Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer If you receive a bill, and if you do not pay it, the hotel may choose to sue you to recover the amount it alleges that it is due. They will then have the burden of proving that you caused the damages. But they will sue you in the court where the hotel was located, and you will have to defend the lawsuit in that court.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer It is likely illegal. If it is private property, then it is trespassing, even if it is a public parking lot. It is not abandoned property if you do not intend to abandon it. If it is recording sound, it will likely violate the wiretapping laws.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer If the dog is in his name, and he is caring for the dog, then the law says it is his property. That does not mean it is legal for him to beat the dog, but it probably means you have no right to take the dog as your own.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer There are claims you can bring against him to try to recover the money. The simplest way would be a lawsuit in the local general district court or small claims court. You could hire an attorney, but you would not recover your attorney fees from the opposing party as part of the claim.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer You can go through part of the process anonymously as to the seller, unless the seller demands identification. Your bank may not allow you to remain anonymous. You will have to have the name on the deed that is recorded. Alternatively, you may be able to set up a company to purchase the property to maintain greater anonymity.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer In Virginia, an employer typically can terminate you without cause or with bad cause, so there is no legal obstacle to them terminating you for drinking even when you are not on the job.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer There may be legal action that you can take, but there will be a cost for attorney fees, filing fees, and experts. An attorney will have to study the policy to make sure.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer I am not sure where you see the maximum rate as 5%, so I cannot comment on that. There are laws that say the late charge is to be reasonable, but the laws do not apply to every rental situation, so it is impossible to say without more detail.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer Your question is not clear enough to me to say whether there is a valid or worthwhile case. But as a rule, it all depends on what the written contract says or what was orally agreed to.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer I see no legal obstacle to a doctor's office hiring you merely because your son is a patient, but there may be an office policy against it, and that would not be illegal.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer You can sue them, but that is not the same thing as collecting money. And there will be complications with suing them. And it will probably cost more to talk to an attorney about it than you will be able to afford. You could pursue the matter criminally, but that will likely not accomplish much.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer Sending a bill to collections is a in-house process. As long as the collections efforts comply with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, it is likely legal. The statute of limitations in Virginia for debts on written contracts, or for property damage, is five years. As such, the statute of limitations has probably expired. This is a legal defense, however, and may not prevent all attempts to collect the money.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer There is no yes/no answer to this. It depends on the circumstances and the intent of the parties. You can be legally responsible for what the dogs do because you are caring for them.
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