After a tax sale does purchaser have to pay all recorded liens? And can, the entity who placed the lien continue to add charges to the lien?
answered on May 7, 2023
Once a lien is placed on a piece of property, the amount cannot be changed by the company who placed the lien unless there is a legal basis for doing so, such as an error in the lien amount. After a tax sale, the purchaser may have to pay all recorded liens on the property, depending on the... Read more »
Son, Zach who is still alive. Bill died in California, we live in missouri.
Bills siblings got a letter from California Inheritance Group claiming Bill had unclaimed assets and they are going to divide it between his siblings. I don’t believe that is correct I believe it should be all... Read more »
answered on Apr 30, 2023
First, you do not need to go through California Inheritance Group to claim these funds. You can find it here and make a claim yourself: https://www.sco.ca.gov/upd_msg.html
Under the laws of California, if a person dies unmarried with living descendants and no will, the descendants... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2023
There are a lot of factors that would help answer this question. Do you have a will? Have you updated your will since your marriage? Generally speaking, if you die without a will (intestate), your spouse and kids would split your estate. It sounds like you have a beneficiary deed in place for your... Read more »
Inspection report. Also, the previous owners said they lived in the house for last 3 months. Never happened. The shower drain wasn't even hooked up! All the water drained right into the foundation which literally has dust as mortar! The foundation started failing immediately after I moved in.... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
Based on the limited information provided, you could possibly have an action for failing to disclose known defects against the sellers of the property. In such an action, you would have the burden of proving that the sellers knew of the defects in the foundation and knowingly failed to disclose... Read more »
Had another real estate agent calling clients that I had worked with and telling them that I had retired and that I had referred them to her. I’m concerned that this is affecting my business.
answered on Jan 31, 2023
If you can prove that such a statement was made and you can prove that you were financially damaged and if you are willing to pay an attorney to file suit for you, go for it. Also, make sure the other agent has insurance or funds to pay any judgment you might obtain.
answered on Jan 16, 2023
If you have proof that the seller knew of the problem and failed to disclose, you could have an attorney assert a claim for violation of Missouri's Merchandising Practices Act (MPA). That's Missouri's consumer protection statute. On my website, there is an article you might find... Read more »
Hello. Around 5 months ago a friend of mine contacted me (he was homeless) and asked me if him and his GF could come stay with me for a few weeks at my house I own. I said sure. They have now been here 5 months, refuse to get a job, have never paid any money in rent and do not have any kind of a... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2023
It is civil jurisdiction only. Hire a MO attorney for this problem eviction action for possession. It may require physical removal by LEO's later. Do not get in a fight or they will have leverage on you. Do not do this yourself.
The house is currently in the foreclosure process but the attorney for the mortgage company said I should still have time to try and sell. How do I get the house put in my name? What documents will I need? Should I get a lawyer?
answered on Jan 3, 2023
First and foremost, I am very sorry for your loss.
As for the house, even though your parents did not have wills, you can start a probate action to be appointed the personal representative of each of their estates. As personal representative, you will have authority to offer their home for... Read more »
answered on Dec 31, 2022
Serve them each with a notice to vacate and if they don’t leave have an attorney file an unlawful detainer case.
Has retained an attorney. They have a contingency. What can they sue me for?
answered on Nov 3, 2022
They can sue you for specific performance to force the sale or for breach of contract. If they end up selling to someone else for less than your agreed upon price, they'd have a good claim for the difference as damages. Plus, under your contract you may end up on the hook for their... Read more »
MO has a Reverse Mortgage Act. I was reviewing Section 443.903 - Reverse mortgage regulations. (6/4/1997), specifically these statements: 6 (c) The lender's right to collect reverse mortgage loan proceeds is subject to the applicable statute of limitations for loan contracts. Notwithstanding... Read more »
answered on Oct 25, 2022
The answer to your question is in the reverse mortgage paperwork your mother signed. The statute of limitations, which is the statute you cite in your question, is a different issue altogether. That is just the time period in which a lawsuit may be filed. Under the circumstances, you should have a... Read more »
The municipality signed an agreement with the original property owners in 2004. That they were installing a step septic tank system on their properties, that the village owned, was part of the village sanitary sewer system, would maintain, repair, and service. The system on our property was... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2022
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. This is a complex matter. Evaluation of the septic system could involve the expertise of civil engineers and wastewater experts. Assessment of contamination could involve sampling and lab analysis conducted by... Read more »
House was fully remodeled not up to the code.
answered on Sep 18, 2022
The issue of whether you should pay to repair your home is different from whether you might be able to pursue a claim agains the seller or home inspector. I assume you are referring to an inspector whom you hired. Home inspection contracts are generally terribly one-sided in favor of the... Read more »
My fiancé moved out 8 years ago due to an abusive relationship. I’ve had full custody of our 4 kids ever since then. He made 3 years of payments on the house while we were together, but I’ve made the last 8 years of payments by myself. I’m wanting to sell my house and move soon. Is my ex... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2022
There are a couple of considerations you need to make in order to answer your question. First, the loan you and your ex have is with the mortgage company. That lender is not invested in your personal situation and is just interested in 1) whether the mortgage payments have been made, and 2) that... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2022
You don't give enough facts to allow good advice.
If your purchase contract is in writing, and is a longer term installment contract, you should be able to affirm it as an "executory contract" once you file for bankruptcy relief, and that's even more so if you are... Read more »
If tenant moves out early and buys out remaining lease from 6/1/22 (move out date) through 7/15/22 (lease term expiration date), and landlord rents the house to another tenant beginning 6/15/22, shouldn't the original tenant be entitled to a refund of rents paid from 6/15/22 through 7/15/22?
answered on Aug 17, 2022
Probably not, but the lease terms control. In general, absent a buy-out clause, a tenant who vacates early is responsible for all rent remaining on the lease. If the landlord subsequently rents the premises, the tenant should likely get credit. That's different from a buy-out clause.
home is 3 year old display in Frontenac, purchased one year ago from builder.
Whole subdivision was built, including grading and drainage. Frontenac has
yet to sign off on completion.
answered on Aug 8, 2022
You need to have an attorney review the contract and learn the relevant facts in order to get meaningful advise, as well as to understand your options. There is no specific statute in Missouri that stays a builder is automatically liable any time water enters the basement of a 3-year old house.... Read more »
Upon reading the contract more closely today we noticed that the date of expiration for the contract was listed as May 2022. It should have read May 2023
Can we legally declare the contract to be null and void?
answered on Jul 12, 2022
The issue is whether there was a mutual mistake. You can research Missouri law on it. Ideally, you and your broker can come to an understanding. Otherwise, you might purchase through someone else and then find yourself named as a defendant in a costly lawsuit.
He said to me that I can have one of his cars and even tho it isn't any will the Facebook messenger verify that its his page with his profile picture and full name with the conversation from him and I and he's telling me I get one of his cars so isn't that conversation û and him... Read more »
answered on Jun 16, 2022
In Missouri, an oral will is generally not valid. There is an exception but not in the circumstances you describe. Missouri requires a person's last will to be in writing and witnessed and notarized. I'm afraid your father's statements on facebook messenger will not be enforced by a... Read more »
Do anything with it, doesn't live on it, doesn't pay taxes on it, I've offered to buy him out and will pay the amount he requested but he is avoiding me, is there anything legally I can do to make the process happen?
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