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My 16 year old son purchased a drone (45 days ago),using s
My 16 year old son purchased a drone (45 days ago),using his visa debit card. Unfortunately, the drone crashed into a tree and it's now nonoperational. My son tried returning it ,( it was an online purchase) and the vendor will not give a full refund.Does my son have any recourse due to the fact he made the purchase as a minor?
We just signed up with vacation inspirations in Charleston
We just signed up with vacation inspirations in Charleston South Carolina now we are questioning it. Can we get out of it?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: South carolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No this was done just a few hours ago. We are here on vacation. Oh my what did we do!JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: We signed saying this isn't subject to SC right of recission
My son has a car in the shop that the bill is already
My son has a car in the shop that the bill is already $750.00 they added services that weren't approved before being done. The car was checked previously for the service light being on. It indicated a can shaft sensor. They did the $750.00 worth of work without changing the sensor. We picked up the car it broke down and had to be towed back to the shop. Now they say there's oil leaks a timing problem and they want more money. Engine light still on. When it went in there was no oil leak. Engine runs should not be a timing problem! They started at $300, then $750, then $900 then it was $1,900.00 after my son talked to the owner of the shop because he was upset. The owner said they would fix it for the$750 which has already been paid they want additional money now for the timing to be fixed. What legal action can be taken? The shop has 17 reviews all but 3 are bad.
I have a question regarding a payday loan scam. Let me first
I have a question regarding a payday loan scam. Let me first let you know of what is happrning. I received a call on June 22, 2016 from a company in Amherst, NY. I set up payment arraingments over the phone with them that day. I never received any type of documentation regarding the agreement so I pulled all the money out of my account because I made a huge mistake giving them my information for my bank acct. Anyway they tried to run the payment and of course it didn't clear. They called me on Thursday this past week and advised me I owe them $712 or they are releasing my case to the court. They wanted a wire transfer which I refused to do. They then asked if I could mail the payment overnight today. I agreed and they gave me their address. After talking g with local law enforcement they advisede not to pay, without written notification of the agreement. I so contacted the Amherst PD in NY were the address was located to send the money to and they said this company does not exist in their city, or at that address there is no suite number that matched what she gave me. Her name is***** she stated she is a paralegal with AMG LLC ( Asset Management Group). She also advised me that if someone shows up at my door with court papers I should not sign them due to this new arrangement. I am desperate for help and advise this happened to me a few months back and I paid it off I have not received a paid in full letter yet and that was in may .
I am receiving threating calls from a debt collector stating
I am receiving threating calls from a debt collector stating they are taking acting against me for check fraud. My problem is I have no knowledge of any check fraud nor have I received anything in writing. I asked for them to mail me something and they said they were notating the account as a refusal to pay. She wanted my credit card or bank information. If, I do owe it I don't have a problem paying it but I can't get them to mail me anything showing me it's a legitimate debt or that they actually own the debt.They have now started calling my family.I'm afraid to call back for fear it's a scam. I've tried to GOOGLE the name of the company as well as the phone number but nothing comes up.What should or can I do?
The question requires an attorney familiar with Missouri
The question requires an attorney familiar with Missouri funeral home laws, probate and civil law. My cousin Michael died unexpectedly on July 2nd at a nursing home in La Belle, MO. He had chosen a local funeral home as a routine part of his admission. I am his cousin and executor of his estate. After being informed of his death, and transfer to the funeral home, his good friend, Desarae told me she talked to the Alan at the funeral home and they wanted $3800 for cremation. No one gave them authorization, signed a contract, or received a price list. I did some checking and found places for a direct cremation priced between $1300 and $1600 complete.The accrued charges as told to Desarae by Alan, an employee, on July 5th was $250. When Karen, from the new funeral home called Kevin, the funeral director, he told her it was $550. When I called Kevin on July 5th, I was told $1050 had to be paid or they wouldn't release Michael's body. I asked him about the price increase and he attributed it to "staffing costs." They had done nothing but refrigerate Michael. And they had no permission, contract or even oral authorization to do anything. An argument ensued. I told him they were price gouging. Kevin said "It's on our price list." I said I never have even seen a price list. He then emailed me one. This was 4 days after Michael was transferred to their facility. I contacted Karen (from Cremation Society of MO.) again and did all the paperwork to have him transferred. Karen's funeral home sent a transportation company to pick up Michael's body after calling Kevin's Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer (Kevin's funeral home) to inform them. It was a 2.5 hr. drive. When they arrived, DPHR again refused to release Michael's body and now said the fees were $2100! CSM (Cremation society of MO) called the police. The police said they could not enforce the statute 333.330 without a court order. I called the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and talked to the assistant director. She told me that it is against the law for the funeral home to refuse to release Michael's body. She quoted a state board statute #333.330 which states that a funeral home cannot hold a body for money. She also said they were in violation for not giving me a General Price List immediately and that they were "acting without authority." I tried to retain an attorney in Kirksville, MO, where DPHR is located but two attorneys refused me due to "business relationships" or "conflicts of interest." I don't know what to do at this point. Immediate help is needed.
In 2008 I was a resident of California and stopped pay on my
In 2008 I was a resident of California and stopped pay on my credit card. Then I moved to Washington continuing not pay to this credit card. Credit card sold (?) me to a collection agency and they continued to harass me. What should I do? I plan to buy a property now, is it not safe with my old owning balance?
I have been contacted by a company called YP mobile app,View more consumer protection law questions
I have been contacted by a company called YP mobile app, they say I have a past due invoice. This is an unsolicited service. I told them that I have not signed a contract nor authorized this. They told me they have a voice recording with my authorization. This is incorrect. I told them that this was not a real invoice. I was then called by a Michael Burk from something called Peerless resolutions, threatening and harassing. They are demanding payment today. I called YP mobile to resolve this and was sent directly to Michael Burk at Peerless.