my ex signed a paper, owing me $6000.00 in 2009 and payable in 2014. She kept saying she could not pay until the house was sold. In 2016 I sent here an e-mail that the money was overdue and I would charge her interest.
Now that house got sold for $320.000.00 and I refuse to cancel the lien... Read more »
It depends on the type of lien. If it was a judgment lien it is likely still valid but a lawyer would need to review the lien. Anyone can sue anyone else in the US. The question is whether or not she can win. You need to address this immediately to preserve any rights you have and to avoid...Read more »
I'm looking into micro hard lending for smaller condo hotel units as no one finances them and they must be purchased w cash. They will only lend 100k or more which is more than the cost of many units. If I required 50% down this would secure the loan adequately. Are these units treated any... Read more »
I am sorry for your loss on the passing of your mom, please accept my condolences. The answer to your questions is generally yes if you were named in a Will or Trust or if the estate was intestate (without a Will) then you can reference Florida Statute 732.108 (c) Adoption of a child by a close...Read more »
My husband and I owned a Mobile home in a trailer park a year ago. We rented the land; but owned the mobile home. After not being able to sell the mobile home. We turned the title with a letter of discontinued of our month to month lease. We had both a certified copy of the mobile home title signed... Read more »
Likely a formality to take possession. But you may want to contact opposing counsel to enter into a consent Judgment for possession only without money damages. You may want to retain a lawyer to ensure there is no money judgment against you.
You are indicating that the witness' printed name had a middle initial and the witness' signature didn't? I believe whoever at the county "turned down" the dead is wrong. A person, including a witness, can sign a document anyway he or she wants, including simply with an...Read more »
Then met my grandma and had 4 kids (never married). They broke up when my mom was in her early teens. He moved in with an other woman. Years later my grandma passes and his son lived in the home on and off. In Vieques there was some property thing that happened and his son put his name on that... Read more »
So you're talking about property in Vieques, Puerto Rico? If so, you must consult an attorney who is a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association (either a lawyer in Puerto Rico or one who is a member of that Bar but practices elsewhere). Also, even if you were talking about property in...Read more »
I was told by the seller of the land that an attorney in Puerto Rico can set up a Power of Attorney for my wife who can not travel for the closings in Puerto Rico. Will the POA be valid when the attorney in Puerto Rico did not meet with my wife in person? What is the process to validate such POA so... Read more »
Your mother has to sign a POA in front of a notary (FL recognizes online notarizations). What's the confusion? Puerto Rico will recognize POA from any state as long as the document was legal where it was signed.
The HOA is not likely to approve any variance but it never hurts to ask. Sometimes the board of directors are not aware they can, but are not required to, grant a variance. If the roof is drastically different than the colors that are allowed the board of directors cannot grant a variance because...Read more »
My husband is a volunteer for our home owners association, he's the President. The association was selling vacant property and there was a company that wanted to purchase it. They agreed on a price, however, at the closing, the realtor had added $500 to her commission and my husband would... Read more »
You need to contact a real estate litigator. There are real estate attorneys who do closings and other transactional business, real estate litigators who do court cases and real estate attorneys who do both. Both is preferable. There are some pieces of information missing from this so it's...Read more »
Florida real estate agents and brokers cannot change or even create other than the Florida Supreme Court approved forms. This does not prevent the parties themselves changing any form. So the agent is partially right in that the agent cannot modify the form - but you can as long as it is without...Read more »
I am very sorry for you loss on the passing of your husband, please accept my condolences for you and your family and this difficult time. You will need to speak with a Florida Probate Attorney and provide additional information and details. Generally, the home (if it is homestead) usually will go...Read more »
I just find out they have a home to sell, this was not put as a contingency on the contract. Now their lender wants them to sell their house first....is this fraud on the my contract with them? They have 15,000 in escrow to purchase my home. Thank you
He wants to sell the property now but the brother won't agree to it. If he prepares a will and put another family member's name in the will, who will own it if he passes? In other words, what has more power a will or a deed?
In Florida usually always the Deed, there are some if and but variations if there is a spouse/child/this is Homestead Property. This is always a dangerous game of adding a person to a deed in this manner with a Quit Claim or similar deed, nothing can be done unless the secondary person, now on the...Read more »
At closing we were not told about the retention pond and the private road. There was a abutting road disclosure. Nothing else. There was a line about you must join the HOA and follow the CCR. The CCR’s were not given prior to closing. Hidden in there was a line about the HOA being responsible for... Read more »
This is why it is so important to have your own real estate lawyer represent you in a transaction. You will now need one to review your closing documents, the HOA documents, your survey of your property and the neighborhood plat, which often attached to the HOA documents but not always. The HOA...Read more »
What legal obligation does the developer have not to interfere with the Quiet enjoyment and undisturbed use and enjoyment of my home? Who is responsible to insure the excavation of the land (treated for decades with insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizers) does not pollute the air or water?... Read more »
The HOA can contract for bulk cable services and each owner is billed their share of the expense. Usually these contracts have an opt-out for those owners who do not want to use the services. You would need to get more information and take that and a copy of your HOA documents to a HOA lawyer to...Read more »
Have you contacted the Fla. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ask what you can do to reinstate your DL? Generally, DL suspension for failure to pay a money judgment arising from a car accident is up to three years. The statute of limitations is irrelevant - that's about deadlines...Read more »
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