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Q: - Is it possible that he may have committed fraud when he referred me to the stores I mentioned below?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Florida on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016

Same answer as the last, this is not a criminal issue. You are being sued and if you owe money on a contract pay it. Where you got the materials from is irrelevant to the contract.
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Q: Did he break a law when I asked him to sign receipts and he signed gibberish?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Florida on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016

If you had a contract honor it. He also has an argument that he partially performed, being he did work and you paid part, solidifying the contract even if it was or was not signed. This is not a criminal law question though.
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Q: Lease ended 7/31, landlord did not notify of renewal, nor increase. Today he increased 20% verbally. Is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016

On a month to month lease the rent amount can change any month. Every month is is new lease. So if landlord decides next October 1 he wanted $6,000 per month you would have to pay it or vacate after giving you only 15 days notice to pay the new amount or vacate. Statute only afford tenants 15 days notice when landlord terminated a month to month tenancy. Your options are to find a new place and quickly if you cannot pay the extra $175; but it may cost you more than that to move so last...
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Q: My roommate is going back on a verbal agreement on payment that I also have on text. What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016

Sue but it will cost you nearly the $360 difference just in filing fees which you will not get back as there is not contractual provision between you for attorney's fees or cost. It may also raise issues with your landlord about illegal subleasing that you dont want raised.
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Q: can i receive legal help if someone rear ended my car and a red light and damaged my vehicle?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016

Contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice--they give free consultations. No fault, by the way, applies to the medical bills. Talk to the attorney before talking to the insurance adjuster.
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