I recently discovered my single dad, whom has a mortgage, deeded the house to me and his name is no longer on the deed. He is still paying the mortgage. If he defaults on his loan can the bank foreclose on the house, or will any of this ruin my credit in any way? Would he be able to refinance or... Read more »
You have taken title subject to the mortgage. It is his debt as the notemaker, but the real property stands as secured collateral. The lender can always foreclose if the note is not paid or other terms are not met. It is not your debt.
If it's permanently attached to the house, it's a fixture - meaning it's a part of the real estate - and should not be removed without an agreement to do so. The appliances are typically not permanently attached, but just plugged in, and are therefore personal property that can be...Read more »
You will always have personal liability for your own actions, no matter what agreements may be in place, and regardless of whether you are an employee or independent contractor. The landlord will also be liable for your actions taken as their agent, regardless of what agreement may exist between...Read more »
She had no spouse, parents, siblings, or children. She does have 7 nephews/nieces. I want to get this property sold as I'm working on cleaning up my neighborhood. What can I do? Contact the nephew? What then? I know probate can take a while, but I don't think the extended family knows... Read more »
Get a lawyer to possibly get a hearing date sooner than play the waiting game, so the court can make some orders regarding the house. It may come down to selling the house at a loss. Or the court may order her to pay half the mortgage until it’s sold.
I'm not sure why this is labeled Criminal Law but a lawsuit to recover money is always some flavor of civil law... consult an attorney with experience suing the government to find out about the immunity issues.
Your rights depend on the contract you signed. I've seen these deals done with standard TREC forms, which requires that the buyer get a warranty deed, and I know they're sometimes done on different terms, such as a contract for deed, or what is is now being called a "subject...Read more »
The most important thing is to get a lawyer to review every part of this deal before you do it, and I'd be suspicious from the start. It's telling that he can get "us" a $2 million loan. Sounds like trouble already, because he's using your credit to do his business. This...Read more »
i been living at for 30 some years. she told my girlfriend that she was glad she got me removed somehow. can she sell the property and is the property deed legal. now i been here and have a little family business on the property as well. is my sister in the right for selling and removing my name
Presumably you want to evict? Start by sending a 30 day notice terminating the lease, and then file the eviction. Otherwise you'll have to deal with the CDC order providing protections to tenants who are being evicted for non-payment of rent.
My Grandma (4/17) and Dad (11/3) have passed away in the last year, both intestate. I need to know if her possessions, specifically house and car, went to him even though they weren't "officially" transfered over? I was a step child to him and was never adopted after my Mom and him... Read more »
My mother in law recently brought her husband to texas from jamaica, legally of course. They were married in jamaica and i am not exactly sure the path she took to bring him over here. She is the sole owner of both the home she just purchased and the home she has had for years prior to them getting... Read more »
No, not without an eviction. If you threaten him with a firearm, you will commit Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, which is a felony of the second degree punishable by up to 20 years in the state penitentiary and a fine up to $10,000. If you actually shoot him then you could be facing 5 to...Read more »
I am one of the beneficiaries on my late deceased mother’s estate. In the period of her death my health has declined I’m in renal failure and had a stroke. The estate was in probate for 3 yrs due to the fact step father protested the will (greed). Now consider this I was on deaths door. My... Read more »
You'll definitely want to get a probate lawyer ASAP. You'll definitely want someone to protect your rights. It sounds like have of the restaurant and home belong to your mother's estate, of which you're a beneficiary. I would get an attorney to help you demand an accounting...Read more »
I’m currently in the process of buying a house. We’ve gone through all inspections as well as the appraisal, and the seller has signed their end of the contract agreeing to the sell price. Yesterday their realtor called and said they are no longer comfortable selling the house for the agreed... Read more »
Probably not, but you may want to take the contract to an attorney for review to be sure. Don't sign any more extensions, and you will want to go ahead and have your financing ready, and you may want to appear at closing as well.
He hasn’t transferred title to us either. I pay all bills since I live here and don’t want to sell. If house was in our names, taxes would be less since I am disabled so my half would be lower. But I can’t pay $12,000 property tax bill alone. What do I do?
You could sue to partition the property, but that would just get the house sold, and the proceeds divided. Otherwise, you're looking at suing your brother periodically for his share of the expenses that you paid.
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