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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: Do Do I need a lawyer to sue a person that owes me money for labor I did for them?
Jeff Germany
Jeff Germany
answered on Aug 1, 2013

If you are an individual you can represent yourself in an action to recover the money you are owed for labor performed. If you performed the work on behalf of a legal entity (corporation, LLC, etc.) you will likely not be allowed to represent your entity (pro se/without a lawyer) because you will... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is unfinished labor a chancery or criminal court issue?
Jeff Germany
Jeff Germany
answered on Jul 8, 2013

It is likely a civicl matter. The Chancery Court routinely handles contract disputes. Unfinished labor would only become a criminal issue under limited circumstances. For example, a party that defrauded an owner by taking funds with no intent to perform the related work might be subjected to a... View More

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