I should have gotten a lawyer to represent my interests at the time, but our co-homeowner agreement seems very lopsided now. I don't want to sell or take on another mortgage, but I need some kind of relief from the onerous conditions she keeps imposing. These include limiting my privacy,... Read more »
One option as a starting point could be to arrange a consult with an attorney to review the agreement. Without seeing that, it could be difficult for an attorney to advise meaningfully, solely based on general principles of contract law. Good luck
My mom passed over a year ago and we had the deed set up as joint tenants with right of survivorship. The title company just notified me there is no evidence of her passing since she was married and her death certificate states my step dads last name. Is there any way to avoid probate and prove to... Read more »
Hi everyone..I am planning to buy a land (its in the commercial zone) for my 2 kids..I want them to be owner of the property..The problem is they are just kids, 5 and 7 years old..and I divorced long time ago.. I have joint custody with my ex..my kids are not living with me..My ex has the physical... Read more »
We need more factual background to better answer your question.
If your fence height is less than the legal max and it's located on your property, then RPAPL § 871 won't help the new owner requesting for removal of your fence unless it's encroaching on his/her land.
The answer depends on what you mean by "title liens." If you mean liens like mortgage, there is generally no statute of limitation (SOL) of any kind. But if you mean other types of liens such as judgment liens, then certain SOL apply, but these liens are often renewable. by the lien holders.
Assuming that this is in NY, there is an implied warranty of habitability under the New York Real Property Law § 235-b. If your landlord doesn't repair the qualified conditions, then you have the right to withhold the rent. If the filthy condition has been established as well as its serious...Read more »
You could add Landlord-Tenant as a category here, as this is an issue L-T attorneys are confronted with. A landlord-tenant attorney would probably ask you what physical actions would be involved in removing your floor - and whether the process would be destructive and leave a surface that looks the...Read more »
More specifics will need to be disclosed to better answer the question. Assuming that your situation concerns New York, usually, it depends what the lease says. Sometimes you have the obligation to return the premises in the same condition as existed when leased. Sometimes, the lease says you can...Read more »
I needed to have no assets at time because of health ins issues My wife had cancer and I lost my job So being power of attorney for her I switched the will to him with a verbal agreement that it would be split up later Also two other sons. Since then he put his girlfriend on the deed to secure a... Read more »
You may want to repost this with Probate and Estate Planning added as categories - you are mentioning a will, being an heir, and an estate. There's no guarantee that every post is picked up, but you might have better chances of a response in those sections. Good luck
Your post remains open for two weeks. There's no guarantee all questions are answered, but you try reposting under Puerto Rico (click the link - "Show More States") and adding Probate and Estate Planning as categories. Good luck
Although your post doesn't provide enough information to give a definitive answer, it is possible that you and your father's siblings have a claim to the property. Since the property is in Puerto Rico, you should check with a lawyer there.
No one else in town has to be fined it even says so in an article the town put in the post journal! It is my first offense and they stated that no fines for first time offender I have a dumpster so I can dispose of things because I’moving and a trailer that I put unwanted things in to take to the... Read more »
I don't know where you reside, but dumpsters are often regulated at a local/township level. Some cities have ordinances that require you to obtain a "dumpster permit" even if it will be placed on your private property. You may want to contact your local/city/municipal township for...Read more »
It can be paid at once or payment in installment should be ok. How it's paid is up to you and your attorney. As long as both you and your counsel agree to the payment method, it will be lawful. You may want to make sure how it's paid is set forth in the retainer agreement.
If we do find a buyer, are 2 different checks cut...one in my decease dad’s name and one in my living mother’s name? Please reply only if you are familiar with NY state laws. My POA is for my mom who is still living. The letter of administration is for my deceased father.
Landlord claimed to smell illegal drugs, he attempts to push me out the way to enter the appartment, I informed him that's illegal, if he think I'm doing something illegal, call the cops, he did so, they found nothing because I don't any type of drugs. What made me mad is the fact he... Read more »
You can file a police complaint. You could also file a civil case against the landlord to prevent future attempts to push past you; however, most would not want to invest the funds necessary to litigate the matter and instead simply take precautions such as setting up video recording equiptment in...Read more »
A home that is part of an estate has a leaking roof, as well as missing shingles, and a leaking chimney. The executor of the estate knew many weeks ago that the roof, and chimney had a leak when the home was appraised approximately 3 months prior. The executor did not share this information with... Read more »
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