answered on Mar 7, 2023
You can sue your friend for the money due. It is your only remedy if he will not pay voluntarily. If you sue him, it may end your friendship.
All of the bikes on the rack in our parking garage were thrown away, multiple other employees (including supervisors and some dept managers) were not aware. We found out after the fact that only the condo owners were sent an email to get their bikes if they don't want them thrown out. The bike... Read more »
answered on Feb 12, 2023
Claims not exceeding $5,000 in value may be filed in District Court as a Small Claims matter. The District Court complaint form is available as a fillable PDF document on the court's website, or a paper version can be obtained from the clerk's office. The rules of evidence do not apply... Read more »
Its a contract related matter and the Prince George's county entered an Affidavit Judgement. I am trying to file a motion to vacate, so is there a form that needs to be filled along with the reason for not being present before the court or just a letter addressed to the clerk/court will... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
You would use a general motion form. You should include any information as to why you did not show up in court, as well as any defense that you might have raised in the contract claim (i.e you didn't owe the money, you paid it already, etc.)
I paid in full for an all-inclusive wedding where the venue would pay the third-party vendors themselves with the money I paid them. We are now three months post wedding and the photographer is withholding our pictures because they still haven't been paid. The vendor is refusing to respond to... Read more »
answered on Jan 8, 2023
So, I imagine you would like the photos asap. You can pay a lawyer to send a letter to the vendor to either pay the money they owe at once, or you will pay and then sue the vendor for breach of contract. This will cost you (1) to pay the lawyer; and (2) pay the photographer what you've... Read more »
How long until I can get rid of them. Only my name is on the house or lease and I live in Maryland. He also left with unpaid rent, electric and water.
answered on Dec 10, 2022
To be safe, send/serve him with written notice that he make reasonable arrangements within 30 days to come pick up his property, or failing that, you will deem the items to be abandoned property and will dispose of them in any manner expedient to you. Take photographs of the items, so as to make a... Read more »
I tried to dispute the charges twice with my bank and they denied me saying I didn’t have enough proof but I sent them screenshots of me putting my phone in lost mode, text messages from the person saying they took it
answered on Dec 10, 2022
You need to go to the police, file criminal charges if you know who the person is, or at least get a criminal report filed and a copy of it that you are the victim of a crime. You give that criminal investigation report to the bank to prove the phone was stolen and your account illegally accessed.... Read more »
He came to my house he tested it he said everything was fine he paid with cash. A day later he contacted me saying that after prolonged usage he can see artefacts on the screen something that has never happened to me. He asked for a refund but instead i just told him that I can send it for reper... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2022
You need to carefully read over the ebay terms of service and obligations between buyers and sellers, as that is a contractual matter as to what terms you bound yourself to in the sale of items over that platform. Under normal circumstances, unless you knowingly misled the buyer with a false... Read more »
I filed a small claim, but my case was put on hold b/c the person filed for BR. However, she did not list me on the creditors matrix. Her case was dismissed w/o prejudice in 2020. Will she be able to refile BR if I reopen my small claim agains her?
answered on Jul 6, 2022
The effect of a dismissal of a bankruptcy case is as if it had never been filed in the first place.
Yes, she'd probably be able to file again ("changed circumstances"), but your small claims case will almost certainly not be the reason why if she does.
Trying to buy a Service Vehicle: Car got loaned out while I am waiting to finish the purchase.
I went to buy a service vehicle from Annapolis Hyundai. I liked the car decided to continue with the purchase. I signed a printed paper with the cars VIN, price, and other details. No sentences... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2022
Express your dissatisfaction to the sales manager; ask for a discount for the extra miles and wear and tear on the car; or cancel the purchase if whatever you signed allows you to cancel (it is unclear whether you signed a binding contract to purchase or not). Maybe ask to purchase a different car... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2022
You can be charged with theft under $100.00 which is a misdemeanor and carries a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail and a $500.00 fine.
