This sounds like a commercial lease, which is controlled by its own provisions about the tenant's obligation to maintain the premises. Check the lease for the landlord's remedies if there is a breach of the lease.
I’ve never heard of a private paper street. If it is really a public right of way, then people can drive on it. You might ask a lawyer, title agent, or surveyor to examine title to determine if it was a paper street, and you might ask the police to enforce road safety laws on the now-public right...Read more »
The bridge is in Virginia and was built by the railroad company in 1892 and is maintained by them. The bridge does not carry rail traffic, rather it carries public vehicles on a roadway that was not taken into the Virginia Department of Highways system in 1932 when the State took control over... Read more »
And, your anticipation is that some presently active lawyer will have a present sense recollection of the history of that property and the changing responsibilities for that bridge in 1892 and 1932? How quaint. What may be useful is if you follow the model of historical societies like Peerless...Read more »
First, it isn't a Fourth Amendment issue. That applies to the Government. I suppose you could try to file a criminal complaint for breaking and entering or a civil complaint for trespass, but I doubt you'd find a lawyer to help, because most of them would be laughing. Of course, your...Read more »
Great-grandfather's second wife added her kids to the heir list of his land when he left the land to his biological children not to her. None of his kids have her permission to do so. But this occurred in a small town where everybody knows everybody and they really don't check anything... Read more »
I’ve handled a bunch of three, and they are fun cases, but that’s from the lawyers’ perspective. First, there is no such thing as “heir property.” The term is a byproduct of the Jim Criw South and a pun on the word “air” indicating that title is “in the air. Correcting it is a...Read more »
While the property passes directly, you still need to probate the Will, and it is often helpful to record a deed. If the 4 heirs agree to sell, it is easy from there and can be accomplished during probate. If you disagree, you may need to partition or petition to sell in lieu of partition. A lawyer...Read more »
I recently recieved a mobile home from my grandma and a few weeks later the city had put a condemned sticker on the front door saying no one could enter or live there. It had been like this for 4 months as i am in the process of trying to sell it to someone who has the time and money to fix it up.... Read more »
While it would be worthwhile to have a lawyer review your mother’s lease, it is rather likely that the lease gives the landlord a security interest in the mobile home parked there. If so, you can probably walk away from your mother’s lease and assets, you might not be able to take the trailer...Read more »
Most if not all of the obligations regarding a privately maintained road will be found in your deeds, covenants, perhaps bylaws, and something called the common law. In this instance, the common law is caselaw decided by judges over the centuries regarding the rights and duties of people within...Read more »
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