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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: What are my options/responsibilities/rights to buyer and agent if the purchase contract expires today?
Jonathan Shbeeb
Jonathan Shbeeb answered on Aug 5, 2020

It’s tough to answer this question without more information. What is your role in the transaction? Are you the seller? Are you the buyer? Is the contract expiring for reasons out of your control?

Look to your contract to see what the terms are and when people are entitled to certain payments.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: If someone cancels a live event bc of COVID and makes it a virtual event, do you have the right to your deposit back?

They marketed it as a completely new event, changed the price, and refuse to offer deposits back. They have offered other options such as transferring it to next year, pay for the new event, or lose your deposit. It seems pretty reasonable that you should get your money back if they cancel an... Read more »

Jonathan Shbeeb
Jonathan Shbeeb answered on Jul 15, 2020

This new world comes with new problems. Without knowing about the event, the terms and conditions related to the deposit, or any agreements you have with the event, it is very tough to give you an answer. An example may help. If you bought an airline ticket and your flight was canceled due to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina on
Q: If I die with out a Will what happens to my wife?

Does she have access to my bank account or is it frozen.

Jonathan Shbeeb
Jonathan Shbeeb answered on Jul 14, 2020

When a person passes without a will or other document that passes property upon death, the property passes through intestacy. That means it is governed by operation of law. A spouse will receive a portion of the property left behind in the estate. The amount of the property the spouse receives... Read more »

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