The whole scenario changed. From sending a bill from their lawyer because of at that time I was replacing my fence and it was installed improperly and( Code Enforcement gave me 6 months to replace my fence ) This year I sent my HOA dues, only to receive back the same envelope, and my check? Sent... Read more »
My living Grandmother wants to add me to her land deed. I want to build on the land. The land is in Puerto Rico. My granny lives in Florida. She wrote a statement stating her wishes and gave me the actual deed. However, I did not get her statement notarized due to lack of time. What are my next... Read more »
Your question is vague as to what you mean by "is passing down" the property. Is she living and wishes to make an estate plan for passing of her property after death? Is she living and wants to convey it to you right now? Is she dead and arranged for it to pass to you in a Will, Trust, or Deed?...Read more »
There's no such thing as "his half of the lease" - unless the lease specifies that each tenant is responsible for only half the rent, which is extremely unlikely. Usually, all tenants named on the lease are jointly responsible for the rent. That means if one takes off and refuses to pay his/her...Read more »
There is a fence around the parameter of the complex and it was presented as the whole lot was ours. in fact, it was presented as a premium lot that would be easy to fence in because of the back fence already being there. I spoke with neighbors and no was aware that there is a 10ft strip of public... Read more »
Normally when you buy real property there is a title search and survey to check these things, at least you would have if you had an attorney represent you in the transaction. Did you get a title insurance policy when you purchased the property, you may be able to make a claim.
My sister and I inherited property from our parents in 2001, previously (55 years ago) our dad sold a parcel of the property to his nephew and I guess with a good ole boys handshake ingress and egress was granted to our parents. The county has also made part of the road a county maintained road,... Read more »
That is not a legal reason to evict. The landlord's rights to terminate your tenancy are based on the terms of your written lease. If you happen to have a month-to-month tenancy based just on a verbal agreement, he may terminate the tenancy anytime he feels like it (and doesn't need any reason),...Read more »
I planned on building a 3 bay detached garage first to allow me to store furnishings from my house in jacksonville cost savings there will be a fair amount if I can do this , I am being told I cannot do that the house needs to be built first . the first question I asked after being told that was... Read more »
Depending on the local zoning code, a stand-alone garage may not be a permitted use. See about getting a building permit for the house and garage, and simply build the garage as the first phase of the plan. The permit might require you to complete the entire project (house and garage) within a...Read more »
This is not a land use & zoning question; it's more of a general practice question. I assume your son is an adult. The first thing that should be done in this kind of situation is to attempt to confirm the abandonment in writing, to avoid any potential claims of you causing a loss to the other...Read more »
If it's truly a certified service dog that serves the girl, yes, she has the right to have such a dog at ANY weight. HOWEVER, service dogs are NEVER vicious! They are trained to be very tolerant of people and dogs. Therefore, sounds like there is fraud going on, and there should be a legally...Read more »
That depends on a host of factors, including the applicable zoning code, environmental regulations, and whether the local government is treating you equally to those with a similar type of land. The first step is to ask your local Planning & Zoning officials. If you don't like their answer,...Read more »
The Dominant Tenant had a well put in the access area he is afforded by the state of Florida for ingress and egress only and against my verbally telling the Well Company and the Well Permitting Office, that the well was was happening on the wrong property, even before the permit was issued. I... Read more »
I think you answered your own question. You said it's on the right-of-way, which means the right of the public to go on their way on that land. If it's indeed the right-of-way, you most likely can't mount a legal challenge. However, you and your neighbors can try complaining to the city council...Read more »
Before doing anything, you should confer with your neighbor to attempt to reach agreement on it. Though I suppose he'll not wish to move the intact tree away from your property, you need to confirm that. If he won't cooperate by either moving the tree or having you, him, or both saw it, my next...Read more »
I recently lost my job due too Hurricane Michael. We are in a same sex marriage. The landlord has not made any further repairs to the unit in a year. The apartment complex accepts Section8, HUD, and Income based residents. The landlord has done unlawful background checks on my wife and myself. The... Read more »
You question is a bit vague. You seem to be asking, "If my current local zoning law prohibits vacation rentals in my building, is there something I can do to change that and/or to challenge it in court?" If that's the question, the answer is yes to CHANGING it, but only by persuading your local...Read more »
Purchased a land parcel and it consisted of 4 parcels (all contiguous). Looking to develop/build small rental apartments and city will allow. City asked that we combine the parcels and we went to the Property Appraiser and they approved the combination. Now we are plan review with the city and... Read more »
Yes, a quitclaim deed has the same effect as a warranty deed except that the grantor(s) are not saying that they necessarily have clear title. You really should get an attorney in on this; your question suggests that you don't have the necessary knowledge to do this correctly.
One would have to know a lot more information, but in general yes, if you comply with the zoning and building code requirements. They can't prohibit you (assuming you inherited it from your brother) from using the lot for anything.
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