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Charles Von Raether

Fairfax Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Purchased a Bad Used Vehicle in VA from Private Party. Signed Addendum, Will it Hold Up in Court

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Charles Von Raether
    2. Ronald Lee Burdge
    3. Scott Richard Kaufman
    3 lawyer answers

    Based on your description, you likely have a strong fraud claim (not to mention breach of contract). However, given the dollar amount involved and the fact that you bought it from a private party may not make it cost effective to retain an attorney. Virginia has a fund that allows you to collect any judgments against licensed dealers in Virginia. However, in this case you're going after a private party, so even if you do prevail in court, you'll likely have to chase after the defendant and...

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  2. Do i have a legal case against a car dealership that sold me a car that had some problems about 7 days after my 30 day warranty

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Charles Von Raether
    2. Scott Richard Kaufman
    2 lawyer answers

    Your options would require an experienced attorney to review your paperwork from the sale as well as the facts surrounding the sale and subsequent repair attempts. Based on the minimal info provided in your post, it certainly would appear you would have options to go against the dealership--and possibly the lender too, depending on the circumstances. The biggest question to support your claim against the dealer is whether the problem existed at the time of sale to you. First thing you need to...

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  3. USCIS 'Threatening' my family. mothers work permit ran out, father her and I in states on an E2 visa.

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Charles Von Raether
    2. Peter Hills Acker
    3. Irene Vaisman
    4. Stephen D. Berman
    5. Wendy Renee Whitt
    5 lawyer answers

    There can be a lot of nuances involving E-2's. The facts of your case are a bit unclear; feel free to contact our office to discuss further and what options you have at this point, if you would like to resolve this matter. As I think you've unfortunately learned, don't believe what USCIS reps tell you (even thought they may mean well).