There are several issues that need to be addressed. The first is whether there was a written lease giving the mower the right to continue to mow. Did the affidavit of title disclosed the lease? Was the prior owner receiving farmland real estate abatement for the property taxes. If so, dis the prior...Read more »
Hi, I have rented an apartment and stayed for around 5 years and my landlord returned only the partial deposit. the charges he showed are to renovate the unit. In order to initiate Small claim, I asked for my landlord's mailing address and he is not ready to confirm or receive the mail I sent.... Read more »
Pay rent timely, observe the terms of the lease, don’t be disruptive to landlord and other tenants. There is no self help permitted in NJ. If a complaint for eviction is filed, be sure to attend the Court hearing. Make sure the landlord has complied with the requirements of all notices required...Read more »
Landlord has asked me to leave and I don’t believe she is following proper procedure. She gave me a letter to leave (12/29/21) as of 1/31/22 I have never been issued a written warning to cease or a notice to quit. She also failed to provide me with an original 2017 lease nor did she provide me... Read more »
New Jersey does not recognize self help. The only way a Landlord can force a tenant to vacate an apartment is to strictly follow the statutory requirements. Should the tenant not vacate the Landlord must file a complaint in Court which is served on the Tenant. A court hearing is scheduled. The...Read more »
(I'm subletting; my housemate is the lessee.) The landlord (who bought the house less than a year ago) told us he wanted to sell, made verbal offer to my housemate to sell it to her for what he bought it for. She was interested, scheduled inspection, talked to the bank. Then a couple of weeks... Read more »
In order for an agreement to sell real estate in NJ to be enforceable, the contract must be in writing. The only verbal real estate agreement that is enforceable is for a lease of one year in duration.
I have been threaten with eviction with no ground in doing so. The only thing I have done wrong in this mid rise building is 4 years ago when I moved in the next store tenant said my tv sound was to loud she is bed ridden and her bedroom was right to mind the sound level was at 55 db's and... Read more »
He can threaten but he cannot evict without complying with all NJ statutory requirements. These is no self help in NJ. All evictions must be the result of a Court hearing. Your lead has a provision for quiet enjoyment. If the Manager’s constant threat becomes annoying, you have a claim against...Read more »
I have been in thus apartment for over 2 years. Never knowing that the sublet was illegal. Today both the landlord and the property management company told me 8 have 2 days to get vacate the premises or legal action will be taken.
Remain where you are until you receive a Court oder or a Board of Health requirement to vacate. There is no self help in NJ. The Landlord must file an appropriate action after complying with statutory requirements.
Yes. This is frequently done when there is a complex estate and the executor will retain the assistance of an accountant of financial advisor. A well drafted will would have given the executor explicitly to do so.
I recently filed a complaint against my former landlord for failure to return my security deposit within the allotted 30 days. I received a nasty email from the property manager this morning that I filed a frivolous suit against them. I assure you I did not. After a couple of emails back and forth... Read more »
My mother passed away a few days ago, in her will she left me my home (my home is in her name) in a trust. She listed me as trustee and sole beneficiary. Does mean the home will be transferred to me right away or does it take a long period of time for probate?
I live in the state of New Jersey. My sister is currently administering my late mother’s estate, which includes a Medicaid lien of 200 thousand dollars (including additional charges). Medicaid sent notice to the estate administrator to provide a full accounting of the my late mother’s estate.... Read more »
Yes submission of knowingly false information to the government is a criminal act. The possible maximum penalties are quite severe. I suggest you speak to an attorney with experience in handling federal criminal acts.
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