The buyer signed a contract to make payment of equipment. He signed the contract under his name not a LLC or corp. He decided to stop making payments on the equipment and is 80k behind on payments. Can I put a lien on his personal property and home to force him to pay what he owes or do I have to... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
You will probably have to file a lawsuit. Depending on the relevant facts, however, you may be entitled to a mechanic’s lien. Maine law provides that “[w]hoever performs labor or furnishes labor or materials, . . . or performs services as a[n] . . . owner-supplier of equipment used in erecting,... Read more »
Landlord has asked for more security deposit claiming we have cussed more damage than the deposits but will not provide receipts for the repairs and no repairs have been done over 100$
answered on Feb 26, 2023
The first place to look for the answer to your question is the lease – if you have one. The lease terms should address this. If the lease terms do not or if you do not have a written lease, then Pine Tree Legal has this to say: Security deposits are your money that a landlord is just holding.... Read more »
answered on Feb 19, 2023
I previously answered a very similar version of this same question and my prior answer should be helpful here. As far as your request for forms needed to sue, here is a link to the State of Maine Judicial Branch Court Forms Search web page:... Read more »
Estate probate appeal by a party with a document already declared invalid by a lower court.
answered on Feb 18, 2023
It varies widely. It can take perhaps as little as a month or up to a year or more. I would not expect a ruling for several months at least.
I don't want to be recorded while in the back yard. Can he be made to take it down legal and if so how do I go about doing it?
answered on Feb 17, 2023
Your question is missing a number of critical facts. Are you the landlord? Do you own the building the tenant is in? Do you also live in that building? Is it your backyard? Is the tenant putting the camera on the outside of the building?
As a general matter, the first place to look for... Read more »
As a landlord, if I ask a tenant to pay a higher monthly rent upon renewal of the lease, but I notify the tenant of my increase after the state of Maine required 45 days notice and the tenant refuses to accept my proposed increase, can I choose not to renew that lease and then find new tenants who... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2023
It depends on how you do it and what the terms of the current lease and your notice of rent increase provide. I would need to review the current lease and the notice of rent increase to provide you with an accurate and more complete answer. As a general matter, however, if you make it clear the... Read more »
I cosigner a car loan a few years ago with my girlfriend at the time. We broke up, and she refused a pay it, and has been on the run to stop ot from getting repossessed. I can't afford to pay it. What are my options? I live in maine.
answered on Nov 27, 2022
I agree with Attorney Denison's answer. The only thing I would add is you could always contact the lender, explain the situation, and see if they will remove you from the loan under any set of circumstances.
The seller told the realtor for the buyer that there was a mistake made. The buyers realtor stated that they were sorry for the mix up but they were going to force a closing date.
Sellers home loan fell through on their home purchase, however, our contract to buy had no contingency about the seller purchasing a home. We were unaware they were waiting to purchase one. Seller did not show up to closing, and informed us just an hour before our final walk through they were... Read more »
answered on Jul 19, 2022
Depending on the terms of your Purchase and Sale Agreement, and assuming the sellers have breached that Agreement, you have two general options to consider pursuing, which are mutually exclusive. First, you can seek the return of your earnest money deposit. Additionally, you can seek money damages... Read more »
I am legal representative and other beneficiary. It was stated in the will that the property would be sold upon death. I am starting the sale of the property and need her out in 30-45 days. How do I get her out.
answered on Jul 7, 2022
To properly answer your question, I would need to review the terms of the will. You may need to pursue an eviction action, which can be complicated. You should consult with an experienced attorney.
My ex husband and I got a divorce several years ago. In the divorce degree, it said that I had to pay him $8000 for real estate, $4100 for a vehicle, and $2500 for lawyer fees. $8000 was paid so far and there is documentation for that. I am just now selling my house and was going to pay him the... Read more »
answered on Jul 5, 2022
The answer will likely depend on the terms of your divorce decree. You would be well advised to have a qualified attorney review it and advise you.
Or sell the camp and split three way?
answered on Jun 8, 2022
Generally speaking, the short answer to your questions is yes, but that answer could be impacted by the terms of the deed conveying the property to the 3 of you, any related documents concerning your joint ownership of the property and its potential sale, and how the three of you hold title to the... Read more »
I learned from the tenant in the apartment that when it rains bad water runs down his wall from ceiling to floor inside the apartment
answered on May 9, 2022
The short answer is yes, the seller is supposed to complete a Property Disclosure form, which the seller provides to prospective buyers, and that form should contain information about this water issue (assuming it is accurate).
After signing P&S and before grading and drainage plans were shared, swales we’re installed on two sides of the property. 7 months after closing a swale on the 3rd side is now also being installed.
answered on Feb 24, 2022
You should consult with an attorney who has experience in this practice area and can review all the relevant documents. This question cannot be answered effectively in this forum based on the information you have provided.
East coast car ports are located in mt airy, NC. our property is in Harrison maine. Defective roof support and they came last year to replace supports and used same exact supports to replace twisted broken supports. We do not know what to do and need advise and direction
answered on Feb 7, 2022
Hello, I received your voicemail. It looks like I obtained my earlier information from the incorrect website. I suggest you try to contact them at either of these numbers: 336-415-5855 OR 336-755-3409 or by using this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This appears to be the... Read more »
Trk is bank financed I've made one payment
answered on Jan 9, 2022
I cannot answer your question without more information. For starters, what do you mean by "with no lien holder on it"?
answered on Nov 26, 2021
Your question does not contain sufficient facts to provide a complete answer. That said, it sounds like the seller may have breached his or her contract with you and you would be entitled, at least, to a refund of what you paid to the seller. In a conventional breach of contract situation, the most... Read more »
I am planning on selling my house in the near future. I have a poor relationship with my neighbors but they would like to get their hands on my property. I want to ensure they cannot buy my property in any way.
answered on Nov 23, 2021
As a general rule, a seller is not obligated to accept an offer (even a full-price, no contingencies offer) from a potential buyer and, as long as you do not refuse an offer based on racial or other forms of illegal discrimination, you should be able to decline to sign a purchase and sale... Read more »
Landlord wants to put up brokers marketing sign in our lease space before our lease term expires. Lease does not have the provision that landlord can enter and put up the sign. Can tenant withhold rent payment or charge landlord for usage of leased property (window) for advertising?
answered on Nov 10, 2021
The answer to whether your landlord can put up a broker’s marketing sign in your lease space before your lease term expires will likely depend on the language of your lease. It is generally standard for a commercial lease to contain a provision allowing a landlord to do this under certain... Read more »
My copy still has the old dates of 11/1/20 to 11/1/2021. They just had me resign but didn’t change any of the dates and it’s 15 days early.. is my lease good or does it technically not start yet?
answered on Oct 21, 2021
This question is difficult to answer properly without seeing the lease, but in general, the answer will depend on the intent of the parties in resigning the lease. If you both resigned the lease with the intent to extend the term for the same period, i.e. another year, then your current lease will... Read more »
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