Four years ago my grandfather died, without a will, and several family members and I became co-owners of land after probate court, including my uncle. Before anything was deeded, my uncle also passed away last year. My question: Does his share of ownership, as determined in probate court, pass on... View More
Do anything with it, doesn't live on it, doesn't pay taxes on it, I've offered to buy him out and will pay the amount he requested but he is avoiding me, is there anything legally I can do to make the process happen?
You need to have an attorney review the contract and learn the relevant facts in order to get meaningful advise, as well as to understand your options. There is no specific statute in Missouri that stays a builder is automatically liable any time water enters the basement of a 3-year old house....View More
Say the business is a salvage yard in city limits, but there has been a law made since it opened that no longer allows a salvage yard in city limits, but since the business was there first, its grandfathered in. If that land and business switches owners, does that grandfather claus still apply with... View More
I am not licensed to practice in Missouri--but unless Missouri is unlike most if not all other states--grandfather clauses like the one you described here do not "run with the land." That means the answer is no, the new owner cannot expect to keep operating the junk yard--lawfully....View More
You should have a surveyor prepare the new legal descriptions of both properties. Then a deed needs to be prepared transferring the parcel being transferred. A lawyer can do that. But start with a surveyor.
I am having drainage problems on both sides of my home. On one side, water drains from “higher” neighbors gutters which ultimately resulted in water entering my home. I had an expensive French drain installed.
In the course of resolving this problem, it was discovered that on the... View More
Whether you are responsible depends on if a lawsuit is filed and the outcome of the lawsuit. It is tough to opine as to how a court would rule without there being a petition to review and without knowing all of the facts. I suggest that you too consult with an attorney.
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