Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In

Delaware Consumer Law Questions & Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Products Liability for Delaware on

Q: Dealership and manufacture will not work with me on my defective camper. Can not find a layer for help.

Sorry meant Lawyer for help.

Timur Akpinar answered on Jun 21, 2019

Based on these limited details, it's difficult to say why you were not able to find a lawyer to help you. It's possible that lawyers you spoke with did not see a strong or viable case, they may have felt that legal costs would have been out of proportion with the scope of the dispute, among other... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Delaware on

Q: We haven’t had water continuosely for a period of 5 months. They wont fix. What are my legal remedies.

Well water, pump in landlords basement. Some days water is off for 13 hours, it’s now a daily occurrence. I’ve mailed landlord a registered letter. Rent paid on time for 12 years. Do I put rent in escrow account? A friend of mine would have fixed it for them, they refused. They are now angry... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 30, 2019

This is not (yet) a legal issue. This sounds like a problem best looked into by your county health department.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: Will my ex filing bankruptcy affect my credit score?

My ex fiance and I purchased a house together in Delaware and both our names are on the mortgage and deed. I pay the mortgage and have always. Over 2 years ago, he abandoned the house and moved out of state. He filed for bankruptcy in Arizona. I found out when I went to make the mortgage payment... Read more »

Charles Snyderman answered on Jun 21, 2014

This is more of a bankruptcy question than a consumer law question, and I am not an expert in bankruptcy. However, it is my opinon that s long as you make the payments on time, his filing for bankruptcy protection will not affect your credit score.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: Is there a limit on late fees charged by Municapalities for water, sewer, trash collection etc.?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jun 21, 2014

Please let us know which city or town you are concerned about.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: for the 3 year Statute of Limitations on credit cards... is the end date the point at being served, or the day of filing

this is for Delaware law.

Charles Snyderman answered on Jun 20, 2014

The date of filing with the Court

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: What recourse does the buyer have when trying to return car 4 months later?

I helped a friend sell her car by putting it on my lawn. She gave me permission to sell it. I wrote a bill of sale with my name on it but the title was signed by owner not me. All money went to owner. I did not receive anything in return for this. I never owned it, drove it, or anything. I was... Read more »

Charles Snyderman answered on Mar 25, 2014

Please explain why the bill of sale had your name on it when you were not the owner?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: Can a judge order a vehicle lien company to remove someone off of the loan?

Charles Snyderman answered on Dec 22, 2013

Please provide more information about the situation you are describing.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: We refinanced our house in 2006 with Centex. They in turn sold our mortgage to ASC but forgot to remove their name from

The deed. Now we are trying to get a loan modification with ASC but they can't clear the title. WHAT DO WE DO????

Charles Snyderman answered on May 26, 2013

Your question is somewhat confusing because a lender's name is never on the deed. In any event, the best thing to do is to contact the attorney who represented you when you refinanced in 2006.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: DELAWARE -HANDYMAN CAME TO MY HOME AND DIDN'T COMPLETE 1 JOB & REFUSED TO RETURN MY $500 DEP. ON ANOTHER JOB. I'M 70 YR

Charles Snyderman answered on Feb 3, 2013

Contact the Delaware Attorney General's Consumer Fraud Division

http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/consumers/index.shtml

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: HANDYMAN DIDN'T FINISH A JOB FOR WHICH HE WAS PAID & REFUSED TO RETURN THE DEP. ON A JOB NOT BEGUN. I'M 70 YEARS OLD.

HE REFUSES TO RETURN MY CALLS OR THE DEPOSIT FOR ANOTHER JOB NOT YET BEGUN. IS THERE ANY PROTECTION FOR AN ELDERLY HOMEOWNER?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 16, 2013

Contact the Delaware Attorney General's Office. They have a unit that handles matters like this.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: I Need a Public Defender for Case against Kustom Auto Services installing a DEFECTIVE ENGINE! HELP!!

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 16, 2013

The Public Defender in Delaware represents individuals who are arrested or charged with a crime who cannot afford a lawyer. Based on your reference to a defective engine, the Public Defender cannot help you. You should contact an attorney for help.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: Is it free if an item rings up wrong at the register?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 7, 2013

Not unless that is the policy of the store in which you are shopping.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Delaware on

Q: Can receive half of my mortage back,if my name was not on the mortage Papers?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 7, 2013

I wish you had provided more information. I will assume that you are saying that you contributed money toward the mortgage payments someone else owed on a house, that you were not on the mortgage, and that now you would like to get back some of the money you paid. It doesn't look promising for you,... Read more »

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.