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0 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Contracts and Foreclosure for Pennsylvania on
Q: How long a Bank can collect on a judgment in PA? Judgment was on my credit report for 7 years but not sure when Status

Is there any status of limitation on this judgments? This was for an unsecured business loan from one of the major banks .

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Q: I am paying the down payment on a house my fiancé and I are buying. How can we best show that I am doing that legally?

Is this something we can write a simple document for and have it notarized? Should we list as tenants in common or joint tenancy?

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Arizona on
Q: Can I cancel contract with Mission Restoration, LLC, without penalty to have roof fixed before any work was performed?

Mission made insurance claim, claim was partially approved and paid to me. Now Mission wants me to contest decision with my insurance as it is not enough money to do job according to Mission. Adjuster refuses to talk to mission as rep. was rude. I want to cancel, they say there will be penalties... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: My landlord has thrown out my belongings while I've been away from my apartment. What can I do to get them to respond?

I moved out of the apartment before the end of the lease. I am still required to pay the remaining of the rent for the lease's duration. While I moved the majority of my possessions out, I left behind several pieces of furniture for use by a future potential subletter. I have since learned... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: My information letter on this case was sent to my old CA address, I need to get the letter and info send to me in OKC.

can u email with details? my letter was sent to the wrong address.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Internet Law for California on
Q: Hello Sir, Can you please help us with this matter below. We are an HVAC company

. We are an HVAC company starting out in NJ and we hired a marketing company we found online that is based in California

They are giving us a very hard time because we . Requested a refund since nothing but problems came out of hiring them.

They told us it would take time for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Alabama on
Q: month2month renter.We don't have a lease and landlord threats to evict if my mother stays with me becauseof leaseterms

The lease ended 8 months ago so we have been paying month to month since then. Now my mother has been staying with me and my landlord is trying to evict us because terms of a lease. We haven't been on a lease in 8 months. I stay at my boyfriend's house 3 or 4 nights a week and she is now... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Colorado on
Q: cleaners are trying to say that we have to follow terms and conditions. No contract. Whole house has Covid.

We notified as soon as we could. We don’t want people in our home while trying to rest. Following CDC and law.they’re insisting we have to pay and comply. Seems they wouldn’t want to put their employees at risk.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Iowa on
Q: Can I sue my storage facility for making me Carry there (opt in) insurance coverage which cover's up to $7,500 for theft

I have receipts for all my items that was stolen,there insurance company has been provided with the Police report,my receipts for stolen items and pictures of My stolen tools also.But there insurance adjuster is using every excuse in the world to not pay out my ligit insurance claim.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 7, 2023

Ordinarily, a self-storage facility is not legally responsible for the theft of items from an individual renter’s storage unit.

Individual renters purchase insurance to cover theft or damage to their own stored property.

You store it. You lock it. You keep the key. And you keep...
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1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for California on
Q: We signed a solar contact in August 2022 and per our contract our completion date was 11/21/2022. we still have no solar

We have panels install but not connected to SCE yet. It has been a horrible experience and we now have water damage to our living room wall where they left a hole in our stucco when they installed a new electrical panel.

Adam Stoddard
Adam Stoddard
answered on Feb 8, 2023

It sounds like this has been a terrible experience to say the least. You may have a breach of contract case as well as a cause of action for negligence. You should consult a lawyer to review the contract. Is the solar company refusing to repair the damage to the living room wall? If they opened up... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts on
Q: I hired a company to trim the trees in my yard. They did half the job promising to return and finish. They did not.

What are my options? I paid in full. They will not return my calls.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 7, 2023

After giving the original contractor a reasonable time to finish, you should hire another contractor to finish the job. Then sue the original contractor for what you had to pay the second contractor to finish the job.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for New York on
Q: If a consumer contract is signed by both parties but was not written to the letter of the law, is the contract valid?

My fiancé and I signed a contract in Suffolk County NY to get married at a venue. We subsequently cancelled due to our new date (previous date 2/28/21 during covid restrictions) being more expensive and we were unable to afford the increase. We signed both new date (5/20/22) contract and the... Read more »

Daniel Michael Luisi
Daniel Michael Luisi
answered on Feb 7, 2023

Without looking at the contract, an attorney cannot advise as to your particular situation. Yet if the contract seeks to waive a consumer protection law, that clause of the contract may be void as contrary to public policy. Have an attorney take a look at the contract to inform you of your rights.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts and Public Benefits for Georgia on
Q: Can a gov agency providing a subsidy ask you to sign a prior consent form

To release certain identifying information without specifying what information will be released and how often. Also how long is the prior consent form effective?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: Do the By-Laws and the Rules and Regulations of an HOA have to be publicly recorded in Louisiana to be enforceable or

is it just the Restrictive Covenants that must recorded with the Clerk of Court?

Thank you very much,

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 7, 2023

In answer to your question, I contend it is just the covenants which are required to be recorded with the Clerk of Court. On the other hand, if the HOA has non-recorded rules and regulations, then it certainly should notify new property owners of its existence and have some sort of mechanism to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Mississippi on
Q: My wives name is printed in customer name section but it has my signature, does this void said contract?

I signed a contract for a home security company. The system is having errors and not working properly after reviewing the contract to see what I needed to do to remove myself from the contract I noticed my wives name is listed as the customer and I was the one to sign, I was told I was signing in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a company change the payroll schedule at any time, years after a purchase of another company?

My husband worked for a company we will call ABC company. A few years ago ABC company sold to a larger company we will call DEF company and he has now been working for DEF company for i think 3-5 years maybe more. DEF company has gone in and forced things on us that hurt us monetarily. Like having... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Washington DC on
Q: I have an apt. that has water damage that management refuse to remediate or compensate.

I moved into an apartment that within 24 hours sustained massive water damage due to a leaking pipe. Management refuses to move me to another unit, and still has not removed the moisture from the walls (going on 5 weeks). Management has been disrespectful and tried to posture legal action when... Read more »

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