Thomas Briody's answer If you truly lost the item, then you have most likely not committed a crime. However, you are responsible for the loss, and you will have to reimburse the person who loaned you the camera. That means you are most likely going to have to pay the value of the camera back.
Neville Bedford's answer Your best avenue would be to engage an attorney practicing where the case is properly filed. There are myriad resources online for legal information, statutes, and case law along with many law schools that could provide you with the information you seek. However, a practicing attorney should be able to address these issues more quickly that you might, even if you had the time, money, and inclination to attend a law school.
Neville Bedford's answer It may be time to look for: 1) a new, different, and better maintained residence/apartment and/ or 2) a second source of income and/or 3) an attorney to help you defend against a likely eviction case should your landlord decide to take you to court. Contact your local CAP agency for help with #1 https://publicportal.courts.ri.gov/PublicPortal/
Bernard P. Healy's answer I do not have sufficient information to answer this question fully or accurately. Let me give you my initial impressions. I assume you are a member of a Laborers Union which has assigned you for many years to a specific business. You have apparently performed your job well and you are being forced out of your position because the union steward wants a relation of his to fill that position.
While discrimination is barred under many State and Federal Laws, including Rhode Island's Fair...
Kas DeCarvalho's answer Well...if you don't have a written agreement, then what you technically have is a month-to-month lease...and what the rent is supposed to be is admittedly a bit of a mystery, but at worst, it's the rent from your old/other apartment. Typically that would be decided by the history of what you had been doing before...but since you actually moved to a smaller apartment, it seems reasonable to argue that you would pay a reasonable amount less. But assuming that you and the Landlord agreed that...
Kas DeCarvalho's answer The shortest, best answer is..."it depends on the terms of the Lease Agreement." But based on your question, I suggest that the answer is, "probably not." Let me clarify a few points, though: First, as you know, many State statutes permit landlords to charge both a "Security Deposit" and request that the last month's rent be paid in advance...and the rules for each of those tend to differ. Typically, Lease Agreements don't permit the Security Deposit to be used as a payment for the last...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Not sure what they are contacting you about. I assume this is an ebay or similar tansaction. You would only be open for misrepresentation if he can prove the shoes aren't what they say they are and you willfully mislead him. If you talked by text now is a good time to download that. Also get a screen capture of the offer he responded to. If you said "label says..." as opposed to "these House of Wanque shoes..." you are impliedly warranting they are what they say they are.
Glenn B. Manishin's answer No. Fraud requires an intention to defraud, knowingly false statements and a duty of care to the other party. Largely the same for securities law purposes. News media are supposed to be accurate but do not have a legal obligation to investors, voters or even viewers.
Neville Bedford's answer Your husband may need to enlist the services of one of our fine attorneys to resolve the situation. Have him dig up the agreements, email, and other relevant information and contact any attorney he chooses.
Neville Bedford's answer If it is within three days from signing the contract, you may be within your rights to renege on the deal. If you are more than that in time, consider retaining an attorney to assist you in negotiating a compromise that will save the contractor the trouble of filing the case in court.
Neville Bedford's answer $2500 is the jurisdictional limit of the Small Claims Court - So, as long as your damages are not in excess of that amount,Small claims may be a good place for you. However, if the remedial work exceeded that amount, you may wish to enter the District - or even Superior Court. The contractor's Board also has a dispute resolution system that may well be worth investigating. see: http://www.crb.ri.gov/search.php
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