Our son, has bad allergies. He has a good computer job and works from his home. If he allows his girlfriend to move in, can he make her move out? What if he cannot get along with her and needs to end the relationship? What are legal issues?
Usually the established fencing determines the boundary as both adjoining owners acquiesce to the boundary, regardless what their legal descriptions say. If your neighbor does not like your encroachments, it is up to him to file suit within the SOL. Hire a competent attorney to search both...Read more »
The best way for your grandmother to give her house to you is through a Transfer on Death or Lady Bird Deed. That way, if she ever needs Medicaid (and many of us will, especially if we have to go to a nursing home), the gift will not count against her in qualifying to receive it and the house will...Read more »
Bought house from friend for $95k with 9% interest!!! Monthly payments $980. Lived here for 13 yrs. I have made repairs to home , he has made insurance claims and collected checks but only repaired some things. Told him we wanted to sale so he offered us $30k to walk away that’s after deducting... Read more »
Generally in Texas a sale of real property must be in writing to comply with what is called the statute of frauds. The statute of frauds is a long standing tradition stemming from old common law that protects against verbal allegations when it comes to certain types of legal transactions. This...Read more »
Lived together from 1967 to 1976 as Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Prado. He fathered 3 children with me and have Birth certificates with his name as father. we bought two properties during that time and they are listed under both our names. He is ill, and he has sent me a certified letter with quick... Read more »
Hire a competent attorney to conduct a title search, then find a knowledgeable relative to execute an Affidavit of Heirship (which will be a recorded source of title). All the Heirs-At-Law owned the property as tenants in common on the last Grandparent's death. Now you need to put the world...Read more »
My grandmother, Hazel, passed away in 2005 and did not have a will. She had one heir, Don (my dad). Don passed away in 2011 with a wife and 3 adult children. He didn't have a will either. 1 property in Hazel's name and 1 property in Don's name both need to be put into... Read more »
i have land with a 50 foot easement listed in the deed. 25 foot of which is my actual property and 25 foot is my neighbors. The neighbor has put a gate up across "his half" of the easement. He told me directly that that 25 foot of the easement is no longer an easement as he owns two... Read more »
Time is on his side, so he will never file the Trespass Charge, civilly or criminally. You need to hire a competent attorney to search the titles, generate witnesses, and file suit to declare your easement rights. Otherwise the easement will be effectively terminated.
my grandfather passed in 2000, my grandmother passed in 2017. They purchased a joint home. They only have one child together but each of my grandparents had children from previous marriages. My grandfather has no will. My grandmother has a will that can still be probated. Is it 2 separate... Read more »
Each of your grandparents had a 50% community property interest in the home. When your grandfather died, your grandmother retained a life estate, which has now expired. Each of your grandfather's children inherits an equal fraction of his 50% community property interest. Your...Read more »
Purchased a home with friend now deceased . I completed the home with repairs now the estate (her sister) does not want to give me the $ I spent for the repairs to put the home to for sale . I have all my invoices She ran out of money before she passed and I completed the renovation with my... Read more »
Most likely - No, you aren't in trouble. However, some lease agreement state that a guest can only stay for a specific amount of time before they must be added to the lease. Check the lease agreement to be sure.
I would do what I could to prevent the roommate from "telling"...Read more »
I was looking to buy a land property in texas but was told I could not build residential estate because said property was near railroad tracks. I cant seem to find any information in regards to this law and I would like more information.
While it's true that you cannot build a residential dwelling on land not catagorized or "zoned" for residential development, you can petition the municipal / city permitting authority for re-categorization / re-zoning.
Our firm has helped several clients in the Houston area...Read more »
Suspense account is for unclaimed oil money/mineral rights is in a deceased aunts name, dead since 1988. He said that my Dad and his siblings are heirs and he just sent my dad a consulting agreement that says Dad will pay this company 10% of the gross money recovered. There is a section called... Read more »
You do not give the name of the company, but you are right to be wary of these come-ons. All the companies making these offers that I have run into are scams. You don't need to pay anyone to locate your aunt's mineral interests and get paid. First, go to the Texas Comptroller Website and...Read more »
Offspring of cousin who died over 35 years ago but may have had child with unknown person he was not married to. No one in the family has any more information but will not sign an affidavit of heirship because they do not want to sign legal statement when details are unknown. Title company will not... Read more »
If you cannot prove your source of title now as the sole owner, then get out of the contract you are in and sell the property to someone else. There is no such thing as a perfect Title. A Quiet Title Action will probably not help you. An Affidavit of Heirship should be sufficient, but you...Read more »
Assuming you are the purchaser, you will probably have to buy somewhere else if you must finance it. You might find another insurance company though. Hopefully your contract requires the property to be insurable, but probably not. However there is no way you can consummate the purchase as is,...Read more »
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