Our company is attempting to obtain services of a temporary employment agency. The bottom of the credit application states that the signer agrees that they are liable to pay and that any negative recourse follows the signer. We have no issue paying for the service, but we would prefer to sign as... Read more »
Yes, it is illegal--at least in the sense of possibly being defamatory, which is actionable in most if not all states. However, truth is usually an absolute defense in most if not all states too. Practically speaking, no lawyer would ever advise any client to go online in a public forum to do what...Read more »
Bought a house and closed last Friday. Started renovating the master bath and found extensive termite damge and plain as day visible signs that they had termites. It's obvious someone knew about this issue at some point becaust they had the house treated and the termites aren't in the house... Read more »
Although I have not had a chance to review all the documents involved in the purchase and sale referred too it appears to me that you may be miss-interpreting the contract with respect to the existence--vel non--of termites. Unless the
contract(s) specifically say there is no termite...Read more »
I live in a Florida Condominium Association (+300 units and +$1 million budget) under the authority of Fla. Sta. 718. Does a contract entered between the Association and the Management Company (CAM) have to be in writing?
No, not legally--but if I was the association's part-time lawyer I would strongly advise the HOA not ever to hire any person or corporation to perform any of the regulated activities incumbent upon them as a CAM. All the written CAM agreements I have prepared for Condo associations and HOAs all...Read more »
As a starting point, you could contact an environmental attorney or toxic tort attorney in Mississippi and ask if they would give you a free initial consultation. Keep in mind that these types of cases could require considerable budgets. They can involve costly soil and water sampling and analysis...Read more »
Currently I'm the buyer in an owner finance agreement and have missed my August payment. This is the only payment I have missed. I informed the sellers that I would be making a late payment, including my late fees as soon as my check from my new job comes in on the 28th. The sellers then told me... Read more »
If it's legal in Canada you may, but it depends very likely on if it's consumer goods or trade goods. How would you have "exchanges" if you don't accept returns? If it's your business, it's worth having a qualified Canadian attorney who handles commercial shipping issues take a look at it.
I am having a difficult time finding a lawyer for this issue. I began playing at the new Rosie's locations since they opened in May, I started playing there when they launched a Giveaway for cash prizes and a car with a cash option if I did not want the car. I played their locations and accumulated... Read more »
I signed a contract on Monday with a weight loss center and paid a program fee of $99 and $100 for two bottles of supplements only to be told today when I called to cancel that because of the program I chose, I was not eligible for a refund? I did not open the supplements but they won’t take them... Read more »
As a general rule, contracts become effective when they are signed by the parties. Some contracts do have cancellation provisions, but that isn't a universal "given" in all contracts. If you feel you suffered a legal injustice, you could look into small claims court, but unfortunately, not reading...Read more »
How much time we have to give our landlord before we can move out? Our lease says nothing about what happens at the end of the lease or if it expires. It also says nothing about a set amount of time we need to give her before we move out. It’s very barebones it seems.
Assuming your rent was due every month (e.g., on the first day of each month) you would have a month-to-month tenancy following the expiration of the agreed upon lease term. Because nothing is mentioned in your lease regarding notice, the default rule is that you may terminate your tenancy by...Read more »
I am a co-owner of my house (that my parents paid for) with my ex-boyfriend and we are separated because he had an affair. Both of our names are on the deedWe both had an agreement about things after he left the house. We have a co-signed home equity loan of about
He committed to pay for an above ground pool knowing I couldn’t afford it. I have text messages of him saying he will pay 100% prior to the break up. I also have the direct deposits for the pool payment. Now that he left (while I was at work a month ago, no notice) I’m stuck with this payment I... Read more »
All facts, communications, and writings (including the agreement with the pool company) would need to be examined to give reliable legal advice. Based on your brief description here, you appear to be in a situation in which you may or may not have legal recourse - and it's a situation that would...Read more »
Generally yes, but what the broker is obligated to do (and what he/she is liable for if an obligation is breached) should be set forth in the brokerage agreement. Most of his/her obligations are found there, rather than in the law. Research would have to be conducted to determine if there is a...Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss. Your question was probably overlooked all this time because it wasn't in the Probate or Estate Planning categories, where an attorney knowledgeable about wills might have seen it. 'Sorry for this inconvenience, but you could repost and include those categories, or you...Read more »
Our garage door will open in the middle of the night on its own. It will also open while we are gone for the week/weekend and stay open for days at a time without us knowing. We have told our landlord of the issue 3 times in 2 months and it still isn't fixed. They had their maintenance person come... Read more »
I should publish an article on this type of question because it comes up so often. I don’t mean the garage door issue but rather a tenant who is upset about the condition of the premises and wants to terminate the lease.
.....beneficiary and I am a co-Trustee (she is not a Trustee) and her brother is the other co-trustee, versus signing limited POA over to just me? The limited POA would be to sell a condominium and handle the funds generated. This condo is in her name and she owned it before she married her current... Read more »
In general, if she gives the trustees a limited POA, the responsibility would probably be better spelled out via the trust documents as well as just the POA. And, of course, you and your brother would have to agree; that's more protection for her.
Served by them ? Then by the county sheriff?? I dont see it on there website for a sake. it has not been in paper for 4 weeks dont they have to do all those things before a sheriff sale, since NJ is judicial state? And back in 2017 doesnt our bankruptcy canceled out all there prior fillings..dont... Read more »
Your question shows you know little about bankruptcy or foreclosure. Your lawyer should have explained it to you. If your sale has been noticed by posting a notice of sale and advertising it will go forward as noticed.
I own a home in WV outright. I have it listed AS IS for sale by owner online and someone gave me a cash offer. I inherited the home and I have never bought or sold a house so I'm not sure how this works. What steps do I need to take to go through with the sale and how do I protect myself legally... Read more »
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