Your options depending on whether you followed the legal formalities to register and properly document your secured collateral/lien on the vehicle. If you did, then you have the remedies available to other secured creditors, which can include repossession. If you did not follow the legal...View More
She wants a new BMW. I can pay cash for it. What is the best possible way to protect my assets in case our relationship fails or she's crashes the car and kills someone? Should I title it in her name and just put a lien on it or can I leave it in my name. I plan on giving her a "personal... View More
There are a number of options. One commonly used method is to offer a vehicle loan and have the vehicle as the secured collateral for the loan. You need to file the same requirements as to registering your loan and the paperwork as do other secured lenders. You would be subject to the same...View More
Under contract law, most of the time the Court can enforce a contract even if the terms are not written down (oral contract). There are exceptions to this. Sometimes when the Court finds that there is an enforceable oral contract it is still up to the Court to determine what exactly the terms are...View More
He and his wife (whose name is not attached to the land) have been drafting and signing lease agreements for seven years. I have never seen these agreements. My brother and his wife handle every aspect of the land and finances. I receive $500/year, which he claims are the only profits. I'm... View More
So I moved out of my apartment with my brother and provided more than ample written notice with my landlord per they require. They accepted the notice and we vacated the apartment. We paid our rent and specifically stated in our move out notice that if we move out prior to the end of the month we... View More
You generally can't hold someone's mail because you believe that person owes you money. Tampering with someone's mail sent via USPS can come with stiff consequences under federal law. If you believe someone is holding or opening your mail illegally, you may want to contact your...View More
of April. Ref. don"t work on electricity, parts gone from it couldn't have worked at their sales. Says 30 warranty over. They won't help us, what can we do now? The parts that are missing no way it could have worked for them.
If you have a purchase agreement or other contract, you would need to review the terms of your agreement. Unless there is a fraud or another bad act, the Court will generally hold both parties to the terms of the written agreement so reviewing the contract is generally one of the first places to...View More
She is 4 payments behind and has a variety of reasons why she won't pay so I got a lawyer to send a demand letter. She has not responded to this either. I was wondering what the possible outcomes are on this? I can file a breach of contract suit obviously but what are the usual outcomes on... View More
The Court will generally enforce the terms of a written contract. However, the odds of your success in the action depend on a lot of factors, including the specific terms written. Also, keep in mind that even if you receive a monetary judgment against the other party, it is harder to actually...View More
If you want to search for cases that have been filed against a specific party in Nebraska, you can search the Court cases by party name. You can do this online through the case files available on the Nebraska Judicial Branches website. If you want to look at case specific information beyond party...View More
In general contract terms, you can't just decide to not finish up payments on a contract, return the item, and ask for your money back. However, you could speak with the other party to see what terms they would agree to amend to.
I am signing at least for a property in Nebraska however the paper was drawn up in the lease like it was for an Oregon State lease agreement would that be valid in the state of Nebraska because it wasn't drawn up for this state of Nebraska property?
If the applicable laws are the same in Nebraska and Oregon, then it may not cause issues, although it potentially could. If problems arise or the applicable laws are not the same, they you may be inviting issues. If you don't think the lease is correct, then review it with an attorney before...View More
A Nebraska attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Part of the post may have gotten left off in uploading - the question is not fully clear. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but you could try reposting again. Do not include personal information in...View More
We’ve sent written requests for accounting of legal fees and asked in person. I once asked what the typical cost of an estate this size (3M) runs. Initially he said 20-25K, a month later I asked again and he said 40-45K. We’ve received nothing in writing regarding legal fees. I asked why the... View More
Someone likely entered into a fee agreement with the attorney. The fee agreement likely sets forth how often the attorney will send an updated accounting. You should ask and expect the attorney to generally follow the terms of this agreement.
I’m trying to rent a new apartment in Nebraska. The listed rent price is $745/month. The deposit is $500 and they said they’d charge a $200 refundable pet deposit but now the lease agreement they sent me states they will charge $183 for the refundable pet deposit plus an additional $217... View More
Depending on the facts, you are still likely within the statute of limitations to collect the debt. Call the customer and explain the mistake. The customer shouldn't expect to get a free service when there was an agreement to pay. You may also need to talk with your tax professional to find...View More
In Nebraska, the law is that a contractor must place a fence 14 inches from any utility lines. If a contractor places a provision in the contract with the land owner that the land owner will be liable for any damage to utility lines as a result of the land owner asking for less than a 14 inch... View More
Unless the State is part of the agreement, a private agreement between parties that they won't follow the law doesn't make the law unenforceable. That being said, it is allowed in certain circumstances for parties to contract for one party to indemnify the other party for costs...View More
If you have been defrauded by a contractor, you should contact the non-emergency law enforcement phone number and file a police report and/or contact the county attorney's office to report the crime. They will likely want supporting documentation of the fraud, so you will want to provide a...View More
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