There has been an unauthorized easement to my property for over 85 yrs. Ive only owned the property for 6 yrs. The path is the only way to get to my driveway or i have to park on the road. However, parking my vehicles on the road will block my neighbors driveways. The city road is only wide enough... View More
There are lots of unanswered questions raised by your statement of facts here. "Unauthorized" in what way? Who owns the property -- you or the city? Is this easement on YOUR property or are you trying to use the property AS an easement to get access to your property? It is all pretty...View More
If I have tenants thats lease has expired (expired in may) and they are now month to month can I give them a 30 day notice to vacate since they aren’t willing to sign a new lease? They have been behind on rent the last 4 months on their month to month but recently got caught up.
I concur, you can give a 30 day notice for ANY (or no) reason. HOWEVER, be sure you do it right. If you don't give appropriate notice either by missing a deadline or 'rushing' the move out date or not including all the required statutory language it will be 'defective' and...View More
Signed early occupancy for August 15th, The day his brothers lease ended. First son left all furniture, tv’s and personal belongings for brother to have. Brother did not pick up keys to move in until the 21st. On August 17, Landlord threw out all belongings left in apartment.
That is not a question, you've simply made some factual assertions. What is your question? Did the landlord have the right to pitch the stuff? Depends on the terms of the leases. If the one said 'anything left becomes property of the landlord' and the other said 'the rental is...View More
I'm her only child and she's not married. The only thing she has left is some clothes and a few nick nacks. I intend to donate most of it to good will. How do I go about being named executor? Since she had nothing why would I want to be named executor? She was married for a long time to a... View More
My father created two Florida wills in 2020 and 2021 after his wife of 36 years died in 2019. Both had trusts that were similarly worded to provide for five children. The wills gave everything to a woman Dad met six weeks after my step-mother died. We lost a challenge to the Florida Will. It is... View More
The question you ask Hans no clear answer but the analysis starts with a smoke question: Was there anything IN the trust? If the valid will was NOT a ‘pour-over Will’ and there was nothing in the trust then the trust is of no consequence....View More
Whether you've lived there for 4 days, 4 months or 4 years, the answer is the same. If you are 'subletting' (which is what I assume you mean) your rights are the exact same as the tenant you're leasing from -- or less if the lease prohibits subleasing. You probably weren't...View More
Adult sister and brother are sole beneficiaries of Trust set up by now deceased parents.
Sister has ignored brother's requests for accounting, bank statements or fund disbursements, hasn't filed taxes since she became Trustee a few yrs ago, is allowing her children to use Trust... View More
The brother isn't 'disqualified' from being a trustee because of his status on Social Security Disability for a physical condition, but some federal benefits (specifically SSI which it sounds like may not be involved here, but I'd want to be extra sure!) may be impacted by his...View More
His Family told me I have 30 days that they are returning the house to the bank we have a lease and every receipt for the last 3 years almost 4 we lived here and what do I do with the rent money they are asking me to give them
Original sellers passed away and the person is seeing hand written notes saying I missed 4 pymts. can changes be made like that without a new contract or signatures? Original contract ends in April they changed it to August but I'm paying it off early
That isn't a 'change'. If you didn't make the payments they are entitled to the payments that were not made and it appears they are offering to do so with no 'interest penalty' which I'm sure the contract provides for ... you're probably coming out ahead. IF...View More
Father was advised to receive permission from X-wife as children's representative to bury the son. Then x-wife was told she needed to get permission from deceased son's father to be in charge of the probate process. Why would Father need permission to bury from x-wife then x-wife need... View More
The current mortgage company acquired my loan a few years ago as the original lender sold it off. I have never been late, have a credit score of well over 800, paid extra over the years, and have 23 months until the loan will be satisfied. As such I have over 90% of the equity (even by the... View More
What does your mortgage say? IF it says they can randomly require you pay for inspections, then yes, they can do what you describe. If it says they can force you to pay for inspections whenever work is done on the property that too is something they can do.
My question is do I need him to sell it because he will not respond to a text message and email a phone call a letter nothing radio silence. I can't in good faith show a family a home and get their hopes up have them get a bank loan and have this Yahoo not comply
If I understand correctly, you are BUYING a home from a former friend on a land contract and making payments to them. MOST (and I can't emphasize enough that you need to read the terms of your land contract as this is only general information and not legal advice!) land contracts have a...View More
Was recently made aware I am one of the tenants in common with my siblings on my deceased grandmother's 47 acre land. I would like to move onto the land but one of the tenants in common said I cannot with out approval from all the tenants in common. Is this true?
EACH of the tenants in common has an undivided fractional interest in the property. If you can, for example, determine how to build on only 1/10th of the property without dividing it into 10 slices, then you can do what you want with your share without anyone else 'agreeing'.
I concur, the 'simple' answer is usually 'yes', but the land contract itself needs to be consulted before you go too far. For example, there may be a 'due on sale' clause meaning you have to pay off the land contract *immediately* upon such a sale, or it may not...View More
My easement is a 60 foot wide, private easement for the purposes of ingress and egress and public and private utilities. It goes through my neighbors property back to mine. He currently has a greenhouse, chicken coop, shed that he has put within a few feet of the driveway Over the past couple of... View More
There are significant assets that will transfer outside of probate (trust, POD). Is an Order for Assignment of Property sufficient when dealing with miscellaneous entities (post office, locksmiths, utilities, etc)? Or is it advisable to go for Informal Administration. Affairs were not complex -... View More
Mr Harris is right, but I have found the Post Office (particularly) can be 'dense' and insist on seeing letters of authority before they will do 'anything' -- depending on the local postmaster etc. Go to the post office and try to put in a forwarding order or contact the...View More
I agree with Mr Harris, but I'm compelled to ask -- the POLICE? It is VERY unusual for the police to become involved in such things unless 1) there was violence and/or 2) the items removed were somehow contraband.
YOU ABSOLUTELY NEED to get local legal advice and probably...View More
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