answered on Feb 10, 2023
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. In the most general sense that applies nationwide, briefing means a meeting. It usually involves giving information or instructions. That's a broad definition. If this is in the context of a Missouri statute... Read more »
I paid someone to help me move and they destroyed most of my belongings. There are also things missing.
answered on Dec 15, 2022
You have the right to file suit to recover your damages.
I was asking my scammer lives in the us but lives in another state but can u sue a scammer I've been told by a another attorney that it would have to be civil lawsuit. it happened in august of 2018 and they said the statue has likely ran out in the state of Missouri. they said missouri has... Read more »
answered on Sep 18, 2022
The statute of limitations would depend upon the cause of action, i.e., type of legal claim. If you wish to sue for fraud and if Missouri law governs, the you've got 5 years under Mo. Rev. Stat. 516.120(1), with the possibility for it to be extended dependin upon when the fraud was discovered.
I said to her I would give her this amount of money which is coming from an inheritance I was given. I decided not to give it to her. Now she is threatening to take it to court, and to pay her a lot more than what she asked for.
Now, I did use her car for many years and usually paid her.... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2022
She can sue you if she pays the filing fee. Whether she will prevails depends upon many factors. As the plaintiff she will be the burden of proof. She'll need to establish the essential elements of her claim. For example, in a suit for breach of contact she'd need to show that there... Read more »
Back in 2018, I received financing from a company for a home improvement project. When the project was done, they billed me the remaining balance (which was less than what appears on the original contract). Beginning in June 2022, I have begun receiving phone calls saying I have an open balance.... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2022
The statute of limitations in Missouri for a written contract is 10 years. An oral contract has a 5-year SOL
There are no meters or anything owned by the city in the back yard. And my fence has been damaged.
answered on May 25, 2022
Generally, it would not be lawful for a city worker to enter your property without your permission, or to damage your fence. However, there are many circumstances where it is legal for them to enter your property - even against your direction. Having a meter is just one example where a city or... Read more »
I live in Missouri and before I pay the money I owe State Farm I want to be sure that they (or the judge) cannot either not turn it into the judge or the judge rule against it being satisfactory
answered on Apr 13, 2022
Any judge can rule against a motion but if you’ve satisfied the judgment and the plaintiff refuses to file a satisfaction then you are entitled to have it satisfied. So long as you can provide that you’ve paid it in full, including post-judgment interest and costs, I see no reason that you... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2022
I’m not sure what you mean about your landlord not entering evidence. So long as you are within the statute of limitations you may sue. Whether is makes sense to sue is the better question and will depend on many factors. Those factors include the merits of the potential case, whether you are... Read more »
I really need help and my attorney doesnt do anything. My ex is claiming terrible thing in writing about my minor child and filing false police reports against me to make me look bad to our judge. He and his wife are in contempt of several orders, my attorney wont bring the evidence.
Where... Read more »
answered on Jan 23, 2022
The St. Louis County Circuit Court’s webpage has some common forms online. A defamation petition is not common nor something that pro se litigants generally file and successfully litigate. For example, do you know the essential elements of a defamation cause of action in Missouri? The... Read more »
I will do my best to keep this brief yet concise. I have primary residential custody of 4 children who were the product of a previous marriage. I remarried and we live in Jackson County MO.The divorce and custody agreement were filed in Leavenworth County KS. There is an open child abuse... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2022
It’s unclear what relief you seek. Small claims court is only for money damages. Okay you seek injunctive relief, such as an order into remove the defamatory statements, you cannot get such relief in small claims court.
Whether you hire an attorney to sue will depend largely on whether... Read more »
Denied medical care after contracting covid due to the jails negligence and unsanitary conditions also bond set so high he can't get out $350,000 judge refuses to lower it and has yet to have been in front of a judge for a formal hearing or arraignment for his charges they held his arraignment... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2022
A person may file a Section 1983 suit concerning lack of medical care by filing the complaint himself or hiring an attorney to do so. Attorneys who file civil rights suits generally do so on a contingency basis but are particular as to which suits they will choose to undertake given the... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2021
I've been in practice for many years and have no idea. Perhaps if you provide some context you'll get a better answer.
Partner and I are separating. We share bank accounts and all bills. She wants to keep the house and I'm fine with that. But we have built equity and as far as I'm aware, I get 50 percent when my name comes off of it. Is this correct and if so, what's next? Thank you.
answered on Dec 2, 2021
The answer depends on A) how you and your partner hold title to the property and/or B) how you and your partner agree, in writing, to split the proceeds of sale of the property. The answer should be covered by A. As long as you are both on title as owners of equal shares, you will split the equity... Read more »
I quit in April 2021, he said he was going to come get the building. It is now November 2021 and he sold it to someone. Can I send him an invoice for rent since her kept his building on my property?
answered on Dec 1, 2021
You can certainly send an invoice, but unless you had an agreement for the payment of rent you are not going to be able to sue for breach of lease or contract. Research Missouri's abandoned property statute.
I originally was going to rent to this person, but too many lies made me change my mind. I did let him get the electric in his name while many repairs were made that he had agreed to pay for. He never paid for any. I paid him to put the roof on and owed him $300 more, which I told him I would pay... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2021
From your description, it appears that this individual was on a month-to-month lease. As such, either of you can terminate the lease at any time upon providing at least thirty (30) days' written notice before the start of the next month. If you provided written notice to this person on... Read more »
The written agreement was supposed to be revised by an legal representative after my tenant and I agreed to all the terms that we wrote. Neither parties had any exsperienceing in writing a legalized lease and we both agreed that our agreement was going to be given to an licensed agent to be... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2021
I recommend that you have an attorney review the agreement to determine if it is enforceable.
There was two case numbers, one number apart from each other. The case the verdicts were issued on is the case that was dismissed
answered on Oct 6, 2021
It means that you are missing something. Juries do not decide dismissed claims. It wouldn’t make sense for a jury to issue a verdict on a dismissed claim.
I have been in a billing dispute with my hoa. They will not allow access to records or books as afforded in the bylaws. A previous tenant gave me a copy of the cleared check for a debt the hoa claimed had not paid. I requested access to the records they denied. They hired an attorney and racked up... Read more »
answered on Sep 6, 2021
The association’s declaration and rules & regulations govern.
You would “have a case” if you sue and a case number is assigned. If you don’t pay the disputed charge then I don’t know what damages you’ve suffered. If you do pay the disputed charge and then sue, you’ll... Read more »
He has refused to repair the hot water heater in 2 months. Housing has now terminated the lease. What should I do?
answered on Aug 3, 2021
You probably need to move out. Whether it makes sense to sue your landlord will depend upon multiple factors, such as the lease's terms, your financial situation, and your landlord's ability to satisfy any court judgment that you might obtain.
PERSON A listed vehicle on Craigslist, with intent to pay off lien. Thursday, Person B purchased used vehicle with cash. Bank(LIEN) paid on Friday with said cash+. B called Sat to back out. What should happen next?
answered on Jun 24, 2021
With limited exceptions, under Missouri law a party to a contract cannot simply change his or her mind. Courts are there to adjudicate contract claims when parties cannot agree and someone files a lawsuit.
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