The home is made of masonite. I only recently found out this is irreparable after using 3 credit cards to fix the siding, roof, and windows. My doors are warped and I can't afford to get this place energy efficient. I've got mold and the mold has made given me brain fog, increased bodily... View More
You do not provide any information about the lawsuit you want to join. I am aware there are some class actions against that builder for their stick built homes pending in states other than North Carolina, and if you were a member of that class you would have been notified once the class is...View More
I bought kitchen cabinets in March, which the manufacturer shipped to Lowes' delivery agent around May 1. They were intended to be installed in June, but due to ongoing construction delays we have had to reschedule the delivery date several times, most recently to... View More
The paperwork you signed probably says that you must pick up the cabinets upon notice of delivery or something to that effect. There is no law saying that they cannot charge a storage fee or that they have to disclose it to you beforehand. You should seek out alternative locations to store them if...View More
YOU can't do anything about this unless you have a power of attorney from your sister. Your sister needs to demand written proof from the third party finance company who claims they hold the contract, by getting their name, mailing address and loan number and mailing them a letter asking for...View More
The size is governed by your local zoning laws. I do not beleive that the NC Alchololic Beverage Commission has any minimum size regulation. You also have to obtain a Federal permit before you can get the North Carolina permit.
You can find information about the permitting process at...View More
We had a bad 24' round above ground salt water pool installed. The contract shows a 1 year warranty for workmanship. The owner refuses to contact us or remedy the defective pool construction. We paid over 10K and the pool is falling a part. The liner fell out within the first season, which was... View More
Unfortunately it sounds like the warranty has expired. You need to find a lawyer experienced with consumer cases and construction cases to review the contract you signed and get the specific facts from you. Unless you have proof of defects appearing in the first year and that you brought these...View More
Transmission in our converted short bus (essentially our home) was originally rebuilt in Meza, AZ in May 2022. 14 months later, the vehicle has been to 3 shops (Mesa, AZ; Fort Collins, CO; and Gastonia, NC) and rebuilt 3 times. The transmission hasn't been road ready/functional for more than 2... View More
Unfortunately, this is impossible to answer without reviewing the purchase and installation order for the original AAMCO transmission and the accompanying warranty plus the repair/work orders for each subsequent rebuild and accompanying warranty, if any. You need to take these documents to an...View More
Didn't pay me . Told me he would press charges if I contacted him . I priced the job at $3,000 I was only 2 hours from being done the next day of when I called the next day he complained and told me not to come back now he refuses to pay for the work that has been completed
Send the homeowner a demand letter for the amount owed for work done so far and the value of the tools that he has in his possession. State that he may return the tools to you within 5 days and if he returns them in the same condition they were in with no damage, he will still owe you $x for the...View More
To claim exempt property form to protecy myself from a writ of execution. My question is if my house is protected by tenancy by the entireties do I have specifically write it on this form or is it protected regardless? Thanks
You should fill in the information about your house and in the box below write "tenancy by the entireties". List yourself and your spouse as the owners of the property. It should be protected automatically, but list it out of an abundance of cuation. People don;t want to do this because...View More
Has taken over the contracts. warranties are now and never was valid. No Gap Insurance because US AUTO sales didn't pay for the warranties or Gap. What can I do? US AUTO sales Is In breach of contract In many ways. I was paying debt collector but not sure what to do. Can't get copies of... View More
US Auto Sales has gone out of business, you cannot contact them any more. You need to keep making your car payment to preserve your credit. Send a letter in writing to the company who claims they took over the loan and request copies of all relevant documents as well as a copy of the loan payment...View More
Yes, the "wildcard" exemption is available if the residence is protected by "tenancy by the entireties". It can be layered on top of the car exemption, tools of the trade exemption, etc. to protect excess value in those items or it can be used to protect a second vehicle, for example.
The first is worth 13k with a 10k loan, jointly owned. The second is worth 4k owned by me alone with no loan. I can't imagine either car being worth taking. Which car is in more danger of being taken, if any?
Also, my house is protected by TBE. Do I get a wild card exemption or is that... View More
You do receive a wild card exemption. Be careful with your estimate of car values. Use "retail" value, not trade in. A creditor does have the ability to request the Sheriff take a jointly owned car or a car with a lien on it when enforcing a Writ of Execution, so it can happen. Whatever...View More
An attorney would have to actually review the contract you signed to accurately answer this question. In general, many service contracts for a number of years have conditions that say you cannot cancel early, or if you do cancel early there is a penalty of some sort. Most likely you do owe them...View More
All debt is included in a bankruptcy. You provide no details at all about what you want to do, so I will take a few guesses. The mortgage payments do not have to be reported to the credit bureau. They do need to give her credit for the payments. Your mother should reach back out to the attorney who...View More
If your name is the only name on the DEED (not the mortgage), your husband does not list the house on his Motion To Claim Exempt Property because he does not own it. The judgment is NOT a lien on the house. If you pass away and he inherits the house, THEN the judgment will become a lien on the...View More
If this lawsuit is in North Carolina, what you would be served is not called a warrant, it's called a summons and complaint. If the lawsuit was filed in Virginia this would be called a Warrant in Debt. Are you sure you posted your question in the correct state? If this is from six years ago,...View More
He passed away in 2021, the house went into foreclosure last year, and then they auctioned it off, and that was the last I heard about it until I was just contacted about there being surplus funds from the sale.
Excess funds from the sale belong to his estate. The reason why you were notified that the Clerk is holding excess funds is because there was likely a second mortgage, home equity line of credit, judgment lien, or tax lien (often more than one of these) that remains unpaid. You should contact a...View More
Is your mother willing to go to court personally and argue her case? Is the owner/representative of company number 2 willing to attend small claims court with her and testify against company no 1? Are your mother and the representative of company no. 2 willing to travel to the county where bad LLC...View More
Judgement. I live in NC. My house and car are exempt. I have no savings and nothing of value. I have no bank account. I receive paper checks. I am in no position to pay or to agree to a payment plan at this time.im not concerned with interest because i am debating on claiming bankruptcy in the... View More
The answer depends upon whether or not you timely filed a Motion To Claim Exempt Property to claim the exemptions in your house and particularly in your car. If you did timely file that Motion, just speak to the Sheriff and explain your situation. Most likely, the Sheriff will just return the Writ...View More
We have checked County tax rolls for addresses and do not know where else to look for a correct/current address, phone number or e-mail. What should we do and what options do we have if we are unable to contact them?
Have you tried mailing a letter to them at the property address and if so, what does it say when the letter is returned? Traditional first class mail is the basic method for communications. The county tax office listing has the currently listed mailing address and you can look at the actual tax...View More
I have a judgment from nine years ago in Florida. I sold my property and left the country for five years. I moved to North Carolina with my new wife. she purchased a house under her LLC which I don’t own. We have a prenuptial agreement about separate debts and separate assets filed before the... View More
A judgment for money owed against you personally should not be collectible against any assets in your wife's name only unless the creditor can prove that you are hiding your assets by placing them with her LLC or in her name. In order to do so, the creditor would have to undertake additional...View More
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