If this was an oral lease agreement, then you may serve her with a notice for nonpayment of rent (3-day notice). Or you can send her a notice of termination and give her 15 days to vacate (assuming that she was paying rent on a monthly basis). If there was no oral lease agreement, then you will...Read more »
A relative recently passed away and I inherited property through a Life Estate quit claim deed and I am listed as one of the rems, what's next? Is it all automatic or do I have to bring certain documents to certain people? orange county Florida.
All you need to do to effectuate the transfer is record a short-form death certificate of the life tenant. You can contact the clerk of court for Orange County to get specifics on the costs of recording.
If the purchase is a cash transaction, then it would not be necessary to satisfy the lien as part of the transaction. If the purchase is financed through a bank, then the bank and the underwriter for the title policy will require that all liens be satisfied as part of the transaction.
I am on the mortgage and deed for a house that my ex lives in. The divorce agreement states he will buy me out after 6 years. Recently they put up gates in the community and I went to the office and got a sticker so I wouldn't have to make the line through the visitor's entrance since I... Read more »
This person has stated how she use to stand over her ex with a kitchen knife, so to avoid issues with the police, I feel it's best for this person to leave. Their is a verbal contract sent through text, giving this person 6months,
Simply tell this person to leave. It may be helpful to give them notice in writing to vacate the premises within a certain amount of time. If this person does not honor the notice, you may contact law enforcement or you may file what is called an ejectment suit to remove the person from your home.
If you and your friend are unable to come to an agreement on whether to sell or not, you have the option of filing a partition lawsuit. Since a house cannot be divided into two separate but equal properties, the court will ultimately order that the property be auctioned off publicly to the highest...Read more »
paid rent late in january. not given notice of late fee. paid next 2 months no problems and moved out at end of march and during this whole time was never sent notice of late fees. when moving out, now landlord is requesting $657 in lates (60% of the rental cost). is this legal?
Whether this is permissible is governed by the terms and conditions of your lease agreement. You will need to review the section regarding late fees to determine whether the landlord is required to give you notice of this charge in advance of assessing it to you.
It's complicated. Landlord allowed me and my animals to go back and live on the property. I'm in the shed. Been living on the property for almost two months. I don't want to be but my car was stolen, my ex boyfriend was verbally, mentally and financially abusing me. I need more time to get out.... Read more »
If you do not have a lease agreement and you are on the property without the permission of the owner, then you must leave when the owner demands that you do so. You are trespassing otherwise. If you continue to trespass on the property, then the owner may contact law enforcement to have you...Read more »
This will depend on the terms of your existing lease agreement. If the lease is silent as to this issue, then your lease becomes a month to month tenancy at the end of the existing lease term and the landlord must provide you with at least 15 days notice of his/her intent to terminate the lease.
No. Adverse possession requires that you hold title to property "adverse to" the legal, titled owner. Living in the property with the permission and consent of the true owner does not qualify for adverse possession.
My boyfriend asked me to move in and his mom agreed to it.i am not on the lease but my boyfriend and hid mom are. I move down and have been here for 3 weeks, I pay for stuff in the house, I have mail that comes here, bow she's saying I have 7 days to move out. What rights do I have here? Does she... Read more »
Unfortunately, if you are not on the lease, then you do not have any rights under the law to remain in the property. Moreover, you are not entitled to any formal notice to vacate. Either the landlord, or the individuals on the lease, or both, may file an ejectment suit against you to remove you...Read more »
I put my boyfriends name on my home I own free and clear by quick claim deed. He was to invest his time and money to help me make much needed repairs. Not only have I caught him cheating ,he has not done any work to the home. What can i do?
If he has been added to the title, then he legally owns an undivided 50% interest in the home. You may informally work out how to get him off the title, such as you purchasing his interest or he purchasing yours. If this is not successful, you have the right to file suit against him for...Read more »
Thank you for reading my question. The downstairs neighbors regularly come to my condo door drunk. They think it's okay to punch and kick the door at times when I am in the shower at night. A few months ago, they called in a false problem and maintenance burst through my door to find there was no... Read more »
You certainly have a right to the peaceful enjoyment of your leased property. You should inform your landlord of the situation and request assistance to resolve the issue. You should also inform law enforcement in any instance where your neighbors are being loud, aggressive or destructive.
You may be entitled to reimbursement for your financial contributions and any improvements you made to the home. Keep detailed records of all payments and contributions in the event you are required to take legal action for reimbursement.
If the tenant has paid outstanding rent into the registry of the court, then the landlord has the right to request that those funds be released to him/her. The court may not release the funds until the case is resolved, but the funds cannot be released absent a court order. There is no...Read more »
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