In Michigan, if you own land and there is no formal easement allowing others to use a road on your property, you generally have the right to restrict access to it. An easement would typically be recorded in the property's deed or other legal documents, so it's important to verify this...View More
In California, the rules regarding towing vehicles from private property are quite specific. Property owners or their agents must provide notice before towing a vehicle, except in certain circumstances. The notice typically involves posting clear signs at the entrance of the property, detailing...View More
2 long existing, private roads, servicing approximately 50+ properties. (large acreage parcels) These roads are in Menominee County, Holmes Township, in the woods. Ownership of the roads fall on about 10 owners, owning different stretches of the roads. There was never a maintenance agreement... View More
Without actually examining the title it is impossible to say what to do. If there were some sort of road maintenance agreement, either created before the splits, or agreed to by ALL the property owners afterward, this is going to be difficult. You 'complicate' things by saying there is a...View More
For the real estate transaction, hire a real estate lawyer. If you still need to set up your business entity for the farm, hire a lawyer handling business formation. You might be able to find a lawyer/law firm that does both. Another issue is whether your land is already zoned for everything you...View More
Bridge is located in a subdivision and used by many residents. Every attempt to reconstruct and repair the bridge gets demolished by one person who also lives in same subdivision. Do we other residents have any legal recourse?
Under California law, if a private road and bridge in a subdivision are used by multiple residents, no single individual typically has the unilateral right to remove or damage the bridge. This is especially true if the bridge is considered a common area or is under a homeowners' association...View More
In Kentucky, the ownership of land generally includes the right to decide how that land is used, including whether to allow additional burials in a private cemetery on the property. However, there are a few considerations to take into account.
First, review the property sale agreement and...View More
In Arkansas, moving into an abandoned property without permission is not typically legal. This action could be considered trespassing or squatting, which are illegal. To legally occupy an abandoned property, you would need to gain ownership through legal means, such as purchasing the property or...View More
In California, a business license can technically be registered with a residential address, but this does not automatically allow a commercial operation like a gym to function in a residential area. Zoning laws, which vary by locality, determine what activities can occur in a residentially zoned...View More
My Difficult neighbor is trying to state that where the boundary line begins/ends to My property actually is 5 to 7 feet away from the rock That has been placed as a marker by the surveyors of plots/property ownership, Hence saying that I am unable to put a fence up where the actual block to divide... View More
Property boundaries in Georgia are generally determined by a recorded plat, a legal land survey, or the property deed descriptions. If there is a dispute about where the actual boundary lies, it's usually necessary to get a new survey conducted by a licensed land surveyor. In Rincon, as...View More
If you had two permits allowing for the cultivation of up to 99 plants each but were found cultivating 325 plants, you exceeded the allowable amount by 127 plants. This excess could be the reason for your misdemeanor charge and the associated fines.
I own a legal duplex (in the title) that has 2 unpermitted units. One of the previous owners created those 2 unpermitted units from one of the duplex's interiors a long long time ago and rented them out. The previous owner (the one who sold the property to me) went through tenant relocation... View More
California's SB 330, also known as the Housing Crisis Act of 2019, aims to expedite housing production and prevent the loss of existing housing stock. Under SB 330, local agencies are restricted from reducing the number of housing units on a property, even if some units are unpermitted....View More
In California, the specific permitted uses of a commercial building are generally determined by local zoning ordinances and the Certificate of Occupancy issued for the building. If your building's permitted use is "office space," using it for meetings would typically be consistent...View More
on. I payed rent for 8 years , and he wasn't the real property owner. So after he died , the family wanted to sell the property I was renting and tried evicting me off of the property but like I said , it wasn't his property to begin with. The property I rented was right next door to the... View More
In California, if you've been paying rent to someone who was not the actual property owner, it complicates your tenancy. The true owner, or their heirs, generally have the right to evict occupants who don't have a valid lease with them. However, given the length of your occupancy and...View More
Citations were imposed on property i have mantained & paid taxes on since 2015 . On Jan2023 case was initiated by complaint by neighbor stating living in rv . Code inspector began notice to abate & has cited every 10 days without fail eventhough i asked & he sgreed to give me time to... View More
If you've maintained and paid taxes on the property since 2015, you may have grounds to assert a claim for adverse possession provided other specific requirements are met. Adverse possession in California requires open, notorious, continuous, hostile, and exclusive possession for a period of...View More
Unit is located in UNINCORPORATED part of LA County, there is an order from Regional Planning requiring unit to be vacated due to: One or more unpermitted dwelling units are being maintained on the premises (Los Angeles County Zoning Code: 22.02.030(B); 22.18.020; 22.18.030(A); 22.18.030(B);... View More
In California, a rental contract for an illegal dwelling or unpermitted unit can present complexities. While the rental contract itself may be a legally binding agreement between the parties, its enforceability could be limited or affected by the unit's illegality. If a unit is illegal or not...View More
I've worked for 10 weeks, put in over $20,000 in the job, and once I got the lease from the lawyer I was told to vacate the property. I also live on the property and he had the police tell me that I would be trespassing in 24 hours.
Hire an attorney to sue for your services rendered, at least in quantum meruit. Until you are served with an action for possession, you might stay there. Then you go to Court. Ultimately you will lose possession, but you will cost the owner time and money. If you get a Judgment for money,...View More
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