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Harry N. Konst

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  • What can I do to stop a judgement against me for missed payment on a settlement i want to make a late payment, but they say no

    i was supposed to make 3 payments, but only made one. i am a month late and want to pay remaining balance now.

    Harry’s Answer

    Because this is posted in the bankruptcy section, I will respond to your question regarding bankruptcy. A bankruptcy will discharge a judgment under a Ch 7 dissolution, provided (1) you qualify to file a Ch 7, and (2) the debt is dischargeable in bankruptcy. Contact an attorney to get good sound legal advice on your specific situation.

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  • Can my spouse and/or the court force me to short sell our rental property, in our divorce?

    My spouse is trying to force me to short sell our rental property, in our divorce. The property is underwater. It is currently rented out, which covers the mortgage, taxes, insurance, and fees. I would be willing to keep the property, but I'm...

    Harry’s Answer

    You need to liquidate or sell the property or one party buys the other party out.

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  • How can I file First Amended Answer in Small Claims in FL to include negative averment for authority & capacity to sue by Plaint

    CC debt $3000 Defendant, Original Answer File 3 months ago, still awating for answer to Discovery

    Harry’s Answer

    Contact the justice court clerk and ask for their procedure.

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  • Is it legal to sell my car?

    Hi, my car has been charged off by the original lender and is currently being pursued by a reposession company. I spoke with a bankruptcy attorney who stated that I am the owner of the car, it just has a lien on it so I can sell it as long as I in...

    Harry’s Answer

    If you sell the car, it is sold subject to the lien. The pruchaser buys subject to the lien and the creditor can go after the buyer. For the purchaser to obtain the car free and clear, he or she would have to pay off the lien in its entirety and obtain a satisfaction.

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  • If my 50/50 business partner won't take a buy out, and the relationship is bad, what can I do once I resign?

    I bought all of the equipment on my personal credit cards. We owe the about $70k to my parents for start up costs. It's well documented, but we have nothing in writing about payment back. Can I resign from the business, take what is mine, and sta...

    Harry’s Answer

    A 50% partner is liable for 50% of all partnership debts.

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  • If you have been married three years and get a divorce what happens then?

    My son has been married three years this month and is wanting a divorce. What happens in this case? She came over on finace-visa got her green card then filed for the next step when it was time. She will have had her green car 3 years in Aug 2013....

    Harry’s Answer

    It raises the issue of whether or not the marriage was legitimate. This also entails legal issues pertaining to divorce, so I am re-characterizing it.

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  • What exactly does it mean to have a judgement against you? What does that affect as far as belongings?

    I have lost my job and am unemployed and I owe a substantial amount of money ($13,000.00) to my federal credit union for a credit card I had with them and received a letter today from a courier . The letter states that I am summoned to provide th...

    Harry’s Answer

    If you fail to respond with a legal "Answer," the court will enter an order for a judgment against you. An Answer i.s not a letter back to the court; it is a legal pleading that an attorney would create that sets out any legal defenses or counterclaims you may have. Once a judgment is filed in the county clerk's office, it becomes a lien against all property you have or will receive during the judgment period, which is 10 years in NYS, renewable for another 10 years thereafter. So, it is a powerful instrument once the plaintiff obtains it. Contact an attorney immediately to respond to the lawsuit.

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  • How do I remove a post from this site?

    I posted a comment about a lawyer last September 12th and have just been told I had to remove the negative review. How do I do this?

    Harry’s Answer

    I'm curious who "told" you that you had to remove the post. Was it the attorney? It may go to the issue of malice. See NY Times v. Sullivan.

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  • Can I start a business in the United States?

    Hi, I want to start a company in the United States. My current visa status is OPT and I have some great ideas in Information technology. If I can start a business, what is the process and how do we register a company and get tax id number? Is i...

    Harry’s Answer

    I recommend starting in New York City or Los Angeles. Great cities for tech start-ups! Contact me and I'll be happy to help you out. Have many clients in NY and LA in the industry that I might be able to refer you to.

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