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Q: We purchased a vehicle from a private owner July 2, 2022 through Fb. As of yesterday we are having mechanical issues.

In the state of NC, is the seller required to take back the vehicle ? We did NOT sign the title yet, although the seller has, nor did we sign a bill of sale of any type.

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Q: I bought a nissian xtera from a person who had the car signed to him by his now died friend before he died

The guy never sent the title off for it to come back in his name and he wasn't power of attorney but the title is signed by the dead person and the guy I bought it from the dmv wont let me get the title in my name how do I get the title put in my name the seller isn't responding to my calls

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Q: Home builder forgot to leave room for HVAC in sunroom and wants to put in a mini split unit. We do not want this.

It is not in our contract and it is evident that it is a mistake that the builder does not want to fix. The mini split is a quick and cheap fix. At no point was this stated nor is it in our home plans. Please help!

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Q: A company has threatened to sue me because I posted a negative online review. What must the company be able to prove?

I deleted the review about 12 hours after I posted it.

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Q: In NC is a builder/contractor liable for cost of replacing tires due to nails in the streets?

I live in a new neighborhood with continued construction. I've replaced two tires and now have 4 new punctures. Other neighbors have also had to replace tires.

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Q: Wife died months ago. The house we purchased together. I just paid it off. Her daughter claims she is going to take it

I recently told her I wanted her out of the house. She says that she can take it from because I signed a paper stating when me and her mom died she got the house. I just want her and her man out of my house so I can have some peace.

Ben Corcoran
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Ben Corcoran
answered on Apr 5, 2022

Without seeing the documents in question I don't know for sure, but it sounds like you are likely the sole owner of the house and you can evict your daughter whenever you want.

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Q: Can an insurance adjuster in NC have an unlicensed third party provide findings AND estimate, and sign off/approve it?

Looking for legal answer regarding property and casualty insurance adjusting, specifically claims handling. Can a licensed NC adjuster have a third party collect photo documentation of property damages AND provide an estimate to the adjuster, which the adjuster signs off on (in engineering this is... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 13, 2022

A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Insurance practices involve state law. But nationwide, it is not uncommon for third parties to be used for adjusting or managing claims. Only a N.C. attorney could advise on the specific requirements or... Read more »

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Q: If there is a private cemetery and people live above the cemetery road can they put a gate up that is locked?

My family cemetery is on a dirt road and people bought the land above it and have now put a gate up that is locked and says we have to call before we can enter and I was wondering if that's legal?

Ben Corcoran
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Ben Corcoran
answered on Jul 7, 2021

The property owners have the right to restrict access to their land, but you also have a right to visit the graves of your ancestors. I would advise trying to work out a more long-term solution before bringing this all before the court. You can file a motion before the clerk to have a more... Read more »

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Q: can a 16 year old(girl) and 18 year old(guy) have sex and date?
David Allan King
David Allan King
answered on Feb 17, 2021

Yes, they are allowed to date and have sex, so long as it is consensual, they do not have a teacher/student relationship, North Carolina law applies, etc. In North Carolina 16 is the age of consent. Even minors younger than 16 are allowed to have consensual sex within a certain age-range (I think... Read more »

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Q: Should I be nice a cop if he seized my property in an investigation. Or can I be rude in wanting my shit back
Ben Corcoran
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Ben Corcoran
answered on Feb 10, 2021

It never hurts to be polite, as a general rule, if you are polite the other person is more likely to be polite.

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Q: Is it legal for a 16 year old to date a 14 year old without having sex in North Carolina?

Also, is this legal without parental consent? And is this legal with touching of the genitals with clothes on so that the bare genitals aren't exposed or touched?

David Allan King
David Allan King
answered on May 18, 2020

Yes. It is legal for them to date and it is legal for them to have sex.

§ 14-27.25 covers statutory rape for minors 15 years-old or younger. For it to be statutory rape, the other person must be (a) "at least 12 years old" AND (b) "at least six years older than the...
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Q: Can I legally demand a passenger to get out of my car no matter where we are
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 15, 2019

Most jurisdictions wouldn't really have a universal, statutory answer to this. It would depend on the surroundings, the hour of the day, the dynamic between the people, whether the occupant was posing a threat to life and limb, the reasonableness of the demand given the circumstances, and... Read more »

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Q: My aunt power of attorney is telling me I can not move in to the house but the deed to the house is in my name.

What can I do bout the power of attorney telling me I can not move in to the house. The deed is in my name.

Franchesco Donovan Fickey Martinez
Franchesco Donovan Fickey Martinez
answered on Jan 15, 2016

Hello Sir or Ma'am, A deed signifies legal ownership of property whereas a power of attorney is a legal instrument to allow another person to act in the place of someone else. Under the question you stated, your deed should mean that you own the home and have the power to move into the deeded... Read more »

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Q: If someone go to superior court what do that mean?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 5, 2015

It helps when you give a few facts and the context from which the question is asked. What has gone on so far?

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Q: What information be provided regarding a federal case? I am looking for information on a case that was in Feb, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 2, 2015

You can probably review the court file if you go to the clerk of the court and ask.

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Q: Is cash considered personal property in NC?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 22, 2015

Probably.

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Q: What can be done if someone does not give a rental company a TV back and not pay for it
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Jul 31, 2015

There could be civil and/or criminal consequences, depending on the circumstances. Best to talk to a local lawyer.

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