A father left his will to his wife that states that she will get all of his money. He wished that she would divide their estate among their three kids. She later decided that she wanted to leave the entire estate to her new husband. She has cognitive issues and memory problems, forgetting simple... Read more »
If he is deceased and she is still living; his will gave everything to her--it is now hers to do with as she pleases regardless of what he wanted. A will is a special sort of document called a testamentary instrument. It requires capacity, so cognitive issues raise questions about validity....Read more »
There is no exemption for a sibling to sibling transfer, so you might be facing an increase in property taxes. However, the history of the title (e.g. if one brother added the other) and whether there is a joint tenancy (right of survivorship) could affect the analysis. you should consult with a...Read more »
I am a 91-year-old veteran who has lived in Clairemont since 1962. The property directly behind my house has very large trees located about 20 feet behind my house which have not been trimmed or topped for over 50 years. The limbs from these trees are now about 10 feet from the back of my house.... Read more »
There are low-cost and sometimes free mediation services. One in your area is https://www.ncrconline.com/mediation-conflict-resolution/community-services/community-mediation If the trees do pose a hazard, you can also ask the city to come out and inspect, but if they issue a citation against your...Read more »
We are closing on August 12th, selling our property in LA County. Our realtor (Remax agent) informed us last night that the Remax legal department is requiring us to purchase a Home Warranty policy for the buyer as a condition to closing. Are they legally allowed to demand this? We have to pay... Read more »
It is not a statutory obligation; it could be a legal obligation if it is part of the contract of sale [doubtful]. While it might not be required, many realtors advise doing this as the relative cost is a good investment to avoid future complaints. It is a bargaining point among the Sellers,...Read more »
They refuse to work out. Would of settled 2mo. No charge but no more. Ive hadit.$500-700$+ rent overcharges manager refuses to make good, belittles me, harassed, maintenance guy violated privacy, theft never sent letters i wrote to owner & seriously MORE issues!!
For residential rental issues involving a mentally challenged person: contact Disability Rights Advocates https://dralegal.org/contact-us/ or check with your local bar association for a referral to another non-profit
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