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I bought a used car form a private party under the condition
I bought a used car form a private party under the condition that the vehicle has never had any AC repairs. This particular vehicle model has known, and expensive, issues with the AC system, so I was careful to get the seller to send to me in writing (twice) that there was never any AC repairs to the vehicle.I purchased the vehicle and 150 miles later the car had a catastrophic AC failure which will cost 1000 dollars to fix. The mechanic that gave me the AC estimate told me that he noticed that the AC compressor had had repairs done to it in the past. I called the dealership where the car had been serviced by the previous owner and they emailed records of the repair history, and there I saw that the previous owner in fact DID have the AC repaired prior to my buying it.I did have the car inspected before purchasing, but there would have been no way to know if the AC had been repaired prior to me purchasing it because of the extensive work and time needed just to view the parts that were replaced.The previous owner has been told by the dealership that the first set of repairs has no bearing on the current AC failure, not did having it repaired in the past have any bearing on any future failures - meaning just because the AC was repaired in the past doesn't mean it'll fail in the future.However, my 'beef' is that the seller lied (in writing) that the AC had never been repaired, and I told the seller I was not interested if it had AC repairs in the past. He assured me (in writing) that no AC repairs had been performed. I bought the car based on those statements.I tried to negotiate a good faith settlement with the previous owner but after stalling for 10 days they sent me a letter saying they are not responsible and that if I cont them again they will call the police and report me for harassment...Do I have a case?Thanks,JoelCoon Rapids, MN
I just wanted to show you the "points" in which I typed up
I just wanted to show you the "points" in which I typed up for my husband to go by in court in the morning. Hopefully you'll be online before our hearing to let me know if the order I have things & how I've worded them sounds okay or if I need to change anything. Your honor, I question whether or not this is a legitimate claim. Neither a copy of the alleged promissory note nor a copy of the alleged security agreement (hearafter “note”) were attached even though paragraph 2 of the Plaintiff's Petition states they attached a copy. By not sending the attachment with my summons I feel the Plaintiff is trying to surprise me, & your honor, that's trial by ambush. Surely that's not what this court approves. *IF THEY PROVIDE ANYTHING INSPECT IT THOROUGHLY*----POINT OUT ANYTHING FAKE OR INCOMPLETE! I also ask that the Plaintiff provide evidence of them having the authentic alleged promissory note containing my signature & is accompanied by a “business records affidavit” signed by a CitiFinancial representative. *IF THERE'S NOT A “BUSINESS RECORDS AFFIDAVIT” SIGNED BY SOMEONE AT CITIFINANCIAL---POINT THIS OUT & SAY TO THE JUDGE: Your honor, the record has no actual foundation & there is no evidence that it is authentic. Your honor, I ask for their statements of payments to prove when I last paid. Without proof of when I last paid, they are unable to pursue a written contract either. Your honor, I also ask for evidence that the Plaintiff purchased the loan from CitiFinancial & have the ability to collect on it. Your honor, I ask for proof of what I'm liable for since the account numbers don't match:o the original account number of #2009160149989 was given to me by OneMain Financial (formerly CitiFinancial) customer service representative, Desman on 5/27/14 o the original account number #181438 was given to me by the Plaintiffs Account Representative, Maureen Kimani on 6/18/14, who also stated several times this is a CitiFinancial Credit Card Account o the CitiFinancial payments are listed to CitiFinancial account as ID #671600490181438 *IF THEY DIDN'T PROVIDE A SIGNED COPY OF A PROMISSORY NOTE SAY TO THE JUDGE: Your honor, this was a credit card debt. This means it is an Open Account. I have the bank statements showing the last payment on the credit card account was November 15, 2009. The statute of limitations on credit card debt & open accounts is 3 years from the due date of payment. This claim is barred by the Statute of Limitations & I ask that the court dismiss it.
I am trying to negotiate with a law firm fighting for this
I am trying to negotiate with a law firm fighting for this creditor (client) and they have judgement against me they have agreed to the debt payment plan but now he is asking for personal financial information, like my expenses and income and employment. I am worried that by revealing my income and employer they might ask for more payment.Whatever information I reveal can I be hold accountable against what I say . What are repercussions of hiding my employment and income ? It is not official financial disclosure but just a informal conversation. Please advice
So in other words, they can make a deal and then change their
So in other words, they can make a deal and then change their mind. Meantime, I now have to fly my expert back in town, which will cost me an additional $3,000.00, reschedule the jury trial, which is another $2,400.00 for the jury bond and it costs them nothing. Is there anyway to force them to pay for these costs since it was them that backed out of the agreed deal?
Animal Foster Being Sued Instead of Rescue
I'm a foster for a non-profit animal rescue organization. A woman adopted a cat from my rescue that I fostered at my home- so they picked it up here, signed the contract here and gave me the money as a rep of the rescue. They returned the cat outside of the period of time the contract with the rescue allows them to in order to get a full refund. They are suing me personally for a refund and breach of contract. Also, the contract they signed says that if they sue the rescue they agree to pay court costs plus $1,000 penalty.Can they sue me or can I get this dismissed because they lied in their affidavit- saying that the contract was with me and does the $1,000 penalty apply in this case? I also cannot appear in Court on the date they have assigned it due to the important nature of my job - specifically, I'm responsible for running a research study that is happening on that day and it cannot run without me. The University I work for will lose a lot of money if I have to cancel the study that day. If I have to appear in person to address this, is there any way to reschedule based on my job?
I reside in Hennepin county but the person who owes me money
I reside in Hennepin county but the person who owes me money resides in a different county. Can I file a conciliation court action in Hennepin county? And what if the person who owed money lived in another state?Conciliation court told me to read Minn.Stat. 491.01 and 543.19 and it looks like I can file where I live, but others have told me differently.Thank you!
The response letter from thhe Conciliation Committee states,"....View more consumer protection law questions
The response letter from thhe Conciliation Committee states,".....the administrator shall be for a period of one year TACITLY RENEWABLE for equal periods. ....." In past years the postion of administrator was on the agenda and a vote was taken to approve the continued service. This year no vote was taken. When addressed in conversation it was stated the administrator is not really on contract, but a sort for contractor. Is is required to have a contract to enable it to be TACITLY RENEWABLE? As originally stated, no contract was provided show what was being renewed. I am fearful this person is now an employee (not approved by the 206 Title Holders).
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