The house is in both of our names.
answered on Jan 27, 2023
The answer would depend on how you and the sister owned the house. If the house is owned as Tenants-in-Common, each owns an undivided interest in the property. The deceased sister's interest would pass through her estate.
If the property is owned in Joint Tenancy with Rights of... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2023
If the Will is valid the Court will admit the most recent recently executed Will. The Will could be challenged if there is any concern for undue influence, capacity or fraud.
Can I be liable for any damages to the vehicle before or after a year once it is in the possession of the property buyer? What are my responsibilities once I have sold?
answered on May 4, 2022
If you did the proper legal formalities such as a bill of sale and transferring the title of the vehicle to the new owner, then you likely have no further responsibility at least as owner of the vehicle. If you left the vehicle but you are still a title holder, then things become more complicated... Read more »
I inherited a house from my parents after the death of my father and have kept the house for 15 years. I am in the process of selling and have found an old Judgement from 2004 against my 1/2 brother for unpaid child support. However, the house was NOT in his name at the time of the judgement. Will... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2022
It depends. If the child support is paid in full at this time, then it may be a non-issue. If there is still child support outstanding and there may arguable be a child support lien, then this could cause delays while clearing up this title issue. If he was not and is not a title holder, then... Read more »
My daughter just bought a house and moved in. Rite away the sewer started showing signs of problems. She had a camera ran thru the line and was told it was collapsed. She wasn't told anything about this during the purchase. It seems this had to be known issue that wasn't disclosed.... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2021
If the Seller knew of the problem and failed to disclose, they can be found liable in court, pending proof, etc. Nebraska law provides attorney fees in some circumstances, and if the Buyer is sucessfull, and if the case is filed within a year of purchase or possesion, depending which was first.... Read more »
answered on Sep 23, 2021
It certainly can. It depends on your specific real estate transaction. Selling a home is much different than selling a factory and there isn't enough info in your question to know about this specific transaction. That being said, assuming this is the sale of a home, you generally must pay... Read more »
Two parties in roughly 9+ year cohabitant unmarried relationship with child. Home was purchased while together using credit of both parties (both listed on the mortgage), but only one party was named on the deed. Both have contributed to the mortgage and up keep of the home. They are ending the... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2021
The Court generally looks to who is listed on the title of the deed to determine ownership of the home.
That being said, it is possible to receive compensation when the parties have an agreement and one party would be unjustly unriched by the Court not following the agreement and awarding... Read more »
Seeing conflicting information and don't see a definitive. From initial refi attempts, this seems to be lender specific since some want this while others don't. Prefer to avoid this as would make planned future house sale essentially impossible with title in both names as during that... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2021
Are you asking if the lender will require both spouses to sign for a refinance when the rental property is in one party's name? It depends on whether the new mortgage will be in both parties' names or not. Even if the property and mortgage is in one party's name, the lender may... Read more »
I am trying to help my parents. My uncle lived next door to my grandparents and when they passed, as the executor of the will/estate, he refused to show the will or give any of the proceeds of the estate to the other family members. My parents didn't pursue him legally (my mom was afraid of... Read more »
answered on Jan 8, 2021
There's not enough information here to provide an exact answer. What can be done depends on what assets would pass under the grandparent's Wills, how long ago they died, the values of the real estate and the personal property, and other factors as well.
The first thing your... Read more »
But, there is a special condition that if we are ranchers and own all the land, a 2nd home can be built, so we can "get around" the problem of not being able to build two homes, by not separating the 74 acres into 2 parcels (so we both own the ground), so no real problem so far. But, I... Read more »
answered on Jan 6, 2021
Your question is too specific for a general posting board like this. You will want to consult a real estate attorney experienced with farm land issues to see what exceptions might apply in your specific situation.
Her husband has recently passed and may have to place her in a care facility
answered on Oct 22, 2020
Your mother should consult an elder planning attorney first.
Transferring her home may result in disqualification for Medicaid or have other unforeseen results.
can i enter the property if give tenants a 24 hour notice. the tenant is being evicted on Oct 13. The property was a rental property but I am buying the property.
answered on Sep 15, 2020
You are not the landlord if you are in the process of buying, so no, you can't enter even if you give notice.
You could have the actual landlord give notice and they can take you with them to see the property.
You should probably be represented by an attorney in the purchase as... Read more »
My dad passed, my brother removed mom's name so he's the only person on the title. My mother is elderly and she said she didn't know. I was never consulted and found out by looking at the county records. My bother said I can be put on the title but I don't know where to start.
answered on Sep 4, 2020
If you are implying that there may have been some type of fraud in removing the mother's name and adding the brother's name to the title, then that needs to be looked into and corrected if necessary first before participating in the brother's willingness to add another name to the... Read more »
I read it is required by law that any real estate ad must state the owner, the broker, and the name of the company on ALL online ads (i.e. Facebook and Instagram). But I am just a private investor. So is this legal for me to post "home/land wanted" ads?
answered on May 2, 2020
Have you tried contacting the Nebraska Real Estate Commission and/or reviewing their website? There is a lot of user friendly information that helps property owners/property investors know what rules to apply to them. If there isn't a clear answer, you may need to retain an attorney for... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2020
Even if a property was purchased prior to the marriage, a spouse generally has a marital interest in the property. In a divorce, the Court would likely find some of the value of the home is marital and some pre-marital, but it depends on the specific facts of the case. Thus, due to such reason,... Read more »
My husband moved into the home I purchased prior to marriage. After 6.5 years of marriage I have filed for divorce and asked him to move out. He says he has squatter's right and I can't force him to move out. What I've read about squatter's rights, he doesn't qualify.... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
It is common for the spouses to not want to live together while a divorce is pending, but sometimes neither party wants to be the one that moves out. To ask the court to decide who gets to remain in the home while the divorce is pending, a party can file a motion for a temporary order and set for... Read more »
We will be divorcing later - possibly next year.
His (my spouse's) name is on the HELOC (home equity line of credit) loan.
Am I able to refinance, in my name only, without any signatures from him?
I married him twice, and was awarded the house in the first divorce,... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2020
In theory, potentially yes depending on your current loan terms. In reality are you going to be able to find a mortgage lender that will do the refinancing without his cooperation, probably not.
My husband and I are divorcing after 6.5 years of marriage. I purchased my home 3 years prior to our marriage and he moved in with me. He has never made a payment for mortgage, insurance, or utilities. I have also paid for the majority of groceries and other household items. He has paid for... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2020
If a home is purchased during the marriage, the equity in the home is generally divided between the spouses in a divorce (usually 50/50). Generally, it doesn't matter if the expenses related to the home were paid out of an account in just one party's name. The Court still generally... Read more »
Only his name is on the mortgage, he paid on the house for 6 years before we were married. House has appreciated since marriage, we have both put work into it. He makes 50k more a year than I do, but I work FT and stay home with our child 5 days a week. I pay half of all utilities/groceries/family... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2020
Generally, even if only one spouse's name is on the deed, the court will generally consider the home as marital if purchased during the marriage. If one spouse owned the home prior to the marriage, then the Court will generally determine that part of the equity in the home is marital and part... Read more »
I live in Nebraska. Where I live has 76 condo units. My family amongst us owns 6 of them. 2 are owner occupied the remaining 4 are rentals. Of the 76 units 25 are non-owner occupied with most being rented to the owners family members. The association is now trying to add wording to our bylaws that... Read more »
answered on Feb 4, 2020
You have stated there are 76 condo units. I would not be able to give any opinions without doing a conflict of interest check first. Based on your family's ownership of multiple units, I suggest you make an actual office appointment with an attorney.
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