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Q: HOW CAN I FIND WHO BOUGHT MY HOME IN A FORCLOSER SALE

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure for Virginia on Jul 17, 2014

Answered on Jul 22, 2014

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Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
Every county or city Circuit Court records the sale of real estate. You can often search their tax records online.

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Q: Does Virginia law require a seller to notify a potential buyer about any liens? or prior to a sale but before closing?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Virginia on Jul 17, 2014

Answered on Jul 22, 2014

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Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
Generally, looking for recorded liens is the purpose of the title search.

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Q: I purchased a home at a tax auction. Can I legally get rid of all contents inside that belonged to previous owner?

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Virginia on Jul 21, 2014

Answered on Jul 22, 2014

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Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
Probably, but it may depend on details related to how the person lost the home and when they left the home. This link may help: http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+TOC55000000011000010000000.

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Q: I have a court date for a judgement on a credit bill I cannot afford to pay. I have heard that a credit company can garn

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Virginia on Jul 21, 2014

Answered on Jul 22, 2014

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Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
You questions is, as I understand it, whether a company with a judgment against you can at some point force the sale of your home. The answer is maybe. If the judgment is against you alone and you and your spouse own the home as "tenants by the entireties" (a legal status for owning real estate - look at your deed), then they cannot take your home as long as your spouse is alive. If not, then they could try to take your home. There may be ways to protect your home, however, either in the...

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Q: If a Judge does not accept a plea deal, can the defendant change his plea?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on Jul 9, 2014

Answered on Jul 21, 2014

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Christopher M. Lankford's answer
Yes. If the deal is not accepted, then the defendant may withdrawal his plea of "Guilty."

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