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Michael Laurence Feinstein

Michael Feinstein’s Answers

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  • Is this a breech of contract?

    I signed a lease for a 4 bed room 2 bath home however the 2nd bath is not working for the past months and the landlord is not fixing. Is this a breech of contract and what can be done in my behalf.

    Michael’s Answer

    Prior to sending a legal letter please confirm that the Landlord is responsible according to the terms of your lease. After you confirm that the Landlord is responsible according to the terms of the lease try to get him/her on the phone and explain that you would be entitled to subtract repair expense from the rent after sending the required legal notice but you would prefer to give the Landlord the opportunity to have it fixed first

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  • Advantages of having a lawyer file the motion and argue the case over pro se?

    What specific advantages do I have in having an attorney file the motions and argue the case in court if I am sure that I can correctly file the motions in court myself and argue the case myself, over going pro se? I know the merits of my case, an...

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues, it is usually better to hire an attorney that specializes in the area of law that you are addressing that regularly practices in that particular jurisdiction. If cost is a factor then you will have no choice but to take matters into your own hands .

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  • What kind of lawyer should I contact?

    I have documents and irreplaceable photos backed up via online company. I have been emailing them back and forth for 3 months to get them back. Nothing works. Now they just refuse to answer my emails.

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree that a business litigation attorney should be hired. Filing complaints with the BBB and administrative agencies usually produce minimal results

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  • Does a bank have to name all owners as Defendants in foreclosure?

    Here's a situation I see happening sometimes (happens in this order): 1. Person A buys home and gets Mortgage on the property. 2. Person A falls behind mortgage. 3. Person A quit-claims the property to Person A (himself) and Person B (his mo...

    Michael’s Answer

    The Bank needs to name all owners, tenants and/or occupants in order to be able to procure a clear title

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  • Can Direct TV go after me even If my name is not on the account?

    I don't have an account with them! I paid someones bill with my American Express card once and I just got an email from American Express saying that Direct TV tried to take $700.00 from my account but I didn't have enough money so they declined th...

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    Direct TV provide services to its customers via a written contract so it does not appear that they have a right to seek compensation from you unless you agreed to be responsible for the original contracting party. Please make sure that you notify American Express to inform them that you did not agree to be financially responsible to Direct TV, as you never entered into a contract with them.

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