Great question. The issue isn't the term of the agreement. The issue is whether the agreement can be completed within 12 months. The “Statute of Frauds” requires that certain types of contracts be written and signed by all parties in order to be considered binding and enforceable. Here are...View More
My mother had 8 children we are all adults and she didnt her will my mother didnt know how to read or write and our father passed away in 2001 but her attorney told us without a power of a attorney nothing can b done he said it stays with them the attorney.what can i do
I had 31,000$ given to me by the will that my brother lied to judge and had removed from me and was put in trust 10 yrs ago. We were to fight it out in court to determine if the money in the joint account was mine. In CA I was told there was a statute of limitations of 7 years. Who gets the money.
My mother passed away suddenly with no will and no one named as a power of attorney. My brother named himself executor of her estate to handle the funeral and burial details but has now gone back to Idaho and I am left with handling the rest of her affairs. I am finding that I have no legal... View More
he also made a will in which Im the only beneficiary,I just receive a letter from a lawyer who is stating that she is the trustee on a 2002 trust my uncle made and she send me a copy of that trust on which another uncle and his family were the beneficiaries,my uncle had rental properties and she is... View More
I hired a lawyer around the beginning of the year and my sister joined in soon after well evidently my sister didn't sign the papers but she's been in on this with me objecting together as a team along with the lawyer that that I hired okay I got upset with my lawyer not because my sister... View More
Our mother passed away about 7 years ago. The estate was simple, and probate was not deemed necessary. We learned yesterday that the county assessor still has a small, unusable piece of property in her name, with taxes still accruing. Is the estate obligated to take this, as well as the debt?... View More
I live in Vallejo CA. His home is and he lived in American Canyon California. I have a copy of his death certificate, my birth certificate, the house deed. My mother previously passed away and my dad never remarried. The friend was added to the deed as follows: grants to dad, a single man and... View More
You may have a problem. Joint tenancy exists when two or more persons are joint and equal owners of the same undivided interest in specified property. The main characteristic of joint tenancy is the right of survivorship. When a joint tenant dies, his or her interest in the property is terminated,...View More
Maybe. LDs are tricky. Under Civil Code section 1671, a "provision in a contract liquidating the damages for the breach of the contract is valid unless the party seeking to invalidate the provision establishes that the provision was unreasonable under the circumstances existing at the time the...View More
The guy suing me claims he was injured and was unable to work for a whole year he also claims that because he wasn't able to work it lead to lost of property which is another reason why he is suing me what should i do ?
my wife slipped and dislocated her shoulder at home yesterday after slipping in the kitchen because of water leaking from the wall . I had complained about this to the leasing office about a month back but no action was taken and now the accident happened . What should i do .
He left property to stepmom, me and my siblings. The will states she has two years to sell the property. She has never given us update of the selling of the house, nor has she upkeep the property. Now she wants to buy us out. We don't agree, don't want her to buy. We want to buy our... View More
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