Contracts Questions & Answers

Q: Trading in a car

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Answered on Oct 17, 2017

Depends upon the wording of the names on the actual car title. If your ex and your dad are listed as OR then either of them without the order can sell or trade the car.

Hope this helps.
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Q: My business partner is avoiding me, how do I use my majority right to regain control of my business?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for California on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Your rights here really depend on what the partnership agreement says and what powers it gives you as the majority partner.

It also depends on whether this is a limited partnership, an LLC, general partnership, etc.

A full consultation would be necessary to properly advise you.
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Q: Can I take an individual to small claims court for paying them $250 and getting ripped off?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Small Claims for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Yes, this is what small claims is designed for. Good luck,
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Q: 1) I received my apartment deposit today (October 16,2017). I moved out July 31st, 2017. 2) I called a couple of weeks

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

If you have PROOF you provided a WRITTEN forwarding address within 4 days of moving out, and have copies of the intake inventory showing the same damages claimed in the refund you have a pretty good case, but I'd advise you consult with a local landlord tenant attorney. You can sue for damages beyond the security deposit wrongfully withheld, but you should note the deadlines here: Michigan law provides that "Within 45 days after termination of occupancy and not thereafter the...
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Q: As an employer, am I required to give notice within a certain amount days on why they will not receive their final paych

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

I strongly suggest that you consult with an employment law attorney on this issue. I suggest that you use the find a lawyer feature to locate one in your area and have the agreements you referenced reviewed by the employment law attorney. I do not handle employment law issues and I can't answer your question as my first step would be to review the documents also. Thus consult with an attorney from your area right away.
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Q: I was contacted on Facebook by a plasma donation center employee to try to date me using person info provided

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for Oregon on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

You need to get help to change your Facebook Settings to make sure that your personal information is not visible to people you don't know. I am not an expert on privacy laws so whether or not you have a lawsuit I can't tell you. Generally speaking you need to prove economic damages to have a lawsuit and I don't see how this has damaged you economically. Maybe there can be damages otherwise, I don't know. But it would seem that this employee violated a fiduciary duty by contacting you for...
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Q: In Wisconsin me and another guy traded vehicles his is in his mom's name and the bank has the title with a lien on it

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property and Lemon Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

As explained by you, send them a legal notice prior to sue the buyer for specific performance to deliver you title of vehicle failing which they have to pay cost of your vehicle as well as damages that you have borne. For specific advice please consult Attorney of local jurisdiction.
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Q: selling my moms house AS IS, buyers contract say they have 10 days after closing to backout, is this normal in okla

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

This does sound strange. Closing is when title is transferred and you are paid. Inspections should occur prior thereto. A buyer is usually allowed to back-out of closing if the property requires a certain dollar amount of repairs. I'd be very careful and have it reviewed by an attorney prior to signing. The last thing you want to do is give them title then wait on the payment.
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Q: Are there any stipulations in TN about distance between your home and a gym that can void a contract?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Consumer Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

You will need to review your contract. There is often a provision as to you moving a distance away. I don't know that you're distance may be enough. But the contract language will control. If nothing else, you can talk to them and see if you can obtain any relief.
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Q: Are there any stipulations in TN about distance between your home and a gym that can void a contract?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Consumer Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

You will need to review your contract. There is often a provision as to you moving a distance away. I don't know that you're distance may be enough. But the contract language will control. If nothing else, you can talk to them and see if you can obtain any relief.
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Q: If my parents bought me a bedroom suite as a gift is it legally mine?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Contracts and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

I suspect not, but there is clearly more information needed to answer this accurately, and there are clearly more things involved than you have shared in this question. There is apparently some issue with your relationship with your parents since if it was clearly your property, you could simply ask them for it and they would let you have it.

You did not take it with you at the time you moved out, so that undermines your claim that it was your property.

it could be just equally...
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Q: I sold a puppy with a contract that required puppy to be spayed, how can I request a proof from them?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Animal / Dog Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

everything depends upon the wording of the contract you have with the people. Typically when you sell something your right to be legally concerned about it is gone. However, your contract could have or may have covered this very situation. However, you need to be sitting in a lawyers office in your area and not online as there is nothing we can do to help you in this situation. Go see a lawyer to have the contract reviewed.
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Q: what happens in case of breaching a one year work contract with an NGO, because a much better job is offered to me.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Employment Law on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

What does your work contract spell out in case of severance/termination of contract by either side i.e. employee or the employer. Do you need to serve them a timely notice as defined in the contract or is that an open contract??

Generally, each contract carry a month or so notice in case an employee wants to leave and likewise notice is served by the employer if they plan to terminate their contract.
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Q: Question re altered contract

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

It is improper for an agent to change a contract without authorization. You need to consult with a real estate attorney asap. The actions of the agent are improper.
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Q: Can you sue someone over a verbal agreement if they promised to pay the bills for a Tennant who broke lease.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Technically, verbal commitment carry no agreement. The hard fact is that utility bills were not paid which you used and bound to be paid off by you so as to avoid any frivolous communications.
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Q: Moving out when lease ends but 14 days short of 30 day notice

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Can you discuss with landlord over phone and send him a message too explaining the whole situation, which is out of your control as you just need few days more time to vacate. If not agreed and to avoid security forfeiture, better you put your households effects in storage and can travel with peace of mind.
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Q: I am a defendant with trial set for next year. Do I have to answer the interrogatory sent to me for debt collection?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Collections and Contracts for California on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Better wait for Directions so passed by the judge.
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Q: I have a loan with a company haven't missed a payment make my payment on the 14 of every month like agreed but the

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law and Contracts for North Carolina on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Did they inform you of the change in processing date? If not, then their unilateral action tantamounts to a breach of contract that you both signed where 14th was fixed for processing of payment... Contact your local Attorney dealing with Contract and Consumer Law for remedial action.
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Q: A company sent me 2 duplicate items instead of just 1 that I paid for. Do I legally have to return the additional one?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Consumer Law on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Consumer Law suggest to compensate or pay for short-supply or faulty item, likewise it also suggest payment or return of duplicate supply due to clerical error. If you accept in duplicate and do not contact them, it tantamount to acceptance of delivery and payment thereof.
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Q: the apartment I moved into was not cleaned or painted, as agreed on the lease. What can I do?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

You are probably out of luck if she has a receipt that she used a professional cleaner to clean the apartment and unless you stated what was going to be painted you may also lose on that one also.
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