A change of venue is requested via a Motion, and you would have to show good cause for that request. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my...Read more »
own as owners. Not that his daughter from his 2nd marriage has been taken in payments from renting the house out. She sent a letter to my current address stating that my siblings agreed to give the house which was a false fact since we had no contact with her. What type of lawyer do I contact?
You need a probate or trust administration attorney. If there was no will, then the law says who will get the house and it will have to go through the probate court process to be transferred. It depends on how he held title to the property as well and if someone else was on title with him.
I would first threaten to file a lawsuit. If that doesn't work, you can sue them for the money. If the sum is $10,000 or less you can sue them in small claims court. If the sum owed is less that 25,000 you can sue them in Superior Court as a Limited Action. If more than $25,000, you must...Read more »
You need to explain what you mean by "forcing". If you signed a contract with that provision as a condition of being hired, you are probably bound to abide by your contract. Before fighting the provision, I suggest you think about it. Might be a good idea to consult an attorney on the...Read more »
If this is a private mediation, outside the court system, the mediator should declare the mediation unsuccessful and give you a report to that effect. If there is a contract, it should specify the next step, usually arbitration. If no contract, you could file a suit in court.
Uber has a deal with Airport security that all violation tickets go to Uber and Uber pays them and bills the drivers four months later. They do not even give us a written ticket.They just write our plate number and violation and send the ticket without our knowledge. If Uber pays the ticket is that... Read more »
A month and nothing has been done about windows that won’t close let alone lock. The property management company has not lived up to its contractual obligations and I’m wondering how serious this is and what I can ask for in return to be made whole?
Your premises are not habitable! However, did you inspect before you paid? If not, you can certainly notify the landlord to fix it or you are gone. What can you ask for? Habitable premises. You cannot ask for free rent if that is what you are thinking. If you stay you are accepting the...Read more »
You mention, "Settlement money." So you reached a settlement in mediation? If you did, there would be no arbitration. A general rule about such things is, within a reasonable time. And barring any other factors, 30 days is par for "reasonable." If you do not, ask the mediator.
neighbors over the last 2 years is unbearable. Decided to sell and was getting it ready. What I thought was harassment before, was child's play. The property damage, emotional torture and a recent testicular cancer diagnosis, are too much for me. I've gone to the police, FBI and everyone... Read more »
this is not my area of law........however if you have not had satisfaction from anyone else and the facts warrant a lawsuit, you can always go into small claims court and sue for up to $10k......and no attorneys for either side. Maybe demand $10k and when they do not pay sue...Read more »
My HOA is forcing homeowners to remove their good mailbox/post and replace it with one chosen by the BOD which is to be paid for by the homeowner. Threaten fines/legal fees/liens. I am already at $1700 which I cannot afford.
There are many unanswered questions: Do the CC&Rs say anything about mailboxes? Is it in common area, or is it on your property? What are the homeowner's responsibilities regarding common area, or, specifically, where the mailbox is located? How much are you being billed? Is it a lump...Read more »
Probably not. If there is a mediation scheduled, both sides must agree to the Mediator, because the Mediator is supposed to be neutral. And, it doesn't matter who wrote the contract, as that will be an issue for the Mediator to interpret. However, you may have to deal with certain legal...Read more »
If certain narrow conditions are met, an arbitration award can be vacated or corrected by a court. If a court refuses to vacate or correct the award, the court's decision can be appealed. Act fast, you generally have around 3 months to file and serve the correct papers.
I was legally adopted by dad. dad lived and died in calif. property is in bartlesville, ok. have living trust, but property was never included in it. dad died 2015. Mom, Brother and I were beneficiaries. before anything was split up, Mom passed in jan. 2018. now it is just my brother and I. Brother... Read more »
We both reside in the bay area, California. Due to high cost of living, she believes taking my son to England would be better for him. She left with no notice, except for one text I received from her father the day they were leaving (or already gone). We have been trying to raise our son outside of... Read more »
Our TIC requires unanimous agreement for any funds spent from a “reserve” account. We had a subsequent meeting in 2014 with all partners and agreed to spend $500 per year from the reserve account on small improvements. We did that 2014-2016. In 2017 we didn't spend any reserve money... Read more »
Some agreements require mediation first. In mediation each part pays his own expenses. In Arbitration, unless the contract specifies otherwise, the same applies. Costs? Better consult a Concord arbitrator. Google the requirement for a Concord area arbitrator, and also check the local bar...Read more »
The seller told me afterwards how it was built. It severely limits what i can do to the house to fix it up, structural integrity. The house is over one hundred years old. He also never disclosed a 50 foot well under the house, and a gas well on the property. Do i have a case? This was an owner... Read more »
This is a first for me -- 100 years old?? 1x12 studs??? It probably did not violate the requirements of the building codes of the day, if there were any when your house was built. What does your sales contract require in the way of disclosures? What do you really want to do, get out of the deal?...Read more »
Generally, accepted business practices are relied on when there is no specific statute that covers the exact situation. But that does not mean that there is no California case law on the subject. You mention your Arbitration Agreement, then talk about your Mediator. Which are you involved in?...Read more »
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