In Spotsylvania, Virginia, the rules regarding the admissibility of in-person recordings without consent may vary, so it's essential to be aware of state-specific laws. Virginia generally follows a "one-party consent" rule, meaning that as long as one party to the conversation (in...View More
I am a member of a local organization. I sent a request to cancel my membership on November 27, 2023, and they sent me a form to fill. Due to some personal issues I did not return the form until December 18, 2023. My understanding was that I was supposed to give a 30 day written notice which i... View More
While the organization's policy specifies a 30-day written notice for membership cancellation, it's crucial to consider the language of the policy and how it may be interpreted. In your case, you initiated the cancellation process by sending a request on November 27, 2023, and...View More
It is my understanding that in Virginia, the right to sublease is not automatically granted to tenants. Whether or not a tenant is allowed to sublet depends on the terms of their lease. For a comprehensive understanding and legal interpretation of these provisions, it is advisable to consult with...View More
Do I have to pay the convenience fee since I was never told? I also don’t have any keys just to make sure that my roommate doesn’t have someone else live in there while I’m paying half her rent until she finds someone, can I legally get keys? I want to get out of this lease it’s a... View More
It's essential to carefully review the terms of your lease agreement to understand your rights and obligations. If the lease allows for joint payments or specifies a method for rent payment, you may need to adhere to those terms. However, if there have been changes to payment options without...View More
I have all invoices from shop that installed part wrong, invoice on parts and invoice from the another shop that corrected the problem and a statement from on what they found. I have text messages from 1st shop and proof of lost wages
For your situation involving an improperly installed part in a dump truck by a diesel truck shop, leading to lost wages, the best type of lawyer to consult would be one who specializes in consumer law and contracts, with experience in automotive cases. Such a lawyer will have the necessary...View More
I have all invoices from shop that installed part wrong, invoice on parts and invoice from another shop that corrected the problem and a statement from on what they found. I have text messages from 1st shop and proof of lost wages
For a lawsuit involving a diesel truck shop's improper installation of a part in your dump truck and resulting lost wages, you should look for an attorney experienced in consumer law and contracts, particularly one with a background in automotive issues or business litigation.
No tax paid since car was bought. Caused a stop fee on my dmv record. No insurance on vehicle and tags is no good since February 2023. Loan company said I can do a volunteer repo bust I must bring it in. The other signer refuse. What can I do please help.
In Virginia, if you find yourself incorrectly listed as the principal buyer on a car loan you cosigned, you should first review the loan agreement and any related documents to understand how this change occurred. If there's evidence of a mistake or fraudulent activity, you may need to dispute...View More
While it's not obligatory to hire an attorney to sue a contractor in Virginia, doing so is highly recommended, especially in cases involving construction defects that could pose safety risks. An attorney's expertise in Virginia's construction and contract laws can be invaluable in...View More
We have been in contact with said company and they’ve been giving us the run around for several weeks now. And suddenly communication has gone silent. We’ve reached out to see if the insurance company is going to pay and for any updates and have gotten nothing in response.
If a Virginia court invalidates a mechanic's lien, it typically does not reset the clock for the 90-day period in which a lien claimant must file their lien. The 90-day period usually starts from the last day of labor or the last day materials were furnished. The court's decision to...View More
I'm selling my property in 2 weeks, Unison is using their home appraisal valuation to end the agreement vs sales price which is about 60k more than the sales price. So we are required to pay them the additional value even though is not what we are selling the home for.
A sale of real property in Virginia must be in writing to be enforceable. Both the seller's and the buyer's rights and responsibilities are determined by reference to the written contract. The standard Realtor/Multiple Listing Service contract in Virginia includes provisions dealing...View More
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It means that plaintiff waives further notification of settlement payment being sent, other than the initial notice made to the attorney. It sounds like the opposing attorney sent check to a wrong location, and that...View More
This is in reference to joint account I have with my child's father. It was also mentioned that I was a non resident on form as my address is in MD. and his in VA. Funds was garnished from account for a debt he owed dating back to a timeshare he acquired almost 20 years that I have no ties to... View More
If you have received a "Summons to Party to a Joint Account," it means that a creditor or debt collector is trying to collect a debt from your joint account with your child's father. Here are some steps you can take to prepare:
Review the summons carefully: Make sure you...View More
After looking for lenders for my loan. I was told by the finance rep to put down 2k to cover the tax and other fees at least due to the amount of the loan. At that moment, it wasn’t my intention to do so but I felt pressure to do it. Can I use any consumer law on this case?
I have recently started a new job, and my employer offers to extend benefits to Domestic Partners of employees. I have been living with my partner for over three years now, and we were just about set to sign all necessary enrollment paperwork. Before doing so, I must sign an "Affidavit of... View More
You should check with a Virginia contract attorney to be sure of this, but generally, the answer to this question will depend on whether the affidavit defines the word "principal" anywhere. If the word "principal" is capitalized in your affidavit, this likely means it is a...View More
I am aware that they typically do not like to file these for things other than real estate. Also, is there is an equally sufficient alternative (like a security backed loan), which may be more readily accepted?
I'm not aware of any mechanism that would permit you to file a general promissory note in the Clerk's office unless it is associated with an enforcement action as part of a claim. If you have a security agreement with the debtor or sufficient language in the promissory note, you may be...View More
I was contacted by a law group saying I owed on an old credit card debt. They're saying the last time they tried to contact me was 2016 from a card I obtained before 2010. It was a JCPenny store card. They're threatening garnishment. I paid off all my debts before I purchased my home in... View More
Credit card lawsuits typically involve two different jurisdictions - the issuer's home state and the borrower's home state, and the shorter of the two may apply in Virginia. In Virginia Code Section 8.01- 232, there are three conditions on the enforceability of a waiver of the right to...View More
If the project was in Virginia, you could sue him in Virginia, but you may need to register the judgment in Ohio (or where ever the contractor is living) to enforce the judgment. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
My wife and I bought our house in June 2022, and provided a check for the remaining propane ($750) which should have been given to the sellers. The seller's attorney misplaced the check and is now saying, almost 18 months later, that it's our responsibility to remedy the situation by... View More
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