Dallas, TX asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana

Q: built home on sister's land at her request pd by me now 5 years later she wants it moved

I paid for everything building materials, permits, deposits the only thing my name is not on is the lot. She's never wanted any money because I do all of the things her husband won't.

2 Lawyer Answers
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: OMG you built your sister a house!

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN

A: Why did you not talk to an attorney? You might seek a competent attorney now and see if there are grounds to file a Resulting Trust Action, but it is doubtful. At least conduct a title search and see who actually owns the property, not what you think.

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