There is no requirement for a grace period, unless the tenant is a senior citizens receiving Social Security Old Age Pensions, Railroad Retirement Pensions or other governmental pensions in lieu of Social Security Old Age Pensions, and by recipients of Social Security Disability Benefits,...View More
That clause only applies to senior citizens receiving Social Security Old Age Pensions, Railroad Retirement Pensions or other governmental pensions in lieu of Social Security Old Age Pensions, and by recipients of Social Security Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security Income or benefits under...View More
No, a landlord cannot just dispose of a tenant's possessions, even after a warrant of removal. Landlord's are required to give notice to the tenant, and to provide them with an opportunity to retrieve their belongings. The landlord does have the right to charge a reasonable storage fee....View More
There was NO WAY my grandma was coherent to grant that. Then the day she died, I believe he went to the bank and cashed her 2cds from 1950 and emptied her checking and savings account out. The following day after he did that he told me I could have whatever I wanted out of the house. When I got... View More
If you're grandmother was incompetent when she signed the POA, then it wouldn't be valid. Proving that could be tough and expensive. However, the cost of the litigation, if you have a valid basis for bringing it, might be payable by your grandmother's estate.
We had a contractor help install sump pumps to divert rain water to the sidewalk to prevent potential house flooding a few months ago. In the contract, he mentioned the sump pump would be covered with a 10 year warranty. When the sump pumps stopped working a few months after the install, we reached... View More
My condo association rules stipulate that landlords are not allowed to re-rent the apartment until the end of the lease. Under NJ law, I believe I have to make a reasonable effort to rent out the apartment, but my condo association restricts this. What can I do? I'd like to avoid going after... View More
Disclaimer: The provided information is for informational purposes only. This should not be construed as the providing of legal advice, since facts and circumstances of each matter can affect the correctness of this advice. An attorney should...View More
When we go to court and we show the proof of no CO as our reason for non payment are we able to file for the 6x the rent relocation they have to pay? Are we also able to sue for any rent/security paid? Also they never gave us proof of our security after the 30 days and they have never given us our... View More
This happened in Jersey City. I got a ticket for $ 110 for parking in a reserved space but there was no clear indication of reserved lots by way of sign board. There were 4 signboards (for reserved parking) for an entire row of approx 10 parking lots and the floor was not marked, no... View More
Gift tax is only paid on gifts made while the donor was alive. In this case, it sounds like you inherited it. There is an inheritance tax in New Jersey. The rate for class D beneficiaries (a niece or nephew falls into this class) pays a 15% tax. In addition, the estate may be liable for the NJ...View More
I have been spending SO MUCH on hotels versus enjoying my home. My kids have been sick and I just feel stuck in this far from what I call a home. Between rats, carpet beetles, flees, birds, and bird mites to say the least. I have reached out to EVERYONE involved in this purchasing process and all I... View More
Just contact the company. They will send you the correct forms to fill out. You will likely need to fill out an affidavit of residence and provide the death certificate and letters of administration. You will also likely need to have some of the forms authenticated with a "medallion...View More
I’ve been renting a condo in receivership for the last 2 years. My lease ends on 12/31/17. I have not received the lease renewal or any other notice. My rent is all paid. This past year I have been late with the rent however no notices or eviction letters were given. The property manager accepted... View More
Generally, unless you reside in an owner occupied building, you can only be evicted for one of the causes listed in the anti eviction act. Habitual late payment of rent is one of those causes. However, it appears that this is no longer an issue.
As far as a new lease, once your present...View More
1. We accepted offer $15k less than asking if buyers would accept house “as is”.
2. Buyers were given copy of previous home inspection b4 signing “as is” contract. That inspection report stated it was recommended to replace electric box. Buyers signed with $5k deposit the... View More
Without looking at the contract, specifically any inspection provisions, it's hard to say. Often, when someone writes in "house being sold as is", they do not amend the inspection clauses. Therefore, a conflict between your intent and the actual written contract exists. You should...View More
I went into court because I was behind only a $100 for that month plus all the lawyer and court fees which brought it up to $500. I said that I will make a payment arrangement they refused and said that I was getting a letter of removal. They filed with the clerk and I was not able to or did I... View More
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