It's unclear what type of agreement this is, however the terms of the contract will generally govern. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice...Read more »
I paid cash for a used motorcycle from a repair/dealership owned by someone I have known a long time. The owner himself sold it to me. I gave him the cash, he gave me the title and keys. Done deal right? Well turns out the title he gave me was 'invalid'. I found this out after bike was... Read more »
I was up to date with payments with them until I just couldn't even afford the minimum payment. I was barely able to pay my rent. I work in the restaurant industry, and it was hit hard. I did try to work out something with them but what they wanted I still couldn't afford. I stopped... Read more »
On 4/15/2022, I was at the Mercedes Benz car dealership discussing my lease end agreement. It was decided that I would return it/sell it back to the dealership the following week. As I was leaving the dealership, I was rear ended when I was at a stop. After my car was repaired by an authorized... Read more »
In answer to your question, the owner of the vehicle has the diminished value claim. If you did not own it since you leased it, you do not have a diminished value claim. That said, if I misread your post and you did own the vehicle at the time of the wreck, then you should be able to assert a...Read more »
You can contact the storage unit and inform them that some of the property contained in the unit is yours and that you are entitled to it. They cannot have a lien on property that you did not authorize to be in there.
I hired somebody to build the back part of my semi truck. The price agreed was $38,000. Throughout the past months I have sent him 30,000 for material & labor. The work was supposed to be completed 2 months ago. I learned that he has not bought material or started any work on it at all and that... Read more »
Sure, you can sue. Most attorneys are likely to want a similar amount of money, or at least five figures I'd guess, to get this started for you, and hope in the end to be able to get some money from the 'bad guy' towards atty fees, but, there are no guarantees. The BAR has initial...Read more »
There are several ways. You can get a writ of attachment issued by the court to place a lien on the debtor's home or other real property asset. You can get a writ of execution and a wage garnishment order to take a percentage/amount from each paycheck from the debtor, or you can ask the...Read more »
A company recently charged me for unreturned equipment that was given for free with no strings attached. The terms and conditions does not specify this particular product which is not owned directly by the entity. The entity advertised the equipment as free and no strings attached. I never paid for... Read more »
Dealership added warranty, paint protection, and gps tracker on the contract. The contract was already signed, we were able to have the warranty removed, but not the paint protection and gps theft protection as they said they are required when buying new vehicles from their dealership. Is this true... Read more »
So, I loaned my ex boyfriend $4500 back in October 2021 and he promised he would pay me back monthly but has not. He has made false promises(I have text messages) month after month that he would pay me but then he doesn't. This has screwed up my credit and put a financial burden on me. The... Read more »
If your car is worth $10,00 or less, you can sue her in Small Claims Court, which does not allow lawyers. It's somewhat like "Judge Judy" in that people answer judge's questions without a lawyer present. Most courts have a self-help section on their websites and self-help...Read more »
I am pursuing a California professional state license that requires a credit check and might need to clear up some old judgments from 10 and 14 years ago. I can pay the amounts originally owed, but adding on the interest pushes beyond what I can afford. Is it possible to make this type of deal with... Read more »
A bankruptcy lawyer should be able to provide you with legal advice and representation for this matter. In fact, both of those judgments may have expired and become unenforceable due to the passage of time, unless they were timely renewed.
His scheme to play victim and try to retaliate again. He has cases such as this since 2000. Lost truck, collections asking for $38.675 calling it eviction aftermath and Mayhem. Despites and fixed. I have tons of evidence that I didn't get to show because my SC case heard 11/20. UD was... Read more »
His relative Michael is willing to take over the debt through installments, and he wants to do an agreement which guarantees that John’s debt is transferred to him, so John is no longer owes me(creditor) anything.... Read more »
You can assign debt from one debtor to another, but the problem is if you cannot find the one willing to take on John's debt you won't be able to get the assignment completed/signed. You might need to hire an investigator/skip tracer to find Michael first.
I was at a drive through coffee shop in Flagstaff, Arizona. It was warming up that morning and the ice and snow melted and slid off the business’ roof which ended up landing on top of my hood causing damage.
I filed a claim with their insurance (Chubb) and they came back and denied my... Read more »
You may have a bad faith claim for denial of your claim, but it will likely depend on the terms in the business insurance policy. However, even if the insurance policy won't cover your loss, you may still be able to sue the business for negligence for your damages, but you will likely need to...Read more »
I was involved in accident in CA with no injuries,the street where the accident occurred is has a middle lane the two yellow lanes.I was inside the middle lane when the accident occurred.I was there with the other driver and a person across the street with 0% visibility of the accident site which I... Read more »
I just recently picked up mail from my boyfriends grandma from time to time I still get mail there since I used to live there. I honestly don’t go there after usually just Christmas and thanksgiving and a random couple times a year. Well I haven’t been there since Christmas 2021. Apparently... Read more »
What is called "Substitute Service" in CA is legal. Basically it says that if a process server goes to your home or your work in an effort to serve you personally but is not successful, after at least 2 attempts, they can give it to a "substitute" (person must be at least 18...Read more »
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