Normally a suit is brought under one or more of the following: Breach of Contract, Open Account, or Stated Account (Account Stated). The allegation stated in the lawsuit determines the statute of limitation (SOL).Normally in Alabama a breach of contract action is a six year statute of limitations....Read more »
Really this just depends on your situation. When you file bankruptcy you must list all of your assets. Failing to do so is a crime upon a federal court (very serious). If your house is paid for it might be a better option to try to negotiate with your creditors. Chapter 13 might be a good option...Read more »
As soon as you receive your bankruptcy discharge, you will be able to qualify for some basic consumer loans, although at a higher interest rate. The good news is most lenders state that it takes no more than four years to reestablish a normal credit rating provided you pay debts currently and make...Read more »
Comparative negligence is a rule of law applied in accident cases that assigns responsibility and damages based on the negligence of every party directly involved in the accident. Comparative negligence can reduce the award of damages to the plaintiff in proportion to his/her fault. Comparative...Read more »
All actions against health care providers must be commenced within two years after the act or omission giving rise to the claim; provided, that if the cause of action is not discovered and could not reasonably have been discovered within the two-year period, then the action may be commenced within...Read more »
In actions based on fraud that would otherwise be barred by the statute, the claim is not considered as having accrued until the aggrieved party discovers the fraud, after which he has two years in which to commence his action. [Ala. Code §6-2-3]
Not necessarily. It really depends on what your total situation is. If you are just trying to get a license for a job or other reasons you should contact the district office that works the county where the retail establishment is located and they should be able to provide all of the necessary...Read more »
The general rule is that spousal privilege cannot be invoked after a divorce. The privilege does, however, generally survive the divorce; that is, a person can be prevented from testifying about confidential communications with an ex-spouse made during the marriage.Either spouse can invoke this...Read more »
In short answer, YES! Tax debts and liens are usually the hardest to deal with because they are extremely difficult to discharge. It is a priority debt and usually will be paid first and is rarely discharged. However, if payment is an issue there are ways to try to negotiate the debt and/or settle...Read more »
Under Alabama state law, Any part of the estate of a decedent not effectively disposed of by his will passes to his heirs as prescribed in specific sections of the statute. It really depends on if your father was married and how many other children are living. See the Code of Alabama Section...Read more »
Federal law says that many federal benefit payments like Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income benefits, Veteran’s benefits, and Railroad Retirement benefits are not subject to garnishment. This means that these funds are exempt and you may be able to stop your creditors from...Read more »
My best recommendation would be to call the attorney, assuming that you used an attorney, that filed the bankruptcy for you. It is possible that the attorney will still have the information. If not, you might try the courthouse. Of course there will be a fee for the copies. There are many services...Read more »
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