Hi i have a rental property in Virginia. The tenant has moved out after the lease completed. They did not do a wakthru. There is mold and appliances have been abused. the repairs are more than the deposit amount. they are refusing to pay. what are my options.
Property that is acquired by gift or inheritance during a marriage in Virginia starts as separate property in equitable distribution. This is an exception to the general rule that property acquired during the marriage and before the last date of separation is presumed to be marital property, no...Read more »
Is it possible to just have spouse added to va loan once married or are the only options: refinancing and adding them, doing a gift deed or quite deed? Mostly curious about having then added to the deed and not necessarily on the mortgage
The only way to get a competent answer to this is to review the deeds and the survey. If I assume that the water cut off is in the utility easement, then the utility has the permanent right to access that cut-off on your property within their easement as often as needed. The cost of changing that...Read more »
My sister-in-law advertised my husband's land for sale without his knowledge or permission on a Facebook Online Yard Sale with her name and contact info. She is not a real estate agent, and has never held a real estate license and has no ownership interest in the property. She also told a man... Read more »
You are going to need a WV lawyer, and I am only licensed in Virginia as well as DC and Maryland. Nevertheless, you can't sue for damages unless you are damaged, but your husband can give her a proper notice to stay off the land if he owns it and she does not. As to unlicensed advertising of...Read more »
Property generally does not descend as you are anticipating. There is generally no right to a specific 1.5 acres or $30,000. What you have — assuming you are a common co-tenant of the whole by descent— is the right to partition or to sell in lieu of partition. That requires a settlement or a...Read more »
After proper notification of termination of Virginia Association of Realtors Property Management Agreement, can prior property manager continue to collect management fees after new lease agreement is made with tenant by new property manager.
Your description is not sufficiently clear. The tenant broke the lease. Nevertheless, you chose to return the full deposit without deducting for the rent or brokerage damages. Now, the tenant is suing you? Regardless of whether I understood you, you need a lawyer to review the facts. Perhaps it is...Read more »
I sold a house to family and trying to change the deed from my name to theirs. I was told by the record's office that a General Warranty Deed would charge me taxes and that I needed to add an exemption code and use the correct title.
It depends on what your dad wants. What does separately mean? I would recommend your dad reaches out to an estate planning lawyer and explain what he wants. Then, the lawyer can tell him what estate documents he needs.
Yes, the bills have to be paid ... but not by you. The creditors may file a probate estate for the decedent and/or file a claim in an existing estate, and they may get paid from the estate assets. Far more rarely, if the medical treatment was "necessary," which medical treatment is...Read more »
bought condo in 2002 window guards looked old then and are set in the brick like it is an original feature. I have never heard a word until 2 weeks before my closing of selling my condo. There are several other windows with metal bars including storage rooms owned by the condo. Should I be... Read more »
There is no way to answer your question other than to review all the documents. I can, however, note that, like the First Amendment, the prohibition on ex post facto laws binds the federal government, not your condo board.
It depends on the specific language in your lease agreement. If there's a provision that permits the owner to terminate the agreement for purposes of a sale, then you're in a more difficult position. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to hep if you'd ie to hire an attorney. Good luck.
The phrasing of your question is a bit confusing. An estate does not usually have a trustee, the personal representative of an estate is either an executor or an administrator. It is possible for a pour over will to automatically transfer assets into an existing trust, such that the trustee of...Read more »
Sis said in writing I could stay till Apr 1. Feb 28 got 30 Day Notice to Quit that said I was staying without permission. Clearly a lie. Any consequences for her lying to obtain notice? On Feb 1, Sis said I would be responsible for a number of bills as of that date including utilities. She... Read more »
I don't think there is much of anything a lawyer can do without getting involved in the situation and learning the personalities and the history. There are plainly things you can do, but many of them involve putting up a defense. At 71 and living with your mother, you may not have the...Read more »
These issues have gone on for over 4 1/2 years. The police and the county are limited in what they can do to stop him. At this point, I know only the courts will be able to stop him. I have over 4 years of video proof to prove my claim. I have survey markers down that I paid to have done to show... Read more »
Retain counsel to file suit for damages for trespass and to enjoin future trespasses, and have counsel send a no-trespass letter which will later support a criminal complaint for trespass. Don’t try doing this alone.
The family is trying to sell it and can't because the lady added my name to the deed. do i have rights to the land and what should i do. The family wants me to sign my name off it. I refuse because I have money invested in the property. In the event of her Death and she has no will would that... Read more »
It is confusing to understand the relationships without looking at the deed to show how you both owned the property, and the rent to buy contract to learn what these documents say. There are answers, but unfortunately, no easy ones. Take these documents to a real estate lawyer and or probate...Read more »
Decide to move together into the home left by my grandparents . The home had no mortgages & they split the bills & taxes evenly.Switching the deed of the home over was done easily at the courthouse where my grandparents names were removed and their children's were added in their... Read more »
It all depends on the deed, it could go to your mom by right of survivorship, or after probate, either you mom buys out the heir(s) of your uncle or sells/partition. However, the best option is to take the recorded deed to the probate, estate, real estate lawyer nearest your mom to review and...Read more »
Sounds like the crime of Threats, but I don’t cover much Virginia criminal code. You might just call the police. But, if we’re talking about civil law, we’d need to review your hotel contract. After Las Vegas, it’s very unlikely that you have no right to enter your hotel rooms after...Read more »
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