In order to add additional parties to title, a new deed must be executed. Unfortunately, technology advances, such as esignatures have moved forward faster than our legal system has adapted. Therefore, it is necessary to executed wet ink copies of the deed and accompanying transfer documents that...Read more »
I am on Section 8 and I live in a private house. The house I live in was sold, the new owner has been harassing, intimidating me and now he says he wants to evict me because I complained to the city. I have a year lease that was put in place... Read more »
can you sue your landlord for moving expenses due to uninhabitable conditions such as creating rodents, electrical conditions, no hot water, and stirring up asbestos by doing illegal renovations to a house? dust was all over the place. (breaking of walls) ( I had the items tested, it contains... Read more »
In order to remove the name of a deceased spouse from the title to real property, a new deed must be recorded. Whether the property automatically passes to the surviving spouse or whether the estate may need to be probated/administered depends upon how title to the real property was held prior to...Read more »
This is something that the landlord-tenant attorneys here would have the most insight into, but your post remains open for a week. It was probably overlooked in the Real Estate Law category. There's no guarantee that all questions are ultimately picked up, but you could try reposting and...Read more »
I was out of my apt last year for 3 in a half months for this they told us it was fixed and I lost a lot of furniture and clothes I would like them replaced and 2 plus 4 says they are not replacing anything
Ideally a tenant should maintain renter's insurance to cover damages to his or her personal belongings. In the event a tenant a tenant does not have insurance coverage to cover his or her losses, a landlord may be responsible if the flooding can be proven to be due to the landlord's negligence.
I am on section 8 and my landlord wants to do renovations in the whole house without a permit and I think there is asbestos in the walls. Can I stop him until I get it checked out, or do I need to go to court to force him to stop?
If your landlord begins renovations and does not have proper permits, you can call 311 to be referred to proper DOB office to report work without permits. If an inspector finds work is being done without the proper permits, a Stop Work Order can be issued.
Land purchased before marriage. Never put deed in our names. Divorced 3 years ago without mention of propertyin the divorce. ExWife paid taxes last 3 years and occupied the home. Husband just put property deed into his and new wife's name. Told ex wife and 18 year old child they are squatters... Read more »
Basically, anyone can file an adverse possession claim but that doesn't mean anything about the likelihood of obtaining a successful judgment. In New York, the standard for an adverse possession claim has evolved but the strength of the claim is heavily dependent on the facts of the...Read more »
I am renting a house with a 3 year possible commitment. The lease states: "Yearly lease has potential for renewal up to 3 years with the rate staying the same and after the first year the ability for tenants to give 30 days notice of vacating without penalty" If the owner decides to... Read more »
Leases, like other contracts, cannot always be accurately reviewed by looking at just one sentence or clause. Therefore, your best course of action to obtain an accurate answer to your question would be to forward the entire lease to an attorney and have it reviewed.
is a contract dead after the expiration date if the buyer backs out at last minute and neither party evoked time of essence. This contract is in NYS. There were no contingencies on the contract that were not met by either party.
If the notification to management was not in writing, you need to do an email or letter. You are handling it right. It is not a case for a lawyer yet, but documenting problems with management will help make a case if things persist.
It is important that you retain an attorney that is well-versed in forms of propery ownership to confer with you about the form you ownership you mentioned. For example, it may be more advantageous to own the property as an LLC with an operating agreement that provides for addressing common...Read more »
My husband and I are very close to our closing date. His whole life, my husband has spelled his first name differently than the way it’s spelled on his birth certificate. It is spelled with a “G” on everything (taxes, expired passport, credit cards, utilities, diplomas, expired driver’s... Read more »
If you wish to report corruption involving local and state elected officials, you should report the matter to the Office of the Comptroller, https://www.osc.state.ny.us/investigations , which is charged with fighting corruption. You do not have legal standing to file suit on such matters. As for...Read more »
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