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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can I terminate a contract with a co that is supposed to do remodeling and has done nothing in 3 1/2 weeks?

They were given $11,000 for first draw. They took out three walls of drywall and carpet then said the check didn't clear their bank and nothing happened for 2/ 12 weeks. I checked it was cashed on September 6. Then keeps telling me new start dates and no body shows up. Now is telling me he... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Yes. Give them notice in writing.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: Am I bound to a 30 day leave notice in my employment contract?

Suppose I have an employment contract that says I have to give 30 days notice before resigning. Could my employer really force me to work against my will for 30 days? Could I be sued for not fulfilling the 30 day notice requirement?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 16, 2022

Theoretically, yes, although that is generally not how it happens. Once you give notice, they will generally ask you to leave shortly after that. The notice period rarely ever comes into play.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: If we have a donor contract signed can a sperm donor try to take a child after it’s born in kentucky?

We want to use a sperm donor to conceive a child and we want to take all precautions legally. So if we have a donor sign a contract stating we won’t ever attempt to get support in any sort of way and he can’t have any rights to the child will kentucky uphold it? Or will a contract even legally... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 15, 2022

If the contract is properly prepared, it should be enforceable both ways without a problem.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Looking for lawyer against KY nursing board

I’m wondering who my options are for a lawyer would be in the Glasgow/Bowling Green area and specifically deals with nursing/malpractice or the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 25, 2022

Try David Cole or Alan Simpson in Bowling Green.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a seller back out of a sales contract for the sale of a home?

We signed the contract a week ago. I am the seller and want to back out. The home is set to close in a couple of weeks.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 23, 2022

Yes, but you may be liable for returning the deposit if any. Your sales contract should spell out the penalties for canceling the sale.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a boat title that has been signed by the previous owner and notarized. When I took the title to the clerks

Office to have it transferred they told me that the previous owner filed for a lost/duplicate title and that the title I have is not good. Is that perjury on the previous owner because he filed for a lost title after selling the boat?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 19, 2022

Perjury is false sworn testimony. This is fraud and you have been defrauded by the seller.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: If you loan money to family member with promise of another family member would pay back. Can this be taken to court?

I have text messages from both parties that the money would be paid back the next day. It has not been over a month later and she is refusing to pay. I have even offered for her to make payments and she is refusing. I said I would take to small claims and now her husband says if i do he will make... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 12, 2022

Yes you can. Stop talking to them and just sue them. There is no merit to his harassment claim.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: If there are three beneficiaries that inherited a farm to split equally, can it be sold with out all three agreeing?

My father passed away in 2020 living myself and my two sisters as beneficiaries. During the probate process all his assets were divided out between us and the real estate was stated that we all three own it. Last week my sister's put the real estate up for sale without my knowledge. I do not... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Aug 2, 2022

They cannot sell without your signature. However, if you refuse to cooperate, they can bring a partition action against you to force a sale, and that will be very expensive, and the court fees and costs will come off the top or might even possibly be charged to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Today is Friday and I am scheduled to close on Monday morning.

The seller waited until Friday evening to inform everyone that they do not have the money they are required to bring to closing and are considerably short (more than $10,000.00) on having what they need. I am thousands of dollars in at this point. I have been maintaining the property since we both... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 6, 2022

Move in and take possession. You may have to sue the seller to get the balance you are owed.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: How long do you have after buying a house to go after the seller for non disclouser of a problem?

We bought a house almost 2 years ago, when we looked at it there was a corrugated pipe sticking out on the hill in the back yard. We asked what it was and they said a french drain. Fast forward we have found that the hill next to us slid so that dug that hill and part of ours and ran corrugated... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 1, 2022

You’ll need an expert to assess the situation snd to estimate repairs. The time starts to run when you learned of or should have learned of the defect.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: I have a lien on a personal sale vehicle, and still have the 2nd key. Can I get my vehicle back?

The purchase of the vehicle was written in to a home renovation contract. Contractor has not delivered on his end. Can I take my own vehicle back, or do I need to have it towed?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 22, 2022

You can take your own vehicle back yourself if you can do it without a breach of the peace.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: We had a contract with a man he said he would purchase material and do labor. It said he would buy material but he didn’

He said buying material to time consuming. Now he wants payment in full

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 6, 2022

Don’t give him a dime until he performs exactly as the contract requires.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Am I legally obligated to pay for a broken lease if the landlord found a new tenant only a few weeks after I moved out?

I broke an apartment lease 6 months early because my husband left me. I got a letter from a collections agency stating that I owe them a little over $3,000 for the remaining 6 months of the lease. The landlord had another tenant move in not even 2 weeks after I moved out. From my understanding,... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 2, 2022

You are obligated only for the difference between lease and new concrete price.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Mr. Denison I haven't been able to get ahold of the owner of the car lot that committed ky consumer protection act

To discuss anything about the truck either he's not there or he doesn't return calls found out today that he has done went and put my vehicle up for sale again without giving me order for repossession or anything I know I need to hire a lawyer that would take it on a contingency plan can... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 23, 2022

Where are you located?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: exclusive of PIP, but otherwise inclusive of all other damages meaning?

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Anna Aleksander
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Anna Aleksander
answered on Mar 8, 2022

Exclusive of PIP means they will repay and be responsible for paying back the PIP to your insurance company pip stands for personal injury protection it is Ky no fault coverage on your own insurance that pay for your medical bills regardless of who is at fault and usually first $10,000.00 but could... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Does a fiduciary supposed to control your life without your consent?

Financial abuse is what I'm going through and I have emails to prove it. I also posted it on Facebook. I just don't think it's right.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 5, 2022

A fiduciary has the obligation to handle your finances in the most responsible manner possible. Beyond that, what is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: too much time passed on contract cant bill 2nd half unless i sign new contract should i

had windows installed 1/2 down 1/2 at completion. they didnt do in ample time as promised that so much time elapsed they need me to sign new contract to bill me second half. should i sign and what are legal ramifications if i don't

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 24, 2022

Don’t sign anything new. Make them honor the original contract or hire a lawyer to enforce it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Education Law for Kentucky on
Q: At my job they are trying to make my pto days require approval however it is a unique situation that needs more detail

My job is a contract job and my pto is called non contract days which they deduct partially from each paycheck to cover costs of the days I take off. Can they legally require me to get approval when my contract states that I just need to let them know as far in advance as possible when I need to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 13, 2022

No. The terms of your contract control.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: In Kentucky, can a buyer withdraw their offer after seller accepts when contract states only contingency is financing.

I’m selling land in Kentucky with no structures on it. Same realtor representing both parties. Realtor sent a contract from the buyer agreeing to fill asking price, with the only contingency being based on financing. Realtor told me via text the buyers already told her they had financing lined... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 30, 2022

If they withdrew bf you signed the contract accepting, the offer was withdrawn. If they withdrew the offer after you signed the contract, then you may have a legally binding contract. However, it also depends whether any consideration was required by the contract (ie down payment or earnest... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Just found out that the buy here pay here car lot that I'm buying my vehicle from has withheld information to me and ha

Lied to the DMVs office. My truck broke down upon doing a Vin check to find out what model it is to know which part it takes found out that it has a salvage title and three recalls on it. Which the car lot never said anything to me about the title or the recalls we had a verbal agreement on the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 30, 2022

Hire an attorney and file suit against the seller for fraud under the Ky Consumer Fraud Protection Act. You may be able to rescind the contract snd recover your attorney fees.

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