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An 84 year old widow friend of ours had signed a contract

an 84 year old widow friend of ours had signed a contract with a person (we think she knew the man) to have her roof replaced or repaired. She paid him $1,700 and hasn't seen or heard from him since. This was about 7 months ago and she just told us about it. What should she do?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: She said that she talked to a friend of hers that is an attorney (but I doubt it because she said that there wasn't anything she could do about it). I think any attorney would at least have some knowledge as to where to go for help.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Would her name, phone number and address help?

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Barrister

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My wife and I had a yard sale. A local consignor came to it,

My wife and I had a yard sale. A local consignor came to it, loaded up a number of items, bargained to buy more and pick them up later. She wrote a check for the items which bounced. Prior to the check bouncing she wrote up a contract to consign a number of other items (primarily nice furniture). Before her check bounced she had picked up all the items she initially bought and wrote a contract to consign the others. We've tried multiple times to get her to pay up on the first check and cover the bad check charge, but she has delivered only empty promises. We're going to send her a certified demand letter about the original check, but I'm wondering if we can threaten her with theft by deception since she took other things for consignment and now we can't trust her to give us our share if she sells them.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Georgia. The deal was made in Glynn county and this woman's business and domicile are in Brantley county.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. My wife has made phone calls, sent text messages, made arrangements to meet with this woman to get cash--and we've still not been paid. It's been a month since the sale.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'd like to resolve this at a low level. I don't think the value of the consigned items merits a lawsuit, but I do feel like I've been cheated out of the original money ($393 with the bad check charges) and several hundred more dollars that the consignment of the other items would bring.

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Ray

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To chargethe person witha crime steeling my car in ga if i

Hoe to chargethe person witha crime steeling my car in ga if i take him to small clsme court will the judge charge him

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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Im in New York, no but a guy told me he is taking to his

Hi PearlJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: im in New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no but a guy told me he is taking to his lawyer to press charge against meJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no wanna speak to a lawyer

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Zoey, JD

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I was sued for not paying for a service that i proved was

I was sued for not paying for a service that i proved was not performed. When i rented my farm to a new farmer, the previous farmer gave in an invoice for $10,000 for fertilizer that they said they applied to my farm a few months before. I asked for an invoice from the person that applied it. They produced an invoice that was forged by themselves. They obtained a blank invoice and filled in the information. I got an affidavit from the man they said applied it. He made an affavdavit saying he did not do the work. He also stated that when he comforted the farmer he was told they were just messing with me and intended to drop the lawsuit at some point. After 9 months they did drop the suit and paid my attorney fees. So I am out no,money but I suffered a lot of vanquish and time was spent getting soil samples and tracking down the applicator. I bought a drone to take pictures of my field to prove there was no tires tracks. I know this is complicated to understand if you are not familiar with agriculture. Ohio state university interpreted my lab result on the soil sample and determined that my soil was in critical condition for nutrients. The farmer had farmed my farm for 20 years and obviously never applied fertilizer or very little. I trusted them to keep my soil in good condition. This farmer pulled this a me scam on an 82by war old man who,paid them. They dropped the lawsuit but I feel like they should be more accountable for their actions. My brother was named on the lawsuit with me. One month after the suit was giled, he had open heart surgery and died 3 months later...never knowing the outcome of the lawsuit, all this has been stressful for me and my deceased brother, can I contact the county prosecutor who can charge them with a crime like theft by deception. Or can I sue them civally?

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Thelawman2

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Thanks, i currently filing bankruptcy but I have not filed

Thanks, ***** ***** filing bankruptcy but I have not filed in the courts. I have a payday loan company that I was unable to pay back. I told them of my bankruptcy and they continue to request payment. can they do this?JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: california and no they have notJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i just don't have funds due to illness...they want payment today

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Irwin Law

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I'm preparing to go to trial for a divorce. My husbands case

I'm preparing to go to trial for a divorce. My husbands case is based on lies. Plus he has involved 5 people to hide assets and lie for him, they are all business owners. He is trying to get me to pay him between $13,000. to $26,000. I have 32 exhibits proving he and his friend are lying.Can I go to the States Attorney and have them charged with Conpiracy to commit grand theft by deception? Also his lawyer is submitting these lies to the Judge in Pretrial statement. Can I have him charged with perjury before it goes to trial?

