The buyer signed a contract to make payment of equipment. He signed the contract under his name not a LLC or corp. He decided to stop making payments on the equipment and is 80k behind on payments. Can I put a lien on his personal property and home to force him to pay what he owes or do I have to... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
You will probably have to file a lawsuit. Depending on the relevant facts, however, you may be entitled to a mechanic’s lien. Maine law provides that “[w]hoever performs labor or furnishes labor or materials, . . . or performs services as a[n] . . . owner-supplier of equipment used in erecting,... Read more »
Landlord has asked for more security deposit claiming we have cussed more damage than the deposits but will not provide receipts for the repairs and no repairs have been done over 100$
answered on Feb 26, 2023
The first place to look for the answer to your question is the lease – if you have one. The lease terms should address this. If the lease terms do not or if you do not have a written lease, then Pine Tree Legal has this to say: Security deposits are your money that a landlord is just holding.... Read more »
answered on Feb 19, 2023
I previously answered a very similar version of this same question and my prior answer should be helpful here. As far as your request for forms needed to sue, here is a link to the State of Maine Judicial Branch Court Forms Search web page:... Read more »
I don't want to be recorded while in the back yard. Can he be made to take it down legal and if so how do I go about doing it?
answered on Feb 17, 2023
Your question is missing a number of critical facts. Are you the landlord? Do you own the building the tenant is in? Do you also live in that building? Is it your backyard? Is the tenant putting the camera on the outside of the building?
As a general matter, the first place to look for... Read more »
As a landlord, if I ask a tenant to pay a higher monthly rent upon renewal of the lease, but I notify the tenant of my increase after the state of Maine required 45 days notice and the tenant refuses to accept my proposed increase, can I choose not to renew that lease and then find new tenants who... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2023
It depends on how you do it and what the terms of the current lease and your notice of rent increase provide. I would need to review the current lease and the notice of rent increase to provide you with an accurate and more complete answer. As a general matter, however, if you make it clear the... Read more »
I cosigner a car loan a few years ago with my girlfriend at the time. We broke up, and she refused a pay it, and has been on the run to stop ot from getting repossessed. I can't afford to pay it. What are my options? I live in maine.
answered on Nov 27, 2022
I agree with Attorney Denison's answer. The only thing I would add is you could always contact the lender, explain the situation, and see if they will remove you from the loan under any set of circumstances.
Sellers home loan fell through on their home purchase, however, our contract to buy had no contingency about the seller purchasing a home. We were unaware they were waiting to purchase one. Seller did not show up to closing, and informed us just an hour before our final walk through they were... Read more »
answered on Jul 19, 2022
Depending on the terms of your Purchase and Sale Agreement, and assuming the sellers have breached that Agreement, you have two general options to consider pursuing, which are mutually exclusive. First, you can seek the return of your earnest money deposit. Additionally, you can seek money damages... Read more »
Or sell the camp and split three way?
answered on Jun 8, 2022
Generally speaking, the short answer to your questions is yes, but that answer could be impacted by the terms of the deed conveying the property to the 3 of you, any related documents concerning your joint ownership of the property and its potential sale, and how the three of you hold title to the... Read more »
I learned from the tenant in the apartment that when it rains bad water runs down his wall from ceiling to floor inside the apartment
answered on May 9, 2022
The short answer is yes, the seller is supposed to complete a Property Disclosure form, which the seller provides to prospective buyers, and that form should contain information about this water issue (assuming it is accurate).
We made an offer on a nice off grid camp that we liked, mostly because it had a bathroom & shower. During the inspection it was discovered that condos are going in behind, there is a crazy neighbor, & parties. Doubts surfaced, and also loan offered wasn't the loan outlined in the... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2023
Typically, the form parties sign to terminate a Purchase & Sale Agreement contains language providing for mutual releases of all claims. Assuming that is the case, you should have a complete defense if you are sued to complete the purchase under the Purchase & Sale Agreement.
I am moving and my roommate isn't (lease ends 4/30/23). He is starting a new lease with new roommates. The management company claims I will not be receiving my part of the security deposit back,and that we still owe this last months rent that we had paid upon signing the lease, due to... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2023
You should review the terms of the lease, which should specify when, under what circumstances, and how the landlord will return the security deposit.
I took a contractor to small claims due to faulty work. He did submit a claim with his insurance but denied responsibility. Insurance said they can't do anything until judgement. I requested judgement for the money I paid him (I didn't know I was supposed to submit damages then). I did... Read more »
answered on Mar 29, 2023
I don't see why not. Does the judgment you received indicate how much the Defendant owes you? I am not sure what you mean by you "didn't get payment for the cost of them."
Estate probate appeal by a party with a document already declared invalid by a lower court.
answered on Feb 18, 2023
It varies widely. It can take perhaps as little as a month or up to a year or more. I would not expect a ruling for several months at least.
The seller told the realtor for the buyer that there was a mistake made. The buyers realtor stated that they were sorry for the mix up but they were going to force a closing date.
I am legal representative and other beneficiary. It was stated in the will that the property would be sold upon death. I am starting the sale of the property and need her out in 30-45 days. How do I get her out.
answered on Jul 7, 2022
To properly answer your question, I would need to review the terms of the will. You may need to pursue an eviction action, which can be complicated. You should consult with an experienced attorney.
My ex husband and I got a divorce several years ago. In the divorce degree, it said that I had to pay him $8000 for real estate, $4100 for a vehicle, and $2500 for lawyer fees. $8000 was paid so far and there is documentation for that. I am just now selling my house and was going to pay him the... Read more »
answered on Jul 5, 2022
The answer will likely depend on the terms of your divorce decree. You would be well advised to have a qualified attorney review it and advise you.
After signing P&S and before grading and drainage plans were shared, swales we’re installed on two sides of the property. 7 months after closing a swale on the 3rd side is now also being installed.
answered on Feb 24, 2022
You should consult with an attorney who has experience in this practice area and can review all the relevant documents. This question cannot be answered effectively in this forum based on the information you have provided.
East coast car ports are located in mt airy, NC. our property is in Harrison maine. Defective roof support and they came last year to replace supports and used same exact supports to replace twisted broken supports. We do not know what to do and need advise and direction
answered on Feb 7, 2022
Hello, I received your voicemail. It looks like I obtained my earlier information from the incorrect website. I suggest you try to contact them at either of these numbers: 336-415-5855 OR 336-755-3409 or by using this email address: email@example.com
This appears to be the... Read more »
Trk is bank financed I've made one payment
answered on Jan 9, 2022
I cannot answer your question without more information. For starters, what do you mean by "with no lien holder on it"?
answered on Nov 26, 2021
Your question does not contain sufficient facts to provide a complete answer. That said, it sounds like the seller may have breached his or her contract with you and you would be entitled, at least, to a refund of what you paid to the seller. In a conventional breach of contract situation, the most... Read more »
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