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Constantine D. Buzunis

Constantine Buzunis’s Answers

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  • Small Claims outcome never returned to me after almost a month.

    I filed a countersuit against the plaintiff and even had my process server show up to testify that that person got served. The plaintiff didn't even show up. That was more than three weeks ago. I have yet to receive a notice of any sort of deci...

    Constantine’s Answer

    No the judge is not to consider evidence outside of what was submitted/heard in court. If the other side did not appear, I wonder why the judge did not just issue a default judgment in your favor at trial? I would go down to small claims and ask to see the file and inquire as to the delay? There is a deadline by which the judgment must be issued, so ask the clerk about that as well?

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  • Statue of limitations on winning case against BOA. false foreclosure I filed a motion to recoup my attorney's

    fee's they have responded with a threatening e-mail to drop the case. What is the statue of limitations on the judges decision to reinstate so they cannot reopen this case ? I have been advised that if i win this motion the bank can appeal and cos...

    Constantine’s Answer

    I agree with the other attorneys, get yourself an experienced lending/banking lawyer and stop risking your financial future! Your chances of prevailing against BofA and their team of experienced team of lawyers is slim to none! Also, if you rep yourself, you can't recover attorney fees, not to be cruel, but this is just more evidence you don't know what you are doing and need an attorney ASAP!

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  • Can witnesses can be used at first hearing for legal separation?

    Respondent responded 36 hours before our hearing with so many demands and accusations that I have no way or time to prepare. Plus, he's bringing a witness to testify against me and to credit him. I didn't even know we could bring witnesses the fir...

    Constantine’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney James, the court can decide to hear from the witness if they so choose, so get yourself a lawyer so you are not put at an extreme disadvantage in your case. You will lose far more than you will have to pay the attorney.

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  • In a Crossmotion, can I ask for the case to be dismissed and motion for summary on my counterclaim?

    I am the defendant/counterclaim plaintiff in a foreclosure case. The plaintiff issued a motion for Summary Judgment. I want to respond by asking that their motion be denied because the matter has already been settled- res judicata- and all of t...

    Constantine’s Answer

    You can definately file a cross-motion for summary judgment but you will need to comply with the State of Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure and will be held to the same standard as an attorney if you are in pro per (representing yourself) which is not a good idea! If the opposition's MSJ is granted and your MSJ is denied, you are deemed to have a judgment against you once the judgment is entered and you are served with the notice of entry of judgment. You will then be liable for their court costs and any attorney fees provided for by the contract or statute. Obviously if you win and they lose their MSJ, the opposite is true. You can appeal an order granting an MSJ if the MSJ effectively dismisses the entire case. If the Court denies both MSJs then the case continues onward to settlment or trial. There is too much at risk for you not to have an experienced lawyer assist you!

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  • Is this included in pain and suffering?

    I will eventually seek out an Attorney once my medical visits are finished. I was without my car for about 18 days. I had a rental the whole time and the other's insurance company will pay for repairs to my car and also the rental - but I was wond...

    Constantine’s Answer

    No there is no pain and suffering component to a pure property damage or loss in CA. What you can try and get in addition to the cost of repair, rental and the mileage at the Federal rate ($0.56.5/mile) for trips to the auto body and medical appoitments if you keep a log of dates, destinations and mileage is dimunition in value, but it is hard to prove and most carriers will not pay it, you need to get a couple of reputatable estimates from auto dealers of what the car is worth without prior damamge vs. what car is worth after you disclose accident and damage which you are legally required to disclose if car is ever for sale. Good Luck!

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  • I plead not guilty to loud party complaint. Should I get a lawyer for trial?

    I attended a party last year that had a DJ and so was relatively loud. As I was leaving the party, the cops showed up. They asked for my ID (I was compliant and respectful at all times) and they gave me a "loud party" ticket. The house party wasn'...

    Constantine’s Answer

    I think you need to read the ordinace and see what the description is for the offense? If it is vague or overbroad, then make that arguement. In any event, I think you should ask the city attorney to dismiss it now or produce the evidence that shows you were in alleged violation? If you have a witness that you can bring that was with you and show that you were not in violation and that police were just looking to randomly give out tickets you may get a dismissal? There is also a chance, particularly if you can move the date several times, that the issuing officer may not even show up in which case, you report ready for trial and then move for dismissal?

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  • Good Law firm providing loan mod or litigation service to keep my home

    Hi, I am trying to do a loan work out with my servicer Bank of America (investor US Bank). I am looking to find a good law firm that can help me with loan modifications. I've had a previous loan mod in 2010, but am requesting another loan mod i...

    Constantine’s Answer

    Sorry to hear about your situation. Try looking in the AVVO find a lawyer section. If you have no luck, then contact the State Bar of California's lawyer referral service and/or your local attorney bar association, like LA County Bar Association for a referral. Good Luck.

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  • Been in litigation since August 2012. Close to default judgement. Discover landlord is renting space with our equipment inside.

    We have been in litigation since last year.Landlord locked us out illegally. Have filed cross complaint against landlord and close to gaining default judgement. Recently discover he is seeking to rent the space with our equipment still in it. Any ...

    Constantine’s Answer

    Well if he locked you out illegally and now is trying to rent the scape with your equipment, this is additional basis for damages on your part. You should write him a cease and desist letter, better yet, hire a lawyer and have them do it!

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  • Hello I have my brother-in-law with a problem he safer twice a accident needs a serious lower not like the one he have!

    His lower office make a big mistake and know he is not receiving money from the insurance, he has a lower that has thousands of cases and he do not get the help that he needs we are looking for a lower that can help

    Constantine’s Answer

    You should have your brother find an AVVO lawyer in Los Angeles that can help him with his case if he is unsatisfied with his current attorney. The sooner the better!

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