and the employee worked for me for a total of 6 weeks and between 20 - 40 hours in a week. I paid the employee $10/hr and had no contract. The employee quit after the first 3 weeks. However, was hired back 2 weeks later for another 3 weeks but was then let go. In the 6 weeks he was with us he... Read more »
If you were served with a lawsuit it is very important that you hire an attorney as soon as possible as you have to respond to the lawsuit within 20 days or risk having a default entered against you and your Company. Gather all the time cards and information you have on the employee suing you and...Read more »
The Summons you received will provide you with instructions on what are the next steps you should take. If this is a county court case ($5,000-$15,000) or circuit court case (above $15,000.00) you have to file a Response to the Complaint within 20 days and serve the same on the Plaintiff's attorney...Read more »
There is not enough information in this question to answer it fully. If you are renting a property, maintenance of the pool should be listed in you Lease with who is responsible for it. If you do not return the leased property in the same condition you received it, minus some wear and tear, your...Read more »
I've been in house for about a month which has numerous issues along with bug infestation and horrible dead animal odor. code enforcement has documented most of the issues but i'm just looking to move out by the date given in the signed letter but want my SD returned, but the now aggressive... Read more »
Depending on your lease, you may be liable for the entire lease if you move out without resolving the claim with your landlord. If there is an agreement for you to move out on a certain date and the LL to return your deposit on a date thereafter, yes it is legal, make sure it is in writing.
Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature which interferes with an individual work performance which is so severe or pervasive to create a hostile work environment which negatively affects the term, condition or...Read more »
This is a crime and you should report it to the police. Florida is a two person consent state, it is a felony for someone to record another without their consent. Further, yes, this is an invasion of privacy as it was an electronic intrusion into a person's private quarters and possibly a public...Read more »
I met an entertainment exec online and we met to talk about doing business together. We met at a public restaurant and stayed there for about and hour. We talked business. Then went to another restaurant and it went more personal. He slapped me on my butt several times while I was walking to or... Read more »
I am sorry to hear that you had to go through this, especially given the Me Too and Times Up movement. The short answer to your question is that Florida does not recognize a civil cause of action for "sexual harassment" so you would have to file under a different theory such as assault and battery...Read more »
There is not enough factual information contained in your question for anyone to be able to properly answer it. If you were contracted for work that you were not paid for, than no you do not have to hand over the work until you are paid. However, you need to include more information for me to be...Read more »
On a month to month lease, the Landlord is only required to give you 15 days notice to move out. The deposit cannot be used in place of rent as the deposit is used for repairs (if any) that need to be made to the property.
You would usually get something in the mail advising you of the class action suit. Sometimes the firm handling it will have a website you can visit to enter your information to be included in the suit. There is not enough information in this question to be able to give you any more information than...Read more »
I am a city employee. I have no written contract. The policy and procedure manual says nothing about turnover, but they are trying to coerce me into helping my replacement. Do I have any legal obligation to do this?
No, if you were terminated there is nothing more they can do to you if you refuse to help your replacement (unless there is a contract which states otherwise). You especially do not have to do it without any pay. If they are willing to pay you (get it in writing) and you want the extra money, go...Read more »
Depending on what the misdemeanor was for and whether or not you have any other convictions on your record you could apply to get your record expunged. You can do this on your own or retain a lawyer to do it on your behalf.
If the car is in your son's name and not in the mother in law's name, why is he not calling the police? Have proof that the car is owned by him and see if they will go to her house. If not, you will have to file a claim for conversion as she is in possession of your son's property wrongfully. If...Read more »
If there is a time limit, how long is the trespass in effect for? I was just given a verbal warning by the store manager not to return. No paperwork or charges were filed. I am allowed to go to other stores with the same name; just not that location. (I asked the store manager upon him asking me to... Read more »
You should not risk returning to that store location if you were told not to. You do not want to get arrested for trespassing. If you are able to go to other store locations but not one specific store, stay away from that store, period. No need to cause problems for yourself when you can go to...Read more »
The complaint lists only the grandmother by name and the typical tenant jargon and any unknown heirs . I am not on the mortgage note and my name is not on the complaint, only on the summons. She was my grandmother and I do not want the property. This is in fl. Also, must I appear in court which is... Read more »
If you are not on the note or the mortgage, you are being named only as a person who might have an interest in the property. If you do not respond than a default will be entered against you and ultimately a judgment will be entered which will foreclose any interest you have in your grandmother's...Read more »
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