I bought a used car from a private owner who lives in Georgia (we live in Alabama). He sold it to us for $5200 but ended up giving us $400 back the day of the sale because he forgot to tell us that the title was in the hands of a used car dealer instead of him & that I’d have to pay the fees.... Read more »
answered on Apr 5, 2023
Hello. Thank you for your question. It sounds like you purchased the car in Georgia. Because purchase was in Georgia, Georgia state law would control the remedies available to you. If you had purchased in Alabama, Alabama is a "buyer beware" state. Meaning, as is purchases are final once... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Yes, you can sue almost anyone by simply filing a complaint and paying the filing fees. The question is whether you can win and what you might recover. Basically, does the potential reward outweigh time and expense. More details are necessary for such... Read more »
Someone who doesn’t like me comes by my house regularly and blows train horns that he has hooked up to his truck and recently spooked my horse. My horse ran into the side of our barn due to this. We’ve reported him to the police for running me off the road and harassment but they say there is... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
You can look into if your city or county has a local noise ordinance, but if the police refuse to enforce it that may be a problem. You may want to call the city attorney or district attorney to discuss the matter.
The driver had already tried to pass once and backed out because the road was that bad and then a mile or 2 later tried again. As he passed the wave of slush and ice caused me and the car in front to have to completely stop because we couldn't see and my driver side window got busted. I... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2021
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter in many jurisdictions, you probably would. Check with the Small Claims Court, either through its online resources or contacting an administrative person at the courthouse as to the types of cases... Read more »
I am trying to sell my home and my title came back that there is a judgment against me that was filed a year ago. I have never been contacted about this and I have always paid my bills in full, on time. How can they do this without notifying me and how do I fight back? How do I find out who is... Read more »
answered on Nov 7, 2020
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, depending on state codes of civil procedure for service of process, one possibility is that the creditor could have told the court that they satisfied requirements for proper service and was... Read more »
answered on Oct 25, 2020
The age of majority in Alabama is 19, so technically she can. And.. if she pays for the phone, then she can look at it.
He is saying the bill of sale means nothing . I paid 1300 cash for truck 500 debt to creditors for title now he saying I owed him 2000 more and he going to go get truck
answered on Oct 18, 2020
The bill of sale does mean something. If you paid him 1800 and have a bill of sale and he refuses to give you the truck you can have him arrested for theft by deception 1st degree, in addition to suing him civilly. Good luck!
answered on Aug 4, 2020
If you weren’t married then it belongs to his estate. Did y’all have any children? If yes, then they are entitled to it. If not, then his parents are entitled to it. If no parents, then siblings. You have no rights, unless you can prove you paid for it.
Materials because it was not completed on the original date . The original date changed because of weather related situation . Does the contractor owe me the money back for materials
answered on Apr 14, 2020
Yes he owes you for the materials if he never completed the job. You will have to sue to get it back but you can also get attorneys fees and court costs.
answered on Apr 13, 2020
Whatever your lease says determines when it is returned. In your case it would be the 45 days because that’s what you and the landlord agreed upon when you both signed the lease agreement.
answered on Apr 9, 2020
check if you signed anything that would allow them to do that.
the application may have included an authorization to do that.
Can he put the house in his name
answered on Nov 25, 2019
That depends on a lot of different facts. Did your grandmother leave a Will? Is your father her only heir? I strongly recommend that you seek the advice of an experienced attorney.
Took my vehicle to a body shop to help color changed on rally stripe down the center blackout on rims and some minor bodTook my vehicle to a body shop to help color changed on rally stripe down the center blackout on rims and some minor body work dropped off March 30th the it was still at shop over... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2019
Just about any attorney could write the letter you describe. I don't know what kind of working relationship you have with the shop, but it's possible that it could be more practical to simply contact them yourself in a less confrontational manner and ask them what is causing the delay and... Read more »
His mechanic tells the "reason" for the car catching on fire. However, my friend says if I had not been driving it, and it was sitting in his yard, it would not have caught on fire. Am "I" liable?
answered on Jul 11, 2018
Only if your negligence or wanton conduct caused the damage. We you using the car with his permission?
I live in Prichard al I turn 17 in October my boyfriend is 18 and is working and we live with my mom but she doesn’t support me anymore can I move out without her consent and what can the cops do if I refuse to live with her or my dad
answered on May 8, 2018
You could become emancipated and then legally you would be an adult. You are not an adult in Alabama until age 19, which means you are a minor child until you reach the age a majority and become an adult in the eyes of the law. Best of luck!
answered on Apr 2, 2018
I can provide a general answer, but you may need to speak to legal counsel who can provide you with specific recommendations and advice, which would require an attorney to closely review all of the facts. For example, "signed everything into" could mean a transfer, a payable on death... Read more »
We received the release letter from the court that indicated the balance on the car account was $0. Why would a well-established major car credit company mail a clear title to a buyer if there was still a balance?
answered on Mar 2, 2018
I would assume that your wife filed the bankruptcy and you did not? If that is not the case, then you are not protected from this creditor when your wife received her discharge order. I believe that they are attempting to come after you for interest not paid on the account during the 5 year... Read more »
My friend and I, along with our roommate, adopted a cat. The adoption papers are in the roommate's name, but we equally split the cost of the adoption fee, vet bills, and our apartment pet fee. Our roommate is now moving out and says she is going to take the cat. Can she legally do this? Or... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2017
The cat is property. Cats are not actually "adopted" under Alabama law. The documents which transferred ownership of the cat probably show that she owns the cat. UNless you can show that you own the cat, you are probably out of luck.
I loaned her $120 and she also has property of mine that estimates around $150 that she refuses to return to me.
answered on Nov 11, 2017
You would spend a lot more than $120 trying to sue your sister. Do you have a note payable to you signed by her? You might just let this be a lesson to you. If you want, you can sue her in small claims Court.
Basically wondering what I will owe her if we split up. EVERYTHING is in my name due to her bankruptcy status. Talking 12 months of mortgage payments, credit card payments, absolute nightmare but curious what i should expect... She also has a pending domestic violence charge against me in the home.... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2017
My opinion is that she would be entitled to nothing.
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