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How do I closed an IRA that was not in the Living Trust. Both of my parents have passed away.

A:  get a lawyer! (probably will cost you 1/3) If your name appears on it as the beneficiary you may need a copy of the death certificate to show the company holding the IRA....

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Im getting a new job as a package handler and i have orientation next week and training the next day, will they drug test me?

A:  if they are, avoid eating any foods that has poppy seeds in them, it would show on the drug test, its just a little heads up, but i dont know if they would I am sure they will , yes Poppy seeds are a good thing to avoid, also Artificial sweeteners - they give-off a false positive for alcohol. Since you don''t do drugs, you have nothing to worry about then :) Depends on their company policy. Most do, but some don''t. Refrain from doing drugs, though....

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Why are many managers in my former workplace paid more salary $$$ w/ my tax $$$ than town Mayors?

A:  This may give you an idea of why: ''Study: CEOs Who Fired Most Workers Earned Highest Pay A new study shows the CEOs who fired the most workers during the economic recession have also taken home the highest pay. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the CEOs of the fifty corporations responsible for the worst layoffs were paid an average $12 million—42 percent more than the average for the Standard & Poor’s 500. The study covered the period from November 2008 to April of this year. For 72 percent of companies, layoffs were announced at the same time as earnings were increasing.'' http://www.democracynow.org/2010/9/1/headlines#3...

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What kind of charges and sentences would you be looking at for stabbing someone with a pencil?

A:  Same as a knife if it goes in to the flesh u will also be kicked out /banned from the collage and all work you have put in will be for nothing remeber collage isn''t high school if they harass you u can file charges against them for harassment is better to go the legal way then lose everything for 1 prick rember a knife is attempted murder u could face years in prison it goes into the flesh it will be treated the same attempted murder probably... You would probably get done for agrivated assault with a weapon, because your carrying the pencil with the intent to use it as a weapon. For example if you were walking a dog and had a big maglite torch and got mugged and you smacked the attacker you wouldnt get done for the weapon because you were carrying it any

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this is my story and question. I showed my penis to an 9 year old girl about 8 years ago. I was sentenced gross misdemeanor to one year and

A:  How old were you at the time you did this? If you were an adult or close to you, then I have no sympathy for you. It is hard on all of us to ge a job these days, btw. Also, if you were close to the same age as the girl at the time, then you might be able to get legal help to remove it or at least lock the record to only be viewed if you have another criminal offense. There are companies that hire ex inmates. Right now, it''s hard to get a job even if you have a clean record. But, now a days everybody is doing background checks, or asking if you have a criminal record. Check around to see who hires people like you...they are out there. First of all, it troubles me that you are characterizing this as being taken advantage of when your will was weak. That tells me you haven''t completed...

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I was married in Tennessee; can I get a divorce or the marriage annulled in Indiana or another state?

A:  Yes. However, you must be a resident of that state. If you are not a resident of that state, then they will refuse to hear your case, as your home state will have legal precedence in such matters. Under The Constitution''s Full Faith and Credit clause, yes. A legal action in one state must be accepted in another. That is the reason behind the whole homo-marriage thing. They can marry in one state and move to another, essentially imposing the legality of their union throughout the country. In old days, when a woman''s best lease on life was to marry well and marry early, couples used to travel out-of-state to get married. Since divorces may require a filing before the court, you may at least need to be a resident of that state to file, but the original marriage need not have been in the...

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Does California Worker''s Comp pay for time from work even if you worked some time between receiving the injury and filing the claim?

A:  I don''t know but I know when I was up in oregon one of my co-workers I liked did workers comp for her wrist injury and ended out hiring a lawyer b/c they didn''t want to pay. So keep one hand on the phone and get ready just incase....

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Can an employer make you sign an agreement not to cash your check early if they hand out checks on the day before theyre dated?

A:  Yes they can although no one is supposed to accept a check for cashing until the date on the check. Why argue about it? Your boss could hold the check until the day after it is dated so count your blessings that you got one at all. Yes, but only a moron would try to cash a check before it is valid, and only a moron bank employee would actually cash a check early ... so the agreement is totally unneeded. The cannot make you sign such an agreement, but they can refuse to give you the check if you don''t. Why are they doing this? Presumably they have a reason - you need to investigate that. Strictly, the bank should not (and may well not) recognise the cheque. You do cash the check, and the company incurs fees because of it, it might well be (but I am no lawyer) that /you/ will be liable for...

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Can my employer alter my time card to avoid overtime especially if I was not given a break but the alter the time card to say I did?

A:  You need to talk to your union rep. Be careful when you discuss this with your employer. If he fires you (for some made-up reason) you''d have to take him to court, and it would be hard for you to prove. of course not. Union or no, if you can prove it, you can get them in a lot of trouble, i''m sure Absolutely not. You may or may not be entitled to a break given your job industry. And no overtime may or may not be a policy with your company but if you work the hours you are due the pay. Period. that''s why unions were created...because of unfair labour practices...if you want to you could fight it in court. If this is a first job and you''re just a kid I''d say let it go. But if you really need the money and they pull something like that let them know in no un

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what happens if you forget to clock out of work

A:  Employers would only legally have to pay the show up pay for that work day. Anywhere from 1 hour to 4 hours pay. It depends on the company, the timekeeper and you. You either get paid a hell of a lot more or you don''t get paid at all! lots of overtime money!!! if you have a valid reason, then it''s your lucky day...