(I had keys to the house and the porch is open and visible, so you can see right into it.) I had to leave on very short notice, this past Saturday. I do not own a car and I can only carry so many things with me. We agreed that I would come back today to get the rest of my things. I texted her... Read more »
Go get the stuff.Ask friends, family for help. Legally you have an argument to make but your stuff get's taken you don't want to be tied up making arguments--spend the time getting a ride. A cab if you have some money. Free rent that long means she's going to get the sympathy.
First and foremost, do you have this loan in a signed writing? You likely have a few issues to consider. If you are local, you can simply sue him in small claims court - fast, comparatively cheap, and a Judgment is just as enforceable as one from regular circuit court. If you don't, you...Read more »
If your wife co-signs a loan - for a car or anything else - she can end up having to pay the entire loan, interest, fees, etc. herself. If she is not prepared to pay everything herself, she should not co-sign. If she also is a co-owner and is listed as such on the Title, she would have the legal...Read more »
They have only ever contacted me, even when I told them that those were her bills and not mine. I'm obviously going to pay them, but can they really call me every day while I'm at work and sue me for my wife's bills?
Spouses are generally legally liable for necessary medical bills even if they did not sign the agreement at the doctor's office. So yes, it is likely that they can come after you for payment. Calling you at work everyday is a different matter. Depending upon the exact details, that may or...Read more »
Absolutely - all Oregon Landlord-Tenant laws apply to you and your tenant. If you are in the city limits of Portland, you may have additional obligations and time/notice requirements. For example, you don't say what sort of 30 day notice you are referring to but if it is a 30 No Cause...Read more »
This isn't something that can be figured out on line. You will need to talk to an attorney and your action will either be against this landlord if he survives or his estate. It is probably going to be very messy. If he dies you will have to make a claim against his estate and get in line...Read more »
About a year ago I loaned a local business 15k to get started, now they will not respond to emails or phone calls. Do I have a chance to sue and get any money back? We signed an agreement we drafted but lawyers were not involved.
Nobody can give you a meaningful answer without carefully reviewing the written agreement. Nothing you have posted says you couldn't sue and win but then again, nothing says you will win either. Consider taking it to an attorney for review and advice on how to best proceed now. Good luck.
This was result of dealing with a litigation with EX (not divorce) and I fought the appraiser on the value, as I'm in real estate, also had shared the value with another friend of my in real estate no one could believe the value he was giving it. I had also provided him with the $30k in... Read more »
I am not sure what your legal question is. The appraisal at a given point in time has nothing to do with the value at any other point it time. An appraiser is supposed to give you their professional opinion of a value of real estate on a certain date. You can always testify and give your opinion...Read more »
The guy we rented from did not get park approval and so got a thirty day eviction notice. We had him sign a rental agreement but he won't return our deposit and he never said anything about us moving out we started packing anyways but upon asking him about us getting our deposit back when we... Read more »
It does sound as if you may have a variety of claims against your ex-landlord. You may wish to review everything with a local landlord-tenant attorney to determine exactly how much and how to best go about filing suit. Even if you get a Judgment against him though, you may still have a problem...Read more »
You need to take the documents to the same clerks with whom you filed the original Summons and Complaint, as long as at least a full 14 days have past since the defendant(s) were served (be sure a proof of service has been filed with the court). The court clerk will likely check all the paperwork...Read more »
You wonder if someone can legally REDUCE your bill and charge you LESS? Of course they can. If you owed $15K, you certainly owed at least $10K. Once sued upon for the $10K, however, they may well have trouble trying to sue you for the additional $5K in the future. Essentially they knocked 1/3...Read more »
I am an Oregon renter, and I vacated the fifth week into a 60 day notice of a "termination of tenancy; no cause", issued to me 22 months into my tenancy. I paid the final month's rent because I did not want to be considered delinquent while I wrapped up the last few days of my move... Read more »
Yes, your landlord is correct that you would be required to provide 30 day notice if you intended to vacate prior to the 60 day notice date that he served you. He told you to be out on that specific date, NOT to be out anytime up until that date. If you wanted to be out earlier, you owed him at...Read more »
It is at the Judge's discretion. That said, it is rare that a Judge does not award costs, including a prevailing party fee, to the winner of a case. I certainly know nothing about your case and do not intend to comment on its merit but on a purely statistical basis, it is far more likely...Read more »
It is unclear exactly what has happened or the relationship between the parties. It also is unclear what you mean by ABC allowed DE to sign onto the lease so they didn't have to pay a deposit. Are you saying all 5 were on the same lease, secured by the original security deposit? Or did DE...Read more »
And has only done 6months work on it and has been paid $5500 and my dad recently past away and this guys wont give my dads truck back. What can i do about this. The truck is not his and hes being real rude since my dad has dies and my mom had all info and stuff for that truck
If this fellow is still owed money for work he has performed on the truck, then he has a mechanic's lien on the truck and can keep it as collateral until he is paid in full. Then he has to release it, but technically only to the Personal Representative or Claiming Affiant of your...Read more »
You need to establish who was at fault by a preponderance of the evidence. That means more likely than not. You also have to prove the decreased value of the vehicle, which usually is the cost to repair the vehicle. If you don't have a witness and there is no videotape of the incident, and...Read more »
So I took my car to another shop to have the repair work done. The first shop charged me a fee for me to take my car out of their shop. I feel this is wrong. I need to know if I have a mall claims case against the first body shop
I would need some follow up information in order to answer this question. Did you have a written or verbal contract with the original body shop? Was there an agreement of a time period to fix your car? Did they do any diagnostic work that was contracted for. What is the body shop's...Read more »
I had a storage facility that was on auto payment. When my debit card was lost and changed, the payment no longer went through without me realizing it. I did not receive any notice from the storage facility, either by mail or email, that they were selling my property. I received only one notice of... Read more »
I'm not in my office, so I can't look up the statutes, but there are a few on the books that should allow you to go after the storage place. If I recall correctly, there are certain procedures that need to be followed before they can sell your items. An attorney can review those and your...Read more »
Customer filed with Builders board and was denied as claim was over a year old. Now have filed small claim against us personally. Do they even have a case if not filed in the Corp name? Does our corp bond play into this at all? We have 'demanded a hearing' to avoid a default judgment.... Read more »
Based on the facts as presented, the S-corp appears to be an improper party. Accordingly, prior to the hearing, I would demand from the plaintiff voluntary dismissal of the action. In fact, I might even attempt to move the hearing date for, inter alia, to give the plaintiff more time to consider...Read more »
The can was placed back inward the driveway and broke the drivers side mirror while reversing, barely clipped it. Photos indicate the can was on "personal property" says the garbage company so they won't take any responsibility and now I have $600 of damages/wage loss due to the... Read more »
Their duty is to empty cans (I'm assuming this is municipal). They are never under a duty to place them a particular location.Bigger issue is it was a stationary object. The general rule is the vehicle in motion has the duty to look for stationary objects, vehicles even if they aren't...Read more »
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