At anytime in the process, the parties to the dispute can settle the dispute/judgment by one paying the other an amount of money that is agreed upon. A simple written and signed settlement agreement should be made part of the settlement to memorialized the agreement. After the funds have cleared...Read more »
If the origin of the debt was in Virginia and was connected to a written agreement, there is a 5 year statute of limitations that applies to the debt. The Statute of Limitations defense is an affirmative defense so it must be raised after a lawsuit is filed.
Generally in Virginia, a Warrant in Debt is served by the Sheriff or a Deputy Sheriff on the Defendant at that person's place of residence, however, it is possible to file a Motion based on good cause shown to request a judge to give permission for the Warrant in Debt to be served at the...Read more »
They moved in feb. Chased rent a few times. Late Sept they contacted landlord stating they would pay an extra 50 for being late on oct rent. They Contacted again in late oct goin to be late nov. But in nov made a partial payment for oct. Still no payment for nov. With promise to pay dec 21st.... Read more »
The claim is for money owed. You can file a civil Warrant in Debt in the jurisdiction in which the premises is located and against the person who owes the money. Your hurdle may be to find the former roommates since the Court requires that person be served in order for the Curt to have jurisdiction...Read more »
We purchased bedroom and dining room furniture from Ashley furniture about a year ago. The furniture's cost us about $8000 plus insurance coverage of $600. In about a year, the coating of the furniture has been peeling off, the chairs legs are lose and the joints are broken. We reached out to... Read more »
As a general matter, it's customary to do so if the damages are for anything substantial. It could be a showing of good faith to present more than one estimate, preferably from a person(s) or entity(s) with validation or credentials in the type of repairs involved. Good luck
I stayed at a hotel and forgot my golden rings (about a 1000$ of value) in the bathroom right before I checked out. I called the hotel 30 min after I said I am coming back. 2 cleaning staff entered the room before I came ( one after another not together) They said they didn’t find it. The police... Read more »
It would be a tough case. It's your word against theirs as to the disappearance of the rings. It could have been a different situation if they were presented to the front desk for safekeeping. You could consult with an attorney to see if after discussing the matter with you in greater detail...Read more »
The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."
I asked a company for an estimate on repairs. Instead they came & did the repairs. I have contested part of the bill as unknown terms. They want me to pay for their workers to load & unload the materials at their shop. A reasonable amount was offered & had to be in installments. I do... Read more »
They’ve sent checks & debit cards to other addresses despite our contact with their fraud department. We haven’t even been reimbursed yet for our checking & savings being wiped clean. While we were on the phone Friday locking down the accounts we watched as someone transferred our... Read more »
This sounds like some sort of an insider electronic hacking situation. If the amount of money is worth it, try hiring a lawyer to take up the job of fighting with the USAA bureaucracy instead of you having to do it. The first order of business would be to move all the money you still have at USAA...Read more »
Every driver in the US is required to comply with the individual requirements of each state they enter. When you enter a state you are required to abide by their laws. So if you bring marijuana that is legal to possess and use from one state where it's legal into a state where it's...Read more »
My plates had expired and my vehicle was towed from private property (my apartment complex). The towing company said they placed a notice on my car Tuesday, however I never seen a notice. Is it a time frame that they have to give me prior to towing the vehicle?
I know I can take a mechanics lean out on car, but when I read the law it says I can take out a $1000.00 lean, is this true and if it is how can I go about getting the rest of what owed to me the invoice on car is for $4500.00.
Help in Virginia.... Part of the issue is there is a lien... Read more »
It is assumed that the losing party will not voluntarily pay the awarded amount. In that case, once the judgment awarded in your favor becomes final (the period of an appeal has passed), then the judgment creditor can enforce the judgment by filing and setting a court date for a Garnishment...Read more »
Is it a Hipaa violation to include a complete statement of my account which includes what procedures I had done, along with a copy of the contract I signed when filing a warrant in debt with the court?
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