Usually the lawyer files and serves a Notice of Representation. Sometimes an Amended Answer under Leave of Court is necessary, especially in a land case where the Defendant does not know what the law is.
Acquired a commercial property through a tax sale legally. Pearl River County legally conveyed the property to an entity I control. Does the entity I control have clear title to the conveyed commercial property and would a title company issue an owners title policy on the conveyed property without... Read more »
I am in a dispute with the owner of land adjacent to mine because he has a single-wide trailer 10' over my property line. After obtaining two independent surveys showing he was encroaching he refused to move the trailer so I obtained a lawyer and filed against him in chancery court to quiet and... Read more »
More than likely you must prove your title going back many, many years., probably at least to a common grantor or a patent. You r lawyer should have known that. Did he even perform a title search first? It does not sound like it, and you are pretty much back at square one. Good Luck!!!
That is called a Boundary Line Dispute. Hire a competent attorney to run two title searches, yours and theirs. If necessary hire a surveyor. Then if your title backs you up, file suit quickly against the neighbor, who is probably not going to be able to sell while you are trying to protect...Read more »
There is nothing in MS law that requires a party purchasing land to be married. It wouldn't necessarily be discrimination, unless it was due to something along the lines of race, gender, nationality, etc.
she had a husband and us three kids she left behind . Her husband which is my step father passed away a couple months ago. I'm trying to figure out whose names it should all be in, what are the best legal steps to take . Also my step father has two other children , that are not my moms. Would i... Read more »
Likely not, unless there was a material defect or other material matter that was disclosed as part of the sale (which this may end up as qualifying). If not, then you would be obligated to purchase the home under the contract. I would recommend getting with your realtor (if you had one) or a local...Read more »
That doesn't sound quite right, as the two legal descriptions should match up. It sounds like someone needs to figure out which exactly is the correct legal description, and then work to reconcile the two.
Unfortunately, Mississippi law distinguishes between dwellings and hotels, such that hotels are typically considered night-to-night, as opposed to the regular month-to-month circumstances for structures like apartments. In the absence of an extended lease or contract saying otherwise, the hotel has...Read more »
I worked and rented from the deceased 8 years. I was allowed to stay in the rental house in exchange for work or $300. It varied. I was told I could stay as long as I would like. Well, after he died, the son turns my water off without my knowledge. It was in deceased name, but it was furnished.... Read more »
Many leases have a provision that allows termination after some period of time (often a year) and with some amount of notice (often 30 days). Your lease could have been written differently, you could pay the monthly rent and/or show the...Read more »
I previously removed myself from a place my brother and I were renting with another roommate after issues with the roommate and our neighbors. My brother currently resides in the rental trailer and he had to go and grab something from inside (with me in the car, not stepping foot outside.) The... Read more »
Shouldn’t they be responsible for upholding their end of the contract? I’m out of pocket paying for repairs and now I find out the electric bill wasn’t paid the last two months of the tenets occupation of the property. They don’t want to take any responsibility or pay the bills that are... Read more »
Assuming that you have a valid contract, because the company has failed to adhere to the terms of that particular contract, you may be able to terminate the contract, especially if they continue to be unwilling to follow it. If the company received funds that were supposed to be allocated to paying...Read more »
You likely need to consult an attorney on this one, so that they can get some additional information. The first question that I have is whether the divorce decree stated who got the house, and who was responsible for the mortgage on the property. That naturally leads into the second question, which...Read more »
This is a tricky one. WIth there being multiple potential heirs, you would need to consult an attorney to discuss legitimatizing the heirs, and then determine the best course of action to ensure that the title to the house is straightened out.
Likely no. Some contracts and realtors allow for exceptions when you first sign up with a realtor or if you explain how and why the sale came from a separate source. It may be worth it to ask the realtor if the sale is from some other source.
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