Husband and I are separating. We have lived in our house less than 2 years so we are worried about owing taxes on capital gains. Our prior home was only in my name so it was only filed on my taxes when we sold it right after we moved to this house. Could we transfer the deed to my husband and he... Read more »
It is not prudent to seek tax advice on line. Contact a local tax accountant to discuss the tax issues, and use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney who can review your situation and advise regarding how best to transfer property and divide marital assets.
I have 7k premarital debt from an unpaid medical bill that's been transferred to the attorney general's office. They try to offset my husband's state taxes every year but can't because it's premarital debt.
Your name can be put on the deed as an owner, but then the state can put a lien on your interest in the home. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local estate planning attorney who can review the financial situation of you and your spouse. The attorney can then assist with preparing wills,...Read more »
No. In Ohio, the Seller must record the land contract within 20 days after the sale. If the Seller does not record, the Buyer should to protect her interest. The Buyer can go record the land contract now, should she choose. Under most land contracts, if the Buyer fails to comply with other terms,...Read more »
Sort of. Ohio does not have a "stigmatized property" law wherein the seller is forced to disclose a death. Suicide is not a "latent defect" but might be considered a material fact which would affect your ability to live in the home or ease of sale later. The real estate broker or agent in Ohio does...Read more »
A seller has to disclose on the Ohio Seller's disclosure form when the seller has actual knowledge of the issue. If the Seller has never lived in the house, the Seller may not have actual knowledge about a number of issues. If the Seller lived in the house for a number of years, it may be easier...Read more »
If he refuses to pay, you could sue him in small claims court. But even if you win, that merely gives you a judgment. Then you have to try to collect on the judgment by going to court again. The court filing fees for all that probably exceed what he owes.
On phone owner said July first. Leading up to June 2nd she kept saying June 17th. On June 2nd we handed her cash at the BMV, and we immediately got the title in our name and we have the title in our hands. June 17th she had an issue on her new home and their closing date for her new home. ... Read more »
Any "out" can be legally challenged. If the buyer demands to close the sale, and seller refuses, buyer can sue. That would tie up the property and prevent a sale until resolved. Communicate with buyer to resolve it, terminate the contract, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real...Read more »
Yes. You should be able to get your deposit back. You did not sign the lease so it is not enforceable. A verbal lease agreement should only be enforceable once possession is taken. Did you sign anything when you paid the deposit. Was the deposit to act as a hold. Th e landlord will likely...Read more »
There are two people on the lease the other one is saying that I formally have to evict him because he's lived there for 30 days on and off does not have mail delivered there his ID does not show him living there at this point both tenants just want him to leave I need to know if I can give a 7 day... Read more »
You could treat the individual as having a non-oral lease on a week to week basis, and that can be terminated by giving a written notice 7 days before the termination date. If he is there after the termination date, you then have to give him a three day notice, file an eviction complaint, and...Read more »
If only your husband's name is on the deed, and there is no survivorship provision, then the house would have to be transferred through the probate court according to his will, or according to Ohio law if there is no will. So someone would have to file to open his estate. If he has no will, then,...Read more »
No utilities were ever turned on so the basement sump pump never worked therefore flooding the basement multiple times, 3-6 feet of water. Now the home is for sale. My question is: we've heard there is some sort of "nuisance" law where a buyer/home flipper can't just fix it up and sell it (to... Read more »
To high found out this month when bill came $930 for one month that I have been paying for the entire unit 3 apartments (2rented out) and an active business in the large garage that sits behind unit (mechanics garage). What steps should I take to get my money back DP&L says there is nothing they... Read more »
You'll have to resolve this with landlord if there is only one electric meter for the entire property and all the tenants. Landlord should be requiring each tenant to pay its fair share of the electric, or put in additional meters. Check with the local building department if it is a violation for...Read more »
My dad died in 97. Mom kept everything in his name and died in 2013. She intended the house to go to me but died. No will. I've been paying the bills and have lived here all my life. Now the water company suddenly says either I get the house in my name and the water bill as well or they will shut... Read more »
The city ordinances might allow the city to shut off the water and order you out. You do not have legal title to the house, and are not a tenant under a lease, so you have no legal right to live there, so the city cannot transfer the bill to your name. There will have to be probate court filings...Read more »
The renter left the house on April 15th, as she ran up an electric/water bill so high that the village turned off both that day. Both the water and electric are still off today, so it is uninhabitable. She has not lived in the house since April 15th, nor has she paid rent since then. I have asked... Read more »
File an eviction, the hearing will be a couple weeks later, and when the court grants the eviction, move all her stuff out to the street. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to assist you.
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