Unless you put a Lien on the Title, a non-judicial repossession is out. Sue in General Sessions for the Debt, then possibly execute upon the car if a bank account is not available. If you still hold Title, then file an Action to Recover Personal Property, also in Sessions.
I got the car on November 5 and put $1000 down and on November 7. They told me I needed to bring the car back because they were unable to verify that I had stable income although they let me take the car from the lot on November 5, the man at the dealership said that he would be able to give me my... View More
You can file suit for Conversion in General Sessions Court, but I doubt it is worth the trouble. Even with a Judgment, then you have to collect. Their position obviously has some merit, since it is your credit that was not sufficient.
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If your employer has expressed a willingness to cover the damages, you course of action is to work together cooperatively in showing the car to verify damage, obtaining estimates, working with their insurer, and...View More
I was mailed a Civil Summons to appear in Tennessee in a few months, which is about 1800 miles from where I live now. Is mailing even a legitimate form of serving, and what were to happen if I can't/don't make it to my Civil Summons?
Regular mail for a summons is not valid. It needs to be certified where the post office will deliver it and make you sign for it. If you fail to appear the court may grant a judgment of default, even if it is bad service. Hire local counsel to review the summons and help you make a determination...View More
Fire truck comes to the house won't come up the driveway because they said the truck was tore up headway for another truck to show up but already had called for him earlier three people it called for a 911 took him 20 minutes 30 minutes to get here in the fire station is only 1.2 miles away... View More
Possible negligence cause of action. But it is a Government Tort Liability Action, so few lawyers know what to do. No jury and a 1 year SOL, with with caps on damages. You will need other firemen to testify as experts.
I have a court ordered lien for the clients proceeds and an order against the firm that represents the client. The firm state the knew about the lien but not the order against the firm’s and they gave the client the money instead.
You will probably need a TN attorney to get the Clerk and the Sheriff to execute a Levy against the firm's Bank Account. It would be necessary to know what Bank they use. There are Fees for each Levy. You apparently have a Judgment but now you have 10 years to collect.
June 10 2022, from TDOT , employees an customers will have no where to park, the attorney i have now, went on vacation same day. How many days , do i have to reply, so the court, sees it as failure to reply, an give possession to TDOT, of my entire parking lot. Please advise , urgent matter i... View More
Your Summons should tell you that your Answer is due within 30 days of Service. Hire a competent attorney. Fair Compensation can be asked for, and a suit might bring in more money. But the Government has Eminent Domain powers. You should ask for enough money to build another parking lot.
Is the truck in your possession? If not, and you did not perfect the lien on the title, then the buyer could sell it. You will need an attorney to look at the contract and the facts prior to doing anything else. Otherwise you could be charged with theft or conversion.
A default judgement has been entered - but I had a baby mere days before the hearing - and no counsel to request continuance. Default judgement was granted and order was issued. Do I file a motion to set aside judgement or go ahead and appeal?
What is your question? Apparently this is a complicated matter, and it does not appear you have standing. Insurance Fraud is a tort, and would not be involved in the Estate. Do you have damages? If not, no cause of action. Consult with an attorney.
The judgment is just against me. I own zero assets, either solo, jointly, or tenants by the entirety. How do I best object/respond to requests for spouse info during post-judgment interrogatories? Invasion of privacy? Same thing with tax return requests? Redact all info but specific to me or refuse... View More
In a situation where you hired a company to build a garage and later discovered that they are not licensed in the state of Tennessee, there may be potential recourse available to you. Reviewing the contract you have with the company can help determine if there have been any breaches of contract....View More
Obviously you may be able to settle. It depends on the facts and whether you defend yourself or not. You may need an attorney or you may be able to compromise it a great deal for cash. Hiring an attorney would be the wise course, but if you call the P, he will use anything you say against...View More
Loan and title in ex girlfriends name, But I made all the payments on the vehicle not her. Now that the loan is paid off she refuses to sign the title over to me or give me the vehicle. If she will not do either which she has stated she will not, Can I file a Civil Suit against her for the payments... View More
On the personal property she took, you can sue in General Sessions for an Action To Recover Personal Property or for Conversion. Suit for an equitable lien on the car in Chancery is doubtful. Consult with a local attorney for advice. There may be other ways to gain leverage over her.
I’ve currently been staying at campsites I found land that’s 2500$ unrestricted I want to live in my tent on my (I’m buying)land but I have a judgment of 2985$ can they take my land what about an homestead exemption? I am on ssi my husband works for Uber and doordash and we have one... View More
TN's Homestead Exemption has been upgraded and is now worth claiming. There are other Exemptions you will want to utilize also. However your SSI could be a problem. Hire a competent TN attorney to advise about asset protection before a Deed is executed for you.
Usually the HOA has the power to record a lien and then execute upon the property if you do not pay in full. It is a serious matter which you should have known prior to buying such a residence. Almost never is the debt against the owner, just the property.
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