I have three siblings and a stepmom. My stepmom is currently living there and one of my siblings want the house while me and another sibling don't want our sibling to get the house. We want our stepmom to keep it but pay us our fair share. My sibling who wants the house wants to kick the... View More
I am sorry for your loss and your situation. If your father had a will, then his estate would pass via the directives in his will. If he did not have a will, then it would pass via the succession law of Louisiana assuming Louisiana has jurisdiction. Based on your post, your father has a positive...View More
If you provided the funds for purchasing the house and your uncle agreed to buy it for you, it's understandable that you would expect your name to be on the property as the owner. However, if your uncle's name is the only one listed on the property, it may indicate a discrepancy between...View More
A divorce decree left property to my sibling and I in the event of my father’s death. He passed recently and I found that his wife who lived in the property with him but never purchased or paid the “now free and clear” mortgage, name is included on the deed along with him. Is this a... View More
In Louisiana, a divorce decree that addresses property distribution typically has legal precedence over later actions, such as the changing of a deed. If the decree explicitly awarded your mother's half of the property to you and your sibling, this should be honored unless legally modified...View More
When my parents died, my 2 bros, a sis and I inherited 2 15 acre lots. One bro died in 2015, no will, but a succession was done,shows us 3 sibs as joint owners in undivided prop.These 2 15 acre lots were last surveyed in the 1930’s. I hired someone to survey and divide the property into 3... View More
Something is inconsistent here-----You indicate that there was no will and that you have 2 bros, a sis and you howewver a succession was opened and the 3 sibs becanes owners of the 2 lots. Inconsistency notwitstanding, I would contact the attorney who handled the succession and discuss your...View More
You and your predecessors in title have probably already acquiesced to the new boundary. It will be ascertainable at least by the physical house. Consult with a competent LA attorney. A boundary line agreement might net you some of the neighbor's land for you giving him the property upon...View More
Apparently you should not have got a divorce until the marital real property was dealt with. Prepare a quit claim deed for him to execute in front of a notary. If not, either sue for contempt to enforce the divorce decree or file for a Sale For Partition. I suggest you hire a LA attorney now.
Got divorce in 2021 because he was cheating and I bust him, so I filed for divorce. I asks him for help me with mortgage, I got hurt at work and barley paying bills. Can I get his name of house if his not helping. I'm not going to pay... View More
Just because he is not paying on the house note does not remove him from ownership. What did the Divorce Decree say about the house and the mortgage? Outside of enforcing the decree, foreclosure may be be imminent as a refinance is doubtful. A Ch13 BR might help.
There is no U.S. Supreme Court decision that makes it unlawful to buy a house for less than its true value. The principle of "willing buyer, willing seller" generally prevails in real estate transactions. However, there may be laws against fraud, misrepresentation, or undue influence that...View More
In Louisiana, determining liability for an abandoned home fire causing damage to adjacent properties can be complex. The liable parties could vary depending on numerous factors, such as the cause of the fire, the condition of the property before the fire, and whether there were any local ordinances...View More
I AM THE BUYER AND PAYMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE ON TIME FROM BEGINNING AND TAXES PAID REGULARLY// SELLER HAS SENT A NEW CONTRACT INCREASING THE INTREST W/RAISED THE PAYMENT AND ADDED 50,000 TO THE ORIGONAL PAYOFF.
Has a Deed been executed and recorded with you as the owner or not? If not, then you do not own anything but probably a contractual right, which the seller might try to modify. Just because you have paid out monies does not make you the titled owner. Hire a competent LA attorney for advice.
What exactly do you want? If you want to nullify the transfer then one way of doing this is to prove that the document transferring the property was not properly done/completed. If you want to challenge this, then you should first have a specific consult with an attorney to determine what needs...View More
It is possible, however not enough information is provided, and anyone providing you with an intelligent answer will want and need to do some research, including a review of the public record, before providing you with an answer---my suggestion is that you contact a real estate lawyer and/or a...View More
i bought land over 12 years ago with the building where I recently live and recently i was told there was a case on the land and judgment was given to another family.... whats the implication and how do I protect my right of ownership.
In a situation where you've been informed of a land dispute and a judgment has been awarded to another family regarding the land you purchased over 12 years ago, it's essential to take swift and decisive action to protect your ownership rights. First, gather and carefully review all...View More
We were not together when she died. She was married to someone else. We never did anything with the home. I still live in the home. She does have one child with me and one child with someone else. We are in Louisiana. I am on the deed to the house but not the loan for the house. I have paid on the... View More
You really should speak to a succession lawyer in your area to make sure you have a clear understanding of your rights. Someone may open your ex-girlfriend's succession and that lawyer may reach out to you, however that lawyer does not represent you --hence the reason you should at a minimum...View More
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