I am writing a book about real events that happened to me/family. I stored the documents for my book in a storage facility. The owners signed an NDA to be able to read my book so far. I moved out of state and they sold my property for non-payment. Can I sue them for breaching the NDA by disclosing... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2023
No. Your non-payment constitutes a prior material breach that authorized them to sell your stuff and excuses their breach of the NDA.
I bought a vehicle from a dealership 6 months ago I just found out a week and a half ago that the vehicle they sold me was stolen they told me to bring back the vehicle and they would get me a new vehicle and now when I put my application in I was told that I don't qualify for European... Read more »
answered on Dec 6, 2022
I am not aware of a law preventing a specific individual from owning a foreign car. Some foreign cars will have difficulty being imported to the US without a lot of paperwork, but I can't imagine how a particular individual would be prevented from making a purchase.
Also, it is... Read more »
They have not fulfilled their end of the contract and now owe me $12,000. They are no longer answering my messages and I would like to get this money back as soon as possible.
answered on Nov 21, 2022
You will first need to look to the contract provisions to see what they say about arbitration. If the other party is nonresponsive, then you could likely set up the arbitrator, give them notice of the time and place of arbitration and if they don't show up then the arbitrator can give you a... Read more »
I received a letter stating I can make payments on repaying a sign on bonus back they gave me the information to put on the check but never told me where to send it or anything like that, I’ve reached out multiple times and received no response what actions do I need to take on either paying them... Read more »
answered on Sep 23, 2022
If you are obilated to pay back the signing bonus, just go to their website or look up their business on the state business registration website https://secure.utah.gov/bes/index.html and send a certified check in the mail to their address.
Just because they haven't responded... Read more »
The check engine light came on just a few days after driving it home and the brakes were so bad it was scary to even drive. I'm also paying over $35,000 for a vehicle that isn't worth $11,000 at least not with the shape it's in.
answered on Sep 20, 2022
I am sorry to hear that you are having trouble with your car. I am unsure what you are asking when you say "emissions being done". Are you asking whether a dealership has a duty to make sure the emissions are compliant with state law prior to sale? Or are you saying something else?
The child and grand father are the only names on the acct. The grandfather opened it in her name when she was a baby after the childs father passed away. The grandfather passes and the only 2 names ever on the acct are the child and the grandfather. Can the grandmother pull out the money without... Read more »
answered on Aug 31, 2022
This depends on the ownerhip of the account. If they owned the account as joint tenants with rights of survivorship, then the grandmother would only be able to access the account if she were claiming some spousal share of her husband, but she would first have to go through a court proceeding to get... Read more »
The contract price was $2,035. I was charged $2,700. I did not even realize it until now. Am I entitled to the $665 back?
answered on Apr 22, 2022
You are. If the contract had price listed as $2,035, and they charged $2,700, then you are due a refund of the amount. Have you contacted the seller yet? I can't imagine that they would have a problem issuing a refund.
Contact them first and as soon as you can. This... Read more »
My lease ends this month and the apartment complex says that I need to give them 60 days notice that I'm moving out. I've never heard of needing to this. If I have to comply I'll be paying a ton more for a month to month contract which I don't want to do.
answered on Mar 16, 2022
The answer lies in your rental agreement. Does it require 60 days notice?
5 months but did neither. We signed just a generic paper contract but didn’t have a notary or anything. My question is? Can she come after us for not paying the breeding fee and if so would the contract hold anything in court where it wasn’t witnessed or signed by a notary? Thank you for your time
answered on Feb 14, 2022
Having a notary is better evidence, but it is not required to prove a contract was signed. If you get to court and the judge asks you whether you signed the contract, and you say no, that is perjury, which if proven, can get you some time in jail.
Any communication outside of a contract... Read more »
The contract stated they would bring pads, dolly, etc. they didn’t. Nor did they tell me so I could at least get a dolly from Uhaul. It slowed the packing of the truck one Alt since I lived on the third floor of an apartment and they had to carry boxes down one at a time. Then in packing the... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2021
Small claims court is definitely designed for issues like this. Like Solomon in the Bible, they have a tendency to "split the baby", so if you wonder what your outcome may be, add up your damages and costs that can be proven with good evidence, and then cut the total owed to you in half.... Read more »
Seller (who is disabled) had a friendship with buyer. Buyer became beligerant with seller making threats of violence and called him a liar. Buyer made a super low offer to flip the property. Seller found out the offer was extremely low based on comps in condo complex and surrounding comps. Seller... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2021
I highly recommend you communicate directly with an attorney to allow them to ask you questions and give you the best advice possible. Threats of violence are never ok. Contact local law enforcement and make a report.
