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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: I asked a question about 2 months ago about a person who sued me, but I didn’t know him. In open court my buyer (home) t

Told the magistrate judge that he did not file the suit, nor ask this man to file on his behalf. A judgement for 3150.00 plus 119. In court costs, 0.00 in attorney fees and 0.00 in interest. That judgement is 7 months old. This man has gone to court and gotten a fifa on our house now. Without my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Intellectual Property and Small Claims for California on
Q: What is the law regarding replacing sentimental property that is damaged in the state of California

I had a leak in my ceiling in the apartment I rent. They rushed me out put me in another apartment but they damaged a lot of my property and a lot of it with sentimental value including an airplane propeller that my ex-boyfriend UPS to me when I got my bachelor's degree from flight school he... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for California on
Q: How to file an Appeal for limited civil case in a unlawful Detainer eviction Just cause. Possession of property.

Couldn’t remember if I was supposedly served by summons UD around time I was severely sick or if I found it on my door as landlord had posted 2 violations of lease. Minor noise an corrected it. And stated number two. I asked. They brought number one noise complaint 3 days apart after being a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Small Claims and Copyright on
Q: Can a Third-party seller on Amazon use "gorilla glass" in their product description if its a replica manufactured by the

A third party seller on amazon used the description "gorilla glass" in their own manufactured replicated glass screen protector which is the main reason I purchased the product because it claimed it was GORILLA GLASS as well as the military grade metal phone protective case. When iI... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Ohio on
Q: How I do I get my things back?

Hello! My ex-fiancé told me after we broke up that he would bring me my things as I left quite a bit at the apartment we shared. It has been over 4 months now and he has not brought me my things or responded to my texts. I don’t mind having to go get my things but I don’t know if I can legally... Read more »

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on Sep 17, 2021

I suggest contacting the landlord and coordinating a time to obtain your things. You can also reach out to law enforcement as they often act as a peacekeeper to ensure no issues arise while you are retrieving your things.

Best of luck.

0 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Banking, Collections and Small Claims for Washington on
Q: Do I have a case ?

In 2017 I co-signed for a care credit account for a former friend, we no longer speak but she had been paying on time, I January of this year I found out she stopped paying in October, I contacted care credit for details, the suggested credit counseling for her to be able to make payment. I reached... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Illinois on
Q: Roommates preventing me from moving in because they aren't comfortable with my medical condition

Hello, I signed a lease with two girls a few months back for an apartment. Last month I found out I had a brain tumor and was unable to move into my apartment on time. I lost my first month's rent and last month's rent along with a few other fees. I still need further treatment, but my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Missouri on
Q: Had transmission rebuilt drove it 5 times before it went completely out. Been 7 days told no clue when it'll be in shop.

Was drivable when 1st time, had to tow it at my expense no gears work. It's sitting outside on street to which was told he's not responsible for theft or damages if something happens. Which is why I called to see if was good time to tow it there.

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims on
Q: Can I sue someone if they don't believe they have to give me my money back?

I was suppose to go on a trip with this girl and I sent her half the money because she was the one who was organizing the trip and collecting the money. I was never told much information on how the money was being used for. She relied on my friend to tell me all the information when she could have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: Where can a Quiet Title action be filed. Plaintiffs have possession of the vehicle.

A used car was purchased by Plaintiffs in N Kansas City Missouri from a used car dealer. The dealer has failed to provide the Missouri Title to Plaintiffs (more than 60 days have transpired since purchase) Plaintiffs live in Johnson County Kansas. Can a Quite Title action be brought in Kansas where... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Ohio on
Q: My ex boyfriend never disclosed his HIV status to me in our relationship. How to take legal action?

We engaged in sex multiple on many occasions before my knowledge of his status and he had even avoided using condoms beforehand as well. I’m not HIV positive however feel like I still should get justice and protect others along the path. How can I go about getting justice? I know nothing about... Read more »

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Sep 14, 2021

Your unlikely to win much in a lawsuit if you did not in fact get sick because your damages are hard to calculate. But you could call the police. Felonious Assault 2nd degree felony punishable by 2-8 years:

(B) No person, with knowledge that the person has tested positive as a carrier of a...
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0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Small Claims for Colorado on
Q: Can I get a refund for incorrectly charged bill by T Mobile for more than a year?

I am a T-Mobile customer. I set up autopay for the bill and didn't pay much attention about it. Recently, I noticed that the bill is higher than I thought, so I called T-Mobile and was told that T-Mobile has been charging me incorrectly since July 2020 by their system fault. However, they also... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: If i was given a card to use without a set amount, nor set purpose for use in writing, could i be charged for theft?

I was an employee for a family member which allowed me to use her debit card for my gas and her kids + my food, nth in writing nor no set amount of what i was allowed to spend in a certain amount of time. Because of her newly set assumptions of me, i got fired, causing her to bring about excuses... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Idaho on
Q: I asked landlord to repair air conditioner now they are trying to evict.

Living in an apartment for 5+ years - the ac went out. Put in a notice to fix it. Landlord has not fixed it and refused to do anything for 3 weeks. I got into an argument with maintenance, I was cursing, left a voicemail to property manager that if not fixed by the time required by law that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Small Claims for Nevada on
Q: I qualify for waiver of court fees (food stamps, medicaid) and was 'denied' w/o explanation. How can I proceed?

I filed a fee waiver request 1-month ago at Clerk's window - approved. This week my fee waiver request was denied w/o reason. I've had no change in income or circumstance. I received my Affidavit of Tenant and docs via email stamped "Not Approved" - Message read,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Can a person withhold car payments if the lender refuses to send the customer a copy of his/her updated loan terms?

Original loan term 72 months. Services were cancelled that were allegedly refunded to the principle, which should have brought the loan term down. However, Bridgecrest refuses to send the new loan term agreement and keeps telling the person that the terms reflect the same in their system but that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Utah on
Q: What kind of lawyer do I need to look for? Where do I start with everything in general? How can this all happen?

evictions case from 2013, started receiving notices for the first time towards end of July 2021, all 3 summons were signed by 1 of 3 defendants but another defendant was not informed (to the best of my knowledge) garnished wages for a total amount between now 2 defendants unknown how much each will... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: Can my previous apartment send me two final statements

These statements are itemized bills of charges due and they are different amounts.

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I live in Wayne Ky. Im wondering if I can charge the owner of a abandoned vehicle that's was left on my property?

If so how much per day? Is there a point I can take ownership of the vehicle?

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