Towing Signs

Towing Signs

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign You head to work at your first day on the job.  You got an office job downtown and you are thrilled.  You park your car then head into the office. When you leave around 5:00 p.m. your car is nowhere to be found.  Someone nearby says...
Contract for Deed

Contract for Deed

Executory Contract You inherited a small house with a mortgage still due.  Instead of selling it outright, you decide to help someone else.  You agree that he will make the mortgage payments, and once it is fully paid off in ten years, he will then own the house....
Can a Burglar Sue Me?

Can a Burglar Sue Me?

He Broke In, But I’M Being Sued! You were recently the victim of a burglary to your home. Now the [expletive removed] has sued you for injuries he sustained while breaking into your home! Besides feeling an immense, body-shaking anger, several questions run through...
Navigating a Lawsuit Series #2

Navigating a Lawsuit Series #2

Navigating a Lawsuit Series Continued Welcome to blog #2 of our Navigating a Lawsuit series. In this week’s blog we will discuss petitions; specifically, where to file a petition, how to file a petition, and what to include in a petition. The purpose of a petition is...
Navigating a Lawsuit

Navigating a Lawsuit

You Have Been Sued! A process server or Sheriff’s deputy just rang your doorbell and handed you a notice from a court clerk that says, “NOTICE. You have been sued.” What do I do? What does all of this mean? What is an answer and how do I file it? How long do I have to...