Neither representing attorneys or judge adhered to the Federal Military Spouse Protection Act regarding community property. I would of been under the 1982 rules. I did not know about this federal act at the time.
Your question contains a mixture of somewhat complex issues and illustrates a conflict between federal and state law. The first issue is preemption. Preemption occurs when exclusive federal jurisdiction and law on specific areas of law prevent action under state jurisdiction and laws, for...Read more »
did you move in and are living there? The you owe the rent. Virginia law provides that if a lease is delivered but not signed AND the parties act is if it was in force, then it's in force and both the landlord and tenant must live up to their side of the bargain
We wanted to get out of our contract but they declined that. So we decided to take the house off the market. They then told us the house would remain listed until the contract expired. Can they do yhis
I am having a difficult time finding a lawyer for this issue. I began playing at the new Rosie's locations since they opened in May, I started playing there when they launched a Giveaway for cash prizes and a car with a cash option if I did not want the car. I played their locations and accumulated... Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss. Your question was probably overlooked all this time because it wasn't in the Probate or Estate Planning categories, where an attorney knowledgeable about wills might have seen it. 'Sorry for this inconvenience, but you could repost and include those categories, or you...Read more »
No, not unless the written lease agreement allows you to withhold part of the rent for reasons like this. However, your landlord is required to proving you with suitable living facilities and may be in violation of the lease. Consult a local landlord/tenant lawyer to advise you further.
What can we do to stop sell of land. Heirs do not want to sell our land but the court is trying to force. All taxes are paid every year and we have roughly 45 acres. Heirs never had a dispute but courts seems to think so. How can we stop a sale we never asked for
Able To obtain financing. We hired a lawyer to protect us . It has been over a month and we keep getting put off by our lawyer stating the buyer has to sign a release of contract and we cannot get this done unless we agree to not pursue the deposit which the buyer stopped payment on. Is this... Read more »
Most if not all FAIR real estate buy-sell contracts do NOT define the buyer's inability to find financing as a "breach" of the contract." If your contract is different you will still find it very hard to enforce it against the buyer; and making matters worse, in the meantime you may not be able to...Read more »
The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."
Pay the balance and then sue the deadbeat who...Read more »
Unless Virginia is unlike most states, there are certain kinds of contracts that MUST be in writing and signed, many others that do not have to be in writing or signed, and still others that can either be oral or in writing--depending upon what the contract covers and the needs and desires of the...Read more »
I paid a singer for an event a deposit, the amount was half the cost of his services. There was no form of contract or agreement created detailing services or if the deposit was non-refundable. About a week after he was paid, and over a month before the event, I decided I no longer needed his... Read more »
This sad incident should convince you--and perhaps teach others who learn about it--to ALWAYS get personal service contracts like this in writing, spelling out all the details. The singer is used to--and happy--to sign contracts; but the singer is probably much happier when folks like you give him...Read more »
to file them for me. They say they have not received the forms or taxes. I live in the US mainland, Virginia. Is there a way I can get the records she says she filed or the money I paid her back? Thank you.
If you and the property manager have a written contract you should look to it first, before doing anything. If you do not have a written contract you might be out of luck. But in either event you can always hire a lawyer licensed to practice in Puerto Rico to help you get the missing money back.
I unfortunately did so. Now he is not paying his rent and I may be liable. I was never given a copy of the original lease or even given the opportunity to look it over prior to signing the adendum. Am I still liable?
Sorry, but yes, you may be liable. Failure to read a lease is not a defense. Neither is not being given "an opportunity to look it over." This situation needs to be handled between you and your 18 year old son.
I own one of the 200+ units in a Condominium Association in Virginia. The individual records of each unit are kept in the on-site management office. My friend & neighbor recently told me that about a month ago she examined the file for her particular unit & noticed it contained documents dating... Read more »
FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex." In addition to that general rule, please understand that this particular question should best be answered by your "friend & neighbor;...Read more »
I asked a company for an estimate on repairs. Instead they came & did the repairs. I have contested part of the bill as unknown terms. They want me to pay for their workers to load & unload the materials at their shop. A reasonable amount was offered & had to be in installments. I do not have the... Read more »
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