Peter Munsing's answer He can ask. That doesn't mean you are obligated. There was no agreement as terms hadn't been discussed and accepted. Just politely say "that was never discussed. I'm sorry you feel that way but I don't see that I owe that." leave it there. I assume you have all your stuff out and are in a different place. At this point if he wants to try he can take you to small claims, but as long as you respond to his case and show up he wouldn't get the rent on the facts you gave.
Peter Munsing's answer Under the circumstances, there is no agreement as she left without apparently you or she coming to terms. If you came to terms, it starts when she leaves the items. Assuming her vacation isn't the Endless Summer, have her get the stuff out when she gets back.
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer Did the appeal period pass? If it did file your judgment in the court of common please in your county. The execute on the judgment. Serve everything by regular mail and certified.
Cary B. Hall's answer Normally, for cases in a Court of Common Pleas, you've got 10 days to file a post-sentence motion after the date of sentencing -- and that could include a request for a new trial. If that post-sentence motion is denied, you've got 30 days from the date of denial to file an appeal to the Superior Court. If you choose not to file a post-sentence motion at all, you've got 30 days after your sentencing date to file a direct appeal to the Superior Court.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer I do not know the substantive law in your state, by in my state and most places, a month-to-month lease means that the tenant can give sufficient notice and terminate the tenancy and the landlord can do the same. If a tenant wants to prevent a landlord from terminating, then she should sign a lease for a specified term. Best wishes during what must be tough times for you.
Peter Munsing's answer If it's your house and he's an adult I suggest you can change the locks but rather than do anything drastic, suggest you talk to a counselor about how to do it and what to say and how to say it. It's your house, you control who lives there. (you wouldn't want him paying rent because then he'd have a right to be there).
Your property, you don't need to justify. If he's an adult he needs to be treated like one.
Peter Munsing's answer The time to contest the issue was when you were sued. Apparently you were, and it sounds like you didn't show up and got a judgment against you. If you didn't know about the case, you need to go to the courthouse or DJ office, look at the filings to see how they claim they served you, then file a motion to reopen the default. You may be eligible for legal aid.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer You should immediately consult with an attorney experienced in estate and real estate law. It's unclear from your question how you and your brother both ended up on the deed and why he seems to have sole possession of the property. Gather up all your paperwork relating to the situation and sit down with an attorney to discuss the details of the situation and learn what your legal options are.
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