Contracts Legal Questions and Answers
What are my rights if the customer violated the contract for work?
I have a customer that I have done renovation work in the past and had no problems with price agreements. This particular project I am currently working on has become dragged out too far. She has had other contractors give their opinion. I was asked to wait for her to make another decision after another. She has delayed this project so far on her own and is putting the blame on...04/04/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: New York | #15885
What can I do to take someone's name off the registration?
I added a friend to my new truck, he is 1/2 owner but I paid cash for the truck. What can I do to take his name off the registration? Also, I can prove I paid for the truck he did not pay one penny for it.04/04/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: California | #15878
Can the check company sue me for my stop payment since they paid the check before hand?
I went to Volkswagen car dealership in Queens New York back on September 2nd 2006 wanted to lease a VW but the final paper work was not completed because the car alarm was not installed. I broke down the deposit in two transactions, a $2,000.00 in credit card payment and a check written to the dealership in the amount of $2,299.00. The car was not delivered to me and I was ne...03/23/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: New York | #15727
What can I do if the attorney I hired to represent me passed away?
I hired an attorney who charged me $4500.00 to represent me in a DUI matter. This charge was a flat fee from beginning to end. He appeared in court a few times and postponed until a further date. I did not realize he was dying and had another attorney not in his firm appear. He was in partnership with no one and never spoke to me about the fact he was terminally ill. I receiv...03/19/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: California | #15693
Is an electronic signature legally binding?
I placed an order for gold coins with company 'A' in California and signed a contract via electronic signature. The actual shipment came from company 'B' in California (shipping label) which I had not heard of before. There was a problem with the coins and they were returned the next day. Now, there is a refund dispute. Is my electronic signature I gave to Company 'A' legally b...03/18/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Florida | #15679
Termination of Sports Club Contract
I have signed a membership agreement with the Las Vegas Athletic Club sometime middle of 2008-for how long I don't know because they did not provide me a copy. I asked them to terminate my membership because I could no longer pay the monthly fee of $22.00 because I lost my job. I wrote them a letter requesting this. They said 'I'm under contract' and they would not allow me t...03/17/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Nevada | #15665
How can I ensure that a company is reputable and not a scam?
I am considering investing $3500 for a three-day training to become a 'government supply specialist', someone who finds companies to fulfill procurement needs by the federal government. I then supposedly include a profit margin of 5-20%. the company is named 'B2G Institute', out of orlando, fla, and thy've been in business since 1/07. does this sound legitimate, or likely a sca...03/16/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Massachusetts | #15651
Is a contract for a credit card legal in Michigan or Florida if the customer is mentally retarded?
Is a contract for a credit card legal in Michigan or Florida if the customer is mentally retarded? If yes, is their a cutoff IQ or other variables?03/11/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Florida | #15559
Contingency Contract on a home after divorce
We have a legal separation with final divorce in November. Our home is on the market. I would like to sign a 'Contingency Contract on a home that I would like to purchase, can I do this?03/10/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: ALL | #15508
Does full disclosure and material fact apply even when it is an 'As is' contract?
We purchased a $50,000 mobile home 'as is'. After 6 months of using the air conditioning it started giving us problems. It was discovered when the previous company (their business is selling mobile homes and spaces in parks) painted the interior they operated the air conditioning unit and paint had clogged up the coils. Also, when they moved the unit the tray under the coils cr...03/09/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Arizona | #15494