I have a stop work order from the township because the of no permits and since is a 3 family home we need the plans to be draw from a professional architect. I want to get out if the contract and find someone else to do the work. But because the contractor has out we have a contract we need to... Read more »
You will need to do what is necessary to obtain a building permit. You may an opportunity to file suit against the first contractor under the for violation of the Consumer Protection Law for home improvements. Speak to an attorney.
I leased a car with MSRP=35310; Down:8000; Monthly: 375*18(month);tax_etc=2107 Residual:29300. After signing the lease I realized that Agreed cost is showing as 40014 which I don't think I agreed. I am feeling like I have been cheated. Is there a way to revert the lease and get my money back ?... Read more »
This is not something that can be answered without a document review. That is also the same reason a price for what it will cost cannot be provided. However, this will probably exceed the time and work that most attorneys will offer in a free consultation. So you should expect to pay for about an...Read more »
For context, I accidentally signed a contract with a third party energy supplier. I was able to cancel the contract right away and I confirmed with the company that my account is closed. After my request to cancel the contract, I was able to receive a cancellation number and a notice of... Read more »
Without reviewing the initial agreement specifically whether there is included the procedure for cancelling, it would appear that the information you provided would support that you proceeded promptly and diligently in cancelling the contract.
The question as posed omits much important information. This includes whether or not there was a written agreement, whether or not one party is a licensed professional, whether or not the agreement was negotiated in NJ, and other issues that may become relevant.
Yes, provided there is no noncancellation clause in the contract. However, the client will be responsible to pay for work done to date you received the cancellation notice which should be in writing . Additionally the client shall be responsible for reimbursement for actual expenses incurred.
Yes, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which provides for triple damages plus attorneys fees has a very broad reach and can even be applied to businesses as well as people. Not only can plumbers and electricians be held in violation of the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, but also the New Jersey Home...Read more »
I'm a defendant in a small claims case (New Jersey - $3,000) with a plumber. I want to file a counter claim contesting the original issue, but also file a claim for separate issues for a higher $$ value of approximately $6,000. These additional issues include violations to the New Jersey... Read more »
They have been out 4 times already to try and fix the problem. We now have 3 rooms of ceiling damage. We want panels off, roof replaced and contract loan taken care of. They have not fixed or ceilings with water damage.
You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney, who has substantial experience handling home improvement contractor cases that violate both the New Jersey Home Improvement Contractor Act and The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. Although you would at all times be responsible for your own...Read more »
I was set to buy a house in NJ. The couple were getting a divorce and they accepted everything. We had a closing date but husband left state 2 weeks prior and did not sign final paper work. He got in an accident and has brain damage. Wife cancelled agreement to purchase. She had given permission... Read more »
One needs to be competent to sign a legal document. You did not describe the extent of the injury. An action to appoint a guardian would be required if the injury made it impossible for the seller to be deemed unable to understand the nature or terms of the documents to be signed in order to...Read more »
Every lease in NJ, both written and oral, are deemed to include the provision of quiet enjoyment. This means no one can enter the leased premises without the renter's permission unless it is an emergency such as a water or gas leak. If repairs are not made within a reasonable period of time,...Read more »
Cost us over $100,000, continued property tax and maintenance and change of market due to rising interest rates. Kept telling us town issues, NOT, other issues, not ours. Talking about finally closing in a week , then Monday got a text saying the deal was over as he couldn’t get financing. It... Read more »
Yes, but I suggest you write to contract purchaser that you are declaring that the buyer has violated the terms of the contract. Further, you are keeping the deposit in satisfaction of the losses you have suffered by buyers' failure to perform.
My employer detailed a $6,000 a month x 12 month training cost that required 24 months of work upon completion of the program otherwise repayment for the uncompleted months. Research shows the training program used did not cost 72k and my training did not last 12 months, only the “orientation... Read more »
More information is needed here - you should contact a New Jersey contract attorney to discuss your situation in greater detail. Repayment terms are generally enforceable to the extent they fairly approximate the value of what your employer paid for. However, the longer you've worked with the...Read more »
I was unaware what a co-signer was. I responded but the original signer did not. Would the court be able to put the full responsibility of the debt on me. I was just diagnosed with cancer and have no income while he does. Debt is from passaic county and I live in Passaic county. Court is in Morris... Read more »
As a cosigner, you are fully responsible for the debt. Age or state of health is no defense. If a judgment is entered against you, it is a valid lien for 20 years. You may be able to have the debt discharged by filing in bankruptcy. Speak to an attorney with bankruptcy experience,
After the death of the first one. I applied and the title it was later put on hold. It’s been over 3 yrs. There is a new pastor and now I’ve been asked again to give a resume for this title but they already have it, do I need to do it again, and why do I have to apply, I’ve been playing as... Read more »
One of our collective bargaining agreements includes an addition $[1.50 per hour if certain equipment is utilized. However our employer told me that because I’m already making prevailing wage in NJ they don’t need to pay me any additional money. They told me I’m making enough money.
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