Not easily. Ohio is a Caveat Emptor state, meaning if the defect is discoverable with reasonable inspection, the buyer had access to inspect, and there's no fraud, then you're usually out of luck. If you can try to prove fraud, then maybe. It's an uphill battle though.
They had bought the car from an auction and sold it to me for $3600 with no warranty with temporary tag. Then engine showed damage a week later. I thought my only option was to sell car as is to get something back. However dealer could not get me a title for the car! I called them and because of... Read more »
I am not able to pay the mortgage due to waiting for opers benefits and for his family's attorney to get everything put into my name. i need to know what i can do before our house is taken from us. Was planning on paying off mortgage once i received his opers benefits.
Been dealing with mouse infestation since moving in to house in November 2019. Landlord admits to issues x 12 years with pest control and bait stations around the house to keep "in-check" however we continue to catch mice in regular traps and have droppings in drawers and on the floor. I have to... Read more »
Likely, yes. As part of the landlord tenant act, landlords must do the following: (1) Comply with the requirements of all applicable building, housing, health, and safety codes that materially affect health and safety; (2) Make all repairs and do whatever is reasonably necessary to put and keep the...Read more »
I only had her in my possession for nearly 48 hours, Come to find out the dog has parvo which is a deadly disease to other dogs. Since the dog is not registered to me can I get fined or in trouble for calling animal control and having her picked up as a stray? I knew her medical bills would be more... Read more »
You're asking whether you can lie to animal control because you bought a dog with parvo? No. You can try to return the dog to the seller, attempt to bring a lawsuit against the seller, or attempt to surrender the animal to the local humane society.
I entered into a contract with a contractor for home repair services. The work was divided into three separate sections. He’s completed two of those, and not yet started the third. If no expenses have occurred in the third section, can I back out and pay for only the first two?... Read more »
Village wants to use a grant to tear it down for safety reasons. His kids will still own the property. Tried contacting the oldest and they don’t want nothing to do with it. Can I as a brother do anything.
No, if they own the property then it is their property to dispose of. If they're truly not interested in doing anything with it, they might be willing to deed it to you and then you can take care of it. The backed taxes will follow the property, however.
My husband to be was battling a DV case for about a year, he has now Been found not guilty. His ex has been living in his house the entire time while he has been paying the bills of course. The house is solely in his name, the deed and the mortgage. How do we get her out, we keep asking his lawyer... Read more »
Yes. Under ORC 5321.04 (A)(1) and (3) a landlord must (1) Comply with the requirements of all applicable building, housing, health, and safety codes that materially affect health and safety and (3) Keep all common areas of the premises in a safe and sanitary condition.
1. Because you might have a dog without a license;
2. that dog might have gotten loose;
3. and the penalty is a fine not less than twenty-five dollars or more than one hundred dollars on a first offense, and on each subsequent offense shall be fined not less than seventy-five...Read more »
ORC 955.21 is having a dog with no license. 955.22 is because the dog was loose and caught by animal control. As I read these, a first offense for these is limited to a $100 fine, but at arraignment the judge said up to 30 days in jail.
We had been trying to find a new home for the dog,... Read more »
Yep, see ORC § 955.99 (E)(1), "Whoever violates section 955.21 of the Revised Code, violates division (B) of section 955.22 of the Revised Code, or commits a violation of division (C) of section 955.22 of the Revised Code that involves a dog that is not a nuisance dog, dangerous dog, or vicious...Read more »
She freaked out, started foaming at the mouth attacked me and died. I went to ER and the county health department and CDC took the dog for rabies testing. I am now finding out the dog was not vaccinated or licensed. What are my rights as to getting back the money I paid? I only had her for 2 days,... Read more »
You technically owned her and the odds of recovery anything are very low. Never adopt animals from Craigslist, always ask for medical records, and the vaccination proof. To recover anything you'd have to prove your total damages including those you suffered and find the person who sold you the dog.
Absolutely. It is a good practice to ensure the animal is being adopted by someone who has enough income to prospectively take care of it. It also may deter people who are looking for a free animal to abuse or exploit. Rehoming fees tend to be best practice.
I found a puppy online. I contacted the owner on FB msger but got no reply. I then saw the same puppy listed with another woman claiming to be seller's mom. I messaged her about the puppy, and we made arrangements. I never actually spoke with the daughter. Mother disclosed that the pup had an... Read more »
It depends on what the contract says regarding the deposit. It does seem like there are multiple red flags here and you might be dealing with an Amish puppy mill situation. If you had a firm agreement that you could get the puppy for the week of July 9, that might be sufficient to get the deposit...Read more »
No. In Ohio, the Seller must record the land contract within 20 days after the sale. If the Seller does not record, the Buyer should to protect her interest. The Buyer can go record the land contract now, should she choose. Under most land contracts, if the Buyer fails to comply with other terms,...Read more »
Sort of. Ohio does not have a "stigmatized property" law wherein the seller is forced to disclose a death. Suicide is not a "latent defect" but might be considered a material fact which would affect your ability to live in the home or ease of sale later. The real estate broker or agent in Ohio does...Read more »
The vehicle i just got has many problems with it, that showed as soon as i drove off the lot, plus has many recalls i was unaware of beforehand. Not sure what to do at this point its a Saturn and the vehicle registration says Chevrolet. They will not return my calls. I just got it friday.... Read more »
It is likely a misrepresentation for which they would be liable. Please see the following: https://www.ohiobar.org/public-resources/commonly-asked-law-questions-results/consumers-should-know-rights-when-buying-used-cars/
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