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QDRO preparation or money dispersion in 75 days?

The language of the dissolution states: "Petitioner 1/husband shall have a QDRO prepared that will transfer $xxx to petitioner 2/wife from his deferred comp account within 75 days of the decree." ...
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Bank is not depositing my promotion bonus

I opened a bank account in response to a promotion in a big bank (I'm in the US). Originally it was saying "if I keep my money (50K) for 60 days, I get $600". The agent at the branch didn't say ...
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Question about Medicaid & Alimony

If someone does not qualify for Medicaid because their income is higher than the limit (due to disability & alimony payments), and then they agree to lower/cancel their alimony, would they be able ...
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Tax law and holding accounts (like Kickstarter)

Kickstarter is a simple example to highlight the question. Let's say I'm Kickstarter's malformed cousin Rickstarter and someone is raising 100k for a project between November and April on my site. ...
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Receiving a product after getting a refund [duplicate]

Last week I ordered 2 kits of impact drivers due to the unbelievably low price. The product was discounted from 300EUR to 100, so I bought 2 of them. Next day I received an email from the company, ...
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How can a cash sale result in a voidable title?

§ 2-403. Power to Transfer; Good Faith Purchase of Goods; "Entrusting". Please look at the statute above. It is fairly short. There is a link to it here: https://www.law.cornell.edu/ucc/2/2-403 I am ...
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Why do websites which “store” money not show the actual currency, but as tokens/credits etc.?

I've seen some sites which you give money to (like pokerstars, bet365) but unlike those sites, they display the money as Tokens/Credits. One such site is woduels, their currency is WD tokens. Is ...
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What consequences does a business face if money taken and also misapplied?

As a customer, I made a payment with my debit card for a monthly bill I have each month. The amount sometimes changes so I asked for a amortization of payments. After reviewing I noticed 2 big errors. ...
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Mental Capacity of family member with means

I have a family member who has over the last few years made quite a lot of money. Recently he has been diagnosed with bi-polar. He is ATM off his meds and is currently on a 'high' and spending a ...
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Breach of fiduciary duty for poor management of endowment?

If the board of trustees of a private university keeps investing the endowment through an expensive firm run by their friends, despite substandard performance, could a case be made for breach of ...
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Is it legal for a restaurant to limit the amount of a certain type of bill?

The restaurant I work for has started a new policy that a server's bank (cash payments made by guests that I owe the store) may only turn in a maximum of $20 in one dollar bills. I had an issue with ...
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Can someone deny cash as the payment method?

There are a small number of restaurants in my area where they do not accept cash for payment. They only accept electronic payments such as credit cards, local debit cards etc. Is this legal? On most ...
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If I lent someone some high amount of money, can I own his house if he does not pay?

Lets say I lent someone a hundred thousand worth of dollars, and that was in 2000. On the contract that we signed, I stated that I can take anything from his belongings to be mine, if I deem it as of ...
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Can a parent forcibly restrict a child's finances?

Some savings accounts in the UK require a bank book which is taken as proof of the account and the payments in and out are recorded in them. This is the main way that the account is accessed. If the ...
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Can Amazon pull money from me?

Suppose I add my credit card to Amazon AWS service billing. Suppose that some hacker interacts with my domain at Amazon in such a way to make me owed $1000 or $10000 to Amazon (deliberately to harm ...
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Is social security constitutionally protected public debt?

Section IV of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution says "The validity of the public debt of the United States... shall not be questioned." The Social Security trust fund is currently projected ...
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Unpaid Wage Claim

I worked for an employer from December 2017 – March 2018 for a total of about 112 hours ($3,800). This was programming work for some web applications. I had worked with this person years prior so had ...
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I have multiple Gift Cards for a retailer but they refuse to let me apply more than one per order. Is this legal?

We were recently given a couple dozen gift cards from multiple web sites, but as far as I can tell the same parent company (website design is the same, about us page is the same etc.). I've already ...
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Does an alchemist have a duty to disclose if they transmuted their gold?

If a person were to discover a method to transmute lead into gold easily, would they be required by law to disclose this information when selling it or exchanging it for currency? The method used ...
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If someone gets money from a crime such as selling drugs, and then gives the money away, does the person who receives it own it legally?

If someone gained money illegally but in a way that they were not directly stealing it from someone (such as selling drugs or illegal weapons), and then they give the money away to a friend or ...
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Why is the Federal Reserve allowed to “coin Money” and define exchange rates?

According the to United States Constitution Article 1 Section 8, The Congress shall have Power To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, ... But it is the Federal Reserve, ...
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Legal to mine bitcoin when on U.K. benefits?

I am a uk citizen lining in England who is currently on ESA benefits since I cannot work at the moment. I understand that I am only allowed a certain amount of money in my name at a time and if I ...
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What defines a separate visit when getting beverage container recycling refunds on a per-container basis instead of by weight?

I read on http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/Consumers/CashingIn.htm (mirror), regarding getting beverage container recycling refunds on a per-container basis instead of by weight in ...
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Are identifiable cryptocurrency miners helping crime?

Say there is a cryptocurrency whose issuers use electronic signatures issued by the government to prevent Sybil attacks (identity forging) to the voting mechanism when new currency units are created. ...
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Can you run a Patreon and collect money on behalf of someone else?

Say a guy creates a Patreon for his brother who is a video game designer. A lot of people love his games and he's popular in the community. The guy does not imitate his brother, but instead claims ...
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Do public schools have the authority to fine parents money for being late?

My friend has a child in elementary school, and he goes to a public school. Apparently, at the end of the school day, if the parents are late picking up their kids, the school charges them $10/minute ...
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Can an employer force an employee to donate to a charity?

Can an employer force an employee to donate to a charity and is it legal that they know how much an employee contributes? This is in the U.S. with a large global corporation.
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Is the estate I administer entitled to money after foreclosure of a destroyed house?

I am the administrator of an estate in upstate New York. Unfortunately, there is effectively no money in the estate which would allow me to hire a lawyer, so I'm hoping you folks can help. By the ...
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Can restaurants call cops on customers who leave fake “Jesus money” as tip?

I've been reading that in the US there's a thing where certain kinds of people leave fake bills with just a corner showing just the dollar amount and the rest hidden under a napkin or peeking out of ...
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Is it legal to use counterfeit money as defense against burglars and robbers?

I have produced small amounts of counterfeit money, I keep this in a few wallets in a few rooms in my house. When going outside I always have one such wallet with me in case I get robbed. Is using ...
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Move money from Germany to Spain

I want to move money I earn working in Germany to Spain, where I am from. What should I take in account or be carefull to do during this transaction? I dont kow the minimum amount of money which I ...
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Any obligation to return an accidental second payout?

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), if you receive an item you did not order - it should be considered as a gift - and you are not obligated to pay for it - or return it. Question is, ...
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Do I need to register as a Money Service Business for a cryptocurrency trading platform?

According to the U.S. Department of Treasury FinCen: Money Service Business Definition. The term "money services business" includes; any person doing business, whether or not on a regular basis or ...