Have you considered bankruptcy? If you are insolvent and unable to pay the debt, you should consider bankruptcy and talk to a bankruptcy lawyer.
If you want to settle this debt, offer 5% and go from there. There is really no science to the least amount you can offer. You have to review whether you want to fight this debt in Court, file bankruptcy, or offer a settlement that is attractive to the other side.
Without reviewing the agreement you signed, it is difficult to ascertain what will happen. However, if you signed a document which acknowledged that you are receiving trade secrets, etc., you may be sued under the agreement. In other words, you better see a lawyer prior to opening the competing business.
This is dependent on the listing agreement between the Buyer and the Agent. Generally, there are provisions in the listing agreement which ensure that the Agent gets paid somehow. Was there an Attorney involved in the transaction? You should have your Attorney review the listing agreement and act on your behalf to recover the earnest money.
My colleague is correct. If you were represented by Counsel, it is likely you received supervision. Even if you weren't represented by Counsel, depending on the municipality, you may have received supervision which included some level of community service.
Even though it is not a conviction if you successfully complete the supervision, you will still have an arrest records. You will want to have it expunged later.
My colleague is correct. Generally speaking, each individual should have his or her own attorney to represent his or her interests. In a criminal setting, that is even more important as Defendants can quickly turn on each other for plea deals. I have seen before where multiple Defendants were represented by one attorney and one individual's sentence was harsher than the rest. Then that individual later has issues finding employment, etc. due to his criminal record.
As for the penalty, it...
You may be able to contest the Iowa Court's personal jurisdiction over you and have the case heard by an Illinois Court. It is best to retain an Attorney to discuss this in detail and to go over the proposed dissolution of marriage documents.
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Yes. If your spouse refuses to settle anything, the case will go to trial and a Judge will decide the division of property, custody, maintenance, etc.
This will likely become a contested divorce and you will need to retain an Attorney to represent you.
There is no quick and painless way to enforce judgments. Generally speaking, judgments are easy to obtain. Collecting on the judgment is whole different story. You should first obtain and file a Memorandum of Judgment. Then issue a citation to discover assets. You would hope that the debtor would tire of having to come to Court and disclose personal information to you. Try to work out a payment plan with the debtor.
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Your question is a bit confusing. You state that you are contractors for a moving business. Contractors have different rights than shareholders or partners. If you incorporated a business together, the shareholder's agreement should control who gets what. If you have a partnership, then the partnership or operating agreement controls.
I suspect you do not have any written agreements. Thus, the Illinois Statutes' default rules govern your interest in the partnership. The Uniform Partnership...