Contractor hired last year to redo bathroom. Installed shower valve wrong which lead to plumbing leaks. Had to hire a plumber to rip open walls and fix.
answered on Dec 21, 2022
A homeowner may file a complaint against a contractor who performed work on their home. A complaint can also be filed against those professionals the CRLB licenses. Complaints cannot be filed on work conducted on commercial properties.
The list of contractors includes, but is not limited... Read more »
No pages were initialed. Its actually an agreement and not a contract, though still not identical. One person used an initially proposed agreement and not the one that was finally settled on.
answered on Apr 26, 2022
Unfortunately, the answer you likely didn't want to hear is, it depends. Was each page of the entire contract initialed? Are the different provisions substantive provisions?
answered on Dec 3, 2021
If the contract states a time of payment, then you can sue at any time after the due date. If there is no due date, then you can sue after a reasonable amount of time has passed. After a reasonable amount of time has passed and no payment, a common practice is to send a second notice. Usually you... Read more »
My bf is being charged with B&E after a dumb argument we had in my apartment. He isn’t technically on my lease, but he does pretty much live with me. He is asking me to write in his name on the lease I do have, without telling the landlord. Is this illegal? If I do do this( will they contact... Read more »
answered on Sep 4, 2019
You wrote further detail on AVVO. You could subject yourself to possible prosecution.
The phone calls from the jail may be recorded
I had a bad argument with my boyfriend while drunk one night, which resulted in me telling him to leave and calling the police. He has been charged with B&E, however he is on my rental lease. He can not afford a lawyer at this time, so he has decided to go with a public defender. He had court... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2019
Cooperate with the attorney. Public defenders do a terrific job, and should follow through with their own investigation. The Rhode Island public defender has its own investigators. You can also communicate to the Attorney General that you do not wish to go forward with any complaint against your... Read more »
The Buyer offered us full price and after inspection requested four things to be addressed (taken care of) we in return offered them to fix two of the four requests plus 2,000.00 off original price. They accepted the offer on the deadline date of July 2. Then on July 6th, we were told they were... Read more »
answered on Jul 9, 2019
The answer to your question should be set forth in the written documents; where is your real estate agent?
answered on Apr 1, 2019
Hire a good employment lawyer with expertise in labor union issues.
answered on Feb 13, 2019
If you truly lost the item, then you have most likely not committed a crime. However, you are responsible for the loss, and you will have to reimburse the person who loaned you the camera. That means you are most likely going to have to pay the value of the camera back.
I am on active military orders in RI, owned a home in NC that was rented by tenants, who abandoned the property, breached contract and now live in OK. NC statute chptr 7A, Art 19, section 213 states I cannot file in the state because none of the defendants live there any longer. I filed in OK in... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2018
Your best avenue would be to engage an attorney practicing where the case is properly filed. There are myriad resources online for legal information, statutes, and case law along with many law schools that could provide you with the information you seek. However, a practicing attorney should be... Read more »
We only have one source of income (being approximately $600 a month) currently and are behind by two months rent. However, we have lived at this house for close to 8 years and have had many problems. From the kitchen, the paint on the ceiling is peeling off, the oven does not work, and the faucet... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2018
It may be time to look for: 1) a new, different, and better maintained residence/apartment and/ or 2) a second source of income and/or 3) an attorney to help you defend against a likely eviction case should your landlord decide to take you to court. Contact your local CAP agency for help with #1... Read more »
law was in effect?
answered on May 27, 2018
no, see: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE21/21-28/21-28-4.01.HTM
There is no retroactive date enabled/listed for this law. Meet with a practicing attorney to explore other ways to approach this including possible expungement.
Its a long story but I've been with this company many years, (almost 20 years) I am beyond devastated,
answered on Mar 3, 2018
I do not have sufficient information to answer this question fully or accurately. Let me give you my initial impressions. I assume you are a member of a Laborers Union which has assigned you for many years to a specific business. You have apparently performed your job well and you are being forced... Read more »
Can I use the last month's rent from the lease to pay for the first month's rent of the month to month?
answered on Aug 3, 2017
The shortest, best answer is..."it depends on the terms of the Lease Agreement." But based on your question, I suggest that the answer is, "probably not." Let me clarify a few points, though: First, as you know, many State statutes permit landlords to charge both a... Read more »
Dollar difference in security he started acting weird he has not given us a lease for the new place were in and has not come to collect rent or returned any of our calls at this point I don't trust thus situation and di.t want to live here. What ate my options
answered on Aug 3, 2017
Well...if you don't have a written agreement, then what you technically have is a month-to-month lease...and what the rent is supposed to be is admittedly a bit of a mystery, but at worst, it's the rent from your old/other apartment. Typically that would be decided by the history of what... Read more »
Told him all sales were final a while back, no bills of sales was made up just talked by text message, i also paid to get the photos looked at so somebody could legitimize them... is there anything i should be worryed about or do in this case? I know the shoes are real but feel like he trying to... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2017
Not sure what they are contacting you about. I assume this is an ebay or similar tansaction. You would only be open for misrepresentation if he can prove the shoes aren't what they say they are and you willfully mislead him. If you talked by text now is a good time to download that. Also get a... Read more »
Basically if CNN reported false information or shielded information from the public throughout the course of the election while voters selected candidates and investors selected stocks; would CNN be liable? Could they still be liable for misleading the public in the first place or even election... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2016
No. Fraud requires an intention to defraud, knowingly false statements and a duty of care to the other party. Largely the same for securities law purposes. News media are supposed to be accurate but do not have a legal obligation to investors, voters or even viewers.
I am legally blind I have been over ,20 years my son transports me everywhere reads my mail writes my bills he is 22 had always lived with me helping me he works
answered on Oct 6, 2016
Meet with an attorney to create documents necessary for your son to act on your behalf.
No contract was signed. He now wants the rights given to someone else to handle. This person renewed the website, has host responsibilities, removed three people as administrators to the website and is now deleting the new webmaster's work. This is hindering my husband's business. Can... Read more »
answered on Jun 13, 2016
Your husband may need to enlist the services of one of our fine attorneys to resolve the situation. Have him dig up the agreements, email, and other relevant information and contact any attorney he chooses.
The contract says if we break the contract we are responsible for 70% of the cost. Due to unplanned pregnancy we can no longer afford the windows or the 7500 compensation
answered on Feb 1, 2016
If it is within three days from signing the contract, you may be within your rights to renege on the deal. If you are more than that in time, consider retaining an attorney to assist you in negotiating a compromise that will save the contractor the trouble of filing the case in court.
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