE DAY wondering if this person has taken illegally obtained communications and splattered them all over the internet, contacted my family and shared such, possible clients, friends, etc. I am tired of feeling as though I am being watched, not only online but every time I leave my house (for good reason in which I have evidence), I am tired of wondering if I walk out my door one day and am going to get shot in the back of the head... I know that sounds SO DRAMATIC... But it is the honest to God truth. I have MS.... and the anxiety, anguish, fear, and a thousand other emotions is driving my health into the ground.The complete irony in all of this... she knows I am NOT guilty of what she is portraying me as online and to others. She ABSOLUTELY knows the truth. This is a person who filed a false civil suit, identity theft, financial theft.... she is more than capable of the most unbelievable things but has NEVER suffered any consequences. And if you were on the outside looking in at this semi "high profile" person, you might have a really hard time believing me... but I have extreme amounts of evidence.Now that I vented more than anything, I need a lawyer! Desperately. This has to stop! I cannot live like this ANY MORE. The question is, what type of lawyer am I to contact? One that handles identity theft, harassment, stalking, libel, slander, privacy issues, etc. and can make this ALL stop before I have a total physical and mental breakdown (again, dramatic but true. This is consuming my life). She has unlimited financial resources whereas I do not.Again, type of lawyer, hopefully a local one that answers, and any suggestions on how to make this ALL stop. Please.

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Im half of a 2 member LLC, my father & myself, he would

Im half of a 2 member LLC, my father & myself, he would like to no longer be part of the company so what is the process to remove him as a member?

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My daughter graduate Dec. 2014 and in June 2015 consolidated

My daughter graduate Dec. 2014 and in June 2015 consolidated all her Federal loans (140K) with SOFI now paying $800+ a month. We are getting a lot of phone calls about her possibly moving her loans to something that would allow her to pay less per month and after 120 months get loan forgiveness. She is an RN working for Baylor Hospital. Is this REAL? she wants to do the right thing by paying her debit but if she really would qualify for this forgiveness it would be a great burden off her shoulders. But we don't want some scam deal.

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