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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Animal / Dog Law for New Jersey on
Q: If a horse is sold to a buyer and the seller has a any-reason return guarantee, is it breach of contract to not respond?

My mother and sister had gone to Texas last summer to look at buying a horse. The horse was paid for, shipped to the east coast, and had several problems with her health. She had bug and horse bites from her travel, and she has/had a problem with her back that has prevented my sister from riding... View More

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Q: Is a contractor liable for lost money & time (paying 2 mortgages) by under bidding a renovation then raising the price?

Contractor was 1 of 5 to bid on my home renovation. He ultimately won the contract due to being recommended by the architect. After a year long wait to get approved by the town. He still

Hasn’t started the project and 3 months have elapsed. He then said to start the project he needs to... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Internet Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hi our longtime manager who was the admin for our business google account was recently fired. Won't turn over login info

Hi, our longtime manager who was the admin for our business google account was recently fired. This person will not give us our login information. We are also locked out of our email account to recover or reset the passwords. This was a family member that we never thought would do the things that... View More

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney with knowledge of Internet law to file an Order to Show Cause with the Court and to immediately send them a "Cease & Desist" letter. To provide meaningful advice and learn the best way to proceed, you need be prepared to pay... View More

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Q: Are facebook sales enforceable when one party pays and the other doesn’t deliver? I want the item, not a refund.

The Facebook group sells and auctions consignment clothing and handbags in a group and not through Facebook’s Marketplace. I won an auction and paid for a handbag meant to be a gift to my daughter five weeks ago. I have been contacting the seller nonstop for tracking info. They responsed a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Q: I'm in NJ and am main buyer on a vehicle contract with an ex. I sued him in special civil court and won. However

Im trying to get off the loan entirely or gain possession of the car. The lender did an extension agreement with the cosigner without my knowledge or signature electronically. Is this legal in NJ? Co-signer's name is on the title however I can add mine on to it at any time. What is the best... View More

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answered on Feb 26, 2024

You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney to represent your interests in this matter. You should expect to pay for a 1/2 hour of attorney time to have your best course of action determined. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Banking for New Jersey on
Q: Ally financial blatantly violated the TILA, FCRA, CCPA and tried to over charge me 6k on an 18k loan.

I entered a contract (which doesn't include a dealer number, or contract number filled in.) to finance a 2013 Nissan Frontier through Ally financial back on May 29th of 2017. The total paid after 72 months at a rate of 8.64%. came out to $18,019.44 according to the truth in lending disclosure.... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Dealing with a situation where you've been overcharged on a loan can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. It seems you've done your due diligence by reviewing the terms of your contract and comparing them to the actual charges applied by Ally Financial. Discovering discrepancies in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Consumer Law for New Jersey on
Q: I want out of my solar contract and a refund.

I'm in New Jersey and I was sold a solar system that was supposed to offset 90% of my utility usage and it barely offsets 35%. I have it in writing where my sells person told the company if my system didn't offset 90% I would decline the system and then the sells person came back to let... View More

Melissa Totaro
Melissa Totaro
answered on Feb 2, 2024

Based on the facts as you recount them you could have a viable cause of action under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which prohibits merchants from engaging in certain unfair conduct, including false promise, misrepresentation and otherwise deceptive tactics. The Consumer Fraud Act provides... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for New Jersey on
Q: Contracted employee making unfounded defamatory statements about the business owner and other staff members-

Such comments include reference to another employee's sexual orientation and religious beliefs. There are other staff members (men, and additional LGBTQ staff) who have shared that this employee harasses them via text during the work day and in their off work hours. What recourse does the... View More

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

In the case of a contracted employee making defamatory statements and engaging in harassment, the employer, especially in a private school in New Jersey, does have recourse to address this behavior. While the employee is under contract, it's important to review the contract terms carefully to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Law and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: I purchased a 1 year subscription for an internet search application for my consulting business for $2,900.00.

When contacted about a renewal I said I would not renew then, but possibly later in the year. The company then offered a discount which I still refused. I was then sent a renewal invoice which I contacted them to try to straighten it out. In response, they have sent that invoice to a collection... View More

Sheldon Starke
Sheldon Starke
answered on Jan 15, 2024

This really amounts to a small claim and I would not be worried about it and would print out the information that you sent prior to 60 days and my guess is they will do absolutely nothing about it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for New Jersey on
Q: If a contractor doesn't finish the job and is unresponsive, but later agrees to return, does that reset the accrual date

I had a contractor work on my kitchen. He was supposed to return to finish the job, but he didn't return my texts for a few weeks. He finally emailed me back and said he thought the job was done, but agreed to come back and address one of the issues. I emailed that wasn't acceptable,... View More

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answered on Jan 6, 2024

To provide a meaningful answer and how to best proceed, you should be prepared to pay an experienced civil litigation attorney for 1/2 to 1 hour of attorney time to review all the relevant documents. As someone who has handled a significant number of these cases, I am certain that I can get you the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: When does the clock start ticking for a cause of action against a home kitchen remodel contractor?

