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1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Delaware on
Q: Is original contractor responsible for paying if client hires another contractor to fix first contractors damage in DE?

Damage resulted from first contractor doing work. If client does not allow first contractor/their choice sub-contractor to do repairs, and instead hires a contractor themselves, is the original contractor financially responsible to pay new contractors fees?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In Delaware, as in many jurisdictions, the original contractor may be held responsible for damages resulting from their work. If the work performed by the original contractor caused damage, and the client opts to hire another contractor for repairs, the original contractor could potentially be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Delaware on
Q: Do i trust a job offer contract fora company who does not have a website or really anything other than a facebook?

I have the contract I would love to get someone to look it over.

Floyd Edwin Ivey
Floyd Edwin Ivey
answered on Oct 16, 2020

The question regards a contract for employment. Was the contract received following an interview? Does the company sell goods or provide services? Is the employment offer for a job for which you applied? Does the Better Business Bureau or the Chamber of Commerce recognize? How long has the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Foreclosure and Personal Injury for Delaware on
Q: When is it possible for a lawyer to move a court or an arbitration hearing at a court without a claim or witness

the same individuals, as debt collectors for different entities, who are lawyers, has moved the court to sheriff sale two family properties, in less than four years, for an alleged debt and are currently attempting to move the court on a third family property, where I domicile, with no original... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 26, 2020

This is a matter for a Delaware attorney, but your post remains open for four weeks. It's difficult to tell exactly what is taking place, whether the other side is filing motions for change of venue. A quick consult with a Delaware attorney should be able to determine your best course of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Delaware on
Q: Is there any law in Delaware that states how long The LISTING Agent can HOLD an OFFER TO PURCHASE BEFORE PRESENTING?

I have made several offers to Purchase Real Estate and it seems these agents Hold onto these offers until something else comes in. I was under the impression that " TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE "

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Jul 8, 2019

It is impossible for anyone to find out if a Realtor is withholding offers, much less find out how long and the reason why. Think this all the way through: It could very well be that the seller has made it clear they will not accept any "low-ball" offers; and so the Realtor may be holding... View 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... View More

Bruce Alexander Minnick
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 Contracts and Real Estate Law for Delaware on
Q: In Delaware, what are the costs of a buyer backing out of a purchase agreement for a home?
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
answered on Jul 21, 2018

The executed Contract should contain those answers.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Delaware on
Q: Refusal of Contract, What can I do.

For the last 10 years, our company has been manufacturing defense articles under Manufacturing License Agreement with Authorized Company(CPS) in US, However, with the recent revisions to USML categories, nearly all of the items we manufacture have transitioned from USML- to Commerce Control List... View More

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Jul 14, 2015

Ask a DE lawyer to review the terms of the agreement, especially the portions addressing termination. Be well.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Delaware on
Q: Is a verbal agreement enforceable in Delaware if it was made for 1 yr?
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman
answered on May 26, 2013

Your question brings up a doctrine known as the statute of frauds, which provides that a contract that is incapable of being performed in one year is unenforceable.

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