My elderly father signed a contract that had no closing date. His lawyer did not tell him either. He signed the contract then instructed the lawyer to NOT send it to the buyer yet. He did so both verbally and through text. Is there any legal recourse? Is the contract valid if the lawyer went... Read more »
When an attorney acts on a client's behalf, they generally do so as an agent with apparent authority to bind the party for whom they are acting as an agent. However, if the agent (lawyer) acted against your father's directions, your father may have a claim against the lawyer.
advance, I checked the plans that often. Then BOOM, they are bulldozing across the street and I get told one day “that is not an office building across the street they are building—it’s gonna be a hotel!”
The construction manager assaulted me on the day of the inspection by the corp of engineers who issued a stop work order. This required surgery on my shoulder wrist. They have not replaced the walls since the 2017 occurrence . The kitchen is a freezer in winter and the crack meters have not been... Read more »
The situation you described cannot be adequately addressed by a few words pointing you in the right direction on a resource like Justia. Instead, it would be best to consult and retain an attorney as quickly as possible since recovery for the damages you suffered may be barred by applicable...Read more »
In an ideal world you would speak with your tenant and things would move forward cooperatively. However, that frequently does not work out. Therefore, landlords are required to serve a 90 Day Notice of Termination on a long term tenant before commencing a holdover proceeding in Housing Court to...Read more »
I had given my tenant a non-renewal letter which I unfortunely did not know had to be 3 month prior to her lease end date. I let her know that I am willing for her to stay the extra 3 months that I did not give prior and she answered with "Please contact my lawyer if you have questions for... Read more »
I’m a tenant who was a month to month , always paid rent , no issues at the house with police agency or anything else , I maintain the yard and home , I was given a non lease renewal and then a 30 day notice with no notice at all , and the owner has harassed me etc , destroying my personal... Read more »
He emptied her bank account. Paid taxes late making fines, harassed beneficiaries, no record of accounting may 2021 house sold 1/3 value he never has assessor come in., what can husband and daughter do now ?
Based upon your description you may have claims against the brother for breach of his fiduciary duties as executor. To assess how best to move forward, you should give serious consideration to meeting with a local attorney to review your situation in detail and decide how to proceed.
Since your grandmother resides in Puerto Rico, your question would be better directed to attorneys in Puerto Rico instead of New York. However, regardless of the jurisdiction, a living will does not address the disposition of property but merely the care of someone who may become incapacitated.
I am scheduled to appear in small claims court August 16, 2022 with the management company because they continue to tell me air coming into my unit from the foundation is my responsibility. After I filed the claim and received a date I discovered water intrusion, notified the management company and... Read more »
Since Small Claims is only authorized to make monetary awards, you may not be able to obtain the proper relief in the case you initiated there. Issues with a Boards obligations to make repairs may require injunctive relief which you can obtain in Supreme Court, where you are best represented by...Read more »
Hello, I live with my mother in a rent stabilized apt. Unfortunately i was let go from my job during covid and got backed up on my rent. I had to quit my new job also because i was accepted into nursing school. My mother is disabled and on dialysis. My name is on the lease. My question is, can we... Read more »
The letter states that my landlord will violate my and my brother's lease because I have reported the tenants upstairs to the police because they deal drugs out of their apartment. Because I witnessed a favorite tenant of the landlord's buying drugs from one of the drug dealers upstairs,... Read more »
The intercom and buzzer for my apartment hasn't worked in over a year. My building management has claimed over the same year that they are waiting on a chip to replace the entire system. In the interim, Ive requested an electrician look at the current system to see if a temporary solution... Read more »
He assured me it was fumigated because I pointed out there were two empty one gallon jugs present at the viewing. Over the first two months the bugs were so thick I would awaken at night with bugs covering me. I stayed a total of ten days in two months complaining they needed to handle it. Can I... Read more »
The doctors tell me he does not have the capacity to handle legal matters, including health proxy, etc. and probably cannot sign off on a mobile home sale. Can I legally sell the property on my own? I really do not want to live here without him, so would look into a senior apartment. It is my... Read more »
If you have a durable power of attorney, you should be able to proceed with a sale. However, if you do not have a durable power of attorney, you would need seek appointment as your husband's guardian before proceeding.
Generally this type of provision is interpretted to mean that the landlord is required to maintain the equipment that generate heat and hot water but the tenant is responsible for the associated utilites necessary to generat the heat and hot water.
If your tenants do not have the protection of an unexpired current lease and are not rent regulated, you may commence a holdover proceeding to recover possession of the apartment. Strongly recommend retaining an experienced landlord/tenant attorney to assist you with the process.
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