A judgment in Missouri is valid for 10 years, so that fact that the judgment against you is 5 years old only means that it is still valid. If you get summoned, you need to appear. Consult with an attorney familiar with judgment debtor examinations, as there is an easy way to avoid answering the...Read more »
I am filing a garnishment form (CV92) in Missouri. I am confused on if the Debtor or the Employer is the Respondent. I have Googled this and it's about a 50/50 split. So who do I list as the Respondent? The Debtor or the Employer?
Last August I went to a city meeting. The parking lot was a mucky mess due to reconstruction. Leaving the meeting I walked across a grassy strip next to the parking lot to avoid the muck, stepped into an unmarked trench that lined a newly-installed parking curb, tripped and fell. The trench was... Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise in the best possible manner, but your question remains open for two weeks. If there is no further medical treatment and no meaningful findings of injury in any follow-up examination, and these bills are the extent of damages, small claims could be an option. If...Read more »
If you do not have a written agreement your “landlord” has nothing to enforce if you move out. Just make sure there are no emails or texts that, if taken together, can show the terms of your rental. If there are, you should consult an attorney.
I was bullied and terrorized horribly my senior year of high school for being African American, received threats, and more. My private high school did absolutely nothing on my behalf, or anything to protect me. Do I have the right to sue them? I have since then developed chronic depression and... Read more »
I had a seizure at work, and I had to take a day off for recovery. I don't have solid answers what is wrong with me and when he asked, I told him I didn't know yet. All I know is that I have seizures, and I told him that when I was hired. After my seizure, I only took one day off so I could... Read more »
You posted this in Small Claims; that's probably why it wasn't picked up in four weeks. Small claims is essentially about small disputes, often limited in scope in most jurisdictions. Try reposting in Employment Law and hopefully someone who could give you more meaningful input might have a better...Read more »
already paid, they stated none of my money will go towards my new wedding date. The contract only states just the deposit is nonrefundable. I have decided that I will no longer move forward with this venue for that reason. Are they legally allowed to keep all of the money I have invested beyond the... Read more »
Would be made before moving in. No repairs were made and I was told they weren't going to be made because of cost. After 2 months I was released from lease. Made all rental payments on time. Can I take to small claims court? Do I sue apartment management or owners?
My friend is in jail and he gave me p.o.a for the purpose of moving his things out of his moms house..I've tried 2 times with police and she has denied and cops say there's nothing they can do its civil and she hasn't filed for evictuon..meanwhile she is selling his personal belongings..on the 4... Read more »
Two primary types of cases in Missouri for a property owner to retake possession are rent-and-possession and unlawful detainer cases. “Eviction” can be the result of a judgment for possession. Those causes of action are controlled be different statutes. Rent-and-possession are filed when...Read more »
My friend is in Jefferson county jail. After being arrested he made me power of attorney for the purpose of moving his belongings out of his mother's house because she stated she was gonna evict him. I've tried twice with law enforcement to get his belongings and both times she has denied me and... Read more »
My husband sold a ps4 to a guy on Facebook today. The ps5 was working fine when we left the house and we have proof. About 2 hours after we meet up with the guy he messaged my husband saying that the ps4 won’t turn on and he wants his money back. My husband assured him that it was working when we... Read more »
A month ago I had taken my ex roommate to court. I won my case in small claim court. I have tried to contact the defendant to arrange payments, but he refuses to pay/contact me back. I have been told that I can set up garnishments for where ever he might work. The problem is I can not find out... Read more »
Welcome to the world of collections. Getting the judgment is often the easy part. It’s tough to find employment and banking information. The good news is that your judgment is good for 10 years before it will need to be revived and it will accumulate interest. You could try to find a...Read more »
My husband and I are first home buyers and the first house we finally put an offer in on a house. We gave earnest money and didn't ask for closing cost as recommended by our agent because the seller supposedly had a another offer just come in as well. Fast forward we freak out about the cost of... Read more »
I bought a car it doesn't have any wires to hook up a licence plate light so I can't get it to pass inspection they won't fix it and won't take it back either said I should have checked it myself before perchase but gave me a passed inspection paper saying it was good to pass inspection but can't... Read more »
They can sue you if you don’t pay and you can sue them. Anyone can sue anyone. The better questions concern this risks and costs of litigation. I suggest you meet with a local attorney, preferably with consumer law experience. Ask about the Merchandising Practices Act.
Plaintiff filed trial de Novo. 10 months later dismissed case. Now I cannot file trial de Novo because it is long after original judgement. Dismissed four days ago. Is it possible to file within 10 days after dismissal?
Some contracts are required to be in writing, such as a contract to purchase real estate. The contract you describe is an oral one and that is okay; however, you would need to prove the terms. In addition, suing a relative is not something that anyone enjoys, so I encourage you to try to work out...Read more »
You retained an inspector to guard against issues such as these and he or she seemingly did not perform the job that he or she was hired to do. So consider litigation if the inspector fails to make good on his or her mistakes.
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