Doak Willis' answer Before an attorney could give competent advice in answering your question, they would need to see a copy of the contract that was signed by your daughter. Since there are time constraints that attach to some contracts entered between people or companies, you should tell her to seek out an attorney quickly and show the attorney the contract signed and give answers to the questions the attorney may ask of her surrounding the signing of the contract. That attorney should be able to advise her of...
Doak Willis' answer Anything is possible if everyone agrees. However, since you state the contact was signed without your having read it to insure the accuracy of the contract, you will be bound to the terms if the seller insists on it being followed.
Keegan Kelley Harroz's answer If your boss stopped paying you for coming to work, you would quit and find a new job. If you are not paying your attorney, your attorney can withdraw from your case. If your attorney withdraws from your case, you will be required to hire a new attorney.
Todd Laster's answer You can search to see if a mechanic's lien has been filed on your property by searching in the land records division of the Court house where the property is located. There is a fee for copies. If the creditor makes an attempt to foreclose on the mechanics lien you should be notified by a summons.
Richard Winblad's answer This is a great question. Generally judges are disinclined to allow a non-attorney to participate in proceedings. However, there is the authority to allow an agent under a power of attorney to participate on behalf of his or her Principal.
Attorney General Opinion 03-026 reads concludes as as follows:
It is, therefore, the official Opinion of the Attorney General that:
An individual holding a Power of Attorney or Durable Power of Attorney may be authorized by his or...
Richard Winblad's answer Your question did not have all the facts necessary to give a more solid answer. However, it sounds like you had a contract for deed or lease to own agreement. You should have an attorney review the agreement along with any other writings (emails, texts, letters, etc). If you have an interest in the property the "landlord" is actually a lender and would need to foreclose upon the obligation. This could only be done if you are in default. Visit with a local attorney.
Doak Willis' answer Just because your husband's application shows rejected and your SS# is wrong does not invalidate your lease. The landlord and tenant act of Oklahoma sets out what the landlord is responsible for in the providing of certain things in your leased premises. They cannot start a new lease without your signatures. Demand a copy of that lease. Request in writing to the landlord to fix whatever conditions warrant in your leased premises.
First of all, it is common to have taxes "withheld" in a variety of transactions. These can include withdrawals from retirement accounts, winnings from slot machines, etc. And as an example, it is common for retirement withdrawals to include Federal withholding of approximately 30% and State withholding to be around 10% - which is less than the 50% you described.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer Before deciding to "Stand your Ground" against the HOA, consult a local real estate lawyer about this issue. It will be much cheaper now to get a good answer, than later. If he believes you are correct, a letter from him to the HOA should settle the matter. Good Luck, and thanks for visiting Justia.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer Lease agreements generally have some provisions which permit a landlord to "inspect" their property. Without reading the lease, I can't give a good answer. Read it yourself, and if you think the landlord is abusing your rights to privacy, and want to terminate your lease see a lawyer for advice.
You can also write your landlord and point out any lease provisions he is violating, and ask him in writing to stop, or give notice of intent to terminate the lease. It will have very specific...
Gary Johnston Dean's answer There are too many unknown factors in your question to answer. It's not really very clear to me. Your should see a local lawyer for help on these problems. Sorry we could not be more helpful, but it's necessary for us to read your contract to answer.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer Difficult to answer without reading your lease. BUT, don't pay anything beyond rent due up to the time you leave. The landlord has a legal duty to try to rent your apartment to "mitigate" damages. If the unit rents promptly, you are only responsible for paying for the time it was not occupied. Good Luck.
Benton R Patterson III's answer I would speak with your title insurance company about this. In most cases, it is the title insurance company that ends up handling problems with deed warranties rather than the seller individually.
Richard Winblad's answer That is probably sufficient writing to make it a binding contract. It is better than a verbal contract. In order to have a contract there must be:
1. an offer;
2. an acceptance;
3. consideration; and
4. lawful transaction
Whether it is a good idea to sue for $250 is a different question. A judgment is no guarantee that you will be paid. No attorney that I know of would take this on a contingent fee. An attorney would charge $250 an hour or more to...
Richard Winblad's answer Probably, one would have to take a look at the provisions of the contract. If you do so, make sure that the owner grants you a quit claim deed or a release of the contract for deed lien. Otherwise, it may remain as a title issue for years to come.
Richard Winblad's answer This does sound strange. Closing is when title is transferred and you are paid. Inspections should occur prior thereto. A buyer is usually allowed to back-out of closing if the property requires a certain dollar amount of repairs. I'd be very careful and have it reviewed by an attorney prior to signing. The last thing you want to do is give them title then wait on the payment.
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