As a landlord, if I ask a tenant to pay a higher monthly rent upon renewal of the lease, but I notify the tenant of my increase after the state of Maine required 45 days notice and the tenant refuses to accept my proposed increase, can I choose not to renew that lease and then find new tenants who... Read more »
It depends on how you do it and what the terms of the current lease and your notice of rent increase provide. I would need to review the current lease and the notice of rent increase to provide you with an accurate and more complete answer. As a general matter, however, if you make it clear the...Read more »
We have had a strong bond between us since his birth. DHS just pulled him from me and returned him to his parents. The parents are on drugs, and my grandson is in harms way. There was no stability in the home and no safety from harm.
I gave them 90 days to leave, and the day after they were supposed to be out, I went to change the locks and they still had stuff in the house that I moved to the porch, and notified them of. I came back a few days later to find the house vandalized, the boyfriend admitted it to the police, but I... Read more »
The eviction process in a probate case is very much like the usual eviction process, with a couple of key differences. Usually, it is the Personal Representative of the estate who stands in the shoes of the landlord. The Personal Representative gives the tenants facing eviction proper notice, and...Read more »
Ive not lived there for 8 years, and he kept the deposite for vague reasons. My mother passed away and he sent me a bill for 2600$ for cleaning and stuff. After we eptied the house. Am i liable for this? Should i go to court over my mothers debts? Do i also owe her for the electric bill she didnt... Read more »
Went to court 12/13/22 for a petition I filed to have my sister removed as personal representative of my dad's estate due to some mishandling of things and the judge decided on a supervised administration with a realtor and for us all to work in good faith with them to sell the home, including... Read more »
You may be able to obtain an extension of time depending on provisions set forth in the agreement you executed. I would need to review the specific provisions set forth in the agreement and applicable court orders.
Our hoa association, registered as a Maine non profit has restrictive deeds and covenants. One owner does not live in home but rents it several times per month for income. Is this allowed in a non profit corporation. And are Are all home owners members of the hoa with associated voting rights
I own a home with my sister and we no longer wish to own the property together. I am willing to sell my share to her or purchase her share, should she want to sell to me. Four months ago, my sister indicated she would like to purchase my share and would secure financing to do so. Since then,... Read more »
When filling out court forms, do I select "Divorce-real estate involved" or "Divorce-no real estate" on form FM-002? As their daughter, I have agreed to help them fill out paperwork and file without attorneys as long as things remain amicable.
I got a restraining order on him a year ago. Currently taking him to court to have his rights to our daughter taken from him and have her last name changed to mine. We never married but he was abusive and I am just now starting to understand that i didnt deserve what he did and I want him to get... Read more »
She gets up close to my front windows even goes in my driveway where she’s off the camera view in the front. I’ve asked her nicely to please stay off the lawn and driveway she continues. I find piles of dog poo. 1 spot of the lawn is ruined from constant urine. What are my rights as she is... Read more »
May 9, 2022, ex-wife came to pick up daughter, outraged over being an hour late due to road closures, and while I was holding the handle of the rear passenger door saying goodbye to my daughter, my ex-wife sped off with the door open and me still hanging on. My daughter was scared, as was I. I went... Read more »
Unemployment runs out before I can collect social. I have no 401k or savings, I can't pay the minimums and don't know even know which debt companies are reputable? Does using a debt company prevent me from applying another recourse later?
I do not believe these laws have ever been challenged in court. Since good time is determined by the Department of Corrections and not considered part of the sentence but an administrative determination by stature, the Court may not find a constitutional violation in the difference statutes. You...Read more »
I cosigner a car loan a few years ago with my girlfriend at the time. We broke up, and she refused a pay it, and has been on the run to stop ot from getting repossessed. I can't afford to pay it. What are my options? I live in maine.
Find the car, repossess it if your name is on it, then sell it and pay the proceeds on the loan. There’s really no other way for you to get out from paying its. If your name is not on the title, then you’ll need to sue her to resolve this.
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