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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: Can speedy cash in TN approve you for online loan and not give you funds after you sign loan agreement then keep sending

Then they keep sending false emails saying I have cash on standby, already approved just sign loan documents access cash instantly, etc they have sent at least fifteen and when I call to see how I c can access the cash they are telling me I'm approved for and they tell me the emails a glitch ,... View More

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Q: Is a contract legally binding when both parties did not sign? I have a renter who did not sign the contract but did not

contest the terms, stayed in the unit and payed the increased amount for 8 months and is leaving before the end of the contract

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Tennessee on
Q: Got bill from a contractor, 8 days later was served a summons to appear for lawsuit for nonpayment.

Already paid 50% deposit, thought it couldn't be more than 33%, only 2nd bill i received. Work was not acceptable & couldn't come to agreement of how to fix. This is in Hamilton county TN getting sued for nonpayment $2200 already paid $2200. Thought i had to be notified by certified... View More

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answered on Feb 29, 2024

Hire a TN attorney to represent you now. A Default Judgment will be alot more, and presenting defenses to a debt in Sessions Court can be confusing.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Tennessee on
Q: Am I required to give a 4 month notice to my new job?

I just received a work contract from my new job. I haven’t signed it yet. It says I am an at will employee, but then says I need to give a 4 month notice before terminating my position. Am I legally obligated to do that if I sign the contract? I live in TN.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Collections and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: Rental contract lessor ignoring clause limiting lessee liability in case of nonreturn of equip. - defense vs collection?

Rented a camera and purchased protection plan. Contract states: "Liability for unreturned equipment is only limited when it is impossible for the Lessee to return the equipment to Lessor due to one of the following conditions: . . . Breakage . . ." Had an accident while using camera and... View More

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Q: Can I cancel a contract if I was mislead about price and early termination fee. I canceled the work order is that enough

I have been on hold with EarthLink for 45 minutes. then finally talked to a woman who said I could not cancel my order with her I needed to talk with someone else. Then she hung up on me.

What are my options for cancelling the order

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Q: Under T.C.A. 66-27-703, it allows for a single family home to be leased provided it was part of original contract.

This ruling was in response to HOAs changing the original homeowner contract that allowed units to be leased. Under 66-27-701 (10-A & B), it defines single family home and seems to exclude condominiums as being included in this ruling. I live in a townhome with four homes in the building. We... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Tennessee on
Q: What lawyer do I need? Workman's comp settlement agreement, insurance company admitted fault in breach of settlement.

18 years ago I settled out for max allowed by state according to insurance company. I couldn't get an attorney cuz I wasn't working because of this injury. Subpar Medical Care but they agreed to pay me around $4,000 cash give me medical for life on that injury and nothing from or caused... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Tennessee on
Q: How do I follow through with a writ of possession?

I sued someone for breach of contract. This individual has 10 days to appeal. If they don't appeal and I still don't get my money I sued for, when and how do I follow through with a writ of possession?

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answered on Jan 29, 2024

If you filed a detainer action and sought possession of property you had leased- at the end of 10 days, you can request a writ of possession from the Clerk.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Internet Law for Tennessee on
Q: 1. Did the 81st Congress in 1950 investigate and found that the lawyer guild is the legal bulwark of Communist Party?

2. Are Social security cards, birth certificates, and driver license contracts that give jurisdiction?

3. Is Anything that can legally be licensed lawful without that license?

4. Have all lawyers denounced their American citizenship?

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answered on Jan 28, 2024

1. The claim that the 81st Congress in 1950 investigated and found that the lawyer guild was the legal bulwark of the Communist Party is a reference to the activities of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). However, this characterization is a matter of historical interpretation and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Tennessee on
Q: I am being sued by a client that did not like the website that was built for them. How should i handle the suit?

I offer free revisions for my clients so long as they are hosting with me as well. She refused the revisions and even refused to take over the site herself. Instead decided the sue.

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answered on Jan 14, 2024

Even if your contract is ironclad it is usually not worth the bad will and emotional drain to litigate. My best advice to you, but this is based on very limited information so take with a grain of salt, is to offer her a full refund in exchange for a settlement agreement in which you admit no fault... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Gaming for Tennessee on
Q: Can I request a civil standby to help reclamation of scammed items on Steam?

