I was conceived from an anonymous sperm donor at the University of Penn Fertility Clinic in 1981. My parents both have mental illness from concussions. My mother keeps a dirty dusty house. My father is verbally abusive. If adoption agencies have to prescreen why wouldn’t sperm donor clinics have... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2023
It seems unlikely to me but this is not something I'm well-versd in. I suggest that you seek out an attorney who specializes in civil litigation. You might consider taking the time to do some research on the topic as well.
The mortgage payments have been getting paid I just want to get away from the person and rid of house ..
answered on Feb 27, 2023
Short answer is that a mortgage must be satisfied before you sell the house or satisfied at closing. If the mortgage is not satisfied the purchaser will be buying the house subject to the recorded mortgage lien. Please feel free to call my office if you have additional questions.
I recently sued my landlord in small claims court in PA for double my security deposit and won because they didn't even bother to respond to the case. I'm currently waiting for 30 day appeal period to end and as I've been preparing for any possibile appeal or learning how to collect... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2023
Unfortunately, the amount of the judgement can’t be increased after the judgement has been issued even if it costs you to collect the judgement.
If a case is brought for review to a State Supreme Court, if the losing party chooses to, would the losing party be able or perhaps allowed to reargue to the respective circuit appellate court?
I understand that the State Supreme Court is the highest court in that... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2023
The US Supreme Court is the next stop if the legal question involves a federal law or the U.S. Constitution
answered on Dec 27, 2022
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This sounds like something your attorney would know best if you were represented in the case. You could call your attorney's office and check with them. Also, if you have a folder with closing documents... Read more »
Heart still don't know if I can trust her..but it seems like she really wants to.....I don't know..help us put this behind us without anyone going to jail plz.
answered on Dec 15, 2022
Playing with government is playing with fire. Once the woman gets a protection from abuse order, the targeted man can be arrested at any time whether he behaves well or not with the woman. Either the woman can dial 911, or someone else who knows of the PFA can dial 911. The charge is contempt of... Read more »
answered on Nov 8, 2022
Absolutely. Judgments are one of the main reasons that individuals chose to file bankruptcy. You may want to move quickly as once the creditor receives the judgment, they can engage in post-judgment activities like garnishment or seizure of assets.
I called and they said that I owed money to Wells Fargo regarding an account at Wachovia 30 years ago, I think. They said that they could take me to court so what once was $300 of outstanding debt, give or take, is now $4000 with penalties and fees and lawyers fees. But they will settle for $1200.... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
It sounds like a scam. I'd ignore it. If its a scam, there is no lawsuit and never will be. Moreover you have to be served with the complaint and summons by someone authorized by Pennsylvania law to do so. Relax and enjoy Halloween night.
Long story short, I tried to answer a complaint filed towards me by myself but apparently I didn’t answer it correctly. So I had 20 days to submit an amended answer and I hired a lawyer. Many lawyers said they couldn’t get the answer in in time so I didn’t hire them. One firm said they could... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2022
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In terms of your question about what you can do, one option is to review the file with an attorney. It would be difficult for any attorney to offer more detailed insight than that without seeing the file and... Read more »
I signed a lease renewal request form in November that obligated me to the prior lease agreement. The lease renewal was for 24 months with "all other lease terms will remain the same." This month, my landlord sent me a new lease and stated that I must sign it with the addendums. The new... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2022
It may sound as though the lease renewal request document limits the changes that could be made to the actual lease renewal, however, a definitive answer can’t be given unless the existing lease, the lease renewal request, the proposed new lease, and any interim correspondence between you and the... Read more »
I did file suit against township. Was told it’s a civil matter. They do no have enforcement
answered on Jan 13, 2022
You need to file suit against the neighbor. They can't build on your property. You need to survey it, then you can say it's truly on your line.
answered on Oct 14, 2021
You need to hire an attorney. This isn't d.i.y., and a good attorney can hopefully get it dismissed.
We are purchasing a property on Wednesday. The previous tenants were friends of the owner but had a falling out. There was no written agreement and they have moved everything in the house out but still have old junk cars and tires everywhere. When we sign on Wednesday do we consume ownership of... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2021
You can decide not to go through with the sale if your agreement of sale says the seller has to get rid of stuff. Or you can ask for an adjustment in price because you have to get someone to haul off the cars. You need to have the seller state that he has notified them and accepts any claim the... Read more »
PA Common Pleas Court requires that a corporation has to be represented by a legal counselor. I just ended my Discovery time and now we are into their discovery time. Since an attorney is required by the law to represent a corporation, the owner of the corporation can't request anything from... Read more »
answered on Sep 13, 2021
The corporation as a defendant has a right to request things from you. If you think those are beyond the scope of discovery, then object or file a motion for a protective order. At that time you can bring up to the judge that the corporation (if it's not a partnership) should have an attorney.... Read more »
If I am pregnant and just under the age 16 can a marriage license be granted by a judge if me and my partner are financially stable, have transportation, and a house?
answered on Aug 3, 2021
Depends on the age of the partner. A judge may grant a marriage license but it has to be shown to be in your best interests and the parents need to consent.
I received a Court of Common Pleas Civil Cover Sheet today with the complaint from attorney attached. (Arbitration Matter) for my car causing damage to a building on Aug 13 2018. Paperwork is stamped Aug 11 2020. I received this notice from a sheriff today. I know they are within the 2 year statue... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2021
This is what you pay car insurance for. Notify the adjuster of the company who insured you back then. Get their address, fax, claim number; fax them a copy and send them a hard copy, certified return receipt. They should give you an attorney and they will file what are called preliminary... Read more »
answered on Jun 19, 2021
Yes but they have to get a writ of execution. You need to repoen the default and show you have a defense.
I was granted a motion for extraordinary relief, extending time for me to petition to open a default judgment. The judge decreed that it would be a continuance followed by a hearing. Before the decreed hearing date, the judge issued an order denying my petition to open the default judgment despite... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2021
You may be assuming that the hearing allows you to "fill in the gaps. " if you didn't put all that into your motion, with an affidavit, then the judge may have decided you didn't meet the requirements.
Or, you may not have stated why you didn't respond to the... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2021
You have to look at the complaint. Chances are it says more. You need to respond to the complaint.
My ex and I split up and there were pfas involved. He had all of my belongings in his house as I had lived with him. He finally put my things in a storage unit but only gave back what he wanted to give. I am opening a small claims law suit and have receipts for almost everything except for what was... Read more »
answered on Apr 22, 2021
You can seek emotional distress damages, however you must be able to prove it and show that it is a recoverable damage. Seeking emotional distress damages based on having to start over and buy things that you already bought may not legally be a recoverable damage and/or a a cause of action. You... Read more »
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