Hello! I have a question about expired judgements. I have an expired judgement in the state of Louisiana. It was never renewed and no collection attempts. It was 15 years ago. I am attempting to purchase a home this year and want to know if expired judgements will affect the home buying process and... Read more »
If the judgment is over 10 years old and was not reinscribed then you can file an affidavit with the clerks office to have the judgment cancelled. Our office handles residential closings and have handled similar issues with no problem.
If your contract had a deadline to pay the deposit and the buyer failed to pay, then he could likely be in breach of the contract. Depending on your default provisions in your contract, you could possibly rescind the sale. If he intentionally misled you regarding depositing money in escrow, you...Read more »
84 yo mother died in December 2018 and did not leave a will - although it was very well known within the family what her intentions were. I had a massive brain bleed (stroke) 4years ago. She wanted me to remain in her house and be financially protected. Through succession of Mom’s estate, the... Read more »
I sent a question early this morning & was asked where the hit & run took place. It was Rayne, LA. I can't get anyone in that parish to release any info to me. He is not listed as an inmate, yet I can't even get the name of his insurance or his toxicology report. I'm disabled... Read more »
I am sorry for your loss. If we have your husband’s name and the responding law enforcement agency, we can get a copy of the police report to utilize to file a claim with the responsible party’s insurance company to hold them accountable.
Buyer's real estate agent has taken advantage of my elderly parents since the start. Buyer has failed to make payments on time every month since signing. 45 days have been given each time. The contract said for improvements to be made to houses and property. None have been made. Rather the... Read more »
I would need to review the contract in question as that will control the issues presented. It sounds like the buyers have breached their obligations per the contract. There are also numerous laws protecting the elderly from abuse. If you feel a law has been violated you should contact the local law...Read more »
Yes. Although helpful, the state does not have to produce the firearm at trial to meet its burden of proof. An eye witness or security camera showing the defendant with a gun could suffice. Ultimately it will be up to the judge or jury to decide whether the defendant possessed the firearm based on...Read more »
I am not sure what you are asking. Can you please elaborate? In general, it is not uncommon for a credit to seek a confession of judgment in exchange for standing down on collection efforts for a period of time. The idea is if the debtor fails to become current on the debt, the creditor saves the...Read more »
I moved out of a house my ex and I owned together. She's still there. Changed the locks. She filed some kind civil suit against me after i moved out. The house is now for sale. Atleast 1 check and possibly my state income taxes were mail to that house and in my name only.
I suggest you call the post office and give them a forwarding address for your mail in the future. As far as your personal mail in her possession, she cannot keep something that belongs to you. If you have reason to believe she is keeping your personal items, you can call the local law enforcement...Read more »
Distribution of a Schedule III is a minimum of 1 year and maximum of 10 years in prison, with or without hard labor. See La. R.S. 40:968.
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