Quitclaim deeds tend to cause more problems then they solve. Consult with an estate planning attorney to see what your options are to resolve this. A self-executing will might be a solution, depending on your situation.
You will need to get your driver license updated to match the name on the deed, your current legal name, both need to be in your current and correct legal name, obviously, the easiest and fastest is to update your license if you can and this should solve your problem. The same would go for any deed...View More
As a 50% owner of a condo in Florida, you have equal rights to the property alongside your brothers who own the other 50%. If they refuse to contribute to necessary maintenance such as window replacement, you can indeed take legal action to enforce their contribution towards these expenses....View More
We fulfilled our year lease contract and want to continue month to month for our kids to finish school, but in that contract they want us to pay for their cable when we’ve already had a service provider for a year. It’s way more expensive than what we currently pay on top of the increase in... View More
When I asked for a few minutes of his time to go over his last update on the case, he replied with a time and a statement that my retainer amount expired (which I paid two weeks prior) and that fees have accrued (although no event occurred between the payment time and the email sent). I asked what... View More
Every attorney is different and every fee structure is different, it also depends on the type of legal help you are getting, probate, civil matter and litigation, real estate, etc., so it depends, the engagement contract should be clear on what is and what is not included as well as the hourly or...View More
The owners are family members. Will the non-bankruptcy owner still have a case with the partition? If the partition is delayed due to the bankruptcy, how long and what circumstance would allow the partition to take place?
If one co-owner of the property files for bankruptcy before the other owner files a partition action, it can complicate the partition case but does not necessarily prevent it from proceeding later. Much depends on the type of bankruptcy filing as well as approval from the bankruptcy court....View More
I have a warranty deed with my name and my husband's name on it he has passed then I also have a living trust revocable that has a quick claim deed in it to me with me and my husband and on another page of the special directive it says for the step kids that I may live here until I moved or... View More
I am very sorry for your loss on the passing of your husband, please accept my condolences for you and your family at this difficult and sad time. You will need to speak with and consult with a Florida Probate Attorney, based on when the deeds were done and precisely what they say will have some...View More
You would have to have both the Trust and the Deed reviewed by an estate planning/probate attorney. Generally, it sounds like you only have a life estate, that said, unless you signed a pre or post-nuptial agreement, you would have substantial rights related to your Homestead Property no matter...View More
The moving of the owner is in a living revocable trust that stepkids get condo if owner moves. The quit claim will need the assessment that will be due for a new roof on the condo added to stepkids and a 6-week move out allowed by the owner of property added to get 20yrs of stuff moved to another... View More
No. This is not possible in a deed of any kind. This sounds like everyone involved is trying to avoid using lawyers, which means that nobody knows what they are doing. It all seems so simple, but it isn't. I recommend that all person who wants to deed his or her property to someone else, hire...View More
Moved into my apartment about 3 years ago. Apartment fower ceiling has leaked 3 times per year for the past 3 years resulting in damaged floor boards, dark water stains down the walls, ruined carpet, discolored ceiling, soft walls and black mold. Black mold was then covered up by paint. Bedroom... View More
It is not too late to record a deed even after the grantor, in this case, your grandfather, has passed away, especially if the deed was executed (signed and notarized) properly while he was alive. Since your mother is the trustee and beneficiary of the trust, she has the authority to record the...View More
Hi, I need help and advice on a canceling a real estate brokerage contract without fee penalized My partner and I were trying to look into purchase a home together before marriage. Both of us are first time home buyers and are new to the knowledge of home purchasing. We were trying to get a house... View More
If you did not cancel the contract within the due diligence period, you forfeit your earnest money. If the $3,000 you reference was your earnest money, you will not be able to get that back. If there were pending inspections at the time of due diligence expiration, your agent should have requested...View More
Let's say that Jim has moved back to his childhood home on lot 42 and the owner of the mobile home park now considers him an additional occupant. He charges lot 42 an additional $110 in rent. That amount nor the definition of an additional occupant is noted in the prospectus. The park owner... View More
No one can answer this question without reading any documents that were signed between the parties and any documents that are in the public record. Whether or not that charge is legal depends on the reading and analysis of those documents. Not paying the charge would likely lead to an eviction....View More
In a residential property tax dispute in Florida, the opposing party might request various documents during discovery, including federal tax returns, to understand your financial situation or the property's income-generating potential. However, tax returns are considered private and sensitive...View More
I made a verbal agreement on purchasing a friends real property by taking over mortgage payments of said property . He assured me the property was mine as long as i made the monthly mortgage payments which i did . I also made improvements on the property throughout the last 3 yrs. , gave extra... View More
In situations where a friend reneges on a verbal agreement regarding property purchase, especially after you've fulfilled your part of the deal for years, you do have potential legal recourse. The fact that you made mortgage payments and improvements to the property, along with having text...View More
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