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An old roommate of mine took my car without asking me and

An old roommate of mine took my car without asking me and totalled it. I had let my insurance laps so now it's been in my driveway since February 2014. Last payment was January 2014. The loan company has not and I believe will not come get the car. They think it was burned up in a fire. I live in Texas and my question is what can I do with the car itself, I'm not contacting the bank because I'm wait on the SOL to run out. What if anything can I do with actual car, it's totalled not burned up?

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I live in the State of Michigan I helped my ex girlfriend by

I live in the State of MichiganI helped my ex girlfriend by purchasing a car for her use. She paid the car payment and I paid the insurance and purchased the tag. I recently found out the payments have been late and my credit has suffered due to my ex-girfriend for not making timely payments.The car is a 2012 Range Rover...and when my ex could not make all of the payments. I helped her make payment...first it started out being $200 a month and then increased to $500 a month. She recently returned to the vehicle to me. I have only been in the vehicle once. She has had the vehicle with her and drove it since 2012.She said she was going to sue me for the monthly payments she paid for the car. Now the car is two months behind in the payments going on the 3rd month. I am trying to sell before it is repossessed.The car is in my name. I paid the insurance and purchased the tag. Recently, I told her she would have to purchase the tag and make the payment in full herself that I could not afford to continue to help her and I was not dating her any longer.I had excellent credit when I purchased the car. I did not have to pay a down payment and she never paid any money down for the vehicle. She drove the vehicle the entire time until two days ago. She recently returned the car to me. I can home from work one day and the car was parked in the driveway.Can she sue me because I refused to help her continue to make payments on a vehicle she was driving?When I first purchased the vehicle...she told me she could make the payments...then 3 months later she said she needed $200.00 to help towards the payment. So I started sending her $200.00 each month from my checking account transferred to her checking account. Then, she asked me if I would sign a paper stating that I would give her $200.00 towards the car. Then she wanted $500.00 a month. I felt as if I was being taken for money. The note was not notarized. However, she lost that note and wanted to know if I would sign another note. What can happen in this case?

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OUr HOA changed parking rules. All 61 spaces are. My wife

OUr HOA changed parking rules. All 61 spaces are for guests only. My wife has Handicap placard due to peripheral Neuropathy. They refused a reasonable request for aparking waiver. Refuse to correspond to us as we sold our unit to an investopr and rented it back. Fined us several times, the last one was $250 which we re-imbursed our landlord. Before the cnange in rules, we could park one car outside our garage. Not now. What are our rights.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Irvine, Ca.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, but thinking about it. I don't think HUD or other Gov't agencies do much. Are basically non-responsive.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: My wife has balance problem. Fell 3 times last month. So far, only once this month. Always lands on her face/head. Very bruised face right now. Needs to be able to walk to outside car. Too many steps to get into garage

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A local county judge found people who sued me. The judge

A local county judge found for the people who sued me. The judge gave my property away to my neighbor. This judge meet with the neighbors and their lawyer the day before the court date at their home. I was asked to be there or my lawyer. The result of all this crap is a 4x4 post and chain down the middle of my driveway. When we went to court the meeting was brought up and their lawyers response was oops I forgot. The others persons wife then lied on the stand. I think its called perjury and its against the law and I can prove it my wife was also there in court. I think it was wrong for the judge to meet with them at their property and not include us. What can I do to overturn that judges ruling and get my property back and the post removed and my driveway repaired?

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I live in Mount Vernon, NY located in Westchester county

I live in Mount Vernon, NY located in Westchester county (zip=10550). I own a house and there is a vehicle that partially blocks my driveway. Is it legal for someone to do this? what options do I have ? Can I get them towed or call the cops to have them ticket the car?

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Our tenants' Lease expired (with walk-thru) June 30, 2016.

