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Thomas Robert Thompson

Thomas Thompson’s Answers

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  • Can a LLC corp. in Fla. that has been admin dissolved still collect on a mortgage for a commercial piece of property?

    The deed holder of said property cannot get in touch with the LLC owner to make a pay off. What do we do? The mortgage was a 2nd before owner took back the first mort. in lieu of foreclosure and the 2nd mortgage was taken out by the first mortg...

    Thomas’s Answer

    that mortgage would likely still be valid, more importantly it would be a valid problem on the title of your property that wont just go away. See a lawyer about how to get a hold of these people and settle that up.

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  • I reached an out of court agreement over unpaid salary. She wants to sign over a home instead of pay cash. Can I accept legally?

    I moved to FL from CA to take this contract which was initially supposed to be an hourly job but she changed that once I actually got here. Because of the lack of pay I am behind in all of my bills and my credit is being ruined. She lives in Dubai...

    Thomas’s Answer

    I would be very suspicious getting the property. There are many liabilities associated with property ownership and if there are liens, mortgages, etc. you could get nothing but problems. There is no reason I know of why money could not be transferred, but this is an issue a lawyer should review with you.

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  • 3 way partnership, equal 33.3% owners. We are all also on our current lease. I have invested over 17,000 which can be accounted

    For. My other 2 partners tried to buy me out for $1900.00. I refused the offer. I do want out of the partnership at this point but not for $1900.00 at all. We didnt stipulate any "buy out" or any type of "partnership dissolution" etc...agenda in ...

    Thomas’s Answer

    The answers depend on the wording of the partnership agreement , if any. Without looking at that, a lawyer cant give a helpful answer. If the issue is not addressed you could ask for more money, probably, or sell your interest to another.

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  • Formation of a sole proprietorship vs LLC for a beekeeper.

    I recently broke ties with my beekeeping mentor and want to make a go of it on my own. I already aware of the registration requirements with the FL Department of Agriculture but I am unsure of which type of business formation is best for me. My ...

    Thomas’s Answer

    Look into setting up a corporation or a "limited liability company" (LLC) through the Florida Department of State as either are a good way to limit your personal liability in the venture. Each has benefits but you shoudl talk to a lawyer and an accountant as to which is best for your situation. Smaller ventures tend to use the LLC but it depends on your circumstances.

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  • A person dies owning assets titled jointly with their spouse & wrongful death is filed, is probate required in Florida ?

    My husband died of accidental prescription drug overdose and we have no children and all our assets were held jointly. A wrongful death case was filed and the atty insists that probate is required to be filed. I do not feel it is necessary as ever...

    Thomas’s Answer

    To pursue the wrongful death claim a legal representative for your husband needs to be created and this is done via a filing probate case, which will result in a court appointed personal representative of his estate (Likely yourself).

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  • My son was given rainbow acid "LSD" and I had to take him to the hospital by an employee of the gym where he works out at.

    Is the gym responsible for the employees action. My son is a minor 17 years old, can I file lawsuit and sue the gym and seek some type of damages ?

    Thomas’s Answer

    The gym's responsibility depends on the circumstances of how, and where, your son got the drug, but also you will want to review the gym contract to see what, if any, kind of liabiiity waivers there are. Its usually on the back of the contract in the middle of all the fine print.

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  • How do I get my brother removed as estate PR? His attorney too?

    My brother is personal representative for my mother's estate. He has been so for 17 months and he has not worked well with me or others. He now wants to close probate and get paid. I appeared in court over a year ago with objections to him as...

    Thomas’s Answer

    This appears to be a morass needing a lawyer to sort out the probate issue. There may be no easy answers, especially with 17 months gone by. Concerning the house, either could try to sell it but need permission of the other to actually enter into a contract.

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  • If my Dad left everything in his will to my Sister, do we need to Probate his affairs?

    He was still married to my Mom. She wants my sister to receive it all. The land was in their names (Mom and Dad). House was only in his name. Will states that everything goes to Sister.

    Thomas’s Answer

    The other answers are correct, and a probate court action is needed likely, but with the cooperation of your mother, it should proceed smoothly.

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  • I live in Tampa, FL, and wonder how long I have to move out of my rented apt now my landlord's bank has foreclosed?

    I never renewed my lease and am on a month-to-month rental agreement. My landlord was working with the bank on refinancing, but has stopped working with them and is letting them take the property. He told me to wait until they contact me directl...

    Thomas’s Answer

    Foreclosures are taking a long time now, but you may not know until the sheriff comes by and gives you 24 hours to leave. I would get more details about this foreclosure status time frame or go ahead and get somewhere else. Make an appearance in the foreclosure case and you will be notified by the court of the case status.

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  • FL rental home in foreclosure, but the lease is held with a property management realtor.

    We rent a home in FL with a lease ending 6/31. We received a summons as tenants in possession of the property giving us 20 days to file a written notice of claim against the property as the property is in foreclosure. The server stated the notic...

    Thomas’s Answer

    Thge foreclosure seems to be just beginning.

    Your written answer to file with the court is the best way to stay in the loop. File with the court a letter to the clerk referencing the exact case name and case number stating that you have a lease through June and need XXX days to vacate. Then you will be advised by the Court later on when the foreclosure is over and when you need to leave. Foreclosures are running so slow now, it may not be over by the time your lease is up. If you actually get thrown out before 6/31 you owe no more on that lease, it seems.

    Use the prop mgr to get a new lease on a new prop now is probably best.

    try going to a legal aid office to review the status of the court file and give specific advice.

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