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Contractor who left my house and mess holes in wall floor

Contractor who left my house and mess holes in wall floor uneven paint a mess the list goes on the owner refuses to come telling me he's on another job. They also took the paper work on the job.

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Entered into a rental lease from 12/08/15 to 09/08/16,

Entered into a rental lease from 12/08/15 to 09/08/16, prepaid 9 months rent totaling $18,000. Notified landlord I would vacate the premises ahead of lease completion. Landlord promptly re-rented the home for a higher rate. Landlord now receiving rent from new lease and retaining the balance of my prepaid rent. Do I have a case for unjust enrichment?

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I have a piece of property listed that has a written

I have a piece of property listed that has a written easement to it and is recorded on a plat map. Neighbor has 2 or 300 ft of the easement fenced off so that I cannot drive off the road into the acreage. What needs to be done to make them tear the fence down?

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Does a unjust enrichment claim need a written contract to defeat a statute of frauds claim?

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I purchased a house a year ago. I recently found out we have

I purchased a house a year ago. I recently found out we have a bat infestation. This is going to cost thousands of dollars to remedy. According to the experts this is an established colony and has been there for years. The previous home owners did not disclose and the inspector I hired did not find it, although it is pretty evident he should have. Do I have any recourse to get compensated for the high cost of cleaning this up?

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I have attached a letter which I would like to send to the

I have attached a letter which I would like to send to the seller's realtor's broker, my realtor, the seller, the appraiser and the local real estate association. The letter is self explanatory. My question is whether the realtor would have any legal options toward me- liable- or whatever, upon my sending this letter. Thanks, ***** *****

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I made an offer on a property- the seller accepted my offer-

I made an offer on a property- the seller accepted my offer- have emails to show this. I was out of town and the realtor that represented me asked the sellers realtor if she could have us sign the final paperwork when we got back into town on Sunday. They agreed this was fine. On Saturday we got a call from our realtor saying the sellers realtor had a higher offer and they wanted us to go higher or they were going to take that offer. Can they legally do this as we had an agreement and we have the emails to prove that?

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As a prime contractor am I responsible to pay a subcontractor

As a prime contractor am I responsible to pay a subcontractor of my subcontractor? We paid our sub and he signed a lien release, but he did not pay his sub, now his sub wants us to pay him directly.

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In the state of Louisiana what is the law the grass

In the state of Louisiana what is the law for keeping the grass cut and lot kept clean for ten years or better.

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