We have an inspection contingency in the contract and after the inspection came back with mold and other significant findings we decided to cancel the contract. The seller is not signing the release for the title company to release our funds. How can we get our earnest money back? Can the... Read more »
Sometimes sellers can be frustrated when a contract falls through. As long as your cancellation of the contract was within the time provided by the contract you are entitled to return of your earnest money deposit. An attorney can help you with this issue.
I'm not aware of any cases addressing you specific issue. The statute seems to contemplate either mailed notice or in-person delivery of the notice, because it states, "Cancellation occurs when the buyer gives written notice of cancellation to the seller at the address stated in the agreement."...Read more »
There is one sentence stating the lease will automatically renew after year lease but was never told how we had to avoid that. We assumed that our lease was up in September and we told them we were moving and they said we never told them not to renew the lease. How can we get out of this lease. We... Read more »
Have an attorney read the lease and see if there is a way out. Leases commonly have automatic renewal provisions and they are generally enforceable. You could have given timely written notice that you were not renewing.
Here is the situation: Currently the debtors are working with me, and agreeing to work out payment solutions including legal action if necessary. I want to make sure this next document\contract we sign contains the right words follows the right steps to allow me to collect should this go to a legal... Read more »
Any contract attorney should be able to help you with this type of agreement. If the debtors breach the agreement you will still have to go through the court process but you can put in provisions that will give them incentive not to breach.
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.
already paid, they stated none of my money will go towards my new wedding date. The contract only states just the deposit is nonrefundable. I have decided that I will no longer move forward with this venue for that reason. Are they legally allowed to keep all of the money I have invested beyond the... Read more »
I went to a company for products and services was quoted a price before signing the contract and now that I have signed the contract they are saying that the price I agreed to is wrong and I was never given a copy of the contract
Your opening statement does not work well with the facts you stated later. Were you misled into signing a contract and want out, or is the provider trying to change the terms of the contract and you want it to stay as is?
Unless someone continues paying for the storage unit the storage has the right to lock it--and after a certain period of time--the right to open it and remove all the property. So: If all the stuff is yours go tell the storage company what's happening, and tell them you will be glad to pay all the...Read more »
Resubmit Q rewritten: What legal regress / Protections are afforded Consumers when a Judge holds a Biased Court, refuses to let the Jury See Evidence /Hear Evidences of Willful, Wanton/Malicious Fraud, Misrepresentation of Consumers, Breach Of Contract by Owners of State Unlicensed Lodging... Read more »
FYI: The "Judiciary" does not "prosecute" anyone. The judiciary adjudicates legal disputes arising between people and brought in various civil courts--and in some situations the judiciary also hears and decides criminal cases brought by state and federal prosecutors against people accused of...Read more »
We are trying to fire our present garbage company and change to a different company with much better pricing. Our original company was bought out by Waste Management a few months ago. They claim that we had a contract with L&K started in 2006 and that it went for 5 years and then renewed... Read more »
What you have is a contract issue. An attorney would need to read the contract to provide you with sound advice. That being said, I’m familiar with waste industry contracts and they are generally harsh. The often renew automatically unless the customer gives sufficient notice of non-renewal....Read more »
Her first name is misspelled on all the documents, and does not correspond with the name that she is registered as an agent under in the state of MO. She also entered into a rental agreement with me, as my tenant, under this misspelling and is in default (not paying per the terms of her lease). Is... Read more »
Misspellings frequently occur in all legal documents, including the ones of concern toy you here. Rather than waste time worrying about the spelling of your tenant's name you should consider starting the eviction process--using the same spelling on the lease. Or if you are a perfectionist, use BOTH...Read more »
Unless the written trust document requires the trustee to "keep a beneficiary informed of trust activity" there is little you can do. As a beneficiary, you might want to know--and keep in mind--that every time you cause the trustee to respond or do any other work related to the trust they charge...Read more »
Since you asked this question twice, I will give you the same answer as I did before:
"Generally, yes, because of the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the Constitution of the United States--which requires all states in the union honor the judgments of all other states. However, as noted in...Read more »
It depends. Was the judgment issued through a Missouri court or a Kansas court? If it was a Kansas judgment, was the Missouri attorney counsel of record in the case? If it was a Kansas judgment, has it been registered here in Missouri? If it was a Missouri judgment, then a garnishment may be...Read more »
If proper notice of termination was given and the tenant holds over possession, then the owner may file an unlawful detainer case. Until you are the owner, you have no right to file the lawsuit unless you get the lease rights assigned to you.
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