being asked to co-sign for my son in a apartment lease that he will be sharing with two other boys. The landlord has agreed to an addendum that will state a limited liability equal to his portion of the rent over the life of the lease. Can this be accomplished ?
Yes, if both parties agree you can draft an addendum to provide that you are guaranteeing only a portion of the total rent. As long as both parties sign it, it would be enforceable to limit your liability.
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Generally, speaking a contract for the sale of real property must be in writing. There are very limited exceptions to this rule and they usually involve when a party has moved into the home and started making payments in accordance with a verbal agreement. I would also caution that it does not...Read more »
If the lease specifically says they can buy it at a set price, you are probably stuck. With that being said, an attorney can not really answer that question without looking at the document. I would recommend you have an attorney review the contract and provide you an opinion. It is going to cost...Read more »
Who took the picture? When was it taken. If you did not take the picture than you can not use it without permission. If you did take the picture, but took it as an employee of the other company, they likely also have the rights to the picture as "employee work product."
I bought a car from a guy in Kansas and i have the Bill of Sale, 2 other witnesses, registration papers, and insurance papers. I need to obtain the title but he didn't have it and to him it'll take him $200 to obtain them since he says he needs to drive to Topeka to sign papers. I call BS... Read more »
The only way to obtain a title if he doesn't provide one is to file a quiet title suit. A quiet title suit is a legal proceeding where you ask the court to declare you the owner of the vehicle. Kansas legal services has a guide on how to file these suits. Here is a link to that information:...Read more »
I have a notarized general PoA for my brother activated by his physician at the Veterans Center. Assume now I must sign vs my brother? Any issues with this early inheritance? Home is in Oklahoma; downloaded Oklahoma Quick Claim Deed Form to complete and process in Cleveland County.
It is very unlikely a "quitclaim deed" transfer for his children for $1 would be treated by the IRS, state tax authorities or the local property recording office as a bargained-for sale. Instead, the difference between FMV and the $1 price will likely be deemed taxable, ordinary income to...Read more »
If the amount owed is small enough, you can file in small claims court without an attorney. If, however, the amount justifies hiring an attorney, I suggest you do so. Some attorneys will handle this on a contingency fee basis, which means they get paid only if they recover money for you.
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