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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Libel & Slander for Missouri on
Q: What steps do I need to take to get deposit back

I can't relocate at this moment

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 28, 2021

You've not provided any facts so there's no way to determine whether you are entitled to a return of your security deposit. If you are looking to terminate your lease before the agreed-up term expires, then it is unrealistic to believe that your landlord will simple agree to a mutual... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Missouri on
Q: Can I go under contract on more than one house?

This is not a construction loan. We are buying the home from the builder once complete. We went under contract on a custom built home 7/4/2020 with completion 12/25/2020. We signed an amendment extension 01/04/2021 for it to be completed 4/30/2021. The house is just framed. So there’s no way it... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 28, 2021

You need to have an attorney read your contract to see if it provides an out. In general, a party to a valid contract may not simply change his or her mind. A house purchase is way too large a contract to guess as to your rights and remedies. It will cost you something to confer with a local... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Missouri on
Q: I was charged with something but that's not what it is it something else but they charged me sayn it's something and it
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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 23, 2021

Please rewrite your post. It’s hard to follow.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Lemon Law for Missouri on
Q: Who so I contact in my area?

I was in a serious car accident. I have been sold two lemons from two different car lots. I feel that I have been mislead and taken advantage of by both of them. I am seeking the justice I deserve.

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 23, 2021

Contact an attorney to discuss your options. The lemon law only applies to new vehicles but there may be other avenues for you if the vehicles were used.

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Q: i need help ive had illeagal eviction papers from my landlord impersonating the courts sent in my email stating i have

illeagal eviction papers from my landlord impersonating the courts sent in my email stating i have a court date on feb 14 at 12 pm on a sunday due to me making a work order from floor caving in ive had false accusations of having a industrial kitchen which is one reason among others the house is... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 17, 2021

It’s not clear what you wish to hire an attorney to do for you. If no lawsuit has been filed against you then there’s no lawsuit to defend. You can check Casenet for the status of Missouri state court cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Missouri on
Q: I am needing an attory to assist me in getting some accounts closed online due to them being hacked can this be done?

I have a facebook account as well a paypal account that have been hacked and I have not been able to get either company to help me with getting them closed. I know who maybe behind this but that is a different story but I am up against the wall and want them closed and my cell phone numbers... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 17, 2021

An attorney could contact the companies on your behalf and hopefully be taken seriously.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Missouri on
Q: Why are people so sensitive nowadays? Cancel culture is so Sensitive. Has there been more cases because of them?
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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 15, 2021

https://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=296

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law on
Q: How can I terminate a lease contract after signing it?

In the beginning of February, my boyfriend and I signed a lease contract for April. We broke up and want to terminate the contract and get our money back.

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 12, 2021

You didn't identify your state. Contract law varies from state to state but in mine (Missouri) you cannot simply change you mind and not be held to your word once you enter into a valid contract.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Contracts and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: A delivery person forged my signature on a home delivery. Can I sue? If so, how do I proceed?

I ordered a $3000 computer from Amazon. It was delivered today. I needed to sign for it, so I made sure to be home. An hour ago, I looked outside and it was sitting on my porch. Checking Amazon, it said that I had signed for it, which I had not. Apparently, the delivery person forged my signature.... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 12, 2021

The purpose of a civil suit is to recover damages in order to make you whole. You've not articulated any damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for North Carolina on
Q: I used a hair dye on my beard and it caused serious chemical burns and face to swell and leakage

Can I sue the company even though it was hair dye not beard.

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 10, 2021

Anyone can sue anyone for anything. Your suing would not be as much a stretch as this one, but you’ll either need to pay an attorney potentially tens of thousands of dollars or secure contingency representation.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts on
Q: I lost a dog 9 years ago but posters are still around. recently someone claims that he found my dog. offer still open?

poster include rewards. however, it has been 9 years. Do i have to pay the other party since it is stated in the poster? if the offer open for acceptance forever?

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 10, 2021

Depends on your state and if a contract was formed. Offer, acceptance, and consideration is required. Did you receive the dog back?

