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Are taxi drivers in Thailand allowed to charge customers for writing a receipt?

I read: Oh and if you're looking for a receipt – the receipt printer is hidden, right on the dashboard, under a towel. It might not have paper anyway, and if they write a receipt for you, they'll ...
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Can my landlord add additional fees for items listed as included in my rent?

I live in Virginia,USA and I have been in my apartment for 3 years and each year when I sign my lease for renewal it states that my washer and dryer fees are included in my rent if applicable. The ...
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Landlord is trying to charge a $250 "tenant at will fee"

Landlord has issued a new lease after I've been a tenant at will for the past 4 years. They've raised the rent by $100, which is fine and expected, but if I don't sign for a 12 month period and choose ...
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Where is the line between game of chance(gambling) and game of skill? [closed]

I plan to hold offline grassroots tabletop game events that charge a small fixed entry fee and a prize pool that distributes a predetermined percentage of all entry fees gathered to the top players. ...
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Can a landlord add fees not included in lease

In October of last year, I toured an apartment complex in Oklahoma with my daughter and her friends because they wanted to live off-campus the next school year. I went with them b/c they wanted a ...
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Charged $70 for using wrong dumpster [closed]

Email from complex: Trash Reimbursement-2 bags found in constrution dumpster $70 My son came over mother's Day took out my trash. he put it in the construction dumpster instead of the regular dumpster ...
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Is there a fee payable when applying to a First Tier Tribunal for recovery of a prohibited payment?

If so, how much is the fee? Tenant Fees Act 2019 provides a special procedure and form TFA1 to recover banned fees, but must one pay a fee to file such an application?
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What court fees were payable in respect of the case Meads v. Meads?

Presumably one of the parties had brought the case and (at least initially) had to pay the claim/application fee to the court, whether or not they were later reimbursed. In total, when all was said ...
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Can my lawyer charge fees after termination? [duplicate]

I have asked my lawyer to withdraw from my case and stop communications to and from opposing counsel due to a clear lack of communication on my lawyers end. She has since sent her notice of withdrawal ...
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Is it legal for a law firm or some company to bill a client for a report on substantiated expenses if the client were to ask for that information?

Is it legal for a lawyer/law-firm/general company to invoice a client for substantiating expenses and providing receipts for previous work? Example, XYZ fee receipts to USPTO, WIPO,FedEX, paying ...
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Is laches an applicable defense for a debt that was never contractually agreed upon in writing?

A tenant has a parking spot in their building for a period of 8 years and was never billed for it by the management. Management discovered their book keeping error and has turned around to ...
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If a European bank keeps debiting illegal account management charges, is there a way to block debits or even enforce a SEPA direct debit charge back?

If the European bank at which you have an account keeps debiting illegal account management charges from said account (e.g. an arbitrary 300% of the amount contractually agreed) and doesn't react to ...
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Is it allowed for a solicitor to advise and represent you while claiming hourly compensation from legal aid but also % of your winnings?

If solicitor gives you services and claims hourly fees from legal aid because you are eligible but also then takes a 15% cut of your final settlement amount, is this allowed or in a sense cheating the ...
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Landlord charging fee for pets we don't have

We are moving out of an apartment in Cheney Washington and our landlord is charging us a fee for having pets, but we have never had a pet of any kind in the apartment. Is that legal?
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Is Ryanair verification fee illegal?

I have received an email from Ryanair asking me to pay a fee months after I booked my flight. As a result, I cannot see the booking or do anything with it in the official Ryanair page. The flight was ...
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Arizona - continued fees after request for termination

I changed law firms for divorce representation in arizona, due to not being satisfied with the initial law firm. After notifying the first law firm that I would like to terminate their services and ...
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Does a plaintiff have standing in an action for cost of suit in cases where a fee waiver is granted to plaintiff?

Or is it the court who will have to order the defendant to pay for the fees it effectively advances to the plaintiff? Background As suggested per the comments: “According to the California info ...
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Do 501(c)(7) organizations have to charge dues or fees to members?

(US/MA) I plan on registering a 501(c)(7) organization out of an existing gaming community. This community is one that requires membership applications, and meets only online. It is highly irregular, ...
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Can a delayed-formation of a condo association enable required back-pay of fees?

John owns a condo unit in Philadelphia, PA. This unit is part of a single building, which houses 3 total units. John owns A, Janet owns B, and Chris owns C. John and Janet both bought their units from ...
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How much money do I have to pay if I lose in court as a plaintiff? [closed]

There were a lot of questions about what happens if someone loses in court. A lot of the questions were pretty complex to understand. I want a straightforward answer. I have a pretty big case that I ...
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Which airline is legally responsible for undue charges in a multi-stop flight booking

I booked a multi-stop international flight from Qatar airways website, and the receipt clearly states that 1 piece of checked-in baggage is included in the price. In fact, for each leg separately it ...
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Can our HOA require us to help purchase unused properties in our subdivision?

Our HOA held a vote to buy 3 unused parcels of land in our neighborhood. The purchase requires us to pay an additional $763 on top of our annual fee. Am I required to help purchase this property for ...
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Does any other country, besides the US, employ something substantially different from the ‘loser pays’ system?

Although many of the jurisdictions that do employ the ‘loser pays’ system only do so up to certain limits, usually of modest amounts, nonetheless all the places I am familiar with have the expectation ...
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What 'Notice of charge' fee applies when not specifed in a lease?

I'm a leaseholder of a flat, currently going through a remortgage in the UK. The lender's solicitor has told me that they're waiting to hear back from the landlord on what "notice of charge" ...
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Do SEC regulations require funds of funds to include in the expense ratio of the parent fund the weighted sum of the expense ratios of the holdings?

