There is no way to answer this question effectively without reviewing the contract and assessing the facts. For example, was this a sale solicited at your home? How much time has passed? In general, parties are bound by the written terms of a contract but contracts can be breached.
I have the defendants address and employer/employer address. It is unclear to me which forms to use for garnishment against their wages. Must I go back to court for garnishment or can I submit forms to the court office?
Congratulations on getting a judgment. That's often the easy part, unfortunately. The court should have the forms online. You can do this yourself or if you want to increase the chance of doing it right and getting paid, hire an attorney either by the hour or on a percentage basis.
I'm 2 weeks away from closing on a new build in a subdivision. The developer just emailed me a $9k increase due to "surplus charges". According to their contract, they must send via certified mail. We, the buyer, get to say if we can to pay or cancel via certified mail. Is an email... View More
The answer depends upon whether the court would strictly enforce the notice requirement. I would think that a court would or should enforce the contract as written, but no attorney is going to be able to tell with certainty how a judge would rule.
I suggest that you hire a local attorney...View More
Receiving a 1099-C form generally indicates that a debt you owed was canceled or forgiven, and the IRS considers this canceled debt as taxable income. However, if you believe that the vacation club's claim is not valid, especially since you didn't receive any goods or services, it's...View More
My mom passed away in July of 2019 however she had 3 class lawsuits and they are now coming to be settled and I get these closing statements, and the lawyer's fees are up there. Ill just say that. Can lawyers just charge whatever on these cases? Just in case you need to know, I don't... View More
For any class-wide settlement, the court must approve the award of attorney's fees and expenses. There is no universal maximum, but one-third of the settlement fund, plus reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, is common.
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You're seeking an attorney. Attorneys here can't offer their services, but you could supplement your online searches with the "Find a Lawyer" tab above, as well as attorney referral sections of...View More
If two parties agree to jointly sign a lease and one party signs it without the other's knowledge or consent, this could be seen as a breach of their verbal or written agreement. Whether it's considered a crime largely depends on the specifics of the situation and the agreements made...View More
The promise was verbal. I needed $50 to pay off my personal property tax before I could participate in the county auction. He loaned the $50 to me and a dollar to have the auction paperwork notarized. He loaned th $50 in the form of a check. I had to Cash it at his bank.
Anyone can pay the filing fee and sue but I don’t think you’ll win a lawsuit based on an oral promise to lend money. One of the essential elements of a claim for breach of contract is “consideration.” I that element is lacking.
Right now we have a loan with our current vehicle and its transmission went out. We still owe on this vehicle. We are going to eventually just give it back to the bank. When I tried to get another loan for a vehicle, no place would let me because of the loan I have. I used my routing number to make... View More
You have the cart in front of the horse. You need to be asking “what are the legal repercussions of knowingly writing a bad check.” The answer is it is a crime, and you can be pursued criminally by the prosecuting attorney or civilly by the lender to whom you wrote the check knowing it would...View More
Under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which is a federal law applicable in Missouri, school boards are prohibited from denying a child access to education solely based on their homeless status. This legislation ensures that homeless children and youth have the right to a free and...View More
My girlfriend and I are moving to St Louis Missouri. On 07/10/23 we signed lease for a year with an apartment building starting 08/26/23. On 08/17/23, we called the building to confirm the details of the move, but the building manager informed us that unfortunately due to a mistake, our room will... View More
Signed as a co-signer in 2015 to help her out stayed 2 months to help set up and we separated, we’re going into a heated custody battle while doing record searches and requests i found a judgment against me from 2016. I was never served she was and didn’t notify me the Original debt was 3-4k... View More
I agree with Mr. Pennell about the dangers of co-signing.
For a judgment that is older than one year, the good-cause/meritorious defense bit doesn't apply. Those are the requirements to set aside a default judgment. For your judgment, if you were not properly served, you'd...View More
I paid $11,000 (2 thirds job’s total) to replace a retaining wall & driveway. They came 1 day, tour out part of my driveway, didn’t return. I called several times next 4 months, excuse after excuse till over phone I was cursed at & bluntly saying they’ll never coming. I then filed a... View More
I have reach out the the realtor cause I didn’t buy the house as is all these problems was supposed to be fix and they are just giving me the run around what can I do cause I feel I have been taken advantage of
Schedule an appointment with a local attorney to review the sale contract and provide options. The mere fact that there are problems with the house doesn’t make the seller liable but perhaps you can prove a claim for failure to disclose defects.
I have a previous landlord who is neighbors with my mother. He evicted us for breaking the lease (which we didn't) and has been harassing my mom periodically since. Most recently he has yelled at my 7 yo child for something that didn't happen.
In some cases, will a talent manager that has ties to, let's say Atlantic Records, charge an upfront fee for their services? I'm aware it may not be common, but could it still be legit? For starters, me and my team reached out to him to pitch my music. He ended up really liking me and a... View More
It is generally not common for a legitimate talent manager to charge an upfront fee for their services. However, there may be some cases where a manager with ties to a major record label, such as Atlantic Records, may charge an upfront fee for their services.
There are a couple of options, depending on your mother's goal in adding you to the title. One option is a Beneficiary Deed, which transfers ownership of the property at your mother's death to the people designated in the deed. If, in the alternative, she wishes to transfer ownership...View More
I bought a house in January 2022, I was told the jacks, for the foundation repair in the basement that were installed prior to buying the house, were lifetime warranty by the company that installed them. I figured out a couple months ago the company that installed them in the early 2000’s is no... View More
You should have an attorney review the contract and disclosure form to discuss whether any causes of action, such as violation of Missouri's consumer protection statute, the Merchandising Practices Act, might be worth pursining.
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