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I am being forclosed upon and in default of a land contract.

I am being forclosed upon and in default of a land contract. My house is being sold on July 5th. I need some time to find a place to move as I don't want to stay at this house. I am disabled and need a little more time to find a suitable place. Is there anything I can do to stop the sale of the house for a short time.

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Oh sorry Im new to this I thought it was not real, Im in

HelloJA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: Oh sorry Im new to this I thought it was not realJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: Im in califorinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no and I do have a very important questionJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: well i was wondering if filing chapter 13 would stay a writ of possession in califorinaJA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: you mean califorinaJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I have been living in my apartment years then the landlord

I have been living in my apartment for five years then the landlord changes property management and i sign a new month to month lease. A few months later i get a 60 day termination of tenancy without reason. I write them pleading with them not to do this. They write back saying eviction continues they have plans for the building and my app. But im the only one to get notice. Do i have any rights to stay.

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I am breaking my lease because the noise decibel levels in

I am breaking my lease because the noise decibel levels in the house are over 70 and the landlord has declined to remedy it. The apartment is zone r3 and 50 decibels during the day and 40 at night. I have doctors letters saying that this is affecting my health and I have notified them I'm leaving they said that I have to pay a lease break and several other fees over $4000. They violated los Angeles California noise control laws of 1973 What do I need to bring to court to prove my case.

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I co-signed daughter and two friends on an apartment. The 1

I co-signed for my daughter and two friends on an apartment. The 1 year lease that I co-signed is expiring and my daughter is moving out. Her two friends are staying. The landlord has told me that my co-signing is indefinite for all three original tenants even though I didnt sign a new co-signer agreement when the two remaining girls signed a new lease. I believe that my co-signing responsibilities ended when the lease that it is associated with ended.Who is right?

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A landlord shut off my Air to my Apt and Has Camera's in my

A landlord shut off my Air to my Apt and Has Camera's in my Rental and is Watching Me. Is there a Complaint line to Report this And What Can I do to Get The Sherriff office to make sure they Get a Warrant to get the Camera's and Follow through with this?

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My relationship w/my neighbor has been decent 3 years I've

My relationship w/my neighbor has been decent for the 3 years I've lived next door. Earlier this year I proposed and then paid for half of the cost of removing 2 of his trees that he didn't like located near what he has ALWAYS maintained is the property line. This line consists of small shrubs (about 5' high) planted in a row between our lawns. I didn't like the 2 trees either, especially after one of them caused over $1,000 in damage to my backyard following a windstorm and was essentially dead-standing (after much debate, I finally got him to agree to pay for half of the damage. He maintained that while he was sorry it happened, he didn't feel he should have to pay anything). It was agreed upon that removal of the trees would be of mutual benefit. I told him that once the trees were down I intended to remove the shrubs (which he said he didn't care for anyway) and then put a fence up on what he asserted was property line, and he frequently proclaimed that he was "excited" for the privacy. The fence is now up (about 1 month). I also paid to have another one of his trees downed that was near the front yard property line because I am putting tall privacy shrubs from the end of the fence to the end of our lawns. He also proclaimed that he was "excited" for this privacy too, which would be of mutual benefit. I have not yet put the shrubs in but intended to do so next month. I would like to note that I make all the offers and I pay for everything - fence, shrubs, all at my cost with agreed upon mutual privacy. The reason I offered to pay for half of the 2 trees that were downed was because he is very cheap.Now, after a weekend BBQ with his father in law, a contractor, he is now complaining and threatening to sue because he claims my fence is a few inches over what he asserts to be the property line. He is planning to put an addition on his home and he is concerned about "needing every inch" (our homes are over 200 feet apart). The cost of the fence was $8,000 and the planned shrubs, which I am not doing as I am now expecting a letter in the mail, will cost over $4,000. I am making a sizable investment in privacy that was agreed to be of mutual benefit. What do I do?This seems very, very unfair to me. I have always been nice to him, and offered to pay for things and now he is being a snake. I am, however, fearful that I will be screwed if the line is over further than we thought. I do not want to lose my financial investment (I can't afford it). Thank you so very much for your time.

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My son and s family are currently renting an apartment in

Hello,my son and his family are currently renting an apartment in Oswego county Ny,the are expecting another child and have to move to a bigger residence,which they have found and have put a security deposit on,they told their current landlord today.They will be in the new place by the beginning of the next month.The situation and their lack of knowledge puts them in a position where they have to leave before 30 days is up.I understand that they will forfeit their deposit,but at the same time the original lease ran out last year and they have been paying month to month with no current lease,what could happen worst case scenario?

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I am on the mortgage with my ex boyfriend and past 3 years I

I am on the mortgage with my ex boyfriend and for the past 3 years I have been trying to get off of it. He is supposed to buy my half out or we sell the house. We both have attorneys but he never does what he is told to do. I should be getting $32,000 because of the equity in the house but he refuses to pay me even after 3 hrs of mediation. He says he will give me $10,000 so it will pay for the refinancing, the diamond engagement ring set, his attorney fees, etc... I have been forced to stay in the house with him and pay half of everything but he never does what he should. I am a retired teacher who had to retire early because of my back issues. I have been working as a real estate agent for the past year and a half and do not have the money he demands. I need money to start over. He owns 30 some apartments and pretends to have no money. I am being played by him and by my second attorney. No one gives a damn about my side! What can I do?

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