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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
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?

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: too much time passed on contract cant bill 2nd half unless i sign new contract should i

had windows installed 1/2 down 1/2 at completion. they didnt do in ample time as promised that so much time elapsed they need me to sign new contract to bill me second half. should i sign and what are legal ramifications if i don't

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 24, 2022

Don’t sign anything new. Make them honor the original contract or hire a lawyer to enforce it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Education Law for Kentucky on
Q: At my job they are trying to make my pto days require approval however it is a unique situation that needs more detail

My job is a contract job and my pto is called non contract days which they deduct partially from each paycheck to cover costs of the days I take off. Can they legally require me to get approval when my contract states that I just need to let them know as far in advance as possible when I need to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 13, 2022

No. The terms of your contract control.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: In Kentucky, can a buyer withdraw their offer after seller accepts when contract states only contingency is financing.

I’m selling land in Kentucky with no structures on it. Same realtor representing both parties. Realtor sent a contract from the buyer agreeing to fill asking price, with the only contingency being based on financing. Realtor told me via text the buyers already told her they had financing lined... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 30, 2022

If they withdrew bf you signed the contract accepting, the offer was withdrawn. If they withdrew the offer after you signed the contract, then you may have a legally binding contract. However, it also depends whether any consideration was required by the contract (ie down payment or earnest... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Just found out that the buy here pay here car lot that I'm buying my vehicle from has withheld information to me and ha

Lied to the DMVs office. My truck broke down upon doing a Vin check to find out what model it is to know which part it takes found out that it has a salvage title and three recalls on it. Which the car lot never said anything to me about the title or the recalls we had a verbal agreement on the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 30, 2022

Hire an attorney and file suit against the seller for fraud under the Ky Consumer Fraud Protection Act. You may be able to rescind the contract snd recover your attorney fees.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Collections and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: If you take someone to court for dishonor of a prommisary note. Do you need to send a letter of dishonor

Also would this be small claim court sueing for non payment of $4000.00

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 28, 2021

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue a lawyer for unprofessional conduct hand write contract I can't read an failing to sign into my case

Can I sue this local lawyer for unprofessional conduct he provided a note pad paper scribble on it call it a contract took 1400 dollars for my injury case promised he move it did not an did not even announce are sign into my case showing he was my lawyer at all an I the client had to catch the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2021

You need to have an independent attorney review your case and determine how to proceed. Whether you can sue the first lawyer will depend largely on whether you have actual damages from his handling of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I need to show proof of emancipation for a lease. How do I do that?

I need to show proof of emancipation. I didn’t go through a court because I Moved out on self support. Do I need a piece of paper signed by my parent or how would I show it?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 10, 2021

A letter from your parent should do it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Kentucky on
Q: I got scammed by a so called contractor he took my money and gave me a receipt can I take him to court and get my money

He gave me a receipt and a wrote out contract that he signed

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 4, 2021

File a criminal complaint instead for Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Health Care Law for Kentucky on
Q: how can an individual sell a home to a relative for 1$ and how much will this affect Medicaid?

the seller is currently in an assisted living facility the goal is to save the home which the adult childeren live.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 4, 2021

It can see for $1 because the $1 qualifies as valuable consideration. Much more info is needed to determine what effect, if any, it will have on Medicaid.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Appraisal came back lower than initial accepted offer Sellers agreed to sell at lower price. Sellers are going to sue us

Appraisal came back Monday evening and scheduled to close Thursday. We did not accept new appraisal offer due to the loan to value ratio and made a counter offer Thursday morning (closing day). Seller won’t accept our offer and is going through with legal action. Does the seller have grounds to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 28, 2021

What is your question?

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: In a land contract does the buyer get a loan?

My mother put a CD down so I could get a loan in my name. Four years later she said I had to get a loan without the CD or move.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 4, 2021

Not necessarily.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Is this a breach of contract?

] had a rent to own,agreement with a lady to pay me 400 per month pay the insurance and taxes. After the first few months she started be late and short on thw payments and completly stopped pating the insurance after about a year has never attempted to pay any taxes and its been over 2 years. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2021

File a forcible detainer (eviction) against her snd get her out. It is a breach of the contract as you said.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a "tenancy by the entirety" co-ownership with someone I was never married too. Will this error help or hurt me.

For the past 3 years she has lived in the house and refuses to sell the house. She will not allow me to use the property. Can I partition to sell. Will the co ownership error help or hurt me if I take her to court? I also am a co-signer on the loan.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 8, 2021

Should help you. File suit to sell and divide. Likely cannot be partitioned but it can be sold.

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