possibly. they can sue bit whether they recover will depend on who is paying the bills and upkeep. it appears there was no trust and only a will (based on the above) so that will require probate to have the property properly distributed by the beneficiaries and through probate it is likely the...Read more »
The gut she hit hired a personal injury law firm. We recently got an email from our insurance saying they got a demand to pay letter. The client and his firm are seeking the maximum our policy offers. The insurance says they are trying to negotiate within the policy limit but that we should consult... Read more »
follow their advice. your insurance company will represent you in as much as it serves their interests, and everyone will likely settle in the end. but depending on the extent of the injuries, you do want to consult with an attorney to understand your personal exposure should your insurance not...Read more »
any threats of arrest for a debt are against the law. you need to contact a consumer protection attorney right away. any al all communication with such a creditor must only be in writing. you might also benefit from filing bankruptcy and wiping out this debt and any other debt you may have.
My friend just passed away. She had dementia. She has a reverse mortgage on her home. Neither of her kids have poa. Yet somehow one week before my friend passed away they sold her home to a friend under the agreement both kids get 30,000 each and the buyer takes over the loan. They did this because... Read more »
if true, this is unfortunately. however, you do not have standing (i.e. a legal claim/right) to do much about it. in order for you to have standing you would have to be a family member and/ or a beneficiary of the estate. (p.s. selling a reverse mortgaged property is not that simple... there is...Read more »
Younger me was stupid and made a lot of mistakes, credit-wise. I was served a summons, found out I am being sued by a creditor in my local California Superior Court in my county. I want to settle and ask for a payment plan and avoid going to court if possible to save time and money. Would it be... Read more »
you can always contact the other side and try to negotiate. but given that you are not an attorney and likely do not know your rights, they will likely take advantage of that. you might benefit from filing bankruptcy and wiping out this debt and any other debt you may have. you are young enough...Read more »
We want the bank to drop the credit card charges, but they insist there was no fraud. I need help building a case to prove that the funds were stolen/coerced (about $8,000). Should I seek legal counsel from a consumer protection lawyer or is this identity theft? Who could help me with this case?... Read more »
This is both a consumer issue and identity theft. You definitely want to consult with a consumer protection attorney. You also want to make sure you file an identity theft report with the FTC (https://www.ftc.gov/faq/consumer-protection/report-identity-theft). You also want to send written, by...Read more »
I took my car in to be serviced Jan 14th. I had 2 written service orders from June. One was to install a car alarm that was included in my payments so no/charge. The other was for a key fob they promised to get for me because I was only given one, there was no charge. After the alarm was installed... Read more »
Alright, we are going to download the case against your name and social, thereafter you will be receiving the court summons at your doorstep and thereafter we will not be able to help you out. We did not received any response from your side. We will consider that you are ignoring this matter and... Read more »
this sounds like a scam. but without you sitting down or sending the document to an attorney, no one can answer your question. there are many chapters and rules and you would need to specify which set of rules this is referring to, i.e. civil procedure, rules of court, etc.
A loan was made for 80k payable for one year at a 1k per month with an interest rate of 8%. At the end of the year the note would become due in full. Payments were made until the year was up and Covid hit. Since then no money has been paid.
i'm assuming this promissory note was in writing. the document should have provisions for default. an attorney would need to review the document, find out if the note is secured or unsecured, and give you various legal options available.
A family member of mine recently purchased a used car in California, opting to enter into an “as is” contact because the car dealer showed them paperwork certifying the condition of the car (checked/signed off on by a mechanic of his choice), as well as a clean accident report. Due in large... Read more »
Like most attorney responses...it depends. The fact pattern suggests your friend had the vehicle inspected by "mechanic of his choice." This implies that your friend's mechanic inspected the vehicle and found no issues. Or it could imply that your friend did not have the vehicle...Read more »
We signed a contract to purchase ($700k) home and entered into escrow. The home inspection showed a lot of repairs, so we decided to cancel the contract. My realtor sent “Cancellation of Contract” to the seller.
The seller called us back saying that they are willing to fix the repairs... Read more »
Each side's lawyer (i.e. buyer's lawyer and seller's lawyer) is going to claim that their respective client is "right." Who will win a lawsuit depends on more facts. Did the seller agree to repairs in writing, thereby waiving the buyer's cancellation? Was the...Read more »
It depends... on the facts, the injuries, the adjuster, the insurance company, the status of your case, and even the attorney representing you. No random lawyer can answer a question like this without specific details. Consult with an attorney or several attorneys to get a better idea of the...Read more »
Generally, a dealership has selling a car, has to sell it with clean title, which means the lien needs to be paid off. You need to call an attorney to have a full consultation and review your purchase documents. Only then you can explore the options available to you.
We put in a deposit to buy a business but due to unforseen circumstance at my work, I need more time before I can quit my job and start the business. There was no agreement signed stating that the deposit was non refundable but she refused to refund my money and is planning to sell to someone else.... Read more »
it's generally not a good idea to give anyone a deposit without a written contract. at this point you will either need to pay a business attorney for a complete consultation and advice or possibly take your chances in small claims court (if the amount is under $10,000).
I answered the lawsuit within the 30 day period however they filed a "motion to deem request for admission". The hearing (which doesn't require an appearance) is scheduled for 3/4/22. Problem is, I was never served, mailed, or emailed any Request For Admissions. What motion should I... Read more »
First, an appearance is absolutely required unless you want a default against you. You must attend all hearings. Second, you will need to file an opposition stating that you were never served and attach a declaration. I highly recommend you contact and consult and even hire an attorney. These...Read more »
My employer just emailed me today notifying me about wage garnishment. First off, the debt is mine no objection to that . But To my knowledge I was never served or had any recollection that they were pursuing me this hard. What should I do ?
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