Property Law

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Property ownership has historically been the symbol of wealth and power. This has created traditions, laws and challenges involving real property and the deeds and patents that show the ownership.
An action to quiet title is a lawsuit filed to establish ownershipof real property (land and buildings affixed to land). Theplaintiff in a quiet title action seeks a court order that preventsthe respondent from making any subsequent claim to the property.Quiet title actions are necessary because...
It is your responsibility to follow through and make sure yourpayment is accepted. If you have a lien against your home, a judgehas determined that you owe a debt that needs to be satisfied. Youcould hire an attorney to help you fight this situation.
b:post-16189886I think it is two years that the ATO thinks isreasonable. If it is sold after two years there is CGTimplications.You normally shouldn't be paying the rates etc, itshould be the estate doing this. As the house is still owned by theestate. If it has actually changed titleO
An eviction is when your landlord makes you move out of your homewithin a few days before a court hearing. The amount of time ofeviction will vary by state and this information is usually statedin the lease of the rental.
The legal occupancy limit for a one bedroom apartment in Virginiais 2 adults. It is also permissible for 2 adults and a baby tooccupy a one bedroom apartment.
It depends on (1) the laws where the apartment is located and (2)the lease contract. Most likely the laws are silent on this issue,leaving it to the negotiation between the landlord and the tenant.If so, then it will depend on the lease contract. Most leasecontracts define the term "default" to...
You can apply for Section 8 housing. Also, there are usuallyagencies in the community that will help you get started in rentinga home. With those, you also get expectations and responsibilitiesto make it in the long run.
If you can locate the owner of the easement, and that person iswilling to release their rights to the easement, the process isfairly simple. The easement owner would need to sign a "release ofeasement" in the presence of a notary public, and the release wouldneed to be recorded in the county where...
I am going to assume you mean "claim the repairs as a deduction onyour federal tax return." If so, the answer is generally "yes", butthe deduction could be limited in some way. Best to consult a CPAon that issue. (Disclaimer: answer not intended as legal advice.)
You can search Through Home Address.
Also what are the charges of being an accessory of stealing a car in Florida???
In this "power-of-sale" type of foreclosure, if the debtor fails tocure the default, or use other lawful means (such as filing forbankruptcy to temporarily stay the foreclosure) to stop the sale,the mortgagee or its representative conduct a public auction in amanner similar to the sheriff's auction....
Yes you can, but which means He must have done something wrong.
Send the tenant a notice that they are to move out in 30 days. Sendthe letter by return mail return receipt requested, so you have areceipt of the mailing date. If they do not move out in 30 days,you must go to the housing court in your area, and file to evictthem from the premises.
Depends on the kind of property but generally the ratio is not particularly relevant -- it's whether there are comparable properties or not. Unless there is too much building and it violates local building laws. Then the appraiser might report a non-conforming use because at some point in the future...
The government - in the form of the local tax appraiser - comes upwith a value (i.e. appraises) property so that the government knowshow much tax to assess that property. Alternatively a landowner canhire a private appraiser to give the landowner an idea of how muchthe property might be worth or...
Yes--after he has obtained a civil court judgment against you.
Just above the line that should either say your name or the word"Grantor"
If lending money, it is through use of a Deed of Trust. If asubcontractor, there is a procedure for filing a Mechanics &Materialman's Lien.
Still a family farm, despite the size. Here's a fascinatingstatistic that most don't realize: According to the EPA, 87% of allfarms are individually or family-owned and operated. Corporatefarms make up 4% of those farms, and only 1% of such corporatefarms are solely owned and operated by other...
Home ownership is shown by Deed, which you should have receivedwhen you obtained the property and which should be filed with theCounty Clerk.
A joint tenancy protects the property from inheritance by other heirs at law but is not a way to protect property from creditors . The nursing home may be able to place a lien on the property and take your father's half interest. You would need to pay off the lien if you wanted to keep his half...
A tax is a sum of money demanded by a government and is levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc. A tax assessment is an estimate of the value of property as a basis for taxation. It determines the amount of the tax that will be paid to a governmental unit. Property taxes are based on the use...
Answer . As in many disputes, the rent money should be placed in "escrow" having the condition that the accrued amount will be distributed according to the terms ultimately determined in a future settlement or court order.
Definitely need to see an attorney about this one.
Answer . no it cant both owners have to consent to paying for the fence or the one that has the fence put up is responsible.
If you're referring to the filing of a claim for public domain land under the Homestead Act of 1862, a prospective homesteader would file a patent request with the US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which had land offices in every county where there was public domain...
Your landlord would be wise to evict your troublesome neighbor, but he is probably not legally required to do so. However, you might be able to claim that your landlord is causing a public nuisance or violating your right to quiet enjoyment of the apartment by allowing your drunk neighbor to remain...
