To be valid, all the statutory requirements must be followed for a mechanic's lien. That can include delivering a Notice of Furnishing and Notice of Commencement, posting a copy of a Notice of Commencement, providing copies when requested, recording the lien affidavit within the time deadline, and...Read more »
My condo association has used scare tactics and harassing tactics to squeeze money out of homeowners. Some have filed bankruptcy not not knowing the management company that has been receiving payments for the last 13 years, has been cancelled by the state. Yet they have still used a law firm to... Read more »
The articles of incorporation are often cancelled for failure to pay annual fees. The corporation can have the articles reinstated and ratify the conduct by a shareholder's meeting. As a shareholder, I believe that every owner is a member of the association, you are entitled to receive the...Read more »
It depends on how the inspection contingency is written in the sales contract. Try to work it out with the buyer, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the contract and advise you.
I entered into a contract with a contractor for home repair services. The work was divided into three separate sections. He’s completed two of those, and not yet started the third. If no expenses have occurred in the third section, can I back out and pay for only the first two?... Read more »
You can try to negotiate an early lease termination with landlord on whatever terms landlord might accept. But landlord could refuse. If so, then you could start paying your rent on time each month into escrow with your local court, which will hold a hearing to determine if landlord has any...Read more »
I purchased a instrumental directly from a seller. I found the instrumental on YouTube and contacted the person who made it. He doesn’t sell through a trusted site because he said it takes a good portion from his sales and does it directly. He also informed me that he will take it down from... Read more »
It sounds like the real reason the seller does not use trusted sites to market his stuff is because he can sell the same stuff over and over and over to many trusting people like you if he uses his own site to bilk unsuspecting people. You might want to hire a lawyer to investigate this dude and...Read more »
The realtor is not a party to the sales contract. If the seller breaches the contract with buyer, then buyer sues the seller. If realtor participated in the breach in some way, realtor can also be named as a defendant. It is not likely to be cost-effective to go to small claims court for that...Read more »
The salesman then lied to me and told me the increase was due to bank fees for the loan. Now that I'm a customer of said bank, I've inquired about those "fees"; they've informed me there are no fees or charges to apply for an auto loan. Original price was $16993.00 and at contract time the amount... Read more »
No, bait and switch is when they advertise a particular car for some very attractive amount of money (the bait) and then when you get there to buy it, they tell you the car you wanted was sold--and then try to move you up to a more expensive car (the switch). It is hard to tell why they jacked the...Read more »
his address & apt number have changed due to the first apartment not be ready. His lease starts 8/1. Is this legal? Apartment layout has changed, unit is a down grade, he already made a change of address.
Advice: Forget about him "already changing his address." Why? Because he can change it again.
Focus on the facts that are relevant: Signing a lease for a specific apartment your son walked through and bargained for means that your son is entitled to move into that specific apartment--or an...Read more »
I signed over car to daughter with agreement for her to make monthly payments for the car. She took car never paid. She’s currently in jail and her husband refuses to give car back. How do I get the car back.
I cosigned a vehicle and the other person turned it back into the dealership, now they are coming after me for the money, am I responsible for that? Can they garnish my wages for a vehicle they took back?
A co-signer is equally liable for any financial loss on the loan or the vehicle that. If the lender or dealer sues and gets a judgment, they can garnish wages. They also can make an adverse entry on credit reports, lowering credit scores.
I found a puppy online. I contacted the owner on FB msger but got no reply. I then saw the same puppy listed with another woman claiming to be seller's mom. I messaged her about the puppy, and we made arrangements. I never actually spoke with the daughter. Mother disclosed that the pup had an... Read more »
It depends on what the contract says regarding the deposit. It does seem like there are multiple red flags here and you might be dealing with an Amish puppy mill situation. If you had a firm agreement that you could get the puppy for the week of July 9, that might be sufficient to get the deposit...Read more »
and final satisfaction of her liability herein" is the other party still responsible for the remaining debt? Nowhere in the contract does it specify that either of the parties are responsible for a certain portion of the debt. It appears to be considered 1 debt. If her debt is satisfied, isn't... Read more »
Each person on any joint debt is responsible to the lender (creditor) for the entire debt, not just half (or any other portion) of the whole debt. So if one of the debtors pays off 50% of the entire debt, that debtor still owes the other 50% to the...Read more »
If he refuses to pay, you could sue him in small claims court. But even if you win, that merely gives you a judgment. Then you have to try to collect on the judgment by going to court again. The court filing fees for all that probably exceed what he owes.
I've always been the first one to contact him and ask about any update (application approval, status of lease etc). He has stated that I'll have the lease at the end of the week (didn't happen) or the following week (after the next time I reached out - still hasn't happened). He didn't even contact... Read more »
The purchase agreement should provide for a time period within which the buyer must take certain steps. Check to see if those steps have been taken. If not advise the buyer that the contract has been materially breached and you are cancelling the same.
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