Hello Sir,Our tenants' Lease expired (with walk-thru) June 30, 2016. At the time of walk-thru tenant demanded (in fact, was indignant, and with threats) that we immediately give him a statement saying walk-thru completed to satisfaction. Even though I couldn't see well (due to having had to send in my eyeglass frames for new lenses), to avoid the possibility of any further actions or trouble from the tenant, I wrote out a short statement to his request for such, on a yellow sheet from a jr. legal pad, which was not at all very legible (seeing I've been diagnosed with an extreme essential tremor in my hands). At the end of the walk-thru, but, before tenant requested the above referred to statement, he asked us how we wanted to handle this. I told him we'd submit it to our bookkeeper, and, immediately, it was most visibly noted that tenant had been expecting to receive a refund of their security deposit and the 497-gallon fuel reimbursement. Soon afterward, he talked with his wife on his cell, and the threatenings began.Subsequently, we have learned there are several things yet needing to be cleaned as well as replacement of some items which are missing. I.e., kitchen stove inside and out, underneath, behind of, and on the cabinet wall on each side of the stove; and its black smooth-top surface which has a tremendous amount of baked-on debris on all burners - when asked, he told us his wife had cleaned both the refrigerator and stove as well as having cleaned behind both; one kitchen cupboard turn-about has flour and sugar spills; the exterior of all windows; all window screens, 3 toilets - one of which has mold on the handle and mold on the surrounding wall; two skylights - one of which has gook running down from the top of the window on one of its sidewalls.When the military came to inspect our place for rental, they couldn't compliment us enough regarding the condition of our place - a 2-story townhouse (an inside unit) with 3 brs/2 1/2 b, carpeted throughout except for kitchen, 3 baths and front entryway, and with heated 1 1/2 car garage. All appliances are of very late model, including a brand new kitchen stove and refrigerator. The military inspector told us it was in "immaculate" condition!Missing items are two new shower rods; one toilet paper roller; two carbon monoxide detectors, and a one-inch round dowel at a slider door.Upon leasing, tenant was give two complete sets of keys for all three brand new locks. (Mainly for tenants' protection, we always change all locks throughout the premises with each new tenant). At walk-thru landlord was given only one original key and all others were duplicates. Also, it was learned our key to the deadbolt no longer worked (as the pin had been changed "without our knowledge or approval." Excuse: Tenant advised that when keys are made the "cut" is often very minutely different (off) from the original. And, this must be the reason our key no longer worked!When Lease was signed (June 25, 2015), tenants reimbursed us for remaining heating fuel which measured 24" in the 550-gallon underground tank, equalling "282" gallons. Three months later (September 18) company shows tenant added "200" gallons. Five months later (February 23, 2016) they show tenant added"277.2" gallons. This totals 759.2 gallons. At Walk-thru (6-30-16) the tank has"497" gallons, measuring 40". None of our five heating fuel companies here in Juneau have any other record(s) of any other fuel deliveries at the leased premises nor in tenant(s) name, other than these two listed above.With only this total amount of fuel listed above (759.2 gallons), for one full year, how can there still be 497 gallons in the fuel tank ??In no way do we want to be "unfair OR dishonest", nor do we want to be considered "picky"! However, we do not want to be taken advantage of either! But, something is very wrong here! - As this unit burns an average of 50 gallons per month, or a little less, usually one tank annually.When mentioning this discrepancy to tenant, he, in a very demonstrative manner, gave the following explanation: That it was because his wife was going through menopause, and, that, she would turn the heat "way down" as she was burning up, which left him totally freezing most of the time!With all subsequent findings, a couple of which yet follow below, we are sorry to say, we no longer trust this tenant nor his word!Subsequent to tenants' Lease having expired, we have also learned, through investigation, this tenants' daughter and family have been living at this same residence since having moved to Alaska from Florida back in June of this year.At the leased address, we have been receiving mail addressed to each their daughter and son...some from Social Security, Fidellty Investments, US Postal Service, etc. Investigation reveals a change of address from Florida to leased address was done in early April, and, on June 30, a subsequent change from leased address to where parents (tenants) moved to. Also, Alaska license plates were changed from FL to AK, exact date unknown.QUESTIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:l) Can we legally nullify, retract, or supercede, our "indignantly, demanded" written statement of walk-thru satisfaction, stating such in the refund letter ?? - and showing itemized deductions for professional cleaning and cost of missing items ?? - due to subsequent findings ?? (Possibly, explaining reason not noticed before - very poor eyesight, or leave this statement out ??. (We wouldbe willing to have such notarized).2) Tenant has just recently retired from US Coast Guard (believed with E-9 Rank). Seeing he's now retired, would there still be a local Commanding Officer with whom to speak?3) Is there any recourse we have regarding the deadbolt pin having been changed without our knowledge or approval? Or to get ALL original keys returned?4) What recourse to we have regarding an additional family actually living there for approximately three months without our knowledge OR approval?5. FUEL ISSUE. With our perplexed experience with this tenant, we, now, needless to say, have significant mistrust in them! We are seriously considering having the fuel pumped from the tank.(We are wondering if it's even 100% fuel that's in the tank!)What recourse do we have regarding this fuel situation?To our recollection, there is nothing in the Lease regarding fuel reimbursement. .In view of the fuel circumstance (497 gallons measured in the tank), are we obligated to reimburse tenant for the fuel?AND, if we should have the tank pumped, does the tenant have any legal recourse against us ?As mentioned earlier, it is not our desire to take advantage of anyone. If we can legally have the tank pumped, it would be our desire to first advise the tenant of such, asking if they'd like it delivered at their new residence, as we've learned, otherwise, after pumping, the fuel company would just burn it off.6) What is the statute of limitations regarding deposit returns and fuel reimbursement? 14 days, or 30 days with any deductions itemized?INTERESTING ADDITIONAL FACE. At walk-thru time a business van had pulled part way into the driveway of the leased premises and back up to park in the driveway across the street. The tenant had made mention that it was his son-in-law. I just now placed a call(###) ###-#### ***** that business (Tongass Business Center, Inc) for an employment check, to see if I could provide a more accurate date this additional family from Floride had begun living there. The gentlemen I spoke with advised there was no one working there by that name (the name of tenants' son-in-law - which I've learned only as a result of receiving mail addressed to him at the leased premises).I will be most appreciative to receive answers to the above vitally important six questions.We remain, Truthfully and Sincerely, *****Juneau, AK (###) ###-####

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Can i sue a guy that 't want give me my deposit back. i rent

can i sue a guy that don't want give me my deposit back. i rent his 2 jet ski for 900 for the weekend and deposit 1000. now he saying that are damages he don't answer my call or my text can do something to get my deposit back.

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I was in a car accident. A minor one - roughly $1500 in

I was in a car accident. A minor one - roughly $1500 in damage. I was driving on a side street when a driver pulled out of his driveway and hit the front driver's fender and wheel. I am a 27 year single mom and I had my two young children in the car. The driver, a older bigger male, jumped out of his car and proceeded to yell at me. He asked why i didn't see him ( I should have asked him the same question but was too afraid). I said I did not know I was looking at my speedometer. That is what went into the police report. To the point; I only have liability insurance and his insurance company is refusing to pay out. My thought is that he hit me as I was driving down the street? I do not believe this is a fair settlement, and my insurance company is not willing to help since I do not have collision. Any advice?

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I received a notice of summons from Supreme Court State of

Hello,I received a notice of summons from Supreme Court State of NY County of Westchester - Con Ed is the plaintiff. Defendant is myself (home owner) and the company that paved my driveway in 2014. When they were repaving my driveway they cut a gas line on the sidewalk. Con Ed is suing for $4,3114.59 for property damage. I have 20 days to serve notice of appearance.Michelle

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