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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Maine on
Q: I own a house 100% which sits on a property that is co-owned and I want to sell.

Can the other land owner refuse the sale of the house? Or prevent the sale of the house? The other owner has tried to get me to agree to putting the house in a trust, and my knowledge of trusts is that you no longer own the property 100%.

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Jul 15, 2024

Unless it is a mobile home, that house is part of the real property. If a MH, then you may wish to remove it. If you built a house on someone else's property, then hire a NJ attorney to file an action for a Sale For Partition. There you can claim, and possibly recover, some reimbursement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: How do I get heard in my case? There are important mitigating circumstances but my attorney isn't hearing me. Human smug

He hasn't given me his plea version. The plea packet from the Prosecutor was literally lies they wanted me to plead guilty to

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 15, 2024

You can reject the plea deal and ask that your case be set for trial or you can reject the plea deal and ask for an open plea. An open plea is where you are not accepting the plea deal offered by the prosecution but want the judge to consider specific facts and circumstances in assessing your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: If a person is deposed, does he/she legally have testify in a deposition?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 15, 2024

If the person is a party or receives a subpoena, yes that person legally must testify. It's the same as being subpoenaed to testify in court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Michigan on
Q: I was assaulted by the same person I filed charges on a year ago but the city I attempted to file them in did nothing

As a result of The cities police department failure to follow up on my case, I was assaulted severely again yesterday by the same gentleman and the arresting city could not find anything in the system about the previous assault. Is the previous City liable in some way?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Jul 15, 2024

I can't see how the city would be liable here. Whether this person was arrested previously for assaulting you would have no bearing on whether he did it now. Nor does the city or its police department incur a duty to provide enhanced protection for you against him. And regardless of the police... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: Can owner of surrounding land refuse access to purchased land because an easement was not granted at time of purchase?

When I purchased my property over 20 years ago I was not given a legal easement. The owner of the property surrounding my property has now decided they no longer want to allow access to my property and chases anyone who enters the property away Is there any legal recourse I can seek to force the... View More

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jul 14, 2024

It appears that you would have what is called an easement by implication or by necessity. So no, the person who sold you your land doesn't have the right to refuse access and you could probably bring a successful lawsuit to establish your right to access your property.

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