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Freezing funds with positive balance

My spouses son is on an account with his stepmother. Both were put on the account at different times by the by his dad. Unfortunately his dad passed away recently. The money in the account was to be ...
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What are the intellectual property rights around an idea for film?

Consider this hypothetical scenario. Person W (for Writer) wrote document X summarizing other documents publicly available; document X is copyrighted and available to the public in exchange for an ...
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Do police have special protection in shootings, related to Breonna Taylor

I know this is a hot button issue. I was reading about self defense with a firearm and found the general rule that a person that instigates a fight cannot use a self defense argument when using deadly ...
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Cloud storage and seizure of storage devices

If a third party has a digital storage device which contains evidence of a crime then that storage device (and computer the device is in) can be seized by law enforcement as evidence. Does that ...
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Does the receiver need to report invalid customs declaration on international shipment

I have ordered a product from outside the country that - including shipping - exceeds the amount where you dont have to pay VAT. I was aware of that and prepared to pay the VAT and processing fee. To ...
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How to purchase a set of legal docs for my new forum

I am about to launch a forum, and am in need of the "entire package" of legal docs to keep me best defended from trouble with people who will get their feelings hurt by someone talking ...
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How might the legal system resolve court dates in a situation like the following?

Adam has a defamation suit against his ex-wife Eve for a lot of money in the United States. Adam also has a contract to perform professionally abroad from months 1 to 4. The latest court date (in the ...
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Can an HOA control how a homeowner enters and exits their home?

Is it illegal for me to exit my bedroom via my first-floor bedroom window? Is this likely to be against common or standard HOA regulations or rules? Suppose that the house and land are owned by myself ...
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Animal rights violation in Germany

How can I report animal right violation that takes place in the business located in Germany? It’s a beauty salon that uses animals for some treatments. I live outside Germany and unfortunately have no ...
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Can remuneration be accepted in the form of venture capital investment into a startup instead of usual formats like salary etc?

Consider the following situation: I provide consultancy services which saves the client a very significant sum of money while also generating significant cash flow. I plan to charge him $2 million as ...
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Is camping on the roof legal?

TLDR Although I am disabled, I have experienced high quality tipis with a special oven as extremely comfy, even when I did observations in snow covered mountains. Presently, I have an Appartment which ...
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UK- digital forensics investigator gives evidence

I heard that it is not allowed to film in courts in England so there is probably nothing recorded in terms of a digital forensic investigator being called to the stand. Is there something for wales, ...
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Can we withdraw a document if the signed witness declares that he did not see the parties signed on front of his eyes?

Someone tricked me to sign a document without paying attention to content. The person also made 2 persons to sign the documents as witnesses. I want to withdraw the document, is it enough that the ...
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Legal cases where the police struggled with specialist software

Can anyone share a case where one of the evidence artifacts was a seized computer with specialist software on it (for example graphics, CAD, software development etc.) and the police could not recover ...
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What to do if you are sued for company name that resemble an existing company name in the UK? [closed]

I've been sued by Oracle for company name under the provisions of section 69(0) of the Companies Act 2006 (the Act) in The Company Names tribunal in the UK. My company name is JAVASCRIPT CONSULTING ...
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Can I break a party wall into an abandoned property?

My next door neighbour has died 3 years ago and seemingly his property has been abandoned. His name is still on the land register. I live in a terrace house. I was wondering if I could claim his ...
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Would the system collapse if everyone went to trial? [closed]

A typical local court system in a large city has a 10m budget. If 100 traffic cases brought 10k lawyers, and the system spent 10x prosecuting would the government collapse? Does all it take is a few ...
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Commercial Indexing: What does “May not be indexed in commercial service” restrict one to? [closed]

What does "May not be indexed in commercial service" restrict one to?
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Thailand; relationship between defamation lawsuit and criminal defamation procedure

Bangkok Post's The Sea View Resort released a five-page statement on Saturday after news of its legal action against Wesley Barnes attracted widespread attention. The statement was posted on the ...
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Can a brick fence be built outside the title boundary in Victoria Australia?

Does a brick fence have to be built wholly within the title boundary of the owner or can this tresspass onto an adjoining owners title, which while within the owner of the brick fence's common ...
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Destination-based sales tax collection. What if you do not know the destination's address?

A scenario: I am selling online software and I provide advanced features for premium members. As far as I understand I do not ship or deliver anything physically. I also do not ask customers for their ...
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Is it illegal for a game company to continue selling a game to all customers when it only plays on older computers?

I’ve been trying, and struggling, to get in contact with Big Fish Games regarding one of their games. I have gotten one reply from a real person, telling me that the game is only playable on Windows 7 ...
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Does a YouTuber have any copyrights over a processed video

This is how YouTube works: A user records a video (user has copyright) The user then uploads the video to YouTube YouTube stores the file privately and processes it Processing basically records the ...
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I want to know if i have the right to push someone if they slapped me in self defense

I have a question, about 3 or 4 months ago, i was just outside chilling with some of my friends and then some girl came and slapped me, all i did was push her back in self defense. I just want to know ...
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Confessing for a crime which has not been committed [closed]

A person confessed to a lawyer over phone for a blackmailing (his lover)crime which he didn't commit. Will he able to file a complaint against that person only with his confession? But such crime has ...
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Would a passport containing no sex category be internationally recognised?

