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Boundary dispute. Neighbor built fence behind my back. What

boundary dispute. Neighbor built fence behind my back. What can and can she not do.JA: Where is the property located?Customer: I was told it was always my right side of the property; I built an iron fence on the side of the house in the front and on back of the right side of the house before she bought her home. I was told it was my side of the property. She claims it is her side. Refused to show me her measurements or plat and is being irate. I just now received the plat survey. She secretly built a long privacy wood fence on the right side of my house half way in the front while I was at work. I pressed criminal trespassing. She enter 3 times. Beginning had no permit. Honduras work was not licensed and bond but claims he is. When I got home she block my iron fence which she claims it is on her side of the property.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no. I just now received my plat in the mail cause I couldn't find it at home at first. Now she put a brick and boards on the back side and with black marker on ground put her address and arrow saying it is her side. I think she trying to but another wooden fence on our shared property line on the back.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I would like free consultation since first time calling. What she can and not do and what I can and not do. She refuses to show me her measurements.

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We developed a project and are the owner of the building in

We developed a project and are the owner of the building in Philadelphia. The zoning is for a multifamily. RM-1. Idea is to lease the whole space to a company and they will lease the rooms or beds to the students. Is there any liability for us or the lessor? if so, what type of agreement we should have?

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We have a forty year forgive able Liam by the State provided

We have a forty year forgive able Liam by the State provided the building is used for a homeless shelter. Currently major repairs are need in shelter so we cannot honor our contract with State. We want to return building to State. We have one tenant that pays no rent but shares triple net costs. Can we make this tenant vacate in order to close the building?

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In Daggett county Utah specifically speaking on flats

In Daggett county Utah specifically speaking on Taylor flats subdivision there is building codes. They are: must get building permit for construction, front door must face the road, building must be under 200 Sq ft unless you own 6 lots or more and no water well or septic unless 6 lots owned. Plus all other uniform building codes apply. So long story short I bought 2 lots there, I was told by many ppl if I bought a tiny house on skids I don't need a building permit due to it being on skids also does not have to comply with the 200sq. Ft. On skids can be any size. I believe this is so across the Nation if I'm understanding. Anyways building inspector there is now throwing a fit I didn't get building permit I told him it's on skids, he somewhat backed off but said still needs to be under 200 sq. Ft. Mine is 225 sq ft. So it's not like I went way over I still tried to stay close. He's also saying cause I have solar power I need a building permit for the solar. Where I live in Colorado we don't need permits for solar I told him this he said here in Utah where you put your cabin you do. I said send me the solar power permit application he told me to just go ahead and use the regular building permit paperwork instead. Nowhere on it does it say anything about solar nowhere!! I think he's getting me to fill this out so he can red tag my place and make it unusable. My question is so am I right? Do I fill it out?

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I am interested in buying a tax sale property in texas and I

I am interested in buying a tax sale property in texas and I am concerned about the right of redemption. Am I correct in this matter: the law states that a property owner has the right to redeem within 2 years...right? But the property is not homestead nor ag exempt. Is there any basis to redeem within the 2yr period?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What type of paperwork?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How can I investigate liens or code violations on the property?

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A woodstove in our house was improperly installed by a

A woodstove in our house was improperly installed by a licensed contractor. The safe clearances (according to the manufacturer in the manual) on the sidewalks were grossly underestimated by 7 inches or more. Our walls became extremely hot and the paint was heating up as to cause off gassing in the house even with a fire at 350 degrees which is 200 degrees below recommended optimal burning temperature. A heat shield was not installed as recommended as well.If we did not notice the extreme heat on the walls by touching them after being alerted by the smell our house could have easily caught fire.We perceive this as gross negligence and putting our home and possibly lives in jeopardy.We call the contractor and the apologized and stated they would come out and rectify this issue in a couple of weeks .We are not really comfortable with how this was and is now being addressed.How should we proceed at this point?

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I purchased a rundown garment factory 2 years ago and have

Hello,I purchased a rundown garment factory 2 years ago and have been getting bids from engineers to do feasibility studies to get a sense of what it it's functional strengths and weaknesses are. It's 3 floors and very spacious and I'd like to use it for cultural activities like design studio rental, etc. I'm on a shoestring budget but would like to invest in getting it into reasonable condition. The previous owner of 20+ was not kind to it. I can give you more details about its condition if needed. Also, it's also located in a historic area. Anyway, I've learned the local govt is eyeing to condemn the building, probably for safety reasons vs any pressing need to claim it for a public work: The town only has 4K people and is in a depressed coal-mining region. I was wondering what kind of recourse I have to slow/halt the process. I'm also wondering what does it mean if they were to condemn the building?Thanks!

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Local building code states 15' setback for buildings from

Local building code states 15' setback for buildings from property lines. My neighbor, and brother in law, is agreeable to let me build within that and the local CEO says to just use an Easement to do so. Is this the easiest way to do this? Can it be done with online forms from somewhere? Residence is Town of Sebago, Cumberland County, Maine

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Does my landlord have to repair the wooden fencing in a

Does my landlord have to repair the wooden fencing in a lease agreement in Florida? We moved in and there are no screens on the windows. I do see that the landlord has to provide somewhat good condition screens

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