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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Ohio on
Q: i sold a house for 25000 dollars i got 4900 dollars i was told the money went into escrow was i suppose to get that back

it was a water bill lien on the house but no mortgage or a tax lien.

Warner Mendenhall
Warner Mendenhall answered on Sep 29, 2020

A water bill lien could do that. It sounds like a lot. I would ask the water department to show where that amount was justified. The title company will have a complete accounting of payments on liens. Look at your closing statement.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio on
Q: Hello, currently I am in bind with my leasing office. Its about a lease they say we signed but we didn't.

Our leasing office came over one morning unannounced disccusing with us possible options on place they had available that was larger then where we were. So they came over with the paper work for us to sign to lock in the price. With that they also said it wasn't a lease and that we can opt out... Read more »

Warner Mendenhall
Warner Mendenhall answered on Sep 15, 2020

Attorney's need to see what you documents you are referring to to give you an opinion. It sounds like it is a rental agreement that requires you to give 60 days notice before leaving. If you did not sign anything you could give them 30 days notice and leave.

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Q: Legal or not, a minor child is killed mom not permited 2 identify her.
Warner Mendenhall
Warner Mendenhall answered on Sep 14, 2020

More detail on this is needed to answer. Where was the minor child living? Did the mother have custody? Were the mother's parental rights taken in a dependency, abuse, neglect case? etc...

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