I movedout of the apartment in Lansing in Jan 2019 breaking the lease. As per lease agreement, I keep paying rent until the leasing office leased it to someone else. They leased to another rentee in Match 11 2019. I had paid rent of March and I was told over phone that if some one takes over the... Read more »
No -- your landlord has no 'connection' to Iowa, and the 'nexus' of the lawsuit -- if justified -- is in Lansing. Ingham County is where any lawsuit needs to be filed, but before you do that it is important to insure you've got a legal basis to do so. Did you provide all the written notices...Read more »
Do you have anything documenting the agreement? Like a cancelled check she cashed? You would likely need to file a small claims action. But even if you win, all you are going to get is a judgment - which is little more than a piece of paper that says she legally owes you money.
Without seeing the terms of the offer it is hard to say what you can or should do. Possible remedies range from getting your deposit back and declaring the deal ‘dead’ to forcing the sale, or something in between.
You need to consult with a local attorney in the area where the house is...Read more »
How does the law fall under if I caught my company clocking me out and I was still working. I caught them on a few times and not paying me on my full commission pay. They said it was a mistake. But the manager seen me working still and was the one that clocked me out.. I was fired and then its when... Read more »
Your question involves elements of employment law, so you'd need to pose it to an employment attorney for the most meaningful direction. But it remains open for four weeks. In general terms, regardless of the area of law, fraud or mistake can be distinguished from one another by the state of mind...Read more »
It is located in a seasonal campground where she paid a monthly lot rent. The trailer was never registered in her name, but she signed a lease in 2012. The owner is taking me to small claims court for the rent and cleanup fees. She says my mother added my name to the rental agreement, but I've... Read more »
No, you shouldn't be responsible for your mother's debts because you are her heir. And if you didn't sign a lease and never occupied the property, then you shouldn't be responsible for the lease either. If you paid rent for a while, that doesn't necessarily mean you became obligated to continue...Read more »
Without seeing the actual lease AND the inventory/checklist forms and determining if all the documents comply with all applicable Michigan landlord/tenant laws, it is impossible to say what (if anything) a tenant may be responsible for.
IN GENERAL provided you have properly dotted your i's...Read more »
If you are accused of assaulting the young lady, you could be prosecuted for assault & battery. Assault & battery is a misdemeanor which carries a potential jail sentence of up to 93 days. If you were 17 at the time of the alleged offense, you'd be prosecuted as an adult, not as a juvenile.
Hello, I was involved in an accident the other morning and was informed from the officer than the driver did not have insurance nor a valid license. Since I cannot make a claim on her insurance, I’m looking to file a small claims suit for the damages. However, she is not the registered owner of... Read more »
You quite likely should sue both people; let them figure out between them who should pay. This sort of action, though, may be a bit more involved than a small claims action, and if you have insurance, your insurance company should be proceeding accordingly on your behalf, unless you are thinking of...Read more »
We work for Customer Service that works for a larger corporation. I was provided overtime by the company that hired me, however, the company we provide Customer Service for directed my company to revoke my overtime because I am unreliable due to having FMLA and they can't take the chance that my... Read more »
Your situation would require consultation with an experienced employee-side employment law attorney. Very generally, you are not entitled to overtime, and so your company not giving you more overtime may not mean much.
Small claims seems to be the way to go. Although for that amount, you really need to weigh the costs versus potential recovery. If he doesn't show up to court, you might get a default judgment, but then you still need to collect on that, which may not be easy against someone already avoiding you.
My father owns a water front lot next his sister in law, her lot has a house, my dad's is undeveloped, there are two trees which are leaning, she thinks they are going to fall and hit her house, my dad and several others that looked say they won't hit her house there are trees on her lot blocking... Read more »
Repo Company, was looking for my car, around July. My neighbor took a video an I also have a statements that the Repo Company told the BBB on what happened. And I also have screenshots that one of the repo drivers girlfriend messageing a friend of mine who lives in Florida, asking her where I work... Read more »
Michigan law allows a creditor, or their agent (repo company) to repossess a car using self-help if it can be done without breach of the peace. Breach of the peace usually means that you (the debtor) were there when the repo company came, and you clearly and vocally objected to the repossession...Read more »
I agreed the person can have 9 logs for painting my home. A month later still not finished painting kept having excuses n i noticed when I needed some logs he took 11 extra 20 missing...I had one person on the phone they heard the deal the other person was sitting heard also but no one was watching... Read more »
Like many legal disputes, the situation you describe involves conflicting claims and evidence. In the abstract: yes, you could have a case. But practically speaking, I wouldn't go to court over being out $300. It isn't worth it. Resolve to never do business with that person again, you are once...Read more »
Depending on the year/make/model of the vehicle, they may or may not try to repossess it. However, keep in mind they don't have to repossess it to sue you or attempt to collect the debt. You are fortunate that it is not on your credit report. I suspect at some point a debt collector will be in...Read more »
You can absolutely collect damages if you are a victim of identity theft. Depending on the severity of your credit damage you are entitled to compensation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. You would first have to set up the lawsuit properly by retaining an experienced FCRA lawyer. You can...Read more »
I lived with someone for a year, and it was awful. So i did everything i could to leave and was successful. They basically are the type of person to, if was granted power in any way, try and force me to apologize for not helping her out or doing what she wanted. So I did not get my address changed... Read more »
The easiest and less stressful way for you to get your tax documents would be to request them from your employers, etc. again. You can also request them from the IRS but usually they are not available until very close to or after the filing deadline so you would need to file and extension request...Read more »
No. Your car payment is similar to a mortgage payment. Each payment is applied to the balance of your loan. If you miss a payment, you are in default and generally speaking, they now have the right to repossess. The law does not provide for reimbursement of any payments you made.
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