My neighbor is a realtor and her family own hospice and EMT company. They took liberties with my body while unconscious and I’ve been home and suffering for three years. They are protected by local police and I am assaulted and burned in my home for three years now while this family filled with a... View More
My mom had her own room she got behind on her rent I moved her into my room. My rent was paid up but my boss and owners fired me and tried to kick me out saying it's my debt to and doing this because it is not paid off
Good morning! If you find yourself in a situation where you've purchased a house that was already sold to someone else and the seller refuses to refund your money, taking legal action might be necessary. Initially, gathering all related documentation, such as the contract of sale,...View More
The orginal will states any legal issues dealing with her will needed to be handled by her attorney. In 2015 my aunt who is power of attorney over my grandmother. Took my grandmother to a different attorney and made a new will leaving my grandmother's property to her and leaving my downs aunt... View More
The disbursement hearing would not be the place to challenge the foreclosure auction. You would have needed to file an injunction prior to the auction to challenge whether the auction was being conducted pursuant to applicable law. The order on the disbursement hearing is likely subject to an abuse...View More
No, if there is a consent judgment that grants the right to foreclose, the notice of foreclosure sale must be published according to the laws relating to sheriff's sales. The sheriff will then auction the property. If your property was foreclosed, you may have the ability to collect surplus...View More
This is a newly constructed (2022) residential house. Registered letter sent to builder listing problems last year. A few items have been completed but haven't heard from builder in a month to correct other items.
In order to prove that there was an intent to share in the ownership of the property or that the funds provided at closing were to be paid back, you would need to have texts or emails showing that there was an agreement between the parties. A less reliable method would be to provide witnesses who...View More
I assume your road is actually a joint permanent use easement. If so, then a title search may disclose maintenance duties. If just an easement by implication or otherwise, then there are probably no defined restrictions. Then at best, you would need a GA attorney to sue for property damages, of...View More
An affidavit for an adverse possession on the property the people at the clerk's office the court clerk of lowndes county Georgia told me that I had to be an attorney or have an attorney with me present to file this affidavit and I believe that is wrong and it's my understanding that the... View More
If you are claiming title by adverse possession, then you will need an attorney to make an effective claim. It is difficult and is usually a defense to an action for possession or title, not filing an affidavit. You may need a deed as a color of title recorded, not what you are trying to...View More
On Jan 3 neighbor removed 90% of my gravel (It a major incline hill) I needed 4 W Drive 5 years ago to get up hill, no gravel. I payed $1400 in Dec 2019 for gravel on my driveway no one else used it dead ends into my garage. On 01/03/2024 the neighbor removed with his tractor scooped up my gravel ,... View More
I bought a property from xome.com as a second chance foreclosure and after the closing, filed an eviction case against previous mortgagee. She is fighting back saying that bank wrongfully foreclosed the property. Should I file a case against the previous mortgagee, bank or let my title insurance... View More
You will need to litigate to a conclusion on obtaining possession. But you take title subject to rights of occupants. Read your owner's title policy. It will not cover many risks. But also hire an attorney to make a claim against the policy. You could lose all your investment as I...View More
If you have title insurance, the title insurance policy should provide coverage to defend against the claim to title. You will need to file a claim with the title insurance company directly. Schedule a free consultation to make sure your interest is protected.
Your brother would be able to sign the property over to you with a deed. However, it likely violates the due on sale clause in the mortgage that prevents the transfer, by gift or sale, of the property without first paying off the mortgage. The lender could then foreclose on the loan even if it was...View More
Residents in our subdivision seek to contest the election of Board Members. Despite expressing this intention, the current board members assert their adherence solely to covenants rather than Georgia state law. Moreover, the Board has declined to disclose election results upon request, failed to... View More
Homeowners' Associations (HOAs) in Georgia are indeed bound by both their own covenants and by state law. The covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) of an HOA provide specific guidelines for the community, but these must also align with state laws. If there's a conflict,...View More
If your father died with no will and no wife, all of his estate should pass in equal shares to his children. While your sisters may not be able to take it from you, they can force the sale of the property, in which case none of the siblings will own it. Schedule a free consultation to make sure...View More
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