I hired a roofing contractor to replace my roof. All he have done is tarp the areas that were leaking. However, once my insurance cut the check, he said he needed the whole check to replace my roof but, 25% of the check was supposed to be used for the drywall repairs on the inside. He also said I... Read more »
This will depend on what the contract you signed said. Most of the time for roof repair you are required to make payments in intervals, with the full amount due upon completion. If the contract was silent on that, then you should not have to prepay unless specifically stated.
We live in a duplex in the upstairs apt, either our downstairs neighbor or their constant guests smoke weed. The smell is very distinct and foul and illegal in Ohio. From what I've read, even medical use prohibits smoking it or cultivating. The smell invades our stairway almost daily and... Read more »
The landlord is required to evict anyone they reasonably suspect of using a controlled substance, including marijuana. If you put them on written notice of this, and they fail to do anything about it within 30 days you can either 1) terminate your lease, 2) sue for damages or 3) escrow your rent...Read more »
We found out through 23nMe. They divorced when I was a baby. Very messy divorce. He didn’t pay much but only paid till I was 13 years old. I moved in with him from my mother’s due to abuse. Both parents abused me mentally and physically, as well as each other.
Support is just a math problem. His objection would be on the basis of either 1) they got his income wrong; 2) they did the math wrong or 3) they are ignoring a prior deviation. If it's 1 or 2, then you can oppose it on the basis that CSEA got it correct. If it's 3 then he will need to...Read more »
Usually, no. If you are served and don't object, however, then the court can award temporary custody. The court could award custody over your objection, but it is very difficult to give a non-biological parent custody rights over a biological parent.
Please see Ohio Revised Code 5321.16 Procedures for security deposits. As far as I can tell from reading the law it seems landlords are required to send an itemized security deposit list regardless of whether or not there is back rent owed. Can you still collect damages if they fail to provide the... Read more »
You need to file a complaint for the allocation of parental rights and responsibility and for parenting time. If you are in Cleveland, this can be done at the Cuyahoga Juvenile Court. You need to establish a custody order first.
What rights would the mother have if the father decided not to give the children back after the agreed visiting weekend? There are no court orders and the children have been living with the mother at their primary residence.
If the parties are unwed and there is no parenting order in place then the father has no parenting time rights. The mother can take the kids back, using the police if she wishes. It would then be up to the father to seek a parenting order.
It depends on what the will says. Usually, there is a provision saying that if someone predeceases the decedent, that their share goes to their children evenly. That's the default rule anyway in Ohio if the will is silent on that. If either of those are true then you should be sharing evenly...Read more »
Will a simple statement (without a list of transactions) work? Or do they need the original agreement and list of transactions? This is for an unpaid credit card debt that was charged off and sold to Midland Credit. (Assume you're trying to fight it without filing bankruptcy please.)
I can't seem to have it taken out of my name. Is there a process to have it done? Tried deed in lieu. County won't foreclose on property taxes and mortgage company won't foreclose on property. I have been maintaining grass cutting and snow removal because my name is still listed... Read more »
The process to have it done is to sell the property to someone else. I don't understand how it's in your name if it's been sold three times. Are you referring to the note being sold or the property being sold?
My mom has been in and out of nursing homes and been paralyzed with a stroke and can not speak or understand, just this week I had to put her into hospice and she has gerber life insurance that I have been paying for her incase if something happens, The nursing home has tried the POA thing and told... Read more »
If she's been appropriately served, the court will convert the divorce to an uncontested case. This means you will need to submit a proposed judgment entry ahead of time and present some evidence as to the divorce.
My landlord has not returned my security deposit yet and it’s been 2 months already. I filed a small claims case , suing for double , and right when I did , then they wanted to finally respond saying that it’ll be coming in the mail. I asked them to pay the $65 filing fee I had to pay and then... Read more »
You can reject the payment. The damages, including double damages and costs, accrue at the time of filing. If they hadn't paid anything at that point, then they are still liable for the security deposit plus statutory damages.
I took my daughter's father for child support and he's been dragging it on. We had our hearing over the phone and he wouldn't answer and he never even sent in any of his information regarding pay stubs and what not. He doesn't want to pay for her at all and has been marking off... Read more »
If he refuses to provide information then the court will either 1) take your word for it or 2) impute a likely income for him given the information. He cannot evade child support by using a voluntary reduction in income (like FMLA). He can bring it up, but the court won't consider it.
I have court on the 27th and my last resort is to put my daughter's on the stand to tell their side of the story and how they are treated. Even after proving domestic violence in the home the magistrate still would not grant me temporary custody. they should have never been removed from my... Read more »
If this is a child custody matter then your daughter cannot testify. Instead, you should seek to have the court conduct an in camera interview with the child. The judge will speak with the child and the GAL alone and ask about how she is treated. Her testimony will not be allowed in open court.
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