Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
Im in Illinois, November 2016 i enter into a contract with a
Hello, im in Illinois, November 2016 i enter into a contract with a contractor to redo total remodel of my investment property , the contractor did half of demo and was missing ever since he strung me… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
I had a very bad contractor remodel my kitchen and he didn't
I had a very bad contractor remodel my kitchen and he didn't finish the job. Unfortunately everything he did he messed up so I sent him a termination letter because he sent someone fix what they did w… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
I hired a contractor for a small remodel project. His bid
I hired a contractor for a small remodel project. His bid was $525. He finally completed the job after several return trips to mud and tape better. He became quite angry at one point, because I said t… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
2,806 satisfied customers
I contracted over a year ago with a builder to remodel my MBR.
I contracted over a year ago with a builder to remodel my MBR. Original start date in the Fall, then in March, then April, then this Monday-- and now moved again. They ordered supplies and building pe… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,137 satisfied customers
How can I calculate how much I should pay to my neighbor? To
How can I calculate how much I should pay to my neighbor? To replace old wooden retaining wall, my neighbor got price quote from the constructor. I thought we order the construction job the this const… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
Having been licensed 24 yrs , I worked as a subcontractor for
Having been licensed 24 yrs , I worked as a subcontractor for a General Contractor off and on for 20 years as a Framer and to provide misc. carpentry labor ,mostly a verbal agreement between he and I … read more
Chris T., JD
Chris T., JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,337 satisfied customers
We are an elderly couple, having decided to upgrade our older
We are an elderly couple, having decided to upgrade our older home instead of moving to a cracker box for old people to stay til death. We had 3 bids on a sunroom only in 2010. In 2011 a very nice, yo… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I realize this is a bit complicated but Im in need of advice.
I realize this is a bit complicated but I'm in need of advice. I am looking for a California Construction Attorney to answer my question. I have a contractor that has been building my new home who has… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
2,074 satisfied customers
I live in California and am remodeling a home. Is there a legal
I live in California and am remodeling a home. Is there a legal limit to the markup a general contractor can charge me for materials? Is 20% the avg or max or is it whatever they want that the custome… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My small company has a contract to build a storage facility
My small company has a contract to build a storage facility and have been constantly harassed by project manager who is family friend of owners and who actually bid the contract but didn't get it. We … read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
I recently moved my practice. The contractor and architect
I recently moved my practice. The contractor and architect knew my budget was $300k. There were countless delays.we opened 2 months behind schedule. About three weeks ago my contractor tells me we are… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
We are having remodeling done to our home. We got a bid (which
We are having remodeling done to our home. We got a bid (which has been paid)(approx. 54,000.00) and the contractor has presented us with an invoice for an additional $12,000.00. He never once during … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
I paid to have my mothers house remodeled - July 10, 2010
I paid to have my mother's house remodeled - July 10, 2010 to December 22, 2010. In the course of this remodel, the workmanship was horrible resulting in us having to take the contractor to the state … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,081 satisfied customers
Had a house remodel completed approx 18 months ago in CA.
Had a house remodel completed approx 18 months ago in CA. A few days ago, received a letter from a "material supplier" demanding payment for the supplies. It claimed that our contractor bought materia… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
I am a contractor who has been working with a client on a large
I am a contractor who has been working with a client on a large landscape remodel on his home. He has been extremely difficult to deal with making many changes and refusing to provide details or plans… read more
Nate
Nate
Managing Member
Juris Doctor
2,787 satisfied customers
I live in utah, had a windows contractor come over and bid
I live in utah, had a windows contractor come over and bid my house, canceled the bid 7 days later. He claimed I could not cancel, that went on for 3 weeks, I was very adoment about he is not going to… read more
D. WINOGO ESQ.
D. WINOGO ESQ.
Hearing Officer/Attorney
Doctoral Degree
100 satisfied customers
I hired a builder to build my house 3 years ago and we close
I hired a builder to build my house 3 years ago and we closed on the house 2 years ago. At closing, there was a closing document that was an affidavit as to debts and liens. This document was signed b… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Is a remodeling contractor responsible for paying ...
Is a remodeling contractor responsible for paying the overage on a remodeling contract when there were many unseeable problems when the contract was written?… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,658 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x