My now ex fiancee and I have broken up. I have moved out per her request. I have been given many of my things back, but she has taken every gift her and her family has ever given me. She also has many of the items I brought into the house when I moved in, including items that belong to my children.... Read more »
You can claim attorney fees when you sue her, but the judge is unlikely to make her pay those if you win. Unless there is a specific statute that specifies attorney fees, then each party usually pays their own attorney fees -- unless the judge uses discretion to make one party pay the other's...Read more »
The neighbor might be able to stop you, depending on all the facts. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the situation and advise you of your options. Even if you work it out with the neighbor, you should have an attorney prepare an easement or other written document for...Read more »
My fiancee and I split up due to a stupid choice on my part. She has taken back everything that was given to me as a gift during our relationship. We also have a truck that is in both of our names. I make the payments, but she wants it back.
Unless a gift is conditioned on something, like getting married, then it belongs to the recipient. If the giver takes it back, the recipient can sue. With the truck, since both your names are on the title as owners, both of you have the legal right to drive it, but both of you are required to...Read more »
My family are currently sharing a house with another family since June of 2019. Right after the first of the year for some reason they decided they did not want us living with them anymore. First they said they were moving out then a few days later one of them came in and told us that they told... Read more »
If you signed a valid written lease, and it still is in effect, it cannot be changed without your consent. They are attempting an improper eviction. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the circumstances and advise the landlord and others that you will take legal action....Read more »
The University I am at enforced a new parking rule saying cars are not allowed to pull through a spot or back into it, all the license plates need to be facing the isle for the security cars to scan them. I feel like that’s a bit much and can the university really restrict the way in which a car... Read more »
I cannot find what claim, if any, I might have for being sold a property via General Warranty Deed, that ended up not having a legal right of access. What, if any warranties would this be a breach of? The Deed did not expressly provide that the property would be conveyed without access.
In a conveyance of real estate, or any interest therein, the words "general warranty covenants" have the full force, meaning, and effect of the following words: "The grantor covenants with the grantee, his heirs, assigns, and successors, that he is lawfully seized in fee simple of the granted...Read more »
I let someone live at my house to get their life together and they haven't. I have told them time and time again that I do not want them here, and they refuse to leave. They are living here full-time and refuse to leave on their own. There is no agreement of any sort stating that they may live... Read more »
You can still follow the normal eviction process, even without a written lease. You give them the required written notice to vacate, and if they don't, then you file the eviction. Check your local court web site for the eviction process, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to...Read more »
Owner had no idea what Buyer wanted to do with the property. Property was sold on a" AS IS" basis. This was after the inspection was completed. Buyer wants to sell beer on property. That is a zoning restriction. Who is responsible by law in Ohio?
Zoning laws are matters of public record, so a buyer is legally deemed to have knowledge of them. And most deeds typically convey the property subject to all zoning ordinances and restrictions. And if the property is sold As-Is, that further puts the burden on the buyer to fully investigate --...Read more »
They still haven't taken care of warranty work they promised to do as recent as 2 months ago up till this last conversation and now that I said we were done with the games he now has sent me a bill for money that was owed at one time but he waived as good will gesture because of how long it took to... Read more »
Cannot imagine that the work taking 2 1/2 years did not breach at least a portion of the contract. Was it properly permitted and installed by a licensed installer? The emails may establish a waiver. Have you been able to stay in the house? I would imagine that an occupancy permit was not issued.
It's not clear what the question is here. Roughly, it looks like someone said things about you that have caused you monetary harm. If you added a couple of additional facts about the nature of what was said (without including any personal information), maybe an attorney who deals with defamation...Read more »
Unless the tenant failed to provide you with a forwarding address, it should be returned within 30 days minus any itemized deductions. Otherwise, you may be forced to pay the tenant's damages and attorney fees. See the quoted code section below:
5321.16 Procedures for security deposits....Read more »
I have an emotional support service dog. My ex who has the mother and father/brother of my dog does not have any type of papers showing ownership of my dogs parents, he is refusing to give me my dog back I do have Shiloh tagged and license and have an ID number for her to be my service dog.
Emotional support animals are assistance animals, not service dogs. This is an important legal distinction to keep in mind. You would need to go to Court, small claims likely, and ask for the specific performance of having the dog returned. You will want to bring all evidence that the dog is yours...Read more »
Is he breaking the protection order when he leaves his property? The police said he is allowed on his property but he often leaves his property. Please help no one can answer this for me. I live in Cleveland, Ohio.
If you do not have a written lease, landlord can terminate the lease at the end of any month by giving 30 days written notice. Notice given on 9/17 would be effective on 10/31, and if not out on 11/1, landlord could file an eviction action. But if rent is not paid on time, landlord only has to...Read more »
Maybe 10-15% of the value if a court deems you liable. Neighbor could sue you in small claims court. The court would decide if you have liability, based on the condition of the tree, any danger it posed, etc.
We have a pitbull and luckily they haven't been outside together, but we have watched our neighbor's dog jump into our fenced-in yard multiple times. What can we do (legally) other than ask the neighbor to watch their dogs?
As the owner of pit bull, you are a vulnerable target for a lawsuit if something bad happens. You should consider whether the fence should be taller. You might also advise the neighbor of your concern. Perhaps the neighbor might want to install a taller fence. Check with your homeowner...Read more »
That depends on whether you have an employment contract and whether that employment contract gives them the ability to search your car if it's on their property. It seems unlikely, however. You should call an employment attorney.
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