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Harry N. Konst

Harry Konst’s Answers

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  • What can I do now after paying a settlement and now they have debt agency asking for the full amount?

    A company caused me to loose 1 1/2 mo. rent buy not completing the job on time (they obtained this job illegally though a CMHA inspector, I found out later). I won the case with Paypal. They took me to court and won. I did't have a lawyer. The...

    Harry’s Answer

    The problem is that your account is probably part of a securitization or grouping of accounts. The debt collection company buys lists of unpaid accounts and "works them" until they collect. If you tell them "no phone calls" and demand that they prove the debt, they will in all likelihood just go on to the next name on the list. To stop them from calling, you are required to send them a demand in writing.

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  • If you have a judgment filed against you and you are in midst of buying a piece of property can they take the property from you?

    my brother needs to sell a piece of property and would like me to buy it but I have a judgment against me from my decesaed husbands debt. I would like to help him out but not if it is detrimental to me. the property is in arizona not california

    Harry’s Answer

    At the risk of sounding superlative, Mr. Mann has answered the question well. And I received 10 points. Wohoo!

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  • My mortgage lien holder has been missing for eight years and has not tried to collect the debt. How do I release the lien?

    Is there a statue of limitations for the lien holder to collect on the promisory note? Is there a statue of limitation for the lien holder to foreclose on the property?

    Harry’s Answer

    Contacting the lienholder may be difficult. It occurs even when the mortgagee is a major financial institution. Contact an attorney in your jurisdiction. This isn't something you can do yourself.

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  • Married with child support on 2 kids 1 may be mine 2nd not mine for sure.want divorce and to know if child 1 is mine.

    first kid signed the birth certificate and was led to believe the child was mine havent seen any of them since 2009 haven't been together since mid 2008. Want a divorce and to not pay for children who are not mine. I'm on a low income and trying ...

    Harry’s Answer

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    I wish I could answer your question in detail but divorce is such an emotional, challenging time. Call an attorney who won't aggravate the situation to enhance fees. http://KonstLaw.com

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  • Can my husband kick me and our son out of the house? It's in his name, and was his prior to our marriage?

    we are in the beginning process of divorce, he has obtained a lawyer and i should be served any day now. Should i be looking for a place to go with my son?

    Harry’s Answer

    Divorce is such an emotional and challenging time in one's life. For these facts to occur demonstrates the heightened responses individuals demonstrate during a divorce proceeding.

    You need to have an attorney who understands this and works with the other attorney to calm things down and resolve the issues at hand in such a way as to not aggravate the situation. Some attorneys appear to do the opposite, and it may just be a coincidence that as a divorce escalates, so do their attorney's fees.

    Use your common sense and address these situations to resolve things as soon as possible so that you can each go on with your lives.

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  • How do I get my creditor to settle on the amount that they previously agreed to but now have changed their minds?

    My creditor and I agreed to one amount but they failed to contact me within a time slot that they set. Now they will not settle for that amount and want $700 more. What can I do?

    Harry’s Answer

    This happens all the time by credit collection agents trying to up the deal. If you would consider fling bankruptcy, I'd recommend telling them. If an attorney were to represent you and state this, it would probably result in a better settlement term.

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  • Forced deeded in lieu or chapter 13 bankruptcy what is the best thing to do?

    2 rental properties with upside mortgage around 70000 in detroit.This neighborhood is deteriorating and very hard to rent and the houses are vandalized. No other big debt except primary residence and a second mortgage. Making over $150000 gross in...

    Harry’s Answer

    Depends on whether recourse or non-recourse loan. Did you sign personally or was it a hard money loan? Did you guarantee the loan?

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  • Being sued by an assignee for a debt...should I settle by calling the lawyer?

    Sued for debt.

    Harry’s Answer

    Lots of questions here. o start, wWhat is underlying reason for debt?

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  • How to get marriage annulled

    I have been married for 3 years. The marriage has not been consummated yet (we have been staying apart for almost 2.5 years now). Can I get my marriage annulled on this basis? Do the courts ask for any proof while determining that either of the sp...

    Harry’s Answer

    In NYS, this is grounds for an annulment. Your sworn statement, uncontested, will fulfill requirements.

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  • Boyfriend bought me a car with cash and put title into my name, he has title and car. If we broke up is the car legally mine?

    How do I legally get car if title is in my name but he has car at his place

    Harry’s Answer

    Ask for keys and take it. Title means ownership in your name.

    I have to ask, did you know you would be breaking up when he got you the car?

    I'll only accept your answer if you smile and promise you're not lying to me.

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