I took over payments on my parents house, and they added me to their mortgage in February of 2017. I paid their payments (to them and then they paid their mortgage) for a year. In February 2018 they signed a quit claim deed and I refinanced the house to remove their names and have the loan in my... Read more »
Not easily. A judicial procedure, such as partition, could “remove” you from the deed. And if ownership is joint, your death would vest title in the survivor. But a co-owner cannot simply “remove” you from ownership.
Title insurance is not a legal requirement, like liability insurance for the operator of an automobile. It is customarily charged to the seller because it is the seller that may be providing to the buyer a warranty of title.
You may owe the rent, but the fact that they did not try to collect it for four years may give you an argument in court that you should not be immediately evicted. Is there a written lease? Consult with an attorney and provide him or her with the lease. There is not a simple answer to your...Read more »
This is possible, but don't try to come up with the language on your own. An attorney could advise you as to the proper language to use. Have an attorney advise you as to the entire transaction if you are not certain how exactly to do it.
The contract mentions benefits to heirs but we have seen no Letters of authority. The person only passed away on 11/26 but heirs have been in property(they got keys from Fathers body as he died in the building) and say they plan to change the locks tomorrow 12/6 This contact was never registered... Read more »
The administrator of the estate of the buyer, or his proper heir, would presumably have the right to take over the purchaser's interest in the land contract. (Is there anything in the land contract that prohibits assignment of the purchaser's interest?) Rather than to try to write a...Read more »
My neighbor who has placed many Arborvitaes along our adjoining fence line along with a spruce tree. all plants have exceeded between 10' to 20' in height. Can I hire Landscape company to come and trim up to 20' high vertical from our adjoining fence vegetation only what is encroaching on my... Read more »
the account are not mine. The deposits are direct deposits from his employer. Do I have to prove all transactions associated with the account are not mine or just the contributions made to the account?
Michigan law permits you (or the owner of the funds) to establish ownership. See Danielson v. Lazoski, 209 Mich App 623 (1995). Someone needs to act quickly to object to the garnishment or otherwise assert rights as to the funds. You should consult with an attorney.
Good question. The answer may have to do with tax refunds. If you regularly receive refunds, the best day to file may be just after you have spent your refunds. There are a lot of competing considerations, but that's my candidate for a seasonal factor.
I would give the "hire" a schedule and work tasks that each senior client requests. I would be running this business in Michigan. The hire would keep track each client visit and turn in to me a completed "task sheet" at the end of each week. I think that is about the extent of control I would have... Read more »
If the man who came to the door indeed purchased the home at a foreclosure sale, he will own the property and can have you evicted after the redemption period expires. The redemption period is normally six months. Determine when the sale occurred. If it was less than six months ago, you may not be...Read more »
If the claim arose after the bankruptcy was filed, it is not property of the bankruptcy estate. I recommend that the employee see an attorney about the employment-law case, and that if there is any claim the attorney should consider notifying the bankruptcy trustee if there is any doubt as to the...Read more »
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