In Arkansas, claiming land that does not appear to be owned by anyone on county records can be a complex and challenging process. However, there are legal mechanisms such as adverse possession that may allow you to claim ownership of land under certain circumstances. Adverse possession typically...View More
Property we bought about 11 yrs ago had already fencing around it from neighbors. We left it as such and built more fencing that ran into already built parts and have repaired older fencing. Now a neighbor bought some of the property from newer neighbors and want to tear down existing fencing and... View More
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Your question may run deeper than technicalities about fence construction. Your post suggests a property dispute. You could repost and add "Real Estate" as a category. If this involves adverse possession...View More
If the deed to the property includes your mother's name "and her heirs," it suggests that upon your mother's passing, her share in the property would legally pass to her heirs, which likely includes you. Before signing any paperwork to transfer your interest in the property back...View More
My father passed away without a will. He was with someone for 30-years, but not technically married. The only surviving blood is my brother and I. Things have been great with his partner, and we agreed the Arkansas land would go to us. This went through probate in Texas and was approved (among... View More
If your Affidavit of Heirship is correct and recorded, then use it as the source of title for the deed grantors. Their title source is placed in the derivation of title clause, then executed by the grantor heir over to the heir who will own it in fee. Hire an AR attorney to draft and record...View More
In Arkansas, moving into an abandoned property without permission is not typically legal. This action could be considered trespassing or squatting, which are illegal. To legally occupy an abandoned property, you would need to gain ownership through legal means, such as purchasing the property or...View More
I'm absolutely devastated and heartbroken. I went to get some things out of our storage unit at Copper Safe storage today and everything is gone. Thousands of dollars worth of stuff. All my winter clothes, my families winter clothes, all my Christmas decor that I've collected over the... View More
Either hire an AR attorney to sue for an injunction, or check into bidding at the sale (without telling anyone of the contents, or forget about it. Apparently you have been wasting your time complaining to the lessor.
I was involved in a real estate lawsuit over a house I purchased. The home has over 100k in structural damage that was discovered just a month after purchase. Unfortunately the judge threw my case out a day before trial and awarded attorney fees of $15k to the seller. I don’t have money to repair... View More
Facing a judgment can be daunting, especially when it threatens your financial stability. First, you should evaluate the judgment to ensure it was entered correctly and contemplate whether grounds exist to appeal the decision or set it aside. If that's not a viable option, and your financial...View More
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. At this point, you could try reaching out to legal aid societies and bar associations if they can offer direction. You could also try adding Real Estate as a category - real estate attorneys have insight into matters...View More
In Arkansas, you might be able to claim ownership through "adverse possession" if you've been in continuous, open possession of the property for a certain period. Additionally, since your father-in-law passed away without a will, his estate would typically go to his closest...View More
In the 1960s my grandparents purchased a lot alongside a highway in Arkansas. My Mother inherited this lot and wants to be able to sell it. However, the original deed’s description has an error, such that the north property line coincides with the centerline of the highway, when it should have... View More
A conveyance to a family member with a correct legal description based upon adverse possession with color of title might work to get it sold later. You need a good lawyer, not a title company. Keep in mind your title is not going to be perfect as the correction deed should have been executed...View More
I live in arkansas, and my apartment complex got my lease end date wrong on the lease, but almost correct on my welcome letter. I was told that since no 7 month lease choice was available, to just choose the 8 month lease and they would fix it on their end. Now they are telling me that they can... View More
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It may have remained open because it was overlooked in the posted categories - you could repost and add "Landlord-Tenant" as a category for better chances of a response. Good luck
We have recently purchased land next to our home. The owner of the adjoining land has 2 mobile homes which extend way over the property line onto our property. We would like for the mobile homes to be moved over off of our property so we can erect a fence. We have a survey and the corners are... View More
You have a boundary dispute, which should have been discovered prior to the deed execution by a survey and looking at what you bought. If you received a warranty deed you may have a claim against the grantors , who need to be notified now. Hire a competent AR lawyer to search both titles, and...View More
To claim adverse possession in Arkansas, you generally need to meet specific legal requirements, which may include openly possessing the property, using it exclusively, paying property taxes, and maintaining possession for a certain period of time (often 7 years in Arkansas). Additionally, you may...View More
You really need to discuss all the facts with a local Probate attorney, look here on Justia for one. Generally promises to transfer land must be in writing, but there are additional restrictions when the Grantor dies, then the writing must comply with all the requirements of a Last Will. It must...View More
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