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Robert John Murillo

Robert Murillo’s Answers

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  • Is there anything I can do to fight for the position or damages suffered?

    I was offered a position with the City of Denver as Executive Assistant to an elected official. I went through orientation, completed new hire paperwork for benefits, etc. and then received a call the next day from hiring manager saying that they...

    Robert’s Answer

    You have suffered no damages as you may get this position. Moreover, even if they decide not to hire you, have no claim or damages. They can decide not to hire for any reason other than illegal discrimination. Them saying they will not hire you because of a DUI is entirely allowable.

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  • Is it illegal to kick some one out who is not on the lease or has stayed for two months in my house

    I was helping a friend who was homeless keep a roof over his head . I asked for 200.00 to contribute . Is there any thing legal he can do to me being he could not pay 100 for the first part of this month and I just kicked him out with out . He is ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes, this is illegal. This person was a tenant as you admit (you asked them to pay but they did not pay in full). Since this is a tenant, you must file an eviction. If you just tossed them out and changed the locks, you committed a wrongful eviction.

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  • What are my rights as the homeowner?

    We are trying to get a loan modification on our home and our mortgage company advised us there were 2 liens on our house from unpaid HOA dues. First I had no idea a lien was put on our house. I am not arguing there was past dues HOA fees but sup...

    Robert’s Answer

    They can put a lien on your home without notification if that is allowed under your governing documents. There is no set time to release the lien under law.

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  • Can IRS seize my rental income collected from real estate/properties leased to Marijuana businesses?

    I own couple warehouses in Denver area and I am currently considering leases to recreational Marijuana growers and distributors. My question is, while marijuana is legalized for recreational uses here in Colorado, could the IRS seize my income ge...

    Robert’s Answer

    The IRS goes after assets if they are not provided the taxes due. As I am sure your advisors have told you, you must pay income and other taxes regardless of the legality of marijuana at the federal level. The seizure of assets based on legality is not handled by the IRS.

    You should be more concerned with the leases and contracts related to your business. Your business attorney will advise you on the issues and structure solid leases and other agreements.

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  • Can I kick my boyfriend out of the house if only my name is on the lease?

    I am planning on kicking my boyfriend out of the house. The lease is in my name only, but he refuses to leave since he gets mail at this address. I have tried talking to the local police department but none of them seems to know if I can make him ...

    Robert’s Answer

    You will need to evict him. If, however, he is physically abusive you could file for a protection order and that would prevent him, at least temporarily, from being allowed in the premises. Retain an attorney.

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  • What can be done if payments are made each month, if lower than the hospital says we have to pay?

    received large bill from hospital, can they send us to collections if we make monthly payments, but cannot afford the amount they want each month? what can they do as long as they get a payment each month?

    Robert’s Answer

    They can send it for collections or sue you directly for the entire amount. Unless you have a contract that says they must accept whatever you can afford each month, you are responsible for the entire amount due when it is due. Try to negotiate an acceptable payment arrangement in writing or consider bankruptcy if you can't afford this and other payments.

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  • Could you provide the names of three attnys who are very experienced with sexual assault cases filed by spouses, +convict rates.

    Could you provide the names of three top attorneys that are very experienced in dealing with sexual assault charges from spouses. They are false allegations by a now ex wife (she was my wife at the time) made to get a marriage annulled and for f...

    Robert’s Answer

    No, we could not. You will have to contact criminal law attorneys directly and ask for their experience in the these areas.

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  • What are my rights as an unaccredited investor, and is there a way to get my money back before July?

    As an employee, I invested $25,000 in a startup I worked for which was the minimum amount that could be invested. I had no relationship (family or friends) with the founders or officers of the company before I started working there. I am an unaccr...

    Robert’s Answer

    A business attorney with expertise in securities laws needs to review everything you were provided to have an idea of your possible claims. Speak with a local one as soon as possible. We have structured and reviewed many of these and each circumstance is different.

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  • My Question is can I sue company A or the salesman who referred me to the counter top guy.?

    Salesman from Company A had his contractor install a hardwood floor for me . Very good Job ,I asked the salesman to refer me to a Counter top guy which he did. The countertop guy took 50% deposit , showed up twice for measurements and disappeared...

    Robert’s Answer

    You will just waste time and money trying to sue Company A or its salesman based on your facts. Just because someone refers someone to you does not make them liable for what they did. Unless you have some credible evidence that the company conspired with the countertop guy to take money from you, you have no claim against them at all.

    You can hire an investigator and see if you can find the countertop guy. Even if you find them, you will have to serve them, win the suit, try to collect and hope they don't file bankruptcy. Good luck.

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  • What steps should I take to protect myself from an employee making false claims? Should I retain an attorney?

    I have been employed at my job for more than a decade with a spotless record. I hired an employee within the last year who has been a problem as related to attitude, work quality, and attendance. She recently went to HR claiming a hostile workplac...

    Robert’s Answer

    It is good you are being proactive. You should speak with an attorney on further steps but you must understand that if they decide to fire you over this, they can. Unless you have a contract you are an employee-at-will and they can fire you for any reason or no reason. So if they decide to terminate you for this, whether the allegations are true or not, you will not have a wrongful termination claim unless you have a basis to claim that this occurred because of illegal discrimination. Now, if that does happen, you could have a claim against the person who made these allegations, depending on the facts. This, again, is something to ask your attorney.

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