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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Alaska on
Q: What are my options in the following scenario. Landlord claims I have abandoned my rental unit and threw out my stuff.

No judgements were entered. No eviction filed. Only threats of " its in corporates hands" completely blocked me from entering my home and threw away all of our family's belongings, meanwhile slandering our name to all of the other tenants .

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answered on Jan 31, 2022

Was this a residential unit or a commercial unit? Residential rentals are controlled by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA). You can find that online with the search words "Alaska URLTA." It tells you in plain terms your rights and obligations. If the unit was... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for New Mexico on
Q: What law pertains, Neighbor changed flow of storm water by blocking arroyo and thus causing damage to road and dwellings
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The first question you have to answer is whether New Mexico treats an "arroyo" as a "watercourse" or as a mere "drainway" for precipitation. Most states disallow blockage of a "watercourse" (bed, banks and reasonably consistent source of water) unless... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Alaska on
Q: How to file a court hearing against a HOA for being arbitrary and not enforcing all rules consistently and fairly to all

In short we have a newly formed HOA of 3 years in an area that had a lease that was never enforced and now those same rules are the HOA rules and are only heavily enforced on a very small few. Refuse to address it and discuss it. Allow different rules and exceptions for certain members. Enforce a... Read more »

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answered on Jan 31, 2022

Many homeowner associations are incorporated. Look to their Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws to determine available procedures for voicing complaints. If you follow the proper "administrative" procedures and obtain no substantive review or response then you have a procedural cause... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Native American Law for Alaska on
Q: How do I find My Land Left to me by my father I'm a Alaska native
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answered on Jan 31, 2022

Do you have the deed by which the land was conveyed? It will show a "legal description." There are a number of mapping programs by which you can then locate the land on the map. Any land described by "plat" can be located (on paper) through the State of Alaska, Department of... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Alaska on
Q: I own property in Haines Alaska jointly with my ex wife who lives in oregon. I use the property for a business I own.

I would like to buy her out but we can't come to an agreement. Can she force me to sell the property and split the money?

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answered on Nov 2, 2020

You do not say the capacity in which you "jointly own" but typically in Alaska a husband and wife acquire real estate "by the entirety" meaning 'as husband and wife.' Given that you are apparently divorced I'm presuming your ownership was converted to... Read more »

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