There was an event a couple months ago where my car illegally got towed and I was forced to sign a contract to get it back. I hired a lawyer on a contingency fee agreement. An agreement that also included the defendant paying the lawyer fees if we win. Recently my lawyer notified me that the case... Read more »
Normally, before a case is settled your attorney would get settlement approval from you. Did your attorney contract give your attorney settlement authority or did the attorney ask you to approve the proposed settlement?
As far as I know, Friend A invited her over and it was during her stay that they broke up. Friend B and C do not want her there anymore, and as far as I know neither does Friend A. Is it still possible for Friends B and C to issue a trespass claim to the ex? And is it possible because of the... Read more »
I believe all three tenants (A, B, and C) would have to join in a lawsuit to evict A's ex-girlfriend. If, by "trespass claim", you mean reporting an allegation of criminal conduct to the proper authorities, I doubt that the police or state's attorney would prosecute.
My Ex took $1000 that did not belong to her. She claims the taking was in error. She wrote a check to repay the $1000 which bounced due to NSF. She told me she was stopping payment on the check and filing bankruptcy. She demanded I return the check to her. I refused unless she signed a payment... Read more »
The person can be charged with fraudulent use of credit card. You should immediately notify your credit card company if your card was fraudulently used. In addition, you can contact the local authorities if you desire prosecuting this person.
Have a copy of a hand written agreement by the person who owes me the money & notarized, for a specific amount to be paid per month. (Along with texts of agreement being made and pics sent by them of the letter while being written.) The payments have not been received since the initial payment... Read more »
On 28-SEP-2018, I foolishly loaned money to someone to help them purchase a vehicle. I did type up a letter stating all the facts, we both signed the document. I loaned him $8,800; in the document we signed he had agreed to repay me with his tax return. To this day, he still owes me $7,485 and has... Read more »
You can take him to small claims court all on your own, you can contact the clerk of the court in the county where you live and they will provide or direct you to the paperwork that you need to file. In addition, the small claims limited starting this year have been raised to $8,000, so you also...Read more »
We used anchors to hang TVs, pictures etc. and we did our absolute best to try and patch up and paint over however each and every patch/repaint location was marked by our landlord for as he puts it "repairing all the walls that were damaged with the sloppy patching you did throughout the... Read more »
Well we don't have any statutory authority of what actually defines normal wear and tear. I would think holes in the wall would not be normal wear and tear but that depends on the overall condition and what your landlord has to do to cover up the attempted repairing of the holes. For future...Read more »
Wife & I rented a home with a friend during the beginning of her divorce paying all initial costs, etc. After a short time, it was clear it would not work. After multiple attempts to discuss options, the only option she would agree to was her keeping the home. This meant having us replaced on... Read more »
She can report anything she feels like, but I suppose you're asking if you are at some kind of legal risk if she does. It's unclear from your description if you're talking about just one solitary email asking for payment that triggered her reaction, but if just the one, there should...Read more »
We recently moved out of a rental home and our landlord is looking for reasons not to give our security deposit back. We have been out for two weeks, and he sent photos of “water damage” That a “water damage specialist found”. He said the water marks show that water came from the window... Read more »
My friend has a criminal mischief charge and was ordered to pay 500 dollar restitution was not able to pay on time so the judge put her on 6 month probation her 6 months are up she paid off of the restitution but did not complete 25 community service hours as ordered was only able to complete 20... Read more »
Ok so back in 8/10/19 I moved into the house the landlord lived literally a crossed the street from me. The rent there was 1600. I paid $1600 deposit, last month, first month and 500 deposit fee. For my two dogs. One day the wife came and told us that she felt unsafe with my dog in the house and I... Read more »
When landlords don't comply with the requirements of F.S. 83 Part II for return of security deposit or if there are other credits to be returned the former tenant has to resort to small claims court to recoup these funds. Small claims court is set up for persons to represent themselves...Read more »
The loan was made in California. I live in Florida now. He is Montana. I have sent by certified mail and certified email. I know he got the correspondence. I have offered him payment plans. I have asked him to contact me if there is some issue. He continues to ignore me. I doubt there is much I can... Read more »
You're probably right: there doesn't appear to be anything you can do. You would have to sue him in either California or Montana, and the statutes of limitation in either of those states are probably less than 10 years.
From the brief description, it isn't fully clear what the issue is. If people are leaving for another employer, as a general matter of public policy, people are usually free to do that, outside of contractual exceptions. If someone is deliberately doing things to undermine your business...Read more »
His car was on the side of a naberhood road not on a main highway or interstate. Wasn't there for even two hours and was never tagged for towing. The reason given was abandoned. But this isn't true the car had all four tires and is registered to him. They even went inside of the car to... Read more »
Yes, he can file, but the real question is, what are his chances of prevailing? That depends on various factors, including whether there was a tow-away zone sign, what type of road it was on the side of, whether the side of the road is legal right-of-way, and other facts. For example, If it was...Read more »
A national bank from an account in Tn in 2010 claimed Breach of Contract from overdraft/late fees on an account that was thought closed. In 2012, the bank sold the debt to a collections agency. Now, a (different) collections agency is attempting to collect on the debt plus huge amounts of interest... Read more »
Tenant upstairs (not even on the lease at the time) flooded my unit downstairs, said his washer overflowed. Carpets stink, the ceiling was removed, i have studs through the living area, dining area and kitchen. Bare light fixtures.
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