Rental agreement lapsed. Tenant was contacted 24 hr in advance via phone but the number was disconnected. Tenant claims we violated their rights. We called another resident 2 1/2hr prior and they agreed to let us in verbally.
Yes, they could. Conducting a deposition doesn't necessarily mean the opposing attorney wants to settle the case. It could simply mean they want to gather facts or confirm information they already have. In general, mediation is not a requirement, unless it is mandated or previously agreed upon. It...Read more »
I have served a 10 day notice & filed an eviction with the courts, of which the court date isnt until later this month. Can I force them out by changing the locks or have law enforcement to have them removed since the agreement is up? To add, there is a hold over part in the agreement, however we... Read more »
No, you cannot change the locks or physically remove them. Your only legal option is to obtain an eviction at the eviction hearing that you already have scheduled. If you contact the police they will not act without an eviction order.
I received four tickets in less than 24 hour period. All in the state of Indiana. One speeding, second time speeding, possession of marijuana (little amount, and paraphernalia (one hitter). I’ve had a clean record and just turned 18. He gave me a ticket for each. Will I still have to go to court?... Read more »
A first semester property law class in law school could devote a month to this question. On a very superficial level, real property is land, buildings, and immovable structures. Personal property is property that can be moved. Naturally, there are many subtleties and distinctions when one looks...Read more »
Capital one hard and attorney / collection agency and they took out a lawsuit against me and had me served. I submitted a motion for production asking for them to show proof where I signed a contract and other questions. They now have sent a letter to me in the mail showing a balance which is the... Read more »
There is no hard or fast rule on abandonment of personal belongings in regard to a time limit. Abandonment occurs when the true and rightful owner intentionally relinquishes ownership of the belonging. If you are unsure if it is abandoned, feel free to ask that person if they want their stuff back...Read more »
I'm assuming you're asking if it is worth your time to sue the newspaper for defamation of some sort. In most cases, the answer is no. If you believe that you have been substantially harmed in some way due to this false information, please feel free to consult with a local attorney for legal advice.
Several possible defendants. You need to consult an attorney who handles civil rights--for this I'd suggest you contact the Indiana Civil Liberties Union and ask for the names of "cooperating attorneys" who have been involved in false arrest cases. Another source would be to inquire of the National...Read more »
He had 3rd degree burns and had to have skin grafts done and now needs laser surgery that his insurance wont pay for. He was at my boyfriends grandparents house. I was at work and my boyfriend was watching him.
The statute of limitations in Indiana for minors is 2 years after they turn 18, so you have plenty of time to file a claim. That being said, contact a local personal injury attorney immediately as the sooner you contact them the better they'll be able to help.
There's no definitive answer that anyone here can give you. Attorneys all have different fees and fee schedules. Some may offer a flat fee while others ask for a retainer. Others may charge hourly and bill you later. The only way to get a definitive answer is to call attorneys and ask them.
You have a right to be paid the damage to your car. Your Apartment is habitable so why could you break your lease? Take a look at it--I'll bet under conditions that allow you to leave it's conditions making the apartment uninhapbitable, not a fire adjacent to your parking place.
From my understanding, given that the automatic stay went into effect immediately upon the filing of my case, the state court could not enter a valid judgment after my filing. How do I petition the court to set aside the judgment?
What violations were you cited for as a result of accident? You can expect that your license will at some point be suspended by the BMV for failure to provide proof of insurance and likely will have to pay approximately $1000.00 in reinstatement fees to the BMV for no insurance. In court if you...Read more »
A settlement agreement isn't binding until it is signed. A 'proposed' settlement agreement is just that, 'proposed.' The plaintiff doesn't have to comply with the terms of the agreement because there is no agreement yet.
If the plaintiff is not responding, move forward with trial...Read more »
Double rent and go month to month. She knows I cannot afford this. If I don't agree she still must honor my lease agreement and would have to evict right? I was trying to get to the point where I could buy the house, and did a TON of work with zero compensation when I moved in. What can I do? I... Read more »
It sounds like your landlord is attempting to avoid eviction with you by renegotiating your lease agreement, which is perfectly legal. You are under no obligation to agree to her new terms. If you do not agree to her new terms she must still honor your lease agreement have to evict you....Read more »
If an ex employee of a restaurant posts a review on yelp about the unsanitary practices of the other employees which are true and the post was deleted within two hours, can that be a basis for a defamation suit??
True statements are not defamatory. Truth is actually a defense to an accusation of defamation.
Assuming you are the restaurant in this case, if its true it is not defamation. Let's say for the sake of argument that this wasn't true. What are your damages in this situation? The post was up...Read more »
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