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CalAttorney2

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We are part of a Fastpitch softball organization in Ohio.

We are part of a Fastpitch softball organization in Ohio. This was are 2nd year. Before membership money was taken this year. A majority decided we should create a board. A board was created. No bylaws, constitution or mission statement ever was introduced to be voted on. The president had a EIN # for our team account attached to his Ss#. The plans were to follow through to get a non profit status. We meet monthly. End of the season we have a surplus of money. Most likely shouldn't have had. Numerous attempts were made and motions to spend money on professional lessons for the athletes, cpa and legal services all voted down by the majority of the board. Season is over. The majority removed money from our account $8.000.00 as a result of a majority meeting. The majority meeting failed to notify 3 members of the board of the meeting. They then created a new account and removed the president as a signer on the account. The prosecutors office launched a investigation, calling the act theft by deception. The investigation is on going. The day the money was removed from the account. The president found out that the Vice President and treasurer were involved. He removed and relieved them from their positions as board members through group text of the entire board. The Vice President admits that since it was out in the open now, they planned on asking for his resignation on Mondays scheduled board meeting. The removal of the funds happened on the Thursday before the Monday's meeting.Upon arriving at the bank, the president was told by the bank manager the treasure told them they had a official meeting and that he had been removed. This is why the bank moved the money. The president was able to show text confirmation that in fact he had not been removed and that they planned on doing it 4 days from now on Monday.1)My question is would the board be governors under Ohio law in absence of bylaws?2)Was there meeting legal when they didn't notify all the board members3) was the removal of the funds theft by deception?4) is the removal of Vice President and treasurer deemed legal and justified giving what happened.5) is it legal to have a special meeting about financials? Seeing how this was the only outcome from the special meeting.6) if you have a special meeting are you required to turn in meeting minutes? If so what is the time frame allowed?

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Asad Rahman

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I have an email (sent to my place of employment) This is to

I have an email (sent to my place of employment) This is to inform you, that you are going to be legally prosecuted in the Court House within a couple of days. Your S.S.N is put on hold by the US Federal Government, so before the case if filed we would like to notify you about this matter.It seems apparent that you have chosen to ignore all our efforts to contact you in order to resolve your case with the Bureau of Defaulters. At this point you have made your intentions clear and have left us no choice but to protect our interest in this matter. Now this means a few things for you, if you are under any state probation or payroll we need you to inform your manager/Concerned HR department about what you have done in the past and what would be the consequences once the case has been downloaded and executed in your name.Now, FTC is pressing charges against you regarding 3 serious allegations:1. Violation of federal banking regulation act 1983 (C)2. Collateral check fraud3. Theft by deception (ACT 21 A)If we do not hear from you within 24 hours of the date on this letter, we will be compelled to seek legal representation from our company Attorney. We re-serve the right to commence litigation for intent to commit wire fraud under the pretence of refusing to repay a total outstanding amount committed to, by use of the internet. In addition we re-serve the right to seek recovery for the balance due, as well as legal fees and any court cost incurred.WE CARRY ALL THE RIGHTS RE-SERVED TO INFORM TO FBI, FTC YOUR EMPLOYER AND BANK ABOUT FRAUD.And once you are found guilty in the court house, then you have to breathe entire cost of this lawsuit which totals to $13,428.15, excluding amount you borrow, attorney's fee & the interest charges. You have the right to hire an attorney. If you don't have or can't afford one then the court will appoint one for you.Cash Net Us Group (###) ###-####Copyright (c) 2006 FTC.Do I need to be concerned?

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Loren

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