As stated by others, you need an attorney that can handle the probate of the two estates. The problem is to get the property transferred to whomever it is supposed to go to - whether by Last Will or by Statute (or possibly by the way the deed is written or any trust owning the property), you will...Read more »
Interesting you say this is Civil Rights. I am not sure what civil right you refer to. There is no civil right to put your neighbor in harm's way. "Do unto your neighbor as you would do unto yourself." Does that sound familiar?
So with that in mind, the Association most...Read more »
The inclusion of the washer and dryer are material to the contract. Therefore if the washer and dryer were removed, you don't have to close as the seller has breached the contract. You can set the condition of closing to be that the same or better washer and dryer are replaced and put in the...Read more »
True, you don't need a realtor - and that is because you already have a buyer and seller agreeable to the transaction. But you absolutely should have an attorney to draw up the contract and the closing documents and perhaps supply you with title insurance, if appropriate, or a title search to...Read more »
There is no Covid-19 related law or regulation that affects this type of financial obligation. The due date is the due date and any extension is up to the association. Your question is unclear but it seems they denied your request. The association has its own obligations and that is why the...Read more »
The answer is yes. And it can be done without telling the other joint tenant. That is one of the little known drawbacks of joint tenancy. Just understand that the property interest sold in your case, would be 50%.
I bought a single family home with a known broken ac. We wanted the ac fixed but the ac company could not come for for 3 weeks so we elected not to delay closing and just set aside money in an escrow hold back to repair and service ac post closing. Our closing attorney held the repair money in... Read more »
If your escrow agreement was well drafted, the answer should be yes, the escrow agent had no business releasing the funds unilaterally and is responsible for a gross breach of its duty as an escrow agent.
It would be best if he transferred the property to you and himself, as husband and wife. Then upon the demise of the first of you, the other spouse would have full title to the property. Without your name on the deed, you would get a life estate in the property with ownership to your children,...Read more »
A lender reported to credit agency during COVID 19 Forbearance. It negatively affected a refinance and canceled closing. I was informed it would not be reported and would not negatively affect us in anyway since we are current. Did they break law reporting it and affecting my refinance that was... Read more »
The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act places special requirements on companies that report your payment information to credit reporting companies. These...Read more »
This can be done rather simply with the proper wording in the deed you receive from the seller. An attorney representing YOU should be used to get it right. You may also want to take it one step further and prepare and execute a Last Will and Testament and/or a trust to hold your interest in the...Read more »
I can tell that you are not giving us the whole story.
I very much doubt that owners are prevented from accessing their units. But the use of the unit can be restricted. The building can decide to put itself on "lock-down" to protect its residents. in the covid-19 world,...Read more »
Is it illegal for an employer to refuse to hire someone due to smoking marijuana even if they have a medical marijuana card? The company is saying they have a strict "drug free policy" and cannot excuse marijuana from the drug screening even if a medical card is provided. The type of job... Read more »
The employer is entitled to set requirements for the job. If qualifying in a drug free environment is one of the requirements, then you right (in Florida) to use medical marijuana does not exempt you from that requirement. For example, the employer can require that no person working can take cold...Read more »
An examination of the deed in which you and your siblings own the property needs to be made. If the ownership was by survivorship, then you do not need to probate the sister's estate. If not, then probate to authorize the administrator to sign for her...Read more »
.. And bank accounts. I've lived with her for almost 6 years. I just received her urn and death certificates. My first question is: When I received the death certificates, there was no cause of death listed. (She passed away from lymphoma) Is that normal in the state of Florida not to list... Read more »
No need to be nervous - just use an attorney to file a probate administration. Depending on the value of the estate assets, you may be able to file a "summary administration" which should take all of 2 or 3 weeks.
Your issue is that you need a court to appoint someone to get all...Read more »
I am the seller. in the buyer's purchase agreement it indicates seller pay up to 3% of buyer's closing cost including prepaid. Is that 3% of purchase price? my agent told me at time of signing its 3% of closing cost.
now its closing soon the title company calculates 3% of purchase... Read more »
Typically in a traditional sale, all liens and encumbrances on a property are satisfied at or before closing by the seller. If you are buying the property in other than a traditional sale scenario, you should seek out an attorney to assist you and avoid putting yourself in harms way.
I purchased a small townhouse in 2012 and made it my homestead. I later purchased a home but I kept the townhouse and rented it. I sold the home and purchased another and then another. Each time I moved into the home and lived there from 1 to 4 years. The mistake I made was never canceling and... Read more »
Unfortunately, ignorance is not an excuse to the law. You were rightfully tagged for your mistake. I have been through this before with clients and, indeed the ignorance argument is always used and always loses. You have no choice but to pay up and file homestead (hopefully with portability) on...Read more »
Seller would not negotiate and offer was withdrawn. Bank would only finance VA appraised value. Withdrew from contract. Home was placed back on market and now is pending. VA did a ROV and increased appraised value to a figure that would have worked for the sale. Do I have any... Read more »
You could negotiate again with the seller and try to enter into a new contract at the known appraisal number. But since you did not get an extension of the contract while the ROV was pending and instead terminated it based on the lower appraisal, you have no recourse against anyone.
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