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...View More
I think recording is legal as their is not expectation of privacy. I don't think it's littering. It is abandoned property, so I'd expect it to be kept if found. Trespassing (I think it's kind of a public spot)? Anything else?
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.
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.
He drove it from Chincoteague VA to Hagerstown MD and on his way back he glanced at the gauges and saw that the car was overheating and he continued to drive it to the next exit and drove it till it quit running. I had to rent a u-Haul trailer and with my other SUV I had to tow it to a garage near... View More
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.
I was incarcerated briefly, but in regular contact and made it clear that I could make alternate arrangements if necessary. I also made clear that I was not willing to surrender him and had other options available if she was unable to care for him. She has admitted (recorded conversation) that she... View More
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...View More
From my understanding, there is no way for them to prove that I was drinking on the job (which I was not) without conducting another kind of test in addition to the etg urine test. They simply dismissed me, what are my options?
We have two horses boarded in Virginia.. we have paid for this months board and given notice we want to leave and plan on leaving the farm before the end of this month. The owner wants us too pay for the full month of december as well because she says we have to give 30 days notice.
Had foot surgery and was in therapy for 5 weeks, my insurance stopped therapy stating it was not medically necessary. I was making progress but when therapy stopped my foot regressed. I have gone through the appeal but have not been successful. I have lost my job due to the length of time out of... View More
My rent is $550 a month. I signed a lease agreeing I would pay a $5 late fee each day my rent was late with no grace period. But in the lease it also states $5 after every day thereafter NOT to exceed to maximum allowable by state law. I live in the state of Virginia and I looked up the law and it... View More
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.
This statement is made mostly in the heat of a disagreement by person 1 and assumed to be unfulfilled. It also an additional statement made by a person with disabilities who is triggered by an assumed "normal" person who claims to have no mental disabilities. In other words it's a he... View More
I entered into a contract with my sister in 2014 after I found out she had made 40 trips to atms over 3 months to drain my bank account. I had originally given the card and code to her wife to withdraw money for groceries. I just found out that the prosecuting attorney will not take the case... View More
I sold an item for about $200 over the internet to a member on Reddit. Since I had never sold before I had no reputation so I agreed to ship item and wait for payment after they received. I only did this since the other member had a long history on the forum so I assessed a low risk. After they... View More
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.
Old apartment complex in VA says they recently ran audits on old accounts and "discovered" that me and two others who I rented with owe a balance from when we moved out in 2009. When we moved out there was no balance owed. They just contacted us on 11/14 and say if we don't pay by... View More
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...View More
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