I helped a friend open a boutique about two and a half years ago. I created several custom pieces for the shop and donated a bunch of my unsold merchandise on consignment. She spent the next year selling things out from under me without me being aware and badly damaging everything that was on... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2023
Ohio has a statute of limitations for breaches of written contracts of six years (R.C. 2305.06); and for breaches of oral contracts for four years (R.C. 2305.07). You are within the time limit to bring a claim.
Nov ‘21 my car was in an accident that caused the whole engine to be replaced, radiator & battery. Jan ‘22 I received my car back & a week later the serpentine belt came off 2 times in 2 weeks. Nov ‘22 I hit a deer on my way to work. I received my car back in December ‘22 &... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
I am working on several cases similar to this. I need to learn a little more.
I was working for a pet store/supply company, and stole $85 worth of merchandise due to financial issues I’ve been having. I apologized, admitted to my wrong actions, and even agreed to pay back the $85 which is the amount a cooperate representative of the company agreed was the correct amount... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2022
First, yes, they can sue you. There is a statute that allows merchants to sue for statutory damages of $200 from thieves to help defray the costs of loss prevention. But they probably won't. They simply cannot win enough money to make it worth the time. In many courts it costs more than $200... Read more »
I can't afford an attorney and my legal aid consultation appointment is after the pretrial, that's the only date they had available. What defense can I use to stop them from garnishing my paycheck? I feel as though this company lied to the court in their filing they claim that they have a... Read more »
answered on Nov 23, 2022
Nobody can help you without reading the pleadings and examining the file. Maybe you can buy 30 minutes of an attorney's time before the pre-trial.
So I'm 23 matched with a girl on a dating app at first she said she was 23 we get off the app talked for a few days over the phone once said she was 16 then other time said she was 17 and 2 sexual was shared well a few hours ago "her father" called on the number we was texting on... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2022
This is most likely a scam aimed at trying to scare you into giving them money. That said, while the age of consent in Ohio is 16, an adult who engages in a sexual relationship with a minor is taking big legal risks. First, any pornographic images of the minor are highly illegal child pornography.... Read more »
I was hit in 2019. No insurance. She fake called the law and said they wouldn't come bc it was on private property and gave me false insurance and wasn't able to have car repaired til Dec 2021 and it cost me 5000 alot more than I thoight from the get go. Was told cops o had to have her... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2022
Negligence cases have a two year statute of limitations in Ohio.
THEY ARE WANTING US OT PAY 1440.00 TO FIX THERE FENCE THEY ARE JUST ASSUMING THAT WE BROKE IT, ARE WE REQUIRED TO FIX IT
answered on Sep 21, 2022
You would only be required to pay if they sue you, present valid evidence and testimony in court that proves you caused the damage, and get a judgment against you in small claims court. But even if they don't sue, neighbor disputes are difficult to resolve, and can escalate, sometimes... Read more »
I got the drone back, said he may have to charge me because his crew may charge him, I may not be properly licensed but was not near any controlled air space.
answered on Sep 10, 2022
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to discuss with a local attorney, nationwide such a situation would usually be on the drone operator. If the crew is regularly up there to check equipment or perform maintenance, they could... Read more »
4 years ago we bought the suv together. 2 years ago I found him cheating, and kicked him out. He kept the car we paid off, and I drove (and paid for) that one. The other night I was at work, and he came and took the car. He sent me a text message saying he had it and to not report it stolen. He... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2022
It depends on if he is an ex-boyfriend or an ex-spouse. If he is an ex-spouse, then the divorce decree and property separation agreement determine who gets the vehicle. But an unmarried couple does not have the same legal process for dividing a vehicle as in a divorce when they split up. If he... Read more »
To give you a little background on the situation I recently left one employer for another. I took a LOA after about a week being on my LOA I decided to take a position I was offered and sent my former HR manager my resignation via email. I sent my resignation email on April 1, 2022. My LOA started... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2022
If you do not respond the lawsuit filed against you, the plaintiff can obtain a default judgment against you. More information is needed to provide you with specific advice. You should call an attorney and get an evaluation of your situation.
