Contracts Questions & Answers

Q: If a horse was given to a man, with "give back if cant keep" contract, and he sells right away, is that theft?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Joseph Jaap's answer
Could sue in small claims court up to $6000 for the value of the missing horse. Check the local court web site for the forms.
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Q: By Tennessee Law if a contract states a 2% interest if breach of contract occars what is the max judgement interest rate

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law, Contracts and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer
The below link should take you to the Tennessee Courts website. Unless the judgment set out an interest rate the rate for post-judgment interest for a Judgment in September 2012 would have been 5.25%

http://www.tncourts.gov/node/1232344
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Q: Foreign register needed????

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Tax Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
You would need to research each of those states. I suggest you goggle it, using a phrase something like "doing business in _____".
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Q: Rent to own homewner is claiming he did not receive money order for monthly payment.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Colorado on
Answered on Apr 21, 2018
James Alan Greer's answer
Dear Potential Eviction Client: While I endorse the efforts you are making to show the Owner that the Owner endorsed the payment, in the meantime if you are able to afford it I would strongly recommend you go ahead and expedite making the payment that is being demanded (a second time, in your viewpoint), but send it along with a cover correspondence outlining your entire legal position and that you are paying "under protest". Then later, if you can establish that owner endorsed/cashed your...
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Q: new car from dealership, charges $450 for Tag/title. Per County cost was $99.75, get refunded $45, is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
Yes you have legal rights. Do you have sufficient legal damages to justify the pursuit of a case against the dealer is the better question to ask. I suggest that likely no, as a lawyer will cost anywhere from $250.00 per hour to potentially $450.00 per hour or more.

Hope this helps.
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Q: How long do you have to rescind a contract offer after you make it?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Depends on the type of contract and the terms of the contract. A lawyer would generally need to review the contract to answer your question.
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Q: Patient abandonement?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
I can't speak to the employment law issues, but if the patient was injured or suffered any loss it could actually be criminal in nature. Your responsibility to the patient is separate from you employers duty to you.
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Q: Is a house purchase contract created by me, that was signed by my mom and I, legally binding on us?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
Can’t say for sure without first reviewing the contract.

I strongly suggest that you consult with a real estate from your area to get specific advice.
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Q: I am using cryptocurrency investment profit for closing costs. They dont accept it.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Texas on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Benton R Patterson III's answer
In Texas, businesses do not have to accept cryptocurrency as payment. Your best bet is probably to sell the cryptocurrency for US dollars and transfer the money to a standard bank account.
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Q: What is the lemon law

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
There is no way to explain the in's and out's of the Florida Lemon law via this type of forum. You can google the Florida statutes. I suggest that you consult with an attorney in your area about your specific set of facts to get specific advice on whether your situation falls under the Florida Lemon law.
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Q: finding discoveries of fraud eight to ten years after commission by concealment, undeniable proof, have we got a Case?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
What you describe is too complicated to evaluate via this free legal question and answer site. You truly need to consult with a civil litigation attorney in your area to get a full and complete evaluation.
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Q: If a judgement is ordered for monetary of 10,000 and to post collateral of 260,000 but do not have collateral then what?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and Collections for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
Sorry for your situation. There is no way to say without knowing more details. I suggest that you consult with an attorney from your area to go over the full details and then get specific advice.
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Q: New construction home contract! Our home is supposed to be completed in May 2018. We signed contract in October 2017.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer
Your rights and remedies will be largely defined by your contract. You will need to review it or have a lawyer review it for you. Then you can decide on your best course of action.
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Q: how can you preclude acceptance to just the terms of the offer?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for North Carolina on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Jake Andrew Snider's answer
I'm afraid this question is a little too vague for you to receive any helpful answers on this site. I recommend contacting a local lawyer who is skilled in drafting and interpreting contracts to provide you with an answer.
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Q: 5.“Interior”- within... exterior walls; under roofing materials; above basement floor or home’s slab

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for North Carolina on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Jake Andrew Snider's answer
I'd love to help you out, but unfortunately without more context you're question cannot really be answered. I assume this is part of a policy you are trying to understand? If so, these policies are even difficult for practiced attorneys! You should consider reaching out to an insurance claim lawyer in order to have them analyze this and give you their take. Best of luck.
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Q: Can I terminate a lease if I already agreed (only verbally) to renew for 1 more year? What the prior notice should be?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Virginia on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Steve Miyares' answer
The first thing you need to do is lool wt the terms of your leasebto see what it says about how you are supposed to give notice of terminating or renewing the lease. After you check that, if still have wuestions then you should consult with an attorney about the spcific facts and circumstances of your particulqr case.
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Q: I'm a songwriter from the Netherlands that recently signed a music publishing contract with an American company.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Immigration Law and Entertainment / Sports for Florida on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer
Depending on the level of your recognition in your field (music), you may qualify for, among other possibilities, an O-1 visa. You should schedule a consultation with a competent immigration attorney who can evaluate your credentials to see what immigration options may exist for you. For some general information regarding O-1 status, visit: https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-workers/o-1-visa-individuals-extraordinary-ability-or-achievement Note also that an O-1 is a...
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Q: If a home is rented, w/o a rental license, is the lease valid (Wayne County, MI). Is there punitive recourse?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Michigan on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
David Soble's answer
If a municipality requires the licensing of rental properties, and the owner has not secured the license, then it is very likely that they could mark the property as 'not habitable" until the home has been inspected. Tenants should not be at the property however, some cities will work with both owner and tenant to make any repairs cited in the inspection while the tenant is in the home.
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Q: Is it legal for realtor to "forget" to email my contract and allowing anther party to buy that house? Anything I can do?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Virginia on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Timothy R Johnson's answer
It's doubtful you can sue the realtor successfully (and even if you could, probably not worth it to do so). But you should consider filing a Realtor Association complaint as it can affect their realtor accreditation and possibly even their state real estate license.
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Q: " Formal tender of an executed deed and purchase money is hereby waived" What does this mean in plain english?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
20 years handling real estate law. Not a clue what that means. Probably time to hire a real estate attorney in your area to review the full contract and the situation and get specific advice.
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