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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on

Q: about harassment in 2016 that im still effected by today.

Back in 2016 my mother had got tires/rims from a shop in KY and she was 1 month behind on her payment and they back then had called me over 100 times on my phone, no lie. They would call and re dial to the point i could not call out and they did this for hours. Now when the phone rings i get sick... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Feb 23, 2019

You would need the records of the calls or some sort of proof that the calls were actually made. The statute of limitations may have also run.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on

Q: I visited my fiance at Muhlenberg Detention Center, I was told my pictures were to racy because my cleavage showed.

Now when I go to visit, the front office clerk makes me take my jacket off to determine if I can take my jacket off or if I have to zip it up. I post picture of myself on social media with the same clothes on, they're not distasteful at all. I have children so I wouldn't put myself on there if I... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jan 27, 2019

Bottom line, visiting an inmate is a privilege, not a right, and corrections has pretty wide latitude in enforcing their rules and regs. There’s no real good end in a case like this, bc there’s no money and no damages. Although you won’t like this answer, safest route is dressing like it... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Kentucky on

Q: Is it possible to obtain a legal license to produce adult pornograpy in Louisville Ky

Timothy Denison answered on Sep 27, 2018

Yes. You would need to apply with Louisville Metro IPL.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for Kentucky on

Q: Is a bill of sale that is not notarized, missing information or has incorrect information, or was given false info legal

So I recently Traded my boat for another. We both assured each other that the boats were perfectly sound and in running Condition. So he wrote a bill of sale and I signed the paper that wasn’t notarized and he handed me the title. I informed him I do not have the title to the boat I traded and... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Aug 25, 2018

The fact that it is not notarized or has missing information is of no import. Incorrect info maybe/maybe not. Where you may win is fraud. You may have to file suit to do it, but if he made fraudulent misrepresentations about his boat, you should prevail.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on

Q: I financed a new heat pump amd was promised money back and they have not put it in yet

They told me I had to sign papers and call the loan place and they had to be here when I did and I had to tell the loan place that the job was done and it was done right and I was satisfied and they told me they would give me 1750 cash back and a 750 from the Recc electric company and its been... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Aug 17, 2018

Print out all your proof and let a local attorney review it. You may have to sue them for breach of contract to collect.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Business Law for Kentucky on

Q: Can a 501c treasurer be charged with theft of company property (e.g. checks and financial records as well as PO box key,

blank checks, income and expense documents, check registers, invoices and bank statements. If so, where would we look in the KRS for applicable statutes?

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 28, 2018

Yes. KRS 514.030.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Construction Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on

Q: Is it against the law to ask someone to commit federal fraud?

I am a contractor on federal grant funded project and the owners ask me to falsify time sheets and and give them free labor and cabinets on a kitchen remodel at his house.

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 18, 2018

Yes. That is against the law. Don’t do it.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Bankruptcy for Kentucky on

Q: If a business goes bankrupt, is there still something you can do seven years later?

We out grew our old church and built a new one 7 years ago. The primary contractor went bankrupt while building our church. It cost $3 million dollars; however, it is definitely not a $3 million dollar job! We have had MANY problems because of "shotty" work, lesser quality materials, and corners... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 17, 2018

If you were listed as a creditor in the bankruptcy seven years ago the contractor was discharged, your opportunities died with the discharge. If you were not listed as a creditor, then you may take action against him.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Kentucky on

Q: A friend and I opened a company with 50-50 owner ship.

He is trying to force me out of the company. He is also saying I have to pay taxes on half of the money the company made but I was never paid that money. So what should I legally do to keep this from happening

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 17, 2018

You’re going to have to hire a lawyer to protect you. If the business is a sole proprietorship, the taxes should be paid by the sp before any profits are distributed. If there is a deficit, you each owe 1/2 the deficit. If it is a Partnership or corporation, similarly, the p or c should pay... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Tax Law for Kentucky on

Q: Why can my LLC’s liquor/beer License be revoked due to unpaid state taxes by LLC I bought the business from?

I was never made aware of the previous owners delinquent state sales taxes prior to my purchase. And the state of Kentucky even approved and took full payment for my Transitional Liquor License Application. Only then was I informed of the previous owners delinquent sales tax status. If previous... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 17, 2018

Liquor licenses are a highly regulated area by government. When you purchased the LLC you should have been made aware of the back taxes owed. You probably have a cause of action against the sellers for failing to disclose that information.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Business Law for Kentucky on

Q: The air bag on my car exploded for no reason.it gave me a cuncussion.do I have a lawsuit?

I researched and found a class action suit with an airbag manufacturer and 5 auto makers but my car isn't one of the 5 companys.there was no impact or collision just turned the key and Bam,2 trips to the ER for concussion and a minor eye injury,and now no car, feel that car is unsafe.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 18, 2017

Possibly. Contact a member of the Ky. Trial Lawyers Assn that handles product cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Tax Law for Kentucky on

Q: My son had side business paid no taxes. Now figured out he should what does he need to do now.

Matthew M Montoya answered on Sep 26, 2016

You should find a Tax Controversy attorney to handle the matter. There are a lot of different ramifications that depend on the exact factual scenario.

For example, a "side business" that involves occasionally making trinkets and selling them on Etsy is very different from a "side...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Kentucky on

Q: Who is responsible for a stock certificate?

I inherited stock from my parents. The company was recently bought out and I have to submit the certificates for the new company to get the new stock. I never received the stock certificate originally. It was sent to my brother (I assume since he was the executor of the will), and he never gave it... Read more »

Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 28, 2015

If it's going to cost that much (sounds remarkably steep), it's certainly worth an hour consultation with a local business lawyer to determine your rights and options.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general...
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