Paul Stanko's answer Any such violation of your privacy rights would come under Fourth Amendment analysis. The appropriate sanction would be suppression of the evidence, not dismissal of charges. Of course, suppression of evidence can often result in the State being unable to proceed, and thus dismissal.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Usually landlords are responsible for repairs required to the rental premises. However, in a case like this where the damage is caused solely by the tenant's negligence, you are most likely responsible for the cost of the repairs.
It is not going to matter that it was warm when you left. Indiana gets cold in the winter. Temperatures fluctuate and dip. The landlord has no control of the temperature once the rental premises is occupied.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You can know everything there is to know about the car. What I think you mean to ask is if there are any necessary disclosures that the seller must make and that answer is none. A seller can sell a car 'as is' and make no representations or warranties about the state of the vehicle.
As a rule of thumb, if you are purchasing a vehicle from an individual or any seller really, get everything in writing, get any representations or warranties in writing, have your own mechanic inspect the...
T. J. Jesky's answer If you are represented by an attorney, and they know you are represented by an attorney, they need to go through your attorney to contact you. Otherwise, how else are they going to contact you.
Based on your commentary, it appears the want to settle with you before the incur court costs. It is your decision to settle or not. If they take you to court and they prevail, you might be on the hook for monies due and their legal fees they spent on this case.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Wear and tear from regular use is near the exact definition of normal wear and tear. Things lose value over time, get damaged and have to be repaired or maintained. This is not deductible from a security deposit or attributable to the tenant. It is the cost of renting and having a family or person live in a house.
Stains on a carpet may be outside of normal wear and tear however, regardless of whether or not you have pets. Depending on the damage to the carpet that may fall outside of...
Timothy Denison's answer EVEN THOugh the middleman declared bankruptcy, the company is still liable for the service sold bc they were the one providing it. They owe you the paid value of the voucher, in whatever form that may be.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer You can either check with the local jurisdiction clerks website or you can see if the Indiana Supreme Court website might have the forms you are looking for. Some jurisdictions vary on what forms they have online. If you can't get one online you can always go to the local clerks office and get one and fill it out and bring it back.
Andrew L. Bennett's answer First, do not make admissions on a public forum, it is possible the State could learn of it an hold it against you. Secondly, if you were charged with Conversion or Misdemeanor Theft then you are facing a Class A Misdemeanor with up a $5000.00 fine and one year in county jail. Being that this is your first offense you should qualify for a PreTrial Diversion which would keep a conviction off your record. You should consider talking to a local attorney do determine if you can get a PTD on your...
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Your landlord cannot unilaterally change your lease or impose new terms on you without your consent. If your lease is for a set term you are no longer bound by the agreement to live at the mobile home when that term is up. However you also mentioned that you have a rent to own agreement in place. There may be additional terms in your lease that are relevant to this discussion that could substantially alter your agreement.
Your best course of action is to consult with a landlord/tenant...
Chase T Wilson's answer This isn't really a personal injury question so take my answer pessimistically. In my opinion you should return the car to the dealership as you've forfeited your ownership of it in exchange for release of either your auto loan or lease obligation. At the very least you need to contact the dealership and determine what they'd like done. If not you may be exposing yourself to criminal charges in the future.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Handling a Medicaid spend down is no joke and very few lawyers practice in the area due to its complexity. You should not attempt to do this on your own without legal guidance as that could result in penalties. Consult with an elder law attorney in your area that handles Medicaid issues.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You do not get a warrant for failure to appear for the initial hearing. As the summons stated, it may result in what is called a default judgment against you which is where the other side gets everything they ask for automatically because you were not there at the appointed time. If you were to then not pay that judgment and the opposing side asks for another hearing to determine your ability to pay after your nonpayment, you may then get a warrant out for contempt of court if you do not show...
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Be suspicious and skeptical. You cannot be arrested for not paying a debt unless you are in contempt of court. You also cannot be 'locked out of your bank account' unless they have attached it during a court proceeding. This sounds like a scam but a lot of debt collectors utilize high pressure tactics. You could try asking them for proof of the debt. It's not uncommon for people to attempt to collect on debt that is past the statute of limitations to collect on by pressuring them using...
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