Recently, I got scammed on Steam (Valve Corporation) and lost valuable CS2 skins I paid for. The scammer’s account has been trade banned, and thus my scammed items current reside within the scammer's inventory. But Steam Support doesn’t want to restore those scammed items to me. Firstly,... View More

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answered on Jan 3, 2024

Call the Treasury Department with all the details. That company is notorious for having their friends present stolen debit cards to them for cash and goods. The operators need to go to jail

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Contracts, Constitutional Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: So I have asked on a few occasions if the birth certificate created a legal person or an entity or corporation? Of

Course I was told no? But looking over some court cases, why are people called ens legis? Then how did those corporations and or entities originate?

Why is the court system run off of creditor vs debtor?

Is the legal system operating in bankruptcy?

Our ignorance for the... View More

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answered on Dec 20, 2023

A birth certificate does not create a legal person, entity, or corporation. It is simply a government-issued record of an individual's birth, primarily used for identity verification and legal recognition of personhood.

The term "ens legis" refers to a legal entity created by...
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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and International Law for Tennessee on
Q: Should I sue a company based in Canada? I made an investment there and couldn't reach the founder anymore.

I made a real estate investment with a company based in Canada that flips houses for sale, run by one guy. I met the founder and in the contract, the expected return was to be a couple years. More than that has passed and this year I could not reach the founder anymore. The last time he talked to... View More

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answered on Dec 14, 2023

Apparently you have taken a risk without much investigation. It would probably be a lawsuit in Canada, but you will have to read your contract. There may not be a breach as of yet from your statments. In any event, you need to look closely at your defendant target. He may be judgment proof.... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Probate and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: If friend dies & has borrowed property, is his mom(sole heir) responsible for returning it or can she lawfully keep it

I paid $300 for an expensive 3 pc leather living room set..mint condition internals, structure, springs, cushion, but scratched sitting area & shredded back from cat. I bought it from friend(he paid $5k+ new 10-15 years ago..very rarely used). He moved & new furniture fell though & he... View More

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answered on Dec 13, 2023

Yes, mom is responsible for returning borrowed property to the true owner. Your remedy depends on a lot of other factors not covered in your narrative. For example, if she tries to list the item in a probate inventory then you should object in writing filed with the court. If there is no probate... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: can i ask for damages in small claims court for time, travel, gas, court costs materials used etc?

I ordered and a contract was approved by me for glass. The contract was amended by the company, as per my instructions, and "tempered glass" was added to the final invoice that was not specified. I signed and accepted the amended invoice when I picked up and paid for the glass. I found... View More

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answered on Nov 30, 2023

Contract actions usually exclude consequential damages. Tort claims might include such damages. No

small claims court in TN. General Sessions Court might allow it, but it sounds like a breach of contract action, so no.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Tennessee on
Q: I'm a Physician assistant trained in emergency medicine. Can urgent care enforce a Noncomp to keep me out of the ER?

I have a noncompete in my urgent care contract. My boss is not fulfilling the hours or my bonus according to my contract so I'm leaving. It is stated as "not over 50% walk in volume" which would apply to emergency rooms too. I'm ER trained with a doctorate in EM. Can this urgent... View More

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answered on Nov 30, 2023

It appears that the contract will be breached by your working in an ER. Hire an attorney to read the contract and listen to the prospective new jobs. You may get sued in any event and have an attorney ready to go.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Tennessee on
Q: A customer we had gave us a loan of 5000. 2 days before the loan was signed then she wanted the title to the car.

Money was given before signing an agreement that's when we were told she wanted the title to the car but the title is on mine and someone else name. We aren't behind and now they are recalled immediately to be paid in 10 days

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answered on Nov 21, 2023

The unsecured loan can be sued upon. After judgment, garnishment and execution may issue. It will be difficult to execute on a vehicle in two names.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: Do I have to pay online if my lease says I must pay by personal/cashier's check or money order?
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answered on Nov 21, 2023

Not sure what "paying online" has to do with this. You must pay rent as the Lease requires or modified by both parties. Otherwise you breach the contract and may be the defendant on a detainer warrant.

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