Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Louisiana

Q: People that pay us every month for deceased parents property want to tear down and sell and it not even theirs yet!? Hel

Please they plan on doing it can they do this

1 Lawyer Answer

A: If title to the property is not in their name, they most likely have no legal right to tear down a structure on the property. If title to the property is in your name, you likely have standing to enjoin them from tearing down the structure.

Seek the services of an experienced real estate litigator in or near the county where the property is located to secure a TRO. You should expect to deposit an initial retainer of $25,000-35,000 to secure a TRO and temporary injunction, so make the necessary financial arrangements before meeting with the attorney.

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