Dayton, OH asked in Real Estate Law for Ohio

Q: I sold my condo and moved in with my Dad to take care of my Dad for six years. When he passed I stayed in the Condo and

My sister and I now own the condo. I still live here but now my sister refuses to pay her half of the taxes. I pay my half, HOH fees and all improvements and updates. If I don't pay her half can I be responsible

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Nicholas P. Weiss
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  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Yes. You are jointly responsible for all fees.

On the other hand, you live there, she doesn't. You are getting all of the benefit of the condo.

If you really don't like the arrangement, you can try to buy each other out or do a sale by partition if you can't agree.

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