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Would it be considered discrimination if my HOA changed

Would it be considered discrimination if my HOA changed their bi-laws specifically to outlaw something i was doing on my property that was not against covenants before? If so can i take legal action against them for this. There was no notifocation of any board meetings discussing the matter and no notification of a vote discussing the matterJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: GAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: How so?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We have had citations misquotingnthe covenants against us before on the issue, we responded with a long letter quoting the actual covenants as well as county laws on the matter and now theyve changed the rules without warning or us agreeing to them

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I have signed a residential contract for sale and Purchase

hi I have signed a residential contract for sale and Purchase at Florida, It is a gated community. I have signed it on 3/18/2017. I haven't sent the check to the escrow agent yet. The effective contract date is 3/18/2017. Can I back down the contract?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: and nobody provided the by-laws to me to review. Yes, we and the seller both signed the contract. Can I get out the contract because they didn't provide the association by-laws for me to review? Will I get involved with legal issues if I cancel the contract?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: will the lawyer call me right away?

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California community property with rights of survior vs.

California community property with rights of survior vs. joint tenancy for married couple,JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not yet. My question regards ***** ***** of course, for the primary residence. When one passes away with community property ownership, the basis is increased to the current value of the residence. Does the annual property tax increase at that time?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Probably lots of stuff, but I don't know enough to ask the questions

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Kitsap county, state No will, no community property

Kitsap county, Washington state No will, no community property agreement. No probate. Surviving wife needs to get property deeded in her name to sell.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No paperwork filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Don't think so...

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Received a notice of levy in the mail. Execution (money

Received a notice of levy in the mail. Execution (money judgement) has a form for exemptions. Do I need to fill a form and send it to avoid losing my home? Can they come after my home?

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I live in a private community where all the residents own

I live in a private community where all the residents own the community land and buildings we have an HOA and this too is run by residents, My question is as a property owner what is my liability with back taxes and loans taken out by the boardJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: paJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no but they want to get another loan and I feel the hole is getting deeperJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i think i have given you all the pertinent information unless you can think of something is missing

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Domestic Partnership is dissolved, property settlement

Domestic Partnership is dissolved, property settlement agreement was signed to split the proceeds. Ex-partner assaulted me and I got TPO but I was the one who moved out while our house on escrow. I thought it is only temporary and once closing of escrow we can split the proceeds and I am off paying the mortgage and go on separate ways.The house is in my name but it became community property in 2013 when we registered for Domestic Partnership. The estimated closing of escrow is March 15th, however, just 2 days ago our buyer backed out. Now I am back to square one and still pay the mortgage though I am not the one living there. Ex and I are not on speaking terms because of the assault and the TPO. I need to put the house back in the market but I need my ex to move out from our house or if she wants to keep it, I need her to start paying the mortgage. How do I make her pay when it's in my name? Already asked another expert that I can use my TPO to make her move out. But that's only temporary. If she insist to stay, what are my options? We did not go to court because we decided to just sign the dissolution papers and the property settlement agreement. But now it getting ugly. I need advice.

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I live in a private community with a dead end private

HiI live in a private community with a dead end private asphalt paved road. The road has a 25 foot easement from the center of the road into each property. The property is defined from the center of the road. That is the easement is on the property of each fronting property.I am a Class A construction contractor and a professional mechanical engineer having built structures for 40 years.With out my verbal nor written permission the Community voted to built a wooden three foot high guard rail type fence along my property using another contractor.From the knowledge of my expertise the guard rail which is over 100 feet long was poorly built mechanically and is ugly. In my opinion the railing will not provide the protection from sliding down an embankment next to the road further into my property and within the next few years due to the poor way I was constructed will rot apart in a few years.For various reasons the President of the community is hostile towards me and as notified me that they will not let me bid on any project in the community.The Question:What are my legal options here? That is do they have the right to build on my property without my permission and/or do I have the right to demand that it be removed since it is poorly built, was not built by my consent and depreciates the value of my property?

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From California. I'm married and buying a condo. My parents

Hello, my name is***** from California. I'm married and buying a condo. My parents gifted me the down payment and I'm also getting a loan from BOA. My husband is not paying anything and I'm buying this condo solely and separately. My question is: to make sure this condo is solely under my name in this marriage and ensure the property won't be shared if divorced in the future, what should I do? The Escrow will prepare a Quit Claim Deed for my husband and me to sign. Will this be enough?Thank you very much!Ni Fleiss***@******.***JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I have removed all the contingency. The loan disclosure acknowledgement will be signed tomorrow or Wednesday. Escrow is working on preparing the final paperwork. The closing date is March 4thJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's all I would like to ask. Thank you

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