Without seeing the bank account information and car titles I can't guess as to the ultimate outcome of the suits, but you can sue anyone for anything. I am guessing that the bank accounts were joint with right of survivorship accounts and if so then they pass outside of the estate, the car is...Read more »
My father passed away. I have a home in front of his and have been living here for 25 years. My stepmom still lives behind me in their home, and now the land is in her name. Can she make me move or do I have rights to part of the land that my home is setting on?
Without seeing the car title and bank information, I cannot answer your question fully. However, the likely answer is that no, you will not inherit anything. Since the car was at least partially titled to you should still have an interest in that. The bank accounts ownership depends on how they...Read more »
I agree with Ms. Whitehurst and would add that unless your family is prepared to pay out of pocket for a nursing home for your father, I would not recommend transferring the remainder of the property now. Provided the deed granting you 1% was done correctly, you should be listed as joint owner with...Read more »
You are generally only liable if you had prior knowledge that the tree was in danger of falling. This could be knowing that it was dead or leaning. If it was a perfectly healthy tree that a storm knocked down, then generally no, you are not liable.
Currently under contract to buy a house. It is occupied by a renter (tenant). Concerned that we do not have a legally binding guarantee that the renter will vacate the property by closing. There is a clause in our contract about the sellers obligation to remove all personal property from the... Read more »
When you purchase a property, generally, you take it subject to any lease on the property. I would have to read your contract to tell you specifics. The seller may not be able to evict the tenant at this time due to their existing lease.
In NC you can talk to the local housing authority, and as long as you have properly notified your landlord of the issues they can step in. And your landlord is walking a fine line if they try and evict you after you reported issues to them.
.363 a. Carteret County, NC, house $10,669, land value $246,017. 4 siblings inherited land from their parents. The 4 live in Moore County, NC. No one lives in house. It has been damaged over the years by storms as it is located on Bogue Sound.
Without being able to read your trust documents I can't tell you what your options are. My advice is that you take a copy of the trust documents to a local lawyer and have them review them. Generally, a part-owner is not allowed to evict another part-owner, however, since the owner is actually...Read more »
My will covers all of my assets and is not very complex, but the investment company that manages my IRA account has a beneficiary form which doesn't allow the same amount of detail. Upon my death, is it likely that there will be financial, e.g. tax, implications if no beneficiary designation... Read more »
What would the consequences be for lying about their income to qualify for a place to live, as long as they didn't miss any rent payments going forward. In this situation they don't have any beneficiary that could co-sign the lease.
Probably the worst that could happen is that the misrepresentation is a breach of the lease and they can be evicted. From there it depends on the lease terms, potentially having to pay court costs and attorney fees.
We were supposed to close March 10, then he delayed to March 31, then again to April 6, 9th, 16, and now may 10. We signed the possession before closing and we paid him $2000 for that month of rent his contract never stated rent afterwards and we would have paid had he asked or it had been in a... Read more »
Without reviewing your contract no lawyer will be able to advise you on whether or not you have a case. You likely have one of two cases here. The first demand performance under the contract (sell you the house) and the second unjust enrichment, for the $30,000 you spent on the kitchen. Take all...Read more »
The co-owner now wants me to sign a quit claim and give her the house with no remuneration. She is in ill health and needs the money and wants to sell but not split the $. I have refused. I currently live in this house with my wife. Is there anything she can do to legally force me out of this house... Read more »
While Mr. Stanger's answer is specific to California, the law is not that much different in NC. A partition motion can be filed and a court can force a sale, likely you would get 50% of the proceeds but potentially more or less. Should a partition motion be filed it is in your best interest to...Read more »
Most lawyers charge around $100 for traffic matters, a lawyer can likely get this reduced to a charge of improper equipment depending on your record. Should you hire a lawyer you will likely not have to go to court.
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