One contractor (construction supervisor) show up only on several occasions, did not supervise subcontractors and did shoddy work. Had to let him go and take over the building permit myself. His partner has been trying to make good but has informed me he probably cannot finish the job. I have... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2023
If you feel the partners will not pay and you do not trust them to finish the work, it may be time to complete the work by hiring someone else and consult a lawyer about collecting the completion costs. You would argue the partners have breached the contract and that you are entitled to damages in... Read more »
Judge said case we responsible above 20k but set to 25k writ of attachment of home
Is that all that will come from this civil lawsuit case
answered on May 24, 2023
The short answer is no. In addition to a real estate attachment, which the plaintiff will soon record, there should have been an accompanying Complaint. You will have to Answer that and defend the case or resolve/settle it. Hopefully, your total exposure is no greater than $25,000 but depending... Read more »
Are all attorneys assisting with a civil matter required to file a notice of appearance?
answered on May 23, 2023
Yes. The attorneys who file an appearance are the lawyers of record with the court on your behalf. That doesn't mean other lawyers in the firm cannot assist, behind the scenes, on a case. I think it's a matter of degree and what they are doing. Conducting legal research or drafting... Read more »
Do contract cancellation forms apply to online nonrefundable services? If the buyer had attempted to resolve the issue with the service provider to no avail within one day of purchasing it, do they still have the right to dispute the charges and are viable for refund? Is there at all any way within... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2023
In Massachusetts, there are a myriad of regulations which can pertain to specific types of contracts and cancellations. For example, Uniform Commercial Code governed contracts would likely fall under the definitions of "contract", "contract for sale" and... Read more »
I have a lawsuit on the Fbi I need to put in for . The Dod have navigated me through the local and state to make sure the perps where using their illegal way to abuse authority but the Fbi is found liable for damages the Dod said since they are letting terroism honon amd a active 6 person cartel... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2023
You may want to consider contacting your local bar association or conducting an online search for attorneys who specialize in civil rights, government misconduct, or similar areas of law. Additionally, you can consider reaching out to legal aid organizations that may offer free or reduced-cost... Read more »
My ex fiancé and mother went in on a house together. When we broke up he wanted to kick my mom out, we sued him for breach of contract when he filled for evection. We won and my mom has until February 28, 2023 to vacate the property at that time we will do a walk thru of premises and then he will... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
I assume your ex's entry into the property violated the parties' settlement agreement. However, you do not articulate any harm to you or your mother as a result of his acts and therefore you would not be entitled to damages. Therefore, it does not seem to be in your interest to reopen the... Read more »
Is supplementary process required before requesting wage or bank garnishment via trustee process? Will court allow me to skip the step of supplementary process and go straight to trustee process?
answered on Dec 27, 2022
I know of nothing requiring it. I have never had a judge deny a trustee process attachment because I had not pursued supplementary process first. However, allowing a trustee process attachment is within the court's discretion.
Has stolen my identity and opened credit card and I filed a identity theft claim
answered on May 27, 2023
It sounds like what she's doing is illegal but that's merely speculative based upon your brief statement. I recommend you contact the Division of Motor Vehicles.
I am not able to answer his phone calls every single night so he can speak to our son. The last lawyer I had said to agree to the terms of him speaking to my son every night and that it wouldn’t be a big deal. I never wanted to agree because I know my schedule is crazy and I shouldn’t have to... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2023
If there is a Court Order that there is a phone call father has at such a time each night, someone needs to make sure the call happens so that if someone else is watching the child, then they can handle the child responding to the call.
I have a civil judgment in Massachusetts. I want to collect on the judgment by a wage or bank account garnishment, I understand I need to do a trustee process. Does that mean I have to file a second complaint (complaint on judgment) and pay court costs service of process fees again?
Do I... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2022
Your can seek a bank account trustee process based on your current judgment. In order to trustee process wages, you have to institute a suit on the judgment.
It’s a discrimination lawsuit
answered on Dec 11, 2022
Inform your attorney of this in writing and speak with your lawyer about what sounds like a serious misunderstanding.
i am the child named in a judgment of divorce between parents and became a tenancy in common in properties with step-mother. i am now disabled and the sales will create financial complexities along with a host of difficulties. i have hired a real estate attorney & scheduled to meet soon but i... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2022
Optimally you would hire a family law attorney with litigation experience.
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Since the Plaintiffs' were over the 20 days from service what is the Motion called that can be put in? How does this Motion work within the Courts and/or Judge?
answered on Oct 24, 2022
20 days from service, see Massachusetts Superior Court Rules 12 and 13.
A second cousin is named as an alternate in a will. The first cousins are the heirs-at-law. The second cousin is contesting the will.
answered on Jun 28, 2021
If the devisees under the Will are all alive, then it would seem that an alternate designated or conditional beneficiary-devisee would not take under the Will. If the Will is disallowed the heirs under intestacy would take.
answered on Jun 7, 2021
Assuming you are talking about divorce, "filing a complaint" is not enough to get what you call "answers" and the Rules call "Defendant's Answer".
Have you received and served, according to the Rules, a Summons?
It looks like you are not prepared... Read more »
violation at the very least, since these are employees of staffing agencies, who are the real "covered entities" here. They supply the WC insurance, payroll, are the holders of their personnel records, etc. They also almost all have provisions written into their contracts that state... Read more »
answered on Dec 29, 2020
The employer can communicate directly with the temp employment agency that supplied the employees of the employer's requirement that the temp employees obtain and pass a DOT physical. It is, likely, not appropriate for the employer to communicate this need directly to contracted employees... Read more »
I have a question about two of my dogs. I was with someone for 6 years and after a year in a relationship. He gifted me a dog. I also ended up buying my other dogs. In that relationship every time I tried to leave he would threatened to take both dogs. It took me a while before I... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2020
Even though dogs are part of the family, this actually isn't a family law issue, it is a property issue. In divorces, pets are handled in the same way as property and divided between the parties in some way. Sometimes there is an every-other-week arrangement like you agreed to previously. When... Read more »
I won a judgment
answered on Oct 23, 2020
This sounds odd. Take your Judgment to another attorney to review.
I signed up for personal fitness training with a company for 6 months from Dec-2019 to May-2020 ($600 for each month & 10 sessions each month). No services were provided between Mar 2020 to May 2020 due to COVID. The company was not reachable on phone during that time for cancellation enquiry.... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2020
Most lawyers' rates would make legal representation impractical. Look carefully at your contract and see what your options are. Contact your credit card company and have them stop the automatic payments. I suggest you consider filing a small claims suit yourself. If nothing else, it will get... Read more »
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