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  • Do I really need to even bother with a bankruptcy?

    OK my bankruptcy, if I even file, would be very simple. It would be a chapter 7, because I own nothing but a car that in 20 years old and the cloths on my back. I got into trouble because of medical bills. Some credit cards were used to try to pa...

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    You should really take a chronology of the entire affair to a local attorney and get a real look at the entire deal. Make sure to answer the suit before the due date, so you don't get a default.

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  • Bankruptcy

    I filed for BK but did not include my soon to be ex. Due to his failure to make a court ordered payment of a vehicle, I surrendered it to bank. As it turns out the trustee has not released his interest in it and wants it but the bank released it b...

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    Call the attorney who helped you with the bankruptcy. If he does not respond, then call the trustee and just let him know about the deal. That's about all you can do. Beyond that, it would be hard to give you advice without diving into it.

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  • Am I legally responsible to pay?

    I was sued by a debt collector over a debt that is almost 4 years old. I had been working with them and came to an agreement that was not really suitable for me, but I did sign an agreed judgment. However, the case was dismissed "Case dismissed...

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    Limitations run from the breach, but can be extended by your actions, such as paying on the debt. Quite often, people sign settlement agreements, thinking that they are agreed judgments. You should take whatever you have to a local attorney and let him sort through it. The initial consultation is too cheap for a real issue like this.

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  • How do I file a replevy bond in the State of Texas?

    A creditor filed a Writ of Garnishment and Return at my bank and my accounts are now frozen. It states, "You have a right to regain possession of the property by filing a Replevy Bond. You have a right to seek to regain possession of the prope...

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    It is highly unlikely that you are successfully going to file a bond. You should talk to an attorney immediately. This will balloon into all sorts of problems in lots of situations. This kind of thing comes after a number of mistakes concerning a relationship with a creditor. The pain will continue out of control until you take serious action.

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  • Time frame from lawsuit being filed to actual court date?

    Is there a time frame from when a lawsuit has been filed to delivering the summons? I know there's a case against me for debt but I have not been served, how many attempts do they try and what is the process if they can't get a hold of me? I wor...

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    If you have not been served, then you have no due date. What you need to know is that the plaintiff can get what is called substitute service. If you are dodging, it won't work long.

    The other responses have given you valid timeframes.

    If you have been served, best to answer with some sort of denial.

    An initial consultation with a local attorney would serve you well. People tend to think that avoiding the cost of an attorney is wise, when it is usually the most expensive approach.

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  • I returned a cell phone case and I have receipt . But the cell phone company now saying I did not return the product can I sue ?

    I returned a cell phone case and I have receipt . But the cell phone company now saying I did not return the product they asking me to pay the money for the item I returned. I told them many times that the item is returned. They don't believe me t...

    Warren’s Answer

    Send them the evidence that you sent the phone back. It sounds like you have sent the phone back, and they have not received it. You might make a notarized statement to let them know that you sent it, and that you are willing to testify to the fact.

    But yes, this may wind up a big mess.

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  • Lawsuit against me

    I've been making payments, But I was aware there's a lawsuit against me, if I want to settle without going to court, do I need to keep in contact with the collection agency, or speak directly to the attorney who is handling this case?

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    You should contact the attorney who is suing you and work it out. They don't need judgments - they want money.

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  • How do I get a check fraud of my background?

    I am a victim of check fraud..My wallet was lost and my important information was in there such as my expired DL,my kids and I Social Security cards..and an old bank card..i never had checks for that account...this person have made up fraudulent c...

    Warren’s Answer

    Have you contacted the police?

    As others have stated, you must immediately contact everyone possible and let them know that it wasn't you. If you know who did it, that helps a lot.

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  • How can someone oppose one word in a trademark?

    I've applied for a trademark "intend to use". My name is something like 'Str8 Cake' in the category of clothing namely, shirts, ties, shoes, socks, pants and so on. (2016) Then someone sent me an email saying that i needed to amend my category ...

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    Of course, you do need to visit an IP attorney to look at this in detail if you want a full answer, but it sounds like you have a demand to amend that may or may not have any teeth to it. It costs little to make such a demand, but to file an opposition is something more.

    IP attorneys work with federal law, and thus you can get competent counsel through the phone with any number of us. We're easy to contact.

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  • I have an idea/solution that can save the hotel industry millions of dollars. How do I protect this idea when presenting it?

    The sharing economy has cost the hotel industry millions of dollars. By sharing economy I mean AirBnB, HomeAway and other platforms that allow people to rent out their apartments or spare bedrooms to travelers. Hotels lose an approximate $450 ...

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    First, recognize that most big businesses will not care about your idea unless you have a connection with players in the industry. Second, recognize that the best way to sell your idea is to implement it, and get a patent filed that describes the idea so that we can call it an invention, and not merely an idea.

    You should visit with an IP attorney, because we are far too cheap at the front part of the process. And don't give money to late-night TV commercials promising the world.

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