I paid $3000 to a lawyer who assured me of good things. My husband even denied a plea bargain with the state because this lawyer said he would and he can get a better one. But now he never answers and the state wants my husband to do even more time now. He now even has warrants that he didn't... Read more »
An attorney has an obligation to respond to his or her client, which in this case is your husband. Even if you were the one who originally retained the attorney, it should be your husband who is calling or texting. If you don't get responses in a couple of days then send an email. If you...Read more »
When you say you two have a "life estate deed together" I don't know what that means. A life estate is only the right to use the house during your lifetime. Presumably one of you has a life estate and the other has...Read more »
Does he get to keep 2, since he lives in his girlfriend's house and she drives? Is the deputy supposed to search the DMV for all vehicles owned by the deadbeat? If there is a first lien holder on the vehicle, will that lien holder get the proceeds of the auction and we get what's leftover?
The debtor gets to keep one vehicle that they own; he can't simply supply car(s) to someone he lives with. However, the deputy typically does not do any searches - you'll need to tell them what to look for.
As to lienholders, they get the first money out of the sale -...Read more »
We won our case in small claims court against a deadbeat renter who did a great deal of damage to our rental home. The amount awarded was over $13,300. We followed up with the Writ of Execution 30 days later. The deputy sheriff has served the demand letter. The renter has 3 cars and 3 motorcycles... Read more »
Take the assets. The debtor will lose them in a bankruptcy - he's only allowed one car per licensed driver in the house, and he can pick which one he wants. The others should be picked up immediately. The deputy doesn't know bankruptcy law, and the debtor hasn't called a...Read more »
There are several things that need to happen. The first is usually to prepare (or request the clerk to prepare) an abstract of judgment and record it in the real property records in any county where your judgment debtor owns (or may own) real property. Next, see if you can determine what assets...Read more »
For payment of what? This kind of letter is necessarily very fact-specific. You'll want to be very business like, avoid opinions or characterization of the other party or their actions (or failure to act). State what they owe, what they debt is for, when you expect them to pay, give them a...Read more »
I was in an accident where they had it closed down to one lane of traffic and the concrete arm off of a Mack truck swing out in front of us and busted through the windshield it could have killed us if we had been going fast enough which I feel like is a major mess up on their end the guys already... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Your post raises many issues and could be too involved for a simple response such as "do this," or "do that." As a GENERAL matter, it is possible that what you describe could result in a lien on your...Read more »
I landed a drone in nrg parking lot when they were closed. The drone messed up and did an emergency landing. They took my drone and told me they wanted to check the footage then they would return my drone the next day. The next day which was september 16 they kept give me the run around. I found... Read more »
Unfortunately, it might not ever be released if it is evidence against you. You may have both civil and criminal liability for the use of the drone, and it is a more serious crime if the facility is classified as critical infrastructure. Your best bet is probably to convince Joe Walters that you...Read more »
Transmission went out, shop picked it up and towed it to their location. Tore it down and diagnosed it. The contract says it’s $599 for tow and tear down. He told us $1480 to repair it. We said okay. He then jacked the price up to $2480 saying “there was more problems”. Fast forward a year... Read more »
A small TX county sent me a postcard saying I had an outstanding criminal case against me pending. Called the county and was told their software was updated so all outstanding tickets were being pursued. No warrant yet, drivers license eligibility is still good. Need to find out how far back TX DPS... Read more »
Yes, a 15 year old traffic ticket can still be prosecuted even if the citation was issued in your maiden name and you are now married. The question is: were you the individual who was issued the ticket back then, regardless of what your name was or is now. Request an abstract of your record from...Read more »
I am always concerned when an agreement is not clear in its wording. You might ask that the wording be changed to allow you to feel more comfortable before signing. I would suggest that you allow an attorney to review the letter for you as they may be able to determine more from actually seeing...Read more »
I bumped into an ATT company vehicle 6 months back. My grandfather’s name was on the vehicle and he cancelled the insurance without telling me, so I thought I was driving an insured vehicle. I received a bill in my name for nearly $2,500 a month after the accident and contacted ATT but never got... Read more »
If I write 'full and final payment' on the memo line of a money order intended as a one-time lump sum payment to settle a debt and the confidentiality clause states 'both parties agree to keep the terms of the settlement agreement confidential', would doing so constitute a breach of the clause?
I enrolled in a debt relief program and advised me to stop paying the credit card that I transferred to this program. I have not missed a payment since I enrolled and I am in good standing. Now, one of the cards is suing me for not paying and the debt relief program said that they can not give... Read more »
Let me just put it out like this I’m using fake names, just a example. Alex got a loan out for Ryan under Alexs name. Well they break up Ryan stops paying the loan which is in Alexs name. Now Alex is mad because the loan was for Ryan and he should be paying it even though it’s in Alexs name.... Read more »
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