There a three owners listed on the deed, two are deceased and not included as owners of the property on the listing agreement. The heirs of the deceased owners have been asked to sign the listing agreement. Can the exclusion of the deceased owners in the listing agreement create any legal... Read more »
The listing agreement only binds the people who signed it. So, in Virginia, where title passes outside probate to the heirs subject to recapture by the personal representative to pay debts, the heirs are not bound by an agreement they didn't sign. They don't have to sell. But, if the...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I hope your daughter and others involved in the accident are okay. In terms of your question of what to do, if your daughter is contemplating a claim for injuries, she could try to arrange a free initial...Read more »
That reads just like the kind of agreement reached in mediation - it is vague enough that both parties can interpret it to their own satisfaction. Unfortunately, there is not much that can be done to enforce it. Far better is to have a fixed schedule from which the parties can deviate if they so...Read more »
There isn't enough information here to provide an answer. What is the "filed form" and what do you mean by "on my behalf"? An attorney may be able to enter a case as counsel of record and amendments may be permitted. Its unlikely that an attorney could, or would, modify...Read more »
Your question does not provide enough information for anyone to provide an answer. For example, we do not know if your husband is still alive or deceased. Either way, however, we also cannot see the precise language by which those bequests were made. The precise wording matters. For example, if...Read more »
You may be entitled to a refund for the period after the landlord began renovations of the rental unit. There is a difference between 'renovations' (serious work such as upgrade kitchen, bath, etc) and 'turnover' (new paint, possibly replace old carpet, etc). Also consider the...Read more »
A document that I recently had notarized by Bank of America is being rejected by my university on the grounds that the notary hasn't signed it. While attempting to research this online, I have yet to find definitive answers.
My wife filed a false protection order then false claims I broke the protection order and I have text messages from her to our kids that if i sign her papers she will remove everything. I just recieved papers from her lawyer to sign but I do not agree however my wife holds control over me through... Read more »
We originally paid to store the RV but the owner also does repairs so we went ahead and had him do our external repairs. Was given a quote we agreed to. Maintained contact with him and when he was ready to start our repair he would not take a credit card over the phone so I requested he send me... Read more »
At this point, I think you have to send a letter through a law firm or file a lawsuit. Hopefully, the RV is still at the property, but you really have no way of knowing (unless you can see it through the gate). I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to retain a firm....Read more »
My nephew has a felony record for possession from a few years ago and was wanting to come visit me, but I am a gun owner and dont know if he is allowed to come and stay for a few days? I don't want to give up my firearm but don't want to get him in trouble.
It is unlawful for a felon to be in possession of a firearm unless they have had their right to possess a firearm restored. Possession can be actual or constructive and is very fact specific. Actual is obvious, but constructive can be tricky. In court, the questions considered for constructive...Read more »
A divorce is initiated by the filing of a Complaint in the appropriate Virginia Circuit Court. A divorce based on fault must include the basic elements of the fault ground that the Plaintiff will rely on, in numbered paragraphs in the Complaint. A party or counsel signing a pleading, such as a...Read more »
Yes. In some jurisdictions in Virginia, judges are giving jail sentences for excessive speed Reckless Driving charges. Your son should seek legal representation in the jurisdiction(s) in which he is charged.
Without being able to read the contract, which we cannot do in this forum, nobody can give you an answer except that you should take the document to a local attorney to determine its enforceability. The likelihood is small that a mistake like that would render the contract unenforceable.
Your neighbors are wrong. Giving away your property means giving away your property. It is your son’s property from that date, and he can put you in a nursing home or begin renovations immediately once it is his. The fee cheaper solution is a simple will drafted by a lawyer. If there are other...Read more »
Most places do not have laws regarding dating; however, there are limits as to sexual contact. Typically, one cannot have sexual contact with an underage person (15-18, depending on the jurisdiction) if they are more than three years older.
Found a spot on her liver, but ignored it and told her don’t worry. Fast forward to April 2021 she was in pain and made an apt. They made her wait till late July to come in, when she did, they ran tests and she was diagnosed with stage 5 terminal cancer that had already spread to her bones and... Read more »
Inherited home. No mortgage on the house at time of inheritance. Buyout occurred late 2022 - co-owner (who is also the occupant) signed agreement stating that they would cede their ownership of the home upon closing - knew the co-owner would need time to move out, did not press for them to leave... Read more »
You cannot evict a co-owner. A Partition Suit may be the only answer as apparently the so called buyout agreement should not have been entered into. A Breach of Contract action might also be filed, but the final result may not help. Consult with a VA attorney about this which may require a...Read more »
Spouses can enter into enforceable separation agreements in Virginia. The agreement must be in writing and signed by both spouses, or recited in front of a court reporter. A separation agreement is not a requirement for a divorce in Virginia, although it allows a no fault divorce based on a six...Read more »
It will depend on the jurisdiction in which she has to go to court. Different judges have different rules regaring driving schoo (i.e., for what charges school is eligible, how often in can be done, if it can be done in advance). You should reach out to a local attorney for advice.
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