I rent what used to be the garage of the main dwelling at my address. The gas company considers it the "shop" address, but its a 2 br house. There is also a shop behind my house that has been converted into a one bedroom bungalo. Three seperate dwellings but one mailbox, intended for a single... Read more »
Given that a landlord is not legally required to provide any mailbox, you likely have no claim regarding sharing it. If you prefer, simply get a P.O. Box or private mailbox at one of the many places offering such options. The gas meter may be a different deal however. It depends upon what your...Read more »
You should have made sure that the divorce decree awarding you the house contained the legal description of the house you were awarded. Then you only need to take a certified copy of the divorce decree awarding you the house to who ever you need to make changes. So if your decree doesn't contain...Read more »
The RV septic connected to the other RV septic that connects to the main house. It fills up and sewer runs under the RV below. I never see a power meter man come read my meter and he chooses to charge me anything over 50 bucks used. How does he know how much I should pay just by looking at my... Read more »
You may well have claims against your landlord but you will need to review it all with a local landlord-tenant attorney to know for sure and exactly what. The obvious solution, however, is for you to simply move - something you are likely going to have to do before long anyway if your set up truly...Read more »
The neighbor built a horse pen and temporary barn on my lend. It has been weight years since this happened. I want to move it back, but have been told I lost my rights as this is now an adverse person.
It takes 10 years to gain title by adverse possession, and even then an adverse possession claim requires the presence of certain elements; mere occupancy is not sufficient. See a lawyer. He or she can advise you as to the strength or weakness of the neighbor's claims, and what remedies are...Read more »
My friends bought a house recently that has a deck that apparently extends ~10' into land owned by the neighborhood. The deck has been there 20+ years [possibly since the house was built]. The HOA is demanding that they remove it. Do they have any legal standing to keep it? Note that there's... Read more »
Merely being there for ten or more years does not automatically transfer ownership under the doctrine of adverse possession, or create an easement (by prescription). However, I think there is a good chance you do have a prescriptive easement. I suggest you see a real estate attorney, who can...Read more »
We own adjoining property and own the well which we agreed to 6 months well usage. Has been 2 years. Sister was trustee but didn't include documents pertaining to these 2 issues in closing papers and refuses any help to get figured out. We're on social security and this was supposed to be reviewed... Read more »
Your post is confusing because you talk about inheriting property then switch to talking about something being torn down at the "buyers" expense. So somehow there are two pieces of property and a Well on one property and the adjacent property has "well rights" of some sort. Not sure what the...Read more »
In 1985, two adjoining lots were purchased within a new subdivision in the Town of Oregon, Wisconsin. The lots have a significant grade. The original owner built a house on the downslope lot. The back of the house faces the adjoining lot line, ranging in distance from 12 feet (near corner) to 20... Read more »
You posted this question to Oregon Lawyers as in the State of Oregon. Try posting it again so it gets sent to lawyers in Wisconsin. Also, speaking generally as a lawyer (in Oregon), it sounds like the type of problem you really need to discuss face to face with a lawyer in an office. Justia is...Read more »
A neighbors 87 year old Myrtle tree fell in our yard causing substantial damage to out structures pulling out all services within the home. We have been in a hotel for 3 weeks. The tree lays 85 x 50 x 40 feet high across 2 of our lots. The cost to remove the canopy was $10,500 with an additional... Read more »
Call your home owner's insurance and let them take care of it. If your neighbor sues you they will defend you. Just pay your deductible. I think your neighbor is responsible for the tree falling on your house. A property owner needs to inspect trees and make sue they are stable. (I watched a...Read more »
Owning shares of a real estate investment trust doesn't necessarily mean you own a particular parcel of land. (For example, if you owned 2000 share of Coca Cola stock you couldn't walk into their head quarters and demand to read the secret formula for Coca Cola.) You should have the right to...Read more »
Depends on the city: http://www.sightline.org/2013/01/02/the-roommate-gap-your-citys-occupancy-limit/
Fire code may also then have limits based on the number of bedrooms.
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