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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.

He agreed to send a refund but has not after two weeks. I hired someone to finish the job. I took pictures of the mess he made. His helpers broke additional tile on an adjacent wall. They put the stucco all over and we has to chip out the mess on additional tiles

Wesley Winsor answered on Sep 10, 2018

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...
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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

She came and to visit and took her and said she would bring her back next day. Now she wont answer. She is homless and on drugs . she never brang food or anything for her. Do i have any options to get dog vack or make her be punished ?

Wesley Winsor answered on Mar 15, 2018

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.

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

I dated someone a year ago, he left some stuff in my car and is just now threatening to calm the cops. I don't have his stuff anymore, will I be changed?

Brian K Jackson answered on Mar 16, 2016

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 ...

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

Protective order against him is that still valid since he has died?

Brian K Jackson answered on Mar 16, 2016

Probably not but the language of the protective order might say differently.

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

Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 16, 2016

The lease agreement should be reviewed.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem...
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Q: my attorney gave me a case number does that mean he has served the person

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 30, 2015

Not necessarily, ask the attorney this question.

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

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 9, 2015

Probably not. Get to an attorney who knows the state laws regarding towing and storage.

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

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 3, 2015

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.

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

When my husband and i moved into our apartment, my husband noticed cockroaches. My mother asked my landlord what he was going to go about cockroaches, he replyed to her that he was going to do nothing that it is not his responsibility. I can't not find anything in my lease stating about who is... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 3, 2015

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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