I signed a lease March 2003 for move in date April 2003 I wrote a letter stating I would not be moving in the appointment was still rented out that April to someone else. 2012 the rental company came after me for payment, then again I’m 2015 now I’m 2019 my check is being garnished for this... Read more »
We are a cabinet manufacturer. We are attempting to be a women owned business that was created last year. We have not sold any work as of yet. We do have equipment we are paying for. The shop is located on my property, and everything is in my name. If I am not able to force them out, can I... Read more »
You can withdraw from the company, boot it out of your home, and demand liquidation of the assets, and either pay your co-owner their fair share of the costs they expended on the equipment, or otherwise buy out out the equipment. Meantime, start a new LLC and begin cabinet making under a new...Read more »
After months of not speaking with me the friend now wants to take me to court for money that is not a loan. Would this action fall under Title 5 Subtitle 9 5-901 Executory Contracts? The amount was 800 however the friend is stating in court that it is $1200. How do I fight this? I offered to pay... Read more »
Your matter is pretty fact dependent, however generally, a "gift" is a voluntary transfer of property by one to another, without any consideration or compensation provided to the transferor. Thus, a gift is a gratuity. Determining whether the money...Read more »
Going to closing soon .Should I ask for compensation ? As I have to pay to have water and electric turned on .201k loan .I am the purchaser, ower did not cut on utilities Ill have to pay. It is a 201k .and part of my loan I go to closing soon .should I (buyer) ask for compensation.
If you signed an addendum agreeing to have utilities on, and did not provide for being reimbursed for cost, you bear the cost. Read the addendum. If it’s your obligation to provide power and water, you either do it or risk breaching the contract and giving the buyer the option of declaring the...Read more »
One owner requested I do things that, although are non-reportable but are wrong per the IRS, I won't agree so I'm ceasing the relationship with a termination letter. How do I best word it to protect myself?
Unless you have a written contract with the company (or person) that says otherwise, you do not have to tell them any reason why you feel the need to terminate the relationship. Therefore, IMPO you should keep your letter of resignation as short as possible, making very sure not to say anything...Read more »
In 1990 the trustee of a church purchased 5.4 acres of land currently valued at close to one million dollars. In 2000 the trustee was removed without his consent. In 2006 a quitclaim was entered by the removed trustee transferring ownership to the new trustee, again without his consent. Was... Read more »
The trust instrument generally provides for the grounds and mechanisms of removing a trustee, plus there are statutory provisions that also apply in certain circumstances. Whether removal was done properly would require a review of the trust and circumstances of removal. However, the time to...Read more »
No, commercial leases do not have any statutory or regulatory provisions governing them. There are judicially developed rules for interpreting contracts, including a general "reasonableness" standard, however. But you should have a lawyer review the lease to be sure there is no rent adjustment,...Read more »
The contractor promised to perform repair and renovation services promptly and failed to do so. After completing only the demolition portion of a major project, he declared personal and business bankruptcy. He owes 89 creditors over $1M. DLLR has referred the case to the Office of Administrative... Read more »
You really need to talk to a lawyer. Your question is too broad and general to allow an answer in the space available. I assume you have made a claim against the Guaranty Fund. You need to prove your monetary damages using one of the three formulas allowed under the statute and regulations, and...Read more »
I want to buy a car - 7,500$. It has lien on it -6,500$. Seller says- when I pay him off, he will pay off his bank, will get the original title (now Bank has the ORIGINAL title and the seller has DUPLICATE title) and will give it to me. So, he will take couple of weeks after I pay him off to give... Read more »
You get the payoff amount on his loan, and have your bank issue a cashiers check payable to the sellers auto loan company and put the check in an envelope addressed to the lender, and drop it in the mailbox in each other’s presence. Have a second check issued (or cash) to the seller for the rest...Read more »
On 10/22/18, the prospective buyer of my home in Maryland signed a contract to purchase and I countersigned that contract on 10/23/18 with a closing date of 11/16/18. I simultaneously had a contract to purchase a home in Colorado with a closing date of 11/16/18 however, the contract to purchase... Read more »
I have two cars insured under two different auto policies. Both policies are with the same company. I was backing out of my driveway (car #1) and rear-ended the other car (car #2). I own both cars. There was minor damage to the car I was driving (#1) and I am not making a claim on that one.... Read more »
The language has to be in the policy. Demand that your insurance agent provide you with the exact provision that precludes your claim. In my experience, however, insured owners generally cannot recover for their own negligence under their policy, with collision coverage being the only insurance...Read more »
An attorney cannot assess the Seller's obligation without looking at the Contract.
That being said, there is no law that requires a Seller to install a whole house reverse osmosis system to fix well water issues, though the contract may speak to issues of repair and condition. It is not...Read more »
The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law gives you 3 years to sue for unpaid earned wages or overtime. There is the potential (not guaranteed) for punitive damages up to 3 times the unpaid wages. If you truly had an employment contract, that might control whether you have the right to file...Read more »
The six sibling is refusing to sell and we have a higher offer also. Is still legal contract even if my brother did not sign . The realtor is stating there is a legal contract because five out of six people signed. The house is in Florida
You need to ask Florida counsel. It may also depend on how the property is titled. If all six siblings own as tenants in common, the the five siblings can each sell their one-sixth interest in the property, but not the one-sixth share owned by the one sibling who won’t sell. If owned as joint...Read more »
i own several different LLCs formed to keep properties separated and protected from frivulous lawsuit s.can a lawsuit brought against the property owned by one LLC be expanded to include claims other separately formed LLCs as well?
In general, no. The party suing would have to sue you personally, and survive dismissal based on the debt/claim not being your personal responsibility, and then attempt to "pierce the veil" of your separately owned LLC on the basis that the LLC is a sham and not legitimate, a pretty difficult...Read more »
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