I put a down payment on a vehicle and signed the paperwork but the car dealership created a fake driver’s license for me to get licensing which is what has made me not want the vehicle after concentration he kept telling me it’s legal and I wouldn’t get into trouble which is the only reason I... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2023
My initial answer is yes, you should get your money back. Even though you signed the contract, you never took possession of the vehicle. The reason should not be an issue. You never took delivery of the vehicle so one of the conditions to make the contract never occurred.
Another... Read more »
I went to Toyota dealer and asked about a specific vehicle that is showing online that it’s in transit, so after checking the salesman said that it would arrive on Thursday 29th of Dec, so I went ahead and sold my vehicle on Tuesday the 27Th and got a rental till the 29th and put a deposit 1000$... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2023
Legally, you may have a case against the dealer. The case is likely not worth pursuing using an attorney. The reason is that the damages you have suffered are minor. You can buy a different vehicle and mitigate your damages. A lawsuit is an expensive thing to pursue and any recovery is likely... Read more »
answered on Sep 4, 2022
This is an interesting question. The common law rule on contracts is that any party to a contract has a legal duty to disclose to the other party any fact that would materially affect that party’s decision to enter into an agreement. For example, as a personal matter, I would not purchase a... Read more »
The petitioner is indigent, has mental and physical disabilities, the trustee has been committing frauds and not distributing his money so he can’t pay for an attorney. Can the court appoint an attorney and order the trustee to pay for it or get him an attorney probono? I have been assisting him... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2023
You should consult an attorney about appointing a guardian of the person because of his physical and mental disabilities.
answered on Jan 13, 2023
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. It could depend on the terms of the contract. A local attorney could advise meaningfully if they reviewed the contract with you. Good luck
I applied for a credit card with a company that had closed my account previously during COVID 19. One of the reasons for denial on the denial letter stated I was denied because I did not meet that company expectations for account usage on a previous account. I requested they explain what activity... Read more »
answered on Oct 17, 2022
No, it does not have to provide you detailed reasoning in writing.
i am 71 years old. i have served jury duty 16 times in my lifetime. can i be called again?
I had an employment agreement with a company but my situation changed before I was ever officially slated to start and I had to back out of the contract. The employer told me on a phone call that he would void the contract and that he would move on to other candidates. A month later I found a... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2022
You would need to reach out directly to a South Carolina employment lawyer for a review of the contract in more detail.
We rented a home with a dock on the inlet for the sole purpose of fishing and water activities but when we arrived, the dock had been torn down and under construction. There is no access to the water due to the construction material along the entire inlet wall. No communication was made to us... Read more »
answered on Apr 18, 2022
The short answer is probably yes. If a property is held out to you as including a dock, you have the right to be compensated if the amenity was not available to use. Of course, you will have to prove the difference in the value of the property with the amenity and without the amenity.... Read more »
The buyer wants to have a letter notarized that she will be buying the home and is giving money to the seller to do so. She is unable to complete the entire transaction due to time constraints at the moment and would like to know if the notarized letter will hold up in court.
answered on Aug 30, 2021
It does not sound like the so called buyer is actually buying anything. Land is usually transferred between living bargainors by Deed and there are several statutory requirements for a Deed to be recorded and enforceable. She needs to hire a competent SC attorney and forget about the notarized... Read more »
answered on Nov 2, 2020
Generally speaking, if both parties signed it and there is other evidence available of when it was signed and returned (emails, metadata, etc.) it is likely valid for 12 months from the date of signing. Alternatively, if there is a date block on the signature line, that date may be used. Lease and... Read more »
Suppose you own a graphics design company, BIG Designs, that designs and installs advertisements and billboards. Back in January 2020, you were very excited to sign a $10,000 contract with the city to publicize a series of concerts in the parks. The ads and billboards would be installed in March to... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2020
Did the contract have a clause excusing performance (payment) by the city if certain events occurred such as Acts of God? See counsel for an analysis of the terms of the contract which may excuse the city or which my require them to pay regardless of a particular event.
This loan was taken out in 2008 through BOA and no payment was even made because it was fraudulent. Now in 2020 this collection agency is suing. E despite the SOL being 3 years and from the evidence I have from the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) says that the SOL begins upon the first... Read more »
answered on Aug 15, 2020
Don't know about the SOL in South Carolina; but in Florida the SOL for this kind of debt is either 4 or 5 years, depending upon certain circumstances.
Rather than spending time asking lawyers here on Justia you should spend your time gathering all the evidence needed to show (1) the... Read more »
Does it have something to do with the mortgage crash in 2008 through 2010?
answered on Aug 14, 2020
A South Carolina attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for five weeks. It's possible something inadvertently got left off in uploading your post - a case is not mentioned. Not every question is picked up, but you could try reposting, including the name of the case. Good luck... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2020
The statute of limitations for breach of contract claims, including employment contracts, is three years in SC.
The owner says we cannot get a refund because we did not purchase insurance. Our reply was that it's not our fault that everything has closed down and we intended on being there until the virus pandemic hit. We are not at fault neither is the hotel but what kind of vacation would it be when... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2020
Unless the hotel itself closes or otherwise does something that makes it impossible for you to stay there you will be unsuccessful suing the hotel. The room rate you paid is not contingent on the beaches in the area being open.
Completed two repairs on clients home. He has never paid for either and now is trying to sue me in civil court??
answered on Mar 8, 2020
More information is needed, such as if the suit is based on valid damages resulting from a breach. One option is to try to arrange a quick consult with a South Carolina attorney who handles contract matters to review the papers. Good luck
we had a written agreement of repayment. I filed it with the magistrates court locally and won the settlement. he was ordered to pay the money. i attempted to have the sheriffs office so a search and seizure but the debtor has moved to new york. Is there anything i can do now or am i just out the... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2020
You can file that Judgment in the location where he has moved but you will need to contact an attorney in that area to assist you in the process of filing the judgment and collecting the money.
how long the bank have to issue title without me getting some interest on the money I spent to purchase the house
answered on Dec 23, 2019
Unless South Carolina is different from other states the deed was created on the day you closed on the purchase. There is no specific time-period for the lender to send you the deed. Call the local county clerk's office and ask if they can help you find a copy of the new deed in their official... Read more »
She says no refunds. Alternatively she has offered to notify me of future scheduled sessions. They’re few and far between.
answered on Dec 8, 2019
It could depend on the terms of the underlying agreement between you and the photographer, in particular, what is said about the deposit. If that point is not addressed, it could be open to debate. Good luck
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