Depending on your overall circumstances and how the numbers work out, you have 2 main choices. The first one is to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to file a motion based on changed circumstances to reduce the amount of child support. The alternative, which would depend on your overall...Read more »
My elderly, low income mom (on medicaid) resides in an assisted living facility . I pay her rent there every month. They added on a $4,000 charge and recently and claimed it was because they did not bill her the correct amount monthly, going 2 years back. She doesn't have this money, can they... Read more »
In order to answer this question an attorney would need to review any contracts signed by your mother and by you. Some violations of the law allow you to demand that your attorneys fees be paid by the defendant t in certain circumstances and if an attorney thinks you have such a case and it is...Read more »
Ultimately, if there was a material misrepresentation made in connection with the sale of the investment, then you could potentially sue for it. Generally the misrepresentation must be made at the time of sale to be actionable.
With regards to notice of the change of ownership, that...Read more »
I got a loan agreement to finance furniture but after sign the agreement I decided to cancel because I found a better deal. I called the bank to cancel the agreement the said they would void it only when the furniture store confirms that I cancel the order and didn’t receive anything from them? I... Read more »
I predict there will come a day when many more people will learn--by asking contact questions like this on here on Justia--not to sign any contracts without reading them very closely. Your particular situation reminded me of the advice I have given to every person in my family and to every friend...Read more »
I bought a 2009 Jaguar with 62,000 miles. When I bought the vehicle there was minor defects and the dealership agreed to fixing and delivering the vehicle to my home, for the inconvenience of the vehicle not prepared or ready for pickup. I bought the vehicle a over a week ago. I signed for a loan... Read more »
I highly recommend calling the dealership to check on the status of the repairs on your car. There could be a valid reason for the delay. If you really want to protect yourself, in addition to calling, you can write a detailed letter requesting information surrounding the transaction. Be sure to...Read more »
I heard that payday loans are illegal in NJ. I took 600 put and paid four payments of $206 . I also heard that since they are illegal I only have to pay the principal. Is this true,? The rest of my cc and such ate in good standing so I don't want to file for bankruptsy. What can they do to me,,?
Think this all the way through: If the payday loan creditor operates its business anywhere in the state of New Jersey there is a really strong possibility that payday loans are NOT illegal in New Jersey. What can they do if you do not repay? They can sue you.
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 cosigned a car for my brother and he is not making payments for 5 months. Since we got the car he has been making late payments. Can i take him to court to take the car if i pay it off. Me and my brother's name is on the title. If i pay the car off, the bank will send the title to me. Can i take... Read more »
In most states either person named on the title has the ability to sell it or to do anything else with the car. If you pay it off the bank will give you a new title, which you can use any way you want.
On 3/23/2019 I had Jiffy Lube’s “recommended” maintenance schedule work done on my Toyota matrix wagon at Store #457,New Jersey, 973-586-3338. Lubrication LLC., 133 Route 46, Rockaway, NJ. 07866. My vehicle at the time had 184,964 mileage on it. Jiffy Lube representative, Representative:... Read more »
i am a licensed contractor in NJ I was harassed/discriminated against for months by a Home Depot Loss prevention employee who called the Toms River Police on myself and my construction crew because she profiles us as thieves (were Black) even though i spent 4k in the store that day and had... Read more »
Discriminating against customers in the way you describe is a violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, which provides for compensatory damages, punitive damages, and payment of the plaintiff's attorneys' fees if the case prevails. An attorney considering filing such a suit would...Read more »
All of your questions should be answered in the original purchase documents controlling all the terms of ownership, maintenance, assessments and all other terms and conditions. Why not hire a lawyer to review everything and help you convince the owners of the retirement community to speed up their...Read more »
Plu the Akc for fraud .she is not registered as a breeder for taxes and breeds in a residential area. she gave me fraudulent papers to register with the AKC that do not belong to my dog. My dog was born with horrible genetic health issues . She... Read more »
My business partners rather than asking me if they had any confusion, continued to purchase goods from my other business that is owned by my wife. Since they were verbally told several times and there is nothing in writing they took advantage of the situation to edge me out of the business. I... Read more »
She has been living in the same senior complex for 23 years and has never had anything written against her. Now that my father passed a year ago she needs help so I am staying with her temporarily. I have been here since Aug 2018 and do plan to leave if my mother can get strong enough to stay alone.
Based on the facts provided thus far it appears that your mother may well have rights under various federal and state laws regarding disabled persons that are being violated. More facts are needed to make a determination as to your mother's options. You should promptly contact an attorney and...Read more »
We asked via text so there is documentation of several requests. Now landlord doesn't want to rent to us she says because we are asking her to repair too many things. She has stated she's not putting anymore money in the house (hence the reason there is no CO because failed inspection was probably... Read more »
You can retain a litigation attorney to file suit against the landlord. An in person consultation and document review is necessary to obtain proper legal advice. Depending on the specific town the apartment is located in there may also be additional remedies available to you.
My mortgage company gave me such a hard time in trying to get a modification. I lost my primary residence because of it. "They couldn't get the numbers to work." I moved into my rental property with the same issue, getting a modification approved.
Based on the information in your question you may have a cause of action for violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (which provides for triple economic damages plus payment of the consumer's attorneys' fees and costs), as well as common law fraud claims which would be a basis to seek...Read more »
When I was at the dealership the salesman said he was working on getting the CarFax. Said he had it, but they gave him the wrong one and they were working on it. I also asked the financial person doing the paperwork and he said they were working on it. I never received one.
You need to retain a civil litigation attorney and file suit under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-2, consumer fraud is defined broadly as “any unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise or misrepresentation . . . ” in connection with...Read more »
I recently went through a bankruptcy in which I included my home, and subsequently a foreclosure (in NJ). I remained in the home during this whole process and paid the propane supplier monthly, as I needed the fuel to live there. When I left the home the tank contained 60% fuel. I'm willing to pay... Read more »
I'm being sued for not submitting a written notice of move out at the end of my lease. Any information on sliding scale or income adjusted legal services/representation specializing in landlord/tenant cases would be very much appreciated! Thank you.
Different attorneys have different fees. You get what you pay for. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
You are seeking things through rose colored glasses which is distorting your vision and the law. Depending on your overall financial situation, Bankruptcy may be right for you. An experienced CA Bankruptcy attorney will be able to determine which type of Bankruptcy is the correct one for you....Read more »
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