He emptied her bank account. Paid taxes late making fines, harassed beneficiaries, no record of accounting may 2021 house sold 1/3 value he never has assessor come in., what can husband and daughter do now ?
Based upon your description you may have claims against the brother for breach of his fiduciary duties as executor. To assess how best to move forward, you should give serious consideration to meeting with a local attorney to review your situation in detail and decide how to proceed.
Since your grandmother resides in Puerto Rico, your question would be better directed to attorneys in Puerto Rico instead of New York. However, regardless of the jurisdiction, a living will does not address the disposition of property but merely the care of someone who may become incapacitated.
I am scheduled to appear in small claims court August 16, 2022 with the management company because they continue to tell me air coming into my unit from the foundation is my responsibility. After I filed the claim and received a date I discovered water intrusion, notified the management company and... Read more »
Since Small Claims is only authorized to make monetary awards, you may not be able to obtain the proper relief in the case you initiated there. Issues with a Boards obligations to make repairs may require injunctive relief which you can obtain in Supreme Court, where you are best represented by...Read more »
Hello, I live with my mother in a rent stabilized apt. Unfortunately i was let go from my job during covid and got backed up on my rent. I had to quit my new job also because i was accepted into nursing school. My mother is disabled and on dialysis. My name is on the lease. My question is, can we... Read more »
The letter states that my landlord will violate my and my brother's lease because I have reported the tenants upstairs to the police because they deal drugs out of their apartment. Because I witnessed a favorite tenant of the landlord's buying drugs from one of the drug dealers upstairs,... Read more »
The intercom and buzzer for my apartment hasn't worked in over a year. My building management has claimed over the same year that they are waiting on a chip to replace the entire system. In the interim, Ive requested an electrician look at the current system to see if a temporary solution... Read more »
He assured me it was fumigated because I pointed out there were two empty one gallon jugs present at the viewing. Over the first two months the bugs were so thick I would awaken at night with bugs covering me. I stayed a total of ten days in two months complaining they needed to handle it. Can I... Read more »
The doctors tell me he does not have the capacity to handle legal matters, including health proxy, etc. and probably cannot sign off on a mobile home sale. Can I legally sell the property on my own? I really do not want to live here without him, so would look into a senior apartment. It is my... Read more »
If you have a durable power of attorney, you should be able to proceed with a sale. However, if you do not have a durable power of attorney, you would need seek appointment as your husband's guardian before proceeding.
Generally this type of provision is interpretted to mean that the landlord is required to maintain the equipment that generate heat and hot water but the tenant is responsible for the associated utilites necessary to generat the heat and hot water.
If your tenants do not have the protection of an unexpired current lease and are not rent regulated, you may commence a holdover proceeding to recover possession of the apartment. Strongly recommend retaining an experienced landlord/tenant attorney to assist you with the process.
The cost for transferring title to property includes many elements in addition to legal fees, such as transfer taxes and recording fees. These fees are related to the price paid to transfer the property as well as the type of property being transferred.
Generally, people are free to record others in public. For example, a landlord may install a video camera in building hallways or entrances provided they are not aimed to view the interior of tenants' apartments. Likewise, provided it is not prohibited by the terms of a lease, a tenant may...Read more »
If your property is not rent-regulated, you may legally have a month-to-month rental agreement with your tenant. However, like with all tenancies, if a tenant fails to adhere to the terms of the agreement, you may still be required to go to court to enforce your agreement or obtain relief such as...Read more »
Landlord has increased rent by 700 dollars in the span of 2 months, most recently they increased by 500 dollars this month and only gave a 15 day notice. They said that if we do not pay the full amount then we should start getting ready to be evicted.
If a residential tenant in New York resides in an apartment that is not rent regulated and does not have the protection of a current lease, there is no restriction on the rent a landlord may charge. However, if the landlord seeks to increase the rent 5% or more, the landlord must provide the...Read more »
The landlord has been complaining about noise after 11pm. They live below, but sometimes we may get up at night to use the bathroom. The landlord is threatening up for months about having to leave. We installed foam flooring and a rug to help absorb any possible noise. This is a month to month... Read more »
Unless a tenant is rent regulated or has the protection of a current lease, the landlord does not need to justify the reason he or she may seek to evict a tenant. However, the landlord must obtain a judgment of possession from court before evicting any tenant.
The laws in different states can vary substantially. Therefore, as these properties are not in New York, your question would be better directed to attorneys in the states where the properties are located.
If you subleased your apartment, you stand in the role of landlord to your subtenant. If your subtenant will not voluntarily vacate, like any landlord, you must commence a court proceeding to recover possession.
Tenant has blocked all communication with us. Saw her in driveway over the weekend and she acted like she did not know who I was and called the police saying she was being followed and harassed, I was just asking if I could please have the rent. Trying to do this the nice way, gave her 3 separate... Read more »
Like myself, there are many attorneys who respond to questions posted here and can assist you with a landlord/tenant matter. Simply search the attorney directory and select one or a few attorneys to reach out to and interview.
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