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I am renting a house in Franklin MA. We moved in Sept 2016.

I am renting a house in Franklin MA. We moved in Sept 2016. for the past month my landlord has had a handyman living in the landlord aptJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: which is our basement, but separated from our side of the basement. The handyman is a pot head and starts construction on my landlords bathroom, which is right under my living room, after 5pm at night and the noise is deafening. Do I have any rights to put a stop to the pm construction? The guy is home all day, why start a 6pm?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no, that is why I am asking youJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so

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I'm having an issue with my neighbor who is a chain smoker

Hello, I'm having an issue with my neighbor who is a chain smoker and the cigarette smoke is entering my home and effecting my family. I'd like to take legal action for this to stop. Any advice?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaiforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My home is not attached. I'm in a single family home

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This question is for a tax lawyer or tax specialist. In

This question is for a tax lawyer or tax specialist.In going back through my tax records today, it appears that I did not file taxes for 2010 when I may have been required to do so. This was an accident -- if I had known I was obligated to file, I would have done so. If this is the case (which I'm still looking into), I would have been just above the minimum income threshold. I either was owed a refund or owe a small amount to the IRS. What should I do, and what are the likely penalties for having made this mistake? Also, what are the state tax implications?

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Can I get my signature off a lease agreement, for renters. I

can I get my signature off a lease agreement, for renters. I want them to stay, and my husband is the other signer and he want's them goneJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: washingtonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. The renters are my family and have been renting since 86, with no problems. I am very close to them.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have recently moved into a new apartment (lease) We are

I have recently moved into a new apartment (lease) We are having issues with the person above making loud phone calls at 00:00-02:00am. I have complained and they are taking action but my questions is around the Quiet enjoyment convent that is implied in all leases and how easy this is to envoke

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We rent a townhome that the adjoining unit had a fire and we

We rent a townhome that the adjoining unit had a fire and we have substantial smoke damage and can not live there. Do we still need to pay rent to the management company or do we pay it to the hotel where our insurance company has us staying at?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: we live in MinnesotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We filed the claim with our insurance and the fire marshall has filed his reportJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I guess just where we stand

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How can I ANSWER A COMPLAINT FOR ABATEMENT IN OHIO? I'm in

How can I ANSWER A COMPLAINT FOR ABATEMENT IN OHIO? I'm in California.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Isn't that why I gor the papers? I would assume so.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The papers were filed on 1-8-17 so I have very little time to answer.

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This is pertaining to a commercial business lease regarding

this is pertaining to a commercial business lease regarding tenant's rights when the building changes ownership. It's for the interpretation of a provision in our leaseJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We have a lease with the current owner. It's a 22 floor commercial building. The entire building will have a new ground lease lessorJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I can paste the section of our lease which pertains to this area. Its a short paragraph if that helps

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I am counsel for petitioner in a writ of mandate concerning

I am counsel for petitioner in a writ of mandate concerning a matter of public policy. The writ was filed over a year ago and we are on the 3rd demurrer (it is a very complicated utilities issue the court is having difficulty understanding). Petitioner's response to the latest demurrer needs to be filed and served by January 30, 2017. Unfortunately, petitioner passed away two days ago of a sudden heart attack. Petitioner was indigent and had no assets. He had no will or trust either. His only living relatives are his elderly father (82 years) and his sister (50 years). His sister is willing to continue the writ because it was so important to her brother. My question is 1st: does a writ of mandate seeking declaratory and injunctive relief survive death? 2nd: If it does survive death, do I have to file anything in probate court, or can I just file the appropriate motion in the superior court where the writ is being heard and name the petitioner's sister as the successor in interest?

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