We had an agreement with our landlord to end our lease early due to the relocatio of our jobs, He agreed to put the property on the market and when he found someone to rent it we would move. We did that with no problem but he has refused to give us itemized receipts of the so called work he had... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
File a complaint with Court. If you are successful, you will receive a judgment of double the amount of the improperly withheld security deposit plus your attorney's fees.
Or is the NJCFA only applicable to home improvement contractors such as general contractors?
answered on Dec 26, 2022
Yes, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which provides for triple damages plus attorneys fees has a very broad reach and can even be applied to businesses as well as people. Not only can plumbers and electricians be held in violation of the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, but also the New Jersey Home... Read more »
We have a tailor shop. A daughter and her mom hired us in July to work on her daughter's wedding dress for an October wedding. The charge was $1,300 paid in three installments. The dress was delivered on time in early October. Then the mother, who was paying, disputed all three credit card... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2022
First I can't believe the answer of the other attorney who answered this question seems like a canned answer and didn't realize your not the one charged with the offense, you are the victim. That being said since you are the victim, first try going to the police and tell them what... Read more »
I brought my computer in for external repair (Screen Frame replacement). The company mistakenly recycled my computer. They provided me with a new one, but it wasn't the same as the one I previously had. They also promised to recover my hard drive but have never followed up on the status of the... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
The answer depends on many factors from how valuable your data was to you, to whether you signed a limitation of liability when you took the computer in for repair. You will probably need to setup a consultation with a lawyer and that in and of itself will cost money for the attorneys time so... Read more »
I have a judgment against a contractor who refused to return deposit. I have already served information subpoena to defendants court appearance. Now, all of his court appearances are virtual. Defendant has not responded to information subpoena within time alotted. I filed notice to enforce... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2022
You have to get a Judge to grant you permission to effectuate service by publication. But you risk the contractor being able to discharge the judgment in bankruptcy. If you cannot establish fraudulent conduct that is not dischargeable in bankruptcy then you have a real problem. There are too many... Read more »
I am pretty desperate to find someone who can help me with my situation. I live in an apartment. I have had an issue for over a year now with my neighbors chain smoking. They recently did renovations on all of the apartments. It made it worse. They did not do a good job and my apartment is filled... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2022
Every lease is deemed to include the provision of quiet enjoyment. This places a obligation on the Landlord to insure that the premises are safe and not unhealthy. So if the Landlord refuses to take any action to correct the situation, consider filing suit against the Landlord for breach of... Read more »
If someone prepaid services (testing) to a health practitioner and was unable to go through the testing, does the client have a right to a refund (or partial refund minus the unused test kit.)
answered on Jul 1, 2022
It would depend on the terms of the prepaid plan. You could review the plan agreement and check the paragraphs about termination, cancellation, refunds, etc. Look for any additional obligations involving testing labs. If the terms of the plan agreement seem to be against you, or they do not address... Read more »
W. Sitzler is the Judge and the district attorney is not listed.
answered on Jun 18, 2022
The question is missing details. Please complete the question. I will try to respond once a complete question is posted.
15. Arbitration. Any disputes resulting from this Agreement or any dispute resulting to Select's home service contract service
shall be construed and enforced under the laws of the State of New Jersey. You hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts
of New Jersey and waive... Read more »
answered on May 6, 2022
Arbitration clauses are matters of contract. In your case it's a "Home Warranty Contract". If the conduct of the party wanting to enforce the arbitration clause against you amounts to a material breach, then the court won't enforce the arbitration clause. A good remedy for a... Read more »
answered on Apr 6, 2022
Depending on the amount and your overall financial situation, you may be able to fight it or it may be cost-effective to just file Bankruptcy. But there is an insufficient factual basis to provide meaningful advice.
There’s no contract no text messages no direct messages ! This person is very shady as well ! Do I need to pay this person ?
answered on Mar 3, 2022
Please do not pay this claim without any proof it is a verifiable obligation of the Estate of your deceased husband. If you did not sign anything, the claim, if verifiable, would be against the Estate of your deceased husband. It sould not be your obligation.
My notice number is 15047-703860060-002-001-01
answered on Jan 3, 2022
You need to contact the Class Action law firm. Typically most Plaintiff's in a class action lawsuit gets very little.
I want to find out who did this, causing me months of stress and anxiety.
answered on Jan 2, 2022
Yes you certainly can take legal action both civilly and through the criminal justice system. How to determine who stole the EZ Pass may require retains a private investigator. Once that is determined and you have proof, then an experienced civil litigation attorney can review all your... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2021
Outside of a written demand, your only recourse is to file suit. IHowever, it is my opinion that filing suit will be fruitless.
Original debt is $2500. Has received more than $3800 in payments via state tax returns and has not released lien on School Transcript and still claims I owe despite paying over $3800. Has not given any paperwork related to my file despite repeated request. Was condescending when requested and even... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2021
Your situation would have to be determined in an in person consultation and review of all relevant documents. Depending on what is learned from that, you MAY have a cause of action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Sometimes a simple but strong letter from an experienced civil... Read more »
When judgement is entered in small claims court decision (NJ, less than $3k) - is post-judgement interest automatically applicable if it is not explicitly ordered by judge? I found article that says usually it is automatic per federal standards, but I don't want simply to assume this. Any... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2021
Yes it is automatic once judgment is entered
My concert was initially postponed, then canceled several months later. During a dispute with my credit card company (goods/services not received), the third-party ticket company sent me documents/evidence that assured me that I would get a full refund if the concert got canceled. (By the way, this... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2021
You may file a complaint against the company if it was doing business in your state. Each state has different jurisdictional limits as to which court you file a complaint. Call your county court and speak to he administator's office to determine in which to file the complaint and the fees... Read more »
A letter to answer a “Small Claims Court” lawsuit was mailed to a family member address. My ex-landlord suing for back-rent was unable to find my new address.
As a frontline Medical Worker, I avoid visiting family members and I didn’t receive the letter til 6 weeks after it was... Read more »
answered on Dec 25, 2020
Don't ignore the summons. Go to Court on the appointed date to defend the law suit. If you missed the date, file a motion to set aside whatever action the Court took and request a new trial date.
I am a college student, at the scene of the accident they drove off with minimal damage to their vehicle and the police report says minimal damage.
answered on Nov 3, 2020
If you had laibility insruance at the time of the accident, turn this demand over to them.
If you did not have liability insurance at the time, you should speak with a lawyer about your rights.
I paid in full for a service and got an appointment date and time. On the day of the appointment I sent a text to the owner letting them know I would be on my way to which they answered all appointments were cancelled that day. I asked for a refund and was told no refunds. I have asked kindly... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2020
The answer is "YES". The recourse which requires retaining an experienced civil litigation attorney and it is very powerful. The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, provides for triple damages plus attorney fees and costs. There is no basis for a refusal to make a refund when a service is not... Read more »
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