When renting the home I was not told or given any information about the HOA, nothing in the lease. I am trying to work w HOA, even tho legally they should be dealing with home owners, but they are just condescending, rude, and bullying throwing their attorneys around. I have been nothing but... Read more »
HOAs are governed by a set of rules specified in a declaration that has been recorded in the county records and is binding on all the home owners and any others staying in any of the homes. The HOA rules provide fines or legal action for violations. They typically prohibit outside parking of...Read more »
Until my lease for my new apartment began, I stayed at my friend's place for a month. Recently when moving in, I forgot some items at the friend's place. The next day after move-in, I asked the friend if I can go to their place and collect my remaining items. They said they were out of... Read more »
I want to start writing and publishing children’s picture books as an independent author. I have written a 32 page book. i have already paid for copyrights. I want to hire an editor to look it over (line editing and copy editing) before I hire an illustrator. I am funding this entire project. Do... Read more »
The contracts you sign with editor, illustrator, etc. must assign all of their WMFH copyright rights to you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain an intellectual property rights attorney who can explain the copyright issues and prepare appropriate contracts.
Our basement flooded and we received an estimate for work. We signed the estimate and we’re told it was “no problem” if we changed our mind. We told the company we were getting other estimates and to stop all work. They did an hour of work. We received other estimates that were 75% LESS than... Read more »
Misrepresentations made during the sale of a car by a dealer should be reviewed by a consumer rights attorney. Most will give you a free consultation to determine if you have a strong enough claim to seek a remedy. Good luck.
I have noticed this clause in many end user agreements such as computer and phone software, product and service warranty terms, various financial applications, etc. It is always one-sided (written by the provider) and directed at the buyer. Sometimes these terms include mandatory use of a (or... Read more »
Right to a jury applies to criminal matters, not civil cases like business contracts. Rights to a jury in civil cases depend on state law, and can usually be waived as a matter of contract. That's why those waivers appear in so many business contracts.
They told us we did NOT have to get vaccinated then an hour later told us that we DO need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. I was accepted for a month and a half with a down payment before I was informed that I needed to get the COVID vaccine, so now it’s crunch time and I either get the shot... Read more »
In order for title to pass from a deceased person to another you generally need to go through the probate process. If the other person was the transfer on death beneficiary of the vehicles, then that takes precedence over the Will. I suggest you sit down with a probate attorney to review the...Read more »
They falsely advertised the condition and features included on the car. They also claimed this vehicle has a clean title; however, the car has had electrical issues since day one. I have several reasons to believe this car has previously been in a wreck after taking it to a mechanic. The company... Read more »
I signed up for an 8 month group coaching session starting June 1 2021. After 3 week I sent an email saying this was not for me. It was sold as something much different then it actually is. I then sent another email on July 11 asking again to leave the group as it is not for me. I was told I can... Read more »
If the contract is for 8 months, and there is no early termination option, then there isn't one, and you could be obligated to pay, or else they could make an adverse entry on your credit report, lowering your credit score. They could also turn it over to a collection agency. But they might...Read more »
I had turned in paperwork for FMLA to my dr at an appointment. I filled everything out on my end and paid the fee to have it done. I was fired from my job of 10 years due to points and the fact that the fmla paperwork didn't get turned in. Before the due date of my paperwork I had called my dr... Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local employment law attorney who can review all the facts of the situation and your termination and advise you, and then contact your employer about any violation of FMLA that the employer might have done. That might get your job back.
You can file a judgment lien against his house and property, and then attach or foreclose against those. You'll need an attorney to do that. Contact the attorney who handled your case. Or you could contact a collection agency. Or use use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain an attorney who does...Read more »
A contractor I hired to fix my leaking roof took half down from me but the roof still leaks. He warranted the work for 20 years although the project isn't "done", but at this point I am not sure he is competent to fix it. To fix it he will have to basically start over, and I think... Read more »
If the roof leaks, then the job has not been done properly or is not complete. Talk to the contractor about it. If you intend to terminate him for breach of contract and sue him, you have to give him notice. Even if you succeed in court and get a judgment against him, it might be difficult to...Read more »
This is not a case, rather a debate. I am told "No judge will uphold a confidentiality contract if the breaching party was threatened to do so". I told them the entire purpose of the agreement is to protect the party being held in confidentiality, especially if the breach leads to their... Read more »
Your question is unclear. "No judge will uphold a confidentiality contract if the breaching party was threatened to do so" doesn't make sense. What is the breaching party being threatened against? Signing the contract? Breach? If a contract with signed under duress, it is invalid....Read more »
That's equivalent to taking property away from him or her. If they do not voluntarily agree to give or sell you their interest in the property your options are very limited. Being abusive and addicted to drugs does not mean you can take away their things. If you are stuck in a bad situation...Read more »
I bought the car last year right before Covid. The dealership shut down due to the virus and never left information to make payments. In September the dealership reached back out after I had made a complaint to the BBB for their disappearing act, they wanted me to bring cash to their personal home,... Read more »
An attorney should review a land contract before it is signed. Whether it is seller or buyer who is responsible for taxes and debts, would depend on the terms of the contract and the priority of the debts. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the land...Read more »
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