Utah Uncategorized Questions & Answers

Q: I hired a handyman to work on my shower. He took half up front (325.00). He showed up a couple of times and disappeare.

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Answered on Sep 10, 2018
Wesley Winsor's answer
I am sorry for your experience. That must be super frustrating.

You will first need to look at the agreement you signed with the handyman. If this guy was a one-man-band, then its likely that he didn't have you sign a contract. Just because it was an "oral" agreement doesn't mean that it isn't valid though.

Your remedy is your cost to finish the job. Your claim would be that of "breach of contract". I would first try to work it out with him if possible out of court, but you...

Q: I have been watching a friend puppy for last 3 month. She dropped her off and has only came back to say hi.2 times . tha

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Mar 15, 2018
Wesley Winsor's answer
Animals are considered property. She now has the animal, so I think that it would be hard to take it away from her. If you still had the dog you could have claimed the puppy "abandoned" and went through the process of changing ownership. Unfortunately, I don't think you can do much at this point.

Q: Can someone call the cops if he leaves his stuff in my car and I no longer have it a year later?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Mar 16, 2016
Brian K Jackson's answer
They would have to prove that you committed some kind of crime and it would depend on the facts and circumstances on how he left his stuff and if he made any attempts to retrieve it in the past year ect ...

Q: My boyfriend died on march 9 th. His brother pulled the plug. My boyfriend owns his house outright. I heard that he had

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Mar 16, 2016
Brian K Jackson's answer
Probably not but the language of the protective order might say differently.

Q: Leased a vehicle two months ago. The Transmission went out. Who should pay for the cost?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized, Consumer Law and Contracts for Utah on
Answered on Feb 16, 2016
Adam Studnicki's answer
The lease agreement should be reviewed.

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Q: my attorney gave me a case number does that mean he has served the person

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Oct 30, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Not necessarily, ask the attorney this question.

Q: Does a towing company have the right to keep my personal belongings after taking possession of my vehicle for safe keep?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Sep 9, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably not. Get to an attorney who knows the state laws regarding towing and storage.

Q: do I need us dot numbers if a contractor taking material to my job site in a truck rated at 11400 lbs. gvwr

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Sep 3, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It is not your truck, right? I do not understand why you would need dot numbers for a truck that belonged to an independent contractor who is delivering materials.

Q: What legal action can i take against my landlord for not taking care of the cockroaches in my apartment.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Utah on
Answered on Sep 3, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Do an internet search for "landlord responsibilities in Utah" and you might find some interesting results. You might also consider reading the statutes on this topic.

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