I hired a pool contractor in Miami to build a pool and gave 20% down ($10K). In the permitting process, it was discovered that previous owners had enclosed the garage without a permit. The pool permit was rejected. The city of Miami's process to get this fixed takes over two years. I informed... Read more »
This clause does not apply here. This clause reads IF OWNER FAILS OR REFUSES TO PERMIT DELIVERY OF MATERIALS .... INTERRUPTS OR INTERFERES WITH CONTRACTOR ......CONTRACTOR WILL BE DUE A SUM EQUAL TO 25% OF TOTAL CONTRACT PRICE". You did not fail to do anything or refuse to do anything. You are...Read more »
This happens quite often, unfortunately. You can give them a notice for them to act immediately warning them you will hire another company if they do not. If they still do not work to complete the project, you can hire another company and keep all the records. You also have right to ask them to pay...Read more »
and long story short in the prenup what's mine is mine and what's his is his. He recently put me on the deed of his house ( the one we currently live in) however our prenup says that if I die before my husband, he will be getting a certain amount of $$$ from my estate. How do I avoid for... Read more »
This is serious. You should not signed the prenuptial agreement 4 days before you marry. You should have the prenuptial agreement reviewed. This is not a matter that should be taken so lightly that you expect it to be resolved by question and answer session.
My landlord claims that we are on a month to month because we never physically signed a new lease, but we have a renewal clause in our lease that says that our lease automatically renews every 12 month period for up for 5 years unless either party sends a 60 days notice through certified mail... Read more »
The owner of a restaurant I work at allows his wife to take tables and collect tips, taking tables away from his employees to do so. He will even ask employees to come in and work with his wife while paying them a flat fee, and she collects more in tips than the other employee is compensated, even... Read more »
My property manager told me my sister is not allowed on property. Even though she has done nothing wrong,. She watches my child usually at night an sometimes stays over night if I get home too late to bring her home. She has not broken any rules. And there are lost of other tenants that have people... Read more »
The property manager is of the company who owns the property or just part of HOA? If he or she is part of the company, whether your sister staying in the property constitutes a breach of contract is a question of the lease. You can have a lawyer to review the lease for you. If he or she is just...Read more »
and that i owe an additional $20,000 on the car i downgraded to. does their mistake fall onto me? if i don’t go back in, will i be held legally responsible for the missing $20k on my loan pay off that they over looked?
It depends on many factors. One of them is whether the mistake is an honest one and another one is whether you suffer any loss if you return the extra $20,000.. You should let an attorney review the agreement.
I let my family member move with me in my home but moved in with my fiance now I am in Texas my home in Fl. I could not tell her to leave she only gets S.S but now she is renting rooms out of my home and keeping the rent for herself. She will not speak to me but is in my home. How do I clean... Read more »
This is a tough one. Negligence means a person fails to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances. Whether a person should wear mask is subject to question. There is no fixed standard regarding this. Needless to say, you must...Read more »
I work as the sole IT person for a construction company in Tampa FL. When I started they made me sign a non-compete, which at the time I didn't really understand as it was my first "professional" job. I am now entertaining a job offer from a software vendor that provides various... Read more »
You can't invalidate a non-compete agreement based on your lacking of full understanding of what it is. In the absence of intentional representation on their side and other unfair dealings, you have to honor it. However, your hope is that the new job position does not constitute...Read more »
I signed a contract and worked two weeks and in my contract it says nothing about having a covid shot ,the manager is black and acted like he got mad once i said i didnt beleive in it, on the first night of training ,he had ask if i had it and i said no i dont beleive in it but once i seen his... Read more »
Florida is at will state. At-will means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without incurring legal liability. Likewise, an employee is free to leave a job at any time for any or no reason...Read more »
Or can you secure your home by changing locks. Tenants abandoned home, moved put in the night, cut off utilities and had mail forwarded. They left no keys to lock home up. Are you also allowed to make repairs. Home was destroyed
In Florida, the statute of limitations is found at Florida Statutes, Section 95.11. Some of the most important limitations under Florida's statute include: Action to recover on a Florida judgment = 20 years. Breach of written contract = 5 years (only 4 years for oral contracts).
The landlord is trying to evict us even though we are current and up to date on rent. They are only texting eviction notice and today they text me saying they have scheduled a showing for tomorrow at 9am , even though we are still paying rent every month and are currently living in the home. The... Read more »
Landlord must send notice to you and provide proof to the court. Text message is not a proper notice under Section 83.56(3), Florida Statutes. You are not required to accommodate the showing because you are legal possessor of the premise.
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