In order to prevail, you would need to assert a claim for adverse possession. Adverse possession requires a lawsuit showing that your possession of your neighbors property was adverse, notorious, open, continuous, hostile, and exclusive and has occurred for the last 20 years. Many of those...View More
Start putting your witnesses together: attorney to search both titles; surveyor to survey only the common boundary; and persons with personal knowledge that you have mowed, cut timber, farmed, hunted, parked vehicles, etc. this part of your property for many years. If he puts fence on your...View More
The attorney who handled the foreclosure for the bank receives the money on behalf of the bank at the foreclosure sale. Based on the condition of the title, the foreclosure attorney will either release the funds to the former titleholder if there are no other claimants or turn the funds over to the...View More
Your question is not clear as to the type of auction involved. There is no right of redemption after a foreclosure sale in Georgia. If this was a tax sale, redemption can occur until such time as the tax sale purchaser forecloses the right to redeem, which cannot occur until one year after the...View More
Hire a GA attorney to search both titles for an Easement. Photos of ROW use are necessary. Any witnesses to your use are relevant. Your predecessor in title may have also used the same ROW, and his testimony will be critical. Neighbors' Statements Against Their Own Interests can be...View More
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...View More
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.
I'm in Grovetown, I want to put up a 50-foot tower in my yard for a CB antenna. Do I need a permit, If so how to get it? My yard is 2 acres, there's a neighborhood wrapping around one corner, one side has a street, and the other side is a house with a few acres. plz help and thx.
In Georgia, the requirements for permits for antenna towers may vary depending on the local zoning and building regulations in your specific area, such as Grovetown. Typically, the need for a permit may be determined by the height of the tower and other local regulations.
Later changes to the investor ownership percentage in a condo do not affect a previously issued mortgage. You have no duty to report this to the lender. It may, however, affect your ability to refinance if the condo does not meet lender underwriting requirements.
My neighbor recently graded and cleared a lot next to my property, and in doing so he also graded approximately 75- 100 feet over the property line onto my property. How do you estimate the damage in a dollar amount and how should I proceed to get a settlement?
Based on the facts provided, there may be multiple causes of action that would give rise to damages. The amount of damages would be dependent on many factors, including any devaluation of the property. I recommend that you consult with an attorney experienced real property litigation.
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
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... View More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...View More
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...View More
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...View More
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