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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Tax Law, Traffic Tickets and Admiralty / Maritime for Connecticut on
Q: “Cash price” means the total amount in dollars at which the seller and buyer agreed the seller would transfer unqualifie

“Cash price” means the total amount in dollars at which the seller and buyer agreed the seller would transfer unqualified title to the goods, if the transaction were a cash sale instead of a sale under a retail installment contract.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 23, 2021

A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. There didn't appear to be a question, but possibly an outlining of terms or definitions in a contract. You may have resolved the matter by now, but if not, you could reach out to Connecticut attorneys... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Connecticut on
Q: Involved in a MVA & found at fault by officer, but I wasn’t. Have full coverage insurance. Should I obtain lawyer?

I was traveling down i-91 S in the third of four lanes. The car directly in front me, went to merge right into the fourth lane, but came swerving abruptly back into the third lane in front of me. I then swerved left to avoid hitting them, trapping me between the second and third lanes with their... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 28, 2021

A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. By now, you may have already made your decision. You could reach out to Connecticut personal injury attorneys to discuss further. It appears to be a difficult case to sort out. It could depend on the evidence... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Connecticut on
Q: I use these products. My hair is loosing thickness fast & falling out! How can I get involved and find out answers
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 19, 2021

A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You could reach out to law firms that handle product liability cases (product-based injuries). If you're talking about a specific product(s), you could research online whether any firms are handling such cases.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Connecticut on
Q: I want to make a Tshirt for sale and my design will include the word XANAX, could I use this word without legal problem?
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 18, 2021

Proably not.

Consult with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: Mortgage is in my name but my name and boyfriend names on deed. If I sell house is he entitled to any money?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 17, 2021

Whatever proceeds you agree to share with him is your decision. But apparently he owns the exact estate that you do, and without his signature, there will be no conveyance. Your paying the Note is irrelevant.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Connecticut on
Q: I am looking at a contract and need to know what this means?

Except to the extent paid in settlement from any applicable insurance policies, and to the extent

permitted by applicable law, each Party agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the other Party,

and its respective affiliates, officers, agents, employees, and permitted successors and... Read more »

Joseph B. LaRocco
Joseph B. LaRocco answered on Aug 17, 2021

This is what is commonnly referred to as a hold harmless and indemnity clause and can be found in most business contracts as well as sales of LLCs, corporations, businesses, and even asset purchase agreements. I also include this type of clause in consulting agreements and independent contractor... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is it possible to hire an Attorney for just a nominee service (NOT a registered agent) for my corporate registration?

Many "publishers" offer to complete corporate registration forms for your new LLC or Corp with whichever state you choose and some offer registered agent service. Some offer an additional step by offering a nominee if you need privacy. Their rates are often double even triple what a... Read more »

Joseph B. LaRocco
Joseph B. LaRocco answered on Jul 29, 2021

Most corporate attorneys can handle this. They may also be found under categories such as "corporate governance" corporate transaction" or "corporate formations" Use Justia and look under those categories.

If the attorney will act as a nominee, there may be an...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Connecticut on
Q: I am retired and have a timeshare loan that I can no longer afford. Thought about bankruptcy or just stop paying .

I read they can’t garnish SSI or military retired pay my only income.

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
W. J. Winterstein Jr. answered on Jul 26, 2021

Each state has laws identifying property which is exempt from attachment/garnishment by judgment creditors, and those lists, found in each state's statutes, vary.

The IRS is not bound by those state laws, however.

You can google "Connecticut exempt property", and that...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: I have been in my home for 20 years. A new neighbor has decided to remove stones from a deviding wall. He built a pallet

structure on it. I have asked them to remove it and replace the wall. I am just ignored. What can I do. Vince Cleri

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 26, 2021

You will need a boundary line survey to prove you own all or most of the wall, with the surveyor available as a witness. Then you sue the adjoining owner for trespass, tort damages and possible conversion of the stones. Hopefully you will not need a Boundary Dispute Action. All of this is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: Hi! I’m 16 and I was wondering if I would win in an emancipation case?

