I called less than 24hrs after signing to cancel it. I do not have the car in my possession and the down payment money was not provided because the deal will be completed if my current insurance pay for the previous car. The dealership is insisting that they cannot unwind the deal. The leasing... Read more »
The answer entirely depends on the specific words and provisions on the contract. It is impossible for anyone to tell you yes or no without reviewing the exact words in the contract. You may need to pay an attorney to review the contract and give you advice on this. Consult an attorney!
A controlled by took place where in the video record of the controlled by there is footage of a minor smoking. I thought that without a minors permission given it is against the law and against their rights?
There are laws against video voyeurism (Fla. Stat. 810.145) and recording audio without a person's consent (934.03), but both laws have exceptions for law enforcement. This should be discussed with the criminal defense attorney handling the case. Also, legal steps can be taken to protect the...Read more »
In the most general sense, you have the right to sue for breach of contract or only pay what was agreed to. However, breach of contract cases are extremely fact specific and fairly complex, legally speaking. You may or may not have a claim. Consult an attorney if you think it is worth bringing a...Read more »
Yes, generally speaking, you could be held liable for the damages (bills). Under Florida Statute § 767.01 "Owners of dogs shall be liable for any damage done by their dogs to a person or to any animal included in the definitions of “domestic animal” and “livestock” as provided by s....Read more »
My dad didn't want to put any money in the house to be built,so he did not. About 2yrs went by an my father took a nasty fall down the balcony stairs one night an now he has neurological problems an of course on medication. One evening i looked up the property an it use to be in both there... Read more »
No. You have to remove people from your property using the law. Throwing away people's belongings, cutting off water, etc., is called "self-help" and is specifically prohibited. Hire an attorney to get rid of the squatters, and their junk, legally.
I have a judgment against me personally from 10 years ago (yes he renewed it). Since then I bought a property in an llc name. I'm now I'm refinancing and this judgment came up. The underwriter said it must be paid first. I don't understand.
When a judgment is recorded, the judgment attaches to the ownership interest in real property of the judgment debtor. You'll have to ask the underwriter these questions. Is it possible that the creditor recorded a lien against your LLC? Sure, it's possible, but unlikely. Otherwise, seek...Read more »
I'm a retired police officer from Massachusetts. I was involved in several investigations that have been completed but the trials have not started. I do not believe that my testimony is really germane to the cases.
Valid subpoenas served on witnesses are enforceable especially in today's world of zoom appearances...My suggestion is to contact the office of the attorney serving the subpoena and/or the prosecutors involved in the cases.
I purchased a car 3 days ago from a licensed dealer. A week before, I had test drove the car and it was driving perfectly. I had to sell my car in order to have all the cash to pay him which I did last Saturday. As soon as I had the cash, he drove to my location with my new car and I paid him and... Read more »
A contract is enforceable even when it is verbal. Not signing the title does not mean there was not a contract. Your conduct of paying him and getting a car are sufficient proof. You may have other right to get your money back depending on the circumstances and the promises made. There is no way to...Read more »
Sounds like a plea bargain…probation is probation regardless of who is doing the monitoring. Felony probation typically exceeds twelve months, while misdemeanor probation is typically less than twelve. Regardless, you are being supervised by a state/county agency for the time period the judge...Read more »
I live in a single family rental home I just moved into a few months ago. There is two massive trees in the back yard which have been pretty badly untrimmed and not taken care of but still alive and growing. Apparently one tree it seems like bugs have been living inside it and hollowing it out. A... Read more »
In Florida, there is a legal principle known as the Implied Warranty of Habitability. Florida landlords are required to keep their rental properties in safe and livable condition. According to the state’s “implied warranty of habitability,” Florida tenants are guaranteed a livable rental...Read more »
We were married on a whim in Vegas by a man we met that invited us to a party, Lots of drinking. He was supposed to be a person who could legally do it. If I remember correctly he gave us paperwork in script that I think was supposed to act as a temporary license while he filed the rest with a... Read more »
It sounds like the most efficient thing to do would be to apply for a marriage license and properly complete the marriage. All regularly ordained ministers of the gospel or elders in communion with some church, or other ordained clergy, and all judicial officers, including retired judicial...Read more »
A state attorney from a certain county can bring charges against someone from a different county for a crime that occurred in the state attorney’s county. In other words, if a crime occurs in Miami-Dade, but the defendant is from Broward, the Miami-Dade ASA can charge the defendant from Broward...Read more »
I'm in FL. Been filing married filing jointly for 6 years, but was never aware of anything as my husband was doing everything and also signing for me (I knew about it, I trusted him). Now he told me he owes a lot of money to the IRS. I've never had anything to do with his business and I... Read more »
Suppose your husband incurred the debt before you guys married, then the debt is in his name alone. However, if the tax debt occurred during the marriage and you file Married Filing Joint, you are also responsible for the tax debt. The best way to protect yourself from having any refunds or credits...Read more »
You cannot record any hearings without the court being aware of it and authorizing it. WHat is the always available route is to hire a court reporter to take down everything that happens and can create a transcript of the hearing after attending.
You should review your business documents such as your Corporate Bylaws or LLC Operating Agreement. You would want to contact an attorney and have them take a look at the documents that you do have in place, and if there are none in place then it goes to state default statutes. You really need to...Read more »
My husband has a fatal genetic disease that destroys the part of the brain where reasoning and rational thinking is processed. He is considered severely mentally ill. He has an upcoming case to reduce or eliminate alimony due to losing 1/3 of his income. We have presented clear need for reduction... Read more »
Evidence regarding his disease probably can be presented at the hearing, assuming it is an evidentiary hearing. But be careful trying to present a "written statement" as evidence; that would probably be regarded as inadmissible hearsay and opinion by a non-expert (if you try to testify...Read more »
We live in a corner lot, and we would like to build a 6 foot fence on the property perimeter. We'd like to know how far can we take the fence to the line property, and if we can consider one of the "fronts" of a corner property as a "side". Only the "main"... Read more »
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