I was the victim of a hit and run. Witnesses saw truck hit my car and not leave a note it was a company vehicle I contacted the company of the driver that hit my vehicle and they will not give me their insurance information without seeing it on video. I do not have video. It took me a couple days... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2023
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter nationwide, insurance information could be requested in the course of the discovery, or fact-finding, process of a lawsuit. A local attorney should advise here, since different tiers of state... Read more »
asking for it several times, and which included paragraphs holding the co. harmless re: age discrimination and other things. This was not discussed at the termination nor covered in the Employee Handbook. They are holding my last promised pay until I agree to this. I have email trail. Missouri is... Read more »
answered on Nov 14, 2022
Attorneys are not allow to solicit business through their responses on Justia. You'll have to reach out to an attorney directly.
There is a good Missouri statute on unpaid wages but it must be followed strictly in order for the clock to start ticking on the employer. Some attorneys... Read more »
The vehicle has been left at my house over a year, I'm asking bout storage fees, but there is lein for default on the loan. The loan is over 10 years old. What options do I have as far as getting lein released to register the car or atleast get storage fees. But I don't want the debt or... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2022
If there is a lien on the vehicle, you should first contact the lien holder and see if they would be interested in releasing the lien based on the age and abandonment of the vehicle. If they are unwilling to do so, your best bet is to tell them to come pick up their vehicle. I am unaware of a way... Read more »
I said to her I would give her this amount of money which is coming from an inheritance I was given. I decided not to give it to her. Now she is threatening to take it to court, and to pay her a lot more than what she asked for.
Now, I did use her car for many years and usually paid her.... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2022
She can sue you if she pays the filing fee. Whether she will prevails depends upon many factors. As the plaintiff she will be the burden of proof. She'll need to establish the essential elements of her claim. For example, in a suit for breach of contact she'd need to show that there... Read more »
My husband got served for old loan debt from 10 years and 4 months ago. Statute of limitations says they can't do this after 10 years, written. What can we do?
answered on Feb 1, 2023
File a written answer and raise the SOL as an affirmative defense.
Back in 2018, I received financing from a company for a home improvement project. When the project was done, they billed me the remaining balance (which was less than what appears on the original contract). Beginning in June 2022, I have begun receiving phone calls saying I have an open balance.... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2022
The statute of limitations in Missouri for a written contract is 10 years. An oral contract has a 5-year SOL
Crying afraid of being lost. What legal actions can I take?
answered on Mar 13, 2022
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the trauma experienced by your daughter; I hope she experiences a healthy recovery. At this point, you could reach out to Missouri attorneys to discuss what causes of action exist under Missouri... Read more »
I took out a loan prior to Covid hitting in 2019. Hardships hit and forced an emergency relocation by and I forgot completely. Till one day I get served a civil summons for AC Breach of contract. $450.00 and 398.517% interest per annum. Any help appreciated.
answered on Jan 28, 2022
You have not articulated any reason that you do not owe the sum sought. That being said, you are entitled to seek a trial if you wish. Given the sky-high interest rate sought, there is a lot at stake, plus if you signed a contract with that interest rate a judgment may grow at the contractual... Read more »
To pay back money that was not stolen from them and had me come in after I was fired to train someone to use computer I have emails were they say I stoled from them with I didn’t, I have proof. Can I sue for defamation of character I had 10yr with them with never one issue
answered on Dec 20, 2021
Defamation cases are tough and expensive in Missouri. If your employer merely sent false emails to you and terminated your employment because it believed you committed theft, then you don't have a basis for a defamation suit in Missouri. Defamation requires publication of the false statement... Read more »
I paid more than $10,000 in car parts and still haven't been paid back
answered on Nov 30, 2021
You cannot put a lien on his vehicle. You can sue him. Whether that makes sense, however, depends on many factors.
