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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Georgia on
Q: Roof Repaired by insurance but still leaks and they won't pay to have it repaired the right way. Are they still liable?

Liberty Mutual won't follow through on a claim they paid on to repair my roof. The roof still leaks and it rains into my home with damages. I have tried to explain to Liberty Mutual that the roofer is no longer around. I now have water in my living room ceiling with no way to repair it... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Banking, Business Formation and Business Law for Georgia on
Q: If I buy a business and the business had previous money owed like an unclaimed fund what should I do legally?

Business has funds owed to it but they were never claimed.

What is the legal way to go about it or if it should be left alone?

The unclaimed proceeds will go back into the business.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: Can I sue a freelancer on upwork or just upwork?

Going through arbitration on Upwork for work not delivered by a freelancer. Just wondering, if the arbitration team decides to take the side of the freelancer - can I sue? Since that's supposed to be the final decision. I don't know the decision yet but I have substantiative proof that... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Feb 2, 2023

No one can advise you about whether you can appeal the arbitration decision or otherwise sue without looking at the contract. However the best that can be done is say that usually arbitration agreements preclude any other form of legal action, and even appealing an arbitration award is very... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Suffered total personal prop loss due to ( cause undetermined) fire mid Sept 2022 ,Entity prop owner, refuses to comp.

The Colo. Vilage collaborative, compensated others some of which had no prop loss. Yet cut ties with myself and a handful of others completely.i filed claim with their ins.provider who stated they had lapsed ,had consumer advocate entity liasion to no avail. And have been trying to get legal help... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Law, Copyright and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: Is there anything I can do to save my business?

So a while back when I was young my Snapchat account got linked to ghost codes under some inappropriate tags! I emailed google a number of times for them to tell me that the web owner has to do it manually, so I sent hundreds of emails to ghost codes from hidden emails I found to their own customer... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Litigation for North Carolina on
Q: Is an arbitration agreement forcible and a North Carolina renters lease non-commercial

In a lease I have with a tenant I have an arbitration clause. I am trying to sue a renter for eviction he threw up in my face saying that we have an arbitration that I can’t take him to regular court I have to take him to arbitration.. I am trying to get him for breach of lease by a messy house... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Utah on
Q: I need a video mtg to discuss a settlement which my lawyer recommends be reviewed. No mediation done, ex hid assists ect

Settlement was while under duress in California 2017. I am in a Utah now and

need to appeal unfair settlement

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Domestic Violence for New York on
Q: Hello. My Fiance's mother has continuously violated a court ordered stipulation for visitation with my 6 year old son.

In the stipulation the visitation is between her,my son and the supervisor. No one is to be there. She already violated once by bringing her daughter and grandson with. She did the same thing again yesterday,even though she was warned by the judge. The stipulation also states she is not to consume... Read more »

Sandra M. Colatosti
Sandra M. Colatosti
answered on Jan 22, 2023

You should file a violation petition with the court and perhaps a modification petition to change the supervisor of the visits.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Domestic Violence for New York on
Q: Hello. My Fiance's mother has continuously violated a court ordered stipulation for visitation with my 6 year old son.

In the stipulation the visitation is between her,my son and the supervisor. No one is to be there. She already violated once by bringing her daughter and grandson with. She did the same thing again yesterday,even though she was warned by the judge. The stipulation also states she is not to consume... Read more »

David Ivan Bliven
David Ivan Bliven
answered on Jan 25, 2023

You should consider filing a Violation Petition. Among the remedies, the Court may reduce or cancel the visits - or make them supervised at a clinic. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Family Law attorney for a full assessment.

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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Arbitration / Mediation Law for New York on
Q: My new CPO car has been in service 4 times for the same issue, and the dealership can't seem to fix it.

I purchased a 2017 CPO Bentley Continental GT Convertible with 3100 miles from Braman West Palm Beach Bentley on July 31st. The top first started showing signs of holes in the top first week of August. Car was in shop from Sept 29th thru Oct 18th. Car was returned without an operating top. I then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Probate for Oklahoma on
Q: How can I get my part off my inheritance of my sister's won't sell house my mom left us all? They are living in it.

My mom left her 5 children her house in a will. All our names are on the deed. My 2 sisters live in the house and will not sell it. They won't let me see the will and get nasty when I mention them buying me out. Last I remember was my mom saying it was suppose to sell but not sure if it was... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jan 20, 2023

If the Will was Probated then it will be at the Courthouse. Hire a competent OK attorney to file suit for a Sale For Partition.

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: I own a business and the property where it’s at with my wife and want a divorce. How do we proceed with dividing it?

We still owe money on the property and have significant credit card debt relating to the business. We have co-operated the business for 6 years but I’d like to opt out and not continue to be a part of it and she wants to continue to operate it. How can I disentangle myself from this and see some... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Litigation for Ohio on
Q: My ex refuses to sign over the title to my vehicle he is trying to extort money out of me I paid for the vehicle and ins

My ex refuses to sign over the title to me and I pay all the expenses bought the truck and pay for insurance he is trying to extort me out of money when he has paid nothing for it.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Florida on
Q: I heard a policy for the first time that is "one turn away per store per day. I had a double at the same store as turn

I was given the policy as we get paid if turned away from a shift. I cleaned and stocked at my local convience store chain. Origionaly any "training" was done after first signing up, which was months before my first shift because my car died. Access to the same onboarding once finished... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Environmental for Massachusetts on
Q: Commercial landlord & his attorney arent responding to termination of lease letter due to water supply negligence

The water supply happened to not be up to state standards before moving into the space/signing the lease and did not find out until after the fact. He has been working to complete/resolve the situation however it has been 5 months now and have not been able to run business out of the space (where... Read more »

Q: Question about dissertation to US lawyers

Have a good day/night! I need help with my dissertation.

Topic: legal regulation of investments in the USA

Since I am from a country with a romano-germanic legal system, I do not quite understand the essence of ur law system.

For example, I have never been able to find a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody and Family Law for Nebraska on
Q: I recently filed a modification of custody and was told that the next course of action is mediation.

Is it true that evidence brought up during a mediation cannot be brought up in court before a judge. Since i know my ex and i wont be able to agree during mediation.

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jan 10, 2023

At trial, you can generally testify as to what the other party said to you. One exception to this is usually that comments that a person said to you as part of a formal mediation session are not allowed to be disclosed in Court.

Thus, generally yes, statements made in mediation are...
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