2/14/18 is when I signed to the pay increase of 12.48 per hour and sometime between 2/22-2/23 one of the other people on the document changed the pay increase to 12.21 per hour so I would be getting less money. They also did not inform me of this change nor did they ask me to sign a new form saying... Read more »
This is a good question, in addition to the issue of whether or not someone can enforce a contract that has been altered from the original provisions agreed to, there might be an issue of whether this was a contract at all.
In all contracts, there has to be "consideration" or something of...Read more »
If I sign a lease that states I am required to pay $3100 for early move out, plus paying rent for the other months left in the term, can I fight that in court? Is it legally acceptable for a property management company (landlord) to make you pay rent for months in which you are not living at the... Read more »
Contract law imposes a duty to mitigate damages. So if you breached the agreement then technically you are responsible to pay rent for the months that you said you would in the contract. However, if the property management company is able to "re-rent" the place quickly then this would relieve of...Read more »
I signed the contract while very depressed and panicked, so I believe I was in a wrong state of mind, while discussing the contract i was yelled at several times which caused me to panic further. The contract states I will pay $200 a month until I pay off $1300, I don't think the price is anything... Read more »
First, let me say that I am sorry that you felt taken advantage of.
I don't think that it is ever good advice to ignore a debt and expect that it will just go away, so I wouldn't do that. In order to have a legitimate capacity defense for why the contract shouldn't be enforceable, you...Read more »
I feel I was sold this service contract under time pressure, and after further research and considering the situation, I feel I don't need it, don't want it, and I cannot afford it. The service contract (extended warranty) was brought up only during the final signing of the paperwork, and we had... Read more »
I can't speak generally about these types of agreements, I would have to read the contract to give you a good answer. The terms of the extended warranty agreement will be in there. Look for the clauses that talk about termination of the agreement.
I am not sure if we are talking about two separate agreements. Are you asking if a Real Estate Purchase agreement is valid if the realtor fails to give the client a copy of the representation agreement? If that is the case then yes. The real estate purchase agreement will not be invalidated due...Read more »
My employer put out an employee contract for us to sign after I've been working for the company in a management position for months now. I didn't feel comfortable with signing it so I put it off for a few weeks. They kept bugging me over and over to sign it. I eventually said I'll get around to... Read more »
You are under no obligation to sign the contract. They could have fired you for not signing the contract, but that is/was their only recourse. What you offered was an illusory promise, " I will get around to signing it". In my opinion, they would spend a lot of money taking you to court in order...Read more »
Just found out, AFTER purchasing the home that a dealership is scheduled to tear down homes around mine. This will bring the value of my home down tremendously, and it was not disclosed prior to me purchasing the home.
Unfortunately for you, no. Although, sellers will typically provide a "seller's disclosures" they are not legally obligated to do so. If they did provide a "seller's disclosures" and proactively said that they were not aware of any major changes to the neighborhood when if fact they did know...Read more »
My business is looking to acquire a new client. The contract with this client would require me to spend some of that money to complete with the contract itself. Would I be OK to write off that money spent as a business expense, or would I be taxed on the complete income?
Nearly any legitimate business expense can be discounted against revenues. I think you will need to be more specific on your question. If you are having to spend money to acquire new or specialized equipment or an upgrade of some sorts then absolutely.
I paid $1000 for a diamond wedding ring from Zales. We were in a desperate situation and needed cash fast. We looked into Pawning the ring but they said it was only worth $100 and that they could only sell it for $300 at most. They told us we were lied to about the value from where it was... Read more »
This can be difficult to do. Basically, the brother that wants to stay will need to refinance the loan in his own name. If he can't with the current lender, then he may have to look elsewhere. If no one will do it, then the leaving brother is basically stuck until the home sales or it is...Read more »
It is valid, but the question remains who exactly is the party. if the signature line shows a title of the person then it will most likely be counted as a contract with the business entity. If the contract only makes sense if the business entity signed it and not the individual then...Read more »
I joined the army, and after a deployment they had went and got a lawyer. I went ahead and just paid in full. Well 4 years later im trying to buy a home amd this still showed up as unpaid even though i had a statement of judgement. Turns out the lawyer never sent the money to his client, "the... Read more »
You relief could be calculated by the difference in interest rates based on the two different credit scores multiplied by number of payments you made. It sounds like you have a case, but you really ought to run the numbers to see if it is worth it. I don't think you...Read more »
had a payment date of 3-1 and on the finalization checklist it was also handwritten as 3-1. However, it also stated the first payment would be due on 2-1-2017 which neither of noticed. On 1-30-2017 Check n go called and stated that manager was new and she made and error on the date. She also... Read more »
It sounds like you have a strong case for whatever damages you suffered because of their premature debiting of your account. This could be as little as insufficient funds fees from your bank, filing fees for the law-suit, and attorney's fees if any.
I recently rented a camp trailer that I found on KSL in Utah. I met up with the man and signed the rental contract, then was on my way. When I returned the trailer the renter claims there were damages. Many items on the trailer did not function during the time I had the trailer, things having to do... Read more »
I do not have a written agreement or obligation from "the sub renters" to continue to use the space. What are my rights in giving them notice to vacate? Can they sue me for lost business if I give them notice to move out?
There are several concerns I have with this. The first is whether your lease with the owner allows you to sublease to another. This isn't a claim that your sub can really raise, but you should take a good look at it anyway.
In the absence of a contract, if it went to court then it would...Read more »
No, not typically. Sometimes states have these "buyer's remorse" windows for certain types of businesses. Security systems are an example of when states have stepped in and given that right statutorily.
I have an elderly uncle who is MR/DD. What I was told, is when his parents died they set up a trust that had money and included a home where he would live in order to provide for him. I believe that the terms of the trust have been breached. Before moving out of state, the trustee signed a... Read more »
Unfortunately, at this point, you do not have standing to demand to see the the trust. You would first need to petition to have a guardianship or a conservatorship over your uncle. Otherwise, if your uncle has capacity he could give you a limited power of attorney to inspect the trust document. I...Read more »
We hired a contractor in May to build us a cabin. It is still not complete. There was no signed contract and he has taken his family and his four wheelers to our property every weekend and trashing it with barely no work done. What can he do if we fire him and don't pay him the final payment?
It depends on how close he is to be done with the cabin and what the timeline was for it to be finished if there was one, how much you have paid so far and how much you still owe. He can still have a claim for all the work he rendered under the doctrine of unjust enrichment even if there isn't a...Read more »
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