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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Collections, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: can i report my car stolen?

Transmission went out, shop picked it up and towed it to their location. Tore it down and diagnosed it. The contract says it’s $599 for tow and tear down. He told us $1480 to repair it. We said okay. He then jacked the price up to $2480 saying “there was more problems”. Fast forward a year... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Mar 10, 2020

This is a civil matter. Theft requires the state to prove intent at the time the property initially changed hands.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Used car dealer sold me a car with problems and after the maker agreed to repair my car, it's been 13 months!!

My car year/make/model is directly related to at least 2 class action lawsuits, (I did not partake in)

My car has been at a local dealership since July 2018 and no news, every time I call I get, "we are still waiting on ur engine to arrive, it is on backorder"

At the time... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 5, 2019

'Sorry that your question was not picked up in four weeks. At this point, you could contact a Texas lemon law attorney and go through your folder in detail with them, bringing to their attention your information involving the class actions. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Can my landlord raise my rent because there was a Gas leak also stop any repairs.

This past Sept 2017 my gas was turned off and the meter taken off. The gas company told me a licensed plumber had to come check the pipes under the house/ground. I told my landlord he got mad that the gas company got involved. He said now he had to pay for a permit and hired a licensed plumber. The... Read more »

Ross F. Tew
Ross F. Tew
answered on Oct 29, 2017

My initial reaction is no, your landlord can't break the lease by raising your rent based on the types of repairs involved. Keep in mind that you need to have an attorney review your lease and any correspondence you have with your landlord before advising you one way or the other.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Tax Law for Texas on
Q: In Texas if the buyback I received from Volkswagen is less than the original price I paid for the vehicle, do I owe tax?

VW Emissions Settlement for Owners in Texas

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
answered on Dec 2, 2016

Property settlements for loss in value of property that are less than the adjusted basis of your property are not taxable and generally do not need to be reported on your tax return. See Publication 4345

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: What can i do?

In the end of march 2016, i bought a 2009 dodge journey which i was told it would be 9,000 with interest and everything, but when paying my first payment i saw my total payme t is 14,000.

Since i have had the vehicle 1)MANY many times the car does not start, 2)does not excelerate, i was... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 29, 2016

Look for a consumer law attorney in your area.

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