Assume that a country removes the sex category from its legal system and thus also from its passports. Just like the hair color or foot size are no legal category. Would this cause problems for its ...
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If I were to transcribe someone's arrangement of a copyrighted piece and credit them, would I violate copyright laws? [duplicate]

I was wanting to transcribe an arrangement of a song from YouTube and make the sheets available on MuseScore, giving credit to the arranger. The arranger hadn't made any sheet music of their ...
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Can an employer force me to quit my old job, claiming it's a conflict of interest, if I never agree to it in an employment contract?

This question is about when is something legally binding. Say I am interview for a new company. They advise me that continuing to work for my old one (even on a part time basis) would be a conflict of ...
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What decides whether someone is authorized to order a person off of a commercial or municipal property?

We often hear of people ordered to leave stores or banning them from the store for one reason or another, for example, suspected shop lifting. How is it decided who can order such a ban. If the lease ...
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Confederate state debts

Confederate state debts, if interest was imputed, would be an enormous amount by now. Why are they not recognized as legitimate? If the current US government collapsed and reformed, would the prior ...
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Does any legislature purport to legislate for everybody?

Is there any legislator or legislature that has regarded its laws as being of universal application? It is said in Wikipedia that the Emperor Qianlong was like this, and worked on the 'assumption of ...
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Can a California ballot initiative prevent its own repeal except by an unrealistically large legislative majority?

Background: an upcoming ballot initiative in California, Proposition 22, contains as part of its text the condition that the law it brings into effect can only be amended by a 7/8 legislative majority....
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For bankruptcy, are your finances take into account at the time of filing, or at the time of the 341 meeting several months later?

Pretty much just the title. Just wondering if finances taken into account are at the time of filing or at the time of the creditors meeting? Asking as a matter of law - what does the law say?
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Is it correct that foreign debts declared in a US bankruptcy are still enforceable in their country of origin, but can't be collected in the US?

I know that all debts, including foreign debts have to be declared when filing for bankruptcy in the US. I am wondering what effect this has on foreign debts. My thinking is that it doesn't 'cancel' ...
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Old Employer Contacting New Employer to Threaten Regarding Future Contract(s)

I recently resigned from the company I was with after some strong disagreements about the direction and architectural decisions of some senior members of staff, and started work for a new one. During ...
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Court order during custody battle

If it's relevant, this is in Massachusetts. I have a situation where there is a custody battle going on and the two parties are under a temporary court order while the case is being processed (...
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What are my rights if someone makes a false police report against me in Germany?

My landlord (also a business owner) in Germany where I live accused me with tons of different type of accusations because he hates me personally, and he called the police on me—at least, I think he ...
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Trump knowingly let thousands of people die from Corona; was that criminal? If yes, could he be charged (now or after his Presidency)?

The title says it all. Trump told Bob Woodward that he knew in February that the coronavirus was deadly but decided to actively and consciously deceive the public and not take decisive action to ...
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Ben Crump | Why is he being chosen in all shootings related to African-American that go viral? [closed]

I have been seeing recent news and for all three cases of police shootings pertaining to Geroge Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Jacob Blake. First George Floyd was being represented by Ben Crump, then Jacob ...
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Argument related to handicap parking spots in a business

This is a situation from 15-20 years ago, but I feel like I never got a real answer: This took place in Redwood City, California. We had a building that could accommodate more or less 500 people and ...
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Are the Irish Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme and British-Irish Visa Scheme directly linked?

At present there seem to be two schemes by which holders of UK short-stay visa may enter Ireland: The SSWVP and the BIVS. Given their partial duplicate coverage of the same nationalities (India, China)...
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Can the Speaker of the House expel senators from the Hall of the House before all electoral votes have been counted?

A recent article in The Atlantic 1 goes through some rather dire hypothetical scenarios in which constitutional crises arise during the upcoming Presidential elections. One of their scenarios ...
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Is getting a high paying job after filing for Bankruptcy going to complicate things? [closed]

I'm currently homeless, and have been in a shelter for all of this year. I have about $100k in debt (mostly credit card debt and one judgement for rental arrears). I don't have a complex situation in ...
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Is it legal to pick locks to gain access to an area you're allowed to be in, in Canada?

After a bit of discussion regarding my answer for this question in the Workplace Stackexchange, I got to wondering: Is it legal to pick a lock to gain access to an area you're authorized to enter in ...
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Does a 501(c)(3) have to own a for-profit (S or C corp) to sell goods and services to the public?

United States/NY state here. I would like to form a business entity whose primary purpose will be helping the public at large with a very specific charitable cause, and I am trying to sift through all ...
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Do the words “100% Money Back Guarantee” or “100% Satisfaction Guarantee” have any legal significance?

For example, say Acme Corp, a California Corporation, sells a free digital audio book on their website for $30 to Bob, who lives in New York. On Acme's web site, next to the payment button, they have ...
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Odds of credit card debt issuer failing [closed]

Let's say I owe debt to capital one. They fail as a business and the debt passes to another bank. There is a massive banking catastrophe and most banks fail. Now, what are the odds that the debt would ...
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Race of members of a grand jury when a case involves matters of race?

I assume members of a grand jury are not just randomly selected from the population. In a case involving racism, for example, the race of the jury members is certainly relevant. In a case about a ...
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Indexing in a commercial service [closed]

A book that has been digitized for Microsoft Corporation has mentioned that the book " May not be indexed in a commercial Service ". I would like to convert the book into audio. I intend ...
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Has there been some sort of major international legal reform in regards to porn in the last few years? [closed]

I'll try to make this brief. I've actually been meaning to stop watching any kind of erotic material for some time now, so this is actually a good thing in that sense. However, I'm still genuinely ...

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