She was given an agreement next day to sign that gave all the details about rent amount, when, where and how to pay, etc. She never signed the agreement. I asked her to provide police report, she has not produced yet. I made search on internet to find that she has a criminal record of illegal... Read more »
Your best bet is to hire an attorney to give the notice that's legally required before you can file an eviction case, then to file the case on your behalf. No case can be filed unless the notice, in totally proper form, is given to the tenant. If you can't afford full services of an attorney, you...Read more »
I discontinued work with this particular client because I discovered he was committing what I was quiet certain was investor fraud and did not want this to affect my or my companies reputation. I later discovered that he left the state of Connecticut because he had been summoned and fined for the... Read more »
Unless you sue the deadbeat client and receive a Judgment, collecting all the money they owe you is nearly impossible--especially without competent counsel to help you. Look for a good lawyer using the Find a Lawyer tab at the top of every page.
No one on earth could possibly know or tell you whether you "will get your money back" from YOUR girlfriend. If you still care about her, tell your "mutual friends" that you will accept some reasonable monthly repayment schedule; and then if she agrees, get it reduced to writing.
One option here could be to arrange a brief consult with a Florida attorney first before doing anything involving reissuing bills under a different set of computations. It's all up to you, but a good Florida attorney could look at your overall situation in terms of the underlying...Read more »
They will get a default judgment most likely and they win, then they will start the process of trying to find out about your assets and work towards trying to garnish your accounts and employment pay. It is advised that you attend the mediation, do not let them bully you, do not sign anything you...Read more »
We were at an apartment complex from 08/2016-08/2017. Before and after the lease we completed the inspection form and noted the status of the carpet (hard, in need of cleaning, stains). After we moved out we gave them our new address and went on with our lives just thinking we'd never see our... Read more »
The amount of money involved is worth hiring a lawyer to review your old lease and the documents being provided by the collection company, and any other written documentation favorable to your case (like a copy of the "notifications" of the terrible condition of the carpet when you moved in). Some...Read more »
I cancelled the job when my mom got sick and they agreed to it and was supposed to refund her money. That took 3 months of text messages that I have copies of. She never got her money. They talked her into doing the job when i was not consulted. They charged her extra for a shower door and did not... Read more »
Very sorry for your loss and please accept my condolences.
As you have stated, there are no assets and you have not co-signed on any debts. There is no responsibility or requirement to open a probate ever. You can comfortably and entirely ignore all creditors, they are out of luck and have...Read more »
The garnishee would be the "occupant/tenant" of the rental address (not a person's name), for the partial rent, and would be the only tenant occupying the single rental, and the agreement would keep the tenant's rights, and responsibilities to landlord, intact. It's all the same to the tenant.
The parties do not need a judge to "document it." That is not what judges do. Both of you should hire a lawyer and have them draft whatever needs to be drafted. As you say, the tenant should not care; all he does is write rent checks to whoever is supposed to get the money. The landlord MUST agree;...Read more »
You are approaching the end of the statute of limitations for breach of contract (four years). Unfortunately, you're probably beyond the time period for filing a lien on the property to secure payment for your services. Nevertheless, I strongly recommend you either file a suit yourself in small...Read more »
Please help. I am treated daily at a methadone clinic. I receive medicaid from state of Florida which pays 100% of bill. For about a year i had an hmo Molina heathcare. Recently molina is no longer with medicaid. I asked my counselor at clinic. What hmo to switch to she said staywell, Humana and... Read more »
No experienced lawyer I have ever known was ever surprised by the things insurance companies do to avoid paying benefits. If Medicaid will pay for your methadone you should use it; if not, you should stay on top of your situation because whatever any insurance company says today is subject to...Read more »
No. If, at the pretrial conference you discuss settlement possibilities with the plaintiff's attorney (with or without a mediator), such discussions cannot be considered an admission of liability on your part, should settlement be unsuccessful and the case is set for trial.
I went to a merchant (farm store) in Florida and ordered $3 worth of items. Without him saying anything, he charged me $5.30 and gave me the receipt. When I read it he said “it’s $5.30 cause he said there is a minimal purchase requirement with my card (debit card). He then told me to pick... Read more »
It's probbaly not illegal for the store to try and set a minimum for debit card purchases, but it most likely violates the rules they agree to with Visa or MasterCard. But, swiping the card for more than the purchase amount and then telling the customer after the fact might very well be considered...Read more »
Good morning, I work for a tree company ran out of Illinois. I had a question as I'm at a standstill on what to do. We have completed work for a customer with a signed invoice and text proof that they have received the insurance money to take care of the emergency tree service we provided. If you... Read more »
The fact that the customer was paid money by the insurance company doesn't really affect your rights to collect payment for services you rendered. Because the services were made on a property, you may be able to file a lien (a Florida construction lawyer may be able to answer that specific...Read more »
I RECEIVED A NOTICE FROM THE PINELLAS COUNTY COURT STATING THAT GTE FINANCIAL IS REQUESTING THAT THEY TAKE 25% OUT OF MY WEEKLY PAY FOR A CAR LOAN THAT IS OWED ON BUT THE VEHICLE WAS TOTALLED IN DEC. 22 2017 AND THE INSURANCE PAID THEM WHAT THE VEHICLE WAS WORTH AT THE TIME WHAT DO I DO ABOUT THIS... Read more »
There is a judgment against you for the difference between the amount of the loan that you owed at the time the insurer paid, and the amount the insurer paid. The creditor is attempting to garnish your pay to pay the judgment. The first thing that happens is a writ of garnishment is served on your...Read more »
My father is retired, lives in Florida and receives social security benefits. In 2015 At age 64(was on ssid) he was admitted to the ER in New York (state funded hospital) while on vacation for heart related issues. Had no insurance at the times as he had been placed on social security disability... Read more »
Generally, under Florida law, SSI cannot be garnished. However, without knowing why the NY AG sued him and because a state agency is involved, and not a private creditor, the benefits may be able to taken by other means. He should contact his county legal aid office to see if he can get some legal...Read more »
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