We originally paid to store the RV but the owner also does repairs so we went ahead and had him do our external repairs. Was given a quote we agreed to. Maintained contact with him and when he was ready to start our repair he would not take a credit card over the phone so I requested he send me... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2023
At this point, I think you have to send a letter through a law firm or file a lawsuit. Hopefully, the RV is still at the property, but you really have no way of knowing (unless you can see it through the gate). I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to retain a firm.... Read more »
Allowed children to spill paint over 1/2 room of carpet. Wouldn’t come out & whole room replaced because couldn’t match. One of many negligent damages. Broke lining frig, 2 bins & chunk out of gasket/ door seal. 30-60 nail hole each child’s room, doors & gate hardware broken,... Read more »
answered on Dec 10, 2022
It really depends on whether the items can be repairs and the condition of the items before the tenancy. If they can't be repaired and only replaced, then replacement is fine. If they were in excellent condition before and repair is not possible, then replacement could be justified. It's... Read more »
I have invoice and proof of paying with a cashier's check. He is trying to defraud more people and he blocked me on facebook when I told people he was a scam.
answered on Nov 3, 2022
If the project was in Virginia, you could sue him in Virginia, but you may need to register the judgment in Ohio (or where ever the contractor is living) to enforce the judgment. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
I have a cousin I let stay in an apartment of mine for the past 2 years, I do not collect rent from her, nor has she signed a lease. Two months ago, she wanted me to sign a paper for her saying that she paid $650 a month in rent. I told her no that it was illegal for me to do so. At that time I... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2022
No, unfortunately not. You still have to go through the eviction process by filing with the court and having the court enter a judgment for possession in your favor. If you decide to hire an attorney to assist, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
We just signed a lease for an apartment in Virginia. After moving in, my wife complained of a chemical smell covering a cigarette smoke smell. The leasing office claimed the prior tenant did not smoke, and maintenance claimed it was to cover up curry. My wife just found a pile of cigarettes in a... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2022
It's possible you could make a misrepresentation or fraudulent inducement argument, but if this goes to court you're going to need to be able to convince a judge that 1) the landlord told you it hasn't been smoked in; and 2) that it was smoke and not curry. If you decide to hire a... Read more »
In October 2017, I signed a stock transfer agreement and I became a shareholder of a restaurant in Virginia.
In November 2019 I ended the agreement (verbally). My business partner (majority shareholder) and I sat down and we calculated what he owes me on a simple piece of paper. This... Read more »
answered on Jun 28, 2022
You can do a letter or a lawsuit. You know your former business partner better than an attorney, so if you think the partner would be motivated o resolve if sent a letter then that's the way to go. If you think the partner would ignore the letter, then litigation is the way to go. I'm... Read more »
No written exchanges about the money. When he broke it off he asked her about it and she replied “I don’t give a f***” now after some stalking on her part she filed a warrant in debt for it. Does she have a case ?
answered on Jun 13, 2022
It really depends on what was the basis of giving the $10,000 or the agreement (even if verbal) around the money. If it was really a gift, then your husband should be able to successfully defend the lawsuit. If you or he decides to hire an attorney, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy... Read more »
The company is a subcontractor under a Prime Contractor who provides medical disability exams for Veterans Affairs. The company claims that the Prime didn't pay them for those particular services, and therefore they are not obligated to pay me for those services either. They haven't... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2022
Yes, you have a few options: 1) send them a demand letter threatening a lawsuit if they don't pay you; or 2) pass on the letter and simply fie a lawsuit. Before doing either, I'd check to confirm that your agreement does not have any language in that conditions your payment on payment... Read more »
Does not pay rent and is not in a lease agreement. Property damage has occurred by this person. If a notice needs to be given how long? Also do I need to go through the court system as in an eviction?
answered on May 31, 2022
If you're going to evict based on non-payment or property damage, then you do need to give notice and evict through the court process. If you're evicting based on a person who has no tenancy rights then arguably no notice is required, but even then, the safest thing to do is give notice.... Read more »
So my question is about the working contract that I have signed! I'm a home inspector in VA, working
for a franchise company. I have signed a non-competition and non-solicitation agreement with them that I cannot compete with them for two years after signing this... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2022
It really depends on the the specific terms of your prior agreement. Some non-compete provisions are not enforceable, but it really depends on the details. If you decide to retain a lawyer to assist you, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
Additionally, her employer (for profit college) has been accused of violating Virginia Board of Nursing practices. The institution is being represented, and tell my spouse “not to worry, they represent her too”…I am afraid she will be made scapegoat. Do I need an employment or defamation attorney?
answered on May 11, 2022
You may need both, but it depends on the allegations in the complaint and if she's a named party. If not, and she simply wants to sue for the defamation, then you only need a defamation lawyer. I don't think the company's lawyer could properly represent her as well. I'm sure... Read more »
Can I get my money back, she said no I am not giving the money back.
answered on Apr 30, 2022
If it was a gift, then it will be more challenging. But if it there was an agreement that this money was to be used to purchase a house such that the money was a condition to the agreement, then you'd have a stronger case. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide... Read more »
When I was able to occupy the home I pulled up the carpet to find there was no hardwood floor. According to the VCPA I have a case against them
answered on Feb 22, 2023
Yes, it sounds like there was a misrepresentation re the hardwood floors, so you may have a valid VCPA claim. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
Someone has owed me money since 2019. I've sent two demand letters via a lawyer. There was no reponse. Is litigation my next step?
answered on Oct 3, 2022
Yes, it is. If you decide to hire another firm to assist, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
There is a rich documented history confirming this attorney’s legal malpractice actions.
answered on May 21, 2022
I'm not sure there is a comprehensive list, but my firm may be able to hep. Please give us a call at your earliest convenience and we'll run a conflict check, do an intake, and try to be helpful. Good luck.
I’m current in California, and the other party is in Virginia. I am trying to obtain my items that they do not want to return. I have pictures of them stating they have it and are not trying to return my items.
answered on Apr 30, 2022
You're not required to hire a lawyer, but the letter may be taken more seriously if you hire a lawyer. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to retain an attorney. Good luck.
answered on Apr 23, 2022
You'd just file a complaint for breach of contract in Virginia Circuit Court for the unpaid rent and any other damages (like property damage) and then serve the former tenants with the complaint. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
The cancellation terms say that the retainer and payments are not refundable if we cancel, but does not provide language regarding what happens if the planner cancels. The planner canceled 48 hours ago via text and has not provided any information on how we will proceed with refunds or next steps.... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2022
Yes, you should be able to recover any fees you paid unless the contract has a specific term that permits termination or that the fee structure is set based on milestones. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to hep if you decide to hire a firm.
answered on Mar 29, 2022
You'd likely have to provide a 30 day notice and then file an unlawful detainer with the court if he doesn't leave (assuming the boyfriend was not given the home in the will). If you decide to hire an attorney, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
they’re refusing to fix the issues it had when i purchased the vehicle that were not told to me and refusing to give me money back this vehicle should’ve never had a new inspection sticker
answered on Mar 19, 2022
If the vehicle was represented to you as "new" and it was not new, then you have a claim. If you have a warranty, the warranty should cover these repairs regardless. If you decide to hire an attorney, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
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