Contracts Legal Questions and Answers
When is a bill of sale a bill of sale?
When is a bill of sale a bill of sale? We typed up a bill of sale and emailed it to someone who we were going to sell and finance a BBQ trailer. Nothing was signed and they never replied to the email. They claim it is now their trailer! They have threatened to sue if we don't let them come get the trailer immediately. We no longer want to let them have it. Are we okay? The trai...01/18/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Alabama | #15021
What are the repercussions if I give an unlisted business number to someone?
I was the sole consultant for an out-of-state company and now they no longer need my services but do not have a contact person in this area, and there are several ongoing projects that I was involved in and I am being asked for contact information of this company. They have an unlisted phone number. If I give out this number without the company's permission, are there for ...01/15/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Florida | #15006
Was an offer to settle made to me by an attorney with a witness legally binding once I accepted?
My sister and I own a house together. I want to sell; she doesn't. I filed a petition to partition property. Her lawyer called me for a meeting where he made me an offer that I accepted. He said he would draw up the papers. The next thing I heard was from another attorney making me an offer half of the original offer, with the new attorney denying I was made the original offer....01/14/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: New Hampshire | #14984
How can I collect money owed by a business partner?
In the beginning of this year myself and two other people I was doing business with agreed verbally to get a commercial property together and split the bills evenly. Joe was the one getting all the work and was paying both Bill and myself as outside contractors. Before this agreement Joe and I agreed that my rates would have to increase by $5 an hour to help pay for the extra o...01/08/2009 | Category: Contracts | State: Pennsylvania | #14948
Can I file a lien to collect past money owed to me?
I have been managing a men's recovery home and the original owner had been paying me cash to do this. As of January 2008 he hasn't payed me. He has since let the property go back to the bank and they are assuming ownership and have asked me to continue managing it. I have approx $8000.00 in back wages coming to me. Am I able to file a lien of any kind to collect this past money...12/31/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: Iowa | #14892
Can I sue my son for financial damages for leaving the family company?
I believe my ex-wife, following our divorce, conspired and encouraged my son, who worked with me for ten years, to leave the company and take two of my principals. Can I sue for financial damages?12/30/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: ALL | #14878
How much time do I have to rescind a trial membership on a timeshare?
Being in Hawaii I bought vacation timeshare trial program (not the membership - just a trial). I would like to rescind. The contract was signed on the December 21. How much time do I have to rescind if it is still possible? Does the holiday days count to the rescission period?12/30/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: Illinois | #14874
If verbal lease with option to buy camper trailer agreement was not up held can I go get my trailer?
If verbal lease with option to buy camper trailer agreement was not up held can I go get my trailer?12/12/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: Arkansas | #14793
How can I collect from the repair shop for poor work and damage to my engine?
I live in VA and had a local mechanic replace the timing belt on my Forester. It was installed improperly and damaged the engine. He kept the car for a month before finally fixing it. By the way, I never authorized him to fix my car after the belt tore up, just to tow it to his shop and diagnose the problem. I had to pay hundreds of dollars in car rental (which was necessar...12/11/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: Virginia | #14787
Can a non profit force you to make a donation?
Can a non profit force you to make a donation? I signed a contract with a non profit, but due to financial problems I am unable to make the payments. Can they force me to make a payment since it's non profit?12/09/2008 | Category: Contracts | State: New York | #14771