A car with Mississippi auto dealer tags was uninsured with unlicensed 15 year old driver...driving who backed out of their driveway into our car that we bought the day before! They were not given any citations from officers. The damages to our car est. 13,050. Our uninsured motorist policy has... Read more »
If your insurance does not cover the whole amount of damages you'll have to file a lawsuit against the driver/parents to try and recover a judgment for damages. But you can't force the police to issue citations.
I had an emergency situation when the hot water heater burst causing flooding and damages to the hardwood floors, the sub floors, and the tile floor adding up to over thousands of dollars in repairs. Upon inspection it was noted that the water heater which was installed when the house was built by... Read more »
You are describing an owner/ builder financed house you have purchased. Hopefully you obtained homeowners insurance. You should first report this loss to your insurer. The insurer should more promptly deal with repairs than a lawsuit or claim against a third party.
Each County has a period where Tax Appraisals can be contested. Contact the Tax Assessor in that County and find out what the process is and when. You too late for 2020 but you can file the written contested appraisal application now.
We had a handshake agreement for buyer(long-time friend) to pay for a commercial van. 2009 Chevy, agreement was $3500, 500/month, never paid. He was supposed to transfer plates and insurance to his name but didn't, so it is still on our commercial insurance. We do not have contact with him or... Read more »
You should be able to get DOS to issue a new title certificate in the purchaser's name. Ask your County Clerk first, then call Nashville. Once issued send a copy to your agent, and try to deliver the title to the owner. Also that is probably a lease with option to purchase transaction,...Read more »
In my opinion no... Besides blowing the SOL, there are practical matters to consider. Witnesses will be nonexistent now. And most importantly, the real and personal property is almost assuredly gone by now. I recommend you do a title search on any real property to see if any title problems can...Read more »
Apparently you knew of the suit against you. It was your responsibility to check with the Clerk to find out when Court was. You could file a motion to set aside the Default Judgment, but I do not recommend it.
My daughter died suddenly with few assets and no will. She also had no debts except those acquired surrounding her death. The ambulance sent one bill the first month after death but none since, the Hospital sent a couple and stopped, and the ER Physician group sent many and referred her to... Read more »
You opened up the can by filing Probate. Hire a competent attorney to close this Estate. If no claims are filed within 1 year of death, then it will be great. But you have a fiduciary duty to contact all known creditors, and you can be sued yourself. Administrative expenses should be paid...Read more »
You should reach out to an employment attorney in your area to discuss the details of your situation. Depending on the size of your employer, the length of your employment, and the reason for surgery, you may have qualified for protected medical leave under the Family Medical Leave Act. You may...Read more »
Which one would be considered the detainer warrant the summons to court or the three days to vacate. The three days to vacate did not come until after the summons to court. at at no time prior to that did they communicate anything about back rent. We're on a month-to-month lease with them and... Read more »
I just hired my lawyer a couple weeks ago. He has been trying to reach the other parties lawyer since then to get it changed to a date that he will be available but has gotten no response. Im afraid I will have to represent myself in depositions tomorrow even when I have hired an attorney.
Your own lawyer is really the only one who could advise here, but it is frustrating to see someone not knowing what is going on with their deposition three hours before the close of business on the preceding day. Hopefully you have worked this out by now, but if not, keep trying to reach your...Read more »
Go to Court to mitigate the damages or even get it dismissed for lack of proving the Case. A Judgment can be executed upon in many different ways. Personal Property is usually levied on first. Real Property Executions on a General Sessions Warrant require some special steps for the creditor....Read more »
He has not lived there in over a month, and has never paid a bill there, and they were not married. We are pretty sure he broke in and took some of her property. What legal recourse do we have if any? Police told us "that's technically still his house." So nothing they could do. Also... Read more »
It usually depends on the language in the purchase contract, but if the contract doesn’t cover this sort of illness or you can prove the breeder knew about the illness, you Can sue for your financial losses and vet bills.
My husband and I have been separated for over a year. We are planning on filing in the next month or two. The business is not up and running, nor will it be for at least another six months, but since I am starting it before our divorce, I worry he may try and claim part of my income.
Generally speaking, in the State of Tennessee, marital property is divided, but separate property is not. All of the property is identified, classified and valued. Tennessee is an “equitable distribution” state, which means that once the property is classified as marital or separate, the...Read more »
I am unaware of any ethics complaint that may be beneficial for you here. However, you may have a civil cause of action against this mayor for defamation. I recommend you speak with an experienced defamation attorney to determine if you have a case. For more information on defamation law in...Read more »
I have a contract to buy/live in a camper. The other party is extorting me for more than agreement, and wont let me back In my home. I've already paid 2600 of the 3300 we originally agreed upon and now she wants an additional $1000 out of no where. I have been told if I am seen near the camper... Read more »
I would retain a local attorney soon to file suit against the former owner of the camper. You can also call the police and make a charge of harassment or theft; however, I would let your attorney know before you do that.
I was financing an individual one of my vehicles, the individual quit paying only vehicle and from what I have been told has traded the car off for something else and by doing that he forged a bill of sale and then lied to the person he traded to and said he was waiting on the title . I Have not... Read more »
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