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How Do I Get Help From Legal Aid?
I Need Help I Have A 30 Day Notice For Eviction On My Month To Month Lease. I Am A Stay At Home Mom For 14 Years And Just Recently Divorced.I Have Not Been Able To Get A Job And I Have 3 Children .We Are Being Evicted And Will Certainly Be Homeless..Department Of Human Services Already Declined Me For Emergency Relief.(Because I Have No Job) I Dont Fit Any Criteria For Help From C.A.C.S And There Is A Closed Waiting List For Rent Assistance (Section 8 ) So I Have Been Declined For Any Help With Rent. Help I Dont Know What Else To Do .I Seem To Keep Getting Doors Slammed In My Face When I Seek Help From Government Agencies...I Have No Family To Help
I am not sure what you want legal aid to do - if you have a month-to-month your landlord can end the tenancy with the appropriate notice period in most circumstances. You can contact landlord/tenant clinics in your area (google your city) but it doesn't sound like anything illegal has happened.
I am very sorry for your situation. Start checking with nonprofit social services organizations. Understandably many of them are stretched very thin right now but they will certainly do what they can. Counselors there also understand the best ways to navigate government social services agencies and may have some suggestions for you.
Where Can I Get A Affordable Tax Lawyer In The 5 Borough Ny?
I Was Summoned To Go To A Interview About My Tax Prepairer . They Are Going To Ask Me Questions About Her But I Want To Make Sure It Stays That Way. They Made Spacificly Sure That The Investigation Is Not On Me .Should I Even Consider In Bringing A Laywer?......Their Rates Are Insane ...3500$ Up Front Plus 500 An Hour. Another Said 500 An Hour ....Got Damn
You can get free -preliminary- counsel from a hotline like that of the City Bar Justice Center, the Bar Association’s pro-bono arm. They are open Monday-Friday 9-1 pm, and Tuesday/Thursday afternoons from 4-7 (212-626-7383). The center offers counseling on immigration, contested divorce, cancer support, consumer bankruptcy, and assistance for the elderly and veterans.
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts has a hotline, too (Monday-Friday 10-4, 212-319-ARTS ext.1). Specialty groups like the VLA focus on specific constituents, in the VLA’s case, the creative community. Lawyers have their pick of cases, which they take on pro-bono. Here’s where you can find help from assistance with contracts to litigation, forming a non-profit or figuring out the legal maze of rights and fair use.
Minimum Services Law Ohio?
Where Can I Find The Hr Bill And What # Is It?
Here are the basics-
Minimum Services Law takes effect October 2006
(Source: September, OHIO REALTOR)
by Lorie Garland
Assistant Vice President
Last month’s OHIO REALTOR reviewed the changes to the license law brought about by House Bill 150 which becomes effective in October 2006. This month’s article provides Q & A’s regarding these changes. More information on the new “Waiver of Duties Statement” required by HB 150 will be addressed in this article.
Q. What is the effective date of HB 150?
A. HB 150 becomes effective on Oct. 9, 2006.
Q. HB 150 permits a licensee’s client to waive specific duties the licensee owes the client. Can a licensee obtain a client’s waiver of the fiduciary duties owed the client?
A. No. Ohio Revised Code 4735.62 lists the fiduciary duties a licensee owes his seller or buyer client. Ohio Revised Code 4735.621(A) provides that those fiduciary duties may not be waived by a client.
Q. What are the fiduciary duties a licensee owes his client?
A. The fiduciary duties listed in Ohio Revised Code 4735.62 are the following:
Exercising reasonable skill and care in representing the client and carrying out the responsibilities of the agency relationship;
Performing the terms of any written agency agreement;
Following any lawful instructions of the client;
Performing all duties specified in this chapter in a manner that is loyal to the interest of the client;
Complying with all requirements of this chapter and other applicable statutes, rules, and regulations, including the Ohio fair housing law, division (H) of section 4112.02 of the Revised Code and the federal fair housing law, 42 U.S.C.A. 3601;
Disclosing to the client any material facts of the transaction of which the licensee is aware or should be aware in the exercise of reasonable skill and care and that are not confidential information pursuant to a current or prior agency or dual agency relationship;
Advising the client to obtain expert advice related to material matters when necessary or appropriate;
Accounting in a timely manner for all moneys and property received in which the client has or may have an interest;
Keeping confidential all confidential information, unless the licensee is permitted to disclose the information pursuant to division (B) of section 4735.74 of the Revised Code. This requirement includes not disclosing confidential information to any licensee who is not an agent of the client.
Q. What are the duties of a licensee that can be waived by a client?
A. HB 150 provides specific duties that a licensee owes a seller or buyer client. These specific duties can be waived. Ohio Revised Code 4735.63 lists the specific duties a licensee owes a seller client. Those duties include the following:
Seek a purchase offer at a price and with terms acceptable to the seller. Unless the seller so directs, the licensee is not obligated to seek additional offers if the property is subject to a contract of sale, lease, or letter of intent to lease;
Accept delivery of and present any purchase offer to the seller in a timely manner, even if the property is subject to a contract of sale, lease, or letter of intent to lease;
Within the scope of knowledge required for licensure, answer the seller’s questions and provide information to the seller regarding any offers or counteroffers;
Assist the seller in developing, communicating, and presenting offers or counteroffers;
Within the scope of knowledge required for licensure, answer the seller’s questions regarding the steps the seller must take to fulfill the terms of any contract.
