My three siblings name. The siblings do not want the house. The lawyer wants 200 more to put the deed in just my name. I've read in Ohio that a quit claim deed can be easy in this situation. Can I do this myself? Also once it's in my name how will I be informed about the property taxes... Read more »
Other family members and myself are going through probate court now, and I'm residing at the property. I have to leave state and wanted to know if there away I can have a friend handle all affairs regarding the property?
The probate court will appoint an executor (if he had a will) or an administrator (if he did not) to handle the estate. That is the person who should handle the property. Or that person can hire a property manager to do it. Ask the attorney assisting with the estate about it, or if there is no...Read more »
The property owner has the right to maintain its own property. Obtain a survey to determine exactly where the boundary is and if the fences are placed properly or violate local zoning setbacks or other requirements. Provide that information to the city. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a...Read more »
Agents tend to follow up on timing and progress of the loan process, especially now, with so much disruption because of the virus lockdown. If the loan officer gave your personal info, switch to a different lender.
I recieved the survey showing all 8 lots. But recently I discovered the the county auditor shows we do not own the 2 lots in the middle of our back yard. I checked the deed and they are not on the deed but they show on the survey. There is no way for the person it says owns them to access them what... Read more »
If your contract was for the purchase all 8 lots, and you paid for all 8, how did 2 get omitted? Was it a mistake in the deed preparation? What did your 2011 purchase contract say? Did you obtain owner's title insurance when you purchased the lots? Are the auditor's records correct?...Read more »
He is supposed to have a lease through June 30th and the lease spells out that the security deposit shall not be used as last months rent. He wants to use security deposit for May rent and move out a month early, because he found a house that he's buying. He also stated his wife lost her job... Read more »
OH court activity is suspended in Ohio. You can file an eviction complaint with the court, but an eviction hearing might not take place for a couple months. If tenant moves out sooner, that won't help you. But an eviction filing is a permanent court record that can make it difficult to rent...Read more »
My neighbors dog is causing us and our dog to lose the enjoyment of our property. It constantly attacks and jumps on the fence in a menacing fashion or an apparent attitude of attack. Our dog is becoming more and more afraid to go out and is causing "accidents" in the house. Her 4 foot... Read more »
As you have learned, local ordinances and animal control are usually not much help. You can try talking to your neighbor, but neighbor problems are difficult to resolve, and can get worse if you take action. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who can advise you of options.
It is not necessary to have an attorney, but if you are the executor, and make mistakes, you could be legally and financially liable. Talk with your attorney about the situation. Or use the Find a Lawyer tab to talk to other local probate attorneys.
I'm sorry for your ordeal. These could be difficult cases because of the expert testimony involved. Contact environmental/land use attorneys in the area, and find out if nearby waterfront residents are experiencing similar phenomena. Good luck
Ohio is under the emergency orders from the governor to stay at home and to self-quarantine. It is unlikely that any local governments have passed specific virus-related ordinances -- but they could have. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who can check for local ordinances.
Evictions can still be filed with the court, but eviction hearings and many other court activities are currently suspended in OH. When courts re-open, the hearings will resume, and you could be evicted then. An eviction is a permanent court record that can make it difficult for you to rent from a...Read more »
I signed and submitted the renewal contract. A week later they undid the signed renewal and increased the rent amount. They said the amount in the contract was not correct. This seems illegal. If I wanted to void the contract a week after signing, there would be a penalty. How can they modify it if... Read more »
If you signed the renewal first, and landlord hadn't signed the renewal, then landlord could decide not to sign it, and instead, change the rent amount and send you a revised renewal to sign. But if you and landlord both signed the renewal, and then landlord came back and changed it, then...Read more »
When we viewed the home there was mention on a disclosure form of a minor structural issue that had been repaired and had an accompanying engineers letter and warranty with it. Before signing the contract however I was not able to see that document. During the inspection I walked with the inspector... Read more »
There is damage to the foundation, a limited disclosure was presented at the showing with realtors paperwork. However before signing the contract I was not able to view the engineers report which most certainly would have changed my mind. There was also no disclosure about simular damage in a... Read more »
I live in Strongsville, Ohio. I was told by Board of Health that ORC 6117.51 doesn't apply because project overseen by City Council rather than Board of County Commissioners. This seems irrelevant to me, because purpose of ORC 6117.51 D is that residents living in excess of 200 ft. are saddled... Read more »
This web site cannot answer such questions - there are too many facts that are required, beyond what you stated, to be able to answer. And if you might have to pay $42,000, you should retain an attorney. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney who can review all the...Read more »
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