A claim would have to be filed to be eligible for a percentage of a large sum. My aunt died 3 years ago and left some personal items from her estate as well as some of her paperwork of old financial records- just in case. Glad I hung onto them. But, she and her estate were under a county... Read more »
The personal representative of your aunt's estate is the one who should file any claims. As for the claim that was paid, you will need to know more about the claim, itself. One of the jobs of a fiduciary is to investigate claims, reject the poor ones and, where funds are available, determine...Read more »
You may have a good claim. Generally, a business is not responsible for the criminal conduct of a third party. But where a business has notice of prior thefts and does not take reasonable steps to secure its premises for the protection of its customers, there can be liability for a...Read more »
A husband who drinks and drives puts his wife at risk of a lawsuit as well as himself. The existence of an insurance policy does not not lessen the wife's risk. Obtaining a separate insurance policy for the husband will not protect the wife from a lawsuit. Your policy should be reviewed as it...Read more »
They admitted fault, tried to make payment but what they offered wasn't enough to fix it. Can their insurance refuse to pay on the basis that their client wants to pay out of pocket. I didn't think that was legal.
When it comes to interpreting any contract, it always boils down to the terms of the specific contract that you signed. With some notable exceptions, the courts and the law tend to stay out of contractual relationships, allowing parties to enter into contracts on terms to which both sides agree....Read more »
I have been paying on these loans for about 11 years with 20+ years left. I am in my mid-30s and have not yet saved for retirement. The payments are about $800/month. The balances have never moved. I have no recollection of taking them out. These are private loans, not federal. Is there any help... Read more »
As you may have heard, most student loans are very difficult to get discharged in a bankruptcy. You have to show "undue hardship" in order to get them discharged, and that has proven to be an extremely high standard to meet. This applies to most student loans, including ones from a...Read more »
Your question is a bit vague because it's unclear what kind of business you are conducting, and thus it's impossible to give you any kind of real guidance. For example, there may be regulations (federal or state) that require certain disclosures to consumers. Otherwise no, generally you...Read more »
I have an unsecured line of credit I defaulted on. They have not taken me to court to receive a judgement yet. I have only received letters from a lawyer stating they are going to proceed. Can I bankrupt out of this debt or do I have to wait until a court grants them a judgement?
You do not have to wait until they obtain a judgment. Contact a local bankruptcy attorney and schedule a consultation. You need to know your options before you can make a decision on how to deal with the debt. Some individuals would file bankruptcy to discharge a $1,500 cable bill while others...Read more »
They convinced us that bullion would be confiscated and then told us the coins they were selling us were worth $2000 each but they're only worth about $1300. She paid $2020 each. She bought 7. I want to sue but need advice as to which laws were violated.
She may have a claim for fraud, fraudulent inducement, material misrepresentation. There are multiple consumer protection laws that may also be applicable. An attorney in your area should be able to help you.
Even if it was completed, unless Az has domestic partnership and you filled that out, doesn't matter how long you've been parnters many states say no. Think you need to consider getting a consultation from someone who handles estates. (If the person left a well that would be...Read more »
What would be required? A tobacco license? Age validation? What steps and legal protections would be necessary in order to (safely) deliver tobacco products to users using a courier service (imagine Postmates).
You have to be licensed by the state, have a good accounting system for tax collection. Selling out of state? May run into laws on that. Start by contacting the secretary of State's office to see what would be required from the state.
Talk to a lawyer to verify the statutes of limitations for your particular situation.
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The package was a small parcel package. I have been in contact with the owner of the company and they have refused to give me money back, and ship the item. I have asked for a refund several times and they don't care. Is there an law or an act that would be in my favor in order to help me?
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I need to know if there is a legal way to prevent him from not signing over the title, as he promised, once it is paid off. I pay for all maintenance, the tag, the payment, everything. He had it refinanced without me on the loan again a few years ago. I don't have contact with him except for... Read more »
You can have him affirm your agreement in writing (via e-mail or text). I'd encourage you to avoid being too obvious. Maybe casually discuss the title transfer process and make a joke about the MVD. Otherwise, if he refuses to honor your agreement, you can still prove the car is yours in court...Read more »
She spent all her money and they overdrawn her account but she said someone stole her account so they can refund her and they make a investigation what will happen to her if they find out she was the one spending the money
She should talk to a criminal defense lawyer asap.
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More information is needed about what happened to advise. Best not to delay.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is...Read more »
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