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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Q: Can the property owner of my house give me a same day eviction by text message?

I am the previous owner of the property. It sold at foreclosure auction on 9/11/18. The current owner agreed to let me rent the property until 3/15/19. My son took his own life 10/26/18, & my granddaughter passed away 12/6/18. The expense of 2 funerals in just over a month caused me a major... Read more »

Jennifer Sheila Kornblum
Jennifer Sheila Kornblum answered on Jan 29, 2019

Your rental agreement should protect you - particularly if it is i writing. And more than one days' notice is required for any eviction.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Q: Am i safe from being evicted?

The home I live in is owner financed and I got behind on the payments the owner is taken me to court and was granted a default judgement. Then on may 31 Casenet shows he went back to court and got an execution/garnishment on Saturday June 1 I got a letter from the owners lawyer stating that I would... Read more »

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Jun 5, 2018

The automatic stay is in effect but you ought to file a suggestion of bankruptcy with the circuit court and notify the opposing attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Foreclosure for Missouri on
Q: How can my son get his ex wife to help pay a mortgage she let go into default?

She caused them to divorce by letting their mortgage go for 6 months causing it to go into default! She also spent their money an an adult website called Ashley Madison something! They have joint custody of their son, but my son has him 5 days or more out of the week! Their bank forclosed on... Read more »

Lydia Seifner
Lydia Seifner answered on Apr 12, 2018

If the divorce degree required her to help him with the mortgage, or to reimburse him for the outstanding debt, then your son can seek a motion for contempt, and demonstrate to the court that she has not paid what she has owed. Have your son speak to an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Missouri on
Q: Pros and Cons of Deed in Lieu v Foreclosure post Chapter 7 discharge

My Bankruptcy was discharged in late August. I would like for the bank to take my house ASAP. They had started foreclosure proceedings before I filed, so I know they probably will not sit on it forever, but it is December now and I want to move on. Are there any dangers in trying to do a deed... Read more »

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Dec 6, 2017

Just make sure they do not,slip in that you are liable for any deficiency.

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure for Missouri on
Q: foreclosure auction in missouri...Would it chill the bidding if the address of the property is not advertised?
David Reese Fondren
David Reese Fondren answered on Apr 17, 2017

Depends. Is it rural and does not have a street address? Does the notice give a legal description, a plat number, or something? Does the notice give sufficient information to identify the property in question? You should talk to an attorney about either getting an injunction, or setting aside the... Read more »

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Q: How long under Missouri law can I remain in a condo after the floreclosure sale?

Dow I have days or weeks after the eviction notice.

David Reese Fondren
David Reese Fondren answered on Apr 17, 2017

Part of the time depends on how quickly the lawfirm moves on the case, how quickly the sheriff can serve your summons, or if they use a private investigator, and the jurisdiction and how quickly they manage their landlord/tenant cases.

Something to consider. If you already have a...
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