I was hired by a TPA company called CRU as a 1099 adjuster. CRU contracts with a big insurance company called Citizens which is a state-run govt entity. CRU contracted me to run claims for Citizens as 1099 adjuster where CRU gets a part of the money paid to me from Citizens for each claim... Read more »
Much of Citizens Insurance records are public record which must be produced pursuant to a public records request - see https://www.citizensfla.com/other-documents I don't know if records pertaining to hiring or contracting decisions are exempt from the public records law - that would take...Read more »
I had a small pet sitting gig where I offer pet sitting services. I was contacted by a gentleman to overnight pet sit for 10 days (06/17 - 06/26). We agreed, he paid me 80% up front. (No contract signed, no witness to the agreement) My partner and I stayed from 06/17 - 06/19, and I stayed by myself... Read more »
It appears that he is threatening to tell people bad things about you, not physically attack you or anything like that. Arguably it's a threat to defame (slander) you. Could you sue him if he did? I probably wouldn't bother.
Why should you care if the police won't make a...Read more »
Party A enters a contract with party B to earn a certification by an established date. Party A achieved all required elements for the certification but the agency responsible for processing the certification takes longer than the established completion date to process the certification. Is Party A... Read more »
Although no experienced lawyer wants to waste their time answering what appears to be a test question on a high school or community college pop quiz in a class probably called "Pre-Introduction to Very Basic Contract Law" I will say this: Neither party to the contract breached it.
I filed a small claims suit against my boyfriend's HOA for wrongful tow of my car. Missed the hearing, so it was dismissed. Judge ruled for the motion for attorney fee's, $3,000. Letter was sent to the address where the incident took place (not a home I own, but my boyfriend does). They... Read more »
HOA documents provide for prevailing party attorneys' fees and costs to be assessed against a party litigating a HOA matter. Owners are liable for the actions of their guests, tenants and anyone living in their property. A lawyer would need to read the HOA declaration and the complaint to...Read more »
You can move out but you have an ownership interest in the home, may have equity and might be liable for a mortgage. If you signed the note you are liable for the debt. If you didn't sign the note you are not liable for the debt but would named in any foreclosure if your fiance doesn't...Read more »
Contractor recommended this too big unit and could not get it to work correctly in our home. We received a refund of all monies paid however the contractor has not picked up the unit since returning our money 3 months ago. Can we legally sell this or give it away? Technically we do not own this... Read more »
Florida Statutes Chapter 713 governs construction liens in Florida and allows contractors to obtain liens on real property and also allows materialmen to obtain liens on real property so it is possible that the contractor or its supplier could obtain a lien on the real property. Therefore, the...Read more »
I’m in a talent management contract that was supposed to be for 13 months in exchange for 1 album, i gave them the album and it’s been 2 years with no work done. In the contract it says they have the option to ask me for 5 for albums after i give them the 1st one but they have to inform me... Read more »
It depends on the specific language of the contract. There also may be other ways of terminating this contract if that is what you want to do, but again, it depends on the provisions found in the contract. It would be helpful to have an attorney review the contract to understand all your options...Read more »
While my now ex boyfriend and I was in jail. A friend got my car impounded. I could have sold it but I didn’t want to. My daughter’s grandma was even offering to get it out. To give to my daughter but she wanted to put it in her name. I didn’t want to sell it so my boyfriends mom said she... Read more »
Whether there is something you can do that would have very good odds in your favor depends on the powers you specifically gave her in the POA. Was the power strictly limited to removing the vehicle from impound in order to give it to you, or was it more general? Either way, a good first step...Read more »
My ex-boyfriend and I was both in jail. A friend of ours got my car impounded. My daughters grandmother offered to pay to get it out of impound. if I would sign the title over to her to give to my daughter. which was a nice suggestion if I wanted to sell it I still wanted my car. My ex-boyfriend... Read more »
It depends, of course, on the wording of the POA. If it gives her authority to convey title to someone else, you are probably out of luck. If, on the other hand, it merely gives her authority to pay the impound fees and take possession, you might be able to take it up with the DMV.
I was tricked into paying legal fees that were never owed and given directly to my ex-husband by his attorney. I have text messages proving this was done to me. Do i have any legal ground? What category does this fall under?
To get meaningful advice about your situation, you need to schedule a consultation with an attorney for discussion of the circumstances, review of your retainer contract (if any) and the case materials, and if this was a court case, review of the court docket. You might have a legal malpractice...Read more »
Never got deposit back after around 60 days. They claimed to have sent it already. I asked about it and they said it was sent and to let them know if I don't get it and they will resend. I never got it and asked, then they claimed I owed them money. I stated FL statute 83 to them, they claimed... Read more »
When a landlord fails to comply with the statute requiring either return of a security/damage deposit within 15 days or instead, a letter via certified mail within 30 days explaining why the landlord is retaining some or all of the deposit, the tenant may file suit against the landlord in small...Read more »
My daughter has been with this daycare for 4 years and this is her last summer camp with them. We need to take her out for financial reasons and we gave them a two week notice but since we signed a paper and initialed for the entire summer they are saying we have to pay for the entire summer. Can... Read more »
Whether the business would have a valid claim against you depends on the applicability and validity of the contract language at issue, as well as the validity of the entire contract. Therefore, it would be best for you to schedule a consultation with an attorney handling contract disputes. If the...Read more »
I have a commercial lease agreement for a fixed term in Florida for my startup business. There are some disputes with the landlord and incorrect information in the lease agreement. I would like to exit the property right away and seeing legal advice on the lease agreement.
The answer to your question depends on whether you have a valid, enforceable lease agreement, and if so, whether there are lease terms that dictate how the parties must attempt to resolve the types of disputes you are having, and on whether there is any issue of landlord's failure to meet...Read more »
I went to elder Ford and signed a contract for a truck. When I was going to leave the truck they brought me was not the truck I signed the contract for and they told me I signed for the lemon they brought me and omg what can I do about them scamming me
It depends on whether you signed a new contract accepting the different vehicle. If you did not, the dealer breached your contract, in which case you of course would have a legal remedy. Consult an attorney in your area handling auto dealer or consumer protection issues. Also, your county...Read more »
I've asked my property manager at my business location to please enforce the lease. My neighbor runs a machine that vibrates the building around my office. I've been unable to use my office for 6+ months. The lease has a specific clause that machines that vibrate the building or cause... Read more »
A landlord can refuse to renew a contract for any reason as long as it is not discriminatory (based on race, sex, color, etc.). FS 83.64 is residential leases. Chapter 83, Part 1 governs non-residential leases. I would think the landlord would have agreed with you the machinery needed to be on...Read more »
My year to year lease states: "You must give at least 120 days written notice of termination or intent to move-out". Looking at Florida State law 83.575, it says "may not require more than 60 days’ notice before vacating the premises". Is the lease I signed in violation of the... Read more »
"A rental agreement with a specific duration may contain a provision requiring the tenant to notify the landlord within a specified period before vacating the premises at the end of the rental agreement, IF such provision requires the landlord to notify the...Read more »
And you want to know whether the power of attorney and the deed can be annulled, and you can examine the bank accounts? You need to retain a Florida attorney for the purpose of adjudicating your father incompetent as of the date of the POA.
And you want to know what to do about it? Since you somehow found out about it, you should immediately inform them, in writing, that it was not you who leased the product. If they eventually file suit against you about the lease, they might do so in Oregon. In that case you will need an Oregon...Read more »
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