My parents told me I could leave and let me leave the house and I went to my uncles house because that was the only place I could’ve thought of. And I’ve been living here for about 3 to 4 months. I have a job at McDonald’s and I buy my own stuff. My uncle is planning to move somewhere else... Read more »

Linda Ann Subbloie
Linda Ann Subbloie answered on Jul 25, 2021

Go to the probate court in your town and file the papers for emancipation. The clerk will help you but she/he can not give you legal advice. So long as you are managing your own financial affairs (working and paying for your own stuff) you have a chance at getting the court's approval.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: My neighbor built a 10-ft fence wall on their property 8 inches from the border line. I moved into my house 13 years ago

and the fence was already there. I have been maintaining neighbor's 8-in property since then. I recently built a fence that joins my neighbor's fence for my dog. I installed new poles close to the old fence so my fence does not touch my neighbor's. My neighbor is asking me to move my... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 16, 2021

The Boundary Line is probably established by Acquiesence. Hire a CT attorney to search both titles and determine the common boundary line of record. Be prepared to defend your title on Acquiesence if he sues you.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Connecticut on
Q: I I've in ct and got hurt on June 29,2021and I'm still out of work. I have a lumbar displacement in lower back. Case?

They have not returned my calls . I called twice. I going to physical therapy right now that they set up but still in pain.do I have a case?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jul 14, 2021

You do not provide enough facts to answer this question, but if you were injured on the job, then you need to consult with a worker's comp attorney in your state. If you were injured due to the negligence or fault of someone else or something in the custody or control of someone else, then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Connecticut on
Q: Do shareholders have the right to access Board of Directors Meeting Minutes in the State of Connecticut?
Joseph B. LaRocco
Joseph B. LaRocco answered on Jul 13, 2021

According to Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 33-946, shareholders of a Connecticut corporation are entitled to inspect the records of the company, including Board of Directors meeting minutes. If the company is uncooperative with a verbal request, then according to Connecticut State Business... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Connecticut on
Q: If I get civil Summons for a personal injury suit and it says the amount is greater then $15,500,how much more can it be
Bill Beckert
Bill Beckert answered on Jul 6, 2021

$15,000 is an amount that invokes a certain jurisdiction of the Superior Court. There is no limit to what can be recovered, but Courts are always on the look out for excessive or improper awards. Each case is judged on its individual merits.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for Connecticut on
Q: Why is my application abandoned?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 21, 2021

A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. You could repost with some additional details - no personal information is necessary, but including something about the type of application and reason for abandonment/denial, etc. could make for better chances... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Connecticut on
Q: Can I sue a repair shop/dealership for the entirety of my vehicle due to shotty repairs?

The car has gone into this shop with a full coverage warranty. They would keep the vehicle in their shop for multiple weeks to repair simple things, and return the car with the same problems. This continued over the course of 2-3 years, until the engine failed and was considered totalled. The... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 19, 2021

Unlikely at this point. You'd need an expert to testify that the engine fialed due to what they did and for no other reason. Part of the problem is also you kept taking it back--the law would say some of that's on you, because you didn't want to have a competent mechanic look at it.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Connecticut on
Q: Do I need an affidavit of support or having worked in the US for 20+ years is enough?

My American citizen child just turned 21 and is going to petition me to get a green card. He is a college student so he doesn't have the income for the affidavit of support. I don't have anybody else I could ask this for, it's very intrusive. The USCIS site says I don't need the... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Jun 18, 2021

Your son needs to complete the Affidavit of Support but your income can be counted towards the minimum income required so you won't need another sponsor. If you are doing the Adjustment of Status on your own, I strongly encourage you to at least consult with an immigration attorney to make... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Connecticut on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on a trip and fall accident in Connecticut?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 17, 2021

Only a Connecticut attorney could advise, but your post remains open for two weeks. If you haven't already, consider reaching out to a local attorney to discuss. Aside from state-specific statutes of limitations (which are typically in the order of years as a general matter nationwide), if the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Connecticut on
Q: Age discrimination or "overqualification" prejudice? Can a lawyer compel private testimony with company and myself?
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson answered on Jun 9, 2021

Hello, generally speaking, an attorney cannot compel the company to provide information unless a lawsuit is filed. More information is needed here to evaluate your situation. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can I hire a GAL for my grandchildren so that I know their best interests are being presented?

My concern is that pick up and drop offs are very toxic for my grandchildren. The exchanges need to be monitored and contact extremely limited between the parents. My other concern is that things are being said about my daughter to the children by their father and while this is being fought out... Read more »

Melissa Jill Needle
Melissa Jill Needle answered on Jun 2, 2021

GAL's are either appointed by the Court in a Divorce or Family Law Action or determined by mutual agreement of the Parties and "approved" by the Court.

WHAT IS A GUARDIAN AD LITEM (GAL)?

A Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) is a court appointed individual, by either the...
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