The landlord may have a legal claim to seek payment of the water bill by you because of the terms in the lease agreement. However, as the previous attorney stated, you may have an equitable defense to the landlord's claim known as Laches.
Simply stated, laches is the principle whereby the defendant would be unfairly prejudiced by the Plaintiff's delay in properly bringing his/her claim.
Prejudice may be shown by the defendant's change in position, suffering of certain consequences, or...
I agree with Mr. Chen.
The landlord is required to properly serve you with the S&C, and his/her failure to do so renders the Complaint open to a motion to quash for defective service. However, it is in your best interest to do two things: (1) hire a landlord/tenant attorney to represent you, or go to your local legal aid center for assitance to proceed in pro per; and (2) file some sort of responsive pleading that identifies the improper service of the S&C.
DISCLAIMER: I am not your attorney. The mere fact that I have provided a response does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and I. The statements I have provided are general observations and are not intended to be relied upon by you in your specific case. There may be facts unknown to me that, had I been aware of them, would change my response provided. You should retain an attorney to assist you in your specific case.
To answer your question:
(1) No, you cannot sue...
LLC's are subject to an annual state franchise tax and a separate annual LLC fee. The tax is an $800 annual tax that every LLC must pay if the LLC is registered in CA or does business in CA. The LLC fee is based upon the amount of income generated by the LLC. For income of less than $249,999 there is no fee. You can find this very basic information, as well as additional helpful information, here: http://www.taxes.ca.gov/Income_Tax/limliacobus.shtml
You must pay the taxes and fees every...
No, just because your tenant read something about cracked furnaces does not mean you must pay for an inspection of the furnace.
If your tenant complains of certain damages, issues, defects, etc. related to the furnace then have it inspected at that time.
The questions and information sought in discovery do not have to be strictly limited to facts plead in any of the pleadings. Parties in discovery are entitled to information, documents and other tangible evidence that may have a tendency to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence.
The information and documents exchanged in discovery may nonetheless be excluded from evidence at the trial on the matter, but that does not mean the party are not entitled to such documents and information...
Report it to your insurance carrier and let them figure it out.
You're probably both at fault, but you may share the greater amount of the blame since you didn't have the right of way and backed out in front of the other car.
You saying she was speeding isn't going to carry much water because she'll say she wasn't speeding. And since there aren't any independent witnesses or a police report to record statements made at the place of the accident, you're probably going to bear the brunt...