Ohio Revised Code 4735.65 lists the specific duties a licensee owes a buyer client. Those duties include the following:
Seek a property at a price and with purchase or lease terms acceptable to the purchaser. Unless the client so directs, the licensee is not obligated to seek additional purchase or lease possibilities if the purchaser is a party to a contract to purchase property, or has entered into a lease or has extended a letter of intent to lease;
Within the scope of knowledge required for licensure, answer the purchaser’s questions and provide information to the purchaser regarding any offers or counteroffers;
Assist the purchaser in developing, communicating, and presenting offers or counteroffers;
Present any offer to purchase or lease to the seller or the seller’s agent in a timely manner, even if the property is subject to a contract of sale, lease, or letter of intent to lease, and accept delivery of and present any counteroffers to the purchaser in a timely manner;
Within the scope of knowledge required for licensure, answer the purchaser’s questions regarding the steps the purchaser must take to fulfill the terms of any contract.
Q. How does a licensee obtain a client’s waiver of a specific duty(s)?
A. HB 150 provides that a licensee must perform the duties required under Ohio Revised Code Sections 4735.63 or 4735.64 unless the client agrees to waive these duties by signing a waiver of duties statement. The Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing is required to adopt this new waiver of duties statement. A licensee will be required to use this new state form if a client is waiving a duty(s) listed in Ohio Revised Code Sections 4735.63 or 4735.64. The new “Waiver of Duties Statement” is in the process of being formally adopted. Next month’s OHIO REALTOR will provide additional information on this new state form.
Q. Does HB 150 effect the license law prohibition of negotiating directly with a seller or buyer under a written exclusive agency agreement with another broker?
A. HB 150 makes an exception to the prohibition of negotiating directly with another broker’s client. The exception applies if that broker has given written authorization to negotiate directly with his client. This exception is provided in Ohio Revised Code 4735.75.
Q. How does a buyer’s agent obtain the listing broker’s written authorization to negotiate directly with the seller?
A. The broker’s written authorization could be provided in an e-mail, letter, print advertising or through the MLS.
Q. If a buyer’s agent is given written authorization from the listing broker to negotiate directly with the seller what does that authorize the buyer’s agent to do?
A. HB 150 provides that “negotiate” means any of the following:
Delivering or communicating any offer, counteroffer or proposal;
Discussing or reviewing the terms of any offer, counteroffer or proposal;
Facilitating communication regarding an offer, counteroffer, or proposal and preparing any response as directed.
Q. If a buyer’s agent, after obtaining written authorization from the listing broker, negotiates directly with the seller could an implied agency relationship exist between the seller and the buyer’s agent?
A. No. Ohio Revised Code 4735.75 specifically provides that negotiations conducted by a licensee pursuant to the exclusive broker’s authorization will not create or imply an agency relationship between the licensee and that broker’s client.
Q. If it is noted in the MLS to deliver any offer directly to the seller can a buyer’s agent prepare a counteroffer pursuant to the seller’s request?
A. Delivering an offer and preparing a counteroffer are activities that fall within the license law definition of “negotiate.” A buyer’s agent can only perform negotiation activities directly with the seller if the listing broker has provided written authorization to conduct that activity. In the situation you describe the listing broker has only provided written authorization to deliver the offer but not to prepare a counteroffer. Therefore the buyer’s agent should not prepare the counteroffer for the seller unless such negotiation is specifically authorized by the listing broker.
Q. Can a listed property be advertised by the listing broker as a “for sale by owner”?
A. Ohio Revised Code 4735.16(B)(2) prohibits a broker who is representing a seller under an exclusive right to sell listing agreement from advertising the property as a “for sale by owner” or otherwise mislead the public to believe that the seller is not represented by a broker.
Why The Negative Stereotypes About Lawyers?
Why Are Stereotypes About Lawyers Mostly Negative?
they (some) defend pedophiles, rapists, murderers, thugs, burglars, and criminals on all different levels. they deal with gutteral people on all levels and help them.
relax a little, someone has to do it it, everyone has rights. i'm not saying they are anyhting, this is just where the sterotypes come from. and yeah, the better lawyers do cost more and that says something about what they do for al iving. if they were out to pursue justice they would become better and not charge more to have open access to more people of all kinds. justice is bought, and that gives them a bad rep too. but there are reasons things cost more because they need more time to study/analyze a case (that's why they are better than typical) and that costs.
Is A Certified Letter Considered A Legal Document?
If Someone Sends You A Certified Break-Up Letter That Tells You To &Quot;Take Whatever Tou Want&Quot;, Is This Considered A Legal Document?
No, a legal document is usually one filed with the court or giving direction in legal matters (like a will, deed, etc.) But a certified letter is just a letter that has been sent with documentation to prove it was sent. It has no more legal meaning than any other letter.
It could potentially be evidence in a lawsuit. however, something that says take whatever you want usually doesn't mean that. I would guess it means of the things acquired jointly, the person can take what they want.
But only take what you would have some legal right to. So no gifts given to the other person, including gifts between the parties. And only take roughly half, in value, of the stuff there.
Better to be safe than deal with a suit later. They could easily say they were distressed at the time they sent the letter and it would not be considered valid. (For example, if the break up occurred because the recipient of the letter cheated.)
It is NOT a contract because a contract requires both parties to act/not act give up something. Since this is all one sided, it cannot be considered a contract.
Nj Security Deposit Law?
According To Nj Law It Says A Landlord Must Notify Tenants Within 30 Days Of Receiving The Security Deposit Of The Account Location, Numbers, And Interest On The Account. If Not Then, The Security Deposit Money Can Then Be Used To Pay A Months Worth Of Rent And Does Not Need To Be Replenished.
Is It Possible To Prove Though That The Tenants Did Not Receive This Information If The Landlord Lies And Said They Sent It?!
If this really is NJ law (don't know myself), then a landlord would be stupid to not provide such notices via certified mail so they can prove delivery. If they don't, they deserve what they get.
Make sure you did not sign anything earlier acknowledging receipt of such notice, though. Might have been hidden within all the leasing forms and applications.