They want me to set up payment or go to court. I can’t go to court it’s 7 hours away can’t take off of work. Is there anything I can do or can I just ignore it?
answered on Apr 5, 2022
Talk to a bankruptcy lawyer in your community to help you evaluate your options.
I loaned my ex 6k and got a loan for him. We had a verbal agreement for repayment. He was making payments but recently stopped. I have emails where he admits to owing me but now refuses to pay. Can I sue him in Ohio in small claims court?
answered on Mar 28, 2022
You can sue him. The emails will help. You probably want to sue in the civil division of the municipal court and not small claims because $9,000 exceeds the jurisdictional limit of $6,000 to be considered a small claim. You can sue in small claims but the court can only grant a judgment up to... Read more »
He won't give me the receipts that I already paid him half upfront that was in the agreement, but also he lied telling my bf how much he would get for work.
answered on Feb 1, 2022
You may have a claim for breach of contract and/or a claim under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act. You have not given a lot of details such as if the contractor has completed the work that you have paid him for. I would suggest reaching out to an attorney for an initial consultation.
Can I cancel the agreement? And he won't give me any receipts that I paid him up front...and he also lied about the amount he promised my bf working for him. We were helping him out with letting him have the job and getting his name out there and he tried to pull one over on us...do we have... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2022
Yes. If you've paid him, but only because he told you he was licensed, then the contract was induced by fraud. Take note that if he did any work, you may have to provide some kind of compensation.
This may also be a violation of Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act.
Police is that legal? She gifted it to me and now I’m being told that if I don’t return it she will get the police involved and use my phone records.
answered on Jan 18, 2022
This question depends on the nature of the transfer. If she truly gifted it to you, there is an argument it is yours. If she merely intended for you to use it, then it may still be hers. But, as the owner of the plan she likely has an undisputed ability to suspend phones she pays for.
I got into an accident, my steering locked up on my vehicle and I went into another vehicle pulling out of a gas station. Damaged were done and I didn't realize my insurance that I paid for 6 months in advanced had expired a few weeks prior. The other party has State Farm insurance and they... Read more »
answered on Nov 3, 2021
Only an Ohio attorney can advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. You should consider reaching out to an Ohio attorney without further delay. I'm sorry, but from what you describe, it appears that you are being sued by the other motorist. Writing an informal note as you describe... Read more »
They don't have a fenced in yard or any signs that say private property.
answered on Sep 23, 2021
It sounds like you may be trespassing on their property. For a definitive answer you need to sit down with a local criminal defense attorney to evaluate the specifics of your situation.
Best of luck.
Hello! My ex-fiancé told me after we broke up that he would bring me my things as I left quite a bit at the apartment we shared. It has been over 4 months now and he has not brought me my things or responded to my texts. I don’t mind having to go get my things but I don’t know if I can legally... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2021
I suggest contacting the landlord and coordinating a time to obtain your things. You can also reach out to law enforcement as they often act as a peacekeeper to ensure no issues arise while you are retrieving your things.
Best of luck.
We engaged in sex multiple on many occasions before my knowledge of his status and he had even avoided using condoms beforehand as well. I’m not HIV positive however feel like I still should get justice and protect others along the path. How can I go about getting justice? I know nothing about... Read more »
answered on Sep 14, 2021
Your unlikely to win much in a lawsuit if you did not in fact get sick because your damages are hard to calculate. But you could call the police. Felonious Assault 2nd degree felony punishable by 2-8 years:
(B) No person, with knowledge that the person has tested positive as a carrier of a... Read more »
Done and you took a razor blade and undid some of your work could I be charged with a property damage charge and how do I go about getting paid.
answered on Aug 30, 2021
Yes, you can be charged with property damage. In order to get paid you would need to file a lawsuit against the friend. Breach of contract would be the cause of action.
Best of luck.
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