1. Did you have an agreement with him to repay the money? If so, was the agreement oral or written?
2. If you were to sue him, would you be able to collect the... Read more »
Leaving them with no access to any funds and never attempted to go through current employer first for garnishment. Nor accepting a payment plan that was suggested but turned away by plaintiff refusing money unless it was what he set forth reasonable.
PERSON A listed vehicle on Craigslist, with intent to pay off lien. Thursday, Person B purchased used vehicle with cash. Bank(LIEN) paid on Friday with said cash+. B called Sat to back out. What should happen next?
answered on Jun 24, 2021
With limited exceptions, under Missouri law a party to a contract cannot simply change his or her mind. Courts are there to adjudicate contract claims when parties cannot agree and someone files a lawsuit.
I have pictures of building. And cameras.dark are where my truck was stolen. I can prove negligence.
answered on May 22, 2021
If you can prove negligence then you’ve answered your own question. I’m not sure what kind of response you are seeking.
Part of proving negligence is proving a legal duty owed to you from the hotel.
We purchased a home in April of 2020. Our lease with Lake Broadway townhomes in Columbia MO was not set to expire until the end of July 2020. We moved out with 3 months notice to our leasing office and returned the keys at the beginning of May. They sent us to collections for our rent for June... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2021
Unless your real estate agent is an attorney, you shouldn't take legal advice from him. In fact, if he is giving you legal advice he's arguably engaging in the "unlawful practice of law" or "doing law business," each of which can be a misdemeanor under Missouri law.... Read more »
It is a small claims court judgment that will be 10 yrs old in April. We finally were able to garnish his wages recently but the total won't be paid before the 10 yrs is up in April. If so, where do I print/copy them off so I do this right. Thank you!
answered on Jan 18, 2021
I've got good news for you. If you garnished part of the judgment and the payment shows up on the court record then the payment automatically revives the judgment for another 10 years. If there is no payment on the record then you'd need to figure out how to file a motion for revival of... Read more »
I have a possible issue with possible fraud. I basically gave an online entity money in exchange for helping me to build my real estate business. They promise in 10 weeks they will get you at least 1 new client with their program and of course they did not deliver. I paid them a bunch of money up... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2020
Consult with an attorney with litigation and contract experience. Collectibility of a judgment should be of concern to you. For example, you might not be able to registered a small claims judgment in another state's court.
Paid 1,000 dollars owner came forward doesn’t have proof of ownership get gave dog to owner but I can’t get my money back or the dog that I said I was adopting and didn’t ask for proof of ownership what do I do
answered on Nov 2, 2020
I don't believe that you have a cognizable claim to file. Missouri recognizes the "doctrine of necessaries" as to a married couple, i.e., if the medical services patient received were necessary and patient maintained no separate assets, one spouse would be liable for the reasonable... Read more »
I paid my landlord $200 for deposit and 525$ for the rent But the date was june 29,2020 and the landlord called and says I need to pay my rent for July ..but my question is what about the 525$ What is for ? Is it only for the 2 days of june ? I need some answer please
answered on Aug 2, 2020
You'll need to read your lease. Generally, rent for the month is due on the first of the month and if someone moves in mid-month the tenant owes pro-rated rent for the first month.
I was quoted a price on a used vehicle from a dealership in Centralia, MO. The dealer quoted the vehicle at $21,905. I agreed to purchase the vehicle and the dealer sent over buyers order to my bank to secure funds. After funds were secured and the morning I was supposed to pick up the vehicle,... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2020
This isn’t a small claims question given the amount at issue and the relief that you might be seeking. You very well might have a viable claim for specific performance, i.e., to force the sale. Consult with an attorney to help you assess whether investing in a lawsuit makes sense for you.
There are two lines of rocks in this alley behind store one extends more than length of store but opposite the building, the other is about three or four of them against the back wall of the store. Now usually these rocks have remained in position; ive never seen them moved. This time drove into... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2020
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. There wasn't a question, but I think you might be wondering if you can bring a claim. Based on the description, it sounds like it would be difficult. When you say "pumps," that suggests gas pumps, which... Read more »
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