My father passed away last year and in his will he left his house to his brother. Now his brother has passed away and the house is still in my father's name. I have 2 sisters and we are trying to figure out if the house is now our responsibility since the house hasn't been put in our decreased... Read more »
There is no way to answer your question without reviewing your father's will and knowing how much time passed between your father's death and your uncle's death. The will might or might not contain a survivorship requirement and, if your uncle survived long enough, then the house vested in him...Read more »
Can child support take the home if it is in my name for unpaid support? If so is there a way around it? For example putting the home in joint ownership (her and myself or my husband and myself) or can that be done? Thank you so much for your help.
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local estate planning attorney who can review the situation and advise you. A trust can protect assets from creditors in some situations. An attorney can discuss options after reviewing all your circumstances.
The deed was signed over to another family member for tax purposes my significant other recently passed and the land was actually his only he kept it in someone else's name because his disability now his daughter is trying to evict me and our children . Two weeks after he passed . And the trailer I... Read more »
If the property was deeded to someone else, that other person owns the property. Adverse possession only applies if they don't consent to your occupancy of the property for 21 years. Here, they did consent for a time and the time they have not consented is not 21 years. You may consider asking if...Read more »
You will need to have a local attorney review the lien and advise you. As previously discussed, how to resolve it might depend on your separation agreement from the dissolution. A judgment lien or a mechanic's lien from 2015 would not have expired yet.
trying to refinance my home. Lien was placed by some people that my husband did some tile work for. Husband and I are now divorced. What rights do I have to get this removed since we are no longer married.
If the lien resulted from a debt incurred during your marriage, and your divorce decree made your spouse responsible for that debt, then you could make a claim against your ex to pay off the lien. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the lien, determine what...Read more »
I want to know if I can place a trailer on my property. It used to have a house there so it has gas and water and sewage hook ups. I’m not sure of the zoning but I would like to make this property into an asset instead of currently it being a burden.
The flipper never filed for permits with regards to the sewer system and now my son has to fix the problem costing significant amount in repairs. He has gone back to the renovator but he has washed his hands of it, but sold the property as in good working order. Does my son have any recourse?... Read more »
Recourse is to sue the seller. Son can use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local construction litigation attorney to review all the circumstances and advise about filing litigation. But if the seller is a limited liability company, organized to avoid liability, or has no cash to pay a judgment,...Read more »
The actual time period is 60 days. The statutory default for a month-to-month lease is 30 days. However, you say your lease states 60 notice or it automatically renews. The contract provision will prevail unless you contact your landlord about accepting the 45-day notice.
He has stage 4 cancer, hospice is in, and he is no longer able to leave the house. He wants to get his will done so there is no fighting. He also owes a bit on his house but wants to transfer the home to his daughter, can this be done? Lots of questions but hope to be guided in the right direction.... Read more »
My significant other and I bought a home. He wants out, and will not be able to afford the house. He is asking for 1/2 the equity in a buy out, to sign off on a refi to get his name of of the mortgage. i have been told there are no laws citing splitting equity in non married couples. Is this true?... Read more »
There is no law for unmarried couples sharing equity, only married couples who divorce. Whoever of the unmarried couple is named on the deed -- is the owner. If the unmarried couple splits up, and there is no written contract between them directing what happens with the house and its equity, then...Read more »
Depending on how the language of the contract is written. You may not need an addendum. I must assume that you the seller have the right to cancel if sale does not close by a specific date. Or you could simply agree that closing date will be extended to a date certain, with all other dates and...Read more »
Ranch home. Have severe arthritis both knees and problems with rare disease of both hands. Cannot climb ladder or afford the costs of the estimates I've gotten. Can't locate any government assistance? I seldom leave home as I can't sit or stand for long and can't walk far. Don't know where to turn.
Both of you remain fully liable for the entire monthly rent amount. If she stops paying, and you do not pay it in full, landlord can evict you and sue both of you. Check your lease to determine if it allows you to sublease, or work it out with landlord if you find a new roommate.
There is no requirement for advance notice. On a month to month lease, either tenant or landlord can terminate at the end of any month by giving 30 days written notice. So you could tell them on Oct. 31 that rent goes up on Nov. 1. If they don't want to pay it, then they can terminate the lease...Read more »
The apt lease is supposed to end in October 2019.I’ve moved out of state and in Dallas right now.I gave them verbal notice in Aug that i wont be extending lease, that time they did not notify me that i need to give them written notice .now apt has sent me auto renewal notice for a year without... Read more »
If the lease had an auto renew provision that required 60 days written notice to not renew, and if you did not give written notice, then the lease renewed, and you are legally obligated to pay the rent for the rest of the lease term, unless landlord makes good faith efforts to re-rent and gets a...Read more »
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