Lenoir City, TN asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Lemon Law for Tennessee

Q: Hello, we just bought a house from someone who “flipped” it after it was foreclosed on & we found lot of mold covered up

We have several walls down due to mold and the floor and ceiling in some areas along with our roof in need of mending to prevent it from coming back this is costing us a lot of money and has been very unsafe for my family we would like to take action against them but are unsure of what kind of lawyer we need to do so

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Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You can probably find a general practice attorney who will take the case. Of importance to your case will be the representations made by the seller and whether you received a warranty or bought it "as is." One of their defenses will be whether you had a property inspection or not.

Anthony M. Avery agrees with this answer

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Hopefully the seller falsely made out the Tennessee Residential Disclosure. There is a 1 year SOL from the statement to sue for misrepresentatio

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