Technically, you may have an argument. There does exist a case concerning a long-term commercial lease with a similar provision which held that a letter declaring a non-monetary default sent by an unknown lawyer was not effective because the unknown person didn’t identify himself as...Read more »
My gas Bill's tripled dec and Jan. $140 in dec and $193 jan. I live in an efficiency smaller than most hotel rooms. I paid less in 3 bedroom houses monthly in past even in winter. I keep bugging and disputing and landlords avoiding. Bill is due Friday. Can I call gas company out without his... Read more »
I assume that you live in a building which houses more than one tenant; that neither you nor any other tenant has its own gas meter; that you have lived at the building for a long time and that you have a written lease with a term longer than month-to-month; that you have read the lease carefully...Read more »
If the two persons are not married and they are the only ones named as “Grantees” on the deed, then either may attempt to negotiate to buy out the other’s interest in the house, but if they cannot agree on a price or how to divide the proceeds, they may go to court to have the court...Read more »
They told me it is because my rent was a special rate at the time I signed the lease. However the realtor and the rental company failed to disclose this information before I signed the lease. My rent is now going from 1250 to 2725. Is there anything I can do?
Not much you can do, except move out. If the rental market in your area for tenants is not good, you may ask the landlord for a short term renewal for a few months so you have some time to find a new apartment. Make sure it’s a “ renewal” as opposed to an “extension” because a...Read more »
House is in Pa. No will can be found. House Owned jointly by deceased and two surviving children. Third child died many years ago, never on the deed. Do the deceased daughter's children inherit anything?
There are specific laws in Pennsylvania regarding many less typical circumstances which affect the inheritance of or forfeiture by the deceased’s (called the “decedent”) spouse, stepchildren, adopted children, parents, siblings, aunts and uncles and the children of aunts and uncles and other...Read more »
Your mortgage company will not lend you the purchase price to buy the house unless it obtains an acceptable Mortgagee's Title Insurance Policy. This type of title policy insures the lender of the lien position of the mortgage on the house and will (absent unusual circumstances) require that the the...Read more »
There is no requirement that oral leases be in writing (except if their term is for more than 3 years and except for lot leases in a manufactured home community). When a tenant fails to pay rent under an oral lease and the landlord wants to have the tenant evicted, the landlord must first provide...Read more »
I know the guy and he could rewrite those identifications to exhibit his knowledge about each of the patents. Also what does the 'grant' detail as a per say award to the person. Plus, would you be clear with returning the answers and does a 'grant' expire and who is eligible to a United States... Read more »
You don't say who issued you a fine, whether a fine was issued or where the dumpster was located. My guess is that if your local township issued the fine, you need to contact them to find out what the rules are regarding lids on dumpsters.
My nieghbors lot description has errors in it. These errors caused the surveyors to make inaccurate maps. The private neighborhood association wont let me onto my property to survey it properly. The people living in my house also sent my surveyor hiking. The local police refused to look at my... Read more »
If you are facing a criminal trespass charge, you need to consult with a criminal defense attorney immediately and/or get a court appointed criminal defense attorney. You should change the category of your question to "Criminal Law."
Once the criminal action is taken care of, you should...Read more »
Assuming you are talking about a business corporation, your question would be governed by the Business Corporation Law of 1988 (the “Act”), found in Title 15 Pa.C.S.A. Corporations and Unincorporated Associations § 1101, et seq. and by the corporation’s bylaws. Under § 1709 of the Act,...Read more »
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