Our HOA has defined a “single family residence” to only allow persons related by blood to occupy the residence. We have a fully equipped apartment in our basement, that has a private entrance. The apartment is currently occupied by a blood relative. However, If that relative should move... Read more »
I have tried to negotiate, set up monthly payments and even a share acct to share the bill. He has refused and denied each offer and even canceled his own well development. I have exhausted all options and need legal answers before I take my water back.
My house I bought sits on 4 acres. The seller inherited the land from his grandparents. My next door neighbor is the previous owners brother who owns an identical lot to mine. Behind my property is a planted field with corn by the previous owners uncle. The guy I bought it from used to let his... Read more »
There are several issues that need to be addressed. The first is whether there was a written lease giving the mower the right to continue to mow. Did the affidavit of title disclosed the lease? Was the prior owner receiving farmland real estate abatement for the property taxes. If so, dis the prior...Read more »
My original survey does not show that stating certified there are no encroachments on my property. He claims that that portion of my driveway is his. (And technically through to the back of my house and yard). No other owner of the house ever did a survey before this new one. Or is it legally mine... Read more »
I moved into a new construction development in Aug-2020. All new owners were told we would have an HOA and would get a bill in the mail once it was active and up and running. We only received the covenants, not who to pay or where to send payments. Now Dec-21, we all get bills for 2020 & 2021.... Read more »
We have an aggressive zoning inspector that has the same zoning violations on their agriculture zoned property as court cases she has filed in our township. Blight and open buildings. The trustees don't seem to have a problem with it and one is a brother of the inspector. I was a victim... Read more »
I purchased a piece of property to build a new home, we have closed and the deed has been filed. The neighboring lot is also building a new home and their contractor has placed a dumpster and the spoils from digging a pool on my property without permission. How can I force them to remove it... Read more »
Completely covering any accesss to turn my water back on. The fence is on her property line but is completely blocking any way of turning the water back on. She now wants me to pay hundreds of dollars to get the fence taken down and put back up just so I can get to my water valve. Who is liable in... Read more »
I received my patent for tax forfeited lands. I went to visit the property and was told by neighbors. People who were living there appeared a year ago with paperwork saying they owned the land. There is little information on what to do next. I was told by sec of state office, my patent is the only... Read more »
From the looks of it, you may need to consider getting law enforcement involved to effectively escort the people off of the land. Assuming that they have no legal interest in the property, then they are trespassing.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.