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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Communications Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Can a debt collector or original creditor still try to sue you if the loan was already cancelled as a part of a lawsuit?

I was contacted by a company on Monday 10/18/2021 called "Assurance Legal Proceedings" via phone stating that they are filing a claim against me in my county for attempt to defraud a loan company. They also said that they have contracted a location service to find me and serve me with... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 21, 2021

Yes. You are being scammed.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: My almost 5 year old has tongue tie which has caused plenty of speech problems and 2 years of a iep and more

She was in and out of the hospital from birth to 6 months the doctors said she was not gaining weight even thoe she was fed every 2 hours. I had the doctors cause so many problems to the point that cps was called everything was unfounded but it's still the point of everything that has happened... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 8, 2021

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. There wasn't a question included in your post, but it seems fairly clear that you're wondering about your legal rights relating to your infant's medical care. One option here would be to reach out to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Juvenile Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: What should I do?

My son (7years old) and a neighbor kid (10-11 years old) were playing with a group of kids and the boy was hitting my son in the face with a soccer ball and my son went to kick the kid to get him to stop and the kids phone fell out and broke, and the boys mom said they have a family member who saw... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 29, 2021

Don’t pay for anything. Never reward bullying.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Took car to get worked on, the shop let it get towed, now it's been junked from impound lot. Like to take legal action.

Have the owner on video saying he'd get it or multiple times and he never did, now he wants to make payments to me but I don't believe him.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 5, 2021

You’ll need to file suit against the shop snd owner.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Company broke our fence and will not repair to original state. What do I do?

Hired a mowing company who broke our fence. Someone came to assess and only offered to place plywood over broken part which will effect resale value of home and not properly fix the issue. The other option is we repair the entire fence to our liking and to match, and they comp us for the $68... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 18, 2021

File a civil suit against the fence company.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: My older brother keeps using my card on his XBox for $15.89. Can I press charges?

I used it once and told him to take my card off his system, I got a notification a few days ago that it tried to go through again and told him AGAIN to take it off. Now it has went through AGAIN and he's mocking me that there's nothing I can do.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 9, 2021

Cancel the card and get a new one.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Puppy purchased from a breeder in Ky -said it was a specific mix of breeds, DNA test showed otherwise. Is that fraud?
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on May 4, 2021

It depends on what was promised.what the breeder knew and how reliable the DNA test is? If the breeder knowingly misled you and sold you something he knew to be false then that could be a case for fraud.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Ex gave me a week notice that I didn’t receive to pick up my pets, now he won’t give them back. Are they still mine?

Ex was fostering my 4 cats because I got pregnant. We broke things off during this pregnancy but we agreed to them still being with him until I delivered (risk of toxoplasmosis and I’m very high risk so I was put on bedrest and given a wheel chair). He claims to have given me 1 weeks notice via... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 11, 2021

Yes. Get your papers and call the cops. Next, file a motion in your divorce case for the retried of the animals.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Hi - I recently purchased a used zero turn lawn mower. The seller lied about the year of the mower in a text.

I recently purchased a used zero turn lawn mower that was listed on Facebook marketplace for $2750. The seller texted and told me that the mower was only 5 -6 years old via text which i have saved. After purchasing I reached out to the manufacturer and they told me it was 17 years old. I tried to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 22, 2021

Sue him for fraud. You relied on his representation which was patently false.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Auto repair shop totaled my car on test drive after working on it. Rear ended. Do I still owe him $ ?

Also wanted some used tires. Never got that far. Before it was in accident, didn't tell me how much I owed him. Now he is saying I owe him $400.00 + storage

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 19, 2021

You need to hire a lawyer snd sue their owner. You don’t owe him anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gaming, Internet Law and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: If alot of people got scammed from a website out of alot of money for example I invested 1500 was supposed to be a 10%

It was supposed to be a 10% return and u could take ur money out anytime for a fee now no one can take there money out now. The site was a scam and a lot of people got scammed can I sue ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 9, 2021

Yes. You can. You’ll need to find out the princi ppu als behind it and sue them too.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: So, I was driving without a license and my grandfather was in the hospital but ...

But my neighbor didn’t have a vehicle either. And someone hit me but I got the blame cause not having my license. I have an upcoming court date in March and I never been in trouble or had anything on my record at all. I don’t know what to do at my court date. I could plead guilty to not having... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2021

Hire a lawyer and let them handle it for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Small Claims, Family Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: Can my mother in law sue me for slander when my toddler accused her of touches his private parts?

All I did was confront her and took him to go get looked at by a doctor. Didn't say she did it or anything, just asked her why he would be saying things like that. They live in Wisconsin and we live in Kentucky

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 11, 2020

No. You took the appropriate action.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I fixed someone's truck and thay just took it without paying I'm not a licensed mechanic what can I do bec I'm out 1000$
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 26, 2020

File a mechanics lien on it and/or sue them in small claims court.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: My husband left and I don't know how to contact him. I have no income and cannot pay all of the bills myself.

How can I get some of his paycheck garnished to me for bills that are also in his name? Can I recoup any money I've spent on mutual bills?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 24, 2020

You must locate him to get him served and then you can get some relief.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: If someone move out of my house almost 2 months ago, are they still intitled to things they left in my house
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 8, 2020

Give them notice in writing to claim them within 30 days and if they don’t, do with them as you wish.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Identity Theft, Sexual Harassment and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I have a few people upstairs and a person down the road that's harrassing me. I believe they stole passwords to somethin

I hear them all over my house. Non stop harrassing me. Threatening me

Taking photos of me. They stole my Facebook password and changed it on me

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 12, 2020

What is your question!!!

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: How do I collect on missed rent even though the tenant has moved out a month after?

They have a 3 month lease and only paid deposit and one month. They left the 2 weeks after the 3rd month

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 18, 2020

You’ll have to sue them to collect your money.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Child Custody and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I have a citation where multiple personal details are incorrect. Can i challenge this?

Took place in Kentucky. Weights wrong, cant see officer # or signature, marked non hispanic, my licence type, as well as leaving an entire individual out of the actual report. Was originally a welfare check and person watching the child was never mentioned. Turned into possession charges. The... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 11, 2020

You can challenge it but it won’t impact the outcome of the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Small Claims and Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue for emotional damages or something along those lines? Can I file criminal charges for theft?

My father had me sign a paper which stated that I would be giving him custody of my 3 dogs beginning on 09/18/2019. This was done with the assumption that he would keep all 3 of them temporarily, however, that was never his true intention. On 09/17/2019, a day prior to the paper I signed went into... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 25, 2020

You can sue for the value of the dogs you lost. The “contract” between you and dad is unenforceable, but you can’t get emotional damages from a breach of contract.

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