I am employed by a company that has not payed me or any other employee in 3 weeks. I am in the middle of a real estate contract and mortgage loan. This has happened before but usually gets fixed. Should I get a lawyer?
Yes you should get a lawyer to send a demand letter to your employer. You also need to protect your commissions on the existing real estate sale and mortgage (if applicable). Looking for another employer is also a good idea.See question
My condo board keep changing the rule without a vote and through Avvo I have established that in conflict with the declaration of Condo and the law they are trying to impose new rental and "use of" restrictions on current owners. I have sent cer...
You can take your dispute to Mediation based upon Florida Statute 718.1255.See question
My daughter who is now 7 was bite by a horse on private property about 3 years ago. My daughter subsequently has had to endure two major reconstructive surgeries and I have had to take off time from work for recovery. At the time of the incident I...
Yes, as the other response states, there is an issue of negligence or premises liability. But, there also is an issue about the applicable statute of limitations. You should see a personal injury lawyer right away to see if you can pursue the claim.See question
My landlord's wife got mad at me because I would not climb on the roof and put a tarp (that I would have to pay for) over a new leak. She began to threaten to go back and charge late fees in past months for rent paid late. Now I do pay rent late e...
Directly applicable are issues of waiver and estoppel. But, in your statement, many other issues are raised. You should try to work things out with the landlord's wife or see a landlord-tenant attorney.See question
He did the deck. Will be two months on the 26th and job is not done. He used $250 more than needed with a back up check I gave. Wood is sitting in rain - painting not done. I am 66 yrs and cannot possibly complete job. This person should be a...
Although it would be necessary to see the written agreement, based upon the facts provided, you seem to have a claim for beach of contract. You should get counsel to send a notice of breach letter and ask for the person to either refund your payment or cost to complete or to complete the job; depending upon your wishes.See question
Illinois has collected $50 only from his deadbeat dad (he owns his own business and is on the 8 going on 9 year college plan). My son is 16, and his dad was not even ordered to pay medical bills. FINALLY, they decided to file a "rule to show cau...
If dad lives in IL, you may be better off leaving the case there and contacting legal aid or a woman's organization for help with counsel, who could represent your interests in court. It may not be necessary for you to actually appear in court. It would be far easier for an IL court to enforce an Order upon an IL resident.See question
I received a response from a complaint I filed,which says Failure to File a Claim. What does that mean?
It probably means the person you sued did not hire counsel. One response could be a motion to dismiss for failure to state a cause of action, but that is not what you asked. You did file a claim. If that is all the defendant filed, you could file a motion for default, depending upon your particular facts.See question
my doctor wouldn't sign the letter the company wanted him to because he didn't believe i should be work. so they had one of there doctor to sign off on it
Yes, you need to see a lawyer to pursue your claim. The fact that the company found one doctor to sign off should not deter you (you did not state if that doctor examined you). If you want the claim to go further, see a lawyer right away, since the time to appeal is limited.See question
i agreed to pay, $1680.00 in the even of breaching the lease agreement. My landlord has not addressed this issue for months. Therefore I feel they are breaching our contract by not resolving this issue. It's a matter of life and death for me. I be...
If the hive makes the premises unlivable or unsafe, you can give your landlord notice to remedy the situation or the lease will be terminated. You should see a landlord-tenant lawyer.See question
Where can I learn my civil rights to know if I'm being harassed by a property manager, landlord or Corporation? What is the legal definition of harassment?
There are many forms and types of harassment. You do not say in what manner you may have been the subject of harassment. Is it due to age? sex? race? religion? (in some places) sexual orientation? More information is required. But, basically being selectively the subject of negative behaviour based upon a protected class is harassment.See question