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Howard Robert Roitman

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  • Why would a U.S. Attorney request an In Camera Review in Federal District Court for a SSDI Appeals Case.

    This is strictly a Social Security Disabilitu Case. Thank-You in advance for any response to my question.

    Howard’s Answer

    You should get a criminal lawyer at once and not post anything else anywhere concerning this matter.

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  • Does the American Arbitration Association have an arbitration clause for itself?

    Does the American Arbitration Association have an arbitration clause for itself? So I have a dispute with the AAA. The legal department at AAA told me that that AAA does not have an arbitration clause and if I have a dispute with the AAA, then I ...

    Howard’s Answer

    You need to look at whatever contract you have with AAA. If there is no arbitration clause in that contract then the contract is not subject to AAA arbitration.

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  • The person I filed the small claim against has only made 2 payments, one of which bounced.

    The person I filed the small claim against has only made 2 payments, one of which bounced. I cam to an agreement with the person I filed the small claim against outside of court; however, we did sign the agreement in front of a judge. They ma...

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    Talk with the DA's bad check unit located in the court house building.

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  • I just receive my right to sue letter from eeoc... not sure what to do next

    i need help finding a lawyer here in las vegas

    Howard’s Answer

    You need to work with a lawyer who is familiar with bringing employment matters in federal court. Your time to take action is very limited.

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  • What are the legal implications of investing in Iraqi Dinar as a US Citizen ?

    If a person uses USD to purchase Iraqi Dinar and say after a year, makes a profit or loss , besides reporting the matter to IRS as gains or losses, is the US citizen required to report to any other agency ? Are there any Security Clearance implica...

    Howard’s Answer

    There exists an entire army of FOREX scammers who spend their entire days looking for suckers, which unfortunately include the most vulnerable in our society such as the elderly. For those folks in or nearing retirement whose ordinary investments didn’t quite get them where they needed to be, these scam artists are ready, willing and able to divest them of their remaining wealth with promises of high “risk free” returns trading in FOREX. But that money is just disappearing to banks in Belize or elsewhere.

    The FOREX scams didn’t involve any actual purchases of foreign currency, but simply scam artists running utterly bogus “statements” off their printers that showed huge returns, right up until the time that the scammers disappeared. Some of the Dinar scams operate the same way: You don’t actually get any Dinars, but instead just a statement showing that you have Dinars or some sort of phony-baloney “Certificate” of ownership.

    But — and this is why the Dinar scam has been largely successful — with the Dinar scam you can actually get the cold hard Dinars if you want them. Yep, suckers around America have their closets and garages full of bales of Dinars, just waiting for that glorious day when they will re-valuate.

    Which is never.

    To help sell the scam, the scam artists have set up all sorts of websites and bulletin boards and newsletter and social media and you-name-it to try to create the impression that the Dinars are valuable and are about to re-valuate at any moment. I’ve had people tell me that their Dinars are going to re-valuate “within the week” or “by the end of the month”, and they’ve been telling me for years.

    All of this reminds me of the “Magic Bean Scheme” which was a pyramid scheme run in my native Oklahoma by some creative scammers. The idea was that you could buy from the scammers a certain type of expensive bean that when left in a jar of water for a couple of weeks would produce valuable “bean juice” that could then be re-sold for a large profit. The key was, according to the scammers, you had to shake the jars every few hours to get the desired result.

    You can read more about this in Forbes where this article comes from:
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/jayadkisson/2012/07/30/you-cant-fix-stupid-the-iraqi-dinar-scam-lives/

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  • Investment property , a flip

    i invested in a property three years ago with a partner/ and his son under their corp. he got sued by the home-buyer (90k) for accepting money (10k) and keeping it before i got involved. i didn't know until the end of the law suit ( 3 years waitin...

    Howard’s Answer

    You probably have the basis for a lawsuit. Do you really want to get involved with what is going on? This sounds like it could be more expensive than it is worth.

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  • Insurance Coverage: If you have two cars and two drivers covered under the same policy of 50/100k,

    are there any situations in which you could stack the policy to 100k/200k?

    Howard’s Answer

    Some state laws prohibit stacking of UM/UIM coverage, but many allow it in one form or another. Presently, 30 states have statutes, rules or case law that allows stacking. California is not one of the states that allows staking.

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  • "Joint Motion" (dispositive)

    I have a case where I want to file a "Joint Motion" on Judgment on the Pleadings and I cannot find a rule anywhere that says ok to file "Joint Motion"..of course same exact operative facts clients happen to be sisters who own a business that got i...

    Howard’s Answer

    A joint motion is something you file with another party who is taking the same position as you are. There is no reason you can not file a motion against 2 other parties who are opposing you, however this is just a motion, it is not a joint motion. It sounds like you may want to hire a lawyer to protect your rights.

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  • Change my daughters last name.

    My daughter has her dads last name and he never comes around, doesn't pay child support and has been MIA for over a year. He wasnt present to sign the birthcertificate but I chose to put his last name down anyway. The only names that is on the bc ...

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    The child's mother can file a petition for name change with the court setting out your reasons. You will have to give notice to the child's father. It is very unlikely a court will grant such a petition without the father's consent.

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  • What happens if an attorney admits false documents as evidence?

    This took place during a deposition.

    Howard’s Answer

    If you can prove to the court that the proponent of the document knew the document to be false and submitted it as true you can ask for sanctions. Proving these things to a court's satisfaction sufficient for sanctions is very hard.

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