My senior class organized a game where everyone bought into the game and the winner receives a cash prize. It is organized by students, not affiliated with the school. Every player signed an agreement that they accepted the rules. Students are being kicked out of the game, despite not violating any... Read more »
I was making payments through a truck I started financing a year ago, and those payments were being made through SMART Payment plan in which they charged me on a biweekly basis in means to help me pay off the vehicle quicker.
Problems occured quuckly and often through them. My payments were... Read more »
Technically, there is probably some liability there but it very likely wouldn’t be worth the time, money or hassle to pursue it. If you can get reimbursed what you’ve lost ( or most of it), you’ll still be ahead of the game.
Its a contract related matter and the Prince George's county entered an Affidavit Judgement. I am trying to file a motion to vacate, so is there a form that needs to be filled along with the reason for not being present before the court or just a letter addressed to the clerk/court will... Read more »
You would use a general motion form. You should include any information as to why you did not show up in court, as well as any defense that you might have raised in the contract claim (i.e you didn't owe the money, you paid it already, etc.)
Items that have been left behind in a self storage facility by the renters of the facility unit and by the owners of the unit for a certain amount of time or for a lengthy amount of time let's say is it considered abandoned property and there for the finder of the property to take possession... Read more »
Going through arbitration on Upwork for work not delivered by a freelancer. Just wondering, if the arbitration team decides to take the side of the freelancer - can I sue? Since that's supposed to be the final decision. I don't know the decision yet but I have substantiative proof that... Read more »
No one can advise you about whether you can appeal the arbitration decision or otherwise sue without looking at the contract. However the best that can be done is say that usually arbitration agreements preclude any other form of legal action, and even appealing an arbitration award is very...Read more »
I signed a con-compete in Illinois that reads "If for any reason I decide to voluntarily resign from the Company, I acknowledge that the Company requests that I provide at least 10 business days written notice of my intent to leave, the date I want to leave, and (as soon as I know it) the name... Read more »
Your question is missing some important information. Having said that, non-competes are not enforceable in Illinois unless they are reasonable under the circumstances. I do not believe that an Illinois court would find the requirement to disclose a new employer as being unreasonable. I suspect that...Read more »
Construction was set to begin a year or so later. Fast forward to now, construction is on Phase 2 , however, the company reached out and advise that prices has went up since we signed the contract and they now want to add an extra charge of 10k extra to our original price amount. Mind you we have... Read more »
I don't mean to sound rude, but you've made a statement rather than asking a question. Do you have a question? You'll want to use somewhat correct terminology. A "land patent" typically refers to the initial grant of a piece of land by the government to an individual or...Read more »
Jury Trial set in the next 48 hours. Trying to figure out how to obtain compensation for slumlord that is trying to evict me for "non payment" even though they were over paid, and after I contacted the city and county?
Yes, the Florida statute that governs Full and Final Accord and Satisfaction is Florida Statute 673.3111. You have to tender the check with proper notice for it to be effective. Also, it depends what your contract with the contractor says. You can't just write a check for a dollar and call it...Read more »
In April of 2022 my wife took our dog to a kennel we had been to before. It was apparently under new ownership and they required a release to be signed. My wife did not read the document before signing and our dog was allegedly involved in an altercation with another dog, who was injured and... Read more »
To determine whether a document is a legally binding contract, you must show it to an attorney. This sounds like an indemnification agreement that requires your wife to indemnify (compensate) the kennel if it's sued by the third party. A "release" by your wife would release the...Read more »
Contract interpretation is not as simple as you might think. Attorneys learn from early on that contract interpretation cannot be done in a vacuum. Not only should the entire contract be read and understood - not just a single provision - but the circumstances of the making of the agreement...Read more »
Your next steps would be to select two or three of the attorneys listed and request a free initial consultation by video call ... that way, you will have a better idea of your options and development strategies.
I have a UCC lien and lien enforcement called and threatened to come to my residence. There was a limited personal guarantee that states they would be allowed in terms of a default to review the assets. The company has been making this threat every two months or so but it is now weekly. They left a... Read more »
It's difficult to address this in an online forum. Many facts are missing. It smells like scam to me. "UCC Liens and Enforcement" is supposedly the name of the collector? Have they sent you anything in writing at all? If not, another red flag of scam, including the threatening phone...Read more »
We are trying to contract with an illustrator. Our CEO is insistent that we require the illustrators physical mailing address for the contract to be valid, the illustrator is only offering us his email at this time.
It can be valid without an address. I agree with your CEO though that you should require a physical mailing address in the contract. If the contract is breached and you need to sue then you will need their address to start the lawsuit.
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