private road in a community with an hoa that does not collect dues or enforce ccr's, road has a not a county maintained road sign on it. Fence went up in 2002 and the posts have not been moved since along with landscaping and improvements retaining walls and concrete.
Dear HOA Member: My best recommendation in these situations is to obtain the names and email addresses of all the members of the HOA. Then notify them that you would like to call a Special Meeting (or, alternatively, ask the Board to call a Special Meeting if a Board is in place). The agenda for...Read more »
Weeds were growing in a drainage ditch; seeds from the weeds invaded the neighboring property and those owners brought an action to abate them as a nuisance. Must the owner of the drainage ditch remove the weeds?
Nuisance claims require that a plaintiff prove the defendant acted (or failed to act) unreasonably, and as a result the plaintiff suffered some kind of harm/annoyance or interference with the use and enjoyment of their property, and that an ordinary person would be annoyed or disturbed by...Read more »
Would he receive any benefits from this, tax write offs etc? Also he owes taxes on the property, I am willing to pay those off to make this happen. I plan to use this as a nonprofit headquarters, Art/Yoga/Event Space. Its already zoned for 4 residential structures
Real estate transfers and planning for the tax consequences are never do-it-yourself tasks. Tax benefits cannot be calculated without information about the property and the taxpayer. You say that you want a nonprofit HQ in a space zoned for residences. This by itself should be a red flag. If you do...Read more »
The neighbors put up bright lights on the front door, gates etc and the glare is coming into our kitchen and front bedrooms. We tried to talk to them and requested to use softer lights or direct back toward their house but they refused to talk. We went to the city, but the code does not have any... Read more »
Sacramento/ranch county parks website states that no one can access/trespass on park property past 10pm to 6am. That’s quoted on their official page. Nowhere in that sentence or anywhere else do they state a time zone. Somewhat of a ridiculous unimportant question, unless you’re a libertarian.... Read more »
We just bought a condo and prior to placing an offer, we asked the seller's agent who were the neighbors downstairs and if it was quiet. He said yes it's quiet and didn't know who was downstairs. Turns out the neighbors are musicians and have a studio set up where they record... Read more »
This lady owns about 45 acres and rents the houses on it to about 3 tenants. She also rents its it out to campers on the weekends. But the property has many housing code violations. She uses volunteer websites and sells this place as a “free meditation experience, with monks who can teach you... Read more »
Volunteers by definition are people who do something without the expectation of payment or receiving something in return. It is the choice of the volunteer to volunteer or not. A volunteer can always leave and hence has no real damages. Lying in and of itself is not generally a violation of law...Read more »
It has been on my mother-in-law's land for over 20 years. My mother-in-law's other daughter has two vehicles that is rusted and doesn't work; been on her property for over 14 years. My mother-in-law has expressed that she doesn't want the mobile home or vehicles on her property... Read more »
Contact the local PD to report these vehicles as abandoned property and ask for advice about disposal and notification to owners of the property. I think you usually have to give 30-90 days notice then you can call a company to come out and remove them as salvage. There may be a company that will...Read more »
Yes, what you are requesting is possible ... and, as you might imagine, there are a number of other issues to consider. I would recommend that you schedule a few initial free consultations, by video call or telephone call, with two or three different attorneys ... Shawn Jackson - Business...Read more »
Neighbors are illegally dismantling autos and trucks day and night. And we are trapped with loud drive by's of people helping to hide dismantling sound. Would I get in trouble if I share these facts on social media???
Wow, Shingle Springs and San Raphael are having major outbreaks of bootleg auto dismantlers operating under zoning variances in residential neighborhoods. You need to hire a Land Use attorney to look into getting you an injunction against this, because this is the 4th post on this subject. As for...Read more »
the neighborhood that I live in has been having ongoing issues with an auto service station. Neighbors have contacted the Code Enforcement unit because of various activities that we believe should not be allowed at that property, including:
painting vehicles outdoors and releasing chemical... Read more »
Even though it may not be a code enforcement issue, it may still constitute a "nuisance". Private parties, with very limited exceptions, can not bring a legal action for a "public" nuisance, but they may bring an action for a private nuisance. If you can't get the City...Read more »
You need to go to a Tenant's rights attorney immediately. I don't know what "court papers" means. Usually it takes longer to get a trial and then a judgment, so I don't know how much time you really have. Do not wait on this and don't rely on this forum to give you...Read more »
The land was left to my mom and her other two siblings. The two other siblings are deceased now and my mom wants to put the land in her name now to write her will. what documents and paperwork does she need to get this process going? Also she has more land that she has that is in my brother's... Read more »
To begin with you will need to gather together the testamentary documents (wills, trusts, and property deeds), pertaining to your deceased Grandmother and Uncle, and hire an attorney to review the documents, organize the information, and write a report on the current ownership of the properties,...Read more »
The terms to lease the property are really appealing but the company plans to use the lease to secure funding for a green energy project. If I were to lease the property, as a land owner Is there anyway to protect the property from foreclosure in the event company goes bankrupt and creditors go... Read more »
You need the advice of a Real Estate Transaction attorney in your local area to assist you to draft a lease that has forfeiture provisions in the event the lessee goes bankrupt. The creditors cannot go after the property, as you do not transfer title to the property to the lessee, except for the...Read more »
Well, is a pond with chickens and ducks in the front yard common in San Bernardino where your property is? What does the lease say about animals? You have a written lease, correct? If you want them out you can give them a 3 day notice to correct or quit- that is fill in the pond and get rid of...Read more »
infraction for 22101 6 cvc disobeying posted sign no lft turn 7 a.m. -9 p.m. & 4 p.m.-9 p.m. but I mad a left turn w signal @3:52 p.m .seen cop from smll intersection in a business/residence Street I turned onto after he waves me down to go to the side right behind the car he was ticketing ,... Read more »
It is possible that the construction without obtaining all necessary permits could violate a HOA rule or regulation and could result in their imposition of a fine. You should consult with the City building department regarding issuance of a permit or whatever they would want after the fact. This...Read more »
If you have a citation that requires a court appearance, you need to contact the court about your situation either in person or in writing, include a copy of the citation. Failing to respond could subject you to additional penalties and be considered an FTA- failure to appear. If the citation is...Read more »
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