one loan was almost paid off it was $962 the other loan was for 15,000 for a car there were separate loans it was the Redstone Federal credit Union I froze my account so I could not pay on the car payments 2 months behind on the $15,000 long because they froze my account would not take out the... Read more »
In the County of his death, you might file a Small Estate Affidavit. This will make you the Administrator with authority to sue her on behalf of the Estate for Conversion, Action to Recover Personal Property, and possibly request a Warrant issue for her Theft of Property (from the rightful owners,...Read more »
If he owns the House, then yes, he can run a water hose to it anytime. You may wish request a surcharge on your Rent from the Landlord, but there is little you can do outside of leaving the Leasehold. If the water use was enormous each month, then this might be considered a Constructive...Read more »
Usually the Deficiency Suit will be barred after two years from the Foreclosure Sale, as it is the earliest SOL. Rarely will a Noteholder wait almost six years to Foreclose and then sue upon the remaining Note Indebtedness. Hopefully Tennessee Law applies to your Second Note, which is itself not...Read more »
It had an electrical issue and the dealer I bought it from was not honoring it. I had to surrender it since I couldn't afford to fix it and couldn't pay 2 car notes. That was over 10 years ago. I received a call saying I was being sued this morning. When does the ability to sue me run out legally?
Generally the SOL of 6 years will begin from your first default under the Note. Then after Judgment, the Creditor will have 10 years to collect unless it is extended. If they are just now suing,. hire a competent attorney to plead the SOL.
General sessions court civil warrants do not require a "written" response UNLESS it is on a sworn account, which it probably is since Portfolio Recovery is a debt buyer. Tennessee has a sworn denial form here https://www.tncourts.gov/node/1436225 which you can fill out and file ahead of time. The...Read more »
My brother gave all pertinent papers (*wills) to this person, then realized it was not the person who had been hired. He stopped payment on a check in the amt. of $6800.00, called the appropriate person, and he's now waiting to hear from him again. I live in TN, as well as my brother, although he's... Read more »
You will have to call the Sheriff's Department and ask to swear out a Warrant with a Detective. Let the Magistrate decide which Criminal Statute was violated. But since you actually paid no money, probably no charges will be issued. It is possible a Complaint to the Land Surveyor's Branch of...Read more »
I am selling a house in Knoxville, TN and my realtor failed to tell me about an offer she received, when I asked her about it she told me they were a "back up plan" if another offer fell through. However, I have not signed a contract. The "back up plan" person sent her a contract and she lied to... Read more »
The real estate agent is a fiduciary- this relationship has a strict duty of loyalty and good faith. This conduct should be reported to any supervisory contacts ( the managing broker at the agency in question) and possibly to the state real estate licensing board. Consult a local real estate...Read more »
Didn’t realize discrepancy until 3 months after winning bid and paying for major repairs on house. Went to county assessors site and saw parcel deeded to me was empty lot. Called Co Assessor who emailed quitclaim from bank. All prior owners always owned both parcels & both parcels shared same... Read more »
You knew that there were problems with that kind of property to start with, so why did you not hire an attorney to do a title search? Well you have to search both titles now in order to prepare for suit. Did you sign a Contract of Sale? The website probably has no liability. Each and every...Read more »
Not sure what debt you are concerned about. But the Deed of Trust Note must be sued upon within six years of default, unless some other period is agreed upon. Usually you will be served with the deficiency suit and the creditor will get a judgment which is good ten years from judgment.
I purchased a puppy that was coming from Virgina. The seller was sending the puppy through a company named Sky Cargo Ways. The first time this company required money from me for the puppy's transport was for a ventilated carrier to safely transport the puppy. They wanted $650 for this with the... Read more »
Both finance compaines say dealer said I bought 3, 1800.00 Kirby vacuums but I only bought one. Both companies know the situation, that I only purchased one, that I agreed to one company, $80.00 a month. But both say I'm victim of billing fraud, that I need an attorney. I'm filing a police report... Read more »
Yes - returning the stolen item does not "cancel out" the original crime of theft. Returning the stolen item can affect what charges you would face. For example, if you stole a car and tried to "Get away with it," you could face felony theft charges (assuming the car was worth more than $500);...Read more »
2014 Mazda 3 purchased outright 2 months ago. Since then, I’ve noticed significant rust on its underbody. I haven’t been completely under there to take a look, but there is much more rust on its suspension parts than one would expect on a 2014 car. More rust than two 15 year old vehicles I... Read more »
They searched me had nothing but was told that in my last visit stolen & was caught on camera but no one brought this to my attention. Today I visit they yelled at me to stand an empty my pockets saying I'm a theft and bad mom, embarrassed and holding my fist back. But wait on the cops cause... Read more »
If you are facing criminal charges, you should consider calling a criminal defense attorney. Even theft of goods under $500 is a Class A misdemeanor in Tennessee, and can carry up to 11 months and 29 days in jail and a $2500 fine. A defense attorney will be able to advise you of your rights and...Read more »
I was served yesterday with a summons to appear in court in five days. Long story short.... I was preparing to file bankruptcy, even meeting with a lawyer but I hadn’t gotten around to actually filing because I was still trying to come up with the money to retain the lawyer. At the same time,... Read more »
Filing for bankruptcy relief will stop all other court proceedings, at least for a short period of time. Consult the bankruptcy lawyer as soon as possible for more specific advice- there is more than one type of bankruptcy and there is also some expense for that filing- your situation is more...Read more »
I was just served for a debt and have to appear in sessions court. With the papers they’ve attached to the summons, it appears there’s a copy of what I’m assuming is my last statement from the original credit card company.
I’m pretty sure it’s the amount I owed not including all... Read more »
Unless you have a valid defense to the debt or wish to challenge it; there's a chance you will lose and end up with a judgment against you. You would not have to pay it all at once, per se, but the creditor can levy your bank accounts and garnish your wages. You would also have an option to file a...Read more »
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