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If someone abandoned their wife and pet family, moved into a

If someone abandoned their wife and pet family, moved into a not pet friendly dwelling, then decided to move out of state two years later ...what right does he have to claim any of the pet family? Out of 6...the one he wants has been a support pet for the wife, who has been primary caretaker for 6+ years. The couple got divorced but the agreement, because of this issue will now go to arbitration. 2 dogs and 4 cats.

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ScottyMacEsq

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I am the personal representative of my mother's estate. My

I am the personal representative of my mother's estate. My mother lived with her ex-husband in a mobile home on a lot in Springer, New Mexico, (Colfax County). She passed away 2 years ago, her ex husband passed away approximately 4 years ago.The property upon which the mobile home rests was in both the name of my mother and her ex-husband (joint tenants with right of survivorship) and now passes to her heirs.The mobile home itself was and is titled in the name of her ex-husband only. County records show no personal representative for his estate and no probate case filed.Due to the situation with the mobile home, I am unable to rent out or sell the real property the mobile home rests on. At the same time, I am unable to move, sell or otherwise dispose of the mobile home since it is not part of my mother's estate.His family and heirs have shown no interest in taking the steps necessary to either remove the mobile home (all four of his heirs live several hundred miles away) or probate the estate so they can transfer title.Taxes are paid up to date on the real property, the mobile home has back taxes accruing which have not been paid.Is there any means to obtain title to the mobile home as abandoned property or any other suggestions as how to deal with this situation?

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Dwayne B.

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From Atlantic City, NJ 6/24/2016: Noon I am contesting a

Hello from Atlantic City, NJ 6/24/2016: NoonI am contesting a property now( with in 200 feet) zoned (since 1988) single family block 249, lot 8. The new owner (2/22/16) applied for a "certificate of non-conformity", " continue to use as a duplex". The house was built in 1920, first zoning was 1929. The property then had a kitchen and toilet in the basement (listed on the property record card). In 1988 this property was rezoned (R2) single family. The owner at that time did not defend it as a duplex, used it as a single family. Hurricane Sandy (10/22/2012) hit and property was abandoned, sold at sheriff sale. first purchased by a realtor then by present owner.Question 1: What kind of defense can we mount?What is length of time for an abandoned home to lose its grandfather clause in AC NJ (according to AC zoning board)?

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Dwayne B.

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Are orphanages required by law to teach vocational training

Are orphanages required by law to teach vocational training skills of some kind such as cooking, sewing, changing a flat tire, fixing and changing a fishing rod string wire, changing a bad electrical switch, plumbing, fixing cars, working with tools, connecting a TV set to the cable, DVD, VCR, and stuff, carpentry, and so forth to all orphans before the orphans turn 18 and leave the orphanage in the event the orphans are never adopted? Thank you.

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I had entrusted some yard tools to my son personal use; a

I had entrusted some yard tools to my son for his personal use; a chipper/shredder and a mini cultivator. While in his use these yard tools were stolen from his property. The thieves gained access to his property from a vacant foreclosed home immediately west of him by pulling pickets off the fence that separates the two properties. Upon Discovery of the missing yard tools he called the Sheriff's department and reported the items stolen. I was able to find out the property was owned by Wells Fargo Bank. I called them and explained to them what had happened and they told me to contact their Property Preservation Department Team and gave me a fax number to fax the information to them. I got a copy of the police report, Items stolen, with a brief description as to what happened along with replacement costs of these items stolen; as well as pictures of the property and the condition of the property. I feel that it's their responsibility because they failed to secure and maintain the property as it states in their policy in regard to abandoned and foreclosed properties. This happened on May 25, 2016. In the meantime the property was sold at auction through a real estate company on 06/09/2016 and escrowed closed. Wells Fargo claims that it is not their responsibility and denies my claim and say that it's up to the real estate company and the new owners of the property. So where do I stand now? I still feel that Wells Fargo is liable for my loss. I have pictures showing that the property was and is not secured as they state it is. Do I take this to small claims court and where do papers filed go to? This property is in Lindsay, CA

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I rented an apartment in Feb this year, but the condo is a

I rented an apartment in Feb this year, but the condo is a mess, It's dirty.They do not clean up the common area. No body take care of the pool. People do stupid things in the pool area and nobody can do anything.Nobody clean the gym. If you get to the gym at the end of the day, you will find the belt covered of sweat.Since before my arrival they are working on a "bowling court" , which is covering the pool view that made me chose the apartment I am living today.The worse thing is that my option, when i signed the contract, was that I can not pay the penalty to cancel the agreement, I have to let them find someone to rent my apartment,and while it does not happen, I am obligated to keep paying the rent. I know it was a stupid decision, but I could not imagine such a mess.The condo is Citra at Windermere. If you search on google, you will find dozen of complaints about the condo.I just want to move out!

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Delta-Lawyer

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Current visitation agreement was done in NC due to military

Current visitation agreement was done in NC due to military service. Mother and child now live in Wisconsin for the past 5 years. Father of child has only seen child once in the past 4.5 years. No contact for the last 6 months with the child. Is this grounds for parental right termination? Child would like step father to adopt her.

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Delta-Lawyer

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I was behind on my car payment in New York State. Chase sent

I was behind on my car payment in New York State. Chase sent it to their collection side. I set up the 20% payment to be able to start monthly payments again. I gave them 1000 in May and had 2600 scheduled but I called them to tell them I wouldn't be able to pay it for another 15 days. He told me that he would no longer work with me because I had said I would pay it on the previous date. He is telling me I have to surrender my car. I told him I could pay off the remainder of the 20% and then give them 1000 dollars a month. My car payments were $312. Am I out of options? Should I ask to speak to someone else

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Loren

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My renter moved out on May 31st, turned in her keys on 2nd

My renter moved out on May 31st, turned in her keys on 2nd June. We (the owners) live out of state. She left a ton of stuff (microwave, blankets, pillows, food, pots, pans, planters, kiddy pool/basketball hoop, etc) to fill two truck loads to the dump. We gave her 24hrs to remove her stuff on June 2nd, now June 8th she's claiming she has witnesses she was locked out on June 1st and wants her stuff.She's lying, but do I need to acknowledge her claim that I denied access? I didn't, and I have my own proof and witnesses but honestly don't want to get into an argument with her. I have all the documentation to prove that she had access through May 31st, but I don't want to keep these verbal attacks coming. Can I just ignore? Thanks.

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