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Q: If A loses a lawsuit, and owes B 1 million, and A dies before paying the full amount, who is responsible for the rest?

Phyllis Voisenat answered on Aug 10, 2014

The judgment would set forth who is responsible to pay it. It is only lists "A", then you would have to look to "A's" estate. You should check in the county court where A resided to see if a probate file was opened to file a claim, and do so right away. Also, check with a tax attorney to see if you... Read more »

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Q: I paid a costume maker to create a fursuit. The maker has not created the costume in over two years. Where do I start?

Over two years ago I entered into an agreement in hopes of buying a fursuit. I paid the artist a sum of $2500. In tat time, she has failed to do any work on creating the suit itself and changed her T.O.S. I would like to get my money back, where do I start?

Phyllis Voisenat answered on Aug 10, 2014

Did you have a written or oral agreement (contract)? Your contract is the important document in this transaction. If it was not written, you have two years to sue her from the date of breach. If it was written, you have 4. If you believe there was fraud involved, such as she never intended to do... Read more »

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Q: There is a lien on my home. What can I do? Never received summons or judgment. Filed in 2008

This lien was resulting from a credit card not paid due to unemployed.

Phyllis Voisenat answered on Oct 25, 2013

If you were not served, then you would file a motion to vacate the default judgment in the same case.

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