Since the courts are essentially closed in response to the COVID19 crisis you will not be able to seek relief from them at this time. Therefore, the most efficient thing would be to communicate with the person who moved out to obtain permission to remove the belongings to be disposed of or placed...Read more »
We moved in May of 2019 and we noticed the windows in our living room were not installed properly. We wrote a email right away to the management company who took note of it and put it off we then continue to wright emails and phone calls to the management company who still to this day has not fixed... Read more »
If you sustained an injury as the result of negligence, you should speak to a personal injury attorney about the prospects of commencing a case for damages. As a result of the COVID crisis, the Courts are essentially closed to non-essential matters. If the repairs you are seeking are an emergency...Read more »
May sound a bit mad but im not looking to cash out here. I just want our building management to be more competent in making sure tenants do not throw garbage out the their window. There is tampons, menstrual pads, shampoo bottles, dog feces and other unsanitary things that probably shouldn't... Read more »
If you have already notified the building managment and not received a satisfactory response, it may be time to seek an inspection by the City of the conditions. You can call 311 to request an inspection for possible violations.
I am a medical resident with a large hospital in Brooklyn. My program offers subsidized housing while working/studying. I recently moved and the housing office says my security deposit will be returned I'm 2-3 months. That doesn't seem right.
Your correct... The Tenant Protection Act of 2019 requires security deposits be refunded within two weeks. Unfortunately, the Courts are closed to non-essential matters. As a result, if you wanted to commence a case, you will probably not have an opportunity to do so before the security deposit...Read more »
I’m a seller, we are selling our home and have been in contract for a few months. We did receive a down payment. The contract is contingent on finding another home, however we have not been successful and the Corona pandemic has halted the search. We want to pull out of the deal and return the... Read more »
You are certainly not alone in being a party to a real estate contract that has been impact by the COVID crisis. The options available to you depend upon the exact terms of your written contract of sale. Although I'm sure you have an attorney representing you in the transaction, it would be...Read more »
Need clarification about who must file for probate following a relative's death. Relative in question has multiple children and one of the children is named executor of will. However, I want to know if any beneficiaries in the will can initiate probate.
Generally, the individual named as executor files the Petition to probate the Estate with the Surrogate's Court. If the Executor fails to act in a timely manner, a beneficiary may instead be entitled to file.
One or two bully relatives in Camuy Puerto Rico, not heirs, invaded and started to build on land that belong to disable senior heirs w/out their permissions; Three of the heirs died, one lives in NY, and the other 2 seniors own homes and lived on that land for years. Eventhough the senior heirs... Read more »
If the transfer by the Trust is not a different disposition than what the Estate would have made, you may be able to find a title company to insure the transaction provided all would be beneficiaries of the Estate consent and waive possible objections.
They are constantly slamming all doors including cabinets and so on. They also constantly yell while being in the same room as each other, to the point that it’s almost as if I’m in the same room as them. This also includes verbal fights. The most recent of which was at 12:15am. I’ve lived... Read more »
As the courts are closed to all but essential business because of the COVID19 health crisis, there is probably not much hope a having this issue addressed by the courts in the near future. Practically speaking, the type of problem you are describing is difficult to address even without a health...Read more »
We separated two years ago, and part of our agreement was for me to move out, and she'll retain the home, as long as she can maintain the monthly payments. At the time of agreement, I didn't have the resources to do things the RIGHT way and wanted the path of least resistance to just take... Read more »
Generally, there is no limitation on whom you can designate as your POA. Practically speaking, the seller or more frequently the lender involved in the transaction may have limitations as to what types of POA is acceptable.
I recently signed a lease with a company for an apartment. The company is not the landlord of the apartment. They basically lease the apartment from the actual owner, then lease the apartment back to individual renters like me. The whole process happened on the phone and online.
Signing a contract/lease with different terms than have been previously represented is never a good idea. Generally, if a lease has not yet been executed by both parties, it is not considered a binding contract yet.
Instead of worrying about whether the concessions will actually be...Read more »
Assuming you are asking about a personal injury case. Hopefully your daughter has no injuries besides the prick from the needle. In that case, most personally injury attorneys would be uninterested in the case because damages are calculated based upon the extent of an injury. Generally, damages...Read more »
That depends upon whether your father left a will or died intestate (without leaving a will). If there is a will, it controls the distribution of your father's assets. If there is no will, a proceeding call an administration can be commenced in Surrogate's Court and the wife and...Read more »
I moved into my home 8 years ago, at that time my rent was $1495 and my security deposit was $999. My rent has been raised a few times over the years. My rent is currently $1775 and my landlord is raising it to $1940 (it will also included water and heat - new change) and also requesting that I pay... Read more »
I am locked into a lease until August. Recently, my household income has taken a huge hit due to reduced hours worked and wages earned, and we are struggling to make ends meet. I have always made payments early and have a great history with this company. I contacted my landlord and explained the... Read more »
As the COVID-19 crisis continues and because eviction proceedings are currently suspended, many landlords are becoming more flexible in renegotiating lease terms in both residential and commercial settings. It's possible that your landlord will be more open to negotiations as time goes on.
Technically, most leases do not allow a tenant to apply a security deposit to the last month of rent. This makes sense because a security deposit is intended to protect a landlord for the cost of damages to the apartment. If it is used for last month's rent, a landlord would then have no...Read more »
It would be better to post your question about how to find information about property ownership in a board for Puerto Rico where the property is locate. If you intend to file to probate/administer your father's estate, the proper place to file will depend on where your father resided at the...Read more »
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