It's a 2002 Acrua RL with 129000 on it and in great shape. Their insurance wants to only give me Kelly Blue Book value for the car. The shop caused the fire inside of the car and admitted it. Now they want me to settle and I don't agree because I would have to purchase another car and make... Read more »
Generally, in most states they only have to give you the retail value of the vehicle---even if that won't buy you what you lost. Check if that is so by contacting a member of the NC Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
I went to a hotel, to get a room that costs $60 per night. The hotel has a policy that there is only 15 minutes within paying to either change rooms, or ask for a refund, and makes people sign a paper stating this, and does not let people look at the rooms first before deciding to pay. In my case,... Read more »
Wow. It's too bad you did not anticipate any problem when this (very cheap) hotel made you sign an agreement not to complain about their cheap rooms unless you do it immediately. In any event, there is nothing you can do to force your bank to give you the $60 that the hotel kept. Why not consider...Read more »
I recieved a call from a person claiming to be a part of 'Larkin mediation'. He said that I owed wachovia bank 100$ back in 2009 and that If I do not settle for 400$, I will be served and brought to court for over 2000$. When I searched their phone # I get no results for a business. They have not... Read more »
This new trick is becoming all too common in the mortgage lending industry. Your best bet is to hire a good real estate lawyer and have them write a very strong letter to the original lender and the new lender warning both of them that you may take legal action against both lenders if necessary to...Read more »
Original note was 144 payments of 550 due on the 15th monthly. I'm threatened with foreclosure all the time. He's changed my due date with no new installment agreement. I only have 4 payments left, but his balance reflects a balance of more than 3 times the amount I truly owe. I have 3 children.... Read more »
It sounds like you may have uncovered a despicable collection tactic used by some individuals to steal property from borrowers who are not paying attention along the way. According to your facts, the total amount you agreed to pay (beginning nearly 12 years ago) is $79,200 ($550 times 144); and...Read more »
I took a car driving perfect into Midas to have spark plugs changed they changed all 6 and 1 coil. Then I drove it from NC to FL and broke down on the side of the road. I had it towed to another Midas and they said the catalytic convertors had blown and needed replacing after further inspection... Read more »
I'm not hearing why or how the catalytic converters "got blown" and why you need a new engine.
In order to make a claim you will need a mechanic to say what it is that caused the damage to your vehicle. To do that someone needs to say and explain how it happened. You change 6 plugs and a...Read more »
It sounds like you've received valuable property by mistake that does not belong to you. At a minimum, you likely at least have an obligation not to use that fuel. If they request to retrieve it, then you probably need to let them do so. For absolute certainty on these questions, you should...Read more »
Received a community grant for home repairs. General contractor hired someone to spray my house for termites. This was Oct of 2017 and I have not been able to live in my house since. The chemicals cause me to cough, wheezing, eyes watering, and headaches. Call state in it was determined the wrong... Read more »
Yes. Judgments can be recorded as liens against any real property owned by the judgment debtor. If you bought a house in the same place were the judgment was entered, it is already a lien on the house.
Hey! I hadn't really expected an answer. Especially not so quickly. Thanks. So I wonder if I'm pushing my luck to ask another related question? If the default judgments, expired, or were not renewed, can the accounts that the judgments were for still be collected on, by a 2nd or 3rd, or 4th... Read more »
If a creditor files an action to "renew" a judgment for an additional ten years, they are required to serve you pursuan to the Rules of Civil Procedure the same as with any other lawsuit. Service options are certified mail, overnight delivery service, sheriff or process server.
The person who owns the Bronosonic trademark is taking money from people online for neon signs via Neon Signs in US and not shipping them out. The address they've listed on their website doesn't exist and I've tracked the IP address of their emails to China. Can you help?
It depends on the contract. If you have the right to sue in the US, you might get a default judgment and then execute on the trademark, though that will be complicated. You might then be able to get a restraining order on the web server advertising your trademark, and then go into the Bronosonic...Read more »
In 1996 I had a judgement against me for the first time from a car I purchased in 1995. I thought I would wait the 10 years and in 2006 they renewed the judgement. I was told they could do this only once so I waited another 10 years. In 2016 they served me with another judgement. Is this legal for... Read more »
A judgment can only be renewed once for a maximum of 20 years on the judgment. An attorney would need to review the documentation filed in 2016 to see what options are available to you in terms of resolving the 3rd judgment.
My husband and I can't agree on several important issues, including income requirements for our family, and I'm planning to file for divorce, giving up the home to him in the decree. Given the possibility of a lengthy divorce, I'd like to remove my name from the deed before filing so that I can... Read more »
You can certainly file a quit claim deed releasing you from the property. However, you'd likely be giving up a major source of leverage against him in the divorce if you plan to do this before filing. Also, it seems you are likely still living together in the house. If so, you will not be...Read more »
Asking that someone accused of shoplifting not be allowed into a private business really has no connection to the criminal charge. The owner or manager could in essence trespass that person years after the criminal case is resolved.
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