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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can a trailer be sold over half the marketing value ?

The trailer is valued at $11,000 and it is being sold for $20,000. $4,000 has done been paid towards the $20,000 but just now discovering the property only values at $11,000 can I get the price reduced is this even legal?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 7, 2022

It is legal and you don’t have to buy the trailer at all.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I financed a car. Through a bank with a car lot I was arrested. The car lot reposed the car before the 1st payment

Was even due. Is that legal. I thought the bank paid them. Consider I was going to be paying a bank out of state not the car lot

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 5, 2022

If the loan was consummated prior to the repo, it may have been a wrongful repo. If the loan transaction had not been completed, it is most likely not a wrongful repo.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I filed a complaint warrant on my boyfriend for terroristic threatening 3rd degree. Can I withdraw this?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 15, 2022

No. Only the prosecutor can withdraw it now.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: I need help getting $10,000 back from a contractor who is not showing up and is ghosting me.

The fence guy did 4 days of work over the last 2 months. Has not responded to calls or texts the last week. Has his house, tractor, truck and other items now listed for sale. His tractor is sitting on my property. What are my options to get my money back?

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Oct 7, 2022

You should see an attorney first thing Monday morning; a lawsuit may be your only avenue.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can I terminate a contract with a co that is supposed to do remodeling and has done nothing in 3 1/2 weeks?

They were given $11,000 for first draw. They took out three walls of drywall and carpet then said the check didn't clear their bank and nothing happened for 2/ 12 weeks. I checked it was cashed on September 6. Then keeps telling me new start dates and no body shows up. Now is telling me he... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Yes. Give them notice in writing.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: Am I bound to a 30 day leave notice in my employment contract?

Suppose I have an employment contract that says I have to give 30 days notice before resigning. Could my employer really force me to work against my will for 30 days? Could I be sued for not fulfilling the 30 day notice requirement?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 16, 2022

Theoretically, yes, although that is generally not how it happens. Once you give notice, they will generally ask you to leave shortly after that. The notice period rarely ever comes into play.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If we have a donor contract signed can a sperm donor try to take a child after it’s born in kentucky?

We want to use a sperm donor to conceive a child and we want to take all precautions legally. So if we have a donor sign a contract stating we won’t ever attempt to get support in any sort of way and he can’t have any rights to the child will kentucky uphold it? Or will a contract even legally... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 15, 2022

If the contract is properly prepared, it should be enforceable both ways without a problem.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Looking for lawyer against KY nursing board

I’m wondering who my options are for a lawyer would be in the Glasgow/Bowling Green area and specifically deals with nursing/malpractice or the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 25, 2022

Try David Cole or Alan Simpson in Bowling Green.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a seller back out of a sales contract for the sale of a home?

We signed the contract a week ago. I am the seller and want to back out. The home is set to close in a couple of weeks.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 23, 2022

Yes, but you may be liable for returning the deposit if any. Your sales contract should spell out the penalties for canceling the sale.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a boat title that has been signed by the previous owner and notarized. When I took the title to the clerks

Office to have it transferred they told me that the previous owner filed for a lost/duplicate title and that the title I have is not good. Is that perjury on the previous owner because he filed for a lost title after selling the boat?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 19, 2022

Perjury is false sworn testimony. This is fraud and you have been defrauded by the seller.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: If you loan money to family member with promise of another family member would pay back. Can this be taken to court?

I have text messages from both parties that the money would be paid back the next day. It has not been over a month later and she is refusing to pay. I have even offered for her to make payments and she is refusing. I said I would take to small claims and now her husband says if i do he will make... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 12, 2022

Yes you can. Stop talking to them and just sue them. There is no merit to his harassment claim.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: If there are three beneficiaries that inherited a farm to split equally, can it be sold with out all three agreeing?

My father passed away in 2020 living myself and my two sisters as beneficiaries. During the probate process all his assets were divided out between us and the real estate was stated that we all three own it. Last week my sister's put the real estate up for sale without my knowledge. I do not... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Aug 2, 2022

They cannot sell without your signature. However, if you refuse to cooperate, they can bring a partition action against you to force a sale, and that will be very expensive, and the court fees and costs will come off the top or might even possibly be charged to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Today is Friday and I am scheduled to close on Monday morning.

The seller waited until Friday evening to inform everyone that they do not have the money they are required to bring to closing and are considerably short (more than $10,000.00) on having what they need. I am thousands of dollars in at this point. I have been maintaining the property since we both... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 6, 2022

Move in and take possession. You may have to sue the seller to get the balance you are owed.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: How long do you have after buying a house to go after the seller for non disclouser of a problem?

We bought a house almost 2 years ago, when we looked at it there was a corrugated pipe sticking out on the hill in the back yard. We asked what it was and they said a french drain. Fast forward we have found that the hill next to us slid so that dug that hill and part of ours and ran corrugated... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 1, 2022

You’ll need an expert to assess the situation snd to estimate repairs. The time starts to run when you learned of or should have learned of the defect.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: I have a lien on a personal sale vehicle, and still have the 2nd key. Can I get my vehicle back?

The purchase of the vehicle was written in to a home renovation contract. Contractor has not delivered on his end. Can I take my own vehicle back, or do I need to have it towed?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 22, 2022

You can take your own vehicle back yourself if you can do it without a breach of the peace.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: We had a contract with a man he said he would purchase material and do labor. It said he would buy material but he didn’

He said buying material to time consuming. Now he wants payment in full

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 6, 2022

Don’t give him a dime until he performs exactly as the contract requires.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Am I legally obligated to pay for a broken lease if the landlord found a new tenant only a few weeks after I moved out?

I broke an apartment lease 6 months early because my husband left me. I got a letter from a collections agency stating that I owe them a little over $3,000 for the remaining 6 months of the lease. The landlord had another tenant move in not even 2 weeks after I moved out. From my understanding,... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 2, 2022

You are obligated only for the difference between lease and new concrete price.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Mr. Denison I haven't been able to get ahold of the owner of the car lot that committed ky consumer protection act

To discuss anything about the truck either he's not there or he doesn't return calls found out today that he has done went and put my vehicle up for sale again without giving me order for repossession or anything I know I need to hire a lawyer that would take it on a contingency plan can... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 23, 2022

Where are you located?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: exclusive of PIP, but otherwise inclusive of all other damages meaning?

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Anna Aleksander
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Anna Aleksander
answered on Mar 8, 2022

Exclusive of PIP means they will repay and be responsible for paying back the PIP to your insurance company pip stands for personal injury protection it is Ky no fault coverage on your own insurance that pay for your medical bills regardless of who is at fault and usually first $10,000.00 but could... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Does a fiduciary supposed to control your life without your consent?

Financial abuse is what I'm going through and I have emails to prove it. I also posted it on Facebook. I just don't think it's right.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 5, 2022

A fiduciary has the obligation to handle your finances in the most responsible manner possible. Beyond that, what is your question?

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