I own one of the 200+ units in a Condominium Association in Virginia. The individual records of each unit are kept in the on-site management office. My friend & neighbor recently told me that about a month ago she examined the file for her particular unit & noticed it contained documents dating... Read more »
FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex." In addition to that general rule, please understand that this particular question should best be answered by your "friend & neighbor;...Read more »
I asked a company for an estimate on repairs. Instead they came & did the repairs. I have contested part of the bill as unknown terms. They want me to pay for their workers to load & unload the materials at their shop. A reasonable amount was offered & had to be in installments. I do not have the... Read more »
Can a real estate investor offer these contracts to the seller and the buyer just as long as the contracts are legal and the investors has a title company or attorney to look over the contracts to approve them.
Lawyers don’t “approve” contracts. They review and advise their clients on the legalities of their dealings. After the advice, the contracting parties remain responsible for their choices, though they might have a claim against the lawyer if his advice was malpractice. If what you are doing...Read more »
My prospective tenant has crossed out these two lines in Sec. 13 of standard lease agreement (VR Form 200, revised 7/18) : "Landlord and Agent shall not be liable for negligence or tort" and "Tenant hereby release landlord and agent from any and all liability and agrees to indemnify landlord and... Read more »
Live in Fairfax county. This is a fairly modern building, run by a management company. The building charged numerous fees--move-in fee and amenity fee--so I would lose over $1,000 there. However, the noise complaints came from loud neighbors at midnight and 1am next to my master bedroom. If this... Read more »
This is actually a Landlord Tenant issue. And there are provisions in your lease that affect it.
And it's a very very tricky problem. Management can't tell you precisely what they've done on your complaint - privacy works several ways. And even if they took action, it will take them 2 or...Read more »
We bought a home together a year ago, and I moved out after splitting 4 months after we purchased. I signed a written agreement that was notarized I wasn't responsible for mortgage / bills after i parted ways. She is keeping the house and I want to clear my name from the deed/Note. Is she liable to... Read more »
Sent email to landlord who lives overseas. Had house inspected by professional service. After reviving email notification, Landlord contacted me by phone. I told her the quoted cost ($1675) for the house exclusion work including 2 year warranty. She said to deduct cost from rent but send a copy of... Read more »
I gave my dog away to a girl i knew from school cause i just had a newborn and he stayed by my feet and i was so heartbroken she said when she came to get him that i could get him back when i was ready. Now she is taken back what she said and will not let me have him.
Even though your female friend has not told her side of the story here, this appears to be another "he said she said" situation. Unless I miss my guess, your female friend would probably say that you gave the dog to her, and that she never said she would return the dog "whenever you were ready."...Read more »
Someone went to the magistrate and swore out a completely fraudulent criminal complaint against me that led to my arrest and charges of domestic abuse. I have surveillance video that shows every statement in the self-made victim’s complaint is completely false. The county prosecutor’s office... Read more »
Sure sounds like extortion to me. However, since you think "extortion" is the opposing counsel's "negotiation tactic," and since you also have a lawyer, you are advised to instruct your lawyer to file a criminal complaint against the PARTY (not his lawyer) who filed the bogus criminal complaint...Read more »
In a final divorce decree, a Chesapeake Circuit judge ordered it had subject matter jurisdiction to incorporate the parties' separation agreement and for the parties to strictly comply with its terms. When one of the parties attempted to enforce the terms of the incorporated agreement, the very... Read more »
Although I do not practice law in Virginia, many generic legal questions are answered the same way in all states. For example, most states have adopted the same laws in areas that lend themselves to interstate enforcement through compacts, including issues that arise in divorce proceedings that...Read more »
My wife is in the process of making a business investment, however I as the husband can't be party to the the business and I need to make a disclaimer to that effect. Essentially a disclaimer of marital interest.
Spouses in Virginia can enter into enforceable marital agreements under Virginia Code Section 20-155 of the Virginia Premarital Agreement Act. These agreements take different forms, including prenuptial agreements or antenuptial agreements, marital agreements, separation agreements, stipulations...Read more »
me to pay a management buyout fee in order to receive prorated rent for march and the tenants security deposit. My closing attorney says we are not obligated to partner with them nor did I ever show interest having a management company. The management copy says the management contract transfers... Read more »
With being out of the market and not familiar with Lynchburg, VA real estate Law. If I as buyer of a property am unable to fulfil the obligations of the contract by completing the purchase. Is there any risk that I face for being sued? Is there a precedent set that would be a set cost or is this... Read more »
There seems to be a widespread belief that the paper you signed, often called the purchase agreement or the sales agreement or the contract, is irrelevant because they are all the same. They are not. Further, there is appears to be a widespread belief that an interview to determine all of the facts...Read more »
When I called back the man was not nice and said once papers are served on January 23, 2019 he can no longer help me. That today payment would be $415 (on a $100 overdraft fee) if I go to court payment would be $1245 with court fees. I googled the company EDR in Maryland but couyfind any... Read more »
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