Has a survey been performed? If not, how do you know you are encroaching? There may be subdivision restrictions of government codes with minimum setback requirements. If the adjoining owner complains, boundary line agreement might help. Obviously an acquiescence to the boundary has...View More
The U.S. Supreme Court case you are referring to is likely **Murr v. Wisconsin**, 582 U.S. ___ (2017). In this case, the Court addressed the issue of whether adjacent properties owned by the same owner should be considered as one unit for regulatory purposes. The Court established a test known as...View More
Did you search the title? The easement must be in your servient chain to be effective against you, not the dominant tenement's title. They may have a prescriptive easement or even one by necessity. But that is for the adjoining landowner to defend in Court. Hire a WA attorney to...View More
My neighbor had a contractor build a fence on our property line and says it's not his fault if it's on my property. Says he did not need to survey because the contractor is licensed and bonded and can't break the law. I hired a surveyor and proved the fence is on my property and now... View More
The property owner is ultimately liable for their fence and where it was placed. They may have a claim against the contractor if the contractor was supposed to verify the boundary, but I have never seen a fence contractor take responsibility for the survey or location.
The answer to your first question is yes, but ONLY IF the proper deed is executed and recorded. There are several types of deeds in Washington, so please consult an attorney who can explain the differences, so you can decide what is best for you and your partner.
Their rental is on a well. Main well dried up -they are on the backup well - located up the hill. The water comes out of a uncovered tube. They’ve complained to their landlords & were told the water is fine -they won’t fix or drill a... View More
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You chose the correct categories to post under - landlord-tenant and personal injury. Those are the types of attorneys who would have insight into this. As a starting point, your brother could consult with a...View More
Obtaining these funds may require the services of an attorney, one who is familiar with the surplus funds procedure, who can assess your situation. This process usually involves notice to lien holders and a hearing, so you may want to start that process as soon as possible. Although I am not aware...View More
Once the Surplus Funds are deposited with the superior court, parties with an interest in those funds may claim them in a specified order. “Interests in, or liens or claims of liens against the property” at issue attach to the Surplus Funds “in the order of priority that it had attached to...View More
That will probably require an Action for Ejectment. If you have not busted the SOL, you will need a very competent WA attorney that handles real property litigation. It will be difficult, expensive, and the Sister will be cross-claimed for Breach of Warranty of Title.
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. If it's a landlord-tenant setting, you could bring it to the attention of the building owner. If it's private dwellings, it could depend on local ordinances or association rules. Good luck
Adverse Possession exists in the entire USA. But it may or may not apply as a defense for you. You need to search the titles of both adjoining properties. Acquiescence to a boundary may also apply. You will need a WA attorney to represent you, and probably several witnesses as to your...View More
There is more stuff unaccounted for than there is accounted for. Vehicles missing, $60-$80k in jewelry, they never did anything with her personal property, just sold the house and then instead of doing an inventory as soon as appointed they waited until the very end to track down 3 of her 5... View More
Iv been living at the house for a few years now but my friends dad died here without a will and my friend wont do anythjng.. like nothing. Its been 2 years now and the house is being forclosed on but i think the bank even thinks hes still alive.. what paper work do i need to be able to sell the... View More
The estate is still in my late father's name I have lived in my house for 12 years thinking I was going to be able to buy house . my sister is executor and would never sign off on house so I go could buy it . Now she wants me out of there I have court on Friday may 26 th I live in Washington... View More
Dshs came forward when notice to creditors was recieved. The executor/representative of the will then withdrew. How do i obtain the other 1/3 of property thats in limbo? There is not a lien filed in the county of said property. Also no mortgage exists land is free and clear. Taxes are current.
The aunt has no heirs until she is dead. But a Court might order the sale of her titled property if she is under a conservatorship, etc. Hire a WA attorney to search the Title and advise as to possible actions. But you may have no standing.
You will need to hire an attorney to file a Boundary Dispute. If you do not, then you will acquiesce to the new fence line as the boundary between the two adjacent properties despite the two legal descriptions. I doubt that you will be awarded any money, but you risk losing land.
No notice. I've lived here 30 yrs. She thinks that violating me is her rite. The house needs to be cleaned but we can do it together.What are the laws with sailing a home wear a mentally disabled person has lived their whole life. Does that person have any rights?
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