I live in ohio, am a navy vet, and have a lawyer who will represent me in court. He has said that I do not have to show up, and that we will plead not guilty. Is this a good move and should I show up? I also have not signed a contract with him. Should I get a contract?
MOST COURTS IN OHIO ACCEPT FAXED OR E-MAIL NOT GUILTY PLEAS FROM ATTORNEYS. IT AVOIDS WASTING THE ATTORNEYS TIME SHOWING UP AT AN ARRAIGNMENT WHERE NOTHING REALLY GETS DONE OTHER THAN A PLEA ENTERED AND A JUDGE ASSIGNED.
Over the past month, I have been in the process of purchasing a house using a Loan company that insisted on using a General Contractor. After negotiating his bids (several rewrites), I finally got him down to somewhat reasonable pricing for the jobs that needed to be done (required by loan... Read more »
There was no contract requiring that you pay him for his time. He did not suggest that he should be compensated for his time during the negotiations. He can file a lawsuit, but he should not be able to prevail.
I have recently started smelling tobacco smoke in my apartment. It has been causing me to wake up with a headache, and coughing. I emailed my landlord about it and she replied saying " Unfortunately the lease states there is no smoking within the towers, I cannot control what each resident does in... Read more »
You can only get out of the lease if landlord will agree. Your lease probably does not require landlord to take action if there is smoking. You could pay your rent into escrow with the local court, and the court will hold a hearing to determine if there is anything landlord can do. Check the...Read more »
Me and my boyfriend got a car together about a month ago and we now have broken up. The tile is in my name but the loan is in ours. We signed a 6 year contract with the bank. He agrees to still pay his half of the monthly payments until the car is paid off or he gives me the total amount of his... Read more »
It is extremely unlikely that he will keep paying on your car for 6 years, or pay half of the purchase price for a car he doesn't use. Even if you have a valid contract, if boyfriend quits paying, then you would have to sue him to collect -- and it would take several months. And you might not be...Read more »
My company conducts estate sales. We take jobs by the value of our clients belongings. Our client received the contract where we state you cannot remove any items from the home as they are deemed for sale. They ignored this & took out items anyway. This was in breach of contract. The client also... Read more »
Since the contract was not signed, that makes things more difficult. If there is litigation, you can claim that they verbally agreed to the terms of the contract. They can dispute that. If you can't work it out with them, then they might sue you to collect the proceeds you have retained. You...Read more »
The apt lease is supposed to end in October 2019.I’ve moved out of state and in Dallas right now.I gave them verbal notice in Aug that i wont be extending lease, that time they did not notify me that i need to give them written notice .now apt has sent me auto renewal notice for a year without... Read more »
If the lease had an auto renew provision that required 60 days written notice to not renew, and if you did not give written notice, then the lease renewed, and you are legally obligated to pay the rent for the rest of the lease term, unless landlord makes good faith efforts to re-rent and gets a...Read more »
I haven't taken possession of my house or even had my first walk through. we have not even made our last payment. I live next door so i watched all of this and informed them. They said they are not going to fix it. Are they responsible to give us what we paid for. we did not pay for a cracked... Read more »
Some cracking in the driveway and sidewalks occur, but it seems odd that it would occur so soon in your concrete. If you still have funds left to pay, I would have the driveway and sidewalk inspected before making any further payment. Make sure you use a reputable expert in concrete issues, not...Read more »
To be valid, all the statutory requirements must be followed for a mechanic's lien. That can include delivering a Notice of Furnishing and Notice of Commencement, posting a copy of a Notice of Commencement, providing copies when requested, recording the lien affidavit within the time deadline, and...Read more »
My condo association has used scare tactics and harassing tactics to squeeze money out of homeowners. Some have filed bankruptcy not not knowing the management company that has been receiving payments for the last 13 years, has been cancelled by the state. Yet they have still used a law firm to... Read more »
The articles of incorporation are often cancelled for failure to pay annual fees. The corporation can have the articles reinstated and ratify the conduct by a shareholder's meeting. As a shareholder, I believe that every owner is a member of the association, you are entitled to receive the...Read more »
It depends on how the inspection contingency is written in the sales contract. Try to work it out with the buyer, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the contract and advise you.
I entered into a contract with a contractor for home repair services. The work was divided into three separate sections. He’s completed two of those, and not yet started the third. If no expenses have occurred in the third section, can I back out and pay for only the first two?... Read more »
You can try to negotiate an early lease termination with landlord on whatever terms landlord might accept. But landlord could refuse. If so, then you could start paying your rent on time each month into escrow with your local court, which will hold a hearing to determine if landlord has any...Read more »
I purchased a instrumental directly from a seller. I found the instrumental on YouTube and contacted the person who made it. He doesn’t sell through a trusted site because he said it takes a good portion from his sales and does it directly. He also informed me that he will take it down from... Read more »
It sounds like the real reason the seller does not use trusted sites to market his stuff is because he can sell the same stuff over and over and over to many trusting people like you if he uses his own site to bilk unsuspecting people. You might want to hire a lawyer to investigate this dude and...Read more »
The realtor is not a party to the sales contract. If the seller breaches the contract with buyer, then buyer sues the seller. If realtor participated in the breach in some way, realtor can also be named as a defendant. It is not likely to be cost-effective to go to small claims court for that...Read more »
The salesman then lied to me and told me the increase was due to bank fees for the loan. Now that I'm a customer of said bank, I've inquired about those "fees"; they've informed me there are no fees or charges to apply for an auto loan. Original price was $16993.00 and at contract time the amount... Read more »
No, bait and switch is when they advertise a particular car for some very attractive amount of money (the bait) and then when you get there to buy it, they tell you the car you wanted was sold--and then try to move you up to a more expensive car (the switch). It is hard to tell why they jacked the...Read more »
his address & apt number have changed due to the first apartment not be ready. His lease starts 8/1. Is this legal? Apartment layout has changed, unit is a down grade, he already made a change of address.
Advice: Forget about him "already changing his address." Why? Because he can change it again.
Focus on the facts that are relevant: Signing a lease for a specific apartment your son walked through and bargained for means that your son is entitled to move into that specific apartment--or an...Read more »
I signed over car to daughter with agreement for her to make monthly payments for the car. She took car never paid. She’s currently in jail and her husband refuses to give car back. How do I get the car back.
I cosigned a vehicle and the other person turned it back into the dealership, now they are coming after me for the money, am I responsible for that? Can they garnish my wages for a vehicle they took back?
A co-signer is equally liable for any financial loss on the loan or the vehicle that. If the lender or dealer sues and gets a judgment, they can garnish wages. They also can make an adverse entry on credit reports, lowering credit scores.
I found a puppy online. I contacted the owner on FB msger but got no reply. I then saw the same puppy listed with another woman claiming to be seller's mom. I messaged her about the puppy, and we made arrangements. I never actually spoke with the daughter. Mother disclosed that the pup had an... Read more »
It depends on what the contract says regarding the deposit. It does seem like there are multiple red flags here and you might be dealing with an Amish puppy mill situation. If you had a firm agreement that you could get the puppy for the week of July 9, that might be sufficient to get the deposit...Read more »
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