I have a landlord who has openly said to my husband and I that he hid wires in the breaker box to pass the electrical inspection so he didn’t have to fix it “the right way”. He was supposed to fix the driveway a month ago and hasn’t, he was also supposed to fix the steps to the front porch... Read more »
All the Landlord can do is sue you, then try to collect a judgment. If he sues then file your own Civil Warrant for the Security Deposit and whatever remedies that apparently the Landlord/Tenant Act allows for you if you are in one of those Counties. Keeping the Leasehold in a habitable...Read more »
Non compete clause (Nashville) States I can't work within 55 miles for 1 year after quiting my job as a tattoo artist because we have "trade secrets" however, if I am an unlicensed artist for one year I am no longer able to get licensed to be an artist and I would have to completely re do my... Read more »
I think the answer, unfortunately is "it depends." The issue is whether the non-compete is reasonable. fifty-five miles appears at first blush to be a reasonable distance to keep a tattoo artist from setting up shop "next door" and competing against the employer. But it may not be under your...Read more »
I am a victim of Time Share Resale fraud. I reported it to the state of FL. Now some 3 or 4 yrs later I now have a company named Consult and Recover saying that I have been approved for slot 63 of 65 for a payout since the Fraudulent people have been caught. The money is in an offshore account and... Read more »
From just reading your question, the first impression is that you're dealing with a scam. However, if that CA attorney checks out, then it may not be a scam. One would need much more information to make that determination.
We initially contracted the company to pour concrete on our patio, but after taking the down payment, they only pour a small corner. We have called and demanded them to either finish the job or return the money, but they only say they will get the job done. This has led on for a whole year, can we... Read more »
You have a 6 year SOL, unless a contract says otherwise. Yes, you can sue for Breach of Contract, and maybe other causes of actions. But you need to know exactly who to sue and where to serve them. Good luck collecting any judgment. The best you may be able to do is get a judgment, then file...Read more »
In most cases the answer is no. However, most administrative boards do not have to do much more that advertising their intent to change the rule in some publication, and then hold a public hearing to allow public input, before they change the rule--or promulgate a new rule.
We originally had an issue upon move in of a frozen ac unit, maintenance came and “rigged” it to run anyway to get through Memorial Day weekend. They didn’t come back until we called again to ask when they were coming.
They came today and shut off one of the units. After about an... Read more »
Based on the facts as you described them, they should replace your property that was damaged. The way you are going about it by emailing them pictures of what is damaged and requesting reimbursement is good. That could work. If they are unwilling to reimburse you after that, your next step could be...Read more »
Yes. A Contract For Deed is only a Lease with an Option to Purchase. Unless you have a Deed, you do not own anything. You may wish to immediately obtain financing for the amount owed and demand your Deed. If the owner does not convey the property to you, you can sue for Breach of Contract...Read more »
If you're talking in the realm of accidents, many settlements do take place out of court. It could all depend on the case. If both sides are more or less aligned on who is at fault, they agree on their figures for reasonable damages, then they will likely settle out of court. If they can't agree on...Read more »
If the closing didn't happen because you didn't sign an extension to the closing date- and you were not otherwise in breach and there was no requirement under the contract for you to extend then - although you can be sued- you should be successful....Read more »
(Continued from above )Plus I spilled a drink from one of the orders on the floor in my car which I had to pay to have cleaned because the server didn’t prepare it properly. Is it possible to get compensated for that
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."
This will totally be controlled by the language of your lease with an option to purchase document. If you are violating a term of the lease the lease will generally provide a default remedies provision. Also, if there is some provision that let's you out of the lease then it should be spelled...Read more »
Missed a few payments and then it was written off in 8/2018. About 1-2 weeks later a settlement payment was made for about 1/4 of what was written off. They won’t talk to me and won’t take nor negotiate any payments and will only refer me to the law firm. The law firm is corresponding by email... Read more »
You need to start protecting your assets now prior to being sued. Make a written offer to the actual creditor, not the collection firm. If they do not respond, again protect your assets. Do not give out any information about your finances, income, or employment status. If you get sued, file a...Read more »
Obviously a civil case. But you need to call the Court Clerk and ask. It may be Sessions, Circuit or Chancery Courts. It is probably from General Sessions Court. If you do not respond, possibly a Default Judgment will go down against you, so call today.
My boyfriend has been in jail for almost 6 months now. He got arrested for drugs and guns and they sent the drugs off to see what they were. Tuesday the judge said he had time served and that Thursday he could sign his deal and get out Wednesday. However, the arresting officer was not there and now... Read more »
Your boyfriend was told by the judge that he (the judge) was not going to let him sign any deal or otherwise let him go home unless and until the arresting officer appears in court to testify. You are advised to hire a lawyer to try to subpoena the arresting officer for the July trial. If the...Read more »
Contract with vendor was assigned to another vendor. Other party to the contract cancelled the contract based upon the cancellation terms spelled out in the original contract that was assigned to the new vendor. Can the assignee of the contract ( new vendor) change the terms of original contract... Read more »
Your question does not make sense and is probably incomplete. If one contracting party properly nullified the Contract, then the Contract is void whether it was assigned or not. And generally the assignee gets the same original Contract unless consideration is given to the other original party...Read more »
I bought a lot that previously had a trailer on it and although the trailer had been moved it was advertised as with utilities. I paid more for the utilities than the land and now discover the septic collapsed and the electric pole is no good and must be replaced. The seller says he sold me the... Read more »
Possibly- but it will mean filing a lawsuit against the seller. Intentional misrepresentation ( also called "fraudulent misrepresentation") can be the basis for rescission ( un-doing) a contract. You basically have to prove the seller lied to you, which can be difficult. consult an experienced...Read more »
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