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Q: I am the power of attorney for someone and I wish to be revoked. What do I need to do,and where do I start? Thanks
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 13, 2021

Simply sign a rescission or revocation of the POA and give notice to the grantor.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Can I break my lease because of intimidation and feeling unsafe?

I wanted to get a very large drain fixed in front of my parking spot because I’ve fallen into it and my car is damaged because of it and I called the city, they came to look at it and the maintenance people kicked them off the property and came to my apartment and yelled at me for trying to get... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 3, 2021

No. Those are not grounds to break your lease.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can anything be done after a year of living in new home, but just now coming across problems.

My family has lived in this has for a little over a year during the inspection before the home was bought they made a list of problems that needed to be fixed, however they did not disclose information about a large hole in the wall that hid behind cabinets that the owners tried to patch with sheet... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 23, 2021

Yes. If they failed to disclose the defects, you have a cause of action against them.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: if someone sells a home under false pretense can anything be done?

bought a house 60 days ago and since then have come to find we were lied to about everything from the roof to the floor...the house should be condemned instead. the roof leaks,the floor is missing in places and we have been told so what

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Yes. But One would have to seen the contract for sale and closing documents to properly and thoroughly answer your question. However, you do have recourse.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Kentucky on
Q: HVAC installed with out using materials agreed upon.

And duct board was used instead of the metal duct work that I paid for.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 31, 2021

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Bought a home, previous homeowner was to get roof done per contract. Its been 5 months and they basically ran with cash.

The roofing company and my realtor been trying to call and no answer. The Roofing company actually did get ahold and said they the insurance company sent a check with her name and her deceased husband's name on it and would not be able to cash it. Since then, shingles have blown off my roof... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 19, 2021

You will have to see them to get your money.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: I had a lease agreement for a storage unit that I had payed forward 2 months ahead. The owner of the unit broke into it

And got rid of it all. I had over $75,000 worth of everything I owned and bought over the past 23 years. I was not notified what so ever, I found out a week later when I drove there to get a few things out I needed and nothing was there anymore.. What can I do about it because that building was... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 18, 2020

Hire a lawyer and sue the storage owner for theft, fraud, conversion, etc.

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Q: I purchased a pup from a breeder in MI. She brought the pup to KY and the contract was signed and paid for here.

The dog was turned out not to be what I specifically asked for and was returned to her. I have put 2 titles on the dog and a great foundation work in obedience training. He also had medical issues that my vet said are known to be hereditary in this breed. All at a good cost to me. Then there is... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 8, 2020

Yes. You can file in Ky.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: I need a lawyer to change the name of a House deed and to obtain the release from my mortgage company. It is paid off.

The house was paid off 5/2020 and they have yet to release the deed. The deed however is in my former name and I need to switch the name over to my current married name put my husband's name on the deed as well.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 19, 2020

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: i signed a Ky realtors contract to purchase a property. the title company has discovered none of the sellers that signed

the agreement are actual deed recorded owners. they are relatives of prior deceased family members that willed the property to them in about 1981. there was an executor and another current living owner that did not sign the contract. children that have no legal deed recorded signed the contract. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 6, 2020

Unless all proper sellers are party to the contract, the contract is void.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Our contracted closing date was 3 weeks ago, and we get a commitment for a new date. What can we do as sellers?

We are selling our home in Garrard County, KY. The contracted selling date passed 3 weeks ago, and all we are getting is one new excuse after another from the buyers. The buyers realtor has intentionally withheld information about lenders issues, and our realtor had to contact the lender herself.... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 9, 2020

You can cancel the contract and keep the deposit for their breach of the contract.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: purchasing under land contract what should I do about my piece and neighbors pieces of land?

I am purchasing a piece of land in ky under land contract and i found out my section and my neighbors sections arent platted out but we are all buying a piece off one main land what should we do because when it is paid for how is the land owner going to transfer title to everyone? We initially... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 8, 2020

You should have each piece surveyed and divided into tracts. Each piece of land will require a separate description. If you don’t survey it now, you are headed for legal trouble later.

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Q: I purchased a mini Dachshund from a breeder in KY. My puppy keeps growing and is not even close to a mini but he is a Fu

size. We contacted the breeder to tell him that and he started bullying my wife and telling her she did not know she was talking about. What can we do? We do not want to give up the puppy we have loved for over a year but they should not be telling everyone they sell mini when they do not

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 29, 2020

You can sue them for fraud under the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Divorce and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can my wife and I have a Separation Agreement that is legal but not filed with the courts immediately?

That is to say, a contract that spells out how everything would be divided in the case of a divorce, not filed immediately, but would be upheld by the courts in the case of either party petition for divorce in the future

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 17, 2020

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: I signed a contract on my house when I sold it stating that I would moved out in 14 days need more time

the real estate agent for extension she refused to help we r disabled what r my options

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 17, 2020

You’re pretty much stuck if you’ve already closed. Also depends on the penalty for breach of contract. You might try contacting the sellers directly and asking them.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Does this belong to me

my ex left an untagged trailer on my property for 4 months. He refused to remove it after we broke up and he has been here since. I have been asking for my property back from him and he has refused and just now started saying he is going to come take the trailer but he hasn't come yet. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 6, 2020

Give him notice in writing to pick it up within 30 days or you’re disposing of it. After that, you can do whatever you want with it.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: KY seller didnt disclose house was in probate & I unknowingly agreed to extend contract. Can I get out of ext?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 6, 2020

Probably, yes. Fraud in the inducement is sufficient for you to terminate extension.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I fixed someone's truck and thay just took it without paying I'm not a licensed mechanic what can I do bec I'm out 1000$
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 26, 2020

File a mechanics lien on it and/or sue them in small claims court.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: What kind of lawyer should I contact?

A friend of mine stole some things from me and accused me of the police. I explained to them what really happened and I reported her for stealing my stuff which has a total value of 600 dollars and she also owes me another 60. A police officer told me to press charges against her for defamation and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 18, 2020

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. There are lawyers who handle defamation matters. It doesn't involve pressing charges; it's a civil law cause of action for damage to one's reputation. But keep in mind that defamation cases are not... Read more »

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