One was handwritten around 2007, maybe earlier. The other one was written in 2014. The first list contains a necklace that was given to me, by my mother in 2014. My mother passed Dec, 2021. The other sister says it’s still part of the list and wants it back. I strongly disagree.
My sister passed away and I am the one who managed her trust (approximately $250K). It is to be split between me and two brothers. My question is, do I simply distribute the trust, a third each and have each of us 3 declare the inheritance and pay taxes at our year end taxes, or does the trust pay... Read more »
All leases in NJ, whether written or oral, are deemed to include the provision of quiet enjoyment. This means tat, except in an emergent situation no one is allowed in your apartment without your consent. You have the right to place reasonable conditions of the allowance to enter. Tell the...Read more »
LL advised they would request a dismissal if the account was brought to 0. My acct includes $250 in late fees ($125 from May and $125 from June). If I just paid the June rent minus the late fees, would they still have cause to move forward with the hearing for eviction next week? (Somerset, NJ)
I signed a lease a few weeks ago, after finding out the additional amount of upfront money they were asking for wasnt legal, I spoke with the landlord and he agreed to cancel the lease. I had already paid the realtor fees, as well as the first months rent and 1.5 months security with a bank check.... Read more »
stopped pay rent march 2020 when Murphy said it was okay. They moved out in Dec 2020. They claim that they are in a mental facility and the husband was deported. they also have foster children paid by state and also have family owned business. how... Read more »
You can file a complaint. Because of the amount due you will need to file in Superior Court. If you only sue for 15K, you will be able to file suit in Special Civil part. Go to NJ Courts.org. You will need a good address to use to be able to have the complaint served.
I am married and relocating to NJ. I plan to purchase a home in NJ. I will be putting in approximately 90% of the funds to buy the home and my spouse only 10%. We're buying the home cash without a mortgage. Question 1: can we specify in the deed the respective ownership % of each party?... Read more »
A very easy answer is to form an LLC which would have in its organic document the relative interests of the parties. Then take title in the name of the LLC. This will also shield the identity of the owners. This is a common technique technique. The name of the LLC could simply be the street...Read more »
My property in Lawrenceville Twp., NJ was recently sold. The tenant has been living without a lease for over a year, pending sale of the home. Initially the tenant was going to purchase the property but did not qualify, so he has been living without a lease. Now, the house has been sold and the... Read more »
In my condo association, there is an area where resident parking passes are required to park (not assigned - first come, first serve). I needed a new pass because the passes don't expire and the one I had was so old and faded it was unreadable. They emailed that they would send it out,... Read more »
What a HOA may or may not charge is set forth in the provisions in the home owners declaration. The agreement usually provides that the Board of Directors may vote to change some of the provisions. A careful reading of all the documents is required.
We bought solar panels about 2 years ago. Everything has been working fine. We realized about 3 months ago that the system was not working. When we called the solar company (the installer), they said they were aware of it (they never told us), and were waiting for a part for the inverter. They also... Read more »
Whether you can sue or must go the arbitration depends on the Agreement you signed. The agreement may include a mandatory arbitration provision and waiver of trial. So a careful reading of your agreement is required. In any event you may proceed to file a claim in any forum that is consistent with...Read more »
When your lease terminates, and not before then, the Landlord can raise the rent. If you are a month to month, it can be raised each month. Check with your municipality to see if there are any rent control ordinances.
About a week and a half ago, my girlfriend reached out to the leasing office of the apartment we are renting, about having our floor fixed which was damaged when we first moved in last year (we honestly forgot about it due to putting a rug over it). No one came, but my girlfriend noticed today that... Read more »
Every lease, whether written or oral, is deemed to have include a provision called 'quiet enjoyment. This means no one can enter your apartment without your prior consent. The only exception to this is if an emergency exists and the Landlord is unable to contact you. Examples of an emergency...Read more »
My mom is 90 years old and she has a will. I keep on telling her I think she should get a trust, I think it’s called a living trust. She has six children and everything is to be divided equally. Is a will sufficient
Simply put, a will takes effect after death. There are two types of trusts. One is irrevocable which means it can never be changed without the consent of the beneficiaries. The other trust can be changed by the grantor during lifetime.
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