William John Light's answer If you deposit Social Security monies into a checking or savings account, the credit card company can garnish, which you can then dispute. My understanding is that up to two months' worth of Social Security benefits deposited into a bank account or on a prepaid card are exempt from garnishment. If you receive $1,500 per month in Social Security, your bank should exclude up to $3,000 in your account from being seized, but money beyond that is subject to garnishment.
Kristen Epifania's answer If this is her first offense, depending on the amount of items, she will likely receive an ACD with the condition that she completes a short one day shoplifting program. The ACD means that the case will be adjourned for six months and then dismissed and sealed, as long as there are no new arrests. She can hire an attorney beforehand, or the court will assign an attorney to her case on that date if she doesn’t appear with one.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Usually the Deficiency Suit will be barred after two years from the Foreclosure Sale, as it is the earliest SOL. Rarely will a Noteholder wait almost six years to Foreclose and then sue upon the remaining Note Indebtedness. Hopefully Tennessee Law applies to your Second Note, which is itself not destroyed by the Foreclosure of the First Trust Deed as the Second Trust Deed is. You can argue this Defense in a Tennessee Court but the Noteholder will assert Missouri Law applies in this Case or...
Richard Sternberg's answer I cannot determine whether your inquiry is from Virginia or Maryland, but, in Maryland, there is a specific rule requiring the filing of a paid & satisfied line when judgment is paid. I haven't researched it in quite a while, but there may be available awards including attorneys fees for failure to comply. Filing the P&S Line costs about $15, and pro se parties often refuse to file. On the other hand, if even 1¢ of the judgment and interest are not paid, there is no requirement to file a P&S...
Zachary Alan Waksman's answer Massachusetts’ consumer protection statute (Chapter 93A) forbids charging for services not rendered. The law calls this an unfair or deceptive practice. If you prove it to have happened and that you suffered damages, you will be entitled to double or treble damages plus attorneys fees. Some actions are 93A violations as a matter of law.
Right now, more information is needed. Was there a contract memorializing what you were supposed to get? Were there any other issues that arose which...
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Usually landlords are responsible for repairs required to the rental premises. However, in a case like this where the damage is caused solely by the tenant's negligence, you are most likely responsible for the cost of the repairs.
It is not going to matter that it was warm when you left. Indiana gets cold in the winter. Temperatures fluctuate and dip. The landlord has no control of the temperature once the rental premises is occupied.
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer While I am NOT aware of any pawn shop specific laws, if you have a contract, most attorneys would be able to help you or at least let you know where you stand, based on the terms in the contract.
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