You can send a copy of the report to the buyer with a notice of... Read more »
We provided written request to end the lease early and it was approved. We received a confirmation text from the property management company of new end date and a move out email with the new date.
One week following the confirmation from the PM co., we received an email from the landlord... Read more »
answered on Aug 23, 2021
As I have not reviewed your lease or the text and email from the landlord's management company, I can't tell you how likely you are to win if you were to fight this out in court. The theory you suggest is valid and may be true. Your relationship with the landlord is based on your lease... Read more »
Is there such thing as a 215.78 % annual percentage rate? Really high?
answered on Mar 11, 2021
If you want to sue someone on your own, you can go to your local justice court. This is called a "Small Claims" court. The court will have a maximum amount of damages you can sue for. You might sue for the money back you already paid if they improperly repossessed your car. Or you might... Read more »
I’m trying to prove that the termination of my 12 year lease because i informed the landlord about a mold concern, was illegal because of landlord retaliation laws protecting tenants in Utah. They are now trying to sue us for a large sum of money that is exaggerated and fabricated. They have no... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2021
There are many things that might be put in a lease but they can't be pursued in court because they are inappropriate. It would be a waste of time and energy to try to list them all here. You cannot be taught how to defend yourself in a short note like this. Having an attorney review your lease... Read more »
obtained a. Personal injury lawyer after a car crash. After almost a year and a half I directed the lawyer to start working towards a settlement. On 1/28 the Lawyer called and said they had negotiated an offer. I said I wanted to talk to my wife before accepting the offer. The next day( 1/29 )the... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2021
No, you can tell the attorney that he should tell the company it was a mistake on his part, you never agreed to anytihing. You may want to consult other attorneys, see what they say. Look for attorneys who handle car wrecks and who are memers of the Utah trial lawyers association /Utah... Read more »
We have a 5 year contract with a property management company. The HOA board feels that the management company has failed to meet its duties and it is not likely to change. We want to cancel the contract. They have refused to let us out and say that they will only let us out if we pay the... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2021
You might have a leg to stand on. It all depends on what is stated in your contract. If the HOA Management Company has failed to meet important portions of the contract, you have options. You could terminate and then defend yourself if they sue, or you can sue them for failure to fulfill the... Read more »
I sold a puppy Feb 2019. 2200 as co owned with trade work worth 700 and payments monthly. Contact says dog will be DNA tested and reg akc as well as paid off by a year.
Half cost on me and buyer for testing and registration which buyer couldn't do. Most months I asked about a payment... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2021
Repossession must be handled peacefully. If they refuse to give you the dog, a court order can be obtained after winning a lawsuit based on the contract.
Everything depends on what was stated in the contract, so you will do well to have an attorney review everything before you proceed.
answered on Dec 22, 2020
Hi, I am not sure what you are referring to. Please be more specific.
I was under contract (standard UT REPC) with seller for property. I went to close on the property (prior to require closing date) and find out the seller has sold the property to someone else. I paid $2K earnest money and also hired people to inspect and consult on the land. Now, like properties... Read more »
answered on Dec 22, 2020
I am sorry to hear about your situation. That is rough. Sounds like the seller made a calculation about the risk of being sued and damages and thought that selling it to another at a higher price was worth it. Unfortunately situations such as this are not uncommon, thought typically it has to do... Read more »
My business does consulting (UX Design) for other businesses. I have a contract that I use, but it has a section where a specific scope is defined. I have a client that wants to be able to sign an overall agreement (like my contract), and then define projects and agree to them as they come. So... Read more »
answered on Nov 13, 2020
The best way to handle something like this is to make the contract dynamic in that it would refer to another document titled "scope of Work of Project X" and then define the terms of that particular project. The challenge though, is that you are going to need that other... Read more »
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