Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Kentucky Contracts Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Collections and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: If you take someone to court for dishonor of a prommisary note. Do you need to send a letter of dishonor

Also would this be small claim court sueing for non payment of $4000.00

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 28, 2021

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue a lawyer for unprofessional conduct hand write contract I can't read an failing to sign into my case

Can I sue this local lawyer for unprofessional conduct he provided a note pad paper scribble on it call it a contract took 1400 dollars for my injury case promised he move it did not an did not even announce are sign into my case showing he was my lawyer at all an I the client had to catch the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2021

You need to have an independent attorney review your case and determine how to proceed. Whether you can sue the first lawyer will depend largely on whether you have actual damages from his handling of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: I need to show proof of emancipation for a lease. How do I do that?

I need to show proof of emancipation. I didn’t go through a court because I Moved out on self support. Do I need a piece of paper signed by my parent or how would I show it?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 10, 2021

A letter from your parent should do it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Kentucky on
Q: I got scammed by a so called contractor he took my money and gave me a receipt can I take him to court and get my money

He gave me a receipt and a wrote out contract that he signed

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 4, 2021

File a criminal complaint instead for Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Health Care Law for Kentucky on
Q: how can an individual sell a home to a relative for 1$ and how much will this affect Medicaid?

the seller is currently in an assisted living facility the goal is to save the home which the adult childeren live.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 4, 2021

It can see for $1 because the $1 qualifies as valuable consideration. Much more info is needed to determine what effect, if any, it will have on Medicaid.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Appraisal came back lower than initial accepted offer Sellers agreed to sell at lower price. Sellers are going to sue us

Appraisal came back Monday evening and scheduled to close Thursday. We did not accept new appraisal offer due to the loan to value ratio and made a counter offer Thursday morning (closing day). Seller won’t accept our offer and is going through with legal action. Does the seller have grounds to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 28, 2021

What is your question?

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

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.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.