You have took the property subject to the judgment lien. This should have been avoided by a title search and clearing it at closing. If the Judgment has been extended, then it will be another 10 years or you may lose it by execution. If the Lien has expired by operation of law, then hire a...Read more »
Specialization will not help. Hire a competent TN attorney to examine your Redemption Rights, and possibly exercise them. It will not be cheap and probably difficult. But if you want your home back, get in gear. Time is of the essence.
You have apparently made a contract that is void, and you know it. A title search is in order, then you may wish to make an offer to the owner. Yes, it might go through and you get title. But you might not and lose a lot of money, having almost no chance of collecting it even if you get a...Read more »
We reside in TN. I bought a house before marriage in my name only. I have always told my spouse that the home will always remain in my name only because I will pass it down to my child. He was aware of this prior to getting married.
Lived together there for 2 years before getting married.... Read more »
Although the house is your separate property, he will have a claim (marital property) to an equitable portion of the appreciation in value of the house since the marriage. It could be a substantial claim.
From your limited facts, I don't see why not. If she's solely on the deed, she could convey it. If there's a pending divorce, the situation would be different. Consult local counsel to address any concerns you may have.
It depends on the Title. If she bought it as tenants by the entirety, then surviving spouse owns the fee. If she owned individually, you might own one half as an Heir unless she devised it elsewhere. Hire a TN attorney to search the Title.
It means that if one of the tenants in common passes, the surviving tenant in common will become the sole owner of the home by operation of the survivorship interest without having to go through probate or any other kind of legal process. The heirs of the deceased would have no claim to the home....Read more »
My siblings and I inherited riverfront property which I don't use. My siblings, who along with their kids use the property, won't buy me out. I don't want my kids to inherit the 'problem' and am looking for a way to solve the situation. Can I trigger a market sell? Or some other action?
Not at all unless your foreclosed Deed of Trust has such a term, which is almost never. New owner may have to file a Detainer Warrant against you, serve/post it, get a Judgment for Possession, then have a Writ executed by the Sheriff if you do not get out in 10 days from Judgment. Usually takes...Read more »
My great uncle and my grandpa owned a property jointly. My grandpa passed away years ago. My great uncle says that he will sign his share over to me. When I look up the title it says there two names on it and it also says ETAL after there names. He says most of the property is owned by him but... Read more »
Hire an attorney to search the title, and possibly determine heirship. An Affidavit of Heirship should be sworn to by someone with knowledge, then recorded. That serves as some of your source of title besides the record Deeds. Hopefully the other owners will Deed their interests over to you, or...Read more »
You will need an attorney to sue in Chancery for an Injunction against their interference with your lawful use of the Easement. A title search of both adjoining tracts should be made first. Almost no chance of money recovery. If you do nothing, you lose the row.
We are waiting to get back topo + boundary surveys but, according to the GIS, our brand new build (and all our neighbors brand new builds) were built on (or *way* over) each other's property lines. It's not like the builder got the whole plan shifted x amount of feet, everyone's... Read more »
Either a 3 year or 4 year Statute of Limitations probably applies to your cause of action. Hire an attorney now to examine the builder's, seller's and/or surveyor's negligence. Hopefully you have not busted the SOL. Boundary Line Agreements for adjoining landowners are...Read more »
Hire a competent attorney now. Hopefully you have not waited too long to file suit. The Deed needs to be set aside for active fraud. You might be successful despite signing it. A Notice Lis Pendens will also need to be recorded when the suit is filed. Otherwise you own nothing.
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