In South Carolina, the situation you described raises concerns under consumer protection laws. When a company conditions a refund on the removal of a negative review, it could potentially be considered a form of extortion or a violation of your rights under laws designed to protect free speech and...View More
I am being sued by a junk debt buyer in commons plea court in South Carolina. I plan on filing an answer to the summons. When should I file a motion to compel arbitration? Should I put it in my answer? Or file just the motion in place of the answer?
In South Carolina, when you're faced with a lawsuit by a junk debt buyer and you believe arbitration is the correct venue for the dispute, the timing of filing a motion to compel arbitration is crucial. Typically, this motion should be filed early in the case, ideally at the same time as or...View More
I went to Marco's Pizza in Sumter SC on Monday, December 18. The transaction number is 118678940. The cashier’s name on my receipt is Jay’onah. I paid with my Bank of America debit card. That was the last time I saw it. The cashier never gave me my card back.
If a restaurant like Marco's Pizza in Sumter, SC, claims not to have your card after a transaction, it's crucial to take several steps to address the situation. First, keep records of the transaction, including the date, time, transaction number (as you've mentioned), and any...View More
In general, it is common practice to include the name of the funeral home that is handling the arrangements in an obituary. Funeral homes often work closely with families to provide funeral and memorial services, so including their name can help people who are reading the obituary know where the...View More
In no uncertain terms, tell them that you do not owe the money. I am assuming that you have not made a payment in more than 3 years. Do not admit in writing that you owe or owed the money. The SC Statute of Limitations is 3 years but you cannot have made a payment or admitted in writing that...View More
I put a down payment on a vehicle and signed the paperwork but the car dealership created a fake driver’s license for me to get licensing which is what has made me not want the vehicle after concentration he kept telling me it’s legal and I wouldn’t get into trouble which is the only reason I... View More
My initial answer is yes, you should get your money back. Even though you signed the contract, you never took possession of the vehicle. The reason should not be an issue. You never took delivery of the vehicle so one of the conditions to make the contract never occurred.
What do I file if a company ignores a Subpoena to produce documents by a certain date in SC? I am representing myself "Pro Se" because I can't afford the large attorney cost I was told and I make too much to qualify for help. The Company installed the flooring wrong and it is uneven... View More
You will need to file a motion to compel and for sanctions if the company is ignoring the subpoena. This is done pursuant to Rule 11 and should get you the desired result. You need to send a letter threatening to file the motion to the attorney for the company.
I went to Toyota dealer and asked about a specific vehicle that is showing online that it’s in transit, so after checking the salesman said that it would arrive on Thursday 29th of Dec, so I went ahead and sold my vehicle on Tuesday the 27Th and got a rental till the 29th and put a deposit 1000$... View More
Legally, you may have a case against the dealer. The case is likely not worth pursuing using an attorney. The reason is that the damages you have suffered are minor. You can buy a different vehicle and mitigate your damages. A lawsuit is an expensive thing to pursue and any recovery is likely...View More
Sellers have a duty to disclose known material defects or safety recalls regarding the products they sell. If the seller of the car failed to disclose that it was subject to a recall and this omission resulted in harm or financial loss to you, you may have grounds to pursue legal action.
the shed. She notified them and inivited them to pick it up. They didn't. Two months after I bought the home, they attempted to repossess shed. They destroyed my fence and yard. They claim they still own the shed. They are not currently willing to pay for damages. What are my legal options?
Travelocity sold the vacation to me in spring 2021, and told me I was covered from any pandemic related issue but I didn't read the fine print and now AIG will not reimburse me and Travelocity only offered credits I cannot use.
These are the 2 biggest errors people make when they enter into any contract. The only thing that matters in a contract is what is on paper, not what you were told. Not reading the contract, including the fine print, is...View More
I applied for a credit card with a company that had closed my account previously during COVID 19. One of the reasons for denial on the denial letter stated I was denied because I did not meet that company expectations for account usage on a previous account. I requested they explain what activity... View More
The car dealership advertises that they do a 125-point inspection and the issues that were found total up to almost $2,000. I researched what type of issues are looked at with this type of inspection, and with the information that I found there is no way that an inspection was done. Is this false... View More
Potentially; SC has a Motor Vehicle Dealer's Act, which prohibits deception in advertising or in statements made to you about the condition of the car. So, if Dealer said it had done an inspection (in advertising or elsewhere) but did not really do one, Dealer could be sued under the...View More
Consult with a competent SC attorney to exercise your Redemption Rights quickly if you still have them. Time is of the essence. It will take money, or forget it as someone should have paid those Taxes.
We rented a home with a dock on the inlet for the sole purpose of fishing and water activities but when we arrived, the dock had been torn down and under construction. There is no access to the water due to the construction material along the entire inlet wall. No communication was made to us... View More
The short answer is probably yes. If a property is held out to you as including a dock, you have the right to be compensated if the amenity was not available to use. Of course, you will have to prove the difference in the value of the property with the amenity and without the amenity....View More
At the time of question I was at my father's residence for a period of maybe 4-6 days continuously due to personal relationship issues and differences. My dad's cousin came over daily and intoxicated heavily. He left residence and later on accused me of stealing his gun after he had left... View More
It is unclear what type of help you are looking for here based on the topics selected. However, one option that you might consider is filing a police report if you are being followed, harassed, or repeatedly contacted after asking for it to stop. No one should have their mental health damaged...View More
what happens when you do a QuitClaim Deed of property over to a Private Common Law Irrevocable Ecclesiastic Trust? If the person’s name is on the recorded Deed as owner… meaning legal owner of the property, having a legal interest in the property referring to the right to possess or use... View More
The property is an empty parcel and not the residence of the debtor. He has only partial interest that does not exceed $5000. I am trying to find out if he can sell without being affected by the judgements. Using info from the S.C. Code 15-41-30, can he sell it and still remain "judgement... View More
S.C. Code 15-41-30 refers to the homestead exemption, and you have stated it is not his residence. Therefore, the property is not exempt from creditors. Whether the lien is properly filed is another matter. However, if the lien is valid, then, although the property can still be sold, the lien...View More
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