Will this hold up in court?
answered on May 19, 2023
It depends on information which is not contained in your question. You can take the contract with the non-compete to an employment lawyer in or near the county where you want to work.
The FTC has proposed a rule that will make non-competes invalid across the United States when it goes into... Read more »
Was roped into a 55,000 contract for solar panels because they made me sign for the paper copy of the contract. Didn't know I was signing the actual contract. Now they came to install solar panels did half the job and left. Ive been calling for over a month and just found out the company went... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2023
Almost certainly. You clearly have claims for breach of contract, but you might also have claims under Wisconsin’s theft by contractor statute. All monies paid to a contractor by an owner for improvements constitute a trust fund in the hands of the contractor. These monies can only be used for... Read more »
I inherited a house from my father and sold it to a friend via land contract in 2014. He has payed the monthly payment regularly until recently. The contract states if a default payment continues for 30 days, I must provide notice thereof, delivered personally or mailed by certified mail, that he... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
You definitely need an attorney. Filing suit for eviction and possession will be critical.
"Foreclose" does not sound applicable, but if it is, you have problems. Lessee will not
leave easily after paying out alot of money, and may sue you in equity. Damage to the... Read more »
They have closed their doors and are under "restructuring. " They are working to finish install and start taking draws on account. What should I be doing to make sure they don't change their name, take the money and leave without providing service for 20 years?
answered on Apr 5, 2023
Don't pay them anything until they finish the install, you verify that the system is working as represented, and they give reasonable assurances of performance by posting a performance bond ensuring that they will provide all necessary maintenance services for 20 years as agreement.
answered on Aug 8, 2022
The class action has a website where you can do this, here:
Hired a company to remodel bath/tub area. They put in wrong materials, wrong (cheap) hardware, total sloppy job. We had local manager come in, he said they have to tear out and start from scratch. Then we never heard from them again. Multiple phone calls to salesman/manager/corporate HQ have gone... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2021
It sounds like you may have claims against the contractor - and defenses on the loan. It will be based (in part) on some additional facts and the contents of any written documents you signed. I suggest contacting a Wisconsin consumer lawyer for a free consultation to discuss your rights and options.
answered on Oct 7, 2020
There is no one answer to this question. Whether you have the ability to end the easement, is going to depend on a variety of factors, including the original language in the document in which the easement was granted. I suggest reviewing the deed with the easement language in it with a qualified... Read more »
answered on Aug 19, 2020
A Wisconsin attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. In general and basic terms, a Request for Proposal is meant to solicit a Proposal from contractors. As for the Bid, to solicit those, a business may use an Invitation to Bid. If you're talking about a fire... Read more »
Basically, I want to purchase on-demand liability insurance for independent contractors that get jobs through my site and I want to know if it is illegal to make this purchase as if I am them if I have their consent in signature form.
answered on Aug 9, 2020
A Wisconsin attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Insurance is generally governed by state laws, but as a general matter, if information falls through the cracks and the carrier raises a defense that they were not provided with accurate information as to a... Read more »
I am looking to break my lease in Wisconsin but my landlord is saying that my only option is to sublease and that I cannot break my lease
answered on Mar 31, 2020
A tenant may choose to break the lease. The landlord is then under a duty to mitigate damages - essentially to try to re-rent the unit. The tenant may then be held liable for the months in which no rent was collected from the tenant or the new tenant, the difference between the new tenant's... Read more »
Be responsible for April's rent I was paying 570 and they upped it to 645 this month so I thought that being month to month you only had to give 30 days notice ?plz help me
answered on Mar 5, 2020
For a month to month lease you have to give 28 days notice before the beginning of the next rental period unless the lease has a different notice provision. See Section 704.19 below:
704.19 Notice necessary to terminate periodic tenancies and tenancies at will.
704.19(1)(1) ... Read more »
My "residential offer to purchase" agrees to ingress egress easement from neighbor owner for parking. "seller shall deliver a written assessment in recordable form". Seller owned both homes at the time. 10yrs using easement access, the seller never recorded the easement and just... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2020
I am sorry to hear about this situation. Did the seller ever deliver the written assessment to you in recordable form? If so, it sounds like it may have been your responsibility to record it as the new buyer. Does the offer to purchase explicitly state who is supposed to record the easement? I... Read more »
Seller accepted offer to bump our offer, which gives us 72 hrs to remove our contingencies per the original accepted offer. We have removed our contingencies and sent back this information, seller refusing to acknowledge although seller's agent has acknowledged. We have met all of the agreed... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2020
Assuming the offer provided that the bump clause could be waived by the buyer within the 72 hours and assuming that you provided the proper and timely notice of waiver along with any required supporting documentation per the terms of the offer, then you could enforce the offer. If seller will not... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2020
In New York? None unless possibly bringing an equitable action based on fraud and concealment. I wouldn’t count on it.
But found out there’s a lien on the house with someone else. The person with the lien passed away recently. If I end up paying for the house who does the money go to? Or should I keep paying my land contract and he pays of the lien ?
answered on Feb 15, 2020
Land can be sold with liens attached to it. And whatever tax liens there are on the land will have to be satisfied before you or anyone else receives the deed.
My last complaint that I agreed to let a magistrate judge handle was dismissed without prejudice. So I am requesting trial by jury permissible by the 7th amendment rights.
answered on Feb 3, 2020
The 7th amendment jury trial applies to criminal cases, not civil cases.
Buying house, he is on the loan and I am not. The bank just said I cannot be put on the title because we are not married? Is this law or policy? Thank you!
answered on Dec 4, 2019
If two parties are not legally married, I do not recommend jointly owning property with someone who is also not liable for the mortgage on the property. Once you are married, your husband can add you to the title, if he wishes via deed. In Wisconsin we have a special form of ownership where married... Read more »
I signed a lease with company A that random February 2018 to January 31st 2019. The lease has an automatic renewal clause that stated it automatically renewed for 1 year but they would sent out a noticing giving provisions for lease renewal. Company A was sold to company B in November 2018 and a... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2019
When Company B acquired Company A your lease was also acquired and transferred to Company B whether you were told or not. so, regarding the issue of you breaking the lease and leaving early, you lose. Written contracts are written for a reason. And they are not easy to get out of.
I signed contract and offer was accepted for 1,000 over asking price plus 4,000 closing costs. initial closing was scheduled for june 28. Now they changed the closing to july, 20th without my approval. I paid for inspection and inspector says windows need to be replaced for the loan to go through.... Read more »
answered on May 30, 2019
It is impossible to answer a contract question without reading the contract. That being said, generally neither party may unilaterally change the terms of the offer. In the present case, if your lender will not fund the closing without the window replacement, then the terms of the contract may... Read more »
I was originally going to move into summer housing July 8th, and the landlord sent me the lease to sign (didn't have a signature of the landlord). I filled out my part and sent the paper to the landlord. Afterwards, I could not contact the landlord whatsoever - Facebook, email, call,... Read more »
answered on May 21, 2019
Based upon your facts the only reason you think you have an "incomplete lease" is because your copy does not have the landlord's signature on it; is that right? If so, the answer is tough darts. As long as you signed the lease you are liable under its terms. Look at the lease and... Read more »
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