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1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Missouri on
Q: How do I get a delinquent account off of my credit?

We purchased a home in April of 2020. Our lease with Lake Broadway townhomes in Columbia MO was not set to expire until the end of July 2020. We moved out with 3 months notice to our leasing office and returned the keys at the beginning of May. They sent us to collections for our rent for June... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 9, 2021

Unless your real estate agent is an attorney, you shouldn't take legal advice from him. In fact, if he is giving you legal advice he's arguably engaging in the "unlawful practice of law" or "doing law business," each of which can be a misdemeanor under Missouri law.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Missouri on
Q: My 70yr old mother went in for open heart surgery scheduled 8hr turned into 16hr surgery 2hrs later they went back in

To change out aortic valve they just put in for a smaller one and then there was blockages? She had catheraztion on both sides before surgery? I truely feel they messed up from beginning? My question is ' Is the consideration malpractice for mis diagnoses? And she unfortunately died by... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 8, 2021

I so sorry to hear about your mother. Medical malpractice cases are complicated and difficult. A full gathering of the facts and thorough review of the medical records will be necessary to asses whether you would have a strong wrongful death suit. Most attorneys in the field work on a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Missouri on
Q: Can I be sued from a law firm over a medical bill?

I am making payments to a collection agency for the same medical bill I am threatened to be sued for. Months before I received this letter from the law firm.

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 6, 2021

I would think you can indeed be sued by the party to whom you owe money. If you had agreed to a payment plan and have been honoring it 100% then I’d find it odd that your medical provider would pay an attorney either hourly or on a contingency basis to sue you. Have an attorney familiar with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Missouri on
Q: What can i do if my laundry was stolen out of the hotel dryer? I have receipts for several of the clothes totaling $450+
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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

You can sue in small claims court. If you left your clothes in an unguarded dryer, however, I don’t see why the hotel would be deemed liable for an unknown person’s criminal acts.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: Is there any pro bono lawyers near me for a civil rights violation received while attending criminal court?
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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

In general it is tough to find pro bono representation because you are asking a stranger to donate thousands of dollars of his or her time to your case. Therefore, you’ll need to be more specific if you want to catch someone’s attention.

In Section 1983 civil rights cases, prevailing...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Q: I have a question regarding a landlord witholding the security deposit

Missouri

I left early, but paid for all of January, notified them at the beginning of January. They listed the property and said that if it was filled before the lease was up, I would get the deposit. They filled it and the new tennant is moving in Feb. 1. Thehy are now saying that they are... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

You didn’t ask a question. If you believe your landlord violated the security deposit statute you may sue in small claims court. Before doing so, make sure your lease doesn’t obligate you to pay your landlord’s attorney’s fees if you lose.

Here is the statute....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: How long is the statue of limitations on hate crimes I do have a disability I have ms and I was bet for it

And the relationship I was in the let there brother di it to me knowing my problems and I think it caused me to have more issues with walking.i called the troy Missouri police but they liked what was done to me

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

Your post is hard to follow. Perhaps rewrite it or have someone help you repost.

I’m not sure if this statute will help you.

https://revisor.mo.gov/main/OneSection.aspx?section=556.036

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: I recently resigned from my job and stated an effective day but later changed the date

However the old date was never changed in the system. The management is refusing to change the date stating the reason as the company’s policy. Is this right even though all my separation documents reflects the new day and also signed by the manager

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

Unfortunately, your post is hard to follow without seeing the documents and better understanding the facts and what law applies. For example, Missouri is an employment-at-will state, so absent a contract with terms to the contrary you can quit or be fired at an time.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Missouri on
Q: In Missouri, do I need to be present to file and follow through with a civil suit?

I paid a small business in MO to clean my townhouse and the job was botched. My landlord was not satisfied and took over half of my deposit to get the place cleaned. The small business owner that did the botched job said she will give me a full refund but I have not received it and she has blocked... Read more »

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Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 2, 2021

Unless the circuit court in which you wis to file suit is doing hearings through Zoom or Webex, you'll need to come to Missouri for your trial.

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