If you signed it, then you're entitled to a copy. If you're referring to someone else's lease, then you have no right to a copy. If someone wants to give you another person's lease, that doesn't violate any law I know of.
In most states it is illegal for landlords to raise a tenants rentduring their lease period. Where it is legal, the landlord canraise the rent based on the items that need to be fixed, or doubleit to make up for financial losses.
Some people prefer to live alone. It is also important to get a rental history established.
Cars repossessed laws in Canada a vary by provine.Whether yourcar will be repossessed depends on such factors as the province youlive in and how for behind you are with your payments.Vehiclerepossessed is negative impact on your credit rating. If you wantmore information email me...
If Dad left a Will, then it will determine ownership of hisinterest in the land IF the Will is probated. If there is no Will,or if it is not probated, then (depending on the laws of thatstate), title will pass to the heirs pursuant to state law. Hissiblings cannot thwart this, unless there is...
Moving out after your rent runs out is chancy; you may be evictedbefore you plan to move. You may also be liable for the remainderof the lease. Discuss the issue with the landlord, and you may findsome help in response to your advance notice.
Real property is the land and anything attached to it. A lease is a contract that gives the lessee the right to the use and possession of real property for a certain time period. The lessee cannot convey the land because it doesn't own it in fee. A lease is less than a fee interest and is treated as...
I normally list all of the following types of contracts and leases on Schedule G: Residential leases (like a rental lease for where the debtor lives, EVEN IF it is only a verbal month-to-month arrangement), cell phone contracts, lot rent agreements, land purchase/sale contracts, home owners...
It depends what kind of property your transferring if its somethinglike a table you don't have to really do anything.
Of course not. I assume you are talking about commercial liabilityinsurance.
While renting your property, you need to ensure that your tenantsare qualified for handling or residing in your property. Screeningtenants helps you to get qualified tenants and you will get anopportunity to know your tenants better before signing lease orrental agreement.here are steps for...
We can preserve properties by first not littering places ourselves spreading awareness to people.
The trustee must sign a deed with the trustee listed as Grantor andthe person to get the house listed as Grantee
Mention (criminal law) This is a date when a case can only proceed if the defendant pleads guilty. If he or she wishes to challenge any of the charges or allegations, they should transfer the case to a later date ('adjourn' the case) for a contest mention.. Mention (family law) This is a date...
Using "et al" on a deed would be poor draftsmanship indeed! Thebest way to remedy is through a Correction Deed or, secondarily,through a Correction Instrument.
If you agreed to sign a mortgage for property that you don't own then you are responsible for paying the mortgage if the primary borrower, the property owner, defaults . That's the purpose of having a co-signer. The co-signer is a volunteer who guarantees the loan will be repaid and is equally...
The repossession company is not responsible for returningbelongings. The repossession company is responsible for notifyingyou where you can pick up your belongings and at what times. Somecompanies charge you a storage fee or only give you a few weeks topick up your belongings before they become...
An air pollutant is known as a substance in the air that can cause harm to humans and the environment. Pollutants can be in the form of solid particles, liquid droplets, or gases. In addition, they may be natural or man-made.
Boundry by Acquiescence . 1. An act of concurrence by adjoining property owners which resolves a boundary dispute or establishes a common boundary, where the definite or more accurate position of same has not or cannot be defined by survey. The above is the texbook definition, but is it only ...
First, what caused the wall to fall?? Secondly, did the wall fallon something of yours that was damaged and to what extent? If youdon't have any loss to something the wall hit, then you have noloss so it doesn't matter. Even if you have a loss, the cause comesinto play. Normally, your insurance will...
It means that the contractor contributed work and materials thatadded to the value of your home. You owe that value to thecontractor. The lien is a type of security interest that must bepaid before you can mortgage or sell your property. You should check the rules for mechanic's liens in...
When your home is foreclosed on you are able to keep your personalproperty such as furniture and clothing. Anything that was in thehome at the time that you bought it, like a refrigerator ordishwasher must stay.
Answer:\n. \nA "prescriptive easement" would run with the land and could not be conveyed separately.
If I'm understanding correctly, two were in the apartment, the landlord threw you out, and now wants to sue you for rent that the one remaining behind may have incurred. In any case, regardless as to details, if both your names were on the least, you are most likely both liable. You may consult...
yes AB it does. but you do have anything to worry about
You may have a problem. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate law who can review the deed under your state laws and determine if there needs to be any corrective work done.
The owner of the property has no obligation to let you inside. You really have two options here. 1. Coordinate with the new owner of the house, and perhaps they'llgive you back your property. Maybe they'd be willing to leave it onthe front porch, or return it to your [new] residence? 2. If you can...
