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Here is the situation. A mattress was purchased, one year

Hi, here is the situation.A mattress was purchased, one year later it was returned under warranty along with a mattress base. The base was exchanged, but the original mattress model was no longer available so another was offered but was not satisfactory to customer. The business gave the customer a credit for it which was the cost of the original mattress to select a new one when ready to do so. Unforseen events occured and the customer was unable after 2 plus years to redeem it having no home due to a disability to put the mattress. During this time the customer repeatedly contacted the business and was assured "the credit is here and will be here when ever you are ready to use it". When the customer was readyt o use it the business stating an IRS income rule stated they had zeroed out and deleted the credit. At NO time did the business tell the customer that there was a time frame or expiration to the credit nor did they inform the customer that it was being written off. What rights if any does the customer have in getting a replacement mattress or $ of equal value or a less expensive mattress and $ or a store credit. Business claims it was not a store credit to start with given it was warranty exchange, but acknowledges the credit.

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I know a creditor can get a judgment and look at your

I know a creditor can get a judgment and look at your checking account to see how much money you have..can they get a judgment and look into a closed account?

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CalAttorney2

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I have a question in regards to defamation/libel. There was

Good Evening. I have a question in regards ***** ***** There was a family issue between my mother and I. She has disowned me. My 14 year old son posted on his Facebook how he was tired of the drama as well as that his grandmother needed to get over it. A family relative who I do not associate with commented. Her comments ranged from her stating I am miserable excuse of a daughter/granddaughter/niece/sister/cousin/wife/mother, I am bi-polar and have mental health issues, that my husband and I have been evicted from numerous places, that I lied about being molested by her son, lied about being raped, I'm a promiscuous lying slut/whore/skank?white trash ho, a jealous selfish pathetic excuse for a human being, I stole from my mother, my husband is as pathetic as me, his PTSD is fake, he deserted his own kid, he acknowledged my son only for his SSI check, to have our other 3 kids paternity tested because their not his, our children have been expelled/suspended from school, my husband kept us locked away in a house, etc. A friend suggested I seek an Order of Protection for our children as well as suing her for defamation and libel.

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A BLM punk is harassing me on facebook. I posted a comment

A BLM punk is harassing me on facebook. I posted a comment on Vermont University. He didn't like my comment and took one of my pictures from my page and reposted it for his own purposes and posted that I am a racist on this page. I like the picture. It is a picture of me and my mister at a Trump rally.But he took it without my permission. And he captioned it, posting that I am a racist.I nicely asked him to remove it, which is the only help I got from FB. His response was that he called me a racist and threatened to post my picture wherever he wanted.Do I have any recourse? I can't find any help from FB.Thank you

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I went in to get my oil changed, and found out later my car

I went in to get my oil changed, and found out later my car was stolen off of the car lot. I found out from the mechanic he had put the keys in the car. Who is responsible for the car, me or mechanic?

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If my dauget and I have moved to a completely different

If my dauget and I have moved to a completely different county but within the same state...can I file a modification in our new county? My ex and I have lawyers in the previous county but that is over 4 hours away so I'd prefer to deal with court houses and attorneys locally. Is this a simple thing to do? My ex lives in a completely different t state so it shouldn't matter to him.

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I contacted an attorney last May 9 2016 for assistance in a

I contacted an attorney last May 9 2016 for assistance in a rather complex situation involving my husband's family - prominently represented by the son - who had tried to keep me away from my husband by:- “Kidnapping” him. I have been told that the word “kidnapping” does not apply to family members, but that is what he did.- Instructing all people involved to keep me away from my husband.The motive was the inheritance most of which was represented by what else, but the money in the bank accounts.The attorney seemed competent as well as pleasant during our first and only visit. Normally a good judge of characters, I was actually happy to have met her and gave her a $ 1,500.00 retainer.Everything seemed fine at the beginning, She prepared a letter addressed to my husband's rehab center to whose members the son had been communicating the above mentioned instructions. It seemed strange that she would show me the draft, but not the final copy, as mailed out. But I did not think much of that at the time.After that the communications were sporadic, better, I tried to remain in touch on a regular basis, first by telephone. She did not take nor return the call, despite the receptionist‘s assurance that she would call back within the next 20 minutes. Having the telephone failed, I sent largely e-mails. Her replies were sporadic, usually consisting of no more than two lines. And provided little help, if any.On June 7 she sent a letter letting me know that she had spoken to the son. She attached information for which I had not asked, nor wanted to see. After that, there was no communication, none whatsoever from her until August 26. She did not send a copy of the reply from the rehab center. There is one logical conclusion regarding such a conduct, or at least a very good question. What was said during the telephone conversation with th son that prompted the woman who had agreed to represent me, to cut off the already unsatisfactory lines of communication.In the meantime, the situation with the husband's family deteriorated. I sent the attorney messages on a regular basis, basically asking what to do. The messages became increasingly pressing: please get in touch with me. I do need to talk to an attorney; I badly need to talk to an attorney. One of them stated: “If you do not want to represent me, pass the file on to an attorney who is interested. But please do something“. No reply, none whatsoever.On June 29 my husband passed away. She did not reply to the letter notifying her about the sad event.On August 10, I sent her a very angry letter candidly expressing my feelings.She replied with two letters, one dated August 26, the other July 15, but clearly both written at the same time: they were answers to my last letter. In both letters she claimed that she had been in touch with me regularly, she had been the best of lawyers both professionally and personally. The letter of July 15 expressed her condolences in, we could say, an exaggerated manner. She also attached a very detailed account showing regular telephone calls initiated by her, as well as all the work that supposedly she had done for me, each with a separate charge. The account added up to about $ 2,000.00, but, because she was such a nice person, she did not expect me to pay the balance from the original $ 1,500.00 retainer.Having been directly involved and knowing what has actually happened, naturally I find the occurrence outrageous. As a business woman in charge of my own corporation, I have dealt with many attorneys in Canada and the US and never seen anything even remotely resembling this experience. The woman's conduct is unprofessional in a way that one we would not expect from an attorney. It is actually not indicative of an attorney at all. Still, how does one deal with the situation. I have letters, many letters expressing my dissatisfaction. But she has fabricated letters claiming to the contrary.Who would an outsider believe?All advice will be welcome.

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In March I was admitted to a rehabilitation center for

Hello, in March I was admitted to a rehabilitation center for alcohol use and mental illness. I stayed there for a month and while I was there was tested for pregnancy, drugs in my system, psychological disorders, etc. I came out negative for my pregnancy test, but now 7 months later I am in my third trimester pregnant. They told me I wasn't getting me period because of the stress I was going through in life and being there. Now I have to follow through with this pregnancy and go through the physical and emotional troubles. I also am a full time student and I work and I have to take time off of that as well. This never would have happened to me if they told me I was pregnant, but I didn't worry about it in these past 7 months because they told me my missed periods were from "stress, stopping drinking, and med changes". What can I do about this? Thank you.

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I have a letter that I want to send to someone that i would

Hi I have a letter that I want to send to someone that i would like a lawyer to look over. is anyone available tonightJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: filing is expected tomorrowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: but I have a letter that i want to send to them to avoid them filing a suit tomorrow...

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