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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Landlord put two homes on lot. Verbally said no more. Why I rented. Generic lease. Preparing to put another home on lot.

Anything I can do since the very reason I chose to rent here was the amount of outdoor space/yard? One year lease was signed first of April.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 13, 2024

Most likely not but depends on terms of lease.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can you be made to sign away your, required by Kentucky Law, mandatory work breaks?

In Kentucky there are mandatory Break periods - 10 minutes for every 4 hours worked and if you work over 5 hours, a mandatory meal break between your third and fifth hour. But my neighbor has been coerced to sign away their breaks for nothing in return to work at a local fast food restaurant. This... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 27, 2024

Sound like a violation of Ky labor laws. A complaint to the Labor Board might resolve the problem.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: Contracts forced through duress. Using visitation for children. Contract allows full power to the monitor.

At any moment criminal action may be placed on the male with justification. The court is has been one sided through entirety of divorce. Female has only made gains through control of child, childsupport, and revenue from estate. Through deceit aided by professional counsel and judgment from a... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 16, 2024

More I formation is needed. What contract are your referring to?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Breach of contract

I was under contract to buy a house, seller lied and said he was divorced.. he is not. Listing agent didn’t verify this information before listing house for sale. Wife is missing so we can’t get her signature to close. I’m already 10k into the purchase of this house with repairs and... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 15, 2024

Most likely best to cancel the contract for his fraud and recoup your $10 k.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Does a rental that is rented with 1 year expired tags void the contract?

I was hit in a rental with no tags now rental company is claiming damages that didn't exist when I had the vehicle.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 19, 2024

No, but the tags are the responsibility of the rental company.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Ex boyfriend purchased tires from RNR on my truck and refuses to pay now, does that come back on me? I am selling truck
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 4, 2024

Not unless you signed and agreed to pay for them.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I filed a lawsuit in Federal Court alleging violation of the FHA and lost. Will I have to pay defendant's attorney fees.

Denying my argument that the statute was tolled by discovery and continuing violations, the court granted defendant's 12(b) motion.

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answered on Mar 28, 2024

In federal court cases, particularly those involving the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the question of whether you'll have to pay the defendant's attorney fees hinges on the specifics of your case and the court's discretion. Typically, the FHA follows the "American Rule," which... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Seller wants a 30 day lease back option after closing. Will seller have full tenant rights after 30 days or during?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 14, 2024

Depends solely upon the terms of the lease and whether that is permitted under the lease agreement.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Seller is refusing to uphold signed land contract, what can I do?

My grandmother in November 2023 sold me her house on land contract, we both signed. Per the agreement payments would start when deed transfer happened. Her children have now convinced her that she can get more by putting it on the market. I already live in the home, is there anything I can do to... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 4, 2024

Sure. You can file suit against her to enforce the agreement to sell.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can U.S. Magistrate issue separate recommendations for each claim or count in civil case?

I've filed motion to file supplemental complaint based upon new evidence that the contract's principal is fictitious and nonexistent. Defendant asked that Magistrate rule on claims prior to this new evidence but the new evidence effects several of the claims. Can Magistrates bifurcate... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 16, 2024

Yes. He can.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: If a dealer sold me an RV, that I have not taken possession of, and there is no title, do I have to take it? In Kentucky

The dealer has been less than transparent

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

In Kentucky, you are not obligated to take possession of an RV from a dealer if there is no title available. It is essential to ensure that all necessary paperwork, including the title, is in order before finalizing the purchase and taking possession of the vehicle. If the dealer has been less than... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: if i have my ex husband on camera reaking into my home can i press charges? he is not on the lease anymore,please help!!

breaking

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 8, 2024

Yes you can. Call the authorities and make a police report.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Buy here pay here car lot caused rain damaged to my vehicle whole they were repairing it

It so I left it with them they had it for 2 months I just got it back today and the whole inside of the car is covered in terrible mold it wasn't like that before the car lot left it in the rain what can I do

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answered on Feb 1, 2024

If a buy here pay here car lot caused rain damage to your vehicle while repairing it, resulting in mold inside the car, you may have legal options to address the situation. First, document the damage by taking photographs and collecting any relevant evidence, such as repair invoices or... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I paid off lien on property. Creditor hasn't signed off after several attempts. How do I proceed?

Paid off completely $140k lien placed by seller. Have money order receipts for total amount. He's out of state. Sent a release certified mail three times. No response. Phone number I had is out of service. I don't even know if he's still alive.

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answered on Jan 30, 2024

You need a competent KY attorney to file suit to Quiet Title, declaring the lien released. Have good proof of timely payments. Publication Service may be necessary. Certified Copy of Judgment is recorded to release the lien.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: If movant's argument is unclear, what responsibility does non-moving party have to speculate or guess movant's intent.

I ask in general but the specifics relate to the Fair Housing Act and Section 3604 as opposed to Section 3617. The Defendant did not sale or rent to me and was not involved in that process but subsequently used coercion and intimidation to assist the party that had discriminated against me; in my... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 8, 2024

No responsibility whatsoever.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can additional legal fees be alleged as a prejudice in opposition to motion to amend complaint?

Defendant states they will be prejudiced by incurring additional legal fees if Court grants filing of second amended complaint. I have not previously attached a copy of the contract to the complaint not expecting Defendant to vacillate between either denying the existence of one or denying the... View More

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answered on Dec 29, 2023

Alleging prejudice due to additional legal fees is a common argument in legal proceedings. In the context of opposing a motion to amend a complaint, if the defendant claims that allowing the amendment would result in incurring extra legal fees, the court may consider this as a factor. The court... View More

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Q: Can a defendant's attorney feign ignorance to a fact known by them?

I entered into a contract which i believe was breached. Even though I submitted a copy of the contract with the Complaint the defendant's attorney still makes statements like "the purported" contract.

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answered on Dec 27, 2023

In the context of a contract dispute in Kentucky, it is not uncommon for a defendant's attorney to use language like "the purported contract" as part of their legal strategy, even if a copy of the contract has been submitted with the Complaint. This may be a rhetorical or procedural... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Contracts and Health Care Law for Kentucky on
Q: I was wondering if a pain management office is acting illegally/did an illegal action.

I was discharged as a patient from a pain management office after them telling me that a previous pain management specialist I saw administered a steroid shot wrong and I told them in the portal that I spoke to lawyers for advice but no lawsuit/case was created. It was maybe 1-2 months after I was... View More

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answered on Dec 27, 2023

In Kentucky, your situation raises questions about patient rights and medical records access. If you were discharged from a pain management office and subsequently lost access to your patient portal, it's important to understand your rights regarding medical records.

Under the Health...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: How do I deal with a contractor who has not completed repairs after 6 mos. and will no answer phone?

We had significant hail damage in June. Our contractor completed all tasks except replacing our gutters. He will not answer phone calls or texts. What are my options?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 27, 2023

Hire an attorney and sue him for breach of contract.

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