I live in Florida and separated spouse took a vehicle I owned out of state (NJ)...allowed another person to drive... had an accident... the injured party is suing...my name is listed...as a potential defendant because the vehicle was registered to me...I have about 30 days to respond.
Call your insurance company and let them know you are being sued. They will most likely assign you counsel. If the vehicle was uninsured you will have to get counsel on your own and to defend against the lawsuit.
This is exactly the same question you asked on another legal website. The answer is the same, you need to retain an experienced bankruptcy attorney and file a Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy to solve your problem, unless you personally guaranteed this or any other debt.
I had a cash buyer for my home. The oil tank was lifted. I was there when it was lifted. I did not sign a change order for any additional work, or remediation. I am a Property Manager and would bid it out for the best contractor if the work truly needed to be done. I believe this guy was a... Read more »
Although you can sue the contractor, this will not be cost effective. Since the house was foreclosed on, you will need to file a Bankruptcy in order to avoid liability for the deficiency judgment when the property is sold at sheriff sale. Even if you win against the contractor, the Chapter 7...Read more »
A solar company signed my dad (70 years old) into a 20 year contract. His signature was digitally signed by the representative who scammed my dad into buying the panels. He told my dad everything would be "free". That is all what he repeated through out. Not to mention, my dad speaks broke English... Read more »
I highly recommend that your father contacts an attorney to have a consultation regarding this issue. I have experience dealing with a solar panel company regarding fees and costs of the monthly installments and have successfully negotiated the removal of the panels and canceling of the contract....Read more »
We had a contractor help install sump pumps to divert rain water to the sidewalk to prevent potential house flooding a few months ago. In the contract, he mentioned the sump pump would be covered with a 10 year warranty. When the sump pumps stopped working a few months after the install, we reached... Read more »
He did not have employment like he told me so he knew he would not have the rent when he signed. He has a history of bad debt, judgements for non payment, jail for check frauds, etc. Is there anything criminal for bad faith entering into the lease knowing he would not be paying?
If you want to fight to have the dog back and your ex-fiance won't allow you to have the dog, you would need to file a lawsuit. The issue then becomes how much are you willing to pay an attorney to sue your ex-fiance to get the dog back? If you filed a lawsuit on your own (pro se), you could bring...Read more »
The difference is a wage garnishment vs a levy. Wage garnishment is up to 10% of weekly pay. A levy is on an asset, including a bank account. It does not matter that it is wages, because unless it is social security, it is not exempt. Hope you see the difference
I cant survive on my salary and paying 65% of it, I cant pay full Alimony and I am behind over $205k I cant afford a lawyer i am 58 broke and have no savings. The court is draining me. IS there no one that can help me?
You need to find a experienced family law attorney who can file a motion on your behalf requesting modification due to a change in circumstances. You should be prepared to fill out a new set of financial forms and be able to explain why your income has been reduced and why it is unlikely to be...Read more »
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, it is unclear as to what type of settlement you are referring too. In the event that you were named in the lawsuit, you may be entitled to some of the settlement. However, if you are not a party to the litigation, you may not have a claim to any of the...Read more »
You really need to seek an in person consultation where the attorney can see all the paperwork to give you a proper answer, but expect to pay for the attorneys time as that is not part of the normal criminal free in office consultation.
I have received a subpoena as a defendant (along with a business and several of the business' owners) for something I have no association with. The subpoena statues that I need to answer the complaint and pay the court $175 fee. If I don't answer, I may be automatically found guilty. I am... Read more »
Pay what filing fee? If you are truly not the person named in the subpoena why not get a Forever stamp and envelope and send it to the name of the lawyer who had you served with it. No need to write a note, now try to tell the lawyer why he is receiving his subpoena in the mail. Be sure you are not...Read more »
There are many companies that can properly serve subpoenas to out of state companies. Often, when an out of state company receives a subpoena that was properly served, it complies with the subpoena. Subpoenas sent without proper service can be ignored by the receiving company.
The name of this company is Lease Financial Group. They lied about the rates. I was charged up to 20% of services. I paid $5000 in 48 month terminal lease for a $300 item. I notice i am not alone. New york attorney general already took this company to court over its corrupt contracts and business... Read more »
There is no way to change it. You need to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and pay it off over a 60 month period of time. This may make your payments more manageable. But it is expressly not dischargable in bankruptcy.Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney....Read more »
the temp plates on my car. He left them in my front seat along with a pink sheet for registration which was not filled out correctly and did not have my real NJ Drivers License number on it. I bought in NJ and the temp tag and registration and title where all issued from PA. I signed "shady"... Read more »
I have two issues. My son put down payment on a piece of land in a remote area. He is supposed to pay the owner + pay the taxes every month until it's paid off. the owner will hold the deed until he pays it off. It doesn't seem kosher to me. My son does flip houses and is familiar with real... Read more »
Yes, scams happen all the time. I suggest you have your son set up a consultation with a lawyer as you have many questions here and obviously this will take some time and more information would be needed to answer these questions. Expect to pay that attorney for his time and advice.
You need to go to court or call the court, plead not guilty and when you go to court ask for a trial. You can also hire a lawyer to do most of this for you, but you will still need to appear in court. FYI most people who come to my office feel that the tickets they received were an injustice, so...Read more »
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