Im an American living in Germany and do not plan to return to the states. I signed a contract with a company out of Florida regarding medical consulting in relations to a claim with the Veterans Administration (Im a vet). The company did not do as advertised and thus we are in a dispute over... Read more »
Of course you can be sued. The creditor will have to jump thru some hoops to get you served in Germany though. But regardless, once you are served, its just like you lived in the states. If the creditor obtained judgment, and wanted to enforce the judgment, it would have to go through a process to...Read more »
Today. She sent me a card with a money order for $40 that she owes me. I called her and told her that I want no more contact and I told her that I’m sending the $40 back. She emailed me that now she wants no more contact from me. Can I still mail her back the $40 with no letter or anything else... Read more »
In Florida, “harass” means to engage in a course of conduct directed at a specific person which causes substantial emotional distress to that person and serves no legitimate purpose. I don't the act of sending the money back to her would rise to the level of causing substantial emotional...Read more »
I opened a business checking account and was provided with an account number over the phone. I gave this to my credit card processor. I later found out this account number was one digit two short. My CC processor asked for a letter from the bank to unfreeze my bank account. They provided that... Read more »
The exemption hearing is for the purpose of having you testify under oath as to the circumstances regarding your exemption claim. You would be asked, for example, who you support and how much of their support is paid by you. If you WANT to talk to the lawyer over the phone you can. If so, the...Read more »
I am filing suit pro se against former employer for retaliation and unpaid wages (attorney representation would have been ideal but am having to do this myself because attorney I retained dumped my case after 9 months of stalling and no work but I still want to be paid at least minimum wage)... Read more »
She wants to give her sister power of attorney, she has had some medical issues and wants to make sure there is care of kids if needed until 18. Does a standard poa hold up if her sister has custody to take care of kids if father comes along latter and try’s to challenge it? Mother has full... Read more »
The Florida court that granted your sister-in-law sole custody of her two minor children still has jurisdiction over all custody decisions involving the minor children. Translation: No POA will work. Your sister-in-law cannot just pass her children over to her sister--or to anyone else--without...Read more »
Subscription to PACER is free and open to the public, so there's no reason to ask an attorney or help site to look up a case for you. If you're not sure about the meaning of what you see on the docket or on a filed document, then seek legal advice. The only charge for PACER usage is 10 cents per...Read more »
There are two types of seven day notices. One is with the right to cure the lease violation and one is without the right to cure the lease violation. If you have received a seven day notice WITH right to cure, this is generally due to a technical violation of the terms of the lease, other than...Read more »
I make the payments for the dog everything is in my name. Took it to grooming etc. The dog was a gift to my family, ex thinks it was a gift to her as well because she would take it on weekends & do things with him, buying him toys & grooming as well, voluntarily when we were together. when we broke... Read more »
You didn't say whether your ex was married to you or not, but I assume you were not married because if you were, this would be an issue in dissolution of marriage proceedings in the family court. I assume you mean she filed suit in small claims court. Answer to question, "Should I get a lawyer?":...Read more »
Have a copy of a hand written agreement by the person who owes me the money & notarized, for a specific amount to be paid per month. (Along with texts of agreement being made and pics sent by them of the letter while being written.) The payments have not been received since the initial payment of... Read more »
If he is a resident of another state, Georgia I assume, the courts of that other state have jurisdiction. It doesn't matter that you reside in Florida. Most states require that a divorce plaintiff have resided in that state for a certain period of time; in Florida, for example, it's 6 months. On...Read more »
Wife & I rented a home with a friend during the beginning of her divorce paying all initial costs, etc. After a short time, it was clear it would not work. After multiple attempts to discuss options, the only option she would agree to was her keeping the home. This meant having us replaced on the... Read more »
She can report anything she feels like, but I suppose you're asking if you are at some kind of legal risk if she does. It's unclear from your description if you're talking about just one solitary email asking for payment that triggered her reaction, but if just the one, there should be no legal...Read more »
I was renting a room for the past three months and it has come to my attention the Home Owner's Association wants me to move. The person who was renting me the room knew he wasn't supposed to do this. Is this fraud and can I get my three months rent back? I am a senior citizen, disable, and my... Read more »
No, this sad behavior cannot be fit under the umbrella of “fraud” either by the renter or by the HOA. And even if it could you would lose because you received all you expected and all you were entitled to receive: three months of a roof over your head.
i was served notice to appear for a civil suit (credit card debt). I immediately called the creditor and paid the debt. I then received a dismissal letter. The pretrial date was 2/12 but on 2/11 there is a court document for voluntary dismissal with prejudice from the plaintiff. Since it was... Read more »
You are correct that you don't have to appear after dismissal. To have peace of mind, however, you can check the on-line court docket and see all filed court orders. Google: court clerk records search [insert your county]. Then look for civil court records. Then find the search field where you...Read more »
Judgement was done back in 2008 for sears credit card. Recently I got this Subpoena to submit all my personal bank and work and tax info. I do not see how they are able to demand my personal information. This is from the attorneys in Tampa fl that have sent this. Do I have to send this... Read more »
If Sears sued you for the credit card debt and if the Judgment against you was entered in 2008, then it is still good for another 8 years under Florida law. However, if the amount is significant you should hire a collections defense lawyer to review all the facts before responding.
a car from Easirent on 10/24/19 With a empty tank of gas we drove to Publix to get a mini pass.
We called and registered the pass. Then drove to Key West and parked the car and di not return until 10/27/19. Without sending an invoice or any form of communication Easirent billed y credit... Read more »
I feel like no matter the Signed contract agreement stating no refunds, non refundable, no exchanges... the CC companies always follow suit with the client and we loose thousands of dollars when they don't get their way or don't like the rules. Despite agreeing to them and signing the wedding gown... Read more »
You might wish to add to your contract, if you don't have it already, an attorney's fees clause that states in the event you must take collection action and incur attorney's fees, the debtor is liable for those fees. You should have an attorney draft it. You might also wish to have a big sign in...Read more »
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