The central belief in Christianity is the trust in Jesus Christ as both Lord and Savior. A good statement of the beliefs that flow from this center is contained in the APostle's Creed. " . I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth: . And in Jesus Christ his only Son our...
Your phrase does not make sense. A quitclaim is a deed. A trust does not deed out TO a quitclaim. You need to clarify your question by adding more details.
was there any OLD LAND IN EXETERS WILDFLOWER VILLAGE
A person who is authorized to access the account can find out bycontacting the financial institution where the account is held.
A creditor can not garnish for more than they are owed. A creditormust have a judgment with a specific amount before a garnishmentcan be started.
Contact the county clerk of the county where the property islocated.
It depends on when & how the real estate was obtained. (This isa discussion beyond our capabilities here.) Typically the wifewould go through the probate process to transfer the deceasedhusbands interest in the real estate to his heirs.
At some point in the process you can lose your property, after all redemption periods run out and you fail to respond to other notices that may be involved in the process. But what the process is varies from state to state so you really need to see what your state laws are.
How do I add my daughter's name to my deed
I don't know about this particular issue but he did do my wedding photography over a year ago. I had my worries in the planning stages, he asked for half up front and I paid him the other half the day of the wedding. However after I gave him the first half he was very difficult to get in touch...
If you mean a "Quit Claim Deed". Here's your answer.For instance ifyou own a house and you just want out of it, no money, just out.You would sign a Quit Claim Deed to transfer all of your "interest"in that home to another person, giving up your responsiblity or"interest" to the house. This is signed...
Single person can apply in regards. The mostimportant qualifier is income, and the income limit raises for eachperson who lives in the family.
Nothing entitles the tenant to 'break' it. But if the conditions are broke by the landlord first, or if a situation specificed in the lease comes to be that allows, one may be no longer bound by the lease. For instance, if the landlord fails to provide needed repairs, such that it is untenable to...
The wording in the deed is no different just because the buyer didnot want to pay for a title search and title insurance. Theresponsibility is with the buyer to know what he/she is gettingwhen he buys the property. You can sue after the fact, but goodluck if you don't take responsibility to have the...
No. If the property was held as joint tenants with the right of survivorship then the decedent's interest automatically passed to his wife upon his death. That is the reason for creating a joint tenancy and she is the owner of the property.
The minimum legal age to purchase a house in Canada is 18. If aperson is under the age of 18, they are unable to enter into acontract since they are still considered a minor.
A warranty deed. It must be done by deed if you want your daughter to become a co-owner.
The language of the insurance contract can't be altered by the will. If an insured passes away the benefits will go to the listed beneficiary regardless of what the will states.. If there is no listed beneficiary (if they pre-deceased the insured for example) then the benefits would be paid into the...
The original should have been returned to the Grantee on the deed.Hopefully the original was also recorded in the county where theproperty is located. If so, then the County Clerk's office willhave an official copy of it, and anyone can obtain either a "plain"copy or a "certified" copy.
You can do it either place. It is referred to as a life estate.Most states automatically give a spouse a life estate in theresidence at the death of the other spouse.
Yes, it could. The property would be considered a part of his estate. A lien could be put against it.
As long as there were no changes made to the tenancy by deed the joint tenancy would remain intact and the title to the property would automatically pass to the survivor. The situation would be different if the property was held by a tenancy by the entirety.
Only if you're going to be one of the owners. A simple guarantor may have committed other collateral, and the lender would have you sign a separate security agreement naming the property being pledged.
Generally, you will be responsible for any damage to your property caused by this tree. Your neighbor would only be responsible for property damages if he knew that the tree was in imminent danger of falling and took no action. If the tree is hazardous, it is a good idea to work with your neighbor...
Answer It depends why he kicked you out of the house. If you are running around with friends at all hours, or out with men, then I wouldn't blame him, but if you didn't do anything and he kicked you out that is a different story. If he is putting you down verbally all the time and you don't deserve...
Answer . yes she can take 1/2 of any property or assets buisiness or personnel
This probably depends on the laws of your state. In Massachusetts, there have been rulings that, if a deposit is paid by a governmental agency, the deposit gets returned to the tenant. It's likely the same result with a deal entirely between private parties. Massachusetts law specifically states...
Generally, the daughter would own the fee in the property subject to the mother's life estate. So the answer is yes, the property would be part of the daughter's estate.
Actually, it's quite simple. You need to contact the housing authority of your choice at http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts/index.cfm
You haven't mentioned the tenancy on your deed and that is an important detail. . If you and your brother owned as joint tenants with the right of survivorship then you became the sole owner when your brother died. You would not need a deed from his widow. If you owned as tenants in common then...