My neighbor has been using a portion of my land (mowing, gardening, etc.) for well over 15 years. They never claimed adverse possession. I never attempted to stop them using the land, because we are good neigbors. They are selling their house and mowing away. Will the 15 year period start all over... Read more »
From your description it does not sound like your neighbor's use of the property was open, hostile and notorious as required by CT statute and you gave permission to your neighbor to use the land as they did. Also doe not sound like they would support a new owner's claim that this continuous usage...Read more »
Based on your question you should hire an experienced local bankruptcy attorney to file bankruptcy for you to make sure you answer all questions accurately and fully on your schedules and statements. Inaccurate and incomplete schedules may result in the dismissal of your case or lead to other...Read more »
Not clear what you are asking in relation to your interest in LLC. If your concern is whether you could exempt your interest in LLC in Chapter 7 personal filing it will depend on market value of your small interest in LLC. You should consult with a local bankruptcy attorney to review all the facts...Read more »
Since they the creditor has a judgment against your reference to a statute of limitations defense is not applicable. Other than paying off debt in full only other way to stop garnishment is to file bankruptcy preferably Chapter 7. If you want to explore your bankruptcy options I recommend you...Read more »
I recently tried refinancing with another mortgage company. This company was prepared to pay off my first and second mortgage but needed a letter from my current mortgage provider stating that the second mortgage was closed off as a bad debt... which it is. When the request was made, my mortgage... Read more »
Unfortunately for you yes. Charge off is a credit reporting action, but does not affect your underlying liability under the note and mortgage you signed with the creditor. A charge off combined with the release of your second mortgage would have provided you the ability to avoid the payoff of the...Read more »
The foreclosure mediation program administered by the Connecticut Superior Courts is limited to owner occupied properties. For investment properties owners have to negotiate directly with lenders for loan modifications.
Our grandmother died in 2003, having previously (1988) signed a Quit-Claim Deed giving her house to my brother, reserving life use for herself. She had no assets when she passed other than the 'life use' clause; we neglected to probate her will (out of ignorance) and now cannot locate the will.... Read more »
Unfortunately the only way to get rid of the life use is to probate your grandmother's estate. An estate tax return reflecting the full value of the property needs to be filed with the probate court and a certificate releasing the estate tax be issued and recorded. This terminates the life use...Read more »
If your buying property from bank that foreclosed or entity they assigned property to the seller is responsible for all real estate taxes due up to point of sale. The sales conveyance tax in this state is paid by the seller not the buyers.
Filed chap 13 in March 2016, converted to chap 7 in Aug 2016, was discharged but not closed in Nov 2016. Received a permanent loan modification from my bank, they are saying need court approval to execute documents? Is this true and what form(s) are needed to file the documents.
The automatic stay terminated with the entry of your discharge therefore bankruptcy court approval is not necessary. This is clearly stated in Section 362(c)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code. You can try educating the lender to this fact. The problem is convincing the lender of this fact especially if...Read more »
If this profit sharing plan is a retirement plan exempt from current taxation as such than it is likely exempt and your employer would not be notified of your bankruptcy. You should consult with a CT bankruptcy attorney to determine if Chapter 7 is the best option for you and review all of the...Read more »
Employer will not be notified of your bankruptcy filing. Only exceptions would be if they are a creditor of yours or you need to have a wage execution stopped. Under federal exemptions you will have to use wild card exemption which may be limited if you own your home and need homestead exemption....Read more »
The person who has a judgement lien against them sold the property 3 years before the lien was placed. Now it’s showing up 17 years after judgement lien was placed on a title search for the new owners. The new owners are told by the bank they need to pay the judgement that is on the previous... Read more »
Judgment liens on real estate in Connecticut are good for twenty years. In your situation if the judgment lien was recorded three years after title was transferred than the lien is outside the chain of title and does not need to be released since it secures no interest in the real estate. Only...Read more »
This pleading means your mother's home has already gone to foreclosure auction and the sale has been approved and completed. She may be entitled to proceeds from this sale since funds were returned to the court. It will depend on all the liens on the property. If she is still in possession she will...Read more »
If seller provided satisfactory proof including the basis for the $450 meaning the oil company bill relied upon for price per gallon and the tank gauge shows that the oil is there yes you should pay. The omission at closing does not remove the obligation to pay. If you do not pay the seller has the...Read more »
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