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My mother passed away on 4/20/16, she left a house and its

My mother passed away on 4/20/16, she left a house and its contents and a car to me in a trust and a large amount of stock to my daughter who is to receive a sum of money when 18 and the rest when she is 25 year old also in that same trust. She made my uncle first trustee, my aunt second and myself as third trustee. Neither my uncle or aunt will return any phone calls or text. I recently found out that my aunt took all of my mom's jewelry that was promised to my 14 year old daughter. My question..... don't they (1st and 2nd trustees) have to stay in contact with me re: the trust and paying bills i.e medical bills, credit card accounts, etc. I have been getting the run around from the attorney that set up the trust and I keep getting bills for credit cards. Again neither of them will call me back!

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Is it possible in a MN unemployment fraud overpayment case

Is it possible in a MN unemployment fraud overpayment case to negotiate to reduce the interest charges ? My principle including the penalty started at about 3 k but now is well over 14 K I would pay an amount close to the 3k immediately to clear this but I can not see me ever managing to pay off the 14k as I am nearly 54 years old at this time and have NO retirement or any nestegg at all.

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I was served a libel cease and desist. I informed one member

I was served a libel cease and desist. I informed one member of the Board of my condo ourmanagement company Hoag had its license revoked in 2000 by State Attorney General, whom found $53,000 missingfrom trust funds at the same time our condo had money in trust funds with the mamagement company Hoag. 3 nonlicensed employees of Hoag took money out of trust funds.Theirlicense was reinstated in 2007. I included the full case to the Board member. But, she gave my letterto her to the management company. Now their lawyer is threatening to sue me for libel and I signedhis request not to say anything about the management co (Hoag). I said in my letter to her Hoag admittedto all charges, when in fact they did not admit to anything, but agreed to have license revoked.They signed off on all charges, yet didn't admit to anything.Full case was attached for her to see.Isn't my letter to her privileged ? Is that libel, when letter only given to her ? No malice, no monetary damages.I gave Hoag a cease and desist order for violating my free speech with cases.Lawyer is harassing me because I tried to get Hoag kicked ou of our condo and also via 4 legal agencies got the office manager at Hoag removed. They want revenge.Can I send cease and demand letter for CA PENAL CODE 518,522,523Extorion by force of fear, letter and consent. It is believed by Zaludek, thatunlawful means were used to secure Zaludek's signature on an attempted, or successfulextortion scheme.. I am going on Board now and they want me not to go on.

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My mother- in- law lost her license 2 years ago and

My mother- in- law lost her license 2 years ago and continues to drive. She is 97 with impaired vision. She is fully aware of the risk she is taking in the event she has an accident.We live 600 miles away and have discussed many alternatives for her to be able to continueTo live alone and still meet her needs. My question is, if God forbid she was involved in an accident and someone was injured can we be held libel, having had prior knowledge of her driving privileges being revoked.

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Actually the minimum charge activity is 0.10hrs. is that ok.

Actually the minimum charge for any activity is 0.10hrs. is that ok.regarding Any court awarded fee and costs. l thought this is regarding the dispute fee between my attorney and me. let me post the whole scenario again. l don't think it is against the other party.1.Legal Fees. Client agrees to pay Firm for time spent on this matter at the hourly rates set forth on the “Fee and Cost Schedule” attached as Exhibit A. The minimum charge for any activity is 10 hours. Clerical charges apply only when an unexpected development requires staff to work after normal working hours. The rates and costs set forth on the Fee and Cost Schedule apply initially and Firm reserves the right to increase its rate. Client will be notified thirty days prior to any change and will be supplied with a revised Fee and Cost Schedule If Client chooses not to consent to the increased rates, Client may terminate Firm's services by giving Firm written notice and signing a substitution of attorney form.. Please note that an important part of Firm's representation of Client includes telephone calls. Firm bills for these calls including telephone conversations with Client.2.Costs and Other Charges. Firm will incur various costs and expenses in performing legal services under this agreement. Client agrees to pay Firm costs and expenses incurred on this matter as set forth in the Fee and Cost Schedule attached as Exhibit A.3.Retainer. Firm requires a $3,500 retainer prior to initiating work on any matter. Firm assumes no responsibility until the retainer is paid. Additionally, if Firm is involved in any litigation, Client must, in addition to the Retainer sum, pay to Firm as a Trial Deposit a sum equivalent to the fees and costs estimated to conduct the trial. The terms and the required retainer amount or trial deposit is set forth on Exhibit A. Any unearned sums remaining from the Retainer or Trial Deposit at termination of Firm's representation will be refunded to the Client.4. Lien. Firm will have a lien for attorneys' fees, interest and costs advanced on all claims, causes of action, proceeds or escrow or trust funds related to any matter or transaction for which Firm renders services and/or incurs costs. The lien includes but is not limited to: ***** ***** of any recovery obtained, whether by settlement, arbitration award, or court judgment; any sums in an escrow or trust account in which Client has an interest; and any proceeds from the sale or encumbrance of an asset of Client. Client agrees that the lien shall apply to all sums owed to Firm including sums accrued on matters or litigation unrelated to the matter or transaction for which the judgment, proceeds, escrow or trust funds are related.5. Court Awarded Fees and Costs. Client understands and agrees that the amount of attorneys' fees and costs that may be awarded or approved by a Court or by way of settlement shall not govern the amount of fees as between Client and Firm and that Firm's fees shall be determined as set forth in this agreement.

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Can you include a house in a special needs trust fund and if

Can you include a house in a special needs trust fund and if so how and when do you sell it.

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Can you include a house in a special needs trust fund and if

Can you include a house in a special needs trust fund and if so how and when do you sell it.

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I'm 57 years old and suffer from Bipolar Disorder. Could my

I'm 57 years old and suffer from Bipolar Disorder. Could my daughter become my legal guardian because I can't be trusted with money. I'm in the process of receiving a settlement and I want it put in a trust fund so I won't lose my disability benefits and the money will be safer. My daughter is 40 years old. Would this be a difficult process?

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Commercial property versus private home. What is the responsibility

Commercial property versus private home. What is the responsibility of commercial property owner who is renting this property to a auto repair shop, a used car shop and a jet ski business, so far as maintaining the the property versus a residential property?

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