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Dana Whitney Atchley

New York Tax Lawyer.

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  1. Starting an S corporation. Wondering if there are any advantages to incorporating in NV vs. WA?

    Answered 8 days ago.

    1. Howard Ramsey Morrill
    2. Michael Charles Doland
    3. Dana Whitney Atchley
    4. Thomas Edward Gates
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    Generally speaking, if you form a corporation in one state but engage in business through that corporation in another state, then you have doubled up on your initial filing fees and most likely on your annual registered agent fees because, generally speaking, you would be required to maintain a registered agent in the state of formation and in the state of operation. Also, in addition to the initial filing fees to form the corporation, you would have to pay additional filing fees to the other...

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  2. Physical threats made on facebook.

    Answered 11 days ago.

    1. John M. English
    2. Michael Charles Doland
    3. Dana Whitney Atchley
    4. Howard G. Van Den Heuvel
    5. Jared Clayton Austin
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    If someone has escalated to physical threats then that is a matter you should take to the police.

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  3. Do I need a tax attorney?

    Answered 29 days ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. Anthony Robert Scifo
    3. Robert Allen Shipley
    4. Alice L. Stewart
    5. Jeffrey R Pittard
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    I don't know all the facts, but if all you did was claiming too many withholding allowances on your W4 at work and not filing returns for three years, then the odds of you going to jail are exceptionally slim. You'll be paying some penalties and interest in addition to the taxes, but that's about it. If most or all of your income was wages as an employee - i.e., W2 pay - then it should be relatively simple for an accountant or CPA to prepare the missing returns and have them properly filed....

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  4. Is an application the same as a legal contract

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. Denny Marlowe Fox
    3. Andrew J. Mongelluzzi
    4. M. B. Adelson IV
    5. Bruce Alexander Minnick
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    It might depend on what the application is for, what sort of information it calls for, and what role it plays in the business involved. Generally speaking, until there is a "meeting of minds" and agreement on the basic terms, there is no legally binding agreement. With respect to an application that is filled out in order to provide a business with information about the services or goods you would like to purchase, the prices are most likely not binding because it is the application itself...

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  5. Do lawyers call the judge with an order to show cause?

    Answered 12 days ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. Eric Edward Rothstein
    3. David J. Hernandez
    4. David Michael Kasell
    4 lawyer answers

    Generally speaking, a hearing date would be set at which the attorneys for the various parties would present their arguments to the judge.

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  6. Husband on singles sites! Am I allowed to put up his picture and say this is my husband don't date him.

    Answered 20 days ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. David Alexander Browde
    3. Eric Edward Rothstein
    3 lawyer answers

    Better to simply take the profile down - it simply inflames matters without really achieving anything you say you want - and spend your time consulting with a divorce attorney who will get the divorce process started for you. You don't have to wait for him to give you a divorce; if you want it and you have grounds, then you can go get it.

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  7. Can I reopen a Chapter 7 (no asset) bankruptcy to include NEWLY acquired debt?

    Answered 12 days ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. Matthew Scott Berkus
    3. Barbie Dawn Lieber
    4. Gabriel L. Katzner
    5. Benjamin Richard Heston
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    Is this a debt that arose/was incurred prior to the date your petition was filed? If you incurred the debt after your petition was filed, then it cannot be put into that petition.

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  8. Can a judge or judicial hearing officer talk to one party's divorce attorney about the case without notifying the other side?

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. Howard E. Knispel
    2. Dana Whitney Atchley
    3. Eric Edward Rothstein
    4. David Zaslavsky
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    I agree with Mr. Knispel. Ex-parte communication by a judge - communication with one party without notice, preferably prior notice, to the other side - is generally not permitted and could in fact be grounds for a judge to be disciplined. This new attorney is obviously a bully, and should be treated as such. Just remember, he represents the other side, not you, so you have to assume that everything he does is intended to help your ex and hurt you. If you don't have your own attorney, I...

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  9. Will inheritance from our uncle be transferred from my father to me if my father passes away before my uncle?

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Dana Whitney Atchley
    2. Peter J Weinman
    3. Philip Michael Nostrand
    4. Ivette M Santaella
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    If your father passes before the uncle you mention, then whatever your father stood to receive under that uncle's will won't pass to you automatically. The terms of the will control and whatever that uncle decided to do in that circumstance will be carried out.

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  10. What should I do as a defendant now that Plaintiff has sent letter discontinuing action? Should we get anything else from Court

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. David Michael Kasell
    2. Dana Whitney Atchley
    3. Elizabeth Shollenberger Esq.
    4. Eric Edward Rothstein
    5. Alan James Brinkmeier
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    Don't count on anything just happening; make sure you confirm that it has happened and if not, follow up to make sure it happens. You should consult with a local attorney who has court experience who can check on the matter for you and make sure that it's been all taken care of in your favor.

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