A few years ago we made the mistake to buy a time share in Mexico that we paid in full; a few months later tried to cancel the contract but the company never accepted to get our money back or cancel the contract. Every year they try to get money from us because we supposed to pay maintenance fees.... Read more »
Yes, Mexican timeshare companies can sue you in the US. However, I am wondering whether you purchased your timeshare from a Mexican timeshare company--or (more likely) from an American timeshare company that sells timeshares in a timeshare property they own down in Mexico. But it really doesn't...Read more »
Me and wife were served a summons for a civil lawsuit for an outstanding hospital bill from 10/13. We have no assets, don’t own our home and I am on SSDI wife is unemployed and has pending SSDI claim. We have no way of paying this. Is it in our best interest to file a response to this summons or... Read more »
You appear to have a viable defense. The statute of limitations is 4 years on a written contract. Code of Civil Procedure section 337. Whether or not you agreed to extend the statute or it has been tolled by your progress payments is unknown....Read more »
Me and my wife were served a summons for a unlimited civil case in California. This is for an outstanding hospital bill from October 2013. The insurance company issued a payment to my wife but only for a partial amount because she was taken to an out of network hospital. We signed over this check... Read more »
It sounds like you need to file an answer. You only have thirty days after being served to do so. You may have a defense based on the statute of limitations. You may also have a claim against the collection agency. You may be able to get a free consultation. Go to the National Association for...Read more »
We paid the $30thousand in full, when I sent letters to all our contacts regarding his death. They never contacted me nor did I even remember about it. It wasn’t until my daughter found the paperwork on it in the garage and asked me if I received a partial refund from the helicopter school. I am... Read more »
Received summons, I responded with affirmative defenses, filed and served with the court. Had the response served I don't hear nothing until the other day when I receive a request for Default. What should my next step be? Dismissal?
I would need more information to give you an exact answer. Like how long has it been since you heard something on the case? Are you checking the courts website in regards to the register of actions? Was the default received stamped by the court that you received or was it a mere copy provided by...Read more »
Probably not. Bench warrants for failure to appear in civil matters are low on the Sheriff's priority list. Bench warrants for criminal matters are higher on the list. You don't say why you have a bench warrant outstanding so more information is needed to give you useful advice.
Yes. Assuming you have a written invoice and that it was due in 30 days from receipt. it is classified as a written contract. You must have filed a court action within 4 years from the date the tuition was sue. When in doubt, give a few days extra. If a payment for less than the amount due was...Read more »
The dog I recently adopted attacked a smaller dog while on a walk in public and the owners are making me pay >$15,000 in vet bills and threatened to sue if I didn't. I don't have any money and my renter's insurance doesn't cover dog attacks. Am I fully responsible for paying this much if the owners... Read more »
Your are liable if you were negligent in failing to control your dog. You don't describe how the attack happened, which dog was the aggressor, etc., but it sounds like it was your dog, which will probably make you at fault. You can be sued for the >$15k, but that would require an attorney who...Read more »
Paying $500 is not necessarily the same as paying the entire billing. Your husband's estate would be liable for his debts, if any. It's unclear whether your husband's premarital estate holds or held any assets. If you are served on behalf of your husband, send the Plaintiff's attorneys a copy of...Read more »
The car dealership put the wrong name down on the DMV paperwork and a bunch of other shady things. Now the company that NOT listed as the lien holder repossed my car from my garage. The reason I couldn't deal with this is because I'm experiencing domestic violence issues and was not getting the... Read more »
The company I won my judgement against change the name of the business and started running the business under this new name on 5/17/2017 5 days before our first court date which they never showed up for all three times. The company did a article of dissolution a month after my judgment was entered... Read more »
Could you please give me a phone number so I can ask a question about how much I should expect in a drug manufacturer settlement. I’m thinking possibly I could contact public records at the CA state bar and hopefully they can find a similar scenario I can at least have an estimate.
I don't know anything about your case, such as what your injuries are, have you joined a class action suit or filed suit on your own, have you gone to court, are you represented by an attorney, etc. So, I can't give you an estimate of what to ask for in damages, if I don't have any facts for me to...Read more »
This was an acct paid in full as due each month. Pymts were then refused w/o cause, followed by filing suit for non-pymt. Last known this case was on calendar the end of this month until just learned online a *Default Judgment was entered in May*. No notices were received by plaintiff or court on... Read more »
I can't give a definite answer due to the uncertain facts. I sounds like the defendant did not properly file his Request for Default, and if so that document has no effect. To be sure of the status of your case, I would call the Court Clerk of the Courthouse where this matter is pending, and ask...Read more »
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