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Mark S Britton

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  • Which State to create an LLC and mortgage transfer requirements

    My brother and I have a rental property in California. I am a resident of WA and he is a resident of CA. I am in the process of creating an LLC for this property in WA. Is this acceptable if the real property is physically located in CA? Are w...

    Mark’s Answer

    Is this acceptable if the real property is physically located in CA? Yes.

    Are we required to transfer the mortgage on this home to the LLC as it is already in both of our names? If you want the mortgage to be an LLC asset, then you need to transfer it to the LLC in exchange for membership interests in the LLC.

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  • Failed vasectomy

    My wife and I had 2 healthy, beautiful children and we decided we were done shortly after my daughter was born. Due to the ease of recovery, minimal complications, and that our insurance covered 95% of it, I had a vasectomy. We followed the Doc...

    Mark’s Answer

    Here is a simlar question that addresses your questions:

    http://www.avvo.com/legal-answers/vasectomy-came-undone--317.html

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  • Bankruptcy

    who are the best bankruptcy attorneys in gig harbor or tacoma wa

    Mark’s Answer

    Here is a link to the top Avvo-rated lawyers in Tacoma:

    http://www.avvo.com/search/lawyer_search?q=bankruptcy&loc=tacoma%2C+WA

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  • Legal fines

    I have unpaid legal fines in collections from my past. I have been put of trouble since 2001. The sum of these fines is huge! Is there anything I can do to either get the cost reduced or at least get it out of collections and back in the court? At...

    Mark’s Answer

    You can work with these creditors to reduce the amount owed.

    You could also declare bankruptcy; however, you would want to work with a top-notch bankruptcy attorney to ensure that these liabilities are properly discharged in the bankruptcy. There are some exceptions to what court settlements can be discharged.

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  • Breach of contract

    What should I do about daughter's ex-fiance' defaulting on loan payment he owes me?

    Mark’s Answer

    Is the loan obligation in writing? If so, you probably have a strong case. If your claim is for $5,000 or less you can utlize WA's small claims court system. Here is a link with more info:

    http://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/resources/?altMenu=smal&fa=newsinfo_jury.scc

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  • How to draft a complain

    can one ask a business to remove a namefrom their advertisings ogan (my name) without legal action ?

    Mark’s Answer

    could you resubmit this, giving more facts regarding your situation? It is impossible to answer otherwise. If "Ogan" is your name, your question does not make sense. Please write clearly in your question.

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  • Charging interest on late fees.

    I just paid off citi financial acct. unfortunately i had to get the monies from my ira acct. My question: Is it legal for citi financial to charge interest on late fee's in the state of washington?

    Mark’s Answer

    Please repost your question with greater detail on what your "citi financial acct" is. Was it a loan? Credit card debt? Need more facts.

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  • Domestic property dispute

    I bought a car and my mother co-signed the loan the car began having transmission problem and i couldn't make it to work so i lost my job and had some trouble paying my car payment to my mom she informed me one day that she had paid the car comple...

    Mark’s Answer

    Without a written agreement, your Mother would have a tough time *successfully* suing you. She can still sue you though, which will cost you time and money. Dependign on the facts, she may also have a right to collect the car. If you need the car and wish to preserve a relationship with your Mother, I suggest that you talk to her to figure out a payment schedule. Taking a family matter to court makes little sense for anyone.

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  • Banking

    We owned a home for over 20 years. For all of these 20 years we had a mortgage with a local Savings & Loan Bank. We had a fire in our home and while doing repairs we found that our walls had mold growing in them. Our kids had not been feeling we...

    Mark’s Answer

    This is a customer service issue, rather than a legal one. A creative attorney might be able to come up with a way that your rights were violated, but the suit wouldn't be worth your time or money. Even though banks are highly regulated, they are a business like any other business. They survive by keeping their customer's happy. If this bank makes all of their customers as unhappy as they made you, they will soon be out of business. In the meantime, you may consider writing a complaint letter to the President of the S&L. That might help change the loan officer's behavior.

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