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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Contracts for Texas on
Q: False eviction in Texas. I won and Case was dismissed. Apartment charged me. Do I owe rent?

In 2021, I was being harassed by an apartment manager. I was continuously left notes inside my apartment when I wasn’t home and I didn’t consent to enter. Most notes contained absurd commentary and charges for false information. I was being taunted by a neighbor over a free parking space. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Texas on
Q: How can I find a attorney that will help me with this nightmare with solor panels and then putting leans on my house ? L

I need help I need attorney this company did say anything about putting a lean on my home.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can an undocumented person with an expired temporary visa claim homestead rights not exemption in texas?

I have a customer that owes me money on a construction job. She has no homestead exemptions on the property. I am afraid that even though she has no rights for homestead exemption she might have rights for homestead being that she has lived there. She is not a citizen nor a permanent resident of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can an undocumented person with an expired temporary visa claim homestead rights not exemption in texas?

I have a customer that owes me money on a construction job. She has no homestead exemptions on the property. I am afraid that even though she has no rights for homestead exemption she might have rights for homestead being that she has lived there. She is not a citizen nor a permanent resident of... Read more »

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Q: Can I fight a cancellation fee for a contract if a shipping company wants more money then what was agreed upon?

The $200 cancellation fee was on the original contract which would have cost $750 now he says he needs $1050. I did not sign a contract for $1050

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: Can a nurse travel agency fine a nurse who wants to resign?? When pushed on verbage when nurses use the word "contact"

Push back from the agency is "it's an agreement " not a contract and when nurses have legitimate concerns such as quitting it all of a sudden becomes a contract. There's a statement in my "agreement " that is the agency can terminate at will so shouldn't that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Texas on
Q: I have a solar contract in Texas. There is 3 owners to the property but only 2 sign. Is this valid?

The property is homestead with 3 owners. contract have TILA disclosure.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: TX-Husband bought new Tractor on installment. Total financed=$30,060. Time Price Differential= $4,909.20.

I found under 2021 TX Statutes Finance Code Title 4, Subtitle B, Section 348.104 Time Price Differential - the Add-on Charge is $7.50 per $100 for Principal Balance. The Tractor was purchased in TX 12/13/2021 and the Finance Company Used by Big Tex Tractor is DLL Finance LLC out of Minneapolis MN.... Read more »

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Q: Is breach of contract if dealership allows someone else to change info without notification to the leasing individual?

Dealership allow my father who driving the vehicle to change contact info without contacting me to verify that I allowed him to speak on the account.

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Contracts for Texas on
Q: Seller financing a car - legal questions on title and insurance

Wondering if I’m seller financing a vehicle to someone if I transfer the title to them and put myself as the Leinholder as they make their payments. Or should I just retain the title and draw up a promissory note? Thinking of the legality issues in TX if they wreck into someone and my name is on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Texas on
Q: I turned in a leased vehicle back to Mercedes Benz because I couldn't afford it. Now, I'm being sued for $18,000.

I received paper work today stating that I am being sued for a car that I leased but couldn't afford the payments. Is there any paper work that I need to be concerned with?

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I signed a solar panels contract 3/15/22 and canceled 4/20/22 no panels were installed .

They now want to charge me 1700 or put a lein on my house

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Texas on
Q: mechanics lien on a house that is being built with cash, and no closing

Their paying cash to have house built. So a lien would just sit there? No closing or mortgage

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright and Intellectual Property for Texas on
Q: I created designs for a fashion line and a company wants to use them. How do I guarantee compensation/credit for my work

I messaged a company about creating a line inspired by a popular tv show years ago, that is becoming popular again. They loved the idea and I sent them a inspiration board of looks worn by the characters from the show. They said they would be styling a celeb based on a character for a big event. I... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Probate and Estate Planning for Texas on
Q: How do I prove i signed a will under false pretenses ?

Back in October of last year, my partner was diagnosed with cancer, His daughter came to where we reside and had been discussing power of attorney with me and I said yes I would let her be responsible for his healthcare should his condition worsen after his surgery. My partner was at a hotel and... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Apr 14, 2022

Wills can be revoked. The easiest way to revoke them is to get them back and burn or shred them. I suspect that will be difficult to impossible in your case, however, so you will have to use the other method, which is to do new wills that expressly revoke all prior wills. Then entrust them to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: In Texas, what can I use to amend a complaint to add an additional plaintiff to the lawsuit? And do I add evidence?

Its a trial de neuvo and I want to add a plaintiff to join me not sure if I must write an introduction or state other facts. Or must it be a motion?

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr. answered on Apr 11, 2022

TX rule of Civil Procedure 502.7 is the rule to follow to amend your petition. A portion of that Rule is as follows:

a)Amending Pleadings. A party may withdraw something from or add something to a pleading, as long as the amended pleading is filed and served as provided by Rule 501.4 not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law, Collections and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: I bought a car and have proof they have received all the money owed. The person who sold me the car had a lien on the

Title. The car was repossessed after I fired their son and I guess they stopped making payments then. The Lien holder gave me the car with my name as the customer without any payment due and I have a paper with all information saying so. Would the car then be mine?

The first part of the... Read more »

Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott answered on Apr 3, 2022

If you only paid the lienholder, but not the actual seller, then the vehicle would still belong to the seller. The lienholder can only release its lien; it cannot give you title to the vehicle (unless the lienholder had repoed the vehicle).

If you only paid the seller, but not the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Lease was up. Never went in to sign a new lease. Behind on rent due. Got Eviction notice

Called and talked to her have done a promise to pay before said she don't do that when I have done it before. Told her I was waiting on taxs due to losing job thought they would have came in by the day I said but the did not. Can i still get evicted if I never signed a new lease? And would she... Read more »

Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott answered on Apr 3, 2022

Yes, a landlord can evict a tenant even after the lease has expired. Without more information, it's hard to answer the second question about the date being wrong.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Divorce for Texas on
Q: My lawyer send a deed of trust for the house im keeping, but in the deed I'm grantor and the other beneficiary

In consideration it says beneficiary has conveyed the property to Grantor, who as part of the consideration promised to pay the note assumed and to be bound by the deed of trust assumed. Just want to reaffirm that I will keep the property and will not give it to opposing party

Jennifer S. Hargrave
Jennifer S. Hargrave answered on Apr 4, 2022

In Texas, there are multiple real estate documents that get filed when one party is "buying" the other party out of the marital residence. This can be confusing because there are several documents that have "Deed" in the title. Here is an overview of what you need to know when... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can I get commission if I have a buyer rep agreement but my buyer decided to go directly thru a new build without agent?

My client sent me a text they were going to work directly with new builder and decided not to put me as their agent. I do have a buyer's rep agreement and was wondering if I could still get a commission from the sale. I spoke with sales-rep and they said if buyer did not include me, I would... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr. answered on Mar 13, 2022

I can tell you that whether or not you can enforce the buyer rep agreement depends on the exact language in the agreement. The fact that the buyers want to change the terms or their obligations, means nothing if they breach the agreement you both signed. Many new builders, insist on a certain... Read more »

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