You can indeed. Anyone can sue anyone for anything. The outcome of the case will depend on the merits as well as what you do to defend the lawsuit. Homebuyers frequently sue sellers for failing to disclose problems. I'm not saying that you did anything wrong, as I don't know the facts, but an...Read more »
I used to work for a restaurant that got sued for a labor law infringement and I don’t know what law firm was hired on behalf of all plaintiffs in the case. I should have received my settlement by now, in the mail, in the form of two checks. Where is it?! How do I find out what the total... Read more »
Here is the situation: Currently the debtors are working with me, and agreeing to work out payment solutions including legal action if necessary. I want to make sure this next document\contract we sign contains the right words follows the right steps to allow me to collect should this go to a legal... Read more »
An option to consider is having them sign a confession of judgment that states you will hold it an not file the document so long as they are honoring their payment plan. There is a Missouri statute that your attorney should follow. Regardless, you cannot have a garnishment issued unless you sue,...Read more »
The woman stated I made a scene hit a glass window and pretty much blew up on her when I simply asked why the woman in front of me wasn't asked for her identification when I was I stated I was a regular there and when the lady told me if I didn't look 27 they had to its the law I said whatever and... Read more »
In the crawl space they noticed major issues with our furnace. Most major issues are that the sellers lied that it was new, it’s not compatible with natural gas (which is what we have) and that it’s not even hooked up therefore isn’t working for heating. We did the inspection ourselves as we... Read more »
The seller gave the title company monies to hold for the install of a septic system to be done after we closed. A company, Earth 1st., came, did the work and left without talking to me. I called them a week later to ask them when to expect them to come to finish the work and was told they were... Read more »
Unless the parties come to an agreement to release the funds then the title company will eventually file an interpleader action, deposit the funds into the court, and let the court decide. The title company will get its fees covered, however. I don’t know how much money is a issue. If it is...Read more »
I am disabled I'm assuming my landlord is evicting me because I wanted him to make repairs he lied on the court papers and said I hadn't unauthorized dog but she is on the lease and I've been paying $25 a month to keep her
My ex-husband is impossible to coparent with. He is very vindictive and still angry that I left him after he assaulted me. I have been trying to discuss things with him like my son‘s preschool etc. because there are many things that I feel would be in the best interest of our son that he chooses... Read more »
If you cannot convince your ex to act in the way you desire and you believe he is violating the judgment of dissolution or parenting plan, your only viable option is to hire an attorney. Your ex might practice in front of more than one of the judges on the court, but you could have taken an...Read more »
My mother pays for insurance and taxes only. There is no rental agreement for my mother or my nephew. My nephew receives mail at the house, is there some implied agreement? Mom health is failing, what will it take to get him out if he refuses to go when the time comes?
Yes, a lawyer may appear for you at the initial call docket hearing so long as the lawyer is admitted to practice law in Missouri. My answer is based on the assumption that the case is not set to be tried on the next court date. If it is, and if you plan to testify, it would be wise to be there....Read more »
Fortunately what you propose would not be enforceable. It takes a judgment to garnish wages and due process requires notice to the defendant. Under your theory, a plaintiff could file suit 10 years past the statue of limitations and the defendant could do nothing about it. Or worse, under your...Read more »
The hill behind our home had a drainage issue that led to a "slope slip" (ground movement). The construction crew needed to use our property to access the hill but there was no damage to our property or home from the issue, only from the construction equipment. Everything has since been completely... Read more »
I NEVER PAID THE SALES TAX ON IT, I CANT AFFORD THE TAXES,$1800, IT WAS NEVER TITLED IN MY NAME, IVE BEEN DRIVING AROUND WITH MY OLD PLATES FOR 6 MONTHS, AND IM 3 MONTHS BEHIND IN THE PAYMENTS. I NEVER SHOULD HAVE PURCHASED THE CAR, ITS ALMOST $ 400 A MONTH, AND MY HOURS AT WORK HAVE BEEN CUT. CAN... Read more »
Our garage door will open in the middle of the night on its own. It will also open while we are gone for the week/weekend and stay open for days at a time without us knowing. We have told our landlord of the issue 3 times in 2 months and it still isn't fixed. They had their maintenance person come... Read more »
I should publish an article on this type of question because it comes up so often. I don’t mean the garage door issue but rather a tenant who is upset about the condition of the premises and wants to terminate the lease.
If you are being sued and lack funds contact Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. If you want to sue your landlord and lack funds, either file suit pro se or find a friend or relative to pay your legal fees (unlikely) or borrow money to pay an attorney. I hope everything works out for you.
Counter suit but the court clerk said they don’t have the forms for me to do so. She stated “you’ll have to do some research and find it yourself” where would I find this information? Also since we are counter suing for uninhabitable living conditions is the landlord allowed to come finally... Read more »
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