I have read: I believe SEC regulations also require a "fund of funds" to publish the expense ratio of the parent fund to include the weighted sum of the net expense ratios of the holdings. ...
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Late promotional bonus and monthly service charge on bank checking account in US [closed]

Checking account was opened in June 2017 with following terms and conditions: Maintain average balance of $1500 or else there will be monthly charges of $11. While opening the account, I had a ...
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Late fees stacked up over more than a year without notification

I leased a car in May 2019 and I did setup auto payment from my bank account every month. Recently, I moved to different state and in order to get driver's license, I needed to get some information ...
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Can my landlord ask for a fee for a non-executed lease?

In my lease, my landlord stipulated that on or before March 1st, he was going to email us a new lease (presumably for the next year), and we had to respond within 5 days whether or not we accepted ...
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Am i responsible for fees from FedEx i was not made aware of and did not agree to pay?

last month I ordered a computer from an American company that shipped it through FedEx. I paid for shipping when I purchased the computer and if I remember right I also paid a small import tax when ...
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UK - Joint Tenancy - Renewal/Replacement Tenant Fee

A fixed-term 6 month joint AST agreement ends in April 2020. The agreement had three tenants listed on it. One tenant is leaving (former tenant) two are remaining. The former tenant notified the ...
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Why are lawyer referral fees considered "unethical?"

According to this article the Avvo lawyer referral program was ruled unethical. the Avvo website offers an impermissible referral service, in violation of Rules of Professional Conduct 7.2(c) and 7.3(...
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Radio licence fee for Echo Dot?

Does placing a device such as Alexa Echo Dot in my home entail the obligation to pay radio fees (Rundfunkgebühren/ GIS-Gebühren) in Austria? Since by court decision (mentioned in this article)it isn’t ...
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What if someone violated a business contract and you don't have the money to take them to court?

I'm in Australia. Legal costs are very expensive, can go up to USD $50,000. What's the use of contracts if you can't take a contract violator to court? Any party is free to do anything. Or worst, ...
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Do pro bono lawyers have to file that they represent a client to claim attorney client privilege?

I was watching an exchange between Chris Cuomo and Rep. Matt Gaetz about the relationship between President Trump and his personal attorney Mayor Giuliani. In it Chris said: The great theory here is, ...
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Isn't paying overdue taxes an indirect admission of guilt?

People are strongly advised to pay taxes due, regardless of how old they may be. But wouldn't it seem obvious that paying taxes due years back would be somewhat of an admission of guilt? You are ...
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Does an out-of-state (U.S.) business broker or advisor need to be licensed in the state where the business is to get paid a finder's fee?

If I am based in a state that DOES NOT require a business broker or real estate license to sell a business but I work on a deal in a state (WA, OR, CA, CO, FL, etc.) that does require that license, ...
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A Contract change filled with Penalty Fees

I (The Contractor) have a Services Contract with a company (The Company). Working together more than 2 years, in a very non traditional, hard to replace service, now they are restructuring their ...
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Can a landlord in Massachusetts charge a “landlord fee”? What might this fall under?

I’m looking at some places to rent in Massachusetts and I came across one that asks for first month’s rent ($750), a security deposit ($725), and a reputably low “landlord fee” ($365). I thought I saw ...
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Is it legal to avoid Google Play and Appstore 30% fees using a website?

I want to avoid google play and appstore 30% fees the following way: 1.I have a website which sells codes to unlock some app content. 2.Users enter the code inside an app to gain access to content. ...
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Fee waiver form with ambiguous 'or' in list of terms [closed]

I recently got a residential mortgage with the help of a mortgage broker and one of the contracts I signed was a fee waiver form. This form specifies that if I take out some kind of protection with ...
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Can Landlord Make Changes To Apartment Fee Policy In A Memo?

I'm running into some difficulty with the new property manager for my apartment complex in Washington state. I broke one of the rules that weren't ever enforced in the past five years I lived here. I ...
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Can a US state pass/enforce a law stating that a group of people owe money to the state government?

What restrictions or prohibitions does the US Constitution or federal law set in place for states requiring citizens to pay money to the government? If my understanding is correct, there are several "...
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In Canada when can the winning party recover legal and attorney fees?

I'm suspecting to have to take my ex-landlord to court. He's not giving back my damage deposit or prorated rent. Would I be able to get reimbursed for legal fees or attorney fees if I win? Since I had ...
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Can I get my non-refundable fee back?

I was looking for an apartment, and you have to contact them if you are interested, which I did. Then I talked to the lady on the phone and paid a non-refundable fee. A day later she sends me the ...
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Can my landlord charge me a fee that does not appear in the lease?

I was added as an occupant (not as the tenant) to the lease of an apartment in Alexandria, VA. I paid a $50 fee to management to run a credit check; all good so far. A few months later, I moved out ...
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Can a lease specify reasons for withholding a security deposit beyond what the law lists as allowable

Context: Location: Colorado, USA I was renting with a lease agreement but I needed to leave early and break the lease. The landlord withheld my security deposit and correctly notified me with an ...
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Non-refundable Application Fee

I live in Chicago where I've been apartment hunting for the past 2 months. My wife and I finally found a place that suit our budget and needs for an apartment. Upon finding the place, we made several ...
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Lawyer wants to withdraw - Chapter 13

My husband and I filed a chapter 13 about a year ago and recently paid it off 100%. I started reviewing our files after looking at online mortgage monthly statements because I couldn’t completely ...
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My attorney dropped me without reason

My attorney dropped me without notification via letter and then filed a withdraw for a worker's comp case. He claims it is irreconcilable differences but I barely talked to him about my case. Actually ...
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Are government fees considered taxes?

Are government fees, like the one for getting a passport or a drivers licence, considered taxes from a constitutional perspective? To clarify I am not asking for income tax purposes. I suppose it ...
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