I have several questions related to an eviction case: I live
I have several questions related to an eviction case:I live in Aberdeen, NJ but my property is in Albany, NY.I am currently renting to 4 individuals in one house, all with separate leases. Recently, one of the tenants has caused damage to the property, breaking toilets, urinating around the house. His roommates have complained. He is also on probation, and his rent is being covered by Albany Department of Social Services.Albany DSS has not paid for a security deposit to cover the damages even though I have requested one for move in.Fast forward to May - he moved in without my permission because one of the roommates let him move in. I had not received confirmation that DSS would be paying for his rent at this time, and did not know that they would not cover the security deposit.The lease states that he is renting a room, but he has only used his room for 2 nights. The others have been on the toilet for some reason (which loosened the toilet, caused flooding, and he ignored the damage to the complaint of his roommates) or the living room, which the roommates are annoyed that they cannot use because it has become their bedroom.After breaking the toilet he has been urinating in the yard or on the stairs (there is another toilet, so this shouldn't be happening. the broken one is being repaired) - again, his roommates have needed to clean it for him because he left it, and they have called me to complain.My questions are:- Which state and location I would need to bring him to court after serving the appropriate notices (I already sent something to the effect of giving him 30 days).- What my legal rights are in this case.- What the legal rights of my other tenants are in this case.- If I should contact his parole officer (I already contacted DSS to give them a heads up but this isn't really their domain).Sent a formal letter reflecting roommate/my complains about damage that resulted from toilet being uprooted and left on Aug. 23, and need for rectification for damages. Also noted I would give until Sept. 23 for him to provide damages/security deposit funds and allow him to remain, or to waive them and he will find a new DSS approved room by then. I do not expect that he will do anything by the given date. I sent a follow-up letter on Aug. 24 after follow up complaints about additional damage.State is NY or NJ. Sent a formal letter reflecting complaints about damage that resulted from toilet being uprooted and left on Aug. 23. Noted I would give until Sept. 23 for him to provide damages/security deposit funds and allow him to remain, or to waive them and he will find new housing I do not expect that he will do anything by the given date. I sent a follow-up letter on Aug. 24 about urination. I also called him. Letters served by roommate after being mailed.
I would like to review my offer to purchase contract with an
I would like to review my offer to purchase contract with an attorney prior to signing. Is that possible today? I reside in Orlando Florida and condo is in Orlando Florida. I currently live in it and owner is selling. Foreign owner.
We live in Florida. When I married my wife I "bought into"
We live in Florida. When I married my wife I "bought into" her home. We did this by refinancing the home in my name. I made a significant deposit to help bring the mortgage payments lower. The mortgage is currently in my name only. (My wife could not be added to the deed at that time due to "credit issues" caused by a previous marriage and divorce.) At closing my wife stated that she is no longer owner of her home after paying into it for many years and the closing attorney stated after the title had been filed, I could file a Quit Claim deed adding my wife to the title. My intent is to give the house to my wife upon my death and to allow her to pass it on to her heir and not allow my grown daughter to have access to it at any time. Is the Quit Claim deed the way to go about it or is there something else we should do? The Quit Claim deed wording appears to have me relinquish all rights. Does Florida law provide for community property, even if a Quit Claim is filed?
I have been renting a room in my home for the past year.
I have been renting a room in my home for the past year. When I asked the renter to leave, he very rudely refused to do so. Per your advise, on July 17 I presented the renter with a Notice of Termination of Tenancy as of Sept.17. If he refuses to vacate the premises on Sept. 17, what would be my next step?
Help! We had a hostile takeover of our HOA Board of
Help! We had a hostile takeover of our HOA Board of Directors on Friday. Our elected president resigned because he felt that how this was done was horribly illegal. 2 temporary Board member were appointed who will serve until there is an election. All of this happened in secrecy and the community only found out about this via an e-mail several hours later. I am very angry about this and it flies in the face of the Board representing the wishes of the people and the democratic process. I'd like to consult with an attorney about what can be done, if anything. Willful misconduct? I need advice on what to do. I live in South Carolina near Charleston.
Counselor at Law
To follow-up. The developer has active developments in the
To follow-up. The developer has active developments in the town. That mean the town is holding escrow monies, performing Inspections, etcRelated to that development. Should that town hire the same developer to do construction work for the town?