Bought a car 8 months ago from drivetime. Also purvhased the warranty they offered. 09 aspen. A few weeks ago the engine is having trouble. Apparently failed compression test. So the engine had to be replaced as well as the radiator. Averex the warranty covered it besides 400 that i had to pay. 3... View More
My guess is that your rights are governed by the warranty. You may also have a claim against the company that replaced the engine. The engine may have been replaced with a used engine that failed or there may have been negligence in the repair process.
Friend’s GMC truck had repair work done for cylinders under warranty in 2010. Truck began smoking again the next week. Repair shop went out of business within the month after repair. Warranty expired in 2011. Friend is questioning if he can sue GMC to get cylinders fixed because work was not... View More
I live in a rental property in St Pete FL. Recently my roomate, who is on the signed lease, decdided to pack his bags and leave. Is he responsible for his portion of the rent or am I legally liable for the entire lease remaining?
Without reading your lease I assume that the roommate remains responsible for their portion of the rent. You are most likely fully responsible for the entire rent each month and the landlord does not have to go after the roommate for half of the rent. You can sue your former roommate for their...View More
My HOA denied me the right to put a clothesline up which is against Florida Statute 163.04 I am a renter does this statue apply to me or just owners. Should I take them to small claims with the written letter from them denying me as proof ? What can i get in damages? is there risk of mediation?... View More
You should contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Choose a personal injury lawyer that has experience with landlord tenant matters. I handle both personal injury and landlord-tenant cases. I provide a free consultation to answer your questions regarding this type of problem.
Master tenant subleased room and moved with bf. They broke up and master tenant moved back, but subletter still lives here and master tenant has taken over living quarters. Is this legal? Can master tenant regain control of premises with sublease still occurring?
The rights of the master tenant and subleasing tenant are governed by the lease between the parties. The lease should specify the area that you leased and how much control you have. Does the lease state that you will have exclusive use of the premises? It all comes down to the lease terms.
He said he wanted to run through a fountain sprinkler which must've been left on for awhile unattended because he got his foot caught in a deep puddle and broke his ankle. Can I sue for his medical expenses even if he was on someone's private property?
A quit claim deed allows you to give up any ownership interest you may have at the time the deed is signed. A common problem people face is that they sign a quit claim deed and give up ownership but they do not realize until too late that they are still responsible for any mortgage that was on the...View More
You can try, but it is highly unlikely that the lender will accept that. You would be better off using the money to buy a new house with no loan and walk away from the current home. Talk to a bankruptcy attorney about your rights and what protections may exist under Florida law.
The answer depends on how the property is titled. Is it as tenants in common. tenants in the entirety or joint tenants with right of survivorship? The best way to find out is to have an attorney review the deed, they can do that online and give you an opinion. You may be able to have an attorney...View More
In addition to the other attorney's comment. A jack of all trades is probably a poor choice if you have a complicated bankruptcy. A simple Chapter 7 is probably all that you would want to take to someone that dabbles in bankruptcy.
I have 2 injury cases that happened in january and march of 2011. One is a car accident when an airport taxi hit me from behind and the taxi driver was cited a ticket.The other is a mountain bike accident at a complex where a drain hole was uncovered and caused me to crash and injure myself,there... View More
From what you have described you may have a claim against the taxi driver. The second accident requires more information. I can discuss this further in a free telephone or office consultation. You may contact me at dennis AT chenlaw DOT net
The form to add someone to the title of real property is a Deed. A deed must bear the signatures of two witnesses and the seller/grantor's signature should be notarized for recording purposes. The deed is normally recorded at the Clerk of Court although in Orange County the recording of...View More
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