answered on Feb 28, 2023
A property owner may not divert water onto the property of another in a way that causes damage to the property receiving the excess water. Doing so is considered a nuisance and is actionable.
His fence was partially in my yard when I bought the place 8 yrs. ago & he knows that. I did say anything to him at that time.
answered on Feb 1, 2023
Hire a competent GA attorney now that conducts real property litigation. If you do not file suit for the Boundary Line Action, you will acquiesce to the present fence line which is physically ascertainable. Title to both properties should be searched for the common boundary. A surveyor may be... Read more »
answered on Oct 10, 2022
You need a competent GA attorney today. Title co will claim it does not represent you, so very weak causes of actions apply. Seller may be liable on covenants of title, but maybe not. Also someone should have looked at survey, and you do have some responsibility. You have bought a lawsuit.
She is on prescription medication including methamphetamines. is charged with domestic violence with the band stating she’s not allowed on my property. Was back on my property and charged with assault and battery. abuse my children. Stolen broken my property. Filed for divorce
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answered on Feb 23, 2022
It sounds as though there is a police record of this, since she was charged. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options.
We are in Union county, outside the city limits of Blairsville. The subdivision covenants and restrictions were created 12/27/1990. There are 9 lots in the subdivision. 4 of which have homes on them. 3 lots just sold and are getting ready to be built on. One of the new owners claim the covenants... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2022
Your questions will be answered by through review(s) of the property's title chain(s). I suggest you call Cary Cox or the Davenport Firm or David Barrett to meet with as they are all familiar with these issues.
Someone built a house on a property adjacent to mine and fenced off a portion that would have been access to my home.
answered on Dec 20, 2021
Hire an attorney immediately. Acquiescence and Adverse Possession are very real. You will probably need a survey, a very well written demand letter from your attorney, and possibly have to prosecute an expensive, difficult Quiet Title or similar Action.
We had to stop our neighbor from digging a trench to drain the sewage from their home into our intermittent creek. Our question is, what can the county do about a situation such as this one? Can they condemn the home if the owner refuses to find a way to control the sewage coming from his home.
answered on Oct 27, 2021
Your time might be better spent by contacting the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to report this matter; the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) in particular. It is usually taken as a serious matter.
Every time I want to do add an upgrade on my home there is a problem with a fine or letter in my mailbox. The neighborhood is not uniformed so why are you trying to fine me for adding upgrades to my home and telling me to demolish my beautiful upgrades or tear it down. Please I need help.
answered on May 25, 2021
I agree that you will want legal representation before you tangle with an HOA. They are notoriously vicious and biased in the minds of many people. Be sure to speak with an attorney who works with land, title and HOA issues. It is a tough nut to go it on your own.
Was wondering if I came across a pond in georgia on a dirt road and started fishing is it treating passing fishing the private pond from a public roads
answered on May 4, 2021
We cannot say without first reviewing the applicable land documents for the site. This could include deeds, plats of survey, affidavits, court filings, etc. If it helps, you should not assume that just because a pond is next to a road it means you have the right to fish it.
answered on Dec 7, 2020
That island is probably part of a larger tract titled in someone, who is probably paying taxes on it. Hire a competent attorney to search the title. Accretion probably does not help here, although that or Avulsion may be be the reason for the island's existence. The title search should... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2020
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, the least costly route is usually to try to resolve the matter with the company's customer service. If that isn't possible, then you have a few options, such as hiring an attorney to... Read more »
My sister seems to think she owns my moms house that my stepdad built. I'm being told that its part of an estate and can't be sold outside of the family.
answered on Oct 21, 2020
Rarely would a "family" actually own real property. You probably need a competent attorney to conduct a title search and discern who has the title. Sometimes a probated Will devise will place the land in the Estate, but then it would order the executor to sell it and distribute the net... Read more »
I want to sell my house. Encroached land is my front yard (extensive improvements). Can I legally annex this 1/2 acre strip to sell my house?
answered on Mar 26, 2020
You may have a claim for adverse possession: https://statelaws.findlaw.com/georgia-law/georgia-adverse-possession-laws.html
Living in the same trailer park.I payed 1 months of rent and tells me that i need to move. I pay $672 a month. I gave them $1100 to move in. They knew he had the charge and he is on the lease.
answered on Feb 24, 2020
Hey there must be a valid lease first to see what legal recourse you have.
@ 573 david drive this house is a nuisance and so is the vehicle parked at or in the right away for months now. just need some direction
answered on Nov 18, 2019
The best practice in this case is to contact Code Enforcement.
-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.
I purchased a moblie home and placed it on my land after the city code enforcer approved for it to be placed there n 4 months later the say it cant br placed here and that it have to be move because they made a mistake even offered me a lil check to move it but not to cover my expenses and hook up
answered on Nov 2, 2019
There are lawyers who specialize in land use & zoning matters. Additionally, experienced real estate lawyers could also be familiar with these issues. Good luck
answered on Aug 28, 2019
Yes I am getting information for my grandfather. He inherited a house and piece of land from my great grandmother when she passed. He put his soon to be ex wife on the deed and now she is leaving and packing all her stuff to leave. She just came into alot of money from her father passing. Can he... Read more »
answered on Aug 17, 2019
Your grandfather should have consulted an attorney before she put her on the deed. If he did, he should go back to the attorney to consult with him or her.
Once you put a person's name on a deed, you can just simply remove it even if it was inherited. It was nonmarital property until... Read more »
answered on Apr 30, 2019
If you want to keep the property you had better contact the condemning authority and find out what you will have to do to bring the property back up to code, or whatever.
It’s not as if everything is clearly marked “public space”, how do I know if a say, a parking lot is considered public or private property?
answered on Sep 24, 2018
What code section are you referring to which uses the term "public space"?
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