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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: In a land contract does the buyer get a loan?

My mother put a CD down so I could get a loan in my name. Four years later she said I had to get a loan without the CD or move.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 4, 2021

Not necessarily.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Is this a breach of contract?

] had a rent to own,agreement with a lady to pay me 400 per month pay the insurance and taxes. After the first few months she started be late and short on thw payments and completly stopped pating the insurance after about a year has never attempted to pay any taxes and its been over 2 years. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2021

File a forcible detainer (eviction) against her snd get her out. It is a breach of the contract as you said.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I have a "tenancy by the entirety" co-ownership with someone I was never married too. Will this error help or hurt me.

For the past 3 years she has lived in the house and refuses to sell the house. She will not allow me to use the property. Can I partition to sell. Will the co ownership error help or hurt me if I take her to court? I also am a co-signer on the loan.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 8, 2021

Should help you. File suit to sell and divide. Likely cannot be partitioned but it can be sold.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: what are my rights as a customer for storage fees on a vehicle at a mechanic with no contract explaining such policies.

The mechanic a good guy and fairly enough I feel that he should be given some money. I called explaining that I've been through a lot in the last three months and simply asked to bill me and when I get back to work I surely will give him some money. I just don't want it to continue to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 24, 2021

Yes. He can hold the car. He has a mechanics lien by statute. You should go see him face to face snd see if you can work it out between yourselves. If not, you’ll need to hire a lawyer to file suit for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have to pay off loans or credit cards for my deceased Mom? She had no estate and $10,000 in life insurance.

When she passed I notified a loan company and credit cards, sent death certificates and was told they'd be forgiven. But now I'm getting calls and letters from them saying that they weren't forgiven and need to be paid. Since she only had a small insurance amount and the bills... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 5, 2021

Don’t pay anything else. Lithe insurance money is yours and passes outside the estate. If she had nothing, there is nothing to pay them with and you are in no way liable for any of her debts.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: Who owes me money? My former employer or my bank?

My former employer gave me a paper check that I deposited into my primary bank. I was told by the bank that the check was bad. They told me I didn't have to pay the fees for it, but that I was going to have my account closed.

I let my employer know and they gave me the okay to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

Sue them both.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant, Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: My partners landlord added my name to his lease without my permission or app. And added me to an eviction.

She lied in court saying that we added my name to the lease. When we obtained the copy with my name on there from the leasing office. We were advised by county clerk and prosecutor to pursue legal action. Do I have a case? I don't know who to talk to.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

You will need to consult a civil attorney to consider litigation.

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Can we cancel a contract if the fulfillment of the contract is taking too long?

The contract we signed was for pouring our concrete patio. We paid 50% down per the contract. The contract was to begin April 5. It has taken 2 1/2 months and we still don’t have our con Crete. The contract we signed has a termination clause and this clause says that the contract can only be... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 18, 2021

Depends solely on the terms of your contract. You should probably have a lawyer examine it for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Car towed, only received one letter by certified mail past statute conformities.

Tow lot is saying they have sent two letters by certified mail, I’ve only received the latter of the two. Never received any notice of certified mail from post office for first letter as laid out by postal service guidelines. Tow lot is stating they’ve sent two letters. What can I do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 14, 2021

You can sue them in small claims court.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Referencing krs 376.275

If I have not received any documentation by certified mail can I be charged more than 10 days storage for a tow? Again referencing KRS 376.275

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 11, 2021

No, you cannot be charged more than 10 days storage if the notice is not in conformity with the statute.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I have a non-compete contract with a Corp. The Corp contract was not renewed.

The news Corp wants to hire me.

What are the implications of breaching the non compete.

Few jobs are available in my specialty in my geographic location.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 24, 2021

The answer lies within the terms of your non-compete.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability and Lemon Law for Kentucky on
Q: Retrieving money due to non disclosure of our vehicle having a rebuilt salvage title.

In March we purchased a vehicle from a local buy here pay here, we were told lies about how a woman had owned it for years and just wanted something new. The day after I received title in mail, the passenger tire flew off due to three of six wheel studs snapping due to being turned to tight. The... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 24, 2021

Sue the seller for fraud and violations of the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I signed a contract to sell my house, is there any way to back out?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 19, 2021

Depends on the terms of the contract.

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Contracts and Banking for Kentucky on
Q: Son totalled his truck, insurance expired, owes 26K to bank. Junk yard won't take vehicle. Bankruptcy solve problem?
Lloyd M. Nolan
Lloyd M. Nolan answered on May 7, 2021

That would be one solution, assuming that bankruptcy makes sense otherwise. If he has low income, owns little or nothing, and has other significant deaths, this could be a reasonable option.

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have to give left over property to previous owner.

I have owned the property for almost a year now and the previous owner still hasn't retrieved anything off the ground but wants to try now after this long and I don't want him to have it now without compensation of some kind maybe even storage fees?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 5, 2021

Depends on the circumstances under which the property was left on your premises.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I am the power of attorney for someone and I wish to be revoked. What do I need to do,and where do I start? Thanks
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 13, 2021

Simply sign a rescission or revocation of the POA and give notice to the grantor.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Can I break my lease because of intimidation and feeling unsafe?

I wanted to get a very large drain fixed in front of my parking spot because I’ve fallen into it and my car is damaged because of it and I called the city, they came to look at it and the maintenance people kicked them off the property and came to my apartment and yelled at me for trying to get... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 3, 2021

No. Those are not grounds to break your lease.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can anything be done after a year of living in new home, but just now coming across problems.

My family has lived in this has for a little over a year during the inspection before the home was bought they made a list of problems that needed to be fixed, however they did not disclose information about a large hole in the wall that hid behind cabinets that the owners tried to patch with sheet... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 23, 2021

Yes. If they failed to disclose the defects, you have a cause of action against them.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: if someone sells a home under false pretense can anything be done?

bought a house 60 days ago and since then have come to find we were lied to about everything from the roof to the floor...the house should be condemned instead. the roof leaks,the floor is missing in places and we have been told so what

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. But One would have to seen the contract for sale and closing documents to properly and thoroughly answer your question. However, you do have recourse.

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