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Iam now married bought home together before marriage my name

Iam now married bought home together before marriage my name was taken off after marriage due to financial situations to get the funds from the refinance i had to agree to voilitary have my name remove now he wouldn't put it back he said our marriage is over he hasn't file for divorce yet but said when he sell house he wouldlet me know after paying back Bank and Lawyers he would get the bulk of funds and he wou give me a little potions because i got one hundred thousand 10 year ago he will deduct my potion i still psy bills including half morge and invested in fixtures over the years we are married 11 year been together about 26 years wher do i stand

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My condo was totally destroyed by a fire that resulted from

My condo was totally destroyed by a fire that resulted from a lamp that shorted out. The Associations master policy covered the rebuilding of the unit and included the replacement of HVAC, all kitchen cabinets, counter tops, counters, bathroom fixtures, mirrors, lighting fixtures through out the unit, doors, all plumbing fixtures, carpeted stairway and ceramic tiled floor in bathrooms and kitchen. However, they refused to pay for flooring other than the ceramic tile in the kitchen and bathrooms. The unit i purchased new came with wall to wall carpet in the other areas. I had taken out the carpet and replaced it with hardwood flooring. The management company told me at first that the association had passed a bylaw prohibiting hard wood floors being installed in all "B" units. I have a B unit. However, I checked the recorded dec and bylaws. No such limitation existed. Then I was told that the master policy didn't cover " betterments" installed by the unit owner. However, I installed "granite counter tops which were originally were laminated. They replaced the granite counter tops that i had installed. but would not give me credit for carpet or the hardwood flooring which i had to pay for. the dec. says nothing about "improvements and betterments"I had to lay out over $13000 for flooring. do i have a case against the Association or the ins. co.

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J. Warren

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I think this is real estate law but not sure. I am writing

Hello I think this is real estate law but not sure. I am writing this question using the narrative language that would be written if my friend who really needs this advice were she writing it. Here goes. Post divorce (18 + years ago) I retained sole occupancy of the our martial home. I paid the mortgage, taxes and insurance. When hurricane Sandy hit a few years ago I received an insurance settlement check (made out to me and my ex who still owned the house and whose name is ***** ***** the insurance policy but again I paid all the legal obligation related to the house during this time). We had a shed on the property (an other dwelling the insurance company called it). we never paid for that shed it was a from a neighbor that was throwing it out so we took it. Well even though I told the adjuster not to include the shed in the settlement the adjuster did and gave me nearly 2000.00 for the shed out of a 6500 total settlement for damage. I needed money right away to make other needed repairs and in-order to get my ex to sign the check I had to agree in writing to fix the stuff that was damaged by the storm (fense, some house damage and the shed). Under duress because I needed the money I agreed. A year or so ago with my youngest daughter now 18 my exclusive occupancy ended and my ex purchased my share of the home. He immediately noticed that some of the items I had agreed to fix where not fixed. Fixing these items was not part of the negotiated sale of the house. That said I did produce receipts showing most were in-fact fixed but no the less because the shed wasn't fixed or replaced he now has me in small claims court. I don't believe he has a right to this money. The shed was never something we purchased it was never a martial asset or on any survey for the house. I acknowledge that perhaps I need to make this right with the insurance company but that is between me and the insurance company. I can't fathom the possibility of having to give him money for the shed when we never purchased it. We are going back to court in a few weeks we have already been there once and the arbitrator has certainly indicated by his words that he feels I owe my ex the money for the shed. Isn't there some simple case law example that I can say to the arbitrator to get him to rule in my favor. The truth is neither of us were entitled to the money for the shed. The fact that I received money I don't believe entitles him to the money. If he wants to screw me over like this let him rate me out to the insurance company is my thinking but he shouldn't benefit from this. Any help you can provide would be appreciated.thanks

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Barrister

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EVICTION PROCEDURE

EVICTION PROCEDURE

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Barrister

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What is considered a fixture in a home that cannot be

What is considered a fixture in a home that cannot be removed by the person moving?

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Ely

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The city of Huntington Beach sent an invoice to me civil

The city of Huntington Beach sent an invoice to me for a civil citation. About 2 1/2 years ago I purchased a toilet and vanity to replace them in one of my bathrooms. I called the city before I had it installed and asked if I needed a permit. They said if you are just replacing and not putting in any new plumbing lines I would do not need a permit.The next week I had my garage door open and the city inspector went by and saw the toilet box and vanity box in my garage. They had not yet been installed. He went into my garage and took pictures ( to me that is trespassing). I have a witness that saw this.He later came to my house and told me that he wanted to see what I was doing to my bathroom. I told him I was replacing a toilet and vanity and that he could not come into my house.Now (2 1/2 years later) I get this invoice for $285 that I have 30 days to pay.What recourse to I have?

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Gerald-Esquire

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My neighbor is in violation of our township blight law which

My neighbor is in violation of our township blight law which was dated in 1995. The neighbor had 3 "junk" cars on his property in 1977. He now has 10 "junk" vehicles, boats, RVs, and acres of wood, metal, and miscellaneous trash. Our township does NOT have a grandfather clause written in the ordinance but states the neighbor is grandfathered in and they cannot enforce the ordinance because of a photo of the 3 "junk" cars he had in 1977. Does a grandfather clause allow a property owner to continue to accumulate junk/trash after the ordinance became effective?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet. We're still trying to get our township to stop making excuses. First they denied we had a blight ordinance so I sent them a copy of it.JA: Is there anything else the Real Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: The son of this neighbor who lives across the street was finally found in violation of the ordinance. He came into compliance by hauling all his junk across the street to his dad's property.JA: 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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Attorney 1

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When we rented a home it had a fridge that we did not need.

When we rented a home it had a fridge that we did not need. The LL gave us verbal permission to use our fridge instead of his. When we removed it he asked us to leave it out front and he would come by an pick it up as he lives 4 door down. I had to leave and asked my daughter to watch the fridge out front and informed her Marty would be picking it up. I also notified Marty via text that the fridge was out front to which he replied he would be right there. As it happens someone else came by and started grabbing the fridge. My daughter approached the man and asked him if he was Marty, to which he replied yes. she then said ok and went back inside. 4 hours later when Marty actually came by he asked about the fridge. My daughter gave him a description of the person the took it and he replied that he thinks he knows who it was. This was three years ago. My lease ended 1 year ago and I have been on a month to month lease since. I heard nothing about this fridge until today as tomorrow is my last day in the house. Am i obligated to replace the fridge when nothing has been said about it for 3 years and nothing mentioning appliances is mentioned in the original lease?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: MissouriJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No just found out about this an hour agoJA: Is there anything else the Real Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No have been great lessee, never late on payment and have personally made 10K worth of improvements to the property at my own expense.JA: 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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Barrister

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I 't know if you can read my previous conversation with

I don't know if you can read my previous conversation with the other lawyer. If not I can explain the situation again. Otherwise I have a follow up question. This home also has about $10,000 of foundation repair and needs to be completely rewired for electricity we have been told in addition to the $5000 in plumbing outside. Because of the plumbing problem it has also caused water damage and mold problems in the home that would have to be fixed. We had already decided to just file bankruptcy and walk away from the home before this EPA stuff happened. We think we will just do that on a quicker time table if there will be no other consequences to us other than the water being turned off.My follow up question is, we have been in this home for about 11 years and as most people do we have accumulated a lot of stuff that we no longer need or want. If we just pack up and move the stuff we want and leave the rest behind will there be any consequences for that?Thank you.

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Loren

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