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Q: I was going to trade my car with this guy from providence we each made iut bill of sale then he stole my registration

What can i do to get my car back

Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford answered on May 22, 2015

The police should be notified.

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Q: How do you know if small claims court is the appropriate forum for handling a dispute with a roofing contractor?

We hired a contractor to replace the roof of our barn at our residence. We paid him $2,500.00 as a deposit. The work and the skill level of the men on the job was horrible. Some of the workers had never done a roof before and told us that. They did not do the work or to the standard as outlined... Read more »

Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford answered on Dec 19, 2012

$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... Read more »

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