I know of no relationship between religion or spirituality and either adverse possession or the concept of quieting title, though you might want to review a full set of actual facts past a lawyer in your jurisdiction. For example, if any churches still keep their doors unlocked at all hours for the...Read more »
We signed a contract as AS-IS with Sellers right to walkaway subject to the home inspection. The Buyers agent provided us an email from the Buyer stating that following the home inspection they became aware of more potential issues. Through that correspondence they said if we did not provide a... Read more »
This is a very, very common issue. Your rights are in the contract, where you may be required to participate in mediation for disputes arising within one year from the settlement date. You may also sue for a declaration that the contract is at an end, among other things.
I have a two year lease and the property manager has taken a hostile manner to address issues. She has even threatened that if rules aren’t followed people can die and if I invite my boyfriend over she will call the cops and have him arrested for trespassing.
The landlord is required to give you quiet enjoyment of your leasehold, but you are required to comply with the terms of your lease. It might be wise to coordinate your strategy and fact-documenting with a lawyer, because a judge is not going to believe that you are getting out of the lease for a...Read more »
I guess the LL has been using the address of her home for her kids school district. The school found out they are no longer living here and they must move back in or face the kids being kicked out of the school. LL said we need to be out by the end of the month.
I have been renting now for a year and a half on 12-month contracts. My landlord has fallen through or dragged his feet on numerous projects and am through dealing with a house that is physically falling down around me and my family. We are now going to buy a home but the lease of the rental... Read more »
That depends on your state and the remainder of the facts. In some states, a writing with your signature on it, such as the rent check, accompanied by indicia of your assent, like living there, is enough to escape the Statute of Frauds. In others. unless your signature is on the lease, there is no...Read more »
Depends. Need to know who’s names were on the deed and how title was held by them (e.g., sole owner, married couple holding title as tenants by the entireties, joint tenants with right of survivorship, tenants in common). If there is a surviving joint owner, either T by E or JTWROS, then all you...Read more »
If the question is asking about how to transfer property titled in a deceased's name when they died, the only way to do this is by first opening up an estate and then by recording a Personal Representative's deed. No one can sign a dead person's name after they die.
The state did not notify me a lien had been placed on house. All documents are fraud. False notary documentation. The lien occurred in 2002. Did not find out until title search was done for refinancing home. Awaiting court date. Sheriff unable to serve the trustee. Saving first mortgage... Read more »
lease ended in 03/2019, I completed the new leasing agreement form, gave it to my leasing office. I had to bring my paystub for renewal to be complete but I didnt give the paystub due of insecurities in neighborhood (gunshots and killings) . I got a couple of notices from the leasing office stating... Read more »
Wow. You really need a lawyer to help you unravel this. If you and the landlord both signed a lease, you have a lease. If you moved in without a lease, either you, the landlord, or both of you are idiots. Regardless of whether you have a lease, if you ignored an eviction summons and the landlord...Read more »
The just debts of the decedent must be paid out of assets of the Estate, before distribution to the heirs. So, the house must be sold or refinanced to pay off the credit card debt. This can be wrapped in with the sister disclaiming her interest (if she doesn't want the value of her interest),...Read more »
I was renting a house with a few military friends, all three of us were on the lease. I decided to get a place of my own and move out early. Both other tenants and the landlord was notified and I would receive no penalty. An addendum was signed and I was told by landlord and tenants that I would... Read more »
Sue the co-tenant who received your share of the security deposit in small claims court. Whether it is worth your time and effort is a value judgment on your part. It is not worth hiring and paying a lawyer for this amount.
If your lease contains the fairly common term "broom clean" or specifically requires a carpet cleaning, the landlord can deduct the cost of the cleaning from your deposit. Your claim for him failing to clean the carpet before you moved in is over three years old. In DC or Maryland, the statute of...Read more »
My husband and I were promised a copy of the sales contract for the purchase of a Vacation/ Timeshare located in Maryland. It has been over month and we haven't received our copy yet. We was told that we would receive copy via email. The only email we did receive was actually a reminder the... Read more »
Usually, the timeshare company is required to give you a copy on the day of signing. If they didn't, you may have an argument that your rescission period doesn't start until you receive a copy. It may be worth the time to chat with an attorney to review the documents for you.
The mortgage is a lien against the property. It cannot be sold without the mortgage being paid off first out of the sale proceeds. That happens at settlement. Then the net proceeds are split evenly between the two owners of the property: 50% to the estate, 50% to your stepmother
Read your lease. Contact your rental premises, business loss, or other insurance policies (other than your professional malpractice policy). Meet with a lawyer now. Commercial rentals are not residential rentals, and the lease means what it says, but what it says may be subject to favorable...Read more »
Maryland law does not impose a "grace period" for late payments of rent, but you may wish to check the terms of a particular lease to see if there is a grace period before late fees begin to accrue. Generally speaking, rent is due on whatever date the lease says it is due and unless the lease says...Read more »
I live in Baltimore City, MD & I own my house with a detached garage behind. In July a dying tree on city property fell over & caved in my garage roof. The city is denying responsibility because I "didn't call them to tell them the tree was dying". But in actuality in August of 2018 I called to... Read more »
If the structure is insured, make your claim and tell the insurer. They may wish to have you subrogate the claim to them to collect against the City. Once they pay for the damage, the proceeds from recovery usually belong to the insurer if they made a right of subrogation part of the policy. That's...Read more »
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