I recommend titling both properties in your name and your boyfriend's name as "joint tenants with rights of survivorship". You and he will need to execute new deeds for each property to effectuate this transfer.
While it is not strictly necessary, it would be prudent to have the Writ served by law enforcement to officially transfer possession from the tenant back to you. Then change the locks to ensure that neither the former tenant, nor his sister can return to the property.
There are two types of seven day notices. One is with the right to cure the lease violation and one is without the right to cure the lease violation. If you have received a seven day notice WITH right to cure, this is generally due to a technical violation of the terms of the lease, other than...View More
Buyer did a home inspection (had 10 days) through a non licensed "friend". No report to look at and realtor said house was fine. On the 9th day she backed out. She told the realtor she didn't know about HOA fees. Was in listing and realtor knew. Just got cold feet. We spent $ on... View More
It depends upon the controlling language in the contract for sale, but ordinarily in this situation you should be able to keep some or all of the EMD. You will want to consult with the title company holding the EMD for the process to make a claim.
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...View 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... View 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...View 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... View 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...View 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.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.