I was informed by email that Chapter 11 had been filed by our commercial tenant, but they failed to give us any details as to where it was filed. Are they required to officially serve us? I want to get an attorney but don't know what jurisdiction.
You should be listed as a creditor and receive communication through the mail regarding the bankruptcy. It should be very easy to find out "where" the bankruptcy was filed. You should contact a local (to you) bankruptcy attorney and they should be able to figure it out.
It would be very hard to get pro bono help but there are some good options - for example if you are elderly there are volunteer clinics in some areas that can help. You can possibly get a waiver on the court filing fees or pay them in installments and some attorneys (like us) will let you make...Read more »
Yes you can file for bankruptcy. There are many options available to you when you are in foreclosure and bankruptcy is probably the most used. Sometimes you can file a lawsuit if the bank is not treating you fairly. The banks have been very dysfunctional during the whole housing crash and we have...Read more »
It's very hard to analyze your situation from the brief facts you present. Technically you are always suppose to drive at a speed that is safe for the conditions and even if someone stops for no reason in front of you then you should be able to stop in time based on your speed. Its hard to tell...Read more »
Some people make payment plans. Like $100 per month until the balance is paid. Others have a family member make the payments. Others stop paying their debts (credit cards) and that frees up some money. Others still use a legal document preparer which is the WORST option as far as I'm concerned....Read more »
Be very careful of "debt settlement" advertisements. Some are okay but most are not. You could do better yourself with some research. Or you could engage a bankruptcy attorney to attempt a debt settlement and if it doesn't work you move right into a bankruptcy petition. Just know that you MUST have...Read more »
my atty or someone in his office signed the final release in my personal injury case. I wanted to take my case to trial. I have been severely damaged and my case was a big one against big companies, AT&T, Time Warner, Southern Cal Edison, Pac Bell, Verizon, the City of Stanton, Spectrum . I have... Read more »
Some attorneys have their clients sign an authorization to endorse the settlement check. You should have been notified about the settlement numbers and then agreed to take the settlement amount. You should look through all the documents you signed and if you still think something was done without...Read more »
As stated you should ask your attorney why he did not include ALL your creditors. Don't worry though - it doesn't mean that debt stays with you. There are ways to correct the problem but you must talk to your attorney about it.
You should do as the previous attorney suggested. Go see an attorney RIGHT AWAY. California has very unique and specific law relating to such matters and only an attorney sitting down with you can analyze your unique situation.
Yes they can sue you and your insurance company would most likely defend you. If the your insurance coverage isn't enough and they pursue you for more your equity could be at risk. You are allowed a "homestead exemption" amount that you can protect but you might have more equity than your situation...Read more »
You have some good answers here. There are numerous ways to estimate what "pain and suffering" is worth but every case is unique and needs to be evaluated on it's own. You should contact a personal injury attorney and NOT talk to the insurance company. The result of getting an attorney means you...Read more »
This is always confusing for even some lawyers. You have received some very good answers. You really should sit down or by phone talk to an experienced attorney about your situation. There is a lot of different factors to consider - like your equity position and what you plan to do long term with...Read more »
You should consult with a personal injury lawyer to at least make sure what they are doing is fair. They DON'T want to give you anything if they can help it and don't have to be fair to you. Please just remember that you have to pay back your medical provider even if it's Kaiser or Medi-Cal. They...Read more »
We are not excepting a low ball offer being handed to us by the insurance company. We are refusing it and our lawyer has turned in to something really bizarre, almost flat out refusing to file for going to trial. Siting his "reputation" and losing??? Being very aggressive and combative for us to... Read more »
Dr looked puzzle could not understand why i am still in pain and worst off I did mention the xray he gave me with two names on it I truly believe he did this other women's surgery on me and the surgery I should have had done was not.
You should do as suggested already here but I would add that you need to move ASAP. The laws favor the medical profession and there are many areas that can cause a potential case to be worth nothing. The most important is that there are strict time limits in which you need to take action. So...Read more »
A lady called me stating she’s was from a charity that come to find out is not real. Stating she will help me get housing and therapy etc because I am pretty much homeless , depressed and left abuse . I have figured out who it was. What legally can I do ?
If you gave her any money or if she stole your identity then you might have a civil case against her in Small Claims court unless it was a lot of money. But absent some damages you most likely only can report her to the authorities and hope they take some action.
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