I hired a coworker I knew to do some work in my kitchen. He started the work but a few things I paid for weren't completed. I also showed him some items I wasn't happy with how they came out. He was supposed to return to finish the job. I reached out to him a few times, and he finally... View More

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answered on Jan 5, 2024

The Statute of Limitations for breach of this type of contract is 6 years. But of far importance to you is the breaches of the Home Improvement Contractor Act, the NJ Statute of Frauds and most importantly the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which provides for triple damages, plus attorneys fees and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: New jersey , Does anyone have any experience in motion for summmary judgement , I am the defedant

New jersey , Does anyone have any experience in motion for summmary judgement , I am the defedant my oral argument is soon what do i say during this what questions will be asked? I'm New Jersey its a special civil case against junk debt collector velocity investements llc my argument is all... View More

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answered on Dec 8, 2023

In a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey, as the defendant, you should focus on demonstrating why the case should not be decided without a full trial. This typically involves showing that there are genuine disputes over key facts that require a trial to resolve. Against a junk debt collector... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: New jersey , Does anyone have any experience in motion for summmary judgement , I am the defedant

New jersey , Does anyone have any experience in motion for summmary judgement , I am the defedant my oral argument is soon what do i say during this what questions will be asked? I'm New Jersey its a special civil case against junk debt collector velocity investements llc my argument is all oral

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answered on Dec 8, 2023

In a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey, as the defendant, you should focus on demonstrating why the case should not be decided without a full trial. This typically involves showing that there are genuine disputes over key facts that require a trial to resolve. Against a junk debt collector... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Civil Rights for New Jersey on
Q: Can a poa put in spy cameras to Alzheimer's mother home when I and minor live there with out consent of mine

Poa refuses to give a caregiver agreement and pay I live in New Jersey

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answered on Oct 10, 2023

In New Jersey, it's illegal to record someone without their consent in places where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy, like a home. This law is primarily focused on audio recordings, but video can also be invasive, especially if it captures private or intimate situations. If you... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: I purchased a home in 2013 nj. I am now trying to sell the house but found that the prior owner failed to get permits

Cont: for converting a garage into a 5th bedroom and also did so with knowing he only had a 4 bedroom septic tank. Is there any recourse I could employ against my inspection company at the time for failing to provide this information to me?

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
answered on Sep 19, 2023

The statute of limitations will most likely prevent a successful lawsuit.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: What can I do about this?

Hello I talked to a solar company over a year ago and never went through with a project. I just had the guy come out for the estimate. Project was canceled with no work done that was over 8 months ago. A couple weeks ago I get a letter in the mail to make first payment on a $38,000 loan they took... View More

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answered on Aug 24, 2023

Your situation can be resolved by an experienced civil litigation attorney. I have successfully handled a large number of these cases. This is a clear violation of the New Jersey Home Improvement Contractor Act, the New Jersey Statute of Frauds, and the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (which will... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: i signed a contract but wasnt able to attend any of the classes i signed up for, can i get a refund?

i signed up june29, asked to delay start date. when new start date was approaching, i still could not attend. I asked the service for a refund and she refused. Am i able to get a refund even though i signed this contract?

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
answered on Aug 15, 2023

Your right to a refund should be outlined in the contract and/or supplemental documents supplied prior to signing the contract. Once the contract is signed new terms cannot be included unless the orginal documents permit this.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Formation and Business Law for New Jersey on
Q: As a sole director of a Delaware C Corp, how do I appoint other directors?

I need to establish an employer-employee relationship by appointing two other directors. What is the procedure that makes the appointments legal and substantive?

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answered on Aug 11, 2023

That is determined by the corporate formation documents and the operating agreement, which no one here can know. So you need to retain an experienced corporate attorney. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Collections and Health Care Law for New Jersey on
Q: am a marketer for med labs. Did not get paid for covid related testing. Need a lawyer to recover $ will share around 70k

I worked for few labs during covid testing. They are not paying me for my services. Amount is around 70k. I need a lawyer to work with me to recover those funds.

In past i have seen that labs hate to deal with lawyers n settle or pay asap. Plus i know few things about those labs work... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 8, 2023

It is difficult for attorneys here to respond with an offer of their services. This isn't set up like an attorney referral service - the format basically brief Q & A. One option, in addition to your own searches is the tab above, "Find a Lawyer," or the attorney referral services... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for New Jersey on
Q: 53 FT Dry Van Trailer Leasing Company Threatning Me

I have 53 ft semi dry van trailer i already paid more than $42k including down payment on this trailer because of business down fall i can't keep up with payments any more because of too high payment which is $1650 per month as per signed lease now leasing company is sending me threatning text... View More

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answered on Jul 17, 2023

Clearly, this leasing company is in violation of the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and is engaging in harassment tactics. Personally, I would file a lawsuit against them and seek damages plus attempt to get a restraining order against them. Then I would have the leverage to negotiate a... View More

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