I had planned to go on a beach trip with my ex friend and her family in December. I gave my portion of the payment of $616 to my ex friend on May 4th. She told me at anytime I changed my mind, I could get my money back. I notified her October 13th I would not be able to go as some other things came... Read more »
answered on Nov 14, 2021
Her emailed response that she would refund you the money will help corroborate your claimed terms of the agreement that the money you paid was refundable at any time, but the "at any time" term is probably not one actually confirmed in the email--just that she would refund you the money.... Read more »
What Happens If The Owner/Owners File A Wrongful Detainer Against Against MD Cts & Jud Pro Code § 5-103 (2019) Or Can They? (Illegal/legal) (Adverse Possession Cannot Be Interfered With By A Landowner) Involuntary Alienation Voluntary Alienation Are Both The Same One Not Highly One Not... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2021
They get awarded a judgment of possession and issue a writ of eviction and the person in wrongful possession gets forcibly removed by the sheriff.
What Happens Or What Can Happen If The Owner/Owners File A Wrongful Detainer Regarding Adverse Possession ........ Can They? MD Cts & Jud Pro Code § 5-103 (2019). Or What Can Happen To The Owner/Owners As A Result They Do?
answered on Oct 24, 2021
Well, a wrongful detainer action (WD) is where the owner of the home claims that there is a person living in the property who doesn't have a legal right to be there. If the owner files, it will come before a judge who will need to make a determination as to whether the person alleged to be... Read more »
We are a membership organization of about 20 members. The president who goes contrary to our constitution removed about 9 members who oppose his leadership style. We have funds that belongs to all of us and we all need to affect the use of this fund even if we exit the organization as he wants. Our... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2021
Take the organization constitution to a lawyer to review, and evaluate your legal options, as well as actions you can take under the constitution, such as calling a special meeting, holding a new election, removal of the president, etc., whatever the provisions allow. Recourse to the courts... Read more »
answered on Aug 15, 2021
By title, you both legally own the car equally. Neither of you could be charged with the crime of theft for taking possession of the car from the other and driving it away. Civilly, however, as part of an alleged contract or agreement pursuant to which one of you made all the payments toward the... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2021
That’s just a litigator who practices in the county where the builder will be sued.
I was banned over actions done outside of the chat room which is not fair. And when I tried to discuss things with the chat room owner, she cyber shouted at me. She never had considered that never has there been any issues from me ever and the owner never even considered that. I felt completely... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2021
You have no legal right to be admitted to a private chat room owned, controlled or moderated by others. You have no right to be present in any privately owned setting, physical or virtual, which is not yours. You cannot force others to be friends with you, talk to you, allow you into their social... Read more »
She agreed to holding him until I got a job and back on my feet and can pick him up after. But now she has blocked me everywhere and just absolutely will not communicate or return him. He is a $2000 sphynx.
answered on Jul 4, 2021
File a District Court complaint for "replevin", a form of action to recover property that belongs to you from a person wrongfully holding it. The complaint forms can be downloaded from the court's website, and are fillable PDF documents; or, you can obtain paper copies from the... Read more »
My neighbors fence is partially blocking access to our driveway. We've closed it since it is accessible from our own property, but she continues to open it. What are our options, and what maryland provisions cover this?
answered on May 27, 2021
I suppose it's a form of trespass. Have you tried talking to your neighbor? If that fails, provide her with written notice not to open her gate across your driveway, which blocks your access in and out of your property. If she does it again, I suppose you can file trespass charges (I doubt... Read more »
For 10 months I've needed my W2/C for 2019. State tax information is wrong. 10 months and ADP keeps saying they're working on it. My employer is also responsible as well.
answered on May 6, 2021
The IRS requires employers to file a Form W-2 for each employee by February 1 following each tax year. If an employer fails to send out on time, the IRS may fine the employer $50, plus penalties for improperly filing a W-2, such as providing incorrect information on the form. You may report your... Read more »
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