In Arkansas, moving into an abandoned property without permission is not typically legal. This action could be considered trespassing or squatting, which are illegal. To legally occupy an abandoned property, you would need to gain ownership through legal means, such as purchasing the property or...View More
I was involved in a real estate lawsuit over a house I purchased. The home has over 100k in structural damage that was discovered just a month after purchase. Unfortunately the judge threw my case out a day before trial and awarded attorney fees of $15k to the seller. I don’t have money to repair... View More
Facing a judgment can be daunting, especially when it threatens your financial stability. First, you should evaluate the judgment to ensure it was entered correctly and contemplate whether grounds exist to appeal the decision or set it aside. If that's not a viable option, and your financial...View More
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. At this point, you could try reaching out to legal aid societies and bar associations if they can offer direction. You could also try adding Real Estate as a category - real estate attorneys have insight into matters...View More
In Arkansas, you might be able to claim ownership through "adverse possession" if you've been in continuous, open possession of the property for a certain period. Additionally, since your father-in-law passed away without a will, his estate would typically go to his closest...View More
In the 1960s my grandparents purchased a lot alongside a highway in Arkansas. My Mother inherited this lot and wants to be able to sell it. However, the original deed’s description has an error, such that the north property line coincides with the centerline of the highway, when it should have... View More
A conveyance to a family member with a correct legal description based upon adverse possession with color of title might work to get it sold later. You need a good lawyer, not a title company. Keep in mind your title is not going to be perfect as the correction deed should have been executed...View More
We have recently purchased land next to our home. The owner of the adjoining land has 2 mobile homes which extend way over the property line onto our property. We would like for the mobile homes to be moved over off of our property so we can erect a fence. We have a survey and the corners are... View More
You have a boundary dispute, which should have been discovered prior to the deed execution by a survey and looking at what you bought. If you received a warranty deed you may have a claim against the grantors , who need to be notified now. Hire a competent AR lawyer to search both titles, and...View More
To claim adverse possession in Arkansas, you generally need to meet specific legal requirements, which may include openly possessing the property, using it exclusively, paying property taxes, and maintaining possession for a certain period of time (often 7 years in Arkansas). Additionally, you may...View More
You really need to discuss all the facts with a local Probate attorney, look here on Justia for one. Generally promises to transfer land must be in writing, but there are additional restrictions when the Grantor dies, then the writing must comply with all the requirements of a Last Will. It must...View More
I am in Arkansas This is a 6 to 10 ft section of property that we made an agreement on we could use and have been using their Road for a year and a half now that we are moving on our property they want an injunction where we cannot cross over this section. My question is how likely what a judge... View More
Your property is landlocked, you made an agreement for an easement over your neighbor's land, and now the neighbor is preventing you from accessing your property? Without more information, we cannot guess your next best move. How long have you owned the landlocked parcel? Was it once part...View More
You probably need to examine the adjacent property owners' Deeds. Look for their legal descriptions' common boundaries with you. It might disclose what the neighbors think your boundaries are, and the surveyors may have done this earlier, maybe even using a common metes and bounds....View More
What is your question? Apparently your new survey is different from the old. You might contact the surveyors, but if they talk to you they will defend their opinions. Declination might be a factor here, but probably one survey was more precise than the other. If you have a dispute then hire...View More
My home burnt down in 2021, at which time the executor entered her will in probate.The fire ins policy was made out to mom & estate.My brother, executor of estate, acknowledges the proceeds go to me, but he says he has to pay moms back taxes out of fire ins proceeds before I get my money.Can... View More
Hire a probate attorney to probate your mom's estate and explain this to him or her and provide your evidence. You would essentially be making a claim against the estate to honor the contractual agreement.
I'm absolutely devastated and heartbroken. I went to get some things out of our storage unit at Copper Safe storage today and everything is gone. Thousands of dollars worth of stuff. All my winter clothes, my families winter clothes, all my Christmas decor that I've collected over the... View More
Either hire an AR attorney to sue for an injunction, or check into bidding at the sale (without telling anyone of the contents, or forget about it. Apparently you have been wasting your time complaining to the lessor.
I live in arkansas, and my apartment complex got my lease end date wrong on the lease, but almost correct on my welcome letter. I was told that since no 7 month lease choice was available, to just choose the 8 month lease and they would fix it on their end. Now they are telling me that they can... View More
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It may have remained open because it was overlooked in the posted categories - you could repost and add "Landlord-Tenant" as a category for better chances of a response. Good luck
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