answered on Dec 21, 2022
You need to review your subdivision's governing documents and see what those documents say as to how to enforce subdivision restrictions---most of the time it says a property owner or the HOA (or even sometimes an interested party) can file the suit. Another thing you want to review and... Read more »
We do not know how to approach them with this. Their carport and all of their yard on the side of their house is my property. Do I offer to sell? Do I need to go ahead and file charges for trespassing? We do have no trespassing signs.
answered on Aug 16, 2022
That appears to be a Boundary Dispute. Hire a LA attorney to search both adjoining owners titles. The common boundary may need a Survey, where the Surveyor would be your prospective witness. Then file suit to Determine the Boundary. This is difficult and expensive, but if you do nothing, you... Read more »
Is the property fully mine now or does the person who donated still have any legal rights?
I looked at the clerk of courts office page online and it’s listed as the person being the vender and me the vendee? So does that mean it’s not mine and the person still legally owns the place?... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2022
One would need to review the donation document to better answer, however assuming that the donation was properly prepared and executed and that donor owned 100% of the property and transferred (donated) 100% of his interest, then yes, it would be fully yours. I am not sure what you mean by deed,... Read more »
Property sold at the ax lien sale, can anything be done about this?
answered on May 20, 2022
There should be a Redemption period, but it may have already run. Contact a LA attorney today with the exact facts to see if the Heirs can get the property back.
We’re going to erect a fence but repairs are still in progress. However the restrictive covenants was sent stating the restrictions may be enforced by mandatory and prohibitory injunctions by any owner whose land is affected by the restrictions
answered on Mar 1, 2022
If possible, I would suggest that you hire an attorney to act on your behalf to contact the Board or property management company and explain your situation (which they are most likely aware) and a timeline for you to have the fence erected and see if this resolves things. Your attorney would also... Read more »
I want this man to be brought to justice! I am seeking any and all advice and info on where, who, and/or what all I can and should do! What my options are and what other actions I could do legally through other types of departments, organizations, platforms, anything...
answered on Nov 20, 2021
File a criminal complaint if this psycho shot a deadly weapon through your fence. Then file a civil suit against him with the justice of the peace for vet bills, the price you paid to buy, license, vaccinate, groom, bathe, and feed the dog every year. In other words attach a spread sheet.
answered on May 18, 2021
If it is on private property and not a state road, it is a private driveway.
answered on May 1, 2021
It is possible but few lenders would be willing to loan against such defective collateral. The borrowers might see if they can borrow enough money to buy out the non-borrower's interest in the real property. The loan, note, deed, and security instrument can all be executed in one closing.
What steps must the purchaser take to recover the Mineral Rights from the seller
answered on Jan 9, 2021
Usually when a seller reserves mineral rights, they reserve them forever. You might think about negotiating a lower price because you will be getting less than you originally expected, or say no to the reservation of mineral rights, or say yes to only a partial reservation.
i have 50/50 custody of children. It was also decreed that i have the right to fair market rental value in the separation orders. I have paid the mortgage for 6months of the separation and i would like to evict her to make her go find a new home. i would like to give her 60 days or 90 days to find... Read more »
answered on Dec 26, 2019
Mortgage is irrelevant. Your attorney needs to press for partition of community property to get her evicted.
answered on Oct 23, 2019
The only way to "control from the grave" and proscribe a beneficiary from selling/doing as they wish with a bequest, is via sanctioned restrictions: either divide ownership among usufruct and naked ownership, or it has to be put in a Trust. Best of luck.
My son has 5 felonies and we jointly own a house 50/50. He'll go to jail and stay anywhere from 7 months to 36 months and each time he comes back to my home(his house) he destroys it a little bit more. This time he tried to burn it down around his 86 yr old grandfather and myself. I'm... Read more »
During heavy rains, the small storm drain in front of my house gets overwhelmed and water backs up indoors. The city cleaned ditches for me once; the next time I contacted them they ignored me. This is not a flood zone at all. This is a miserable situation. Is the city responsible? If not, who? I... Read more »
answered on Jul 21, 2019
One option you could try is to contact a member of your local government for your district, maybe a city council member or someone along those lines. If the situation you describe is something that other residents in the vicinity are also experiencing, it's possible that an elected official... Read more »
We bought 2 acres in St Tammany Parish, LA about 2 yrs ago that the neighbors have “helped themselves” to for several years prior. We can’t keep them off the property (their driveway crosses the property line, they dug a pond that is 80% on our land, and their trampoline and swing set are on... Read more »
answered on Jun 27, 2018
If your deed and survey show that you own within certain bounds, you can have an attorney send a formal demand, failing which you could also try to file a report of trespass with law enforcement. If the neighbors continue to resist those efforts, you will have no other option than to file suit - a... Read more »
answered on May 21, 2018
No. Under Louisiana law, property is conveyed only in 1 of 3 ways: by a deed (if someone is still alive), by succession (either by Will, or default state law for distribution of one's estate), or by adverse possession (owning as owner for a certain time period). If you are talking about... Read more »
We contacted her constantly about it but she makes up excuses we ca here the rodents at night tearing through the walls they jumped on our beds what should i do also my grandchild is almost due
answered on Dec 29, 2017
Yes. You should always put issue in writing, give a reasonable notice to cure (or time delay provided in the written lease, if one), and if problem goes unfixed, then the Lessor has breached its duty. Lessor also has duty to provide safe, healthy environment, even if other warranties against... Read more »
Son has power of attorney . He gave an easement to the neighbor of the land to use the property (fishing) and land maintenance but one of the other co-owners disagree . Since an easement was granted can the other owner who contest forbid the neighbor from entering the property
answered on Dec 26, 2017
When someone passes away, a power of attorney is no longer effective. The Will controls and all three children of the deceased will subsequently own, as long as all accept the succession. The children need to open succession to effect the change in title from the deceased person's name to... Read more »
Attempting to sell my house located across street. Way too much vehicular traffic for a rural dead end street. Subduvision covenants classify lots as residentual only. What legal action can be taken. Lots are zoned r1 by the parish.
answered on Oct 26, 2017
If it is rural, you may not have a property management company enforcing the restrictions. If that is the case, you may still be able to rely upon municipal/parish zoning. If the neighbor is running a business, with traffic, out of a residence, zoning/code enforcement may be able to put a stop to... Read more »
I am interested in obtaining a lease on a "land locked" parcel of land (A). The parcel has another parcel (B) parallel to parcel A that separates it from a public road. Parcel B has a state maintained utility line that transverses both parcels. Does this utility servitude allow legal... Read more »
answered on Sep 18, 2017
I would not assume that a utility servitude should equate to access and the servitude is likely only in favor or the utility company. Pull the land record granting the servitude to confirm its extent and also attempt to contact the owner of parcel B to see what, if anything, you can work out for... Read more »
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