Warren Vincent Norred’s Answers

Warren Vincent Norred

Arlington Intellectual Property Law Attorney.

Contributor Level 14
  1. Can I object or file a motion after being requested to answer interrogatories regarding a wage garnishment judgement?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Robert E. Harris Jr.
    2. Warren Vincent Norred
    3. James T. Weiner
    4. David B. Carter Jr.
    4 lawyer answers

    It would be a serious mistake to not at least visit with an initial consultation with a local attorney on the matter. It may be that you have no obligation, or it may be that you can get hit pretty hard if you don't cooperate.

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  2. Can I use a pen name to do business?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Warren Vincent Norred
    2. Celia R Reed
    3. Mario Sergio Golab
    3 lawyer answers

    Yes...very common for men that write romantic novels!

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  3. My coop has a clause in their bylaws that says I can be evicted if I file for bankruptcy. if I do file for bankruptcy and

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Warren Vincent Norred
    2. Gary D. Bollinger
    3. Robert J Adams Jr.
    3 lawyer answers

    People put clauses like that in contracts, and they are rarely enforceable. If you need to file the bankruptcy, make sure to let your attorney know. If the rules are similar to most other places, and there is no weird set of facts, you file the bankruptcy and they can't do anything about it. They are often called "ipso facto" clauses, and are unenforceable. But there are exceptions - see your attorney.

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  4. What is a standard time-frame for freezing ones bank accounts?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Warren Vincent Norred
    2. Don Karotkin
    3. Pamela Koslyn
    4. Lu Ann Trevino
    4 lawyer answers

    You CAN garnish a bank account before judgment, but only under particular circumstances. You should be able to find an attorney that can listen to your questions and explain it to you for less than $100. If you call the Houston Bar Association, I suspect that you can find an attorney who will listen to your story and answer your questions for even less than that. Be aware that any kind of suit like this will run you more than $1000, and probably triple that.

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  5. Timing as to when I file personal BK chapter 7?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Warren Vincent Norred
    2. Dorothy G Bunce
    3. Matthew Erik Johnson
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    This is a hard question to answer without sitting down and looking at the rest of your financial picture. The correct response has to include knowledge of what assets you might be putting at risk and the ease with which your creditors can come for you. If the real question is: "I'm broke and can't afford a couple thousand bucks to file for bankruptcy, so what's the real risk by not doing anything?" AND you don't have any assets that your creditors can grab, then you may be okay because you...

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  6. How are copyright infringement damages calculated?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Warren Vincent Norred
    2. Benjamin Robert Peppard
    3. Bruce E. Burdick
    3 lawyer answers

    All of the above. There are also statutory damages that you can demand and settle on that vary from $200 to $150,000, depending on the facts, as well as potential licensing fees. The copyright holder has to have the work registered to get statutory damages. There are many good attorneys who are local to you that can help...ahem.

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  7. If I create a living trust, are the assets protected from litigation?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Randall F Kaiden
    2. Warren Vincent Norred
    3. James P. Frederick
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    A trust that has you as the trustee and beneficiary won't protect the assets from your creditors. If you have a living trust where your kids are the beneficiary, and you don't do it on the eve of being sued, then you get some protection. You'll need to see a good estate/probate attorney.

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  8. Can I print an image of someone on a shirt and sell it if I own the photograph?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Paul Karl Siepmann
    2. William Arcona Lorenz
    3. David M. Slater
    4. Maurice N Ross
    5. Bruce E. Burdick
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    Usually people who are the subject of photos used to make money will have an issue with it. If it's a one-time issue of limited nature, you'll have less of an issue than if you are following a group around and selling shirts that compete with their authorized vendors.

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  9. I need a bankruptcy litigator

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Robert James Bigge Jr.
    2. Robert J Adams Jr.
    3. Warren Vincent Norred
    4. Gary D. Bollinger
    5. Rex Edward Russo
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    If you have an attorney, you may be able to object. You may not. You might have other creditors with whom you are friendly, that might be able to object. Visit with your bankruptcy attorney, and if you don't have one, you should visit with a local bankruptcy attorney.

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  10. Is tuition owed to a university dischargeable in Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Michael A. Goldstein
    2. Warren Vincent Norred
    3. Steven Anderson Leahy
    3 lawyer answers

    I disagree with my esteemed colleagues. I think you'll need to really look at this more closely. The debt doesn't have to be to the feds in order for it to be nondischargeable. See an attorney and bring the paperwork. I've copied a synopsis from Lexis below. Having copied that down, I will say that you could always try it, and hope that the university doesn't complain. You might get away with it. On the other hand, it's $10k. You're going to pay close to $2k to file the bankruptcy. Best to...

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